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DECIMATE AUSTRIANS NISH, Sorvla, Nov. 12.?Six battal ions of Austrians, anned with quick firing guns, were entirely wiped out b> Servian troops late yesterday after noon, according to a statement Issued by the war office this morning. The bulletin issued declared that the Austrians had just crossed the Dan ube river under protection of field ar tlllery. The Servians were lying Id ambush. In another encounter at Szdervo. the bulletin states, 2,000 Austrians were taken prisoners. Arrival of Wounded Emphasizes Losses. AMSTERDAM, via London. Nov. 12. ?Four thousand sevorely wounded German infantrymen arrived in Liege early this morning from the battle fields around Dixmude, according to the correspondent of The Telegraef. The correspondent adds that eight hundred of the Hungarian Landwehr passed through Liege, enroutc to Cra cow with several centimeter guns. Generals "At Outs." PETROGRAD, Nov. 12. ? General Dankl. with the remnant of the Aus trian army. Is said to be moving- due south acroV.'s Gallcia. having refused to longer cooperate with General von Hlndebnrg. of the German general staff. It is said that the recent elevation of Crown Prince William to the com mand of the united German-Austro armies, over General von Hlndeburg and General Dankl. so incensed tho latter that he is likely to be recalled by Vienna at any time. MINER MEETS DEATH TREADWELL, Nov. 12.?While en tering a slope In the Ready Bullion mine last night at eleven o'clock with a load of steel on his shoulders. Prank Kinkela was crushed to death by a rock which fell from the roof. Kin kela was a "steel-nlppor" and was on his rounds with a load of drills when the accident occurred. The dead man was well known on the Island, having been a resident here for a number of years. He was a Croa tian by birth and was about 32 years old. The date of the funeral has not yet been announced. FEAR ALASKAN HAS KILLED HIMSELF SEATTLE. Nov. 12. ? Jack Seath, pioneer miner from Alaska and Yukon, who has boen missing for the last three weeks, is thought to have takes his life during a St of despondency. Seath lost a small fortune in a los ing moving picture show venture hero When he was faced by rulnjie disap peared and his friends have combec the entire State in an effort to locate him. Seath has a wifo and two chil drcn living here. In Alaska he is -.vol known In Fairbanks and Dawson. BLEW OUT GAS; DIES SEATTLE, Nov. 12.?A. M. West tund. a miner from Alaska, was as phyxlated in a lodging house hero yes tcrday. The open Jet of a burner ii his room told the story of his deati when the door was battered down. II is believed Westlund blew out the Westlund was known at Candle creej and Fairbanks,, having had claims ir both districts. LONDON IS ALWAYS AFTER GERMAN SPIE5 LONDON, Nov. 12.?Tho spy rnanL has .all of Great Britain in Its grip Every member of the London Stocl Exchange Is now searched for bomb before going into the strong rooms It is evidently feared'that some pei son hostile to England will blow u; the Institution. THE WEATHER TODAY. Maximum?3S. .Minimum??32. STEAMERS TO STEER "OUTSIDE" ? SEATTLE, Nov. 12. ? Van ? couver and Victoria, B. C., banks ' are shipping1 thousands of dol ? lars of gold to the American side, r in anticipation of an attack by a German fleet which is believed ! Co be imminent. Civilians are burying their jewels and valu 1 ables, lest they be seized for in 1 demnities. The naval station at Esqui malt is strengthening its fortifi-: 1 cations. VANCOUVER, B. C., Nov. 12.?Big guns will defend tho passage of all vessels which will bo forced to go around Vancouver Island on their way to Alaska by the order of tho Pomin ! ion government. It was said this j morning that government vessels | would be posted at sea to show Alas ! ka vessels around the danger points. SEATTLE, Nov. 12.?Officials of tho various steamship lines- running to Southeastern' and Southwestern Alas lex have complained bitterly at the or der, issued by the Canadian govern ment Tuesday, routing vessels on the Ataska run by way of Blackflsh sound and Wcyntou Passage, qw>ng-to. the ? closing to navigation of Broughton Strait. Tho Ottawa officials in signing the order, declared that for the protection of Canadian commerce, tho closing I of Broughton strait xvns nocessary. Steamship men who yesterday dis cussed the new regulation declaro it will bo impossible to rout the larger vessels by way of Blackflsh Sound, and it Is believed the Alameda, Ma riposa and Northwestern, of the Alas ka Steamship company, will bo sent around Cape Flattery and due north to Dixon's Entrance, where they will again take the Inside Passage. This would practically be an ocean run, and a loss of much passenger business is feared. At the present time only ono lino operating to Alaska takes the "out side" route. This is the Portland Steamship company, the vessels of which steer a rourse straight for Dix on's Entrance, after crossing the Co lumbia river bar. . TO SAIL ON HUMBOLDT. I 13EATTLE, Nov. 12.?Tho steamship j Humboldt sails tonight tor Southeast [ cm Alaska. Among tho passengers vi l be Frank O. Burkhardt, who goes ,j to Juneau to answer an indictment in the United States court, charging his ; company, the Alaska Pacific Fisheries >1 company, with violating tho fisheries lavs at Chilkoot Inlet Other passengers on tho Humboldt will bo George Cochkill, V. van der Le?st and G. C. Jones. Mr. and Mrs. 1Fn;d Ouls and John Bert are pass engers for Douglas. ij YOUNG COSGROVE HERE >i WITH BROKEN ARM "I ?+~ ij John Cosgrovc, son of Charles Cos grove. a leading attorney of Ketchi kan, arrived In Juneau on the Mari posa yesterday under the care of Frank T. Leahy a prominent mining man of .jthe same place. Young Cosgrovo is . I suffering from a broken, arm and is now in St Ann's hospital under the t J care of Dr. L. O. Sloane. '! GERMANS LOSE SOUTH .! AFRICAN BATTLE j| HAVRE. Nov. 12.?Belgian troops i) from the Congo Free Stato have com I pletely defeated a German force on ! Lake Tanganyika, according to a dls ! patch received hero from tho gover ; nor of the Free State sent from Kan | tanga. , ! BOMBARDMENT DAMAGED j RHEIMS $200,000,000 st . LONDON. Uov. 12.?Insurance coin panics now estimate the damage to p ? Ithclms at $200,000,000. Over 1200 civ j Wans were killed during the month's - S bombardment. Only 10,000 of the city's 250,000 former population still j resldo in the clay, mostly living in t ecl-ars. Umpire want ads get results. MAIMED OUTRAGE NEW YORK. Nov. 12.?Bombs, be lloved to have beon intended for Judg< Louis D. Gibbs, who is trying a scor< of foreigners for aliegod. violations o: tho Mann whito slavery act, wero ex ploded early today, partially wreckinj the million dollar courthouse of Bronj borough, Injuring threo girls and do ing wide damage to surrounding prop erty. All windows within a radius of sever blocks were shattered by tho concus slon. The police aro working on r number of important clues. EMPEROR FRANCES JOSEPH'S HEALTH IS VERY GOOD BERLIN, Nov. 12.?A Vienna dls patch says Emperor Francis Joseph Is declared to be in tho boat of health and well satisfied with tho war opor atlom. Ho decides all questions ol government policy and gives an au dience every Monday to the rainistei of foreign affairs. Count Borchtoid. Reports of his ill health aro accord ingly untrue. FRANCE PREPARES FOR NORMAL BUSINESS PARIS. Nov. 12.?President Poin care, of France, has signed a decree modifying' the moratorium and provld ing for a gradual return to normal financial conditions. STRAW VOTE WILL SETTLE TIE RACE . BOISE, Idaho, Nov. 12:?Whether the party control in tho House of Rep resentatives. Idaho Stato legislature; will bo in the hand3 of tho Repubii cans or Progressive parties, will be decidod by the old-fashioned method of drawing straws. This conclusion was reachttd lasl night, wben it was learned the Repub licans and Democratic candidates in Latah county had each received 194E votes. The canvassing board will su porlntend the drawing of lots to break the tie. Should the Democratic can uldate get the "long straw," the Pro gressive element wlU hold the balance of power In the assembly; but in thi event of .the Republican being success ful, the standpattors will have a piu rolity of one. GASTON TO BE ON THE LOAN COMMITTEE BOSTON, Nov. 12.?William A. Gas ! ton, of Boston, has been selected at ! ouo of the members of tho "cotton loar ! committeo" to administer the $135, ; 000,000 fund to take caro of tho sur plus cotton crop. | GERMANS SAY FRENCH CONDITIONS APPAL1N0 COPENHAGEN, Nov. 12? A die patch from Berlin says: "Italian colonics in Paris are inviting donations for rollof of tho . distress in Franco. It states that tho number of wounded left for days without medical treatment is appal ling." GERMANS SEE TROUBLE AHEAD FOR BRITAIf1 COPENHAGEN, Nov. 12.?A Borlii dispatch says tho British governmen now has three serious revolts on iti hands, in South Africa, India and li Egypt. It Is denied that agents of thi Kaiser have been trying to stir up die cord in British colonial possessions. GERMANS THINK FRENCH ARE NOT SATISFIEI BERLIN, Nov. 12.?A German newt paper says: "French officers coir plain of Merior quality of tho n<M MANY ASKING FOR AID OF GOVERNMEN' LONDON, Nov. 12.?TJio Hamburgc applications for relief, including art nesa people' and ladies, formerly of li - SEATTLE, Nov. 12. | ? The Arctic 5 Brotherhood adjourned this afternoon, > after adopting a resolution, to meet In t Juneau March 14th, to .affiliate with tho - reigning organization j}n the North. A : vote on the question ?f election of of c ficera was downed byj'the sixteen dcl ? egates present. SEATTLE, Nov. If,?'When tho A. ? B. convontlou re-opcnpl this morning ? there wan every reason tobelleve the would go on record as favoring tho patching up or their difficulties. Del egates from all aectlbns urged a,rc i union of tho membership. t Strong Is carried into effect by tho l membership of tho tottering -outlaw ? camps of tho Arctic brotherhood, tho : factions that have bcojv waging war on ? each other for the past two yoars may ? bo reunited under, one A. B. banner. Press dispatches received yesterday ? evening from Seattle, where the un Alnskan forces aro assembled In con vention', brought tho nows that Gov. Strong had .asked tho ?delegates to ad , journ to March 15th, for the purpose of meeting on that date In Juneau", with . members of the parent organization, , and consolidating thc_ two factions. . The communication ot Gov: ? Strong t will bo dealt with 'at this afternoon's The fly in the A. B. ointment hna been the quostlon of holding the Grand Camp session outside of Alaska. The minority faction has been Arm for ; holding its annual sessions south of , 54:20. Tho purcnt organization at Its last meeting in Juneau went firmly on record for holding its annual sessions ' in Alaska. It is believed In Seattle that Gov. ? Strong's suggestion will eventually ? bridge over tbo breach that haB threat 1 ened tho peace and dignity of the Al The Arctic Brotherhood was orig ? inallv formed on board the steamship City of Seattle, during the Northern gold rush. Capt. Wm. A. Conuoll was ' tho first presiding officer. : WILSON REPRIMANDS NEGROE'S INSOLENCE! . WASHINGTON, Nov. 12.?The race . problom confronted President Wood . row Wilson again todaq. Wile receiving a delegation or ne groes who came to - enter protost against the segregation of the white and black races In the various gov ernment departments,, PreBldont Wil . son took, objection to the tone adopted , by their spokesman, W. M. .Trotter, t of Boston and told the committee that . If they called on hi in again thoy would . have to get n new chairman. The Presldont said ho had not been ad dressed In such n manner sIqco ho en tered the White House. ? : The colored mon charged Secretary of the Treasury W. G. McAdco. .Cornp . troller of the Currency John Skoitoii Williams and Potomaater General A. S Burleson with having ordenid the segregation. Tho : President replied that he had investigated and had been assured there had been no discrimin ation. WESTERN GOVERNORS ASK FOR "NON-INTERFERENCE" ' MADISON, Wis., Nov. 12.?Dovelop t States without , interference from j, WaslJngton lo the appeal of the Con * for:'nco of Western Governors, which ? went into session here yosterday. Among tho governors who aro bore aro Amnions of Colorado, Spry of Utah, Caroy of Wyoming and Ebor hart of Minnesota. NEW GOVERNOR OF RESERVE BANK WAS JUNEAU VISITOR the Federal Reserve bank at St. Louis, r Juneau, the guest of (Joy. J. F. A. i) Mr. Well;: v as the world's fair may i- or of J5t. Louis,.And r. millionaire who i- made- b(:> fortune as a merchant and Empire .adu reach most readers. DIVISION Tho official-returns for the Novem ber election In tho First Judicial Di vision of Alaska have boon filed with tho Clerk of tho District Court except from four unimportant, precincts. Sul uor has been .elected Territorial Sena tor by less than a hundred plurality urtioss he receives most of tho, vote In these missing precincts. Gypsum, one of the missing jreclncts did not hold an election; , Ynkutnt, aviother mlBCing proclnct cast but 14 votes two years ago in August; Dundas, and ?Warm springs, are two new precincts in outlying territory, neither of which will cast above-twenty votes, accord ing to estimates of those who should know. The total vote cast Is over 3,300; . Two years ago it was 1,395 in Wickershum has received 1017; Bun nell, 1165; Brooks.. 208. It will bo noted that Wickcrsham's greatest plu railities camo from tho Southern end of the Division. "Aside from tho very closo race for tho Territorial Senato betwoen M. J. O'Connor, of Douglas and Charles A. Sulzor, of Sulzor, the interesting story told by the returns in tho poor show ing made by tho Socialists, the fine vote polled by Mrs. Mary A. Clb3ou, candidate for Representative, and tho remarkably close vote of the different candidate:- on. the Dcmccratic,.and: Non partisan tickets respectively. William Brltt, of Juneau, lends all other candidates for Representative, with 1,463 votes, just beating John G. Hold, who has 1,462. Hockman is next with 1,376 and Shoup follows with 1,370. For the Democrats Charles M. McGrath leads with 1,187 votes; Kennedy next with 1,151; Cosgrcrvc next with 1,115, and Cheek with 1,098. Mm. Gibson received 261 votes, load' ing all of the candidates on tho Social ist ticket save Bland, who hod only 282. Tho official returns with tho excep tions noted arc appended in full: (Continued on pago 5.) * SHELL HITS CONSULTAE. ? ???& * RHEI.MS. Nov. 12.?Rholms v + was thrown into a panic today 4* * when a German sholl oxplolded ?' + opposite the American consul- 4 * ate. Shrapnel splintered ono * - ido of.tho building. An.oxpla- 4 nation has been demanded. 4 * ?> fvf ????* ? ? ? TROOPS TO DEPART WASHINGTON. Nov. 12.?American troops probably will be ordered out of Vera Cruz very Boon, leaving the Mexican factions to settle their own differences, as a result of recent de velopments which brought guarantees demanded by official Washington, it was announced today at the State De partment. , Tliere Is every reason to believe that the last of the khaki-clad "police men." as the Mexicans have dubbed the American marines, will bo back in their home stations before the first of December. ALLIES OCCUPY TWO BELGIAN COAST TOWNS PARIS, Nov. 12.?The Allies' troops have occupied Lombaort and Lyde, on GERMANY READY TO GUARANTY MONROE DOCTRINE van Bernatorff says: "If tho government of the Unit ed States wantu assurance from Germany that in .the event of vic tors' she will not seoV: .expansion Ho. nays further, that the book, "Op ' BRAND NEW WAR IS ON IN MEXICO EL PASO, Nov. 12.?Advices received from Aguas Calientes last night were that war between Pancho Villa and Venusliano Carranza was formally declared yesterday. Today's advices said that Gen. Pancho Villa is at the head of his army, which today, began a march from Aguas Calientes, south toward Quertajro, where Gen. Gonzales, of the Constitu tionalist army, is bivouacked. Several thousand men will be in volved in the battle. Villa's move ment was ordered by the con vention at Aguas Calientes, which he dominated after the split with the Carranzistas. Gen. Blancho, who had an nounced his intention of remain ing loyal to the Villa forces in the convention, left the conven tion city suddenly, presumably on his way to join his command at Mexico City, only to be ar rested at Silao by Gen. Gonzales. President Gutierrez has taken his-oath. of office, according to,a message from American Consu late Agent Carolhcrs, who is ac companying the troops of Villa. Dispatches from Mexico City say the battle in the suburbs of Pueblo, 75 miles southwest of the capital, is raging with great ferocity. Constitutionalist rein forcements from Mexico City have been sent to relieve the gar rison, and desperate resistance is being offered. The followers of Emiliano Zapata are leading the fight for the capture of Puebla. Called Chief a Rebel. EL PASO, Tex.. Nov. 12.?That Car ranza was alkludcd to as a "rebel" dur ing the Aguas Gallon ton convention, was made known horc today by Mex ican officials of the Senorita mine, who have just arrived. WILSON REGRETS HE CANNOT WEAR NICKNAME ARLINGTON, Va? Nov. 12.?Thous ands of people Hocked hero yesterday to witness the dedication of tho Ar lington monument. Tho delegation from Washington wns unusually large. President Woodrow Wilson, who was tho principal speaker, said. In part: "General Phil Kearney said It was sure proof of a man's quality If his comrades gave hlra a nickname. I slncorcly regret that my first name is such that it cannot lend itself to abbreviation." When the Arlington shaft was un veiled the great throng knelt and prayed. Ideal weather featured the dedicatory oxercises. A. BONAR LAW TO OPPOSE WAR PLAN LONDON, Nov. 12. -* In reply to speeches in defense of the govern ment's war policy. Andrew Ilonar Law In Parliament last night threatened to lead the opposition to the war program of Lord Kitchener. "Germany has been beaten on both battlofronts, after having had a chance to win, owing to superior numbers," Mr. Law declarod. "Why should Eng land, In the face of such conditions, seek to assume.(he extravaganco of Prime Minister Asquith. in the Houso of Commons, said: "I doubt if this war will last as long as the poo " KITCHENER ASKS FOR 100,000 MORE MEM LONDON, Nov. 12.?Karl Kitchen er has issued an appeal for another 100,000 men. Even If theso are raised within the next three months, it will be well into the summer of 1915 be fore tltfly can bo put upon the battle fioid. Empire want ads get results. TORPEDO IS FATAL TO NIGER ? <?? LONDON, Nov. 12.?The de struction of the British gunboat Niger by a German submarine in The Downs, was confirmed last night, when the Admiralty announced that all but three of the officers and crew had been rescued, after ithe Niger foun dered. The Niger was in the road stead oft* the naval base at Dov er. She sank within full view of the crowds that flocked to the shore when the explosion was heard. Like the exploit of the U-9, when it sank the Aboukir, Hogue and Cressy, of the North Sea fleet, the submarine stole from its base at Heligoland, and shot its torpedo from a point about five hundred yards distant from the Niger. The periscope of the attacker was not seen by the watch of the Niger, members of the crew said. NIGER'S LOSS CAUSES RETURN OF PESSIMISM V? London, Nov. 12?The wave of optimism which has been sweep ing England during the past few days, sudenly was checked today when London read the news of , the loss of the gu nboat Niger off ? the Dover naval base. That the unseen German sub marine could, at will, come into The Downs, where several hun dred naval and merchant ships are at anchor, was the subject of long articles in the newspapers. Insurance rates on merchant vessels immediately doubled and the uneasiness that created the pessimism of a few weeks ago again has returned. The reoccupation of Dixmude by German troops also has done much to plunge the nation in fur ther doubt as to the outcome of the war. - LONDON STILL PLANS FOR ZEPPELIN ATTACKS : - BOSTON, Nov. 12.?A letter Just re ceived from Jxjndon Baya: "Londoners are still awaiting the Zeppelins, and authoiltlos are continually augmenting thoir do fonsos. "Householders have been warn ed to buy a stock of candles and lamps, for at any moment the en tire lighting system of London may bo shut off. Incidentally, this will'bo a warning "hat an enemy's airship is approaching. People aro warned to accept this an a signal to stoy in the lower floors of their dwellings. "Mpn are being recruited at the rate of 5,000 a day, which means tlvit approximately 7,000 apply. Tliia is in England alone and does not include tho rest of Great Bri tain, where plenty of recruiting Ib being done there." FRENCH INFANTRY USE STEEL BREAST PLATES PARIS, Nov. 12.?-Tho Paris Journal rt'lnformation ntatcs that the French Infantry haye recently gainod much ground in Argonno region through tho use of stool breastplates. EMPEROR GIVES IRON CROSSES TO KINGS BERLIN, Nov. 12?Emperor William lias conferred the lion cross on the kings of tho Bavaria and Wurtem* berg In recognition of thoir own brav ery and valor of their troops. INCRAESED VALUES IN COLUMBIA REA LESTATE BOGOTA, Colombia, Nov. 12.?It Is estimated that the value of real estate In tho municipality Is now $10,000, 000 more than last yoar.