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Sandusky Star Journal, The (Newspaper) - March 29, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio READ THE SYNOPSIS TONIGHT OF "BY YOU'LL BE WAITING FOR THE OPENING INSTALLMENT OF GREAT STORY THURSDAY THE SAN DUSKY STAR-JOURNAL. FORTY-FOURTH YEAR SANDUSKY, OHIO, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2Q, 191' LAST EDITION NUMBER 145 CITY OPTION BILL DEFEAT PROBABLE Both Sides Fighting Hard But Indications Were That "Drys" Would Be Able To Prevent Its Passage In The House. CHAMP CLARK, COMING HOUSE SPEAKER, HAS HAD SOME HARD KNOCKS IN LIFE COLLMBLS 0 Alarch the Fulton bill to exempt oties from operation of the Rose county option law was taken up in the hoiiop it 1 45 this it seemed certain that the measure would be defeated by practicalh same vote that Killed the Dean bill Haimon ha. gone to Cincinnati U was evident that the debate noti Id not be greath prolonged Both sides were fighting desperately for the advantage howevei The drv last night servea to crystallize the sentiment against the bill Drj speakers threatened that 4f the bill passed Ohio would be- come a dry -state Democrats wno urged members of their own party to defeat the pending measure spoke Tvith assurance than when discussing the Dean wet municipalities bill Then thev were almost Molent m predictions of tthat would happen to the parts if it was put up to Gov Harmon to act on the bill Last night there w ere ref eronces to charges that the admin is working for the new bill bi t no direct threats were made Se wal declared that the ote w ould the truth or falsehood of the administration attitude Official wet lobb> ists have not m the city State Engineer joined the ranks of working for the bill The only n n u li ch nag reasonably was that of Behne of Vti lams democrat To this was added Billingslea of But- ler in his seat for the first time m week" Conference To Begin At San Antonio And Then Be Trans- ferred To Chihuahua 'With no restuctions on idmission to the house 01 the conduit of those present the hiaiing became an Antl- Sdloon rallv with uniebtiamed ap- i plause and cheers for favoiite speakers and t limg points Representative Guard of Chim raign piesided assisted bv Schott of Gudner of Cleimont thud member of the committee was sic The hall was puked but rot jam- med as at contested aigmnents over liquor bills Nobodj was awa> At the protest meeting at en-lance was surprisinglv small Ovei ttmtv speal ers weie heaid it the two places Guard as a it the hear ing protebtid, against vvlnt he called the efforts to lailioad the Dean Fill ton bill without a heanng Much attention was given to Newark con ditions becaus" o" the not theie last summer and the icsidence of Repie sentative Pulton The home itile an- peal was ndiculeel as goml for cities but bad foi villages wiich could be trusted better than the laigu munici- palitleg L D Lillev of the A.ntl Siloon 1 league declaied illicit liquor sales are greater m wet than in diy TCI avlm state master presented resolutions adopted bj the executive committee of the stite grange He an noumod that farmeis aie now plan l namp LlaiK who piooabh will be the most consmcuous figure in thd ning for the election of delegates to i Deu of congi-ss spent his earls ife on a faim m Kentucky and the constitutional convention and said was st.rangu to hardship Aboieib shown the old Clark home in Ken that if the bill was passed the farmers i and tne spring house whereClaik as a boy was wont to quench would send delegates pledged to state hls thllst prohibition FEAR PUBLICITY MAY END A BIG WEST END PROJECT FAKER AND KNOCKER Must S-indusXi continue 10 be the of tie new m er This que-non was isked in iM serio ISIKSS daj v nduuls and mem rs of tie Hi i s ention bmkeis m rdiait a tornevs and otheis interested in the 1 i Iding ind idv me emu t ot th citv for ome ti a hi, project h is been pending lure ihe. icqnirement of uonb in a considinhle n ict of i in 1 m the t r i d It is i ml ineui m ah lot tilt citv flu u Joun al his known of the ficts Tuesel iv evening i rei re uitltive of the pi le e ilei onn-, to secuie mfonmtion i to the dell wit, asked In siuunv of the Business Men s issociaucm nit to miki the "ton ]u> e Ih new papernnn insisted upon dona i lesult ofliml ol tlu is sociation now fen th it the noiect Ins been i lick ivc It was not a deal tor the tinted stat s S oil 01 nion lonsiltrii! mil ho ever an 1 is ill t1 e nens in oitiuis had 11 r lien e cured those who wie lookn, iftei the nnttjr hnt good i i on to ten that nil! not i ow be i ilc to mire thenei.. sin pio i OIK nnu duecth concerned in the di il! fluli thi it u is to atterait invthing fui li r Otheis are sti'l hoi etui tint the damige be undine in i nt t anv rate the public, uion of he ston the mo t ot it tin true has done DKU haim If (lie deal is put tliicli h it will be in spite of and not because of the morning piners ettoit is not the first instance ot the kind Some time iuo puuliutv spo led a deal to bung hei" A big Uncinniu iiutomobili concein Likewise the sending out ot i highh colored fike ston of stnke doubles vented the closing of t deal a big Almost even div fake stones -ire being sent out fiom binduskv The Stai Jouiml has chter'ulh ind glidlv refrained from giving piibhcitv to factoiv and othei big piojeiti until thes are. closed U pic feis i real boom to i scoop It will continue this poliev The morn mg piper howevel opposed to all irogiess md implovement not un'v openly fights niim piojeits but uncilled for publicity does even thing iiossible to hum others It is this condition which is miking doubh difficult tin the Business Metis association and is je tardmg the giowth ind piogress of the citv Not Enough Land Options Yet Secured To Insure Success Of Plans. j PROPOSITION INCLUDES DOCKS AND TERMINALS GEN. REYES IS RECALLED Father Of Rebel Leadei Insists That Diaz Is To Resign Taft Explains USE OHIO MILITIA' COLUMBUS 0 March jutant General Weybrecht was to day told by Representatives of four western railroads that the Ohio guard will be ordered to Call forma and asked for the transpor tation contract As yet no such in formation has come from the war department but guard officers were at once ordered to be in readiness The war department at Washington denied that it in tended ordering the Ohio militia to Californ a SAN ANTOSItniarch 29 the anival here at 7 oclock tomonow morning of Ambassador De La Barra the newlj appointed minister of for eign affaiis of Mexico negotiations for peaie m Mexico will it once be on He will be met heie hv Francisco Mi deio sr and Alfonso Madero and the three will 20 to Monterey Mexi co where thev will meet Minister U manto ir and the party of peace com missioneis appointed by General Diaz La er the partv -will go to Chihuahua where Provisional President Madero will join them under a flag of truce The eldei Mndero declaies that President Dia? is to resign He is confident peace will he established soon It s now admitted that Ma dero and Limantoui recentlv met and discussed peace Warlike Preparations EL F4SO March the fact that Chibuahaa is expected to be the seit of the pea e negotiations conrieis arriving from there todat de Clare that the most warlike prepara tlons are going on Colonel Rabago with a force of 1100 men after a month s march from Juarez has en teied the citv increasing the garrison to 3 000 Madero and the insurrecto force have camped on the hills 30 miles out and it is believed he is pie paring for an attack To Prevent Investigation WASHINGTON D C Mar-h 29- To prevent congiess from making an official investigation into the aim> maneuvers Piesident Taft began to dav to acquaint the various congress ijien and senators as fast as thev ar me in Washington with the exact situation that made the mobilization of the armv and navv ne essarv He believes that if enough of the mem bers of congress are confidential ac qiiainted with the real siti ation the administration will not be embar rassed by a congressional investiga tion The administration was today offl cfallv informed that General Bernar do Reyes the Mexican political exile bac been called back to Mexico to be come minister of war Reves is most popular with the insttrrectos and this fS taken as indicative of the final downfall of the Diaz regime Reies Is now starting home from Paris He abioad bv Diaz just before tie last election for fear i s popularity might cause Diaz 9 de- feat. NEWSPAPFR( DEAN OPTOMETRY BILL GETS BARE MAJORITY COLUMBUS 0 March bavin? been defeated late a vote of 14 to 18 th" authoi chang ing his av e vote to no so that he could move a reconsideiation the Dean op tometiy bill was passed this morning on a reconsideiation The vote to re considei as 1 S> to 10 and ttv ote on the passage of the bill was 18 to 13 a hare constitutional rmjorib 1 simi lar hill was pacsed two aars ago but was vetoed bv the goveinoi The W inters public utilities bill was scheduled to follow the Pulton bill in the house this afteinoon with mdi citions that n would be defeated Representative Langdjn republican floor leader called and then canceled a caucus of the minority when the purpose to meet became known He wanted to consider the utilit es hill but feared charges connecting the gathering with the Fulton bill Lang don and other lepublicans will have amendments designed to insert some of the teeth of the old Woods bills On the other hand a strenuous effort will be made to take from the com mission all right to inter fere with rev lew or control of anv u il itv entin3lv within a municinahtv This would limit the bill to telephones and such things as now are within the scope of the railroad commission Both crowds threaten to vote against the bill unless their amend ments art agreed to It is known that the bill in its present form is not satisfactory m manv features to the administration Should the Winters bill be killed the fisht foi i utilities commission will not be dropped On the senate calendar is the Stock well state wide pmnaiv bill which al so appears to L" facing destruction Reactionarv democrats are finding an excuse in the failure of their stile pHtform to mention state pritnan The senate clef ated anolhei bill that was on the caiendai with the opto rnetrv bill is a special Yount school book commission bill The vote on it was 13 ajes to 14 noes the author himc3lf voting agams the bill in older to qualify himsp i for (Continued on Page o) .NOWATERIN PIPES THE WEATHER NEW YORK Maich loO witnesses most of them stimvors of Saturdavs fiie in which 111 people lost their lives testified todav that the doois leading to the stairways and passenger elevatois weie locked Their evidence will be given to the Apnl grand jurv which will fix the cumin al responsibilit) foi the deaths Fire Beeis now believes that most of the gills in the building weie killed by a blast of heat while tiying to leach the stairwajs elevatois i the one fiie escape As the investigation progi esses evi dence has been uneirthed to show that the fire appliances ind appaia tus in the exits and work looms of the Asch building were not in good con dition It has been testified that the watei was not running in the standpipe be cause the connecting valve had bed turned off m the basement i gallon showed tint the hose icstee the stanapipe nozyle m Ihe hallways 01 the staircase adjoining the elevatoi shafts Chief CtoKei dedaied for file es capes on all buildings fireproof and otherwise The proposed ordinance requiring fire dulls was left with a committee Inudentrfllv the aldeimen invcntoned their un enforced commands and found an old to the Manhattan superintendent of buildings to report anj dantei ous conditions which ma> bv vntue of inadequate legislation and which may eausr loss of life hj file The oidei was issued shoith after girls lost their lues m a fire at New ark J on November 26 list Penalties In Ohio Not Veiy Severe TAKES CHARGE OF DETAILS OF "WAR1 COLlMblS 0 March the New lonv Shirt Waibt factor} fiie with its toll of 144 dead had occurred in Ohio the man or men crimmalls responsible for the death tiip condi tions in the building would be liable to a severe repnnnnd from some court and a fine of to JoOQ add ed The piesent iegishture is consider ing a new state building code that was drafted hv the state factorv in spe tion dtpaitment It "IVPS the btate factoiv inspector Tilditional authoritv in the wav of forcing the owners of factones and pub! c building-, to sife guard the Ines of emploves and it enumerates manv (hums thai owieifa shall do in the conctruclion of then biildm-s su ft as puttm: in inside flre escapes making then floor areas smaller with fire walls between the different rooms etc It also makes it Haider for owneis to get into couit to delaj orders from the Inspection department Undei the piesent law if an owner thinks an unjust oider has been made he tan lush into couit and tiy to have the oidei set aside But the new code hie the piebent old one provides nothing in the wiy of penaltv except a small monej fine fiom J50 to S-iOO The state inspection depaitment maj issue stringent orders but it 11 take months to foice an obdurate ownei to complj with them and if m the meantime a fiie occurs and em plojes lose their lives the owner cm meielv be forced hv law to walk up and laj a money fine 4n effoit is to be made to amend IIP lew hw befoie it comes to a so Ihit it will piovide a jail 01 euten miv foi factoiv own is who would di les-ird the factoij ere disrc Letters Cited Today To Refute Testimony In Illinois In- vestigation LUMBER MAN IS WITNESS Declaies Piesident And Sena- tois Aldrich And Penrose Uiged Election of Boss WASHINGTON D C Match Fbienst 01 to- night Thuisday clearing Tempeiatuie it 7 a m jl de glees Tr-mperituie one veir ago bO degrees bun rises at i IS i m and sets nt S p m dud time 0 Much Fvell if Chief Justice Tones shoull decide tod v th it the mju i tion t invent Indue Coimins tn iu In denial of the tebtnnopv given on i clmge for nerjun I1 p thus i tn itt i teidav it Spi ngfield II! that d.nt Taft lent his to the clec tion of Sen itor T orimci fiom ul mll mdgt --i un' i peisoril letters in the piesiihnls BI No ,tter whit the 1Qn aietodi died One of these I ttei i le-n t in-li is HI d to it the written in Oelobn The iiimor renle repoit of st-itements (hit I con ___ ;arciea in New Yoik sciouslv lent 11 v wught of Ihe id ministration to the election of Ion nici whei-h untiue- The Charge Tax Clerk Sentenced GUMBLAZE Loss At Albanv Run? into Mil- lions, Rare Old Records Being Destroyed Ali (h interior of tie new 5 notion t ue cintol building wi euncl bv enh th s morning entiilmg oss of from 000 000 10 iitn non the mo t seiious losses were lecoids and docu mpnU ditmg bick to 1 I whn'i ire inenlareahle Tiedestoved onions include the acserph3v hi r thf libiarv state s office corridors stairwavs and vi 01 s stite office At one time fifteen firemen were over come bv smoke hut e cai ed All of the old n Her iid records- were deslrovd an! iNo il of the assemblv records of the presen and tie in Ken selair co! lee ton of 01 H histoilcil man i Defective winng is believed to have cause he f re The tire broke o it i o clock (hi morning and s le t i ra ii a, blonin., ind bv I oclock en" whole side of the buiM i w fiimes O Much J, cb Fi Inn, Cox waicl leide, ind Dow tax clei k tlle countv mditoi s fi t wis tod iv senttiuej to tw SPRINGFIEID 111 March 21 ,ens m piison for listmc m saloons Tint Presidtnt Taft ind Senators Aid bo that thev might is( (I c t i- h uio' rich and Penrose uiged the election of tax He wis a! ntencul t) pu 1 William Iciiiinei as sen itoi from llll costs of his till! nois in older to obtain vote for the I ___ tii ff till was the burlen of I Won u testimon mven Iv TclwaiJ times Chicago hml i rnlei brfc e the (Oil MI IS 0 Much i 1 1 senate mvesti tion ommittei. that legislative, commute" that i rol 1 1 t bcgl l an inqunv into illcged brunrv Kttion o U i C lcni h i fio t m the Illinoi !c .1 latin e it the tune ti incl wlose se u w i ,o Mr toiimci was elected j ttsted bv the democrit dull Hines wis tho hist witness He th it the reml licans sho Id uti tcbtifipd Tresileut Tit and Si tutor th Thu eoiiccci 1 i were line i v il nit the n tn fraud in tin I ncnn ti "torn! cleiclloik it ind l011 thit thi bid u L, 1 h m 10 do Ins ut most in IrliKli ibout loiim t flee tirn times c d Pit idem lilt w is t1 i Illinois s loul ic t a semt jr witloiit del iv m of the trr i pend nf, t iriff bill Hi sue lonmcr nrtt i, pic ache 1 dc dined to be a e i nclite Hmes d med the u e of n onov Published Story That the U. S. Steel Co, is Back of Deal Positively Derved, If it is possible to overcome the damage cajsed by premature pub- licity it is likely that within a few days deals will be closed for a large tract of land in the West End which will mean a consider able industrial boom for San It is not a deal for a plant at least for the present and it Is not being made wth the States Steel Co, 01 anvone representing that cor- poration lo one time dtions have be n -eidins to se aie options on. t I nti luid The Sur Jouinal bis Knoivn ot this but foi the ven excel- lent thu all the necessaiv op- ion-, Ind not bee i nied and that publiutv seiiouslv interfeie Ulth Th" lllanl if nnt pntnpU defeat th oljett of ihe no an- noi n in ent uas madt A local attor- nev lepnsentlni; b g mteies s has id an option on pieces of nopcm mil id is the Enterprise 0 T s Co hold ng> lut several pieces of land ue vet to be icquiTd th1 de of the project can- nn le gnen out the Star Journal is in po-. tion to -tate that a part of the n to gieath the terru- 1 itl ind dock fiLihies of the Penn- uta i tilnnd heie There is als3 v ision foi t il me rare of the Fn- (erpn e (i so t ut mil either let-tin pie ent plants or be given inoihei imi satufai on location. U inv me the plants are to t-s oneiated possihlj on a larger sca'e. Theie i tpason to tha' tb9 piojpct -iKo includes o her and im- pomnt industiial developments T le business Men aquation has bien assisting in the def I and a com- nint e has been endeavotinr to se- em e options on land it looked late Tuesdav as if eveivthing could ha dosed up within a davs Then cime the publication of the wild story of a steel plant being projected those who were interested in the mat- ter it once threw up their hands Its ro nee one man couldnt possiblv the needed 1 ind now NoUithsfindini; tliih others ei- piessed the belief th t there is s ill hope although delav is certain Trs who hd> been iring options on the hnc1 was in consulta- tion Mth oflk is over the long" dlsfine t lephoi e but Po stiteni t el Fo tMs re son tie Stir Jouinal cannot now gne he hpie is geneitl eondemna- n o' t> e ptnatiu Mbncation of th stn when t'lf fi s became IDOMI e'V-'-v nusu e men a 1 otr s hopef i! fi someth u? inisih v t 1-e done Mil1111 depepfs ipon eotlitions h certain OVMI- 1S of p ni'i I nili our f t'r tit s o' th i roje" TO ntbi i-iti over WILL FIRST TACKLE THE WOOL SCHEDULE COMES TO DENY WAE PLOT RUMOR V D C Much :i The If i ei itic. wivs ind m in-, oninnltfe foi he MIT tine t i-'iv ok up the tinff ques ion d sr is n" i some length the qiotiHi of i c i 1 lete revision It v i mnoinetd 1 owevci tl at f >r th i out th omini tec w M inline i s f to the i icvision of th 1 s H 1 TEMPERANCE LEGISLATION IN OHIO General R L Oliver assistant of war has his hands full just with the armv maneuvers in Texas Much of Ihe detail work planned by Secret trv of Dick inson is taken charge of by General Oliver The c itest ovei the Fulton bill to exempt ueu wet from the op eration of the Pose e-ontv law vhich wl ich was ni) for a in the house AVedne chv his i) gcierillv con side ed tn of i n o' lesisl tne that lave the statt 1 coit'st will tome in the adoption of a n vv const! tutnn In present constitution was made to in hide th clau e No to tnfnc in intoxicatiig liquors shall hereaftei IH granted in this state bit me stenei I is nihl mav bv law provide acilnst th> ev! resulting therefrjm ft- populai vote on the proposed clause h-i 1 Tor li ense 101 o 11 2 fne license c1 ui upop e a i h w the m ultod as Ollows asnnst license whi h was voted opposed ill1 Ivocates the m tlic e I in ab olutc fie- tiifl m Honor It was co busi us, nrople of that period who fivo-ed lieers" being in then judgment the poliev for giod govern ment Bit ir extremes met as if in a common en st md for TO veirs the tat" his experienced tlm nsults The prohit ition in tbn rinstitution I'd not operite to stop th sale of iqnor and there his Bcir elv b n a of the scaeial since fiat vcai thir his not ha I Ufore it some nieivino lool ing t> tl further i snn regulltion or re osnltioi o the traffic aimed at hv (ho cons tu i la! prohim'i >n The in mpor'i U o' those tha became sonie to be lat r u pealed or amended bv tht general assembiv or derlaiert unconstitutional bv tht su preme court aie given helow Pond I iw law as enacted April lsS2 pimided a si stem of tax- ation graded in imoint according to the of the bit imss with the requirement of i bond for observance of certain provisions of and (Contmuid on Past I 0 Mir h co i c i of fc n r U or Tom To in on co ti i 1 iv to gro v Ic i u I! ill tinies s.i "ct tc M} t o e_ an 1 indigestion 1 t 11 1 o he e o i ss of his ll M s, Iv ei ntortabl 1 o til i t le milK I n u is t nterested a th soi 1 n e tl e M n wir tn c' Foi two or tl i li s e n ui of lite a !u Now c rk boloc u t i as been r n iimc through h mind in I he ISN <1 s is to t r le lo Jrnents ot u1 o mvc; tuition ai 1 whethet irv o-o we 1 u on ible for the ot Ii t Local Vessel Chartered By To- I ronto People and Will be Renamed Olcott. I v. deil n clo ed betwetn the 1 i uisuia Co owntnj tf steunei Uike-- dc Mid I M Camp- be 1 of Forom i Ont for the charter- ing ot vessel hv parties represent- ed bv Mr Cairnhell to run this season on s rn betwien Toronto and 01- eott on 1 ake Ontat o Mr CimpbeU hue scveial week and look- led cnei the local vessel and at that I tune it was practralh tbmt the Lakeside would bf TOJ.O of Japar- will visit The pretty little sUtnwr Wffl the I nited States this summer 1 his no lonser be known LkkMMft. move on tne put of Japiu is taken Vcioid ns to the plans ot thaw wto bv diplomats h n is ;j trong