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.JUNEAU, ALASKA, FHIDAY. NOVEMBER 27, 1914. PRICE TEN CENTS. ? 1 ? 11 I ' . 1 1 ' " 1 ..v ?? ..A..,,. ? ?? .. 11 I ? , ,HL - H? ? I RICHARD PRICE IS KILLED AT TREAD WELL CARRANZA TO TIGHT; ALLQUITT WASHINGTON, Nov. 27.?In an offi clal dispatch yesterday, American Con sul John R. Siiliman reported that the Zapata forces have taken posses session of Mexico City. "Looting occurred only during the interval between Blanco's departure and Zapata's entry," the report fur ther said. Order Is Restored. Order is being maintained in the Mexican capital. Later telegrams received here say Zapata's troops aro maintaining or der in Mexico City, under the leader ship of Colonel Saldana. Arrange ments aro being made for tho entry of Villa's troops, from the north. In the telegrams no mention is made of Za pata himself, but it is indicated he will join Villa in the capital. A dispatch from Vera Cruz says that General Carranza arrived there yester day and has established headquarters, from which ho will direct the cam paign against Villa and Zapata. Car ranzn arrived in the presidential train which bore Gen. Porflro Diaz away from Mexico City thrco years ago. Some Talk of Peace. WASHINGTON. Nov. 27.?Negotia tions for peace in Mexico again are in sight. Carranza and Villa are both said to favor peace and department ad vices from Mexico intimato this is the reason Consul Sllttman has left Mexico City for Vera Cruz, where Car ranza is established. KITCHENER VOICES NEED OF MORE MEN LONDON', Nov. 27.?Addressing the House of Commons yesterday after noon. Meld Marshal Earl Kitchener said: "The Russians have defeated the Germans with the heaviest losses they yet have sufTered. And since I first addressed this house the British are in touch with the Turkish forces 3C miles east of the Suez canal. The losses of the Allies are great. I know, but they are dwarfed by those of the enemy. Thirty thousand men are en< listing every week in England, but we will need many more before this war is over." "PROGRESS" IS CLAIM 0 FVIENNA BULLETIN ??>?? BERLIN. Nov. 27.?An official re port Issued in Vienna this afternoor reads as follows: "Fighting In Russian Poland lies assumed the proportions of a contin uous battle. In Western Gallcia oui troops have repulsed the Russians Marked progress has been made ii the fighting in the Carpathian moun CRY FOR BREAD. ?->? NEW YORK. Nov. 27.?The Ameri can Commission for the relief of Bel gians Issued a statement today de glaring that "seven million Belgian: are crying for bread, that three thou sand tons of food a day is require: and that the United States, on whon the sufferers are dependent, is fur nishing less than half the require: CHILD KILLED, FATHER DYING FROM INJURIES SEATTLE, Nov. 27?When the aut< in which Otto Wendland and his threi children were riding crashed througl a bridge yesterday afternoon, Alvir aged eleven, was killed, and Wendlam received injuries from which he ma; die. Wendland was driving fast, in orde to get home for Thanksgiving dinnei THE WEATHER TODAY. Maximum?35. Minimum?30. Precipitation?.33 inch. Cloudy; rain and snow. jW.R. ROGERS ACQUITTED OF MURDER ?i W. R. Rogers walked out the dis ? trict court room a free man yestorday : morning at 9 o'clock after being on ? trial for his life. The jury arrived at a verdict of acquittal at an early hour > but waited utnil the time set by the court for reporting. The jury consist ? ed of: S. E. York. W. G. Powers, E. J. Kings bury, G. C. Wing, G. S. Cass, A. C. ' Williams. P. V. Woodhouse, John Dun nigau, W. H. Edwards, Georgo Thow, J. A. Barry. Roy Choek. ? Judge O. A. Tucker, well known ! miner-lawyer. Attorney Steve Ragcn of Haines and N. P. Niles, another member of the bar of the State of Cal ifornia who is now engaged in mining, conducted the defonse. i Rogers was indicted for first degroo murder for the killing of N. H. Wixon on Christmas creek, a tributary of the ' Porcupine, back of Haines, on May 23, 1913. The men were working together on a mining claim and a quarrel arose over the matter of going to Porcu pine postolfice after the maiU. The de fendant entered a plea of not guilty ? and established self-defense as justl tlscation for the slaying. He was exon erated by the coroners' jury at the time ? of the inquest, but the last grand jury brought In an indictment. In tho mean time he had gone back to Illinois and ?! established himself on a small farm near Liberty. "Yes. yesterday was a real Thanks ? giving Day for me." said Rogers this morning, "and I feel very grateful to ward those who have befriended me, particularly my attorneys who did all . they could, not for the money that was in it, but out of the goodness of their hearts. I was innocent of any crlmo or intent to commit one." Rogers first came to Alaska In 1891 as a member of the Georgo Francis Train expedition which started from Tacoma to make a world's record trip around tho world via Bering straits. He has since that-time prospected in 1 the country and expects to return 1 again next spring according to state ? ments made today. He will leave on the first boat for Seattle. t ?> v + ? 4* *?? ?> v ?> ?> + 4* 4 * * 4- TAMPERING SUSPECTED. 4* -> ?4? 4 4. WASHINGTON, Nov. 27.?An * l ?> Investigation has been started 4* ?> of tho charges that Turkey has + . 4? been tampering with the code 4? t messages udressed to Ambas- * <? sador Morgenthau. 4* jl* ? . BRIDE CALLS CROKER i\ HER "CHIEF OF MEN" ?4? NEW YORK. Nov. 27.?Miss Beulah Edmondson, a Cherokee Indian prin cess. became the brido of Richard Cro ker, former Tammany boss, last eve ning, at tho homo of Nathan Straus. The bride Is 23. Croker is 73. Mrs. Croker issued a statement to . newspapermen, in which she said she ' was proud of her Indian ancestry. [ Then, turning to Croker, the bride , said: "It is the- dearest ambition of *! every Indian girl to win a chief and , I have won the chief of men." ???:? NEGRO 13 WINNER. ; I.OS ANGELES. Nov. 27. ? Sam Langford knocked out Harry Willis 5 of New Orleans, in the fourteenth e round of a scheduled 20-round go with a a swing to the jaw. The fight was t, j staged yesterday, d ? ? ? y TO SAIL ON "SEATTLE." ?4? r SEATTLE, Nov. 27.?Tho City of ?; Seattle sails north tonight Among - her passengers will bo tho following J named: N. G. Nelson. W. D. Copper-j ? nail. D. E. Price, R. Fucr, August Goodman. Mrs. L. M. Mills, Mr. andj Mrs. B. C. Jacksen, Mrs. Ina Silvern, all for Juneau: for Douglas?E. A. Andrews. CHICAGOAN REPLACES DIGCESON SEATTLE, Nov, 27.?F. C. Elliott of Chicago, has becu selected to suc ceed 0. L. Dickeson as president of the White Pass & Yukon railway, op erating between Skagway, Alaska, and Whitehorse, Y. T., Herbert F. Wheel er has been chosen general manager, and A! ZIpf Is the choice for traffic manager, according to announcement made here today. President-elect Elliott for many years has been attorney for the Whtto Pass, and also for Closo Brothers, principal stockholders of the company, anil Former President Graves. Wheelor has recently been super intendent of tho water division and ZIpf Is an old employee of tho North ern Navigation company. FOOTBALL SCORES: ? Washington, 45; W. S. C., 0, at Soat tlo. Cornell 24, ^Pennsylvania 12, at Phil Browii 20, Ciirlislo H.' at'TroviiS'onQC, Western Reserve'14. Cas>ojJ,6*s at' Cleveland. Holy Cross 7, Vermont 0; at Worccs Mlaml 20, Cincinnati 13, at Cincin nati. Stanford 3. California 0, at Stan ford (Rugby). Albright 20, Muhlenburg 10, at Al lentown, Pa. Wash. & Jeff. 40, Bucknell 0. at Washington, Pa. Lafayetto 56, Dickinson 7. at Easton, Pa. Rutgers 33, New York 0. Georgetown 12. Colgate 7, at Wash ington, D. C. Montana 19, Gahzaga College 0, at Spokane. Oregon Aggies 42, University of So. California 6, at Tacoma (proceeds to Belgian relief fund.) California 38. Nevada 3; at Reno, Nevada. Texas 39. Wabash College 0, at Aus tin. MAN OF WAR GROUNDS. NORFOLK. Va.. Nov. 27.?The . U. S. S. Michigan was loft ashore yester day by the receding tide at Cape Hen ry. She was not damaged. BORAH BOOM LAUNCHED. WASHINGTON, Nov. 27.?A number of Republican newspapers of the East yesterday made mention of Senator W. E. Borah of Idaho as the likely G. 0. P. nomineo for President in 1916. PULLEN BEATS BARNEY OLDFIELD. AT CORONA CORONA. Calif.. Nov. 27. ? Eddie Pulton won the 300-mile Corona road race yesterday afternoon, averaging 87 miles an hour for the ontiro distance. O'Donnel was second and Barnoy Old field third. CHICAGO PLAY CENTER -?-i*? CHICAGO, Nov. 27.?Because of the virtual elimination of the theatre in London, Charles Frohman has decid ed to make Chicago his second pro ducing center and theatrical under study for New York. HONOR FOR* GENERAL ROME, Nov. 27.?German newspa per's announce that a medallion has been struck in honor of Gen. von Hin denburg. HOHENZOLLERN IS VICTIM OF HORRORS ' BERLIN, Nov. 27.--P. i nee August, Duke of Cumberland, father of tho Duke of Brunswick, son-in-law of the Kaiser has been discovered wandoring in a demented condition. Horrors of tho war have affected the brain of the Prince, and he is now confined in an asylum. ACCIDENT ON MOTOR IS TATA! TREADWELL, Nov. 27.?Shortly be fore noon today, while helping to bring an electric locomotive from Its shod into the Central Shaft house, Richard Price, head crusher-man at the Trend- < well works, slipped and was run over, : being killed instantly. Mr. Price waB seated on tho front end of the locomotive, which was un der control of Tom McDonald, and ' was holding the rope leading to tho trolley when tho accidont. occurred, l McDonald threw off the power and ap- , plied tho brakes as soon as he saw Price fall, but the Impetus of the car was so groat that the front truck passed over tho body bofore it stopped. ! The body was recovered from un der the car and taken to the morgue, and the relatives wore notified. An examination of tho body dis closed that the nock; and back were broken and both logaj badly manglod. ! No arrangements havo yot been made for the funeral. ? ... ?.? . 1 Kicnaru I'ttcc suia^.w uuutuu miu his -family nineteen roars ago and has bccn'a ro6idont of the Gastlnoau cities i ever since. He was 31 years of age and received most of his education In the Juneau public schools. He has been employed at Troadwoll for about ten years and was married to Miss Blossom Cragg, one of his school mates. in June, 1909. He was considered ono of Troad- J well's steadied and most trusted em ployees, having had charge of the 1 Treadwell crushing plauts for a num- 1 her of years. j Mr. Price is survived by his widow, , his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Price, of Juneau, four brothers, Thomas Price, of Chitina, Charles Price, of < Treadwell, John Price, who resides in i Southwestern Alaska, and Martin , Price, of Juneau, and one, sister, Mrs. Charles Cragg, of Juneau. GERMANY'S WAR LOANS GREATEST IN EUROPE LONDON, Nov. 27.?It is estimated that belllgerant nations have mado loans aggregating $2,000,000,000. Germany heads the list with $1,175,- ; 000.000. and is considering a furthor loan of $1,250,000,000. The next larg est borrowing has been made by Rus sia. amounting to $476,000,000, and England up to date has borrowed $450, 000,000 in treasury bills with $50,000, 000 additional authorized but not yet issued. , KAISER TO SELL FAMOUS GEM ISLE PARIS, Nov. 27,-r-Tho wonderful Achlllcion castle In tho Island of Cor fu is to be sold, according to advices from Geneva. The Gorman Emperor, its present owner, is offoring this beautiful marble palace for sale. It is said, because ho fears that Greece will join the allies In the war against Germany and confisccato his property. A Swiss syndicate is said to have an option "at a low price. It was con structed in lS9i for the Empress Eliza beth of Austria at a cost of $5,000,000. HUNGARY COURTS THE ROUMANIANS LONDON, Nov. 27.?A dispatch to the .Morning Post says the Hungarian government has made concessions to tho Roumanian population of Trans Ivanin. These concessions aro edu cational automony, use of the Russian languauge, and in Increase of Rou manian deputies In Parliament. WANT LARGER NAVY NEW YORK, Nov. 27.?Tho Herald has obtained from tho members of the naval committee of the Senate and the House their opinions on tho subjoct of enlarged navy, with the les sons of the world war especially. In mind.' A majority of the naval committee members In the House and Senate de clare for an increased navy. BRITISH WARSHIP BLOWN UP LONDON, Nov. 27?The Brit ish collier Khartoum was bloivn up by a mine off Grimsby this afternoon. The crew of 180 was saved. LONDON, Nov. 27^-The first class battleship Bulwark, of the British fleet was blown up last night off Shereness, 35 miles down the Thames river, from London, and over 700 seamen perished. The explosion was said by the admiralty to have been caused by an explosion in the vessel's powder magazine. Only twelve lives were saved. A. building seven miles away was shaken' by the explosion. The warship sank in three minutes. The Bulwark was built in 1902. She was of il5,000 tons displacement and was .capable of traveling 18 knots per hour. ? ? * WILSON DISAPPROVES AERO WAR ON CITIES Washington, Nov. 27.?Presi dent Woodrow Wilson has com municated to the diplomatic rep resentatives in the United' States of the warring European nations, his disapproval of at tacks by bombs dropped from - aircraft on unfortified cities oc-i cupied by non-combatants, It j was unofficially reported today. I The President returned this morning from from Willijams-1 town, Mass., where yesterday he j was the guest at dinner of his daughter, Mrs. Francis B. Sayre. He attended St. John's Episcopal church and joined in the singing, a news dispatch from Williams town stated. - AUSTRIANS IN CHAOS. LONDON, Nov. 27.?Prof. Bernard Pares, the British government's cor respondent with the Russian army, in dealing with the goncral Russian ad vanco says: "After the Austrians had hold tho river San for a month against the Russians, orders came from Petrograd for an advance across the river. Af ter a flerco battlo, tho Russians cross ed tho river and drovo the enemy from their trenches in the neighboring vll lags. The advanco war, triumphant at' nil points. Tho Austrians wore driven southward nnd westward. Some were pressed against the Car pathlons at pointn where there wero only two passages, either of which arc hardly wide enough to admit tho passage of artillery and field trains; others wero hurled back on Cracow, where tho lino of tho Russian advance Is now completo. "Meanwhile tho double Russian ad vanco in East Prussia from east to south is overcoming numerous obsta cles, and is making rapid progress, avoiding tho enveloping thickets on the lino of forts on the Mazurian lakes." BRITAIN INSISTENTLY-^ T protests to Republics .'LONDON, Nov. 27?Tho British-gov ernment has decided to pr> vigor-1 ously its protest to Ecuador "and Col umbia that these two Sop h Ameri can nations havo violated flieir nou trnlltyq. Columbia In chr/ged with t'rality. Columbia is chl fged with to be sent to tho Coraf ft squadfOn: off tho Pacific coast; Ec tador is ac cused or the same violat on and also ) with having permitted <7 jrtnan cruis ers to coal at Galagapos Inlands. GERMANY SUSTAINS WORST BEATING OP THE ENTIRE WAR LONDON, Nov. 27.?While the belief grows hourly in Lon don that the Russian victory in Northern Poland is the great est. of the war, actual details of the operations are still withheld and the whole incident is beginning to take on an aspect of my stery. From Petrograd tonight came a report that the patience of the Russian people, who arc aw aiting official confirmation of the victory, is approaching the breaking point. LONDON, Nov. 27.?Thai the German army of the East has been given the heaviest defeat of the war, that it is in rout in many places along the front, and that the Russians, by the cap ture of nearly 50,000 prisoners have completely crushed the Ger man invasion inthc East, v;. the gist of news which came from a score of sources today. London now declares that the Allies, East and West, will force the fighting on German soil. FLIGHT IN CHAOS. "It is now clear that the Russian victory in Poland is de cisive," says the Petrograd correspondent of The Express. "The number of prisoners taken by the. Russians is estimated to be 50,000. The Germans have begun a retreat along the entire bat tlefront which i nmany places of the flight is a disorderly rout." WHAT PETROGRAD CLAIMS. Flashes from Petrograd this afternoon said: "The German de feat has assumed the proportions of a stampede. "Russian troops are pouring through the Carpathians at Dukla, Galicia. The capture of these passes is tantamount to our full command of the plains of Hungary, leading to Buda pest." "An army messenger asserts that among the trophies taken by the Russians at Czenstochowa was Emperor William's car riage, which contained one of the Kaiser's coats." ENTIRE CORPS SURROUNDED. A late dispatch to The Post says one German corps which broke through the Russian center at Breziny has been surround ed by the Russians "for three days, and that it is only a matter of a short time when the corps, must surrender or be annihil ated. At 5 o'clock this evening, the correspondent of The Post telegraphed from Petrograd that a German army corps of over 40,000 men, with munitions complete,, had been captured and that he believes when official details of the lighting in the East arc re ceived, it will be found that two entire corps were taken, meaning a loss to Germany's strength of nearly 100,000 men. REINFORCEMENTS COME UP. "The German army which has been crushed and dispersed from the region of Lodz, is General Mackensen's command," wires the Petrograd correspondent of the Daily News. "A por tion of this army now is hastening back vine north in ihe hope of being able to cross the Vistula in the region of Plock. "General von Hindenburg has ordered the army oi General Francois, which was engaged,.,fp.n'some weeks at Solbau, in the Neidenburg country, to redouble its efforts to break through the Russian line westward of Mlawa. More reinforcements have been sent him from Thorn, but the Russians still keep their grip on the railway inside the East Prussian frontier." GERMANS DRIVEN BACK BY FIRE FROM SEA London, Nov. 27.?According j to a dispatch from the corres-, pondent of the Daily News at Os tcnd, 120,000 German soldiers are being rushed across Belgium j today to reinforce the Kaiser's' troops which have been driven! from the coast by the bcmTsyd-: mcnt by the British fleet. A dispatch from Paris says the French artilicry is shelling the town of Ecnaviile. ten miles from the German fortified town of Metz. RIG PRESS BREAKS. Today's edition of The Em pire is late owing to the break-; ing of a flange in the news I press. LOSS OF CORPS IS" CONFIRMED Paris, Nov. 27.?Telegraphing of the lighting around I.odz, the correspondent of Le Matin says: "One German army corps was surrounded by Russian troops, and surrendered in a body. An other corps was cut olf, and in attempting to escape, was com pletely routed. The Russians are now attacking with redou bled entensity." oil kIng discounts value of painting CINCINNATI, Nov. 27.?John D. Rockefeller has slated to tho tax board of Cuyahoga county, that al though Nlchol'" painting "The Dis puted .Boundary," cost him $15,250 at auction in Now York In 1887 and Is Insured for $75,000. at which tho as ses: ors valued it, It is not worth more than $5,000 and possibly only $2,500.