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VOL VII NO. 936. ^ ^ JUNEAU, AI.ASKA, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 1915. ^ ^ PRICE TEN CENTS
\\jxj. rxx., "v. - ? ALLIES TO SEND BIG ARMY TO SERBIA'S RESCUE SULZER IS NOW HEAD OF MINE SEATTLE, Nov. 24.?Senator Chas.j A. Sulzer, manager of the Alaska In dustrial Company of Sulzor, Alaska,! has tok$n over the companys' lease and In the future will personally di rect the operations of the copper mine and plant, he announced today. Sen ator Sulzer arrived last night from New York, where he visited his broth er. former Governor William Sulzer. and arranged the transfer of the lease. Extensive development of the Sul zer properties Is planned by Senator Sulzer. he said today, in addition to; development of the Sulzer properties work on the rich barium claims which Senator Sulzer discovered two years! r.go. not far from the Sulzer copper nine. Senator Sulzer was was accotnpon-. led East by Mrs. Sulzer and their ?on.! They spent some time in New Jersey. BIESOLD IS SAFE I Gustave Messerschmldt today re ceived from San Francisco a tele gram announcing the safe arrival there of Ernst Biesold, whom Mr. Messerschmldt had feared had been done away with by Edward Krause, with whom Biesold had been seen the day on which he left Juneau. There were no new developments in the Krause case today with the ex ception of a statement made by Vic tor von Arx of Douglas that Krause. whom he has known for fifteen years, often told him of his experiences while with the United States army during the Boxer uprising. The state ment strengthens the 'charge that Krause was a deserter and forger In the army, as alleged by the Seattle authorities. COURT NOTES. Bound Over. Charles Matthews, a native.' has been bound over to the grand Jury on, the charge of stealing a orll of blan kets from the boat St. Nicholas, be longing to Dr. E. H. Kaser. Cases Vontlnued. Order for continuance have been issued in the following cases in each: of which the Alaska Juneau Gold Min ing Co. Is the plaintiff anJ represent ed by Hellenthal & Hellenthoi: Against Charles Kavander. asking for restitution of a tract of land on Franklin street and for $250 dam ages. Against Tim Torgensen and Mamie Johnston, asking for restitution of a tract of land on Lower Franklin street and damages to the amount of $250. Against Jack Johnson and William! Bell, asking for restitution of a tract1 of land on Lower Franklin street and $500 damages. Against Bob Stangland asking for $250 damages and restitution of a tract of land on I,ower Franklin St. Inex Atcklson has filed suit against) her brother. J. R. Atcklson and D. P. Reflly to recover $97.50 which the plaintiff claims she paid out to the Blumauer-Frank Co.. of Porltand. up on the request of the defendants, in payment for supplies for an ice cream and candy parlor which they own and operate. The complaint alleges that repeated requests for the amount due have been Ignored. Appeal Dismissed. An order bos been issued dismissing the appeal in the case of P. M. Da vis againset John Wagner, which arose several months ago out of an alleged trespassing on the Davis homestead on the Salmon creek road. Given Further Time. William Lyseli. who Is represented by W. A. Holzhelmer In the case of the Alaska Supply Co. vs Lysell. has been given further time In which to show cause why he should not be pun ished for contempt of court as the re sult of his failure to recognize an in junction Issued some time ago re straining him from erecting piling on tide lands of the Casey-Shattuck ad dition. GUN CLUB TO SHOOT. The Juneau Gun Club will hold a shoot tomorrow at 10 o'clock. Tur keys and other birds will be com peted for. The shoot is open to all. INSANE PATIENT DIES. J. T. E. Nelson, committed from Juneau on November 15. 1912. died in Morningslde Asylum. ,Portland, No vember 14. of pneumonia. Burial took place in Multnomah cemetery. ? ? ? * WEATHER REPORT * + Maximum?39. * + Minimum?30. + * Cloudy: enow. + * Precipitation?.03 in. + *????+??????????? ? IGASTINEAU TO OBSERVE THANKSGIVING Tomorrow Is Turkey Day for Gas tlneau Channel and the rest of the United States and In honor of the oc casion Juneau. Douglas. Treadwell and Thane will observe It In the full est spirit of Thanksgiving. There will be religious services in several of the churches, and programs will be rendered In the schools today and In several of the churches tomorrow. The Dally Empire will not be is sued tomorrow. Schools Give Program. At 2 o'clock this afternoon the students of the grade and high schools put their books away and gave their attention to the Thanksgiving pro grams which were arranged for each room. A large number of friends at tended the entertainments In the va rious rooms. At 3 o'clock the school doors closed until Monday for tho first vacation of the year. Elks' Ball Tomorrow. Tomorrow night everything will be in readiness for one of the most elab orate dances of the year which is to be given in the Elks' ball and which will be attended by the Elks and their friends. A committee consisting of Claude Ericson. J. L. Gray and Geo. Hendrlck has charge of tho event and they are leaving nothing undone which will contribute to the success of the dance tomorrow night. Stores Will Close. All of the drug stores of the city have decided to close tomorrow after 4 o'clock. (Irocery and dry-goods ' stores throughout tho city wtll be 1 closed, as well as the meat markets. : The reading room of the public II- 1 brary will be open as usual, the loan ' desk, however, will be closed. Special Thanksgiving services have 1 boen arranged by the various church- ' es. Thanksgiving services will bo ! held in the Christian Science church ' at the usual hour. In the Lutheran church at Douglas 1 the service tomorrow evening will bo- 1 gin at 8 o'clock. Special music has 1 been provided. Union Thanksgiving services will > be held by the other Protestant 1 churches tomorrow morning at 10:30 - in the Methodist church. The ser- ' mon will be preached by Rev. R. A. 1 Buchanan of the Presbyterion church at Thane. Unusually fine music has : been prepared for the occasion. All of the government offices will be closed throughout the day, as will the great majority of business officet on both sides of the channel. Kitchens Busy. And as for the culinary preparations;: which are being made in Juneau kitch- 1 ens today there is so much to be said ! that news space would be exhausted 1 by description. At the Perseverance and at Thane 1 and at the boarding houses for miners ' on the Island, the huge ovens will | work overtime roasting turkeys for ' tomorrow's feasting. An elaborate dinner is being pre- ' pared for, the federal prisoners at the court house, as well as for those de- ? talned in the city Jail. NO MORE COASTING ON THE SIDEWALKS j Chief of Police E. J. Sliter announc ed today that the coasting on the " sidewalks must be stopped. "I've told tin youngsters to keep off the ' sidewalks Just as long as I'm going 1 to," said the Chief this morning, "and j the next one I catch at it is going 1 straight to the jail." This morning, after warning a cou- 1 pie of native boys to keep off the sidewalk with their sleds, the Chief watched thorn and as soon as he was down the street they started their sliding again. There were two very frightened scions of thedusky race in howling captivity within ten mln- : utes, and the youngsters finally real- : Ized that they would have to slide In the streets. A SON AND HEIR. This afternoon at 2:30 a son was; born to Mrs. I. C. BJorge, at St. Ann's hospital. Mrs. BJorge Is a sister of Wallace George of the Juneau Furnl ture Co. and Miss Lessie George. Both mother and son are reported in excellent condition. ALEX KUZUBAL BURIED. Funeral services of Alex Kuzubal, an Austrian 25 years of age who died Monday at St. Ann's hospital from acute appendicitis.' were held this morning at the Catholic church at !9:30. The deceased has a brother here. John Kuzubal and another broth er in Texas. Interment was rande In Evergreen cemetery. HIS "LAST STAMPEDE." ?*1 gueSR I've made my last stam pede." said J. D. Sharp, a miner, of i Juneau, as" he boarded the steamer | Georgia last night. Sharp is on his way to Sitka to enter the Pioneers' Home. Peter Norberg of Fairbanks and J. Hartigan of K&talla also will enter the home, having left last night Mrs. C. A. Church. J. E. Moulton and Rev. Rocatti were among the oassengers for Sitka on the Georgia last night Mr. and Mrs. George Cattinach are registered at the New Cain. ALLEGED BIGAMIST IS CAUGHT SAN FRANCISCO. Nov. 24.?A po lice search of Edward Str.nton Ellis, member of the Legislature from Mer ced, who was charged with having passed worthless checks here today resulted In the alleged Identification of him as Frank Warner, who disap peared from Yisp. Wash., seven years ago under similar circumstances. El lis married Miss Alice Jacinto six years ago at Merced and they havo two sons. MARRIED BELLINGHAM GIRL; DESERTED HER BELLINGHAM, Nov. 24. ? Frank Warner, who has been found in Cal ifornia living In prominence under the name cf Edward E. Ellis, married Miss Cecil Henderson, daughter of Charles Henderson, former president of the carpenters' union of Belllng haro. He deserted her ton years later at Ylsp. leaving her with two children. THE ADMINISTRATION IS PLANNING TO RAISE MORE CA8H BOSTON, Nov. 24.?A Washington special to the Advertiser says that the plan to be submitted to Congress by Administration leaders for the purpose of providing for the Presl lent's preparedness campaign program md wiping out the Treasury deficit ind which will raise $205,000,000, will probably be as follows: Double the income tax , producing $80,000,000: tax frolght receipts 3 per cent., $60, 000,000; a tax of 1 per cent or two per cent, on gasoline, $20,000,000; re luctlon of exemption on Income taxes to $2,000. $10,000,000; retention of special war taxes least irritating to the public. $35,000,000. The amount needed for the army and navy pro gram for the first year la $105,000,000, and the Treasury deficit will make the total amount needed $210,000,000. All suggestions looking to a revision if the tariff, It is said, will be op posed. SMUGGLERS MAY HAVE ALSO LOCATED WASHINGTON TREASURY OLYMPIA. Wash.. Nov. 24.?While It may never be proved. It Is believed that all the probabilities are that the smuggling organization which has been reported to United States Mar-; dial Boyle and to secret service ag ents of the Department of Justice at Seattle early last summer and also now under investigation to determine Its responsibility in connection with vice conditions (at Olympa Is also Identified with the looting of the Washington State Industrial InRur ince Commission. JINKS AT SEATTLE ON ALASKA NIGHT SEATTLE. Nov. 17.?Veiled in an Mr of mystery which has Berved to heighten the expectations of Alaskans visiting in this city, the annuat "Al askan Night" of the Arctic Club, which will be given Saturday evening, No vember 20. will introduce many new and startling features to the series of entertainments held annually by the organization. The affair this year will be known as a "Caribou Dinner and Turkey Joy Stampede", an annual "Alaska night" has been held by the Arctic Club since its organization, and tbo suc cesses scored have been notable The event is arranged especially for Alaskans visiting in the city and as guests of the .club on that nigbt they are welcomed in a spirit of good fel lowship. The committee in charge Includes John J. Sullivan, Herbert A. Schoen feld. Fred C. Johnstone, Georgo A. Sample and Jack Irving.? (Seattle Times.) GAS STOVE EXPLODE8. An explosion of a small gasoline stove In a fruit Btand next to Shar Ick's store on Ferry Way called the fire department out about 11 o'clock this morning. No damage was done. All the crude borax material used in this country is obtained from three mines In Southern and Southwest ern California. + ? + NO EMPIRE WILL * 4- BE PRINTED ON * 4- THANKSGIVING DAY + 4- ? ? The Empire will not be print- + 4* ej} tomorrow. The United + 4- States cable office will observe + + the day as a holiday, and the 4* ? public offices and business * + houses will be closed. These ? 4- shut out the news sources, and 4* 4- for that reason and to permit ? 4- those who make the paper to + 4- observe Thansgiving Day in * 4- accordance with the purpose of + 4- the occasion, The Empire will + 4- close for the day with the oth- * 4- or business institutions of the + 4- city. * *1* ? ? JACKLING AND GUGGS MAY HUGE JNTERESTS SEATTLE, Nov. 24.?It wr.a loarn ed today that Into the newly formed Konnecott Copper Corporation will be merged the Utah Copper Company, and the indications point to the syn chronization of the entire Jackling in tercsts with thoBe of the Quggenhelms. Vice President R. V>\ Baxter-of the Alaska Steamship company and Cop per River railroad leaves tomorrow for Now York la connection with the proposal ol thp Guggheims to turn over the Copp-1 River railroad and possibly the Alaska Steamship line to tho Kennecott Copper Corporation. It 1b said that the details for a gi gantic combination are practically set tled. CLAIMANTS GET PATENT TO ONE COAL CLAIM SEATTLE. Nov. 24.?News was re ceived yesterday of a decision by tho general land office granting a patent to the Alaska Petroleum and Coal company to the Frecmont claim In the Bering River coal fields of Alaska. It Is claimed that the government fi gures show that tho patented claim contains 6,000,000 tons of anthraclto coal. Tho Frcemont claim is one of tho 16 properties that are owned by Thom as 9. Lippy, Clark Davis and their associates. Fraud Was Charged. At the time when the application was made for patent to this claim, along with fifteen others which com pose the entire group located by these mon, the local land ofilce held a charge of fraud against tho claims and with tho exception of tho Frecmont claim, held that no mine had been op ened. In the case of the Freemont claim, however, the local office held that not only had a mine been opened but that very considerable work had been done on that claim. According to tho records of tho lo cal office, there fs still pending fn tho office of tho Secretary of the Interior an appeal In connection with the re-; malning cases. these location;- "were made In W03 and the property known as tho Free mont was worked up until 1910. RUEF RBTURN3J;ANC18C0 C1TY SAN FRANCISCO. Nov. 24 ? Abe RueVs three months' volunteer exile i? Mendocino County ended yesterdnj and the former boss has return San Francisco to live. He wm w* corned bV many former friends . He has stated that it Is not his Intention to re-enter politics In San Francisco. popular alaskan is laid at rest by his friends SEATTLE. Nov. 15.-Funeral ser vices for R. E. Nixon, pioneer Alaskan and one of the most popularr jjotota 1? the Northwest, were held, under the auspices of the Elks, in tie o ney-Watson chapel yesterday after '^FWe hundred friends of the genial and likable proprietor of the Savoy hotel came to do honor to his menn on-. There wero many flowers. The pallbearers were S. L. Stanley. - - rtp?e George Butler. Jack Blgelow. Chartefl Froj:. B. ????? Weymouth. James ONeil L. 1 ? R>n1?' Georgo W. Carmack and Joseph Bock ;???. The hotly ?, cremated.? (Seattle Post-intelligencer.) office in washington ; FOR ALASKA RAILROAD , WASHINGTON. Nov. 17.? Winter i headquarters of the Alaska Railway Commission are being established n Washington. Commissioners William C. Edea and Thomas Rlggs. Jr.. are expected to spend a large par; of the next few months here consulting with secretary Lane as to plans for ear ning on the work and probably fur niahlne Information to Congress on which It Is hoped to obtain an *8.000 000 appropriation for rai.way cor Frederick Mears. the other commissioner, will remain In Alaska to superintend such work as can be carried on during the winter. STOCK QUOTATIONS. I NEW YORK. Nov. 24.?Alaska Gold today at 27, Chlno at 05, Ray at *>6*4. Utah Copcpr at 79%, Butte and" Superb at 72%. Copp metal Is at 20. ? Yesterday's Quotations. NEW YORK. Nov. 24.?Alaska Gold closed yesterday at 27%; Chlno, 54%; Ray. 26; Utah Copper. 78%; Butte ? 2? ? !pound. ^ ^ ^ - Mrs. -Mary E. Bergmann. proprietor pf the Hotel Bergmann, who left on 1 HWboldt for flic routh. mlB TUtt the expositions at San Francisco and San Diego and spend a few weeks \ls ping old friends In Seattle before re turning to Juneau hi January. Death la assured, otherwise men would not require life insurance. FORD WILL ASK PEACE IN EUROPE WASHINGTON, Nov. 24. ? Henry Ford of Detroit today announced that he would personally send a peace ex pedition to Europe to attempt to end J the war. He told newspapermen that ho vould Invite the leading Am erican pacificists to join the expedi tion, as well as the peace advocates of other neutral countries. Mr. Ford would not confirm the re port which was circulated later today jthat William J. Bryan would be spokesman for the American dele gation. ALLIES PROMJ8E TO BUILD NEW ARMENIA NEW YORK. Nov. 24.?Secretary Eddy, of the American Board of Mis sions says the assurances havo been received from the Entente Powers that.the latter have promised, in the ovent of victory, to build up a new Armenia from scattered remnants of the race and expel the Turks from Armenia. PITTSBURGH DOING MORE BU8INESS THAN EVER BEFORE PITTSBURGH, Pa., Nov. 24.?Fif teen different Industries In Pittsburgh employing: approximately 20,000 men announce that they are doing more business than at any other time In their history. SUEZ CANAL NOT SAFE FOR COMMERCE B08T0N. Nov. 24.?A local rubber Importer Is In receipt of advices from New York that the Suez canal has not been closed, but that the British admiralty has warned shipping com panies that It Is not considered Bafe to send ships through the canal. HENRY LANE WIL80N THREATENS TO SUE FORMER GOV. LIND WASHINGTON. Nov .24.- Former United States Ambassador Henry Lane Wilson yesterday threatened to sue former Gov. f ohn Llnd, who was President Woodrow Wilson's first personal representative to Mexico, for damages on account of alleged slander. Llnd has been quoted as saying in Minneapolis recently that former "Ambassador Wilson had forof knowledge of the plans to assassinate President Madero. WATCHERS GUARD RAILWAY 8TATION AGAINST DYNAMITERS WASHINGTON. Nov. 24.?An extra force of men have been guarding the tunnel at the Union Railway station here and the viaduct approaches there to to forestall Its possible activities of bomb plotters. A. M. Keppel, general superintend ent of the Washington Terminal com pany, operating the Union station, ex plained that this action was prompted because of rumors that dynamiters' had threatened to blow up the bridges of one of the big trunk lines. ? ? ? ? GERMANY UNIFIES ELECTRICAL PLANTS DRESDEN, Germany, Nov. * 24.? "A new ago Is opening for Germany," declared the king of Saxony, In the Saxon Diet, when announcing unifi cation of all the electrltal plants In the kingdom. The merging of all the plants Into a great cenjtral power house will be a great Baving in mon ey. time machinery and human en ergy GERMAN fLEET GOT SUPPLIES EROMU.S.BOAT NBNW YORK, Nov. 24. ? How the Hamburg-American lino succeeded' In reaching German warships In the At lantic during August and September, 1914, with 2',000 tons of coal and a largo amount of foodstuffs by means of the steamship Borwlnd, an Ameri can boat and under the American nag was told today on the witness stand by the Berwlnd's captain, Fritz Edward Falkonberg. BOYED NOT GUILTY, LAN8ING BELIEVES WASHINGTON?Secretary Lansing made It clear today that so far as he was able to Judge, Captain Boyed Is not guilty of any violation of tho law in supply funds for sending out from American ports Hamburg-Amer ican liners to provision German war- j ships at sea. GIGANTIC CONSPIRACY CHARGE MADE IN COURT AGAINST OERMAN NEW YORK, Nov. 24.? In almost ( the first words he uttered In his op- | onlng statement to the Jury that had | been sworn to try Buenz, charged of i being a conspirator to destroy Amerl- j can ammunition carrying ships and < munitions factories, Roger B. Wood, ( assistant United States District At- ] tomey Bald that the prosecution had charged and expected to provo that Capt. Boyed, German naval attache, directed the chartering and loading of i some vessels, and that 1750,000 waa ?.pent for tho relief of German war ships that wero on the ocean at the ; time, contrary to tho neutral rogula- i tlons of the United States. He said i that this sum was expended under the direction of Boyed in the United ; States. I "We expect to show," said Wood, "that this conspiracy to destroy American property and defy American neutrality extended from Now York and Philadelphia to New Orleans and j San Francisco." FRANCE PREPARING I FOR NEW LOAN 1 PARIS. Nov. 24.?A bill providing ' for the new French loan was Intro- < duced In the Chamber of Deputies. The Interest Is fixed at 5 per cent., I but tho price of the Issue and period < of subscription are left to bo fixed . by the governmental decree. Savings < bank depositors are granted tho right i to liberate one'half of their deposits 1 for Investment in the loan without i the usual notices of withdrawal. I ? ? ? 1 WAR PARTY WILL ' TRY TO WIN THE ' GREEK ELECTION < ATHENS. Nov. 24.?The war party 1 headed by former Premier Venlzelos 1 is actively campaigning for the control 1 of the new Parliament which will be elected December 19th. It is thought I that If Venlzolos wins again, King Constantlne will be unable to main tain the neutrality of his Kingdom. 100 DROWN IN ITALY 1 ROME, Nov. 24.?One hundred were ' drowned yesterday when a bridge ov- j or the Salso river was washed away. ^ * * GOLD OUTPUT LARGER LONDON. Nov. 24.?Tho Transvaal j gold output in October is the biggest j since March, 1912. i NEW YORK HEARING I 6,000,000 POPULATION I NEW YORK. Nov. 24.?Statisticians 1 estimate that there are 5.306,632 peo plo in' all the boroughs of New York < City, although Commissioner Emer son's estimate Is 307,550 less. LATE NEWS BULLETINS DIED TO GET NOTICE. SEATTLE?Herman Henge, an ex :onvict and believed to have been In sane, committed suicide today. He eft a lot of manuscripts on Christian ity and a note saying ho killed him self in order, ho explained, to attract attention and thus force the publlca :ion of his work. QUITS RELIEF COMMITTEE. NEW YORK ? Henry W. Taft to lay resigned from the National Al lied Relief committee because hJa name has boon used without consent In a denunciation of Germany. FOURTH VICTIM DIES. SEATTLE?George, Jr., the fourth victim of the murder-mad father of the Roberts family, died last night. WICKERSHAM AT SEATTLE SEATTLE ? Delegate Wicker$hani arrived from Alaska today on the steamship Admiral Evans and will be the guest tonight of the Chamber ef Commerce committee of business TWO HURT IN RIOT. CLEVELAND?Shots were flrod and cluba and gas pipes wielded dliring rioting today between strikes and strike-breakers at an automobile plant ut which war order are being filled. Two were hurt. Eleven arrests were made. FAIRBANKS WOMAN DIES. FAIRBANKS?Mrs. Henry Rappolt, wife of a pioneer baker, is dead here of stomach trouble, following a short illnesH. The funeral will be held Sunday. WARSHIP TO MEXICO. WASHINGTON?The flagship San Diego was ordered today from San I Francisco to Topolobampo and. Admin al Winslow was, Instructed to land ma-" rlnes if necessary to' protect Ameri cans and other foreigners. ANOTHER MEXICAN RAID. NOGALES?When a band of Mex icans crossed the border near here yesterday and fired on an American colored troop. Private Pool was wounded. One Mexican was killed. The body of W. E. Bean a civil engin eer, has been found near Puerta Ci tos, riddlejj with bullets. ALLIES TO HELPSERBS; JAPAN TOO LONDON, Nov. 24. ? England and France intend tending 600,000 seas oned troops to the Balkans for the salvation of Serbia. This decision has been reached by the Anglo-French war committee and means that the conflict in the Balkans will be fought* out to a finish. Announcement that the troops would be started at once was enthusiastically reeclved through out England today. It Is learned that Goneral Joffre has asked England to send every avail able man to Serbia, pointing out that Prance will do the same. Japanese Will Help. "Japan Is willing to send a strong army to Europe If the need arises." The Toklo correspondent of the Dally Mall says this statement was made by Baron Ishll, Japan foreign minis tor. Ishll Is quoted In part, as fol lows: "If needed. Japan will Immed iately send iu one expedition of a votry strong army, but the nation loos not Intend to risk its entire force." Tho foreign minister Is fur ther quoted as saying that only one third of tho men mobilized by Rus ila have been armed, but that by the and of tho month Japan will have lone much toward arming complete ly the other two-thirds. LIE 18 PASSED. LONDON. Nov. 24.?Lord Derby, In in address today, denounced Lord St. David, as a liar, in his criticisms of Field Marshall French, charged Lord Ribblesdale with being a traitor through giving Information to the en efy In his public speeches an?J then suggosted that censorship In the House of Lords would be a good thing for England. JOFFRE MAY COMMAND ALL ALLIES' ARMIES NEW YORK. Nov. 24.?ConAden .ial advices to the Russian consulate lore Indicate that the announcement will soon be made that Gen. Joffre will be recognized as commander-In chfcf of all the Entente forces. In the past there has been more or oss friction, for the most part con :ealcd by the censor, between Gen. loffre and Gen. French, commander >f the British forces on the Continent. \!so it is roported that Grand Duke tflkolaivitch and Lord Kitchener have iot always been able to hit it off inrmoniously. Kitchener's visit to :he Near East Is believed to have re moved all friction between himself md the grand duke, and on his re turn to England the formal announce ment is expected that England. France Russia and Italy have all agreed to recognize Gen. Joffre as the supreme military* authority in command. ITALY AGREES TO WIN FOR ALLIES LONDON. Nov. 24 .? A Central STews dispatch from Milan says that ftaly has agreed to give the Allies lufficicnt support in the Balkans to nsure a complete, triumph. This tele gram, passed by the Italian censor, indicates that Italy will put a big ar my In the Yield to help the Serbians. Italians Attacking GENEVA, Nov. 24.? The Italians ire launching freqeunt attacks now igainst the defences of Gorzla and are reported steadily gaining ground. King Victor Emmanuel and staff ire at headquarters on tho Isonzo front. Tho king has motored to var ious points on "the battlo front, re turning Thursday. GERMANS AID GREEK PREPAREDNESS LONDON, Nov. 24.?An Avalona dis patch to the Star reports that Ger man army officers, disguised as tour ists, are supervising tho erection of fortifications on the Greek Island of Corfu. The Greeks are said to be working with feverish energy. BULGARIA INCREASES , FORCES IN FIELD . SALONIKA, Nov. "24.?Bulgaria is calling for more troops as a result of Anglo-French reinforcements ar riving at Salonika. A Bern? corres pondent of the Morning Post reports that Bulgaria has called up all men between 20 and 40 hitherto exempt for any reason. RICH GERMAN POY ACCUSED BY GIRL OF SERIOUS CHARGE SEATTLE. Nov. 24.?Rudolph Bind- - er, grandson of Nicholas von Binder, a noted German philanthropist and burgomaster of the city of Hamburg, is in the King County Jail, charged with, abduction. He is said to have kidnaped May Carson, the daughter of Mrs. 0. A. .Carson, who claims that Binder, because of his relations with tho girl, should marry her. Binder is tho son of a German mer chant prince of Yokohama. Ho says lie is engaged to a wealthy San Fran cisco girl.