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. :dimm... • s - *• A ■ V0L< 9. VALDEZ, ALASKA, MONDAY, MARCH 17, 1S13. NO. 133. ALLIES KILL MORE TURKS KT SCUTARI - i I ■ Mow Them Down Like Wheat— j Machine Guns Very Effective I —City is Doomed. London, March 17.—Montencg-j rins and Servians attacked the ! Turks at Scutari, mowing them down like wheat, and killing and wounding thousands. The big siege guns of the Servians have also been planted and are con stantly pouring shot and shell in to the doomed city. Every sortie made by the Turks has been re-j pulsed. The machine guns were planted near (he city during the night un der. the protection of ttie heavy canonading of the big guns, and in the' morning they were able to rake the Turks from the new position. All efforts to dislodge Ihcni failed. The Servians have paid no heed lo the ultimatum of Austria that she must not aid the Montencg- ■ Tins in the capture of Scutari. j TURKEY REFUSES ALLIES’ TERMS Believed That Germany and Aus tria Backing the Turks— Russia With Allies. London. .Maicli 17. II i> re ported lii'i e llial I lie Turks are • I e I erin i neil In refuse I lie terms of peace olVereil I hell) liy the Allies, ami I lull I hey will etml i11lie I lie light in I he hopes llial I lie Ku riipeaii powers will lie drawn in to Hie mess and in llial way I hey will secure heller terms, if they are unalile In recover all (lie ter ritory lost in the present war. II is feared that Austria and (iermany are harking the Turks and aiding them in their new stand, as Russia has shown no disposition lo demobilize her troops on the Austrian border. It is estimated that Russia has over three-quarters of a million men under arms within striking distance of Austria, and the Rus sians are determined lo aid the Slavs, who are of their religious faith. BIG SCANDAL IB AMERICAN NAVY Huston, March 17.—A special grand .jury has been called to probe I he death of Admiral Kat un, who is believed to have died from the effect of poison admin istered to him by enemies in the naval service. Efforts will be made by I he authorities to fathom the mys tery surrounding his death and In punish those guilty. Hight Re\. Peter T. Rowe is ex pected on one of the first tmafs in May. I pun his arrival he will advance Rev. \\ . II. Ziegler to the priest hood and will ronlirm a class. Miss I,. (Irace Holmes, of SI. Paul. Minn., arrived on the Mari posa to relieve Miss Spcxarth at the Hospital of the (food Samari tan. Dougherty A Ferguson receiv ed on the steamer Sampson a supply ul' fresh groceries, fruit and vegetables. The Flirt will sail al W o’clock leinorrow morning'Tfnv •'KHiim.iiy Fidalgo and l.andloek hay IN NEW YORK Inoculated Twelve Persons Yes terday—Says He Will Con vince the Doctors. New York, March 17.—L>r. Friedman, who left the city, go ing to Toronto to start a clinic, Jias returned here to inoculate 12 more persons. The medical fra ternity, however, will wait until he has demonstrated the value of his serum before they will aid him in his work. (His refusal to give either the government or the city authorities his serum, or allow them to make tests with it, has cost him the friendship of the New York Medical Society, who refuse longer to treat with the, German doctor. They refuse to allow themselves to aid the advertising scheme of Dr. Friedman, who has virtually yoined money since his arrival Here. Friedman'says he will convince the doctors here. The doctors claim: that even, if his serum is all that he claims for it, his meth ods are reprehensible. STILL PROBING Have the Testimony of Actors and Actresses and Prostitutes of Years of Experience. Peoria, Marrli IT. —Tin* O'Ha ra Nice probe is working over linn and today examined . mans arlr-'sses and actors, also more women who earn their living in houses of illfame. Various rea sons are given by the witnesses for tlie “original sin." Some say if paid more wages they would have remained virtuous: others that unhappy home conditions caused them to “turn out.” Jeanette Fullerton, an actress with the local slock company, testified that chorus girls receive $10 a-week when they started work on the stage, which was the minimum wage that those with speaking or singing parts were paid from $25 to $70 a week. She staled that the girls went on the stage because they were ambi tious- and not because they were hungry. The largest number came from well/.to-do families, but they craved excitement. Few girls went on the stage from hunger she said. The charge that (continued on page 4). Captain J. T. Morris and wife are expected to arrive in Valdez in May, to spend a flw months here, and the captain may invest in local shipping. Captain Morris is a brother of ('apt. !>. K. Mor ris. now running the Mutual Comincrrial cmopanv. M. K. ( Ison, who is lo have Charge oi‘ the Catneron-Johnson development work, was tin arrival on the Mariposa. The company have a complete plant ready for shipment up the glacier lo the claims and will push development work as tapidly as possible. Excellent Photoplays. Those who did not attend the Orphcum last evening should not miss the same program this ev ening as they are all dandies. Change tomorrow evening with fine Pathe weekly. M. J. Sullivan, formerly pro prietor of the Windsor hotel at Cordovn, returned to the railroad town on .the Mariposa and will spend Ihe'surhhier developing tils quartz claims at mile 101. MADEROS CLAIM PROVE MURDER Arrive at New York and Claim Huerta Ordered Killing—May Prevent Recognition. New York, March 17.—Francis co ami Ernesto Madero, father and uncle of the murdered presi dent of Mexico, wife and tnother of the slain.man, his four sis ters and two brothers, arrived here today from Cuba, where they had taken refuge after the fall of the Madero government. They were' aided from Mexico City by the Cuban minister and taken from Vera Cruz on a Cuban gun boat. All of the Maderos claim they have positive proof that Gener al Huerta ordered the killing of the Mexican president. They were met at the dock by Evarista and Carlos Madero* who have been at tending college, *one at Cornell university, and the other at the Michigan Military academy. Em ilio and Guljo Madero, two broth ers. who reached San Antonio dis guised when the Huerta govern ment had announced that they had been killed, are also on the way to rejoin the family. The Madero family consisted of :thirteen, nine hoys and four girls, bul Francisco, the former pres ident and fluslivo were murdered In- the Diaz anddluerla forces af ter I he' surrender. If the I'nited Slates Slate de parlmenl is convinced of the Irtilh I of I hi* statement that the death j was a cold Idnoded murder, it is [doubled here if tile new govern ment will lie recognized. oanceTdieu HOLD COMPANION American Dancer Dies on Ocean ic and Mother Wires to Have Her Companion Held. London, March 17-—The Ocean ic arrived at Liverpool today, bringing the dead body of Fran ces Leslie," the American dancer, and upon a wire from the moth er of the dead girl a male com panion, whose name is not made pubiie, was arrested and will he held to await the inquest. The mother claims her daugh ter was killed by the man she was traveling with. Poison, she asserts, was used. The inquest will he held today. MARIPOSA ARRIVES AMO SAILS WEST Tlie Mariposa arrived in Val dez al 7 o'clcok yesterday morn ing, liringing many passengers for this port. She also had a large list for other Alaska towns. |The boat sailed west al II o'clock and is due here going south some [lime this evening. The following passengers arrived for Valdez: , Miss S. (i. Holmes, Miss T. Dougherty, J. Sherlock, F. 11 nick el. Mr. and Mrs. \V. A. Dickey, Duuken Dirked, D. Hergman, F. Friend, M. K. Olson. H. <1. Count er, It. F. Kohler, It. J. Johnson, A. l.aing, John J.aing, J. Vasulilf, P. Hopkins, S. Dorkham, J. C. Schultz, J. Schultz, T. Seward, Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Heinple, C. Robertson. T. A. Watson, P. K. Dunlap, P. Meehan,.A. Bjorkluml. J. Nelson, CS. A. Howard and wife. W. C. Rcrllsch, RvC. Roll sell, C. A. Ramsay. 1™ Tear Clothes From “Hell-raising Suffragettes,’’ Who Would Stagger Humanity. London, March 17.—A mob of 10,000 at larked the militant suf fragettes, who were holding an open air meeting in Hyde park yesterday afternoon. Clothes were torn from the women and they were badly handled, although no lives were lost. The police had been reinforced, but were helpless in the hands of the mob. The women had announced that they intended to “raise hell” or get the ballot; that public build ings would be burned; that the mail would he destroyed, and that, if necessary, lives -would be tak- j en in the war of the sexes for equal franchise. The announce ment, coupled with the fact inat the rnilitiants have destroyed mil. lions of dollars worth of govern ment and private property; have: placed tubes of acid in the st.-et' j i- ai! boxes, destroying the eon. tents, and committed other • mt rages, brought out a determined: mob bent on repaying the wom en in their own coin, and the po lice were unable to protect the suffragettes, who were badly handled. I lie l-.ngli.-li people are most determined to put a stop to the destruction of properly and the authorities claim that seven- .jail sentences will lie imposed upon all violators of the law. Kighl uiushers who eaiue north on |lie Mariposa le&t't for Fair banks this liiorniuR. THE NEVHSTfilKE IS A BIG FROST So Reports William Druey, Old timer, Who Arrived at White horse "Yesterday. Skagway, March 17.—William Druey, an oldtimer in the north, arrived at Whitehorse yesterday and reports the new. strike at Teslin as a frost, lie reports that the Indians have staked the creeks and are willing to sell the claims, but that lie was unable to find any claims were of value. He says the trip is a hard one and that the men now on the way, following “Skooknm Jim” will re gre that they ever heard of the Indian. Mill CONDUCT fORTMTERIOR Chief Clerk Alvah Karnes has, under ins) met ion from the post olfiee depart meat requested bids for a twice a month mail service from Dempsey to Paxsons and then to Culkana. The running time allowed is seven days and the weight limit is 150 pounds in each direction. The bids must lie received at Cordova prior lo Ap ril 15th. The service is for ihe months of July and August. P. Kruckaich. of 1 lie Sea Coast Mining Co., came lo town yes terday on the Viking. John Vidak, of Louie’s Cafe, I will leave on the next boat for Seattle. F. H. Vaughn, the Teikhell roadhouse keeper, was an arriv al in town today. * IHaoe Because the Latter Had Re fused Longer to 8uppcrt the Present Delegate. The following account of the row in the territorial legislature precipitated by the attack of the present delegate upon a member of the lower House is taken from the Juneau Empire: The political feud between the “VVickersham” and “anti-VVick ersham" forces in Alaska showed its head above the surface for a brief spell at the joint session of th<* Senate and House that had assembled last night in the hall of the'House to listen to an address by Delegate James VVickersham, and for a moment threatened t o bring the proceedings to a close. As it was. Senator Elwood Bruner, of Nome, withdrew from the meeting. The incident was precipitated by Delegate VVickersham’s attacK upon Representative Charles E. Ingersoll, of Ketchikan, because (Continued on page i) QUIET WEDDING FOD VALDEZ GIRL Takes Place at the Home of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Davis. Mi." Ti*.**x* Dougherty. daugh I«■ i* nl' 'Ik Ik I >inighert v. I In' local i merrlianl. was unileil in marriage al (Ikill o'clock Iasi niglil al Ihe Imme of Mr. ami Mrs. Ilerlierl Da vis. In lli-rlierl I.. Jaynes, the Itev. W. II. Ziegler performing Ihe ceremony. Miss Dougherty arrived mi Ihe Mariposa yesterday morning and the wedding was mil long delay ed. The oride is well known in Valdez, as she has lived here for many years and was one of the most popular young ladies in the younger set of Valdez society. The groom is also well known here and is the owner of some very promising gold properties located on Mineral creek. Those present were Mr, Dough erty, the bride’s father, who gave the bride away, Mr. and Mrs. Her bert Davis, Mrs. Williamson, Miss Handley and Mr. (Vilson. Mr. and Mrs. Jaynes have tak en apartments at the Panama ho tel, where they will he al home to I heir friends. C. A. Hamsay, one of the own ers of I lie Ramsay-Rutherford ground, upon which much work has been done by the Mineral Creek Mining Co., but later re leased by that company, return ed to Valdez on the steamer Mari posa to take charge of the work of opening ilie property. Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Hemple re turned on yesterday's boat. Mr. Hemple has been in the states purchasing supplies for the new power plant to lie erected by the Water, Light & Power company in Solomon basin, above I lie present lies power site. Charles Crawford, superintend ent of tin Cold King Mining Co., is on the ground attending to the freighting of the summer's sup plies from the beach to the mine. Just arrived on the Mariposa, a line of suits, dresses and milli nery al Harvey's Toggery. K. C. Ward, of Portland, is slopping al t lie Seattle. C. H. Hall is stopping al the j Copper Block. I MANY BILLS BY ALASKA SOLONS Members of House and Senate Prepare Many Laws and Intro duce Them for Passage. Juneau, March 17.—Senator Roden, of the Iditarod, has in troduced a bill in the Senate to abolish the plea of contributory negligence by corporations when employees are injured. Boyle, of Valdez, has introduc ed the saint! bill in the House. Senator Sutherland introduced a bill in the Senate to abolish the use of fish traps and Represen tative Svindseth will father the bill in the lower House. Svindseth has a bill introduced n the House to prevent aliens fishing in Alas kan waters. It is The same as the bill prepared by Senator Suth erland. Representative Boyle is father ing a bill to allow the cities of Alaska to extend their incorporat ed limits. STRONG FOLLOW GOVERNOR CLARK Is the Report Given Out by Sen ator Pittman, of Nevada, and a Former Nomeite. Wash inpl mi. 11. Maicli 17. Senator Pittman. of Nevada, rliairman of (lie Senate Territor ial eoiiiinil I ee. announced today that President Wit-on had derid ■ ed to appoint .Major I. I'. A. Stroup, of .luneail, I" succeed !<iov. Clark, who Inis resp je.duAt t tiov. Clark, who Inis resipued. Senator Pilnilan says that the I si roup Alaskan iiidorseinenls of I Stroup and the Seattle influences I determined Hit' selection by the president. Pittman is we. 11 known in Nome, where he spent several summers. STEAMERS ARRIVE JT SEATTLE Seattle, March 17.—The S. S. Yukon, of the Alaska Coast Co., and the Northwestern, of the Alaska Steamship Cn., arrived here yesterday anil are both lull ed to leave next Thursday. The north hound travel is increasing and (lie Northwestern will have a capacity passenger list. The trav el to Southeastern Alaska is es pecially heavy. The lumber for the Hud Aim ing Co. has been delivered on the beach al Cold creek, and the Mc Intosh teams are breaking trait and will soon he hauling the ma terial for the hydraulic plant up the basin. Mr. and Mrs. \Y. A. 1 ickey and family returned from Senile on the .Mariposa, Hie s|.,an ,*r slop ping al Landlork In allow lln-mfn land al the mine. Mrs. Fritfcndcn is i <i><| I• • return In Yalilez from t.andlne!; mi llie lauaril Flirt. Miss Tense Dougherty. a (laugh ter of T. F. Dougherty. the local inerchaiil. arrived on the Mari posa. S. (I. Morford, I tie Seward at torney. was a through passenger on the Mariposa. <ieo. Reinke. the watch repairer and jeweler, is al I he Valdez Drug company. .