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-VOL. V., NO. 613. " ~ r~~ SATURDAY. NOVEMBER 7, 1914. " ^ ~ PRICE TEN CENTS.
BRITON AND JAP TAKE TSINGTAU TOKYO, Nov. 7.?It was offic ially announced this morning that Tsingtau surrendered last night at midnight to the British and Japanese forces which have been attacking the fortifications for many weeks. TOKYO CELEBRATES TOKYO, Nov. 7.?The whole city is celebrating the fall of Tsingtau. Flags and parading citizens are everywhere in evi dence. The Palace and public offices are being constantly ser enaded. and every appearance of a Cabinet officer or high of ficer of the mflitary establish ment is cheered. STORY OF VICTORY TOKYO, Nov. 7. ?The final successful attack on Tsingtaa began Friday morning with the taking of the middle fort in the first line of defense. . This cap ture was achieved by a brilliant charge of infantry and engineers lead by Gen. Yoshimi Yamada. Following tht capture of lite .middle fort by the Japanese, Gov.-Gen. Meyer-Waldrek. hoist ing white flags over the forts, sent an officer under cover of a flag of truce to the Anglo-Jap anese lines, opening the confer ences which led to the surrend er. At four o'clock this afternoon the Japanese and the German officers opened a conference at the Moltke Barracks where the formalities of the capitulation were concluded. PRAISE GERMAN BRAVERY The Jananese pay unstinted tribute to the bravery of the German officers and men, who were reduced to the direst straits before they ceased their heroic defense of the fortress. Unofficial reports say that the Germans destroyed the un captured forts and their ships before surrendering. The whole town of Tsingtau was in ruins when the Japanese entered the place. . .A Japanese flotilla of torpedo boats entered the bay and found that nearly all of the ships were destroyed. JAPANESE LOSS LIGHT The Jananese killed in the fin al assault on the fortifications was 36, with 1S2 wounded. No statement has been made of the German casualties. JAPS TO KEEP KIAOCHAU * Tokyo, Nov. 7.? "For the present, Japan must administer the province of Kiaochau," an rine Suzuki today, "but when peace is declared we shall take up with China the matter of re turning the Territory to her." JAP WARSHIP TO CHASE GERMANS TOKYO, Nov. 7.?The Admir alty is now planning sending the Japanese warships that have been engaged in the reduction of Tsingtau to clear the Pacific and Indian oceans of German war craft and merchantmen. THE WEATHER TODAY. Maximum?33. Minimum?31. Partly cloudy. Precipitation?.02. A. E TODD SHOOTS IN DEFENSE ? CORDOVA. Nov. 7.?In a fight rc f suiting from an election argument Thursday night. A. E. Todd, a mer chant and formerly manager of the Nome Bank and Trust Company's bank at Nome, shot Dean Officer , through tho head. The wound may prove fatal. Todd, who claims self defense. gavo himself up to tho au thorities. A. E. Todd is well and favorably known in Seattle and King County, Washington, where he was raised from boyhood. He was ono of thoso to Join tho early rush to Nome, and bocamo interested in tho banking busi ness there. For several years before the Chisana rush he had offices in the Pioneer Building at Seattle where he conducted a brokerago and agency business. At the time of the stampede to the Chisana he took a stock of goods to McCarthy whero he oponed a general store. Todd has many friends in Alaska and Seattle, and has alweys beon known as a good citizen and a man of more than ordinary ability. Mrs. Tood and their children were with Mr. Todd at McCarthy. SAYS COMPANY ONLY "TECHNICALLY GUILTY." Jury tiring the ci.r.e or tho ernment against the Tee Harbor Packing Company, for alleged viola .tlons of the fishing regulations, this morning brought in a vordlct In which the statement was made that it was the judgment of tho Jury that the de fendant company wa3 "only technical ly guilty," on ono count. The verdict acquitted the defendant on the othor count and recommended the defendant for clemency. The jury consisted of the following: T. J. McCaul. \V. W. Batchelior, T. R. Jones, A. G. Brown, Georgo Kohl- 1 hepp, W. R. Wills, E. J. Slitter, H. L. Stockman. V. F. Languille, \V H. Case, E. G. Anderson, J C. Readman. The last named was foreman of the jury. WILLIAM ROCKEFELLER'S SON ILL IN GOTHAM HOSPITAL NEW YORK, Nov. 7.?WilUam G. Rockefeller, son of William Rockefell er, is a patient in the Presbyterian hos pital where he is said to have under- : gone an operation. Mr. Rockefeller is 43 years old and Is a director of sever al western railroads. He was formerly treasurer of the Standard Oil Co., of New York. AMERICAN MUSIC HOUSE MAKES BIG PROFIT BOSTON, Nov. 7.?Pratt, Read ft Co. of Deep River, Conn manufacturers of piano and organ keys and key boards. declared 100 per cent stock dividend amounting to $500,000. | RESERVE BANKS TO OPEN NOVEMBER 16 WASHINGTON. Nov. 7.?Secretary of tbe Treasury William G. McAdoo has ordered the Federal rcsorvo banks opened November 16, disregarding the vote of the directors who urged Nov. 30 as the date. This will release $400, 000,000 to relieve tho financial situa tion and help cotton. TEXAS PREPARING TO INCREASE COTTON FACTORIES ?+? NEW YORK, Nov. 7.?An Austin special says it is proposed to erect over 12 new cotton mills in Texas in the immediate futuro and plans are being discussed. Texas now has 16 cotton mills with 129,400 spindles and $2,463,000 capital. SWISS RAILROADS ARE NEEDING ASSISTANCE, TOO BERNE, Nov. V.?The general man , agement of Swiss Federal railways has decided to ask Parliament for a tem porary loan of $16,000,000 to meet ex penditures for 1915. Fares arc to be increased. BRITISH AEROPLANES FLY ACROSS CHANNEL REGULARLY LONDON, Nov. 7.?In one day 30 British aeroplanes flew across the English Channel without accident DELEGATE TALKS OE FUTURE FAIRBANKS, Nov. 7.? Dologatc James Wickersham, who bas just boen re-olectod for the 'fourth terra, says tho Alaska Development Board bill will paaa Congress this winter. $10,000,000 For Railroad. Tho Delegate said, further, that he will presont a bill appropriating $10, 000,000 for starting tho work on 'tho Alaska railroad unless tho administra tion has a similar bill presented. Urges Territorial School Superin tendent In a talk to the schools yesterday, Dclogato Wickersham urged that the Territorial Legislature appoint a Ter ritorial School Superintendent to make uniform studies and grades through-; out Alaska. WICKERSHAM'S LEAD CONTINUES TO GROW The returns from Craig received last night increases the lead of Dolegatcj James Wickersham by 52. Tho to La la as far as received are: Wicltoreham,; 4,876; Bunnell, 3,091; Brooks, 825; Wickersham'3 plurality, 1,785. DEMOCRATS STILL GAINING SENATORS WASHINGTON, Nov. 7.?The Demo cratic National" Congressional Commit teo claims that practically complcto returns Insure the election of Paul O. Hustings. Democrat, over Gov. Fran cis E. McGovorn, Republican, as Unit ed States Senator from Wisconsin, as well as the re-election of Senator Charles S. Thomas, of Colorado, and Senator Francis G. Nowlands, of Ne vada. This will give the Democrats 56 Senators, tfie Republicans 39 and the Progressives, 1. ?a Democratic majority over all of 16. GEORGE PARKER, FAIRBANKS CREEK OPERATOR DIES FAIRBANKS, Nov. 7.?George Par ker, a Fairbanks Creok mining oper ator, died here of pneumonia, and will be buried today. PASSENGERS BOOKED ON CITY OF SEATTLE SEATTLE, Nov. 7.?Tho following passcngors will leave on the City of Seattle, which is scheduled to sail to night: For Juneau:?R. H. Mason, J. E. Curries, Anna Hasso'i, Ida Ross, A. Robinson and wife. For Trendwoll.-?P. Anderson, C. Portebus and two steerago. ILLINOIS AFTER CHICAGO DODGERS OF TAXES CHICAGO, Nov. 7.?State's Attor ney Hoync has instituted criminal pro ceedings against 15,000 alleged tax dodgers in Cook County, (Chicago.) He charges that they havo stolen $50, 000,000 from Cook County. INCOME TAX MAY BE SMALLER THIS YEAR WASHINGTON, Nov. 7.?Reflecting I war conditions, the return from the Federal income tax this year Is ex petced to show a very large reduc tion from last j ear's total. SWEDEN PREPARES TO BUY IN AMERICA NEW YORK, Nov. 7.?Swedish cred its arc being established in New York. Heretofore London had practically a monopoly of exchange business be tween tho United States and Sweden. GERMANY IS OUT VAST SUM OF MONEY COPENHAGEN, Nov. 7. ? Prof. WolfTe, German economist, estimates the cost of war to Germany so far at $1,750,000,000. AMERICANS TO PURCHASE PRIZES OF EUROPE'S WAR NEW YORK, Nov. 7.?A company Is being formed in New York, backed by American capital, to bid for ships tak en as prizes by England and which :;oon will be put up at auction. Fleot will bo under tho American flag. GEN. VILLA DEFEATS CARRANZA SAN ANTONIO, Tex., Nov. 7.? The first decisive battle bctwoen Gen. Vil la and the forces of Carranza was fought yesterday and won by Villa. The battle occurred 30 miles south of Agaas Calicntes. The forces of Gen. Villa captured six machine guns >nd a battery of howitzers. LIQUOR MEN ACCEPT VERDICHJf PEOPLE . SEATTLE, Nov. 7.?The Seattle Browing .and Molting Company, of Seattlo, which operates the largest brewing plnnt on tho Pacific Coast at this place, announced last night that It will dismantle its breweries, which are situated at Georgetown, just with in tho Seattlo city limits, and movo to San FranclBcmo. Tho Seattlo Browing and Malting Company claims to employ 2,500 men. Its business was largely in tho export j trade. There seems to be a general dispo sition among thoso engaged in the li quor traffic to accept in good faith the verdict of the people which has made their buslnesi ? .lawful. Wholes sftlers and many Otlrafs are preparing to quit the State. Gov. Earnest Lister has asked tho people of the Slate to abide by the result of the oloction without causing disorder of any kind. Olympla Brewery May Follow. It is believed that the Olympla Brow ing and Malting company, with plants at Olympla. Wash.. Salom. Oregon, and elsewhere, will also movo to Calil ornia. CLABBY DEFEATS CHIP. SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 7.?Jimmy ? Clabby was glvon a. decision over George Chip In a 20-round prize fight ? hero last night. - <? / ENGLISH WOOLEN FACTORIES ARE REFUSING ORDERS ' 1 NEW YORK, Nov. 7.?London cable , says that English manufacturers of , heavy woolen goods are filled up with ; orders and are declining business of- | fered from colonial sources and from ordinary trade. Considerable business if said to belong to the United State:;. SWITZERLAND ALSO IMPOSES WAR TAXES ?F? ?. BERNE, Nov. 7.?A Swiss war tax has been decided upon, to bo progres- . slvo on incomes and property. Com panies aro also liable. CANADA BUYS AMERICAN MOTORCYCLES FOR TROOPS OTTAWA, Nov. 7.?Canada has or dered 500 American two-cylinder mo torcycles for tho equipment of troops. RUSSIAN CANADIANS ON WAY TO WAR LONDON, Nov. 7. ? Tho London Times contains the following: "A party of 117 Russian artisans Trom Canada, who havo loft the Do minion voluntarily to serve their coun try in tho war. have arrived in New castle on tho way to Petrograd. They are all men of fine physique." (There aro regular sailings from Hull. England, to Archangel until the mlddo of November each yrar). AUSTRIA FACES GRAVE SHORTAGE OF COAL ROME, Nov. 7.?-Austria Is facing a gnivo shortage of coal with no pros pects of being replenished." Also the prices of provisions have increased at a very rapid rate, bread being double the ordinary charge. LONDON MAKES GERMAN "TAGS" LOOK CHEAP LONDON, Nov. 7.?Iron crosses, Im itations of the Kaiser's decoration, are ! being sold in London at 2 cents each, and are adorn!:;;-: the necks of horses I and dogs. BRITISH RELEASE U.S. SHIP WASHINGTON, Nov. 7.?The Amcr lean nhlp Kroonlnnd, which was do taliicd by tho British at Gibraltar! fiai been released pursuant to the deman^ of tho American State Department* The copper and rubber shipment) that constituted a part of her cargt were left at Gibraltar subject to th( vordlct of tho prize court that will pass upon whether or not they art contraband of war. Americans Supplying Krupps. WASHINGTON, Nov. 7.? Britisl Ambassador Spring-Rico notified the State Department today that England believes that American copper ship mcnts aro being sent to Germany vin neutral ports. He said that tho car goes held up at Gibraltar show that somo of tho shipments wore destined for the Krupp works. BRITISH CLAIM RIGHT TO SEARCH AMERICANS WASHINGTON. Nov. 7.?Tho Brit ish government has instructed its na val commanders to hold up and ex amine papers of any American vessel whenever there Is tho least doubt about its destination, basing their proceduro upon a decision of tho Unit ed States Supreme Court in the Civil British cruiser-;, however, will bo moro careful off New York. * * RUSSIANS CAPTURE ? * AUSTRIAN DIPLOMAT + 4. i? VIENNA, Nov. 7.?Tho Aus- <*. <? tro-Hungarlan consul general 4 * and Turkish diplomatic rcprO- ?" i- sentativo at Tebriz, Persia, was * > taken prisoner by Russians and <? ?!? transported to Tiflls. . * > ? *?? ?J* JAPANESE WARSHIPS CONVOY MERCHANTMAN SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 7.?The Jap meso ship Azumasan Maru, arriving ticrc, roportod that she had been con voyed across the ocean by two Jap meso warships. Tho officers of the steamship refused to divulge tho names of tho warships that accom panied his craft across the ocean. FRENCH CAPITAL MAY COME BACK TO PARIS LONDON, Nov. 7.?Router dispatch from Paris says tho question of tho early return of tho government to Paris Is being seriously considered again. FRANCE HAS SYSTEM OF FLOATING HOSPITALS PARIS, Nov. 7.?Franco luia Insti tuted a service of floating hospitals on the extensive cannl system In north ern Franco. Tho ordinary canal boat will take care of -10 wounded, who can bo taken from Paris to the front In three days. BRITISH SCOUT 16-INCH HOWITZER STORIES LONDON, Nov. 7.?In British army circles it is not believed that tho Ger man lG-inch howitzer haa been used in the field yet. It is thought that the forts at LIcgo, Namur and Antwerj were reduced with 11-Inch howitzors firing shells weighing COO pounds. The French have no mobllo heavy artillery approaching this In size, but tho Eng lish have somo nine and ten-Inch gum which lately -have been used with good effect. BRITAIN USING CANADA'S TROOPS IN EGYPT BERLIN, Nov. 7. ? A message re eelved in Berlin from Constantinoph says tho British government has seni numerous Canadian troops to Egypt Indian troops thcro having proved un reliable. GERMAN PAPER PLACES LOSSES AT 750,00! COPENHAGEN, Nov. 7.?A rcccn Issue of the Loipziger Volkszeitun; estimates the German losses so fa at 750,000. mm 1 ONCfMOR! LONDON, Nov. 7.?It is learn V cd here that Germany is 'pre i paring for another terrific of fensive movement. Informatioi i here is that the fighting will bi J carried forward along the wholi i line from Central Flanders 01 . the north to the Swiss frontiei on the south, and that it will b< concentrated wherever weal spots are disclosed. s COAST TO BE TRIED AGAIjN ; . .However, it is believed thai the principal attack will agair ; be directed against the Frcncl ? channel coast with the purpos< in view of gaining a base for the operation of the German navj against England. Indications are plentiful thai the German navy may co-oper ate with that country's land fore es in the coming attack. LULJL BEFORE STORM ' *i*? LONDON, Nov. 7?While the fighting continues in the vicinitj of Verdun, it has all but ceasec in the vicinity of Yypres and on down south across the French border to Arras. It is in this section that signs of preparations for a coming great conflict are apparent. EMPEROR ORDERS CALAIS ATTACKED COPENHAGEN, Nov. 7.?It has been announced at Berlin that Emperor William has or ders in the previous attempt, be taken." It is said that the Emperor is much incensed at the failure of the army to carry out his or ders in the previous attemtpt, which was abandoned only after terrible loss of life. 4 ? 4 4 v * 4 ? * 4 4 4 4 v >5 4 BELGIANS BURY 4 ? 37,000 GERMAN DEAD 4 4? ?4? 4 ? PARIS, Nov, 7.?A Belgian 4 ? burying party consisting oMOOO 4 4 men, sent to bury the dead 4 4 that wore loft on tho field af- 4 4 tor tho German defeat at Dlx- 4 4 mudo report that they buried 4 4 37,000 Germans. 4 4 Tho loss of Hfo was greater, 4 ? It is believed here, than any 4 4 previous estimates have placed 4 4 it at. 4 4 4 ?$? ?* LONDON STILL SCARED OF ZEPPELIN RAIC ?4? NEW YORK. Nov. 7.?"England I: scared stiff over tho possibility of i Zeppelin raid," says Stanely Robinson the actor, who arrived on the steamei ' Columbia. (' "Several English army officers tol< mo that tho Gorman airriion have th< 1 latitude and longitude so perfectly ' that they could And the city no matte J how thick a fog." | LONDON IS PREPARING AGAINST ZEPPELINJ LONDON, Nov. 7.?More than 25" mastorpieces have been removed fror the London National Gallery for safi ? keeping from possible bomb attacks In many galleries wator Links hav . been installed for use In case of fin 3 ? ?? t NORTHWESTERN IS LATE / ?4? The Northwestern left Wninffijl! a four o'clock yesterday afternoon an should have been hero at noon toda; But she Is Liking tho Jefferson's ru 3 and after coming around Cape Dccli t Ion probably had to wait for a tid g to get into Petersburg. If this is th r case she may not got into Juneau bi foro 9 or 10 o'clock tonight. GERMANS BOMBARD : YARMOUTH - BERLIN, Nov. 7?'That three . German cruisers shelled the Bri - tish forts at Yarmouth, Eng i land, Nov. 3, according to an of q ficial announcement that was a made today by the German Ad i miralty. r The extent of the damage ? done was not known or kept sec c ret by the AdmiraJty. . CRADDOCK LOSES HIS FLAGSHIP I LONDON, Nov. 7?The Ad miralty has announced that it ; was RearAdmiral Craddock's . flagship, Good Hope, which foun dered with the loss of ail hands , in the battle off Coronel and not the Monmouth. The Monmouth was badly dam aged. As the details of the battle come in the magnitude of the German victory when the nura m ber of the ships that were cn - gaged is taken into account was [ greater than at ?iest reported. . GLASGOW REPORTS AT PUERTO MONT CHILE i _* ?? LIMA, Peru, Nov. 7.? The British cruiser Glasgow, which was in battle off Coronel with the Germain fleet, and. set on 1 fire during the course of the en gagement before she turned heel and steamed away, arrived at Puerto Mont Chile, last night in a very badly damaged condi tion. RUSSIA MAKES PROGRESS PETROGRAD, Nov. 7?It was I announced today that the "Rus sians have met with minor suc cesses in G.alicia; that the oper ations along the Prussian fron , tier are satisfactory; that the in > vasion of Armenia is progress ' ing according to plans." TURKS CONFISCATE ALLIES' SHIPS ... ?[*???. ATHENS, Nov. 7.?The Turk , ish authorities at Smyrna have confiscated all the British, Rus-. 1 sian, French and Belgian vessels ' that are lyimg in that port. i FOOTBALL SCORES OF GAMES TODAY 1 At Cambridge?Harvard, 20; Prlnco ton, 0. ' At Cambridge?Harvard Freshmen, 1 17: Philips iijidovcr, 0. ' At Ann Arbor?University- of Mlch r igan, 34; University of Pennsylvania, 3. At Orno?University of Maine, 27; ' Bowdoin, 0. At Hanover?Yarmouth, 68; Tufts, r 0. At Rochester?Colgate, 18; Roches-' At Indianapolis?Ohio State 13; TJni 3 versity of Indiana, 3. I At Evanston?Univor8ity of Iowa, II 27; Northweatorn, 0. At Annapolis?Navy, 21; Fordham, 0 At Now Haven?Yale, 14; Brown, 6. At Ithaca?Cornell, 26; Franklin and Marshall; 3. At Amhorst? Massachusetts Agricul tural, 7; Middlcbury. 0. t. At Princeton?Yale Freshmen, 26; d Princeton Freshmen, 0. At Manchester, N. H.?Carlisle 0; n, Holy Cross, C. s- At West Point?Army 20; Notre o j Dame. 7. e At PittsbuVf.h?Washington and Jcf v fcrsoii, 13; University of Pittsburgh, '10.