salt lake tribune, 18 july 1905
TRIED TO ABDUCT GIRLS. Serious Charge Against Captain of Whaler Jeanette. NOME, Alaska, July 17. Capt. Newth of the whaler Jeanette is charged with a bold attempt to abduct two Eskimo girls ngpd 9 and 13. respectively. The father of tho girls, named Apoweah, went oboard tho whaler with his family to transact somo business. Both he and his wife wero plied with liquor and tho glrla were enticed Into the captain's cabin and locked up. Their cries for help aroused tho mother and she rescued them after a hard tight. . Tho Eskimos told their otory to District Attornoy Hoyt at Nomo, but Capt. Newth was warned and blu vessel was well on Its way from Nomo when arresting officers sought him.