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Sandusky Star Journal, The (Newspaper) - May 3, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio V k -i t, WANT A HANDSOME FLAG FOR DECORATION DAY, BOYS AND GIRLS? READ THE STAR-JOURNAL'S GREAT FREE OFFER, THEN GET BUSY. THE SANDUSRY STAR-JOURNAL. FORTY-FOURTH YEAR SANDUSKY, OHIO, WEDNES DAY, MAY 3, 1911. LAST EDITION NUMBER 175 DIEGLE SAID TO HAVE TOLD FACTS TO BURNS THE WEATHER Sandusky Man Closeted With Detective An Hour This Afternoon. THEN WAS HUSTLED BEFORE GRAND JURY Members Under Suspicion Pre- pare To Give Heavy Bonds, Expecting Ariests, rOHJIBlb, 0. opracats came fast loilnv in the legislative boodle probe Speaker first accepted the rtsigmi. tlon of the six ui tin steering committee, then luair- mau Nje himself resigned A nen committee was it (ni1 same time a movement started to force the resigna- tion of MX iker It will be clmrpul tint he allowed himself to used in a tool bj the br b- us says- he won't resign Humors also gahul wire circu- litiun that u hundred thousand dollar jack pot vv ts on tap for forcing tin Hugh tht senate this- af- ternoon the public utilities bill. It is dttlarul the lull nould rob the piihlic oi millions annualh. It Is not Inlieved however, enough sen- iors' can be Kept lined up now to puss it. tor .in hour this afternoon, lie- Burns ilostlpd himself Sergeant nt nrms Kodiie] I. t Dicplc, of Siindnsky, ulleged go- in tv (en Diigle is ih dun I to r siicu Hums valuable infor- t five was hur- riedly wnt after Biegle nt this sfteriiuiiii the Sanduskv ivafc taken before the grand nirj U is rumoicd he will make ilisdosiros. report from the grand jury is h rdly expected before Thursday or Tnday Abe'ut half of the witnesses have now been examined Members of the legislature who have been men tioned in public prints in connection briber} charges are arranging through surety companies to furnish heavy bonds and in two cases it is known that surety companies have asked for the money to be deposited to their credit as they are unwilling to any chances From inside sources it today became known that the grand jury has already begun the probe of past legislatmes as well efe the present one and the rec ord of every crooked legislature foi 5ears pist will be uncoveied i" pos sible Tins has cai ced a decided un nfoiness amongst many of the older legislators and quite a few of them to day asVed to be allowed to testlfv before the grand jurv This however "will not be permitted until it is cer tain that no unintended immunity would be gained therebj Summonses to appear before the grand jury were todav issued for Rep 1 esentative Greeves of Cuj ahoga conn tv and Kennedy of Allen countv Sen ator McDonald of Ashtabula county lobbyist Carl Schiller for the Cleve land Underground Tiansit company and Lobbyist Morton Laundon of Cleveland Electric Illuminating Com pany I aundon was foimeily secre tary to Governor Hernck Before night it is expec ed that Detective Tiuins will have m his pos session confessions Involving a score or more of members He has spent the entire day examining members siho are later to go before the grand j iry and from a confidential source it Is learned that several of these have confessed to him fill} Tomonow morning Dr McDonald will that a of several thousand dollars was raised to defeat the optometry billy The witnesses examined bv the grand jurj todav m eluded Attorney C E Ellis of Colum bus Senator Dore P C Covle of Lima 8 N McDonald president of the National Association of Optomet nsts Wm Kirkby lobbyist for Oil Toledo Street Railvvaj Co Harry Wilson lobbyist for the Cleveland Illuminating Co Stanlev Harrison as sistant sergeant at arms of the senate find W W Rajnolds correspondent lor the Cleveland Plain Dealer ExGovemoi Hprricl has just been called by the grand jmy (Continued on Pag" 6) TALE OF GRAFT IN OHIO LEGISLATURE PROMISES SE NSATIONAL DEVELOPMENTS Foieiabt Fan, tonight and Thui dav fio tonight Temperatuie at 7 a m de greeb Temperatme one vear ago bun fairsdav at 4 >5 a m aud seis at 6 JO p in (standard 1 inie t Maximum wind velocitv for 24 hours ending at todav 1> we c at 2 odKk Tuesday aftemoon ATTORNEY CHARLES BELCHER Not Likely To Pass Senate In Form Fixed By Reac- tionaries. Was Given Numbers of Bills Detectives Say They Hand- ed Nye. NEW SENSATION DEVELOPS. Money Turned Over To Speak- er Not The Same and Six Quit Commitee. COLUMBUS 0, May developments which led to the resignation of six members of the house steering committee who re fused to serve with Dr Nye, were sensational They indicated that Governor Harmon has been the confidante of the Burns detectives in the boodle probe The gover nor discover that the four bills dspos ted in a sealed envelope with Speaker Vmmg by Nye were not the bills given by the detec- tives to Nye Nye who is a member of the house steering committee admits that he received from supposed lobbyists time ago Last Wednesday he handed a sealed envelope to the speaker declaring that it contained the bribe monev that had been given him In the piesence of witnesses the envelope was placed in the big safe in the office of the clerk of the of representatives Nve said at that time that he wanted to use the money as evidence against the men who had bribed him Nys has retained Attorney C E Belcher m prosecuting the Burns detectives Charles Pretzman president of the Columbus Chamber of Commerce is attorney for the detectives In the presence of Speaker Vmmg and Charles W Kempel clerk of the house the governor broke the seal of the envelope withdrew the bills and examined each one of the four minutely Later the announcement came like the explosion of a bomb that the Burns detectives had given the gov ernor the serial numbers of the Mils they gave Me The serial numbers of the bills taken by the governor from the sealed envelope do not correspond with the numbers given by the detec tives to the governor The governor made no1 comment on the significance of this dlstoverv tremendously significant for the rea Eon that Nve d d not deposit the en velope with the speakei until long af tei the monev had paid to him and duung the Interim it had been "reelj goss ped that the men at the Chittenden who had the money (Continued On Page Ten) CHARLES PRET2MAN GEORGE B NYE DEAN HELPS OREGON PLAN. Wyman Bill Put Through And Cential Boaid Bill Restoi- Committee NEW JUDICIAL BILL Special to Vie Star Journal COLUMBUS O May tor Dean this morning introduced the new judicial redistrlcting bill to satisfy objections to that vetoed by the governor It makes Lucas county a single subdiv sion and converts Erie Ottawa Huron and Sandusky into a separate subdivi sion to be called the fourth SENATORS UNDER FIRE DENY BRIBERY CHARGE TAX REDUCTION ABOUT ASSURED State Commission Said to Have Agreed To Tentative Figures Here SANDUSKY OFFICIALS SUBMIT THEIR CASE Formal Announce'1 ent Expect- ed Late In the Day Mak- ing Reductions GEOaSE CETONE COLIjMBIS 0 Mav pro: pects this afternoon were that when the utilities bill was taken up m th prove another Belle Gimness farm One bod} believed to be that of Jo seph Kemper a former farm hand of foiind On arm and ooth legs had Poole has been unearthed and icarch been severed as with an ax and the Is now being made for the bodies of skull was hole In 'lit (harles_Mack and Charles Claik also I heal indicated tha the man had been Poole sa d Kern] er had gone to hu hon-p in Michigan Lmerv Pooli continued to make ex cavations on the taim aid the lodv to be tha of Kemper was former farm hands who are and who it is believed mav shot with a shotg m at closi rpnge The elder Poote was released from also have murdered Poole is nowlan insane asvlim spveial ago under arrest while the search is being made after he had been found not gi iltv 01 the p'e- of mbanitv of having shot Poole has alreadv confessed to the i a npizhbor Kemper murder tejlmg how he When the son ehaitrd Poole with chopped the body to pieces with an the murder of Kemper the yo ng 11 an ax and buried It told the she. iff he had found in the was a little joke worked on Repre day for the sentative Winters in the house wholp ale depaitmcntal inve tiguti vesterdaj aftemoon that at least are expected to lesult in th caused the postponement of the bill off of numeious sinecures It allowing Cincinnati to lease its announced that cabinet Jury In Bleach Of Promise Suit Decicos In Favor of Corngar. CLEVELAND O Mav Georgian Young Pittsourgs Wis tena Girl was todav denied any damages by the federal court jurv that heard her ?50 000 breach of promise suit against the youne mil lionaire vessel and ore man James W Corrigan of this dtv The was concluded late vestei dav but the juiors were allowed to go home not beginning their delibei ation unt'l 9 this morning They wcie out but a short time Arguments of the attornevs were almost as sensational as the test! monv W itnesses for both sides w ei e denounced cans' system Fe received a tele gram stating that the sender would pav the state in cash for the Cincinnati canal but when investigation showed that the name of the supposed sender a well known Cincinnati man was misspelled the joke was fathomp f The sender was declared to I- a leal dreamer but even a ti at his dream may cause the dtteat of the bill and it the possibilities to the st fiom a revenue standpoint in osmg of the canal tion for lieutenant gov ernor bill dc special older for Thur'dT Stockwell piesidential 11 next Tuesday at 2 me ber would probably be called up on to testify The house committee on rules to P v unanimouslv decided on a favoi 1'e report on Representative Stan leys lesolution for a sweeping probe bv the government of the steel tru-.t for the piobe been re ceived from all over thp roilntiv Speaker Clwmp Clark and Chan man Oscar Lnderwood of the wa s and means committee ire facing the supieme test of then leadership in the democratic house serious dl vision ti ib ansen among the demo uatb ovci the ipvision of the wool schedules _____ Tl ese schedules commonly are re- garded as the veiy pitad I of the pro tective tariff sjstem Adjustment of these schedules as shown bv the moi loll bill authorizing fire and i thai 1000 pages of testimony taken t li f chiefs to compel fire drills In1 before the last wavs and means con: workshops and public buildings passe 1 mittee will affect not alone the wool out of its, older growers but all industries In piacti Passed Wynian bill foi duett pn callv even state m the union marv nomination and election oi Tjni The democratic leadeis aie apprp ted States senator i hensive over both the p tlltical and Centi il board bill restored to prac j business effect of the wtol tinkering ticallv its original form In adoption of rei ort of confei ence committee Repiesentatlve Francis todav mtro dutrd.a bill to i committee con Action on 1 per rent tax limit Muting of five membeis of he huust until because of technicallv fa ilty committee report Pissed i mform bill of la line bill And that is going some lor the sen ate The house al o got d wn to hard! work todav after the suenng com nuttee tanUe had brpn cleat ed up Dr the rtpul li m member m appointed bv the speaKoi to iimsti -ato thp American Wodtn Co to see if it has not vulated thr> anti trust law and numerou mteisiate coin meice laws sime isrli (Continued on Page f CIIM-I 0 Alav 3 jurv in Tudep K nnedv s court bro mlit in a veidirt f i j Cfnts In favor of Sillv HczvEiruski who sie'1 Mis Agnes Olctv nsl i for slander pecial to The Star Journal COII WBl S, 0., May Sandn-ln aud trie" count) tax- imjers are to lie reliei irom excessive valuations foxed bv the citr and count] appraisers, is prac- tically nrtiiln. Mhile the tax com- mission will not give out the re- port on the exact figures until lute tins alteruoou, it is nisurtd that 'reductions be made m the city aud iu most ot the timushjps. Lute this aitiruooii it was stated that iormiil notion could not be taktn until iudltor Deist hies the ofliciul abstract of the work of the local boards. Countv Auditor Deist Commissioner David Kiedy and Paul Miller of the city board of appraisers were here to I appear before the t ix commission i Thev later declared that the final figures as announced b> the commis sion would be close to the tentative figures given out some time ago This means pricticallv if not exact ly a ten per cent horizontal reduc turn for the city There will also be changes in the tow nships and sonic i Blossoms Not Sufficiently ened To Be Damaged, It Is Claimed. ALL DANGER HAS NOT YET PASSED, HOWEVER Temperatire Down To 33 And Thin Ice Points Although there a quite heavy frost here and the temper- ature was down to 33 degrees early Wednesday moining, it Is not believed that any serious dam- age was done to fruit or other crops Growers are worried how ever as frost is again forecasted for Wednesday night and moder- ating weather m the west is alow m arriving here Detroit rei orted a killing frost Wed- npsdav morning while Toledo report ed i heavy frost the same ad Saa- luskv Cleveland there was a light frost Thin ice was reported here was sud today will be up wnile oth i Pfk Superintendent Roth said eis will be down In the great major moining he did not think itj howevei there will leductions 1nJ liad been done here Auditor Deist submitted to the torn Star Journal cor-espondent at Port mission complete figures as to actual Clmlon ed a number of values of property as shown m sales I Ottawa county frnlt grow and also the figures on township val- ff8 anj a" aS'eed that no damage had nations and the revised figures of "een done VVnlle a few earIJ' the city board after the horizontal re- of are in bloom. On auction blossoms are not yet fullv opened sad The fact that the lower values will K0 thele ls some still permit the raising of sufficient revenues under a one per cent tax lim- it made the claim for reduction strong It is doubtful if any other countv in the state can show a similar situation. Youth Who Forged Check Tires of Being a Fugitive From Justice. Tired of evading the officers of the law who foi tno years have sought bis arrest and with an aw al ened feeling of rearet for his act William Van Horn 19 of Cleveland Tuesdav gave himself up to the local police I respects are still considered good the frost not having been heavy enough to do anv damage The weather bureau has issued following bulletin showing dancer points for early fruit PEACHES When peach buds are tolly dor. mant thev will stand a of about 15 degrees below zero the buds are appreciably swollen is the dangerous temperature Whsft the buds are showing pink It It about 20 degrees when almost open. 2o degrees when newly opened H degrees when petals are beginning to fall 28 degrees when petals art all off 30 degrees when the shocks or calvx tubes are beginning to fall, that is just after the fruit is formed, the danger point is 32 degrees The larger the peaches are the less cold thev will stand without damage APPLES When fulh dormant apples will stand any temperature that will not kill the trees When the petals are be- ginning to show the danger point 22 degrees in full bloom 29 degrees when tetals are dropping and voung fruit is Increasing in size the stems aie in more danger than ths> apples themselves and will not Stan! a temperature below freezing. PEARS When in the bnd the danger point is IS degrees in blossom 29 degrees, in setting fruit 21 desrees CHERRIES In the bud the danger point is IS degrees in blossom U degrees, in set ting fruit 31 PLUMS in the bud the dangeroni tempeia lire is 30 degrees in blossom 31 degrees m setting fruit, 31 de- grees WHERE WOMEN SCHOOL TEACHERS' TRAIN WAS WRECK ED IN PENNSYLVANIA; 13 WERE KILLED AND CARS WERE BURNED. and confessed that he was guilty or 'orglng a check foi S 0 two years ago in Carton O He asked that the Canton authorities be notified Wed nesda> an officer canu line tiom that citv to take Van Hoiu in (ustody Van Hoin arrived heie Mondav He came to this city expecting to secure employment at C dar Point How evei before he 1 mdtd a job he made the decibion to confess that he was wanted in Canton and he stialehtway pioceeded to the polite station where he told his story A folding to the bov b stoiv forced a check toi on his em i llovei at Canton Then he skipped out and sin e thci he has been able I 10 evade aiiest iltl tit ofli ers j bau sometimes VPn close him j three wep b aso IIP MV ht I left Pitt mrg on a j is tnn for Ft Wavne Ind D p h tire tour of the five coaches having overturned, kitchen of the house after Kempersi disappear ince a caipet saturated with I blood and that blood was spattered on rtewalh lohn Poole explained these EASTON Pa Mav The number of dead as a result of the wreck of the Pennsylvania train earning 169 PKMHRES JrOK SIEGE tkG Mav prep- iritious bv the Penn-.vhanla Rall- ioad lompam to withstand a long M 1 P IPM bv the shopmen of the Pittsbnm division the developments in tht, oat >vors> were of a minor natue Cood oiwr continues to be rtported with tht announcement from MOTHER HELPS ARREST SON WHO STOLE ONE DEAD OTHERS JAILED rvMOt-N N T Mav ev 1 it I v v 1 11 p i. 'ilat VP- o Thomi c ri ir -n p h s f npril TIP d n f-vfn mpi In n tnr famih s m ji I it h )-i ml t f rvin vhile he sp v p e e in i biother was stntt uei to st i'e nncon for two veirs making nve Hornets who are now ERIF Pi Ma 1 Vwakened bv a no Ralph Parnbaidt 20 and killed Vein Condi t of Svracise N Y, v. h found crawling through a window m thp tiarnhardc home Barn- 1 lardt gave himself up to the police an 1 was a Jury j had fr.-i'd hhu of ihe blame Mav John 1 il" 1 bau cl rk who tcl 1 n ni the Fvvelfth Wa-dbank, o t of t ils at rrankfort N Y, ht wio e t-> his mother for aid She t n d tl e over to the bank 1 ITS md Ic in was arrested It ahnobt illed me IT do it Mrs. I ubpv to lav but Ithad to do my dutv tven thoish it wasmv own MITTS O Mav Theiss, (uentv to ir vears old fainted la pfr lice conn when Tho las Jenkins, Jnt entenctd to tliirtv navs m the worth house on her testimony thfttstsaJsl lo shoot her as, soon Is tMk lenkm- has annovcd the girl Hut hi-, attentions and her parsilts v ed him to from I Jenkins then made threat! followed on a chine af 4 ing comealed weapons. SP4PFR1 ALBANY N 1 May l- Sullivan and Hoer committees of the dnred a bill deelgwd to mutuaiizatlon of Assurance Sodetj. SF4PFR ;