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1 TOOD WILL WIN THE J III WHO WASTES \ , ]■ WAR — DONT WASTE j CRUST OK BREAD PRO- j ■ ]| IT I.OMJS HIE W VR. J * ’.. Daily Edition, and The Alaska Weekly Post SEWARD, ALASKA, THURSDAY, JANUARY lit, RMS. TEN CENTS PER COPY Yolunii' XL Nunibor 2-S. ____ — ■ ■ , ■ . -.. -— -- ■ ■ __________ TWENTY KILL , 50 INJURED IN ATTACK MAD: DURING NIGHT BULLETIN—PARIS, Jan. 31. — An official state ment issued today says that twenty were killed, fifty in jured and property damage large as the result of a raid last night by German airplanes. One German machine was brought down and the occupants were made pris oners. HI NS MAKE RAID UPON THE CITY OF PARIS .... PARIS. Jan. 31. — While a thick fog hung over this city last night bombs suddenly began to drop from the air. Instantly the city was plunged in darkness, all lights being turned off. and the French fleet reserves ascended. Communication was established with the French fleet in the higher air regions and concerted attacks weie made upon the enemy although the greatest peril was imminent owing to the mist hanging in the air for over seven thou sand feet. Two French planes collided at five thousand feet but the damage was slight as both were volplaning in wide areas and only their wings touched. Within one hour all was quiet again. It is not known how many enemy machines were in the atack but if is believed there were at least twelve judging from the num ber of bombs dropped. The French planes, high in the air. detected the presence of the enemy, but bombs had been dropped before warning could be given. This was the first attack on the city for over three months. PRESID NT WILSON MAK iS APPEAL TO FARMERS OF U. S. WASHINGTON, Jan. 31. — “Toil, energy, devo tion, self-sacrifice, intelligence and foresight of the Amer ican farmers will bring the war to a triumphant conclu sion” asserted President Wilson in a message to the Amer ican farmers and read before the Farmer’s Conference at the University of Illinois this afternoon. President Wil son had expected to attend the conference but indisposi tion kept him away. The President also urged the farm ers to redouble their efforts to produce big crops this year and during the war period. President Wilson also told the fanners that the statesmen on both sides of the water realized that the culminating crisis of the present struggle had come. The President said that they had come to believe that this year’s achievements on one side or the other must deter mine the issue. FUEL FAMINE NEAR ACCOUNT OF BLIZZARDS WASHINGTON. Jan. 31. — A fuel /amine throughout the east is again imminent unless the railroad admin istration finds way to speed up th* coal movement. Storms are prevent ing operation of trains although the administration is doing everythin;* possible to move the coal. The trafilc situation had not improved at all to day and more storms wei*e reported from many sections. --❖ It isn’t necessarily the army cook who sees to it that the raw recruit gets good and roasted. TG BUILD SHIPS TO TAKE ALASKA COAL TO THE STATES AM MAN LIN IS ARE RAIDED BY TH! HUNS WITH THK AMKUIOA.V AR>h IN* FRANCE, Jan. III. — Two Ameri i aiis were killed, lour wounded and om* is missing, probably captured, as i u resuit of a raid upon an American position at a certain section of the ;• each front. The raid occurred early this morning, just at daybreak and ilu ‘ing it iieavy log. \ iolent artillery barrage preceded the attack. 1 In* hell lire caused the deaths. .Many casualties are occurring daily in this >ector, but it is certain that the enemy casualties aio greater than the Amer i icans on account of the intense coun [ ter charges. STEAMER \ I. ASK A IS 1)1 K LA I K THIS AFTERNOON Steamer Alaska is expected in port | !;ite this afternoon. The steamer hits | encountered a succession of snow stomis since leaving Cordova yester day morning. At 10:’>0 o’clock this forenoon the steamer had arrived at La Touche and was to ’ ; ce left there shortly after the m» • . hour. The Alaska has 7J» tons of fi»igiv. aboard ;md will be in port at least four to live hours. FOUR BURNED TO DEATH IN A HOTEL FIRE MARINE/, Cal., Jan. Hi: — Three men and ore woman were burned to death this morning in a lire which des troyed the Fuirview hotel, at Fair view, near here. Six men were in jured by jumping fiom the windows of the hotel. The register of the ho tel was burned in the fire, making it impossible to identify the dead. -- i GIRL LIKES NIGHT LIFE. SO FATHER KILLS HER !. _ NEW ' YORK, Jan. 81. — Fanny j Connell loved to be free to enjoy life i is she pleased. She wanted to dance j and to stay out late into the night. Her gray haired father, Emil Gen ! nell, of Harrison, X. J., was old-fash ioned and set in the staid ideas his j father had taught him. Father and i daughter were strong willed and there i were many clashes between them. The father, 60 years old called Fan ny, now 17, into her bedroom and fir ! ed a shot through her head. It killed ; her. He then turned the revolver up on himself and fired four shots into * his body. WASHINGTON, Jan. 31. — Secre tary o! Inierior Lane has written a letter to the chairman of the Shipping Hoard indorsing the idea of building a large number of tugs and barges and slow steamtrs to cariy supplies northward for the Alaska railroad the government is building in the north. | Secretary Lane pointed out that the! proposed tonnage would be available to tiling Alaska coal back from the; J coal fields to various Pacific Coast ! ports. AERIAL ATTACK REPORTED UPON HUN ZEP plant; SKQUICH, Jan. 31. — A tremen-j dous explosion accompanied by gun lire, followed bv a huge column of : smoke, was heard in the direction oi'j Friedrichshafen late this afternoon, j The explosion is probably the result: of an aerial attack upon the zeppolin: works. FINNS HAVE GOVERNMENT ESTABLISHED STOCKHOLM, Jan. 31. — Accord-j ing to reports received heie the l* in-1 nish revolutionists have formed a; government under the Presidency of Kullewero Manners. It is also re ported that conditions in Helsingfors are quiet the Red Guards having per fect control of the city and order be ing maintained. ... _ HAT CORDS BLOCK MOVEMENT OF TROOPS! WASHINGTON, D. C., Jan. 31. — There is one American Army officer who is taking no chances, it is being told of him that he recently refused j to move part of his troops because i they had not received the regulation hat cords. His explanation was that his predecessor had been court mar* tialed for the very thing he refused to do. - ..-O VILLA BANDITS BLOW UP TRAIN KILLSOLDIERS JUAREZ, Jan. 31. — Followers of bandit Villa dynamited a work train on the Mexican Central yesterday morning, according to advices reach ! ing here, and one hundred and forty two*men were killed. The train was under guard of Mexican Federal troops and many of them were killed during the fighting with the bandits or were executed by the latter during the day having been taken prisoners. I ..BULLETIN— London, Jan. 31.—According to an of ficial dispatch from Copenhagen, which was received there from Berlin, the Berlin Tageblatt this afternoon publishes a statement that the Socialist leaders have ask ed President Kaempf, of the Reichstag, to summon the members of that body to a session immediately in view of the alarming events of the past four days. SEVEN HUNDRED THOUSAND ON A STRIKE LONDON, Jan. 31.—Early this forenoon dispatches from Copenhagen state that the strikes in Germany are growing hourly At nine o’clock this morning, Berlin time, the Copenhagen dispatches said that seven hundred thousand in Berlin were striking. Not included in this number are fifty thousand women. Berlin also reports that strikes are spreading with exceptional rapidity in all sections and regiments have been suddenly called from the fronts to suppress massing of the strikers as the po lice forces and reserve squads are powerless. Great numbers of Socialist leaders have been arrest ed in the various towns. The Hamburg Echo, the Socialist newspaper, says that a suite of seige has been declared at Hamburg, Altona, and Wandebeck. More disorders are reported from Kiel and some authorities claim that the sailors of the kaiser’s German fleet have mutinied and are helping the strikers in the shipbuilding yards. , REBELS IN AUSTRIA RESORT TO FIRE LONDON, Jan. 31. — An Amsterdam dispatch to day says that the grain warehouses in Vienna are afire. Enormous damage has already been caused. According to the Vienna officials the revolutionaries are suspected of the fires. RUTHLESS SUB WARFARE ADDS MOREJ TOTAL LONDON, Jan. 31. — The British merchant vessel losses din ing the past week, ending last night, show an in crease according to the current re port of the British Admiralty. Fif teen ships, including nine over 1600 tons were destroyed all by subma rines. Tomorrow marks the second year of ruthless submarine warfare with out the Germans having accomplished their purpose of ending the war. _ fish quotations I SEATTLE, Jan. 31. — Fish quota i tions at noon today were: halibut, l thirty cents; ling cod, four cents, and ; red cod four cents. --- EDITOR HUNT IS DEAD _ TACOMA, Jan. 31. — Hobert Hunt, editor of the Tacoma Daily News for , the past twelve years, died this fore noon of cancer. Mr. Hunt was 48 years of age. For the past three j months he had not been at his desk ; writing his editorials at home and al j so being engaged upon a history of ! the Pacific Northwest. ITALIANS HAVE MADE CAPTURES ON FRONT LINES ROME, Jan. tfl. — Over twenty six hundred prisoners have been captured by the Italians in successful attacks upon the Austrian lines within the past few days on the Isiago Plateau. Six largo calibre guns have been cap tured as well as one hundred machine guns. ROME, Jan. 31. — The Italians ad vanced a new line slightly today northeast of Coldelrosso on the moun tain front. All advanced positions are being held. Resistance from the Ger j mans and Austrians was light. 1 BRITISH BOAT SINKS RESULT OF COLLISION LONDON, Jan. 31. — The British torpedo boat Hazard was sunk in the English Channel last night as a re sult of a collision with another war craft. Three members of the crew of the Hazard lost their lives. The oth er boat was only slightly damaged.