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Sandusky Star Journal, The (Newspaper) - October 25, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio THE HOME PAPER TODAY'S NEWS TODAY THE SANDUSKY STAR-JOURNAL. FORTY-FIFTH YEAR, SANDUSKY, OHIO, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1911, LAST EDITION NUMBER 13 Former State Pathologist of Indiana Slain With Knife in Her Bed. SAY POWERFUL HAND WIELDED THE WEAPON Negro Janitor Heard Screams in Woman's Room But Fail- ed to Investigate, INDIANAPOLIS, !nd., Oct. The police were completely baf- fled today in their efforts to solve the murder of Dr. Helene Knabe, former Btafe- -pathologist. They are now working on the theory that she was slain for revenge, but no clue as to slayer has been developed. The police be- lieve Dr. Knabe was killed by a man as the knife wounds indicate they were dealt by a powerful hand. The coroner scouts the suicide the- ory and considers the evidence that Dr. Knabe was murdered conclusive. Xone of the %voman's jewels or val- uables were missing, according to the police Dr. Kna'be's past life is be- ing probed by the authorities in an effort to ascertain any enemies she may have had. No hint of a love af- fair has yet been made to the police. P' actically all her male acquaintances THIS IS TERRIBLE. __ i MILWAUKEE, Oct. kee brewers today officially an- nounced aa increase of 50 cents a barrel for beer, effective within the next few weeks because of the prevailing hop shortage. Es- timates of the 1911 hop crop are far from favorable. The brewers anticipate a further rise in the price of beer. FACTS OR COINCIDENCES? WHICH ARE THEY THAT THREATEN TO SEND YOUNC CAMBRIDGE. MASS., MINISTER TO ELECTRIC CKAltU Military Commander of Canton Was Assassinated By a Bomb Thrower. SEVERAL OF ESCORT SLAIN imperial Troops Desert And Make No Resistance to Ad- vance of Revolutionists, Both the city and state authorities may offer a reward for the apprehen- sion of Dr Knabe's murderer Gov- ernor Marshall has asked for full re- ports from the police. The body was found with the head nearly severed Katherine McPher- son, assistant to Dr. Knabe, made the discovery. Jefferson Haynes, the negro janitor of the apartment house where Dr. Knabe lived, was detained on suspic- ion that he knew something of the circumstances of her death, but the detectives let him go after he had withstood for hours their attempts to thaw incriminating information. The theory of suicide, put aside earlier i nthe day, was revived but the police declared the evidence tended to indicate murder. The knife with Dr. Knabe was killed has not been found, and the coroner and the police were of the opinion that if she gashed her own throat she would not have had strength to hide the knife and then return to her bed. Further, there were no blood stains on the floor of her bedroom. whete blood had trickled fipm the wound, across the bed and dripped on the floor. Haynes, the janitor, who had known Dr., Knabe for years, told the police that he went to bed in his room in the basement of the apart- ment house at 11 o'clock. Dr. Knabe's apartment was just above, on the first floor of the building He was awaken- ed in the night, he said, by three screams apparently in Dr. Knabe's flat, but he slipped off to sleep again without investigation. At 5 o'clock in the morning, lie continued, he heard footsteps in the room above him. Dr Knabe's flat was in a corner of the building and its windows opened en two streets. None of these win- dows was locked and several of them weie open. There is but one door and it lef.db into the front hall. In the kitchen is a dumb waiter with a shaft large enough to permit a man climb- ing into the room by means of a lad- der AKRON, 0. Get dirigible balloon Akron, built by F A. Seiber- Img of Akron for Melvm Vaniman, make a trial flight from Atlantic City out upon the ocean Friday or Saturday of this week. Special Agent of Society For Prevention of Vice Be- gins Crusade. AKRON, 0, Oct. airest here Tuesday of 0. G Lyon. head of th" Lyon Rubber company and John Hadfield, head of the rubber company which Dears his, is alleged to be cnlv a start of wholesale arrests which sie to be made in tie near future The airests were made at the instance of -Anthony Comstcrk, of New York, sec- retaiy and special agent of the New York Society for the Pieveation of Vice The charge against the men arrested is the manufacture and sale of rubber goods for imnoia! purposes Tne men taken to Canton and ghen a pre- limmarv arraignment before Uniied States Commissioner Whiting, and lat- er be given a hearing in_the Unit- ed States court at Cleveland" In attempting to stamp out the sale c: the illegal pioduct in New York City. Comstock seme time ago discov- ertd that it was being made in this city and shipped east by the hundred gross lots, wheie it was retailed by diaggists to a large extent, according to Comstock. The last raid made on Akron rub- ber concerns "was five years ago and tins resulted in the closing down of cne Dlant Frightened by the exposure others and the heav> fines innosed, te "eia! other sma'ler rubber Concerns went out of business Tl.sPe raids we-e trade at tne instance of ;he United States postoffice depart- ment SHANGHAI, China, Oct. a! Feng Shan, military commander ol Canton, was killed today by a bomb. Several of his escort were also slain. Canton is on the verge of joining the rebellion and the troops cannot be re- lied upon. Another important city, Tchen Chow, was captured by rebels today. The rebels' capture of Tchen Chow cuts the imperial troops in the vicin- ity of Hankow and Wu Chang from communication wTffiPeKin. means one of the least important civ- ic problems. Leitz's supporters pro- fessed to "be jtihilant over the mayor's action and welcomed the isasc. Mrs. Elder said that when Elder (Continued on Page 6) The have time to escape runs, fanned, to hit ii duplicated three pitched balls Herzog drew three and two and then bhe denied that through short. Herzog stole fan Declared that Chief Engineer King, an of the mayor who was re- cently placed at the head of the wa_te? I works department as an expert him- 'self, made the recommendation to council that the money be appropriat- her relations with Robart had ever secondj beafine Lapp's perect throw. been anytlrnsr but proper and saul Pletcher fannea. No rlms. her hushand had forced her to play in an orchestra with Robart at var- ious entertainments. THIRD INNING. grounded out, Her- zog to Merkle. Lapp singled to short PRESIDENT TALKS TO expens to determine how manv and where the serious breaks were in the water works distribution system. They say Engineer King explained to coun- cil that his department has not the equipment or the men to spare for the making of a survey of the kind desired and In this they back up En- gineer King Leitz men say King center. Coomhs grounded to MEXICO CITY Oct. 25-The town who threw to Doyle to catch Lapp of MilPa AUa in Minreapolis He hourj addressed the students of the Univer- i sity of Minnesota and will leave for St. Paul this afternoon. HIT INTO THE LEFT FIELD (Continued on Page 6) I A CENTENNIAL EDITION. PATRIOTIC WOMEN OF STATE GAJHbRED HERE The following leading newspa- -j pers of the state have co-operated with the O'lio State Journal in put- ting out the biq Ohio centennial ;i edition Thursday: Ashland Times-Gazette, Eellaire f' Independent, Bowling Green Sen- tinei-Tribune. Cambridge Times. Canal Dover Reporter, Chiliicothe Gazette, Defiance Exoress. Dela- ware Gazette, Findlay Reoublican, ffi Fostoria Review, Fremont News, Galhpolis Tribune, Ironton Reg- ister, Kenton News-Republican, Li- The ope-ii'.s session of the th'r-j regent of Martha PifkSn charter, gave Thirteenth Annual State Conference of Daughters of Ameri- can Revolution Opened in Carnegie Hall and Will Continue Thursday. ma News, East Liveroool Tribune. ana Tii Marietta Journal, MarysviHe Tri- bune, McConnelsviHe Herald, New- ark Advocate, Piqua Call, Ports- mouth Times. Sandusky 4 Journal. Tiffn Advertiser Your.gstown Vindicator. conference of th? the address of welcome and the' had made the survey a campaign is- sue. Mavor Lehrer. seen TTednesda? morning and asked for a statement as to his reason for the veto, decked he opposed the ordinance simply be- cause he thought it an unwise step, regardless of the chief engineer's rec- ommendations. "I believe that two or three men of the department could make just as good an inspection as these experts who wrote here wanting to make the surrey They don't even guarantee to locate the leaks and I do not be- lieve in employing experts for flM merelv for a preliminary survey- -which would onlv lead to the expenditure a whole lot more money. "Two teaks recently repaired. OTIC at the Kinscsbur? block and an- otrer on Railroad street, about 1 OfW gallons per fey. were both found by department the of outside Star- and li'HM' lesiiiPing at o clo K, ought to- a notdble gathering of Ohio of treated water are It is tne biggest special edition voi IMS and wts indeed mterestinr Old Glor> was cver> where :r she has been a rather] not commit the Thursday's Star-Journal conspicuous leatuie up to this he lie did. She has sued for di- consist of T8 or 80 pages, because of her attitude toward herl vorcc. will The meeting was opened with the for a SUCCfSSfUi enjoyable cou-ltnrown floni singing of "America." accompanied; ference regret at being nnMnsr tv the by Miss Abbie abie to be present (but WTS ,m'n The Rev C Argyle Kellar of the Telegrams of sieeting were alsoi b.t bylerian ch'-irch then ?ead the i f- cation. Frederick P. iContinaed on S) I alarm Mass. O1" daughter of tho pi H. TVi for f fnp wt It NEWSPAPER! I ;