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FROM U. S. $2,868,000 WASHINGTON, Feb. 5?The sun dry civil appropriations bill which was reported yesterday carries appropria tions aggregating $2,863,000 for Alas ka, Including an Item of $73,000 for continuing the Juneau public building. The bill appropriates $2,000,000 for Alaska railroad construction and $289, 000 for the construction of two vessels for the Alaska coast survey. Other appropriations will permit Secretary of Commerce William C. Redfleld to place two additional wire drags into the Alaska service. The complete list of Alaska appro priations Is as follows: Alaska railroad construction $2,000,000 Construction two vessels for Alaska coast survey.. ... 289.000 Continuing the Juneau public building .... 75,COO Seal regulation 65,000 Alaska Fisheries service 29,000 Investigation of mineral re resources 100,000 Care of insane 75,000; Education of natives 200,000! Regulation of liquor traffic-.. 15,000 Protection of game 20,000. Total $2^68,000 I Capitol Appropriation Bill Goes Over. WAS&IN&TOX', F<?S.' S^Tho ATastS capltoi appropriation bill, introduced by Delegate James Wickersham at the request of Secretary of the Treasury William G.* McAdoo. was put over for tho next Congress to deal with. UNKNOWN MAN KILLS THREE BUFFALO WOMEN ?1? BUFFALO. N*. Y.. Fob. 5. ? With their heads crushed with a hammer, the bodies of Mrs. Lizzie Drake, Mrs. Irene Spcnce, each aged 65. and Miss Gertrude Spence. aged 12, were found in their beds at their home at Sala manca near this place. IMMIGRATION BILL VETO IS SUSTAINED ?? WASHINGTON*. Feb. 5.?The House of Representatives yesterday refused to pass the immigration bill over the veto of President Woodrow Wilson. Tho vote was 261 to 136. Less than two-thirds voting for tho measure it failed. This is the second time tho immi gration bill has failed of passage over! a Presidential veto. The first time was wheen it was vetoed by President William H. Taft CARRANZA THREATENS SPANISH MINISTER ??>? WASHINGTON, Feb. 5.?Gen Car ranza has threatened the Spanish Minister at Mexico with deportation unless he surrenders Angel Del Caso, whom Carranza says is an agent of! Gen. Villa. RITCHIE AND WELSH TO FIGHT AGAIN | LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5.?Willie Rit chie and Freddie Welsh signed artl-i cles today to fight at Madison Square in New York at some time in March. ? nN | ? * * ALASKA MAN LEAVES TO TALK FOR FISHERMEN SEATTLE. Feb. 5.?Fremont King, of Ketchikan, has left for Washington to urge the restoration of one cent a pound duty on halibut treated or placed In cold storage in Canadian ports and then shipped to the United States. TWO DEADAND ONE WOUNDED OVER RELJGION MARSHALL, Tex., Feb. 5?William Black, of Bellaire, O., and John Rogers, a prominent Catholic of this city, were killed and John Copelaud. a local bank er. fataly ?wounded In a flght^gro-ving out of an antl-Cathollc s here by Black. THE WEATHER TODAY. Maximum?36. Minimum?3L r Precipitation?a true?. Cloudy; 3novr. (YUKON'S MURDERER COMES OUT Eleventh hour action taken by the Secretary of Stato of the Dominion of Canada, who commuted the death sen tence over Romilo Cacsari, to life im prisonment, was mado public at Wbite : horse Tuesday and the scaffold, which, was built by Sheriff George Brim stone, for the execution of Cacsari, is being torn down, according to a news: : dispatch received by Tho Empire last night from Whitehorse. On representations made at Ottawa that Caesari wa3 mentally dorunged1, having hallucinations on the subject of perpetual motion, the hangman's; hand was stayed. Cacsari was to have been hanged at sunriso this: morning, for the murder of Domlnico ?Melis, which was committed at White horse a year ago this month. Sheriff Brimstone of Dawson made a special trip to Whitehorse, to take; charge of the execution. He left; Whitehorse yesterday afternoon, on his return home and Caesari will be brought out to tho Canadian peniten tiary at New Westminister, whore ho will serve life imprisonment. The evidence against Caesari was circumstantial, it is said. ? + + + + + + + ? ? j NAVY ASKS ? OR BIDS ? ? FOR HYDROPLANES ?'( ?> ??? ? ? WASHINGTON. Feb. 5. ? *, '> Tho Navy Department today + ? asked for bids for the construe- ? ? tlon of six armored hydroplanes ? ? for the United States Navy. ?> <? + ? ? + + + ? * 4 + ^ * 4? ? fr ? ? * ELECTION INVESTIGATION WILL BE CONTINUED DANVILLE. III.. Feb. 5.?(Special). ?District Attornoy Charles A. Karch" returned to Danville this evening and announced that he would continue his investigation Into the alleged voto buy ing and vote selling in tho Eighteenth congressional district last November. He said that no further affidavits or depositions have been received and, that the question of action by a fed-, eral grand Jury will wait for deter-; mlnation by the Washington authori ties. Stories that local politicians are ln-^ timidating possible witnesses brought1 a smile from the prosecutor. "We can get them when we want: them," he said. "As matters now are standing, immediate action is out of, the question. Further investigation j is necessary." m ? < LAKE ICE JAMS SINK TWO CHICAGO STEAMERS CHICAGO, Feb. 5.?The lake steam ers Iowa and Racine were wrecked in an ice Jam here yesterday. Tho crows escaped to firmer Ice. and were rs cued. COMPLETE LINCOLN COLLECTION FOR 'FRISCO SPRINGFIELD. Feb. 5.?What is I said to bo the most complete Llncpln memorial collection in existenco is be i ing prepared for shipment to San I j Francisco where it will be exhibited I during the Panama-Pacific Exposition in tho Illinois building. The exhibit j has been collected by Mrs. Jessie Pal mer Webber of Springfield, daughter of the late Governor Palmer, who is secretary of tho Illinois Stato Histori cal Society. Tho feature of the exhib it is a picture and a manuscript life of Lincoln. ? GOV. DUNNE REFUSES TO STAIN LINCOLN'S BIRTHDAY SPRINGFIELD, Fob. 5.?John Kin zie. under sentenco at Morris to bo hanged for murder; was granted a re prieve by Governor Dunno to Feb. 26| on account of Feb. 12 being Lincoln's birthday. NO FUR SALE. WASHINGTON. Feb. 5.?Tho House J adopted a resolution yesterday which I postpones the auction sale of seal skins. The low price of furs duo to tho war was assigned as the reason i for the action. SI WASHINGTON, Feb. 5.?The indi cations aro that the Democrat:, still lack two votos of having a majority for the ship-purchase bill In the Unit ed States Senate, and that tho sit uation will remain In that condition until Monday. They expect to havo a majority by that time, but oven this is disputed by the opponents of the bill. The Democrats aro depending upon the return of the absent Scna-i votes necessary to pass tho bill. Bryan Supports President. INDIANAPOLIS. Feb. 5.?Secretaryj of Stato William J. Bryan declared: last night in one of his speeches that to oppose the ship-purchase bill at this tlmo is to favor the throttling of American business after it has risen from a sick bed where it had been for, many years. Iu another speech he declared that tho Democrats cannot afford to stand with breweries and saloon men against woman suffrage. In yet another speech he declared that tho President's attitude toward tho war cannot bo criticised from tho standpoint of an American citizen, andj that "no criticism In Britain or Ger many can prevent him from doing ex actly \vhat jie' known he ought to do on every question involving our neu trality." German Ships at New York. NEW YORK, Hob. 5.?Thirty-five German and Austrian vessels, with a total tonnage of 1S2.63C. are interned j in Now York, awaiting tho develop ments in the Dacia test case. BRYAN THINKS WE MUST HAVE 2 CANALS; INDIANAPOLIS. Ind.,\ Feb. 5.?It Is not unlikely that tho United States some day will build another inter-oc-1 eanlc waterway to supplement the Panama canal. That 13 the View of Secretary of State W. J- Bryan, who explained last night that lie regarded j it as a wise precaution for tho Amer ican. government to negotiate treaties! with Nicaragua and Costa Rican gov-j ernments giving this country an op-! tlon on a canal route. He also spoke of the olmportanco of a naval base in the Bay of Fonseca. and announced ] that tho State Department was pre pared to treat with Honduras, Salva dore and Nicaragua. FOREIGN WHEAT CROP TO BE SMALLER CHICAGO, Feb. 5.?Reports receiv ed here say that wet weather la play ing havoc with wheat and oats in Ar gentina. BroomhaH'8 agent cabled: "Kstlmatcd surplus of wheat reduced and quality greatly lowered. Oat sur plus 36,000,000 bushels as against 43, 500,000 bushels estimated last week, and 36,500,000 bushels less than tho government official csimato recently issued." The weather in Franco is unfavor able for the crops and for late har vesting. In Russia the weather is ex tremely cold, with the plants unprotec ted by snow. Wheat prices are hard ening. BRYAN NEVER THREATENED TO RESIGN OFFICEj WASHINGTON, Feb. 5.?The Whlto ; Hous denies a report that Secretary] ; of State W. J. Bryan threatened to re- i j sign if President Woodrow Wilson on-j recent campaign for tho Senate in : Illinois. Secretary Tumulty issued tho "Mr. Bryan never intorforred in tho : master-Genera! Burleson made a talk [supporting Sullivan with tho consont GERMANY READY FOR ANY FINANCIAL EMERGENCY NETV YORK, Feb. 5.?Berlin wlre j less says that Rudolph Havorsteln, | president of Rcichbank assorts that : the country will be able to meet any ! burden which may bo Imposed by the ! war upon its financial and economic ! resources. SEATTLE Feb. G.r-PriVjito diopntch French government has definitely lot to Seattle parties a contract for 500, 000,000 feet of lumber with which to construct houses for those whoso res idences have boon destroyed by the German armies. Tho names of the sue i some tlmo ago, but information thut ! that bid had boon chosen was not dls ! vulged until yesterday. Washington, Oregon aud British Co ?> + ? + + +?+ + + + 4' +.? + j * CLARK SPEAKER AND +: ? KITCHEN IS LEADER ? v elected as members of tho next + ?:* House of Representatives In 4? ? olina, to be chairman of tho v ? Senator from Alabama. 11 + ??? + ? + + + 4 + j ALASKAN PREFERS TO GO TO JAIL; SEATTLE, Fob. 5.?Charlos Living stone. ;in Alaska minor, was sentenc ed to tho county jail for 40 days yes terday for Boning tho name of hlsj friend, Thomas Pullingham, to a chock,: at his own roquost. The court offeredi Livingstone clemency If he would promise to remain sober, and not en gage in evil practices on account of a! showing of previous good character, but Livingstone insisted that ho should; do time, and tho jail sentence was im-! posod. Ho though that ho would feel; bettor if ho were properly punished! for tho crime. ANOTHER GIRL SAYS SHE'S DOROTHY ARNOLD LOS ANGELES. Cal., Fob. 5.?ir the theory of Chief Mother Aletha Gil bert of the City Mothers;' Bureau, holds good, Dorothy Arnold, whose mystorious disappearance in Now York City almost four years ago baf fled searchers all over the world, 1ms been found. Mrs. Georgette Lydia Browning i3 the woman who Mother Alctha bolieves to bo the missing New York woman. Sho bares a striking re sembianco to tho New York girl and the handrwltlng of both women has been found to bo exactly alike. CASTAWAYS REACH NEW YORK SAFELY NEW YORK, Feb. 5.?The steamer York Castle, which arrived at New York from Swansea, brought Capt. Ai mer Kelly and five seamen of the three-masted schooner Alice Lord, that was abandoned at sea on January 17,: while on the voyago from Jackson-; vilie, Fla., to New Bedford. NEW YORK'S EXTRA CREW LAW ATTACKEDj ALBANY, N. Y., Feb. f?.?A bill has] I sembly-providing for the repeal of the j COMPLETING VALUATIONS OF MANY RAILROADS has been practically completed by as Midland; New Orleans, Texas & lantlc; Norfolk Southern, and San Pc held by Judge Prouty, director of yal ANGERS LONDON, Feb. 5?Great Britain le greatly Incensed at the German "war zone" proclamation. It Is pointed out that while the proclamation does not declare a blockade, because Interna tional usage would not permit that to be declared unless an actual blockade! were established, It Is an attempt to gain the same ends that a blockade would give by Indirection. The Lon don newspapers Insist that any neutral nation whose shipping should be In jured by German warcraft would have a caure for protest against Germany notwithstanding the proclamation. The proclamation is the chief topic of Interest in London today. War Zono Proclamation. BERLIN. Feb. 5.?The German War Office yesterday issued the following proclamation: "All waters around Great Britain and Ireland, Including the English channel; are declared to bo war 7.0110 after February 18. Aftor that date, any of tho enemies' Bhlps found with-. In this zone will be destroyed, even If ; It should bo Impossible to avert dang-: era which threaten the crow and pas-, sengera. "AIbo, neutral ships found within NOBEL PRIZE BACK! WASHINGTON, Feb. 5.? Senator] Henry Cabot Jx)dgc, of Massachusetts* Will Introduce bill in Congress to dis solve the Nobel Peace Prise Founda-i tion Fund of $40,000, contributed in' 1006 by Theodore Roosevelt in the. hopes that is would prove a nucleus j for additional contributions to pro-j mote industrial peace. As the lattor have not been forthcoming, Mr. Roose velt asrees with the trustees that the! fund should be returned to him to be; used for philanthropic purposes. MINER STILL ALIVE BUT VITALITY LOW! With his-vertebrae broken and his right sido and leg paralyzed, William J. Knccbonc, injured yesterday while timbering in a drift on No. 6 level of the Perseverance mine, has only a faint chance of surviving, although he may live for many days. Owing to the Inflammation that has sot in around Kuocbone's broken back, it is impossible as yet for Dr. L. O. Sloane to fully determine the condition of the break. Wtih the spi nal cord intact the injured man has a| remote chance of remaining alive for! an indefinite period, If- the pressure of the cord can be removed after the swelling Is reduced. Kneebono had just dynamited two plug-holes in the roof of the drift and was bonding over, in the act of putting a post in place, when a loose rock fell on hint, striking him square ly the back of the neck, between tho shoulder blades. The injured man's vitality is at low ebb, owing to the development of lung congestion. COLLINS BOUND OVER; BAIL FIXED AT $1000 Dave Collins \var> bound over to tbo grand Jury in the United States com missioner's court today, and bail-flxod in the sum of $1,000. The charge is that of larceny, involving the allcgod theft of two ticrccs of hams, worth $115.00 from a local warehouse on De cember'20. Witnesses for tho govern BENEFIT DANCE AT MOOSE HALL TONIGHT Tho members of the Finnish Society Her husband, a working man. is not In that there will bo ?. largo attendance. RUSSIANS WIN TOWN IN GALICIA AMSTERDAM, Feb. D.?The Austri ! an War Office Officially announced ? defeat in Gallckla today. The an ; nouncement stated: "We evacuated Tamo, Gaiicia, to day after the Russians had bombard ed our positions and the tov/n with heavy mortars." SEVERE FIGHTING IN PROGRESS. The statement contlnuec: "A decisive battlo It, being fought in the region of Dukla pass, and an artillery and Infantry battle is being fought alon gthe Nida river." GERMANS SEND MEN TO AID HUNGARY VENICE, Kb. 5. ? Thirty thousand German soldiers arrived today in tho Carpathian mountains region to assist tho Hungarians in the defense of Transylvania. Tho need lor more troops in the ro gion has been pressed upon the Ger man government by the Hungarians, who hnd begun negotiations for a sep arate peace with Russia. Germany's policy to assist In tho de fense of Austria-Hungary, recently adopted, is being carried out in send ing troops to aid Hungary in both the, Carpathian section and In new opera tions that arc boing inaugurated GERMANY AND HUNGARY RUNNING DUAL MONARCHY LONDON, Feb. 6.?It in reported from Vienna that Germany has taken entire chargo of the military' affairs of the dual monarchy, while the Hun garians under Promicr Tlsza arc in control of political affairs. AUSTR1ANS CONTINUE TO MOVE BACKWARDS ?? PETROGRAD , Feb. C.? Austrian troops sent to stem the Russian Invas ian of Turkey aro falling back toward Jacobllnl, but fighting is still without decisive results, ns the Austrians aro offering fierce resistance. The Rus sians hold the pass at Mount Col ocul. Troops in the mountainous dis tricts of Bulkowlna are handicapped by the terrific cold and severe wind storms. * ... ' CABLE TO WORK AGAIN MONADY SEATTLE, Feb. 5. ? The United States cableship Burn Bide, now enrouto to the North, expects to reach the break in the Juncau-Sltka cable line Sun day and have the line in oper ation Monday. ?I* ? ? - . . .. ? I. ??!?*? GOVERNMENT SUSPECTS ARBITRARY WHEAT PRICES *> CHICAGO, Feb. 5.?United State:; Attorney Clyo Indicated yesterday that the government is searching for a lit tle "Joker" in the committee rules of the Chicago Board of Trade by which It may be arbitrarily fixing grain prlc Old Suit Revived. CHICAGO, Feb: 4.?'Tho inquiry of the Federal government into the in crease in the price of wheat is believ ed to be the cause of bringing to trial the foderal suit against the Chicago Board of Trade, filed seven yoars ago. GREAT MARKET TERMINAL FOR NEW YORK CITY NEW YORK, Fob. 5.?A great mar ket terminal, costing $1,000,000, the first of a dozen or more planned for receiving and distributing foodstuffs In New York City, wittl be erected here by the New Yor'. ? Vn:r..i .Railroad Company. HOTEL TO FEED ARMY OF NEW YORK POOR NEW YORK. Fob. 5.?Onc ol' the best known hotelr iu New York has agreed to feed 100 poor dally from Us GREATEST OF BATTLES AT WARSAW LONDON, Feb. 5?Gen. Von Hlnden berg has begun the third desperate at tempt to end the battle that is pro gressing west of Warsaw, which has developed Into what Is probably the greatest battle of the war. Petrograd reports say that along a certain battle front only clx miles in length the Germans have massed a force of 800,000 men, ancj they havo added 100 batteries of artillery to the force. The fighting has been terrific for days, and today it was resumed with redoubled fury.. Upon its outcome de pends the fate of Warsaw, the great railway and Industrial center of Po land. DESPERATE ATTEMPT TO STAY RUSSIA London, Feb. 5.?The effort# of Gen. Von Hlndenburg to stay the advance of the Rusloan hordes In East Prus sia and the Carpathian mountains by compelling them to reinforce tholr cen ter west of Warsaw has culminated In one of the bloodiest battles of the war. The Germans are hurling regi ment after regiment against the Rus sian forces, and the attacks are being supported by masses of artillery. Enormous losses are being sustained on both sides . . JAPAN LOSES CRUISER IN MEXICAN WATERS WASHINGTON, Feb. 5.?The Jap ancsc cruiser Asama with 500 officers and men, wrecked on the coast of low er California, is breaking up, accord ing to dispatches received from Rear Admiral Thomas B. Howard, United States navy. Tbo dispatches from Ad miral Howard say that three Ameri can men-of-war aro hastening to the scene of the disaster to render what relief possible. Secretary at Washington. WASHINGTON, Feb. 5. ? In line with the administration's policy of neutrality, the Navy Department Is keeping secret all orders respecting tho recent wreck of the Japanese crul sr Araasa. GERMANY CONSOLIDATING HER STEEL BUSINESS BERLIN, Feb. 5?German steel man ufacturers held a meeting at Ducssel dorf Wednesday with the object of ex tending the operations of the steel products syndicate. The existing as ? ociation comprises only rail and con struction steel manufacturers and an endeavor is being roudo to include in the syndicate the makers of Iron bars sheet, iron, tubes and wire. BRITAIN AFTER HIGH RATES FOR FREIGHT LONDON, Feb. G.?Tho British gov ornmont is inevstigating tho accusa tions of extortionate rates charged by ship owners, and the government may decide to regulate freight rates. FRANCE LOSES $400,000,000 IN FOREIGN TRADE PARIS, Fol). 5.?In foreign trade France's foreign commerce diminish ed $400,000,000 In 10 months of 1914, compared to the similar period of 1913. Imports Increase. NEW YORK, Fob. 5.?Frank took In consignments from New York last December $25,425,087 of goods, against $7,137,403 In December, 1913. England took $23,596,425 against $17,581,487 In December, 1913. RAILROAD TO SPEND 11,000,000 IN COLORADO DENVER, Colo., Feb. 5.?President Holdcn of the "Burlington" says that . his road Is considering spending $1, 000,000 or more in Colorado and that all increase of passengdr rates to 2 1-2 cents in all States West of the Mis sissippi will be filed on February 12. Empire ads reach most readers.