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Seattle. Dec. 15.—When Ma/or
Brown suggested that the Preachers who had something to say about moral conditions in the city during his regime come across witn the facts, one at least came. Rev. Her bert I. Cluitterton. the execut ve S'c retarv of the Seattle Council of Churches entered the King County grand iury room today and gave a list of forty-eight places with ad dresses in Seattle where bootleggers are selling liquor. DISTRICT ATTORNKY H..1YS M VVUK IIROWN Seattle. Dsc. 15.—Will"? clergy men of the city werj ruLut-: J)».."ir Brown's so-v>lled "wide#-, open town" administration .u the Kim; County grand jury roou , Ri»velle. the I'nitc<1 States district attorney was making a speech in which lie was tlaying tt.e Mayor for !ns laxity in enforcing the liquor la vs In his speech, the district attorney said. "Tlie trouble with this country todu> ts that it's ottice seok< r- are of a low order. They don't a«k. 'whui can I do for my country.' but tin* are asking, 'what can 1 «i«t Wi t;I i.ty country'?" NEHBEKKY TO SETTLE I.\ PA15IS Washington. Dec. 15.—Former Senator Newberry, who recently re signed his seat iu the 1 uitetl States Senate is planning a voyage around the world after which he with his family will settle in Paris. SEND HOME SECKF1AI5Y POISONED yHocui.vti:s London. Dec. 15.— VI attempt "-van made to ass-tssina'O ihe Home Secre tary. t. Brijge.n.in, bv humus of poisoned cUo- >latei. Tluse were sent through ( in mail. DEMAND* CESSATION OF SALE OF TOBACCO Seattle. D> c. 16.—Thomas B. Me diation. an attorney appeared before the School Board of Seattle and de manded that the Board put a stop to the flu-xrunt and broadcast sale of tobacco to school children. Mac Mahou has three children iu the lu lerlake school. STAMPEDE I\ CANADA Ottawa. Dec. 15.—The discov ery of gold bearing quartz on the South Mahanl river, a tributary of tlie Mackenzie, has started a wild rush of claim stakers to Fort Simp son and other trading posts, accord ing to the Dominion Land surveyors, who declared that more than one hundred thousand claims had been staked and that the trails were clut tered with stampeders. CHALLENGE ELECTION' OF SENATOR LODGE Washington, Dec. 16.—Proceed ings have begun in Massachusetts for challenging the re-election of Sena tor Cabot Lodge. These proceedings have been transferred to the Senate today. Plan Your Work and Work Your Plan DON'T let the dimes and dollars slip through your fingers without knowing where they go. Plan to let the bank take care of all your funds—then you i.i .. wui- u<u:ie> goes, and for what it goes. "Kxtravagance rots character Train youth away from it." —Theodore Roosevelt. Baumik ©ff Hkslkai SKACWAY, ALASKA POLES MURDER NEW PRESIDE Wasttngton, Pec. IS.—Tlie new President of Poland, Narutowlcx was assassinated at noon today. Ho was visiting the art exhibition and was killed by an artist, named Nlewa dornski. The latter fired three shot3| k lling the President instantly. ASK XKW PRESIDKXT OK POLAXD TO KESI<;\ Paris. Dec. 15.—President Gabriel Narutowicz of Poland, has been ask ed to res gn after having lifcld ofliee tor five days. This is according to advices received in this city from from Warsaw. At the time of his i induction into the office ot President uf Poland. Narutowicx was mol>'";d j by the Nationalists and several were killed in the rioting. Tho"<e who i wore opposed to his election pelted hint with missies, as he went to i ie ceremony of inauguration WVri !i? took the oath of ofllce. the National-1 ist m> tubers of rile Assembly .1: : - ■: ed themselves from the cen'lr.ooy. PROGRESSIVE BLOC M. \I.XST SHIP Sl'USlDV Washington. Dec. 16.—The open ing attack of the progressive bloci in the Senate was made against the Ship Subsidy Bill. Seuator Lafol lette of Wisconsin, declared In tin Senate today, that the measure was contrary to the expressed wish of: the American people. He further declared that the action of the Pre sident and the sponsors of the bill in-attempting to force the passage of the measure at th.s time is an op-; en challenge to the people and a vio lation of the trust which the people ( i.eve reposed upon their delegated representatives. HOCSE AXD ARMY FOR ALASKA CARLE Washington, Dec. 1G.—The House Military Affairs Committee, wl: . has been considering the Army Ap propriation for a new cable to Alas ka and the War Department ar« us ing every effort to have the bill for a nett cable enacted into law. The cable .tent has been approved by Secretary of War Weeks, and the director of the budget. Opposition has developed in t e Committee, on the theory that the cable does no: pay. In computing the cost tor the operation of the cable, the whole of the cost of maintaining the cable ship. Del'.vood. is charged to Alaska cable, while the vessel speeds much of her time laying cables connected with the PubJt Sound defence sys tem. PRESIDENT KEI'l "■ I S HOSPITAL MXil-KCT CilARC.E Washington. Dec. 1G—Pre lent Harding is said to have spiked the guns of the ealumlnators of "he gov ernment, who have charged that world war veterans have been un-| able to secure hospital treatment in the government hospitals. He is 1 said to have made »he assertion to Congress that there are eight thou sand beds empty in the government hospitals awaiting those who stek them. I ondon, Dec. 15—llounr J-nw in his speech bvfo *i iho House of Couij :nou3 today, dftilare ' thai ilie stun d&id of living for a seneratlor wouKl * reparations an'l (lie al/lcri dobtfc due ! or and simultaneously paid to tlie United States. The Tre-iiier dnciLir ed that Germany is near a c-mp.ete collapse and t'i«i: t,;c si! cs in.i.si lio csretul that tlioi- domaudi do not precipitate a err.»ti. Bo'.iaV Law lur ed caution as f.'.r ai ii:o occupation ot' the Ruhr valley is conctiin d. l'KI'AKA'l IOXS LAU> BUFOKE WASHINGTON Waslilng'on, Dec. 15.—The Brit ish anil German Ambassadors to i 'e 1'nited States have Iui-1 before ;>e re'ury Uug'us t e situation Wilch involved Lite breakdown of the pi'e mier's conference in Loudon. They gnrds the U" ir complete col!;t: ...» o.' Germany from the tinane'a' s'v.'d inore serious front the threat n at! by the French that they >vlH .iivade the Ru ;r valley. xi:\v vtmii to kio BY WALTER HiVTO.V hap with his first --eaplane on tho' trip to Rio f"om Xew York, hrriv tl at this city from Urarunca ia the southeast, on a la.ge bay. PAILS TO APPEAR TWO DAYS HAND R'.'XXI.VO Wa3hlngtor. D. ■ 1 >.—Represen tative Keil jr o lay f.ilcd to appear before tho Hous.j Juileiary Commlt He had refu- 1 to proceed further the pre3»Ts*r.tlo i of bis inipei.c!. eral Da us; erty. Washington. Dec. IG—Represen tative Keller agai.i fa.led to appear bef.ire the House Judiciary Coinr.it tec tn give evidenco against Dsugh r:y. It was Kelh • who made the >. urges &pain3t Daug' erty and it; was expected that Irs information' uculd form the groundwork of tbe proceedings. IvEfTSES EXi'LAi.V HARVEY'S VISIT Washington, Dec. 15.—The Staie Department confirmed the report of Ambassador Harvey's visit "for con sultation.' but decliiud to ma1:" any explanation us to the reason for cis i coming. TO FIRTH ER BILL AO At VST TAX EXEMPT SECI KITII S Washington, Dec. 16--The House Utiles Committee voted to g»vo the 1 riviiega of status to the Green res olution, which proposes an amend ment to the Constitution under j which the further Issuance of tax xcmpt securities would be prohibit ed. ( UUiDS I'KOTESTS AGAINST TCttK ACTION" Lausanne, Doc. IB.—Ambassador Child* made a piotest in the con ference against the Turkish propos al to expel the Greek patriarch from, i Constantinople. HARDING I'D TAKE VACATION" Washington, Dec. 1C.—President 1 Harding expects to ro to Florida I for a vacation after linrcli 4th. ' SON" OF J. J. UUiLi J VlvKS A UH K j Xew oYrk, Ooc. 16.—Walter J Hill, son cf tho late James J. Hill, was tnaried to Mis* I'uuliue Ciilison . in this city. Mrs visii I<ondon, Dec. x 15.—Ambassador Harvey will return to the unite.; Stutes on Dec. 23rd. Hid return is stated to be for the purpos? of c in ferring with President Harding and the oflicers of State regarding the posi-ibil ty of American intervention in Europe. T1 e Ambassador will report di rect. y to tfce President upon his ar rivu upon tfc* general reparations a: d the ecnnoriic situation in Eu rope in .cn -•!«• He will give I'res-j id nt Hardin# the iur.de " utters. j which have su"- d the Aiiglo-FroneU divergencies, ana conte* oil tile sub ject ifi AmeiiOi.i intervention as based upon tai outcome of the p's is to be res11 at Paris, on Janu ary 20th. STATE AM) JISTICE DEPTS. ASK $53 MIU.ION Wash ng'on, Dec. IS—Tiie bail carrying the appropriation of tie . meut ot Justice for the coming ns cai yoflr passed t!i• • .Senate, '"he li.ll calls for aproxiniaiely thirty-three and one-half millions of dollar." for the op ji at on of the two depart ments r.ler's eonfen-ii':"-. '1 his eonferen-t BASIS SAf THE BANKERS Soar'le. Dec. 15.—According to Commerce bucinem conditions o:i d fc. the >o:tr to date o\er ti.e sa:;ie| period of last yeir. The Federal Reserve Board In thn twelfth dis-1 1 ; r than nearly til I acific coast cit ir north oi Los A::gcI6s. SENATE m:» AI.T.S 32 KMOKIAIj BRIDGE IilL!. an Inadvertence, the bill aut orizlng the colibtruciion of a memorial hrid •» at '1 ronton, N. J , was pa:-8 '• I l.v the Set ate yesterday. Today , to 'ate refill ltd the bridge bili; and thereby the governments con-1 sent to the construction of the mem-' oriul. WEST COAST EA VOItS S»Ul* Sl'BMIIY ri.W Tcicon-a, Hoc 11 —IndiriCawat was given the principle of Lite Ship Subs.dy program wh oh is now ,iy before Congress. This endoiscrr.eir was contained in a csoiiiticn adopt ed by ihe Pac;r.c Kouhv cst Foreign Trade Association rit i.s last session which was held in fi-oma. TV, E.Yl V-MNK MIL! ("V TO Bf.V WASH. TWO YEAItS Olympia, Pec. 1G.—The State of Wash i gum is coming to be one of j tie big states of the L'tioii, if her budget is the criterion of size rnd Importance. The Finance Committee will present a budget to the legis lature next mouth, which will ca!i for twenty-nine million dollars Tnis is expected to vac the state (or two years. TO flXAXCE SAI.K Ai.nict'LTiu.vis products Washington, Dec. 16.—The bill, which Senator Xorris 1ms presented, proposes to establish a $100,000 gov ernnn nt corporation to finance the s^lo of the agricultural products of the country. The.,bill was ordered reported favorably by t! o Senate ag ricultural committee today. SEXATE MVES WEEKS • Ain FOR ASTORIA | Washington, Dec. 16.—The Senate i rassed a bill in which it authorized Secretary of War, Weeks, to take any step he may deem necessary for i the relief of the satferers in Astoria. ( Spell Red Cross with your dollar which gives you a renewal of niern ' bership. Paris, r>ec. HI.—A sensational re port was received here today. Ti:o report was to the effect that the Lulled Slat a proir. ,-v* to arbitrate the reparation's problem, involv.iig a complete reversal of tiie fLdniuis tiaUou's fonrer policy. 1 his rsver sal of policy is sa*d to ineltid I >e practical promise that America will, annul its allied war debt if the ar bitration she mak< s is "icoeii! ed. Th a is said to be the personal message of President Harding, which Clenon csau is bringing to France. KItAXCE TO HALT IF U. S. INTERVEXES r'aris, Dec. 1G.—The contemplat ed intervention of Ameiica in the affairs of Europe In an economic •ny, may result in the complete re versal of the pol cy which France :ias outlined for herself in the Uep . the Ruhr will be given up if A:1.er ica intervenes. The news from V.'ash ington has resulted in the stuld-n i 'r,e of the franc w .ich opened at 50 centimes higher than it was q-iot ed yesterday, at the clefs- of business. MFMORIAI, BRIDGE' TC) Sl'.VX DEI. AW ARK Washington, Pec. 15.—The fa mous crossing of the Delaware hy Was ii'Ston and lils troops bef.iro tho battle of Trenton is to be made into a memorial o£ t: e g.eat event. A bridge is to span tlie D-iawaro at that po nt w ere the crossing was made, 'l he Senate passed a bill to day authorizing the construction of suca a ntenior.al bridge. r. S. M \S IIALI WO ".UTS GOlj) r Wash!nston, Dec 15.—The t'ntte 1 Slates Trt asury officials a.iitounc--d today that tiie United States has four b llton dollars oi' gold in her vaults. This is about one-half of the world's ;uprly. .;k!"Fz:i?sox sails FOR SKAC.WAY Seattle. Dec. Ifi.-—The S.S Jeffer son sailed tliits morning from Seattle for SI.:'sway and way prrU. S' e !:ad twenty-seven passe:gei-s inciud ng Mrs. Vine Porter and C. T. Mack for Skagvray and James F. Sorrel, wife :iid three children for Haines. Washington, Dec. 15.—A stato •>i ;;t was made in the House that 11: Presid nt had been engaged for ral indntiis in negotiations W-: h the big powers abroad In an ef fo t to Uni t t!ie construction of war 113 ui)d> r ton thousand tons. In tl j.roviEions of tlie new navy bill luia i.j included, and it was this pro vision whicii called forth the itate mc.it of the negotiations which have beet carried on tor . ome t.mo. YOL'XG SAVAGE IS FREED FROM WIFE Seattle, Dec. 15.—Robert Savage, t ie soa of the wealthy oteel mag uato, who has been a fugitive in Al aska iur several months « the re lit o. matrimonial entanglement ith '.-iiova M.lc'.el, a Kolli"s i*!rl of Now York is now free. He re ceived a telegram yesterday after noon taat an interlocutory decree of aunulmc lit of iiis marriage had been , anted on tlio ground of his age. ati.sx axother 1'1 iOMIXl.XX OLDTDIER Atlin, B. C., Dcc. 15.—(Special to i e Alaskan).William G. Paxton, mining i'.curdor and acting gold c mil.:." oner and government agent, d; d i is morning iu St. Andrevs hospital alter a s:.\ week's illness. Mr. I'axton has iieen a resident of tliis city since tile ourly days, hav . ti/iie into the camp during tlie d st ioipido in 1SS»9, and since time has taken an active jurt i:i pertaining to the wel fare uf the district. i> been a prominent figure in li.i of U'.u camp, and iw teen h.gli ly thought uf by all. Mr. j .1..ton's health beg in ..ailing dur, u i .o pa« m ,.i ! i d It was iound necessary for him 10 the hospital early in November, but lie continued to decline and today he passed away. Mr. I'axton was a na;i"e of Edin , Scotlai d, and outside of a brother who is on the staff of tl e Canadian Bunk of Commerce ip Van couver, ihire is no knowledge of ot..er relatives. FRENCH felOS O IM.MERCIAL TREATY I'arls, Dec. 1"..—A treaty of com mercial accord was signed here to berween Trance and Canada. 1 he White. Pass & Yukon Route •" ;vy^. .. \ if0 The Gateway Route to Yukon Territory, Aiiin and Interior Alaska Semi-Weekly Train Scrvice between Skaguay und V'hitcUorse di'ring tise Winter Season. For full information regarding passenger and freight rates apply to H. WHEELER, GENERAL MANAGER SKAGUAY, ALASKA 510 Alsska Building, Seattle, Wash.