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Sandusky Star Journal, The (Newspaper) - May 6, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio EVI.Y BOY AND WANTS AMERICA fug THE STAR-lOUim OFFERS THE .PPOETUNm T. GET ONE FREE, C.L, .r TIE np THE_SANDUSKY STAR-JOURNAL. i riT-i m r FORTY-FOURTH YEAR MANY MORITWILL YET BE INVOLVED SANDUSKY, OHIO, SATURDAY, MAY 6, LAST EDITION Franklin County Prosecutor Not Bluffing In Legislative Boodle Probe. BURNS TO BE BACK ON JOB NEXT WEEK Report Says Men Higher Up Will Provide Big Fund For The Defense, COLUMBUS, Q May sources close to County Prosecu- tor Turner it was today learned that twelve more men are expect ed to be Involved m the bribery icandal when the grand jury gets under way next week This num ber will include tre two senators already known to be involved, sev era! members of the house and teveral lobbyists Although Detec live Burns was reported to have gone to California this week it to day developed that such IE not the case and that he will be back here next week to take charge of his force This is taken to indicate tjie probe will be a long one It is reported that men higher up fearing the extent of the bood.e probe are preparing to furnish a monstei fund for the defense of the men al readv indicted Some of the most notable and high est pi iced criminal lawyers in Ohio have been approached it is said bj men commanding millions The at tornejs are rumored to have been urged to appear at the tnal tableb for one case has been refused it is understood they have been invited wnto another There s nothing to these cases All hang togethei and there isn t a chince m the world for a single con viction This word apparently gone down the line With it numerous re- Poits have been cnculated One is that Piosecutor Turner and Detec live William J Burns aie working at cross purposes Another asserts that the pioserution hab reached the hot torn of its evidence and is b'nfflng that not another indictment can be returned All are Intended to fore stall anj talking Those wno aie supposed to have raised and handled the money those have contributed the alleged bribes seeming fear confessions raore than anything else Thev un oerstand that once word gets out that a confession is in tho haudb o' the prosecution theie mav bt a wild scramble of those involved ,eeking to tell evervthmg and throw them selves on the nieicy of the court be fole it is too late Mlnie theie is Oaid to be practicallv unlimited monev leadv for i defense fund it can be moie than mitched bv the prosecution NOT VERY CONVINCING SHANGHU first death in China from aviation oc curred today when Rene alloii a French flyer fell 200 feet meeting instantaneous death He was trv ing to interest the Chinese, gov ernment in the militarv side of aviation Intervention In Mexico Seems Inevitable Unless Diaz Re- signs Soon RULES OF WAR VIOLATED Shelling Of Unfortified Town By Mexican Gunboats May Mean Complications, FILIPINOS SEE CHANCE MANILA, May 6-BelievmS that the United States will be forced to occupy Mexico and that this will lead to strained rela tions with Japan, the Filipino revolutionary junta with head quarters at Hong Kong, is plan nmg to take advantage of the ait uation by stirring up revolution in tfie Philippines Trouble has al ready started in the Lake Lanao district where the were to day ordered disarmed and expedl tion started against them May irrangements have been perfected lere for armed invasion of Mexico ifj :he present situation makes it imper ative The arrangements are for the Toops to move from Texas and for the marines to land at Vera Cruz and march to Mexico City Presi dent Taft however is still hopeful to day that Diai will take the steps necessary to bring about peace If this is rlone De La Rarra is made president the United States will be satisfied If not intervention seemb inevitable However armed intervention will not take place unless Ameiican cif zens are outraged This was the an nouncement today of Chan man Sul ?er of the noiioe committee on foi NUMBER 178 MAYOR TO PROBE GRAFTING CHARGE MTI 4110V IN BHlll UaTor, solicitor, auditor and others lure tor investigation licept as to u hall alleg. ed private work, (barge, dn not "at anj official pionled il- Hen vvho made charses recent- quit citv ,enice alter trouble. Story That Dean Is In On a Scheme To Control Through Tax Machinery. EXPECT TO BUMP HARMON. Would Also Aid Congressional Aspirations of Senator- He Enteisa Denial, eign affairs who after a conference Taft and the state de men engaged the BurnsT detec Taft and the stat, lives and hive manced ork of' the Umted States ferreting out brlbeiv arc a long wavs off .as as Possible from having exhausted their banl bal- ances The Buns detectives will be on the job until fie entire mess is SESSION OF SENATE IS SOLEMN AFFAIR THESE TROUBLOUS DAYS The ciargt m he Toledo Bee that hejE-a path to tlic Eiluv lb tix commission bill deal bv which (..ovemor Harmon would be refused the support of hi own for the was hotlj denied bi Sen ator Dean at Columhu Fiidav not a d---- thing in it he said The News Bee savs Harmou denmciats of Sandtiskv "I" funous mer a polltl al plot the details of win, h lepoi ed after Senator Tom Deans visit to home at Fremont Satntlav Then sav that announcement was made of an alliance with lepubllcanb bj which Qovernoi Haunoii is to be deprived of all of gettin, I the vote of his own bt ite m the presidential convention of 191' The plan is based upon the Edwards tax commission bill which as an end This is not a news story, but just a human interest story arising from the graft and boodhng developments at Columbus Ed STAR JOURNAL BURE4U Dispatch Building COLUMBUS 0 May Would mvohed not only States in moat itself hut _. serious rela cleaned up the bills being paid (Continued on Page Six ISEIEIEETH with f powe'S by fiat the pen could be guided 01 th kevs of the tvpewnter touched that the> would respond to the thoughts that pass through one s mind ab one visits the senate chamber of the grest state of Oh o Would that the storv .Tim could be told that those who inn may bv the shelling of bv Me-vi j read and get some adequat' idea of can gun boats is the general opinion how things really aie here in Coluni here in state circles The mterna I bus the capital city of the state t'onal rules of wai that have been where representatives elected by the ir effect since 1816 strictly prombit male residents of Ohio have gathered the bombarding of an unfortified to make lavvb and not break them town It was tee dutj of the Unitedl The membeis of the house adjourn i States as sponsoi for the rest of the ed their session Thursday af j American continent under the Monroe ternoon all being glad to get away' doctrine to hive prevented this but senate that what thev did and how they did it Is worth telling local minister session with loud when he said opening the spoke unusually Thou shall mt i uuu aiiitii. in[ Deal false witness against thy neigh bor and latei on when he repeated mother commandmen Thou shall not steal even the members of the senate who stood with bowed headb looked up for a moment to the places usually occupied bv three of their members But the familiar faces vveie gone The state documents were pued n their usual place on the desks and I the mail in the senate chamber' bulged out with mail for those men bers But they were not theie Those who were there tried after session Ohio for one veflr from next Octobei with a board consisting of Governor Harmon democrat Secretaiv of State Charles Giaves democrat and Auditor E Fullmgton lepubhr The tat commissioners for the county -will have the appointment of Affidavits of Former Employes Allege Petty Water Works irregularities PAY ROLL PADDING AND PRIVATE WORK Supt, Cronenwett Says He Wants Full And Complete Investigation, Declarations of various city offi- cials including Mayor Lehrer, Auditor Loth Solictor Stimemann and Water Work. Superintendent Cronenwett made it clear that charges of petty grafting and possible padding of payroll. In the watsr works department will be thoroughly investigated Un- til more facts are brought out It is difficult to tell whether or not tfiere have been serious De that if leports which "mi to him were true officials of the water worub department responsible turniDk in time and appi-ovmg the were guiltv of a cieer case or padding the pav rolls and should tie dealt with accoiding to law, Audi- toi loth has demanded an investi- gation bv Mavor Lehrer threat- tnb in case the mavoi refuses to ask coun i for an m estigation Service Di cctor Bine is the head of the vvitor works department and Super- intends CicHienwett parttcuhu- h the alter are he men who are mav r audlt01 3 Ietter to Mivor Lehrer Saturday had no 10 make on the demand for in investigation declared how. it that he -would examine into the ma ters required at the flret opportumtv he had Director Bing ssid he knew nothing about the matters alle-ed and had nothing to say Su- perintendent Cronenwett asked if he would true out a statement declared An open investigation of this mat- ter is just what I want I hate noth- ii p- sai at his, time on the spe- cific charges made It will all corns o it at the investigation In idditlon to calling attention to reported ir-egularitfes in the water works department the aaditor in hta latest letter to the raavor takes an- the formal opening of the to get ,lovvn to bjsmess But w hen'} ear the clfi was reading a bill 01 some j UUIV. nnj OJ all assessors and taxation officials giv ing patronage that would mean party control of practicallv every Bounty in the state This would be foi onlj one one Ol soraeI one started to speak the news urchinka m the coirider live candal' Senators m court etc e The would frown and sta ovci again only to be interrupted a ission unflton bj vvhioh srpoud and a third and a fourth time sovernoi is to be ignoied Graves these same crie busy scanning Everj member the moi nmg as she acceded to Mexico s requesc Utilities Bill Weakened In Many Important Particulars By Amendments. COLUMBUS 0 Mav arc some of the teeth pulled out of the public utilities bill which will come Up for action next weel as pro vided for amendments that were agreed upon bv the senate Every drastic featuie is taken out of the section giving telephone com panies the right to meige Publicb owned utilities ire made. Eubject to control of the tit lit es co af from the city Not all the members bach home Some staved over not to have American gunboats pn to see what the senite would do on trol the Mexican she was un I Fndav others were detained bv or able to mtpi fere It is expected the der foreign resident of Mazatlan will de mand redress of their fespective gov errnieuts which m turn will hold the United Stltes responsible Secretaiy Knox made a strong de mand on the Mexican government TO (Continued on Page __ of the Franklin countv court and quite a to other parts of the t te to avoid meeLing the men back b who SPI tj them here to repiesent tlnr The semte session throughout Friday a .o much different are the went s( sions fiom the usual sessions of the the ..vinu u, naa 11 c lop tne Tour coun and thev were scanning of ]lis senatorial disflct San w Fut> Gets Seven Vr'ss As Choice of Pension to Four Others. i mate coruorations are about JUDGE AND PROSECUTORS IN OHIO GRAFT FR03E, A. Z, BLAIR AN EARLY WITNESS, BURbAl Blliltline ipers Some of the pipers from heir home district or counU had 11 lived and thev were scannmf to see what was be ng said ,UOHI------ them Thevknew but thev wanted to see what tile papeis s they had it all and whethe- their usual week end visit at home would be advisable but it would cover the period g which tne presidential dele would be chosen The announcement that his created uproar is that the Gaiber has perfecte-d a deal o; which the Graves to stand with Fnllington on the appoint ment of the tax commission rt i republican membe a 'commission Tulllnflton bj ion Dean is to have the ippointment of for the four coun mission given the right to complun publicly utilities The features which compelled the; utilities commission to find 'he [hvsi I cal valuation of propertv before it fixed a rate for seivice are stncken out The clause reguhting the issuance of stock and bonds is amended so corporations may authorize the issu ance of anv amount of stocks anl bonds prior to ihe passage of the bill atid dispose of them afier its passage without interference from the commis slon It excludes from the oieiatin of the stock and bond act union de pot comnanies already incl whose is not completed and railroads in the hands of a receiver and in process of reorganization The right of home rile is taken from the cities by an amendment which says that if the utilities or the people ire not satisfied with the con tracts made bv the corporation with the council either miy appeal to tho commission An amendment was put in to re- strict competition of local utilities Telephone and street ra Iwav com panies were taken out of the section whiah compels universal service The corf iission cannot foice ph sical con necuons bitween ciiipetitor m either the stieet railwi> or telephone business The senate bill was framed by t subcommittee consisting of Dean Deaton of Champaigne Cetone inl Huffman the last two now being under arrest for bnberv It is ru OOrefl that 'orporaton men will at (eront to fo ce the n of Doro lor the conference committee The grand jmv m Ohio investigating boo- will re convene Mondav and Prosecutoi Tur ner more indictments atrnnst asseniblvmen will probiblv I rftnn ed then The six men aheiilv indict- ed will have trialt beginning vlaj pensions committee last night voted on whch bill hoiild be icloptecl as I the committee bill The Sliervvool hill icreivetl seion voteb tht id i r bill ITO votes aid Jic Anderson and Sillowi bills one vote oach The Ohio Tiaril v ill have the benefit ot a truiu 1 iimv oficei i' ictoi Maio I M lonusoii now v nh t'le n Us citv was todi l-tail-d for thi sen ice for two ei It i a "leat thing for the u ml The morning papers can led in big trpe JTvvo other senators to bo in (Continued On Page TRO) THE WEATHER Forecast 1 ur tonight and Sundas Temper iturc it 7 a m o2 de grees Temperitinc one vpir ago 47 degrees Sun nspb Sund-iv it 4 "1 i m md sctb it f r p m rises A.on dav at 4 il a m md sets it b 34 p m (stinci ml time M ixnm n mi locitv for 24 hours ending af noon fociav miles southwcsf it on, o c ock biturdav mornine Ottawa ind Hmon of suitable- recognition of lepublican fiipnds Otlm Girl er Pinjev bosses are to regulate the appointments else wheie timed with tins power the state machine would be in a position to cai rv out the vendetta ilechrcd against Harmon when it wab innounced that if he failed to stand for Ed Hanlev foi Intted StatPb semtor he would nevei get the pie idential nommition npan wl.o was beaten in his own countv Sanduskv which g-ive a ma Jontv of 3'11 for H union bas prom ispd it is -nd to appoint Clnrlpb C Tunnmgton wet mavor of Fremont PS tax commissioner foi tin coiintv This nnti his proposed ris it to ap P( Uit in the otbei three tminti s is OVJP tfd to msiiic- bis onll romimtion next t itmllv if new e; mimm'pr is u his tibte Thf uci o i m the phn is that t his htcim Inown ind ti it Gov ernoi Hainion has the veto power CHlf in fi_ todav gi m orl i vrn (t I Iris ror pus to Mill oinirt I dvvirj Filucli p- puted custom ir of tnt u j on m r blush 'md who tliiri, 1 with in to pi 1 o his c ish books bcforr t IP sr> dtorhl tion has been called to the practice of drivers of the citv s accepting money from property own- ers for street sweepings when they have no right to do so working u they are undei a straight salary Loth savs it does not appear to be jast to him ind should be remedied bat in this he urges no such drastic action as in the of the alleged payroll irregularities Almost smmltaneouslj with the no- tification of the mavor of the irregu- larities alleged there appeared two affidavits sworn to bv Frank flm and Tohn Kubach before W B StarbircL Kubich and SchoepSta ara the two former wiler works depart- ment emplojes who quit their Jobs some ago when Superintendent Ciouenwett lefa ed to app-ove of heir puicha-e of lubber boots at the s expense grhoepflm alleges that he wib sent out b Crouenwett to do Private work at Cronenwetta on two oc-asions- ard was not paid bj Ciouenwett for hi, labor but re- ceived full pav from the waterworks department Kubach acting as a fore- man it one time savs that he was instructed bv Supt Cronenwett to credit the men under his charge who were working nine hours a dav with having woikecl 10 hours a daj at '9 cents m hour in order that thej might receive pei da; More affidavits are readi It is sud -ereivo hi, ros lion so that he rtmiid sjivc th appoint ment to a r' pr rsonil lor Hill and fie president had no fail_ns; out or mKnm'prstanl ing it was learned nor did eltheT the president or Secrctarv o' Stite K lox receive anv intima'on from Oermn soirees that Ilr Hill non persona with the I. nnaa government r st anY-confLr a firm hind last DecPmber has clear- cut up the boav and buried t od up Suspicion has been aroused Fnr ,._ M X n B v corlmg to th i ti ion ind I-me! fi d bv Mrs M irMtent" I ind Charles M Pates joint idministritirs of the of the 11 To n I Johnson tho v leit bv him not an 1 pei slblv ibie pss The petition stites all ot the teTsoml property including stock bonds e c will amount to OOo i list of the real estate not been filed vet but the bond _ uuu timer Poole son or the arrested thought b) sister Poole is >iiuu9iiL u] some to bp indanp rain wasinchaigeof the part} which Once 1-ooK a daughter who found the body of Kemper which had been attending college in Chic-am leen dismembered and buried in hurried homi and expresses her hi! shallow i ln her inn "en e M VRION 0 Vay mw uVath of bis wife It have caused the nulcWc of Trumhn flftr three Oreei townihlp Itrnu. r 1FWSP4PERS ;