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The Cordova Daily Times Member of The Associated Press VOI. IY. XO. 2:i CORDOVA, ALASKA, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, U)1H . PRICE TEN CENTS TO E ALLIES NOW THREATEN CREWS WITH EXECUTION AMSTERDAM, Dec. 27 (by Associated Press' The Brit isli admiralty is preparing to take drastic measures against the propagation ot Bolshevism which is pennculim; the (iciman tleet remainin'; in (ierman hands, which encourages the sinking of vessels and the display of the red Hair. Execution of the crews infected with Bolshevism is threatened. A Sample of “New Born Revolutionary Law’’ BERLIN, Dec. 27 (by Associated Press).- The Spartacus faction still controls the office ot the Socialist newspaper \ or waerts, which tliev forcibly seized on Wednesday. 1 hey have issued handbills declarin'; the seizure of the newspaper to be warranted under the new law born with the revolution. To Leave Independents in Control It is believed that the majority Socialists have determined to retire from the cabinet, leavini; the independents m lull con trol of the government. Better Give Them What They Want l.oNPu.N, Dec. J7 (by Associated Press). < hie of the 'iotiim Berlin sailors i- (pioted as savin*; “We shan't have peace here until the English and American troops come to ki*ep order." t Mher- said that li. Iititu; would result if the French came. ■-o BOLSHEVIK! SEEK PEACE TERMS BUT OFFER IS UNAUTHORIZED \\ A Si 11 N < I 111N, Dec. l! i 111\ A >.'i iciii 11 ‘i I I ’I'css). I lie state department lias received a report from Bucharest stating that tin- main Bolsheviki forces consist of all,!IIId Austro Hun gurian war prisoners, men front the Balkans; 40,0110 Chinese workmen, and about 000,000 Russian soldiers who were forced by fear of starvation to join the Bolsheviki. It is reported that j food is scarce at Moscow and I’etrogrnd. Whole Question Being Considered I j< >X I X IX. Hoc. 'JT (by Associated Press). Since Christ mas the Russian Bolsheviki have approached the allies regard ing peace terms. The allies have not responded as the pro posals came from an unauthorized government. The whole Russian ipiestion is under discussion. SALMON FISK IN ALASKA TO BE RESTRICTED NEXT YEAR \\ A SI 11 N( I 1 (t X, I tee. L> j (11\ A ssuciii t is I I ’l ess). S civ tiiry of (’iiimtii'i'ce ludlield lias issued orders sharply restrict iu.it: the salmon tishina privileges on Alaska rivers, in order to conserve the salmon supply. In the latitude east of ('ape Spencer the use of Lived appliances at the months of small streams is prohibited. SAILORS ARE ROBBED IN NEW YORK DIVES NKW VOUK. I )*•«•. L'T (by Asso! dated Press i. Thirty-live sailors on leave from tin* warships in harbor! here have been robbed of all their money at resorts to which they were, enticed on Christmas night. Throe thousand provost guards are now patrolling tin* streets to worn the men from evil resorts. NEWSPAPER MEN ARE BANQUETED IN LONDON LONDON, Dec. L’7 (by Associated Press). Lord Robert Cecil, under i I I MSTiftary lor foreign altairs, tendered < banquet last night to the forty Ann-’<an newspaper correspondents! r iio arrived here with President Wil on. The newspaper proprietors* assoeia lion \ ill give them a dinner tomorrow, j ♦ STEAMER ALASKA LEFT TODAY FOR CORDOVA Si:\TTLi:. Hoe if 7 (by Associated Press). The steamship Alaska sailed lor Northern ports at 1* o’clock this ! morning Her Cordova passengers were: Julian Allawucrt, P L Preslio. Ih m !*. Johnson, Mr. 'I Jlr.rnos, Mrs. Uose Chunquist. William Winter and H. Hitman. SEWARD HAN FOUND DEAD IN BED TODAY SKWAIll). Dec. 117 (by Associated Press i William Sauers, manager of Die Seward Commercial Company for many years, was found dead in bed here today. FORMER CZAR IS SAID TO BE STILL ALIVE W ARSAW. 1 )cm . 27 (bv Associated Press) Michael K« hihatchof, nephew of (e*neral Skoropadski. who has just « . .11•• d H tin tlie I 'kraine, says that the former Czar \'i< linl -s and his fain 11 > are ,ili\« and an- in a neutral roi’.n 11 y. I lie allied j;o\eminenti know the whereabout’ of the former im perial family, lie say . but can not noi reveal it It was the wish of the former c/.ar that he he loft alone. A UNITED STATES MAYDISPOSEOF SMALL VESSELS WASH INC TUN. her 27 (by Assn el; ted ITessi Several Kuropean countries desire to purchase several of the 1 ln-foot Ameriean submarine chasers now in Kuropean waters. Secretary Daniels says the boats are being sent to various ports in or de; that they may be inspected While tli. navy department is not partieu la.ily atixier t<> sdl them, he said, it would d'sp »sr (»i -r\ >ral of them it it i. found to h • desirable to do no. W00LENG00DS PRICES HAVE TAKEN A DROP (• H 1 (’ \ (I (>. De ‘27 (by A usnciitrd I’lr I tr'Olgr l.ytten, one ol the hirer t retail dealers in mm’s cloth ing and furnishings in the country, testifying today in the hearing of the l> rking house case, said he believed that prices were* declining from tin' war maximum. I!« said that already woolen jobber" are making voluntary reductions in prices. ASSASSINATION OF KAISER IS REPORTED PARIS. Dec. 27 (by Anaoclatcd Press) Humors that the former b;ii er hart been iiHSUrtHlnated. which have reached the chamber of depu li( . are unconfirmed. ALASKA MINING STOCKS NEW YORK, Dec. 27.—Alaska’bolcf, 3 Vj ; Alaska Juneau. l7i. KAISER AND HINDY KEPT UNDERCOVER SPA, Belgium, Doe 27 (by Asso I elated Press) Huge and eleganl i dugouts have been found under th< ' former German headquarters here 'The residents say that Von (linden j burg, pictured as Germany's fearles: [ superman, spent much of his time ii his dugout. The kaiser, also, had a dugout i near a comic opera trench system where ho paraded for the movies. Spa was almost a day's journe; from the sound of the big guns, but a i the first sign of airplanes the kaisei j and Von Himienburg ran for that dugouts. WAR PRISONERS PROTECTED BY ALLIED TROOPS j ZURICH. I >1 >ec. 27 (by Associate [ battalion of allied infant r\ ! has occupied Mannheim, to watch tin prisoners’ camp near there, when ton thousand allied prisoners awai liboratioii. This strp has been takei became of bad treatment uttered to the prisoners sovera.I oi whom h;m he eu murdered ▼ REDUCTIONS IN RATES FOR NIGHT TELEGRAM? The local United States cable office hr: received from I'ost master (lenera Burleson the* following notification o changes in coinmercial rates for tele graphic messages: Night message rates between oflb e: in the United State’s, effec tive January 1 Where tin* day rate* is 25 and 2 the* night im*.'H. ge rate is reduced h 2o and 1. where* the day rate is :b land 2. the night message* rate is 2.' and 1; where* the* day rate is 2.5 am ! 2. the* night message rate* is 25 and 1 where the* day rate* is -f" and 2., tin 'night message rate* is redured to 2, ; e : one; when* tin* day rate* , 5<> an, . tin* night nn*: age rate i redm-ee I to 25 and 1; wh“re* the* elate* rate* b i tin and -1. the night nn*ss eg • rate* i i reduced tee 4»> ; ml 1 . wln*tv the d;n t;!»* is 75 and 5. the* night tin —age | tan* i- reduced ti> 15 and 2, \v.he re* tin 1 dev rate* is $1 and 7. the* night tins • - . .. I sag«- rat" !:< a" and 2. The e* trJdisln’d conditiona of se*r\ I ice are* tin same* as before* e*\,e*j»t that delivery b\ postofli e* e arrie*rs i pro \ ideal for. w HALF MILLION MEN HAVE BEEN DISCHARGED WASHINGTON. He. 27 thy Anno dated I’iphh) Sixty-eight thmiaatii American soldiers had been retained fii’in overseen ti|i to December 21. More than live hundred soldiers it America have received their dls charge front the army. * FISH QUOTATIONS KETCHIKAN, Doc. 27. Yesterday's prices for fish wore as follows: Mali but, 5c; sable, 5c; red rock, 2Vfcc. FOURTEEN PEACE PRINCIPLES UNDER INFORMAL DISCUSSION ' \A )\I)<).\, l)ec. 27 (by Associated Press). A quiet private dinner was jriven at Buckingham palace last niirlit, at winch i covers were laid for tlie I;ini; and queen and President and Mrs. Wilson. After dinner the President and Kins:' (ieorim had an [ extended talk. I lie President desires to become personally acquainted with leadiu.tr Kntrlish personages before betriunintr formal con versations. President Wilson is pleased with the warm of his reception here. Some believe that the reception accorded him I exceeded in enthusiasm that iriven him in Paris. President W'il | son visited the I)owaiter Queen Alexandra todav. I he ('ountess of Beadititr entertained Mrs. W ilson at luncheon today. The trui'sts included Mrs. Llovd (Jeorire. wife ■jot the premier; Mrs. Davis, wife of tlm American ambassador, and Mrs. Asquith. A Tribute of British People to Americans Tim Loudon newspapers says that President Wilson ha received the warmest welcome ever accorded to anyone. The • hroniele says that visitinir kilty' and emperors m vi■ r were ae voided such a popular ova t ion, and the I >aily News -ao it v. as a ‘‘people's welcome from the free Knirlish peoph to tie- free \ne rican people." Conferring with British Statesmen I Premier Lloyd (ieorirc <*omt’<*rri•<I with President Wilson it Buckingh:mi palace todit\. Lori ivn Seeivtarv A. .1, Bnlt'oiir ;iLo was in at tendance. A hig crowd remained hefore the pal aee. I he President spent more than three hours with Lloyd . George and Balfour before a cheerful open fire in a room m ta< 1 palace, with no secretaries nor documents to lend an air of formality to the occasion. I he three statesmen discussed the general aspects of the fourteen peace points promulgated hy the President, and it is understood that nothing developed to show am substantial difference as to principles. The President did most of the talking'. lie discussed the ‘'Ireedoni of the seas" and the league ot nations. Hiese eon fere nees are considered most im | portant. Public Addresses May Throw Light on Program I iesnlent \\ iIson w ill deti\'er an address tomorrow uirflit in the (iiiildlmll. < >n Monday night he will deliver an address .' t Mam-hester, and it is expected that in these speeches he mas -i'e an inkling as to the results attained at his oniLroies ' "'Hi allied statesmen. It is understood that the President has tonnd in these conferences a spirit of the accommodation and open minded consideration of important .piestions which he himself exhibits. » • To Spend New Year’s in Paris PALIS, Dee. Lb (Ii\ Associated Press). President and Ml'. Wilson will return to Paris on \Vw Year’s day, and will leave within tweiitx lour hours for Itaiv. A total of lifty three forest tires, with a hm neil o\ er area o; i»« a : v •1.1'ini aeres. .md damage to .* (.'tilling timber aggregating J'l.nuo. occurred <>*i fin (’hi i h national I'oi < t dur in/ the year lnh, according to bgare, just (ompiled In the local lores: of flee. Thirty one of these tires were ! caused In sparks fiom locomotive* along the right of \va> of the govern ment railroad in the \n< horage dis triot; two resulted from brush burn ing operations; live were caused by campers and fishermen, and fifteen from miscellaneous causes. The suppression of these fires cost the government but $28t>, or an average of about $5 each. However.' cooperation in tire suppression was' "'»• '••’••(I without rust to the torost "f \ it • li v t to • ra ilroaii t out in i .ion .no! pi ivat•• individuals t-» tli. \alw»* u > !. I .«•. I l'“ I irsp'st tin* roportod dm in.; th. > * r I urnod o\ «t | ,>h a.-r. *nd t h< '■■•■I- t onl> om* ^i\t• onth of an litre. ♦ FULTON AND LANGFORD WILL BATTLE TONIGHT SAN IKA.WISCO. Ihv L’7 thy \.s < »«datod Cross) Crod Cult on. tho Minnesota hoavy weight. will moot S m Landlord, tho lloston • ol »r«*d ' « «• an. in this city tonight. ♦ CRUISER CHESTER VISITS COPENHAGEN V \SHINC.TON. I>ec .’7 I by \sso . i it. il 1’ressl Secretary of the Navy I' niels announced today that the scout cruiser Chester and a few aut> marine chasers have been ordered to Copenhagen as a visit of courtesy.