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Sandusky Star Journal, The (Newspaper) - February 9, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio LAST THE SANDUSKY STAR-JOURNAL. FORTY-FOURTH YEAR SANDUSKY, OHIO, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1911, FIGHT FOR A NEW PLAN Stockwell's Attempt To Hav Boards of Review Named By Mayors Defeated. NEW BILL, HOWEVER, WILL BE INTRODUCED Governor's Central Board Bi! for Third Reading in Sen- Plan Gains A. __. _____ STAR-JOURNAL BUREAU, f" Dispatch Building. COLUMBUS, O., Feb. Though there have been some Warm debates In the senate during the present session the debate never got so hot as to call for words were declared out of order until last evening when the Dore bill extending the authority of the state tax commission over taxing officers and particularly the quadriennljrt assessors was being considered. Senator Stockwell of Cleveland of- fered an amendment taking the pow- er of appointing the members of citj boards of review from the state board of appraisers and assessors and plac- ing it in tha hands of the mayors o the cities. In support of his amend Bient he quoted not only the state .platform of the democrats but Gover- nor Harmon himself to the effect that he opposed such appointments of the boards of because it gainst the principle of home rule. The senator was evidently provoked be- cause the democrats did not line up for his amendment, Senator Dore making an impassioned appeal to the democrats not to amend the bill lest that delay the progress of the bill. Senator Johnson of Cincinnati at this point made a speech against the amendment. Stockwell said that he believed in making a good law when you had the power and Senator John- son reminded1 him that he had1 not taken this position when the other Bide took up and defeated the judi- cial election bill in the last legisla- tuie, "when they had the power." '7 can answer the senator on that shouted Stockwell a fraudulent claim ockwell "He but he [di made [did not get any further. Quick as a flash Sen- ator Johnson was on his feet with a question of personal privilege. He claimed that the senator from Cleve- land was making a personal attack upon him and using unparliamentary language. "But of course it was not intention- ally Stockwell hastened to state, but Senator Johnson raised the new point of order that the senator from Cleveland had already spoken twice on his amendment and had no furth- er right to the floor. Lieutenant Gov- ernor Pomerene sustained the point of order and directed that no personal- ities be indulged in. The amendment defeated and the bill passed. Sen- ator Cetone stated immediately that he would introduce a bill making the provisions of the Stockwell amend- ment and intioduce it at once. Sen- ator Johnson said he would vote for It if the state tax commission ap- proved it. So the storm ended Disclosures of alleged graft ia the liquor tax in Hamilton county are likely to affpalan cnterfflg wodgo for CALL TREATY BLOW AT BRITAIN'S TRADE THE WEATHER NUMBER 104 Forecast Cloudy with snow flurries tonight. Friday fair and colder, probably snow near the lake. Temperature at 7 a, de- grees. Tempeiature one year ago to- degrees. Sun rises Fuday at a. m. and Bets at 4 50 p. m (Standard Time) Maximum wind velocity for 24 hours ending at noon today 12 miles southwest at 11 o'clock Thursda> morning. Bill is Reported Favorably B Committee to The Senate Today. HALE IS HELD RESPONSIBLE President Said to Have Declar- ed Maine Stand-patter Is Holding Up Bills, STAR-JOURNAL BUREAU. Munsey Building WASHINGTON', house Ml, endorsed by President Taft, for the creation of a tariff board, was rec ommended to the senate for passage I today. A bitter fight is -expected to follow This tariff board bill, the Lorimer i case and the Canadian reciprocttv now claim chief atten- I tion. Senator Fletcher has come to the de- fense of Lorimer while Senator Cul- lam, ol Illinois, defending himself against ans aspersions, dixdaring thai not a dollar had been spent for his eection. It developed that the conference be- tween the president and Senators I Crane and Carter at which the stand- pat leadera were told to get busy with the Canadian reciprocity and other im- portant matters or a special session congress would be called, was far from harmonious. Vice President Sherman and Senator Smoot were also bus- um.tiuau niiu swnoot were aisc The proposed reciprocity treaty be- but, tfcey claim, on other bus- the United States, and Canada lneB9- Gaiter it is said, in the British parlia- K? tBat ere no e'xtra session. Lord Lansdowne and A. J. .that appropriation bills deno ment by CANT SELL ft legislative probe of The governor's central board bill be on the senate calendar for third reading afternoon. The com- mittee in charge of tbe bill recom- mended that the Xenia Home for Soldiers' and Sailors' Orphans and the Lima hospital for the criminal in- sane be exempt from the opeiation of the bill and that amendment was a- greed to in the senate yesterday. The bill would be in regular order on the calendar for Fridaj but by special ac- tion it was advanced so as to secure disposition of it torlav The house finance committee is ar- ranging for tho appropriation of suf- ficient money for the erection of three new cottages at tha Girls' Industrial school thir year. It will require a- bout The house has Invited President Taft to address it when he is In the city tomorrow to attend the national corn shov and while no answer has been received yet the house has de- cided to remain In session Friday to receive him should he consent to visit the hall It is brlieied by the friends of tho Ftockwell bill providing for the Oe- gon plan of ele-tins senators that two of the four senatois on the dem ocratlc side, Huffman and Dean will be won- ovei bv the Governor to tbe sup- port of the bill bpfo.p the erd of an- other week, but Cetone ard Dore. it is believed, will regain firm and vo> for nothing more rad''cal than a di- rect senatorial priniarj law. number of last year which was 101, 000, according to statements issued to- day by the health authorities. G-or over the report which from 1809 to 1910 showed an increase in deaths mem oy Lord jLanSdowne and A. J. Balfour. as a blow at Britain's trade. wjre Jelne back in order to choke .ansddwne' In the house of lords and matters. Balfour in tjie house of commons will The president brushed this plea to oppose the ratification of the agree- one s'fle Dv referring to Senator ment Hale, who, in the absence of Senator Aldrich, is actifg as leader of the ma- jority. In blunt language the president stated1 he understood perfectly how Senator Hale was Juggling the ap- propriations bills in order to the reciprocity and tariff board bills But twenty legislative days now re- main. The majority of both Ohio re- publicans and democrats are In favor of retaining the present membership 'NANKING, China, Feb. 9 The of the house under the new reappor- ast resort of the starving thousands tionment, as provided at the republi- n Annul province has of can caucus. It Is not thought, how- elling their children. They have be-1 that this plan will ome a drug on the market and very I be adopted, as. it is argued, no reap- buyers can be found, according, portionment legislation may be made -eports received from the famine at the present session of congress district today. With the advance of, and at the next congress it is cer- the winter season the suffering has in- tain that the democrats, who will be creased, hundreds being frozen to death. Plague's Anfal Harvest ST. PETERSBURG. Feb. 9. year's harvest of deaths bvi the chol- era plague greatly exceed the in power, will not approve of any re- apportionment scheme which will les- sen the representation of the south- ern states. A number of the Now York repubtt cans have announced their drsapprov- al of the plan to retain the present membership and with discontented republicans from other states have made public their intention not to stand by the caucus With dem- Uu. s-trtuQ uy Lue caucus vote Wltn nem- ernment officials are greatly alarmed ocratic cooperation these dxeruntled repuDllcans be aMe ciently delay any legislation attempted this session if not actually to kill it. Another Large Body of Insurg- ents Also Reaches Vicinity Of Juarez ARRIVAL OF FEDERAL TROOPS NOW AWAITED Battle Likely to be Fought With Gen, Navarro Before As- sault Upon City, BULLETIN EL PASO, Tex., Feb. Orozco, late today, moved his out- posts to a new position so close to the city that they are within easy range of the mam plaza and can pick off guards stationed in the church and barracks. UNITED STATES ARMY OFFICERS TO TAKE BIRD'S EYE VIEW OF MEXICAN HOSTILITIES EL PASO, Texas, Feb in- surrecto number about Juarez, led by General Orozco, were greatly in- creased today, not only by the many Americans and aliens crossing the American border to join them, but al- so bv the arrival of a large body of nsurgents under General Alanis. Although the insurgent lines about he city of Juaiez drawn closer today there was no indication that aa attack would be made. It is believed hat Orozco is awaiting the arrival of General Navarro with federal troops whom he will attack before NaVarro eaches the city and, if he is able to lefeat him, will then take Juarez The Insurgents are daily recruiting arge numbers of men who cross the lio Grande from the United States Fifteen rebels killed and six horses nd rounds of ammunition cap- ured was the result of a battle he- sixty rebels and1 seventy-five ileaican troops under command ot apt. Gonzales, which was fought in 'icachio canon, eighteen miles east f Campo. The battle, according to advices re- eived here, lasted forty-five minutes. he federal troops had the f position in the canon and poured deadly fire Into the rebel ranks. whin a short time fifteen rebels were killed and many wounded. The ebels then fled eastward. Mexican rebels made a desperate ttack on Mulata. The federals were ipulswi by Insurrectos. Troop H of le Third cavalry viewed the fight rom American banks To Force Mormons. SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Feb. n attempt will be made by the Mex- an government to force the Mormon olonists in Mexico to take up arms the government in the present rev- utionary outbreak, according to Eld- A W. Ivins, of the Mormon lurch, who has just returned from TOIHEPEOPIE Engagement Announcement Follows News That Brave Woman Gets Carnegie Award. YOUTH WHO HELD GIRL CLAIMS HER AS BRIDE A volunteered new biplane offered by R. J. Collier, which was ci ated and shipped to General Hoyt, command- ing the department of Texas, will be used in watching the activities of the Mexican revolutionists along the Tex- as border and to aid the United States troops now stationsd along the bord- er. The order directing the use of Romance and Heroism Figure In This Story Which Began Quite Unconventionally, Heroism and romance, the set- ting of which was at Lakeside last summer, have had a most happy culmination. Following the re- ceipt of word that Mrs. Jane Rhodes, of Dayton, had been a- wardecl a medal and in cash by the Carnegie Hero con-miss announcement was made late Wednesday of the en. gagement of Miss Beatrice M. Coby, of Tiffin, and now a teacher In the Fremont schools, and Mr. Wilfred Hughes Wynans, of Cleve- land, who is connected with the Associated Charities. On August 17, lact, Mrs. Rhodes rescued Miss Coby and Mr. Wynans after their boisi had funk in the lake and they were clinging to a stake. Ihe stai-Journal published the stay at tno time, telling of the hero- ism of Mrs Rnodes, who occupied a cottage for the summer at the resdh. Miss Coby and Mr. who were friends, had 2one out in a rowboat and making it fast to a stake about a quarter of a mile from shore, idly reading, not noticing that a fresh- ening breeze was stinlng up a sea, The boat, rubbing against the stake, .oouou spiung a leak and when they discor- The decision upon the part of Ma- 'he water pouring in, they could and the aeroplane and the detail of the of- ficers to handle has been issued The decision upon the part of lu, uuev jor General Wood, chief of staff of nothing. The boat sank army, and Brigadier Geaei al! Wynans, holding to the stake the Vftjilel ttl i utslulug to tile WICK James Allen, chief signal officer of one hand, supported Miss Coby wftt the army, followed a visit to the war his arm about her waist. AH this, of department of John Barry Rjan. com- course, was, very romantic modore of the United States aeronau- tical reserves. Many Contestants Are Working Hard for Extensions, as They Count as New Business This Week in Contest. Only two days more and the last'of 'what this mammoth offer really offer of Double Votes in the grand take it. and will not fail to take the very fullest advantage ol prize baby contest of the San- take stock of your wasted mome (Continued on Page Five.) MAGAZINE TSUST TO HALT MUCKRAKE from cholera of ovei 90.000 The spread of the disease is increasing daily. WILL TRY AGAIN HAVANA, Cuba, Feb tor McC'urdy today shipped the aeroplane with which he flew from Key West to within ten miles of Havana recently, back to the for- mer city in preparation for anoth- er attempt to reach the island from mainland. The second attempt will be made within the next ten davs Ohio will lose one member in the reapportionment if the scheme adopt- ed at tbe caucus is adopted The 'iPiesent membership of the house is 391 and with an allowance for the I states of New Mexico and Arizona up- j on their admittance the membership I will be raised to 393. If the membor- 'ship of the house was laised one member, that is, placed at 394. Ohio would not lose a member No excep- tiong were made, howevei, and the t Buckeye state stands to lose a con- gressman if the Campbell bill is pass- 'ed. FLINT NOT YETCllEDUP Special to the FLINT, Mich Mrs Julia Tox, wife of Frank Fox, the self cin- a public statement. Sheriff Parkhiirst, who went to San- and Toledo, was expected to ,-e- turn llcre today. His trip to the east v not for tne sole nnaiSff Blade, has rot yet her hiisban-1 Mrs. Fox. as he decided to make in- I in the jail here. She is also keeping her whereabouts a secret It is known that upon her arrival here she mmediately to the home of a minister to whom she had 3 letter of introduc- t-on trom a rein it Reaver, Pa The name of tl-" timber could not leaned La''' -.vent to the of Clinton -erts and consulted -iff! hm. Announcement was made sending a dfmocM.ic senator to con- in ,ne Mr. Robert- s; her didate remain" in th- nve the legia- Prosecutinc Attorney Parker ALBAXY N Y Feb 9 see their chances of lature will mt, ni.ut i ai ner Wild a-adlockfd and rpiied to Mr. Roberts' office and he Tc-mu LU rtcoercs onice ana ne republican senator will b. electrd corn-erred with her for about an hour neit session, as if 's that the Mr Parker tn my republican, will likflv have a major- slatement in respect to bis SnveSa T' his belle' It was a" siitteiuciii in on jojnt ballot at the next ses-jtlon, stating that h tor party organljatlon. thought idviiabu for had Mn vestigations in Santiusky and Toledo about Fox. It is thought that he is devoting more time to these investi- gations than to a search for Mrs Kox, as it was that she could be reached at H.IV when her pres- ence was On his return it is probable thru a quantity of informa- tion will be obtained In respect to the history of the man who confesses to the murder of Miss Blade. The information in respect to the Fox familv that the sheriff gathered in Eeover has raised some question in the sheriff's mind as to the truth of the confession of Fox as to the mo- tive for the murder. His investiga- tions in the Pennsylvania city have have the best interests of your little darling at heart, if Go to those friends who gave ynn but a throo mouths' subsi ambitious for It. you will give heed to the contest manager's warning and flrst and jou will hajf you'll forthwith and or n? in getting them to the few final hours remaining before tnelr. 'hat you find the expiration of this huge offer fair- so close y pressed. Did you ly hum with the industry vou will eler see a race? No, you ly hum with the industry you will show. Are jou going to be the father, the mother, the grandfather, grandmother, aunt, uncle or other relative of this fortunate little babe? That is for you to gay. If you show just a little greater activity than the others, just a ilttle more energy and determination, you can answer this qiu-stton in the affirm- ative, but if vou are going to stand ,dly by and do nothing, some one else will answer it for you and in the negative This is the second and last offer of Double Votes-, and now is the oppor- tune time for you to rto jour very work This oiler is repeated now only because no one seemed to realise ts importance and significance when t was first made. Since then eveiy one has corae to a full appreciation (Continued on Page 3) No one except Mrs. Rhodes to have noticed the predicament of the young people. She saw them and gave the alarm. While others hwi- toted, she jumped into a boat nearby and. although she was not experienced with the oars and the wind and In- creasing waves made it dangerous her, she succeeded ia reaching young people who were then about ex- hausted. They managed to climb In- to the boat. By this time the Mar- blehead life saving crew, which bad teen notified, approached and Mrs. Rhodes was assisted to shore witll the rescued man and girl. Friends of Mrs Rhodes and people Lakeside took up the matter of securing a Carnegie award for her and apparently they have succeeded. She is 58 years of age and the cash a- ward will come in good stead for her. It was but natural that young Mr. Wynans and Miss Coby should be- come closer friends as a result of their experience and the announce- ment of their engagement will prob- ably be no great surprise to many Lakeside people. Miss Coby Is a daughter of the Rev. 0. J. Coby of Tiffin. The wedding Is to take plica this spring. BERLIN, Feb. Wilhehn will shortly start, on a Mediterranean cruise for his health which todaj is re- ported to be v ery bad. There is a gen- eral feeling that the kaiser's illness is more serious than his would have the people believe. Movement Already Under Way to Take Matter From Local Board of Review and Appeal to the State Board Association to Oppose Bill To Cut Down Legal Advertis- ing" Rates. bnildiiii new houses iu the as a-i invpktment. but had abanclorer! jthe projects because of the excessive tax valua'ion Numetous cases were Lannnt who COLI'MBl'S Fob 9-Publishers of tht- valvation fixed has succeeded George B. Perkins as Ohio psr'.v new-p-pers at meetine Mas iareer by thousand dol Agitation ovei the alleged unfair i streets, which IF listed at a little over and gi-Mtiv, excessive value.-, pliced bj the city board, of which upon real propertv by .he city board j Mr Kunz is a member, had held tho ot rev ley, took a new turn. Ttiurtdnv. property at several _citizen, oersted the I It developed that an error had Bii-inis5 Mens Uac-cMtion tike uo mafie m thp figures on property o-f the matter or that a ma-s meeting of the Johnson fc Miller Manufacturing citizen'- bo It i-. pmpo-t-d to Co. in which Paul M-Htr of the ,'ke the ma'tcr out of tbe hands of view beard, i.-. inteiested The pub- heard of review and KO cliroct to, lished valuation fued by the nuad- the -UK- board ,vitn jm -p-al rlennial board vv.u, tor but one lot 't VST- a l.-wi rm onlv is an total value for the two lots own- I'j'-tire boms; I j.mrv the co.-np.nv tvas fixwl at J7- t ,tv will hy the nuadiifanial board and tno i iwo po.ntod out ruv bontd cut of Jfi. making the re- Thuisdav wheie men hd.l int. ndud vised value Insiead of an in- According to statements made in Wall street. J P. Morgan through JMII. j [icn-.j! pers Hi, in" meeims uoi lue in ni Mr. Morgan 5 partner. 13 fanning a of the Associated Ohio Dailies dwided 'nan the actual sellins price of tat? valuations made by the city to war M'-fra1 the One of these complain-; ot review Other business wu sas- of srvenl thousand dollars as rep rJfci. (Vis was a reduction. Auditoi Deist and his assistants were simplv swamped by the rush ot taspavei 5 Thuifdaj morning, Drotest- ii r against tbe increase in real es- sifcimui; luaaatim uusi, auu ma.v pui to vvaje war the bl 1m- ine propertj 0: an end to mucLraJdng by those peri- nine the publication of "legal" adver- un' is R odicals. Lament, it is learned, controls the Croweli PuNishm? companj. which sauare. using to onf and tue rate charged from to SO cents a Duller nen.locl while the offici.-ils i ii -n.iv me- I'luuidia vxammm itnen decided Ini belief that i the records and explained matters to vhe board, in flxitix siu-li valua- the visitors. tions. anticipated that there would he It is estimated tnat over a bought several v ears ago with money The'measure was drafted by R. Y. hundreds of complaints ancUhaTthese sand taiMTm advanced chiefly bv Lament, the Wo- McCray. city clerk of Cleveland. Its complaints will nf >Z. u-.. rtivii i up in t ft cure was a railed ov K advanced b> Uimont, McCray, city clerk of Cleveland. Its Mmplamte will a session of .person aV'thi" Home Companion and the Farm passage and enforcement would scu-c months for the board to hear tho cards RiVne the ana Fireside, and last week tarnavpra of iho ahAnt a nt 6 v .nv. i u (i tii tu -v- 11 i no njt i (if LNK1I (1 t-U lltfrt! and Fireside, and last week taxpayers of the state about a 'hem. Of course the board members nrtacfifiamn tna AmAmnnn ..___ quired possession of the American yem Magazine Plans are under w... _ relation of the Harpei be paid for this work. because of an alleged criminal opera- ror years, anil nis Intent Is-to tion in which Ella Blade paiticipated' combine the Harper and the Orowell that thA ti-an 1. _ I (llfPrPStR (nytlnjla John T. Mack, of Sandusky. presi- "I own property which I would will- ray for the amalga- dent of the Ohio Dallies association, ingly sell for 000 and it is nut publications told Bis colleairies that It was up to down at ssld Morris Nobil with the Croweli Interests. J. P. Mor- them to kill this bill. W. M Miller, the Market street merchant. His case gan has owned the bonds of Harpers former Zanesville and Springfield was tvpical of many other complaints for many years, and his intent Is-to publirtier. shamed the publishers for A Water street building was (Continued on Page a r> include opposins this bill. recently sold for has own put sum "A aewspaper that has to hare pub- up for In this It to claimed that the owner of the MlHer Mil jKunj block, at anct alow tOTmJ t praisements were" sent ov la aiUH- tion about two hundred V been received ind a large nmttt calls. A few of the taxpayers who at the auditor's offlw In? went away taiiffled utter tiny b compared valuatlou on tMr M with those of their MI But the great majority (till that a wrong bcm trngctiig of iNEWSPAFERr SFAPERl ;