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VOL. V.. NO. 677. " ~ ?" "jUNEAU, ALASKA. FRIDAY .RY 22, 1915, ... ? , ; PRICE TEN CENTS. LANE MAY COME TO ALASKA KETCHIKAN. Jan. 22. (Special).? Franklin K. Lane. Secretary of the In terior Department, hopes to be able to visit Southeastern Alaska thl3 sum mer, according to a cablegram re ceived by the Rev. William Duncan of of Metlakahtla. A copy of the Cabinet member's tel egram Is in the hands of C. E. Inger soil, attornoy for Mr. Duncan in the Metlakahtla controversy. Mr. Inger soll declares that Secretary Lane has exonerated Father Duncan from all blame In connection ?with the recent trouble on Annette Island, when a clash between the aged missionary ana the representatives of the Bureau of Education was narrowly averted, and says further that if the proceed ings against Father Duncan are brought up in the commissioner's court hore they will be quashed. Secretary Lane's telegram was in reply to the protest wired to Wash ington by Father Duncan. The Sec retary declared he hoped to visit Al aska this summer, and would person ally investigate conditions on Annotte Island should ho decide to make the trip North. MRS. S. HALL YOUNG DIES IN THE EAST KETCHIKAN. Jan. 15.?Mrs. J. W. Young was Jn receipt of a telegram Thursday bearing the news of lire death of her sister-in-law, Mrs. S. Hall Young. In New York. Jan. 13. Mrs. Young had many friends in Ketchikan having visited here several times (lur ing her residence in Alaska, where her husband was at the head of the Native missions for a number of years after concluding his ministerial work at Wrangeil. They resided in the lat ter town for about ten years, three daughters being born to them there. While there Mrs. Young conducted a school for the Natives, teaching them the various kinds of housework, while J. W. Young taught the boys. She was a woman of unusual intelligence and activity, a fluent public speaker and a fine singer and choir leader. She was very fond of life in Alaska, and much interested in ail that con cerned its welfare. Mrs. Young's ill ness was of long duration, during which she was cared for and every at tention bestowed by kind and loving hands, her whole family being with her during her last illness. A husband, two daughters, and their families survive her. News at Juneau. News of the death of Mrs. S. Hall Young was received in- the mail at Juneau today. Mrs. Young was well known In Juneau, visiting the city frequently during the years that her husband. Rev, S. Hal! Young. D.D., was superintendent of Presbyterian missions in Alaska. Dr. and Mrs. Young resided at Skngway for several | years, and later at Fairbanks. They also lived at Nome, Iditarod and Cor dova. Mrs. F. E. Kllcnschmidt, wife of Capt. Kllenschmidt, 'the Arctic; trader and moving picture man. is a surviving daughter of Mrs. Young. SEATTLE POLICEMAN KILLS A BURGLAR ?<?? SEATTLE. Jan. 22.?Police Captain j Wi H. Scaring and Patrolman Con-; radt Howard In a revolver duel last night killed a burglar known as Fred Gale. The burglar was caught In the home of a man named Hooper. The officers were uninjured, though Gale llred several shots at them. OREGON GOVERNOR ENDS COPPERFIELD MARTIAL LAW SALEM, Ore.. Jan. 22.?Gov. .James Wlthycombe, by proclamation issued yesterday, terminated martial law at Copperfleld, Oregon, declared by form er Gov. Oswald West a year ago and which was initiated by Miss Fern Hobbs, the Governor's private secre tary. ALASKA GOLD. NEW YORK. Jan. 22.?Alaska Gold closed at 28%; Utah Copper at 54%. THE WEATHER TODAY. Maximum?32. Minimum?25. Partly cluody. IWARSHIP ACCIDENT : KILLSFOUR LA PAZ, Mcx. Jan. 22.?Four-fire : men wero killed and nine seriously in jured when a boiler tube blew out of the United States armored cruiser j San Diego last night The dead are: OSCAR J. WYATT. of Elcentro, Cal. AMBUS J. HARDEE. Joplin, Mo. WILLIAM F. ELLIOTT. Brooklyn. X. Y. A WESTERN, Da'onport, la. The wounded were removed to the ship's hospital ward, and will be re turned to the United States. The San Diego was formerly tho Cal ifornia. She was built in 1902, and is of. the class of tho Maryland, Pitts burgh and South Dakota. l<t WILSON HAS HEARING ON IMMIGRANT BILL WASHINGTON", Jan. 22.?President Woodrow Wilson this morning gave a public hearing on tho immigration . bill at which appeared many social workers, publicists and labor leaders. President Rebukes Farmer. J. H. Pat tea, ofcthc Farmer's Nation al Congress,' charged that tho oppo- ; nents of tho bill desired to "Russian ize the United States." The Presi dent immediately interrupted htm, and ; compelled him to stop, saying that the i situation was ono that did not require intemperate or exaggerated state statements. GUTIERREZ CLAIMS TO BE PRESIDENT WASHINGTON'. Jan. 22.?Gutierrez has issued a proclamation from Pav-. huea declaring that he is still Pro visional President of Mexico. Garza Still Hopes. MEXICO CITY. Jan. 22. ? Actingj Provisional President Garza said to day that ho is still hopeful that Mix-, ; ico's troubles', can be settled without: further fighting through the negotia-1 tior.s that are in progress. Carranza Stops Lotteries. GALVESTON, Tex.. Jan. 22.?Gen. Carranza has Issued a decree abolish-: ing lottorles in that part of Mexico, held by the Constitutional troops. ? WASHINGTON PIONEER WOMAN OIES IN EAST TACOMA. Jan. 22.?Mrs. Caroline P. Ferry, aged 102 years, died at f Fort Wayne, Ihd., today. Mrs. Ferry was the mother of Clinton P. Ferry, I founder of tho Ferry Museum. Taco ma. Tho late Gov. Elisha P. Forrv, first Governor of the State of Washing ton and former Governor of Washing ton Territory, was a brother-in-law. Mrs. Ferry was a resident of Washing ton in the early days. BOSTON IMMIGRATION FIGURES SHOW A LOSS BOSTON, Jan 21.?The number of Immigrants arriving in Boston during; 1914 was 47,679, or 43 per cent, lessj than during 1913. The greatest loss-; es occurred in September and October.; All the loss occurred since July. NEW YORK AUTOMOBILE BUSINESS IS GROWING NEW YORK. Jan. 22.?So far this year 167,930 automobiles have been. I registered in New York State, an in crease of 35,679 over the. same period a year ago. , , , AUSTRALIA GIVES BEEF TRUST CLEAR BILL CHICAGO, Jan. 22.?No evidence of restraint of trade or monopoly by the American "beef trust" in Austral La was adduced by tho recent three months' federal inquiry in that coun try, according to advices received in this city. GIBBONS WORSTS CLABBY. MILWAUKEE. Jan. 22.-- .Uiko Gib bons was conceeded to have the bestl of Jimmy Clabby in a 10-round light i here last night. J LODGE WASHINGTON, Jan. 22.?Attrlbut American ports If tho ship purchnso bill passes. Senator Henry Cabot Lodge, Republican, of .Massachusetts, "would bring Uio United States within measurable distance of war. not with Great Britain alone, but with France, Russia and Japan." Continuing. Senator Lodge said: "To buy German ships interned in theso American ports would relievo 08 in oaring for them, and to hand them ovor 540,000,000 belonging to tho j American people would be great and valuable assistance to one of the bol ! ligerent powers In the war that Is now I raging. It would bo an unnoutral act. and might very readily be construed as a hostile act; and an actual broach I of neutrality." Senate Republicans Decide to Filll buster. WASHINGTON. Jan. 22.?The Sen ato Republicans have decided formal ly to fight against the passage of thd administration ship purchasing bill as long as it shall bo pressed for action. The administration in still inslst liill, but' recoghi7.es tho capacity of tho Republicans to delay proceedings on the administration program in the event of its continuing to press the Alaska Interested. Among the bills that are placed In jeopardy by tho Republican determin ation' to fllibustor against the ship ping bill are the appropriation bills. Including the appropriation for the Al aska railroad and aids to navigation in Alaska waters. SHACKLETON OFF FOR SOUTH POLE NEW YORK. Jan. 22. ? Tho New York World has received the'following from Sir Ernest Shacltleton. the Orn ish explorer, from the Island of South Georgia, dated Jan. 10: "The Endurance sails from South Georgia today. All or. board are woll. "We have been delayed by the ice which Is unfavorable. Owing to this I do not expect to cross tho continent until next season." In his farewell message to The World, cabled Oct.- 2S from Buenos Ayres, and when the Endurance sail ed from that port for the Antarctic region. Sir Ernest made known that j on arrival at South Georgia dogs would j bo landed on one of the small islands! of tho group for much needed exer cise. Also that tho geologists of the' staff wore to be left at South Georgia, j whero there Is useful scientific work to bo done, while the Enduranco pro-1 ceeded south to examine the pack icoi and see if it was loose enough to go: Into without unnecessary delay. Af ;ter examining the pack tho Endurance! was to return to South Georgia, picjt up the members of the expedition and j the dogs, then coal to her fullest cn-; paclty and sail south again, pushing! right into the pack, keeping as much to the cast as possible in the hope of ' meeting more open water than prob-; ably could bo found further west. Shackloton added that judging from; all reports ho gathered that It was a j very heavy Ice season in the Woddollj Sea. Apparently that has proved to! bo the case, and even If the Endurance; reaches 77.30 south latitude, where Sir. Ernest hoped to winter the vessel, itj continental journey this season. That' ovlll mean a delay of nearly a year, and I unless the Enduranco returns to South likely to? reach the outside world uu powerful wireless receiver, with which station in South America, but it can not transmit any. $5,000,CCO FOR CHARITY Chas. M. Hull, fonnor head of r.ho : ?? AMSTERDAM, Jan. 22.?For threo ing between Nieuport and Octend. The; in torrcntr, filling making the roads almost Impassable. MANY GERMANS WOUNDED, egraph's correspondent at Sluls, Hoi from the battle that has been in pro gress In the vicinity of Nieuport, Bel const to upper Alsace today. Except nt Nieuport, where the lighting has At Nieuport Gorman attacks havo failed and Allien, attacks have met with some success. Allies Have Gained Ground Since line of battle from the coast to the German Rhino at the Swisa.-border since the beginning of winter opera tions. Only at Soissons. it is stated. ! have tho Germans- gained ground and thero they have only partly recovered ground that the Allies have captured sinco the first of December. Germans Sink Blrtlsh Merchantshlp. LONDON. Jan. 22. ? The British steamship Durward was torpedood and, ; sunk by a German submarino. Her | Germans Complain at Sale of War Supplies by U. S. BERLIN, Jan. 22.~Tho North Go'r man Gazette yesterday said that the; sale of munition:; of war by tfio United States to Groat Britain and Franco had reached a point where it placed ! the neutral position of the United States in jeopardly. j AUSTRALIA ISSUES CALL FOR MORE RECRUITS I LONDON, Jan. 22.?William Morris Hughes, acting Premier of the Com monwealth of Australia, has issued an appeal for more recruus. PARIS EXPECTS RAID FROM ZEPPELIN MACHINES! PARIS, Jan. 22.?The French gov ernment anticipates an aerial attack by a fleet of Gorman airships upon Parle. It was officially announced' that instructions will be Issued soon: tellilng tho.Inhabitants of P.tris what! measures to take in case Zeppoliiis LONDON LETS FRANCE LONDON, Jan. 22.?French treasury noted fssuo amounting to $50,000,000 Allies Financing Italy LONDON, Jan. 22.?Financial cir: 0I08 in London understand that ar GOVERNOR BLACK IN AS BONSPIEL "LEADER DAWSON, Y. T., Jan. 14?In the and gave all proceeds to Red. Cross and Belgian funds. Severn! ladles' teams contested and four teams made up of Japanesd. representing Rrk ! one side and Joseph Boyle the ,other. Capt. R. E. Davis, superintendent of Sound. "^FRENCH BERLIN, Jan. 22. ? The Germans have halted the French advance which has been designed to cut the com munications of the army with the Im portant fortress of Metz, in Lor ralnc, and isolate the German forces in the St. Mlhlcl region, according to an official statement given out today. According to this statement the French lost heavily in an attack near Pontamoulooon, and were repulsed. BATTLE OF ALSACE CONTINUES TO RAGE j battle of Alsace has continued to ragej snots' and frequently In heavy snow wounded in attempts to hold Stcinbach GERMAN GENERALS HAVE GAGGED THE KAISER don from Berlin says the Kaiser is pnlgn. Field Marshal von Ilindcnborg ls^Jescrlbed as the lendor in tho move liaviug nmdo his non-intervention a condition of retaining command in tho GERMANY TO BORROW ANOTHER BILLION DOLLARS ROTTERDAM, Jan. 22.?The Gcr ? vorge of Issuing a new war loan, at least* as much as tho preceding Issue ONLY OLD SHIPS ^RE AT THE KIEL CANAL LONDON. Jan. 22?A Copenhagen dispatch saya that of'tho German high sea fleet only the old ships Barbar pasn, Wurtomburg, Kocnlngen Louise, Kronprlnz. Kaiser Wilhelm, some in struction ships and six submarines are now at Kioid. The first line fleot of dreadnaughts are at Wilhelmshaf U. S. ASKED TO MAKE AUSTRIA PAY NOTES WASHINGTON. Jan. 22.?John Glcd bill, an American, holdor of $33,000 Austrian -I 1-2 per cent treasury notos transferred fo hlin from an English corporation, has filed with Secretary of State W. J". Bryan a protest against the refusal of tho Austrian government to, pay the bonds; which are passed' due, assorting it is a breach of inter national law, and asking the govern ment to take the matter up with the Austrian embassy. GREAT COAL LANOS SALE IN PENNSYLVANIA PITTSBURGH. Jan. 22.? Negotia tions have been practically completed between President Thompson, of the First National Bank of Uniontown, Pa., and persons believed to repre sent the United States Stool Corpor ation, or 1-1. C. Frlck, for tho sale of almost 200,000 acres of the richest coking coal lands in Greene county, Pa. Tho transaction Involves nearly fol.000,000. Tho entire coking coal land holdings of Mr. Thompson and associates are said to bo worth $80. COTTON EXPORTS^GAtN. 22. Cott n ex ports so far thii month a.re 50 per cent, higher than in January of last year. The; spot price has averaged Copper Gaining. NEW YORK, Jan. 22. ? Notwith standing that 50,000.000 pounds of cop for export is. increasing and the price slowly advancing. The average price for ? coniicr 'or has h( en STRIA :NDS PASSES i ?*? PETROGRAD, Jan. 22.?The Austrl anc have aosembled a large indepen dent army under Field-Marshal Loed man, who has occupied passes in the southern slope of the Carpathian mountains and is endeavoring to check the Russian advances into Hungary. While the Russians have been en ! gaging small detachments of Austri an horce nnd light Infantry for some time, that they constituted the skirm ishers and advance guards of an army was not suspected. The Russians had put them to flight easily. Heavier! I fighting Is expected. ; -i HUNGARY MOVES TO DEFENSE OF BORDER CONDON, Jan. 22.?Hungary Is pre paring to make a supremo effort to do fond herself against Russian Invasion of Transylvania through the Carpath ian mountains from Bukowlna. A dispatch from Bucharest, Rouiua nia, to the London Dally Mails, says: "Strong forces of Hungarian troops > are proceeding to the Bukowlna fron-j tier by way of Biatrltz for the purpose.! of arresting tho Russian Invasion." The Russian troops already have passed through the passes of the mountains southeast of ? Borsa and have bases or. the Carpathian head waters of both ih'd Theiss aiid Szamos rivers. The Hungarian forces are ex pected to dislodge the invaders and to stop further invasion of Hungar ian territory. TURKS SAY THAT THE RUSSIANS ARE CHECKED CONSTANTINOPLE. Jan. 22. ?An official statement says the Russian Caucasian successes have been check GOTHAM BROKER SUICIDE WAS SHORT ON WHEAT ?jii. ? . i^i NEW YORK, Jan. 22.?G. Franklin Stringer Jr., Now York broker, whoso firm failed, and who then committed suicide, was short 250,000 bushels of wheat. A rise of 10 cents a bushel last week wiped out hlr. margins. COAL OUTPUT SHOWS ONLY SLIGHT DECREASE *?* WASHINGTON, Jan. 22.?The total coal production of the United States in 1914 was about 510,000,000 short tons, a decrease of about 00,000,000 tons -compared with the high record output of 1913. Practically all of this decroase was in the output of the bi tuminous mines. AMERICAN RUBBER MEN TO RETURN TO WORK NEW YORK. Jan. 22.?Cable dis patches from London give assurances to the rubber industry of the United States that if the present progress continues ub to the removing of the embargo on crudo rubber, shipments will begin in about two weefls. iwhlch 3hould mean the employment of some 260,009 workmen in the United -States within a month or six weeks. ALLIES BUY AMERICAN EVAPORATED MILK NEW YORK, Jan. 22.?An order for 24.000,000 cano of evaporated milk has been placed in New. York by the Al lies, the purchase prlcos amounting to over $1,675,000. French Buy Kitchens. LOUISVILLE. Ky., Jan.* 22.-Work on 8,000 portablo kitchen wagons for the French army has been begun here. The value of the order Is $250,000. French Buy Cloth. BOSTON, Mass., Jnn. 22.?Order for 200.000 yards of cadet cloth has been revolved by the Berkshire Woolen & Worsted Co., of; Pittafleld, from agents Of the French army. The valuo of the order Is $300.00p. Yankees Make Bullets BOSTON; Mass., Jnn. 22.? Tho Ro bin Hood Powder Co., of Vormont, has received an order from a European Nation for $2,500,000 worth of cart RUSSIANS CONTINUE WJiNING LONDON, Jan. 22.?News from the eastern theatre of the war tell of con tinued Russian successes and light nlngiike rapid advances. The dispatches rcfrrlng to the situa tion In Poland Get forth that north of the Vistula, In the vicinity of Lip no, the Russian advance guards aro within 20 miles of the Prussian fron tier, while to the northeast the Ger mans have evacuated Skempe, which is about 25 miles from the Prussian border, and due southeast of Thorn. If the Russians follow up their sue cess at Skempe, and continue their forward movement it will give them an unbroken front dangerously near Ger man territory. Russians Fight for Mlawa Again. LONDON, Jan. 22.?Telegrams from Pctrograd today Bay that the Russians have renewed their offensive opera tions against Mlawa, a town which has changed hands often Btnco the be ginning of the war. The Russian movement makes it ap parent that they will again attempt to envelop tho Gorman forces which are holding the lino of Mnzurian lakes, and thus avenge themselves for the de feat at Tannenborg. Germany Changes Ministers of War. BERLIN, Jan. 22.?LiouL-Gen. von Fnlkenhpyn, German War Minister, re signed this morning and has been suc ceeded by Mnj.-Gen von Hohenborn. RUSSIA ADDS 685,000 MEN TO HER ARMY PETROGRAD, Jan. 22. ?A ulcaso Just promulgated calls to arms "the 1015 class of recruits throughout Rus siu. This will add 585,000 men to the army between Jan. 28 and Feb. 28. R0UMAN1A READY TO JOIN ALLIES BUCHAREST, Roumania, Jan. 22. ?Roumania Is ready for war, on tho side of tho Allies. Her entrance Is believed to bo only a matter of days, possibly hours. The element that kept Roumania neutral has practically disappeared. Tho influence of the Gorman minister has been steadily waning as a rosult of Itussian vic tories in Kukowino and tho Caucasus. Greece Waits on Roumania LONjiiON, Jan. 22.?In Athens it is apparent that Greece Is only waiting for Roumania. The two are in porfect accord. It was duo to tho influence of Greece that Roumania returned to Bulgaria the territory taken when tho Bulgara had beon whipped by their former Balkan allies. In return, Rou mania expects a generous sllco of tho Transylvania when she is assured that Austria is defeated. RUSSIANS CAPTURE HIGH TURKISH COMMANDER PETROGRAD, Jan. 22.?A Tiflis dis patch says the Russians have taken Izzet Pasha, former Turkish War min- . Istcr, prisoner. POPE PIUS SAYS HOLY SEE IS NEUTRAL ? ''e ? ROME, Jan. 22.?Pope Pius hold a private and public consistory today in the course of which he prccanonlzcd several bishops and delivered an allo cution dealing; chiefly with tho war. The Pontiff emphasized the neutrality of the Holy See, and referred to his efforts to mitigate the disastrous con sequences of the conflict. NEW AUTOMOBILE COMPANY FOR SOUTH ??>? INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Jan. 22.? Tho Mutual Motors company, with a capital stock of $1,000,000, has been incorporated under the law3 of Indiana The company will build motor cars in Jackson, Mich. ENGLAND HAS A GUN EQUAL TO GERMANY'S LONDON. Jan. 22.?Lord Haldano has advised tho House of Peers thnt experts in England have perfected a gun that is equal to tho German 42 centimeter gun.