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The Sandusky Star Journal (Newspaper) - September 12, 1911, Sandusky, Ohio THE HOME PAPER TODAY'S XT. THE SANDUSRY STAR -JOURNAL. FORTY-FOURTH YEAR SANDUSKY, OHIO, TUESDAY, SEPT, 12, 1911, LAST EDITION NUMBER 28d Daring Aviator Makes Start But Soon Comes to Grief ,in Bad Fall. MAKES 120 MILES IN FIRST LAP TO AUBURN Young Blrdman Does No Fancy Sfunts But Starts Off to Big Prize, FOWLER'S FLIGH1 GIRL BRIDE COOL AND UNCONCERNED IN STEALTHY DASH FROM NEW YORK TO MARRY HER H UNBRED-MILLION-DOLLAR Mrs. John Jacob Astor, who was Miss Madeline Force, apparently was the most unconcerned of any in the hurry-up wedding party Saturday in I which she became the bride of the 47-year-old multimillionaire. Col. As. tor appeared nervous all through the ceremony and the events leadjng up to it. The pictures show pictures yacht, Noma, in which Astor's they sailed from New York to Newport, and' back Left San Francisco at Arrived Sacramento at Left Sacramento at Arrived Auburn at Distance 120 miles. Left Auburn Dropped near Alta and machine smashed. Cal., Sept. Robert C. again marriage and Mrs Fowler faced the hazardous task of the bride going aboard at the flying across the Sierra Nevada moun-JNew York Yacht Club station, River- tains when he resumed his drive and E. 81st street. cross continent flight today. He ex- pressed complete confidence in his bi- plane's ability to fly over the moun-. tains. Fowler started at but near Alta something went wrong with his steering gear in midair. The machine dropped and wr.s badly smashed. Fowler escaped with a few bruises. After flying 120 miles of his ocean to ocean trip, Fowler landed safely at Auburn Monday night at the foot oi the Sierra Nevada mountains over expected to fly Tuesday. There was no accident on the first lap of tbe long flight. Fowler started from Golden Gate park without any "stunts" to please the crowd1. He was going after the big prize and started at it in a businesslike way. He was the coolest of the crowd which gathered to see the start and arose in the air with a boyish grin on his face. The bay lay a full thousand feet below his whirling propellers when Fowler swept across. The wind sweep- ing in through the Golden Gate was fresh and strong. Before this breeze when he reached the bay he curved around the eastern nob of Goat island. And then, free from, the com- pelling urge of the or-ean breeze, he pwept aroimd again in a wider circle flashed high over the gaping city of Oakland and struck the straight air line for Sacramento. "At Fowler said, just- he .started. "I will drop down and eat a sandwich." And eagle-hearted boy. He twenty-fight minutes after Prohibitionists Will Not Con- cede the Defeat, However, and May Ask Recount. __ TWO QUESTIONS UNDECIDED "Drys" Already Circulating Petitions to Have Another Popular Vote in the State, BULLETIN; PORTLAND, Me-, Sept. returns today show that the wets won by a majority of 522. PORTLAND, Me., Sept. daunted by the result, of Un- Two Men Line Up Eight in Bank and Bob Them of GARY MAYOR VICTIM OF THE DICTOGRAPH Ohio's Executive and Wife Ar- rive in Did "Hack" From De- pot and Create Comment. WOODROW WILSON IN ._ ADDRESS OF WELCOME Points Out the Need of a Con- ference for Work and Out- lines a Busy Proram, frfcs Erie County's Big Show -Opened Today Under Au- spicious Circumstances. SPRING LAKE. N. Mayor T. T. Knotts of Gary, Infl.. j is a victim of the dictagraph. After concealing one of the instruments in I J.. Sept. I the mayor's desk, T. B. Dean, who DISPLAYS OCCUPY ALL THE AVAILABLE SPACE Aviator Le Van Big Attraction as He Prepared for First Farm Contest Prepared to tackle th? subject of uni- "barges bribery against city officials! Editor Who Helped Send Francisco Boss to Pen Now Petition.'' SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., Sept. A movement to secure the release of wealth. by going to another common- u ngt COKEVILLE, Wyo., Sent. 12.-Two ie did names by which they may pen- masked men eritei.ed the cokeville OL !L A T6 tW f 6r tional here and lining up eight i Raef from the penitentiary has dramatic and democratic wav o clock vote. The vote yesterday merely men who were tne against! been started here. Six of the jurors L and democratic way wall robbed them of convicted the former have Governor and Mrs. Judson Harmon ar- that sandwich he had promised the constitution .and the legislature cash j signed the petition for his release Tritwni, 'may now vote on the question of lo-j They then'locked the officers of the The movement is headed by Fre-. In_two hours, lacking nine minutes, cal option. I bank fn tne vault and made tnejr es_ j mont Older, editor of the Bulletin and! others who participated in the fight from car form divorce laws in the different I states and other changes in legislation which have been advocated When Dean emerged from the may- by various governors and the Ameri- ors fle sent officers in to serve a can Bar Association, the annual con- had i, P3'ed. The money, in marked bills, ference of the governors of the union was found in Knott's desk. opened here today. From prospects the conference bids fair to equal if not to surpass those of the past, both as to attendance and busi- ness transacted. Nineteen governors were present when Governor Wilson opened the convention. Governor Norris, of Mon- tana, spoke in favor of the extension of the powers of the governors, in- creasing the weight of the executive] Rpnnrf utt veto and the right to personally su-i OdyS H8 !S 31 pervise and direct the selection of minor state officials. A photograph- er attempted to snap Governors Har- mon and Wilson together but failed. Governor Hay, of Washington, dis- cussing the divorce question, said: "Existing conditions are a travesty justice, for a man who cannot do a certain thing in one state sieps into his auto, crosses the state line and can do just what the laws of his state forbid. I believe there should be a minimum residence limit and time limit for remarriage." Governors Durke of North Dakota and Gilchrist of Florida favored mat ins the residence limit five years and a corresponding time limit for remar- riage. The governors today seemed practi- jcally unanimous in the opinion that inadequate anti-divorce laws are threatening the very foundation of American life. The subject, is not on the "set program but many executives today declared themselves as tavor- Ing more uniform laws and .thought it. probable. subject would be tak- en up by the conference. Governor Harmon said one of the first things the state would act upon as the of state regula- self. Fowler had >nit. a'most mo mile" ofi Because of the interest in the liquor his flight behind him. After a it was impossible up to noon to- rest, the aviator took wins at day to determine the result of the o'clock and flew away northeasterly.' vote on the other two questions in the (the depot was good enough for Ohio's and caused considerable Most of the governors who he robbery is attributed to Hugh i to put Ruef in' the pententiary The ij.u0ii Whitney, the Idaho bandt andis j Petitions ask for Ruef's release next brother. It is claimed that the Whit- Marrtl when he will have served a He descended near Auburn, about 120 election. It is believed the plan of neys" have" been "seen" near i year- Alleged remorse on the part of miles from San Francisco, after grace-1 keeping the state, capital at Augusta }ateiy and tjjey were charged with Ruef is responsible for the move- file theft of a band of horses a days ago. A hold-up of some character fully circlinz the court tmlise Bells were rung and whistles tooted as hi? passed over the town. Fowler -will attempt to jockey his biplane to New York by way of Blko, Salt Lake Gity. Granger. Cheyenne, North Platte, Omaha. Rock Island, will show a dry victory and if not may was lost but the vote on the direct primaries has not been settled. few ment has dicate Maine went wet by about been more than half expected and the the prohibitionists refuse to concede banks have keot most of their finite G'efeat. They claim the official count and the entrance of Governor Har- mon upon the scene 'caused the dis- tinguished visitors some amusement. "I am here to listen to what others have to say, not to talk he said. "It is neither the place nor the time to talk politics.'' This year's meeting will differ from that of 1910. held in Louisville and Chicago, Ft. Wayne. Pittsburgh, Buf- falo and Albany, reaching the end oE his journey by Oct. 10. Ing a message across He is carry- the country demand a recount. Unofficial and only partly returns from 499 out of 521 cities. under time locks. j Hugh Whitney has not been heard from definitely since he outrode and outmaneuvered possemen in Idaho; last June. He was pursued for tne TROUBLE BREAKS OUT IN GARMENT Kentucky, inasmuch as an effort will be made to transact more business and have less celebration (Continued from Page 2) CLEVELAND, 0., Sept. ble in the garment workers' strike broke out again today when 30 towns_ and plantations in Maine gave murder of Conductor Field on a train saicl to sarment workers, held up from Brig. Gen. Daniel Brush, com- i a majority of 904 for repeal of the near Blackfoot, and had escaped from a street car and tnander-of the department of Cali-! prohibitory constitutional amend-j the custody of a deputy sheriff In guard to the street. Maj. Gen. Frederick D. j ment. The missing 22 towns cast; the saddle" day and night for almost' ceverely beaten" A Grant, commanding the division of j Jess than 385 votes the state election a Veek with only a meal or two he the east, with headonarters on Gov- ernor's Island. New York. The mes- sage was delivered' a. few moments before the start by Lieut. Julius L. Dodge, aid to Gen. Brush. three years ago. The vote by con- gressional districts was as follows: reached the mountains on the Idaho- dragged a strike The guard was riot call was turned in but the guard's assailants escaped. Lick Springs Preparing Confession. THIS, IN TURN, IS DENIED Attorneys Say He Is In Dayton and Will Tell Nothing More, WORD FROM DIEGLE. Rodney J. Diegle was in Dayton early Monday evening, according to word from an authoritative source. Reporters who called at the Diegle home here Tuesday morning found Mrs. Diegle and her son and daughter there, but they' djfcfai'e.d.-they did not know the convicted ser- geant-at-arms was. Mrs. Diegle admitted, however, that ehe jhad on Tuesday morning, received a post-card from her husband mail- ed at Dayton. Others in the city also received cards from Diegle which had apparently been mail- ed early Monday night I Many Are Made Homeless by Outbreak of Volcano and Lose All Property. CATANIA, Italy. Sept. from farms and villages on the slope of Mt. Etna are pouring into Catania today. The eruption from the main .crater and smaller ones are steadily increasing in violence. The air in Catania, is almost unbreathable from the clouds of ashes. A new fissure has opened above Lin- guaglossa, which lie? at the foot of Mt. Edna and brilliant flashes are seen. Lava is now descending and threatens the villages. It has reached the edge of the woods. It is estimated that in all 14 new fissures have open- ed, and they are emitting smoke, ash- es and lava. Even the streets of Ca- tania are covered with ashes. Rumbling of earth shocks at short intervals is heard for miles. The shocks are growing in violence, and a panic prevails. The fear of the people is augmented by the great heat and suffocating atmosphere. All the coun- try round about is covered with ashes and seems under an immense funeral pall. Several houses have been damaged by the earthquakes, and hundreds of men, women and who are without shelter, go about from place to place carrying jjictures of the saints and imploring mercy. At Giarre, 16 miles from Catania. the patients were carried out of a hospital by nurses. who feared' the i building would collapse. I Rental. Against.' First Second Third Fourth Wyoming line given up. and the chase was, Totals................60.7S2 59.878 As had been predicted, the cities were the chief stronghold of the repeal faction, but the majority of 12.000 in the total city vote was barely sufficient, according to the latest avail- able returns, to offset the vote of the rural Although the vote did not equal that of a year ago when the democrats swept the state, which for years had been a republican stronghold, the elec- tion was without question one of the most interesting contests the state has ever known BOY CLEVER SAFE ROBBER; CAUGHT CHICAGO, 111., Sept. Moss- bamn. an 11-year-old punil of one of, the graded schools, the' WILL LYNCH ASSAILANT I Posse of Mountaineers Scouring Hills to Find Murderer of Hawkins. HENDERSONVILLE. N. C., Sept. 12- that there will be a lynch- ing if their e, could open them by working the bination and listening to the falling tumblers. The lad was arrested while kneel-! before a safe he had just opened ins in a. ment. He admitted he had robbed search for the murderer of seventeen- jear-old Myrtle Hawkins. The cor- that the girl assaulted and then. LLM C. O'iit 1IC JUOL U JCiiU'l TT T J 1_ wholesale millinery establish-islaln' -Her body was exposed to the Special to The Star-Journal: COLUMBUS, 0., Sept. Diegle is either very keen for notorie- ty and publicity, or he is awfully afraid of being disfranchised, and be- ing made a prisoner of the state. Which is true, is uncertain, and no one would like to know more fully which end Diegle has in view than At- torney General Hogan or Prosecuting Attorney Edward Turner. Just about the time it was general- ly supposed that Diegle was disposed of for the next two years and a few weeks over, when sentence had been passed, through his attorneys he makes application for the privilege to turn state's evidence. But first he makes sure that he can have the sen- tence hanging over him suspended. Then he holds a Sunday conference with the state's attorneys, and the next chapter sees him mysteriously leaving the city, seeking the cooler Windham sez i atmosphere of a state further east, and leaving his former attorneys "up in the worst tor- i the air" as to his whereabouts. An- ture in the next other report says he is at French Lick life will be having friends ask it's feot enough. Forecast: Fair; and cooler tonight.: Wednesday fair. i at 7 a. m., 64; one; Springs, Indiana. Just about the time it was general- It was reported that two state detec- you if itives are with Diegle, but today this story was emphatically In an interview this afternoon Belcher and Conner, counsel for Diegle, de- clared that he was not at French j Lick, as reported, but that he was in Dayton, and that he was positively through with the state's attorneys aiul (hat he would have no confession to make at any time. They added that The big fair is on. Tuesday aft- ernoon saw the tented city at the Erie county fair grounds practi- cally complete, the exhibits near- ly all in place in the various build- ings and Aviator LeVan ready for his first exhibition fiights. Tues- day afternoon also found Secre- tary Zerbe all smiles over the out- look for the best fair and biggest attendance known at the present grounds. It required a small army or workers Tuesday morning to whip things into shape for the aft- ernoon. A fair sized crowd was on the grounds Tuesday after- noon. LeVan's first flight, scheduled I 1 p. m., was delayed because of the high wind but at 3 o'clock he was pre- paring to attempt to go into the air, probably at 4 o'clock. The most noticeable improvement at the grounds this year is the secre- tary's new office, a handsome little concrete and tile building, now al- most complete, and located just east of the grandstand. The building is in. itself an exhibit for the Hinde Briefc Tile Co., which furnished tae .ma- terial for the structure. The Spaca under the grandstand, formerly oc- cupied by the secretary for an has been taken this year by J. H. Her- man, who has decorated and 'papered the walls and fitted tne apartment no as a rest room, free to all. The ex- hibit makes a beautiful home fornisn- ings display. The floral hall, as in past years, is beautifully decorated -and every inclt of available space is taken by exhibit- ors. The following is a list of firms and companies having booths: Andres Frey, Pnsch Martin Co., Tae Singer Sewing Machine Co., Bell Ti phone Dilgart Bittner, Smi Bates Hardware Co., Bauman Herb Myers, C. V. Baomgardnet-, N. B. Marshall, George P, Windisch, Holzaepfel Metropolitan Insur- ance Co., and J. F. Renner. Tbe ex- hibits are almost without exception the most complete and beautiful ever shown at a county, fair here. In the fruit hall, the big feature Is. the Star-Journal torn and-potato con- test exhibit Occupying the northeast space of the hall, several hundred samples of corn and potatoes, the fin- est and largest in Erie, Ottawa and Huron counties, are shown. Over three hundred entrance blanks were taken out for this contest, although not quite that number are in actual competition. Beside the giant .ears com and the big potatoes, the big prizes offered by the Star-Journal are on display. The booth is decorated with pennants. In the manufacturers' hall. George J. Bing has a carriage and buggy-.dis- play which occupied nearly the entire space. The various farm wagon and farm implement displays are scatter- ed over the grounds and are larger than for a number of years past. NeiU Bros, have a big exhibit. The big attraction at the grounds, of course, is the Red Devil, LeVan's aeroplane. His hangor is located just west of the grand stand while the aeroplane, when on display and ready for flight, is located on the space in- side the speed ring. The side-show and concession men are out in full force also. The tent- ing arrangement is siich that the (Continued on Page 5) LI OF SIM Temperature year ago, 69. Sun rises Wednesday at a. tn. they were preparing to tight the seu-j BiOW Of FOftV same safe a dozen times during year. sun and rain for two or thre'e days beinS thrown into Lake tne Osceola. and sets at p .m. (standard i Maximum wind velocity for 24 hours jending at noon today, 40 miles north- west at Monday afternoon. DYING, S7RUGGLES TO SAVE WOMAN'S NAMk KANSAS CITY. Mo., Sept. am not worried about him saying or ben F. Curtis, who three times shot; doing anything to you, darling, for and finally killed Henry C. Gumbel at Kupner's hotel here, is being held on a charge of murder, and a plea of emotional insanity will be his de- fense. Although mortally wounded Gum you are my own brave little man. While not much on the Sandow or- der, still I am sure you would take a licking like a gentleman if you could not help it. "Never mind. When I grow to be bel. with his life ebbing away, sought, a big. fat lady I will not only soanfc to destroy three letters which were signed and couched in en- you. but anyone else who says things to my .little baby boy. So you had bet- OHIO MILITIA'S CRACK MARKSMAN WINS MATCH AT GIRT SHOOT dearing terms, by the woman who ap-j ter be good for I may get real fat parently bestowed her love upon himj some day." rather than upon her husband. Inj Mrs.-Lucie Curtis is supposed toj one letter which was pieced together) be in Chicago. She consulted Williamj after Gumbel died, the woman speaks j Wcodford. an attorney, August 2, in of a meeting between her husband! regard to her divorce. Mr. Woodward and Gumbel and a threatened suit forj said he hadn't heard from her fof sev- alienation of her affection but saysi eral weeks. she will fight in every way to pre- vent, her husband getting a penny of Qiiinbels' money. In the letter referring to the meet- with X, she says: "So you met him and he didn't have the nervg to even say boo at you? I "I can't give her That was what Curtis told a friend .some time ago. who begged him to give up bis wife. It was that re- solve which prompted him to 'slaj Gumbel, said Louis Nauman, that friend. tence in the circuit court, and the re-j port that the state's detectives were) with Diegle was entirely untrue and without the least foundation. In the meantime the attorneys for the state are holding their ear to the ground, for it is said that at least one state senator is anxious to fess up and an Hour Came Michigan Suffered. Although the wind attained an ex- treme velocity of 40 miles an hour at tell all he knows, providing, of Monday night during a sudden course he is granted the immunity bath j storm which struck the city and vt-. before cold weather sets in. Neither I cinity. no damage of consequence was- Attorney Genera! Hogan nor Prose- cutor Turner is anxious to accept the offer of this solan, when the expense is so great, and for that reason the Ktory of Diegle will secure him a stay j rf sentence, providing it rings with i j the truth. No one puts much "faith in j the offer to "tell but nevertheless he will be given until next Monday to make good. In tnr meantime the at- torneys are not doing very much" to- wards carrying the case to the su- preme court or circuit courts of the I state. I done, so far as could be learned. Tho blow came from the northwest and did not last long. A total of. .15 of an inch of rain fell, just enough to lay the dust. The temperature red from 81. Monday's maximum, 63. CAUGHT Beneath Wrecked Building, People Were Saved From Fire By Rain. C. B. Winder, of the Ohio militia, won the Spencer match, at 1.200 yards, at the meeting of the New Jersey State Rifle association, now in progress at Sea Girt, N. J. His score was 69 out of, a possible 75. Winder is a well-known crack shot and has taken scores of prizes on ranges all over the country, THE EVENING PAPER. CADILLAC, Mich., Sept. i en persons were .injured, the post flee and several store buildings n.nd a cyclona of Hohart It Is last night. Pour persons were pinned The evening newspaper is part residences demolished in of the day of its issue which swept the village and parcel history in tne rnaking, n to the paper of NOW not a record beneath debris itt the-post office and of yesterday, and a forecast of to- were only saved tram death day; but it is of TODAY, and re- heavy rain when the building fleets, today. Advertising in it is fire after an explosion of today's NOW adver- i Several persons on trains passing tising, making the advertisers through the storm were injured. Otfc- message appeal --to the reader passengers aided in the work of when the mind alert, and in- H Hobart. Considerable tcrested In things. was done in this section Ot tfefl E WSPAPER ;