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The Sandusky Star Journal (Newspaper) - July 28, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio raB TODAY'S NEWS TODAY THE I THE HOME PAPER STAR-JOURNAL. FORTY-FOURTH YEAH rf SANDUSKY, OHIO, FRIDAY, JULY 28, 1911, LAST EDITION Some of Largest Dreadnaughts Near Home for Defense or Attack. RENEWED WARMING TO GERMANY BY PREMIER Opposition Supports Govern- ment in Serious Situation Over Moroccan Affair, HE'S IN SADDLE IN GREAT WAR SCARE NUMBER 249, LONDON, July a night of strenuous activity the first division of England's horns fleet whio'1 contains some of its largest dreadnaughts is today ready for action. The fleet was in complete readiness at 5 o'clock this morning. Prime Minister Asquith in the nous of commons confirmed the pessimist! views when, with a manner as impies sive as his words, he read trom manuscript, which had been carefu ly prepared, a warning to German; that Great Britain proposed to stani for what she considered her right, and to maintain the balance of powe in Europe. Farther testimony as to the grav ity of the situation is given by the that the prime minister obviously taken the leader of the opposition into the government's confidence, am Balfour's declaration was no lesf firm than Mr. Asquith's. The prime minister's statement was couched in though not reassuring language. At the very opening, he said: "It is obvious that this Moroccan question has reached a point at which it will become increasingly difficult, embarrassing and anxious unless a solution is found" Later, he said: "We thought it right from the "be- ginning to make clear that, failing of a settlement such as I have indi- cated, we must "become an active (party in the discussion of the situa- tion That would be our right as a signatory to the treaty of Algeciraz as it might be our obligation under the terms of our agreement of 1901 Prance. It might be our duty in defense of British interests direct- ly affected by further developments. France is Preparing. PARTS, July today be- gan active military preparations in or- der that it may be in readiness should war with Germany result from the Moroccan situation. All cavaliy troops have been ordered to hold themselves in readiness War sup- plies are being rushed to the frontier forts and all regiments now on duty have been ordered to withhold leaves of absence. German Press Silent. BERLIN, July press is -practically silent today rela- tive to the vigorous references jestei- day of Premier Asquith as to England's determined attitude on the Moroccan situation. It is believed the papers are waiting their cue from the gov- ernment before expressing them selves. TRE OKIGDs AL TRUST SUSTEE Obstructionists in Parliament Block Progress on Reci- procity. GOVERNMENT'S CONFIDENT Contest Wifj Amount to a Referendum Vote on U, S, Trade Pact, OTTAWA, Ont, July 2S-Followmg an all-night session of parliament the obstructionists, it was confidently believed today, would be able torce adjournment of parliament not later than tomorrow. No progress has made on the unprocity treaty and it js understood that Piemier Laurier is about to inform Earl Grey that nothing can be done except to order a general election and make the recipiocitv treatv the snie. Sir Wilfrid Laurier had a long con- erence with _Earl Grey, the governor- general, and it is rumored around the parliament building that he made ar- rangements for the formal issue of the proclamation proroguing pailia- ment which in accordance with LONDON, July England really Canadian custom, precedes the actual means it. The grim war specter that dissolution is coming over Europe thrusts its i Meanwhile the opposition amused terrifying visage closer. itself with obstruction When the England stands firm behind David motion came up for going into corn- Lloyd George in the attitude the mittee of ways and means, which is chancellor of the exchequer took in prelude to a discussion of his recent speech, when notice on Germany be served, iprocity. conservative members rp- tnatEngland membered the questiojn of Chinese J" Moroccan sanguine would not stand for any aggression by immigration and set themselves :he kaiser in Morocco. All this came down to a thorough debate on the out with the semi-official announce- subject. As long as kept it up ment that Lloyd- George is soon to be- ther9 was no means "of checking come secretary of state of foreign them. i affairs, j It will surprise no one if the pro- It is now generally admitted that takes place and members England may be expected to direct'are preparing for a hot campaign. At the French side of the Franco-Ger-! tne same time the government is go- ,-_ ,ng into the flght with a Hght heart It may lose some seats, but it is held j to be unlikely that their present ma- jority of forty-five in a house of 221 j members will be wiped out. They will have arrayed against them the manufacturers and there is also like- flihood that cry of disloyalty will j be raised. But the manufacturers have always been in the conservative ranks, and the opposition is meeting i with considerable difficutly 1 ing to British It has been more than hinted bj the government that if the opponents man negotiations in the 7uss, and even the most ear the outcome. TAKtGoop CAWEOF THE HOUSE. FEEDTWE AMD se A SOYVMlLE in AWAY I Automobile Club Wires Offer to Daring Aviator to Stop T Here. EXPECTED TO ARRIVE IN CITY ABOUT AUG. 8 Is to Make Longest American Flight, Chicago to New York, PUTS COMMON SENSE ABOVE LEGAL QUIBBLE Civil Service Commissioner Schwehr, in Minority Opinion, Sees Police Discipline Threatened By Failure to Sustain Director. Bell Boy Killed Aged Millionaire For Paltry Sum of Money and Watch. of to the British crown could be fitting- ly proved by an extension of the Biitish preference from the present 33 to 50 per cent The manufactur- ers feel that they are loyal members NEW YORK, July Geidel, 7-year-old bell boy at the otel. has confessed fullv to the ce that he murdered William Henry ackson, aged millionaire broker for he paltrv of the empire, but it seems to come at that price. NEW CHOLERA OUTBREAK. VEBA CRUZ, July Choi- sum of 75 and a gold i era has broken out in Yucatan. tine wil be declared at once. that country passes through this HAYTIEN REBELS CLOSE TO REPUBLIC'S CAPITAL PORT AU PRINCE, July the rebel lines pushed to within thiee the capital of the black re- public, an attack upon the city is ex- pected today. It is now completely hemmed in on the land side. The {American cruiser Des Moines it- standing by in the harbor to afford protection to non-combatants. atch he later pawned for eidel's confession recites how he roke into Jackson's loom at the otel and attempted to chloroform he man, how the latter grappled I fvith him, and how, after striking! ackscn oit the head, he succeeded forcing a rag saturated with chlor- i oform, down his victim's throat Sev-t eral others are being held as witness- j es and accomplicps. The chief clue leading to the arrest and subsequent confession was prints of blood-stained fingers of the mur- derer. The coroner believes it is exnected that a quaran- As practically all the trade of was an accomplice. Young Geidel WPS there l today indicted for murder m the first degree, only a trifle more than 24 hours after he had beaten Jackson to death. Geidel has broken down through fear of the electric chair and is under medical care. New Jersey Democratic Chair- patrolman, from your decision as safe- ty director. "After considering the testimony of Ktjuise and Seetoach fully, then adding the testimony of the chief of nolice, it would appear to me that the accusa- tions made had some foundation; that if Seebach was innocent of the charge, he would at least have denied it to his superior officer. "It is opinion that a conversa- tion or statement such as Kunze testi- fied would cover the term 'soliciting or contr buting political aid. The testiniopi of Kunze is given credence due to the safety director's statement and endeavor to show that Kunze was a relnrtint witness, and Kunze's state- ment 'hat the relations between him and were friendIv until See- bach called him a 'har' which was af- ter the hearing before the safety director. THE WEATHER Forecast: Showers late tonight or Saturday. Temperature at 7 a. m grees Temperature one year ago. 72 "'degrees. Sun rises Saturday at a. m. and sets at p. m. (.stand- ard time.) Maximum wind velocity for 24 hours ending at noon today, 13 miles northeast at Thursday afternoon. If negotiations now in nrogress between the Automobile club and Charles C. Mayer, manager for Harry N. Atwood, are successfully concluded. Sanduskians will have an opportunity of seeing Atwood in an exhibition flight here when he stops, enroute from Chicago to New York about August 8. Dr- C. H. Merz has been in com- munication with Manager Mayer and at a meeting of the officers of the Au- omobile club, Thursday evening, ic was decided to make an effort to pro- mote the aviation meet here. It "was decided to offer him three-focrths of the gate receipts and this information was telegraphed to him. uto club officeia aid" nut feel" like guaranteeing a fixed sum of msa- ey fcr a flight since the public is like- ly to be skeptical siase- the-Ely-fail- ure last fall and the Curtiss fiasco this season. Event Long Awaited Is An- nounced for Next Friday Evening Here. It is planned to hold the c_ s meet at the fair grounds, leveling off: ae- Ja section in the track enclosure lor a landing and starting place. Tickets. f would be soldi with a provision for j "wind'1 checks in case of delay or :refunder in case of faihhe. I It is believed there is a good chance 7 i to bring Atwood here. He expects ta fi> by way of Toledo and Cleveland" and so could not very well avoid passing over while Curtiss, from experience, has out this route as the safest and bestc Atwood expects to start his flight: from Chicago August 5, and to cover' about 100 miles- a day. This would bring him here on Monday or Tues- day, Aug. 7 or 8. There would be ample notice in advance so that a, large crowd could get to the fair grounds. The track would afford am- ple parking space for autos and car- riages and the boxes and some of toe seats, at least, in the grand stand would he excellent! 'Both the majority and minority re- ports of the civil service commission n the case of Patrolman. Seebach, by Chief Wein- gates for alleged "talking politics" and later restored to duty, were filed with Safety Director Hauser, Friday, the majority report not sustaining the suspension and the minority report, that of George A. Schwehr, taking ex- ceptions to majority's finding. At the same time Mr. Schwehr sent to President Charles Knbach, who is. now in business in Cleveland, his res- ignation as secretary of the commis- sion on the ground that he had not the time to devote to the work. He would not comment on the two re- oorts but insisted that no persona) feeling entered into the matter, b-ir that the commission members had simply disagreed. He said the rela- tions of the three members were per- fectly friendly. The majority report, signed bv ui WUULHUUUUI; 01 r -i _. President Charles Kubach and A. C Political aid and if any employe ln i and Director Aekley is now ast few days two aviators in Bng- Lermann, and addressed to Safety 'he department violates these rules tte Here, folks, is what you've waiting for. The Auto club expects to make no money bv the transaction. The ex- penses of advertising, proper polirins of the course and grounds, etc., would be quite Atwood is one of the most daring been of present-day aviators. He recently flew from Boston. Mass., to WasMng- The first municipal band concert of' ton, by way of New York and Balti- the season will be given next Friday j niore, landing on the White House evening, August 4, in Washington grounds where President Taft pre- park. Ackley's band will make its "ented a medal given by the Within the "The Tries of the department pro- make lts' w hihit the soliciting or contributing ofj 'St aPPearance of the season in the Washington Aero club. Director Hauser, is very briet says' "The civil service commission of Sandusky, Ohio, begs to inform you that at a meeting held on July 22nd, 1911, to consider the in the appeal of George Seebach, fie under signed members of tho commission' held, it would land completed a race of miles tne and AUood is confident he can do as he should be punched and if it is1 LOuncu recently appropriated is connr.ent tie can do as shown that the director in charse fora series of concerts. this ac- Qo that the trip from Chicago to said dRn.mmenr ar-toH being in response of a popular o-ght to present no-seri- find that the evidence- c.d not sustain the charge." Mr. Schwehr's minority report fol- rrre'b'gned member of the said department acted in good faith on the evidence and without any ill will against the party disobeying said rules, then he, the director, upheld and if he is not up- to disrupt the demand. Business men are much in ous difficulties, favor of the plan. The program, it is tend whole department and make it im- possible to enforce any rules. 'This may not be law but I believe it to be good common sense. If all the legal technicalities of the law are man Proppsed Toast to civil ?en ice commission wishes to) to be considered, then the director of ?l ilmn: wno ls 1 SOn, Liar and Migrate.'' __ h.s reasons for voting against i the department should be represented fuf was _____________ I t'.ie resolution passed by the majority I by the citv attornev or some attornt .e' 'Ps possessed of _ t, _ _......_ ___ _ _i vmpp n colDnfi TRENTON N T Tnlv nfjtf the commission at the meeting held j annotated for that purpose so as 1JIC.1MVW.N, IN. J., JUly ien Of ,n fho evpnrnir nf Tnlv 99rw1 hrinfr H10 TlWatOre. TIOTTir TtF the ,K- the of July 22nd and refer- bring the case properly before the Or.e'' 1T JUIUIDEAD twe7tj-six members of tne demo- ring to the nf r_. commission and the I "Cavalena Rusticana CHICAGO. July Hunt !Crahc sfate have formally architect, one of the eisht people shot demanded the resignation of 'Chair- 1 by M Husain, a crazed Hindoo Wed man Jones who> in a cafe last nesday. died today of his wounds 'toastpfl liar" The entire state is today aioused CHANCE TO COLLECT. Cletus Wiilaman, Denying Knowledge of Double Mur- der, Is Legally Executed. COLUMBUS, 0 July a day of heart-bieaking last farewells, such as has not been witnesssed in the penitentiary annex for years, Cletus A. Willaman, Canton, double murderer, was executed immediately after mid- night It was the first electrocution since William Swan of Preble county, stepped into the death chair September 2, 1910. Willaman was accompanied in the march to the electric chair by Chap- lain J'Yank Richards of the peniten- tiary, Capt. Walter Collins of the Volunteers of American, and Rev. Mr. Schlff of the Fifth Avenue Lutheran church, who were with him constantly in the last hours. They conducted re- iigious service until the moment when the short death Wilson to Mexico today declared grate and a 1 organization j the affair i "I propose a toast to the governor T t of New Jersey, the commander-in- July chief of the militia, an mgrate and a Jones. "I mean" Woodrovi Lan Wilson. I repeat, he's an ingrate and that the United States is in a a liar Do I dunk most advantageous position to col- There was no one in the throng to lect .its claims astamst .Mexico join with him and many people hur- growmg out of the recent revolu- riedly left the place among much px- tion. he savs Mpvion i dtement, among them a number "of officers of the state National Guard, doubted if this will be enough to meet all the claims now in camp at Seagirt. j Gov. Wilson would not comment on the affair. BOOM LAUNCHED FOR DEN VER FOR GOVERNOR; POMERENE TAKES UP FIGHT ON LOAN SHARKS STAR-JOURNAL BUREAU, Munsey Building. WASHINGTON', July 28 ilatthew R. Denver to be governor of Ohio' Such was the latest gubernatorial boom launched todav. Returning to Washington from a month's stay in his home town of Wilmington, Den- ver startled the natives by launching a full-fledged gubernatorial boom. 01 last sac- j rather having his friends launch it !for him wnile he stood by and nodded was nice" of them to mention c lth He told them it eS' i non for the governorship, and showed knowledge of tie crime, one none of the hesitancy of Representa- ?r atrocmis ever committed itive William Graves Sharp in letting in the state, although he had virtually It bo known he was a receptive can- confessed to police in Canton and Chi- thf" frcm i Denver has carried the overwhelm- i he had suffered made him im-iingly republican sixth district three conscious of his hornble deeds. This times. The Ohio democrats figure was the chief basis for the rejected j that who can do that ought to 1 "I A r u be a good man to run for governor. Although the lives of her father 1 Therefore the democrats in three con- Denver, who has been an unwilling candidate m the sixth district during three different campaigns, is becom- ing real willing, so far as the govern- orship proposition is concerned. Bitterly denouncing loan sharks who make the unfortunate their.prey. Senator Atlee Pomerene on the floor of tne senate called for more stringent regulation of the loan sharks in the District of Columbia, and asked the adoption of his amendment to the loan shark bill at present before the senate, making the most excessive in- terest a loan shark can charge 8 per cent per annum, instead of 2 1-2 per cent per month as the bill allows. ring to the appeal of Geo. Seebach, j commission and the commission itsea i l should consist of attorneys so as to! TRY THIRD DEGEE TO At the soldiers' home Thursday RRFAK HflWlU evening the band gave another of its concerts in the series ai ranged for that institution and a verj large' RICHMOND, Va., July gruei- crowd heard the fine music. A featuip ling tfcrid-degree effoit will today be was the singing of Hiss Hilda Distel- made by the police to break down horst, of Tiffin, who is visiting here the indifferent attitude maintained reat Henry Clay Beattie, jr., ever since a beautiful the murder of his wife. With the evi- a selection fiom "In dtnce they already secured con- the intermezzo fiom tradictins; Seattle's the and WORKS AIMS BLOW AT ALASKAN CRAF1 qualify itself to decide legal tions. and was eneoied, "It is my opinion that the ruling of the safety director should been sustained "The crime, the police are confident they will be able to make him break down, Prof. W. S. Heslet also sang today. SCOEE HURT IX WRECK SAYRE, Pa, July 2S score of passengers were a Le- Valley excursion t'-ain. boand EfflftlNl! Juh 2S n, one of the from the for Atlant'o City, struck ATLANTA Sarah E. Gabbett. v...... wealthiest and most eccentric -women a broken rail here early' Three 01 Atlanta and widely known as the Pullmans and a day" coach turned "Irish is dead heie. i over. received from a'tion. WASHINGTON. D C. July 28.- Tohn Worke. of California, declares 'hat there are bright prospects in for the Alaskan development bill which he has introduced in the senate. The ideas incorporated in the bill were first sprung by Gifford Pincbot and his conservation congress. It provides for leasing the coal lands to private parties, who will develop cost ROMANCE OF CIVIL WAR TO BE RE-ENACTED; FORMER WIFE COMES HERE FOR WEDDING1 Dispute Over Mrs. Simpson's Property Leads to Court Suit. Married in 1867, nearly fiftj ago. at Henderson, Kj to Mrs Dona Roberto, of St. Louis, Mo., and dhorced from her m the Ken- Charging that r.Iiss Jennie B. years ling in Kentucky, and lost her bus- Simpson, foster daughter of the late the now band by death. The bride-to-be arrived from SL Louiss Wtdntsday morning. Mary A Simpson, converted to her -dHnf he m-rned in" Ken- word in a dPv o- two that Mm h-s hm love for the second time, according tc his statement made again until the divorce decree this week l-mnds expect the cere- tucky .8 annulled, and ihat l mony to tako place next week word in a dPv Memories of the bojs who fought m action has bern taken The inarrme blue and wtio tought m gray are le- license is to be taken out as soon -s called by the story of tneir meeting the 0? the annull mert "aches bah' a centurj ago. It was a pretty here, he declaims a dec-ee 'eeovery fp brought suit .for tlle Ti, Htte afternoon. c f Kms Rn3 dfndant is lc Md tbat was the >oang Sieving, a union sol- nulted, and that takes out dier. and on the other a pretty Ken- a marriase license, the performance :uiKy girl. They met at Henderson and loan company since he has taken part in the agitation to prevent the bleed- ing of unfortunates by the loan sharks, which said it was impossible for loan companies to do business if congress placed the interest limit and stepmother were sacrificed, and gressional districts, including 2 1-2 per cent. It stated that it her little half-brother's life attempted.' the Cincinnati districts, -have profr- took Senator Pomerene's view that the murderers wi.e and his family Used to support Denver in the state! ----------------------_______ stood with him steadfastly. convention, it is said. (Continued On Paxe The bill will be supported by the democratic majority in the house, where Speaker Clark and Ctecar Un- derwood are looking out for its in- terests, and by the democrats and progressive republicans in the senate. It is intended to block the activities of the Mbrgan-Gugjenheim interests at Controller Baji and other Alaskan i Several demands have been on Miss Simpson for the return of "WM am I mprrvins: of thc fraction ,M that ste has i.d n.ra luck, ttot ]t is'hls duty to brU( Ib. to determine the owner- soon became well acquainted. In fact they liked each other so well that two years-after the war, Siegling went ual ......_ back to Kentucky, and married her. I wurt to take ber" The legal -------i- other for many years have not dim-! j. Siegling is 69, a widower, and his 'He said. _ second wife died about a year ano that divorce decree will to be set The bride-to-be is 63. was married aside, and joace after her legal union with Sieg-. about it am .expecting to hear and the jewelry were UKcn of 'by the defendant sho the death of Mis. Simpson. SPAPFRf ;