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RULE MEMORIAL IS VOTED DOWN Demands Election Governor, Secretary—Full Repre sentation in Congress. (Continued from Page One.) gentleman from the Third who in troduced it, fmt 1 believe the me morial should not pa$s. Rules Suspended. .; The motion to suspend the rules ’was carried. Mr. Murray at the be ginning of a defense oi. the me morial, was interrupted by Mr. Cochran, who demanded the “prev ious question," the motion prevail ing and all debate being shut off. Various members asked to be ex cused from voting and the House was almost immediately in an up roar. Before the roll call was started. Representative Frame move adjourn ment, being seconded by Mr. Tripp without rising, and the second being llfl noticed. As the clerk began the! roll call, Mr. Brown moved to ad journ and was ruled out of order.] As the roll call proceeded Mr Cole, 'demanded ithat members be in structed to vote, the Speaker rul ing, however, that he bad excused Mr. Kettleson and Mr. Hunter. The memorial was defeated by a vote of nine to live, those favoring' adoption being Representatives Kls ner, Uathrop, Murray, Riekert, Ner, jand; noes—Brown, Cole, Cochran, Frame, Getehell, Holt, Julien, Ross and Tripp; not voting—Hunter anrij JCettleson. Terms of Memorial. • Tha text of the memorial follows: We, the people of the Terri tory of Alaska, hold these truths to be self-evident—that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalien able rights; that among these are Life, Liberty and the pur suit of Happiness; that to se cure these rights, Governments are instituted among men, de riving their just powers from the consent of the governed; that whenever any form of gov ernment is destructive of these cndB, it is the right of the peo ple to alter or to abolish it ,and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such a form as to them shall seem most likely to effect their safety and happi ness, and, Whereas, the Executive and Legislative Body of the United States has arbitrarily made ap pointments without consulting , the wishes of the people of this Territory, and hus levied taxes directly against the peo ple of this Territory without ; true representation, and, Whereas, the Congress of the United States, with the approval of our Chief Executive, has made laws hampering the de velopment of this Territory. Therefore, we, the Represen tatives of the people of the Ter ritory of Alaska, assembled as Straw Hat Dye COLORITE WILL MAKE YOUR OLD HAT LOOK LIKE NEW For Sale at BRITTS PHARMACIES FRONT ST. SEWARD ST WORLD ALMANACS FOR 1-9-2-1 ARE HERE BUTLER, MAURO DRUG CO. 96 Front Street Postoffice Substation No. I V \ * THIS PLANE DESIGNED FOR VERTICAL FLIGHT. Pakeras Pescara, of Barcelona, Spain, Is the Inventor of the belt copter machine. It Is designed to make vertical flights possible. M. Pee cara is one of the most noted airplane inventors in Spain. '[ STEAMER MOVEMENTS l - i Now Bound North | ALAMEDA due Saturday. CITY OF SEATTLE scheduled | to arrive Saturday. Scheduled Sailings 1 JEFFERSON scheduled to sail from Seattle Saturday. PRINCESS MARY leaves Van couver Monday. NORTHWESTERN leaves Se- 1 attle April 23. Southbound Saltings ADMIRAL WATSON south- j hound April lit. CITY OF SEATTLE sails south I via Sitka Saturday. ■ ___ _ _1 a Legislative Body at Juneau, Alaska, having faith in justice and respecting human rights, d) ask that the Constitution of the United States of America be so amended that we may elect our Governor and Secretary of the Territory from among our own people of Alaska, and, to secure adequate and just taxation, and representation be given the right to elect two Senators and one Representative to the Con gress of fix* United States with full pdwer to act. And, that we may have the right to des ignate our choice In selecting ■ an American' citizen for the highest honor that can be con- j ferred upon him, we ask that we be given the power of se lecting an elector who shall cast the vote designating the will of the people of Alaska for all future presidents of the i United States. K. of C., American Legion Disagree Over Memorial WASHINGTON, April 14. — An ; nouncenient that, the Amer ican Le ! gion and tire Knights of Columbus had been unable to reach an agree ment for the creation here of a great war memorial for which the latter organization was to furnish trie funds, was made at a meeting of the Supreme Board of Directors of the Knights here. The Legion, it was said, had informed the direc tors of the Knights of Columbus that it could not accept the offer of $(1,000,000 because of certain stipula tions anil the Knights later had tie tided against modification of its or iginal offer. Coincident with the announcement, the Board announced that the Knights had made plans for a wide extension of hospitalization work for disabled veterans, which was not expected to reach its peak until 1928. » Compensation for Girl Shot In Bergdoll Scuffle Asked BERLIN, April 14.—The Baden government’s recent order releasing Carl Neuf and Franz Zimmerman, American detectives imprisoned for attempting to arrest Grover Cleve land Bergdoll, and his chauffeur Eugene (Ike) Stelier, on German soil, contained this phrase: "The release is made on the slip position that the voting woman shot in the hand will be suitably compen sated by the Americans and that tiie two German-Americans. Bergdoll and Steher will remain in unoccupied German territory and under no clr i limstance be molested.” Insertion of this clause is said to have been made againt the advice of the Central government in Bei lin. WASHINGTON, April 14—German officials have made an unofficial suggestion to the United States gov eminent that an indemnity of about $1,500 be paid to the German girl shot in the hand at the time Carl Neuf and France Zimmer attempted to kidnap Grover C. Bergdoll at Ih or bach. Baden. Advices from Ger many are that the girl will lose hei hand. War Department officials are ills posed to view the indemnity sug , gestiun. which is under consldera lion by the State Department, favor ably. We have had 35 years experienci ;in building tar roofs and repairing Se.* E. Ellingen or Phone 136. edv IRISH TROUBLES ARE DISCUSSED AMONG SENATORS (Continued from Page One.) was tossed about considerable, it was opposed by several on the grounds that Senate Joint Memorial No. 12. Introduced earlier in the session, covered the ground more thoroughly as befitting ail of Alaska. The House Memorial was introduced by Representative Holt, and remarks were made on the floor of the Sen ate that the Second Division repre sentative had only considered bis little section, disregarding the re mainder of Alaska. The upshot of the discussion on this Memorial was that it was referred to the Senate Committee on Taxes and Transmeta tion to be worked and molded over with the Senate Memorial. House Joint Memorial No. 14, rala-j tive to requesting road fund approp rfa tion or $955,000 for 1922 was unanimously passed. House Concurrent Resolution No. 7, relative to Memorials and Reso lutions being forwarded by the Sec-j retary of Alaska to the persons or parties addressed was shaken around, and emerged as Senate Bill No. 49, by lyir. Hess and referred buck to the committee. House Bill No. 5, regarding draw ing of jurors in Justices’ Courts recommended that, it do not pass, was indefinitely postponed. Fresh Fish Taritf Bill When Senate Joint Memorial No. 'J was reached on the daily file, and the recommendation front the coin-1 mittee read that it do not pass, oh Section was made. Senator Hunt, who introduced the Memorial, p: o tested, saying that a tarif.’ was wanted if the ,fishing industry of Alaska was to be protected. Sent tors Chamberlin and Britt also spoke! in favor of the Memorial and when the motion was made, it was referred hack to the committee for further re-] hearing and changing. At 12:10 o’clock, a recess was ta ken until 1:30 o'clock for final dis position of Seante Bill No. 33, the livestock Bill. When adjournment was taken the bill had been rartlv read by Secretary Reed but Sena tor Hess said he believed that the amendments made yesterday had no* been engrossed properly and be wanted the bill compared again. At the session this afternoon. Senator Frawley announced the bill had been properly engrossed. The bill, as an emergency anil as amend ed as given elsewhere in today's Empire was unanimously passed and goes to the House during the after noon. As soon as the House passes the measure and it is approved by Gov Riggs, certain funds are already available for reimbursement of | dairymen who lost dairy cattle last year. Pacific-American Fisheries To Operate Two Canneries BELLINGHAM, Wash., April 14.— ; The Padflc-Amerlcan Fisheries Corn pany announced today that only two canneries, one at lkatan and the oth er at Port Moller, will be operated; this year. The Katherine O is sehed uled to sail today with several tr? crews. Penalty for Late Freight Shipments on Yukon Raised SEATTLE, April 14.—Penalties of i ten dollars per ton on freight' shipped on the Yukon River after August 11 to prevent repetition of i damage to bouts frozen in by early ica last Fall was announced today; by the American-Yukon Navigation Company. The old penalty of five dollars per; ton will still apply to stations be-| tween Kotlik and Holy Cross. ODD FELLOWS ATTENTION Silver Bow Lodge 2-A will meet Thursday night at eight o'clock All members are requested to be present Visiting brethren welcome Earle E Smith, Noble Grand; Gunnard Gustafson, Secretary. adv Henry Berry, dealer in Curio* Specialty. Ivory Bead*. 165 Front Street. — ROSS BILL KEEPS! TEMPORARY PLAN OF CO-MKTION Ross Road Bill Passes Second Reading—Livestock Bill Is Recommitted. — Defeating all efforts at further amendment in the House this morn ing, the Ross Road Bill was put through its second reading and ord 1 trod engrossed. It Is said to provide : ror temporary co-operative road work. The hill was hiouglit up ‘shortly after the House convene 1 1 with the report of the Committee of [ the Whole lrom yesterday's session, i the report being adopted. Mr Murray attempt I to have it I amended by increasing the sal; ry 'of tilt present Divisional Hoad Com missioners from the stipend prn : vided for of $10 per day while | actually engaged in work to an al lowance of $20 per day. Mr. Coch ran opposed the increase, declar ing that he was not willing to approve a salary of $600 per month for the Commissioners although, he said, it seemed to be on a par with the bill generally. Mr. Murray’s amendment was defeated. Mr. Cochran again attempted to amend the bill so as to make com pulsory the approval of all co-opera tive agreements by the entire per sonnel ot' the Divisional Road Com missions. He' declared that lie had a mandate from his constituents on thsut phase of the matter and hej would carry it out if possible. His j amendment was defeated. Assure Co-operative Work I Amendments adopted by the House in Committee of the Whole to the Ross Road Bill yesterday afternoon are said in effect to guarantee con trol by the Territorial Hoad Bureau of all co-operative road construction agreements entered into the Terri tory and Federal road building agen cies for the next two years. The co-operative provisions of the meas ure are contained in Section 17 which as amended, reads: "It shall be the duty of the Ter ritorial Board of Road Commission ers, at the request of the Chairman of the Divisional Road Commission, to enter into co-operative agreements with the Alaska Road Commission and the Secretary of Agriculture or other Federal authority, for the con struction, repair or maintenance of any public road, bridge or ferry within the Territory in the manner new prescribed by Jaw. but no such co-operative agreement shall become | effective until approved by the Chair j man of the Divisional Road Commis sion.'' Under the provisions of the bill, for the next two years the Chair men of the four Divisional Road Commissions will be appointed by: the Territorial Commission and he un ler its authority and responsive ! to its suggestions. In this manner, . it wag pointed out, the central; j board's power to initiate and carry; out in behalf of the Territory eo-op lerative agreements considered by it I for the best interests of the coun try. Cochran Fights Amendment As originally drawn, co-operative agreements would not be undertak en nor could they become effective until they were fully approved by the entire Divisional Commission, in each district. The membership on the several AVivisional Commissions will vary. For the next two years they will be composed of a chairman appointed by the Territorial Board and two members elected last No vember. If the Ross bill is enacted however, beginning with 1923. these commissions will be composed of an elective chairman and assistants ap pointed by such chairman from each recording precinct. Air. Cochran fought the amend ment adopted taking away from the assistant commissioners voice in ap proving co-operative agreements and bestowing it entirely on the chair man . He declared that tlie people j of his division are solidly against | such action and demand that the whole commission have the right to , say who shall expend the Territory’s road funds and where they shall be I expended. Strike Salary Clause The House in Committee of the Whole yesterday also adopted adopt ed an amendment striking the clause providing for a fixed salary of $2. 500 per year for the elected Com missioner and inserted a provision giving such chairman six per cent of the amount appropriated by the Legislature to carry out the provis ions of the Act, however, not to ex ceed *2,500 in any one year and to] he paid in monthly installments. One] or two other minor amendments were also made. , When the Committee arose yester j day afternoon, owing to the lateness] of the hour the report was not] made. The bill was continued on its second reading to be taken up this morning from the daily file. Livestock 3ill Recommended House Rill No. 17. by Mr Rlck erl. amending the present live stock inspection law and providing for reimbursement of owners it slaughtered stick lost thereunder, was taken up in the Committee of j the Whole After a short study cf the measure, the Committee re ported hark -o.ommending that it 1 he recommitted to the proper House m Measure to Provide For Purchase of Collection introduced House Bill No. 33, ‘intro duced by Mr. Cole this after- j noon, has for its object the j purchase of the famous col- j lection of Eskimo antinqufties owned by Dr. Daniel S. Neu man and now forming a pdSt of the collection in the Alaska j Museum. The measure car- i ries with it an approbation 1 clause for $15,000., The measure gives to the Governor of the Territory full authority to make the pur chase. Gov. Riggs has en dorsed the purchase of the collection and it also has the support of the Alaska Histori cal Association. standing committee for amend ments. Aids to Navigation. House Joint Memorial No. 16, by Mr. Holt, asking for a survey of the coast of Bering Sea for the purpose of determining the necessity of aids to navigation, was introduced. The memorial asks that lighthouses be established at Cape Darby, Point Princess, Cape Prince of Wales and other places. It was referred to the Committee on Transportation. Clerk Authorized. House Joi*t Resolution No. 1, by Mr. Cochran, authorizing the em ployment by the House Judiciary Committee of a clerk at not to ex ceed $300 was introduced. On mo tion by Mr. Cochran, rules were sus pended and the resolution was pass ed unanimously. Mr. Eisner introduced House Joint Memorial No. 17, relative to "home rule” for Alaska, which under sus pended rules, was put on its linal passage and defeated. Appropriation Passes The appropriation for the Alaska Agricultural College and School of Mines for $41,000 for the next two years passed its second reading in the House this afternoon without de bate. The bill provides for an ex penditure of $21,000 the first year for buildings and equipment, limiting building expenditures to $8,000 of that sum, and also for $10,000 for incidental expenses and teachers' sal aries. Mining Law Up The House took up for considers tion late this afternoon, House Bill No. 18, by Mr. Cochrane, relative to amendment of the Alaska mining law. repealing certain sections de dared to be unconstitutional, the main one being the provision making failure to record proof of annual min ing assessment work cause for for feiture of claims. The House, on convening after the noon recess, on motion of Mr. Cole without a record vote, voted to strike from the record all proceedings in connection with the proceedings rel ative to House Joint Memorial No. 17, defeated by the House at the morning session. BIG SACRIFICE S A L E •> ■ • ■ j. Everything Marked one fourth to one half off • / r i THE NUGGET SHOP ROBERT SIMPSON, Manager. 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