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> _( Member of Associated Press)_____ VOL. IV. NO. 261 CORDOVaT ALASKaTtHURSDAY. OCTOBER 9, 1919 PRICE TEN CENTS CINCINNATI WINS CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES CONTESTANTS IN FLYING RACE . SCATTERED ACROSS COUNTRY MANY ACCIDENTS TAKE PLACE MIXEOLA, X. Y., Oct. 9 (by Associated Press).—The army aviators contesting in the transcontinental race are scattered from San Francisco to Salt Lake and from Mineola to Chicago. Three of the contestants were killed yesterday, and four of the original sixty-two planes are out of the race. Lieutenant B. W. Maynard, the “Hying prson,” has reached Chicago, Hying two miles a minute and leading the way. Forty-seven airplanes left here as starters in the race. Several of the contestants rested overnight at Binghamton, Rochester, Buffalo and Cleveland. Eight accidents marred the first day’s Hying, in which three men were killed. Sergeant Nevitt also died of injuries § received in the fall of his plane. Five forced landings are re ported. Eleven Reach Salt Lake East-Bound SAX FRANCISCO, Oct. 9 (by Associated Press).—Eleven of the fifteen airplanes which started in the transcontinental race from this city yesterday reached Salt Lake City, a distance of 750 miles eastward, before sunset last night, and remained there overnight. Three others stopped at various places along the way. One stopped at Sacramento. Killed While Attempting to Land SAI/1 LAKE CITY, Oct. 9 (by Associated Press).—Major Crissey, commander of Mather aviation field, one of the trans continental racers, and his observer, Sergeant Thomas, were f killed while attempting to land here yesterday. Maynard Reaches Chicago CHICAGO, Oct. 9 (by Associated Press).—Lieutenant Maynard, the only one ol the transcontinental air racers to reach this city last night, was the winner of the Toronto-to-New York race. Arives in Iowa Capital * DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 9 (by Associated Press).—May nard, the leader in the aviation race, arrived here todav. ' % Plane Rescued by Lake Steamer ASIITABLULA, Ohio, Oct. 9 (by Associated P ress).—An airplane in the transcontinental Derby felled into Lake Erie and its occupants were rescued by a steamboat. The aviators are attempting to salvage the plane. Three Naval Aviators Killed PENSACOLA, Fla., Oct. 9 (by Associated Press).—Three naval aviators were killed here yesterday when their seaplane side-slipped into the bay. STEWART GETS APPOINTMENT * AS SPECTOR jUNEAU, Oct. 9 (Special to the Daily Times).—Robert J. Sommers, formerly territorial; mine inspector, today took the oath of office and be came surveyor general and territorial secretary, vice Charles Davidson, de ceased. Governor Riggs has appointed Ben jamin D. Stewart, a local mining en gineer and former mayor of Juneau, to be territorial mining inspector, tc succeed Mr. Sommers. SOCIALIST LEADER IS SHOT IN BERLIN BERLIN, Oct. 9 (by Associated Press).—Hugo Hasse, leader of the in dependent Socialists, was shot todaji a quarter of an hour before he expect ed to make sensational disclosures ii the national assembly regarding the Baltic policy of Berlin. i STREET CARS ARE STONED BY STRIKERS OAKLAND, Cal., Oct. 9 (by Associ ated Press).—Rioting in connection with the street car men’s strike was resumed in the down-town district last night. Crowds stoned the cars which were being operated by strike-break ers. Six arrests were made. The Electricians’ Union has voted to strike in sympathy with the street car platform men. If the electricians strike Oakland and Alameda will be in darkness. LOWDEN’S CANDIDACY FOR PRESIDENCY BOOSTED SPRINGFIELD, 111., Oct. 9 (by As . sociated Press).—The elective state officials of this state have organized for the purpose of furthering the can i didacy of Governor Lowden for the I presidency. A campaign committee | was appointed. WORLD’S CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES ENDS IN REGULAR SLUGGING ORGY CINCINNATI, Oct. 9 (by Associated Press).—The world’s championship was won by Cincinnati today when the Reds defeated the White Sox in the eighth game of the series, making the fifth victory. The weather opened cloudy today, and the betting on the game was at even money. The score: R. if. E. Cincinnati . .. 10 Id 2 Chicago. 5 10 1 W ASHINGTON, Oct. 9 (by Associated Press).—!Jpponents of the peace treaty and League of Nations today blocked all at tempts to bring the Shantung amendment to a vote in the senate this week, and refused a joint request of Republican and Demo cratic leaders for its consideration a week hence. The senate leaders predict that during the next ten days die work of the senate with reference to the treaty will consist of listening to set speeches and the monotonous drone of read ing clerks plowing through the printed text. Treaty Will Soon Be in Effect PARIS, Oct. 9 (by Associated Press).—The newspapers here say that the German peace treaty will be effective within fifteen days as the result of the royal decree of Italy ratifying the treaty. The members of the peace conference, however, are un certain as to whether the Italian parliament must approve the decree of the king. SENATOR JOHNSON ADDRESSES | BIG GATHERINGS AT SEATTLE -AUDIENCES ARE ENTHUSIASTIC SEATTLE, Oct. 9 (by Associated Press).—Senator John son of Caifornia spoke before an audience of nine thousand per sons at the Arena last evening,, and to an overflow meeting later. He declared that the senate was going to stand up and lie counted when the amendment equalizing American and Brit ish votes in he assembly of the League of Nations comes to a vote. The speaker predicted that if The league covenant passes it will carry amendments enabling Americans to govern them selves. He said the American graves in Flanders and k ranee would represent but vain sacrifices if America entered the league and engaged in every European broil. The audiences were enthusiastic and cheered the senator frequently. Senator Johnson left this morning for Spokane. 7- ~77r~TT7r~.‘rr:~~'~z:~ tzl-----1 SETTLEMENT OF FIUME PROBLEM LOOKED FOR IN NEAR FUTURE WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 (by Associated Press).—A satisfactory settlement of the differences between Italy and the allies resulting from the Fiume incident is ex pected. It is understood that the Duke of Aosta will be sent by the Italian government to Fiume as head of an allied commission to take charge of the city pending its final disposal. D’Annunzio is expected to serve the duke as de votedly as he did as a soldier during the war. INDUSTRIAL TRUCE PROPOSED TOGETHER WITH ARBITRATION OF STRIKE OF STEEL WORKERS WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 (by Associated Press). —Bernard Baruch, representing the public in the industrial conference, today submitted proposals for an immediate industrial truce, to continue for three months, and also for the creation of an arbitration board by the President and congress. Samuel Gompers, chairman of the labor group, submitted a proposal demanding the immediate arbitration of the steel strike. The plan contemplates the immediate return to work of the strikers pending arbitration by representatives of cap ital, labor and the public. The conference today is considering a proposal to prohibit immigration for two years after peace has been declared, and also whenever abnormal conditions of employment exist. Un der the plan proposed immigration would never be allowed to excet d the nation’s ability to Americanize the immigrant.". British Cabinet Minister to Attend LONDON, Oct. 9 (bv Assocated Press).—George Nicoll Barnes, Great Britain’s principal representative4 at the Wash ington labor conference, will leave for the United States in a few days to attend the conference authorized by the peace treaty. Mr. Barnes is a member of the British cabinet without portfolio. ! ■ PITTSBURG, Oct. 9 (by Associated Press').—Foreign strikers and negro workmen at the steel plants clashed j today, when two were shot and wound ed and o number injured. Ohio Workers Vote to Return WARREN, Ohio, Oct. 9 (by Associ ated Press).—The workmen of the Trumbell Steel Company have voted to return to work. These mills were the last in the Mahoning valley to be closed by the strike, and they will be the first to reopen. MURDEREROF ISAAC EVANS IS INDICTED VALDEZ, Oct. 9 (Special to the Daily Times).—The grand jury con vened here yesterday, being composed of seventeen members. W. E. Brown of Cordova is foreman. Two indictments were returned this morning against William Dempsey of Seward, charging murder in the first degree in the killing of Isaac Evans and Margaret Valor. VERNONWINSGAME FROM ST. PAUL CLUB LOS ANGELES, Oct. 9 (by Associ ated Press).—The first game for the championship of the minor baseball leagues was won yesterday by Vernon, of the Pacific Coast League, against St. Paul, by a score of 7 to 1. -. - ■ --— SEATTLE, Oct. 9.—Prices for fish at noon today were: Halibut, 19c; sable fish, 4c; ling and red cod, 4c. TORNADO DOES GREAT BEND, Kan.. Oct. 9 (by As sociated Press).—Three deaths are re ported as the result of a tornado which struck Hoisington, Kan., yes terday. The property damage is esti mated at several hundred thousand dollars. Two Killed and Many Injured HOISINGTON. Kan.. Oct. 9 (by As sociated Press).—Two persons were killed and twenty-five injured in yes terday’s tornado. CONDITION OF PRESIDENT WASHINGTON. Oct. 9 (by Associ ated Press).—The condition of Presi dent Wilson continues unchanged to day. He holds the slight improvement noted yesterday. The President is sitting up but is doing no work. His physicians say he is well enough to resume his duties if an emergency arises. A bulletin issued by Dr. Grayson at 10:30 o’clock last night said the Presi dent had passed a good day, but that there was no decided change in his condition. / BULGARIA ASKSFOR EXTENSION OF TIME PARIS, Oct. 9 (by Associated Press).—The supreme council of the peace conference has decided to con sider the request of the Bulgarian gov ernment for an extension of ten days’ time on the reply to the peace treaty.