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♦ • J UK WHO WASTES A \ *OOD WILL WIN rEJ j j I t it 1ST OF BREAD PRO* . ., AR — DON’T WASTE j I.OXCS THE WAR. it ; | * Daily Edition, and The Alaska Weekly Post SEWARD, ALASKA. MONDAY. October, 21, 1918. ten CENTS PER COPY YOU ME Ml. Nl'MBER 91. .......... ....■ --— _■■■■—■I ^ — ■■ # — ..........111111111111111111111111111 ___ — ... BULLETIN_LONDON. Oct.. 21— The French in Behnuin have reached the l.ys canal and this afteinoot. a re "seven miles west or Ghent and “Going Strong.” TEN Mll.lls EUO.M GHENT. CON" '* Oct.. 21— iOfficial)— The Allies are within ten miles of I Ghent. It i.> also announced that the Urit ish second a *my has taken t>200 pris oners and guns since October 14th IUMNG TO CHECK YANKEES. Washington. Oct.. 21— Germany drawing heavily upon other parts of the western front for reinforcement* to check the Americans north of Ver* di!n. Commander Pershing repot t* heavy fighting aM of last week and m invua ng number of German divis ions a bitterly contesting the Anu-r ican forces. adyam k thirteen milks. WITH THK BRITISH ANI> A MEL ICANS. Oct .21— The Americans arc fighting with the British ami have ad van cod thirteen mile* in-the last six day* near Lecateau. Commander Haig has sent the American general a note of appreciation for the valuable as sistance rendered. BRITISH ( BOSS SKLI.K. LONDON. Oct.. 21— The British north of Lecateau captured three thousand prisoners Sunday when they crossed the Selle river over a wide front. Cortnan positions of great natural strength are strongly held by the Bri tish Heavv fighting is in progress 1** day under most unfavorable weather conditions. The river is flooded. The British forced their crossing early in the fighting. 1H)N VI LAID IN WASTE WITH THE r.UlTlSH. Ovt. 21 Douui is in waste and desolation. Til* streets are filled with furniture and arts of ail kinds. 1 he losses are intai cuable. It is believed that all of tin insane asylums were opened in Douai and the men, worked into a fury, do lighted in destroying everything. RESPECTS TO YANKS WITH THE BRITISH. CM.. 21 Captured confidential (ierman doucu ments says that the Americans are ox ports at handling guns, firm on the defensive hut the infantry s bearing.* indicate slight training. The docu ment further .**avs that the American are obviously afraid of being captur ed and doe< not surrender probably as the result of a propaganda picturing c ruel treatment if captured The doc ument however says that the Ameri cans are an honorably sort and do not .shoot stretcher bearers. CELEBRATE DELIVERANCE. WITH THE BRITISH. Oct.. 21 — Roubaix. captured yesterday from the lit imans, ami Turcoing. captured Sa turday, today celebrated deliverance I from the enemy. The people were wld with emotional joy and kissed. hupur,‘d and shook the hands of every licit iso* or in the forces. The swash buck linjr (lermans have gone but they leit as much destruction a^ possible. Near ly every home was sucked. The tier man* tore pictures from the r frame* cut the leather from the seats of ah chairs. SULZER MAKES A H!T AT VALDEZ Valdez. Oct .21— Delegate Charle. A. Sulzer, held a rousing and enthu siastic meeting here Saturday uiglu. The large hall was packed to capacit.x .Megato Sulzer remlered a complete aceount of his activities in behalf of Alaska at Washington and was fre quently interrupted with prolonged applause clearly indicating that the audience was well pleased with th^ manner and energy shown by the del egate when looking after Alaskan a fairs The Delegate paralyse <! the vanor. speeches made by Wickc rsham a1* showed the fallacy of WickershamV pretended claims of having workt* sincerely while he was in office, fo< the advancement of Alaska. Delegate Sulzer conclusively establish*^, from Wickersham's own records during t’*** eight yeai*s ho was in office, that h-' had been so busy working out person al animosities that he had little time left to devote to needed legislation for Alaska generally. The Delegat fully disproved every charge Wicker sham had made and showed up Wick I ersham’s insincerity regarding horn rule for Alaska. After holding a mooting at < >,dov;: Delegate Sulzer will leave by snech.’ boat for th** First Division. Those who have made a careful can vas of the political situation in th* Third Division are absolutely coni - dent that Sulzer will carry it ove* Wickersham by at least ~>00 votes. -1—* C'OCNC’IL MEETS TONIGHT. The regular meeting of the city council will be held tonight at S o’ clock in the City hall. _a_ REDONDO IS DI E. The freighter Redondo, loaded wit! fish from the westward, is expected v\ port any day. Capt. Louis Knaflich, owner of the gas schooner Ruby, • expected to be brought to Seuard ui the Redondo. CRIMPY WEATHER The weather tightened up a bit las t Saturday night and has been crimpy for the last 48 hours. Today the good old north wind is being felt. BULLETIN— LONDON, Oct., 21— Germany’s reply to Wilson says that Germany Hopes America will approve of no demand irreconcilable with the German peoples hon or and with the opening of the way for peace with justice. Germany protests to Wilson’s reference to illegal and inhumane acts and denies that Germans purposely de stroyed passenger’s lifeboats. Germany has ordered ad submarine commanders to stop torpedoing passenger ships. Germany suggests that a neuttal government arrange the details for evacuation. Germany’s reply further states that fundamental changes have been made by the German constitution pro viding for a representation of the people in decisions con cerning peace and war and that no tuture German govern ment will be able to take or hold office unless it possesses* the confidence of the majority of the Reichstag. r** * I It. W Dawson and Kd. Austin, ol ivt-nai, aiv regislci ed at the Seward •tnd w ill k<> south on the first steam Mr. Austin is engraved in fishinp .it T\Vnai and Mr. Dawson is an out iimer in this section. !•' A. Castle, *‘r.yuH‘r on th • »’ * *i | Civ k train, mad* is hoadqua' v-* at tie' Hole! :■ owa . or. 1 pro&*»,.« tri,« Lieut. Chr *’ *. I Kn L. ». to In* • . . till *S O, A.! •• ‘ ’ !»>.*• • * 'v * iv on Saturday’s train o»i .V.s’ih -s a i l i tunie I on today’s trr’n. M’s Kn*c* i »•» mpanied li *r hus*»a d. Mr*, j. M. .Drown i.-> rep;.stored :*.l the Motel Seward and will leave for l!». .#n t! » l.rst st»' imer. ..lr li ,i i- «n u ted with tie fir* t.\ ’ service ulonp: the arm ami w li pro ■ south .aier and join his wif\ H. Simonsen, from out the line, - came in on Saturday’s train and is a 1 guest at the Hotel Seward. There is nothing to the report cir culated by Moll Horner that the Pub lic Schools are to be dismissed vhon i the m xt passenger steamer arrive.. I here. Mr. Horner claims that he was I toid that the students would be taker i to the dock to become familiar with th<' appearance of a steamer ono«* again. According to a recent order, post office boxes are to he closed if the b »x rent has not been paid within three or four riavs after being due Better loo.< •in --"ur receipt for there is going t«> be “some ” mail here this week. \\* B Askev left this morning for • * Mile .">2 where he relieves A. E. Ooglv ; as time keeper, the latter going out side very shortly. ... WASHINGTON, Oct , 21— At the Older of President Wilson 'A. on Proper4 v Custodian Palmer has so / ed all Mrs. Adolph Busch’s holdings in this country valued at many mil- ; lions of dollars < WASHINGTON, Oct.. 21— T'.*» Fourth Liberty Loan passed the six billion dollar murk by several hund red million dollars. It is estimated that about 2">,000,0#0 people sy! scrib ed to the loan. Twenty percent of the population purchased the bonds which is a record and probably exceeds the Hritish vic tory loan subscribers of last year. LIBERTY LOAN CA MPA I (IN. San Franeisco. Oct.. 21— The 12th Federal Reserve bank district reports how thr'*e hundred and twenty two million, six thousand five hundred dollars as the total Liberty Loan sub scription or 80 percent of the quota These figures are based on sales to Friday only Campaign manage: Weeks says, the district will go ov«?t the top. Subscribers reported to Fri day were 1,071,207. The Third Liberty IiOan campaign subscribers were 1. 072, 58.\ Alaska , Hawaii, Oregon, Idaho and Utah has gone over the top. Washing ton may go over $2,000,000 above her quota. Southern California counties all over. Los Angeles is behind. Cal ifornia goes over. Campaign director Hill gives 08 counties over-subscrib ing. San Francisco’s total to Friday night was Ninety one million, fitly six thousand, five hundred dollars. ANT) mu. BOUGHT IT. * When the electric clock in the post office was ordered removed by its former owner. George the Jewler, T. W Hawkins said: “No. it won't be • • taken. I will buy the clock and also furnish the batteries to keep it going.” Consequently there will be plenty of time at the post office , between boats. James McConnell, from Mile *5. came in Saturday night and ••itirned out this morning^ His headquarters i were at the hotel Seward. / I - Gennany chooses the sanction of international law for destroying property during the retreat but states that ; the troops are under orders to spare private property and care for the population. The guilty are punished when the laws are broken. Germany agrees that the conditions of an armistice be left to military advisers and the actual standards of power on both sides in the field should form a basis for ar ■ rangements. NOT RECEIVED IN WASHINGTON. WASHINGTON, Oct., 21— The official German ans I wer has not arrived and there will be no comments until it comes. TO CUT OUT FURTHER PARLEYING. WASHINGTON, Oct.- 21— Senator Miles Poindexter has introduced a resolution proposing that Congress for >id further negotations with Gennany until the Germans •urrender unconditionally. __ — - -—^ — MANIFESTO TO ! HUNGARIANS ASTEKDAM, Oct., 21— Kmpcrr.r Charles will soon issue a manifesto to the Hungarian people announcing; Hungary’s independence. _A_ MATAM’SKA FARMERS HARVEST GOOD SIM D ( RODS ANCHORAGE, Oct.. 21— About >00 tons constitute the amount ol' the potato crop this season in the Mata nuska Valley In addition to potatoes, there are large quantities of beets i onions, turnips, carrots and cubages The yeild of hay totals at least fiftj I tons. Potatoes are the chief source of re venue for the farmers. This vegetable was the only product in last season'> crop to be marketed elsewhere tluo Anchorage and towns in the Cook In let region. Matanuska potatoes wen sold in nearly every place in south western and southeastern Alaska. I;: the future., as in the past the* v\ ill o, the chief agricultural article of ex * port. W. J. Erskinc and wife of Kodiak, will he passengers to Seattle on tin Admiral Farragut# Mr. Erskine is t!i.• owner of a large merchantile and fish ing interests at Kodiak. James E. Wilson, Road Commission er for the Third Division, left for An chorage on the morning train Disbursing Agent Bamdollar, of the Commission, with headquarters at A: - chorage, returned to the cook Inlet metropolis on this morning's train. A mixed train will leave for out *,,* line sometime tomorrow forenoon. Recent arrivals at the Overland an* as follows:— F. A. Pauli, from Mik 52; J. W Jackson, Anchorage: Frank Murphy, Anchorage; L. A. Breeding, Anchorage and J. Mack. Hotel Sexton arrivals for the past j two (lays have been Fred Swers- from Wasillia; Charles B. Morris, McCar thy, and-Joe Leistner, from Anchor age. Ul'LLKTJN— WASHINGTON, Oct., 21— Secretary of State Robert Lan ding says that the German reply ma> come sometime today. PARIS, Od., 21— A Zurich dispat ch says that differences of opinion on various pails of Germany’s reply te President Wilson’s note arose during the Reichstag conference There is ; possibility that the reply will be post poned for several days. CARRY IT TO BEliUS NEW YORK, Oct.. 21— The mili tary critic of the New York Herald today says that the Gorman forces are retreating to their own soil ard once there— what? “Simply this, ” says the critic. “Ger -many will have her troops massed. They will be kept along the border for none will he allowed to return to their homes and witness what has oc curred there. The soldiers will be kept along the borders and participate in raids during the winter. But the Amer -icans have proven what they can do with air expeditionary raids, and with the British, French and Americans united in their air maneuvers should keep up a constant bombing of the German lines, day and night, force the Germans to the very outskirts of the city of Berlin— and then Germany will abide by an unconditional sur render “ 1 W ALASKAN DIES AT CAMP DODGE OF INFLUENZA. CAMP DODGE, Iowa, Oct , 21 — Private Harold Anderson, Co., D, 14th Infantry, died here yesterday of Span ish Influenza. Private Anderson was stationed at Fort Gibbon, Alaska, un til a month apo. STEAMER TORPEDOED. BELFAST, Oct , 21— The Irish . steamer Dundalk was torpedoed last week and seventeen members of the crew were lost when the craft went down off the Irish coast. Frank Ernest, from out the line, is ropisi"-*ed at the SoM,nrd hav»np com* in on Saturdays t ». n.