OREGON TO GO
ON SEWARD RUN
Big Nome liner Will Come Here
Through Winter by Way of
Seati e, <Vt. The Nome liner
< mv::'oii will he put on the Seward-\ al
t 'u * /. run thU winter by the Nort invest
*dx Steamship «*otnpany, commencing
about December 1. She will run on
i lu* outside passage.
'The Oregon is now on the way down
from Nome. She will probably be
overhauled before making her first
* rip to Seward.
Begin Land Fraud Trials
Moscow* Idaho. (H*t» -b Before
,i ip,)>j** Beatty in tin* United States dis
trict court yestt rday the ttfial lH\nan of
the Idaho land fraud cases. More than
loo witnesses will he examined. Hu
mor say s that Senator Hey burn will be
indicted upon the same charge as that
upon which Senator Mitchell ot Oregon
was convicted, that ot accepting tee*
fur *ervices before the United States
nvnciai land office while a member of
San Franc Boo, Oct. -b It i* learned
h»re that Lane and Andrews intend to
develop fully the quartz -old minimi*
property on FalK Creek near Seward.
Alaska, upon which* a bond was re
cently taken by an expert for them.
Charles I>. Lane admits that he has
had the property inspected and that
the report C favorable.
Spooner to Support Cable Bill
Seattle, Oct. Senator Spooner of
Wisconsin is in Seattle and announces
that he will support the proposed bill
to employ the entire receipts ot the
Alaska cable and telegraph lines in
making extensions ot the system. He
say* the passage of the bill is practic
Missing Schooner Turns lip
Port Townsend, Wash.. Oct. 2d 1 In*
schooner Maid of < >rleans. of 170 tons,
w hich sailed from San Francisco Sep
tember d with explosives for Seward
and Soldo via. put in her** today badly
crippled from her experience in a vio
stortn off the Oregon coast. She had
not been heard from for several weeks,
So md Shingle Mills Close
Seattle, Oct. 20 All Sound shingle
mills closed to day for the w inter, by
agreement. The effort to close the
mills because of the excessive output,
which was keeping down prices, lias
been on foot for several months but a
small number of mills held out against
it until this week, when they signed
Mikado Reviews Naval Parade
Tokyo. (>ct. 2d—'The mikado reviewed
the naval parade in which 3(H) vessels
passed in line yesterday. Popular en
thusiasm surpassed all outer events of
Santa Ana Arrives in >aldez
Steamer Santa Ana arrived in Val
dez this morning and was scheduled to
aiFUiis afternoon for Seward.
Steamer Dora reached Valdez y ester
lav afternoon from Seattle. She will
,)How the Santa Ana toSewarcl, taking
w»r old run to Fnalaska.
TemperaUifce at 3 p, in. today- 4tk
Deadly Conflict in Streets of Khar
koff in Which Many arc
Killed and Wounded.
Kluirkoff. Itussin. Oct,2(i Tim con
Mu*t between (.ossacks and -d,ooo riot
i*i‘s. sr row in.if oui. ot the railroad strike*
both sides- tired numerous shot's, and
bombs wen* t-hrown. Many men were
killed and wounbed on both sides.
The strikers have plundered stores
and are securing more arms daily.
The situation is steadily ^rowiiijr inert*
critical throughout Kussin, and ten
oral rebellion may break out any day.
Several of the lar^e cities are threat
»*ned with famine, as provisions are
SANTA CLARA ARRIVES
Brings Fiftv-six Men to Work for
Steamer Santa Clara, (’apt. Kehage.
arrived in port yesterday evening at »
i o'clock. >ix and one-half days out of
Seattle. This is almost a record trip.
To strike an average with her previous
tempestuous voyage she had perfect
weather all tin* way.
The Santa Clara brought eighteen
(list-class passengers, and carried fifty
six men in the steerage to work for the
Alaska Central* She started with
r seventy hut at Valdez fourteen mis
guided creatures fell victims to the
alternating currents of hot and cold air
generated b\ the boomers and the
glacier, or was overcome by the coll in
varnish dispensed there as whisky,
and dropped by the wayside, troin
some cause they are now classified on
the l>ooks as “lost, strayed or stolen.”
The Santa Clara brought about 400
tons of freight for Seward. It included
consignments to nearly everybody in
town, and Freight Clerk Mackay re
mained here to help untangle it while
the steamer went on to Seldovia. She
had l.'lo tons for that port, mostly for
| the railroad, and sailed at h:.*>o this
morning. She took a lot of mining
machinery for Frank Watson, to go to
The Santa Clara's first-class passen
ger list as follows:
C. Weber, W. B. Robison. A. .Tenner,
J. K. Brace, Clyde Dunlap and wife.
Mrs. W. G. Lansing, G. L, Francis, G.
A. Middelberger, A. Delfel. *f. F. Hiel
seher, B. L. Carstens, .T. Kckens, W\
M. Handleman, Mrs. Biller, Mrs..lohn
j son. A. B. Lewis and M. A. Medoria:
i the last two from Valdez.
Clyde Dunlap and Bride Arrive
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Dunlap arrived
on the Santa Clara. They were
married two months a^o in Ska^way*
and made a wedding trip to the states.
Mr* Dunlap is a son of J. H. Dunlap*
! roadmaster of the Alaska Central.
The latest Seattle papers received on
the Santa Clara state that thi* Edith
arrived there October IT from Nome*
after a stormy voyage. She is still
advertised to sail for Seward today*
! She has been chartered as a coal ear
lier by the Pacific (Toast Steamship
I Company for the winter.
i —- i.— - — —
E* R. Gray will look after the busi
iness of the Alaska. Commercial Com*
pany while Jv J. McManus is tfone to
b magHm ' ' - :mm
Men Conie from Upper River With
j With Glowing Accounts and
Gold to Back Them.
* Men are rocking $20 a day on half a
dozen creeks of l he Yentna river. On
tin* Hertha cairn* Samuel Gee, who
went up there early in the. fall, when
tin* first reports came down, and h *
eaied a claim, which he says lie worked
ten da\s. taking out $2‘K>. He had the
j gold in a hot tie to support his state
jnicnt. Mr. Gee went through on the
: licit ha hut will he hack next spring to
work his claim.
Another passenger on tin* liertha.
now slaying in Seward, was K. S.
Williams, who has just located some
promising copper claims on the Kash
whitney. He states that a steady
stream of men is moving into the Yet -
tna district, because of tin* reports
from there.' At Susitna station he met
Ghris* Hanson, just out from the re
i gion, who told him that men are work
ing on halt a dozen small creeks which
center and flow into the Kahiltnu in
nearly tin* same place. The Kaldltna
j is t In* west fork of l In* Vent na.
Hanson told Williams that tin* men
j wore all taking out good pay. some of
| them getting $20 a day and upward.
! Hanson and his partner came to the
* '. ,
; Inlet to get supplies and were going
directly hack. They have been in tin*
district nearly two years, hut only
made their strike in June of this year.
Goth Williams and John Downey,
the latter a partner of William
Met’arty in a group of Mata
nuska coal claims, tell of meeting
George Kberhardt at Knik station.
Kberhardt and his partner went to the
| Kahiltna this fall and in fourteen days
rocked out JO ounces of gold. They
immediately came down to Knik and
outfitted at 1‘aimer's store to go
MIGHTY HUNTERS RETURN
Judge Wiekersham and Party Each
Claim to Have Slain a Moose
Judge Wiekersham, F. H. Stewart
land 11. H. Hildreth returned last night
from their hunting trip up Kenai lake.
Haeli had a notch on his knife, signify
ing that he slew a moose, but they
admit with regret thaT, the horns were
all small. They were absent two weeks,
and report a good time, although it
Judge Wiekersham will go to Valder.
on the Santa Clara and remain a week.
He will then go to Seattle and Tacoma
for a vacation, returning to Valdez in
January to hold court. Tacoma is his
Railroad Magnates Arrive
G. S* Francis of Toronto, Canada,
treasurer of the Alaska Central Rail
way Company, and G. A. A. Middel
berger of New York* a representative
of Holland bondholders* arrived in
Seward-on the Santa Clara, to inspect
tlve progress of construction ?and look
at the country.
Mold Inquest Over Donovan
A coroner’s jury was impaneled tins
afternoon by Commissioner Hildreth
to hold an inquest over the body of M*
J. Donovan , who was drowned in the
hay last Tueshay evening. The jury
returned a verdict of accidental drown*
Press Agent Of Mutual life Says
Company Paid $1 a line
for Fake News.
New York, Oct. 2b Charles .f. i
Smith, press aj**ent for the Mutual Life
Insurance Company, testified before
i the legislative investi^atin^*committee
today that tin* company had to bis
knowledge paid as hijjfh as $1 per line
in daily newspapers for news stories
* ' f
desisted to counteract statements
damag'in^f to the company.
'The witness stated that -til.000 had
been spent for that kind of advertising
since t he insurance invest itrat ion be^an.
Loubet Visits English King
London, Oct. 2b J'resident Loubet
of France arrived here yesterday to re
Iturn the recent visit of Kin;i Kdward
SUNRISE ON RESURRECTION BVY
The dock had just struck five in the morning
when, looking out an eastern Window. 1 1 lionufit
I beheld the first indications of the coming
day. (tverheud the twinkling sift's were ivin*
foreetl hy the ILht of the wunim: moon, and at
in\ feet millions ot frost diamonds sparkled
; their reflections of tin* heavenly rays.
To the eastward a faint lijrht in the horizon
j/rtve hint of the uppronchimr sun: north
south west impenetrable blackness. Not a
twt}/ moved, no life st'rred. The air was sharp
and hruciim. the stillness impressive, tit pre
ludes to the comiiur busy day.
A train I looked eastward: the faint outlines
j of mountains lifted hiuh peaks here and their,
and some trees in the foreground threw dim
proiiles a'/uiust the ?.rrowin^ li-rht: hut b(*lvVw
the line of vision all was dark black! A
neighbor's barnyard fowl unve his early morn
ing call.4and was answered b\ tin* howl ot a
! huskie. * The deep blue of the sky was ehanj_
i ini', and the rays from the more distant stars
were irettimr fainter. Between tin* leafless
limbs of the cottonwoods I could just iret
ulimpses of the waters of the hay. and above
l its quiet bosom towered as castles the moun
! tains profiled against the increasing liuht.
while above them as crowns cf irold some clouds
; aave promise of the comiiur vision.
West of the city risirur sheer from our very
1 dooryards like two fortresses to protect us
from possible foes are two hiirh mountains,
whose summits were only u litth* less dark
J than the retreating nijrht. Overheud. a faint
; blush was overspread in tr the clear sky-day
| was placing its morning kiss on the iniss!nur
nitrht. To the north.Sheep Mountain, truard
I iun of the lakes anil the path of the iron horse.
; raised its white crown faintly above the fotr.
! Smoke came from a house here and thereshow
■ imr life was uwakimr. Soon tin* blush over
, heud »mve place to a jrolden yellow vibrating as
a luminous heat over the eastern mountains,
mountains holdimr here and there suspended
in hazy siwico glaciers of eternal ice. West
ward. the erects of our two uuurdiaos appeared
with startling whiteness uiaiinst the still,
black ni»rht. There between the hare trees
shone the-waters of the hay. now stirred into
silvery motion hy the first breath of the morn
.s it carried seaward the damp mist. .
A whistle, and then another, broke the still
ness. A laborer passed by. From mansion,
cottujre and tent the blue smoke curled up
ward. The eastern alow had become intense
the Master Painter was coloring the path of
t he approachinvr Kinjfof Day. I could now
distinguish the distant timber-line, and every
rooky tforire and awful precipice was coming
rapidly into view, The whip; crest of Sheep
! Mountain had become the color of rose, and as
I I grazed its hue became .deeper and .brighter,
I Peak after peak vlowed its early irreetinjf. It
was exhilarating to breathe the morning niv
and on inspiration to behold the marvelous
transformation* on sky and land beimr made
by the Invisible Hand. A team rattled down
the'stfeet' men with shovels and picks passed
hv on their way to daily toil, The clamr of the
• ■ » * .
locomotive hell was followed hy its ‘puff, puff"
of White steam sent skyward: the som: of the
hammer and the saw proclaimed man was
busy—the city was awake,
I scuta last look toward theuurht now nearly
passed . ;*ml behold! our tfiunt guardians were
just beink kissed by the first rays of the suh.
and the sparkle ot tjieir crystal peaks blazed in
dazzling reply to the Kim: of Day, just lifting
his face over the eastern mountains.—L. H. P-,
STOPS TO VISIT
President Roosevelt Addresses \\\z
Students at Booker Wash
Tusk ogee, Ain.. <>ct. President
Moose velt addressed the studenN of
Tusk, eve institute yesterday, lie was
introduced hv Hooker I. M aMiington
and was received w it h grea t cut i;uMasm.
The President delivered an address in
which In* urged conscientious effort for
the improvement the negro race in
education and morals, lie said hold
races should join hands ior t he ad vance -
ment of inulattoes, not Irom a racial
standpoint but as law-abiding Ameri
cans. lie complimented the colored
race on the evidences of advancement
which he found on every hand in the
before the President's speech he re
viewed a parade of 1500 students carry
ing lloats representing every industry
j taught at the school. Many disting
uished Southern white men and thous
ands of black people were present.
TO GET RID OF BED BUGS
Just Coax Them Off the Couch
and Then Haul it Away
j The Alaska (Juneau) Transcript
credits < ol. Sol. Ripinsky with a new
scheme forgetting rid of hed hugs.
! Here it is:
‘•Sprinkle salt quite well over tie*
couch, then place a pail of water live
or six feet from the couch. After the
1 bin's have eaten heartily of the salt
they will all make for the pail of
water fora drink. While they are all
i at the pail getting a drink pull the
; couch a way."
“It was perfectly disgraceful of Mrs.
Wappington to be in -such a hurry
about getting married again. She
might at least, have waited a year.”
“But you must remember, my dear.
1 that she and the second gentleman had
been corresponding a long time before
the lirst one died.”
He—-Clara. I want to ask a question.
She—This is so sudden! He l know,
but 1 can’t stand it any longer. The
fact is one of the legs of your chair i>
on my foot, and l was going to ask you
if you would kindly remove it.
For the best and cheapest recreation
in Seward, subscribe to Richards* up
to-date library. Only 50c per month
to read as many hooks as you wish.
New books arrive on every boat.
The Seward Fuel Company has a
full line of Franklin coal which arrived
Steamer Bertha. They will have 10o
tons line house coal on the Portland.
Don’t overlook the Troy Laundry
for up-to-date and first class work,
ladies’ and gents' work a specialty.
FOR RENT—Pleasant rooms in
plastered building: furnished or for
office use* Curstens block*
WANTED—Work by the day or
hour, at nursing or general house
work. Anna C. Blumer. .
Full stock of A. A. Cutter shoes, just
arrived, at Clay son’s* .
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