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The Sandusky Star Journal (Newspaper) - May 31, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio "V THE HOME PAPER. TODAY'S NEWS TODAY THE SANDUSKY STAR-JOURNAL. T FORTY-FOURTH YEAR SANDUSKY, OHIO, WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 1911, LAST EDITION NUMBER 199 Senator Done Declares Press Must Be Muzzled And Move- ment Is On To Force Recess To Aid The Probing Committee. COLUMBUS, May a vote of 24 to 8, the senate today barred from the floor of the senate all repi esentatives of the Scripps-McRae league of newspapers as a result of the refusal of its reporters to testify before the senate Investigating committee. The senate also adopted the investigating committee's report recommending that those who icfused to .testify be cited for contempt. Senator Frank Dore who made a lengthy speech in favor of the reso- lution declared the time had oome -when newspapeis must be muzzled all over the country. He quoted both Senator Bailey and President Delano of Wabash to show that the daily papeis aie taking too much liberty in criticising the public officials and charging them with graft With the reassembling of the state legislatuie today and the starting bf a fight to force a recess until next Septem-ber the latter movement is declared to have the backing of the senate "white-wash" committee If the legislature will recess and give the committee a chance to continue its probe during the summer the committee belieies it will have a chance to send the newspapermen who refused to to jail. Final Effort Today To Put Big Bills Through The Legislature; Long Session COLUMBUS, 0., May is the real busy day of the Ohio general assembly, and the state soions who came in last night as well as those who came early this morning can't quite figure how they are going to get away today. They all agree that the session will run far into the night, and that there are many Important matters to dispose of, but furth- er than this there isn't much guessing done. Many of the lead- ers -called upon-Governor Harmon and Lieut. Gov. Nichols as soon as they reached tne city and other conferences were on today. At the Driving Paik air men are driving through, space, for the hand- ecme silver oup presented by Govern- or Harmon, but the governor found more important work awaiting him at his office, and in spite of the hot weather did not leave. He was down early this morning, and will give the closest attention to all measures and every vote of the soions during! the day. To his friends last evening he an- nounced that he would even remain In his office tonight until a reasonable hour to aid by advice and otherwise any pending measures that prove a stumbling block in the way of the final adjournment of the legislature. The republicans will be called upon to aid the democrats today in the congressional gerrymander or there won't be any gerrymander, or the cession will run into another day One of these things is ceitam. The bill must be read on three different days, and it has only been read onoe. Unless the republicans held to sus- pend the rules and permit the bill to get to its second leading, another day will have to be added to the pre- sent session. Harmon will try through hits frieuds to get" Ohio Senator, Despite Threats, Insists Upon Punishment Of Trust Officials. RECIPROCITY ENDANGERED Supposed Friends In Senate Seem Likely to Force Fatal Amendments STAR-JOURNAL BUREAU. Munsey Building. WASHINGTON, May tomerene will try to have the original prosecutions brought against officials of the tobacco trust. "The supreme court dPcision in the tobacco case Demonstrates more clear- ly than ever the necessity of bringing criminal action against those who are responsible for these unlawful com- said Senator Pomerene. "The sooner this is done the better it will be for legitimate business the whole country over." Pomerene, it is said, has been indi- rectly threatened with ostiacism and opposition to his favored bills if he persists in trying to force Attorney General Wickersham to action, but this has only served to arouse his fighting blood, He will have the sup- port of Senators LaFollette, Kern. Bhlvely, Cummins, Lea, Kenyon, Cul- berson and others. With eight weeks of the ertra ses- sion of congress gone Canadian recip- rocity is in a hard row of stumps Ev- ery passing day seems to minimize the possibility of the ratificaton of the treat. There s cumulative evi- dence, that its enemies are working all sorts of schemes to do it to death by subterfuge and indirection Its professed friends and secret toes are very acthe Mien like Senator Root and Senatoi Lodge, who have asserted loyalty to the measure, are being shown up as its most subtle and effective enemies. The president is no longer foolefl by the protesta- tions of Root and Lodge. He knows now that they are determined, by means, to kill the reciprocity bill either by massing votes against it or by the indsrfrct method of amend- ing it so that it will not be accept- able to Canada The president knows now that over 100 amendments have been prepared or are in contemplation, to be offered 4 In tlje senate. He knows also that every senator who offers amendments is an enemy of the bill and a traitor to the reciprocity cause, however loudly he may protest his friendship. Be has put ail of these statesmen down where they belong and it makes a record for future White House ref- erence. He is especially displeased (Continued on Page 2) the democratic state wnvention car- ried out the members leave town this week, and in order to do this there will have to be harder work than has yet been accomplished, and a getting together of forces which thus far have 'Ugen divided against the end of accomplishing what the governor most fleshes. Agreements have been reached conferees on the big appropriation bills and the utilities commission bill The utilities bill is stronger in some features than the utilities law of any other state When the con- ferees concluded, theiy were beset by the big, powerful utilities lobby which nas been camping on their trails since they convened. As the outcome was learned, the big lobby- ists turned away, defeated) and1 dis- heartened. The corporation interests in the legislature probably will be joined in the fight by the Cuyahoga delegation and other ultia home ruleites They object because utiities can appeal to the commission A project to pro- vide a later referendum was rejected All local utilities must be owned and operated by Ohio companies. Stocks and bonds of interstate utilities for improvements outside the sttte need not be authorized by the commission. The commission can establish a min- imum monthly Charge for service, ex- cept whole prohibited by ordinance or franchise. The charge against members of the commission has been broadened to include wilful under or ovei valuation as the basis for fixing rate The Wheeling Lake Erie railroad has been so pro- tecie'd that it can be reorganized without commission authority. (Continued on Page Six.) WOMAN LONG A "MAN" ST. LOUIS, May sounds of bands and the lure of circus parade caused "Gus" Selb to throw aside her masculine stride yesterday, and she was arrested for masquerading us man. She admits she is a woman and has worn men's clothes for twelve years while searching for her hus- band, who, she says, deserted her in Bremen, Germany POPE SERIOUSLY ILL. v ROME, May became definitely known today that Pope Pius is really suffering from arter- ial hardening. His condition is v admitted by Vatican attaches to be serious. HAMMOND AND CREELY SOON LEAVE AS S. REPRESENTATIVES AT CORONATION A PIONEER PREACHER WAS REV. WM. GURLEY Old Book Tells Of Hardship and Privations On Blooming- ville Frontier John. 'Hammond, offiual le piesentathe of the United States the coionation, and his aide, Gen. A. vull in few da) a for London, to take part in the coronation ceremonies. Obtaining his punciples from Wesley, the patron saint of the Meth- odist Episcopal church, and licensed by the gieat leader to enter the of the gospel, Re% M ilham Gur- i although long bino? dead, is to- day the cential flguie m the centen- I nial of the flist Methodist pieaehmg j in noithern Ohio, which at Pen int. aiU" "iowi For it was the Rev Gurlev es- tablished a mission, and m cached the first sermon near Bloommgulle just one bundled veais ago And although at'the samth passed a I three >ears ago, bis is still I held in leveieiue Metho- dists gather foi solemn wen ship. Bom in the of Ii eland, pieaching on the Sabbath, in vaiious Meeting at Perkins and Bloom- ingville Where Pioneer Preacher Planted Faith PROGRAM APPROPRIATE TO NOTABLE OCCASION Ministeis Gather In First Church Established in This Section Of State, Diaz And Family and Person- al Staff Left Vera Cruz- Mob Takes Town. CRUZ. May 31. ide hi? members of his family and the 20 officers of his personal staff who will go into exile with him. former today for anna will go from thence to Spain. He was escorted to the steam- er by a heavy detachment of troops but there was no demonstration of any kind. His departure was like- wise unhonored1 and- uomourned. Rebel Officer Executed. SAN DIEGO, May Word> reached here todaiy that Capt Tony Vegas, commander of a detachment of in- Burrettos under General Pryce, was shot at sunrise by oiders of a court martial as the result of killing an American soldier, to hare Pryce's command The affair is said serious revolt in and fighting has been, resumed at Pia Jtmna. Madero Satisfied. JUAREZ, May An uprising which resulted in the killing of forty persons and the sacking of stores, government offices and private bouses, occurred at Cholula, a town of about eight miles from Pu- ebla The rebels set fire- to the town, threatening it with destruction Mobe rule prevails at Cholula and it is feared that Puebla may be at- tacked. A band of revolutionists demanded the surrender of Cholula. The au- thorities refused to capitulate The rebels began the attack and hot fighting followed Communication with Cholula is cut off, but refugees say that the rnob was victorious and that vandalism and in- cendiarism was given full sway The fate of Cholula bnngs the fear that Puebla will be subjected to the same fate. There has been great un- rest in that city all day. Troops Jwe been sent to Cholula and others have been stationed on the church, towers and of vantage in Pu- Before another month passes it is probable that there will toe changes in the personnel of tLo governors of nearly eveny one of the twenty-seven states in Mexico This was the dec- laration of Francieco I Maictero, jr. He said that the every- where of provisional soon would be followed by state Senor Madero said he felt satined with the situation and would leave on Friday for the national capitol. Crowd at Indianapolis Experi- enced Thrills In the Long Won Maich 12 17S7. William was towns, tor miles aiound. mak- tramed earh in tb ntes of the es- tne circuits on horseback most of tanlished church of England His the time father's house, however, was, a home' Gurlev emigrated in 1S11 to tor Methodist pieacheis. in their ef- was known as "the Fire- torts to plant the faith in the coun-, ncw embi icing Huron and tr-v 'Erie counties At that time knew. It was not Ions before a Methodist I nothmg of the wild unbroken foiests, p church wab established in Wexford, existina; in this vicinity, and the-hard-i i and William GUI ley was one of thejshlps and dangers, incident to pioneer1 first communicants. jllte As nls pauy east- Rev. Gurlev took a prominent partiwaid, the great comet of ISll-hung its I in the Irish insurrection against Eng- blazing banner on the western sky, lish rule His house was alwavs open i a portent of good results in this case to the refugees. During this time, ue settlement" was made in what is, Within a stone's throw of the spot where stood the old log school house at Bloomingville, built by the p.oneer ssttlers, in which the first Methodist preacher in this section of the state, the Rev. William Gurley, preached his first sermon one hundred years ago. the Ministerial Association of the Sandusky District, North Ohio conference, will hold a ses- sion Thursday afternoon, com- me-norating the centennial of Methodism in the Western Re- serve and m Erie county. The conference opened Wednesday also was engaged in the preaching of now Bloomingville. seven miles south' afternoon in the Perkins Methodist Won by Ray Harroun, in Mar- mon, in One man, S. P. Dickson, me- killed, and eight m- the gospel On one occasion he was thrown into prison, and narrowly es- caped death Coming to this rountrv in the aut- umn of 1801. Rev Gurlev landed in New York, and after a brief residence in New London, Conn. established of Sandusky. church, of which the Rev. F. A. Hin- "Great was the jov of the settlers man is pastoi and which is the oldest when the> heard that a chiirvh white thfi_ jured. Distance, 500 miles; number of arrived." sajs a vivid chronicler of Rev. Mr. GUI ley first preached and or- that period There was at that time ganized a claas at Bloomingville in. 110 minister of the gospel within at Isil. he was forced to leave on. ae- least fortv miles: and no sermon had count of the breaking out of the war himself at Norwich m samp- state 'been since the first immigrants of 1S12. The Peikins church was estab- It was then the day of the itinerant reacheci the place preacher, and a man had to have I lished in 1815, four years later. The cular track, 200. Harroun's prize, ford, second, Bruce-Brown, third, Wishart, fourth, 000; De Raima, fifth, Merz. sixf-, yellow sun throwing its present building was erected in the INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., May With but one fatality, that occurring a few minutes after the start, the great 500-mile auto race on the Speedway course is declared today to have been a success, although no rec- ords were smashed. Ray Harroun, nervy and daring, won first place in his Marmon car. S. P. Dickson, the one man killed, was crushed beneath the Amplex car, driv- en by Arthur Griener, of Chicago. He was mechanician on tne car Dickson had no chance for his life. He was caught beneath the wreck- age ot the powerful car. Nearly every bone in his body was broken. Death mercifully came to him in an instant. Griener escaped, how, neither he nor anyone else knows His injuries consist of a broken arm and a few bruises. Of the several injured men, all with the exception of one, were taken to the temporary hospital on the spirit, to say .nothing of other require- mosphei peculiar to the season of ments to be successful in the minis- try. He was constantly occupied in (Continued On Page Three) THE 11LIS Engineer And Fireman Killed When Michigan Central Express Was Ditched DETROIT, Mich., May eer Quinlan and Fireman Oakes were killed this morning when Tuesday night, forced an entrance to train wreckers derailed the Michigan] the rear of the residence of E. M. Centrpl westbound express train 60 miles oast of Windsor, Ont. The pur- pose the men in wrecking the tram is not known. Careless Operator Blamed. LINCOLN, May rail- road officials today admit that a care- Despite threatening weather there was a good attendance at the opening. session of the conference Wednesday afternoon, which began with devotion- al exercises. The program included the following- "Advantages of a Business Experi- ence for the C. Pearce. "What the Theological Seminary Does for the Young B. Mc- Laughlin. "The Kind of Preaching for Today" Torbit and L. A. Ensley. "Religious a book review by P. S. Fancher. "Is Protestantism the Best Exponent of A. Mente. The evening session will begin at with devotions led by the Rev, W. H. Oswalt. James Gray will dis- cuss "Beginnings of and W Fletcher Gurley. a descendeat of Burglars, operating some time late the pioneer preacher, will give "Rem- iniscences The Rev. S L. Stewart will discuss. "Methods of Today." The program for Thursday, the morning session to be held at Perkins Ransacked Dining Room At E. M. Away at R. B. Fisher's Vietmeier, 616 Adams street, and stole placed against the side of the T. Ayres, J. were frightened and ran away. rounds Throughout the day the som- less operator at McCook was respou- berhued undertaker's wagon moved sible for the collision of the two Bur- across the field in plain view of the j lington passenger trains the victims of assembled thousands Ambulances' which, it is expected, will today reach dashed to and fro, from one s-ide of. 18. Claim agents are already making! The burglary at the Vietmeier rcsi- the track to the other. White garbed settlements and it is estimated thnt donee -was not discoverer until Wed- nurses and doctors, and s" geons, j -nill be given relatives of dressed in white mingled with the those killed, crowd and gave assistance to the in- jured It was a a large amount of silverware and oth- and the afternoon session at Bloom- er articles. The burglars made their entrance and escape without being seen or heard. An attempt was also made to enter the residence of R. B. Fisher, SOS Adams street, but there, the fellows who already had a ladder strangp satt'ng for a huge bent. The race itself a thrilling spec- tacle, espedalh remarkably close finish between the two leading "cars As Harronn, seated in his wasp- shaped car, sped across the line for (Continued on Page 7) APOLOGY REFUSED; A DOUBLE TRAGEDY SOUTH FARMINGHAM. Mass May Mrs Wm. Brown lefused today to retract a remark she had THE WEATHER _____ Forecast Thunderstorms this aftemoon and tonight. Thuisday fair Temperature at 7 a. m., 6S de- grees Temperature one year ago, 40 degrees Sun rises Thursday at 4 01 and sets at K 57 p m. (standard time) BULLETIN. CLEVELAND, O., May to eight people are reported drowned as the result of a terrific squall which overturned rowboats on tjie lake just before noon. Industrial Stocks Sent Down But Later Market Steadied Obey Decree. NEW YORK, May a result of the tobaco trust decision a bear raid was made toda.v not only on the tobacco trust stocks but on the in- dustrial stocks generaM) American Tobacco was at one time off 55 points and some of the other indus- trial stocks went down four points, but the market steadied later in the day. The American Tobacco company will undertake, in all good faith, a readjustment of its affairs as directed by the United States supreme court, according to an official statement carefull mepared by officers of the company and out by W. W Fuller, the corporation's chief coun- sel. "The supreme court in this reads the statement, "has said that the Sherman anti-trust law should be given an application more exten- sive than has been Jfl aniv other case. It is said that the American Tobacco ie embraced within its terms. My clients, of course, will oberv the law as now interpreted and> will, in good faith, undertake the readjustment of their affairs under the direction of the circuit court of the southern district of New York., to which court the supreme court has remitted the matter for While a severe wind and rain storm struck Lorain and eland Wednes- day foienoon. -doing considerable damage and interfering tilth ebr-aptd damage The wind nelP leached a maximum ot made to her daughter her Maximum wind tor 24 30 miles an hoiu at WSn. The total shot her twice through the breast and i hours ending at noon todaj. rainfall v.aa neatly a half the nesday morning when members of the family sat down to breakfast. At first only a few articles of silver tableware iwere missed but upon investigation, other articles could not be found. The list of articles stolen follows: One and one-half dozen silver knhes and forks, two silver spoons in separate boxes, one dozen silver ojster toms. one-half dozen silver fruit knives three doezn silver souvenir spoons, two sets of gold pins, one small fur rug, one coat, one rap and four pairs of socks The burglars gained an entrance thiongh a rear window That the burglars did not spend much time in am otbar room exrept thf dining room is made evident by the fart that vaiious articles of %alue in other rooms wre not touched The polire are at work on the but no anests had been made up to Wednes- day afternoon. ingville. follows D. Patterson. 9 Country H. Long. H. P. Palmer. 9 Asjency to Care for Our Young People, Sunday School or Ep- B. Ferguson Revival Results" J Wyeth, M B. Mohn. 10- in Beale. INGVILLE CHURCH. is Centenary of Methodism in. Gray. of the Future." STICKS TO BETEBLT WASHINGTON. D. C., May 31.- President Tnft will stick to Beverly and the north shore country of Mass- achusetts as a hot weather p'aygroimcl unless congress selects a site and ap- pioprutes the money for an official summer White House elsewhere. la a letter to Governor Bberhardt, oJ Minnesota, decl nmg the offer of a for n presidential summer home at Wavjata. on the shores of Hinnptonka, the. president cared then committed suicide, is dying. Mrs. miles northwest at 10 20 Wednes- exact flguie bems 43 of an inch The day morning i iam was much needed. MOST DISTINGUISHED JUDICIAL BODY IN THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT IN SESSION AT WASHINGTON NHMILLIfflENIlI DUE UBS DRAKE A WITNESS. Diegle. sergeant-at-arms of the sen- This was made plain by Prose- Ciiung Attorney Turner, who said John C- Drake, of Kimball, form- that there would be no delay in taesa v er state senator, was served by cases no mattei what the jury does Sheriff Reuter Tuesday afternoon Pr in the present case. As with a subpoena requiring his at- the time near for the jury to 4 tendance at the session of the Franklin county grand jury at Co- lumbus Wednesday afternoon at 1 o'clock. While the purpose of the decide the fate of the P'ke county .epiesentative the general opinion that the jury will either dis- agree or acquu him. the chances favoring a disagreement The evi- dence has been of a very investigation of bribery tor1, clutacter, the only positive evi- charges in the legislature. deuce against him beins; that of State Pn-n-er E A. Ctawfoid. In the cast3 _____ to follow, however, there will be a different class of testimony, as here ib where the detecthes will come in with what they Know, and the stea- call is not definitely known, it is believed to be in connection with 4 i COLUMBUS. 0.. Mav 11 evi- dence in the Nye bribery trial was The grand jury was also reconvened Of the testimony of the stenographer today new witnesses been i Who took these notes down, and much summoned, and it is believed at least Depends upon the ruling of the court. The profound learning and inflexible integrity of the United States supreme court are of international reputation. Public attention has recently been directed to it by reason of the decisions dissolving the Stand- ard Oil Co. and the American Tobacco Co. The justices are from left to right: Van Devanter. Lurton, Holmes, Harlan, Chief Justice White, JScKenna, Day, Hughes and Lamar. one more legislator may be involved. No matter what the outcome may be of the first case against Dr. Nye, the other cases against him will go to trial just as early as possible. And the cases against Senators Andrews, Cetone. Huffman and Crawford wiH also be rushed, as will those against Representath e Lowry and Rodney J. how strong a case will be made gainst the other indicted soions. state has rulings of courts in other states th_is testimony has permitted, but this Is the first as far as known, -where the ographer is called upon to read of conversation taken where 414 not see the principles. WSPAPfcRI ;