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- THE ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE
"ALLTHE NEWS ALL THE TIME" VOL. IX, NO. 1229. JUNEAU, ALASKA, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1916. PRICE TEN CENTS AUSTRIANS LOSE 15,000 IN ONE DAY'S BATTLE ? . ? * f ' ' TENS OF THOUSANDS HEAR WILSON i RECORD BROKEN FOR A MEETING IN METROPOLIS Largest Auditoriums in New York City Are Not Capable of Holding Mammoth Crowds disappoint~Thousands President Is Greeted by Two of the Largest Audiences Ever Assembled. NEW YORK. Nov. 3.?Tens of thousands heard President Wilson in political addresses last night and tens of thousands were disappointed. The doors at the Madison Square Gardens were closed after 40,000 had been seated and at Cooper Union hall after 15,000 had gaineid admit tance the police guarded the doors refusing any more admittance. At both places thousands were unable to gain admittance and they slow ly dispersed. Many women were crashed and the police and ambu lance crowd was kept active for hours. Owing to the overflow from both: meetings, the President addressed several thousands at an open air! meeting after the indoor rallies. The President's political evening J started with a torch light parade: said to be the largest ever held by Tammany. Thousands lined the streets along which the parade passed. The crowds attending the political meetings were beyond comparison with any similar event ever held in this city. During his addresses of the eve-1 ning. President Wilson charged that' many men. who constitute what is known as Wall Street, ever seek to dominate the nation. "Do you wonder, said me rres ident in hi3 speech at Madison Square Garden, "that I do not call i them into consultation ? And yet j I tell you that they will be welcome the moment they come to me with ! the avowed purpose of co-operation with me. and they will not be wel come until then. I can assure you of this fact.'' President Wilson in his address at' Cooper Union Hall assured these in! the audience that the business in terests of the country had been safeguarded under his administra-; tion and would continue to be if he! was re-clectcd. "The roots of business, my fel low citizens." said the President, ''lie deep in hearts and thoughts and lives of the people who daily; crowd about us on the streets and on ; the country sides. "One thing that has disturbed j the thoughts of a great many men in recent years in this country, is that the general body of the people have got the impression that they are being exploited: that they are be ing used; that their vitality is be ing drawn upon in order that others might prosper and they get only the crumbs from the table." At the open air meeting Presi dent Wilson discussed shortly "sec tionalism" and as at the two pre vious meetings, frequent burst of applause interrupted him. President Wilson left today on the yacht Mayflower for Shad ow Lawn. He expressed the senti ment of the Democratic campaign committee when he stated: "I feel sure of not only the City of New York but also the State of New York." _ EMPIRk aas n.ive thousands ol readers TEN TO SEVEN TEN TO EIGHT TEN TO NINE Betting in New York Is on Wide Margin and Money Took Slump for a Day. RICKARD GIVES A TIP NEW YORK. Nov. 3.?The New Yurk Times this morning: says: "The betting odds quoted yesterday Indicate that Wall Street is of the i opinion that the Presidential race differed from that of the uptown i sections especially in the hotels and on the curb. The commissioners reported that about $25,000 was wa gered at odds of 10 to 7 while at the Wjiidorf. Tex Kickard said he had tried vainly all day to get - money down on Wilson at anything better than 10 to 8 and 10 to 9." i The Times continuing, said: "Rickard said that the day's total of wagers was smaller than that of any other day this week, due lurge lv to the decision of the Wilson sup- . porters to wait until the effect of! the President's speeches in tills city [ could be sized up and this view was expressed in Wall Street also. "The big men in Wall street," Rickard said," are mostly for Hughes |and they- can afford to lay their money at wide odds. I don't believe the opinion down there represents the sentiment of the country. The voters, who will swing the election are the fanners of the west and the Southwest." JERMANE MAKES STATEMENT SEATTLE, Nov. 3.?W. W. Jer mane telegraphs the Seattle Times today that the odds that Hughes will carry New York has been ten to six "for days, even when the betting was even or nearly even on the (result. In the country at large." Continuing. Mr. Jermane wire3: "Hughes, it is now said by the Re* I publicans on a basis of their most i recent polls, will have between 100, COO and 120.000 at the Bronx." "The New York Times is in a I position to say that the inside Dem ocratic figures for Greater New York do now show more than 80,000 to 85,000 plurality for Wilson." WILSON TO WIN This morning The Empire sent the following dispatch to Its tele [graphic correspondent: "Dispatch prints odds this morn ing at ten to six on Hughes. Good i deal of betting here. We do not want to give any one wrong steer. Please tell us how the thing stands." This afternoon the following dis patch was received: SEATTLE, Nov. 3?Aslimun Brown last night wired the Post-lntelligen-) cer that the odds in New York were 10 to 6 on Hughes. The prevailing odds in New York today nppcar to [ be 10 to 8 on Hughes. They are! constantly changing. Steve Bailey 'this morning went into the bank through which he made his $75,000 bet. and deposited $3,000 to bet against $3,000. The money has not been covered. The opinion prevails throughout the country that Wall Street Is send ing out odds on quotations for the effect it will have on the election. On the inside there are no illus ions: Wilson will win. BIG CLOTHING MERGER KENOSHA. Wis.. Nov. 3.?The Chi cago-Kenosha Hosiery Company, said to bo the largest stocking plant in the world, the Sheboygan Knitting Company, and the Cooper Manufac turing Company of Bennington, Vt., i one of the largest makers of under j wear in the country, have been i purchased by the Black Cat Textile Company, the organization of which was announced here today. The company was capitolized at $3,000, 000. u IS WEATHER REPORT?24 Hrs Ending at 3 p. m. Today: ? ?? *? o o " Thursday, November 3rd Maximum?43. Minimum?38. Partly cloudy. a n ROOSEVELT IS INTERNATIONAL NUISANCE NOW Speech Gets Applause Spech Gets Applause by His Handling of Colonel. CHICAGO, Nov. 3.?Olc Hanson, one of the greatest politicians from the State of Washington made a Democratic speech today noon at the Illinois theatre which was one of the best ever-received and the witty remarks and deep logic ex pounded many times swept the aud ience from orchestra pit to the top row of the gallery and cheers rang out loud and long. "Colonel Roosevelt has bocome an International nuisance," said Mr. Hanson at one point of his speech. '"If he wants war, let him go to 'Canada and enlist. Ills modesty is such that at every wedding he would like to be the bride, and at every funeral he would like to be the corpse." - Mr. Hanson is a member of the national Woodrow Wilson advisory committee. BLACKMAILER IS ARRESTED, CATCH IMPORTANT ONE New York City Officers Believe a Link Is Now Forged in Capture of Big Gang. NEW YORK, Nov. 3.?Arrested in tho belief that ho possibly may know something of the blackmailing schemes of the ring that has been robbing wealthy persons for several years, the man who gave his name as James A. Brown, was arraigned today before Magistrate Fredericlc C'.rohel in the Wost Side Court. He was held in $25,000 bail on u short affidavit charging extortion and in $100 on a charge of intoxication, lie will be examined before the same magistrate tomorrow. William M. Offley, head of th? New York division of the Depart ment of Justice, who for moro than a year and a half has been trailing tho blackmailers, who have got more than $100,000 out of their victims, seemed content today that his de partment had gathered evidence that Is drawing about certain of the blackmailers, but he would not give the least indication that lie believes the present prisoner is or is not connected with the group. The de partment has been on the trail for some time of a man known as "Military Brown," who has acted as one of tho collectors of the group of blackmailers. This Brown posed as a private detective and officer of the Department of Justice and made the so-called "arrests" of the victims. BRITAIN AND FRANCE AFTER BIG SHIPMENTS OF GRADED PIG IRON NEW YORK. Nov. 3.?Great Bri tain and France, through J. P. Mor gan & Co., arc negotiating for a round tonnage of standard besse mer ami low phosphorus pig iron for shipment as soon as possible. The principal cause of the delay in closing contracts is the inability to secure promises for shipment during the next six months. WHITE SEA TRAFFIC PRACTICALLY CUT OFF CHRISTIANS. Nov. 3.?Activities of German submarines against Nor wegian ships operating In the Arc tic have increased to such an ex tent since the German-Norwegian submarine dispute that shipping firms today cancelled practically all sail ings through the White Sea, Mar ino insurance firms today decided to raiso the insurance on' English and Russian traffic considerably be cause of the destruction 01 Norweg ian vessels by U-boats. : a TREMENDOUS EARNINGS OF RAILROADS SHOWN WASHINGTON. Nov. 3.? The Interstate Commerce Commission In the report for September made public to duy, discloses the fact that the net earnings of the rail roads of tho country for that month were $40,000,000 more than for the same period last year, jj a zeppeunsTo make raid to raze london Count Zeppelin Declares Fleet of Fifty Will Be Sent Against British City. REVENGE ls~INCENTIVE LONDON, Nov. 3.?Evidently the more fruitless and costly become the Zeppelin raids on Egland, the greater and more boastful become the promises of pro-Zeppclinlsts. Frantic with rage at the loss of so many of his huge pets. Count Zeppe lin is reported to have declared he would sond a fleet of eighty ships to wreck London. Whether they awake sooner or later ,as the editor of the Stuttgart Deobachter suggests, to' the reality of things the German people evi dently have still a belief in the promised destruction of London, for which tlioy arc waiting with more or less Increasing impatience. If not eighty, they will be quite satisfied with a fleet of fifty to do tho job. So says William Lockwood, a York -;hlreman, who, after passing fifty four of the seventy-four years of his I life in Saxony, has been repatriated i and restored to his old time home at Harden, near Bingle. "This last few months I have Heard wounded soldiers say there is I no ehaneo for Germany now, that there are so many men and guns: iagainst them; but the German peo ple make no secret," lie Says, "that l fifty big Zeppelins are being built , expressly for the pnrpoBe of the de struction of London." While the German imperial chan rellor. Dr. von Bethmann Hollweg: j i'he minister of tho Interior, Dr. Hcl fferich, and the minister of the navy,1 ; Admiral von Capelle, are still seek ing in secret session to dissaude the | rommittce of the Reichstag from further submarine^ and Zeppelin fol lies, several of the German news papers have come to tho conclus j ion that in neither case is the game worth the candle. SECOND MORTGAGES ON FARM LOANS TO SOON BE MOST POPULAR WASHINGTON. Nov. 3.?The long standing prejudice against second mortgages on farm lands as risky investments will he a thing of the past, when the federal farm loan act is in full opeiation, the farm loan board announces. Study of the tes timony before t ic board on its re cent westorn tour lod to the con clusion that the farm loan act will have the effect of making second mortgages a3 popular investments as first mortgages have been. PEACE COMMISSION HAS ADJOURNED UNTIL AFTER THE ELECTION TUESDAY ATLANTIC CITY. Nov. 3.?The American and Mexican peace com mission took an adjournment yes terday and will have no more ses sions until after the national elec tion next Tuesday. No information has been divulged regarding the pro gress of the deliberations so far. ? I STOCK QUOTATIONS f a 1 NEW YORK. Nov. 3.?Alaska Gold closed today at 12*4. Amerlzan Zinc at 54%. Butte and Superior at 68%. Ray at 28%. Utah Copper at 108. Chino at >63%. Copper metal was quoted at 28. EXPLORER OF ANTARCTIC IS IN AMERICA Shackleton Has Arrived in New Orleans Bound for South to Rescue His Companions. NEW ORLEANS. Nov. 3?Sir Era est Shackleton, Antarctic explorer, arrived here today and left for San Francisco from whence ho will sail | for Wellington, New Zealand and , thence to Duncdln, to Join the Au- j rora In an attempt to effect the . rescue of ten of his companions ma- s rooncd in the Ross Sea. Sir Ernest Shackleton said: "I , will sail from San Francisco on | November 8th and I hope to reach \ my stranded comrades, if they are j still alive, late in January. After | my return I propose to return to , England and fight with the British j until after tho end of the war, If the war Is not over by that time. After the war. If I survive, I may again embark on an exploration tour and try to cross tho south Polar continent." HOLLAND GIVES OUT STATEMENT ON SUBMARINES Foreign Craft Are Not Allowed to Enter the Coast Waters Only \ on Conditions. J i ?LONDON, Nov. 3.?A Reutcr's Am- J steardain correspondent sends the , following concerning the Nether land's government note on the use of Dutch waters by submarines: "Replying to the Entente Allies' submarine note, the Dutch govern ment intimates that in consequent _ es of the uncertainty of the status of submarines they will be treated ^ as war ships, and, in accordance with the Dutch neutrality proclama tion, will not be allowed to enter J or remain in Dutch waters except on well defined conditions. "Tho government, however, will | not intern merchant submarines, be-! cause there is no principle of in ternational law which would Justi- j "y such a course." GERMAN INDUSTRIAL COUNCIL ORGANIZED B YMANUFACTURERS ' < BERLIN, Nov. 3.?(Via London.)? 1 Virtually the entire German manu facturing industry has been united 1 in a single organization for the first time through the formation here 1 yesterday of a so-called German in- 1 dustrlal council. The now organi- ( zatlon forms a connecting link be tween the older organization, the Central Association of German In dustrials, the League of Industrials and the Society of Chemical Indus tries. These organizations, which have been working together Glnco the outbreak of tho war, resolved to form an alliance on a permanent basis in order to meet now condi tions after the war and co-operate in the recovering of Germany's lost foreign trade. ?? HUNDRED MILLION DOLLAR LOAN FOR MEXICO IN U. S. NEW YORK, Nov. 3.?An Atlantic City dispatch says that Luis Ca bcrn, head of tho Mexican poaco delegation, has been assigned by Carranza to negotiate a $100,000,000 Mexican loan In this country. TO PRAY FOR MISS BOOTH NEW YORK. Nov. 3?Salvation army officers throughout the coun try have been instructed to order ceaseless prayer for the recovery of Evangeline Booth, commander-In-gen eral of the Army In the United States, who is dangerously ill with neutrltis at her home In Hartsdale, N. Y? it Is learned here. ALASKAN GETS COLD FEET ON NUPTIAL BLISS Hits Trail for Unknown Parts but Woman in Case Will Mush After Him. somethingTTo happen SEATTLE, Nov. 3.?Miss Adeline Loomi8 sailed yesterday morning jn the steamer Alameda bound for Seward to wed Louis Henz. Soon iftcr the steamer sailed a cable jram was received here that Henz lad left Seward for parts unknown. \ wireless was sent to Miss Loomis jut she .replied that she would con :inue her journey and find her In :ended husband soonor or later and :he wedding bells would ring or there tfould be another kind of reverberat ng sound heard In the atmosphere. BANDITS MAKE PUNS TO FIRE U. S. SUPPLIES attempt Destruction of Thirty Carloads Which Are for Pershing's Command SAN ANTONIO. Nov. 3.?What Is >elicved to have been an attempt :o destroy 10 car loads of supplies [waiting shipment to Juarez for the jse of the American expeditionary orces in Mexico resulted in the jurning of four cars of scrap iron n the railroad yards at Juarez last light. The supplies for Gen. Per ihing's command were not damaged. Gen. Bell, commanding at El Paso, eportcd on the incident in a mcs iage to southern department head luarters today. Gen. Bell also transmitted the in ormatlon that Vlllistas are reported o be moving to cut the railroad line jxtendlng southward from Chihuahua o Salitlllo. A report that such a plan was contemplated by Villa was forwarded to headquarters earlier In he day by Gen. Pershing. ALASKA STEAMSHIP COMPANY IS AFTER 'FRISCO FREIGHTER SEATTLE, Nov. 3.?President R. V. Baxter of the Alaska Steamship Company, announced that a deal vould probably be closed in San ?'rancisco today for the purchase if another freighter for the Alas ka service. Mr. Baxter declined to nakc any statement regarding the lame of the steamer, until after the ical has been cllnchod. m fta I STEAMER MOVEMENTS and Mail Information NOW NORTH BOUND Admiral Evans is on the way north and is duo hero at any j time. Humboldt will bo duo from the j south tomorrow about noon with one day's mall. Alameda will be duo from the the south tomorrow night with two day's mali. Prince Rupert will bo due Sun day night. Has no mail. I SCHEDULED SAILINGS ] Jefferson is scheduled to 3ail from Seattle today. City of Seattle is scheduled to sail from Seattle tomorrow. | Princess Sophia is scheduled to ' sail from Vancouver tomor- | row. | Al-Ki is scheduled to sail from Seattle tomorrow, i SOUTHBOUND SAILINGS | ' Admiral Watson is scheduled to j sail southbound Sunday night. Northwestern Is expected south- ' bound November 11th. to to NEW OFFENSIVE OF ITALIANS IS NOW IN PROGRESS Great Movement in the Trentino Region Is Started and the Austrians Lose MANY ARE ANNIHILATED The British Using Armored Cars and Camels in Egypt Are Making Progress. LONDON, Nov, 3.?A Home dis patch to the Wireless Press says: "Yesterday, the first day the new Italian offensive in the Trentino, cost the Austrians fifteen thousand men. One-third of them were made prisoners. The Twenty-first Austri an regiment and several battalions are said to have been annihilated. "The weather is favorable and th? battle against the heights east of Goribia and on the Carso plateau, continues fiercely. ITAUANS ADVANCING TOWARDS THE AUSTRIANS ROME, (vl? lx>ndonJ^N,pv. 3. ? the Italian troops on the Carso front have developed renewed activ ity, pushing reconnolterlng parties toward the Austrian lines, where they are drawn up for the defense of Trieste. Prisoners, arras and am munition were brought back by the Italian raiders, the war office an nounces. "On both sides," says the offic ial statement, "aircraft were engag ed In reconnoitring work. As a re sult of an aerial engagement which took place over Frlgldo, In the VIp plch valley, an enemy Albatross aeroplane was brought down. "On the Carso our reconnolterlng parties pushed toward the enemy lines and took prisoners, arms and ammunition. "Yesterday enemy artillery was active In the Plava sector, on the middle Isonzo, cast of Gorizia, and in the Doberdo sector on the Car so. Our batteries scattered work ing parties and transport columns at several points on the front." ARMORED CARS AND CAMELS ARE VICTORIOUS LONDON", Nov. 3.?Successful op erations by British camel corps on the Egyptian Western front have resulted In the clearing of hostile forces from large areas and the cap ture of some 175 prisoners, says an official statement today on opera tions in Egypt. Armored cars po eratcd in connection with one of the camel detachments. The state ment reads: "On the western frontier, camel corps detachments operating with ar mored cars successfuly swept the Dakhla Oasis to the western edge, capturing 1,500 prlsonors after some opposition. "A similar operation on the same date in the Ilaharla Oasis (100 miles west of the Nile,) by camel corps dotachmcnts resulted in the cap ture of fifty prisoners, Including ono j officer and a quantity of arms and l ammunition." GERMANS LOSE ONE POSITION ON THE SOMME BERLIN, Nov. 3.?(via wireless to Sayvlllo)?Tho cGrmans In the Sommc region, lost ground near the village of Sallly Sallllsel yesterday, but repulsed tho hostile attacks at all other points along the western war front. This statement was Is sued by tho war office ?hls after noon. EMPIRE ads have thousands of readers.