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Sentinel Fort Wayne Weekly (Newspaper) - September 14, 1910, Fort Wayne, Indiana V democrats win a Victory in Maine Arry state by 8,500 winning governor two congressmen and state will succeed Sei loll Hule Portland. Maine sept. 12.�?"late returns rec amp led today from yesterday s state election Only emphasized the sex tint of the democratic Victory. Today s figures showed that besides electing Fred w. Plaisted of Augusta to the governorship by about 8,500 plurality Over governor Bert m. Fern Ald of Portland securing Congress men in the second and third districts and a Good majority in the legislature a indicated by earlier tabulation the democrats had carried a whole or part of Quot 13 out of 16 counties for county offices. Control of the legislature gives the democratic parly the Chance to elect a United states senator and the More Iai Orfant state officers while gov. Plaisted will have the appointment of Eeve Raj justices and members of commissions Complete returns give Ash democrats also have elected 71 representatives out of a total House membership of 161. This gives the democrats Ivi thin five votes of a majority in the lot or Branch. With a major Ity of eleven in the Senate the democrats Are assured of the control in joint convention of both branches of the legislature which will elect a United states senator to succeed senator Eugene Hale. The republicans have elected 51 representatives in the districts thus far Complete. While the election of colonel Plaisted and two democratic congressmen seemed a great feat interest today entered in the make up of the legislature which is of a decidedly changed complexion. With 139 senatorial and representative districts heard from out of a total of 182. The democrats already have 88 in a joint convention with 92 to control. If the legislature is Cap when president Taft declined to Ariate. It c. Hinds Republican a plurality of tured. By the democrats it probably 174 in the first District. A recount Way be held. Governor Fernald carried but three. Of the. Twenty cities. Made nearly clean sweep. Extent of Victory staggers even most hopeful democrats. A Portland me., sept. 13 democrats of Maine had difficulty today in Contenti it lating the magnitude of their Victory. Yes Turdy in the struggle with the republicans. With two score of Little obscure Forest town.? ind Island plantations to hear from additional revised returns made Early give col. Fred w. Pm aisted of Augusta Democrat. 727n votes for governor and governor Bert a. Fernald. Of Portland Republican. 64,090 Plaisted s total plurality is estimated to be 8,500. Revised returns show the election of Asher c. Hinds Republican in the first life that by 200 of Daniel j. Mcgillicuddy Democrat Quotin the second by 3,000 of Samuel w. Gould demo crash in the third by 2,200, and of Frank a. Guet Iise Republican in the fourth by 200. Democrat to succeed Hale. Returns received up to 11 o clock gave democrats control of. The Maine Senate with 21 of the 31 . The will mean the re submission to the people of the vexed prohibitory liquor Law and a Chance for local option in the Sale of intoxicating liquors. The Sturgis act which has proved so obnoxious to Many and was denounced in the democratic party platform can be repealed. Certainly the act can be made inoperative by Plaisted withdrawing the present commission and neglecting to appointing their successors. Such a. Legislature also can choose a successor to United states senator Eugene Hale and give i Maine her first democratic senator since and new England the first since the election of William d. Eaton in Connecticut in the late �70"s. The next legislature will have full charge of redistricting the state. Complete returns on the vote for state senators show the democrats had secured 21 out of 31 seats. The last state Senate was made up of 23 republicans and r democrats. Democrat gain grows. With but four representative districts to be completed at 1 ,30 today the democrats had elected 84 representatives and the republicans 63. Control of the legislature is of More importance in Maine Tolian in some of the other states because under the con Roosevelt bars senator lorime refuses flatly to attend banquet by Hanilton club in Chicago unless blonde Boss be Glos us k it Point Hanilton club stands for it and the invitation Iio Lorimer is at once. Recalled. Mayor Fitzgerald of Boston in or. Grahame White s biplane flight by president Taft who declined an invitation to soar aloft. Or. Fitgerald was congratulated on his continued on Page two score lost when car ferry sinks Pere Marquette Craft goes Down Lake Michigan with inn sense cargo and Many ago Oral to wireless to Jalm r. 0. Marsh lifted from Job As legation Secretary at Panama. State department makes a Transfer Ludington Mich. Sept. 9.-Ong of the worst Marine di.=asters in the history of Lake Michigan Nimi gation occurred Early today when it in ferry Pere Marr Jutte no. Is. Flagship of a Fleet of six steel car ferries owned and operated by the Pere March utile Rai Hoad company Sank to the Bottom of Lake Michigan 20 Miles off port Washington. Wis., with a loss of t Venty lives. The boat War. Valued at $400,000 and the cargo a hich included 29 loaded cars at. $100,000 to $150.000. The total loss will exceed half a million dollars which is fully covered by insurance in Lloyce of England. Quot car ferry no. Is sinking help Quot was. The wireless message which brought the first news of the disaster to this City about 5 a. M. Today. The Flash was reported continuous for nearly an hour but was unsigned a Eshago said All wore saved. At 7 30 a.,in. Supt. Mercera of the pm re ferry line received a wireless from car ferry no 17, stating that no. 18 Sanjit at 7 o clock after All on Board had been rescued by life boats from no. 17. The lost boat carried a Crew of 50 men anal had on Board two women passent res a Aid to be from Saginaw at Telb hour the cause of the Accident is Unkn Buti the facts will not be available until no 17 arrives Here Lite this afternoon. Marine men Are at a to account Tor the disaster. No. 18 was one of the of heist and most costly car ferries Ever built on the great lakes and Only yesterday was by government officials Ati this port and found to be in it Al re to class condition. This wag her first trip on her regu in run after returning from Chicago where the big Carfo i y was under charter to the Del of Ftp navigation company being Rizin in the excursion business Between Chicago and Waukegan during Moston july �nd/aw�u8t. Among the boat s officers reported hot Quot a eth Pere Marquette Carfo Rry no. 1$ a re a re to Itati Joseph Walter Briwn. Erans. All of Ludington and the second and third Engineer whose names Are not known. The company s statement. Detroit Mich., sept. 9.�?a statement issued at Pere Marquette Headquarters Here say that the information that All members of the Crew of car ferry no. 18 saved came from Steamer no. 17 after the latter had taken on Board the members of the Crew of her sister ship. Reports reaching Pere Jia Quette Railroad Headquarters Are that thirty two to thirty five men were saved today when Pere Marquette car ferry no. 18 Sank in the Middle of Lake Michigan while on her Way from Ludington to Milwaukee and that none was lost Milwaukee reports Are to the effect that thirty nine were lost and Only three saved but the latter report is discredited at Railroad Headquarters on the ground that the Railroad s report of the wreck came from car ferry no 17 after she had taken on Board the Crew of no. 18. No passengers Are carried on the car ferries. Loss on Steamer no. 18 is estimated at half a million dollars. The cause of the wreck has not been Learned. The vessel was one of a Fleet of six steel car ferries owned and operated on Lake Michigan by the Pere Marquette Railroad. She was 338 feet Long 56 feet beam and 28 feet deep. Her Gross tonnage Wasy 2,909 and her net tonnage 1,722. Wireless communication Between Pere Marquette Steamer no. 17 and the City of Ludington has been broken since the sending of the message that the Crew of no. 18 were All saved. No. 17 is expected to arrive at Ludington about 3 p. M. Move is omit Home of unpleasant situation Fol lowing interviews. , sept. 1-3.�?for reasons which Are not divulged the state department has decided to make a change in the american legation at Panama and r. Marsh has been relieved of the duties of Secretary of the legation and ordered to a port at the state department for duty therein. Campbelljr. Of Missouri at present third Secretary of the american embassy at Tokio will replace it. As so rotary of legation at Panama. Doubt piss these Are the outcome of the i pleasant pit nation Ali Iii was created in Panama Liy the publication of rept Ltd interviews with Secretary Mars ii declaring the purpose of the t nixed Tats govern mint to intervene in the approach inner elections for a it Ting , in the event that certain Eandi Daif a were Cleet a. Or. Marsh was a directed to a repudiate these alleged statements and the dispatches from the isthmus indicate that be explained that be had m asunder stood his and Schriever have unusual experience at Hempstead in air to avoid collision reaching an adjustment. All will be Serene Between United states and Nicaragua. Washington sept. 13.�?events a moving with great swiftness toward a satisfactory adjustment of the relations Between the United states and Nicaragua. Today it was admitted at the state department that the Estrada continued on Page two big tiie Harvard Boston meet claims distinction of being financial Success. New York sept. 12.�?"joe&Quot Seynour if his Curtiss biplane and Quot Tod Quot Schriever in the Howard Dietz biplane had an i usual experience Early today when Bot ii became lost in a dense fog that Hung Oyer the Hempstead Plains obscuring All of injects. Both men had difficulty in getting Tii Pir hearings and inept Well up in the air to prevent collisions with Trees fences. Each aeronaut was warned of the other s approach by the throbbing Otic of Tor and thus avoided collision by flying Over or below each other As they a a reached. Seymour made four Long Cross country flights and Schriever made thre. Two More Likely to be added to list by Federal grand jury. Ten accused at Chicago monday first financial Success. Boston Harvard meet makes claim to distinction. Boston sept. 1,?.�?the Harvard Boston Aero has the distinction of being the first aviation meet in the country to result in a Mancial Success and today the last of the ten Days or Competition again called Forth the Many thousands who have become enthusiastic Over air navigation. Although the Mee Frimll continue through thursday Competition for the numerous prizes closed today but a number of interesting events Are scheduled for the remaining two Days. Pm wipes buildings at the age of 82. Kendallville ind sept. 8.�?John Frahm aged 82 years died at his Home near Here of old age. Or. Frahm was one of the pioneers of Noble county and has been a prominent figure in its development. The funeral was eld trim it the Home today and burial was Jii min probably struck by lightning in storm monday night. Special to the Sentinel Huntington ind., sept. 13.�?two of the big buildings in Miami Park a summer resort along the interurban tracks a Short distance from this City were burned to the ground last night about 10 o clock entailing a loss that will amount to several thousands of dollars. The Vij Lii dings burned were the big Pavillion and the Long Hall where the Bowling alleys Are located and which also contains the dance Hall. In both buildings there were a number of articles of value. How the buildings Cai get fire is not known definitely but it is supposed they were struck by. Log lining during the fierce storm which raged last night. The destruction wrought by the fire will end the festivities at the Park for this Yean j \ continued on Page two bulks Lelih so father files a it novel litigation against school authorities at Wabash. Attorneys arrange for Bond a defense says it will seek no delay. Chicago sept. 13.�?two More meat packers Are expected to be indicted by the Federal grand jury which yesterday charged ten Chicago meat pact ers with conspiracy and illegal monopoly and today the government announced its intent to secure Early trial of ail. The additional indictments it is intimated May not come until the i men already named Havo Given i Ond. Each must Provido .$10,000 personal on each of the three indictments returned. Judge k. M. To Andis who started the present investigation into the packing Industry refusing to admit surety companies in his court. None of the men against whom presentment have been handed up were in court today when the matter of their arrest was brought up by special assistant United states District at Urney Lames Wilkerson for the government. He asked that warrants be issued for forthwith detention of the packers indicted. Attorney John s. Miller senior counsel for the packers explained the absence of the defendants. Quot two of them Are in Europe Quot to told the court Quot and the others have their big business affairs to attend to though they Are ready to appear if they must we would like permission Freeport 111., sept. Roosevelt refused flatly today to attend the banquet to be Given tonight by the Hamilton club in Chicago unless senator Lorimer is excluded. He demanded that a Telegrand to that effect be sent to the senator. A committee of sixteen members of the Hamilton club headed by. Former judge John h. Batten came to Freeport from Chicago ii a special car today and met colonel Roosevelt who is Here to attend the county fair. They came to make arrangements for the dinner Toni lit. The committee met him at the fair grounds and the colonel at once asked who is to attend the dinner. Quot is speaker Cannon to be there Quot he asked. Quot yes Quot or. Batten replied Quot he accepted the win not big Elk bread with Lorimer Quot How about senator he asked. Quot senator Lorimer is a member of the club Quot he was told. Quot he has accepted an invitation to the Quot then i must decline to go Quot said the colonel. He added that he Wotila feel the same about the presence of senator Lorimer As though members of the Illinois legislature who Are involved in the graft investigation should be present. The members of the committee told the colonel they would go Back to Chicago and inform Lorimer of his views. colonel Roosevelt replied. Quot Send him a Telegram telling him that 1 will not attend the dinner tonight if he is like a Bombshell. Re Icahn. Sept. 8 Hamlet of club committee has recalled invitation i . News of col. Roosevelt s Ultima amp Tum dropped bomb like into gatherings of Hamilton club members both at the club House and at the Congress hotel where hundreds of members had assembled to Complete details for the for mfg a president s reception. Consternation was quickly followed l \ a Crossty or discussion in which every one took part. Then some of the better known members who had not gone to Freeport to meet col. Roosevelt mingled in the groups of talking Geati ovulating men and urged that they use caution in their remarks. Quot Don t talk to Nea 8paper men for publication Quot they reiterated. When seen at his Down town offic senator Lorimer refused flatly to discuss the attitude of col. Roosevelt regarding tonight s banquet. Quot i have received no official Noti Floo Tion of the reports from Freeport Quot said senator Lorimer. Quot and until i do i will say nothing whatever regarding the senator Lorimer was besieged by newspaper men As soon As he arrived at his office. He persisted in his refusal to comment upon the situation and declined to read a dispatch from Freeport from a press re Presentati giving the news of col. Roosevelt s refusal to sit at the banquet with him. Received a message. After he had entered his private office a messenger Bro tight a Telegram which was received by officials of Hia Bank and then sent to senator Lort Mer. Several minutes later he opened is office door and stepping out into the main Corr Dor was again surrounded by reporters. T have received no Telegram regarding the banquet tonight Quot said the senator. Quot it is possible that my Secretary has received some message. The Secretary told senator Lorimer that no message of that nature had been received and senator Lorimer again declared Quot i have nothing whatever to say concerning the Quot if i should change my mind san decide to make a statement i shall be glad to give it to you said the senator closing the interview in his most urbane manner. His private Secretary told the senator that my it citation and a ticket for the banquet had been received for senator Niff a m und Elwe m s continued on Page five feign i m g Wabash. Ind., sept. 13, Gilbert yesterday brought mandamus proceedings against county superintendent Robert k. Devricks and school officials in a novel suit. His son mar inf 17 years old refused to study latin which is in the prescribed course. As he desires to graduate from the Winona agricultural school the boy asserted latin was useless. Upon his refusal to take the study Entrance to the school was denied him. He is now bringing suit so that he May be entitled to continue his studies. Or. Gilbert the father is a graduate of Bjar Ham College and a brother of the lad is now a student at Earlham. Special study looking to the agricultural course in particular was desired. Whether the Sci Viool authorities must allow this deviation from the prescribed course of study will be watched by Indiana graded schools with in each Road made its own Advance then All got together. New York sept. 13.�?inside lights on How the increased freight tariffs were made up were shed by Charles f. Daley vice president of the new York Central lines under Cross examination before the inter state Commerce commission Noav inquiring into the proposed increased freight rates in the territory. Or. Daley said that each Road had decided on own increases in rates and the railroads representatives then met in this City to Check up results and make the raises uniform. Quot it would be suicidal for each Road to have a different rate Quot said or. Daley. Quot Protection of commercial interests in the different sections demands a uniform counsel desired to know when the higher tariffs wire decided upon and or. Daley said in june of this year. Counsel tried to learn if the Advance was contemplated before the wage increase became a fact but of. D Aley wottl4 not admit it Hyland on stand startles with Detas of vast swindle. New York. Sept. 13.�?sensational revelations of the extent of the under weighing frauds were made on the witness stand today by James p. Hyland who was an assistant government weigher from 1891 to 1909, testifying at the trial of George e. Bedell and other customs officials on in de weighing fraud charges. Hyland was asked if he had Ever done any under weighing. Quot i under weighed the very first cargo i was assigned to weigh Quot was the reply of the witness. He said he continued Underw weighing from that time on receiving most of the corruption Money from Quot big George Quot Lunny who has been described in the testimony As the Quot go Between Quot for importers and weigher in bribery operations to secure underweight. The Underw Elhers always got half the amounts of the duties out of which the government m As defrauded Hyland testified. Quot Hyland said that at one time he was t satisfied with the amount of his Quot Rake Oft at one Dock and offered Bedell $50 a ship if he would have him transferred to a More fruitful Field. The Transfer was made the witness testified. Bedell was chief clerk to Deputy Surveyor Vail. He paid Bedell on the average just what he promised to Hyland declared. A decides to Indk Intuit himself currency comptroller going out into Bank examination districts. Waterloo schools. S it i Quot Quot a -i-�i��?1v is 4 re cd a. Waterloo ind. Sept. S Waterloo schools will open next monday sept. 12. The school House has been remodeler in Many respects this yer and the building is in better shape now than to has been for years. New seats by a a been added Aad Mif floors Laid. Washington sept. 10.�?close upon the heels of the Radical shakeout in the ranks of Bank examiners by which Twenty men on thursday were shifted to new Fields. Comptroller of the currency Murray today announced that be would make a personal investigation of conditions in All examination districts. The comptroller in a statement addressed to examine s says Quot in almost every Case of a National Bank failure since i have been comptroller the insolvency could have been averted had the National Bank examiner determined the True condition and reported his finding in time for me to Force a correction in the administration of the Banks or. Murray will be accompanied and assisted on the trip by Oscar l. Telling formerly a National Bank examiner and now chief of the division of reports in the comptroller s of Bce. After citing that examiners of failed Banks had offered excuses that they had been unable to learn in Advance of a Bank condition he says Quot the comptroller also desires to ascertain who some examiners Are capable of correcting while they Are in the Bank All the conditions subject to criticism when other examiners Are either unable or unwilling to Zacconi plish like results and Only report their criticisms to the comptroller s Filce. Quot Quot the comptroller believes that an executive officer should know the difficulties encountered by the men in the Field and knows no More authentic Way of finding this out than going into the Field himself for the purpose of encountering in person some of thess so caused

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