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VOL. VI., NO. 898. JUNEAU. ALASKA, MONDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1915. " ? ^ TEN CENTS. ^
GERMANS HAVE SERB CAPITAL All BUT DESTROYED LEONARD TROUNCES! PHILLIES BRAVES* PARK. BOSTON. Oct. 11. ?Forty thousand people saw the Bos on Red Sox win from the Philadel phia Nationals and the great Alexan der today, by the score of 2 to L Boston hit Alexander for six safeties, while Leonard pitched a great game, allowing but three hits. Philadelphia drew blood in the third, on two hits, and Hoblitzel'a er ror. Superhuman fielding by the Red Sox in this inning turned in the fourth, when Boston tied the score on Speaker's smashing three-ply hit, and HobUtxel's sacrifice hit Boston scored the winning run in the last half of the ninth inning on Hooper's single. Scott's sacrifice and Duffy Lewis' corking single, which scored Hooper. The teams play here tomorrow, for the fourth game of the series. Boston is now believed to be a cinch, having won two out of the three games, and making it certain that Alexander will nit pitch against them at least until Wednesday, in Philadelphia. FIRST INNING Philadelphia?Stock, first up. got a two-base hit to center when Speaker lost the ball in the sun. Bancroft sacrificed. Stock taking third. The Boston infield came in close. With Paskert at bat. Carrigan almost got Stock at third. Paskert foaled out to Gardner. Cravath struck out and the stands were in an uproar. Cra rath struck out and the stands were In an uproar. "Dutch"* Leonard was cheered when he came to the bench. (No runs, one hit and no errors.) Boston?Hooper filed out to Crav ath. Scott fanned. Alexander had more speed than he did Friday. Speaker died out to Paskert (No runs, no hits and no errors.) SECOND INNING" Philadelphia ? Luderus struck out Whltted popped out to Hoblitsel. There was a fork to Leonard's shoots and lots of speed in the big left hand- , er*s service. NiehofT sent up a high | one. which Scott grabbed. (No runs, no hits and no errors.) Boston?Hoblitxel went out on a , grounder to Alexander, who touched the batter on the base line. Lewis , shot a single past Stock, but was caught stealing. Gardner died to Whitted. (No runs, one hit and no errors.) THIRD INNING Philadelphia?Burns singled over Barry's head. Alexander was up and was loudly cheered by the Boston crowd. Gardner took Alexander's bant and threw to Hoblitel. who drop ped the ball, both runners being safe. Stock sacrificed both runners along and Burns scored Philadelphia's first - and only run on Bancroft's single to center. Alexander taking third on the ( throw-in. and Bancroft reaching sec- , ond. With one out things looked ( gloomy for Boston but Barry took Pas kert's high fly while running toward right field, and Cravath's long drive ( to left field was taken In by Lewis, off the fence. Barry and Lewis were forced to bow repeatedly to the crowd, the catches having both been of the sensational order. (One run. two hits and one error.) Boston?Barry filed out to Paskert. Carrigan walked. Leonard was up. He sent a high foul, which Whitted dropped after a long and hard run. It was not an error. Leonard fanned and Hooper popped out to Stock. (No runs, no hits and no errors.) FOURTH INNING Philadelphia?Luderus struck out for the second time. Whitted filed out to Hooper. Xlehoff sent up a high one , to Scott. (No runs, no hits and no errors.) Boston?Scott filed out to Paskert. t The crowd went wild with Joy when , Speaker hit a three bagger down the right field foul line. Hoblltzel sent a long sacrifice fly to Parkert and Speaker scored. Lewis filed out to Paskert, who had to come in behind second base to make the catch. (One run. one hit and no errors.) FIFTH INNING Philadelhpia?Bums was thrown out at first, by Leonard. Leonard threw out Alexander the same way. Stock filed out to Hooper, who made a pretty running catch of a Texas leaguer. (No runs, no hits and no erros.) Boston?Gardner was up. Gardner's high fly was taken by Paskert, who registered his stxth putout. Wbitted took Barry's long line fly. Carrigan was out on a short fly to Paskert. (No runs, no hits and no errors.) SIXTH INNING Philadelphia?Bancroft was out on a high fly. which Carrigan caugh near the pitcher's box. Paskert was tossed out by Barry. Gardner took Crarath's grounder and threw him out at first. (No runs, no hits and no errors.) Boston?Leonard fanned for the second time. Hooper was out on a close play, Luderus to Alexander. Scott fouled out to Burns. (No runs, no hits and no errors.) SEVENTH INNING Philadelphia?Luderus fanned for the third time. He swung hard at ev ery offering. Whitted was out. Scott to Hoblitzel. Niehoff fanned on three pitched balls. Leonard disposed of Luderus and Niehoff on six pitched balls. They both swung at every one j of them, and swung hard. Leonard's curve was breaking fine and his fast one bad a Jump. (No runs, no bits and no errors.) Boston?Speaker Bingled to left but Hoblitzel. next up. hit into a double play, Burns to Niehoff to Luderus. It was a short bunt in front of the plate. Lewis singled to the infield, but Gard ner Hied out to Cravatb. (No runs, two hits and no erors.) EIGHTH INNING Philadelphia?Bums flew out to Speaker. Alexander fanned. Stock i flew out to Speaker. (No runs, no hits and no errors.) Boston?Barry popped to Bancroft. < Carrigan fanned. Leonard lined out to Bancroft. (No runs, no hits and no j errors.) NINTH INNING Philadelphia ? Bancroft was out. Gardner to Hoblitzel. Paskert fonled out to Carrigan. It was straight up in front of the plate. Cravath was out, Gardner to Hoblitzel. (No runs, no hits and no errors.) Boston?Hooper singled. Scott sac rificed, Niehoff to Luderus. Speaker walked. Hoblitzel was out. Niehoff to Luderus. Lewis singled, scoring Hoop er. Leonard was carried off the field on the shoulders of happy fans. KEENY, OPERATED UPON. RECOVERING A letter to Capt. Jack Rowe from Mrs. Robert M. Keeny. brings news that an operation on Mr. Keeny, in Providence hospital, Seattle, was en tirely successful. Mr. Keeny was suf fering from appendicitis. Mrs. Keeny Is staying at the Arlington hotel. SEATTLE ARRIVES The steamship City of Seattle ar rived Saturday night. Juneau passen gers included Mrs. R. Bradford, Lou is E. McCoy, George Bettes, Alfred ' Buecher, Mrs. E. Buecher, George Brooks, R. A. Black, Nellie Nine. ? ? ? GASTINEAU PAY-DAY. About $120,000 was paid out to the employees of the Alaska Gastlneau Mining company Saturday. It was pay-day in all fhe company's camps. BOSCACCI BABY DIES. Manuel, the Infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Boscacci, died at the fan1 07 residence on the Basin Road Fri day night efter a short illness from pneumonia. The baby was 9 months and twelve days old. and was born in Juneau. Funeral services were held froin the Catholic church, and Interment held in Evergreen cemetery. EASTERN STAR DANCE. At the lodge rooms In Odd Fellows' hall the Order of Eastern Star will Tuesday night give an informal dance which is intended as a get-acquainted affair. All members of the order are requested to attend and to bring a friend as well. A short business meet ing will be held at 8 o'clock and dancing will occupy the remainder of the evening. ? + * WEATHER REPORT + .+ Yesterday * +? Maximum?47. + + Minimum?27. + + Rain?.99 in. * + Today 4> f Maximum?1$. + + Minimum?31. ? ? Rain?.57 in. * THE SCORE: Boston AB R H PO A S Hooper, rf ? 4 112 0 0 Scott, ?s 3 0 0 2 1 0 Spoaker, cf ? 3 1 2 2 0 0 Hoblltxel, lb - 400901 Lewis. If 4 0 3 1 0 0 Gardner, 3b 3 0 0 1 5 0 Barry, 2b 3 0 0 2 1 0 Carrtgan, c 2 0 0 8 0 0 l<eonard, p 3 0 0 0 2 0 Totals 29 2 6 27 9 1 Phillies AB R H PO A E Stock, 3b 3 0 110 0 Bancroft, ss 3 0 1 3 0 0 Paskert, cf 4 0 0 7 0 0 Cravath. rf 4 0 0 2 0 0 Lnderus, lb .... 3 0 0 3 1 0 Whitted, If 3 0 0 2 0 0 Niehoff. 2b 3 0 0 1 3 0 Burns, c 3 116 2 0 Alexander, p 2 0 0 2 0 0 Totals 28 1 3 *25 6 0 ??Two out when winning run was scored. SUMMARY Three base hit. Speaker. Two base hit. Stock. Sacrifice hits, Scott, Stock. Sacrifice fly, Hoblitzel. Struck out. by Alexander 4, by I^eonard 6. Bases on balls, off Alexander 2, off Leonard none. Double play. Burns to Niehoff to Luderus. Umpires: O'Loughlin be hind bat, Klem on bases, Rigler left field, Evans right field. Attendance 42,300. Gross roecipts, 323,191. Play ers' share, $44,923.14. National Com mission's share. $8,319.10. SCORES BY INNINGS Philadelphia 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0?1 Boston . 00010000 1?2 HITS BY INNINGS 123456789 Philadelphia 10200000 0?3 Boston 01010020 2?6 ORIENTAL CREW HAS MOB WAR SEATTLE. Oct. 11.?Two hundred and fifty of the Japanese and Chinese crew of the Hill liner Minnesota en gaged in a pitched battle on the lin er's decks while the vessel lay at the Great Northern docks here yesterday ' afternoon. The fight lasted for an hour and scores on each side were in jured. The mutiny broko out while fifty of the Japanese sailors were holding a | meeting In a cabin or the forward I deck. The Chlnose sailors attacked the Japanese and within a few min utes every Asiatic on the wlner was at it Clubs, axes, belaying pins and boiling water were among the Imple ments used. Riot calls were sent in from a nearby alarm box and a squad of Seattle police, assisted by officers of the Minnesota finally had order re stored. Officers of the Minnesota say that bad blood has existed among the Or ientals on the liner since the mixed crew was signed up on the last voy age from the Far East SANK OFFICERS ARE SAID TO HAVE SWORN FALSELY WASHINGTON?The Itlggs bank indictments arc an offshoot of a civil salt by the bank against Treasury of ficials. During tho trial of tho civil action, Messrs. Glover, Flather and Flather signed an affidavit asserting that the bank had never Indulged in stock transactions with tho brokerage firm of Lewis Johnson & Co. Samuel Untermeyor, of counsel for the Treas ury officials, charged that the Rlggs bank had been dealing in stocks. The records of the Lewis Johnson Company showed an account under the name of the Riggs bank. The bank attorneys explained that this covered transaction was for its customers. It was declared that tho bank, as a bank j never had engaged in stock dealings. Attorney Hogan assumed the respon sibility for the wording of the affi davit, which failed to contain the words "for its own account." CHARGE THAT ABLER LOOTED LACKS PROOF Unless something more tangible than has yet been received in the way of proof of the various alleged thefts from the schooner P. J. Abler is pre sented against the men who have been arrested on the charge of lar ceny from a boat, the matter will be dismissed without prejudice, U. S. Commissioner J. B. Marshall indicated today. Although warrants have been sworn out for three men who have been charged with very definite thefts, and although two of them have been re leased on bail bonds of $1000 each. Captain E. B. Hoffman of the Abler has not yet presented proof of the al legation that the three defendants ac tually stole properties from the boat, it was learned at tho courthouse. One defendant has stated that he did pick up several articles from the boat, but claims that they were float ing on the water at the time he got them. Another has stated that the bits of metal he is charged with stealing were actually purchased from someone else. And Manuel Solano, who appeared before Commissioner Marshall this morning, said that he found one piece of metal in the sand and that he had bought the other piece from an In dian on the shore. Salano is a store- , keeper in Douglas and says ho didn't go out to the boat at all. He was charged with stealing two sacks of copper from the burning boat. BKUTHEK UF LWAL GIRL KILLED ON FIELD OF BATTLE Word was received recently by Miss Irene Amies of the death of her eld est brother, R. Amies, who was at the front In Prance with the Kenttsh Buffs. Mr. Amies had been in the trenches for eight weeks at the time of his death. Miss Amies is employed in Splck ett's store. Her brother enlisted with the English troops shortly aftor the war broke out. MRS. MULHOLLAN'S FATHER IS DEAD A private cablegram received today from Dr. W. E. Mulhollan, of Union, Ore., and Juneau, told of the death, in Union yesterday of S. O. Swack hamer, Mrs. Mulhollan's father.v Mr. Swackhamer had been ill for a long time, and Mrs. Mulhollan was called to his bedside several months ago. AUGUST YIELD TREADWELL. Oct. 11.?According to the Mining Press, during August the Alaska Mexican mine produced (33,282 from 19,075 tons of ore. The estimated net profit, after deducting $3515 for construction, was $4,957. The Alaska Treadwell yielded $153,668 $28,933, $22,308 being the cost of con struction, WEALTHY YOUTH MISTAKEN FOR BURGLAR; KILLED NEW ORLEANS, Oct 11.??he Rev. Byron Holloy, rector of St George Episcopal church early today shot and killed Lansing Poarsall, son of a prom inent railroad man of New Orle&nB. Roy. Holloy told tho police that he mistook Pearsall for a burglar. The shooting took place in tho rector's home and caused a sensation. It Is believed that tho true story of tho killing Is yet to bo told. Rev. Holloy's congregation includes many of the fashionable sot of Now Orleans. OPENING OF CANAL WILL BEJELAYED PANAMA, Oct 11.?A survey of the landslide area In tho Gaillard Cut, of the Panama canal, today revealed 10, 000,000 cubic yards of earth which Is in motion, and which must bo taken out by dredging operation before a permanent channel can be established. The conclusion was reached by the engineers that there Is now ltttlo hopo of opening tho waterway, oven for the temporary use of shipping, much before January 1. BANK ROBBER IS SHOT BY P08SE; MONEY RECOVERED WILSON CREEK, Wash.. Oct 11.? A lone bandit held up the State Bank here Saturday evening, secured $1100 and escaped to the hills. Later he was shot to death by a posse and the money wa3 recovered. The bandit was identified as being H. C. Pruette, an ex-canvlct who wan imprisoned for several years in the Montana state penitentiary at Deer Lodge. R0ADH0USE8 DID GREAT BUSINESS 4$ SALOONS CLOSE CHICAGO. Oct. 11.?With the Sun day-closing ordinance in offect in Chi cago yesterday, the doors of all sa loons were locked and the roadhouses reported having done a big business. BORAH STANDS FOR SOME PREPAREDNESS AND TARIFF REVISION ?+? BOSTON. OcL 11.?Senator W. E. Borah of Idaho, who aspires to be the Republican candidate for president next year, made an impromptu speech at the Braves Field today, while await ing the start of the Boston-Philadel phia game. Senator Borah said he stood for "reasonable preparedness for war, and re-adjustment of the tariff." + ? WORLD WHEAT CROIP. LONDON, Oct. 11.?From all ac counts, the world's wheat crop this year will bo 4,200,000,000 bushels. "Grainseed & Oil," a monthly publi cation, says this estimate will not be far off. STOCK QUOTATIONS. NEW YORK, Oct. 11.?Alaska Gold closed at 24, Butte and Superior at 61 Saturday's closing quotations In cluded Alaska Gold at 34%, Butte and Superior 62%. Chino 48%, Ray 26%, Utah Copper 70. Copper metal closed at 18%. Leading copper producers continue their quotations of 18% cents, at which price some sales have been made. Slight concessions have been offered by minor sellers, but as a whole the market is Arm, and the conviction appears to be gaining ground In all quarters that big de mand for copper is to he looked for, both for munition purposes and for other branches of manufacture. SHEEP CREEK LIGHT WILL BE PLACED BY TENDER TOMORROW The government lighthouse tender Kukui tomorrow will place an acety lene blinker light on the Sheep Creek spit, and on the following day a light will be established on Marmlon Isl and. The Kukui returned to port Satur day night, having established lights last week at Little Island and Roe Point. LITTLE DOUGLAS GIRL MAY LOSE EYESIGHT Mrs. B. R- Leivers of Douglas, who has been visiting in the cast for. some time, loft Des Moines. Iowa, today for home. Mrs. Leivers took with her little Rose Bonino about two years ago. The little girl, who is now four years of age. lost the sight of one eyo as the result of dofective develop ment and recent communications from in the Bast to whom the chilid wtu taken, have been unable to strengthen sight la fast growing weaker. MARIPOSA MAIL SAFE ON "EVANS" The wrecked 3toamship Mariposa's mall Is safe. A wlrless message re celved late today by Manager Glen ncau hotel, from brought north on Admiral Evans." The wire further said that the Ev ans was not duo in Juneau until Wed nesday noon, atlhongh It was said to day at tho Armlral Line offices the Evans should reach port early tomor row morning. As tho cable is down between hero and Kotchikan, it was impossible to definitely ascertain the probable hour of tho Evans' arrival. The steamer Despatch, which took tho Marlpoai passengers from the wreck, is now on the West Coast of Prince of Wales island. A cablegram to The Empire from Seattle announc6B that the Pacific Coast steamship City of Puobla had been chartered by tho Alaska S. S. Co. for one or more voyages to Alaska, in tho Mariposa's place. She will proceed to Cordova tomorrow night, from Seattle, by the "outside" roate, returning south by way of Juneau with copper ore, and salmon. News of the Mariposa's condition could not be learned today and it is evident Seattle has received no late tidings. The wrecking tug Salvor is at the scene. ATEMPTS TO RAISE "WATSON" UNSUCCESSFUL SEATTLE, Oct. 11.?Another con certed effort to raise the sunken steamship Admiral Watson from her resting place alongside the Bell street pier Sunday morning resulted in fail-i ure. PITTSBURGH HAS IMMENSE PAYROLL PITTSBURGH, Pa., Oct. 11.? Re ports of Ave Pittsburgh banks say that the payrolls of Pittsburgh indus tries for October will amount to $32,^ 000,000. "GIL" ANDERSON WINS AUTO RACE NEW YORK. Oct. 11.?"Gil" Ander son won the 35C-mIIc Astor Cup Auto race at Sheopsbcad Bay, Long Island Saturday afternoon. His time was 3 hours 24 minutes and 42 seconds. DISCUSS FURTHER LOAN TO THE ALLIES NEW YORK. Oct. 11.?The New York World says additional credit will certainly be taken up before the An glo-French commissioners depart. The preliminary proposal is that it shall be for $250,000,000 and run for ninety days. *A further proposal is that mu nitions makers shall accept notes for at least a jportlon of their contract agreements which represents profits. GOVERNMENT URGED TO BUY COTTON WASHINGTON. Oct 11.?Represen tative Heflin of Alabama suggests that tho government buy 450,000 boles of cotton and 250,000 bales of llnters to meet the munition requirements of our army and navy. BOYS PLAYS BURGLAR ?SISTER IS KILLED SEATTLE. Oct. 11.?"Immediately, burglar man, hold up your hands," playfully commanded eleven-year-old Arnold Sayan as he pointed an old re volver at his 6-year-old sister Mamie. As the report rang out the little girl fell, with a bullet in her head. Physi cians say she cannot recover. The tragedy took place at the Say an home hero yesterday. RETURNING ON JEFFERSON. SEATTLE; Oct. 11. ? Passengers Northbound on the Jefferson which nailed from here Saturday night in clude John Rodgers, William BurnR, Mrs. D. P. Falos, Miss Thelma Lund, H. Jensen, Miss Ida Orenshaw, H. Mc Donald and wife, and three stoerage. At 9:30 the same evening the Spo kane sailed north with tho following bookings for Juneau: Mrs. J. How ard-. H. Holmes, B. Necly, Simon Dod rlckson, Carl Hood, Nick Yakovich and 'one steerage, and W. Hfllop, M. Ben son and Guy Johnson for Treadwell. ? WIL80N RETURNS. WASHINGTON, Oct. 11.?President Wilson, his fiancee. Mrs. Gait, and the friends who accompanied them to Philadelphia Saturday, returned here Saturday night. President Wilson and Mrs. Gait motored to Baltimore Sunday, and had luueheon with Joseph R. Wilson, the President's brother. EXCHANGE SEATS ADVANCE Stock Exchange seat sold Thursday CARRANZA FORMALLY RECOGNIZED WASHINGTON, Oct. 1L?Late Sat urday announcement was made by Secretary Robert Lansing that the United States and Pan-American coun tries had decided to recognize the government in Mexico of General Ve nuBtiano Carranza. The announcement created little surprise here, as it had generally been prophecled that Carranza's regime would And concerted support of the United StateB government. The conferees went Into session early Saturday and were in consulta tion all day. It was said that the United States will rely on Carranza to speedily bring about a close of the present war in the neighboring re public. "THI8 WAR HAS JU8T BEGUN," SAYS VILLA EL PASO. Tex., Oct. 11. ? When General Pancho Villa was informed that General Carranza had been rec ognized by the United States and the Central nnd South American govern ments, ho retorted: "This war in Mexico has just begun." General Villa was boarding his pri vate car, attached to a troop train, when the announcement was Wash ington was communicated to him. General Silva, his aide, told newspa permen that Villa had the campaign against Carranza "well in hand." i U. S. TO HELP CARRANZA, IT 18 PREDICTED WASHNGTON, Oct. 11. ? Three months of desperate fighting In Mex ico. with eventual victory for Carrar. m was the prospect before the admin istration today, since the recognition of Carranza by the United States. The ambassadors from Brazil, Argentine and Chile today announced their ' countries would recognize Carranza's government. It Is predicted the United States will ' aid Carranza by placing an embargo on aB munition s of war to any other Mex- [ ican faction. 1 WOMEN VOTE TODAY ( * TROUGHOUT NORWAY s CHRISTIANIA, Oct. 11. ? Women are voting today for the first time, in ' the Norwegian general' elections. AMERICANS TO BE PROTECTED AGAINST f CHEAP MERCHANDISE 1 WASHINGTON, Oct. 11.? A bill ? making It a legal offence for any per son to handle goods which have been ^ "dumper" on the American market by foreign manufacturers is to be urged by Secretary of Commerce Redfield, according to "reliable authority," The bill will be the first fruits of the fed eral trade commission, as well as em bodying the favorite theories of the .secretary himself. FAST CRUDER TYPE MAY BE RECOMMENDED 4 WASHINGTON, Oct. 11.? A new ( typo of warship ? a comparatively small cruiser?unarmored, but with a speed of 35 knots, and carrying two of the moRt powerful naval guns that aro known to ordnance makers, is * likely to find a place in the naval n recommendations to be submitted to v Congress this fall. u t VON PAPEN MAY BE t SENT BACK HOME t WASHINGTON. Oct. 11.?Officials a close to the President say they ex pect definite action for the elimination t of Capt. von Pnpen, as Germany em- ( bassy attache, will be taken very t shortly. It is understood that Count ? von Bernstorff alreaJdy has had it made plain to him that the usefulness I of tho captain in this country is at a an end. ( WESTING HOUSE GIVES t EMPLOYEES CONCESSIONS t PITTSBURGH, Oct. 11.?The West- 1 lnghousc Electric and Manufacturing e Company will grant a 52-hour week, s instead of the present 54 hours, and for the year beginning Sept. 1, 1915, j will grant a bonus to all shop em ployees of 6 per cent, on earned wag ? ? ? YALE GETS NEARLY e $1,000,000 IN YEAR t ?*? x NEW HAVEN. Oct. 11.?Gifts and f bequests to Yale University during the j f: oal vear "nding June 30, amounted n to $965,791. The total funds of the i university are $16,152,835, which rep resents an increase of 119 per cent, i in the last ten years. NEW YORK CITY TAX ROLLS GO UPWARD ( NEW YORK. Oct. 11.?New York 1 City tax books for 1916 are expected 1 to show over $100,000,000 increase in 1 values. The personal taxes will ag- 1 Tegftte' ??r500#00.900 (N $4,000,000, BELGRADE IS BEING DESTROYED PARIS, Oct. 11.?Three-fourths of the Serbian city of Belgrade has been destroyed by the Germans who sent over six thousand shells into the form er Serb capital yesterday, officials re ports from NlBh said today. The lighting is still in progress, although communication was snapped between Belgrade and Nish early today, leav ing that one in the dork as far as news Is concerned. " y ~ BRITISH 8HIP SUNK. LONDON. Oct. 11. ? The British steamship Thorpdwood has boen tor pedoed and sunk by a German sub marine. The crew was saved. TURKISH SHIPS DESTROYED. PETROGRAD, Oct 11. ? Russian torpedo boats destroyed eighteen Tur kish food and munition supply boats off Anadoll, it was announced today. GREEK KING ILL. . ATHENS, Oct. 11.?King Constan tine today was unable to attend to the duties of stato. He was reported to he suffering from a nervous disorder. CONFORMATION OF PRINCE'S DEATH LONDON, Oct. 11.?Prince Frederick of Thurn and Taxis, Austria, died at a Russian base hospital, according to a Petrograd dispatch to The Post, af ter being severely wounded In an en counter with Russian raiders In Vllna salient. FRENCH REPULSE - - . _ ^ ' GERMAN ATTEMPTS TO RETAKE GROUND LONDON, Oct. 11.?Sunday's offl :Ial communication Issued in Paris by the French war office, reported that the French were still holding all ground gained in LaBassee and Lille, in Bplte of the most desperate elforts of the Germans to regain the redoubts. 'For days," the communication says, 'great numbers of the enemy's dead mvo been lying In front of our trench es, with onr losses comparatively ilight." 3ERMAN TROOPS OCCUPY BELGRADE BERLIN, Oct. 11.?It was officially innounced early today that General ron Mackenzen's army Is occupying ho major portion of Belgrade, the old Serbian capital. i r WHITLOCK BREAKS DOWN. | THE HAGUE. Oct 11.?Brand Whltlock, American minister to Belgium has suffered a nervous | breakdown, as a result of over i work as mediator betweon the | Pelgians and the Germans, It j was announced today. \ ? GERMANY ONLY ASKS PROTECTION BERLIN, Oct. 11.?Conditions on trhlch Germany would be willing to sake peace are set forth in an inter ?lew granted by Herr Zimmerman, inder secretary of foreign affairs, to ho correspondent of the NIouw Rot erdamsche Courant and published in he Lokal Anzeiger. Theso Include: 1. Gurantees assuring Germany of afety from future attack. 2. Settlement of the Belgian ques ion in such a manner as to assure lermany that the Belgian army can lot serve as the vanguard of the Brit sh forces in the future. 3. Stipulations as to the future of 'olond which will make that nation i "buffer state," preventing attack on lermany by Russia. As regards Holland. Herr Zimmer nan said: "Holland has nothing to ear from Germany, which will not iolate its neutrality or Interfere with ts political and economic independ ince. Germany appreciates Holland's trict neutrality." APS TO HAVE TEN SHIPS ON 8AN FRANCISCO RUN SAN FRANCISCO Oct. 11-^The I$s in Kalsha, operating four liners bc ween San Francisco and the Orient, vitl have ten ships in this trado be ore the end of the year. The com lany hns bought the Shinyo Maru II., ind the Darien Maru. and is ncgotiat ng for the purchase of a third. ?NGLI8H MUST PAY THE TAX ON BOND8 LONDON, Oct. 11.?1The Chancellor >f tho Exchequer in the House of Commons has announced that English loldcrs of the Anglo-French loan will >e subject to the income tax wherever Jiey hold bonds. American holders will not be taxed. You saw H torat In The Empire.