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Sandusky Star Journal, The (Newspaper) - January 26, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio Guaranteed Circulation 5226 'Vfc, LAST EDITION THE SANDUSKY STAR-JOURNAL. FORTY-FOUR YEAR SANDUSKY OHIO THURSDAY, JANUARY 1911 NUMBER NO VERDICT .YET RETURNED IN SCHENK POISONING CASE Jurors Labor Hours Over The Testimony ASK FOR TRANSCRIPT Beptrt Tedty Was That Four Only Wire Holding Out for Conyictioa Woman Collapsid Aftir Argument! Endii WHEELING, W. Va., Jan. The Jury in the Schenk case re- tired again at 2 p. m. today after the transcribed testimony of Flor- ence Coleman had been given to them, following a request made this morning for that evidence. According to this request the trend of discussion in the jury room seems to Indicate a favorable verdict for the prisoner. Florence Coleman's testimony was to the effect that while Mrs. Schenk, her husband and a nurse were on an auto ride, two women, presumably de- tectives, were left behind in the house. The defense wished to leave the as- sumption by this testimony that these women had an opportunity to put pol BOH in Schenk's drinking water. Attorneys familiar with court cus- toms in Ohio county predict that Judge Jordan will keep the jury out the rest of the week before he will permit a "no verdict" report. At this morning the jury sent a note to the court the testimony of Mrs. Florence Coleman, Mrs. Schenk's laundress, be sent them. Judge Jordan ordered the tes- limony transcribed. It was reported ll'at (our jurors wefeTrolding out-for conviction. When the jury came in last night shortly before ten o'clock every- one seemed to expect a verdict and there was general disappointment R'hen none was announced and the Inrors were ordered locked up for Hie night. Crowds packed the streets until a late hour. The case went to the jury at Wednesday afternoon when Prosecu- }or iHandlan concluded his address. Both sides expressed satislaction and (onfldence. The accused wife, her nerves on raw edge after a day of hysterical jobbing, was in a state of collapse last hight When she reached the jail >fter hearing herself called an aban- [oned woman, a cold blooded plotter, I heartless mother and a "foul mouth- Ed harpy" hy Prosecutor Handlan, she threw herself on her prison cot in an Ibandon of grief. "My God my moaned. Handlan asked the jury to show THE WEATHER tonight, Friday rain or snow, colder. Temperature at 7 a. m. 41 de- grees. Temperature one sear ago 36 degrees. Sun rises Friday at a. m. and sets at p. m. (standard time.) Maximum wind velocity for 24 hours ending at noon today 11 miles roiithwest at morning. DEMANDS A PROBE Why The Delay in Balling- er Pinchot Report? RESOLUTION OFFERED VALUED BYUW Minimum of a Lot Re- quired, Says Auditor CEDAR POINT PLATTING Had to With Incsjasod Valuations, Say O.ficiels, Wba Be- lieve the Figures Will Not Be Changed H.O. KINO MAT BE PRINCETON "PREXT" Ripresentative Hitchcock Seeks to Force the Issne in the Cds of Republican; thi Appor- tionment Bill. MR. A NO MRS. JOHN 0.. SCHENK, NO ONE WANTS TO FATHER TELEPHONE MERGER BILL IS HELD CONSTITUTIONAL COLUMBUS, O., Jan. attorney general rendered an opln- ion today to Senator Reynolds, of Cleveland, author of the 'bill to provide for the election of all judi- cial officers on separate and inde- pendent ballots, to the effect that the provisions of the bill are con- The house judiciary committee reported the bill out bo mercy to a woman who had de- today with a recommendation for libcrately violated her marriage vows, inaring young Dan Phillips with her wiles, and had then coldly, calmly dotted to kill by slow poison the usband who had given her a name, id lavished upon her automobiles, tostly clothing, jewels and everything which the heart of woman could de- tire. "Her heart Is "Utterly Incapable human sympa- thy, love or affection. GHe her back to her children that she may contam- inate and degrade them with her presence? My God. gentlemen, you know this woman is guilty as hell it- lelf, and there is but one place for aef." passage. The atempt of republi- cans in the senate to reconsider the vote in that body on the bill failed. COLUMBUS, 0., Jan. tele- phone merger bill, backed by the Bell is ready and has ben for WASHINGTON, D. C., Jan. Ballinger-Pinchot controversy was a- gain opened today when a resolution was presented by Representative Tiitrhcock of Nebraska in the house demanding an investigation of wheth- er the reports of the investigating committee have been siacuacKed. In a vigorous speech Hitchcock de- clared that the report had been de- layed over a month in being present- ed to the agricultural committee aft- er being submitted to the house. Representative Crumpacker of In- diana, chairman of the house census committee, has succeeded in forcing the Issue on his re-appointment bill whMi involves congressional redis- tricting In every state in the union. As a result of a threat to call up his bill under the license if "consti- tutional there1" losing the house to the dange- -isther uncertain rules fight, s; t re- publican members signed A call to compel a caucus for Thursday night ferred to committees and will be printed. The house cities committee, prac-jtire question congressional redls- tlcally without show of dissent, ttrictlng will he and an of next week. At this caucus the en- That minimum, and not excessive, valuations were phced on the lots of the Cedar Point Resort company, In- vcived in the suit to enjam Frank Kerlier. coiintj treasurer, and John Deist, county auduor, from collecting December taxes, was the .tatement by Georgo R. Butler, city appraiser Thursda) morning "Part of the peninsula land isjnthej cit> and part in Huron township." i said Mr. Butler. "I am confident that the appraisement made was and will stand when the case is heard in court" That, according to the law, the plat- tinj: of the land in question had somethins to do with the laising of, varies was poiuted out by Aiulit-'r Deist. "Formerly this land, which contains no buildings of any char- acter was placed on the duplicate for about an said the audit m-. It is now divided into lots, and eat a, according to the law, must be pat OL' the tax duplicate for at least "As it takes about ten lots to make the increased con- FIRE AT SEA; 95 RESCUED Wireless Called Help Port Was Neared as PASSENGERS IN PANIC Crew Remained Aboard to Fight Flaam in Hold While Boats Staad By. Ready to Take Them Off. an acre, a leason for valuation can be easily eluded the auditor. The case promises to be of much Interest. MILLER LEAVES FARMERS' BOARD Henry Churchill King, president) of Oberlin, College, is being consid- ered in connection with the presi-' dency of Princeton University, va-J cated by Woodrow Wilson, Jer- sey's governor. A member of the board of tins- tees of Princeton savp u formal jf- fer will be extended lo President King by the board. He paid further their investigation had satisfied U'o trustees that President King was 'one of the very ablest college men m the country." AEROPLANE TAKES SIX SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. Ninety-five panic stricken passen- gers on the steamor Queen, of the Pacific Coast Steamship Co., which was disabled early this morning by a serious fire in her hold, were res- cued by launches while the steam- er was a little way out of Golden Gate. messages were received from the Queen early this morning asking for Boats were imme- diately rushed to her assistance. The ret used to leave the steamer and boats are standing by. ready to take off, if the fire gets beyond tbeir control. The fire broke out when the vessel was off Point Reges yesterday after- noon and it gained considerable head- way. Point is about 60 miles from-kere. The crew fought the fin Fifteen-Mile Trip at Paris Establishes New Record while the ship was headed for port at full speed. Passengers were greatly excited but at no time were they m serious danger. The was on her way to Puget sound ports from San Diego, Cal. RUMOR ne shouted two weeks but no one can be found BILL1N DANGER Dean's Friends Say Gover- nor is Against it TO DIE IN COMMITTEE Crawford, of Huron, TluuKh Refuses to ba Party to Th's and Measure May Go to County Affairs Cemmittte. COLUMBTIS. 0, Jan. 26 Represen- tative Crawford, of Huion county who is a member of the house temperance committee was expected to cast the who will present it to the legislature. The interests had both Representa- tive Canty and Senator Yount lined up to present it but at the critical moment Canty backed out and Yount was advised by friends to let it alone. The authors of tne bill refuse to in- sert a provision providing against tha watering of stock and over-capitali- zation. Senator Cetone of Davton haj ready for introduction the official state de- pository bill. It is similar to the sure he offered last year to agreed to report for passage Greeves bill permitting Sunday flase- ball unless prohibited by council. Representative Jones of Franklin, introduced the sundry appropriation bill, carrying and asked that it be passed immediately. His long plea was Ignored and the bill ordered printed for a special order next Tues- day. Jones explained that the adju- tant general had a 60-cent balance In his contingent fund and in the 3tate house fund, so there would be no money for walk cleaning after a snowstorm. Toledo State hospital was short of cash, because it had captur- ed 517 blankets at a bargain saw. Farmers in the house passed the Huher bill making it a misdemeanor to sell impure seeds to a farmer. One the fort made to force a majority agree- ment on some kmd of a jlan. Present indications are for a heated discussion, at the outset, as to whether the appropriation bill should be passed at this session or delayed until next December when the demo- cratic house takes hold. There is a big element of doubt as to the re- sult of the fight over this point. A powerful following in the house, ap- parently acting under the leadership of Speaker Cannon, is for The Ohio republican delegation is di- vided. A majority oppoMS Hie increase in the size of the house, as proposed by Crumparker, from 391 to 433 should nothing be done, however, and the legislature redistrict the state, an apportionment bill not in accord with section of the bill particularly ex- khis redistricting, would force an extra empts a farmer who sells impure session of the legislature. seeds. The Reynolds nonpartisan judiciary! bill was sent by its friends to the house codes committee, after a weak effort to give it to the elections com- mittee. Senator Johnson of Hamilton will make a motion to reconsider the vote __Representative Kennedy ot Allen of- ".......w ROBBER SHOT, IS ARRESTED LOS ANGELES, Jan. Fox, participating "wTTcr men- as recommended by Fire Marshal It would be unlawful to keep, i west" holdup last night on a suburb- it buried in committee by the repiibli-l ignite or attempt to ignite a! an car in which one of the passengers cans It makes mandatory the prac-' Metion match In any public place I was shot through the neck. Fox was tice of Treasurer Creamer in award-i after July 1 one of the two masked men who ing state deposits bv bids and reduc-l A bill from HIP state pharmacy boarded the car and started to rib ing the amount of in the vaults board by Jenkins of Madison would I the passengers at tV point nf a pis'o'. and with active depositories. Gov. j put a registered pharmacist in charge Some of them resisted an shots COLUMBUS, 0., Jan. Har- mon has appointed C W. republican, of Gallon, and G. W. Farns-, worth, democrat, of Toledo, to the state board of agriculture. McFarland succeeds ntmself, and Farnsworth iitkas the place of William Miller, Gypsum. These appointments, with j that of Christian Pabst as member of: the statis tax commission to succeed William B. Poland of Cincinnati, were' sent to the senate for confirmation. PARIS, Jan. Sornmer, in a Farman biplane broke all passenger carrying records here today when he flew a distance of 13 miles with five passengers aboard. This is the first time in the history of aviation that, an aeroplane has carried six people.1 The combined weight of the six and the petrol was pounds. CANTON. Jan. the spec- tators stood on the shore of the Tus- carawas river near Coshocton and shivered, Roswell Fortune of this city was baptized in the icy water. Through the immersion he claimed to have received the creed of the Church i of the First Born. I Wrights May Lose. PARIS, Jan. was the general opinion here that the Wright brothers' will lose their suit against a number! of French aeroplane manufacturers for alleged infringements of patent when the trial was opened today. Farman, Bleriot, and Dumont are a- mong the defendants. NEW YORK. Jan. historic Mndison Square garden is for sale. The price is DOUBLE VOTE DAY IS BEING ANXIOUSLY AWAITED BY ALL An Excellent Chance is Afforded to Clinch Final Vic- tory and This is Responsible for Excitement Among Contestants. Harmon has joined Treasurer Cream-iof every (Imp: store and prevent the er in urging its enactment. sale of proprietary medicines in any The Stockw.ell bill, providing the1 out drug stores. Physicians could aot Oregon plan for direct election of United States senators, was indefinite- ly postponed by the committee on priv- ileges and elections, by a vote of 5 to 3. This puts it to sleep. The fight over the one per cent tax bill is being complicated by oppo- sition to any plan to abolish cliv boards of review. A bill to abolish such boards was introduced by Repre- sentative Edwards. The. politicians do not like it. The Edwards bill, inci- dentally, is not in the accord with the Smith tax limit bill. Some fcatmes of the two bills may be combined in committee The Ed- wards bill provides for the election in November. 1912. of the first boards keep a drug store. exchanged. Fox being wounded. Both robbers escaped Fox was liner arrested when he applied for medical assistance. The Wggest day of The Star-Jour- nal's grand baby contest is almost up- on us, for Saturday will be Double Vote Day in this great race, and the i excitement attendant upon this event I has become positively intense as the day approaches. Realizing only too well what it means to their favorites, the parents and friends of the deii little darlings of this race are he stirring themselves as they have at Of Explosion On Gunboat Causes Fears For Her Safety. WASHINGTON. R C., Jan. 2S. Grave concern is felt today for the gunboat Wheeling which "left New York Saturday for Guantanamo, a lesult of rumors that a serious ex- pi 3s.on has occurred on board. So fie- as can be ascertained these nra- r.''s are merely due to the fact irr.t the boat failed to report last nisht by wireless. While naval officials sfcu4. the idea that an explosion IMS cccvrred they admit they are wor- nec and the cot'ie western Atlantic to b.Mngr swept by wireless to try f-cme trace cf the "Wheeling The is loaded with am- munition, her ultimate destination be- iog T uefields, Nicaragua. CLEAR WATER FRIDAY NIGHT Valve Parts to Way Back and Filtration Will be Resumed Princeton Clnb, Near Where Novelist Was Shot, And His Assassin of assessors of property. They real and personal would have ail au- Icciding vote that would pigeonhole thority and duties of ward and Ih3 IJean bill in that committee (township personal property assessors. be will not stand for it. Though he 'now elected: quadrennial boards of Is "dry" he says he does not real estate assessors, county and city! In defeating bills that way. boards of enmlintion and review and governor's fii who us to stop tlw bi'l in some ccn.i- tn! tee, will have !o send it to i-.e as coTurittee on coin y affairs, if Craw- b.d can not be con rilled. The cjnn- iy affairs commit'ee, is ''dry" Dean's friends u.e League and the j.jvsrucr -vt- il -nble- leaming against the bill ii. tne r.uosc. "The Dean bi" will co'.ie out cf take from auditors and county com- missioners present authority tax assessments Each would be daily session, but in smaller coun- j ties the state tux commission could j limit the time of work. A continu-1 ous assessment of all mal and per- sonal property is provided. No important change was made from the Smith bill's form excent that temperance committee in the house, if Demanded In Gov. Harmon, limiting It gets the bill, with as much prompt- ness as it did from the senate tern- perance committee, and with a like all exptnditures to the amounts oft 1909. The rate is at 1 per cent, j without oualifieation. and cannot be I report" said Smith Welsh the chair- -aised to nroducc the permitted reven- laan of that committee. When the bill came out with If the allowed can be secured with a less rate the entire tavorable report in the senate" yester- 10 mills cannot be levied. There is lay, Ha author did not ask'no provision for development and that it be made a special order. The growth of cities and large counties, it reason is that the senate calendar is declared. ie practically empty and the bill will! While Representative Smith feach in the regular course of business i to offer the bill as demanded by the I Graham Phillips in New York was Ibout Tuesday of next week. governor, he reserved the right to i ,jue to a crazy man's fancy of A feature of the present an amendment restoring per- wrnnsr Fitzhnah C F.C.GOLD3BOROUGH The murder of Novelist David A feature of the present an amendment restoring per- wron_ Pitzhuah Itilities bill will be that it will abso- mission for a gradual annual increase prevent the future watering of I In expenses. j violinist-asgassm, utility corporations. In Gov. Harmon transmitted to the leg- grievance, late consolidation it will require islature the good roads ode, dratted '8 to declare that rates wil not by the Tilghway commission by dlrec- tion of the last assembly. It was re- wnen (hot Goldsborougu, had no real developments show Phillips "was approaching the ton Club, of which he was a member, no time since this was inaugur- ated, and the contest manager ex-i pects to issue votes running intoj thousands. This is the prettiest kind of a race! right now. It signifies nothing that iu the standings as they appear from day to day. some babies seem to be far in advance of others. This event is conducted on secret ballot lines and the baby at the bottom of the ladder may be holding back enough votes to put it farcin advance for all anyone t knows. It's the very uncertainty of i this that makes the race so in'ofost- j ing. has the privilege of holding out his voting certificates tin- j til the last days of the contest. The I standings as thev appear in these col i umns are very representative [of coupon ballots cut from the paper, j while on the other hand so far as jo.i 11'! everv babv In th" raep may i holding hack thousandssnd thousands! j of certificate votes It's double vote dav Saturday and! who tur-s in a new sub isciiber by 9 o'clock that evening vill I be granted votes at the rate of two for one. This applies to i-verv 5iib I scrmtion. It is an offer em not. afford lo Tike nn-.tiiin-; but the! fullest advantage of. an offer which j furnishes >ou v ;th an opportunity otj clin'-hing vour baby's position in the] i j I C'.erybodv takes full advantage of, double and quite properly "We should, according to present in- dications, be pumping altered water by 6 o'clock Fridaj evening, was the statement made Thursday by Chief En- gineer Phillips of the water works pumping station. This comes as a welcome announcement to the thou- sands of water consumers in the city who have had good reason to fear that the impure water supply has been the cause of much of the present sickness in the city. The defective valve parts which were removed from the clear water pipe valve last week were sent to Pitts- burg for repairs. Thursdav word received that the parts had been ship- lied in the They were ex- pected here sometime Thursdnv niaht. Work will be started Friday morning to put the valve in working shape and this, so Engineer Phillips estimates, should not take more than three or four hours. VETERANS GET PENSION BOOST STAR-JOCRNAL BUREAU, Munsey Building. WASHINGTON. Jan man Anderson has obtained pension increases for -loe'-'ph P. Alburn of the Saudusky Soldiers Home, to ?24 per month and Horace B. Sroville. also ol the Soldiers' Home, to !20. (Continued on Page NSDYV YORK. Jan. agents and the city police raided two ['uar stores in the heart of the tender- loin seized 6M two-pound cans of prepared opium, enough rav opium to bring the value of the seizure to estimated total of WAS 'WORKING ODT' A FINE; NOW SDKS FOR THE WAGES Testimony that the plaintiff was ar- rested last summer for throwing beer kegs througli the windows of Milan stores, and was taken into custody about two weeks ago for assaultinc a shoe store dealer in the village, was given in the case of N'ick Uraont, farm hand, against Harry Mason, of Avery, a suit to recover for work on the tetter's farm, begun before Judge Charles S. Reed and a jury In the com- mon pleas court Thursday morning. According to the claims of the de- fendant's witnesses, Firaont at fne time of the first offense, admitted thu. ilasou did not bin a cent. It U alleged that Mason paid the posed b> Mayor Morgan iUUMtt, ol .Mil in. on condition that the work for him during August of M According to the atory toM bj tbt plaintiff on the stand, be Mason three month! held out over half ot kls wifti. witness U'ked so tut 1 could not understand klu MM tine, and Sneriaan Oattta, ograpbn, ww breaking It the tMtlaoar would daj alumina. NEWSPAPER! NE WSPAPERf ;