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AVALANCHE Caught the maelstrom of ar< ava lanche of snow while bunting ptar migan in Grani'.e Basin, a halt mile from tho Ked M& oS the Perscver years old, was buried beneath the boot- a thousand feet from where the slide struck him and when his body was rescued at 11 o'clock this morn quist who was with Holmquist, was Clock and save tho alarm. Resuscitation Fails. hospital nurses exerted every effort to ration. As a last resort the body was ? Immersed, at intervals, in a tub of hot! quist would be futile, and the body! ?was removed to the C. W; Young par- i seventy-five men found Holmquist. the downward, under only two feet of snow. Tho theory Is that the victim; wayTienifered "unT^.vjibu:: by striking] a rock while he. was swept down the mountain, and that gradually ho sank into death from from exposure. He had a cut on his cheek but otherwise "his body was unmarked. The traili1 The snow had travelled probably 4,000 i feet from a point on the mountainside. The slido was about eight feet deep in j Its center, according to the survivor of j ! the tragedy. Holmquist lay under the 1 snow for almost twenty hours. Rescuers Driven Away. A searching party hunted all last I night until 1 o'clock this morning, > headed by Elnar Holmquist. younger ? brother of the victim. Early this ] morning, when the search was aban- : doned. a high wind spruag up, and < fear of another slido drove the res- < cue party away. Efforts to find Blom- 1 quist, so that he might direct the par- < ty's search, proved unsuccessful and : little could be accomplished by prob- 1 !ng tho great expanse of snow and Ice. * The spot where Holmquist was bur- i led is not far from where John Pe relle was struck by a slide, but not j injured, seven years ago. At 7 o'clock this morning a largo party of rescuers sot out from Juneau, with shovels and probing rods. At the same time forty Perseverance and Al aska-Juneau miners went to the scene of the slide and Joined in the search. ! A probing rod found Holmqulst's body ' at 11 a. m., and a waiting wagon brought the body to the "hospital, ar- ^ riving at 1 p. m. Came from Bellingham. The dead man came to Juneau with his brother Einar, nearly two years 5 ago, from Clarcbrook, Whatcom Coun- f ty. Wash., not far from Bellingham. where their father owns a large ranch. c Their mother is dead. The Holmquist brothers formerly were engaged in fishing, but this sum- 1 mer and fall they have been using " their gas boat, the Suoml. In freighting between Juneau and Lltuya Bay, f where they had placer property. The remains will likely be sent to Bellingham for interment ? ? h SEATTLE OFFICIAL KILLED & BY POLICE JOYRIDERS S SEATTLE. Jan. 21. ? Edward H. Johnston, a civil engineer In the cm- I! ploy of the City of Seattle, died of injuries sustained Monday night when 4 he was run down by an automobile driven by Ernest Ohlstrom, police chauffeur, containing motorcycle Po f, Ohlstrom and Stanley, both of whom y are in Jail, reported to the pollco at the tj had stolen the machine and Sod after n running down Johnston. Two'.women Cl who were in tho machine, which be- s< longs to Police- Sergeant Lee, at the time of the accident are In danger. THE WEATHER TODAY. Stead wo)!, president of the World'o Purity Federation. La Crosse. Wiscon sin. Gov. J. V. A. Strong ha.- appolnt at the Ninth International Purity Con Mrs. D. A. Thompson, president of Union of Juueau, Juneau, Alaska. .Mrs. Willis K. Nowell, president of tho Draper club of Juneau, Juneau, Al aska. Bishop Peter T. Rowe, of the Kpiseo pal church In Alaska, Seattle, Wash. Roverend John H. Condit, D.D., mis sionary superintendent cf tho Presby terian church in Alaska, Juneau, Alas ka. The congress is called by and will be held under the direction of the World's Purity Federation, with tho clai uplift, and eminent religious work ers, reformers and philanthropists. The eight successful international gatherings that have preceded this potent factors in bringing about the forts against the social evil, "anc in creating that high, state of seatlnn-nt lating to public vico and contributory and allied evils which today makes the consideration and open discussion; of theso questions possible, and de- j mands chaste men and women?a sin gle tandard of morals, and clean cit ies?pure social relations The San Francisco Congress will undoubtedly be the greatest gathering ever assem bled In the interest of the purity cause. Tho program to be carried out at this Congress will include addresses by eminent reformers, scientists, cd icators, physicians and religious work jrs, discussions covering the various phases of the movement by recognized luthoritles, and periods for open dis cussion, r otate and questions. The pne aim of the Congress is to formu late safe and sane constructive meth-. xls and plans of work that have in i :hcm no element of the sensational orl hysterical. and to import needed in spiration and enthusiasm for the work DEMOCRATS WILL REORGANIZE HOUSE WASHINGTON. Jan. 21?The House >ernocrats will meet in caucus Feb. | ith to act on the reorganization of the i louse, of which it is virtually couced* ; id that Champ Clark will be re-elected Speaker and that Representative; llaude Kitchen, of North Carolina, will k> chosen to be chairman of the ways md means committee, taking the dace of Representative Oscar W. Un [envood as floor leader of the Demo rats. Underwood retires to become Jnited States Senator from Alabama. Chief Clerk South Trimble will bo candidate for re-clcction as will lergeant-at-Arms Robert B. Gordon. ?ORMER EGYPTIAN RULER TO HAVE WOUND TREATED GENEVA. Jan. 21.?Ex-Khedive Ab as Hllmi. of Egypt, passed through j ere on his way to Berne where ho; oes to consult a specialist regarding bullet wound in the jaw which heM ifo in Constantinople. 1 4 HEROES AND HEROINES TO GET CARNEGIE MEDALS; PITTSBURGH. Pa., Jan. 21.?Forty- j aur acts of heroism, largely thoso of| onng men and women, throughout; , se United States and Canada, werej ecognizcd by the eleventh annual looting of the Carnegie Hero Fund ' smmlssion which is concluding Its , ission in this city. IDAHO SHUTS OUT ALIENS. 1 BOISE, Idaho, Jan. 21.?The Idaho ] igislattfrc passed a bill yesterday j by ; iens. X or obtaining money under false pre tense was dismissed today upon mo tion of the United States District At torney after the preliminary oxamlou would not support it. The false pfe itoni at the hearing, and that was for only ';6. After arriving fronv Juneau, Skziard paid debts amounting to.$300, near. that the obligations, that he loft the ordinary course of business., and that he had the money to pay those of them which were due, and that ho would pay the others ??her they be came due. iie haa evidently gofn- fur ther, and paid those duo and to become -?V* ? .MEXICO CITY. Jail. L'l.- Provi: :m ity in 5ho olty. Jlo. believes that.auc National Convention. Iioro say that Gen. Obregon Is being i urged to head a movement looking toward the elimination of both Gen. VILLA MAY RETURN TO ORIGINAL PLAN ?WASHINGTON, Jan. 21.?It is re- . ported that Gon. Villa is again plan Ding to return to the original Consti Mcxlco from the remainder of the ] ?country and to set up a government ' with himself at the head for a half dozen or so of tho Northern States of the Republic, The same report says that Zapata is considering doing the same thing in southern .Mexico. Both ( Villa and Zapata are reported to be . doubtful of the ability of anyone to unite tho wholo country on a basis ! tlon. Gen. Villa's army is nearing Mexico City. ; EZRA MEEKER IS AT EXPOSITION 1 Mefekor, famous Washington pioneer, Panama-Pacific exposition. Meeker ' crossed the plains In the early fifties. ' SIR RICHARD DEFENDS j HIS DEAD SECRETARY c - - ? VANCOUVER. Jan. 21.?Premier Sir ; Richard .McBrldc has issued a atate commlttcd suicide because it had been t discovered that ho had sold tho plans t Seattle said tho plans were found on c one of tho Alvcnslcbtr. brother;; who t CANADIAN LABORERS TORONTO. Jau. 21.?Toronto brick- s ? FINANCIAL CONFERENCE SLATED AT WASHINGTON E WASHINGTON, Jar. 21.?AH Cen tal and South American nations have tance and leadinf; bankers to Wash- 0 uirtment of the Treasury officials ant) c taancteTs on financial and commercial v >roblems cohtlrontlng tho two Amcri- f PRFNG& jau^Eii? %. IS.--Prince irari Canadian town Is lafiCnng to sbcujre a removal ot ' restrictions Canada ha;< made against American fishermen.-; The- people of mittcd to enter Con:.;1 luii ports, duty free, as American jJerofft the Gonad Canadians way. h" ? per milted to sell: A statement, 'presajftcd to Prince] lianaem by 'the citizen of/Prince ftu-j pert last week, in it ful'iJ"-. Among otfi : r things, the war. started.in Vancouver. From that 1 In done South of Frlnce iinpert, fairly keta. The boats; fbcrefjfe. were only dltlon for immediate shipment to thej pensive method of handling. Railway Advantage. Rupert, and If proper facilities and whole of this largo buslnessa must como to this city on account of Its (Continued on Pago Five) URGES CAUSE OE I ? ary of Qpmmoroe' William C. Rodficld, II an address delivered here last light, declared that if the facts wore "ully known, public opinion would in ;lst upon drastic action which would ncrce is too much the unwilling vie ,im. >LAN HYDROAEROPLANE RELIEF EXPEDITION ;arrylng hydroaeroplanes, to bo fi- 1 march for the eight missing men of lnnounced hereby Burt M. McConnell, \UTOS MUST PAY TAXES IN TWO COMMONWEALTHS 1 omoblle ease, Involving the jurisdlc 1, wa (!<? ? ri' aw <> if Columbia cars, was held legal. Ail ed ; >ANY 1. *i'i ' COM olldatcd Conl company, West Virgin- : ? h. < io be ( ho < lost two years. ... 51G NEW YORK CONTRACTS ? COURT : NEW YORK. ? \.V. : "? cat he - law forbidding the employment 1 V n:b\v:i\ . or. e > itra ? U ! ? held u; f< ? rai month:., or until the ; nbiic let SEATTLE, Jan. 21. ? The-Russian consul at this place announced today o i the V7 nay's the terms of the contract with the Russian government and the price for the ears has been agreed upon, nnd that hit comapny will be able .. a Tho cars will be trnnoported across - :? :? :? :? ?; ?> BRITISH WANT -100,000 ? RUTTK, :? . o i r: - ?? V T > r-ecure them ait all. ?!? ?; "? *? ?> -1- 4" a - BRITISH ISOLATION 'the- British Islunds is conquered sue returned home safely." tlior protection of the east coast a ttico against, air attacks to raise, samp at Ncmvlnden. British prison- c n ; CREW ARE LOST )>:, .... ..- of the . trlh" fror ho Ri ended with maize, were drowned 1 ici ? 1 IT:V: J ?? JOi; . IN PEL LONDON, Jan. 21.?It. Is understood o Iron; fore o In- J; Uan .army fe moving.northward from ho tpp of the Persian gulf supported F >y Came! corps, with the object of oinih;; hands with the Russians in' s'orth Persia. - - ; UTAH COPPER, t NEW YORK. Jail. 21. -Utah Copper, ? dosed today at 55. WAR-SEND from proposing It by Great Britain Is a startling statement published In the Cologne Gazattc today, which vouch es for the authenticity of the story Tho Gazatte's article follows: "In September France had sincere wishes for peace. She Instructed an eminent diplomat to introduce the pre liminary proposale to this end. This diplomat had previously occupied of ficial poslon In London, and he was under English Influence. He betray ed the secret to the British Ambassa dor at Paric. "The news created an enormous sen sation in London. Lord Kitchener was sent .to France. He threatened the bombardment of the French coast, and forced from the French govern ment the well .known treaty not to conclude peace except that England ONLY ARTILLERY DUELS. PARIS, Jnn. 21. ? News from the front today ban been confined to ac counts of artillery duels at variouu points. The weather continues unfa German Attacks Repulsed. PARIS. Jan. 21.? An official elate-i incut ?,iv4h out 'last night- ??:?* thai German 'attacks were repulsed at No tre Dame de Loretto, tho Albert re gion, La Bohisclle und In the Argonnc, The attacks in the Argonnn rogion wOro repulsed after hand to hand fight ing. FRENCH FIGHT IN MfDST OF SNOWSTORMS PARIS, Jan. 21.?Roports from tho mgageraents of Saturday, Sunday and Monday in tho Vosgcs mountains, tho ippbr Alsaco district, the Argonne nr.d Lk) Bretro lorcst say that much of tho "lghtlng was done during snowstorms, md midst conditions which tried men's jravory and dogged determination to :o the utteraiOBL In all thc3o sec ions. tho French wcro the aggressors. \nd in many places the' bd'ow storms nado It possible for them almost to inter tho German trenches before bo ng discovered. The first lolloys In several of the ?OBgos engagements wore flred at n ange of oc ly a few foot. "LETCHER SAYS NAVY NEEDS MORE MEN WASHINGTON, Jan. 21?That there s an alarming shortage of officers anil ? nbn in tho United States navy with vhlch to man the warships Is one of J ho main features of a report of llear tdmiral Frank F. Fletcher, of the , Jnitcd States navy, In a Icttor to the J louse naval committee. It was stated that as new ships are irought into tho navy serviceable hips of older construction which con- . tltute much of the fighting strength , ?f the American flcots must bo put out >f commission. Re.'ir-Admlral FIctch- j t contends that there should bo a ontinuous increase In the number of | ifficers. and men taken into tho navy ( o keep up with tho continuous en- , 1ANADIAN ARTILLERY TO ! GO TO THE FRONT [ LONDON, Jan. 21. ? Inspecting at j levies, the first brigado artillery of , ho Canadian contingent, Earl Grey in Imatcd that tho brigade will shortly , o to the front. The intimation cans- , d joy to the Canadians. , GERMANS GET SPOIL BERLIN, Jan. 21.?It Is announced j hat tho Germar.n captured 1-1 officers, t hlne guns in tho Chalons operations PARTICIPATE IN FAIR SAN FRANCISCO. Jan. 21.?Neither 1 apan or Norway will send warahips ; sleadc her state of belligerency and i d ftt home to enforce neutrality. ' i RUSSIANS FIGHTING FURIOUSLY LONDON, Jan. 21.?Russia's three* fold assault on the German forces re sumed Itr steam roller characteristics today alike In the north, center and ccuth. With what they believe to bo overwhelming forces, the Russian ar mlet have been ordered to the ham mer and tongs attacks with all their strength. In the north, the Russians arc ad vancing. Into East Prussia, threaten ing the German line of communica tion with their cavalry while the ar tillery and Infantry are attacking the German front. In Poland trench warfare contin ues, and while the ferocity of the at tacks have been redoubled, It is ex pected that the advance will bo dow er In the south the Russians declare that Austrian rcsistence has been completely broken down, and that Transylvania lies open for them to oc cupy at their convenience. Germans Appear in Russian Rear. PBTROGRAD, Jan. 21. ? Gorman forceB have appeared In the roar of tho Russian army which Is advancing to ward the Prussian border. They, are progressing along tho road from Polsk, 40 miles northwest of Warsaw, to ward Goslitca..thus being between tho advancing ilusslairariny and the Po German6 Would Cut Russia from Coast. LONDON*, Jani 21.?A dispatch from Stockholm states that German air ships have been rcconnoltcring on the frontier between Sweden and Finland for the purpose of destroying bridges along tho now Finnish railroad and thus Interrupting communication be tween Russia and Sweden. Russians Repulse Attacks. PE^ROGRAD, Jan. 21.?Last night tho War Offlco gave out a statement which says that German offensive movements north of tho Rawa were repulsed, and the enemy Is falling back. The statement also reports the fail ure of German attacks on the Bzura rlyor and lu Western Gallcla. Tho statement concludes with the declaration that "our troops are ad vancing rapidly In Bukowina." DETAILS OF TURKISH DEFEAT IN CAUCASIA RETKOGRAD, Jan. 21.?The Rus sian War Office has given out the of ficial report of the battleB nt Kara organ in which tho TurkB wcro com pletely defeated, losing in whole the Eleventh Army corps. Its cannon and coml sary, and tho 52r.d regiment, svhleh was annihllfated by a bayonet charge and its officora captured. The battler, lasted for threo days, ind were fought under the most pic turesque conditions in a continuos snowstorm. The Turkish rear guard was destroy 3d, and the remainder of the army, 'hnrd pressed both flank and front, Jed toward Erzcrurn." In the pursuit which followed, tho Russians had captured 5,000 prisoners, !4 cannon and large trains of supplies ucluding nioro than 10,000 beof cat Jo which were being driven along with ;ho Turkish army. The Turks, unable to cxtricato their mnnon from the snow and. mnko jcccssary mileage In the retroat, havo brown great numbers of their field iloccs and siege guns over precipices 7ito the canyonB and defiles of the nountalns. The report praises tho bravory of he Turkish troops, and tho valor of ho Russian Caucasians, but extols in ?xlravagant language tho brilliancy, iravery and persistonco of the Cos :ackr? who wrought tcrriblo havoc, md who arc still following and har* ?assing the fleeing army like "wolves >h the trail of a herd." CANADIAN PREDICTS" v ADVANCE" 0^' BERLIN WINNIPEG, Jnn. 21. - General Hughes addressing the Canadian Club icro said that when the roads get ;ood In spring the general advanco 3ii Berlin will begin: Groat ditllcul :ies would bo encountered but the Al lion confident of* thoir cause would push forward relentlessly. '