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| HE WHO WASTES A j j WAR — DON’T WASTE | II CRlTST OF BREAD PRO- j j IT LONGS THE WAR. j H ! | ‘.. THE ALASKA EVENING POST_ _________ SEWARD, ALASKA, rUESDAY^ JANUARY ir.. W1K YEN CENTS PER COPY Volume XI. Numbei 224. _ — -- ■ ■ " ■■ "" - .1 "" ---- BERNE, Jan. 15. — The militarists of Germany are gaining control of the Imperial Governments <lesti-| nies according to neutral press reports received here. The Militarists and Pan-Germans are demanding the dismis sal of Foreign Secretary Kuehlmann, who headed the Ger man peace delegation to Brest-Lito\sk. The l oieign St j cretarv is regarded as a weak man or he would have in sisted that the Russians make peace with Germany and should have backed up his demands with armed forcesj which would have l>een given him by Hindenburg. Imperial Chancellor von Hertling’s reply to Presi dent Wilson and Prime Minister Lloyd George regarding peace proposals, has been postponed befoie the Reichstag , for several days on account of the Chancellor’s illness. The. answer to the proposals was to have been given today at Berlin. DRAFT NUMBERING | TO BE DONE OVER AGAIN FROM START GERMANS MUST REGISTER NOW j IN THE NATION I’nnaturalized in the l nited States Must Come Forward and Make All Kinds of Statements and Be Registered A LA SK. * R hii ISTRAT10N SOU N Federal Officers and Others to Be In Position to Keep Close Watch Upon All Alien Enemies Within the Nation WASHINGTON, Jan. 15. — The week of Feb. 4th has been set aside! for the registration of unnaturalized Germans in continental United .State* j pursuant to a proclamation issued by President Wilson. Alaska and other Territories will be registered at a later date. All persons of both sexes under 14 years of age are exempted. In each case of those registered the applicant will be required to give his or her business, residence, habits and will be photographed and have finger prints made. Registered cards will be issued to all registrants. The chiefs of police in the cities and postmasters in towns under 6,000 will register all persons j coming under the pioclamation. Thereafter it will be much easier for the local and federal officers to keep a close watch on alie n enemies. - .—-▼ " -- MARSH IS NOW WORKING FOR THE l\ S. GOVERNMENT SEATTLE, Jan. 15. - E. P. Marsh, of Everett, President of the State Federation of Labor, ha* resigned to accept a post with the Department of Labor. Mr. Marsh will go on a speak ing tour of the count’*y urging the unions to cooperate with the govern ment in every thing. JUNEAU, Jan. 15. - Alaska draft registrants who have faithfully watch eci the papers for their ser,al num bers, ami who have carefully co nn it ted same to memory against the day when the selections will be made, might just as well set to work forget ting their carefully learned numbei. For the Alaska draft men arc go ing to he renumbered, all over again. The Governor'* cilice has received a telegram from Provost Marshal General Crowder announcing this »tep and giving other instructions to the force handling the Alaska draft work. No time has yet been set for the new drawing to determine the num bers of the men, so that for the pres ent, ail those who registered under :he selective act are back at the place whence they started. Another important direction given in the telegram was that all men who registered in Alaska giving addresses outside, shall immediately be trans ferred to their own local boards as in dicated by these addresses. This will mean that from fifty to seventy-five per cent of the men who registered in Alaska will be called through then own local boards in the- States, and will reduce the number of men from whom the Alaska contingent will be picked te about one-fourth what it is j now. There were in the neighborhood ofj 10,000 men registered in Alaska and a large portion of these were summer cannery workers, so that it is quite possible Alaska’s quota for the Na tional Army will be chosen from about \ 2,500 men remaining when the trans fer of ca’ds to the outside is made. -■ W UPRISING A’l SEVASTOPOL ODESSA, Jan. 15. — A dispatch re ceived here says that disorders have broken out at Sebastopol and f>2 naval j officers were killed besides scores of others following two day's of butcher-j • *ng. -» MAJOR GARDNER DEAD WASHINGTON. Jan. 15. — Major A. P. Gardner, who resigned from Congress to enter the army, died last night at Camp Wheeler, Macon, Geor gia, of pneumonia. ANOTH 1 DRAFT IS PROPOSED IN N[W RILL TO CONGRESS WASHINGTON, Jan. 15. — At the request of the Administration leaders, Senator Chamberlain, of Ore gon, today introduced a bill providing for the registra tion for military duty, of men who became 21 years of age since June 5th, 1917, when the draft became effective. Senator Chamberlain also introduced another admin istration bill providing for the furloughing of the Nation al Army men for harvesting of the crops and other agri cultural duty. The War Department today rejected the administra tions plan the raise the draft age limits. ALL PERSONS MUST SECURE ; PERMITS NOW No Explosives Will Be Allowed to! Be Handled in the Territory of Alaska Save By Those Who Have Permits IS A FEDERAL REGULATION: Permits in Seward May Be Secured! Prom United Slates Commissioner Here—Faithful Observance of Law Is Demanded ***************** All persons in any manner con nected with explosives should immediately apply to United * States Commissioner W. H. * Whittlesey for legal authority tc * transact such business or acts as * are covered by the statute. **************** The war measure, providing a sys tem of ifocuses for the handling of explosives, is now in eflVot in Alaska, j W. H. Whittlesey, Unit d States Com-: mission at Seward, has In on appoint-' ed Federal License Agent ai Seward. The law is entitled: “An Act to ) c hibit the manufacture, distribution, storage, use and possession of the same, and for other purposes.” The law is very stringent and pro vides for safeguarding against malic ious use of explosives through a sys tem of licenses, including manufac turer’s license, vender’s license, pur chaser’s license, foreman’s license, exporter’s license, importer’s license, and a license for analysis, .educators, inventors, and investigators. The act not only applies to the several com-; pounds classified as explosives, but to such ingredients as are capable by j combination of producing explosives. The Director of the Bureau of Mines is charged with the enforcement of the law and is authorized to mak'» regulations for its faithful ohseivance and to utilize all officers of the Na tional, State, and Territorial govern ments and dependencies in the execu tion of the law. -— FOR ALASKA ROUTES SEATTLE, Jan. 15. — The Pacific ( Steamship company’s boats Curacao! ana Admiral Wainwright are now un der going extensive repairs and will be placed in the Alaska service this week or next. -* GIVES MONEY TO SERBIA WASHINGTON, Jan. 15. — Secre tary of the Treasury McAdoo today authorized a loan of two million dol lars to Serbia, bringing Serbia’s total to six million dollars. * STEFANSSGN IS IN ARCTIC AND PLANNING DASH FAIRBANKS, Jan. 15. — Captain Lane has arrived here from the A!*c tir and reports that Explorer Stefans sor. is at Bartel Island. The Captain reports that the explorer has discov ered several large islands northwest of Banks Land. This was in 1916. Capt. Lane says that Stefansson ex pccts to start next April on a .‘>00 mile dash in search of new lands and hopes to spend next winter at Wrang ell Island. Stefansson will end his explorations and come out to Nome in 1919. --t* VICTORIA WILL BE IN PORT FOR SEVERAL HOURS Steamer Victoria, which will arrive in port at 4 o’clock in the morning, has considerable freight aboard in cluding 75 tons of coal. It is reason able to assume that the Victoria will not sail for the south before eleven o’clock and possibly not before Tomor row noon . ENEMY FLEET BOMBARDS AN ENGLISH PORT LONDON, Jan. 15. — Yarmouth was bombarded early this morning from ihe sea by huge enemy subma rine boats and small cruisers. Twen ty shells fell into the city. Three civ ilians were killed and ten seriously inrired. The property damage is said not to have been largo. The oombavd ment was pulled off quickly and the enemy fleet disappeared in the fog which hung over the Channel half a mile off shore. __a__ FISH QUOTATIONS SEATTLE, Jan. 15. — Fish quota tions al noon today were: pickled sa ble $14 a barrel; pickled herring, $14 a barrel. -* AMERICAN TRAWLER IS SUNK; STRIKES A ROCK WASHINGTON, Jan. 15. — An American trawler in European v atcrs struck a rock last night and ’S repo'-t < d to have sunk. The crew was saved according to the official advices ) ceived by the Navy Department. ENEMY PILOE IS CHARGED WIEH A DISASEER ON SEA SEATTLE, Jan. 15. — United States Secret Service agents today issued a statement that a German spy pilot, masquerading as helmsman under the name of William Swanson, stood at the wheel of the Alaska steamer Spo kane, when she grounded at Idol Point, over a month ago. The agents said that Swanson went aboard the Spokane probably at some Alaska point and mingled with the crew and was able to pass himself off as a member of the crew as the Spokane carried a new set of officers on that trip. The deck officers were not familiar with ihe crew nor their faces. Swanson was arrested when the crew and others were brought here from the scene of the dis aster rnd later released. Officers are now searching for him. PORKLESS DAY IS URGED; MEATLESS MEAL EVERY DAY Food Administration of the United State/. Requests Further Food Conservation trom People In States and Territory Ul'GAIt, FATS, UNDER THE BAN Call for Meeting Tomorrow Night Is Issued; Proprietors ot Cafes, Restaurants and Boarding Houses to Attend ■ ■ — **************** Attorney Kay, of the rerntor- * j * ial Council for the Defense has * * called a meeting for tomorrow * night at 8 o’clock at his office of * * all proprietors of hotels, restau- ' * rants, cafes and boarding houses * ' to discuss the subject as outlined * i I f in the cablegram received by him I * last night from Territorial Food * i Administrator Gunnison l*****************l ■ — Attorney Ray last night received1 the following telegram from Food Administrator Gunnison, which is im portant to those concerned also to the citizens of Seward in general: “Please call a meeting of proprie ' tors of all hotels, restaurants, cafes, and boarding houses, including mine and cannery stewards, who might he ! in your city or vicinity. Ask them on | my behalf to join the United States Food Administration in an effort to conserve beef, pork, mutton, fats, wheat ar.d sugar bj^ immediately ob serving and until further notice adopt the following program of a meatless Tuesday, and one meatless | meal each day; porkless Saturday (meaning the serving of no pork, ba con, ham or lard), and wlfeatless Wed nesday. -The Federal Food Administration desires these days heretofore indis ' criminately observed to become terri torially uniform. No bread, crackers, butter or sugar to be placed on the | table or counter until the meal is serv ed unless the guest specially requests. Serve only two lumps of cube sugar 1 on the tea or coffee saucer unless the guest requests more. Eliminate but ter and animal fata from cooking Ask them to watch and eliminate waste in their kitchens. Ask the lo . al bakers to assist by refraining from baking wheat for Wednesdays and generally substituting war bread 4‘or wheat Ask the butchers to help. Ask the public to observe the program in their homos umil further notice. “Give this notice the widest pub licity. All eating houses on Ga<-ti neau channel are now members of the United States Food Administration and are observing this program ” -* SWING THREE TO DEATH AT ROTTEjVIURDER BUTTE, Jan. 15. — Three men. Sherman Powell, colored; Ray Gallich and Frank Fisher, were hanged this forenoon in the yard of the Silver Bow County jail for murder. One hundred persons, admitted by card, witnessed the hanging. A mob esti mated to over 1000 clamored at the gates of the jail yard for admittance and the Washington Coast Artillcy held the crowd in check. ITALIANS ARE SUCCESSFUL IN THE MOUNTAINS ROME, Jan. 15. — In the Italian mountains the enemy fighters are showing inability to cope with the difficulties of the winter conditions. The Italians on the northern front are scoring successes in local opera tions and important positions have been taken. Last night and early this morning the Italians attacked the Teuton wedge tnd scored a suc cess near Morte Grappa.