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The Seward gateway daily edition, and the Alaska weekly post. (Seward, Alaska) 1918-1920, July 09, 1918, Image 1

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NEW \ ORK, July 1)— Dr. Edward A. Rumely, pub’
Usher ot the Evening Mail, was arrested this forenoon on
a charge of purchasing the newspaper with German
money. Dr. Rumely was immediately arrainged before a
I. nited States commissioner on a charge of perjury, a ser
ious offense in connection with sedious acts. The hearing
was deferred for'two weeks.
Rumely had sworn that the Mail was American owned
Bail was fixed at ?3o,000 cash, no bonds being accepted.
RUSSIAN REBELS ARE
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WASHINGTON, July 9— American Ambassador
Francis at Vologda, has confirmed the assassination of
German Minister von Mirbaeh at Moscow. Several promi
nent Bolsheviki officials, many revolutionists and revolut
ionarv leaders are under arrest. Street fighting continues
in the streets of Moscow according to Ambassador Francis
VMFllIC VN VTTITUDE ON RUSSIA
MAY RE ANNOUNCED VERY SOON.
WASHINGTON, July 9— Official intimations pi e
dict that a formal announcement of the American attitude
towards Russia may be expected soon. This was the con
census of opinion today.
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MORE CREDIT IS GIVEN ITALY.
WASHINGTON, July 9— Ten million dollars credit
was today granted Italy by the U.S. Treasury, making a
total of $606,000,000 and a total Allied credit of $b,0Jl,o.JU,
000.
CASUALTY LIST OF AMERICANS.
WASHINGTON, July 9— The Marine corps casualty
list of today numbers 52 and the army list contains the
names of 57.
ARGENTINE MISSION IS IN U.S.
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NORFOLK. July 9— An Argentine Dreadnought,
with an American name, and bringing a diplomatic miss
ion arrived here this afternoon. The dreadnaught was es
corted into port by a flotilla of American aeroplanes and
dirigibles.
CONTRACTS ARE LET FOR TRANSPORTS.
WASHINGTON, July it— The U.S. Shipping Board
today let contracts for 92 army transports. After the war
these transports will be used for the passenger carrying
trade on the Atlantic and the Pacific.
WAR COUNCIL ABOLISHED.
WASHINGTON, July 9— Secretary of War Baker,
has abolished the War Council and the functions have been
given to assistant war secretary’s March and Goethals.
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1 WASHINGTON, July !)— Food Administrator Hoo
ver today issued a statement declaring that there was no
( angei of a sugar famine and also adding that the food
situation was generally better than at any time since
America had undertaken the feeding of the allied world
Mr. Hoover added that the public would however be
e 1 \ sugar and other conservation
i measures. With the prospect of a 900,000,000 bushel wheat
crop, a big wheat reserve must be maintained against a
possible short crop for next year. j
WHITTEMORE IS
AT HOME AGAIN
E. L. Whitctmorc returned home on
the Alameda this morning after sev
£ood~ri Seattle; mainly caused by the <
hipbuilding industry. Men are rein .v ,
ing top wages * and are paying top ,
prices for living which leaves them
•lose to bedrock when all bills are set- ,
tied.
Harry Whittemorc is. working in the
shipyards and Mrs. Whittemorc is em
ployed in a millinery *U>iQ, both going
o work two days after their arrival i.n
Seattle.
Harry Whttemore expects to get in
to the naval aviation service enlisting
in Seattle.
Councilman Whittemorc says every
body is talking about Alaska and as
soon as the war is over and business
•onditions get down to a normal basi.,',
hundreds are coming to the northland.
UNDOCUMENTED BOATS
MUST BE REGISTERED
• On June 7, 1018, the Presid* nt sign
ed the act to require the numb?:
and recording of undocumented vessels
The ourpose of this law is to give
the government closer supervision
over the use of these small vessels on
tavigable waters of the United Stat s
nd make it. possible to .indentifiy the
nvners of such boats.
Owr.ers of undocumented motor
boats shou.d apply in the course of a
"ort night to tho* Collector cf Customs
>f the district in which they reside
"or these numbers wl'.ich will be i.i^u
-d as soon as the piinted forms are re
ceived.
While tho penalty for failure to car
y those numbers does not -pplv until
dx months after tho passage of the
net the numbers will he awarded at
,nce on application of the ownrvs.
MAY PUT STRIPING ON SOCKS
•Fancy stripes on tho tops of R?d
Cross socks are roeomm •'Tided for throe
-ear.ons: to relieve the tedium ef tho
work, to enable the knitter to use up
odd bits of yarn, and to help the sol
der keep his socko rm.ted and indenti
ied. Bright colored yam, however,
should mtt be used. Soldiers ai-e often
vet to the knees for many hours and
the water-soaked sk’n is likely to ab
sorb and free dye. White and shades
of gray are advised for the stripes.
SECURING LICENSES
WASHINGTON, July 9 — Stock
yards are busy complying with the or
der from President Wilson *to secure
federal licenses before the date ex
pires July 25, after which a penalty at
taches.
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ALAMEDA BRINGS
MANY FOR HERE
Steamer Alameda arrived ift port
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Seward and 50 tons of froigntfiorning
were 12 passengers aboard fu noon,
chorage and 75 tons of freight.W» foi
Cnpt. ('linger reports the bwf&l kind
of weather on the northbound trip,
regular excursion trip.
Passengers for Seward were E. L.
Whittemore, Mrs. M. Miller, J.JB. 51o
enach, A. E. Berry, F. M. Paterson,
Tobian Johnson, A. H. McXeet, G. B.
Smith, 0. Breedin, Carl Aric, firs. (i.
Manthey, Miss E. McConnel, i W. H.
Caswell ami wife and one steeijngc.
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Steamer Victoria, which wasp days
makiug the first trip from Selttle to
I.Vme this year, should reach port at
S o’clock tonight from Seward1 Penin
sula bound for Settle via Sew&rd and
Cordova. The Victoria is repa ted U
have a large number of passengers a
board those who remained at Ximedur
ing the winter months. The Victoria
is expected to take frozen fish from
the San Juan Company which * ill ie
lieve the present pack of the ccmpany
here.
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WILL ALLOW SUGAR
FOR CANNING OF
SMALL ALASKA FRUIT
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Anangcments have been nude by
the Food Administrator to albw the
sugar necessary for canning purposes.
It is probable that sugar nay be
bought in 25 pound lots at a tme for
canning. It is still urged that flic stvic
test economy be used in the consum
ing of suger for domestic purposes.
Three pounds a person, a m>nth, is
the maximum amount that sbuld be
used by a family.
All of the United States except Al
aska is on sugar rations.
FLOURIS HIDDEN
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EVERETT, July 9 — The Food ]
Commissioner has begun prosecutions
against several persons who horded
flour and hid it in trunks.
ORDERED TO PHILIPPINES
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CAMP LEWIS, July 9 — Much dis
cussion is caused, by the reduction in
rank of Brig-.Gen. H .A. Greene who
was relieved of his command here and
1 ordered to the Philippines.
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i PARIS, July 9— (Official)- The French this morning
attacked the Germans on a front two and one half miles,
| west of Anthueil on the front between Montdidier and the
, Oise. The French advanced a mile at some points. A count
I er attack was repulsed and many prisoners were taken by
[ the French including 14 German officers.
| The F rench have also captured a sector in the Long
; mont 1 egion oast of the Retz forest. All French gains have
been secure.
BRITISH RAIDS NET PRISONERS.

| . LONDON, July 9— ( Otticial )— Raids during the
night against the Germans east of Arras netted many hun
| dred prisoners. German artillery is today active south of
the Somme against the British positions.'
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ROME, July 9— (Official) The Italians this afternoon
captured the town of Pieri, on the Albanian heights, which
is an important position. Over 1300 Austrians were taken
prisoners. ;
ITALIAN OFFENSIVE CONTINUES.
ROME, July 9— ( Official )- The Allied offensive in
Albania continues and new progress is reported especially
on the left wing along the Adriatic Coast. The British are
assisting with monitors.
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FRENCH GAINING AGAINST AUSTRIANS.
VIENNA, July 9- ( Official)- Pressure against the
\ustrians in Albania is continued by the French advanc
ing across the river Stoyusa. The French have gained
ground along the upper ifevoli. Fighting is severe south
west of Berat in the interior.
ISLAND OF GUAM DEVASTATED.
WASHINGTON, July 9— According to official ad
vices Guam Island has been devastated by a typhoon which
struck that locality on July 6th. Half of the inhabitants are
lestitute. The crops have been destroyed and much mat
erial damage as resulted from the typhoon.
PRO—GERMAN KICKED OUT.
WASHINGTON, July 9— Cleveland Abbe, Jr., editor
nf the monthly weather review, has been dropped from the
! government service because of his German sympathies.
This was stated officially today and all correspondence
will be published. The government will probably intern
Abbe. f&% R1 SJUKRit*$ p

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