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V0L IV" N? ^ ' JUNEAU, ALASKA, FRIDAY, SEPT, I914. ' j? ~ PRICE,
ALLIES ARE VICTORS IN GREAT BATTLE NEAR PARIS British Cut Off Many German Regiments GERMANS CLAIM A GREAT VICTORY IN EAsl M __ iJl GERMANS CLAIM BIG VICTORY LONDON, Sept. 11? In a dispatch from Cop enhagen it is said that Gen. von Deckendorff Von Hindenburg de feated the left flank of the Russian army in East Prussia, with his eastern army, and there by opened the way for for an attack on the en emy's rear. Late Bulletins Berlin, Sept. 11.?That an at tempt has been made by French and Belgian aviators to kill the ? Kaiser and German general staff by dropping bombs upon their1 headquarters in Luxemberg was admitted here today. ... . *?4 The airmen, it was stated, lo cated Emperor William's offi cers in the German legation at Luxemberg, where they were di recting the campaign in France, and hurled four bombs but missed the building. Petrograd, Sept- 11a?It is an nounced that the Russians have occupied the Austriuns towns of Suczawa and Hatna 50 miles south of Czernowitz, the capital of the Austrian province of Bukowina. london, Sept. 11.?Dispatches through Copenhagen and Rome indicate that the German Bal tic fleet is again resuming activ ities. Washington, Sept. 11.?Pres ident Woodrow Wilson has left the capital for Cornish. Bordeaux, Sept. 11. ? Presi dent Poincare has cabled to President Woodrow Wilson in effect that the Kaiser's protest against the Allies for using dum dum bullets was entered for the purpose of covering up the fact that the Germans have been us ing them since the beginning of the war. Washington, Sept- 11- ? The President has directed Secre tary of State William J. Bryan to ask the Turkish ambassador if certain statements, telegrams and interviews published in the newspapers purporting to come from him are true and if they were authorized by the ambassa dor. BRITISH CAPTURE SHIP SAILING FROM TACOMA ?? LONDOiN. Sept. 11.?The German ships Olando and Goldbek. the latter sailing from Tacoma. Wash., for Lon don. were captured by British crius-' ers on the Atlantic. ? ? THE WEATHER TODAY. Twenty-four hours ending at 3 p. m : Maximum?49. Minimum?42. Rainfall?.02 inch. Cloudy: tain. TURKISH I OFFICERS IN DUEL PARIS, Sept. 11?Dispatches to the Havas Agency from Rome say that a telegram from Ath ens to the newspapers say that a violent discussion rose be tween the Crown Prince of Tur key and Enver Pasha, the Turk ish Minister of War on the sub ject of the political policy of Turkey. Enver Pasha became very excited, and fired two shots from a revolver at the Crown Prince, who was slightly wound ed. The Prince replied and shot Enver in the leg. Report that Enver Is Dead. Another report says Enver Pasha has since died of his wounds received in a duel with the Crown Prince. TURKEY SUSPENDS COURT PRIVILEGES TO FOREIGNERS WASHINGTON'. Sept. 11.?The Tur kish embassy notified the United Stutes that the privilege heretofore given foreigners if trial for offenses and In certain civil matters will be suspended. Turkey claims to havo re served the right to snspend the priv ilege at her pleasure. / BLACK- TURNER RACE IS VERY CLOSE SEATTLE, Sept. 11.?It will prob-l ably require the official canvass to j determine whether former Senator! George Turner or Jttdge W. W. Black; has been nominated for United States Senator. Judge Black continues to lead on the face of the returns that | have been received, though the mar gin is small. Humphries May Win Nomination, Judge John E. Humphries has prob ably defeated Justice M. P. Gose for the nomination for sixth place on the non-partisan ticket for Superior Court justices. McDermott Vindicated. CHICAGO, Sept. 11.?Former Con gressman James T. McDermott, who resigned from Congress because he had been criticised by an investiga tion committee for his connection with the American Association of Manufac turers, was vindicated by the voters of his district, the Fourth, Tuesday when the Democrats renominated-him for both the unexpired short term and the long term. . . LAST BASEBALL WEEK IN THE NORTHWESTERN SEATTLE. Sept. 11?This is the last week of the Northwestern League baseball season, and Vancouver's vic tory yesterday over Victoria and Se attle's defeat by Spokane gave Van couver the pennant for this year. Se attle takes second place. The sea son will close with next Sunday's games. This makes three pennant victor ies for Vancouver in four years. Van couver won in 1911 and 1913. Seat tle won in 1912, Spokane won in 1910, and Seattle in 1909. Post Season Series. Beginning Monday there will be a post season series between the Seat tle and Vancouver clubs at Seattle. WAR MAY BOOM USE OF RUBBER BOSTON. Mass.. Sept 11.?One re sult of the war. It is predicted, will be the almost universal use of rub ber for *o!es instead of leather. It is known that rubber soles, for "all year-round-wear." can be manufactur ed by American firms, which are light er and wear longer than leather soles. BRITISH COLUMBIA OFFICIAL KILLS SELF VANCOUVER. B. C.. Sept. 11. ? Lawrence McCrae, private secretary to Sir Richard McBride, committed suicide here yesterday. FISH BOAT ALERT Ml5 CREW SAFE The Vendyssel Packing company's fishing boat Alert, operatetd from the company's station at Tyee, was wrecked in the heavy wind storm that prevailed' last Wednesday night be tween S^etlsham and Limestone In let. She ?.struck about 10 o'clock and the crewl'consisting ol Alfred Cram er, master, and Andrew Johanson nar ! rowly escaped by climbing the cliffs 1 that line the shore. The survivors ; arrived in Juneau las! night on the gasboat Winifred of Wrangell. The t&ilshaft broke) and killed off I 1 any attempt to operate the engine. : A sail was rigged in an attempt to hold the vessel off shore, but the rud der was Jammed in the wheel and the craft became unmanagable. At ten o'clock she struck the sharp reefs near mo snore auu was au.unui> umu | aged that she would not float. Cramer and Johansoa made.their way to the shore lined, with precipi tous cliffs as best theV could. Af ter walking seven hours through a driving utorpi. over stony cliffs and' jagged :rocl2e> reached Limestone i ' where thdy rested until the Winifred came along. Johanson had only one boot to wear and came through to Ju neau with. his right foot done up in rags. Both men had their hands bad ly laceratetl from climbing over sharp rocks. Johanson kicked his boots off in order to tacnftate'-'swIbimiRg-to the cliffs and - was afterward fortunate enough to recover one of them when It came ashore. i Cramer and Johantjon will remain In Jufleau until the arrival of Huno Hoyer," local manager of the company, who Is Jon the way from Tyee. The Alert had a gross' tonnage of 18 tons, .net 12; was 42.3 feet in lgth. 11.4 beata, and 4.9 depth of hold. Shei was built at' Seattle In 1910 at which i place Bho Is registered. She was II-1 censed to run by the Juneau authorl-1 ties. zi i!_ A I TWO ELECTIONS TO BE HELD NOV. 3 The officials of the First Judicial Division have decided that there will be two elections In Alaska oh the 3d of next November?one for the elec tion of a Delegate to Congress and one for election of members of the Territorial Legislature?and that two tickets and two ballot boxes must be used. The question Is one that has been vexing the officials for some time. While it Is believed that the Legisla ture Intended that there should be one election, with one ticket and one bal lot box, the wording of the statute was such that it worried those who had to act under it. and In the First di vision the final decision was as stated. The same election officers and poll ing places will be used and the same hours observed for both elections. Clerk of the Court J? W. Bell is sued a circular letter of Instructions to election officers yesterday setting forth the construction of the statute. The letter says: "The provisions of the Acts of Con gress of May 7, 1906 and August 24, 1912; provide for two elections, one for Delegate to Congress and one for jthe Territorial Legislature. "It will be necessary to provide two ballot boxes, one to be marked "Dele gate" and one to be marked "Legisla ture." "Separate tally sheets and cetrlfl cates of results should bo returned for the Delegate and Legislature." How Votes Will Be Counted. It Is further held by Clerk of the Court Bell that if a ballot containing a vote for Delegate and Legislative candidates Is put In the "Delegate" box: only the vote for Delegate will; be counted: and If a ballot containing votes for tho Delegate and Legislative candidates Is put in the "Legislature" box only the Legislative ballot will be counted. Election Supplies Go Out. Clerk of the Court Bell Is today j sending out tho election supplies andj instructions to election officers. Thoj supplies Include poll lists, taly,sheets; and certificate for Beturns. etc. WANTED?A chamber maid, en-! quire Alaskan, hQt^l Phone 22. ll-3t j BRITISH CUT ENEMY IN TWO LONDON, Sept. 11 Dispatches received from Paris this after noon say; that many German regiments have been cut oft by the Brit ish troops from the re mainder of the German right in the wooded country about Dammar tin and Gounese, who have been unable to join the column which has retired*towards the northeast. They are in a precarious situation. NO GERMANS IN MARNE valley: "Returning. aviators say the Marne valley is free of German troops. The- lighting has been advanced today ? toward the north on an average of 10 miles from the place of first beginning. ? ? ? BOTH SIDES REINFORCED London, Sept. 11.?A dispatch from Amsterdam reports that 60,000 German reinforcements are marching south to join the battle near Paris, but there is, however, every reason to believe that the Allies have received at least counterbalancing acces sions. The War Office and mem bers of Parliament are highly pleased with the state of affairs at the front. \ FRENCH PRAISE BRITISH. Paris, Sept. 11. ? French wounded from the field who fought with the British troops near Paris have arrived at Delle and Bclfort. They praise the sangfroid of the British soldiers and their careful shooting under heavy artillery fire. "The British fought," say the Frenchmen, "as if they were playing football." WILSON ASKS COUNTRY TO 'BOOST RAILROABS WASHING*)?*. Sept. 11. ? Presi dent WoodrowVWilson, responding to tho request ot\a commltee of rail road presidents,l?n a statement nsks the country to Solp sustain railway credits and thafe railroads be assist ed wherever fcwible by government agencies and prfyate co-operative ef fort. The railroad j presidents showed President Wilson that many of the leading American railroads have been actually losing O'oncy. U. S. ARMY OFFICERS AF*? DEER HUNTERS HAINES, Septra.?Four officers and several enlisted rien from Fort Will iam H. Seward fcft on the Peterson last week for a hunt on Chlcagoff is land to the Westward. On Thursday, when the Petersen paid them a visit to see how thew were getting along they had a number of deer to show for their prowesA four of which they sent on the return of the boat to the post to their eojnradOB. SEATTLE SCHOOLS SHOW INCREASE SEATTLE. Sept. 11.?The enroll ment of pupils vtn the schools of Seat tie total 30,039i as against 28.00G las) year an increase pf more than 2,000 s ACTIVITY CEASES IN l BELGIUM ROTTERDAM, Sept. 11. ? The Courant's correspondent says the Germans have ceased offensive activities in Belgium, and are making no effort to at tack Antwerp. They are fortifying them selves in the towns of Minove, Alosti Malines and Aerchot for defensive purposes. Most of the recent attacks of the Germans on the Belgians have been merely feints made for the purpose of keeping the Belgian troops occupied. HOLLAND MAY RE NOUNCE NEUTRALITY AMSTERDAM, Sept. 11- ? Former Minister of War Colyn says it may be necessary for, Holland to renounce her neu ; trality in order to have a vote in the concert of powers after the ! war shall have terminated. THIRD DIVISION NAMES TICKET CORDOVA, Sept 11.?1The Demo crtlc Divisional convention in session here Inst night nominated Thomas G. Price, of Cordova, for Territorial Sen ator, and Thomas Holland, of Chitina, for Representative. The other posi tions on the legislative ticket were left open to be filled by the Division I committee. The Divisional committee Is as fol lotw Cordova?Mlokelion and Medley, ! Strelna?Dwyer. Valdes?Diamond, chairman, and I Ferguson. Katnllu?Thompson. Seward?Phelps, secretary. Endorse Bunnell. The convention endorsed the can didacy of Charles E. Bunnell, for Del ! egate to Congress, the Skagway Dem ocratic platform, the administration of President Woodrow Wilson, and de clared for full Territorial form of gov ? eminent, change of the poll tax, the di , rect primary, the Australian ballot, workmen's compensation, the repeal j of the placer act, the, taxation of the fisheries for Territorial purpose, and ! (indorsed the eight hour law. . IJAS. GORDON BENNETT WEDS AMERICAN WIDOW PARIS, Sept. 11. ? James Gordon Bcnnott, proprietor of the New York Herald and Bareness Georgo de Reut er were mnrlred here today. The brldo was formerly Miss Maud Pot ter, daughter of John Potter, of Phil adelphia. Bennett wan baptized In the church In which he wi r married to day. James Gordon Bonnett was a batcheler. NATIONAL BANKS HAVE ONE BILLION CAPITAL WASHINGTON, Sept 11. ? There were 7,751 national banks doing busi ness In the United States at the close of business August 31, accord ing to a statement issued todny by the comptroller of the currency. They had an authorized capital of 31,073,524,175 aud circulation out standing of 3S77.540.281, of which 3126,241,760 was secured by other than United States bonds. OREGON PRODUCES $3,000,000 WOOL CROP PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 11?Figures have been compiled showing that the Oregon wool clip for 1914 will aggre gate a total of 15,325,000 with on es timated Value of $2,700,000. The sta tistics show that the volume of wool grown in Oregon has nteadily decreas ed since 1909, while the prices have more th; -maintained their g/erage. The condition or the wool clip was . considerably better this year than in . several seasons past. GERMANS CALL EIGHT A DRAW Washington, Sept. 11- ? The German embassy has received the following dispatch from the Berlin headquarters under date of Thursady, and is the first of ficial report that has come to the ? embassy from Germany: "In the battle east of Paris: the Germans have held their own in heavy two days' fighting against superior forces which at tacked them before Meuz and Montmiraile and from the direc tion of Paris. "We captured several thous and prisoners and lost some; we nlso captured 50 guns, and lost; some. "We retired the right flank when the advance of strong hos tile columns was reported. The enemy failed to pursue. AUSTRIANS TAKE UP OF- I FENSIVE. "The Austrians have taken up the offensive in Galicia. This) battle marks tfe second stage of j a nine days' battle in which 450, 000 infantry, 4,000 cavalry, 1500 machine guns and 200 field guns ^ were engaged on the Russian side. SERVIANS ANINHILATED. "On Sunday night the Aust rians annihilated an entire Ser vian and Timok division near Mitrowitza." MAUBEUGE HAS NOT FALLEN ? 4* ? PARIS, Sept. 11?The French War Office made the following statement: "As for Maubeuge, we have no official confirmation of its hav ing been taken. "In the first place, its garrison was less than half the number that the Ger man reports place it at, nor has it anything approaching the^ the number of guns and other j equipment that they claim to j have captured. For that, and1 other reasons deemed satisfac tory, no credence is placed in the Berlin statement." GERMAN CROWN PRINCE MAY COMMAND IN EAST. ?+? LONDON, Sept. 11.?Telegrams re ceived from PetroErad say that It is rumored that the German Crown Prince is now in rcuimand of ch ? Ger man operation1.! in East Tumia and en the Austrian frontier. The change was made because of the displeasure of the Emperor on ac count of German reverses. AMERICAN SOCIETY WOMEN HELP RED CROSS FUNDi ?t?? j NEWPORT, R. I, Sept. 11?As a result of the fete held last week at! the summer home of Mrs. Cornelius Vnnderbllt, $40,000 will bo remitted at once to the International Red Cross Association for Impartial distribution In Eutopean relief. This sum will be followed by another contribution. BANK OF GERMANY SUSPENDS GOLD PAYMENT COPENHAGEN, .'Sept. 11.?The Im perial Bank of Germany Is said to have suspended payments in gold, and all bank notes tendered are ex changed for noteB bearing the govern ment guarantet,?In other words, fiat money having no gold backing. GERMANS IN FULL RETREAT London, Sept. 11? The war office offici ally announced tonigfit that the general retire ment of the Germans from the battle east of Paris began this after noon and was under full headway with the fall of night. PARIS, Sept. 11?The crucial battle of the war - is still on today in the center and at the right, while the British and French have trans formed the defeat of the enemy's right wing into a rout, and are pursu ing the retreating Ger mans through the for est of Champenoux. The Germans are still pounding the Allies on their right. ALLIES MAKE ADVANCE. Paris, Sept. II.?The official report of the operations east of Paris at noon today said the fighting continued along the line with advantage continuing with the Allies. It says: "The German lines have re tired from 37 to 46 miles." PAPERS ARE ENTHUSIASTIC All the afternoon papers ex hibit lively sat'sfaction of the re sult of five days' fighting. GERMANS BOTTLED UP IN LORRAINE. Paris, Sept. 11.?tl is contend ed by the War Office that the in dications are that the German army on the Lorraine frontier will probably not be able to get through to help main forces that are engaged near Paris MAUBEUGE STILL HOLDS OUT. It is contended in a statement issued at noon that Maubeuge is still holding out. FRENCH JSMBASSI Kliruttl. Washington, Sept. 11. ? The French embassy today received from Bordeaux the following dispatch: "Marked advances have been made against the German right wing and our troops have gain ed seven miles north of La Ferte Sous Jouarre. "Vitry le Francoise is occupied as staff headquarters of the French right. "The first German army was ' obliged to recross the Marne riv er yesterday. It occupies a line formed by the rivers Ladhins, | and Mezy and Fere en Tarden jous."