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The Great ALASKAN WFFKI V - ■■■ -- * —- PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY LARGEST ALASKAN CIRCULATION ADVERTISEMENTS BRING RESULTS_PUBLISHED EVERY SA1UKUAI----- -— .. . in .. SEWARD. ALASKA, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1916 Ten Cents**C°Py \ ol. 10, No. 19 _ - _ ■ _~_j__ LLOYD GEORGE SAYS ALLIES ARE AIDING ROUMANIANS TO UTMOST BRITAIN WANTS MORE MEN LONDON, Oct. 13.—In the house of commons today Lloyd George, minister of munitions and war, declared that Great Britain must have more men and that it is clear now that victory can he gained only after a long light. He said the exemptions from military set vice in Great Britain amounted to millions and that it will prob ably l>e necessary to compel the greater part of those to serve in spite of previous exemption. After his state ment John Dillon, one of the Irish Nationalist members, complained that the allies were leaving Koumania to its fate as Serbia and Belgium had been left and that Eou mania would be crushed because oi failure on the pait of her allies to support her properly. To this George an swered that the allied nations are supporting Roumanta to the utmost under the conditions. VENIZELOS SPEAKS LONDON, Oct. 13.—Venizelos has given out an inter view at Saloniki in which he declares that he plans tile mobilization of the Greek army in Macedonia and will ig nore King Constantine entirely in every act. He asserts that in September, Id 15, he urged the king to fulfill the ireatv with Serbia but he refused and "now Greece is dis honored," said the former premier. Venizelos, however, says Greece will redeem herself through the provisional government. SHAPE NEW GREEK GOVERNMENT LONDON, Oct. 13.—Saloniki reports say that Gener al Zumbrakatis, a supporter of the allied cause, has been named as minister of war in the provisional government which is being shaped out by Venizelos and his friends. Some of tiie papers here say that Greece would probably have been in the war before this had it not been for the reverses to the Roumanians. It is expected, however, that once the provisional government is established a Greek army of some kind will take the field. % REPORTS SUBMARINE NEWPORT, Oct. 13.—Eleven United States destroy ers are now patrolling the coast from Bar Harbor to New York. Admiral Cleaves* flagship, the Birmingham, is di recting the partol. The British steamer Bovic which ar rived today reports sighting an unidentified submarine two hundred miles east of New York. It is believed to be the U-53 and it might be on the way home. SEEK SUB. BASE ON U. S. COAST WASHINGTON, Oct. 13.—Admiral Mayo has order ed out United States destroyers to seek a hidden sub marine base of the belligerent nations on the coast of the United States. The search will extend especially along the coast of Maine. Secretary of the Navy Daniels was interviewed this afternoon for an expression of opinion on the matter and he said there is no reason to believe that there is a submarine base on this coast but the search is intended as a precaution. It is rumored that the British naval authorities have hinted that such a base exists. BIG SHIPS VENTURE OUT NEW YORK, Oct. 13.—The liner Adriatic sailed for Liverpool last night with lights out and lifeboats ready for instant use if the ship is torpedoed by a German sub marine. She has four American passengers and will be convoyed by British and French cruisers but the convoy has not been sighted although it is assumed that their lo cation was known to the Adriatic before she set sail. She has eighteen thousand tons of war munitions for the Al lies and her sinking would be most desirable for the Ger mans, so the danger is regarded as great. She also has three hundred passengers. She is taking a course chosen to escape the notice of submarines. The Danish steamer Heligolav with a hundred passengers also sailed but was more venturesome and struck out on an easterly course. It is supposed that both can get away many miles in dark ness and be far beyond any lurking submarine before day light breaks. First Car On R. R. From Anchorage The first car ever to come over the government railroad from Anchorage arrived yesterday. It was the gaso- ^ line car of K. R. McFarland, superin tendent of telephone lines for the en gineering commission. He brought it over by boat over the Arm to Kern creek. WOMEN’S HUSHES SPECIAL ARRIVES IN SEATTLE SEATTLE, Oct. 13. — The special train with women supporters ot Hughes arrived here today and Mrs., Raymond Robins will speak this af ternoon. Beveridge will hold a great Republican rally tonight. ^————■■ I Winning Ball Team Gets $4,000 Each BOSTON, Oct. 13. —Twenty-five Red Sox divide ninety-eight thousand dollars between them us their prize for the world’s series. This is nearly four thousaiul each, and Brookly n players divide sixty-live thousaiui which gives them nearly three thou saiui each. __ SECTION HAND MAY HAVE SAVED PRESIDENT LOUISA, Ky., Oct. 12.—A section hand Hugged the special train of the president yesterday as it was ap proaching a broken rail rial probabl> averted an accident of a serious kind. ROUMANIANS CLAIM VICTORY BUCHAREST, Oct. 13.—The Roumanian army in the north 1ms repulsed Falkenhayn on the line between Dele men and Buxeu. BRITISH MAKE PROGRESS LONDON, Oct. 13.—General Haig reports that our troops are progressing now in their attacks along the Baupaume-Perronne road. Ihe positions aie natuiullj 'strong and are well fortified by the Germans. On othei parts of the Somme front small engagements have taken place. .. ._ - FRENCH MAKE PROGRESS PARIS, Oct. 13.—The French progressed today west of Sadly. It is also anounced that the Serbs have repuls-1 ed Bulgar counter attacks and have gained a foothold at) Brodo. ■ ■ "■ BULGARS TAKE BRODO SOFIA, Oct. 13. — The Bulgarian troops have reoc cupied Brodo which was abandoned to the Serbs for a short time. PURSUING ROUMANIANS YET BERLIN, Oct. 13.—The Germans have repulsed all recent attacks on the Somme, it is oliicially announced to day. On the North Roumania front the Teutons are pur suing the fleeing Roumanians along the entire Transyl vanian frontier. The second Roumanian army is now trying to fall back on its frontier positions and General Falkenhayn is striving to smash it entirely before it can take possession of the passes and consolidate itself there in. .... GERMAN LEADER OBJECTS HAMBORN ON THE RHINE, Oct. 13. — August Thyssen, a coal and iron magnate and a leader in German affairs, has written to the Berlin press asking the gov ernment to keep its word to the United States on the sub marine question. He says the present submarining off the Canadian coast is undoubtedly embarrassing to American Germans. He also says Germany ought to look for Ameri can friendship which he hopes will be more evenly divided in future. NO KINGSTONIAN FOUND WASHINGTON, Oct. 13.—The search for the ship Kingstonian which was supposed to be submarined has been abandoned. • It is believed that the story of the tor pedoing of such a ship was an error. GERMANS REPULSE ATTACKS BERLIN, Oct. 12.—The Germans today completely repulsed six strong allied attacks on the Somme front be tween Morval and Bouchavesnes. The attacks were de livered on both sides of the road leading from Perronne to Baupaume, the center being at Rancourt where the allied; easterly wedge has penetrated furthest. ' STILL KILLING MEN ATBAYONNE RIOTING WAS RESUMED LAST EVENING BY STANDARD OIL STRIKERS. BAYONNE, Oct. 12.—Rioting was resumed this afternoon, Thursrta^, and three more men have been killed. It is expected that the militia will have to be called as the strikers are apparently a most determined crowd. The greatest fear of the authorities is that the rioters may secure a consid erable quantity of firearms. MILITIA AT WORK j BAYONNE, Oct. 13.—The militia is now co-operating with the police and the rioters will probably be held in check. The stores are all closed and the city looks like one in a state of siege. BAYONNE, Oct. 13.—In rioting this afternoon a Slav striker was kill ed. A citizens’ police force has been formed and is trying to deal with the trouble without asking the militia to open lire. The day has come to be nam ed as The Bloody Thirteenth and is expected to see bad work before it passes over. The strikers are extend ing their control over the town and the surroundings and are in posses sion of several places. Big Strike Now in Inion Iron Works SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 13.—*The Iron Trades Council has ordered a shipbuilding strike in the Union Iron Works and this means that construc tion work on vessels worth eleven j million dollars will be tied up. The ship litters refused to affiliate with i the Council and will not strike. CUR FEW RINGS TONIGHT The curfew will ring tonight at 8 o’clock when children under the age will be required to be off the streev unless they are accompanied by their parents or guardians. SELL WAREHOUSES The land department has a notice , in this issue that it will sell the ware-1 houses between First and Thirdj avenues on the water front. THANE HAS NOT SOLI) INTEREST IN GASTINEAU SEATTLE, Oct. 13.—Bart Thane of j the Alaska Gastineau mine who has j arrived here denies emphatically the rumor that he has sold his interest in that concern. It is mere idle chatter, he said. ALAMEDA YESTERDAY SEATTLE, Oct. 12.—The Alameda left this morning with the following passengers for Seward: Fred W. Brown, J. Wright, J. F. Strong, Mrs. J. Kapp, David Ray. WILSON GETS OVATION AND PARADE IS WONDERFUL INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 12. — A monster crowd at the depot gave President Wilson a tremendous ova tion today when he arrived to take part in the proceedings connected with Highway Day. He reviewet the great parade which marked the oc casion and which was made up in part of ten thousand automobiles that con tained fifty thousand people. In connection with the A. B. show tomorrow it may be staved that Jim mie GafTney who is now' in Sew ard ( visiting w'as once Grand Arctic Chief of the order, Wilson Roasts j Hughes Badly President Makes First Attack and Calls Opponent Ignorant. INDIANAPOLIS,; Oct. 13.—Presi dent Wilson delivered a severe attack on Hughes here while speaking to the crowds that greeted him when he came to be present at the Centennial, and another remarkable fact was that the crowd cheered him to the echo. He condemned Hughes or any other man who tried to revive sectionalism in this country. Such a man, the speaker declared, is unworthy of the confidence of the nation and betrays provincialism and ignorance. As' the President warmed up he went even further and said such a man is in politics as an office seeker and not for the nation’s service. Mr. Wilson even went on to describe such a man as des picable. Then came the great mo ment of the speech: “My policy is to put up or shut up” cried the President “and 1 am willing to take my own medicine.” At this the audience jumped to its feet and cheered for exactly four minutes. In the other parts of his speech Mr. Wilson said that the New Nationalism demand." unity, mobilization, co-ordination and chiefly co-operation. He later declar ed that he came to talk of good loads and not of politics and he emphasized the material and spirtual values of the establishment of traversible highways throughout the country. Hughes Speaks At Last Of Lusitania LOUISVILLK, Oct. in.—Hughes spoke of the Lusitania here today for the first time in the campaign and evidently the statement was meant as an answer to Wilson. He declared that he would have first organized a state department that would have commanded the respect of the world and enforced strict accountability, and then, he said, the attack on the Lusitania could not have occurred. The crowd cheered the statement. HENEY SAYS WILSON LEADS IN CALIFORNIA CHICAGO, Oct. 12.—Heney de clares himself certain that Wilson will carry the state of California next month. MARSHALL WANTS TO HEAR HITGHFS SUGGEST TOPEKA, Oct. 12.—Vice President Marshall became very ironic last evening in a speech when he dealt with the critisms by Judge Hughes of the present administration. “1 am very anxious to know,” said the vice-president “what course Mr. Hughes would have followed in recent events. He has told us that every course followed by President Wilson was the wrong one but why has he not pointed out even one right one?” FAIRBANKS SAYS GOOD TIMES MADE BY BLOOD HELENA, Oct. 12.—Fairbanks ad dressed a Republican mass meeting here last night and dwelt particularly on the tariff. His most striking statement was that the present pro.-r perous condition of the country was founded on bloodshed and disaster. PREPARING TO TRAIN BOYS FOR ARMY WORK WASHINGTON, Oct. 21.—The presidents of nineteen colleges and universities are now conferring with the war department with a view to establishing military courses for the purpose of training boys to be officers if the need ever arises for the quick finding of a great army. i SITES LEASED BY LAND DEPT. LOCAL MERCHANTS GET SPACE FOR WAREHOUSES IN CITY NEAR THE RAILROAD. Leases for warehouse sites have now been given to a few' local mer chants by the iand department near the new spur which will be built along Railroad avenue. Brown & Hawkins have received the first 1UU feet cast of Fifth avenue where their present warehouse is. This is across the street to the south of A. B. Hall. Then comes a space of 20 feet for fire protection and to east of that Leon Urbach gets 40 feet. This is be tween Fifth and Sixth avenues. S. L. Colwell gets .‘10 feet on the west t>l<v of Fifth anil west of the Colwell site is 50 feet for J. L. C.raef. The ware house space for each is 40 feet in width. There is a space .between each for fire protection. Work will begin at once mil ucorge i oi\seu wnu will have charge of it has not yet finished his work out the line. The new spur will run along Railroad avenue. The present rail approach to the wharf will be taken out and the new approach across the ball park will be built. A lot of applications have been made for boat landings but Mr. Christensen says they will have to put them on the beach. Many other warehouse applications have been made, it is said. RECEPTION TONIGHT FOR THE PATTONS A reception will be tendered to the Rev. and Mrs. J. J. Patten tonight at the Methodist church by the church and Sunday school. The children’s reception will be held from • :G0 to 8 o’clock to which all the members of the Sunday school anil their friends are invited. The reception by the church will be held from 8:*’>0 to 1U o’clock at which the public are cordi ally invited to be present. A short program will be rendered during the evening and a very pleasant time is anticipated. NINETEEN MEXICANS INDICTED FOR RAID DEMING, N. M., Oct. 12—Nineteen Mexicans who have been held on the charge of participating in the raid at Columbus have been indicted by the grand jury and will be tried on the charge of murder. The prisoners have been confined at Colonia and Dublan since their arrest. The trials are expected to create an interna tional situation of some danger. LOUS HILL RE-ELECTED PRES. GT. NORTHERN fc - ST. PAUL, Oct. 13.—Louis Hill was re-elected president of the Great Northern railroad today. E. C. Lind ley who has been six years solicitor for the company was elected vice president and general counsel. CROOK MAY BE SOLD WASHINGTON, Oct. 13.—The war department has been authorized to sell the transports Crook and Meade. (The Crook is the ship which is now on the way here.). APPOINTS TRAFFIC HEADS FOR S. S. CO. SEATTLE, Oct. 13.—Ringwood an nounced today the personnel of the new traffic staff of the Pacific Steam ship Company. Dunnan is manager, McMicken is general passenger agent with headquarters in San Fran cisco. Ward has been confirmed as vice-president of the company. Ford is chairman of directors.