Sandusky Star Journal, The (Newspaper) - March 30, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio
___________________ THE FIRST INSTALLMENT OF THE FASCINATING AND BRILLIANT NOVEL, "BY IS PUBLISHED IN TODAY'S STAR-JOURNAL THE SANDUSKY STAR-JOURNAL. FORTY-FOURTH YEAR SANDUSKY, OHIO, THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 1911. LAST EDITION 'NUMBER 146 Kohlsaat Says He Knows Was Spent For Election of Lorimer NAME OF INFORMANT HE WILL NOT REVEAL Says He Considers It a Confi- dence, But His Charges May Reopen Case WASHINGTON, March That the new revelations in the Lorimer case, brought out In the legislative Investigation at Spring- field, may lead to a reopening of the case In the national senate, is freely talked of'here and is quite possible. There is a strong senti- ment on part of progressives to remove what they call the "whitewash." Sensational Testimony. SPRINGFIELD. 111., March is threatened foi H H. Kohls-aat, pub lifher of the Chicago Record-Herald, who testified before the senate inves- tigating romnvttee that he knew 000 had been used to insure the elec- tion of William Lorimer to the United States senate. three opnortunitieF to tell nho furn- iched the information as to the elec- tion fund. The newspaper owner de- clined each time on the ground that violating a confidence. As the committee has the power to witness-is who are in con- tempt, it was indicated that Kohlsaat had tell or go to The committee gave as an ulti- matum that Kohlsnat must lell all he abnnt the alleged corruption fund. The committee adjourned until April 6. When Kohlsaat was first called to the stand he was asked where he obtiined his information on which he wrote an editorial had been laised lo elect Lorimer. Kohlsaat declined to answer a num- ber of questions. He said he could not violate a confidence. Attorney Healy put direct questions to him asking if his informant had said he was asked for decline to Kohlsaat said. "Did he say that nine other men had been asked for "I refuse to answer." "Is he a resident of "I decline to answer." "Is he alive "He is" "Would you denounce any citizen who takes the position you have taken Senator Burton.' "Any man who will violate a con- fidence is not worth a snap. I viould not let my court reporter vio- late a confidence. No newspaper man NEWLY ELECTED SENATORS WILL GIVE BANQUET TO OTHERS WHO DON TOGA ?rvLt Senator Pomercne, of Ohio; Sena- tor Lea of Tennessee, and Senator Kern, of Indiana, will be hosts at a banquet to other new senators who, like themselves, aie about to don their togas, in the New Willard Hotel in Washington Saturday night Senator Pomeiene that the banquet has no political significance "It is to be given in order that the senators who will take their seats for the first time when the extra session of congress convenes April 4 may get bettei he said. can violate a confidence code of nurals." That is mj "You have been demanding this in- vestigation and now you refuse to aid us" "I appreciate the position, but I will not violate this con- cluded Kohlsaat. CITIZEN TOM JOHNSON _ SHOWED IMPROVEMENT Brother Of Rebel Leader Says They Were Approved By Diaz and Limantour SAN ANTONIO, March an official stateirent made here today, Alfonso Madero, brother of Pro- visional President Maiiero, of Mex- ico, made public the exact data of the peace negotiations with the in- surrectos. The terms, he states, WeW made by his father and Senor Liman- tour In New York The latter at once took them to Mexico Citv were accepted by Diaz. They are now being laid befoie Provisional President Madero and it is expected that within a week he will announce if they are satisfactory. If so, both sides will at once appoint peace com- missioners to meet on neutral ground and complete the treaty of peace. Not a Family Affair WASHINGTON, D. C., Maich 30 Juan Sanchez Azcona, secretary of the confidential agency of revolutionists here, left BY MAINE'S VOTE Want More Representation On the Big Committees of New Senate THREE NATIONS TO HUNT POLE STONE LEADS THE FIGHT Bailey Still Angry And Will Op- pose es Aie Airanged Senate Refuses To Amendment, Thus Pre- venting Majority. AUGUSTA, Me., March state legislature today sounded the death knell to President Taft'3 proposed constitutional amend- ment for an income tax bj ins to endorse it Maine is the twelfth state to take asiion. W'lne federal constitution re- quires that three-fourths of the states must ratify any pioposed constitutional amendment, the ac- tion of Maine settles the matter unless some of the states already on record against it should change their attitude. JOi'RN'AL BL'REM', Munsey Building. D C, March otr cent or fight." This war slogan is reverberating through the senate of the Unit-( ed States capito! these days It may not go down in history with the same significance as lliat other war slogan, "Fiftv-four fortv. or but is a- rousmg the militant ardor of demo- cratic 1'nited States senators and it presages a lively time ahead when the of the reorganized Eenate are framtd Stone r.i Missouri is lead- ing (ho jcr cent, or fight" movement. The able, aggressive Missouri senator is enthused with un- common determination and behind his leadership are rallying nearly all of democratic senators The proposition advanced by Sena- tor Stone as the basis for the demo- cratic maneuvers is simple. It is nothing more nor less than an effort to increase the democratic represen- tation on the standing committees of tho serate commensurate with the in- crecise of democratic membership of the senate itself. In the senate of the last congress, which adjourned on March 4. there we'e thirty-three democrats and fifty- nine republicans, a republican major- ity of sixteen. In the senate of the sixty-second congress, which will convene in ex- traordinary session on April 4, there will be, after all the legislatures have elected senators, forty-two democrats secret' and fiftv republicans a republican' majority of only eight. In the new senate, therefore, the democrats constitute approximately 45 per cent, of the body. They have only about 35 per cent. the representation- On committees, as the committees were organized In the last congress. Senator Stone and his followers propose to see that the 36 per cent Is increased to 45 per cent, or there will be war in the camp In order to carry out this idea it will be necessary to create tweiity- THE WEATHER Snow flumes tonight Not much change in one 34 de- 66 Forecast and temiv lauui1 Tompeuuure srees Temperatui degrees Sun nses Friday at 5 16 a m and sets at 5 54 p in (standaid time l .Maximum wind veioi'itv for 24 ondini; at 16 miles at 10 45 Thuisdaj nioimns: Judge Alexander Granted in- junction on Petition of Three Sandusky Stockholders .SALE OF WAGNER CO. STOCK IS QUESTIONED Allegation Made That C, L, Wagnei, Now President, Would Reward 'fellow Conspirators" IS DEATH TRAP Company Erected It So As To Permit Searching Of Girl Employes NARROW DOOR ONLY EXIT. I Fraudulent conspiracy to ob- tain the controlling interest in Inter-State Ice company on the part of Henry Graefe, Abra- ham Lebensburger, and John Homegardner. trustees of the Wagner Lake Ice Coal com- pany, Charles L. Wagner, ident of the Interstate Ice com- pany, Charles F. Mischler, Cor- nellus A. Nielsen, Alexander M. Wagner and William Hendrick- son, is in a petition filed by G. W. Doerzbach, Ana- tole Royer, and William H. Gilcfi- er, in the common pleas court Thursday morning. The plaintiffs allege that the recent TpStimnilV that of the Wagner Lake Ice 6 Coal IBMimUliy C5I10WS mai OO company to Charles L. Wagner for Girls, Unable_Jo Escape Through This Door, Perished, ARBITRATION TREATY WITH FRANCE NEXT NEW YORK, March the Three nations have started a search I dcath of 55 at girls in for the South Pole Captain Scott, the! Triangle Waist factory fire was due the sum of was a part of agreement to obtain the controlling interest in the Inter-State Ice com- pany. They claim that Wagner threatens and intends to distribute over 1.200 shares of the stock among his so-called fellow the cutting out the plaintiffs and other stockholders from any opportunitj to run the affairs of the concern. An Injunction to restrain Wagner ready to start, wh'Ie the Japanese have fitted out an expedition to make the tiip and are keeping their plans (Continued on Page Two.) TO BOOM HARMON WASHINGTON, D C., March 30 It was semi-officially announced here today that when Ambassador Bacon the Mexican I retllrns to Parls next week he will be for San An 'under instmctions to sound the French tonio to join Gustave A. Madero on the subject of a gen- brother of the revolutionist leader 'eral treaty similar to that He went in response to a telegram' SOW between the United urging him to attend the forthcom- .Great Brltain Leading ing peace negotiations Senor Azcona Prench officials have already express- before his departure, pointed out that ed favorable to it undue importance politically had been attached to the influence of Francis Madero, sr., in revolutionist circles. ..__._ Dr Gomez pointed out that the the molders strike inaugurate! ft plants ten day; AKRON, O, March ment was made here that as a re- Mexic Rice-CIerkin Co will CLEVELAND, March pie in Mexico had revolted a shop beginning next Mayor Tom L. Johnson today showed a they wanted reforms and had rallied 1 Monday' marked improvement over his condi-' behind the Maderos as the champions tion for the past few He had an Of reform. unusual amount of nervous energy' '_____ when he awoke today and kept his at- tendants busy getting the newspapers I Cruisers New Orders. and supplying other wants. He is able I WASHINGTON, D C, March 30 to cat more, eggs being added to his j The scout cruiser Chester which was "ie' I originally ordered to patrol the Mex- Loftin Johnson and A. B. du Pont'Iran coast but was withdrawn at the both expressed themselves 35 delight-' request of President Diaz, was today ed in the change lor the better in the' ordered to join the armored cruiser patient's condition. division off Guantanamo, Cuba. Special to the Washington, D. C., March 30 The presidential boom of Governor Harmon will be brought out for an airing when the democratic mem- bers of congress gather here for the opening of the session. An advance tip from Ohio re- ceived by members of the state delegation is that Lieutenant Gov- ernor Hugh Nichals is coming with the Harmon boom in his cus- tody. The promoters of the Ohio governor's presidential aspirations are never asleep politically and they regard the prospective as- sembling of democratic congress- men as a propitious time to do some missionary work. DEIAILS OF FULION BILL'S DEFEAT FOR THE Battefeld, COLUMBUS. 0., March Win-' ters utilities bill failed to get consider- ation Wednesday afternoon, following Beatty, Bell, Billingslea, Dour, Bren- the disposal of the Fulton "wet" cities 'nan. Combs. Connaughton. rowan, bill, but was made a special order for Grosser. Day, Donson, Edwards, Pel- next Tueedaj afternoon What will linger, Frick, Friebolln, Fulton, Geb- hanpen to it then is a question. Repre- hart. Greeves. Horwitz. Huber, Irvln sentative Winters savs it will go Kennedj. Kruu. Kuebler. Ixjrenz, through Others sav it will be defeated of Henry, McWilliams, Xye, unless it is greatly changed and made Roth. Sawicki. Smith of Butler, more effective. In the senate the TV ailing, Welsh, White of Stockwell statewide primary hill, fac- Jefferson. White of Sandusky, Winters ing defeat, was postponed of Erie, The defeat of the Fulton bill is be- lieved to end any further attempts to, 1. j enact liquor or temperance legislation. Calvev. Cal-l As indicated in yesterday's laf> bnlle- houn. Colter, Davidson, Evans ofi Mexico probably will mark the end 0D. the on the bill was 56 to 60, i Cuyahoga, Fulkerson, Geelerd, Gus-' of the Diaz regime and also the end the same is on the Dean bill. This Jones, Meinhardt. Ratliff, Rev I of the revolution. Senor Limantour was clinched when a motion by Rid- nolds, Smith of Mu'kmgum, a to reconsider, was voted Zuramstein. AGAINST THE Black, Boggs. Brewer. Browder NEW MEXICAN CABINET TO BE SWORN IN, AND REVOLUTION NOW MAY END inngdrra of Warren, republican floor was the only representative Who changed front. He switched from wet" on the Dean bill to "drv" on the Councils, Crawford, Fulton bill He restored the "drv" of Stark. Finley, Good bread. reduction by the death of Hagerty of Kilpat- Hancock. The "wet" loss was recover-', "ck- M1ller. Mul- ed with the vote of Billingslea of But-1 bach' Schott, Shanley. Smith ler. the only absentee before, who then 9' Mwlon. Stambaeh, Turner. Warner, appeared to be in a losing battte with i Republicans Beaschlcr, Bonnell, That it might tx; readv for Crist, Ellis, Freiner, Gibus, Guard, Harmon. Jen- kins. Lamb, -Langdon, Lewis, Lowry of Lawrence. McCormick, Morris. Plank, Reid, Riddle, Scott. Tldrick. Whittemorc, Wilbur Wil- should the hill slip, through the house. the senate recessed until 4 o'clock. Every senate ir--nber and employe In the house until the vote was an- rocock, nounced. Work to save the measure (Continued on Page Jfams, Wlnans, Woodworth. Carnegie Trust Co. Probe Dis- closes Startling Conditions, In Financial Situation NEW YORK, March was to- day developed in the investigation in- to the defunct Carnegie Trust com- pany that practically every big finan- cial institution of New York main- tains a secret yellow dog fund which is used to bribe persons in a position to bring new business to the bank The Carnpzie company, it develops, had such a fund amounting to to go to officials who could throw deposits to the bank. As a re- sult of this discovery it is expected that a legislative piobe of the bank- ing conditions of the state will at once be ordered In the case of the Carnegie, the existence of the yellow dog fund was kept bank examiners. So far the grand Jury has indictments charging felony against six former high officials of the state banking department, but these are being held back in order to reach officials higher up. BACK TO THE MIXES BRIDGEPORT 0 March 30 the built a high partition with only one narrow door as an exit, was discovered todaj by Fire Mar- shal Beers. In the flre the girls were unable to get through this? one door and flftj-five of them perished behind it Beers at once took the informa- tion today before the grand Jury. Arrangements for a funeral demon- stration in which ers will be asked to join; identifica- 'our more oodles, leaving but now unknown; the swelling of the relief fund to nearly and the effort of the district attorney's office and the fire marshall to fix the blame for the catastrophe are among late developments. It is proposed to take the bodies of most of the 144 vic- tims through the streets of the city Monday In a great funeral procession, hoaded by a chorus of seventy singers from the Jewish chorister's union, fol- lowed by 600 surviving emplojes of the Triangle Waist company, and as many sympathizing workers as can be plaintiffs. A leceiver to wind up the affairs Wagner Lake Ice Coal company is also asked. A suit for the same purpose was brought bv stockholders other than the plaintiffs some time ago, but not pressed. The present petitioners state that the trustees claiming com- pensation which they declare IE exor- bitant. The payment of large fees to attorneys by the trustees without tho consent of the court is also charged. As Judge Reed is a stockholder !n the Wagner Lake Ice Coal company, the suit could not be heard by him. A temporary injunction against ths transfer of the stock to the books of the Interstate Ice company was ob- tained by the plaintiffs from Judge S. P Alexander at Elyria Wednesday night The hearing is set for April 8 at 9 a m. in this city. The defendants named are Charles Wagner, Henry Graefe, Alexander M. Wasner, Abraham Lebensburger, John Homegardner. William Hen- induced to join. Tt is suggested that I drickson. Cornelius A. Nielsen. Charles the procession pass from the morgue by the Washington Place building where the fire occurred. Twenty-five survivors told their stories of the catastrophe to assist- ants in the district attornev 's office. Dinah Lufschitz told the district at- torney that when the flre alarm was first given she signalled "Fire1 fire! by a writing ma' girls on the ninth floor Mischler. The Wagner Lake Ice Coal company the Citizens Banking company, the Intel state Ice company, Joseph F Wagner. George M. Riak- leff, trustee, Lena R Nielsen-Misch- ler. Frank Shelily, Magdalena man, Anna Zipfcl, Catherine Smith, A. W Front, U. G Anderson. W. H. Ritter Bros. Anna C McGee, W H. Georgiana A. Hubbard. George and follow Tolnian, Christina W. Schuaitter, this with a telephone message. Laugh- ]w F Splt.z and the Commercial Na- er creeled al ilm iithm 1 tional the receiver she said. In he a'twelve-page type- more she ran and made good her es- written (.were a per- cape_ tod of three jears of the tiansactions moment! Thirty women were remov ed from a memorial mass meeting for victims last night in Grand Central Palace, suffering so terribly from hysteri.l that ambulance surgeons were called to attend them and to remove some to the hospital. Over 3.000 persons cf the Wagner Lake Ice Coal com- the fact that in (January, 1908. the Wagner Lake Ice dent Tom L Lewis of the United Mine j were present at the meeting, mostly Workers, who n3ti.es torn or tow from women whose nerves were unstrung (that office, todav announced that be I by the recital which some of the go baok to work as a miner in the, speakers made of Saturday's fire hor Wheeling Creek mines. It Is under- ror The meeting was under the au- stood he has infused editorial popitione on several papers. cpiccs of the jshirt waist and drcss- "makers1 (Continued on Page 5) WOULD PULL NOSE OF SENATOR; BILL LOSES INSANE MAN, ARMED. TRIED TO REACH GOVERNOR ST. PAl'L, March fact that in a recent debate ID the senate oa the suffiage bill, one of the suffra- gettes declared that Senator Duea, should hii nose pulled for oppos- ing the measure, tudaj blamed for its d'fpat The vote on the bill wM 3- to 30 probabl; will be made proiisional piesident when President Diaz re- signs, as he is expected to do later Tnt' cabinet chosen is as follows. Foreign Leon COLUMBUS, March 30 Harmon's presidential aspirations, it is believed here, weie near- ly nipped in the bud this morning when Guy Ritten- house, believed to be insane, made repeated efforts to see the governor, Following Rittenhouse's airest a little later, a 32-calibie revolver was found in his pock- et, Little is known of Rittenhouse here and his griev- ance against the governor has not been revealed, LIN A ADMITS SHE IS TO DIVORCE HER BOB Florence Township Divorce Case Brings Out Unsavory Testimony and Denial de la Barra filled yet. Sodi. Public Instruction Jorge Estanol. Fomento Manuel vera. Communication and Public Norbeto Dominsuez. Finance Jose Yves Limantoar, in- cumbent War and Gonzales Cwi, incumbent, but prob- ably to be succeeded by General Reyes. i Charging that he discovered his wife, in compan> with Leo a faim hand, and Colt Rum- sej. a gpiiMeman of leisure. Henry Florence township farmer, when placed on the stand in the common pieAb couit loom Ttiuisdaj morning, PARIS. March 30 Cavalieri decide when to begin suit" fired the opening shot in one of ths admitted to the Press todav "It is repoited in America that vonr I spiciest divorce ever aired in Erie co.intv Although i is unsettled but it will ler and that a financial settlement is undoubtedly bo around that figure, now under discussion. j alien replied The noted diva retuined toda> "Will you marry Prince Dolgoroukl from St. Petersburg. As she talked after vou are divorced' that she is soon to institute divorce 's Jou Jr.0.000.; proceedings against W rh.n- to the correspondent, she sat on a tiny With a well simulated crv cf horror, Btool. She appeared in the best of Cavalieri shrugged her shoulders and spirits, the interview ended rather, exclaimed- abruptly by her announcement that! "Don't you think one marriage ex- she had to don a pink silk harem j penence has been skirt for iier sitting for La Oandara, When Cavalierl appeared on the the society painter who is painting a I streets she wore a full length silver 'ied ten years, the hus- band claimed that ht did not discover wife's alleged unfaithfulness until about five years ago. He .-Hid that was a farm hand at his place. Some of the testimony In the case to of such a character as not to be lit to print. A lobb> of witnesses and cari- ous spectators from Florence township was on hand Thursday morning. Attor- ney George F. Bechenroedwr of ihfc city and K R. Derby ol Norwtlk, are representing the plaintiff, ud Attorney picture of Cavalierl for the spring I fur Boat over her harem skirt. salon. i "Some she said "I hope-we_________ "The question of divorce is in my can wear such garments without at- the afternoon. The dcltue ttalet attorneys' hands" the taid. "He will tracting any attention." John Ray the defendant. An will be to finish testimony M NEWSPAPER! NEWSPAPER!