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•>1The Great si'll - DAILY ntmT iQuiT-n riAii Y FYfFPT SUNDAY LARGEST ALASKAN CIRGLIxAHON ADVERTISEMENTS BRING RESULTS _PUBLISHED DAIIA EXCLl i MsMi.u_ x. SEWARD, ALASKA. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1916 Ton Cents the Copy \ ol. 10, No. JiO __ __.— —-— FIRST CLASH IN GREEK CIVIL WAR IS APPROACHING RAPIDLY -— GREEK MEETS GREEK ATHENS. Nov. 3.—King Constantine has sent orders to the Loyalist troops to oppose the Greek revolutionists on all the "borders and throughout the country and a clash is expected soon between the different Greek forces. Six hundred insurgents yesterday forced one hundred and fifty government troops to evacuate Katerina and tioiar Isiia and were immediately joined by reinforcements in that part of northern Greece. —— ALLIES STOI* GREEK TROOPS LONDON. Nov. 3—A dispatch to the Daily Mail to day reports that an extraordinary situation has been created in Greece by the cancellation by Entente officers of the permits to Greek royalist troops to travel on the Larissa railroad when they were on their way to oppose e Yenizelist forces. The army of Yenizelos has grown to thirty thousand men and is made stronger by the tact that it is sponsored by the allied governments. Larissa is in northern Greece and the position of the insurgent forces there is important as they are ciose to where they can join the Entente army. QUEEN’S LETTERS CAUGHT LONDON. Nov. 3.—A Gentian officer who has been taken prisoner on the Bulgarian bonier was found to have in his possession mail for the German legation that con tained detailed plans of the defense of the Suez canal and also compromising letters that were passing between the wife of King Constantine and her brother, the kaiser id Germany. It is reported unofficially that the queen's let- j ters to her brother clearly show that site and her husband1 have dec ded that whatever would be the result to Greece they will never consent to permitting Greece enter the war on the side of the Entente. TO PRAY FOR BREMEN CREW NEW LONDON, Nov. 2.—One of the most remark able services on record will be held by the crew of the Ger man submarine Deutschland on its voyage back to Ger mane, according to word given out by the officers. 1 hese services will be memorial services for the crew of the Bremen, the sister undersea boat that was lost in making the attempt to repeat the exploit of the Deutschland. The statement of Captain Koenig was the first intimation of an official nature that showed the Bremen to have been reallv destroyed. • * HEAVY RAINS ON SOMME LONDON. Nov. 2.—(Thursday)—Heavy rains are falling today in the Somme region and are impeding the allied operations. The news of the evacuation of Fort Vaux was received here with rejoicing. The loss of the tort means that practically all the ground gained in the Verdun region by the Germans in the great offensive has been lost. Good news also comes from Roumania where, the reports say, Falkenhayn is being decidedly checked in his invasion of the north. His gains in the recent fighting have been not of the least importance. SAKHAROFF FOR DOBRUDJA LONDON, Nov. 3.—General Sakharoff has been transferred by the Russian government to Dobrudja to meet the Mackensen onslaught in that arena. He has been very successful in the recent campaign on the Gali cian front and his leadership is expected to be of the greatest aid to the Roumanians. ITALIANS RESUME DRIVE ROME, Nov. 3. — The Italians have resumed their drive on Trieste east of Gorizia on the Carso plateau and are progressing most favorably. Since the new drive be gan our troops have captured six thousand Austrians. The offensive is now taking place and has been for some time on a very restricted field and the Austrians have been able for that reason to keep the lines well manned. PETROGRAD ADMITS LOSS PE'i RC*(«RaD, Nov. “.--The war office admits that the Teutons have made gains at Stokhod but not as great as the enemy says. SKw ARD WATER COMPANY SYSTEMS ARE CONNECTED The two systems of the Seward Water & Power Company are now connected up and Seward has its double supply of water. The pipe has a capacity of sixty thousand gal on* a minute but the water supply exieeds this amount. STEWART HOUSE SOLD James Stewart has soldi his house and lot and furniture on Second avenue to W. A. Harmon who was formerly tratlic manager of the White Pass and Yukon railroad. Mr. Har man arrived here recently and the purchase of the house imticates that he will make his home in the new "abroad terminal. The lot is known :;* lot •!!», b’oek I t. IlUiHES WOMEN ARE HOOTED \M> PELTED WITH EGGS CHICAGO, Nov. 2.—The women’sj Hughes special envoys who have been | traveling the country in aid of his candidacy appeared here last night but we re greeted with jeers and pelt (k1 with eggs. The occurrence took place in a down town theatre. The speeches were completed, however, in spite of the interruptions. m <;iii:s says oiiio and INDIANA \I5K 1 KIM AIN DATAVIA. X. V.. Xov. 2.—Judge Hughes declared in his speech here that his reception in Indiana and Ohio was greater than the reception given to President Wilson, and he ex pressed himself certain that the man ner in which he was received in those states insures his election. He rap ped the administration for extrava gance and blamed it for the high cost of living. Old papers for sale at the “Gate w ay.” The Electoral Vote The following is the electoral vote for the various states: Alabama 12, Arizona 3, Arkansas 9, California 18, Colorado G, Connecticut | 7, Delaware 8, Florida G, Georgia 14, Idaho 4, Illinois 29 Indiana 15, Iowa 13, Kansas 10, Kentucky 18, Louisi ana 10, Maine G, Maryland 8, Massa chusetts 18, Michigan 15, Minnesota ; 12, Mississippi 10, Missouri 18, Mon tana 4, Nebraska 8, Nevada 8, New Hampshire 4, New Jersey 14, New Mexico 8, New York 45, North Caro lina 12, North Dakota 5, Oh it) 24. Oklahoma 10, Oregon 5, Pennsylvania 88, Rhode Island 5, South Carolina 9, South Dakota 5, Tennessee 12, Texas 20, Utah 4, Vermont 4, Virginia 12. Washington 7, West Virginia 8, Wis consin 13, Wyoming 3.—Total 581 electoral votes necessary to a choic* —266. A SHIPMENT OF TUNGSTEN FROM NOMI SEATTLE, Oct. 24.—The steame Umatilla arrived last evening iron j Nome with a big list of passenger; j Included in the list were Jafet Linder berg, the Nome mining man. Mi Lindeberg brought out four tons o tungsten concentrates, the result ot : trial of some property in whirl) he i interested. The mineral is said to b worth approximately $1 a pound. T1 • property is located about ihirtooi miles from Nome and shows a pa> streak of at least two miles. The property was discovered K. A C. Stewart on Sledge creek, and i; considered the most important lind ing of the past summer in the Nonu section, according to prominent min ing men just arrived. Mr. Lindeberg j said that the property would be work ed extensively next eason. Ex. BASKET SOCIAL SUCCESSFUL The Basket Social given by the Lutheran Ladies Aid on \\ednosdayj was very successful ami pleasant and the ladies wish to return thanks foi the donation of the church and to ail those who were present. X. Y. DYNAMITER CONFESSES GUILT NEW YORK, Nov. 3.—The police have arrested six strikers who, it is asserted, were foiled in a plot to dyna mite two stations of the Interborough Subway and one hasj confessed. The story of the confessed prisoner is that he; planned to dynamite the Fifty-ninth and Broadway sta tion today and the City Hall station later. ’1 he police have discovered that James Murna, a former subway guard, and Thomas McGuire, a chauffeur, of Cairiwell, New Jersey, purchased the explosives at Kenvil, New Jersey, yesterday. ROUMANIANS NOW PURSUING BUCHAREST, Nov. 3.—The Roumanians have decis ively defeated the Teutons west of Jiul valley and are now pursuing them there. The enemy has aiso been repulsed in the Prahsva valley and the conditions as a whole are much more favorable to the arms of this country now than they were a few days ago. STORM RUSSIAN POSITIONS BERLIN, Nov. 3.—General von Lisingen has storm ed the Russian positions west of Stokhod and inflicted very heavy losses. The lighting was at close quarters and very bitter. We took a thousand prisoners. AUSTRIANS LOSING HEAVILY LONDON, Nov. 3—A terrific battle continues to rage on the Italian front, according to dispatches arriving this afternoon. Rome reports say that the enemy lost fifteen thousand men on the first day of the new offensive, a fifth of which were prisoners. The Twenty-Third Aus trian regiment had several batallions completely annihi ated and other regiments suffered almost as badly. The \ ustrians attempted some counter attacks but they were feeble and were easily repulsed. From what has been learned here military experts believe the offensive is the i strongest tried by the Italians. REPORTED VILLA CAPTURED PARRAL AND CUT AN ARMY TO PIECES ALASKA S. S. CO. TO INCREASE STOCK SEATTLE, Nov. 3. — A special meeting of the Alaska Steamship Company today scheduled a meeting of the stockholders for November Id to vote on a proposal to increase tin i capita I i '/a t ion trom three to four am a half millions and me increase i.'. regarded a.** certain. It means th* declara. ion of a slock dividend of iift. per cent. The tremendous increase i. , business, due to Alaska’s growing ex ports of meta s, caieily copper, and fish, is responsible. EXPORTS $13,000,000 SEATTLE, Nov. 3. — The export; j from Alaska for the month of Octob er were thirteen millions. lilt; .vntiivi: on iumiis t ICKKlv IN TOl.STOi I'A ill RAN KS, Oct. 16. — l hi.*, ground of rii m'Ii.ous richness has jus. ut-en struck on liooi) creek, in the ne\ .oslos uiiii|), is the report receive*. >v re [a a p*'irule wiio yesterday frol:. i iditarod. The wire states nothin., non* than that the strike has bee t made, as no details are given. rlh. recipient of the wire said yesterda. »hat he would rather that his nan.* would not he published in connection with the receiving of the good new., but it can herein be positively stated that the information is entirely auth oritative. Together with Mastadon creek, Root) creek is one of the streams ir. the Tolstoi on which pay prospect.-* were reported to have been tound last spring. The report caused consider able of a stampede from Ruby and Iditarod, as well as other places on the lower river, and a number ot stainpeders likewise went Irom here. The first prospectors who went to the new strike reached the Tolsto camp over the last of the w inti i snow. Thereafter the camp was naru | lo reach, on account of its distance i from navigation of any kind. And j reports sent out from the camp a. late «s the middle of August were to > ‘ effect that all of the prospectors were leaving the place, as there was nothing there. The report now received, however, shows that those who stuck with the camp are in the money. And in the report of new pay the history ot near ly every mining camp in the North has beep repeated. For it will be well remembered by all oldtimers now in the Fairbanks district that the first stampeders who came here in the winter of 11)02-0.3 from Dawson re turned to the Yukon camp with the report that nothing was to bo found hero. But those who stayed through the next summer uncovered the first of many paystreaks on Cleary creek, thereby making Kvrbank; the fair . l city she is today. ANOTHER ROCK IS EOTNI) WHERE 288 FEET OF WATER SHOWN BY CHART! WASHINGTON, Oct. 24.—Discov ery of another of the pinnacle rocks which have sunk many of the ships in Alaskan waters was announced here today by the coast and goedetic sur vey. The rock is situated in the Soy-j mour channel not far from the main passageway of vessels between Wran gell and Juneau, in waters constantly I used by deep draft vessels going to Salmon canneries. Where records now existing show a depth of 288 feet, the rock at low wa ter is bare. The rock’s spine is just that height, the pinnacle so small that surrounded by soundings of 48, 44 and 54 fathoms, its presence was only 1 made known by a wire drag. EL PASO, Nov. 3. — Telegrams were received here mst night from Chihuahua City telling that Villa has cap aired Parral from the Carranza forces and is now in fuil possession of that whole district. General Bell states, i .owever, that he has received no information on the mat ter and further news is now being awaited. Information as also came iliac v illa has cut to pieces the command of jleneral Maycotte in the southern part of Chihuahua late. The telegrams telling of the Parral loss were re vived by prominent American citizens of this place and .hev sav the messages came from sources that cannot be doubted. NEW YORK, Nov. Old fashion 'd political enthusiasm took New . oi'k oy storm la.-t night on the ev asion of President Wilson’s last ap p'-asance before the i attic* of the >iM»tiH. All doubt about Tammany vent glimmering when the Tammnn., .•osts headed by Charles Murph;. naivned to .Madison Square Garde.i mi swept all skepticism aside b\ heir tremendous show of loya’iy t*> ‘.he democratic cause. T he crowds iii du» streets were enormous. Women fainted in the suffocating eru.di an . ’ e police wore hcirless. It wa.- next to impossible to move through t!« throngs and the great hall was packed to the doors. Similar scenes were or acled at Cooper Union where another' Viwe* Wilson demonstration took place and for the time being the Em pire City went wild. Augustus rhomas presided at the Garden meet ng and Scabury, the candidate for governor, was the* first speaker. .'N Combs and Former Governor followed. When Wilson rose to his feet to open his address one* of tin most extraordinary scenes Ldioweeu Ihe immense i.osi rose to its leet ami chei red for thirty minutes and Hun came more roars a,nd bands struck up patriotic music. In the three speech* • delivered in the city Wilson reiterat ed Ids conception of the chief issues before the electors and he warmly championed the principles of progress which had guided the Democratic ad ministration all through. He plead ed for equal rights for all and ar raigned Wall Street which, he said, was seeking to dominate not to co operate with the people of the na tion. He expressed the firm belief that the campaign has shown that he will be sent back to power. His last speech will bo delivered at Shadow Lawn on Saturday. IMMENSE BETTING NEW YORK, Nov. .T—The Demo crats charge that the Hughes party is now trying to manipulate the bet ting by a flood of Hughes money to force the betting up again in favor of the Republican. The belting is to day 10 to 7 for Hughes but the Demo crats say that this has been brought about by the willingness of the moni ed interests to take a chance of losing by putting up more money that the Democrats can afford to cover. 1 he % stake holders have a million dollars now in this city alone and expect a million more before election day. This will break the record. In one pool of sixty thousand Hughes is the favorite, the pool going from even money to 10 to 8 on the Republican. TEDDY ANSWERS WILSON CLEVELAND, Nov. fl.—Roosevelt spoke here last night and his speech was chiefly devoted to answering the speech by Wilson at Buffalo. He par ticularly dwelt on the statement of the President that America i.' afraid to fight for anything but the preserva tion of American ideals and purpose and Roosevelt asked if Wiisqn meant by this that he is afraid to tight for tiii* murder of a baby, and, continued Roosevelt, one hundred and thirteen babies wen* lost in the Lusitania. W lTSt: \\ \LL STREET NEW YORK. Nov. —'The World, a strong Wilson advocate, came out today with the accusation that W:i ! Street is using a million and a quarter dollars to put Hugiies over. POLLS CO I OR !i I CUES NEW YORK, Nov. Po hieh have been taken in Indiana and 1 limbs indicate a Hugucs majority o' one hundred and eighty thousand n Illinois and a Hughes majority in In diana of forty thousand. STOCK MARKET IUTJ.ISII NEW YORK. Nov. Ik—The slock market is bullish today and five hun dred and seventy thousand sluuo* changed hands in the first hour. The financial editor of the Sun says the market thus reflects the optimism of the people regarding the election of Hughes and the resumption of pro tectivism and liberalization of the administration to come. IimiES PREDICTS VICTORY ALBANY, Nov. f>.—The audience waded three hours today for the train carrying Hughes. It was made late by tn»' crowds that greeted the can didate enroute. He was introduced by William Barnes who said that the people will act in conformity with the promise Hughes has made. In his speech Hughes predicted that he will carry New York, Ohio and Indiana. He says he is already looking forward to the responsibilities of the adminis tration. This was greeted with cheers.. Hughes further said it is cruel and unwarrantable to say that his election would mean war. He continued his attacks on the adminis tration for inefficiency anil for its un fulfilled promises. JFDGMENT FOR STEWART Judgment has been given to Dun can Stewart against the United States marshal in the case in which the plaintiff demanded a deed to the Kenai Mining and Milling Company. Roy formerly got judgment against the property and bought it in at Marshal’s sale for $100. Stewart held a prior judgment and, according to the rights of a judgment creditor, tendered Roy the $100 and claimed a deed from the Marshal, which the marshal refused to give. The plaintiff was represented by Morford and Finnegan.