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The Sandusky Star Journal (Newspaper) - July 31, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio SAN STA THE HOME PAPER FORTY-FOURTH SANDUSKY, OHIO, MONDAY, JULY 31, 1911, Gen. Sherwood Charges Inter- ests of Veterans Were Po- litically Bartered. EDITOR Wl'ELROY AND ANDERSON ASSAILED Fostoria Congressman Replies Warmly Today, Defending Course He Has Taken, WASHINGTON, July a result of the statements and of Gen. I. R. Sherwood, of the Toledo district, a congression- al investigation of pensions and pension legislation is possible. Once denied the right to make a statement on the floor, Gen. Sher- wood, foilowng Vie action of the house democrats in caucus in en- dorsing his bill and deciding to place it on the calendar, thus dis- placing the Anderson bill, secured the floor late Saturday and made a bitter attack upon John Mc- Elroy, editor of the National Tribune, and candidate for grand commander of the G. A. R. He also paid his respects to Carl An- derson, of the Sandusky district, in no' uncertain terms. Anderson was, not present. LAST EDITION NUMBER251, JAPANESE ADMIRAL SOON TO VISIT LAUDS AMERICA IN LONDON INTERVIEW THE WEATHER Following up Jjghtins man, a bluff, rough-andjjgad Representative Adair, of Indiana, a member of the committee on invalid pensions of which Gen. Sherwood is chairman, also made an attack upon Representative Anderson. Aaaif cEarged that the Anderson bill was put forward because it was known it could not pass the senate and would therefore block all pension legislation. Anderson today, a- rising in the house to a question of personal privelege, made a torrid comij back to. articles in several Ohio newspapers purporting to be in- terviews with General Sherwood auth- or of the Sherwood pension bill which aceussd Anderson of sneaking his bill oa the calendar and of "doing it in an underhanded manner." Anderson, stated that the charges were false and unwarranted, 'He read a ietter" "from General Burdette, chairman of the national pension committee of the G. A. R. which denied that Burdette had given the approval of the G. A. R. 1o the Sherwood bill as claimed in the interview and stated that while he had always admired Representative Sherwood he felt that in justice to himself, he must deny, the attack nifje upon him. "I am a democrat and proud' of said Representative Anderson, "but I am not proud of all democrats. 1 fcave been accused of sneaking my bill en the calendar but I never played the cotton foot and hid- in the cloak rooms while a pension bill was being voted upon." Representative Garrett of Tennessee made A point of order against Ander- son, in reply to which Anderson offer- ed clippings from a numbei of news- papers speaking of him in derogatory Isrms. He found however, that he did not have all the papers with him find so the case went over until tomor- row. Sherwood's was sensational. He declared that' McElroy did not want a pension bill passed as it would leave him nothing to agitate in liis paper and so he would lose ground. He-.charged that McElroy had sold out the influence of his paper to the Ohio national republican com- mittees. In substantiation of his charges, Gen. Sherwoo'd put into the record testimony in the shape of hundreds of Tues- prob- 72 de- e 68 Forecast: Fair tonight, day increasing cloudiness ably followed by showers. Temperature at 7 a. m., grees! 'temperature one year ago, degrees. Sun rises Tuesday at a. m. and sets at p. m. (standard Maximum wind velocity for 24 hours ending at noon today, S miles at p. m. Sunday. French and German Diplomats Seem Near Agreement As to Morocco. JMAY NOT PLEASE ENGLAND Mobilization of Troops and Sailing of Torpedo Flotilla Show Activity, MA Y THE BEST MAN WIN (EDITORIAL.) That "We are advertised by our loving is again being dem- onstrated by the course, of the morning organ of the special interests. Devoting five-sixths of its political column to democratic affairs, and to an attempt to show that republicans will support a certain (iirmocrat rather than their the organ gives the Star- Journal credit for political power greater than we would modestly claim. The object, of course, is plain. The organ of the "interests" would stampede- democrats to one candidate whom it favors and whom it would support rather than the candidate of its own party. It desires above all else the defeat of JIavor Lehrer. The Star-Journal dees not care to whom the morning organ gives its support, so far as political lines go. It may take up the cause of republican, democrat or socialist as it pleases. Every newspaper and every, dtizen has the same right. Political and partisan lines will be largely disregarded in the municipal campaign. For the benefit of some who may be worrying, however, we would say this: THE STAR-JOrRNAL HAS NO CANDIDATE FOR MAYOR. Any statement, published or otherwise, to the effect that the Star- Journal will s-upport or net support any certain candidate, or that anyone connected with the management of this paper has made such a statement, is absolutely false. When the lists are full, we shall look to the men ana platforms. The man who promises the best and most progressive administration of affairs, the MAX who appears best fitted for the office, who gives assurance of a square deal to all and favoritism to no "interest" and v.-ho is the least allied to any short, a man who gives promise of being a real mayor for all the people, will have the Star- Journal's support. We shall do all we can to elect such a man. I Many Places to Be Filled, How- ever, If Project Is Car- ried Out. DEMOCRATS, MEANTIME, ARE ACTIVELY WORKING Thomas McKenna Enters Race_ for Councilman-at-Large, Who for School Board? ticket LONDON. July was definitely LONDON, July grim, ruthless sort! That's -what one might expect him to look like., this Admiral Togo the Nelson of Japan, who is going to 11 come to America after he concludes his coronation visit to England. But if one had conjured up kind of a picture, one would be much disappointed. The admiral was found at his fash- ionable hotel, on the borders of Hyde Park. His quiet, brown eyes lit with a kindly light as he greeted his in- terviewer, and it wasn't hard to see how this descendant of- the samurai the east coast of England, likened somewhat to the recent mobilization of American troops near Mexico, is in progress today. There are rumors that Germany will demand the dis- missal of Chancellor Lloyd George because of his Mansion House speech defying Germany and this has furth- er embittered Anglo-German senti- ment. All torpedo destroyers of the second flotilla sail at 4 o'clock this af- ternoon under sealed; orders that were did before, age had furrowed his fa" foAl and left its snowy traces upon his head. its progressiveness." The admiral talked' with the help of his aid de-camp. His English is not very fluent. He once spent seven t jj_ii j.jHrf OIJC.LI L OG V CJLl has won his way into the hearts of j years in England, studying his art at his people. He is a slim, man and he j the Thames Nautical Trainimr Hollea-p learned today that a conference is VETERAN NEWARK DEMOCRATIC EDITOR WILL now teing held at Paris between the I French ambassador to Germany and SUPPORT OWN PARTY CAUDATE IF WEAK the German foreign secretary-at which it is expected the Moroccan situation will be amicably settled today. It is understood France will give Germany the compensation demanded for allow- ing France to have free hand in Mo- rocco but what this compensation is has not been made public. It is by no means certain, however, that the agreement effected will be acceptable to the English. NEWARK, Ohio, July may announce that I will bolt the democratic ticket if Herbert Atherton is nominated for said J. H. Newton, veteran democratic war horse and editor of the Advocate. "I shall make this announcement in the A quiet movement of troops along j Advocate. I believe that Atherton's ship. But that was early in his life, thirty or more "years ago. "Orcourse." he voice! Togo expects to arrive at New York August 5. With him will come Gen- was strangely soft, almost like a woman's, "I look forward with a great deal of enjoyment to my visit to the BERLIN, July Germany eral Count Nogi the Jananese hero of Port Arthur. .They are to be given a TT J A i j. J. -i. 14.1 LV UC fti VtJlI et United States. is a remarkable state dinner at the White House on country for its resources, its pluck, I the day following. Are Expected to Support Free List Bill and Pass It Tuesday. ringing with belligerent utterances against France and England, a war over the Moroccan situation Is still a possibility. Germany is mystified at the silence of the kaiser and his min- isters who, while in thorough accord, have not taken tne people into their confidence. No official statement has been WASHINGTON, July is ex- Attorney General Also to Go After Collections Reported by Examiners. COLUMBUS, 0., July pected a.t conferences being held to- General Hogan is going to organize ri fl V f 1l t1 1 rt i n 1__..__ n forthcoming as to the kaiser's con- ferences on the imperial yacht, at Swinemtmde, with the chancellor and the foreign secretary. The country is chafing because a knowledge of what is going on in official circles is with- held. Generally, however, the situa- tion is less suggestive of war than it was a week ago. newspapers comment not a I little bitterly on the tone of the edi- tonals m some American newspapers. They see in these editorials what they call a pro-British sentiment. nomination will be inimical to the best interests of the city. If. he is nominated, I shall throw what little influence I have to his opponent be he an :ndependent or republican. "Let me correct an impression that has gotten out throughout the state. This city is not as "wide open" as it was before the riot but liquor is be- ing openly sold and anyone may se- cure a drink "We fear that conditions whi.ih dis- graced the city -before the lynching of Carl Etherington iboiU a year ago will again; prevail, if Atherton is nomi- He is an avowed candidate and is plotting to secme the nomination. Newark is nominally about "You may state on my continued Mr. Newton, "that Mr Atherton was bought off last year by democratic leaders to get out of town. I know that he was given when he left for California.' Mr. Atherton was at t'ae head of the city government when the terrible riots occurred aiiout a year and resigned after Governor Harmon threatened to depose him, and wert to California, but returned. He. was succeeded by John Ankele, the pre- sent mayor, who will be a candidate for the republican nomination. His administration is denounced by many Atherton's political enemies to con- centrate on ore iran but no decision has been reached as vet. EARL GREY FIGHTS RECIPROCITY PACT day that pro; PITTSBURG, July ev- er Wilkinsburg in a beautiful twilieht O" w TT J T u progressive republican sen-! in his office a. bureau of censorship' Howard Levan, the 18-year-old decide to j of public expenditures. He expects to birdman of Allentown, Pa., was badly and noce tlia fofTviAfo' leeiirr-n j.__ hlirf wVlATl hid -WrierJif n ators will democrats and pass the farmers list bill tomorrow as they did cue bill_____________ House democrats are] consider- free assign immediately two members of oui j his staff to the task of determining whether too keiiu ing the bill compromise. spent. Chairman Underwood has said that Probers Do Not Believe Trust Tookf Over Tennessee Co. to Avert Panic. NEW YORK. July Stanley, steel trust probe committee having decided that the steel trust reallj forced the sale of the Tennessee Coa'l and Iron company instead of benevo- nently assimilating it to avert a panic as claimed, today laid plans to prove this phase of the case. From C. T. Perrin, an expert, who made an exam- ination and reported that the Ten- company controlled from 000.000 to tons of coal and between _ and t.on's of iron ore, the committee will try to establish that because of this report the steel trust at once laid p.'ans to gobble up the concern. It was learned that the fommittee is desirous of hearing from J. Pier- pont Morgan .with regard to the ab- sorption of the Tennessee. Coal and Iron company. That a subpoena will be fssued for Charles M. Schwab, for- nifer president of the L'nited States Steel Corporation, also was revealed. Since so many important witnesses have defended Mr. Morgan for his part in the negotiations which 'led to the consummation of the Tennessee Coal and Iro.n acquirement by the r-teel corporation, the desire of Rep- resentative Stanley, chairman, and other members of the. committee to hear Mr. Morgan has increased.. M-r. Schwab will be examined --par- ilcurarly prices and. the steel corporation's power in steady- fill the market price, He will be "a willing witness, say the members of the and representatives of the steel corporation. Schools, however, are in for special attention. It is the opinion of the oe wouid take liis time in considering! attorney general that public open- the matter. He is not disposed toj handedness toward everything labeled yield a single point, but says he is! "education" naturally has resulted in too good a democrat not to bow to the! much waste. In fact, it was a squab- will of the majority. If the demo-lble over private expenses in the offic" crats of the house believe that it is! of the state school commissioner that best to compromise he will abide by] is chiefly responsible for the latest the decision expressed in a caucus'Hogan activity. His bill, he thinks, is far preferable John H. Zeller of Findlay ceased to to any that can come out of a con-i be commissioner July 10, when he was ference. but he will not stand in the! succeeded by Frank W Miller of way if his colleagues demand a com-! Dayton. Just two days before he was promise measure. He may not giv-j j dropped from the state pay roll Zel- m for seven i days, but ultimately j ler started for Los Angeles' Cal he spent three weeks attending The free wool members of the ways the National Educational association and means committee, which incluaej meeting and'inspecting western seen Messrs. Harrison of New fry. He returr-3d and nre- Kitchm of North Carolina and Peters j sented to the state an expense ac of Massachuetts, will fight to the! count for the entire trip Comrais- last ditch before they concede MiHer remonstrated 7eller thing. They would decrease instead; explained that it -was customarv of increase the duties on wool and. They carried the dispute over to Hosran woolen goods. Zeller claim. hurt when bis Wright aeroplane fell from a height of 400 feet. catering to the saloon element, and his nomination will be tought. R. C. Bigbee is also being pushed by a faction of the liberal element for the nomination. j Atherton is a shrewd politician is admitted to !i3 the candidate against the field, several well-known men be-j ing urged to run or arc open candi- dates for the nomination. An effort is now being made bv Earl Grey, governor-general of Canada, is standing in the way of Premier Laurier in the premier's efforts to discharge his pledge to President Taft and obtain Canada's approval of the reciprocity pact. Grey is allied with the old Tory element that is opposing reform measures in England as well as re- ciprociy for Canada. PARIS REPORTER CROSSING SIBERIA IN RECORD-SMASHING TRIP AROUND WORLD Special Election for New Par- liament to Be Held Sept. 21. Premier's Statement. NEWARK, .0., July Jen- state nings. injured in the collapse cf the bleachers at Wehrle park during; a ball game'last Sunday, died at the: City hospital I vied It was argued that the yronted in better service by The attorney general thought (Continued on Page 6) CHANCES MOW BRIGHT FOR DRASTIC CAMPAIGN EXPENSE PUBLICITY BILL; HOUSE WILL ACT STAR-JOURNAL BUREAU. Munsey Building, WASHINGTON. July The op- position to; campaign publicity has caved in. 'After much fervid decla- mation and many manifestations that :hey would rather die in their tracks ;han to see the Senate amendments :o the publicity bill become law, the southern members of congress who de-! clared -they never would surrender j now acknowledge that they are beaten :o a frazzle. j sentatives will vote against the mendments that the senate has put, an the bill This is wholly erroneous. When it comas to a show-down I do not. think that more than one-fourth of the democratic members will vote against those The publicity legislation to be p note worth v that is books reasons. In most sweeping ever came out the United States senate. It shows nothing else that has T, _ ,_ _ i wioc mac iitiis -uaDDenen' It is now framed up that on Tues- j the change that has come over the day.. Representative William W. Ruck- spirit of the upper breach of con er of chairman of the com-jgress during the last year. S I 0 B I A If everything goes all OTTAWA, ONT., July ing the dissolution of parliament by Earl Grey at the request of Premier Laurier because of the inability of the government to put through the I prosity bill, the campaign is already j on which will determine the fate of; the measure. The special election will be held September 21 for the elec- J tion of a new parliament. The gov- ernment is confident of winning by a good-sized majority. Premier Laurier, the liberal leader, issued a statement or open address' to the people in which he argues for the reciprocity bill and for keeping faith with the United States. The question at issue is not a new one. Sir Wilfrid asserts, reciprocal re- With the democratic practically filled and the assur- ance that there will be no vacan- cies, interest in political circles now centers largely on the repub- lican side. From camp of Mayor Lehrer it was intimated pretty strongly that the republi- cans will have a complete ticket from top to bottom although at present there .are but two avowed candidates, the mayor himself for re-election and Henry Bloker fop auditor. Just who wif! be called upon to fill the other places is a question. Meantime friends of the various democratic candidates are losing no time. They are not waiting for tie lists TO close but are beginning a quiet campaign for support No petitions have-yet been, filed for the mayoralty nomination althougn all of the aspirants, it is understood, have more than the requisite number ol signatures. Edward. said Monday that he would have a" statement ready in-a few days setting forth his position as a' candidate Little attention thus far has heeii: paid to the board of education, al- though three places are to be filled and there is a good opportunity for several to get into the race. Th3 terms of H. W Parsons and J VJr Traber expire and the vacancy caused by the death of Wiliam E. Carter is to be filled. It is said that neither- Mr. Parsons nor Mr. Traber is anx- ious to return to the board and so some new aspirants can have .a, clear field if they desire it Whether women will put up. a candidate has not yet been- definitely aeteMInea, l Tne election will be on a noa-partisaa ballot. Thomas McKenna, who- has Held office for years, announced Mon- day that he is a candidate for COUE- cilman-at-large on the democratic ticiet and expects to file his Tuesday. He is the third entry ftir this office on the democratic side. G. V Pascoe, who took out papers for the nomination for councihnaa-" from the First stated Monday that he had decided to withdraw It was reported that A. F. might be a candidate for the Henry Miller was also announced a candidate. No new petitions were filed Moa- day nor were any new papers taken out at the board of elections office. The reunion of the legislature which -begins here Thursday, is at- tracting more or less attention throughout the state, Goy. Harmon, has arranged to be here one day, bably Friday, and Senator PozEeress: is also expected that day. The pro-- gram has heretofore beea published. Newspaper comment thns far .has been on the humorous order an a it seems to be taken for granted that the legislators take the reunion seriously. There may be some political talk bat plea- sure is the principal object of tha gathering. John T. Bourke says in the Cleveland Leader: "That the solons of the present as-'; serably may not pass unnoticed ia (Continued on Page 6) Roosevelt's Theory of Race Suicide Borne Out in Sandusky, ,.c- t ?ne tendency of modern families latioas with the United States having raise fewer chlldren responsible in been sought by both parties for over i gt parj ia the half a century. The present conserva- ot school children from last live party, he declared, is seeking reverse this lifelong policy of its! leaders of the past. The enactment ot; Deist? there arc- nearly th? agreement, the premier predicts, "'I, "y> cf sccoo! age in the. city this school County Au- s show that hundred less" further improve the friendly re- i tln year. in various wre dren to the familv mittee on election of president, vise- president and representatives in con- gress, shall move concurrence in the j senate amendments to the publicity tor i th 1ST sot. Pro: after election and ments by an overwhelming vote. I a majority of the democratic repre- i in- (Continued On Page 2.) Phileas Fogg when he sent Phileas around the world m eighty days on a bet. Now Andre Jagerschmidt, Paris reporter, just to show what a lead pipe cinch it would have been for Phileas to have won his bet today, is trying to make it in forty-two days. Jagerschmidt traveled on a limited train on the Trans-Siberian j railroad to Yladisvpstock, from where he will sail for Yokohama. on he him, Jagerschmidt wi] reach the of- fice of the Excelsior, the Paris trated daily that employs him, uu the evening of August 26. He may do the trip m even less time If finds, upon reaching Moatrwrl, AU ust 18, that he can make better time by taking a train to New York and sailing from there, he will change his plans. He has been traveling so rapidly that he has sent only two brief dis- j patches to his paper since he started. the constant effort of all political par- ties in Canada to make with the United States an arrangement for the free, exchange of natural products be- tween the two countries. la 1S54 Lord Elgin, on behalf of Canada and! Of coarse, it is believed that a thmttntT-f ber of children with the United States a treaty for this until memory many st! he parts of year s were missed enumeration whch known that some have .been was of the greatest every year, and that last showing was not what had Ever since the termination of that' per ted treaty all public men of any promi-1 The number of ronths of school nence in Canada, whatever their dif-jage in the city, according to the 1911 ferences on other questions, have been enumeration, was 5936, as against i unanimous m the attempt to agamrin 3910, a decrease, in exact of secure the tree exchange of natural' 187. By school districts this year, Uwt products. WASHINGTON. July 31.-The inter- ior department admitted Ralph Host, the famous hammer thrower, to prac- tice before the department division is as follows: Fourth. Sixth, Seventh, 1.025; Tenth. 914; infirm youth It. The only gain was of 31 in the TcntH district, which showed 883 pupils last year's enumeration, rSPAPERf ;