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   Fairbanks Daily News (Newspaper) - October 18, 1908, Fairbanks, Alaska                                Section 1 to ALASKA DAY EDITION Section 1 to VOLUME 103 OCTOBER WHOLE NUMBER TIE YET TO Navigation Is Still Open on the Upper Reaches of the Yu Leaves for South This WhflTE PASS SEASON ENDS Steamer of That Fleet From North Ended Her Voy age Is Last From Lower Special to The 17 The last White Pass and Yukon steaioer of the season pulled into from Dawson last Ice is running in the upper but navigation is by no means ended as three more Independent steamers are yet to come through from Two of these are now enroute and the the last boat to leave there this will sail to morrow The arriving at Dawson yes is the last boat of the sea son to arrive there as no others are nroute in either j COTTAGE CITY CRASHES INTO SCHOONER BLAKELY United Press The Pacific The big liner drove into the lum ber craft with terrific throw Coast Steamship Company steamer ing the sleeping passengers violently Cottage City crashed into the lura from their Many were seri several having their this j limbs At the time all aboard her schooner Blakely off Jefferson ously Head shortly after midnight but was not as both believed the Cottage City would be were making slow progress at the j totally as there was an tme on account of the dense fog indescrible crash of timbers and that was responsible for the colli1 rending of heavy The whole Luckily the Cottage City had only a few the season of heavy travel northward having closed upper house was torn and was washed into the sea in the careen ing of the big craft after receiving the time of the was thrown into the His cries were and a boat sent out from the ship picked him up with the aid of the search Strangely enough the schooner was not seriously damaged by the im it being found upon examin ation that she was as seaworthy as and In every way fit to con tinue upon her The passengers and baggage from the Cottage City was taken off and brought back to and the dis the awful Baggage and personal abied for this for had there been I to say nothing of a lot of I many aboard there would have been the ships equipment were a panic that would surely have reI Purser Goes suited in a loss of several Passengers Purser who happened to ship was towed back to Fog Was Blame has been attached to no one for the as the weather was thick at the time and the col be on near one of the rails at lislon was Captain Jan master of the was in j command at the The passengers will leave for Skagway again tonight on the steam er The Cottage Citys damages are estimated at about All the forward part of her back to midships is smashed This is the second accident In a month in the Pacific Coast Steam ship Companys the Humboldt having been wrecked on the rocks of Active September The service on the southeastern Alaska run is cut down to a minimum as a for the Humboldt is still in the and it will be a week or more before the Cottage City can again be put into BEGAN BUCKING ICE AUGUST 12 United Press letter from Explorer dated gust at North states he was prepared to commence bucking his way through the ice toward the pole that FLEET OFF CJnlted Press The Am erican encountered terrific storm off the coast of and hau one of the hardest fights of The ships were course in the the entire driveu from their BALLOONISTS ARE KNOWN TO BE LOST United Press United Press The United States gunboat reported last has failed to arrive and has not been reported in the past two Grave fears are expressed for It is known that she It is now certain the balloonlsts in the Hergenzell were drowned as the bag was found floating in the ocean 100 miles off the Pugilistic Star of Early Part of Decade Shines Forth Once Winning in KNOCKS OUT JIM STEWART Favorite Has OldTime Speed and Cleverness and Wins Victory in an Uphill Contest of Six United Press NEW After be ing out of the ring for six Kid McCoy last night decisively beat and knocked out Jim Stewart gave him a hard but McCoy was clearly the best showing more cleverness and a bet ter The knockout came in the sixth For two rounds before the end McCoy was a certain In ihe fourth round Stewart stalled for half minute of fast but McCoy rallied and with oldtime speed quickly turned the United Press Refusing to uy faer independence from a rule ihat has extorted every dollar that Turkish greed could squeeze from a suffering Bulgaria has irafted a note to the powers declar ing that she will not pay the in lemnity suggested by the European and is ready to The announcement of the refusal f the new kingdom to accept the retty little program that has been oapprd out by the powers that had a decidedly disqquieting ef ct throughout Europe and the news hat between Austria and Bui aria against Turkey and Servia is low practically caused Ineasy flurries on every stock ex hange here and on the Diplomatic intervention into the situation in the Balkans as come to and the news comes today that Turkey is already decidedly ugly and is prac parts of the empire and is making secret and hurried preparations for The Bulgarian populace is in a aud are prac Rioting Is decidedly ugly tically beyon going on in all the large cities with an insistent demand for The war party is in the the new cabinet backing the czar in Ms stand for complete and unqual ified independence from Turkish In the reports received here from the fleet it is indicated that consid erable damage was done by the One lite was a sailor aboard one of the battleships being washed was in the track of Fridays violent she j heavy and were delayed to such an extent that It was impossl1 and it is possible that ble to make Yokohama when met with a serious it had been expected they would ar The squadron will not make port until 9 oclock tomorrow morn United Presi Three hundred lives were lost in this dis trict in a typhoon Big de struction was wrought along the line of the southern and though full reports have not been received it is cons dered certain a great num ber of fatalities 11 Affairs at the Servian I being received here of Ar capital are still in a state of menian but it is believed the antiwar party I Tlu bloodthirsty Hoters are in is gaining and may yet control of a half dozen cities and prevent precipitating the country into a disastrous war with Lack nf funds and credit has had to do with this reaction in the public sen ITCHENER TO VISIT AMERICA DENVER HEARS amous South African Warrior Longs to See Uncle Sams United Press viscount and commander ichief of the forces in India is announced that he will visit the States when his term is com Lord Kitchener has always been a eat admirer of Americans and Am ican and has determined take the opportunity on his way ick to England to spend eeks cr a visiting Washing n and the big eastern United Press g dressed a mammoth crowd here last getting a tremendous He left immediately afterward for Bennett who has been sta tion agent at Gilmore for some time is in town visiting his He expects to leave for the outside in a few days to join his mother and brother returning here over the ice in the early United Press Advices are ous murder and death by Women and children are not and are being put to horrible deaths before the very eyes of husbands and fathers to add to the agony of ire reveling in a carnage of hidethe latter in theirlast YALE LOSES TO CADETS WALLS OF FLAI ifniifij press were unable to penetrate fur swiftj ther than the outskirts and since the ly on the wings of a strong gale that has been steadily fcr several days the forest fires that are raging in the lower peninsula of Michigan are proceeding southward leaving death and destruction in their From Cheboygan to Alpena several counties have been devastated and it is feared that when the final reckoning ccmes the loss of life will be The situation today has been com plicated by the fact that relief trains attempting to proceed into the burned lines of communication aiv all down no word has come from the towns that were known to be surrounded by a wall of living The fate of Metz is still but it is feared that the inhabitants were unable to escape and have wiped out of Fortyone vic tims have been absolutely accounted fcr together with a list of over COO but these reports are meager and only serve to indicate the possible developments of one of the greatest holocausts of recent TAFT STILL Press ServlcO WEST sons of Old Eli went down to defeat here this afternoon when the West Point and Yale football teams met 01 the parade The game was one of the finest Press Taft is still on the in hs attempt to break the solid He arrived here today I and wil speak at a great rally this ORIGINAL TOPSY DIES AGED 73 of Famous Char acter in Uncle Cabin so far this The first half was played without either side mak1 nc n In the howj the academy men showed up eitrv and tallied to the college I HAINS BROTHERS ARE COMMITTED 7 TONS Of FRESH NSli ARRIVE HERE who was taken to Josephs hospital on threatened with an attack of pneu is making splendid progress able 10 return home in Fred Colendar Brings Scow load of Fish and Game From Healy Fred Colendar from the Healy at the headwaters of the Tan ana reached Fairbanks last likely to be called into requisition very promptly f r the Alaska Day banquet The adventurous voyageur made the and other social functions that are trip down stream in his own and scheduled for the present wil probably be the last to take so Irng a trip the river freezes solid from bank to Colendar brought with him on his scow nearly seven tons of com prising whitefish and gray He also brought down over chiefly grouse and wild The arrival of our friend from up river is decidedly and his boat load of game birds and fresh fish is United Prass NEW grand j jury sitting here this week returned true bills today against Captain Haius and his held on a charge of murder in the Annis Captain Mains killed Publisher Aii nis at Bayside in At the time he was accompanied by his United Press NEW Gtorgtr a celebrated actress of last generation died here today Howard was most famous fur I her character in tncle Toms as which she appeared the first time the play was who kept a companion of Annis cov ered with a revolver when Captain was firing the fatal WILL CONTINUE SALE MONDAY AFTERNOON The Ladies Aid society of the Presbyterian church last night decided tocontinue their sale through Mon The rooms will be opened at 4 oclock after which the articles on hand will be Lunch and dinner will also be served aftir   

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