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29 DIE IN i NANAIMO DISASTER! NANAIMO, B. C.. Feb. 10.?Twenty, nine miners perished this morning when one of the coal mines here was flooded. Others experienced very nar row escapes. The flooding was the result of a shot which penetrated abandoned and flooded workings. The bodies of the dead have not yet been recovered. HEARING INTO j DELHI'S LOSS SEATTLE, Feb. 10.?A hearing Into: the wreck of the steamship Delhi will start before Mariue Inspectors Whit ney and Turner Friday, it was an-! nounccd today. The hearing was post-! poned until Capt. C. P. McCarthy could; return to Seattle from Strait Island, the scene of the Delhi's wreck. Capt. McCarthy left Wrangell early this week on the steamship Al-Ki. Capt. McCarthy, Pilot Victor Enqulst and Chief Engineer J. W. Callow will be among the Brst witnesess to bej called. BECKHAM IS FOR THE SHIP-PURCHASE BILL WASHINGTON, Feb. 10.?Senator Elect J. C. W. Beckham, of Kentucky, who will succcod Senator Johnson N. Camden, of that State, one of the sev en Senators who voted with the Re publicans on the ship-purchase bill, has announced that ho will support the measuhre. Mr. Beckam, with the three new Democratic Senators-elect, who will succeed Republicans in the next Congress, will give the ship-pur chase bill a clear majority of at least six lq the event an extra session will be required to pass the bill. The other Democrats who voted with the Republicans are Senators J. H. R&nkhead. of Alabama; James P. Clarke, of Arkansas; Thomas W. Hard wick. of Georgia; Gilbert M. Hitch cock. of Nebraska; James A. O'Gor man. of New York, and J. K. Varda man. of Mississippi. RESIGNED LEGISLATOR CANT TAKE IT BACK INDIANAPOLIS. Ind., Feb. 10. ? Senator Stephan M. Flemmlng cannot reconsider his resignation, according to an unofficial opinion rendered to day by Richard Milburn. Attorney General, who based his conclusions on two decisions of the Suepremo Court. Fleming, however says ho has no in tention of reconsideration, notwith standing an effort to have him do so. He has put it up to Governor Ralston to accept his resignation and to say whether a special election shall bo held. A conference of the Democratic leaders of the House and Senate has been callod for Monday aftternoon to consider the direct primary and other party measures. ALL. COUNTRIES MAY BE REPRESENTED AT VATICAN WASHINGTON. Feb. 10.?Great Bri tain's dispatch of a special embassy to the Pope, headed by Sir Henry How ard, Is being followed by one from the Mikado to the Vaticanj The Pres ident of the United States may send a special embassy to Rome to co-op erate with the Pope In his efforts to prepare ground for the restoration of a just and lasting peace. 3RYAN TO BECOME A NEWSPAPER MAN AGAIN WASHINGTON. Feb. 10.?Secretary of State William J. Bryan told news papermen here that he expects to be come a newspaperman again when ho retires from office. He declared that he liked to say thlng3 so much that he held on his paper, jtat so he could speak out when he desired to do so. THE WEATHER TODAY. Maximum?37. Minimum?2S. Precipitation?.5S Inch. Cluodv?Snow and rain. A. NADEAU SUMMONED TO EUROPE Albert N. Nadeau. one of the larg est shareholders in the Jualln mine, will leave Juneau tomorrow night, for Paris, in response to a telogram from Jean Vanophem, principal backer ~*of the Jualin. Mr. Nadeau today was giv en a letter of Introduction from Gov J. F. A. Strong to Secretory of State William J. Bryan, and the mining man will stop in Washington long enough to get a passport. In his cablegram Mr. Vanophem as sured Mr. Nadeau that the trip would not be dangerous, and intimated that ho would return wills Mr. Nadeau, to Juneau, several months from now. "Yes. f have been called to Europe on mining business," Mr. Nadeau said this afternoon, "and the news con tained in Mr. Vanophem's telegram Is good news, although I am not at lib erty to discuss it at this time." Tho Jualln mine will be fully closed for the time being, but mining men! here believe that on Mr. Nnifeau's re-; turn with Mr. Vanophem the proper ty's great development will be re- j sumed. The chaotic condition of the} European money market has closed tho Jualin. It is true, but the let-up in the work will be only temporarily, all signs indicate. fr 0 g, ?=+ + ?*????>? + * + + ?> * * + J. S. GOLDSMITH QUITS * ? SCHWABACHER BROS. + ?> ?+? ? ? SEATTLE, Feb. 10.?Jamea *\ + S. Goldsmith, tor many years * ? manager of Schwabacher Bro thors and Company wholcsalo *; ?> grocers, today severed his con- * <? nectlon with that house, and * ? was succeeded by Nathan Eck .stein. * ? v ?> <? + + ? v ? ?> <t? ''f ?> v SHERIff HODGE MAY 1 LOSE CITIZENSHIP i SEATTLE, Feb. 10.?An effort Is] being made to bring about the cancol-j lation of the citizenship papers of! Sheriff Robert T. Hodge, of Kingj County. Information laid beforo the Federal authorities allege that Hodge; declared his intentions to bocome an American citizen one day and got his Cull citizenship papers the next day. It is said that suit will be com-! menced in the Idaho courts next Sat-: urday to cancel the citizenship papers.' Hodge became a citizen in Idaho. Robert T. Hodge is one of tho best known politicians in this State. He was elected sheriff when employed at th Black Diamond coal mines, and served two terms as a Republican. In 2912, he was the Progressive candi date for Governor. At one time he had been a prizefighter^ He was re elected for the third term as sheriff last fall, and is now serving in that i capacity. VIRGINIAN WOULD STOP AIR ROUTE RICHMOND. Va., Fob. 10.?Sonator Saxon \V. Holt, of Newport News, in-' troduced in the Virginia legislature a bill empowering tho people of the State to shoot down any aeroplane de tected in the act of importing liquor from Ohio into Virginia after this State goes dry in 1916. The preamble to the measure ox pressed sympathy for both West Vir ginia and Ohio, whore "the great in dustry appears to be very much up in the air at present." Senator jolt's action was inspired by recent reports saying that certain liquor firms in Ohio were planning to bring liquor into West Virginia by the airship route/ The bill we referred to committee. QUITS CONGRESS TO BECOME COUNTY SHERIFF JERSEY CITY, N. J., Feb. 10?Eu gene F. Kinkead, of this city, who was recently elected oh tho Democratic ticket as sheriff of Hudson county, has resigned his seat In Congress to devote his time to his newer duties. He has served in both capacities since ' January 1st " HIS NOTES WASHINGTON, Feb. 10.?President Woodrow Wilson Is considering the drafts of notes to Great Britain und tho tone or attitude the notes will FLAG INCIDENT REGARDED AS BEING VERY IMPORTANT LONDON, Feb. 10. ? The British newspapers continue to givo a great deal of space to the incident of tho Lu citatiia's coming into port fling tho American flag. Tho incident is re garded hero as one of great import ance, as showing tho danger from tho German blockado and the dungcr that might accruo to foreign shipping on account of the docoptlon. It is generally claimed, however, that the ruse is one that has ample precedent to establish its regularity, though tho circumstance that auth ority to hoist tho American flag was given by the Admirality is admitted to bo unusual. ASQUITH ASKS FOR ? UNLIMITED CREDIT, LONDON. Fob. 10.?For the first! time iu 200 years, tho British govern-; ment yesterday asked the House of Commons to give a blank chock to the! government for army purposes. Tho Premier explained that the gov-j ernment cxpcctod to placo as largo an army In the field as it was possible to raise and equip, and it desired that there be absolutely no restrictions as to tho expenso the government were permitted to incur for that purpose. UNUSU \l ACTIVITY ON FAIRBANKS CREEKS j FAIRBANKS, Feb. 10.?There is un-! usual activity on all creeks of the! Tanana valley for this time of the! year. It is estimated that the spring; ?dumps will bo larger than they have j been for the last two or three years. ; There has been more prospecting in this whole region thfs year than pre-! viously. Stuck Visits Fairbanks. Archdeacon Hudson Stuck has ar rived here for the first visit in two years. He will remain here until the! arrival of Bishop P. T. Rowo. Mr. Stuck says the Alaska railroad to Fairbanks is sure to be built immed Find Pay on Healy River. Archdeacon Stuck also brings word to Fairbanks that the pay streak has been located on Healy river, and that it runs J1.5Q to the foot. BORROWERS MUST GO TO NEW YORK FOR AID NEW YORK. Fqb. 10.?A London special says that financiers and mom here of stock exchange regard tlio government's regulations restricting new capital issues as essontiul to na i tional Interests. Brokers say it will j berefit the Exchange, because of the j existing securities which will bo ro lived from competition of new issues. One effect will be foreign countries and Canada must go to New York for financial assistance. WOMAN SAYS BROTHER SOLD HER INTO MARRIAGE Farkos Jonas, a young wife who saya she was sold into marriage by her Mrs. Jonas, now 25 years of ago, de years old when she was married at and that she could not speak a word ' dally paper published in Alaska. * WILSON LOOKS FOR * ? SUCCESS IN SENATE * ho hoped and believed that the * ? ship-purchase bill will become n v of Congress becoming neces- 4* At four o'clock the Senate *>j p * ??- * -> * A + + v ministration ship-purchases bill Is still being tossed about in the sea of de bate. The Republican filibuster is in full blast. The Senoto has been In vote on the bill, thus, apparently, prov that the majority for the bill hao been restored by the acquisition of Sena to the debate on the shlp-purehaso bill, has already excelled .?r. record of thin longest Senate session by many hours. At noon today th session had contin ued for -is hours. Yesterday then- was a sharp tilt between the administration Demo crats, and Senators O'Gorman, of New: York, and Senator Hitchcock, of: Nebraska. The latter attacked Pros-' Idont Wilson for trying to force the bill through the Senate. The Preabj cratic Senators, who denounced ttio bolting Senators. .j. .j, .j. ? EXTRA SESSION IF * ? SHIP BILL FAILS * -I- WASHINGTON. Fob. 10. - * President Woodrow Wilson to- ?. <? day intimated very plainly to callers that ho will call an ex ? tra session of Congress If the ? ship-purchase bill sliould be -J defeated. 4 ?> -;- ?> ?> ?> ?> ?> ? v ?:* ?:* TREADWELL DEFENDANT IN $100,000-DAMAGE SUIT, SEATTLE. Feb. 10. ? Andrew Jo hunson began suit this morning in the i Federal court hero against the Alas j ku-Trcadwell Gold Mining company. | for. ^100,000, Tor Injuries sustninod ! Andrew Johansen was injured in I the Mexican mlno about the middle of | last May, while working for Charles | Olson, a contractor. The machine on j which he was working, drilled into | a missed hole with the ros.ult that the j and Olson, the contractor. SEATTLE OFFICIAL DIES IN THAT CITYI a pioneer of this city and superintend ON THE MARIPOSA. SEATTLE, Feb. 10. ? The steam-1 ship Mariposa sailed for Alaska points I gers for Juneau: Ernest B. Hussoy, W. Jayne, J. E. Jones, J. Smith, Mrs. H. Marcus, H. N. Baumann, W. J, Wood, M. J. Sullivan, W. G Struthers.i rlgan, Mark Bryant, J. Powell, W. fl. : passengers for Juneau, i GET ORDERS FOR SOX. or t!>e "All the News All the Time." GERMANS INSULT BERLIN, Feb. 10?American Ambas-; sador .fames W. Gerard and a party last night, and v,*crc made the object States for permitting tho exportation of arms to Great Britain and France. members of the Amorican party wore greatly annoyed. GERMANY ADVANCES CASH TO BULGARIA Berlin contain the statement that it was olllcialy announced at the Ber-| lin capital today that German and Au-: strian bankers have advanced Bulgaria I $30,000,000. It Is understood hero that] the money was raised to pormlt Bul garia to continue her mobilization in the intorest of he(r neutrality and that Germany has boon offorlng to fi nance Bulgaria for some time, but it was hoped that tho Influence of Rou mania would prevent its acceptance. it is now regarded as unlikely that Bulgaria will enter the war. If It Zeppelin Crew Lost. GENEVA, Feb. 10.?Tbo entire crcwj of a Zeppelin which fell Into the North sea off the coast of Denmark' during a storm has been missing for! lour days. That all were drowned is, believed to bo certain. GERMAN CRUISERS WERE BADLY DAMAGED! ROTTERDAM, Feb. 10.?The Ger man cruisers Dorflingcr and Seydlltz, which were engaged in the North sea battle, aro now in docks at Ham burg. Tho Knisor visited them at thoj time of his recent inspection of the navy, for the purpose of ascertaining the amount of damage that was done, to them. He ordered that they be] made ready for sea within six weoks. Tho result was that 1,500 mechanics and engineers were placed to work on! the vessels, but even with all the avail able men working on them, It is said: that it will tako at leaBt ten weeks toj place the Seydlltz in condition for scr B. M. BEHRENDS IS COMING ON JEFFERSON SEATTLE; Feb. io.?Tho Jecerson will leave Seattlo for Southeastern Alaska tonight. B. M. Behrends, the Juneau banker, is a returning passen ger from a business trip to San Fran cisco. Other passengers for Juneau are E. Chard, J. C. Smith, J..R. Bell, Win. Ferry, C. S. Atworth, Mrs. Wm. Gcddcs and two sons, Charles Anderson. Myrtle Hanson, Mrs. T. Ficken. Miss Agnes Vratter and Mrs. K. Kabler. PINACLE ROCKS IN ALASKAN WATERS WASHINGTON, Feb. 10.?Secretary of Commerce WilUam C. Redfleld is sued a statement yesterday which says that the report of the coast sur vey shows that a wire drag survey made last season of a stretch 42 miles long in Southeastern Alaska waters 21 dangerous pinnacle rocks were dip covered, one, reaching within 17 feet of the aurfaco was as tall as the Washington monument. The rocks discovered are located In Revillagi: Tongas!; Narowi;. .YOUNG SHUGRUE DEFEATS FREDDIE WELSH AGAIN NEW YORK, Feb. 10.?Young Shu ;;rue was-given a decision over Fred die Welsh, the English champion, last night. This is Shugrue's second vjc ?AT LONDON, Feb. 10.?Advices from Cairo, Port Said and Athene contain; ! accounts of the defeat of the Turke by; the British forces that arc guarding the Suez canal. The report from Cairo says the repulse of the Turks was com Thc Turks attacked the canal de fenses at ceveral polntn Monday nighty and resumed the fighting before day light yesterday morning. At one point 50 Turks were killed and the rcmalnd [ er of the attacking forces captured. At another point 400 Turks attempt ed to put a bridge across the canal for the use of the approaching army. Scarcely a map escaped alive. Large Turk Army Near. Dispatches from Rome say that Turks to the number of 90,000 and 000 Bedoins arc encamped at .Cnlca, near Port Said, at Elmoya, 22 miles east of the salt lakes, and at Blr Ma bconk, eleven miles east of Suez. On the Sinai peninsula they wore forced to abandon all of tho 30-ccntI meter ennnon with which they start ed, owing to the difficulties of trans portation. This force is the expeditionary army j which was Intended as an Egyption in vading force, whose advance guard was defeated by the BritlBh at Suez? Monday night arid yesterday niorn GERMANS DESIRE TO IMPROVE NEUTRALITY Washington; feb. 10?the pro-i llmlnary organization of a nation-wide nioveinont for a strict neutrality was) effected at a conference of prominent.,' Germans from New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, and other cities. Representative Richard Bartholdt. of Missouri presided. Resolutions were] adopted insisting on the freedom of tho state for the commerce of the United States, the prohibition of the exportation of arms and munitions of war, and tho establishment of an American merchant marine. Stands Up For Germany. CHICAGO, 111., Feb. 10.?Not all Japanese were pleased at the ontrance of their country into tho European war on tho sldo of the Allies, according to. Prof. Massaharu Anesaikl, of tho Im perial University of Tokio. who arriv i cd In Chicago today. Strong pro-Gor ' man sentiment exists in the kingdom, , he declared, especially among the : more highly educated classes. A ,;, .% ,j. .;. .j. * + COLON BREAKWATER + SEVERELY DAMAGED ? ? i COLON, Fob! 10. ? Terrific * i storms raging here for several -:- day:; have done $1,000,000 + : damage to the canal breakwa- + v ter. * ? * I v v v *1* v v v ?*? v v v ?!' *1* 1* CARRANZA CAPTURES I MONTERY AGAIN! LAREDO, Tex.. Feb. .10. ? Word has boen received here that Gen. Car-; ranza's forces have recaptured Mon-i tcrey from the Vllllstns. No details i of the capture have been received.! therefore It it suspected that there: i was 110 engagement of Importance. THREE STRONG FACTIONS DEVELOPING IN MEXICO MEXICO CITY. Feb. 10.?All signs' point to u breaking up of the Mexican1 revolutionary elements into three ma jor factious; one composed of the; former Carranzaltes, with or without Cnrranza as the titular chief: finoth-: or made up of Zapatistas, and the third dominated;: by Villa. ?: .- $ ? o ?? ' j SUBMARINE ^LAUNCHED AT SEATTLE YESTERDAY SEATTLE, Fob. 10. - The United States submarine Bushnell was launched yesterday. She was chris tened by the great granddaughter of the Inventor of the submarine. GERMANS ATTACK IN GALICIA LONDON, Feb. 10.?The eastern bat tlefront completely overshadows the western fighting line today as the cen ter of Interest in military operations. The Teutonic allies are making des perate efforts to advance, especially In that region of Gallcla to the south of Prezymel and Lemberg, where at tempts have been made to gain posi tions by sheer weight of numbers. The Germans have greatly reinforced the AustHanc In this vicinity, and the same plunging tactics which character ized the fighting for several days In the unsuccessful attacks on Warsaw, are being repeated. Regiment after regimer.t is being thrown" against the Russian trenches and fortifications regardless of the loss of life. Little progresi has been made. The general offensive movement of the Germans and Austrlans along the Carpathian mountains has been suc cessful at the eastern end of the range, where the Russians are retreat ing into Bukowlna, though the reports from Pctrograd are of voctories In oth er sections. GERMANY DEFENDING AUSTRIA. Dispatches from Petrograd say that the Germans by their advance toward Nodvorna and Kaloza, which is being made in the great force, threaten- the Russians In this vicin ity. The attack is for the purpose of isolating the Russians in Bokowina or compelling them to evacuate the province. Fighting continues, say Petrograd dispatches, in the vicinity of Banfell and Svindnlk. The Germans under took active operations but were com. pclled to retire, leaving many wounded and prisoners In the hands of the Rus sians. The Russian pursuit is con tinuing. and in the vicinity of Mount Luppon, 69 officers and 5,000 prisoners were taken. Two violent Cferman attacks In the casern helghths In the region of Koz louwka resulted in hand to hand fight ing of a fierceness unprecedented in history, with the result that the Ger mans were finally dislodged and driv en back. GERMANY TO DEFEND AUSTRIA'S REPUTATION COPENHAGEN. Fob. 10.?The Ger man government has threatened to arrest any person on a charge of trea son who circulated the reports to the effect of Austria's weakness or re ports of International dissension. GERMANY TO SIEZE SHIP BUILDING FOR GREECE AMSTERDAM. Fob. 10.? Germany Is expected to take over the new 19, 500 ton dreadnought, Salarols, being built for tho Greek government at Stettin. The Greek naval attache who was supervising tho construction of the vessel has left Germnny. GERMANS CONFISCATE MUCH PROPERTY IN FRANCE BERLIN. Feb. 10.?(By wlrelosB.)? The government press bureau announ ces that the German army of Invasion in Frnnce has confiscated $250,000,000 worth of raw material for military purposes, mostly wool, cloth, metalls and fuel. AUSTRIA TO SEIZE ALL GRAIN IN COUNTRY ROME, Feb. 10.?The Austrian gov crnmenl has decided to organizo a grain monopoly on lines similar to that established in Germany. Tho Aus trian minister of agriculture announc es that the army hnd procured sup plies of grain sufficient to last until the end of August. GERMANS SAVE MONEY NEW YORK, Fob. 10.?A Berlin wireless says that the deposits of the Berlin savings banhs during 19M in creased $250,000,000 over the previous year. GERMANY KEEPS POTASH AMSTERDAM, Feb. 10.? Germany 'has forbidden the export of potash : salts and the manufactures thereof.