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The Sandusky Star Journal (Newspaper) - May 10, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio -1 EVERY BOY AND GIRL WANT S AN AMERICAN FLAG AND THE STAR-JOURNAL OFFERS THE OPPORTUNITY TO GET ONE FREE! CALL AT THE OFFICE FOR BLANKS. J, THE FORTY-FOURTH YEAR SANDUSKY, OHIO, WEDNESDAY MAY-10, 1911, LAST EDITION NUMBER 181 JUAREZ CAPTURED BY MADERO'S MEN After Desperate Fighting Border City Was Captured Today and Navarro and Looting Make Sit- uation Desperate. EL PASO, May two and nights of continuous fighting and one of the most desperate assault s on a city in modern warfare, Juarez today is in full control of the rebels. The city fell into their hand's at 11 o'clock after Col. Blanco had swung in to the streets with 300 reinforcements and the jail and cathedral, the last stronghold of the federals, were tured. Gen. Navarro escaped and is be- lieved to have retreated; to Bauche. The captured city is now in a deplor- able state. Fierce fires are still rag- Ing at various points. The jail and bull ring have been- burned. Looting h taking place in all parts of the city while' '-the- "wounded are being gathered into temporary hospitals in the streets. No estimate has been placed yet on toe dead and wounded but the loss be most heavy. In the final stand of the., federals in the cathedral tower evary man is believed to have been killed before the place was taken. The final blow to the federal con- trol of the city came when Col. Blan- co, insurgent chieftain, after a forced inarch reached the city with his rein- forcements. At once all of the in- surgent troops were massed and a general assault mada on the jail and the cathedral where the- federals were making their last stand. Within 30 minutes both places were taken, all of the prisoners in the jail were freed -tnS-Navawe- with all that was left his command was in full retreat. On top of the cathedral two score of dead BANK TELLER EMBEZZLED IN EIGHT YEARS; CONFESSED WHEN HE SAW EXPOSURE WAS INEVITABLE; HIS SYSTEM UNUSUAL Vote In Senate Was 23 To 8 After Progressive Amend- ments Lost. OPPOSITION IN THE HOUSE Winters And Langdon To Fight Measure But Its Fate Is In Doubt, COLUMBUS, 0., May pub- 3 utilities bill has gone through the federals were found. The jail was senate just as predicted, and while it burned immediately after its far from, being what was expected _ 'fire-brunt of charge against U tis a Preliminary move in the di- the jail and cathedral fell upon Gari- rectlcn of gaming control over the baldi, under whose command the It is charged that American force was fighting. Only 75 .h of tbe bil1 were pulied i NO CHARGES MADE, HENCE NO HEARING men were used by Garibaldi, was to come to In the canturp of the iaii ote> but jt IS that there- are I PHIPPS IS A WITNESS', WHITEWASH BLOCKED srsjun.-an'K ss in the irommittee room, but Two Senators Refuse To Serve On Investigating Committee Which Would Give Immunity to Those Testifying. being heavy, while shells and have caused widespread ruin. -COLUMBUS, 0., May H. Phipps, of recently ap- pointed auditor of the Philippines, called back as 'he was fire ,ntilities, even after preparing to embark at San Francisco fixed by council, and contains a clause Iin to testify "before the grand I plishing his ends. The bill gives to The fighting has been the fiercest of the public service commission the the -revolution thus far, the .casualties right to advance, rates of municipal I and Ti01n tx Viwo w Q. it H-fi n-P4-__ j-i____ i_____ i____ After the rebels had fought their as lhe. merger of telephone com- that is probing the boodle scan- way into the city thev attempted to Panies wihch meets with objection, reached here today and- at once burn the town, Fire wast started in Representative Winters will fight the went before the grand jury. It is un- the post office late in the afternoon bil1 iE its form when it reach-1 derstood he was questioned relative and had soon destroyed all mail and es the house> but whether or not he i to the stories that several weeks ago the official records. It'then spread to have enougih to prevent j he was approached by a other buildings 'and caused heavy J property post office is one- of the most historic buildings in Mex- floor will also fight Ico, having been the capital' of Benito ithe measurc- Juarez when he was rallying his The bill passed the senate, 23 to 8, troops to drive Maxmillian out of Mex- ana tne lobbyists thereby won a great buildings 'and caused heavv iits is .a question hard to the house soliciting a bribe for the ty post office is one Representative Langdon, re- passage of the Cleveland subway bill. Efforts of the senate to bring about an investigation which, it is alleged, would mean a whitewash and the granting of immunity to all who tes- The post office was only a Yew 'victory- Not only are the sections re-i tify, may be blocked. The house feet from the church, where "the fed- to- telephone mergers worse j passed a bill repealing the law which erals were gathered. The rebels forced- the -fighting in the face of the deadlf. fire of the fed- eral machine guns. They dared not gather in too great number for an at- tack on the federals, because the artil- lerymen of General than those contained in the Elson bill of ill fame, defeated last session, but according to both Representatives Langdon and Stoclrwell, the sections relating to stock and bond control, valuation of property and regulation of rates are so constructed as to in- times demonstrated the Sac? of the lobby wanted, their range when they ahelled odd SP8C- hbuses, behind which insurrectos had Todd ?f Eought protection a half mile "WVPr Juarez while skulking along the river front. Many deeds of bravery on the can, leading the fight planks to help the 31 Lil6 t Tie allied "To hell with public opinion if you feel that you've done your, duty." This was among the things uttered impassionately by.Senator Coke L. Doster, republican, of Highland' coun ty, during the course of a speech in the senate this morning in defense of the Senate action of Tuesday in nam- ing a committee to whitewash legis- lative bribery charges. The speech of Senator Doster and those of other senators who defended the whitewash committee was followed by the sen- ate's refusal to accept the Tesigaa DUCK Kelly is the second United States ly ,t wou'd be improper for Mr. Kern: that program in a war that will smash army officer to be killed while fly- who is a member of the committee on Ing, Lieutenant Selfridge 'having lost ?nan9e' to assume thaj the committee combination has decided to let bis life at .Washington in 190S. defeat SfwnSf tariff! reciprocity pass the senate Kelly is the, aviator iLo' revision and he is not talking for pub-; JJJ a law lt to L- killed since the" modern flying ma- Hcation but it is knowtf that the Chine was invented. Only half a doz- sressive element of the senate which v was greatly strengthened by re- m of the fatalities, however, have oc-; elections, already has determined there. to tariff legislation right All other measures to revise awsronna nar MI nprCronprnvettnor his counsel wanted to interfere %5th the solicitor in ascertaining the facts of the case, -but he maintained" that it would have to be undertaken- ;iii :a different method than was proposed." ducted by the infirmary" dfrsctors Te- greed tnat with the matter as it then gan, Mrs. Everett received word fromjscood> cnarees had- been preferred a former infirmary director offering i pnd untl' sucil charSes had been pre- to testify that Superintendent Rohr- could no Bearing. Ha bacher had once almost choked one however, that he was going of the inmates. This matter mav 50.nfduct and icon- m duct it secretly. He insisted that, the attorneys for the water works su- perintendent had misunderstood Mm and that he was not insisting that mayor be present at the investiga- tion. The solicitor then took up the -in- vestigation in the council chamber, no one but witnesses ;being- allowed in NEW YORK, May Roose- jtne Contrary to published velt today characterized as "nonsense" i Cronenwett's attorneys did not the report that he will hunt polar i attenipt to appear at the bears around the North Pole next conducted by the solicitor, year. In view of the fact that next! Tbe letter which Supt. Cronenwett year is presidential year Wm. Barnes, isent to the mayor Monday and wMca chairman of the state republican com- not before been published, is as mittee, expressed himseif as much dis-! follows: appointed today that the report is not I "Sandusky, 0., May 8, 1911. "Hon. Gep. T. Lehrer, .Mayor. "Dear view of the fact that certain charges have been publicly made in reference to myi administra- tion of the department of the -icity government under my control, I here- by respectfully ask to be- relieved from the duties of that position pend- ing a full and complete investigation of my conduct therein, "'I further respectfully request that you call upon all persons claiming to true. jurred in the United States. iwhat course it will follow if the reac- the tariff, of whatever character, are j to be smothered in the senate finance! (Continued On Page Nine) Five thousand women workers in various lines marched through the streets of New York in a demonstratio u demanding equal rights with oien. Sidewalks were lined with enthusiast! c supporters. Board Purchases Three for Use In City Precincts Next Fall. have information in that .behalf to im- mediately furnish .you a full, definite i and detailed statement of matters and things alleged against me in the conduct of .said department. "Nathaniel Cronenwett. "Supt. Water Works Dept." DAY AND DENMAN ARE CONFIRMED BY SENATE Sandusky is to have its first experi- ment with portable election booths in the election this fall. The board of elections at its last meeting pur-1 chased three booths from the Indus-! rial Car Co.. of Cleveland, at a price i Of each. The booths are built: WASHINGTON, C., May 10. of Iron and are portable so that in executive session, con- can easily be set up in any locality de- i firnwd the nomination of William L. sired. !Day as of the United States There has always been trouble in court for the northern district of Ohio securing quarters for voting booths in and t'. Denman as United certain parts of the city but by the use attorney for the district of these portable booths the board be- lieves it can relieve the situation and make certain of conveniently located voting places in all the city precincts. The new booths are complete, even to chairs. The nominations were without debate. Jhe expactPd con- firmation of Hy Davis as marshal H4 not materialize. It was not to the senate by the judiciary mittee. iNEWSPAPERl ;