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No. 2.S5 TWENTIETH YEAR
BRITISH FORCES SURROUND AND
HIKE HOlf Clir OF JERUSALEM
Has Long Been In
Washington, Dec. 6.—An. official
despjttefl received liere this morn
ing says British troops have sur
rounded Jerusalem and are in pos
session ol the entire city. Jerusa
lem has long been held by Turk
ish trooyc, and it$ redemption, by
the British is looked upon with
overwhelming favor by the Jew s who
have been i>romised th«t it will be
restored to them, probably under
Seattle, Dec. 6.—Mass meetings
of all the citizens of Seattle are
called to be held ia every church
on Sunday night in. order to fur
ther the m-pvemeoH for the impeach
ment ol Mayor Gill. The latter
still ia firm in Jis declaration, that
be will not remove Chief of Po
W»shington, Dec. 6.—Secretary
of the Treasury McAdoo, in his 1
simusi report, informed Congress
this morning that five, billion dol
lars must be provided in addition
to fup-'s collected from taxes, bonds,
and ether issues authorized to run
ttirough to June 30th.
G. C. Leach, former White Pass
agent at Carcross, was an outgoing i
t>aaseuger last night.
America's Champion Aviator.
Who Has Offered to Fly
For Old Glory.
Photo by American Press Association.
CXJMMlTTEE MET LAST XIGHT
The general committee of the
Skagway Food Savingf organization
was held iu the Elk» hall last
night. Piajig were made for the
active campaign to hegin, tomorrow,
aaid lieutenants &nd aides were ftp
pointed by ttuj different captains
to help in the -work.
The secret order of Pioneers ap
pointed a committee to help take
part in the campaign and was
represented last night by Frank
Doree, W. J. Mulvihill, and Frank
J. M. Tanner was a passenger on
the Citv of Seattle for Juneau. Mr.
Tanner to the U. S. marshal for the
Have you reade out your list in full or is it impossible to
grasp what you would like.
If so let us help you with your plans. We are able to help
you saggest just the thing for Grandma to the smallest
See our display of beautiful China and Cut Glass; Japanese
Luncheon Sets; Kimonas in crepe and silk; pretty
Crepe de Chine Sewing Sets in all colors; Silk Robes
and Blankets for Baby; Collars in Crepe de Chine
and Georgette; Dainty Shirt Waist Hangers; Hand
kerchiefs and Silk Hose; Knitted Scarf Sets; Kid and
Woollen Gloves; Purses and Hand Bags; Men's
Ties, Handkerchiefs, Belts, Suspenders, Scarfs, Sweat
ers, Shirts, Smoking Jackets, Bath Robes, Slippers,
Suit Cases and Hand Bags.
Bring the children in to see our display of toys.
Broadway between Third and Fourth
Skagway's Food Campaign
Tomorrow at 2 o'clock the ciim
jjaigu begins. Skagway's minute
men will call on every home. You
will be asked to sign (he foo<f
You will find a copy of tl»o
pledge elsewhere in today's i^inir. j
Head what is says. Who would re
fuse? It i» uotlung more than «i
promise tliat you will live acco:-ding
to your conscience. Vou ilo not
need to promise wheatless days <><"
meatless. You just promise that
you will live according to your
! conscience; and who of us would
■ r pjiose such a pledge?
Mrs. Woodrow- Wilson was tlio
j first woman to sign this food pledge
It is "up to you." There is 110 1
coercion. As a writer at the Food i
Administration headquarters aptly
uoted: "WJuIe Europe issues bread
cards, we issue pledge cards." it
is another phase of the struggle'
for fiee institutions. Shall we, un- j
j restricted hy laws, he able to work '
out food conservation through 'he
Wasning'on, Dee. 6.—indications'
are the Senate will insist the declar-|
ation o£ war against Austria in
clude Bulgaria and Turkey. Presi-|
dent Wilson has said li© is willing
'o declare war on the latter states
At a largely attended and well
enjoyed meeting of the Fraternal
order of Eagles was lield In their j
hall 'ast night at which time of- j
fleers were eelcted for the coming j
year. Following the election a j
smoker and feast was had at which j
Dr. Keller acted as toast-master. I
on in mini
tins ihnd nu
Munition Ship Collides With Vesse
Causing Explosion Which Wrecks
Half The Cily
freely piven help of every Ameri
can home, or must we have l«w^»
nnd bread cards, regulation and lO
Tills project of cliajigijig Ameri
ca's food habits Is not merely a
war necessity; It is a permanent
necessity, AVe are building Pn *!>■
■olutelv essential work for peace
London, Dec. 6.—Twenty-five air
plttnes raided England today, six
of them reaching London. Two of
tlie raiders were brought down and
each crew of the machines cap
Halifax, X. S., Dec. 0.—Hundreds
of people were killed today, thous
ands injured, and more than half
the city is in ruins as the result of
flu explosion aboard .a munition
sliip in the horhor. Installation) on
Wires leading to telegraph offices
for a distance of wore than 30
miles was destroyed.
Freignt Cars Two Miles
Away Blown from Hails
Amherst, Dec. 0.—The Halifax
explosion occurred when an Ameri
can ammunition ship and another
AMERICA REMEMBERS LAFAYETTE
l'hoto l»y American Press Association.
Philadelphia, New York and other American cities celebrated ilie one hun
dred and sixtieth anniversary of the b!rth of Lafayette. The dale coincided
with the third anniversary of the great battle of the Marne, which checked the
German advance on Farls. Wreaths were placed at the fool of his monu
ments, as shown In the picture, taken In New York.
vessel collided in a storm at Rock'
ingham in Halifax harbor, accord'
ing to telephone messages received
Tlie whole explosion was iivstan
tancpus, oil in one large blast,
dsetroying bot' the vessels -anti
killed the crews.
Freight care stretched on tiackf
a distance of two miles from the
wreck were blown from the rails.
Doctors And Nurses Wanted
Amherst, Dec. C.—Halifax has call
ed on nearby cities to rush as inafl)
doctors and nurses as can be spar
ed. Food must also be dispatched
us quickly as possible.
Transports In Harbor
St. Johns, N B., Dec. 6.—Several
transports were known to have beer,
in the Halifax harbor at the time
of the explosion.
Dead More Than One Thousand
Montreal, Dec. 6.—Unconfirmed
reports of the Halifax disaster indi
cate t».e dead will reach more titan
British Cruiser Crashed Into Am
erican Munition Ship
New York, Dec. 6.—Hie crashing
of a British cruiser into an Ameri
can munition ship caused the ter.
rible explosion at Halifax', accord
ing to ro[>orts received here to
day by different cable offices.
A t>rivato message received here
from O. T. Bell, of the Grand Trunl
Railway system, from Montreal
says 200 bodies have been located
in the Xorth street section of Hali
fax. i ■1 i!
More Corpses Found
Truro, Xova Scotia, Dec. 6. —
rwcjity-fivo corpses of railway em
ployes were found in deep water
between here and Riclimond follow
ing the ex-plosion of an America r
munition ship in Halifax harbor.
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Plans for the coming year were
made and renewed activity was I
tha key not© of the whole meeting.
It was decided to continue lite
regular dance features o£ the
Eagles, which were so papular last
year, and to augment them by the
installation of a shooting gal
lery and box ball contest. The
social hall wil bo open on those
evenings also for persons who do
not dance. It is planned to or
ganize a rifle toam using the shoot- J
ing gallery for purposes of practice,
which will affiliate with the, Nation
al Rifle Club.
New officers for the ensuing yean
For Meatless Days
Mild Cured King Salmon 25c per pound
Imported Bloaters 1 Oc, 2 for 15c
Fancy Boneless Codfish in 2 pound bricks 40c each
Preferred Stock Oysters - Little Neck and Minct Clams
Canned Salmon, Tuna Fish* Fish Flakes, Lobster, Shrimps, Etc.
P. H. GANTY
President, J. M- Keller; V. P.*
J. C. Woods; Chaplain, L. E. Hud
son; Treasurer, Br. L. S. Keller;
Secretary, J. M. Griesbacik; Inner
Guard, Hugo Ungefroreu; Outer
Guard, Geo. Rumple; Trustee, John,
17 BHIT1SB SHIPS
TORPEDOED LAST WEEK
Loudon, Dec. 6.—Seventeen Brit
ish vessels were torpedoed during
the week ending last niglit.
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"The National Boys Suit
To be The Finest line of
Boy's Suits and Over
coats ever fashioned
We are speaking about the
stock we have just received
from one of the foremost
manufacturers of Boy's Cloth
ing in the country.