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Sandusky Star Journal, The (Newspaper) - November 8, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio HAS TAKEN THE MOST ADVANCED STEP IN YEARS BY VOTING BONDS TO ELIMINATE WORST GRADE CROSSINGS IN THE CITY THE SANDUSKY STAR-JOURNAL. FORTY-FIFTH NOVEMBER LAST EDITION NUMBER 25 A COlNCIL in in and in Co- lumbus Win Out. BRAND WHITLOCK GETS FOURTH TERM EASILY socialists Elect Mayors in Six Ohio Cities .and Make Big Cincinnati and Co- the three largest cities in turned the tables in Tues- day's elections and elected demo- cratic mayors and a good part of the democratic city officers. In Newton D. as successor to tfie late Tom L. leader of his won out by the biggest plurality given a mayor in many years. It is estimated that he Is elected by nearly over Frank G. Ho- the republican candidate. m Cincinnati H. T. at pres- ent county was elected oyer Louis His election. probably carried with it the defeat of the entire George B. Cox ticket which was the same one endorsed by Presi- dent William H. Taft. Hunt ran on the straight democratic ticket but was considered as a reform following his efforts to clean out the Cox while in which he was balked. In George J. dem- ocratic kept up his record of having been beaten for Twice before he was elected mayor of the capital city. This-time he ran against George S. Republican and Aivah J. who showed up strong the Marshall was closed before and it is ex- pected that Mayor-elect Karb will loosen up on the lid to some extent although he. announced that he would all the laws with common Brand Whitlock was elected mayor of Toledo for the fourth time on the independent ticket winning out by about His nearest opponent was Carl state senator from that who ran on the republi- can ticket. The socialists showed up strong in oiany Ohio cities electing mayors in six cities of considerable size and winning in where a matter of less than 100 votes decided the con- test. In the larger cities the ists showed up stronger than ever be- succeeding in electing some minor officers. St. Sugar and New also elected socialist mayors. Baker In Cleveland. Nov. Newton D. THREE BIG WINNERS Thomas Hvflb Baker's- plurality foi mayor of Cleve- land today reached The en- tire democratic ticket went into office him and the bond is- sue for a municipal lighting plant passed. Martin's Mt. Vernon and Lo- rain elected socialist mayors. The democrats ordeeland elected Charles W. Lapp vice Thomas Coughlin city E. K. Wilccx city John Krause city treas- beside a city council which is strongly democratic. C. R. socialist candi- date for polled about 5.000 votes. The vote given Newton Baker is greater than ever given Tom L. and indicated that he had a strong personal following in the city. Mayor Baehr incumbent of the of- announced Tuesday night that he would _b3 a candidate for nomina- tion on the republican ticket two years from now and he would then bring ..forward the record of his pres- ent administration in a proper man- ner. on Page CANAL TO CROSS FLORIDA Wtailoclc LOS Nov. both sides in the McNamara trial had completed their peremptory challeng- es today three permanent jurors had been seated. Five were accepted but two were excused by the court. LIKES CORN BEEF AND- Anna Morgan Spends on Taxi to Get Meal Which Costa 20 Cents. State Is Swept From End To End And Reactionaries Are Scarce. MANY QUESTIONS TO CONFRONT DELEGATES MAYOR RE-ELECTED AND HIS Dtrr'TED RIVAL. Drys Seem To Have Majority of Those Elected to Con- stitutional Nov. extent of the sweeping victory won by the progressives In the election of constitutional conven- tion delegates was shown today by the returns which elected less than 25 reactionary delegates out of a total of 119. Between 90 and 100 delegates are pledged to vote for the initiative and referendum. President of the Progres- sive League issued a statement today saying the victory of progressives was every section of the slate joining the a jority of the delegates elected are op- posed to changing the law the liquor question with the legisla- j ture. The progressives 'swept and practically every sec- tion of the state. James R. I was defeated. He failed to pledge' himself to the initiative and referen- dum. The number of pronounced in the convention will not exceed conspicuous among whom is B. B. of Brie county. As to lawyers lead with a few more than one-third of the tire membership of the -convention. Farmers come with about 20. As the result of the election Ohio will be placed undoubtedly in the list of states having the initiative and referendum for both- constitutional amendments and legislation. A large are to'the initiative and referendum and many to other progressive measures. Whether the recall will is not certain. Action looking to the single tax is also problematic though it will undoubtedly be agitated as Herbert S. Bigelow of long an ardent advocate of it has been elected to the convention. Though the delegates were elected on a non-partisan a count shows that the democrats have A con- siderable majority. This may give the democrats hope that they will control the organization but because there will be many high class men in the convention it is hardly likely that party lines will be followed. Though the attorney general rendered an opinion that members of the legisla- ture 'could not -be roemlbers of the convention two members of the'house were 'elected yesterday. 'They are Robert Grosser of. author of the municipal initiative and refer- endum law of last and B. of Trumbull county. -They will have to resign their seats in the legislature before the convention eets on January 1.--------------- The wet and dry question will be an important one and so the fact that the drys have a majority of the according to is im- portant. The superintendent of the state Anti-Saloon League speaking Socialists Polling Very Heavy Vote Helped Defeat Leitz And Give Republican a Second Term. Mischler Defeated Ohiemacher For Vice Mayor by Narrow Elect Treasurer and Solicitor By Good on Page Engineers Who Surrey Konte Pre- pare Their Annual Keport For the Government- NEW Nov. Anna Morgan visited the employes' restau- which she and a few of her friends established at the Brooklyn navy yard three years ago. According to her who ac- companied her. Miss Morgan's only- object was to treat herself to a meal of corned beef and of which she is fond. It was noticed that when the meter of Miss Morgan's taxicab had charged up worth of she had eaten only half of her 20-cent por- tion. exrv_cL What makes a girl believe in the brains of a man she loves is for him not to have any Rain tonight and not much in temperature. Temperature at 7 a. one year 36. Sun rises Thursday at a. and sets at IS p .m. Maximum wind velocity for 24 hours j ending at noon 27 miles west at Tuesday afternoon. MAYOR GEORGE T. LEHKEK While dozens of explanations may be offered for the re-election of Ma- yor Lehrer and the defeat of William the democratic nominee for an analysis of the figures indicates that tke heavy socialist Tots was the greatest factor. The complete count shows that Lehrer's plurality was 326. The so- _ cialists polled a total of 936 votes for Theodore the figure beiBg far in excess of the estimates of most observers. Not only was the mayor but he carried with him Charles F. Mischlor for president of who defeated P. W. Ohlemaeher by.. a plurality of and four members of the a. majority. Thus the mayor will have a council in sympathy with him. The republican candi- dates for Henry Fred A. Hammond and Hen- ry K. Henkelman. defeated the democratic J. Frank Donahue and J. C. who were seeking and Thomas McSepna. Parsons lost by the narrow plurality of 12. The democrats elected Fred Bauer auditor and re-elected Treas-j urer A. H. Wiesler and Solicitor C. Steinemaun. They also Dr. Nicliolson and John Knauer mem- j bers of the school while Par-i was the third caa-j didate elected. On the face of Knauer defeated M. S. cox by two votes. The official can- vass a'nd count will be awaited. _ j John and Philip j were re-elected j justices of the peace. i The re-election of Mayor JUJjge RlHQ of a continuation ot the policies of the present tratlon and the probable retention of all principal officials While the mayor was naturally pleased his de- j feated opponent. William also came up smiling. The two met. by chance in the Star-Journal office Mr. Leitz was quick to offer his con- FIGURESJN BRIEF FOR Geo. T. Lehren R...... Wm. Theodore S Lehrer's Plurality.......326 FOR Chas. F. R F. W. Chas. S Mischler's Plurality........60 FOR Fred W. Henry C. W. H. S.......... .844 'Bauer's Plurality........172 FOR Albert K. H. Dell R... ___1.-040 I. W. S........879 Wiesler's Plurality.......853 FOR Geo. C. D C. H. Steinemann's Plurality.....270 FOR Joseph D Fred E. C. S... ........845 L. S...........559 FOR J. Frank D D. J. C. D......1420 Kenry R ......1726 Fred R 1455 Henry K. R ...1432 C. S 876 W. S. S.........842 F. S 895 Nov. proposed canal across the State 5of Florida which has been under dis- cussion for many was brought one step nearer to becoming an ac- complished fact when the boarfl of army engineers to fletermlne the most feasible met in this city to prepare its final report to the war department. The Florida canal scheme is regarded as one of the MANCHU DYNASTY HAS POOR CHANCE 7 0 LIVb Nov. Shi Kai niost important of all inland water- jnas stopped trying to make terms be- ways projects in this country. Jt i tween the emperor and the rebels. He would obviate the passage around j is on his way today to reports the florida keys of all ships Hankow say. Accompanying the Atlantic and the Gulf and would him is his own picket without be valuable for naval and military purposes as well as lor commercial use. SOUTH Nov. never too late f.o re- marked John .T. seventy-six years a retired sea captain of West port. Then he called on Mrs. Parah Plnmb. a who has seen fifty-six and proposed. which he refuses to stir anywhere. The precaution is generally considered a wise one as the Manchus undoubted- ly deem him primarily responsible for the rebellion and will kill him at the danger to their cause and he is in danger from them as well as from the Manchus. Pekin is expected to fall within the next few days at least. Dynasty at an End. Nov. legations con- sider that the end of the Manchu dy- nasty is imminent with small hope of saving even a nominal throne. The provinces north of the Yang-Tse are first it is expected Yuan now declaring for a republic. The only will proclaim himself dictator follow- j force of Manchu troops largs enough ing his arrival at ths capital Ho is to cope with tfie situatioft is in Pe- understood to believe lhat by-no but there are indications that the means can order br restored in Cliiia. Irapital will he surrounded before many The rebels regard him as a days by Chinese soldiers. FOR WARD C. D.......... 273 R............353 S.............118 D...........506 Magoon. R............ 371 S..........'.. .255 D............359 Brenner. R...........325 S..............308 D............414 R...........295 S................ 177 FOR BD. OF D Wilccx. R R.........1015 S........... FOR JUSTICE OF THE John Theodore D 1.062 Philip W. J. R ..........903 FOR CONSTITUTIONAL DELE- Hoover..............1-501 Maxwell..............1834 Fishcf...............568 King's plurality..........590 GRADE CROSSING Columbus avenue Hayes avenue Camo street The complete tames snowing 9 vote by precincts for all candi- will be found on page 8. But Hoover Maxwell Had Majority. gratulations. wish you the best of success HI GRADE CROSSINGS ARE DEALT SMASHING BLOW Vote On Bond issues Six To One and Insures End of Death your administration for the sake of the city's said Mr. and the' mayor thanked him. Compared witli two years ago. both I candidates for mayor lost. Demo- crats argue that Mayor Lebrer was not endorsed since he received 460 iless votes than he did in 1S09. On I-the other Leits received 746 votes less than did Mayor Moiter in 1909. The tdfcfl loss for both candidates was aad asthe social- ist vote was there is left a de- crease of 270 in the vote. The fig- ures indicate that the socialist vote hurt Leite more than it did Lehrer. The defeat of the three democratic candidates for councilman-at-large was generally ascribed to i a desire of the people IT give the mayor a council in harmony his I politics. Even democrats expressed i satisfaction over this arguing that if j the mayor was to be a council should also be of that party. Of course they would have preferred seeing a democratic mayor and coun- cil. A noticeable feature of the election was that the socialists held their vote tiutive and referendum and well up for all candidates on their j progressive measures. In ticket. They made such a strong j was due to division and the showing that all politicians now agree j that their candidates were not in faW' they must be seriously reckoned with or Of or committed to the liquor cease proposition that Judge King elected. Judge King and R. B. Fisher both counted as conservatives aiul. representing corporation ceived in all votes while Dr. and A. T... The propositions to issue bonds .for the elimination of grade cross- ings carried by a sweeping major- ity. f Judge E. B. King. Irberaf and was elected oonsti- tutional delegats by a plurality of 590. These two matters shared with the contest on the muBicipat- ticket. While the people in- tensely interested in the grade ing as is shown by many were even more interest- ed in the contest for delegate to the constitutional Although Judge a was elected Erie county's the people really went on record' very decisively as in favor of the tia.tive and in the future. Nov. the fran- chise fight with the Toledo Railways and Light the big issue in municipal elections Brand Whit- elected mayor for the fourth time by will have the support of a council by a close vote. The socialist vote was about out of Dayton Goes Back Nov. Phil- lips becomes the first republican mayor elected in Dayton for years as the result of Tuesday's balloting. Com- plete returns give him a plurality of 358 over John C. democrat. Two Socialists Nov. 8 Win. W. republic has been elected mayor by over J. Henry who beat George T. by 200. THANK THE PEOPLE BY MAYOR GEORGE T. LEHRER. I wish to thank the people of Sandusky through the columns of both committed to the initiative j referendum program of the Ohio grcssive Constitution receiv--. ed a total of votes. The pro-i united upon one this paper for their hearty support which caused my re-election as mayor of the city. It is gratifying to me to know that whatever efforts j would have woa easily. I made for the benefit of Sandusky In the country Hoover during my administration as mayor ran ahead with a plurality of 34 over. have been approved by the voters. King. In the city there was thsl I shall continue along the same I greatest surprise. Dr. Maxwell lines as heretofore and trust thai within 29 as many votes at the end of my second term tht people will not regret my re-elec- tion. BY WM. LEITZ attribute the result to a com- bination of circumstances and the socialist although the latter was no surprise to me. One thing I appreciate is the friendship of those who staid with me. Realizing that I had a fight on my hands I did Judge King. Maxwell and Hoov-- I er together received more votes I did King and Fisher in the des-X pite tie and issue. I Judge King will be rather -in the cottvaitioa as the progressires- have an overwhelming- majority insures the initiative and referendum for Ohio. It was reported that conservatives planned to make JndccC King president of the I should they be in a majority. I The grade crossing vote was to fight to the i 1 overwhelmingly in favor of tie bond.' issues as to leave no doubt of ELECTION RESULTS IN NEIGHBORING PLACES NEARSY MAYORS W. I. R. R. G. R. D. R. Pt. D Berlin G. R. Kelleys R. Put-in B. R D. people's wishes. The vote was six to one. The Hayes avenue pro- j position was the moss with j a total of votes for and 420 I against. Columbus ave.nue came nest I with 3.057 votes for and 525 I while Camp street was third with i 026 for and 528 against. Tender tisa 1 a two-thirds majority was re-. quired to authorize the bond i Council can now nass the bonding The republicans put j dinance at any tiio aad proceed Vith. tne work. would take it. up no candidate but after the piimar- EDITOR IS DEAD. PHILADELPHIA. Nov. Al- fred C. editor of the Public Ledger for the past twelve years and previously managing editor of the Philadelphia died aged sixty-five years. Dr. Lambdin was well known as a writer on musical and art topics. Talk of Contest Special to the Star-Journal. Nov. ently defeated by F. W. for by a major- ies. the Civic League decided to take a hand in affairs and nominated Mr. who is prominent in bnsi- j ness and church for the pi ate. i The objection to Mayor Williams was that the not being kept j down. On this the Civic i League won by a slender margin. Mr. S Wakefield that Till simply j inisist upon law and order and will i not go to extremes. The democrats elected all council- manic candidates except Boland. and two out of three trustees of public af- faire. M. was j elected marshal. It was intimated today that the i point might be raised that Mr. field is not a naturalized citizen That most people voted for the- bond he seen. The tetai- candidates for may- or was while the total vote cu-'- the Hayes avenue bond was 0.617. or oniv bshiuU. 0.. Nov. i E I county escaped froia I today. ity of Mayor H. R. Williams talked j- of contesting the election but today i announced that he would do de_j Russell mS. and wh-ne fce batos fte short time. He was c defeat he expects to live ead If 71U1 of cwi- Mayor WWliams lias terms and accepted a renomination only he no one clsa i iCoutinued on Page ja Nirkei Plate railroad EWSPAPERl ;