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Sandusky Star Journal, The (Newspaper) - October 2, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio TURKISH FLEET IS'IN DOUBT TODAY WHILE THE SULTAN ASKS FOR WAi of Bodies Slow Because of Fire in Wreck- WhJchls Piled High in Was Known 'to Be in Dangerous Condition. kage JSiVBAYLESS -_DAM DISASTER I mber of estimated between 150 and 300. I wits of Austin practically swept away. -'fnjiired and maimed In flood and fire which perty damage runs into millions. Business men ruined and town lot be petfunt. cif the Bayless Pulp .and weakened by ice a year ieen patched up and was be in a dangerously weak condi- ctate authorities will investigate to fix the ufationiof Austin given as and Costello 700.' Lattsr place td 'warning in only three fatalities are believed to have a. sting gas mains set fire to debris of houses and many victims in the debris were burned while .the escaping gas drove away who were heroically working to save them. FIRST PICTURES OF AUSTIN FLOOD DISASTER SECURED BY PHOTOGRAPHER IN 45 MINUTES Oct. Tener returned here today from and at once started an investigation- disaster at Aus- is not sure whether there is a state law regarding but is investigating. or Oct. investigation by both the state and local au- ps is promised today folowing the flood disaster here Saturday. ..An will probably be called'tomotrow or Wednesday... Engineers who the Bayiess dam a year ago will be the chief .Witnesses. the Boyless Paper company will also be introduced. Thirty .-six bodies gen recovered today and the debris is still- being- searched. As 'the aill is Austin's last supporting it-is probable the town be rebuilt. _ i XBjnarefl today the dam will bi i N. Oct. Jket factory here has filled fler for a carload of coffins as started them to Austin. aple of Wellsville shipped lead cf provisions to the In. city. Blankets were in- Twenty shelter tents were by the Fair association. of the flood were told by survivors today. Joseph a was bathing in Goldwich hotel when the dam broke. The hotel was demolished. Still clutching to the -sides of the. tub Goldman was found a block away un- I Federal Authorities LiKei Take Hand fit it Captain's DROWNED NOT .YET.-.-RECOVERED Rescue of Five in Part ed With Small These pictures-Were secured by who spent just 45 ascjhe scene and then .hurried aay.with his plates in order to get them the-newspapers. They came'to .special .delivery. The upper picture shows wrecked buildings on Main street at Austin and the lower picture shows'the flood damage around the Goodyear-lumber plant. imittee of Senate 3d at ..Miiwaukee in- iigatirty Election. IS USED of One tiaringthe on Page completely over three times with the entire family inside. It landed upside down but none of the family was in- jured. Mrs. E. Mansury gave her life attempting to rescue her child who became entangled in a wire fence. The body of Mrs. George Renix was found three miles from her home. She was tightly clutching her six-months-old baby. Both were dead. Even the foundations in the residence districts were wiped out and cellars filled to a -plane level. The city was practically under mili- tary rule todaji. The work of res- cue .-wajj organized. Five bodies were taken frgm-one house. The survivors today statefl they had been expecting t'-uch disaster for 'Huge railroad cranes are at work removing the debris. A total' of 50 bodies been It is not believed the dead exceed 200. The dam was known to be weak and a flood has long been -expected. ______ Tile last .fire in Austin was extin- guished by departments from other towns .work of rescue is being pushed as rapidly .as possible. The' constabulary confiscated all li- Quor to prevent tooting by intoxicat- ed persons. Numerous instances Oct. mothers .sacrificing their lives to save by the United 'States I .children were told cover 'whether Isaac j ection to that body 'in-j p.d..with .corrupt-prac-'j I jn this city today. At j he Wisconsin last August-appointed i lake this inquiry. j jiat Stsphenson can-1 n for the j ite rests at a sena- 1908 and violated the .icli of the fund. i lumber j i fancy in- the White j by him to Taft. great shock of the whitening He is active j while has j affairs hej Ice in the cham- j he was chos- i 115. He was I a co in New i have been i VP the com- j ose testi- i are B. Stephen- is al- r.ged mil- to influ- er. cashier rnfitodian 1 W. i of large I or mone j 1 a former I half a'' Sultan Asks Big Fund to Carry on War and Finds Country In Serious State of Deny Loss of Entire Fleet and Say All Ships Escaped But One. Oct. powers are hourly becoming more convinced that Turkey must give up Tripoli and end the war. They of the empire star- Billings he's.goin' to Maine some of them blind he's heard so much about .'Pure Food laws Will Be En- forced and Some Heads Ex- pected to Fall in Basket. i Oct. pure Ram to-. food Iaw will again be enf0rcea by i DrI Wiley. Inside of another I he-will be chief in all matters in- One life was tost and persons had narrow fi drowning late Sunday the Sandusky harbor when a small power fishing -i owned by August a the. freight steamer A. EL just off the Cedar Point jetty 4 capsized. Beamer was man who paid _ toM .with life for the .the other five occupants of the launch being rescued by the from the freighter after like had been thrown into the water. The accident be officially in- vestigated. Statements concern- it are Beamers body not Nothing could be done Sunday because of and on Monday sea was running too-high TO a. further search.- will be undertakes -as soon as the -a goes'down'.'unless in the meantime'be Mon- day morning Oscarcifekay.and Pe'c-r Erod went out in a power boat to the scene of the asd. recovered the ill-fated launch. The little craft had been washed on They saw .'of .the body. 't-.'' The accident occurred 'ti'e jetty 'near the point where tifr extension to was or about half- way between the Point aad the end1 of the breakwater. That the-occupants of the laafJch'- made a recfcless attempt to cross the bow of the which was light and eotering tha.har- bor for a coal .seems to be ty well established. '..W Holland and Charles.- ert Albert. Bashold arid the were the persons who comprised party in the wrecked launch. in the day they had started. larger Merry but soon experienced engine trouble aad returned to port and. secured Bea- mer's smaller boat.' were so they reported for Danbury -where they expected to -get soma so it afterwards turned night and serious -Trt-rs Tfimpprktnrp moderate winds. one jvolving its administraton. I year rises Tuesday at a. p. m. reported- the Italian army has occupied Tripoli. At Constantinople messages are pouring in upon the sultan frori setg at 5.. heads of other. European governments expressing the wrmest feelings of j friendship for Turkey but uniformly regretting that it is impossible for j Maximum wind velocity for twenty- them to the latter's' behalf. Austria is massing troops along the i torn of a contemplated grab.. frontier of the Turkish possession remain on s'lard at Novipazar-and showing every symp- In Diplomatic circles it is Whether g0iicjtor McCabe will be REAR ADMIRAL SANTIAGO'S DEAD In diplomatic circles it is believed j Turkey is in imminent danger of dis- i mcmbcrment and division among the i powers and is entering a struggle for I existence. Both Austria and Russia j j are threatening. j REAR ADMIRAL SCHLEY. NEW Oct. Admiral going a block staggered and fell to the pave- ment. Rear Admiral Winfield Scott Schioj was born near Oct and graduated from the Annapo- lis academy in 1860. He served through the civil war and afterwards on var- ious duties and stations. He was in Looking For VIENNA. Oct. warships are today scouring the Adriatic sea for the Turkish destroyers which are re- ported to be threatening Italian com- merce there according to reports here today. I pried out of his position at the de- partment of agriculture will be decided until after President Taft's return. Whether Associate 'Chemist Dunlap will continue in the four hours ending at noon aO j has the same j miles northeast at But the pure food act Russian i morning. i be taken out of the hands of the I board of food and drug Inspection. i composed of McCabe and Dun- and given to Dr. Wiley. There I will be n'o as in the past. It will be all j Wiley. j This much was learned on unques- Itionable authority. Secretary who returned two flays ago from the I would make no but the facts in the situation were deveJ- li MEET fliLL Talks Against Be- of Judges and Direct Vote for U. S. Senators. Oct in- vaded making half a dozen. rear platform speeches. He will Lincoln this afternoon. William J. Bryan will greet him as a member of the reception committee. i oped from unquestionable sources. Reports Not Confirmed. LONDON. Oct. 2.-The fate of the j HARMON HEARS LAST PLEA Turkish fleet is still undetermined. I Correspondents in Rome insist it was I totally destroyed by the Italians but Oct. WV VJit UUL r charge of the expedition sent by the tjje furkish aiinMn' of marine ad-' convicted of killing government to the far north to rescue the Greeley exploring -party.-.At the be- ginning of .the war with Spain he was ghon command of the flying squad- ron sent to Cuban and was the senior officer present at the destruc- tion of the Spanish fleet off Santiago de Cuba. July 1S98. He was promot- ed to the rank of rear admiral ia 1S99 and was in command of the South At- lantic station from to 1901. when he was placed on the retired list on account of age. Schley had distinguished himself when he led the assaulting column at tbe capture of Corean forfs in Chinese waters in 1871 but his first big achieve- ment was ths rescue of the Grorloy survivors in the Art-tic regions. Two former expeditions seat for purpose had failed. Coxmaader mits the ioss of only one boat. 3 Carres of Italians at De-rna and gazi are unconfirmed. Two Turkish j destroyers are reported sunk and one j captured at Coreenzeta. Oniy two official messages received from 'Constantinople Sunday had a j bearing on the war. The first firmed the dispatcher that the Italians i had invaded Turkey by landing at I Prcvesa and that their fleet was shell- i ing the Ottoman fort there. The sec- j end was that the snltan was to borrow a war fund. j Turkey's fhroTJtc the lacki of ready tnoney. has become She is facing the war with a ridic'.i-i ions small sum ir. the treasury. Ottoman. jmblSc dobt askedi to provide for war informed the government John a farmer in Green coun- ty. was given a final hearing today be- i fore Governor Harmon. The governor j withheld his decision for a clay or Justice's execution is set for Friday.. He has been three times reprieved by. the governor and was granted a stay of of once by circuit and once by the supreme WORKINK AGAINST _____ The afternoon newspaper11 EARNS the appreciation of its T readers ANEW EVERY DAY. For every day the exigencies of news-getting AGAINST TIME 5 force it to feats of enterprise that ars often of as interesting as the rusultant This strenuous service to its readers keeps the evening paper in close touch with them keeps thtm in sympa- thy with it. The advertisers f ii'nare personal profit by it. t S PROSECmOR IS AFJER MURDER REQUISITIONS to un- lan in- lurei be- Eu- ...r across the ice pack Commander caoin. a sufferer from heart disease. A phys- j and his men reached the camp Constantinople at.which it was decided iclan said death was practically of surviv6rs of the Greeley expedi- tion. The found seven survivors wr.o stantaneous. Admiral Schley was to be i ibe. most Picturesque figures in wore m verge Of starvation and brought them and the bodies of nine in New who had perished before the American navy. The admiral arrived to attempt to borrow money. i News of both disaster and victory j reached Constantinople Sunday. Thei London Chronicle's there this morning. Going to the New York j srrjvai Of the rescuing partv. -'A wireless message to s de- iYacht chlb chatted with some feacjc to thc -The expedition re-' admiralty reports that two friends and' then left with the j 'tinn nf KRaoncared ia i Governor Monday ed a requisition on the governbr of Pennsylvania for the return Sandusky of Domtnick Selvaggio and Rocco who captured by Sheriff -Reuter iri Pittsburgh and are now beinjj held in that city. Armed with state Jag degree and ba' 1 on affidavits sworn to before Jus on Page on of the Peace John Casey by sheriff. Prosecuting Attorney Hart left Sunday night for bus and took the up the governor early Monday. Now I ihot he has secured the papers ti'e prosecutor will go to where he expects to have the i papsrs honored by Governor Tener I If gcws the local i man will theri proceed to nuike a demand for the two men. charged with the horrible crimes. In the request is granted. Sheriff Reuter will bring prisoners coland lodge them in the j he. Prosecutor Hart sai -'sty. he was ronfhie of t'ae two Oct- Gibbons in his .iiibileje_sermoa 'here expressed decided opinions disapproving three great political including direct election of United States senators by the the recall of judges and the referen- dum proposal in same of the consti- tutions'of western states. Daring his discourse Cardinal GiV bons man should be a drone in -the social beehive. Xo citizen shouM 09 an indifferent spectator of the' poli- moral -and economic questioaS that are beios agitated around him. the present moment political problems which are engaging the serious attention of osr public men. is proposed that United States senators should be clenterl by papu- lar vote instead of being chosen by the as is prescribed by the constitution. is proposed that the of our before they have force of should submitted to the suffrage of the people who vonM have the right to vo'o. is proposed recall or remove an unpopular jii'lge before the piration of his terru of nffu-f1. one the tbe sincerity and patriotisra ei vocatcs of these in orir ganic saws. But 1 TYSHV presumptuous in saylns 'hr1' the wisdom o' be Referr- v his EWSFAPESI iEWSPA.PE.Kt ;