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VOT, V.. NO. 749. JUNEAU, AT,ASKA. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21. 1915. PRICE TEN CENTS.
HANGING ABOLISHED; 8-HOUR DAY FOR ALL INDUSTRIES FAVORED By a vote of 9 to 7. and after near ly every member had expressed his views on the question, the Sulzer bill abolishing capital punishment in j Alaska passed the House this morn ing. The bill now goes to the Gov ernor. Those voting "aye" were Rep reaentatlves Britt, Burns. Daly. Get- j chell. Held. Holland. Shoup Snow and Those voting "nay" were Represen tatives Coombs. Day. Heckman. Oris coll. Moran. N'oon and Speaker Col lins. Representatives Burns. Snow, and Heid led the debate in support of the bill. Mr. Held referred to the Leo l Frank case as justification for the passage of the bill, und read statis tics showing the progress of various: States of the Union in abolishing hanging or electrocution. Representative Xoon spoke of the i murder of a member of his family, a brother, and declared that in his judg ment no man who maliciously takes the life of another .should escape death. Fisheries Memorial Passes The Shoup substitute Tor tne nsn- > eries memorial that passed the Senate.' passed the House. 12 voting for it. as follows; Britt. Burns. Coombs. Daly. Day, Driscoll. Getchell. Hcckman. Mo ran. Shoup. Snow. Speaker Collins. Representative Holland. Xoon and Tansey voted against the memorial. Representative Held was not in the House when the vote was taken. Mr. ? Xoon's memorial asking Congres for control of all fisheries matters, was recommitted. The House was advised that Gover nor Strong had yesterday signed the new mining law. amendatory of the Koden act. Accordingly the Driscoll and Shoup bills to amend the mining law were withdrawn. Announcement was made that the second public hearing on the work men's compensation bill would be held by the House and Senate committees on capital and labor, in the House tonight. Amendments will be consid ered. and the public has been invited to be present. Capital Moving Defeated By a majority of two votes, the House today dragged a blue pencil across Representative Xoon's memor ial to Congress, asking that the capi tal of the Territory be moved from Juneau to Seward. The memorial was killed by indefinite postponment. The vote was as follows: Aye?Britt. Burns. Daly. Driscoll. Getchell. Heckman, Hold. Shoup. Speaker Collins. (9). Xav?Coombs. Day, Holland. Moran Xoon. Snow. Tansey. (7.) E. C. Austin, of Ketchikan was nam ed as Territorial road overseer for the First Division, by the House com mittee on capita! and labor today, un der the provisions of the Coombs bill dividing the forest reserve moneys accrued from the sale of timber and rental of lands in the First and Third division reserves. The other overseers are Dan. A. Jones, of Xoroe, Ed. Wood. ] of Valdez and H. H. itoss, of Fair banks, nominated by resolution yes terday. Each overseer shall receive two per cent, of the $11,500 to be spent for roads and trails in each di vision. amounting to $230. The road work will be let by contract. General 8-Hour Law? Alaska may have a general S-hour law. applying to all industries. The Snow bill came up for second reading in the House today and efforts to amend by Inserting various industries in the bill were strenuously objected to. the committee of the whole voted to recommit the bill to the committee on capital and labor, with instructions to rewrite, by including in the bill all industries. Is Counsel Bill Dead? The legal counsel question may not be settled at this session, it was indi cated in the House this morning, when the House was advised that the Mil lard resolution for which a House measure was substituted, had been withdrawn in the Senate, and the House substitute tabled. "I understand that our measure is on the table to stay." Representative Burns declared. The Fairbanks member objected to si lencing any legislation looking to the appointment of counsel, or attorney general. to prosecute violators of Ter ritorial laws, he said. The Senate this morning advanced on the calendar S. J. Resolution 1. Sulzer. relating to le gal counsel, and Senate Bill 8. Aldrich providing for an attorney general elec ted by the people. Mine Station Urged The Senate committee of. the whole recommended for passage the Suiter (Cc-tlnued on page 6.) -j- <-?:?-!? + -c- -J- -*? ?> -> <? + * WEATHER TODAY * -> Maximum?50. Minimum?33. -!? + Partly Cloudy. + * * + ? ? ?> * ?> ? ???*? + 4 * 4 4* * + ? 4 + 4* ? WHAT ASSEMBLY DID 4> ? HOUSE . 4* ? Passed the Senate-bill abol- 4* 4* ishing capital punishment. 4 + Passed the substitute fisher- + -> ies memorial, asking Congress 4 ? to enforce laws protecting that 4>j 4- industry. 4- i Killed Noon's memorial seek- ?>! ? ing to move the capital to Sow- + 4* ard. + J 4* Named E. C. Austin of Ketch- + 4* ikan as divisional road super- 4m <' visor. 4> 4- Instructed labor committco 4* 4- to rewrite House Bill 20, (8- 4* 4* hour day) to include all Indus- 4* tries. 4> ? ?> 4- SENATE *> 4- Passed three House memor- 4 4? ials to Cougrcss. 4* 4- Withdrew Millard legal coun- 4 4- sel resolution and tabled the 4* 4? House substitute. 4 4* Recommended several bills 4 4- for passage. ?> 4? 4? 4 * + + -!? + 4> ? 4- 4 4 ? 4 * + 4 RICH DIGGINGS INKOYUKUK FAIRBANKS. April 21.?Word re ceived here yesterday of very rich! strikes In the Koyukuk country on Hammond river. It Is stated that rich dirt Is being taken out by Kelly and Grogan and by Nelson and Smith, op erating In close proximity of each other. The latter are reported to have taken out a. single pan of coarse gold: which contained 51635. A nugget val-: ucd at $1632 was recovered. Kelly and Grogan took out $4,000 in six days. MAY SETTLE CHICAGO STRIKE CHICAGO. April 21.?The carpen ters and builders strike may be settled tomorrow. It is understood that a majority of the contracting builders favor acceptance of the offer to submit the question of an advance in wages to arbitration that was made ? Saturday by the strikers. There has been some violence In connection with the strike, but the union officials have co-operatcd with the police to prevent outbreaks. JEFFERSON TO SAIL FOR NORTH FROM SEATTLE ?V?? SEATTLE. April 21.?The Jefferson will sail for the North tonight. She will have the following-named pas sengers for Juneau: Jln^ M. tlOCKWOrm. ur. Vilui|?;u uiu wife. Claude Krlckson and wife, E. I. Whitemore, W. Clarburg, Mrs. E. 0. Burkiand, Otto Neyely. Alfread John son. Harry Owen. Evelyn Downie. So . phie Lund. Frank Back. G. Roene and many steerage. Al-Ki Sails The Al-Ki sailed last night for the North. She had the following named passengers for Juneau: A. M. Clare and wife, Mrs. F. Smith. , John Sells. Frank Johnson. E. M. Goddard, Joe Gerald. E. Menezich, Mrs R. E. Spark, J. H. Jones, W. A. Sparks E. Park. E. R. Clapp. Holland Hous ton. Carl Johnson, A. F. Nelson, T. Hannin, I. M. O'Meara, Charles Labin. John Bailey. John Morteson and 8 i steerage. For Douglas?Mrs. Emma Moore, A. Martin. Frank Bartlett, George East-'i erbee. Leo Andrews, C. F. Thomas and wife and 5 steerage. WILLIAMS LOOKS FOR ALBANIAN FREEDOM ? BOSTON, April 21.?Former United States Minister to Greece Geo. Fred Williams believes Albaula will be free following the foreign war and will af ford business opportunities for A aeri cans better than offered by any of the South American States. The pres ent condition of Albania he says is due to the fact that Europe for the past century had been Joined in a conspiracy to keep the Albanians in slavery and moral, political and intel lectual degredation. Mr. Williams ad vocates establishing an American bank at Albania and believes forests could be purchased for $1,000,000 that are worth from *$5,000,000 to $10,000. BAD WEATHER STOPS WORK ON RAISING SUBMARINE HONOLULU. April 21.?The work of raising the sunken American sub marine F-4 has been halted by bad weather. European Russia "has the highest j birthrate* in the world, France has ' the lowest. PRESIDENT NOT AFRAID OE SCRAP WORTH WHILE NEW YORK. April 21?President Woodrow Wilson at the Associated Press luncheon last night declared that "my interest In tho neutrality of tho United States is not a potty desire to keep out of trouble," Continuing, he saitft "If anybody wantB a scrap that is interesting, a scrap that is worth while, I am his man." The President continued in a more serious vein, and said that "Americana must think of America before they think of Europe in order that America may bo fit to be Europe's friend when the day of tested friendship shall come." "The test of friendship," said the President, "is not in now showing sym pathy for one side or the other, but In getting ready to help both sides when the struggle is ovor. I, for one, have complete abiding faith in that great silent body of Americans who are not standing'up and shouting ex pressions of their opinions just now, but who are waiting to find out and support the duty of America." The President dwelt at considerable length upon the duty of the United States as a Nation, saying that the United States should not dictate to any, no matter how small simply be cause we are great and strong. President Returns to White House WASHINGTON. April 21.? Presi dent Woodrow Wilson accompanied by Secretary of the Navy Josophus Dan iels. returned from New York at 10:20 o'clock last night. Secretary of the j Navy Daniels proceeded on his way to North Carolina.' VTT.T.TSTA GENERAL KILLED AT CELAYA WASHINGTON, April 21.?Advices received from Mexico say that Gen., Estrada, one of Gen. Villa's foremost j generals, was killed In the fighting at I Cclaya. It is further learned thnt C&rranza forces have occupied Guadalajara. Gen. Villa's army is slowly with drawing toward Northern Mexico. It! is believed to be intact, though re- j ports of additional victories for Gen. Obregon continue to be received. j ROOSEVELT STILL TELLING ON BARNES SYRACUSE. N. Y., April 21.? For mer President Roosevelt was contin ued on the witness stand today in the supreme court, and rclatod his deal ings with William Barnes, jr.. Repub lican National committeeman and the chairman of the Republican State com mittee of New York, who is suing him for $50,000 libel. Col. Roosevelt re lated many conversations that he had had with Barnes relating to party or ganization and bossism, in which he said that Barnes said that party or ganizations were necessary, that there could be no organizations without money, and that big interests would insist upon protection before giving their money. ? Before Col. Roosevelt took the stand today, counsel representing both sides of the case and the court considered In chambers the various lines of evi dence the defense desired to introduce. The result was the announcement that the court had decided not to admit a vast amount of evidence that was not specified In the pleadings. This ruling shut out a great quantity of the evidence the defense had gather ed relating to specific political cam paigns. many conversations between Barnes and Roosevelt with reference to the ethics of bossism and other matters.* ASTORIA SAN FRANCISCO LINE TO BE INVESTIGATED WASHINGTON. April 21.?The In terstate Commerce Commission will Investigate the ownership of the Pa cific Steamship Great Northern by the Northern Pacific Steamship Com pany, to discover whether provisions | of the Panama Canal act prohibiting tho ownership of Bteamship lines by railroads Is being violated. PROHIBITIONISTS CLAIM GAINS IN ILLINOIS CHICAGO. April 21.?The results of local options in 26 towns and villages in Illinois yesterday were claimed as a decided victory for the anti-saloon j league. Eleven towns, previously wet | were swept into tho dry column, abol ishing about SO saloons. All tho towns 1 that previously were dry wore retain ed in the dry column. The wets re tained 12 towns of tho 26. JACK JOHNSON AND WIFE OFF FOR EUROPE HAVANA. April 21.?Jack Johnson and his wife have sailed for Spain. ! From there they expect to proceed northward through France to England i Johnson- said/before his departure that i probably he would never return to ' America. BRITAIN BAG IN G WASHINGTON, April SI.?Sir Ed i ward Groy, British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, has Informed Sec ! J retary of State William J. Bryan thai tho preservation of the common In j torosts of all tho powers In China by ! the* Insurance of the integrity of the! Chinese Nation, and also tho Insurance of equal opportunities in that country for those of all Nations will remain tho British policy toward that coun try. The declaration by Sir Edward Grey i followed a statement made by Secro Jtary of State Bryan yosterday that the United Statos will stand by the ; declared American policy of an open door and territorial Integrity for China. Tho Japaneso government yesterday ovenlng again assured tho United States that Japan haB no Intention of violating either tho territorial or Na tional integrity of China, cr of In terfering In any way with he open door policy of the Nations toward that country. China Prepares Capital Defenses PEKING, April 21.? The Chinese government has mobilized more than 100.000 of the flower of tho National army in the defensos of Peking, and tho defenses aro being cquippod with modern cannon. It was stated that I the movement is merely for precau-' tionary purposes. However. It is not denied that the| Japanese fortification of positions at' Mukden and elsewhere in Manchuria. ENGLISH CRUISERS NEAR NEW YORK NEW YOHK, April 21.?A squadron of three foreign cruisers, the most powerful that have been seen oh tho American ? side since the beginning or the war are lying off the ontranco of tho Now York harbor today. The one closest to shore is a four funnel British cruiser. She lies sevon miles East of Ambrose channel light-; ship. Her name and the names of hor companions have not been made j ! out Ten miles East of the. Highlands is riding a second ship ?an auxiliary | cruiser. Big with lines that spell speed, the j largest ship of the squadron, a four ; funnel cruiser, lies 15 miles South- j ; east of the Highlands. | BRYAN FIRING GERMAN CONSULS ?? I WASHINGTON. April 21.?It was j officially announced today that Baron : Loehneysen until February German ! consul at Seattle was withdrawn on j account of tho protest of the Amerl : can State Department. Loehneysen attempted to induec a Fort Worden artilleryman, formerly a German reservist to return to Germany and join tho arms of his country. Documentary evidence was provided by the commandant of the Puget Sound coast defenses. Arter reaching the hands of Secretary of War Lindley M. Garrison it was turn ed over to Secretary of State Wil liam J. Bryan, whence tho official rep resentations were made to Germany that resulted in his recall. Mueller Will Be Recalled SEATTLE, April 21.?It is stated up on what Is regarded as absolutely re liable authority that the United States has demanded the removal of German Consul Wllhclm Mueller, at this place who Is charged of conspiracy to obtain business secrets of the Seattle Con struction and Drydock company. It is practically certain that he will bo transferred from the" United States. MAY AGAIN PUT OFF FLEET DISPLAY WASHINGTON. April 21.?The At ; lantic fleet will possibly not pass through the Panama canal In July, as ? has been planned. It is stated that i it would not be safe for the super drcadnuughts to attempt to go through ! the canal, as it Is not large enough j for them, and It will be impossible to complote the necessary work of en j largement before July. If it should be decided not to un ' dertako the trip in July It will prob ! ably-take place later in the season. The prosont plan does not contem plate ?a postponment of the fleet re view in New York harbor next month. President Wilson has signified his purpose to be present at the review, as announced a few days ago. Earl ier In the season It was planned that Vice-President Marshall would repre sent tho President at Now York, and the present plan Is for the Vice-Presi dent also to review the fleot in com pany with Secretary of the Navy Jo' sephus Daniels. Many new short railways are bdfiu; built in Spain. FRENCH ENGAGE IN THE HARDEST FIGHTJ3F YEAR PARIS, April 21.?French forces be tween tho Mouse and Moselle are en gaged this afternoon In the heaviest fighting that they have participated in this year. The hardest fighting is tak-j ing place in tho Montmare forest, where they have gained a great deal of ground and the Germans are mak ing desperate attempts to regain cap tured trenches. Tho War Office announces that the French are holding ail of the posi tions that thoy have taken, and are; repulsing German counter attacks with ? heavy losses. English Continue Gains * Reports from the Belgian front re ported continued British gains and sc vcro fighting East of Ypres. Fighting. continues at various points between Ypres and Lille, with the Germans falling back in several places. FRENCH MASSING MEN NEAR VERDUN JL i PARIS, April 21.?A French army of 200,000 has been concentrated around Verdun and In the Woovre dis trict between the Meuse and Moselle.: supported by artillery moving to the front since January i. Night and day attacks are being made against the Gorman lines stretching from the' Northern part of tho Argonne forest to St. Mihlcl and tho forost of Le Prctre, north of Pont-a-Mousson. It Is reported that the Germans are! sending 120,000 mon to strengthen j their armies in the Argonne ahd in j tho Woovre. German airmen have reported the great concentration of French troops. On the Allies, right flank the French are suffering heavy losses, but vie tory there would compel retirement of at least three of the German ar mies In France. ALL IS CLEAR WEST OF YSER LONDON, April 21.?Tho following official dispatch was received from tho Belgian staff: "The West side of the Yser in Bel; glum, in the neighborhood of Droi Grachteu, has been completely freed of Germans. Tho enemy fled in dis order before strong Belgian attacks. ENGLAND PRESSING FOR RECRUITS LONDON, AJril 21.?All the recruit ing agencies in Greater London are making a special appeal for additional men for new armies. Patriotic dem onstrations will be made daily In ev ery metropolitan district, and the number of such gatherings already ar ranged exceeds 1500. Similar "re ; cruiting fortnights" have been held or are to be held shortly In all the larger cities throughout Great BrI ; tain. Kitchener says the number of men that will be required, to replace the killed and wounded from this time on will be enormous. GREAT BRITAIN AND PROHIBITION LONDON, April 21.?A high govern ment official says: "There will be no mandate putting a ban on Intoxicants throughout Great Britain and the col onies during the war, despite the fact that the government has authority to enact a law declaring for nation-wide prohibition. Appeal will be issued to the people to abBtuin from using hard drinks while the war Is on. This will put the English people on Its honor and have more effect than an edict compelling the people to stop using : Intoxicants." The Times says several more Cabi net meetings will be held, but the ? drink problem will be dealt with thus: i Total prohibition ruled out as imprac ticable: prohibition on wines and spir its: encouragement of lighter beers by compulsory reduction of their .'strength: further restrictions in sale of intoxicants in military areas and districts where munitions of war are manufactured. Meantime voluntary pledges are pouring in on Cabinet members. It is said 1G0.000 already have been signed. Among prominent men who have fol lowed King George's example are Co nan Doyle, John Galsworthy, Robert Bridges, and the lord mayor of Lon don. Try To Arouse Workmen LONDON, April 21.?Indications are that the British government has de cided upon a campaign designed to arouse greater patriotism among the worklngmen rather than to resort to drastic liquor legislation. This con viction is resulting from the tone of a speech dollvcrcd today by Premier ? Asqulth before the workers of Castle. | The Prime Minister told the men that ? the fate of the British Empire and ; markets, for her wares are Involved in the war in Europe'. He urged so berneos, industry and enlistments. '.?'orly-five towns' in Great Britain ' have a population exceeding 100,000. RUSSIA WINS FIGHTING IN CARPATHIANS GENEVA, April 21.?Reports of des perate fighting In the Uszok pass re gion, and of Austrian and German re verses are coming into the papers of this city this afternoon. It in stated fiiat the German and Austrian forces have lost 18,000 men in killed, wound ed and missing since the fighting was resumed yesterday. The news is com ing from the Carpathian battle front, which is being pushed backward in to Hungary. CARPATHIAN LOSSES HAVE BEEN HEAVY ROME, April 21.?-It is estimated that the Austro-German armicA In the Carpathians havo lost 125,000^to 150, 000 In killed, wounded and prisoners since tho campaign there begun. The Russian losses have been very heavy, as the men had to storm for tified positions. Difficulties Enormous LONDON, April 21.?Correspond ents and military observers who have returned from the Carpathians say the world has no conception of the enor mous difficulties both armies have had to overcome in maintaining the.n selves in the mountain districts with out considering the requirements of continuous and desperate battles. Since the early part of the winter the fighf,ng for the pnsses has been in cessant. Most of it has occurred at an altitude above 4,000 feet. At least one engagement occurred at a height in excess of 9000 feet. Blizzards, av alanches and zero temperature have added terrors to the combat, and virtually every charge or assault lms been made through snow, into which the men sank to their waists." FRENCH TO PAY FOR SEIZED FOOD CARGOES PARIS, April 21.?A bill will be sub mitted to the French Parliament au thorizing the government to pay for cargoes bolongihg to neutrals which may be taken by the French govern ment in transit to belligerents. The bill will contain an authorization to pay for the cargo of cotton on board the former Hamburg-American line steamer Dacia. ENGLISH CHANNEL SOWN WITH MINES . NEW YOftK. April 21.?The Hoi . land-American steamship Noordam re : ports that the English Channel Is sown with mines, a passage only 2,000 foot wide being left open for ships. j ? ? ? ENGLAND TO BUY WILHELMINA CARGO BOSTON, April 21. ? A London ca ble says the British government will settle the case of the American steamer Wllhclminn by purchasing the cargo. ! GERALDINE FARRAR GETS BIG OFFER NEW YORK, April 21.?An offer of $25,000 for three month's work is said to have been made to Geraldine Farr : ar by a moving picture company. POLISH TOWNS GET SELF-GOVERNMENT PETKOGRAD, April 21.?Russia has granted local self-government to Polish towns and new law also gives fair rep | resetation to Jews living in Poland. ALLIES SPEND $1,100,000,000 IN U. S. AND CANADA LONDON. April 21.?A British oill cial memorandum states tlmt at least $95,000,000 worth of war material and equipment have been ordered in Can ada by the allies. The totabof war or ders placed in the United States ex ceeds $1,000,000,000. LOSS PERCENTAGES ARE VERY SMALL NEW YORK. April 21.?Sir Court i enay Walter Bennett, British consul , general in New York, says that since | the war began 8220 vessels of more ; than 300 tons arrived at points in the ' Unitod Kingdom. Sailings numbered ' 7629. Only 32 British merchantmen ! were sunk, three Norwegians, one | Swedish, two AmerlcailT one Greek and three Dutch. WAR DOGS STRAIN AT ASH ON AUSTRIAN AND ITALIAN BORDER ROME, April 21.?An open rupture between Italy and Austria is regarded I as imminent. Senator Carafa declar ed today that negotiations are now at a standstill, and that he expected a break at any time. Great excitement prevails in Italian official circles be cause of the conviction that war is Inevitable. Prince von Buelow, the German Am bassador here Is declared to have made preparations to leave Italy. The Italian army and navy are ready to strike at a moment's notice. They are concentrated at stragetlc points from which the first hostile movements against Austria must be made. They arc poised for the first blow, and only a miracle can prevent them from launching the thrust that would add another belligerent and an other war zone to the European con flagration of war. One Italian army Is concentrated along the Adriatic in readiness to protect the Italian coast from raids by j the Austrian fleet. Along the border thousands of troop are gathered, fully equipped for field operations, only awaiting a command from the War Office to swarm across the border and carry war Into another section of unhappy Austria. AUSTRIA PREPARES FOR INEVITABLE ?? GENEVA, Switzerland, April 21.? Austrlans are being heavily massed along the Italian frontier in momen tary expectation of an Italian invas ion. The conviction in Austria, as in Rome, is that the clash of war is but a question of hours. SWISS TO PROTECT NEUTRALITY The Swiss army is being mobilized along the border between this country and Austria and Italy. The govern ment has notified representatives of Austria and Italy that any breach of Swiss neutrality will be resisted by force of arms, and that there will be no protests made. At the first breach the army will strike, without further I warning. ACTIVITY INDICATED AT DARDANELLES ?? BERLIN, via Amsterdam, April 21.? In view of the censorship that has been established on news from the Dardanelles and of the hints that are contained in special dispatches from there and Constantinople, it Is believed that operations of the gravest im portance are in progress in that re gion. It is stated in the very much curtailed reports that are received that the greatest activity prevails among the British at Lemnos. Ships carrying troops and munitions of war are declared to be arriving from Alexandria dally. It is said that 20,000 British and French troops have been landed near Knos within the last few days. Allies Try to Penetrate Straits CONSTANTINOPLE, via. wireless from Berlin to London, April 21.?An official statement Issued toduy snys It Is now definitely known that six British and French torpedo boats at tempted to penetrate the Dardanelles Monday night. WOMAN KILLED AND TWO CHILDREN INJURED BERLIN. April 21.?The correspon dent at Instcrburg. East Prussia, says a Russian aviator dropped four bombs on that town Monday, killing one wo man and injuring two children. GERMAN AIRMEN DROP 100 BOMBS IN RUSSIA PETROGRAD, April 21.? Germnn airmen toduy dropped 100 bombs on Bialystok. BELGIAN AVIATORS BUSY PARIS. April 21.?Belgian aviators today bombarded the Bruges arsenal and the Lisscvegh aviation grounds. 8RITISH LOST 200 IN SOUTH AFRICA BERLIN. April 21.?Official news from German East Africa of the de feat of British forces on January 18 and 10 In two days' battle at a point near Jasslni has just been received at Berlin. The British forces lost 200 men killed. RUSSIA DIGS UP $20,000,000 FOR ORDER ?? NEW YORK. April 21. Russia has deposited $20,000,000 with the Nation al City Bank, J. P. Morgan & Co., and the Bank of Montreal, as a first pay j ment on an order for slirapnel aggre j gating $80,000,000.