Fairbanks Daily News, December 31, 1908

Fairbanks Daily News

December 31, 1908

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Issue date: Thursday, December 31, 1908

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Fairbanks Daily News (Newspaper) - December 31, 1908, Fairbanks, Alaska Big Fellows Afraid of Each Other and Drag Out Contest at Los Once Had SPONGE IS THROWN UP In Twentieth Al Was Nearly All but Recovered and Fin ished Easily the Master of His United Press LOS Kauf man in 39 rounds of hard battling wore out and decisively whipped Jim Barry test The victory went by decision as Barrys seconds threw up the sponge in the beginning of the 39th when Jim was tottering and was about to fall from sheer ex The fight opened tamely with both cautious to the point of being Kaufman persistently held the de fensive and forced Barry to The latter opened up in the fourteenth round and began trying desperately to finish the fight Kaufman showed poorly for several rounds and in the nineteenth received hard In the twentieth Barry followed up his advantage and almost finished his From that the battle was all Many times he had Barry and con to him In the 37th Kaufman landed a fair knockout blow and was to leave the ring when the bell coming on the ninth count and saving The latter did rally but fought trying to stall out a couple of rounds to regain his OFFICIAL DIES DISGRACED Former Treasurer Serving Term for Pneumonia United Press former state who was convicted of having participated In the capttol building grafts and was sentenced to two years imprisonment died suddenly here today from pneu Italys Awful toss Defies All Description Todays additional advices on the frightful calamity in Southern Europe that must stand as the most appalling since the world show that the total number of sufferers was not less than a half million human Nearly half that peopleare and thou sands of the survivors are worse than suffering from awful facing starvation and pestilence and their minds unhinged by the horrors through which they have The catastrophe is of such proportions that the mind cannot conceive its full There is no known horror to use as a standard for as such calamities as the San Francisco and others of modern times were as one death is to deaths when listed with the ruin of Reggio and 100 towns and hamlets albng Messina STORMS IN United Press Fierce blizzards are reported from al parts of Eastern and Central Can ada Heavy losses of stock have already been reported from the Ancient Hostelry Goes Under Forced Sale to Captain Passing under the hammer of the law the Royal hotel was sold this afternoon by marshals sale and was bought in by Captain the judgment for the sum ff the same being cent shy of the amount of the Sam Stein put in a bid for but he was overtopped by Mark Sul attorney for of fered the figure given and the place was knocked down t The enforced sale under execution grew out of the case of Jesse Moore Hunt Neii Sufus et a suit in which Uarnette was a filed a cross complaint in the action against Sufus and asked to foreclose a mortgage which he held on the He obtained judg ment for with interest and the execution issued with directions to the marshal to have the property Deputy Marshal Frank whose term of office closes today on account of his conducted the sale and closed up the The is described as lot 5 In block 1 between First and Second 50 feet by 150 feet in together with a twostory frame building known as the Royal United Press his ambitions in the cause of party Charles Taft yesterday agreed with Governor Senator Foraker dml Senator Dick to retire from the contest and throw his support to This afternoon Senator Foraker announced his own This means that Burtons election to succeed Foraker is now a as he has the united support of the greatest number of and strongest factors of the state ft is further made plain that Senatpr Dick will give Tafi in thenext senatorial two years hencer stated on good authority that he agreed IDLESS lORTtLTIMES United Press get authentic reports and to estimate as nearly as possible the full extent of the earthquake disasters the compilation of the governments reports has been centralized in the naval The first comprehensive report given out this after noon shows that the loss of life was more than twice as great as reported the estimate of the naval office being Of this terrible total Messina alone lost and Reggio Less than 500 people in Reggio lived to tell of their maddening Sufferers among the survivors number fully Battleships bringing of therefugees are now on theii yay to and preparations are being made the whole province to house and provide for t Parliament will be assembled immediately upon the return of King Emmanuel tor the purpose of making an appropriation for This appropriation will be of such magni tude to strain the nations resources to the verge of J NO TAFT 4 Lnited Press to organize a great Taft club in the scuth have been in the head by the presidentelect He considers it ffllER El United Press ruined citys hideous plight defies all The great army of rescue workers cannot begin to give the relief and to what extremities the volunteers are driven is shown by the order issued today to shoot all sufferers beyond reacn of This order is being followed out in the case of those who are imprisoned in the debris of burning ruins and cannot be Equally distressing news coraes from Reggio and other districts of Lower Calabria across the Reggio was at the point of a gigantic upheaval which left the lower por tion of the city under 25 feet of All the seaside towns for miles in either direc tion have entirely disappeared with all their The king and queen have worked unceasingly since their arrival snaring all hard ships and ignoring all admonitions to take Both are on the verge of physical col FLEET TO TIE United Press war department today sent orders to the Atlan tic fleet commanding the entire squadron to abandon the roundtheworld itinerary untl further orders and proceed under forced draught to there to give relief and provide for the refugees of the stricken The fleet was reported from the Red Sea this making good progress toward It is estimated the distance between the position of today ana the Straits of Mes sina can be made within three days and that the great squadron will be at the scene by Sun NEITHER COULD TAME JOHNSON Fight Followers See No Chance for Kaufman or Barry With SAN an nouncement of Kaufman that he in tended to challenge Jack Johnson f successful In his match with Barry gavelast nights match an interest than that attached to its Both men were studied to their to meet 4 all the big sporting writers and other authorities who watched the battle closely that neither Kaufman nor Bar ry has any chance to win from John The big black could easily dis pose of the best of the in three Dont be said TJncl Envyin1 what yoh neighbor has is mighty apt to put de opportunity in yoh neighbors way foh handin you a gold Elbert Hubbard looks like Richard Lo only larger or Richard Le Galliene looks ike Elbert Hubbard only may pay your money and take your Ester STORMS PUNISH ENGLISH POOR United Press long continued storms and bitter cold of the present week have resulted a frightful condition among the poor and Starvation and suf fering is reported from all and the reports have become so alarming that the government will be forced to make extra provisions in the way of Jack a third Btyan FIRST Orr Stage Will Arrive at 6 OClock Tonight Bring ing FOUR NEW ARRIVALS ON IT Three Hundred Pounds of Let ters From the Steamer That there will be plenty of food for reflection to last the citizens of Fairbanks over Xew Years is made evident by the fact that the Orr stage will arrive in the city at i oclock bringing a ioad of passengers and 300 pounds of first class mail from the steamer Four passengers are on the convey ance among whom are William and Ed S own er of the stage and Attorney who has been away foran extended business and pleasure trip on the The outbound stage departed at 1 oclock with one Mc who is on her to the Seven hundred pounds of miscellan eous mail was James former Well 4 Known Portland Found Guilty on Charge Fisher GIVES NOTICE OF APPEAL 1 Accused Shot and Killed dent of Bar Association cause of Bitterness Disbarment United Press th Portland attorney who shot and killed Ralph president of the Oregon Bur association several weeks aud who has been on trial foe murder in the first degree was today found Sentence was as an appeal is to be inSffJ5frrepiitri shyster methods in several cases wherein he was retained counsel and disbarment proceeding were started against him with ihe ivsult that he was disgraced and expelled from the He held Presi dent Fisher responsible for mV expos and one day without warning walked into the latters office and shot him RECEPTION AT WHITE HOUSE President Roosevelt Will Shake Hands With All Washing ton United Press i White House will be thrown opew the annual Xew Years reception to me rrow the formal anhmaice ment that would be welcomed having been issued by the The reception will commence1 at 11 oclock and will continue last of the big scends upon the White passed When flying machines become popu lar they may knock down a now and or muss up a fruit but they will not make the dust nuisance on country Cleveland I guess opined the admitted the hired I the farm consisted in act eatingi winding up wul act United Press rescue parties at Lick coal mines are still working tf been rewarded by the rescue nearly men who were imprisoned in the drifts locked up of Thirtynine of the miners were dead wnefi and others are still in a very condnro There are still 50 men in the worM arjrf are hoping to reach them thio I meg chance oftheir being as they ha ;