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JUNEAU, ALASKA, SATURDAY, OCT 16, 1915. PRICE TEN CENTS.
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JUNEAU TO
OBSERVE
ALASKA DAY
Monday is "Alaska Day." and a lo
cal holiday will bo observed hero. The
postofflce. banks, government offices,
excepting the cable office, and most of
the business houses, will observe hoi
day hoars.
In honor of Alaska Day. there will
be no session in the public schools
Monday. At a school board meeting
last night it was decided that the
schools should be closed and that the
program which had teen planned for
the upper grades of the grade school
will be given Tuesday afternoon in
stead of on Monday as was previous
ly planned. This Is the first time that
the schools have been closed in hon
or Alaska Day in Juneau, though
schools in unincorporated towns are
required by law to grant all holidays
legal in the Territory. '
In San Francisco exercises appro
priate to the occasion will be held on
the exposition grounds, by Fair offi
cials and Alaskans.
P. C. COMPANY SUES
J. R STEVENSON FOR
TIDE LAND RIGHTS
As the result of J. R. Stevenson's
taking possession of a 30 x 100 foot
piled area on lower Front street a
week ago. suit has been filed by the
Pacific Coast company and G. H. Mes
serschmidt charging Stevenson with
unlawful entry and occupation in con
nection with the tide land.
This tract is known as the north
western portion of lot IS. block 1 of
the Pacific Coast addition to Juneau.
Stevenson, who is a taxidermist, re
cently erected a building on the piling
there and proceeded to establish him
self in business, after an exciting day
and night passed in asserting bis
right to the property. At that time,
says the complaint, the Pacific Coast
Comapny gave Stevenson ten days In
which to vacate the property or stand
salt.
Shackleford & Bayless will repre
sent the Pacific Coast Company In
the salt which was Hied last night.
$350,000 IS RAISED
FOR DEVELOPMENT
OF NEVADA CREEK
In the article published by The Em
pire yesterday relative to the renew
al of development of the Nevada creek
mine. It was said that $35,000 had been ;
raised. The amount is $350,000, and
a typographical error was responsible.
PRESBYTERIANS CONTINUE
DR. FORBES AS HEAD
OF SUNDAY SCHOOLS
Rev. W. A. Forbes. D. D., of Seattle,
received unusual recognition this last
week at the annual meeting of the sy
nod in Tacoma, when he was unani
mously and enthusiastically re-elect
ed to the office of synodic*! superin
tendent and educational director for
the Sunday schools in Washington,
Northern Idaho and Alaska.
His report for the past year show
ed 34.910 miles traveled. 893 families
visited. 225 addresses delivered, thir
teen schools and four churches organ
ized. and forty-seven others visited,
thirty teachers graduated from six
teacher-training schools, and about
100 others in coarse of training. Dr.
Forbes has five missionaries under
his direction doing similar work.
EASTERN TOURIST
TURNS BACK WHEN
BOAT GOES AGROUND
Miss Grace I Mor&n. of South Nor
walk. Conn.. left eSattle on the last
trip of the Northwestern, for a trip
to Seward and return. The Northwest
ern ran aground just below Ketchikan
and Miss Moran did cot enjoy her ex
perience. So when she reached Ju
nean she decided to abandon her trip
to Southwestern Alaska. Miss Moran
left here yesterday on the Princess Al
ice. and will visit in San Francisco
before returning East.
STEAMER GEORGIA
WILL HAVE A NEW
BOILER INSTALLED
The Juneau Steamship Company's
steamship Georgia. Captain Edward
Thornton, will be sent to Seattle late
this month or early in November, for
the purpose of having a new boiler
installed. President W. E. Nowell
has been advised from Seattle that the
boiler is now being manufactured. The
Georgia will be off the Juceaup-SItka
and Junean-Skagway run for about
three weeks.
George Collins has filed through bis
-attorneys. Winn & Gore a motion to
set aside the default entered yester
day by U. S. Commissioner J. B. Mar
shall in the case of C. H. Slade vs
Collins in connection with which Judg
ment was entered for $176.
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+. Minimum?39. +
4> Cloudy; rain?.50 In. ?
CAPT. BRUNN
CRITICALL ILL
AT KETCHIKAN
WETCHIKAN. Oct 16.?When the
steamship Despatch arrived bore this
morning, her commander, CapL Si
mon Brunn. was taken to St John's |
hospital, and his death Is expected.
He is very low with pneumonia and
has been ill since the Despatch left
here last Sunday for Prince of Wales
Island points. It is said that Captain
Brunn caught cold when at the scene
of the wreck of the Mariposa. It vaa
his ship that picked up the passen
gers and brought them here.
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RHEUMATISM OF
WOMAN IS ROUTED
AT 8ITKA SPRINGS
Five months ago Mrs. Edith Hagel
bloom of Valdes arrived in Juneau, on
her way to Sitka Hot Springs, to un
dergo treatment for rheumatism. At
that time she was in a helpless con
dition, unable to walk. This morning
she returned from Sitka, fully recov
ered. She was acompanied by Mrs.
Emma Nelson of Valdes and they will
| go West on the Alameda.
SODA FOUNT FOR
HILL DRUG STORE
D. P. Reilly and R. L. Atkinson are
installing a soda fountain in the
front of the Hill Drug Company's
store, where they will serve soft
drinks, ice cream and hot drinks.
The rear of the store Is being re
modeled and several nice comfortable
booths for the accomodation of pat
rons of this department, are being
built in. When the installation 19
finished, this will be the only drug
store in the city having soda foun
tain. This department will be in
charge of D. P. Rellly.
J. C. HAYES IS OFF ON
ROAD INSPECTION TRIP I
J. C. Hayes, superintendent of gov
ernment roads in Southeastern Alas
ka left on the Humboldt last night on
a trip of inspection of government
roads, with the purpose in view of
making a particular inspection of the
road work done in his jurisdiction dur
ing the summer. He will visit Haines.
Chomondelay. Petersburg. Ketchikan,
and other points.
Mr. Hayes will go to Haines on the
Humboldt and returning on the same
vessel, will leave for the Southern
points mentioned.
The road commission has done more j
work in Southeastern Alaska this
year than for several years.
TURNER'S DANCING
ACADEMY IS BOOMING
The progress at Turner's Dancing
Academy is more than satisfying to
R. T. Turner, the proprietor and di
rector. Mr. Turner says that Mrs. j
Alice Fyfe. dancing instructor. Is
meeting with great success, and giving
on an average of five or six one-hour
lessons dally.
ALASKA SUPPLY COMPANY
SUES WORTHEN MILLS
Suit was filed in the district court
this morning through Shackleford &
Bayless by the Alaska Supply Com
pany against the Worthen Lumber
Mills The complaint states that the
plaintiff is the owner of a certain float
on the seaward side of lower Front
street and that in the summer of 1913
permission was given to the Worthen
Company to berth their tug boat
known as the Carita. This permission
is alleged to have been given with the
understanding that it might be revoked
at the option of the Alaska Supply Co.
Injunction Is Asked.
Since that time, or in fact recently,
the plaintiff has need this berth space!
for its own uses and has desired to
revoke the permission given the de
fendant company, the complaint says.
On October 13 the steamer Jefferson
knocked down a row of piles which!
had been driven in front of the float
by the Worthen Company against the
wishes of the Alaska Supply Co., and
without its permission, it is alleged.
The suit just filed asks for a tempo
rary restraining order and an order
to show cause why a permanent in
junction should not be issued prevent
ing the defendant from further using
the float pr from erecting a new row
of piles to replace those destroyed by
'the Jefferson.
Worthen Controls Stock
Henry Shattuck of the Alaska Sup
ply Co. and W. S. Bayless of Shackle
ford and Bayless. own 40 per cent, of
the . stock of the Worthen Lumber
mills, the remaining 60 per cent, be
longing to H. S. Worthen.
Court Issues Order.
> An order to show cause returnable
at 10:00 o'clock Monday morning was
this afternoon Issued by Judge Jen
nings on the application for a tempo
rary restraining order made by the
Alaska Supply Company in their suit
against the Worthen Lumber Mills.
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INDIANS ACCUSED.
Tom and Fred Hobson, Indians, both
of whom have been bound ov^r from
the commissioner's court at Sitka to
answer to the grand jury on the charge
of selling liquor to natives, were
brought to the Federal jail here this
morning by Deputy Henry L. Barht
on the steamer Georgia,
WARNING
AGAINST
MILITARY
WASHINGTON, Oct. 16.?Asked by
correspondents today for bis Yiews re
garding the war preparedness plans
of tbe administration, Formor Secre
tary of State William J. Bryan answer
ed tbat "the President may be mis
taken regarding what the people of
the United States really wish, because
there has been no authoritative ex
pression from the people."
Mr. Bryan reiterated his plea that
the army and navy be not incroased.
"If we go In for military, wo are on
the wrong tack," he said.
The administration has practically
decided to sell a quarter of million
authorized but unused Panama Can
al bonds to assist in raising the $400,
000,000 expenditure planned for the
extension of the army and navy, it
was learned today.
CHIEF COUN8EL FOR
DYNAMITER IS DEAD
LOS ANGELES. Oct 16. ? Judgo
Charles H. Fairall, chief counsel for
Matthew Schmidt, now on trial for al
leged participation in the dynamiting
of the Los Angeles Times, died sud
denly last night, of heart failure.
JURY FINDS YOGA
DEVOTEES INNOCENT
SEATTLE, Oct. 16.?Brushing asido
the unprintable evidence and Ignoring
the fact that the defendants had said
they had lived together for five
months, a Jury which included five
women today found tho wife of Dr.
R. H. Gorber of San Francisco, and
Ralph M. De Bit. a notorius Yoga cult
leader, not guilty of adultery.
MRS. GALT BUYING
PART OF TROUSSEAU
BALTIMORE. Oct. 16.?Mrs. Norm
an Gait, who will wed President Wil
son next month, is shopping in Balti
more. She bought a portion of her
trousseau here today.
GOVERNMENT ISSUES MAP
OF BERING COAL FIELDS
The U. S. Geological Survey has
Issued a new "Map of tho Bering Riv
er Coal Fields Alaska." which can be
obtained from the Director of the
Survey. Washington, D. C. for 15 cents
This map shows tho areas underlain
by tho various grades of coal and the
formations under and over the coal
measures; also. It gives structure sec
tions, while coal analysis are printed
on it as well.
MISS WALSH TO OPEN
LADIES' STORE HERE
Miss Kathryn Walsh, a popular
saleslady In Goldstein's Emporium,
has tendered her resignation. She ex
pects to open a ladies' furnishing store
here.
DOLPHIN NORTHBOUND.
Further bookings on the steamer
Dolphin which saiied from Seattle
last night include W. G. Barbour, Mrs.
J. Taft, R. J. Thane, Mrs. E. M. Bran
done, Mrs. William Beltz, Mrs. V. W.
Wilhelm, H. P. Mason, Mrs. L. Jorn
berg.
CLEANING UP MAIN ST.
After almost a year of bolng gener
ally rough and rocky. Main street be
tween Fourth and Sixth avenues is
being cleared off and tilled in with
sand. Several loads were haulod and
distributed yesterday under the. direc
tion of Street Comissioner J. H.
Wheeler, who stated yesterday that
the entire two blocks would be clear
ed off and bedded with sand.
LARGE WARRENTS ISSUED
Two warrants were mailed yesterday
from the office of the Territorial
Treasurer in payment for work recent
ly completed under contract on the
Capo Nome Road. One of these war
rants was drawn for $1370.94 payable
the Frank Updike and Julius Jensen
In payment for woik done on Section
5 or the road, and the other drawn
j for $1485.75 and payable to Frank
Monroe for work done on Section 9
of the road.
This work was contracted for on
August 27th and was completed on
September 23rd, and is one of the most
important road Improvements made
this year in the Territory.
HUNTING TRIP.
Launch "Helen" leaves for Stickine
flats Tuesday, Oct. 19, at noon... Duck
hunters will be left at the duck house.
Two days' hunting. One day deer
hunting on Admiralty. For Particu
lars ask Richard Hofstad, at-Burford's.
10 16 2t.
A Petrograd cable says that a gen
eral slackening of tho Germany ac
tivity has been noticed along the en
tire front. The German invaders have
quit apparently for the lack of re
serves, and as a result the Russians
have retaken a great many villages
lost in the first great drive by the
Teutons.
ANGLO-FA
BORROW
RETURN HOME
NEW YORK, Oct 16.?Baron Raid
ing, chairman of the Anglo-French
borrowing commission, today signed
the contract for the 3500,000,000 loan
subscribed to the Allies by Ameri
cans, and with his associates sailed
for England at noon.
In the party were Baron Reading,
Edward Holden, Sir Henry B. Smith,
Basil B. Blackett. Octave Homberg
and Ernest Mallet.
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EDI80N TO FAIR.
WEST ORANGE. N. J.,
Oct 16.?Thomas A. Edison
departed today for San Fran
cisco, to, bo present at the
Edison Day celebration at
the Panama Pacific Interna
tional Exposition on Oct 21.
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BOMB8 DE8TROY
GARAGE OWNED BY
EVERETT LUMBERMAN
EVERETT, Wash., Oct 16. ? Tho
garage and automobile owned by Man
ager James A. Broadbent, of tho
Clark Nlckerson lumber mills, was
blown to pieces this morning by four
Incendiary bombs and the Broadbent
home narrowly escaped destruction.
Broadbent's company has been sup
plying lumber to Russia, with delivery
at Vladivostok.
MEETING CALLED TO
ARRANGE FORM OF
ENDORSING CARRANZA
WASHINGTON, Oct 16.?Favora
ble responses wecr received today
from all governments participating in
the Pau-Amerlcan conference, which
decided to recognlzo Carranza and
Secretary Lansing has called a moot
ing for Monday, to confer on the ar
rangement of the form of recognition.
VILLA "STILL ALIVE."
WASHINGTON, Oct. 16.?Messages
from General Villa himself, dated at
4 o'clock yesterday aftornoon, dis
prove the report published in the
East today, that he had been killed.
BIG DYESTUFFS COMPANY
IS INCORPORATED
DOVER. Del.. Oct. 16.?The Federal
Dyestuff & Chemical Company, with
$15,000,000 capital has been incropor
ated nhder the laws of the State of
Delaware.
NEW YORK OFFICIAL
WANTS TO SEE WILL
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NEW YORK. Oct. 16.?The New
York Comptroller for the Inheritance
taxation purposes has demanded the
will of Norman D. Beam, said to be
secreted by the Connecticut Judge
who probated it
RUSSIA IS TO HAVE
BIG CREDITS IN LONDON
LONDON, Oct. 16.?An arrangement
for a commercial credit in London
for Russia probably will result, the
Times says, from the vlBit to England
of Finance Minister Bark. The ar
rangement, It is understood, will take
the form of discounting Russian gov
ernment bills up to $100,000,000.
MAY HAVE COMMISSION
TO REGULATE SHIPPING
WASHINGTON, Oct. 16.?The os
tablishment by the Federal govern
ment of a board to supervise Ameri
can merchant marine, similar to the
control over railroads by the Inter
state Commerce Commission, is the
suggestion laid before Secretary of
Commerce Redfield by the shipping
committee of the New York Chamber
of Commerce. Secretary Redfield in
dorsed the proposal, providod that by
further consideration it is found to
be feasible.
PURSER KAHLER OF
"GEORGIA" RESIGNS
Purser James Kahler of the steam
ship Georgia made his last trip on
that steamer today, when the Georgia
arrived from Sitka. Mr. Kahler jx
pects to go into another line of work.
His successor on the Georgia has
not yet been appointed.
GOVERNOR BLACK GOES
THOUGH TO OTTAWA
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Yukoi.* Territory passed through Ju
neau on the steamship Princess Alice.
Governor Black is on his way to Ot
tawa. Mrs. Black will visit in" Califor
nia.
THANE HUNTERS GET THE DUCKS
Malcolm Wilson. F. R. Sweeney, and
H. n. Snccd of Thano, and Walter O'
Brien of Juneau went hunting early
this morning at the Bar with the rc
they bagged nearly fifty Mallard
ducks. The boys roport the shooting
on the Bar as being fine, the bird? fly
METAL FOR
GERMANY
HELOBACK
COPENHAGEN, Oct. 16. ? British
submarines have now swept tho Bal
tic sea and the Gulf of Bothnia entire
ly free of German commercial steam
ers. As a consequence it is believed
that Germany will nave difficulty in
getting metal for the manufacture of
ammunition.
News was published bore today
that every German ship that was on
its way south from Swedish ports when
the British submarino action started,
has either been sunk or forced to run
ashore. Of fifty Gorman steamer:!
carrying metal and ore from Swedish
ports to Germany, thirty-seven aro
now interned in Swedish ports, fully
loaded, and have orders to remain
there for the prosont. Tho scbemo
apparently is for German battleships
to attempt to convoy them across tho
Baltic to Germany. Tho Gormons arc
known to have been gathering a big
number of warships in these waters.
It is declared that if tho importation
of Swedish metal and ore Is stopped
Germany will face a dangerous short
age of munitions of war.
GERMANY MUST
CRUSH ENGLAND
BERLIN, Oct 16?Count von Reven
tlow, In the Berlin Tagcszeitung on
the contention of conservative politic
ians that it is necessary for Germany
to vanquish Great Britain completely
says: "This is not an appeal to the
Imperial government to punish Great
Britain above all our other enomies,
nor the outcome of blind passion, but
is simply due to the fully established
fact that Great Britain conjured the
war for the purpose of destroying tho
German Empire."
ALASKA'S LAST COAL
CA8ES BEING TRIED
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SEATTLE, Oct. 16.?The claimants
in the Libson-Corwln group of coal
claims on Cape Ilbon, opposite Siber
ia, one of the northernmost coal
claims in the world, and the last of
the Alaska coal cases arc having their
final, hearing. Andrew Christonsen,
chief of the Held division of Alaska,
who has in charge of the case, began
his investigations Wednesday.
The claimants who are all Califor
nians, are challenged by tho govern
ment on the ground that the clalmB
were unlawfully located by one Stow
art Weatherly, a British subject from
whom the claimants derived their ti
tle.
STOCK EXCHANGE SEATS
ARE GOING HIGHER
NEW YORK, Oct. 16.?A scat on
tho New York Stock Exchange has
been sold for $66,000. There were
niso sales of two for $63,000. The
last previous sale brought $62,000.
One of the governors of the Ex
change said that it business continues
to increase it will be necessary to
curtail the hours for selling.
Refuse Stop Orders
For tho first time in the memory of
veteran brokers some New York
Stock Exchange firms refused to ac
cept stop-loss orders from customers.
This is bocause some specialists are
so busy they cannot keep record of
stop orders and because the commis
sion houses aro swamped with work.
unniiDT omciki cn
MAKES $929,000
NEW YORK. Oct. 16.?The Granby
Consolidated Copper Mining, Smelt
ing & Power Co., stockholders con
vened in, annual session this morn
ing, with President Nichols in the
chair, and a good attendance of the
shareholders wero present
Although not feady for distribution
the annual report was read, showing
a net profit of $929,000 for the year
ended June 30,
RAILROAD HAS LARGEST
BU8INESS IN HISTORY
NEW YORK. Oct 16.?In the Atchi
son, Topcka and Santa Fe railroad's
annual report, President Ripley said:
"The year has been the largest as to
gross and not business in the history
of the company."
IMPROVEMENT ON
WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY
WASHINGTON. Oct. 16. ? Nikola
Tesla has repelvod a patent on an In
vention which he says would not on
ly eliminate static interference, the
present bugaboo of wireless telephony
but would enablo thousands of persons
i to talk at once between the wireless
stations, and make it possible for
.those talking to see one another by
wireless, regardless of distance sep
arating them.
CONVENTION CALLED
NEW YORK. Oct. l6.-Thc Nation
al American Women Suffrage Asso
ciation has issued a call to the suf
fargista of the country to attend the
forty-Beventh convention, to he held
in Washington, D, C-, December U
DIPLOMATS Or
ALLIES LEAVE
ATHENS TODAY
AMSTERDAM, Oct. 16. ? What
course Greece will take la the war
has becomo as big a rl<ldle as any that
diplomats of the warring countries
havo had to solve since the war broke
According to a dispatch from Ath
ens, received today by the Cologne
Gaette, tho ministers of Russia and
Italy aro preparing to leave Athens
with their families. Tho diplomats,
the dispatch added, probably will leave
tho Grecian capital today on a battle
ship bound for Italy.
JAPAN SENDING
AMMUNITION
TO RUSSIANS
NEW YORK, Oct. 16.?Cyrus Rob
inson, a noted mining engineer arriv
ing today from London stated to an
Interviewer on The Sun that Japan
had been supplying Russia with muni
tions of war at the rate of 20 car
loads a day for over threo months.
It is a well known fact that muni
tions and not men Is the real need
of Russia today, and Japanese au
thorities have repeatedly denied the
reports that Japan intends sending ,
troops to the front in Russia's be
half. Advices from Japan state that
military circles aro pleased over tho
government decision to enlarge the
Japanese arsenals and establish spec
ial muntion factories to meet the de
mand for war supplies.
GREAT BRITAIN MAY
LEVY TAX EXPORTS
N13 WYORK. Oct. 16.?Great Bri
tain Is preparing to impose an export
tax of 10 per cent, ad valorem on all
merchandise, according to reports to
the various branches of the American ;
importing trade.
NEW TYPE OF CRUISERS 1
TO BE RECOMMENDED !
WASHINGTON, Oct. 16.?Super-bat- j
tie cruisers, bigger, faster and more
heavily armored than any war craft
now afloat or building, which will
cost $18,000,000 each to construct and
equip, will be recommended to Con
gress as a part of the United States
navy building program for noxt year.
It is proposed that the ships shall have
tremendous speed and battery power, i
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STEEL COMPANY BUYS . i
AMMUNITION FACTORIES i
NEW YORK. Oct. 16.?The New
York World says that tho Midvale
Steel Company may absorb the Rem
ington Ammunition Company, controll
ed by tho Remingtons Arms and or
ganized with the nominal capital of
$50,000 to manufacture rigle and shrap
nel.
RAILROADS PURCHASE
55,000 TON OF RAILS
PITTSBURGH, Pa., Oct. 16.?The
I Baltimore & Ohio has awarded a con- ,
.ract for 15.000 tons of rails to tho i
Pennsylvania Steel Company for do- 1
| livery in the first half of 1916. Tho i
Wheeling & Lake Erie Company has
ordered 21,000 tons and the Erie 20,
000 tons, both from the Illinois Steel
Company.
FRANCE NEEDS WHEAT
VALUED AT $180,000,000
PARIS, Oct. 16.?A shortage of near
ly 100,000,000 bushels of wheat in
France this year is probable. France
must import 99,000,000 bushels rep
resenting a cost of $180,000,000.
YALE UNIVERSITY TO
HAVE ARTILLEY BATTLE
NEW HAVEN. Oct .16.?Yale Uni
versity will contribute $20,000 toward
tho construction of suitable barracks
and the Connecticutt National Guard
will glvo $135,000 worth of equipment,
guns, mounts and uniforms for a Yale
battery, of artillery. It will be com
posed of 138 Yale graduate and un
dergraduate students.
BULGARS
IN ATTACK
ON SERBS
LONDON, Oct. 16.?Fifty thousand
Bulgarians attacked a strong Serbian
force near the Greek frontier early
this morning, and a desperato bat
tle has been in progress throughout
the day, according to official advices
from Athens at noon.
A dispatch from Milan says the Bul
garian government is taking strong
repressive measures because of the
unrest of ita people. Many army offi
cers with pro-Russian sentiments have
been rotired and It Is reported that
reprisals already are beginning against
the property of subjects of the en
tente allies.
England regards Itself as being at
war with Bulgaria, although the for
mal declaration of war has not been
made. A dispatch from Petrograd
says Russia regards itself as being at
war with Bulgaria. It it reported that
Italy will si ad 150,000 men to aid Ser
bia, but confiimatlon from Romo Is
lacking.
CANADA GETS
MILLIONS FROM
UNITED STATES
WASHINGTON, Dct. 16.?A report
of American Consul Foster at Ottawa
says that $232,189,282 was borrowed
by the Dominion government and by
railroads), municipalities and public
service corporations in the year end
ed Aug. 1, 1915. The Canadian gov
ftrnmont hnrrownd 1105.108.000. and
of this sum (73,325,000 was raised in
the United States, $24,333,000 In Eng-f
land and $7,450,000 In Canada; $31,
306,000 Canadian municipal bonds
were sold in the Unltod States and
$30,019,000 in Canada. The Canadian
railway bonds were to the amount of
$28,190,000 which were sold In the
United States, and $20,610,000 in Eng
land.
Since that time the Dominion gov
ernment has borrowed $45,000,000 in
the United States.
Canadian Roads Need Money
OTTAWA, Oct. 16.?Further public
aid to tbe extent of millions of dollars
for the nationalization of the two Can
adian transcontinental railways lines,
the Grand Trunk Pacific and the Can
adian Northern is a problem at pres
ent facing the Canadian government.
While both roads are technically fin
ished, millions of dollars are requir
ed to place them on a paying basis.
Canada To Issue War Loan
It is expected that the Canadian war
loan to bo Issued townrd the end of
the year will be for $150,000,000 and
will be raised in the Dominion.
FRANCE TO BEGIN
BUYING CAMPAIGN
IN UNITED STATES
BOSTON, Oct. 16. ? J. P. Morgan
& Co., have become the commercial
agents for tho French government and
negotiations are now under way for
the closing of considerable contracts
for the French government in the
United States.
Heretofore their principal purchases
In this country have been American
horses.
ROCKEFELLER WANTS
WIPE SLATE CLEAN
NEW YORK. Oct. 16.?Four hun
dred indictments now pending against
Btrikers and labor leaders in Colorado
man he quashed as the result of the
Rockefeller harmony program in that
State. Mr. Rockefeller favors "wip
ing the slate clean."
AMBASSADOR RETURNS
BERLIN. Oct. 16.?Baron von Wag
enhelm is returning to his post at Con
stantinople. He has been absent on
account of ill-health since the first
of last July. Prince von Hohenlobe
Langcnburg has been serving as Act
ing Ambassador.
LATE NEWS BULLETINS
TO TRY ADMIRAL.
WASHINGTON?Secretary Daniels
hae ordered Rear Admiral Little court
martialed on charges of having pass
ed a defectively constructed submar
ine built at the Fore River yards.
SURVEY SHIPS CONDEMNED.
WASHINGTON ? Ori the heels, of
the announcement yesterday that*Tney
probably would pass out of commis
sion, Secretary Redfleld today ordered
the Alaska survey ships Gedney and
MacArthur condemned and sold, an
unfit for government service.
FIFTEEN DROWNED.
KANSAS CITY?When a Union Pa
cific motor train plunged down an em
bankment near Randolph. Kansas, to-1
day, fifteen passengers were drowned
? and many were injured.
10,000 WOMEN PARADE.
BOSTON?Ton thousand women pa
raded today, in support of tho women's
suffrage amendment, which will be
voted on in Massachusetts in Novem
ber.
CARDINALS HEAR APPEAL.
PARIS?A committee of cardinals
appointed by the Pope to reconsider
the church decision annulling the mar
riage of Count de Castellano and An
na Gould, met here today. The Count
seeks the custody of the children and
the privilege of remarrying.
URGED TO COPY DEFENSE.
LONDON?The London Dally "News
offered the suggestion today that the
British authorities Btudy the Paris
scheme of defense against air-craft
nttacks.
HAS CARSON RESIGNED?
LONDON?The Daily News today
said that Rttorney General, Sir Rich
ard Carson, had resigned, but that the
government had denied it in hope of
Inducing him to withdraw hl?j resigns
tlon,

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