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The Great ALASKAN DAILY 1 __J LARGEST ALASKAN CIRCULATION ADVKRTISKMHN I S BRING RESULTS___________-___J ” “ s _SEWARD. THE GATEWAY TO ALASKA. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER !»■ 1915.____Ten CtnU the Copy GREAT GERMAN-BRITISH NAVAL BATTLE EXPECTED IN CATTEGAT c GREAT SEA FIGHT EXPECTED LONDON. Nov. 1*).—Twenty-five German torpedo boats and a big cruiser have passed the southern coast of Sweden headed for the Cattegat and a big British squad ron of cruisers and destroyers has entered the ( attegat to meet them. It is almost certain that a great naval en gagement will result. The reason for the Germans com ing into the Cattegat is not known. CAPTURE MONASTIR LONDON. Nov. IS).—Reports continue to arrive that the Bulgarians have captured Monastir and there is only too much reason to believe that the story is true. CARDNALS MAY BRING PEACE ROME. Nov. IP—The Italian government has pro vided the German and Austrian cardinals with passports to enable them to enter Italy through the war lines so that they might Ik* able to attend a consistory at the Vatican in December. This unexpected action by the gov ernment is believed to indicate that the government knows that peace plans that are being worked out through the pope and cardinals and it is said that Cardinal Harop of Cologne is coming with suggestions from the German government as to what terms of peace might be accept able. ACCUSE BULGAKS PARIS. Nov. 19.—Butchery and rapine worse than the Germans practised in Belgium is now being laid to the doors of the Bulgarian invaders of Serbia. It is charg ed that they have burned hundreds of women and children in churches where they had taken reiuge. It is also charged that Serbian civilians have been bayonetted and shot down like dogs. ROOSEVELT MAY FIGHT NEW YORK. Nov. 19.—It was rumored today that Theodore Roosevelt has volunteered to light with the Canadians in Flanders but when his secretary was inter viewed he stated that “the colonel has no comment to make.” Hughes, the minister of Militia for Canada, when interviewed at Ottawa, stated that "Roosevelt would make a bonnie fighter and l should be delighted to give him command of a division.” The whole thing is merely rumor, however. MONTENEGRINS DRIVEN BACK PARIS, X ov. 19.—After fighting desperately with a i snowstorm driving in their faces the Montenegrins have been driven back from their principal position on the Drina river. ATTACKS GUARD BEFORE DYING; HILLSTROM EXECUTED THIS MORNING IN SPITE OF PRESIDENT S REQl’EST. SALT LAK.E, Nov. 19.—Governor Spry refused the request of President Wilson to delay the execution of Hill strom and the man was shot at 7:40 this morning. On emerging from the death cell on the way to the scene of execution Hillstrom made a sudden attack on the guards with a club which he had managed to secure by some means unknown. The attack was a savage one but he was over powered after a violent struggle and brought to the place where the tiring squad was lined up. He was tied ami manacled so that he could make no further scenes, but as the time came he himself gave the order to fire. 4*Fire! Let her go!” he cried, and he smiled as the fatal triggers were pulled. Hillstrom was accused of the mur der of an officer during I. W. W. riots. He was a member of the I. W. W. organization and very extreme in his views. Since his condemnation to death threatening letters have been constantly coming to the governor saying that he would be assassinated if he refused to commute the sentence and that other outrages would follow. Governor Spry remained determined and two days ago he received a re quest from President Wilson to de lay the execution but he refused to let even that request cause him to deviate from his course. Hillstrom’s attack on the guards was delivered with no hope of escaping but as a demonstration of his protest against constituted authority. ❖ ❖ *o» <•❖*>❖❖•> •• ❖ •> ❖ HAliVS DEATH WAS * ❖ CERTAIN ANYHOW ❖ ❖ - ♦ CHICAGO, N’ov, l'A—An autopsy 1 on the body of the last infant allowed to die by the doctors and nurses in the maternity hospital shows that the baby had no chance to live, any how. An investigation is now pro ceeding to ascertain whether this in fant was the only one permitted to die or not. The subject still continues to be one of the chief ones discussed in the newspapers and quite a lot more may be expected to be heard from it. ST. PETER’S GCILD DOING GOOD WORK The St. Peter’s Guild met yester day afternoon at the home of Mrs. H. C. De Line, where they held a very successful sewing circle. The presi dent reported that the basement of the St. Peter’s church was nearly half finished and should be completed next week. Several carpenters are at work putting it into shape and are doing excellent work. ♦ ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ ❖ VPPROPRIATION MAY ❖ ❖ COME IN JANUARY ❖ ❖ - * The appropriation of eight millions to be asked for by Secretary Lane is expected by local people not to be granted until after the holidays and this fact is mentioned to avoid the impatience which may result if con gress does not act on the matter im mediately after convening next month. Congress meets on December 7, but an adjournment will be taken for the holidays and those who have followed the actions of congress say j it will probably be January, at soon est, before appropriations are taken 1 up. Cheer Churchill Leaving lor Front Former First Lord of Admiralty Dressed in Khaki (iocs to the 'Frenches. LONDON, Nov. 18.—Great crowds cheered Winston Churchill as he de parted, dressed in khaki, lor the western battle front this morning. The demonstration was one of the most extraordinary ever seen and the former first lord of the admiralty, from being a discredited cabinet min ister, has sunddenly become almost * national hero in the eyes of the peo ple. His speech a couple of days ago in the house of commons showed that he had never ordered any move of the navy or any other operation without having first consulted experts and now he leaves for the battlefields fully restored to favor with the peo ple generally. He was at one time an army officer and is, therefore, a trained soldier. MOOSE MEETING The Seward lodge Loyal Order of Moose will meet this evening at 8 o’clock. The social has been postpon ed on account of the bazaar of the Ladies Aid of the Methodist church which takes place this evening. HUGHES DOES NOT WANT TO BE A CANDIDATE Supreme Court Judge Asks That His Name he Taken off the Primary Ticket. WASHINGTON, Nov. 19.—Su preme Court Judge Hughes today di rected that his name be removed from the presidential primaries ticket but it is believed that his request will be disregarded. Hughes has told many of his friends that he has no ambition to be a candidate for the presidency but it is thought that if he were selected by the national Republican convention he would make the race. many Working NEW NOME PAY ' ■ — SEWARD PENINSULA CAMP HAS DOG FAMINE BECAUSE OF THE WAR. NOME, Nov. 18.—Nome is just now experiencing a revival of winter prospecting and mining and the ac tivity is unusual. Arrivals from Dexter Divide report that much work is proceeding ami that several praties are hoisting pay from claims around the place where the strike was made last spring. Amongst those in the pay there this winter are Ow'en and Brown, who made the rich strike last winter. Others operating there are Murray and Rose, the Rowan broth ers, Henniner & Company, Holtzer land and Quetschke, Richter and Bolster, Moses and Warter, Taylor and partners, Dan Connolly and brothers. Many are taking out winter dumps and the rest are pros pecting and trying to line up the pay. The output for the Nome camp this year w'as just about three million dol lars and the customs office record of arrivals and departures show that the population this winter is about tw’o hundred and fifty more than it was last year. Severe blizzards and a great snow fall have piled high the drifts much earlier than in any other winter in the camp's history. About a hun dred people are at the scene of the Dime creek strike and others are leaving daily for it. It is a fairly good low* grade placer camp. Since the last boat went out it has been found that a dog famine exists here owing to the purchases made by ♦he French government for the war, FIND TEN OF THE VICTIMS! ravensdale disaster ex hausts INSURANCE FUND OF THE STATE. SEATTLE, Nov. 19.—Ten bodies of the victims of the mine disaster at Ravensdale had been recovered tbit morning and it is expected that the remaining thiry-one will be found to day. It is now clear that the number of dead is, as stated at first, thirty one. The amount to be paid out of the state insurance fund will be seventy-five thousand dollars and this is expected to exhaust the whole fund so that the levying of new coal mine assessments is probable. The in vestigation by the government into the cuase of the catastrophe will be started as soon as all the bodies have i been taken out, and this will probably be tomorrow. • Delayed Cables!] ROME BOMBARDED LONDON, Nov. 18.—Am ambigu ous dispatch received here last night indicates that an aeroplane has bom-! barded the city of Rome and that five were injured. EXPLORE FOR OIL WASHINGTON, Nov. 18.—The navy department has taken over, sixty-nine sections ot reserved lands1 and will explore them, or prospect them, for hidden oil for use in the navy. PURSUING SERBS BERLIN, Nov. 18.—The Germans1 have now occupied several new posi tions in northern Serbia and are pur suing the Serb northern army from Javor to Radan. The Serbians are lighting rear guard actions as they ; retreat but the Teutonic forces are j moving steadily without stop. | LET MEDICINE COME LONDON, Nov. 18.—The British j government has promised to let a six month’s supply of German blood speci lie pass the blockade and be sent to the United States, many of whose people are suffering agonies because of the need for the medicine. BOMBARD GERMANS PARIS, Nov. 18.—It is officially claimed that the French have opened a concentrated bombardment of the German trenches which is doing frightful destruction to the enemy in the Somme region. A fierce artillery struggle is also proceding near Bois and at Givenchy. No infantry attacks ( have been reported. Conditions re main about the same as they have been for some time but there are in dications that the enemy is not in, such strength as he was in the west previous to the opening of the attack on Serbia. ITALY-U. S. TRAFFIC STOPS LONDON, Nov. 18.—According to advices from Zurich, Switzerland, the Italian government has suspended all steamship traffic beween Italy and America pending the preparations which Italy is making to combat Ger man and Austrian submarines in the Mediterranean. So many Italian ves sels have been recently sunk that the danger to life is regarded as too serious. KING AND KITCHENER ATHENS, Nov. 18.—The king of Greece has asked for an interview with Lord Kitchener who is now in the south Europe w*ar area and it is supposed that the king desires to clear up all the questions connected with the landing of Allied troops in Greek territory. The people of this country, although formerly strong for the allied nations, are now some what angered by the violation of Greek neutrality although Venizelos is said by the allied governments to have given them permission to land at Saloniki. It is candidly admitted here that Greece is pausing before making a decision until she sees which side is likely to win in the ATHENS SAYS BULGARIANS ARE SWEEPING ALLIES BEFORE THEM Will Close Panama Canal Six Months ■— employees Discharged and lempor ary Channel is Opened. PANAMA, Nov. 19.—It is now be lieved that a delay of six months will be caused before opening the Panama canal. The employees have been dis missed or transferred and Goethals will probably open a temporary chan nel to release imprisoned shipping, after which the canal will be closed completely until all danger of slides has been removed. The work of re moving the hills which caused the slides and the raising of the bottom of the canal is being proceeded with on a large scale but it is now clear that the extra expenses to the United States will be enormous. SEATTLE MAN GIVES BIG SI M TO A JAPANESE GIRL One H undr i^d and Fifty Thousand Dollars for the Oriental Maid who Managed His Hotel. SEATTLE, Nov. 19.—William Holt, hotel proprietor and real estate man, who has just died of tuberculosis, has J left one hundred and fifty thousand i dollars to a Japanese girl who was manager of his hotel. flhe girl had been in his employment for quite a long time. It is thought that some relatives of Holt may contest the will. * WELL KNOWN PEOPLE * * COMING ON ALAMEDA •> * - * SEATTLE, Nov. 19.—The Alameda left Wednesday with the following passengers for Seward: Guy White head, W. Gibbon, A. Hoffman, Mrs. J. 1 Cummings, Isaac Evans and wife, Miss A. Johnson, A1 Downing, George Frazier, Ragna Ross and F. Kelly. Balkans. It is necessarily a question ; of national safety and her future ac tions will probably depend on the re sult of the struggle now proceeding in Serbia. ALLIES IN DANGER SALONIKI, Nov. 18.—It is admit ted that the allies and Serbians oper ating in southern Serbia are now threatened with an out flanking at tack by over numbering forces. By advancing northward in the effort to reinforce the northern Serbians they have left their flank exposed too much to the Bulgarians advancing from the northeast and a retirement may be found advisable. There is still a hope that this retreat will be avoided. Its effect at the present time might be most serious because of the influence it might exercise on the opinion of the Greeks and Roumanians. ITALIAN ARMY COMES BERLIN, Nov. 18.—Five Italian transports are disembarking Italian troops today at Saloniki for the aid of the Serbians. Other Italian forces are expected to be dispatched soon but the Austro-German army in the I north expects that within a few days we shall be able to reinforce the Bul garians in the south to meet the new ly landed enemy. ALLIES HAVE SUCCESS PARIS, Nov. 18.—The latest ad vices from Athens this afternoon are to the effect that the British-French Serbian forces in southern Serbia have scored several successes against the Bulgarians and that important gains have been made. The nature of the successes has not been in* dicated. ALLIES USE GAS PARIS, Nov. 18.—The French peo pie are now urging the unrestricted use of asphyxiating gases on the bat tle front to offset the use of gas by the Germans. The British and French have recently adopted the use of the vhs in self defense but not generally. BULGARS SWEEPING ALLIES ATHENS, Nov. 19.—The Bulgarians are sweeping everything before them in southern Serbia. In places tin French are somwhat successful against the Bulgars Hut they are not numerous enough to follow up any ad vantages. Heavy reinforcements are reported for the allies at Saloniki but it is feared that they will not be able to reach the front in time to stop the Bulgarian advance. The British are hammering at Strumnitz. SINK AUSTRIAN SUBMARINE ROME, Nov. 19.—French and Italian destroyers have sunk an Austrian submarine in the Mediterranean. Tin* name of the submarine was not ascertained as she was sunk immediately on being sighted. BRITISH MONITOR SUNK BERLIN, Nov. 19.—A British monitor has been sunk in the Tigris river, Asiatic Turkey, according to advices from Constantinople. BOMBARD VENICE AGAIN ROME, Nov. 19.—Five Austrian aeroplanes flew over Venice last night and dropped bombs as they passed but did little damage. CLOSING ON SERBS VIENNA, Nov. 19.—The armies of the central pow - ers are now closing in on the remnant of the Serbian arm . on the Montenegrin border and the resistance of the | enemy may be regarded as ended. We took eight thou sand more prisoners in the past twenty-four hours | The Austrian war office also claims more gains against the Russians on the Galician border. The Austrians buri ed twenty-five hundred Russians yesterday and foun four hundred newly dug graves. On the Italian front onlj feeble attacks by the enemy are reported although a severe engagement is believed to be proceeding at a place called Georitti. — .. - ■■ .... | Habeas Corpus in the Krause Case SEATTLE, Nov. 18.—(I)elaye<i)— j When Edward Krause was bound over yesterday by Commissioner Robert j W. McCleland, Judge Netterer order ed the prisoner transferred to Juneau ; to await the action of the grand jury there but habeus corpus proceedings were started later and are being con tinued this afternoon. Another sen- • sation was developed in the case when Chief of Detectives Charles Tennant said that some of the effects of C. F. Smith, the other man who has disappeared, had been found j amongst the belongings of Krause, and that the circumstances pointed to the probability that Smith also had ben done away with by Krause. One of the new disclosures was the find ing of the forged name of J. O. Plunkett in the effects of Krause and Tennant testified without hesitation that Krause certainly murdered Christie, Ole Moe and Plunkett, and, possibly Smith. The last letter from Moe had been written two years ago to his brother Andrew at Seattle and was written on the same typewriter, and on the same paper as the faked j subpoena that was served on Christie at Treadwell. It was also on the same paper that bore the forged name of Plunkett and the name of C. F. Smith. During the hearing Krause was forced to admit that he had once written a letter for Ole Moe but he said it was because Moe had a sore hand and could not write himself. In this letter it was stated that Ole Moe had left for Norway to visit relatives but these relatives have since been writing anxiously enquiring for news about Moe’s whereabouts. ; VILLA WOUNDED IN BATTLE \t SONORA Heavy Fighting Takes Place hut the Outcome Has Not Yet Been Reported. DOUGLAS, Arizona, Nov. 19.— That Villa has been wounded in a battle which is now proceeding near Sonora is the statement made in dispatches arriving here today. The battle is described as a heavy one but the outcome of it has not yet been reported. The Farragut is due to arrive at 10 o’clock tomorrow morning. PENROSE WILL 8E CANDIDATE DECLARES HE WILL SHORTLY ANNOFNCE HIMSELF FOR PRESIDENTIAL NOM1N \ HON PHILADELPHIA, Nov. kv Senator Boise Penrose announced to day that he will shortly formally de clare himself a candidate for tin* re publican nomination for the presi dency. He has made no secret ot the fact that he will actively contend 'or the nomination and that he ha. e* his heart and soul on securing it. His announcement has not been received with surprise as it has been known for some time that his friends were urging the presentation of his name. The chances of Root are not believed to be rosy as his name has been as sociated too long with the great monied interests to make him a popular candidate. THE CABLE W AS BROKEN BY ANCHOR OF A SHIP Interruption Took Place at Port Townsend but Will be Fixed Today. SEATTLE, Nov. 18.—'The break in the Alaska cable took place at Port Townsend and was due to a ship’s anchor. The cable ship Burnside is now working on it and communica tion is expected to be restored to morrow. I NEW YORK ROCKED NEW YORK, Nov. 19.—New York city is being rocked today by a seven ty mile gale which is the heaviest ex perienced for years. The poor are suffering from the inclemency of the weather. Two people were in | jured on the streets today when they i were thrown down by the wind. — COLD WAVE CHICAGO j CHICAGO, Nov. 19.—A blizzard is now sweeping off the lakes and the city is in the grip of a cold wave. GREAT GALES RAGE WASHINGTON, Nov. 19.—Danger ous gales are reported to be raging in ■ the Great Lakes region and to be' sweeping along the Jersey coasts.