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Sandusky Star Journal, The (Newspaper) - March 22, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio LAST EDITION SECTION 1-PAGES 1 to 8 16-Pagcs Today-16 THE SANDUSKY STAR-JOURNAL. FORTY-FOURTH YEAR SANDUSKY, OHIO, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 1911, NUMBER 139 A Demonstration In The Inter- est of Peace Like Cruise of Battleships. ANNOUNCEMENT MADE ON BEHALF OF TAFT Conceded, However, That Ac- tion Was Inspired By Plot of One or Two Nations WASHINGTON, Mar. the great object back o fthe army maneuvers in Texas was merely a martial demonstration in the in- terest of peace similar to the world cruise of the United States tuttlMhips. was the announce- ment that was made on behalf of President Taft today. It was declared that the mobilization of troops in Texas was merely to show the world that the United States is thoroughly prepared for war, and that it Is therefore in- advisable for any foreign power to start War. was also the purpose it was pointed out, in the battleship cruise around the world. In spite of this declaration coming practically from the White HOIISJ It is conceded on all sides that the real purpose of the demonstration was not in the interest of peace generally but principally because one or two na tions, Japan and Mexico, were reallv Uotting_against the United States and -tjn demonstration was made to show those nations that Uncle Sam was fully prepared to care of himself Xov, thH the explanation nas come from the administration it is taiteii for granted that the real purpose of the demonstration has been effected that the plotting against the United States has ceased and that the troops v.ill now te Vnt in the field pureb tor maneuver pm poses DeclaraMon of the utterh pacific intentions ot the administration ward all th? vorld, and a tnbute f the bravery and self sacrifice of- tne south are the features of a letter an- dressed by Secretary of War J. M. Dicjcinson, himself a southerner, to an organization of confederate in Ft Worth, Tex., which offered its services, as infantry to "our common count! y Secretary WORKS HERE TO AID REBELLION MANEUVERS TO SHOW JAPAN OUR STRENGTH TAFT GIVES ASSURANCE Among the Mexican political refu- gees who are bending every effort to aid the revolution in their country while living in the United States Is Juan Sanchez Azcona. who has head- WASHINGTON, March order to let the world know that Vie Present military maneuvers in Texas have no reference to Japan. President Taft this afternoon in- vited Baron Uchida, the Japanese ambassador, to the White House and assured him that the relations between tjie two countries are still the most friendly. He made it plain yiat the troops were rnobil- ized solely for maneuvers and for possible use in Mexico. At a three-hours' conference with his cabinet today, President Taft dis- cussed the Mexican STAR-JOl RNAL BUREAU, Muasev Building WASHINGTON, D C. Maich 22 One of the seveial potential contribu- tor; causes of the Mexican maneuv- ers is the fca, of a war with Japan Obvioush this is a matter that Pres- ident Taft could not discuss and no American official in authoiity in either the diplomatic, state or mili- know kdge, that prompted President Tafe to insist that the canal shall be heavily fortified so that, when it opened presumably in 1913 the United Stateb nil] be piepaied to defend it from eintdnie to enhance It is on the second of anti-Japanese agitation in that the danger of an immediate crisis lies. Theie elusion law There is a no Japanese ex- the statute books. exduMon ariangemeut (Continued on Page '2 Measure Likely To Be Passed Thursday Without a Pub- lic Hearing. Dickinson declares him- self happy tr. know of no reason anticipating that our country will, in Ihe near future, become involved i.. hostilities with any other country The letter continues- "It is un'ortiinatc for our country, and for the peace oi the that a dispcsitoi ii shown by those who are reackless of the general welfare of mankind to stimulate, by false statements, and evil suggestions, dis- trust and jealousies between nations" Fear Peace Far Off. EL PASO, March 22 Failure to hear from President Diaz since the arrival at Mexico Citj of Finance Mlnlstei Limantour, who was sup- poser! to have gone thtre to ai range peare tei ms has con1 meed residents at Juarez that them is little chance for peace now Believing, too, that the insurrectos will soon make an at- tack on Juaiez a large number of the rcaidcnts there have come to this citv and anauged to quaitei their families hero Thus far, at least. Limanour's mis- sion has been without success lebels have not enthused over The the peace proposal and hostilities have not been ended by anv means The soldiers at Foit Sam Houston aie gettm? down to haul work, the first brigade staiting todaj on a 'long practice march Sail For Honolulu. SAN FRANCISCO. March 22 ing on boaid the flist and second bat- talions of the Second infantiy, num- men, under S men of the Fifth cavalrj and Fust Field aitilleiy and a few icciuits, the armv tians- port Crook sailed for Honolulu bering 500 officers ami Col F W Manbhold, BENLD, strikeis at expected induce gathering Martial law district the sheuff. ticns. Italian band line. ugees that the revolutionists arms and ammunition from ican an open mptjre with the Mikado's people and yet it became a known fact today that the officials in highest authoiity in the war department are convinced that the time is not far distant when the United States will have to go to war with Japan. Heretofore, as far as the public knew, Repi emulative Richmond Pearson Hobson of Mernmar fame, had a monopoly of and a corne, on the Japanese war scare and it was not known that apprehension of a NEW SUPPORTER flAONDUiy, !LASH IS Claim Governor Aid Them But Nichols Insists This Is Untuie, COLUMBUS, 0., March The senate this afternoon by a vote of 12 to 13 defeated Senator Yount's bill to take final jurlt-diction in county option caes from magistrates. Miners, Rudely Armed, In Ugly Mood And May Japan had found lodgment in high official quarters, but such is the fact The situation between the United States and Japan has reached the point of hair-triggei sensitiveness and it is the opinion of officials in authority at the war department that the relations between the two coun-tiies are "but surely approaching a crisis that ultimately means war. Their reasons for this view are based not only on general conditions and military preparations going on m Japan, as reported by agents of the United States in the Far East, but on the two following specific propositions. The approaching completion of the Panama canal The -probability that the approaching democratic congress will make a play for the labor vote of the Pacific slope and pass a drastic Japanese exclusion law that will fan the anti-American sentiment in Japan into a war flame. If Japan is bent on war, as officials of the war department are strongly inclined to believe, they think her plan will be to strike before the Panama canal is completed and opened for the passage of fleets as that would give the United States a gieat advantage in assembling warships for action in the Pacific Japan is jealous of the Pacific, of which she is determined to be mistress, and it is her Jealousy of the Panama canal, of which the administration here 0., March 22 no looks veiy much as if the modifie Dean bill will be rushed through th legislature, possibly on Thursday, an possibly without a public hearing The "drjs" are fighting hard, but th "wets" claim administiation backing-or at least no opposition. It is sai that the passage of the bill will mea the speedy enactment of many ures urged by the governor. Lieut Gov. Nichols, both for him self and Gov Harmon entered vigo ous denial of charges that they are be hind the measure He refuted on story that he had supplied the typ( written copies of the bill as intrt dtrced. It is known that the persons attitude of the governor toward th new bill is just what it always ha been on similar matters. He has re fused to take a hand or indicate to e ther side his attitude. The house tern paianco committee quickly voted t report the bill favorably. One of the strong evidences used b the "wets" to substantiate their clain that the cities bill is an administra tion measure is the vote on the Ki Patrick motion Just seven of thos present who opposed the first Dea bill voted to receive the new measure 411 were democrats. They were Behne of Williams, Crawford of Hu ron, Evans of Stark, Goodbreaa o ARRESTS Law Declared But A-ins. Supported by Un-fficials, are 111 March A bloody veen the 350 militia men and 'eds of rudely armed foieign it the mine is momentarily heie today. the of the troops an attempt to le Americans to return to ay failed for the ominous of vengtable foreigners trouble if the mines open, iw has been declared in the ie ai rests are to follow, ac-t) the state's attornej and 1. Wan ants will be issued lo carried arms or had any in the riotous demonstra-usand strong, aimed with a iortment of iiiearras, old 5keU, shotguns and revolv-uarching to the music of an md, the foreign speaking nducted a demonstration a-sir English speaking breth-lespie, jelling to those who n the sidewalks to get in given liy older citizens on Page 6.) SOME BERLINITES SPRAY THEIR LILACS? PERHAPS NOT, BUT NEW BARBER HAD ASSASSINATION RUMOR DELAYS RESIGNATIONS Mysterious Blast Of Dynamite At Gypsum Plant Near Port Clinton Did Little Damage and Only One Man War People Frightened. One of the most remarkable explosions on recordi occurred at the plant of the American Gv psum Co. along the Lake Shore tracks a short distance east of Port Clinton, at 2 53 mornins. Although the shock was sufficient to aw.iken hundreds of people in San- duskv, and wjs Mt as far east and west as Cleveland and Toledo, the ddmasse to the plant was slight and but one man was injured. Men in a boarding house but 400 teet from the plant were not even awakened and General Manager F J. Griswold, at his home a mile and a half away did not know .in; thing had happened until he was notified by people near the plant. The cause of the explosion is a com-1 plete mjsterj Accoiding to Managci Gnswold, the dvnamite was kept in a small building some distance away from the plant Theie vveie about two boxes of dvnamite in the place, piob- ably one bundled pounds, according to Manager Giliwold Appaientlj a tire was staited in some wav Nothing I but a hole in the giouud lemains ST PETERSBURG, Maich wllere 'hf little building stood ports icceivei} here that Russian Mm- Ttie foice of meu m the plant iter Korostovetz has been assassinated nad worlv at -'K lnu ono or in Pekin have resulted in a decision two- mcluding the night watchman, on the part of Premier Stolypm and lvere aboi't the place The shock of the his cabinet to withhold their resigna- exPloslon broke whitlows in the mam tions until the truth of the l'lant antl nearbv buildings, blowing be ascertained Should the assassin- out tno sashes on one side and tear- ation actualh have taken place the lns some siding. B Desanlt. an mimstrv fears that the resignation of emPloyP, was stnick by a flying splin- the cabinet at the same time would ter wooli aucl nls face head result in a serious crisis in the Rus- D'' Pool, ot Poit Clinton, sian Chinese situation. uUfuded the man ana tound that the .____ injuries were not serious Humor Work contlnued at the plant as us- 'ual, Wednesdaj. no machinery having LONDON, Maich 22 A dispatch been disabled Manager Gnswold said Supreme Court Decision Likely To Have Application In Sandusky. LEASED TO PRIVATE COS. iling In'TinrinnatlCasfr-rs-gf- from Pekin denies there Is anv fotin- the loss was trifling, modified i flation to the umior that M. Koroso- Twelve or fifteen men were asleep Interest Here Because of Battery Holdings, By a decision of the supreme court at Columbus, Tuesday, the city to i of AT THE WHITF HfllKF severe away from the scene. HI mCWniltnUUbt Hundreds of Sandusky people were awakened Windows rattled and the WASHINGTON, March was like a tcrrifflc peal of thun- peace was enthroned at the the for-Jed to mer Berlin barber for Huron, there I (if the "sca'le" but it is believed'this was no one hereto lemove the flow- statement is wrong, although a few it- ihowed signs of "yellows" adornmellts- RECEIVES LARGE DOJfATION OBERLIN, O, March shower of gifts upon Oberlin college was revived again by the announce- Sunday WOfk tO Be Curtailed manincrii n- J huiiuvt as Much as Possible In Near Future. through infected Greek tate valued at The place is known as the Johnson estate, and includes twenty-two acres of land and the enormous mansion formerly owned by Mr. and Mrs. Al- bert Johnson. CALLED FOK HELP, DIED WAN WBRT. O. March her body a mass 01 flames, Mrs. John Eller, wife of a Pleasant townshii farmer, tugged at the rope ot a din ner bell to summon aid Her husband hutried from the field but found his wife's body, charred al most bejond recognition, lying in yard. She was 45 years old and is survived by four children. HERE AEE DIAZ AND HIS COUNSELORS IN ROOM WHERE FATE OF MEXICO WILL BE DECIDED IN CONFERENCE WITH HIS CABINET DlAZ and Kis CABINET pita'occurred6 I wie not even awakened 'taxes on some of lts Apparently the shock became more East and Batteries, which ara leased to private concerns, and from which the city has an income. According to a special to the Star- Journal, the erne court decided ia the case of the ciey of Cincinnati VB. Rud. K. Hynicka .treasurer of Ham- ilton county, that real eBtate owned by a city but leaded to private parties for commercial uses Is taxable and may be seized and sold for non ment of taxes on It. The common pleas court to which it was flrst tried held that such property was taxable but that it was not salable for failure to pay the taxes. The circuit court af- firmed the common pleas as to thft taxability of the real estate but re- versed it as to the salability for nou- payment of taxes. The supreme court affirmed the circuit court On both, points. The East Battery property Is oc- cupied by the Sandusky Tool Co. This companv. beside paying rent for use of the property, pays taxes om about taxable real estate in ad- dition to a much larger amonot fof personal property. The West Bat- tery is occupied by the Sanduskr Foundry Machine Co., which also, pays rent to the city. This com- panv, however, does not pay any tax on the real estate it occupies but In- stead pays taxes on its buildings at personal property along with the other property. Another piece of property owned by the city which would likely be affected by the decision, is the property in tha West Knd occupied bv the LIMITED DELIVERY ONLY Local Ministers Have Been Se- curing Signatures to Peti- While no official orders have yet been received here. Washington ad- vices indicate that Sunday closing will soon be m effect in the post office here. In fact, Sunday work is to be discontinued in post offices through- out the country as far as possible. Sanduskv ministers have been work- ing to bring about Sunday closing and have secured manv signatures to a petition. The post office clerks, of course, favor this. According to a special from Wash- ington, it is not proposed to close im- portant jpost offices entireh on Sun- days. Certain work to prevent con- gestion and delay of mails miist done. Mails will be received and dis- patched as heretofore, and arrange- ments will he made for a limited de- liverv through the general delivery windows and the distribution of mail to boxes will be continued. Special dt livery letters will be dehveiod uud patrons of any office will be afforded the privilege of having theii mail de- liveted Stiiidavs by denosiung the re- quired fee for special deliver; sen p Postmaster General Hitchcock hns issued instructions designer! to earn into effect tbtse ideas and to afford emploves of the postal seivice oiu dav's rest in seven In order to afford the letter cor- ners, similar time for rest, the mfsent l-iii of delivering mail tbiough the tetter windows, vvhich re- the attendant e of about onc- 'lalf of t'le earners for three or four hours Stindavs, will be discontinued vamn i'o, for yard and dock purpose.. The railroad also pays rent on this leased property but does not pay any, real estate tax THE WEATHER. Forecast Unsettled with prob- ably snow flunies and much cold- er tonight. Thursday fair Temperature at 7 a. de- grees. Temperature one year a.eo to- degrees. Sun lises Thuisday at a 20 a. m. and sets at 5 46 p._m._xataa4arf- Tituei Maximum wind velocitv for 24 houis tniiing at noon todav 21' miles noith at 11 50 Wednesday morning Was Struck By Another Train and Later Had Crushed Foot Amputated. NEW YORK. March the notables sailing for England today I coidins were Lady Sarah Wilson. Mrs William IB Leeds anil Ambassador and Mrs Whitelaw Reid. JUST A FEW ODDITIES IN THE NEWS OF A SINGLE DAY LEFT Sl'lCIBED. BOSTON. March, the Hoxack today were an automobile, his head heavily ban-L daged. and was prepared to take theiflrst attempt to U8e the for body of John stand. An elderly man with a white [smuggling will probably result in the found two empty vials which con- beard who greatly resembled Andrew death of the aviator, an Italian named, tained poison and this note- Carnegie accompanied him Therelsmeroglio. While attempting to fly1 I have lived long enough lam was a stir in court when Magistrate, around Mt Senis with a caigo of ft h, HA T Cornell, acting on the strength of the1 liable goods from Italy his machine''6" handcc1 anl1 ashamed of ll. resemblance, asked the stranger to capsized and with both legs and col- tnats ttle rflason I kilted myself." step upon the judge's stanl. The.lar bone broken he lay all night ri The case is the most remarkable iriftake discovered when the man sakl was farmer Gov, Pinchback THIRTEEN, S010HT YORK. March 22-Thirteen years of age and still in short dresses, Mildred Peters ran awav from home in Chicago and came to New York "to become an actress' Detectives found her today at the Grand 1'nion hotel and put in XUBI RATE crime WASHINGTON, D C. 22 A record breaking cut in an express charge was made today bv the comp- ti oiler of the treasury. The Adams Express company sent in a bill for for transporting a package of checks worth tl 440.000 from Cass the anow and nearlv froze to death. It j that has ever b'en keeping of Societv for Prevention Lake. Minn, to Washington The l likely he will die. i Boston police. repo-ted to the of Crueltv to Children until her father arrives from Chicagj. Insnucted the disbursing to pay the company THOHiHT DE WI.EADEB LANSING. Mich. Maich 22-As a result of an investigation begun by Gcveinor Osborne some time ago it has been discovered that James A. Muitha. jr. minority leader in the disappeared disappeared from from Brookbn Brookly several several years ago. following charges by a client made to the Bar asso.'iatlon. To most of the people of Brooklyn, Murtha was supposed to have been Arowned at CMWJ Island. Martin CuibKe. aged 21. a >ounf German whose of residence It unknown, was struck bv a Lake Short train about 5 odock Tuesdav evea< ng in the local Lake Shore yards Ac- to Oabke's stoij he. with i numbei of other fellows, was ridini on a treight car when a man who il supposed to be a raihoad rame along and put them off th< cars Gabke jumped and was strocl bv another train which was at the time. The young man was renwTed to Good Samaritan hospital in the patrol Ijiter It was found that kU right foot so badly crushed tuM it was necessary to amputate it tool above the ankle. He also several bruises about the head face. Drs. Busch ind CtwriW OncM attended to his Injuries. Gabke. at the time of tkt was making his way eut to I r bi other Frank, who IB mine near Scrmnlon, Pit. Tin nfov nate lad's (urcota la Wmt Otrmugr. lEWSPAPERr SFAPERl ;