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CANADA IS TO PUT 250,000 MEN IN LINES
CANADA TO DOUBLE NUMBER OE MEN TO I FIGHT IN EUROPE! OTTAWA, Oct. 30.?Canada hat de termined to put 250,000 men In. the field and keep the contingent of that country recruited up to that number, according to an announcement made by Premier Robert L. Borden today. Mr. Borden said that means that Canada will have to double her forces now under arms. At the pres ent time Canada has but a little more than 100,000 men In Europe and about 105,000 under arms. To maintain 250, 000 in the field, it is estimated that 325,000 men must be placed under arms. GREAT CANADIAN STATESMAN IS DEAD IN ENGLAND OTTAWA. Oct. 30. ? Sir Charles | Tupper. noted Canadian statesman.1 promoter of the Canadian Pactflc. Ca nadian high commissioner at London, special commissioner in negotiations; with the United States and famous In many lines, died today in England, aged 94 years. Sir Charles Tupper was born at Amherst, Nova Scotia. Puly 21, 1821; was a physician in early life; entered politics as member of the Nova Sco tia legislature in 1855; premier of Nova Scotia, in 1857; advocated fed eration of Canada; entered Sir John A. MacDonald's Cabinet '.n 1870; high commissioner to London in 1884; member of commission negotiated Am erican fisheries treaty in 1887-8. He has not been active for 20 years. AMERICAN CUTTERS STILL SEARCHING FOR GERMAN OFFICERS NORFOLK. Va.. Oct 30.?Although ? every cutter in the service ot the Unit ed States along the Atlantic coast had been notified to search for her, no tidings were received here today I of the yacht Eclipse or of the six German officers who. having escaped from the auxiliary cryiaer Kronpriaz, Wilhelm are believed to be on board the craft. Residents of Virginia Beach say they saw a yacht of the same build as the; Eclipse pass out to sea last Monday.; She took an easterly course toward j the Seven-Mile buoy, where the war ships of the United States make their base while atmaneouvers off the Vir ginia Capes. She then went about and started south. The disappearance of John Rick ert a German mariner, from Wlllough by Beach, added a new feature to the case today. Rlckert is said to know the coast from Virginia to Florida. He has not been seen since Oct. 9." He is said to have been very friendly wtth the crew of the Kronprlnz Wil helm. UNIVERSITY STUDENT CHARGED OF BURGLARY BERKELEY. Calif.. Oct 30.?Lon L. Long, a Sophomore in the Universi ty of California, was arrested today and charged of burglary. HOBSON BINDOVERS HELD FOR NEXT GRAND JURY Judge Robert W. Jennings this morn ing announced thatthe bind over ot Tom and Fred Hobson. the matter up on which the Grand Jury failed to act at its recent session, would be con tinued until the next meeting of the Grand Jury. The two men. who are natives, have been released on their own recognlance until that time. Z. R. Cheney appeared for the defend ants. PALLISTER BUYS ON LOWER FRANKLIN STREET ?+? Dr. William Pallister has purchased a tract of land on Lower Franklin street measuring 66 x 36 feet, accord ing to a quit claim deed filed this mor ning by Mrs. Belle Hyde. The consid eration is mentleoned as $500. This same tract figured also in a quit claim deed fiied this morning.do ing the transfer of the property from Mrs. Mary Lazier to Mrs. Hyde for a consideration of $250. ?+ + ?!? + + + + + + * + ? + * ? * * WEATHER REPORT 4 + Maximum?13. 4 Minimum?33. ?? + Cloudy. ?* + Rain?.0$ inch 4 <. + + + + + + + ? + + + + ??-?? TO PREPARE EOR THE NEXT CONVENTIONS NEW YORK. Oct. 30.?Calls were Issued today tor the meeting at Wash ington City or both the Democratic and Republican N'at-on&l committees to make arrangements for the hold ing of the National conventions next year. The call for the meeting of the Democratic committee, issued by Chairman William P. McCoombs, pro vides for the meeting of the Demo cratic committee at Washington De cehber 7. It recites that the commit tee will select the time and place for the National convention, and appor tion representation in the convention. The call Issued by Republican Chair mau Charles D. Hilles summons the members of the committee to con-, veno at Washington one week later than the Democratic committee. It will meet December 14th. when the time and place of the Republican con vention will be determined. Local Men May Not Attend. Democratic National Committeeman Z. R. Cheney, of this city, who repre sents Alaska, said today that he Is afraid business engagements will make it impossible for him to attend the' meeting of the National committee. Republican National Committeeman W. S. Bayless said today that he has not made up his mind whether to at tend the meeting of the National Re publican committee or not. NO OPPOSITION TO PRESIDENT WILSON SAN FRANCISCO. Oct. 30.?Presi dent Woodrow Wilson Is a candidate 'or re-election as President of the United States and, what Is equally im portant, he has the enthusiastic back ing of the Democratic National Com-1 mittee. This is the opinion express- J ed by Norman E. Mack, editor and! owner of the Buffalo Times, and mem ber of the Democratic National Com-j mittee from New York, who is In San Francisco to see the exposition. Mr. Mack says that he expects to j see the President renominated by ac clamation. In fact. the only doubt ful thing he can see in connection with the National Convention is as to where it will be held. He says that Chicago, St. Louis and Dallas all have > made strong bids for the convention. He gave no expression as to his choice of a location. Mr. Mack says that while other can didates will in all probability be in the field soon. Senator James Hamll i ton Lewis, of Illinois, has been the ftrrt in the field for the nomination for Vice-President. Mr. Mack said also that there are many party leaders who favor the re-nomination of Vice President Thomas R. Marshall. They are for th,e "old ticket." and Justify their position on the ground that Vice : President Marshall has made an ex cellent presiding officer of the Senate, is popular and can be re-nominated on his record without causing rivalry in the convention. Mr. Mack predicted Democratic suc cess in the next national campaign. ! + *-?. + + + * + + + ? + 4 + ** + * + 4 PRESIDENT'S WEDDING * + SET FOR NOVEMBER 15 + * + + Washington, Oct. 30.?It was + + announced today that the mar- + + riage of President Woodrow + + Wilson and Mrs. Gait has been + + set for Monday, Nov. 16. The + + invitations will be Issued at + + once. The wedding will be a + ? * quiet affair, and there will be + + less than 60 guests. * * ? ,| SEWARD TOWNSITE CASE IS CLOSED SEWARD. Oct. 30.?Judge F. M. Brown today took under advisement ' the case of the Alaska Central rail ' road against John Ballaine. instituted to decided the ownership of the Se ' ward townsite. It Is understood that ' the matter will be appealed to the ' higher court no matter which side ' may be successful in the present suit BATTLE IS ON ACROSS THE LINE WASHINGTON, Oct. 30.?Skirmish fighting, -which Is believed will lead to a general engagement, botween the forces of Carranza and Villa was re ported by Gen. Funtson as having occurred near Aqua Prleta today. The American line is being guard ed by troops, and there is believed to be little danger of Injury to American soldiers. Villa Walts for Attack. DOUGLAS. Ariz., Ocu 30. ? Five thousand troops under Gen. Villa de ployed in battle formation on ? the southern and eastern sides of Agua Prieta today. They threw up shal low earthworks, and are waiting for an expected attack from the Carran za forces. Getting Ready for Battle. DOUGLAS. Ariz., Oct. 30. ? Geu. Callen has requested permission from Gen. Davis, who is in command of troops on the American side, to re move to Douglas for safe keoping 10, 000 civilians who are at present in the vicinity of Agua Prleta. ? ? ? CHINESE AND AMERICANS TO HAVESHIP LINE NEW YORK, Oct. 30.?Interest and curiosity was aroused in shipping cir cles here today by the announcement from Albany that articles of incorpor atlon for the Pacific and Eastern S. S. Co. had been filed here, and that the new company proposes to operate a line of steamers between the United! Slates and Chinese ports. The arti cles show that the new company will be capitalized for 32.000,000. and that some of the shares are owned by prominent Chinese, one of whom is Kal Fu Sha, who is about to retire as Chinese minister at Washington. it is understood to be the purpose to operate ships on both the Pacific a^d Atlantic. TOM PATTERSON IS POSTMASTER AT BROOKS FAIRBANKS. Oct. 30.?Tom Patter son. a merchant at Brooks, the new Tolovana camp, has been appointed postmaster at that place. 10,000 AMERICAN RAILS FOR NEW RUSSIAN ROAD NEW YORK, Oct. 30.?Carrying 10, 000 tons of American steel rails, the Norwegian steamship Henrlx Ibsen will leave Brooklyn, for Vladivostok. Russia. The rails are now being load ed aboard the ship. They are. It is said, to be used in constructing a rail way from the Russian Interior to a newly developed winter port In Kola Bay on the White Sea. CHICAGO JUDGES STRIVE TO CUT DOWN THE CRIME CHICAGO, Oct. 30.?Chicago's now crime commlssioin, appointed by Chief Justice Harry Olson of the Municipal Court and Judge George Korsten of the Circuit court, held its first meet ing yesterday in the office of Judge Olson. Twenty of the thirty-one mem bers were present The chief decision reached was that a committee of five should be ap pointed to formulate a tentative plan as the the scope of the investigation. A number of plans to lessen crime In Chicago and make the whole sys | tern of handling crime more effic ient were brought up for discussion. ? Judge Olson was chosen president and Judge Kerster vice-president of the commission. WIFE SUES FOR DIVORCE AND SIX ARE KILLED BOISE. Idaho. Oct. 30. - William Cameron, formerly proprietor of the Carey-Idaho hotel at Carey, and mail carrier between Picabo and Carey, shot and killed his wife, his wife's parents. Mr. and Mrs. John Adamsou. his brother-in-law. James Adamson, and his own 18-months-oId child. He then finished his bloody work by shooting himself, perhaps fatally. Cameron's wife was suing for a divorce, and quarrels growing out oi the suit resulted in the slaughter. TWO MORE SHIPS EOR I NORTH RUN SEATTLE, Oct. 30.?The Paclflc-Al aska Navigation company haa pur I chased the Great Lakes, (jteel freight steamships Rutland audi 6&donburg, each having a cargo capacity of 3,300 I tons. The ships willow used in Alas ka and coastwise service. They will be remodelled In the East and will ar rive on the Pacific Coast early In 1916. The vessels will be transformed In to oil burners, and haye double bot toms put in before they leave for the coast. Both To Be Admirals. ( These now ships will she ro-chrlsten ed Admiral Clark, for the commander of the Oregon on her famous trip around the South American coast at the time of the Spanish war, and the Admiral Sebrec. The Rutland and Og^ensburg are freight ships. Both woro built at Cleveland in 1906. They are sister vessels, and hoth are 212 feot In length. 43 feet beam. 26.6 depth of hold, and have 1200 Indicated' horse power. Their speed is 10% knots. The Ogdcnsgurb Is 2,329 gross and j 1,673 net tons, and the Rutland. 2,321; gross and 1.668 not tons. The vessels arc of the same class as the Burlington aud Bennington re-; cently purchased by the Alaska Steam ship company, though not qulto so largo or fast. The news concerning the purchase! came from President Alexander of the Pacific-Alaska Navigation company,! who is now In Now York. ARCTIC CLUB ARRANGE FOR BRAND NEW HOME SEATTLE. Oct. 30. ? The Arctic Club today approved the plans of Its building committee, which had decid ed to erect a new home, and ordered the signing of a contract for a 12 story building to cORt $500,000 at the corner of Third avenue and Cherry, street where the Seattle theatre is now located. The new bulldtlg will j contain both the offices and new home of the Arctic Club, which has been! located in a building erected for It In 1909 on Third avenue, between James! and Jefferson streets, a little more, than a block from the new location.. Differences with the Arctic Con struction company In rent caused the < action of the Arctic Club. The new building Is to be completed by June 1st. TORPEDO SUNK SHIP HESPERIAN ?4b WASHINGTON, Oct. 30.?Secretary of State Robert Lansing today an nounced that the Nary Department had definitely established that the fragment of the engine of war which sank the Allen liner Hesperian was a part of a torpedo. The German government has per sistently denied that the Hesperian was torpedoed. "KANSAS CITY" IS DUE AT SEATTLE TOMORROW SEATTLE. Oct. 30.?The Alaska S. S. Co.'s newly purchased ship "Kan sas City." will be due to arrive here tomorrow. She will be placed In the Alaska service at once. CITY OF SEATTLE BRINGS ?OOD LI8T SEATTLE. Oct. 30.?The City of Se a.ttlo sailed for Alaska at 9:30 o'clock last night with the following named passengers: For Juneau?N. S. Catory. Frank Martin, S. M. Gray, W. S. Eaton. Miss Polly Pfurat. Otto Bradford, Mrs. Clark Smith, Catherine Lea, Harry A. Ellison, C. C. Warren and wife, 0. A. Baldwin and wife, Mrs. HaU Baldwin. W. C. Eggert. Mary V. Brennan. J. McKenzle, D. A. Kennedy, Goo. Kidd. JST. W. Prauch and wife, Rita Prasch. Mrs. D. H. Delzcllc, Mrs. Gus Glllcs. llss F. Patten. Alfreda Brondlno, A. jb. Frick. For Douglas?Mrs. H. J. Nordberg. and E. Loomis and wifa. MISS HELEN SMITH HOSTES8 AT BIRTHDAY DINNER Miss Helen Smith made a very charming hostess at dinner lest eve ning at the homo of her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Walstoln G. Smith. After dinner the guests attended the East ern Star dance. Those who enjoyed the event of Miss Smith's birthday in cluded the Misses Gladys Brook, Alice Margrlo, Gladys Tripp, and the Messrs. Guy Johnson, James Momb, Jack ? Johnson and Ernest Harris. Emplro want ads. work all the time. SERBIA IN DESPERATE I POSITIONI LONDON, Oct. 30.?The position of) Serbia Is becoming more dosporate! ully. NJsh is now threatened by the Bulgarians, while the Austrian* and! Germans are gradually opening the1 way toward the great Serbian afsenaW at Kraguycvatz. f1lRh?nmfle,reP?rt8 that the Serb,an capl.: iilfoL /fmovod t0 a ccrtain ??? : l and that th0 Serbian! ' rmy in the north is In retreat In a I westerly direction all along the Bui-1 garian front. Dispatches to the newspapers say that a Bulgarian officer. commanding an advance patrol dined today with thLlh n?ernmn 8taff- ,ud'catlng that the armies are now working in conjunction. Bulgarians assert that they are now in possession of Negotln, Brza Planka ZaJecar. KnlaJevats and several vll-'f lages In the Tlmok valley, which would give them a strategical position of prl mary importance. A,,,e" 8tronS ln 8o"?h While the Austro-Germans and Bul garians are making certain headway in he north of Serbia, the Allies are gathering a strong force In the South, and the news that comes from that section of the country Is more optlmls ! tic. Russia is already attacking Bulgar ia on her Black Sea front, and a large army is now onroute for the purpose of prosecuting the invasion ;i.Tom that! quarter. The British troops in Serbia have I formed a Juncture with the main Sor blan army was the Information recelv ed from the Balkan front today. ?n addition to this announcement, It was stated today that the British troops at Saloniki were sent orders to depart Immediately for the Serbian front. Newspaper corr?spondencc from the front today says that the situation in Serbia is improving, and that the a! Med army that Is being placed in the "eld will bo as strong ns that the Germans and Austrians are sending against it. Russian Army Under Way. BUCHAREST, Oct. 30.?Under con-; \c> of warships, many transports car rying Russian troops from Odessa and Sobastopoi are on the wav to th-? Bulgarian coast. NISH STILL AWAITS ARRIVAL OF ALLIES' RELIEF ARMY PARIS, Oct. 30.?Serbia Is anxious-' l.y awaiting the arrival at Nish of the I rench and British relief expeditions, according to t, dispatch to the Temps from Nish. NEW FRENCH CABINET IS I SATISFACTORY PARIS, Oct. 30.?Premier Brland's new Cabinet was sworn In this morn ing. Following the policy announced yesterday morning, and that cdoptcd by Vivlanl, the new Premier formed an absolutely nonpartisan Cabinet. Including Brland, himself, there are six former Itemlers In the Cabinet, they Include Buch well known French; Statesmen as Vivlanl, the late Prem ier, De Freyclnet, Mellne, Bourgeois! and Painleve. The inclusion of Vivlanl in the new Cabinet created a decidedly favorable impression, and, It is said, was spe cially gratifying to President Poincare, who had selected him at the outbreak of the war to head a coalition govern ment. The leaders of all the political par ties of France are pleased. PLEDGE SELVES TO WIN WAR IN EUROPE PARIS. Oct. 30.?-The first meeting of the new French Cabinet convened today, and each of .the mcmh^re pledged themselves anew, jetiitly and separately, to make every possible sac rifle for a final victory for the Allies in the European war, and to bo guided in everything that, they do solely by patriotism. STOCK QUOTATIONS. NEW YORK, Oct. 30.?Alaska Gold at 26%; Utah Copper, 72%; Butter and Superior 68%. Copper closed at 18% cents. ALLIES WORK TO PREVENT WAR : IN THE ORIENT I I WASHINGTON. Oct. 30. ? The threatened intervention ot Japan in i case a revolt should occur In China t over the proposed re-establishment of e a monarchy in that country would so b hamper the Allies in their war B against the Germans in- Europe that a joint protest has been sent to -Yd annhl Kes, by Russia, England and ? Franco, according to information re- ( cetved here today. t JAPAN ASKS U, S. TO PROTEST MONARCHY . TOKYO, Oct. 30. ? The Japanese;J1 government has requested the Amerl- ^ can government to give Its support in' the representations which arc being made at Peking for the purpose of p postponing the re-establishment of e monarchy in China until the Europe an war is endod. i NO PEACE UNTIL ALL ARE AGREED ? LONDON. Oct. 30.?While rumors j1 have been com In;; across the channel:. for more than a week that Germany j has been formulating a statement ^ which would outline plans under which j the Teutonic Empires would agree to' peace, British diplomacy liaH been ac- E tlvcly engaged in providing against the possibility of peuce until the war shall have been fought to Its ultimate eoncUBlon. Another Imporunt stop v In that direction was taken last night y when Japan and Italy signed up ar>. > agreement not to make peace with Germany without the consent of Eng land. France and Russia, the original parties to the Triple Entente. Tho signing of this agreement makes It certain that Ave powers will con- J tlnuo In tho war against Germany and o Austria as long as any one of the so tailed Entente powers is for a contln- s uatlon of tho war. Newspapers commenting upon the agreement with Japan and Italy that there shall be no separate peace on n the part of any one of the five princl- p pal powers In the war against Ger- 1 many, agree that It has become ihi t settled policy of Great Britain. France p and Russia that there shall be no c peace until Germany shall have been defeated and militarism In Europe f crushed. Whatever may be the dif ferences between the people of Eng land as to war policies, there Is no division as to the prosecution of the g war or definite and decisive concul- c. Ions. E IMPORTANT POLITICAL WEEK AHEAD OF BRITISH GOVERNMENT LONDON, Oct. 30?The Dally Chron- t lcle's Parliamentary correspondent l says: 1 Next week promises to be one of I exceptional importance In the political world. The order paper of the Com- ' mons is studded with questions which reveal uneasiness of mind on the part of the members of Parliament In re gard to various aspects of the war j and a much more critical attitude to- t ward the government than hereto , fore. ? l Churchill Wants To Go To the Front , It Is reported that Winston Church-! Ill, who has long been itching to be , In the fighting line, intends to join his regiment. In that case he would, of course, resign his office as Chan cellor of the Duchy of Lancaster. ?? ? *? < TRIESTE NOW HAS i DWINDLED TO A - VERY SMALL VILLAGE . NEW YORK. Oct. 30. -Orestes deji Martini, who recently resigned as the)' American vice consul al Trieste, ar-, i rived here on the steamer America ? to engage In business In this country. j, Mr. Martini says that since the be ginning of the war between Italy and Austria Trieste has fallen from n city of 250,000 Inhabitants to one of 30. 000 old men. women and children All males of military age are at the front. Nobcdy ever brags about falling off ITALY IS INFLICTING TERRIBLE PUNISHMENT TO AUSTRIAN ARMY FAR 18, "Oct* 30.?There have been ,200,00<r*me^E:aqd 6,000 guns engaged n the terrlbleWt&ee that have raged * or the last week between <the Austrl ino and Italians In the Italian offen ilve drive that has been under ' lince last Friday. The losses have >een staggering on both sides, but the "V Austrian loss has outnumbered the tallan by at least two to one. During the first six days of the tallan offensive campaign the Aus rlans lost 10,000 killed, 30,000 wound d and 8,000 prisoners. There have een two days of strenuous fighting Ince that time. - DRIVE TO CONTINUE. The Figaro reeclved word from its orrespondent with Gen. Cadorna, the tallan commander-in-chief, that the tallan staff Is determined to continue he drive until Plezzo, Gorizla and Tol nlno fall. Gen. Cadorna Is well pleased with he results of the week of battles, and ie expects to see another week of st acks to show even greater results. Ie says the Italian army Is stronger ^ han that of the enemy, better equip ed and euperlor In personnel. AUSTRIA LOSES 100,000 PARIS Oct. 30.?Austria has been unlshed terribly within the last two /eeks on the Balkan and Italian ronts. According to reliable Infor mation reecvled by the French gov rnment, the Austrian loss since the leglnnlng of the Serbian campaign en days ago and In the Italian offen Ive movement has been approxlmate y 100,000 men. The loss on the Bal :an front alone, in killed, wounded nd missing has been In excess of SOz-Lki 00. ENGLISHMAN WORSTS WHITE IN 10 ROUNDS MILWAUKEE, Wis., Oct. 30.?Matt Veils worsted Charley White In a 10 ound go last night, acording to the adgment of the newspapers. MORGAN IS UNDER SURGEON'S KNIFE NEW YORK, Oct 30.?J. Pierpont ! organ was successfully operated up n for appendicitis yesterday. (ELDOVIA COAL IS NOW BEING SHIPPED SEWARD. Oct. 30.?The first ship aent of Seldovla coal for commercial lurposes arrived here on the Alliance, t Is stated that Capt. Berbett proposes ' > | o send coal from his Kachmak Bay iroperty to other Alaskan to.wns. The :oal gives satisfaction. 'IONEER WOMAN RESIDENT OF SEATTLE IS OF AD SEATTLE. Oct 30.?Mrs. W. Parry Smith, a resident of Seattle since the mrly '60s died here last night. lOOTH FISHERIES EMPLOYEE BEATEN UP IN SEATTLE SEATTLE, Oct. 30.?E. J. Stopple nan, a marine engineer employed by he Iiooth Fisheries company, was jcaten and his skull fractured by oughs early this morning in tbo Amer can Cafe. His condition is serious. TERRIFIC GALES SWEEP NORTH SEA LONDON. Oct. 30?The North Sea ias been swept by terrific gales for ho last 38 hours. Much damage has 'esulted to shipipng, and naval craft Save sutfered, though no great disas or has been reported. 3ERMANS WANT BRAND WHITLOCK SENT BACK HOME AMSTERDAM. Oct. 30.?The Vos ;lche Zietung, In an editorial discus ?lon of the Edith Cavell case, calls up .ho government to put an end to the activities tf Brand Whitlock, Ameri can Ambassador to Brussells, by noti fying rne United States to send someone ogreeble to the German gov ernment as minister to Belgium." ACCIDENT COST ENGLISH 100 MEN IN GALLIPOLI LONDON, Oct. 30.?Ot^e hundred men are misting as the result of a collision between the British auxil iary sweeper Smythe and another British warship. The accident occur red off the Gallipoli peninsula. The Smythe was sunk.