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BERLIN REPORTS SECOND ARMY
OF ROUMANIA REING SMASHED ORDERS SHIPS TO REMAIN NEW YORK, Oct. 12—It is reported that the com-: mander of British fleet in Halifax has ordered all British; ships in American ports to remain there for the present. It is now believed that the story of the sinking of the Kingstonian was an error. Today experts are expressing in the newspapers their perplexity because of the sudden cessation of the attacks on shipping by the 1-53. No one seems to have got the slightest inkling as to whether the submarine is still hovering around or has gone back across the Atlantic. .. KANSAN STAYS AT HOME BOSTON, Oct. 12. — The ship Kansan which has a cargo valued at half a million dollars lor St. Nazaiie, France, has decided not to sail anil take chances of being sunk by a German submarine. The cargo is made up of munitions of war and the sinking would probably be re-; gariled as legal. ANNIHILATE ROUMANIANS BERLIN, Oct. 12. — By irresistible attacks Generali Falkenhayn is now rapidly annihilating the second Rou-| manian army of the Transylvanian invasion. At Sinka river they have been defeated decisively and are now flee ing into the Alt valley with our troops following relent lessly. At the same time the Bavarian army under Gen erafKraft has taken possession of Red Tower pass and is making ready for the invasion of Northern Koumania. The plan of campaign now seems to be a simultaneous at tack by the Bulgars and Germans from Dobrudja across the Danube and by the Germans on the northern frontiei in the effort to squeeze in from both sides and eliminate Roumania entirely if possible. ROUMANIANS FIGHT AND FALL BACK BUCHAREST, Oct. 12.—The Roumanians are retir ing near Kronstadt, it is officially admitted, but in good order and they have repulsed several attacks on their rear while continuing the retreat. South of the city our troops have inflicted heavy losses on the enemy. It is not denied that the invasion of Transylvania has practically come to an end but the physical conditions on the border make a defense against invasion of this country comparatively easv. % GRABS GREEK FLEET LONDON, Oct. 12.—Admiral Dufornet, commander of the Anglo-French fleet in the Mediterranean, demand ed the surrender of the whole Greek fleet yesterday and also demanded the disarmament ot the forts and ships at Lemnos and Kilkis to make sure that the allied forces will remain in control at Piraeus without danger ol attack. The allied general has also taken over the Lemnos rail road and other precautionary measures have been taken to safeguard our positions in Greece and the Balkans gen erally. FRENCH GAIN ON SOMME PARIS, Oct. 12.—It is officially announced today that our troops made important gains south oi the Somme last night and captured fifteen hundred Germans in the as saults. For the fiirst time for several months fighting lias !>een renewed in the department of the \osges. \ iolent artillery duelling is proceeding there and the Germans have been repulsed at Schoenhatzen with heavy losses. Military experts are at a loss to understand why the | Teutons have resumed activities in that region. HAIG SAYS ALL QUIET LONDON, Oct. 12.—General Haig reports that con ditions on the Somme front are quiet and that no import ant engagement was fought yesterday by his command, j Five raids were made on Messines, he reports. BRITISH GAIN IN SOUTH SALONIKI, Oct. 12.—'The British are still gaining on the St anna river in Macedonia and have occupied Papa lova and Prosenik. In that quarter the British have brought their cavalry into action again and by that means are able to advance faster than would be possible other wise. ■ ITALIANS RESUME OFFENSIVE LONDON, Oct. 12.—The Italians yesterday resumed the Trieste offensive and broke the Austrian lines between Lobar and Vertobia, taking six thousand prisoners. The slowness of the advance is due to the fact that the front in that region is confined and the Austrians are able to use a comparatively small force for the defense. NEW GERMAN LOAN COMING BERLIN, Oct. 12.—A bill will soon be introduced in the Reichstag for a three billion dollar war loan to be floated in spring. NOT TO USE SUBMARINES NEW YORK, Oct. 12.—Bernstorff and Gerard, two ambassadors, conferred for a long time yesterday after noon and the German ambassador authorized the state ment that Germany does not contemplate the resumption of submarine warfare. He says Germany intends to keep its promise to the United States in this respect. United States ships arriving today report that neither Entente warships nor German submarines were seen by them. WHAT GERMANS WILL DO WASHINGTON, Oct. 12. — Diplomats here believe that Germany will grant the United States demands in re lation to submarining ships near the American coast but that Germany will insist on the right to operate submar ines on the routes of ocean steamships far out to sea. Seattle Inearths Big Booze Combine SEATTLE, Oct. 11. — The Dry Squad claims that it has unearthed a combine which was established for the purpose of breaking the dry law. It is said that the combine has a fund ol eighty thousand dollars for the pro tection of bootlegging. Margett, a former patrolman, has been arrested in connection with the matter. He is the same man who was arrested some time ago on a similar charge. Gabriel Santos, who formerly con ducted a restaurant here, is visiting the city again for a while. He has been in the Talkeetna country. Rainier Buffet lo Change Location Messrs. McPhail and McKenzie have made arrangements to move the Rainier BufTel to the Ashland build ing, opposite the U. S. Commission er's office. The building will be re modelled first and made one of the finest houses in the territory. The Buffet is now in tne Louvre building and has been there since the fire de stroyed their old place after they had been located there only a short time. 'The work of remodelling the new building will begin as soon as possible. ANOTHER SON COMES TO MRS. J. J. FINNEGAN ‘ A son was born to Mrs. .1. J. Fin negan last night about 11 o’clock at Seward General Hospital. Hr. Baugh man was in attendance. Mother and son are doing finely. GERARD DENIES AGAIN NEW YORK, Oct. 12. — Ambassador Gerard denied, positively today that he brought any message from the kaiser to the president touching on peace proposals in the slightest. DESPERATE FIGHTING PARIS, Oct. 12.—The Bulgars are now desperately > lighting the French and Serbs just south oi Monastir but the allied forces are gradually forging ahead and Mona stir appears to be closer and closer every day to capture. WILL ADMIT SUBMARINES WASHINGTON, Oct. 11.—Councellor Polk of the de-| partment of state says that the United States has refused ,he demand made by the Entente powers that German submarines be excluded from United States harbors. He says the reasons for the refusal will be published tomor row. He also states, however, that the United States will not tolerate the blockading of United States harbors by Germans or Allies. BRITISH WANT MORE MONEY % LONDON, Oct. 11.—A tremendous ovation greeted Premier Asquith today in the house of commons when he asked for another billion and a half war credit. The speech of the prune minister was most interesting as showing just what is thought of the war and the manner .n which it is progressing. “The war must not end in a sham peace,” he said and this was the keynote of his statement. The phrase is being taken by the papers to mean that the Allies are determined to still push the war m spite of the seeming failure of the western offensive, and that no peace will be made until all danger of future war is destroyed. The Times sums up the statement to can that while the war is nut being ended Britain will continue. SITUATION MAY BE SERIOUS LONGBRANCH, Oct. 11.—Wilson and Lansing are conferring today on the submarine question. The officials declare that no law was violated by the sinking of the ships off this coast but they believe there is a grave dang er that submarines may make mistakes that would cause international complications. President Wilson will prob ably ask the kaiser to remove the menace. A similar re quest was made to Britain in 11)14 and this is legalded as j precedent. At that time Britain promised to avoid in juring American shipping. As matters now stand no trouble need be expected if the submarines do not repeat heir attacks and many people believe the U-53 came here just to bring mail and only sank the ships as an incident. PASSENGER RATES DOUBLED LIVERPOOL, Oct. 11.—Owing to the submarining of; ships near the American coast the rates for passengeis across the Atlantic have been doubled. Several lines have cancelled their sailings until it is learned that the sub- j marines have quit. SUBMARINE REPORTED SAVANNAH, Oct. 11.—An unknown submarine was, reported this morning off Tybee bar and it is believed to ue a German. — WANT NEUTRALS STOP SUBS. LONDON, Oct. 10—The members of the Entente al liance have recently addressed a memorandum to the neu tral powers urging that belligerent submarines be not al lowed in neutral waters or roadsteads. The note suggest ed that neutrals should detain any belligerent submarine entering neutral waters or otherwise grave dangers would arise. BERNSTORFF WILL WARN SHADOW LAWN, Oct. 9.—Ambassador Bernstorff told President Wilson today that he will warn the sub marine commanders to exercise the greatest care in their operations. President Wilson made a statement today to the effect that a full investigation into the work of the submarines will be made to make sure that United States rights are safeguarded. He also says he will hold Ger many to the full fulfillment of its promises but, he says, he has no right to question Germany’s willingness to fulfill them. - BRITISH SHIPS SAIL ANYHOW NORFOLK, Oct. 9.—Five British steamers sailed to day for England despite the warning of the authorities. It is feared that the German submarines are still waiting although some people have expressed the opinion that they cannot stay very long without fresh supplies. RESTORE MATANESKA LANDS TO ENTRY President Wilson has restored four sections of land in the Matauuska valley to entry and notice of the fact has just been recived by Manager Christensen of the land department of the engineering commission. Each section is 640 acres so that the total amount restored is slightly over twen ty-five hundred acres. It is mostly agricultural land. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR UNITED STATES LAND OFFICE Juneau, Alaska, Octoerb 4, 1016. Notice is hereby given that the following named plats of township survey will be filed in this office on the 20th day of November 1016, and that on and after the .’list day of Oct., 1016, the land officers will be prepar ed to receive applications and filings for lands described therein in accord ance with the provisions of the at tached circular of May 22, 1914: T. 17 N., It. 2 E., Seward Meridian. T. 17 N., R. 1 E., Seward Meridian. Lot 6, Sec. 25 Lot 5, Sec. 35 Lots 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. SEKSWVi SVaSEU Sec 36. T. 16 N., R. 1 E., And all that portion thereof ly ing north of Knik Arm. All applications should be accom panied by affidavits corroborated, showing the date of settlement of the applicant and the fact of his continu ed compliance with the requirements of the homestead law, and showing, also, in addition to the usual require ments of the homestead application, the fact that no part of the land con tains any coal or oil deposits and is not in conflict with any reserve of 160 acres surrounding any hot spring or group of such springs, or springs valuable for their medicinal and cura tive properties; that no portion of the land applied for is in conflict with any application of allotment, improved or unimproved, by any Indian or Eski mo, or occupied by any Indian or Es kimo under any lawful possession; that the land is not occupied or re served by the United States for any purpose, occupied for townsite or mis sionary purposes, or reserved by the United States for fish or fisheries, and that it is not used by Indians as a landing place for canoes or other craft used by them. Forms of homestead applications have been sent by this office to the United States Commissioners at Seward, Knik and Anchorage and may be secured from these offices. Applications by those who have de clared their intention to become citi zens, or by naturalized citizens should be accompanied by the original or fi nal citizenship papers. All applications filed are filed sub ject to Executive Order No. 2217, Alaskan Timber Reserve No. 1 of June 22, 1915, and to similar Execu tive Orders subsequently issued, en larging the limits of said reserve, pursuant to the Act of March 12, 1914, (38 Stat. 305). The limits of this reservation and its scope may be learned from the U. S. Commisioners mentioned. After November 20, 1916, no affi BATTLE AT BAYONNE AND LIVES ARE LOST BAYONNE, N. J., Oct. 12. — The police fired on the mobs of strikers nere last night and at least three lives were taken. A state of terror reigned all day yesterday when the strikers attacked Boliceman O'Connor on the Lehigh railroad and alter they thought him dead threw his body on the tracks in front of a train. Last night it was reported that two police men and two strikers were dying and soon afterwards rioting started again. 1 The mob was attacked by a force of fifty police who decided it was neces-1 sary to use their guns. At the first volley a woman spectator who was looking out of the w indow of her home was fatally wounded. Two men are reported to have been fatally wound ed in that attack also but the mob was finally dispersed by the police.! Three thousand of the employees of] Standard Oil are out. THIRTY SHOT BAYONNE. Oct. 12. — Thirty peo ple were shot in the rioting yesterday, it was learned this afternoon, and conditions are still most threat .ling. The strikers have gainco possession of the Hook district and are ruling it as would an invading force in real war. One of the most reckless actions of the strikers was to burn down a saloon building because they saw trie proprietor talking to a strike breaker in a manner that suggested a confe rence on matters relating to tin* strike. WHITE PASS ENDS A BTSY SEASON _ The White Pass & Yukon Route will this week send its last boats down the river from White Horse, thus end ing the most successful year the com pany has enjoyed since the days of the Klondike. The railroad and stage route from Skagwav to White Horse will be kept up and operated through out the winter.—Ex. SCORES OF DEAD 10 ; BE EXMftO HERE Just as soon as the new cemetery is platted and made ready the work of exhuming and reburying the bodies from all the other local graveyards will be carried out. Mayor Myers said to day that the new cemetery must be made ready before the snow Hies and he states it to be the intention to ex hume every body now buried in the five other places. It is estimated that over a hundred people have been buried in the neighborhood of the city so that the work of exhuming will be a big one and rather a gruesome one. The work on the new cemetery is now proceeding. davit showing fact of settlement is i required. C. B. WALKKR, Register. WILL TRY NEW MINING METHOD IN THE VI KON The mining machinery for the Treadgold Gold Mining Co. which is expected to revolutionize the process of working frozen placer ground in the Yukon Valley is now in Vancou ver, having arrived there on a recent train from the ea::t. The machinery was brought direct from I<ondon by the C. I*. K. service. Whether the machinery will reach Dawson this year or not is a problem. On account of the lateness of the season and the weight of the machinery, 272 tons, the White Pass i» not disposed to handle the shipment so late. In handling tin* frozen placer ground of the interior it has been the practice to use steam points and thaw the ground. This is expensive as the Yukon Gold Company has been pay ing $18 per cord for wood. The new machine is in the form of a monster scraper weighing several tons It is operated on a railroad track several miles in length. 1 he muck ami dirt i.s til's! sluiced otr the gold bearing gravel. The sun is then allowed to penetrate the sand and thaw it for a depth of jiossibly eighteen inches. The scraper then moves along and takes the layer of thawed ground oil’ and returns to the other enu of tin* track. By the time the machine readies the starting point, the sun has again thawed a lay er of sand and gravel and the scraper takes otf another layer. A. X. C. Treadgold, who was for merly head of the Yukon (•old Cor poration has been making a study of placer mining methods where frozen ground was encountered for years and lias been working out a scheme for a more economical method of handling pay gravel. The scraper and track are the results of his observation and study —Kmpire. FARMKltS AUK AWAKDKI) 100 TON POTATO CONTRACT Walter De Kong, general storekeep er for the Alaskan Kngineering Com mission, advises the Daily Times that tin* government has received 40 sep aratc bids from the valley farmers to supply the 400-ton potato contract called for several days ago. In mak ing the bids the Matanuska farmers stated the amount of potatoes each one could supply and the price of same. The total tonnage of the 4G hills amounts to 800 tons at a price ranging from $48.50 to $48.GO per ton. Mr. De Kong further advised that the Alaskan Kngineering Commission has given the preference to the Mata t nuska farmer and accepted the bids. Delivery to be made upon request of the government. PIKKSVILLE, N. Y., Oct. 12.— Judge Hughes has refused while here tTTcstato whether or not he represents the German-American vote. The question was asked of him several times. BOSTON WINS FOUR GAMES AND WORLD SERIES FROM BROOKLYN Boston won the fifth game of the series which was played today, so get ting four wins to her credit end with it the World's championship for the year 1916. The game was won today by a score of 4 to 1. The victory of Boston was the vindication of the opinion of the fans who picked her from the beginning. LINE-UP Brooklyn— Johnson—m. Daubert—lb. Stengel—r. Wheat—1. Cutshaw—2b. Mowery—3b. Olsen—ss. Meyers—c. PfefTer and Dell—p. Boston— Hooper—r. Janvrin—2b. Walker—m. Hoblitzel—lb. Lewis—1. Gardner—3b. Scott—ss. Cady—c. Shore—p. First Inning— Both teams failed to score. Second Inning— Brooklyn: Cutshaw walked and Mowery sacrificed him to second. Olsen and Myers go out but Cutshaw advances to third and scores a minute later on a passed ball by Cady. No hits, one run. Boston: Hoblitzel goes out. Lewis hits to left field for three bases and scores on Gardner’s sacrifice. Scott goes out. 1 hit, 1 run. Third Inning— Brooklyn unable to score. Boston also fails to cross the plate. Fourth Inning— Both teams again fail to score. Fifth Inning— Brooklyn got its first hit of the game in this inning, Myers making a scratch hit. No runs. Boston: Hooper singles and scores when Janvrin hits for two bases. 1 run, 2 hits. Sixth Inning— No scores by either team. Seventh Inning— Brooklyn: Mowery singles, which is Brooklyn’s first clean hit of the game; gets to third but fails to reach home. Boston unable to score in this inn ing. . Eighth Inning— Brooklyn: Merkle batting for Pfef fer flies out to Lewis. Myers and Daubert go out. Boston. Dell replaces PfefTer in the box for Brooklyn. Janvrin singles on tfro first ball pitched. Gardner sacri fices Janvrin to second. Hoblitz£l and Lewis fly out to Wheat. Ninth Inning— Boston: Stengel singles. Wheat fans. Janvrin retires Cutshaw and Mowery and the game ends. Boston wins the game 4 to 1 and the championship of the world for 1910, defeating Brooklyn 4 games out of 5.