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The Sandusky Star Journal (Newspaper) - July 20, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio v" AND TE LECT% THE REPORTS OF THE GHEAT POT4M BAY REMTTA-TQPfiY'S NEWS TODAY. R S TAR PORTY-FOURTH YEAR OFFER TO BUY MAN. SANDUSKY, OHIO, THURSDAY, JULY 20, 1911, EDITION Clash with Anderson Over pen- sion Legislation Becomes More Acute. MINORITY LEADER'S OBJECTION UNUSUAL Chairman of Committee Un- able to Present Statement of Conspiracy WASHINGTON, July lowing the unprecedented action late yesterday of Congressman Mann, of Illinois, the minority leader, in objecting to hearing a statement from Congressman Sherwood, chairman of the in- Valid pension committee, in refer- ence to pension legislation, the situation, especially as regards relations between Congressmen Sherwood and Anderon has be- come more acute. Congressman Sherwood sought the CINCINNATI, p.. July lowing the advertisement placed in an afternoon paper offering to sell himself into perpetual slav- ery, Fred Daly has received many offers to "buy him." The ad cre- ated a good deal of sympathy for the man and telephone calls were numerous asking his price. He said he was tired of hunting for a job and so offered to sell him- self. Conferred With Mines Who Ap- parently Was Picking Out Illinois Senator ALDRiCH A WITNESS TODAY Denies That President Or Hinv self Urged Election of the "Blonde Boss" NUMBER 242 FASTEST POWER CRUISER AT PUT-IN BAY REGATTA AND .ONE OF THE WHITE WINGED WINNERS IN SAILING EVENTS -BUG AT BAY SPEEDIEST LYNCH TALK Reliance III. Which Was to Have Tried For American Rec- ord, Was Badly Damaged By Incendiary Blaze at an i'-. Early Hour, Other Boats Being Endangered. THE WEATHER Fair tonight and -68 de- WASHINGTON. July Former Senator Nelson W. A-Idrich who, it las been declared, worked for the I Section of Senator Lorimer in order to have his support for the Payne- Aldrich bill, was today called to'the to assail the Anderson bill, which he charges was not introduced in good faith. He was armed with a bundle of documentary evidence and intended to introduce this .so that it would go into the Among; other papers he had a letter from Chairman Me-1 Caniber, of the senate committee on pensions, declaring- that- no -pension legislation would be considered at 'his i _fiession. Usually a congressman is given full Aldrich declared that the president and himself were merely interested in seeing that a republican was elect- ed from Illinois. He said Edwaro Forecast Friday. Temperature at 7 a. m. grees. Temperature one year ago to- degrees. Sun rises Friday at a.: m. and sets at p. m. (Standard Time.) Maxim-urn wind velocity for 24 hours ending at noon today 20 miles southwest at two o'clock Wednesday afternoon. __ -0 which olied that Boutell would be acceptable to the president. Later he said Hines told Mm that chances seemed mere favorable for the elec- tion of Lorimer and asked him if Lorimer would be acceptable to the Prosecutor Who Led Raid Of! "Dry" Detectives Will Transfer Cases Dill with the' idea of embarrassing the democrats especially General Sherwood, who has long fought for better pension legislation. The .pension-question is becoming acute ..among the surviving veterans of the war as is evident from the quantities of mail received here. Con- gressman Anderson is demanding ac- tion at this session on his bill while Chairman Shenvocd insists that noth- ing can be florin until the regular ses- sion in" December. Taft adm.inisfration, told the I tee what he knew of "Edward delivering an alleged message from jthe administration at Washington to [Governor Dene en to aid Lorimer's -election. He recited bow fl-ines, on i the- day of Larimer's election, con- j suited with him as to how to deliver the message to Deneen. C. F. Wiehe, secretary of the Ed- ward Hines Lumber Co., declared William Burgess of Duluth, Minn., was an "absolute liar" if he testified to what was read as Burgess' testi- mony. Burgess had said Wiehe told him, on the Winnipeg flyer, March 7, 1911, that he subscribed to a Lorimer election fund. Wiehe told the committee that he believed there was a frame-up between Burgess and W. H. Cook. The lattar repentlly testified that Edward Hines telephoned to his room in Chicago the day Lorimer.was elect- NEJW YORK. July the1 congressional committee that is prob- i ing the sugar trust. John Parsons, Vhlte_-headcd attorney of Wall street, today proudly declared that it was he'' himself and not the late H. 0. Have-. taeyer who organized the sugar trust. KG said he worked for seven years j CD the problem in order to save the' cugur business whkh was complete- j demoralized at .that time. Par-! sons is already under charged with gobbling up. the -Perm- j tylvania Sugar 'Refining company.' Although the minutes of the meet- j ings of the board of'directors of the i American Sugar Refining' Co. show that Washington B. Thomas, the present chairman of the board, was Elected a member of a special com- i inittee" with H. 0. and i )VT. Senff to acciuire beef sugar re-1 fineries, Thomas declared to the com-' inittee that he knew nothing about it until he heard of it in the government j report at Washington a few flays ago, I XENIA, O., July Prose- cutor Johnson who. with ten Cieve- i land detectives, raided the blind tigers here last nigh't, announced today that the complaints will be fited at Yellow Springs. He declares the officials in Xenia are in sympathy with the 'wets" -wcwld be useless to pros- ecute thens. The raids caused excitement and'' there were threats of violence but: nothing developed. Every precaution was taken to safeguard against trouble i such as that which occurred at New- ark a year ago. Resistance was met in only one place, that kept by Mrs. Mag- gie Day, opposite the Pennsylvania; uepot. It is the headquarters for rail- roaders, who gathered outside the] doors locked by the raiders. I "Let's get a bunch of bricks and break into these 'dry' was a frequent suggetion in the group of.' I anxious, indignant watchers. Tuere was no leader, so no bricks were mo- Special to The Star-Journal: Pt'T-lX BAY. July 20.-ReISaateIII.. generally believed to be the fast- est boat here for ;he regatta, if not the fastest in the entire country was put out of commission early this morning by a fire believed to have been of incendiary origin. The affair has caused a great sensation. Tfcere is no clue, but an investigation is being made. The fire seriously interfered with program. The. Reliance will not be able to race this two' holes having been burned through her bow. one on each side. r The fire was discovered at thL _L j morning. The Reliance was lying a- loagside a sail yacht in the middle of the bay. Yachtsmen tumbled out in a hurry when the alarm was given and but for their prompt work with buckets not only the Reliance but the adjoining yacht and possibly oth- ers would have been -destroyed." The burning boat was cut adrift. There was much excitement. The Roliam-e was to have made an attempt to break the American pow- er boat speed re-oord at S o'clock this morning. The owner believed he could make 40 miles an hour. It is believed that jealousy prompted the firing of the boat. There is no clue. -A-quaniity MUST SIGN NAME. A brief letter addressed to the Star-Journal, signed "Subscriber." cannot be used unless the name of the writer is given. .While names not always published tie Star- anonymous communications. Wiehe perjure sary for Lorimer's election, said he believed Cook would himself to injure Hines. Wiehe recalled a rumor that De- tective Keely. of the state's attorney's office in Chicago got Representative Beckmeyer drunk and that then Beck- in eyer was taken down to the red light district and a compromising photograph shown him when he would not testify as wanted. inside at the lunch counter some railroaders and travelers sur-' prised and objected to the perform- j ance. There was a long argument filled with ugly talk. The crowd o u- i side was disappointed in its longing i for something to start and make au i excuse for interference. The raid was intende-a as a final j routing of resorts in the town. A raid i last march by local special constables j brought result, but some of tbe most: Sporting Circles Hear Of "Frame-Up" For Fight- Jack Knocks America. PASS UPON VALIDITY" OF AIKEN TAX LAW BASK CLOSES BOOKS MANSFIELD, 0.. July Richland county bank at Butler, for- merly the First National bank, failed to open its doors and it is understood that the directors of the bank will ask that a receiver be appointed. No au- thoritative statement was issued by the directors of the bank, but Cashier Downing stated that it would pay dol- j lar for dollar, and the appointment of' E receiver is the only way out of the difficulties in which the bank is now placed. COLUMBUS, 0., July United States supreme court will pass upon the validitv of the Dow- Aiken tax law, and the state's right. to collect this liquor tax in. counties. Formal permission to appeal the j first of the test cases originating in' Licking county was granted by Chief Justice Spear of the Ohio supreme court. After Licking county went about fifty saloonists were found "to be still selling liquor and were certi- fied for taxation. They fought tbe tax through the Ohio courts until the supreme court upheld the law and ordered the tax paid. DUBOIS, Pa. July Dusch, a well known resident of Brady township, died thirty minutes after being stung by a honey bee. was-chiefly aimed at them. It was timed for the railroad pay day because it was expected that a supply of iiquors would be found- in the Day I place. j On the first raid not eno isrh was' secured to warrant an attempt "to con- vict. This trip after much searching' a bushel basket full of beer, wine and whisky was fished out of the numer- ous hiding places and half emptied glasses and bottles were taken from back room customers. j LONDON, July that Jack Johnson, the world's champion, is perparing to lay down to Bombardier Wclis in their fight and let the ohmpion- ship go to England. It is de- clared that negotiations are al- ready under way to this end. Jonnscn. nanng acquiesced -be- cause he is sore at the way American t-porting men have treated rrid because he is getting well along in years and clean up a big sum or" n-oaey he-would get by such a deal. Contracts published show that Johnson is to get and Wells Johnson is losing no op- portunity to knock America and declares he will live the remaind- er ot his life here. Attorney General Says Non- Partisan Election of Dele- gates Is Proper. COLUMBUS, Jnly Gen- eral Hogan quickly dissipated the doubt, as to the constitutionality of the law providing for the non-par- jtisiin election of delegates to the con- stitutional convention by digging up an opinion he had given Senator Wil- I liam H. Gnren, author of the law, last 'winter, before its enactment, uphold- ing its constitutionality. Secretary of State Graves, reading the state constitution, saw the profe- ion that "the convention shall con- sist of as many members as the house manner." Not knowing of the attor- jjey_generdJ's opinion, he at once rais- p-a the question as to whether electing members of the constitutional conven- tion by non-partisan ballot was in the 'same manner" as electing them by partisan ballots, as members of the t house are elected. He said he believed it was not. In his opinion Mr. Hogan covers this question explicitly, saying the constitution does not provide that tins members of the house shall ba elected on partisan ballots, but simply pro- vides they shall be elected by the peo- ple by counties. TWO HUNDRED IMMIGRANTS BAY IN PENNED UP OlllSLAND IN NEW YORK FIGHT TO KEEP CHOLERA OUT OF THE UNITED STATES TIFF ILL STAR-JOURNAL BUREAU Munsey Building. WASHINGTON, July in- surgent senators, who have fought many a good fight for the people, write the tariff revision down- ward legislation which it is conceded is to pass the senate after the Can- adian reciprocity bill is disposed of. For all practical purposes Canadian reciprocity is a closed legislative in- cident. It will pass, unamended. The live topic, upon which the attention of congress and the country is about to be focused, is the tariff legislation that is to follow reciprocity to the White Hpuse. For days there has been a turmoil as to the tariff legislation that should be passed and the parlimentary meth- bd of its consideration. Gradually, a blan has been worked out and the' fekles are now cleared. The insurgent Senators, the progressive democratic lenators and tha democratic leaders of the house have been brought into the fcooferonces. i i The plan tentatively agreed to and j which, from all indications, will meet i with final acceptance and approv- jal, will give to the senate insurgents the credit of originating and propos- ing the tariff legislation which is to pass the senate and be put up to the president. The insurgents have made known positively that they will not accept the democratic tariff revision bilis which have passed the houe. This ihas brought the democratic senators face to face with the necessity of vot- ing for the revision measures proposed by the insurgents or of taking upon themselves the responsibility of pre- venting any reduction in the onerous schedules of the Payne-Aldrich law. After thinking it over they have con- cluded that would be too heavy a re- sponsibility to carry with comfort. As Mahomet will not come to the moun- tain the mountain- will go to Mahom- et per and other inflammable materials were found in the. bow of the Reli- ance, showing how the Detroit flier was set on fire. Visiting yachtsmen are intensely indignant over the dam- age tc i he boat, there was even talk of lynching if the guilty person were discovered. Reliance III. is owned by John J. Ryan, a Cincinnati theatrical man. She is popularly called n hydroplane and had showed a speed of from 3S to 39 miles an hour. Because of her great speed it seemed likely that no race could be arranged for her to- day and so it had been planned that she should try for the American speed record over a two-mile measured course. Ryan is a speed crank. The ance is his sixth boat and he is al- i ready planning Ms seventh, to be call- 'ed Reliance IV., to be 36 feet long and equipped with three engines. In this boat, of the hydroplane type, he expects to attain a speed of 50 miles an hour, a world's rec- ord. Ryan sails his own boat accompa- nied only by a mechanician, J. W. Smith. They came down from Detroit Monday in the big blow when it seem- ed they would surely be lost. wore bathing suits only and lost their other clothes overboard bot yachts- men here rigged t-hem otrt Ryan al- ways carries a supply of life preserv- er and fire extinguishers on the boat. Reliance in. was launched June 28 at Algonac by the builders C. C. Smith Co. She is 28 feet over all, with five feet moulded beam and equipped with a 75-80 six-cylinder Van Blerck engine, inch bore by six stroke. She won her first race at Detroit July 4 at a speed close to 35 miles an how. She is at her best in perfectly smooth water. The deeid-ing heats, in the sail boat is of the Inter-lake Yachting as- ion will not take place until Friday, so there were no sailing races in the regatta here today, with the exception of a women's catboat race which started this afternoon. There t were power boat races also, this aft- ernoon. but the burning of Ryan's- speedy Reliance has taken a "good deal of the interest out of this com- petition. I Tonight the annual ball will be held nt the Hotel Commodore. It is 8.x- reeled to he a big event. i In a canoe-tiiting event today there i were 11 entries. One by one they I were eliminated until only two Stewart and Spalding of the Cadillac Boat club. Detroit, and Sackctt and I Mooney of the Buckeye Lake Boat club. Columbus, were left. These boys fought it out until they were exhaust- ed. A coin was tossed to decide the winner. Sackett and Mooney won. W. S. Campbell and his" partner, f'arwcrth, of Detroit, won the upset 1 canoe Lang and Deorlow, also of Detroit, were second. President of Council Announc- ed Entry Into Lively Con- test Thursday. FOUR SEEKING NOMINATION Democratic Primary, at To Only One Platform, Vice Mayor Jacob Dietz, who baa been before the public as presiding of- ficer of the city council, announced Thursday his decision to get into .the race for the democratic nomination- for mayor. He authorized the Star- Journal to make the annonncement, Mr. Dietz is the fourth avowed can- didate for the democratic nomination and his entry makes certain a spirit- ed contest. He said Thursday that he had not yet decided about giving out a statement or platform npon which to appeal to the voters for support. His friends, he said, had urged him to get into the race. The candidates now actively entered are W. L. Fiesinger, Wiffiam Leitz, Edward Brengartner and Mr. Dietz. Petitions are out for all of these and all will have the necessary number of sig- natures, it is believed. others will get into the race is a ques- tion. Several who weiie talked of put themselves out of it, among these being Councilman Parsons and Audit- or Loth, both of whom aspire to go to: council. The only candidate who bar published a platform thus far as Mr. C Fiesinger. There were no other developments Thursday in the. political field-. Ap-' panently the fandidates for minor of- fices are still shy and are in no hurry- to put out petitions for signatures, though the primaries are less three weeks away. On the republican side there is very" .ittle activity. It is generally be-, i Jieved that Mayor Lehrer will seek a renomination and election, although i he has not yet announced himself. For i other offices there have been no an- inouncements and no petition blanks hare-beett-tafeen oafe_________" RECIPROCITY DENVER. Colo., July rention of the National Real association today officially declared iit favor of the Canadian reciprocity. bill. It also recommended that the j bill be amended to put lumber on the free list. Local Humane Officer Asked to Work For Passage Of Such a Law (Continued On Paee 2.) Gary Assured Company As To and Garfieicl, the Minutes Show WASHINGTON, D. r.. July 20. farmed thp fxc-cntivo commiitee qf the su-ol rrust tnar the trust was "in close touch" with both President Roosevv-it and .lame-? R. Gas-field at the time Garfie-ld began probing the trust, were read before Stanley congressional probe committee to- day. Declaring that the information whi -h the bureau had secured in the inve-ti.aaticn cf the steel trust, was confidential. Commissioner Herbert Knox Smith of the bureau of corpora- tions, today refused to turn it over to the Stanier-' committee. He will take the matter up with the president. Branders to Help. WASHINGTON, D. C. July as formally announced today that Louis D. Brandeis. the Boston attor- ney, Kas been" retained to appear as special attorney for the house com- mittee that will the Controller Bay----' Treat horses just like men- give them a two weeks' va- is the proposition that ihe humane society of this coun- try has been asked to endorse at its next meeting. Surprising as it may seem, the movement is said to be of state-wide significance, and a law graining equines regular periods of rest will be urged before the next legislature. The suggestion was made Wednes-- clay in a letter from Secretary to Mrs. Fannie Everett, local humane He asked Mrs. Everett to do all in her power to push the move- ment. "There is every reason why horses by law should be allowed a two weeks' vacation." said Mrs. Everett Thursday morning. "Some of them work _a great deal harder than some men." She will submit the question to the humane society, either at a special meeting, or at the regular August annual session. In his communication Secretary Tronstein said that on the envelci't-s of the Hamilton County Humane So- ciety were inscribed the phrases: square deal for the and "Throw away the whip." Hn ex- pressed a wish that the county society would adopt the same ttttvn, Three meals a day for honwu. Wad- treatment, and plenty of watw for the beasts were also ursed by Uw EWSPAPERl MEWSPAPERI ;