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The Great ALASKAN ALA,^AN I DAILY - J --— niTRi iciiKii n Ml Y FYCEPT SUNDAY LARGEST ALASKAN CIRCULATION ADVERTISEMENTS BRING RESULTS PUBLISHED DAILi LXti.i i i__ \ ol. 10. No. 282 SEWARD. ALASKA, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17,1916_Ten Cents the Copy Al LIES REPORT IRE CRISIS HAS COME TO AN END DEl'TSCHLANl) MEETS ACCIDENT XKW LONDON. Nov. IT—The German submarine, Deutschland departed at 1.30 o’clock this morning but is now hack again at the dock from which she left. She was towed out by two T. A. Scott tugs and Captain Hinsch, one of the members of the owning company, and two othei members of the concern accompanied her on one of the t oes. The tide was favorable and the Deutschland passed li'.e cruiser Columbia in the lower harbor at 1:45, one ol | the tucs leading and the other following. Iwehe miles out the tug collided with the Deutschland and the tug was sunk with the loss of live of her crew. The only person saved was Hinsch himself, fhe Deutschland returned at; once to ascertain what her injuries are. her cargo is worth two millions but the manifest is kept secret. | DEUTSCHLAND COLLISION NEW LONDON. Nov. 17.—The full story of the col lision wnich compelled the Deutschland to letuin becanu known this afternoon. The submarine and the tug Scott collided in a smooth sea and the crew jumped for then lives. The tug struck astern and the force lifted her nose out of the water. The boiler exploded and the late of the tug was at once sealed. Captain Hinsch was cat tied un der but re-appeared and seized a preserver thrown from the Deutschland. Captain Baker of the tug Cassie which was half a mile astern says the tide was running at a se'.en mile speed westward and that a rock eddy twisted til.* tno mid the submarine about and caused the accident. The only damage reported on the Deutschland is a twist ed stem and a hole in the bow. Naval observers say that! the steering gear of the Deutschland was responsible as it failed to avoid the danger as an ordinal \ ship might. Captain Koenig grew a little pale when the accident oc-| cur red anil was shaken when he got back but he lemained) perfectly silent. After returning he conferred with Vice President Hilkeit of the Eastern Forwarding Company but nothing was given out. I . S. steamboat inspectors are now engaged investigating the matter. MACKENSEN STILL RETREATS PETROGRAD. Nov. 17.—Mackensen is still falling back and burning the villages on the line of retreat. Mili tary experts believe that the Roumanian crisis is past and that a deadlock at least is all that can be expected by the Germans in that theatre. FIGHTING IN THE EAST PETROGRAD, Nov. 17. — Desultory fighting is re ported in the Stokhod and Brzezany regions but no im portant engagements have taken place in the past forty hours, the official communication this morning says. Falkenhayn is reported stopped in northern Roumania but fierce fighting is proceeding in the C ampaiung region. The Roumanians are reported successful also in that quarter. SERBS ADVANCING LONDON, Nov. 17.—By indomitable attacks on the Greek front the Serbs and French have reached a position within four miles of Monastic. Rain and snow pelted the advancing legions and mountain fortresses barred the way but the allied troops kept constantly going forward. The Bulgarians are giving ground slowly but surely, ac cording to the latest reports. FRENCH REGAIN LOSSES PARIS, Nov. 17. — The official reports today state that the French are withstanding the fiercest assaults of the war now on the Somme. Sixty thousand Germans were hurled at one position yesterday in six successive wave attacks in two hours but all were rolled hack. The French troops followed up their advantage and regain ed the positions lost two days before at Pressoire. It is estimated by the military authorities that the Germans lost sixty per cent of their effectives. The king today sent a special message of congratulation to General Haig. WILSON RECEIVES A BIG HOME WELCOME WAS 111 XGTOX, Xov. 17.—Presi dent Wlison was received home en thusiastically last evening by a great crowd. Ten thousand people took part in the celebration and bands played national music as Wilson drove from the station. The car in which the President was seated slow ed dow n to keep v ith the people who marched with it to the White House and from the statfon to the House was one long continuation of cheers. When he arrived at the White House the President stationed himself in the north portico and acknowledged the plaudits. After arriving home he re ceived the Belgian minister who pre sented an appeal to the United States to begin an investigation into the de portation of Belgians by the Ger mans. The appeal states that Ger many is compelling Belgians to leave Belgium and work in Germany. SULZEH IS LEADING STM IN VOTING That Sulzer is still leading Wicker sham in the election is the latest news coming from Fairbanks this morning. If the estimate by the Fairbanks cor respondent is correct the Democrat lias more than a good chance to nose into congress, especially as the inter ior districts that were expected to go stn ng for the present delegate are showing partiality for the administra tion candidate. The following is the cable received this morning by the Caiew ay: FAIRBANKS, Nov. 17.—'The ln i oko district, including the precincts of Takotna, Cripple, Tolstoi and Ophir, in which Wickersham figured on getting a plurality of fifty, has disappointed the Wickersham support ers here. The total returns from these four districts received last night showed that Sulzer received cighty oix votes and Wickersham received seventy-eight. The count by divisions now, so far as Fairbanks has been able to learn, shows that in the First Sulzer received 2409 and Wickersham received 1891. In the second Sulzer received 589 and Wickersham got 7G2. In the Third Sulzer has 1597 to Wick ersham’s 1804. In the Fourth division Sulzer has 1592 to Wickersham’s 1532. The total vote for the terri tory gives Sulzer 6,187 and Wicker sham 6,039. This gives the Dem ocrat a plurality of 14S. The Kusko kwim is still to be heard from but it is sure for Sulzer. The Koyukuk with 125 votes is doubtful. GERALD SAYS Gl'lLTY AS DRY LAW VIOLATER Clarence Gerald yesterday dropped his appeal to the superior court from a justice court line and sentence of $250 and ninety days in jail for viola , tion of the dry law at his soft drink place, 824 First avenue, and before i Superior Judge Ronald pleaded guilty ! and was lined $100 and costs, j Gerald’s place was raided on the , night of June 20, when a large amount of liquor was seized, and box partitions and the bar wrecked by the police. WENT ON MARIPOSA The following went west on the Mariposa: F. M. Bean, John Renner, H. M. Hickey, Peter Korth, A. Eric son, Mrs. A. Erieson and three steer age. WATSON COMING The Admiral Watson sailed from Juneau at 9 o’clock last night. BERLIN OFFICIAL REPORTS BERLIN, Nov. 17.—Falkenhayn has carried the mountain heights on the Moldavian frontier east of Ked zivasarh and has easily penetrated the Roumanian posi tions at Predeal. His forces have also advanced south of Rothethurm but the Russians in that quarter are with standing the attacks with unusual stubborness. The British yesterday were repulsed east of Beaucourt and to the west of Lesars they were forced westward on the Le sars road. BRITISH MAKE MORE GAINS LONDON, Nov. 17.—The British are now bombard ing a new front north of Ancre and have captured three hundred Germans in that quarter. Major Maurice, chief director of the military operations, says that the success at Ancre means that the Germans are not invincible and that by giving them no pausing time they can be defeated decisively. The offensive will be continued throughout the winter. In the meantime the Germans are trying to minimize the success of the Allies but the military ex perts here say that the gains are of the greatest im j porta nee. _. VICE REGENT FOR POLAND AND KING WILL LATER RE APPOINTED LIONESS MAKES PANIC IN CITY KANSAS CITY, Nov. 17.--A Iniin o(l lioness made an escape from her cape here last night and three hun dred people who made up the audi ence were driven to a panic which re sulted in the injury of many. The lioness was being exhibited in a thea trw theatre when she managed to make her escape. As she got out from tin* cage the people rushed so quickly that they demolished the front wall. At least a score were hurt. WILSON ASKS l»E\CE WAS!! I NOTON Nov. 17.—The Thanksgiving proclamation of Presi dent Wilson urges deep sympathy and aid for the “stricken people on whom the curse of war war has fallen.” — POLISH VICE-REGENT BERLIN, Nov. 17.—The government has decided to i appoint a vice-regent for Poland until a king is decided upon. The name of the vice-regent has not been publish ed and attempts to secure his right name have been fruit less in spite of many guesses. The press of Berlin says that the Teutonic governme its have arranged all the questions connected with the new Poland but will try l" secure a permanent dynasty that will be regarded by all European governments in future as a neutral one. The story is told by one most important journal that a German prince has already been selected for the place but this is not confirmed. RUSSIA REMAINS FIRM PETROGRAD. Nov. 17—The minister of foreign af fairs has notified the Russian ambassadors in all the allied capitals tha Russia will not make a separate peace. The minister denies the rumors tht Russia is negotiating with (termanv. • _ ^^ _ --— A most pleasant event took place quietly last evening: at 7:M) o'clock when Mr. Aron Kricaon, the popular game warden, and .Miss Mar\ Scott, jf Anchorage, wer made man and ,Hf‘e hy Commissioner Crank Klims at tlu* residence of Mr. and Mrs. 1. *V. Hawkins. After the ceremony the nappy coupie left for Anchorage on the Mariposa and so got away from nany friends who later expressed their regret that they hr. I no time to make the night hideous by celebra wions. The pretty young bride is the, Iaugther of Mr. and Mrs. Crank Red .ood, proprietors of the Crescent j Hotel at Anchorage. She went out last July to the States but came back *n the Mariposa to meet Mr. Kricson and make him happy. She came from I’hiladclphia to Alaska with her par ents. The wedding was kept very quiet until the last moment and the >nly witnesses were Mr. and Mrs. L. V. Ray, Mr. and Mrs. Anton Fade, T vV. Hawkins and J. J. McGrath. Miss Ratricia Ray ami Miss Merritt Kide were very useful as maids in waiting and disseminators of the news after wards. The joyful couple left on the Mariposa for their home at Anchor age. SNOW SLIDE ON R. R. A snow slide of immense dimensions has fallen at Mile 55 and the locomo tive out there is stalled. Engineers R. J. Weir and Tom Ward were out on the line when the slide came down and were unable to get to town until the early hours of this morning. They were compelled to mush to 22 to get another engine. A washout is also reported from Mile 18 or so. TEDDY GOES TO THE ISLANDS OF FIJI NEW YORK, Nov. 17.—Theodore Roosevelt has decided to ro to the Fiji islands with his wife to recup eiate after the campaign. They will be gone until February. He refused to make any statement about the re election of Wilson and appears to be in a bad humor. k ** The last Mariposa mail brought word that suggests that if the citizens of Seward got together and supply the site we shall have the government radio station establish ed here. W. 0. Hensgen, the government expert radio man who came here on the Saturn, states in a letter to Leon Booker, city magistrate, that after all the proposed sites have been investigated the site on the Kevell home stead looks best. It has been suggested by Lieutenant Maddox that the point to the east of the homestead might lie a feasible one but there is a fear that high tide may submerge it. Hengsen says that if the people get togeth er and present a site to the government the station is al most assured, and it is already suggested that a meeting be held in the office of the city magistrate soon to discuss the matter. The suggestion is that the citizens subscribe enough to buy the site from Colonel Kevell. MEXICO STILL A DEADLOCK ATLANTIC CITY, Nov. 17. Chairman Cabrera of the Mexican commission has returned and his lirst act was to check the chances of agree ment between the representatives ol the two nations. The commission is now deadlocked and an agreement seems to be further off than ever. FI R BEARERS WILL BRING HIGH PRICES Trappers will be well paid for their time ami efforts this winter. An un usually good demand and high prices will prevail for fur-bearers. Every member of the Fox family is popular and bringing high prices. Fisher is a close second and the price is very high, it will take millions of Musk rat to satisfy the American consump tion. The Hudson Seal Coat is in the height of its popularity. American Dyers are enlarging their shops to increase their capacity for seal dyeing more Muskrat than was ever known. Every fur-bearer collected in this sec tion will command high market prices. A. B. SHUBERT, INC., Chicago, U. S. A., one of the largest Houses in the world dealing exclusively in Ameri can raw furs publish “THE SHU BERT SHIPPE,” a market report and price list, which is mailed FREE. It is not a maga7dne—it contains no ad TEDDY SAYS U. S. WOULD EIGHT XF.W YORK, Xov. 17.—Speaking on Art today at the American Acad emy of Letters Theodore Roosevelt declared that America is proudly willing and able to fight. His lecture was mostly devoted to questions of art but he also dealt in politics indi rectly. He pleaded for an American expression in art that would be dif ferent from other arts. He wants a puiely American art that would not be imitation, in other words. GRANT CROSSAN DIES IN ST. PAUL FAIRBANKS, Oct. 19.—In a tele gram received today, Mrs. Grant Crossan was advised that her husband had died in St. Joseph’s hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota. The wire was from the father of Mr. Crossan. who went from Chicago to St. Paul to be with him at the end. Grant Crossan was an oldtimer of the North, having stampeded to Paw son in 1897. In the early days of the Fairbanks camp he came here and has spent practically all of his time here since. For the past two years he had been in sinking health.—Ex. vertising matter and every word in it is good—sound—reliable market news on every branch of the industry — American Raw Furs.