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n , j* foOD WILL WIN THK i HE WHO WASTES A j jfl WAR - DON'T WASTE | CIU ST OF EREAD PRO- j 1 IT l.OMJS THE WAR. ) l 4-* Daily Edition, and The Alaska Weekly Post _ SEWARD, ALASKA. MONDAY,July8,1918. _ Te7< CENTS PER COPT VOLI Ml XI, Numbe 369. - -- ■ ■ -;-—- * I LONDON. July 8— The Australians last night advanc -ed their lines astride the Somme front for 3,000 yards, Many prisoners were taken according to Haig’s official report. ACTIVITY ON ONE SIDE OF THE MARNE. FRANCE. July 8— The Artillery is today active on • the western side of the Marne salient. Theie is no infantrj action says the official statement. —— - CONFIDENCE IS UNSHAKEN. Paris. July 8— Premier Clemenceau returned today, from the front and his confidence is unshaken in the ulti mate outcome of victory on the side of the Allies. The pie- j mier conferred with General Foch and the American Gen erals. . CHANGES STRENGTH OF ARMIES. LON DON. July 8— At a conference in the field it has | been decided that an “ army” will hereafter comprise 211 corps, with two divisions to the Corps and three regiments l to a division. It is estimated that the army strength will thus be doubled. * AMERICAN CASUALTY LIST. WASHINGTON, July 8— Fifty names are on the cas ualty list of the Americans as follows; killed in action,!); died of wounds 13; died in accidents and other causes, 2; i wounded severely, 29. .jhif FOR A N H OFFENSIVE BUI .LET l N - PAR IS, July 8— The Havas Agency late this afternoon reports a new Austrian offensive on the Trentino front following great preparations and the con centrating of large forces at Innsbruck and Trent. OPERATIONS BEGIN IN ALBANIA. ROME. July 8— The Italian and French troops in Albania, last Saturday began operations between the coast and Tomorica valley according to an official war report Satisfactory developments are continuing today and over 1000 prisoners have been taken. ITALIANS ADVANCE THEIR LINES. ROME. July 8— ( Official)- The Italians have advanc -ed their lines in the region of Collaprinle and gained ground at Monte Gegrappa, north of Massik. The new line gives marked advantage. ALLIES WANT AMERICA TO APPOVE OF INTERVENTION NOW IN SIBERIA. WASHINGTON, July 8— President Wilson has had a long conference with Secretary of State Lansing, Sec.re tarv of War Baker and Sectretary of the Navy Daniels. The conference is believed to to be regarding Russia. It is reported in official circles that the Allies are urging Pres ident Wilson to approve of American and Allied intervent ion in Siberia. NEW LIQUOR PROPOSALS MADE. WASHINGTON, July 8— The Senate Agricultural committee has agreed to legislation to prohibit the sale of distilled liquors, wine and beer after January one and the manufacture of wines and beer after November one. This is the proposal as a substitute to the Norris amendment. ALASKA TO CUT OUT ANCHORAGE The steamer Alaska will not sail from Seattle before July 14th, accord ing t<» a cablegram received today by A gout McDonald. On this trip the Al aska will not go to Anchorage but will *eturn from Seward, going to Cordova then via the outside passage to Sea ttle in order to get back on schedule time. NEW REGULATION ON MEAT NOT FOR ALASKA The statement published June 1 Mi Jrcm llu* United States food Adm n •strution handled by the Associated nr placing adilional restrictions ip tw public eating placer, and house*■ Jon of meat until September 15, is i.ot holders in the matter of the con sump •ppiioable to Alaska, l'orto Kico Hnw Ji, Oirgon, Washington, California, daho. Arizona and Nevada. federal Food Administrator Halti ng, at Juneau has ben advised by ..ho from Mr. Hoover to this effect urording to word received in Scwaid. i'iie new meat regulations will obtain throughout the United States* as above noted, and are as follows: .*'lho demand for beef for our Army, ho Aii d armies, ami the civil popuia* ,*ons for this Summer are beyond oui ►resent surplus; on the other hand, we . iave enough .increased supply of pork his Summer to piumit economical ex pansion in its use. It will therefore be i direct service to our armies and the Vllies if our people would, in some legree, substitute fresh pork, bacon, ham and sausage for beef produces. We request a.l hotels and resturants not to place on their menus or servo boiled beef more than two meals week y; beefsteak more than one meal week y, and roast beef more than one meal weekly. We a>k householders not, under any •ii*cumstances to buy more than cm ind 0110-quarter pounds of clear beef weekly or one and one-half pounds .'n* eluding the bone per person in Hu househo.d. The public will realize hat the changing conditions ol pred iction from season to season, thr •hanging situation in shipping therefore of the markets available t< he Alios and the increasing demand? or our growing Army with the fluct uating supply of local hoof in franco 11 make it impossible to determine noliries for long periods in advance ve have recently asked for economy in a.l meat consumption. We wish now o emphaizo further reduction of beef by tho substitution of pork. It is ant* icipated that this• program will hold rood until September 15th and the co-operation of the public is most earn \stly requested." The existing regulation in the Ter ritory of Alaska, with reference to meat consercation is that not in ex •es3 of two pounds per week i>er per son over four years of age be consum ed. This includes poultry and all meats nd is to be the weight at time of mrebase and not after the elimination of bones. * This was the special request made by Mr. Hoover in his special message of May 2(>. LUNCHEON TOMORROW The reular Tuesday luncheon of the 3cward Chamber of Commerce will be r|ven tomorrow at the Seward Grill \U memboi*s are requested to break a record and be in their seats at 12:15 o'clock. Councilman Whittemore, will nrobably bo on hand to relate incidents of his trip while in thea tates. Mr. Whittemore is on the executive com mittee of the Chamber of Commerce. -- •> - The weather forecast for tonight and tomorrow is unsettled, increasing wipdf and wanner. ALAMEDA IS DUE EARLY TOMORROW Steamer Alameda is due .in port at 2 A. M. tomorrow according to cable advices received this afternoon. rlhe Alameda will have live days mail and the following known passengers from | Seattle: J. I>. Meonnch, A. E. Berry, Mrs. M. Miller, F. It. Peterson, Ed L. Whattemore and A. J. McConnell. Those aboard from Seattle lor An chorage are K. E. Smith, Mrs. bred T. Mumm and two daughters. ARE MARRIED - — Iii the presence ol a large number ol intimate friends, Miss Ethel Martinez Le. lie and George Waller Colwell, were unit »i in marriage yesterday morning at 8:In o’clock by Rev. Fletch or, at the Catholic parsonage. Miss Vida Rich was the bride’*1 attendant and E. S. Jaccanl was the best man Following the wedding ccrmony, Mr. and Mrs. Colwell i« 11 lor Milt* < I. ii the private car, where they will re side for the remainder of the summer. Saturday night the bride was the guest of a large number of her friends at a shower, the young people taking complete contiol of the Leslie home v.nd lat< r a dancing party was given in [ the Van Gilder Hall. Mr. and Mrs. Colwell were the ve ! cipients of a large number of wedding 1 presents. M Mrs. Colwell, is the edert dauidv . -f Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Leslie and has been a social favorite here. .Mr. Col well is assistant to Robert J. Weir ol the Alaskan Engineering Commission. I Forty eight hours, Anchorage to Seward, was the time taken by the Anna Vv\, Capt. Petoison, in unvi.i the barge Lawrence, ('apt. Al Morrisoi. n ilie trip which ended yesterday af ternoon at 5 o'clock. Loth capu’.in attest that the weather was perfect any the trip was made in such good time that severa* fa-.hing boats swa passed. The Lawrence brought 540 tons ol 7>al for the commission, fire brick an< c( ment. TRAIN OUT TO 71 Passengers were taken tto Mi:f> 7 yesterday going first to Mile 52 then transferring to the train from the up per end of th e Seward division. Tiie train left out at 9 o'clock and returned at 8:55 last night. -» — - PICNIC TOMORROW An invitation is given to all who de sire to attend the annual picnic of the Methodist Sunday School to be held to morrow at the head of Resurrection Bay. The jolly crowd will assemble above the second bridge on the gov ernment auto road leading to the wire less station. An auto will leave the par sonage proptly at 10 o’clock tomor row forenoon to transport the little tots and their mothers. NEELY WILL FISH Tom Neely, for several years captain of*the Commission’s craft Alaska, a* Anchorage, arrived in tow of the barge Lawrence yesterday in his fish boat Capt. Neely intends to engage in the fishing industry and will make Seward his headquarters. Tom Neely is well known at many points, in Alaska. YESTERDAY’S WEATHER According to the official report, the maximum temperature yesterday was 90 above and the minimum was 50. It was clear and calm a very slight breeze coming up late last night. LONDON, July 8— A serious counter revolution has broken out in Moscow according to a semi-official \\ olff ( German ) bureau dispatch, via Copenhagen, Fighting is said to be of great severity. Several hundred Russians, including the Revolution ary leader Alexandrovitch, ha'- —******* Moscow. GERMAN MINISTER ASSASSINATED. WASHINGTON, July 8— Fighting in Moscow be tween the Bolsheviki and Revolutionary Socialists is in progress today following the assassination of the German Minister, von Misb-wk. This !S according to an of.Teal dis patch received hero ill's afternoon from Switzerland. After killing Hit minister in the German Embassy, the assassin* took refuge in the Revolutionary Socialist’s House and defended .by machine gu'rs. NEGOTIATIONS ARE BROKEN OFF. " LONDON, July 8— The Kaiser has ordered Foreign Minister von Kuehlmann, to break negotiations with the Russian delegates now in Berlin following the assassinat ions of German Minister von Mirbach. The Delegates in Berlin will either be imprisoned or given a certain number of davs to reach the Russian border. UKRANIAN GOVERNMENT RESIGNS. WASHINGTON, July 8— The Ukranian government has resigned and M. Markievitch, Socialist Federalist, has been charged with the formation of a new government. “WORK OR FIGHT” REGULATIONS. WASHINGTON, July 8— Provost Marshal General Crowder asserts that the new “work or fight” regulation does not affect men outside of draft ages. Several states have confused the new law with the anti-loafer laws. The “work or fight” order is intended to make registered men get into useful occupations or join the navy, army or oth er services of the war. MOVIE ACTORS I ARE NECESSARY WASHINGTON, July — Provost Marshal General Crowder today clash ed movie players as legimate theatri cal performers and instructed the draft boards to consider them in the productive employment in making “work or fight” ruling3. -<• KISH QUOTATIONS SEATTLE, July 8 — Fish prices at noon today were as follows: halibut, fourteen and one half cents; sable, six and three fourths cents^ ling and red codfi, three cents* —+-— The salmon rates decided upon by the commission in Seattle are: Wharf age, 20 cents; trucking, 45 cents; car loading, 45 cents; storage for first thirty days, 25 cents; transTerring to warehouses, 25 cents , all per ton. These rates become, effective with the receipts of the new season’s catch. YANKS BRING DOWN PLANES BOTH AFLAME WITH THE AMERICANS, July 8 — American aviators on the Marne are reported to have downed two German aeroplanes aflame. -*— - WEATHER ON R. R. The following is the report of weath er conditions along the railroad receiv ed to 7 o’clock this morning: Anchorage, 64, clear, calm. Girdwood, 68, clear, calm. Talkeetna, 54, clear, calm. CHAMBERLAIN IN HOSPITAL A1 Chamberlain is in the Seward Gneral Hospital with a badly smashed foot caused by the hammer, falling up on it from a height. Dr. Romig is ih attendance.