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Sandusky Star Journal, The (Newspaper) - December 30, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio I THE HOME PAPER I TODAY'S NEWS TODAY THE SANDUSRY STAR-JOURNAL. FORTY-FIFTH DECEMBER 191 LAST EDITION NUMBER 70 1FRII CHINESE EEPUBi Armistic Extends Until National Convention Can Meet And Ratify The TURKS WIN BATTLE AT TOBRUK AND TAKE FORT Morgan Shuster Expected To Be Escorted Through Russia in A JftUSOElTY LEADER IX HOUSE OF RETEESETTATB'ES MAXES REPLY TO ENGLAND'S CHARGE OF DISCRIMINATION IX FIXIXG TOLLS FOR CAXAI KEACHER'S FIANCEE WILL THY TO FOB.GET Dec. 30 Reports here say that Prince the depos- ed regent of has fled from Pekln with the seven year old emperor in disguise. Other mem- bers of the royal family are said to be fleeing. Will Ratify Election. Dec. is about to enter upon an era of prosperity and contentment that she has never en- joyed in all her long This was the statement today of Dr. Sim Yat provisional president of the new republic of China. The executive iS'-enthusiastic over the prospects 01 peace. Messages are pouring in upon him from all quarters pledging support to the new government. There is little doubt that the na- tional convention to be called soon will declare for a republic and ratify the election of Dr. Sun. An agreement has been reached with the imperial- ists for an armistice until after a national convention can be assembled. Turks Defeat Italians. Dec. A twen- ty-four hour battle in which the Tur- kish troops defeated the Italian Wiling half of it in the is de- scribed in an official message from made public at the Turkish embassy. The message was transmitted to the imperial ministry of war at Con- stantinople by the commander of the Turkish troops from Tripoli. c. 22. The report fol- 7R54TY STATESMEN GIVES' US COWTEOL PUCE ROOSRiELI I LnUL UUUUuiLLi Kame of Former President Not Mentioned By Progressive in His Address. L'FOLLETTE DRAWS A BIG CROWD AT DAYTON i Compliments Cu 1 Cox As Be- seniaiive of i an A Repie- Peuple. Edward Rhode Siated For The Clerkship But Can't 8e Ap- pointed As Yet. AXE FALLS IN SINGLE DEPARTMENT TO DATE have attacked the fortified posts of the enemy. Nowithstand- ing the fire from the warships and fort we entered the fort and the garrison has been annihilated. Am- war material and. a quick-firing gun have been car- ried into our Russians Take City. Dec. A nine- dav siege of this city by the Russian troops has resulted in its complete occupation by the czar's forces and the dispersal _of the combatants be- longing to the constitutional progres- sive party. The Russians lost from 100 to 200 while the losses or the fidais party were severe. Durine the fighting an enormous amount damage to property was done The Stars and floating over the United States was shot down by a Russian shell. TRussia is making preparations for the safe passage of W. Morgan Sinis- dismissed treasurer-general of 'Persia out of the country. It is believed the departure of Mr. Shns- ter's party from Teheran will be made within a week or two. The party con- sists of Mr. his his two a his secretary and one or two American men. Dery 30 Rep. James R. of minority leader in the house of representatives baa made reply to England's roar when President asked in his last that American vessels be favored in fixing the tolls to be charg- ed against shipping passing through the Panama canal. Under the treaty of to facilitate the construction of an isthmian questions have arisen as to wheUier a remission of tolls in favor of American as urged by President can be construed as a discrimination in the use of the canal The third Hay-Paaii- celote as a basis of the neu- tralization of the provides this shall be free and op- en to the vessels of eommerce and of war of all nations observing these on terms of entire so that tfiere shall be no discrimination against any such or its citizens or in respect of the conditions or charges cf or otherwise. Such conditions and charges of traffic shall be just and equita- Representative Mann asserts he is convinced this provision of the treaty is not to be construed as a bar to re- mission of tolls charged American or lower tolls for than for foreign vessels. He construes this part of the treaty as meaning that all foreign nations must be treated that identical treatment must be ac corded their vessels and shipping in- terests. Senator of chairman of the senate committee on interoceanie will call a meet- ing of the committee immediately aft- er the holidays to consider legislation j KEEP PEACE AT THE DINNER NEW N. Dec. peace banquet here over which there has been much warfare and which President Taft will will b-e held tonight under the watchful eyes of 20 of the men of the police force. The and 50 policemen in uniform will be especially commissioned to guard President Taft. The 20 will attend in dress clothes and mix with the banqueters. They were commissioned to attend on re- quest of Samuel one of the promoters of the who said -'he feared something might happen. Ex-President Roosevelt will not be he again. The rea- son was since the Outlook icame out. The committee having the banquet in charge asserts that there will be between and guests present. Andrew Carnegie will act as honorary president and introduce John Temple Graves toastmaster. Col. Graves will present President Taft as the first speaker. Roosevelt's correspondence with Captain. secretary of the banquet 'committee was made public today. In it tne colonel emphatical- ly sets forth his reasons for not attending the banquet along the lines ex- plained in his editorial in the Outlook The peace treaties pending before the senate without the Lodge and Root amendments hostile to the honor and interests of the American f-oosevelt and if the meeting is to support them he I am not in sympathy with Deo La-_ Fcllette spoke heic- at today to a I ijiss viola Ecmands. former fiance of oiovj of S''G telling of ClJienve Ku-heson. Boston ruin- ot will go on trial Januaiy Wisconsin and renewing his endorse- charged with murdering Miss Avis Lin- ment of woman's suffrage. The meet- and heiress to is in New hast h LaFollette preparing to deNote her life to not bems be wa. S-UMI settlement work. j here until mciuinsr L- '_______________________________ oroub on Senator charging .-u xO fiHHi the interests. Crowd at Dayton. Dec. thou- sand lepublicans and giec-ted Senator LaFcllette labt night at the Memorial hail here and listened to him tell of the pro- gressive fight which he has cairied on for years and is now explaining the people of Ohio. The enthusiasm was follow- ing the ovation which greeted the en- ator all the way from Toledo to this city. Senator LaFollette went to Cin- cinnati wheie he will address a big meeting at Music hall tonight and Sun- day he will probably speak at the church pulpit of Rev. in that city. come to the senator said in beginning his talk to you just as I did two years ago about rep tive government. I can state the creed of this progres- sive movement in sentences. It NOT A CANDIDATE. Cniirt DeGJfl6S .flL Fred Thompson Out As Giades Foreman And Wieber Gets The failure of the budget com- mission to hold a meeting and de- termine upon the apportionment of city funds so that the council finance committee could draft an appropriation ordinance and pass it early m has muddled up ti'imgs beautifully for the start of the second term of the Lehrer administration. Aside from the fact that Mayor. City Treasurer Wiesler arid City Solic- itor Steinemann begin new terms and Auditor-elect Bauer begins his term and that the new council goes nothing defi- nite seems to be known. Beside the elective it ig certain that Robt. L. J. Wagar will become ch'ef -londay aad that most all other department heads 4tt-be- -IhaUSdward Erie County Her Second Suit. Dec. Gifford former here stated that Colonel a candidate for the presidential nomination and did not want it. Pinchot endorsed say- ing he would be electedj if norni- nated. is for representative government that is really and truly representative of the people. It's for service by public officials to the people instead of to special interests. Every man and every woman in this great audience knows there is something wrong. You know your common your state legislatures and your congress- es as a whole do not represent tie public Then it was he referred to Con- gressman Cox. he have from this district a man in i the house of representatives who does j serve the public Mr. Cox was in the but LaFoltettf did not know it. The dem- ocratic congressman had called at the i hotel to pa1' his respects to senator earlier in the evening and failing to Mrs. Lottie M. Hahn was granted a divorce Friday afternoon at Elyna from her husband. Charles M. of former Huron blacksmith 1 and Milan picture show owner. Mrs. i Hahn's mother is given custody of the two minor children and Hahn vis- it them once a week Sunday aacv- ncions between the hours of thrse and four o'clock. Hahn must also support the children under a former orutr of the court. The hearing of the case was oa the past several days and witnesses from and Milan were among those Dr. Moore of denied thai he ever maintained anything but j Mi s. Hahn and that whenever sue was wae were present. Testimony of Mrs. Hahn's witnesses were detrimental to 'Hahn. decree was given Mrs. Hahn on grounds of gross neglect of duty. IThis was the second time Mrs. Hahn had sued for her first suit hav- 1 ing been filed in this county two years ago. urrftwv nr HhAVY rALL OP bNOW nrnnn-rrn m uiro-r IS REPORTED WEST Dec. icy New Year's day for Colorado and the en- tire mountain region was fomisled today when the mercurv dropved to 5 below zero at 5 o'clock this 1 morning. While there v-as no sttow i in Denver the fall was heavy else- here in the state. Twelve inches fell at Laounta. Children Endangered At Salva- tion Army Entertainment at Ashtabula Friday Night. Dec. hun- dred children and as many men and women narrowly escaped death at Sal- vation army hall when dec- orations incidental to a holiday dem- onstration burst into flames. The fire enveloped the interior before anyone realized what was transpir- ing. to the organisa- tion's annual Christmas by which 300 families were served at their the Salvation Army prepared a special treat for the children. About the base of a large Christmas laden with were piled hun- dreds of garments and other useful presents to warm the persons and the hearts of the rrttle ones. Strings cf downy paper were interwoven through- out the room. A red paper bell swung into a candie flame. The next instant fire streamed in every direction and the crowd dashed for the the sn-eams of women mingling with the cries of children. The door was choked struggling nar-i- -stricken and but for the prompt action by the soldiers of the organization casualties would have re- sulted. The large windows relieving the and all got out without but none stopped for hats or all of which were left to the flames. To most of them this meant as they had no others. The started as Uapt. Heinze arose to begin the distribution of presents. The first gift had not been handed out and not one was saved. The hall was in the basement of the Smith block on Center street and the me was kejt in the one though block sustained considerable dam- agd. ident. There is a general realization in congress that the canal questions must be settled during the present session. Col. George W. chief en- gineer of the estimates that the canal will be ready for the passage of ships in the latter part of 1913. He says at least eighteen months' notice of the canal rates must he given in order that steps may be taken in time to change routings if Progressive Convention in- dicate They Favor It. i Rescuers Were Onabie To Reach Them In Time. Dec. Senator 0. Dec. chil- LaFollette will be endorsed for presi-1 dren weie to death and the mother and one other child fatally burned when fire started in the bake of his home m this city. The dead and dent by Ohio progressive republicans at their state conference in Columbus MoLday is indic-vrcd many uJt.L a.c men who will attend. to-ay in the m f.ora A big major- ity of the progressive republicans aie the canal is to be Cdl Onetrrils believes an 'initial toll of a ton will meet every to be anxious to endorse LaFol- of operation and lette. John D. state pro- 5S iiy prof. Emory' gi es sive said no Toh'nson of the of PennsvT- 'jj. movement was being made vpn'a. who has retained by the to bring epvornment study the canal ani.ounced today that Gifford ihp shinping 'using' Senator of Con- the waterway will amount to ess-man of Louis tons a year. D. Brandeis and Senator of 1 wouid open campaigns in ELKINS. Vv'. Va Dec. a neprro. asred died here. At the age of 103 Baxter was a witness in a federal court rase and made a re- markable impression because of the clearness of bis testimony. five different towns Monday night Will Go See Taft. Dec. Senator Charles possible chiet lieutenant of the Taft forces m was busy today with political engagements. be busy until late said Dick. will rest Sunday and go to Was'o- Three boys were dead in bed and the aged six who was sleeping with the was suf- focated by the smoke m another room. The woman and older only were bad'y burned being found near a where the mother was trying to fight her way out and save her ba- by. Neighbors did not discover the flames until there was little chance of aid The door had been barrirad- ed by placing a bureau in front of it. land rescuers had difficulty in getting to the family. The father home to find his i family almost entirely vdped and he became crazed at the hospital when he went to see his wife and oldest child knew. The audience applauded1 tbe trio- ute. Didn't Mention Teddy. Dec. name of Theodore Roose'veit was not mentioned by Gifford Pinchot during his address the interest of the progressive mo've- I Kent here last night despite the fact that it had been heralded abroad that i he would announce whether or not the u- president would be a candidate I for the 1912 nomination. The name of LaFollette brought out chefjrs from the crowd when he was mentioned as the man who had been enough to the brunt of the fight at this ear- iy date when there seemed but a bare i possibility of bib the noinina- i t''on. be raid that the in- I dicat'ons now that he might walk awav with the nomination easily. He said in part object of the progressive move- ment is to lift burdens which bear too heavily on the shoulders of the yp BY if rs IP H' T L appointment as head of the Ohio es Tht Akron chamber of commerce committee has placed the arrange- ments for Taft's Akron speech entirely in Dick's hands. on Page Dec. Tatt left Washington for New York and Philadelphia iy without tak- ing action in the without' evtn examining the report of of armv surseons sent to examine ths banker convict. The president's yUms for today in- clude a brief stop at VhiUul-'lphia and a speech at the dinner' in York tonignt. President Taft h-M a political ron- fn once with Sen uor Penros.0 f od.ty on tho tram comips from ton. Taff's coming hero involves I ho future status of Penrose in Phil- adelphia. Taft speokira tae Wanamaker store te sap- posed to have be ursoil by in hopes of patching up v ith the merchant former deputy county would be made chief clerk to Service Director was also stated upon good authority even though neither Server Bing nor Mayor Lehrer would confirm the report Saturday. Thera was good reason for the lack of con- because Server although he will get the water works books bright and early Monday has no power las yet to apr point any clerk unless he names oaa who is willing to work for no salary. During the' past two years Loth acted as clerk to Director Bing without salary with the arrangement that Loth had supervision of all cler- ical hire and work.. Lottfs term clerk ends at midnight Sunday. If council makes arrangement for clersa in the service Rhode la slated for chief and Henry recent republican candidate for city for the job of assistant clerk. council can take no action until it knows what funds ara available arfi utitU fie necessary pruning and adjusting has been donev It looks as if Director Bing would to keep his books himself until coun- cil acts. The situation in the auditors ofr fice is not much more Auditor-elect Bauer requires assists ants but he doesn't know what cil is going to allow him. Acting frtwn City Solicitor 'Sterne- niann Bauer will retain as clerks as he finds are necessary tmtit council takes action. Attditor will remain for about ten days to sist the new official. Server and Server Hauser over until their successors are cd and their successors in this will be themselves. _ Chief of Police Chief at the Fire Department Hegemer. Street Superintendent Jlohrbaeterif- Superintendent Roth and Cemetery Superintendent Schlenk are sure to retain their jobs. The axe fell in one- department Saturday when Fre4 foreman nf the grades aaa sewer was let out and Joe a department employe was elevated to the fcrsjan's job. Trouble may also come over the lection of water rents. City Treasury er Wiesler who this year handled over i of that department's money askii'S for a increase ir. s.alarv repay him for his work and ibility in the water money. He now receives per year but must pay per year for his surety bond Treasurer Waster if refuse to make the col- lections of water rents as this is not included in his duties as by the law. budget commission will not meet until after the first of the new County Auditor is out of tba and hf has all the necessary data on wh'ch commission would basd. its apportionraer.t. BUSY YEAR FOR ALL AT THE COURJ HOUSE wh th Los Angeles Grand Jury Holds A Number For Conspiracy Are Arrested. LOS Dec. Tveit- mo and Anton of San Fran- both proaiin at officials of the California federation of and J. E. ot Salt Lake were in- dieted today by the federal grand jury i which has been probing ti.e alleged idjnamite on charges of conspiracy to tiansport dynamite be- tween states. All three men were immediately ar- rested. Indictments were returned against several other persons but their names were withheld while marsnals searched for them. District Attorney Fredericks left for Indianapolis today with the original McNamara sion to lay before the grand jury tr.ere. Dec. 0. P. of the Ohio public service today telegraphed Presi- dent Senators Pomerene and of protesting against the appointment of Judge C. i of to the United States supreme court bench. protest for the reason that Hook s views as judicially expressed are in our opin- ion antagonistic to state said Gothlin. Judge Hook has been spoken of prominently as the likely candidate to fill the late Justice Har- lan's place. __________i After a. woman passes the best way to vince her that are a smart man is to think she1 is twenty-seven. Snow or rain tonight colder day or Sunday night_ Temperature at 7 a. one year 28. Sun rises Sunday at a m.. ana sets at p. rises ilonday at a. and wts at p. m. TStandard j Maximum wind velocity '6r 2i hours lending at noon nine miles i at morning. Transacting far more business 19J1 than evir before in the history of the officials and clerks at. cue court house had very lutte time to siriit fiom their duties There a rush ot in ev- eff department of the busi-' In ia'-t. there was so much to ooMiat it is likely that the oit-repeat- ot officials for mow a-low- aactv lor clerk hire recede ser ous ccnsideiation at the hands of the when the matter comes up for decision. One of the most striking evidences of the increase of business was shown' in the office of the county sided oves bv Clerk Ortner for about airht and Clerk Stoll for about four months. In all 308 cases were filed in the clerk's office in as against 213 cases in an of nearly a hundred. The total of cases means n little j more ffian a case a excluding no reference of course being j made to cases of a liftuid character. The outsider does not realize how much time it takes to file and catalogue each keep track of the and lollow it through a maze 9f and counter and be prepared to say how matters stand at any given stage. Erie countv did have plenty of divorce are filed m the countv clerk's office. In all. 91 cases of this character wejre brought to the attention the cotirt from June no. until June 1911. 'itsce the last named the propor- t-jn of divorce suits each month is known to have increased considerably. A gratifying feature of the work ia the county o'.erk s office has been the collection of more than last year. This fact not only indicates the increase of the busi- but is a testimonial to the ef- ficiency of methods used to produce rt suits for the county. T Uf amount of business ciopf-1 in a probate court in a the Dr. Walter Former Engaged 3s Physician For German Traveler. on Page Dr. Walter Rieger. of A son of Mr. and Mrs. John L. of this left Saturday morning 01 n trip 10 California ami then i T XeVi a German tJeel salesman as a special It Is the second trip of the kind he he having srone to England a -'ntvit soaie fi'tv ago. Dr. Rioger is bouse at tl Hollenden hofl and r tew weeks nx t uas called upon to yttend a guest a salesman for a Gerraan iron and who had become ill. ore-ration was accessary and a- tient has now about reccvprc'1 Im- portant required that at oa- i to San Franc'MO then to the northwest. through Canada to Montreal tnea to Xew York. The Gernu-n cabled '.nsmictions that his 'i be taken with him and Ot was called upon to tnsko the He will be gone two weeks or EWSPAPER ;