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THE ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE
VOL. VL, NO. 670. JUNEAU, ALASKA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16,1915. PRICE TEN CENTS.
ALLIED LOAN WILL BE MADE, IN SPUE Of PROTESTS
NOMEITE
COMES TO
"TRINITY"
The Rev. Guy Christian, for several
years priest in charge of the Episco
pal church at Nome, will become pas
tor of Trinity Episcopal church. Ju
neau. and will arrive here about Octo
ber 1. Such is the information re
ceived by Johu R. Jones, who has
been in chaige of the church here as
a layman since the departure of Rev.
George E. Renison early in the sum
mer. today. The dispatch camo from
Rev. John W. Wood, head of the home
mission society, at New York.
Rev. Christian is very popular
among the people of Nome, where his
superior ability and earnestness im
pressed themselves upon the commun
ity. The news that he is coming to
Juneau has made a decidedly favora
ble impression.
Jones Goes Into Drug Business.
John R. Jones will leave on the
Princess Alice tomorrow for New
York where he becomes a salesman
for the wholesale drug house of 8.
Lemohn. He will have all of the
New England States for a territory.
Mr. Jones has made many friends
in Juneau since his arrival here from
Tacoma. and they are entertaining
the hope that he will return to Alas
ka. "I regret leaving Alaska." said
Mr. Jones, "and may find it necessa
ry to return in order to satisfy the
claims of contentment, but I promised
Mr. Lemohn many months ago to ac
cept the position that I am going
East to take, and I feel that I am
obliged to keep my word."
Renison Takes Wyoming Church.
Rev. George E. Rennlson. for five
years in charge of Trinity church has
accepted a call to become pastor of
the Episcopal church at Rawlins. Wy
oming. and will become pastor there
in a few weeks. He is now at Duluth,
Minnesota.
WILSON LEADS
ALL DIPLOMATS
SAYS JAMES
???
WASHINGTON". Sept. 16? Senator
Ollie James returned from the Ken
tucky Democratic convention, where
his resolution endorsing President
Wood row Wilson's record as the lead
er of the Democratic party and pledg
ing the Kentucky delegation to the
National Democratic convention to
support him for renomlnation. was
unanimously adopted. He is jubilant
over the prospect for Democratic suc
cess next year.
"President Wilson." said the Sena
tor. "has done by peace what Roose
velt wanted to thrust the country
into war to undertake. The President
has furnished renewed evidence that
the people made no mistake in trust
ing to his patriotism and statesman
ship. It makes his name figure In
history as the world's greatest diplo
mat.
"Stanley will be elected Governor
of Kentucky by the old-time Demo
cratic majority of 40,000." he added.
FORD CAN MAKE 4.000
AUTOMOBILES A DAY
DETROIT. Sept. 16.?An official of
the Ford Motor Company claims that
the company can secure an output of
4,000 cars daily this year if it so de
sires. The output of 2,000 cars daily
was reached in their 1915 production.
FORD AUTOS FOR A
HUNDRED DOLLARS
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Henry Ford, the Detroit automobile
manufacturer, has launched a new
advertising project that on its face is
a novelty to the world of publicity.
According to Fred Hamburg, who
yesterday returned from San Fran
cisco, Ford is to sell for $100 each,
the automobiles produced in one day
by his mechanics, in the palace of
machinery. A force of skilled work
men turn out a Ford car about ev
ery ten minutes, and about 70 fin
ished cars are produced in one day.
The first seventy people to tender
their cash will receive the cars at
the greatly reduced pries, although the
date on which the cars will be sold
is unknown to the public.
Vr. Hamburg says that from the
day of the announcement thousands
of people, some of them with their
money in their hand, have crowded
to the pavilion where the Ford man
ufactory is located. "On one day last
week you couldn't get within a block
of the place." he says.
A. GUFFEY COMPANY
CHANGES ITS NAME
BEAUMONT. Tex.. Sept. 16.?The
J. M. Guffey Petroleum Company, of
Beaumont, has filed an amendment to
its charter decreasing its capital
stock from $15,000,000 to $2,500,000
and changing the name to the Gulf
Production Company.
"All the News All the Time."
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?if Minimum?36. ?>
* Cloudy; rain ?.25 in. *
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LANE TO ASK
TEN MILLION
FOR RAILROAD
WASHINGTON, Sept. 16. ? "Eight '
or ten millions," said Secretary Lane
yesterday in response to a direct ques
tion as to what appropriations he
would ask of Congress at the next
session, for continuing the work of J
building the Alaska railroad.
"1 have not decided on the exact i
amount which will be needod," the J
Secretary went on. "but it will be in \
the neighborhood of the figures I men- j
tioned. It Is a good tlmo to build and '
the work ought to be pressed to an i
early completion. Congress, I am con- I
fldent, will be willing to grant any
reasonable sum."
Secretary I.ane has pointed out that (
the railroad will be a good Investment I
for tho United States, from every
standpoint. He said: "From the
road's earnings, from tho sale of pub
lic land, from the coal land leases,
and from other courses, and the reve
nue resulting from the road the gov- ,
ornment will get back all the money ll
oxpeded. In the end, however, Alaska 1
will pay for the road herself." i
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"DEVELOPMENT NUMBER" t
ON SALE SATURDAY.
I
The Development Number of
the Alaska Daily Empire will be
on sale at the office of the Em
pire Printing Company Saturday. <
The number contains 40 pages, 1
and Is profusely Illustrated. It t
will be delivered to regular sub- <
scrlbers of The Empire on that 1
day. Each regular subscriber <
Is entitled to one free copy. The i
{ price of the number Is 25 cents <
the copy.
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WORST SUMMER
FLOOD IN HISTORY ,
OF FAIRBANKS i
FAIRBANKS. Sept. 16.?Flood con- 1
dltlons in the Tanana valley are the
worst In history for this time of the '
year. The rains have continued, and
the bridge that was thought to be
saved Tuesday night yesterday lost
two spans. A large crew of men are i
working, and It is believed that the 1
remainder of the bridge will be saved. <
There has been no damage to the I
town so for, though parts of it are
| threatened by the torrents that are I
i pouring through every declivity.
The open cuts on several of the
creeks have been flooded, and mining
operations suspended temporarily. I
Chena slough has swollen Into a <
large river. '
NOTED HORSE !
LOWERS HIS OWN
WORLD'S RECORD '
SYRACUSE. N. Y.. Sept. 16?Direc
tum II. champion pacing stallion, low
ered his own world's record for the '
mile at the New York State fair ?
yesterday, by stepping the distance In J
1:56%. a second and one-quarter fast
er than his best previous time.
The best time ever recorded for a
mile was made by Dan Patch, his
mark being 1:55, but a wind-shield
was used. Directumll paced yester-" 1
day without windshield.
CLOTHES OF ARRESTED
WOMAN EMANATE
WEALTH OF GOLD
i NEW YORK. Sept 16?Mrs. Em
ma Shute. of Cumminsville, Ohio.
56 years old. expensively dressed and
; of evident refinement, was found wan
dering aimlessly about the steamship
piers at Twenty-Third street and the
Hudson river. When sent to Bellvue,
the hems of her garments began to
break with their weight of wealth,
and ouc rolled $1,500 in gold coin. In
an undergarment she had concealed
about $1,500 in jewels, and there also
was found two bank books, showing
cash deposits in the German National
Bank of $1,000 and $10,000 in another .
bank in Cincinnati.
She was unable to say how she
came to be in this city, or where she
was stopping. The bank books reveal
ed her identity, and the fact that her
husband, is a resident of Cummins
ville. Ohio, whose name is Henry
Shute.
ILLINOIS WOMEN WANT
TO VOTE FOR DELEGATES
TO NATIONAL CONVENION
CHICAGO. Sept. 16.? Suffragist
leaders in Illinois will seek a final
ruling in the Courts on the right of
Illinois women to vote for national
delegates as well as Presidential elec
tors. in the event of adverse rul
? ings of election officials, it was an
nounced today.
As the law stands women of Illi
nois are permitted to vote direct for
Presidential nominees by voting for
the electors. The law is silent as to
national delegates.
PRESIDENT DESIRES
TO CUT EXPENSES
WASHINGTON. Sept. 16.? Presi
, dent Woodrow Wilson is planning to
cut down the expenditures at the next
session of Congress, and will confer
with the leaders to see how it can be
| done.
VILLISTA
GARRISON
DISARMED
EL. PASO. Tex., Sept. 16. ? With
the entire Villa garrison at Juarez,
Moxco, disarmed and their ammuni
tion and stores under a guard of offi
cers, Juarez today Is the scene of a
wild celebration by thousands of Mex
icans from both sides of the border.
There is grave apprehension that
trouble between the two factions will
break out before night.
It was declared that the garrison
was disarmed by order of General
^arranza, the Villa supporters agree
ing to comply.
APOLOGY PROMISED
MEXICAN LEADER
BROWNSVILLE, Tex., Sept. 16. ?
An apology probably will bo offered
Mexican General Navarette, in com
mand of the Mexican forces at Mata
moras, by the military authorities
cere, for the action of Deputy Sher
iffs Monohan, Haley, Silva and Mor
ton, in firing into Matamoras during
the trouble Tuesday night
<ERN SAYS THERE WILL
BE NO EXTRA SESSION
WASHINGTON, Sept. 16. ? After
lepartlng from a conference with the
President at the White House, Sena
:or John W. Kern of Indiana, Demo
:ratic Senate leader, expressed the
'irm conviction that there will be no
;xtra session of Congress this fall
is a result of the foreign situation
>r for any other reason.
ETTOR GETS 6 MONTHS
WATERBURY, Conn.. Sept. 16.?
Toseph J. Ettcr, a member of tho I.
IV. W., was sentenced to Jail for six
months in the city court here, for
breach of the peace.
Mr. Ettor, in a speech, abused the
police department
LLINOIS AND HONOLULU
COMUNICATE OVER WIRELESS
CHICAGO, Sept. 16.? The govern
ment wireless station at Lake Bluff.
[11.;, was put in operation after mes
sages had fc?en sent to and received
from Honolulu in day time.
PATENTEE CAN CONTROL
THE RETAIL PRICE
CHICAGO. Sept. 16.?Judge Geiger,
in the Federal District Court at Chi
cago has ruled in case of goods sold
;o a' Chicago store that a patentee
manufacturer has a right to fix the
?csale price. The case will be taken
o the Supreme Court.
MINING ENGINEERS MEET
NEXT WEEK AT 'FRISCO
SAN FRANCISCO. Sept. 16.?The
\merican Institute of Mining Engln
jers convened today. The American
Mining Congress will meet next week.
INDIANA MAN PROMOTED
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WASHINGTON, Sept. 16.? W. G.
Piatt, of Lawrenceburg. Ind., has been
appointed Chief Clerk of the office
ot Comptroller of the Treasury. Piatt
has been the assistant chief of the
income tax division.
NIAGARA DEVELOPMENT
TO BE INCREASED
BUFFALO, Sept. 16.? A plan has
been devised to develop 2,000,000 ex
tra horse power from Niagara by build
ing a dam in the river below the falls
which it is claimed would not spoil
the cataract scenlcally.
ALASKA MILITARY
COMPANIES WILL BE
GIVEN ADDED MEN
? -
SEATTLE, Sept. 16.?The four com
panies of infantry on duty in Alaska
are to be brought up to their full mil
itary strength, of about 160 men each,
according to announcement today by
the War Department.
The posts at Fort Seward, Fort Lis
cum. Fort Qlbbon. Fort St. Michael
and Fort Davis have at the present
time about half of their war strength.
ENORMOUS GRUBSTAKE
SUIT FINALLY ENDED
SAN FRANCISCO .Sept. 16.?Mrs.
Ella Helm yesterday lost her suit on
an alleged grubstake through which
she claimed $6,000,000. Mrs. Helm
alleged that she had staked Jerry Wil
son who located the Ophir mines near
Nome. Wilson's defense was based
on his claim that he had received the
money as a loan and not as a grub
stake.
Last October a decision was ren
dered in favor of Mrs. Helm, but
through the activity of the defense,
which includes Jerry Wilson, Mrs. Al
ice Wilson, John Kimball and the
Wilson-Kimball Mining Co., a new
trial was granted. This last decision
is based upon verbal agreements be
tween Wilson and Mrs. Helm.
H. H. Smith, of the Alaska Mino
Brokerage Co., will leave on the
Princess Alice tomorrow morning for
Tacoma. Later he will go to New
York. Hts family accompanies him.
DUMA REBUKES
PREMIER; CZAR
COMES TO AID
STOCKHOLM, Sept 16.?There was
groat disorder In Potrograd today, ac
cording to reports reaching here, and
martial law was hastily proclaimed as
a result ot the Duma's refusal to ad
journ on orders from Premier Gore
mykln.
Trouble was averted when authori
zation to proroguo tho Duma until the
middle of November was mode by tho
Czar. The promler announced that ad
journment would take place tonight.
WAR CLOUDS ARE
FORMING OVER
BALKAN STATES
LONDON. Sept. 16.?Hostilities In
the Balkan States are Imminent. Of
ficial reports from Soflia say the treaty
between Bulgaria and Turkey has
been signed. Tho Bulgarian repre
sentatives at Athens and Bucharest
are demanding explanations of the
mobilization of tho Greek and Ru
manian armies.
German newspapers haVc received
hints that Rumania will onllst on the
side of tho Allies, but according to
reports received at Copenhagen, no
reason for this possibility was indi
cated.
BULGARIA GETS
READDY FOR WAR
SALONICA, Sept. 16.?Bulgaria is
making warlike preparations on the
Black Sea, without any explanation.
The fortifications of Verna are being
strengthened against a naval, at
tack. Mines have been placed at the
entrance to the harbor. Long range
cannon are also being placed at Cala
ta, on the heights dominating the Var
na harbor.
Bulgaria May Join Germany
LONDON, Sept. 16.?The Bulgarian
activity on the Black Sea may indi
cate that Bulgaria Intends to join Ger
many. as the fortifications of Varna
would hardly have to be strengthened
against an attack by the Turkish
fleet, now bottled up.
May Attack Roumania.
GENEVA, Sept. 16 An invasion
of Roumania by Austro-Gcrman forc
es, with or without a derlaration of
war, is being discussed as a probabil
ity in Balkan capitals.
I. S. PRODUCTS
WORTH MILLIONS
ARE CONFISCATED
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LONDON, Sept. 16.?A British prize
court today condemned the greater
part of American products forming
the cargoes of four. steamships.
The products, valued at several mil
lions of dollars, are declared "forfeit
ed to the Crown." The conilscated
goods consist principally of meat pro
ducts.
MEANS TOTAL LOSS
TO MEAT PACKERS
CHICAGO, Sept. 16.?The meat car
goes confiscated by Great Britain to
day will be a complete loss to Ameri
can packers, according to Morris &
Company, as there were no advance
payments made on the shipments
seized.
AUTO VICTIM DIES.
SEATTLE. Sept. 16.?W. A. Soule.
a civil engineer, died last nlgbt as the
result of injuries received in an auto
mobile accident. He was a nephew of
Judge J. T. Ronald, of the King coun
ty superior court.
GOVERNOR'S REPORT
SENT OUT TOMORROW
Tomorrow morning the annual re
port of the Governor will be mailed to
Washington, D. C. This year the re
port is considerably larger than those
of previous years, and, while it will
contain fewer appendices, those which
it does include will be more complete
than in the past.
Another report which will go out
from the Governor's office In the near
future is the game report, which is
made yearly to the Secretary of the
Departure of Agriculture. This re
port will cover all phases of the
game question in Alaska.
MRS. HOGAN OBJECTS TO
HUSBAND'S WITNESSES
An objection has been filed by Mrs.
Bertha Hogan against the testimony
of Charles I. Reigard, Mrs. M. Bohrer,
C. 1. Bohrer, F. A. Haines, B. E. Welch,
C. C. Van Duyn, E. M. Prltchard, Mrs.
Frances Hazard, all residents of Coos
County, Oregon, and C D. Murane, of
Seattle. This testimony was taken
on open commission and Mrs. Hogan
asks that the plaintiff be obliged to
serve upon hor the Interrogatories
required by law, and that she be given
an opportunity to serve cross inter
rogatories.
The defense has registered a fur
ther objection to the testimony of
Charles McNiglit, a notary of Marsh
field, Ore., on the ground that ho act
ed as Hogan's attorney ot one time
and that he has advised tho plaintiff
in regard to this case.
GERMANS
FALL BACK
50MILES
PETROGRAD, Sopt. 16.? Smasho-l
back fifty miles by Russian charges,
the Teutonic armies along the Kovol
Sarny railroad southwest of the Prl
pet marshes are in hasty retreat, ac
cording to an official announcement
this evening.
Tho silence of Berlin and Vlonna Is
an Indication that tho Teutonic allies
have mot with serious reverses, the
Russians following up their victories
of yesterday all along the frontier in
Gallcla.
Only at a point south of Dvlnsk Is
tho German drlvo meeting with suc
cess. Tho army attacking Is that of
Field Marshal von Hlndenburg.
GREAT HORDE3 OF
RUSSIANS CAPTURED
GENEVA, Sept. 16.? Tho number
of Russians taken prisoners by the
Austro-German troops, slnco May 1,
is reckoned at 2,671,750, according to
ostlmates published hero today. It is
stated that 6,000 guns of largo cali
bre and 4,000 machine guns have been
captured. Tho figures were compiled
from official bulletins issued at Ber
lin and Vienna.
D.UI.k ?
LONDON. Sept 16.?British losses
In tho Dardanelles campaign were
87.630 up until August 21, it was pub
lished today. Of the number 17,608
were killed.
British Sub. 8lnks.
LONDON, Sept 16.?The Admiral
ty announced today: "In all probabili
ty the British submarines E-7 has
been sunk off tho Dardanelles."
PIG IRON PRICES
TAKE A BIG JUMP
PITTSBURGH, Pa., Sept. 16?Pig
iron prices have taken a big jump
Every district seems to have a quota
tion of Its own. That prices will
reach even higher levels is accepted
as a fact. European brokers have
been heavy buyers and their inquir
ies permeate every section where pig
iron Is sold. French government has
an inquiry out for 300,000 tons of
rounds for delivery during tho first
six months of 1016. Russia and Italy,
likewise, have representatives here
buying wherever they can secure de
livery. The British stefel firms are
just as active.
New Plant For Schwab.
PITTSBURGH. Sept. 16. ? A syndi
cate of Pittsburg capitalists including
Charles M. Schwab arc formulating
plans for a steel plant near Colons
Steel Company at Monaca, Pa.
REVOLT PLOT IN
BRAZIL DISCOVERED
???
RIO JANEIRO. Sept. 16.?A revolu
tionary plot aiming at the overthrow
of the government, and tho establish
ment of a military dictatorship in
Brazil has been discovered here. The
perpetrators of the plot are under ar
rest and will be charged with treas
on.
SEATTLE GETS CONTRACT.
SEATTLE, Sept. 16,?The Seattle
Construction & Drydock Co. announc
ed today it had secured the contract
to build the second 5,000-ton steel
freighter for tho Ward Line, operat
ing on the Atlantic.
STOCK QUOTATIONS.
NEW YORK, Sept. 16.?Alaska Gold
32%, Chino 43%, Ray 21%, Butte &
Superior 59%. Copper is at 18. Beth
lehem went up a point and then down
five points, closing at 341.
ARIZONA REPUBLICANS
FAVOR SENATOR WEEKS
PHOENIX, Ariz.,, Sept. 16.?In a
recent poll of 130 leading Republi
cans in Arizona, 65 declared in favor
of Senator John W. Weeks for Presi
dent, with Elihu Root and Senator
Dorah in second and third places.
NAME POSTMASTER.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 16.?Patroick
McDonnell has been appointed post
master at Poorman, Alaska and Sam
uel McFarland has been appoined post
master at Rumley, Alaska.
Poorman is a new postofllcc, in the
Ruby district. There is no record
shown of "Rumley."
JEFERSON SAILS.
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SEATTLE, SepL 16?At nine o'clock
last night the Jefferson cleared from
Seattle with Robert Fordney, Jay
Todd, H. G. Windsor. Mrs. C. G.
Cragg, and one steerage for Juneau.
Admiral Evans Leaves.
SEATTLE, Sept. 16. ? Shortly be
fore midnight last night the Admiral
Evans left and will pass the Farra
gut at Juneau Sunday. Bookings on
the Evans include Beatrice Wall, Mrs.
F. A. Robertson. Mrs. H. Hartwell.
Empire want ads. get result?
BERLIN TOLD
THAT ARABIC
NLffWARNED
WASHINGTON, Sept. 16.?Secreta
ry Lansing today instructed Ambassa
dor Gerard to lay before the Gorman
govcrnmont America's conclusive
proof that the White Star liner Ara
bic was torpedoed by a German sub
marine, without warning.
I^ato today the State Department
received a cablegram from Ambassa
dor Gerard saying that the latest
communication from Washington bear
ing on the Arabic caso and submar
ine warfare had been received by him
and would immediately bo delivered.
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KITCHENER SAYS
GERMAN BOLT "SHOT"
LONDON, Sept 16.?In an ad
dress in the House of Commons
today, Field Marshal Kitchener
said ho believed Germany had
about "blown her bolt." He in
' timated that conscription would
be adopted by the British gov
ernment, notwithstanding Prime
Minister Asquith's announce
ment that nearly three millions
of men hnvc enlisted In the Eng |
lish armies.
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GERMAN JUSTIFIES
ZEPPELIN RAIDS
BERLIN, Sept. 16.?Count Von Re
ventlow, naval writer, replies today
In the Tages Zeitung, to the British
criticism of the German airship raids
over London. He states in defense
of the German action that London is
a fortress, that Sir Percy Scott, the
newly appointed defender of the city
from aerial attack should order the
civil population of London to depart.
Von Reventlow added:
"We hope confidently that the say
ing, 'Throwing bombs on London,'
will soon be as trite as the phrase
nbout 'carrying coals to Newcastle,'
with the notable difference, however,
that while In Newcastle there are
coals enough while in London there
are by far too few German bombs
have thus far exploded."
GERMANS LOSING
MANY SUBMARINES
IXJNDON Sept. 16?A tell-tale wake
which they leave behind Is responsi
ble for losses of German submarines,
according to the Daily News, which
adds:
"The German losses of submarines
have been more than formidable;
they are irretrievable."
The article continues:
"The submarine leaves a peculir
trail on tlio surface marked by air
bubbles. Auxiliary boats follow this
curious wave, which sea-men soon
learn to recognize, although it is not
easw to distinguish it in rough weath
er."
The News snys that 2,300 trawlers
and other craft are now engaged in
the submarine hunt, and that the suc
cess that is meeting their efforts is
all that could be expected.
INVESTIGATING SINKING
OF U. S. SUBMARINES!
???
HONOLULU, T. H., Sept. 16.?Lieut
Commander Mnrk St. Ellas and the
other members of the board of in
quiry have begun an inquiry Into the
sinking of the submarines F-l, F-2,
and F-3, which were sunk when the
United States supply ship Supply col
lided with them on September 6th.
The Supply was attempting to dock
when she collided.
"FRIENDS OF PEACE"
TO ENTER POLITICS
CHICAGO. Sept. 16.?The "Friends
of Peace" plan, a national organiza
tion for political activity but not a
political party. The organization will
encdavor to Influence party platforms
and support the party whose declara
tions suit It best.
STRIKE OF LOCOMOTIVE
WORKERS DECLARED OFF
NEW YORK, Sept. 16.?The strike
of 800 machinists of the Brooks plant
of the American Locomotive Company
at Dunkirk, N. Y., was declared off.
The men went on strike for an eight
hour day and the recognition of 'shop
committee." The company agreed to
take back the men without discrim
ination and granted a suitable wage
schedule.
NEW DYE DISCOVERED
WASHINGTON, Sept. 16.?Dr. Lang
don, of the Department of Commerce
claims that a new natural red dye
has been discovered in the United
States, especially valuable for paper
makers.
FIELD ESTATE OWNS
FOUR PERCENT. OF CHICAGO
CHICAGO, Sept. 16.? One family
owns approximately ono twenty-fifth
of the total assessed value of all real
estate in Chicago. This is the Mar
shall Field estate whose holdings are
placed at $100,000,000. Ten families
own a little more than ono-twelfth
of the total valuation of Chicago,
HUGE LOAN
TO ALLIES
IS CERTAIN
NEW YORK, Sept. 16.?In splto of
the protests recleved from thousands
of German sympathizers In the United
States, there Ib every indication that
tho billion dollar loan will bo made
to the entente allies. Many millions
already have been pledged to tho
loan, in was learned in the financial
district today. Statements from
Washington that the flotation of tho
loan would not violate any local or in
ternational law are said to have re
moved the last barrier to raising tho
money. Financiers had feared oppo
sition from that quarter.
GERMAN-AMERICAN
OFFICIAL MAKE8 PLEA
PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 16. ? Dr.
Hexamer, president of tho German
American Alliance, Issued the follow
ing statement today:
"I ask every true American in
tho name of justice to write every
financial institution in which he
has deposited money, protesting
against tho uso of his money for
tho proposed Anglo-French war
loan."
SEATTLE GERMANS ARE
DRAWING THEIR MONEY
SEATTLE, Sept. 16.?Germans here
are drawing their money from the
banks and reports from other North
western points are that German sym
pathizers who have not taken their
deposits out of the banks have threat
ened to do so In case tho billion dol
lar loan Is made the Allies.
NEUTRALITY NOT AFFECTED.
WASHINGTON, Sept 16.?Late to
day Secretary Lansing said to news
papermen that the Anglo-French loan
would not be a violation of the United
State's neutrality.
ROCKEFELLER TO SUBSCRIBE
NEW YORK, Sept. 16.?Agents for
John D. Rockefeller intimated today
that the oil king, and perhaps other
oil magnates would probably partici
pate in the raising of the war loan.
MAY PLACE LOAN
THROUGH STOCK EXCHANGE
NEW YORK, Sept. 16.?It has been
suggested that beneficial trust cer
tificates, to he known as the British
Loan Trust Fund Participation Cer
tificates, available for listing on the
New York Stock Exchange, may be
used if the proposed British credit
for $500,000,000 is established in the
United States.
Paish Coming
Sir George Paish. the British fi
nancial expert, has arrived for a six
weeks visit. It Is his second visit to
New York since the war began.
More Gold Coming
LONDON. Sept. 16.?The Bank of
England has sold $5,750,000 in foreign
coin, believed to be for America, as
a further instalment against purchas
es abroad on behalf of the Allies. To
ward this sale $7,250,000 has been re
ceived, presumably from Franco. The
bank also has anounced that $10,000,
000 has been tnken for export to Ja
pan, evidently for purchases made by
Russin.
ITALY IS SENDING
MANY TROOPS TO AID
AT THE DARDANELLES
PARIS, Sept. 16.? Another largo
Italian expedition is embarking at
Farento to proceed to the Dardanelles
according to a dispatch from Rome.
DU PONTS PLAN COMPANY
WITH $250,000,000 CAPITAL
?
DOVER, Del., Sept. 16.?An appli
cation for a charter for the proposed
reorganization of tho Du Pont Pow
der Company, was filed at Dover. The
capitaliation of the new concern is
$240,000,000. Other charters filed in
clude tho American Arms Corpora
tion, capital at $10,000,000, and the
Union Arms and Ordnance Company,
with a capital of $5,000,000.
GERMAN CONSENT
TO SURRENDER
BELGIUM HOPEFUL
ROME, Sept. 16.?The Observatore
Romano, the Vatican organ, publishes
an article intimating that the hope of
peace is growing stronger among the
Papal agents. It is hinted that Ger
many has consented to give up Bel
gium. The article concludes by ex
pressing the hope that men of every
nation will work for peace.
HEAT CONTINUES.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 16.?Atlantic
Coast states today are still swelter
ing in the heat that has oppressed the
large cities for tho past week.
STOLE HIGH GRADE
ORE; IS RECOVER
SACRAMENTO, Sept. 16. ? More
than $25,000 of high-grade ore stolen
from The Empire mine near Grass
Valley was found in a house just .out
side of the city limits here today,

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