Newspaper Page Text
r THE ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE 1
; - ? ? ? rPTfF TFN FF.NTS ^ egft JUNEAU, ALASKA, THURSDAY, SEPT. 3. 1914. PKluh, VUu. IV., NU. 559. : ! j GREAT AUSTRIAN ARMY OVERWHELMINGLY DEFEATED German Assault on Paris Grows Weaker FRENCH PRESIDENT AND CABINET QUIT PARIS GERMAN ATTACK WAVERS LONDON, Sept 3 Dispatchestonight from Paris says the ferocious German attack on Paris has begun to waver. The continued repulses for the last two days are believed to have had a staggering effect up on their offensive pow ers. Yet, on account of the continuous flanking movements, the Allies have continued slowly to retire. WASHINGTON, Sept.3?The British em bassy received a mes sage from London this evening quoting Gen. Gal lieni, commanding the defenses of Paris, as saying that the Ger mans have thrown their entire weight against the French and British lines before Paris in the last two days, and that they have not made the s 1 i g h test impression, though [they sustained unprecedented losses. GERMANS NOW ONLY 30 MILES AWAY ?+? London, Sept. 3.?It was offi cially announced this morning that the German army, which at tacked farther to the Westward than the point where the sever est attacks were made yester day, is within 30 miles of the outer fortifications of Paris. All the armies of the Allies and the Germans in France and on the frontier are engaged to day. The fighting along the whole battle front in the vicinity of Paris is continuous and most severe. The French army continues to gain ground in Lorraine, but the constant flanking movements of the Germans on the Allies* left have permitted them to make slow headway. The British army is again in action today. Yesterday, after the Germans failed to dislodge the British the tatter's cavalry became aggressive, attacked the German artillery and caused it to withdraw after losing ten guns. BUNNELL MEETING AT LATOUCHE ON BOARD NORTHWESTERN. La touche. Aug. 30.?Never was there held before a more enthusiastic meet ing in Southwestern Alaska, than the meeting held last night at Latouche on the main floor of No. 1. Bunk House. Mr. Bunnell's candidacy for Delegate to Congress was unanimous ly endorsed and he was given a vote of thanks for being present. At the very mention of President Woodrow Wilson's name the house fairly rock ed so loud was its endorsement of the Chief Magistrate of the Nation. Mr. Bunnell is now enroute to the interior.?Northwestern Grams. If you want a Joy ride call up 57 or 321. 7-9-tt ENGLISH BUSY IN j THE REAR London, Sept. 3.?The German advance has swung farther to the Westward. While much slower, the advance appears to continue. Nothing can be sent from here concerning the British armies or their movements, but is is sig nificant that Germany is sending heavy detachments back into Northern Belgium, and that Ger man aeroplanes are again flying over Ostend. ++++++++++*+++?+? + ? ? GERMAN GRENADIERS ? + LOSE 20,000 MEN + + ? + LONDON. Sept. 3.?Copies of + + German papers received here + ?f say that the press of August 30 + + printed lists showing that the + + losses of the Mecklenburg Gren- + + adiers alone amounted to 20,- + ? 000 since the war began. + + + FAMOUS AVIATOR COMMANDS FLYERS LONDON, Sept. 3.?Claude Graham White, one of the world's most famous aviators, has been appointed tempo rary flight commander over the Brit ish aeroplane corps. Spectacular Aeroplane Battle. PARIS, Sept 3?A spectacular night battle in which five French and Ger man aeroplanes were engaged was fought over the city of Paris. Aided, by aero guns mounted from the-tow ering buildings the two French ma chines finally drove the three German machines away. The Germans were the first to open fire from the clouds, the French mil itary blrdmen replying vigorously. Zeppelins Over Antwerp. ANTWERP. Sept. 3?It is officially stated that Zeppelins flying over the fortifications of this vity last night dropped seven bombs and that several Red Cross buildings were damaged. Twelye persons were wounded. WOMAN SHOOTS LOVER AND THEN KILLS SELF ?+? SEATTLE. Sept. 3.?Charging that he failed to keep his promise to mar ry her. Miss ClanuLalone. a clerk last night shot and dangerously wounded Dr. Frank L. Fleehart. a dentist, in his room of the Holland Hotel, and jumped from the sixth floor of the hotel down to Fourth avenue, killing herself. In a letter to Mrs. Robert L. An thony. Miss Lalone charged that Miss Frances Duffy caused the estrange ment between herself and Dr. Flee hart. She said that she would die happy with the thought that she is taking the dentist with her. She re quested that a few masses be said for her as she would probably need them. STATE DEPARTMENT HELPS AMERICANS COME HOME ?+? WASHINGTON, Sept. 2. ? Nine steamers have been chartered by di plomatic officers of the United States as auxiliaries to ships of the regular lines in moving war-bound Americans from Europe. GOVERNMENT OPENS WAR RISK BUREAU WASHINGTON. Sept. 3.?The Unit ed States government today opened the war risk insurance bureau. LABOR DAY CLOSING. The Chas. Goldstein Department store will close all day Monday, Sept 7th. Labor Day. 9-3-2L THE WEATHER TODAY. Twenty-four hours ending at 3 p. m.r Maximum?48. Minimum?45. Rainfall?.12 Inch. Cloudy; rain. DELIA CHIESA IS POPE ROME. Sept. 3?Cardinal Delia Chle sa was today elected Pontiff on the ninth ballot He immediately an nounced that he had chosen the title of Benedlctus XV. Cardinal Delia Chlesa was assist ant to Cardinal Merry Del Val, the Pa pal Secretary. Cardinal Delia Chiesa was born near tho city of Genoa in 1854, studied In Rdtae and was ordained a priest in 1878. In 1883 he wont with Cardinal Rampolla to Madrid as auditor of the Papal Nuncio. In 1887 he went back to Rome and became assistant of sec retary of state. He was made the Archbishop of Bolgna in 1907 and re ceived the red cap of the cardinal on May 25th, 1914. SENATE PASSES ANTI-TRUST BILL WASHINGTON. Sept 3.?The ad ministration anti-trust bill, usually re ferred to as the Clayton bill, was pass ed the United tSates Senate yester day evening without material oppo sition from any source. The bill will now go to the House, ah?f probably Into conference because a good many amendments have been| made by the Senate. Congress May Quit Soon. WASHINGTON, Sept. 3.?President Wood row Wilson said this morning that he sees no reason why Congress should remain in session after the emergency and trust legislation shall have been disposed of. Officials expect adjournment this month. SOUTH AMERICA IS SHORT ON SUPPLIES NEW YORK. Sept. 3.?Americans who have been investigating South American conditions report that a shortage of supplies is apparent every where. A list of articles particularly in demand are coal, wheat, paper, leather, flour, soaps, drugs, cement, general provisions, liquors, olive oil, cotton, linen, silk, textiles, woolen goods, electrical supplies, paint, iron, tin, glass goods, matches, petroleum, sugar, rice, kerosene and agricultural implements. Stocks of European origin are so much deploted that great interest is being aroused in American manu factured staple necessities to take the place of those formerly supplied by Europe. War Hits Them Hard. BOSTON, Sept 3.?Advices received from South America indicate that the effects of the European war are be- ( ing felt much more severely there than in the United States. South Ameri can countries are dependent on Eu rope for a large amount of business, the abrupt suspension of which has caused much suffering. , ? J Uruguay Keeps Cash. BUOROS AYRES. Sept. 3.?Specie ' payment in Uruguay has been suspend ed for six months by law and exports of gold and coal are forbidden for a period of six months; judicial actions have been suspended for two months and ejectments for one month. Banks Close. WASHINGTON. Sept 3.?Brazilian banks at Santos have been closed and the markets there are demoralized. Peruvian banks at Callao have closed for a period of 30 days, the business and financial situation being looked on as very unsatisfactory. The Bank of Italy in Chile has already suspend ed. SOUTH AMERICAN TRADE 18 GROWING NEW YORK. Sept 3.?Last year ending June 30 we did a business of $420,000,000. including exports and imports, with the South and Central American countries. In value this trade has about doubled since 1901. It is expected by experts here that it will double again within one year. FRENCH CAPITAL REMOVED !? PARIS, Sept 3?The President and his Cab inet left for B o r d e a u this afternoon. "ENDURE AND FIGHT." Paris, Sept. 3,?"Endure and fight" exclaims and pleads the proclamation announcing the change of the seat of govern ment of France from Paris to Bordeaux. The proclamation continues: "While the Russians con tinue to carry ihe dicisive blows to the heart of the German Empire, it is for the government of this Re public to direct its resist ence to the very end, and to give to this, formidable struggle all its vigor and ef ficiency. "It is indespensible that the government retain the mastery of its^own actions. On demand of "the military authorities, which must be supreme, the govern ment transfers its scat mo mentarily to a point of ter ritory whence it may re main in constant relation with the rest of the coun try." TO DEFEND TO END. Paris, Sept. 3.?Gen. Gallieni, commander of the army defend ing the city, and who now be comes the sole authority in the city, has issued the following proclamation to the inhabitants of Paris: "The members of the gov ernment of the Republic have left Paris in order to give new impetus to the de fense of the Nation. "I have been ordered to defend Paris against the in vaders. "This I will do to the end." FRENCH FEAR.GERMANS. Paris, Sept. 3.?Following the continued success of the German invading army it was officialy announced last night that the seat of the French government immediately would be transferr ed to Bordeaux which can be cap tured by the enemy only after a long march. The French fear that the Ger mans will force their way to the gates of Paris within a few days. The work of transferring the government records and the staff of employees from Paris to Bor deaux has already begun. CANADIAN STEEL MILLS ARE CLOSING DOWN NEW GLASGOW. Nova Scotia, Sept. 3?The new Wabana, Newfoundland, piant of the Nova Scotia Steel & Iron Co. has been closed, owing to the war situation. The open-hearth furnaces at North Sydney are also in a state of inactivity. The now Glasgow plant has sufficient business to keep going about a week longer, and officials state that they will use every en deavor to keep 'the plant from com plete suspension. ONE CANADIAN TOWN TO AID DEVELOPMENT VANCOUVER. B. C.. Sept. 3.?At a recent meeting of the council of North Cowlchan, B. C., it was decided to of fer a prize of $1000 to the first per son who mined within its boundaries 100 tons of coal, produced 100 barrels of oil, or sufficient gas to light a city of 1000 inhabitants. TURK AND GREEK SURE TOEIGHT, London, Cept. 3.?A St. Pet ersburg dispatch says that war between Turkey and Greece is a question of but two or three days, and that Turkey is landing troops in Asia Minor, while for tifications are being thrown up at Scutari, across the Bosporus from Constantinople. + + + + + + ? + ? + + ? + + ?>+?? ? * * JAPANESE OCCUPY + + SEVEN ISLANDS + * + * IXJNDON, Sept. 3. ? A dls- * + patch from Reuter's from Tok- + * yo says the Japanese have oc- + 4> cupied seven island near Kla- + + chou. + ?fr + + .j. + .;. 4. .j. 4. 4. 4. 4. 4. 4. DEMOCRATS ARE UNITED FOR WIISON WASHINGTON, Sept 3.?Vice- Pres ident Thomas R. Marshall's statement that President Woodrow Wilson wll| made in the course of an authorized be the candidate of tho Democratic party In 101- to succeed himself was interview. The statement concluded thus: "The Democratic party will have but one candidate for President in 1916 and his name happens to be Woodrow Wilson. "He will havo the unqualified and , united support of his party. "Fair minded Democrats everywhere will recognize that he is entitled to a chance for a second term in ordor to prove the utility of his policies. "Lightning rods already up may as well be taken down, and preserved for future use. Democratic lightning will not strike a rod in 1916." President is In Washington. WASHINGTON, Sept. 3?President Woodrow Wilson returned yesterday from a short vacation spent at the summer White House at Carnish, N. H. GERMANY MAY GET HEATHEN ALLIES TOO LONDON, Sept. 3. ? An Exchange Telegraph dispatch from Rome says: "Berlin dispatches say tho entire Ger man press continues indignant over England's acceptance of Japanese sup port. Leading papers declare that in retaliation Germany will stir up an Islamic revolution In India, Egypt, Tunis, Algeria and Soudan, which will quickly reduce England and France to terms." ENGLISH STEEL MEN EXPECT BETTER TRADE ?+? NEW YORK, Sept. 3.?The London correspondent of the Iron Ago says tho British steel trade expects to bene fit enormously from the stoppage of production In Germany, Belgium and France. Already there has been a heavy buying of seml-flnished steel to replace Continental material pre viously contracted for. Inquiries are being made by I.ondon people for American steel to fill orders. CANADIAN UNEMPLOYED WANT FARM WORK TORONTO, SopL 3.?Canadian fac tory hands and others who have been thrown out of employment as a re sult of tho war have besieged the Do minion ofllco at tho Union Station in an endeavor to find employment on farms. CIRCULATING MEDIUM CONTINUES TO GROW WASHINGTON, Sept. 3.?National bank circulation increased $37,301,003 last week, adding that much to the circulating medium of the country. RUSSIANS SAY AUSTRIANS KILLED 100 BABIES ST. PETERSBURG. SepL 3.?Novoo Vromya assorts that over 100 babies wero killed wfcn the Austrians shelled a Belgrade maternity hospital yester day. SERVIANS DEFEAT AUSTRIANS ROME, Sept. 3.?A telegram from Nish says 140,000 Servians defeated 200,000 Austrians at Judar in a battle which contin ued for several days. Montenegrin successes in Bos nia are also reported from Cet tinge. London, Sept. .1.?Vienna has announced that Austria has be gun preparations for the evacua tion from Lemberg, the capital of Galicia. RUSSIANS CAPTURE 30,000 PRISONERS ROME, Sept. 2.?The report that the Russians captured 30.000 prisoners in addition to Inflicting terrible loss of life upon the Austrians in Galicia has been confirmed. The Russians burled nearly 15,000 Austrians on the battle field. 1,000,000 BUSHELS OF WHEAT MOVED DAILY j NEW YORK. Sept. 3. ? The Now York Produce Exchange officials say < that wheat exports have been leaving 1 the country at the rate of 1.000,000 , bushels daily since it has become clear thnt contracts entered into before the war will be financed. There was purchased during the past week about 5,000.000 bushels of ] oats which will bo exported as soon as possible. Every port on the Atlantic seaboard from Portland, Maine, to Galveston, Toxas, figures In the outward bound c wheat movement. < GERMAN PRISONERS SENT TO FIGI ISLANDS 1 LONDON, Sept. 3.?A dispatch from I Wellington, New Zealand, states that i the German Governor of Samoa, fol- ^ lowing the surrender, with the other prisoners of war. was sent to the T iji islands. j WARSHIPS BOMBARD 1 AUSTRIAN WIRELESS ROME, Sept. 3.?British and French ( warships are bombarding the Austrian wireless station at Cattaro todaj. BRUSSELS SENT HER MONEY TO ANTWERP ] LONDON, Sept. 3.?It is considered learned horc that the funds of the city of Brussels were removed to Antwerp ( at the same time that the national government was shifted to that place. ( ? ? +- < HILL SAYS PLENTY OF ( MONEY FOR CARRIERS ( CHICAGO. Sept. 3.?An officer of 1 the Illinois Manufaqturors' Assocla- ' tlon says that J. J. Hill said he could raise $1,000,000 In two hours in St. ; Paul for investment in ocean carriers, j GREGORY SWORN IN AS ATTORNEY-QENERAL WASHINGTON, Sept 3. ? Thomns W. Gregory was sworn in as Attorney- , General today. I ? ? ? ? CHRISTIAN SCIENTISTS 1 TAKE MISSION CHURCH The Juneau branch of the Christian , Science church, which recently nego tiated a two-year lease with the Jun eau Masonic lodge for the church 1 building formerly used by the Presby- i terian Mission, has had alterations made to suit tho organization and ser vices will be hold in tho new meeting place next Sunday. The attendance at Christian Science sorvices on Sunday has been steadily Increasing ever since the first meet ing was held In Juneau and during the past two years has had a phcnominal growth. Tho quarters finally became too cramped and the "Mission" church offered a happy solution of tho diffi culty. RUSSIA DESTROYS BIG ARMY LONDON, Sept. 3 The Russian victory at Lemburg in Austriahas been complete. The city and all its fortifi cations are in the hands of the Russians, and the general staff ex pects to capture the re mainder of Austria's first army of invasion in which is the flower of their officers. AUSTRIAN LOSS 100,000. London, Sept. 3.? The Aus trians lost 100,000 men and 57 cannon in their defeat near Lem berg which terminated today, ac cording to dispatches received from Rome. Dispatches received tonight from Petrograd by the Russian embassy tell of the entry into Lemberg by the Russian troops, and say that the advices received by the Russian general staff say that there is no escape for the \ustrian army, which is now practlcaly destroyed. 1,500,000 ENGAGED IN LEMBERG BATTLE London, Sept. 3.?-The Battle >f Lemberg was one ?t the great est ever fought, and it has re sulted in the decisive if not com pletely destructive defeat of the Austrians. The best that can be said for the Austrians is that they are in a mad rout, hotly pursued by the Russian. There were 1,500,000 men en gaged, 800,000 Russians and 600,000 Austrians. The battle front was 200 miles long. The Austrians were co-operat ing with two German armies that are facing Breslau, and their defeat is a disaster to the Germans. RUSSIANS DESTROY FIVE ARMY CORPS Petrograd (St. Petersburg), Sept. 3.?Announcements indi cate that the Russians almost completely annihilated five army corps of Austrians in Ausrian v Galicia. The Galician forces are retiring upon the first line of for tifications back of Lemberg. The Austrian line extends [ilong the Sea River from the headwaters of the Dneister to Annopolis. RETREAT BECOMES ROUT. Petrograd, Sept. 3. ? The re treat of the Austrians out of Galicia is fast becoming a rout. The Russians v/on battles for the last seven days. Great numbers of prisoners have been captured, and hun dreds of pieces of artillery and many trains of ammunition and commissary supplies are falling into the hands of the Russians. RUSSIA SUCCEEDS IN PRUSSIA LONDON, Sept. 3.?The Rus sians are completing the invest ment of the citidal at Koenigs burg in which the German troops have taken refuge. The Russian advance in Prus sia continues.