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00000000000000000 / :b Y far the favorite Home 4 Newspaper In Delaware •♦ ■♦■•♦•♦♦■♦■■♦•♦♦♦♦•♦•♦•♦■♦♦♦♦ THE DAILY JOURNAL-HERALD THE -JOURNAl*-___RAl_> RKCEIVE8 THE PULL UNITED PRESS WIRE NEWS REPORTS ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦•♦■-♦■•♦>«: N EWS when it it ie mtma; 0 our ads bring results ♦ 00000004000000444 WEATHER—Partly cloudy tonight and Friday. DELAWARE, OHIO, THURSDAY EVENING, .11 LV IS, 1»1«. VOLUME 74. NO. 75. PRICK TEN CENTS PER WEEK P [ TO KHTH MAN-EATING SHARK TERRIFIES NEW YORK; TWO ARE DEAD, ANOTHER MAIMED FOR LIFE Grover Skinner and Fred Simpson Crushed Life-! less When Four Passengers of Speeding Ford Automobile Are Thrown Into Ditch East of the City—Were Returning to Sunbury After Spending the Evening at Delaware German Submarine Liner, Her Captain and Her Crew ! Ity I nited I'ress. \<*u Vni-k. July 18.—Kven . Vork got Hie shark panic today At ;Coney Island. ISrightoii. Hotkinvay und other seashore points I: now ledge tliul the man eating monster hail a<M- eil two victims to his list of killed and hail maimed another for life i*e- .Matawan Creek not more than 1! New feii deep -he will go anywhere. Think Is One Only. The fishermen expert* in and around New York think there is only one man killing shark—bat assuming their hypothesis to be correct the big fish has shown an amazing facul- Orushed to a horrible death beneath the weight of the automobile In j which they were riding, (irover Skinner, 2.1, and Fred Simpson, 35, both of Sunbury. were killed when the automobile in which they were riding at ] a hi-gh rate of s|>eed ran into the ditch at the sharp turn to tlie left near the half-way house on the Sunbury pike Wednesday night. The accident occurred close to midnight when the unfortunate victims, I together with Olen Perfect, _.">. and .lames Lett, 24. Iioth also of Sunbury. ' were returning in Perfect'! machine from Delaware. A ORKKN DRIVER. Perfect, son of .1. W. Perfect, fanner, residing cast of Sunbury. was driving a new l-'ord machine which he had operated scarcely more than a month and was unable to make the turn at the speed at which the car is reported to have been traveling. The car plunged on across the road, overturning in the ditch and pinning Skinner and Simpson under it and crushing them horribly'. Perfect was badly bruised and shocked and Lott was unhurt. Perfect was the first to extricate himself, and he turned tbe machine over to permit lx>tt to get out. Voung Ixitt rushed to a nearby telephone at the home of Kd Jacobus and summoned Dr. I. T. McCarty of Cheshire to the scene. When the doctor arrived. Skinner, tiie most seriously crushed of the two victims, was just breathing his last. Although his arm was broken and several ribs. Sini|itson was still alive, but was bleeding copiously at the mouth and nose. IS TAKER TO DELAWARE. An ambulance was summoned from Delaware and Simpson was rushed to the Jane M. Case hospital, but death all but won the race and he died soon alter the hospital was reached. Perfect and I-ott were taken to their homes at Sunbury. The party, which originally included five Sunbury men, Karl snow, 25, also coming to Delaware with them, left the eastern village for Delaware rather late Wednesday evening. When they were ready to start home they were unable to And Snow, and, fortunately as it proved for him. he was left behind. WAS MARRIED MAN. Kred Simpson, who died soon after the accident, was the only married man of the party, and he leaves a widow and a daughter, aged 1>, and a son, aged 5 years. His home was at Johnstown, but he had been employed as a clerk at the Racket Store. The remains were taken to Johnstown in an ambulance Thursday morning. (Jrover Skinner, the other victim of the catastrophe, was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Clem Skinner, who reside on a farm about three miles east of i Sunbury. His body was taken from the scene of the accident to tlie home to lie arranged for burial. suited in institution of special motor Ity for travel and a boldness which lioat patrols, steel nets—and very j does not match the facts as to tha lew bathers. In New Vork City it-1 timidity of sharks in general. A lit- self the news stopped many bathing tie over a week ago Chas:. E. VanSant I arties from piers in the lower city.; of Philadelphia was attacked at There was considerable doubt ex-1 Beach Haven, N. .1., and killed. Five 'pressed at St. Peter's hospital. New I days later on July 6, Chas. Hruder ; Brunswick, N. J., early today, that at Spring Lake, N. J., succumbed to j Joseph Dunn, 12-year-old boy, whose terrible injuries inflicted by a man j leg was horribly stripped of flesh eater. Yesterday Lester Still well and j from a shark bite, would rei over five other boys, playmates, went in Physicians said the wound was a bad swimming at Wyckoff's dock, Mata- 'one. Great pieces of ib-sh were torn wan Creek. Stlllwell was seized affront the bones and although the ter one of the other swimmers had youth bore the shock well, the wound felt the bruise of the impact of a is of the sort that becomes infected big fish against his leg as he was easily. t drawing out of the water at the dock. Rody May Have Heen Bates. He yelli I a warning but Still well waa Hundreds of men, armed with ri- too far away and before he could lies, pistols, dynamite and all sorts of harpoons hunted ceaselessly along the Jersey shore today for the shark. Mattewan Creek was almost dynamited out of its course. It is now feared that the body of Leeter Stlllwell, aged li', who was the first attacked yesterday by the shark may have ieen eaten. The shark may have come back to his feast on human flesh after the attack, since another one of those attacked by the fish was bitten just as he was endeavoring to bring the body to shore. Aid In seeking the shark will be asked by Gov. Fielder today. Dread of further attacks is playing havoc with the business of bathhouse proprietors in all beaches nearby. The bathers apparently reason if a shark swims up into the sluggish waters ot reach tlie dock he was dragg'-d under. Died Saving Body. When Stillwell's companions the alarm in Matawan. \V. Stanley Fisher, lt,, and accustomed to the sea, was among those who vol- d to aid in searching for the ■ ody. Disregarding all warning he dove repeatedly in the spot where the shark seized Stlllwell. Finally he found the mangled body and waa bringing it to shore alien be felt the shark turning under him. He fought lustily with legs and feet screaming for help but holding tight to Stillwell's body. When he waa finally dragged into a boat it waa ■■een his right leg had lieen literally- torn into strips from the Shark's teeth. Fisher died before he could lie taken to a hospital. Stern View of Deutschland at Baltimore: Her Crew: (apt. Paul Koenig. The whole world is discussing the exploit of the German submarine liner Dei tschland, her commander. Capt. Paul Koenig, and her crew in escaping the British blockade and bringing I cutso to an American port. The arrival of this vessel at Baltimore marks a new epoch in tlie history of navigation. AME MAY ATTE Ninety Degrees, Average; Whole Country Swelters DRAFT OF OHIO CITIZENS 10 FILL RANKS IS PLANNED E Old man mercury still retained the lake when he sought to get cool his residence in tin* upper part of the by going - iraming; Otto Helder, tube Thursday and Delaware swel si, succumbed to heal while lying in i tered again, although clouds merci- u park near the lake to cool off: ! fully shut off the burning sun at Dorothy Nook and George Bland, times. The temperature hung two babies, were the other heat vic- coooooooo o o 0 a 0 By I'nited l*re*ss. Hilken gave the I'nited I'ress the Baltimore, Md., July 18.—Shatter- following statement of his plans to- ing of the British starvation block- day: ade will soon be attempted by a fleet Captain Simon I_ike, undoubtedly of giant undersea freighters flying ^ pi0neer in the design of succer-*- the American Hag. __.■___ ■ ■> ,. n__ .1 • .1 'u' submarines and I*. <«. Hilken, the Inspired by tlie suc<*ess of Uie Herman sub-sea freighter Deutsch- American nuuiager of the Ozean land Manager Paul Hilken of the Rliederei, Itremen, are considering Ozean Rhederei Deutschland owners, the advisability of forming a company is forming an American corporation to operate under the American Hag, to make under sea ships that will put, a service similar to that begun by the' wep the Deutschland in the pygmy class. Oman Rhederei with its submersi- Simon Lake, submarine inventor, ble freighter Deutschland. The suc- who fully a year ago predicted in a cess of the trip of the Deutschland .scientific paper that "We sliall prob- and the huge profits which are al- ably see some form of cargo carrying ready assured—the cost of that vessel submarine constructed as blockade being practically paid by her first around the 90 degree point and tin- light showers of early Thursday- were not long enough continued to afford much relief. At least another week more is the prediction of the national weather bureau. Unas. ;ooocoo_.oooooooo o o o c 0 c 0 0 By I'nited Press. Columbus. O., July 1".—Federal draft of Ohio citizens to fill the ranks Of the Ohio militia to full war strength loomed as a possibility today. If the draft is made it will be Ohio's first taste of this procedure since the civil war days. A war department order Thursday- was submitted commanding officers of of the new national defense act which provides: "If for any reason there shall not iie enough voluntary enlistments to keep the reserve battalions at the prescribed strength, a sufficient number of the unorganized militia shall be drafted into the service of the I'nited States to maintain each of such battalions at the proper strength." The "unorganized militia" is the Oddities in News Today the National Guard regiments at citizenry of the state. Camp Willis giving formal notice that The war department's order states reserve battalions ot four companies that at present no definite plans for each will be organized for each Ohio drafting citizens has been promul- oi regiment that leaves for the border, gated, but says that such plans will runners"—will act in an advisory ca- voyage—lead those who are planning pacit to the new corporation and the new venture to expect it prove oe mtle drier than for the past two'were keeping iheir babies housed TODAY HOI-HOI' \ ET. By United Press. New York. July 13.—Seven million or so sweltered when at 1" o'clock today promised to be the hottest ol ANOTHER WKBK LIKELY, the summer, Shortly before thai Washington, July 13. — From hour the thermometer touched 83 Maine to the Rockies and from Vir- with the humidity nearly as high ginia and the Ohio river north, hot It wa- a sticky, suffocating heal weather is likely to continue for a; without a breese to stir things up. or more, the weather bureau. With the city gripped in s panic forecast today said. Temperatures!over the infantile paralysis epidemic from 90 to 95 up are not to be un- and must bathers timid as to taking usual. The south, not having had ■ a swim because of the shark -care, it time to warm up for several thun-j was believed the mortality from heat der showers of last week, will be, would be high. Down in the crowd- more comfortable. led Easl 81d< tenemeats mothers who The North Atlantic mast heat wil! dared the dread infantile paralysis I oooooooooooooooooooooooooo ITHACA. \. V. Mrs. Vernon Castle is prostrated at the death of her favorite lap dog and may go into mouralng. She cabled the direful tiding to husband Vernon. §| This step had been expected but be approved and promulgated by the what surprised officers here was the judge advocate general of tlie war de reference in the order to Section 79 partment. WHTTE8T0NE, N. Y.—Chased by a dog, two kittens tried aerial and submarine methods of escape. One was rescued from a well after a number of hours work and a hazardous climb of luo feet into a tree was necessary to find tin* other. "A SPIRIT AMONG NATIONS" SAYS WILSON OF AMERICA l permit use of his patents. : successful financially. davs. the stitiini: Interior* of their rooms JERSEY CITY Wm. E. Silvers admits he isn't another Caruso hut nevertheless he valued his voice at By I'nited Press. Washington, July 13.—Speaking before the citizenship convention today President Wilson declared America is intended to be "a spirit aiming nations of the world.'' "America," he declared, "should fl w am is By United Press. Cleveland, July 13.—Ed. F. "Pop" Geers of Memphis, grand old man of the light harness racing world was thrown from hla sulky and Injured at the North Randall track at noon today when his pacer, Sir Anthony Carter, trying to score, ran into a harrow which was being used to fix the track. Lizzie Brown, Charlie Valentine's horse, stepped on Geer'sj DETROIT SWELTERS. head. How seriously Geers was in-1 jjy United Press, jured will not be known until an Detroit, Mich Five deaths and 20 prostrations were $20,006 and has sued a soap com-(be the finest example of the objects we belonn ————— „ .mm. I - • , . which will enable them to find out what America is like and what she stands for. "These people should be educated in the same schools that all of us are educated in, that furnished by the life of the community to which I reported today. pan) for loss of his organ of speech . aused by fumes. July 13 examination is made at a hospital He was conscious when picked up. IOUS NINETY-TWO AT ROSTOV. records in Detroit today threatened! I!-v'nUe(1 ,'r'"i Heat j to pass yesterday's official mark of 91. The weather bureau promised I no relief. Six have died and scores B. have been prostrated since the hot NOTttTCATlON, JULY 31. New York, July 13.—Charles Hughes will be told that he is the!8Pel1 tarted Tuesday. Republican candidate for president) on July 31, at 8 p. m. in Carnegie. WW* HEATHS REPORTED. Hall, New York City. Selection of I B^ United Press, this date for the perfunctory notlfl-j Cleveland, July 13. — Cleveland cation ceremony was announced to- "we,tered a*ain today in the third day by Senator Warren G. Harding, I consecutive day of oppressive heat. chairman of the notification committee following a conference with Hughes and Chairman Wilcox. DAYTON—Plans are matfe for military funeral for Private Charles W. Naeke, who gave his life to the flag on the Mexican border. Four deaths were due to the excessive heat and three persons were bitten by mad dogs in the last 24 hours. Street temperatures were again near the 100 mark. Yesterday's official weather bureau temperature of 90 was expected to be duplicated. Inko Prestrov, 28. was drowned In Boston. July 13.—Ninety-two de grees early today—aad this from the official thermometer atop the federal building gave promise of a record breaking day of heat here. Hot-' pitals were crowded with victims of prostration Thousands slept in the parks and on the streets last night. TIPTON, IND—Six hours after she finished a singing and dancing act at tbe theater here, Airs. C. W. Davis, a vaudeville actress, gave birth to a baby boy. and ideals that go to promote standards of the world. the "J don't doubt that man,- a sim. pie soul has been stirred by ths "You should find the i.est way to statue of liberty which represents introduce the newcomers the spirit." the ideals of men. Thinking on this said the president. "It isn't fair to has caused me to turn on myself the the multitudes of men and women of light of investigation to see if there other counties that we should leave burned there the true fire of America them without that friendly help 1 as those coming expect to find it." HUGHES AND FAIRBANKS. Columbus. July 13.—The committee In charge of the Republican reunion to be held in Columbus on a date to be fixed between August H and 21 announced today that Charles E. Hughes and Cbarlel W. Fairbanks, Republican candidate! for president and vice president, had accepted invitations to be speakers. CHICAGO—Chicago's chin was carried a bit higher today when it was announced that on estimatee based on official school population, Buckeye News Briefs BELI.EFONTAINE Mrs. Harry, Klakeslee murder trial after written that the city had passed the two and BllCW *" evicted of receiving stol-; confession of BtakMtee that he shot en goods from Lionel \\ reu, now in , John 11. Gates, was introduced in evi- a half million mark—2,5iiU,000. CHICAGO -Evelyn " Shubert, 1E months, fell into her "fish pond"—three inches of muddy water in the bottom of a hole two feet deep—and was drowned. Mansfield reformatory. Mrs. Slicer j dence. Blakeslee claims he acted In denied that she knew rugs arid vel- j self-defense. mis Wren gave her were stolen. SPRINGFIELD—Odd Fellows will GALION—J. J. Phillips of Cadiz,'. hold grand encampment in Newark was elected superintendent of schools next year. here to succeed I. C. Guinther, who COLUMBUS—Federal physical ex- has held the position for 20 years. aminers reject 61 members of the MEDINA—State rested in Henry [ Fourth regiment at Camp Willis.
|Title||The Daily journal-herald. (Delaware, Ohio), 1916-07-13|
|Place||Delaware (Ohio); Delaware County (Ohio)|
|Date of Original||July 13, 1916|
|Submitting Institution||Delaware County Historical Society|
|Place||Delaware (Ohio); Delaware County (Ohio)|
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Y far the favorite Home 4
Newspaper In Delaware •♦
THE DAILY JOURNAL-HERALD
THE -JOURNAl*-___RAl_> RKCEIVE8 THE PULL UNITED PRESS WIRE NEWS REPORTS
EWS when it it ie mtma; 0
our ads bring results ♦
WEATHER—Partly cloudy tonight and Friday.
DELAWARE, OHIO, THURSDAY EVENING, .11 LV IS, 1»1«.
VOLUME 74. NO. 75.
PRICK TEN CENTS PER WEEK
[ TO KHTH
MAN-EATING SHARK TERRIFIES NEW YORK;
TWO ARE DEAD, ANOTHER MAIMED FOR LIFE
Grover Skinner and Fred Simpson Crushed Life-!
less When Four Passengers of Speeding Ford
Automobile Are Thrown Into Ditch East of the
City—Were Returning to Sunbury After
Spending the Evening at Delaware
German Submarine Liner, Her Captain and Her Crew
! Ity I nited I'ress.
\<*u Vni-k. July 18.—Kven
. Vork got Hie shark panic today At
;Coney Island. ISrightoii. Hotkinvay
und other seashore points I: now ledge
tliul the man eating monster hail a