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? 1111111 ???.???? mi ?i.m. i ???? 1 ?? ? 1 VOL. VI., NO. 921. JUNEAU, ALASKA, SATURDAY NOV. 6, 1915. PRICE TEN CENTS. NISH CAPTURED; TEUTONS NOW CAN REACH TURKEY OFFICERS SEEKING KIDNAPER Deputy Marshals Manning and Sharpe today were at Limestone In let. abonnt sixteen miles south of Ju neau. searching for a trace of Edward Krmuse of Petersburg, believed to be the mysterious "Mr. Miller." who kid naped William Christie from the 700 stamp mill at Treadwell a week ago this afternoon. The officers left Juneau at noon yesterday on tho gasboat Lillian. It was said they had discovered a clue to the alleged abductor's whereabouts. A warrant was sworn out on Tues day morning for the arrest of Krause and on Friday evening a reward of $500 was posted for the man who gavo his name as Miller. Jealousy of Christie has been as signed as the motive, and this motive stands at the present time in lieu of a better one. It is known that Krause was Infatuated with Mrs. Christie. CAMPEN CASE ABOUT ENDED ? In all probability the case of the United States against Cecilia Camp en. charged with shotlng her husband with intent to kill, will go to the Jury late this afternoon. The courtroom has been crowded throughout the day. As the Empire goes to press this afternoon the rebuttal in the case was still occupying the attention of the court. Witnesses called to the stand today have included as well as the defend ant. Mrs. C. L. Durgan. Deputy Mar shal Martin Klldahl, Lester Campen and Walter Campen, the complaining witness. The government rested its rebuttal at 3:30 p. m. Case Recesses Late this afternoon the Campen case was adjourned over until Monday morning at 10 o'clock, when the clos ing arguments will commence. MINING INSPECTOR MALONEY ARRIVES William Maloney of ....ome. Terri torial mining inspector, arrived las^ night from Seattle, and will be in Ju neau for several days. He expects to go to Southwestern Alaska, to In spect several mines, probably on the Northwestern, but will then return to Juneau and spend some little time here, examining local mines and mak ing up his report. His family Is in Seattle, but will arrive later and pass a portion of the winter In Juneau. Inspector Maloney came out from Nome a month ago. "BOB" SEMPLES TO LAY FOUNDATIONS FOR A.-J. NEW MILL Robert Semple. foreman in charge of the foundation work when the Al aska Gastineau mill was built at Thane has been engaged for similar duty by the Alaska Juneau Gold Min ing Company, and has taken charge of a crew of men now grading the site for the new Alaska Juneau mill. Mr. Semple was assigned to this Import ant task by J. H. Mackenzie shortly before Mr. Mackenzie and Charles E. Bruff left la3t Friday for San Fran cisco. Plans for the Alaska-Juneau mill are practlcaly agreed upon and with the exception of choosing the type of concentrating tables, all details have been perfected. The contract for the 250 or more tables will be let in San Francisco within two or three weeks. The most active competitors are the Deleter Machine company and the Delster Concentrating Co., both of Fort Wayne. Ind. President Emil Deister of the former company and E. J. O'Connell. representing the latter company, have been making demon strations of their tables in the Alaska Juneau pilot mill for several weeks. VENISON INTENDED FOR SAILORS IS SEIZED AT SITKA U. S. Commisisoner DeArmond ca bled the Governor's office today from Sitka that the steward of the U. S. S. Prometheus was yesterday fined for violating the game law by purchasing deer meat, which was intended for the use of the ship. Deputy Marsha] Bahrt made the arrest and also seized the deer meat, which was for felted to the government, the steward pleading guilty when arraigned before the commissioner. Stephen Kane, a Hoonah merchant is a visitor in the city. ? 4 + WEATHER REPORT 4 ? Maximum?41. ?! ? Minimum?-33. ?l + Cloudy; rain .11 In. 4 #???????????????? FOUL PLAY IS DEALT MISSING MEN, THEORY ?- ? KETCHIKAN. Nov. 6?Search ers for Irwin, Clark and DoCos ta hare found Clark's pipo and hat, and tho dory, which was up side down, with the oars floating beside It. Hope of finding the men alive has almost been aban doned. + + According to Olen C. Bartlett. prom inent hotelman, who returned last night from Ketchikan, the latter city has practically suspended business, to Join in the search for I. H. Irwin, an agent of the U. S. Bureau of Fish eries, Charley A. "Sandy" Clark and Mike DeCo8ta. who have been missing since October 9th. Dances In the "first city" have been postponed, the theatres are play ing to small crowds, and everything of a social nature has been temporarily abandoned. Businessmen of Ketchi kan havo posted rewards for the re covery of the bodies of the missing men and the United States govern ment has notified Salmon Agent E. P. Walker to spare no expense In searching for the missing tnen. roui fiay ouspecxca That the three men have been foul ly dealt with la the theory* which Ket chikan la now generally accepting. Irwin had led the party In the launch Frances R. for a trip up the Chlckamon River, a narrow stream which Is about two hours' run from Ketchikan, for the purpose of making an Investiga tion of the report that white and In dian fishermen were illegally fishing In the waters of that stream. The charge was that the fishermen were taking fish after 6 o'clock p. m. on Saturdays, which is forbidden by law. Since the finding of the launch, on which the Irwin party made the trip, the mystery of their disappearance had deepened. The boat was sunk In three fathoms of water but her small dory and compass were miss ing. In addition to some of the boat's kltchenware. Evidences that the men had built a camp fire on the bank of the river was also discovered. Where the unfortunate men went af ter their boat was wrecked, or how the boat came to be sunk In a smooth running river as Is the Chlckamon. were questions which the Ketchikan authorities have been unable to an swer. Indians Searching Woods When Mr. Bartlett left KetcMkan a score of Indians, with bloodhounds, were searching the woods. The miss* , Ing men were well known In Ketchi kan. especially Clark, who had lived I there for the past twenty years. Clark is a brother of Mrs. Bartlett. and Mr. Bartlett went to Ketchikan to assist In the search. Irwin came North this summer to' serve in the Alaska branch of the Bureau of Fisheries. He ; Is quite well known around Juneau. ! DeCosta was making the trip as cook. CHRISTENSON TO HEAR PROHIBITION CASES AT RAILROAD CITY Andrew Chrlstenson of the Field division of the general land office left on the Admiral Evans for Seward where he will attend to several mat ters In connection with the townsite there and will also visit Anchorage where the criminal trials are at pres ent being prosecuted by the Govern ment in connection with the indict ments of Anchorage lot purcrascrs on the charge of selling liquor in viola tion of the governmental prohibition. Mr. Chrlstenson stated that this mat ter would be tried before the land of fice in accordance with regulations which are at present being arranged by the Department of Justice and the General Land office, and in connection with which no definite announcement can be made at this time. "It was the aim of the government in prohibiting the sale of liquor at Anchorage," said Mr. Chrlstenson, "to prevent the liquor traffic in the new town during the period of construc tion of the railroad. The period oi prohibition of course ceases when the purchaser of the lot secured his pat ent. At that time the matter will be for the Justice courts to settle. Un til that time, however. It is a matter both for the Department of Justice and the Land Office. The situation is unique, and that has made it nec essary to adopt regulations which will meet the peculiar needs of the case." Mr. Chrlstenson stated that there is no possibility that the recent peti tlon of the people of Seward for e sale of the addition to the Seward : townsite before next Spring. He ex pects to be away about a month and will confer with Chairman W. C > Edes of the railroad commission and with J. A. Moore, townsite managei [ at Anchorage, during his absence ii i regard to matters concerning the nev town of Anchorage and the Sewan addition.. SCANLON TO HAVE HEARING John Scanlon will have a hearinj ' today in the United States Commls ? sloner's court, on the charge of sell ? ing liquor to a Douglas Native. > ? ? ? ? Wm. Maloney, Territorial mino in ? spector of Alaska, is a guest of thi > Gastineau. FIRE TRAP BURNS AND j 20 PERISH NEW YORK, Nov. 9.?Twenty men and girls were killed and fifty wero injured, according to tho police, in a Are which swept through a 4-story candy and shirt factory building on North Sixth Street, in the Williams burg section of Brooklyn today. The fire started from an overheated oven in the Diamond Candy Co.'b plant and within a short time the building was a seething masB of flames. Those of the persons who were on tho two lower floors were rescued by flromcn, or made their escape by descending the fire es capes. On the top floors nearly all of the victims wero found when tho building collapsed. An investigation has been started. FIRE DESTROYS NEWSPAPER OF SECY DANIELS RALEIGH. N. C.. Nov. 6.?The en tire plant and building of the Raleigh News and Observer, owned by Secre tary of tho Navy Josephus Daniels, was destroyed by fire this morning. The large printing plant of E. M. Uzzell & Company, adjoining it, also is a complete loss. W. H. Bagley, business manager of the News and Observer, was slight ly Injured. The fire originated In the sterotyp lng department of tho newspaper. This is the second (Ire loss for the News and Observer since Mr. Daniels became Secretary of the Navy. CARRANZA WILL TRY TO ENVELOP VILLA'S FORCES WASHINGTON. Nov. 6.?Carranza forces north and south of Villa's re treating army arc concentrating for a blow which the de facto leaders hope will end the strife In northern Mexico, according to a telegram this after noon from General Frederick Funs ton, U.S.A. General Funston reported that Gen eral Obregon, Carranza's ch'.ef com mander, would arrive at Douglas, Ariz., tomorrow to begin organizing tho campaign. A request from General Villa to move his wounded from Naco, So nora, to Juarez, over American terri tory was denied by the State Depart ment late yesterday. Secretary Lan sing ruled that the recognition of Car ranza by the United States forbade granting such a request to an oppos ing force. CARRANZA PURCHASES WIRELESS EQUIPMENT FOR WESTERN MEXICO SAN FRANCISCO. Nov. 6.?Agents of General Carranza today bought equipment for five powerful wireless plants which will be erected at sever al points on the West Coast of Mcx- j ico In order to establish Immediate and permanent communication with ' the United States. PLOT TO RESTORE HUERTAN REGIME IS CONFESSED BY OROZCO SAX ANTONIO, Nov. 6.?Jose Or- j ozco, a brother of and former chief lieutenant to the late General Pascu al Orozco of Mexico, who Is In pris on here, today confessed details of a plot which he said had been formed to restore General Huerta to power In Mexico with backing of $11,000,000. The authorities are lnvestgiatlng his story. General Huerta Is In prison at Fort Bliss. He has recovered from a se vere Illness. DANIELS FAVORS BIG GOVERNMENT SHIPBUILDING AND MUNITIONS PLANTS WASHINGTON. Nov. 6.?Congress will be asked to enable the govern ment to equip Itself to build morena 1 val. craft, make Its own armor plate ' and greatly extend its manufacture of munitions, according to Secretary > of the Navy Daniels. If Congress ap ? proves the recommendation, the navy 1 department will erect a factory that ' will turn out a large product of 14 ' Inch armor-plerclng shells, as well as ' smaller projectiles. [ DAUGHTER OF WARDEN DRUM VISITOR HERE r *' _____ [ Miss Rachel Drum, the daughter of Henry Drum, superintendent of the Washington State penitentiary at Walla Walla, arrived on the Admiral . Evans and is a guest of Mrs. H. H. s. Townsond. Mr. Drum is one of Al . aska's old-timers. K. L. Steberg. a merchant of Peters i- burg and agent at that city of the e Stndard Oil Co., Is a visitor In Ju neau and a guest at the Gasineau. 2 FISHERMEN ARE DROWNED j OFF YAKUTAT Martin Sommerset and Alfred Stor holm, halibut -fishermen, were drown ed from the fishing schooner Yaku tat at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon during a heavy storm three mllos oft Ocean Cape. Ole BJorkc, master of the Yakutat, was washed Into the sea but was picked up by members of the crew. The Yakutat put into port last night and BJorke was cared for by Dr. P. J. Mahone, of tho marine hospital service. He Is suffering from shock. The bodies of Storholm and Sommerset wore not recovered. Tho Yakutat loft Ketchikan for tho halibut fishing banks off Yakutat, on October 31. Early last Wodnesday she encountered a heavy southeast erly storm and great seas swept the little schooner from forepcak to stern. Members of the crew of the Yakutat. thirteen in number, were at work try ing to fasten down the dories and fish ing gear on the vessel's deck when Captain BJerke and Sommerset and Storholm were swept ovorboard by a huge comber. BJerke clung to a keg and was rescued. Tho other two must have been injured as thov went over board for thoy made no attempt to save themselves. The Yakutat was not damaged by the storm, although her fishing gear was lost, including her dories. A re port of the drowning was filed today in tho United States customs office. WASHINGTON OVERWHELMS CAUEORNIA SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 6.? Outplaying the Blue and Gold at every stage of the game Gil mour Dobie's University of Washington football team this afternoon swamped California on Berkeley Field 72 to 0. It was ttao first big contest between the two colleges In eleven years. Per fect weather prevailed for tho game although the players would havo liked it a little cooler. There was no wind, flags and banners hanging almost mo tionless. Tho Washington rooters 500 strong, occupied tho center of the west stand while directly across the field a thou sand more California rooters wearing white shirts and carry blue and gold megaphones kept up an Incessant cheering. Each had a brass band. Fifteen thousand saw tho game. OTHER SCORES: At Pullman?University of Mon tana 7, Washington State College 27. AT PRINCETON?Harvard defeat ed Princeton today 10 to 6, a touch down and Held goal by Captain Mah an accounting for Harvard's points. TIbbots drop-kicked two goals for the Tigers' scores. At New Haven?Princeton Fresh men 21, Yalo Freshmen 21. At New Haven?Brown 3. Yale 0. At Boston?Dartmouth 7. Pennsyl vania 8. At Annapolis?Navy 6, Buckncll 3. At lPttsburgh?University of Pitts burgh 19, Washington and Jefferson 0. AX Cleveland?Carnegie Tech 26, Cose 6. At Charlottesville ? Virginia, 35, Vanderbilt 10. At Ann Arbor?Cornell 34, Michi gan 7. ANNEX CREEK MAN IS THOUGHT INSANE Sheldon Flynn was arrested last night on the charge of Insanity. Tho case was reported by Dr. E. M. Devis. the arrest being made "by Deputy Mar shal Martin KUdahl. The man will be given a hearing Monday before U. S. Commissioner J. B. Marshall. Flynn has been working at Annex Creelt. WOULD MANDAMUS U. S. COMMISSIONER Mandamus proceedings have beer filed against J. B. Marshall as U. S. commissioner and recorder by Sam uel Nesuander, who charges that the recorder refused to file for record an affidavit of labor performed on ccr tain mining claims In this district The complaint alleges that the plain tiff submitted the required fee for re cording. Hellenthal & Hellentha! rcprosont the plaintiff. GUN CLUB SHOOT TOMORROW; TURKEY SHOOT NOVEMBER 2' The Juneau Gun Clnb will hold tin first regualr weekly shoot of the win ter, tomorrow morning at 11 o'clock at tho Willoughby avenue range. Th< annual Thanksgiving turkey shoot o th& club will be held Sunday, Novcm ber 21, four days before Thanksgiving S. A. Fisher of Dale, Calif., arrlve< on the Admiral Evans last night. Hi is a guest at tho Gastinecu. BOMB SET OFF NEAR CONSULATE NEW YORK, Nor. 6.?A bomb wan exploded at noon today In a building next to the Italian consulate. Mr. Farafornl, Italian consul-general, was In I1I3 ofllco at the time but escaped unhurt. Buildings in the neighbor hood were rocked by the shock. A number of Italian reservists who were on the street In front of the consulate wore thrown to the pavement. It Is believed that the outrage Is the work ol! members of the Fay gang and the authorities did not hesitate to express themselves on this point. The ofllclals estimate that Lieut. Fay and his accomplices spent a half million dollars of German-Austrian money in a campaign to blow up war munitions plants and steamships, be fore Fay and Scholtz were arrested. ATTEMPT TO BURN STEAMSHIP IS WORK OP INCENDIARIES HALIF.X, Nov. 6.?Fire in the car go of sugar carried by tho British steamship Rio Lages, which put in here lost night with the flames still smouldering, was caused by an Incen diary bomb according to a statement today by Captain Bell, of the steam ship. TO INDICT FAY. WASHINGTON. Nov. 6.?It Is ex pocted by department of justice offi cials that Lieut. Robert Fay will bo indicted for violation of the national defenso act. ? ? ? ? ?t? TO CROWN MIKADO. TOKIO, Nov. 6. ? Emperor Yoshlhlto left today for Kioto to formally ascend the throne. ' The nation has begun a month's : celebration. In honor of the cor j onatlon. + ?? RIGGS TO HASTEN WORK ON TANANA END OF RAILROAD SEATTLE, Nov. 6.?Thomas RIggs, jr., of the Alaska railroad engineer . ing commission announced last night his Intention to do everything In his power to have the railroad completed from Broad Pass to Fairbanks as rap Idly as possible. Praising the Nenana coal fields, Mr. RIggs declares It is necessary to link them with Fairbanks at an early date and he believed, he said, that the en tire railroad from the coast to the Tauana, could bo completed within three years If Congress appropriates $9,000,000 each year. CLAIM THAT BRYAN CHARGED CORRUPTION WASHINGTON, Nov. 6. ? W. J. Bryan, according to Philadelphia pa pers, said to a small audience in that city Thursday night: "Tho navy league of the United States and the security league are the paid agents of the shipbuilders and munitions works." \ COAL MINERS HAVE CONTRACT FOR YEAR PITTSBURGH. Pa.. Nov. 6.?J. H. Powell, just returned from England, has announced lie has closed the con tracts In Great Britain that will re quire the operation of all coal mines on Armstrong Creek, W. Va., for at least one year. The mines have re sumcd operations. STOCK QUOTATIONS. SEATTLE, Nov. 6.?Closing quota tlons on the New York exchange to day Included Alaska Gold at 32% Chino 53%, Ray 26%. Utah Coppei 74%, Butte and Superior 66. Alaska Juneaus* quotation was not published here today. P. A. B. WIDENER IS DEAD AT AGE OF 81 PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 6.?PeUr A i Brown Wldener. widely known fl.nan cler, died at his home here this mom ? lng. He was born In Philadelphl: i eighty one years ago this month. t Wldener was engaged In the mea - business, In which he acquired a largi . fortune. Turning his attention to po! ? itics he was apolnted to fill out thi ? unexpired term of J. F. Mercer a 1 city treasurer in 1873 and In 1874 wa elected for a full term. Since 1878 he has owned larg street railroad interests here and it New York. I "38 "BLACK SHEEP" DANCE 3 AT THANE TONIGH" All Is in readiness for the flftl . "Black Sheep" dance which will b J given at Thane tonight. A largo crow f of peoplo from Juneau will attend, j ? ferry will leave Juneau at 8:30, fror . the Juneau Ferry & Navigation Co.' float, for Thane, and will return in 1 mediately after the ball. Autos wl 3 make the trip over the governmer road. KITCHENER'S VISIT TO EAST CAUSESHUBBUB LONDON, Nov. 6.?It was officially j announced early this evening that l^old Marsha Kitchener had left for a short visit to the eastern battle front. Lord Kitchener had an Inter view with the King Thursday night. Rumors of Kitchener's resignation were freely circulated today, follow ing his dlsapcparance on a secret mis sion. The mysterious absence of the English war lord caused many sensa. i tlonal reports before the official an nouncement wus received as to his whereabouts. One was that he hod gone to inspect the situation at the Dardanelles and In Serbia and that the government would decide whether to giro up the Dardanelles siege, up on his return. "It Is generaly beliovod," said the Post, "that Lord Kitchener's businesc will necessitate a stay so prolonged that It will bo necessary to All his place at the war office before long. It Is true that he has not resigned, but the importance of his present er rand makes it certain that Mb resig nation Is only being delayed. The suggestion has been modo that Lord Hnldnne be brought back to the war office but this Is probobly unfounded." Reiteration that Kitchener has placed his resignation as secretary of state for the war, in the hands of the King brought forth an official re port to the contrary. LACK OF AMERICAN TRAVEL HITS LONDON HOTELS LONDON, Nov. 6.?The Carlton ho tel of London has passed dividends on preferred and common stocks; the Sa voy did likewise a few weeks ago. The lack of American patronage is the main factor. ITALIANS ENTHUSIASTIC ROME, Nov. 6.?Great enthusiasm has been aroused by Cadrona's report of progress in almost every Important district on the Italian-Austrian battle line. ITALY INCREASE8 TAXES ROME, Nuv. 6.?Italy has created | new taxes and Increased her exist ing taxes for the duration of the war. >ncomes above ?8000 will be taxed I 20 per cent. r-ORMER DIPLOMAT WOULD FORCE EUROPE OUT OF WESTERN HEMISPHERE * NEW YORK. Nov. 6.? Former United States minister to Argentina, Charles H. Shcrrill, declares the time Is ripe for the United States to ask tho European countries to relinquish their possession of their western col onies In this hemisphere. ENGLAND MAY FORCE STEEL CONSUMERS TO U. S. NEW YORK, Nov. 6.?It is rumor ed that the British government may place an embargo on exports of steel for the purpose of safeguarding the government's own requirements. Such an action would tend to turn loose bug orders from neutrnl countries, now customers of Groat Britain, to the United States. EUROPE MAY GET MORE AMERICAN CREDIT NEW YORK. Nov. 6.?At tho Mor gan okces It was said Wednesday that although discussions concerning the placing of further credits here for Great Britain nnd Franco in the shape of bankers' ncoptances. were con tinuing, nothing definite would be done until after the arrival of Lord Reading In London. RAILROAD TO TURKEY NOW OPEN SOFIA, Nov. 6.?Announcement of the occupation of Nlsh, Serbia, by the Bulgarians was made by the war of* flee today. The casture of the Serbian capital gives the Germans a clear railroad from Berlin to Constantinople ana troops and ammunition trains proba bly will be started for Turkey in the next few days. The te>.t of the announcement is as follows: "A Bulgarian division en tered Niih; It was part of General Boyadwleff's army. Practically a'l strongholds In Northern Serbia are now In the hands of the Germanic al lies and the Bulgarians. The Serbs are retreating to the mountains. There wjis bloody fighting on the streets of Nlsh after the Bulgarian entry and hundreds of Serbian sol diers were made prisoners." RUMANIANS STOP RUSSIANS VESSELS ?+? LONDON, Nov. 6. ? The Rumanian authorities have taken the necessary steps to bring Into Rumanian harbors and dlsar-n all vessels flying the Rus sian flag which are loaded with arms and ammunition for Serbia, says a semi-official statement Issued at Bu charest aid reeclved here by wireless from Berlin today. This action has been taken, It Is announced, because of the Austro-German occupation of the Serbian bank of the Danube. Russian men-of-war which fled Into the Rumanian harbor of Grula already have beei disarmed and the crews, numberlnij 860 men, have been In terned at Kustendje. NEV/ CABINET CERTAIN. LONDON, Noy. 6. ? A dispatch from Athens says that Premier Zal mis has consented to reconstruct the Greek cabinet, and that tho Chamber of Deputies will bo dissolved. GERMAN SUBMARINE SINKS MERCHANTMEN IN THE MEDITERRANEAN PARIS. Nov. 6.?A German subma rine crossed tho Mediterranean Sea near the Straits of Gibraltar today and sunk three French and Italian merchant vessels. The crow of one # of the vessels lost their lives. It Is also announced that the Ital ian steamer Ilonlo has been sunk by an Austrian submarine, operating In the Adriatic Sea. . RUSSIA SAYS MILITARY AFFAIRS ARE FAVORABLE ATHENS. Nov. 6.?An Odessa dis patch says that tho Russian authori ties have decided that tho favorable turn In military affairs has rendered It unneccisary to carry out the con templated evacuation of the three northern districts of Bessarabia. SERBIANS CLAIM THAT THEY CAN HOLD RAILROAD ATHENS. Nov. 6.? Serbian mill tary authorities are confident that the Bulgarians will be driven back from the Salonlka-NIsh railway and the line kept open for the movement of Anglo-l'Tench forces. JAPS SOAKING RUSSIA ON PRICE OF STEEL LONDON. Nov. 6.? Tho price of steel bars as a result of Russian war orders hed advanced In Tokyo from $32.50 a ton to $67.50 a ton. Russia Is alHO buying shoes and boots from Japanese manufacturers. LATE NEWS DEMOCRAT IS ELECTED. ! LOUISVILLE. Ky. ? Almost com. plete returns from Tuesday's ' elec tions show that A. O. Stanley, Dem I ocrat, is leading Edwin Morrow. Re publican, in the gubernatorial race, by 582 votes. U. S. NOTE DELIVERED. l r* WASHINGTON?Secretary Lansing t announced today that the American i note to Great Britain, treating with . alleged interference with neutral c trade has been delivered to the Brit 9 tab foreign ofllce but by mutual agree s ment will not be published until Monday. e n FORMER ALASKAN KILLED. g SEATTLE?P. H. Riley, former A1 askan miner, was run down and kill ed by a wildly driven automobile las r night. Tho auto driver has not beet b apprehended. Riley was employed a e a local brewery. d \ PASSENGERS RESCUED. n SAN DIEGO?The U. S. S. San Dl s ego reported last night that pasBen j. gers and crew of tho wrecked stean II schooner Fort Bragg had been r? it moved to shore from the wreck a Punty Gordo, in buoy breeches. JAPAN TO AID FRANCE? LONDON?The Times soys today j that arrangements are afoot In Paris for Issuing a loan to "Franco from Japan, probably in five per cent. ! bonds, 1750,000 FIRE LOSS. CLIFTON, Ariz.?Damages estimat ed to bo 11750,000 was caused when firo destroyed a concentrator building at ; tho Arizona Copper Company's mine i last night. The firo started on the i roof. MONARCHY FAVORED? PEKING?Fifteen of the eighteen I Chinese provinces are said b/the gov ernment to have voted in favor of a roturn to a monarchy. Lu Cheng Hsi ang, minister of foreign affairs told - M. Obalt., secretary to the Japanese - legation, today. t > "TOM" WILLIAMS DIES, t SAN FRANCISCO?Thomas H. Wil liams a noted racehorse men and for a quarter of a century president of tho California Jockey Club, died here h today. i NF.W YORK? Mrs. Norman Gait, y tho President's bride-to-be, was ebop t ping hers today. Sho bought several . wedding gowns.