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THE DAILY ALASKAN
CITV QFPIC^L PH PER No. 81 VOL VII. 3KAGWAY, ALASKA, WEDNESDAY MAY 4, 1904 * PH1CE 10 CENTS HARRISON'S Sqocmioni to Ladi?** lUuoar and NugWAy News* Co. IF YOU DON'T WEAR THE J. D. "Justrite'' Corset You Don't Wear the Best In the Market In Prices from $1 to $10 'PHONE 55 Camphor Balls; Protect Your Furs and Winter Clothing from Moths ami Insects Dur>?? the Summer Months l?y Using a t'a kaj;e of Moth Camphor; 25 Cents SEE OUR WINDOW Kelly & to., Druggists SKAGWAY, DAWSON NOME If Your Hou*d Needs Papering, Call Up Phone 4 or 8 H. STEWART, Painter S Paperhanger Estimate* Given Free of Charge All Work Guaranteed Residence at Dew?-j Hotel JOHN WILLIAMS EXPRESSMAN Hauls Coal for "5 cents per ton. Wood, Baggage and every thing, cheaper than others. Call up Phone 51 Frank N. Johnson ? J. O. Johnston White horse, Y. T. New Management, Restaurant in Connection Johnson & Johnston the Best Cigar Ever Sold on the Pacific Coast is the Manuel Lopez Snow Shoes, Sleds, Dog Harness, &c. i Dement & Gearhartl JAPS HOT AFTER ENEMY : Russians retreat degenerates into a com-1 plete route. Accoutrements and bag gage are being abandoned. [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan. J Seoul, May 4 ? It is learned that after fighting Sunday on the Yalu the Japanese on Monday morning started in pursuit of the enemy through the mountains. Tue Rus ? sian forces are said to number 10,000. They have already sustained heavy losses in the precipitated retreat and are believed to be abandoning their accoutrements and baggage in the mountain parses. The pursuit of the Japanese has been so fierce and close behind, the fleeing Russians that they have had no opportunity of covering the retreat which is rapidly assuming the proportions of a complete route. Wherever a stand has been made by the Russians their position has been hastily conceived and so badly established that immediately the Japanese appeared the slaughter commenced and the position was hastily abandoned with great losses. MANY RUSSIANS ARE CAPTURED London, May 4 ? The Japanese legation this morning gave out General Kuroti's report dated May 1. It is as follows: "The enemy offered a stubborn resistance to our pursuit, adding 300 to our casualities. The enemy fought bravely to the last. Finally two companies of their artillery, after losing a majority of their horses and men, surren dered by raising a white fiag. The officers who were made prisoners assert that General Kashtalinski, commander of the Eleventh and Twelfth Russian infantry regiments and commander of the artillery was killed and that many other superior officers were killed and wounded. Many refugees subsequently surrendered. The prisoners captured include 30, officers and 300 non commissioned officers and men. NAVA1 ENOAGEMINI ON AT PORf ARTHUR (Special Dispatch to Daily -Alaskan.) Tokio, May 4 ? It in acknowledged in military ami naval quarters that an engage ment is now in progress between the Japanese fleet and the ships and forts of the enemy at Port Arthur. The Russian fleet refuses to come out and engage with the Japanese. It is understood that the Japanese admiral has been urged 011 to a more desperate attack than before by the rej>orts of th? brilliant Japanm? rtrtory on laud. COAL WELLINGTON ?13.00 Per Ton Delivered . Pacific Coast Company, L. M. West, Agt. Phone 50 Finely Furnished Rooms Electric Lighted Throughout THE IMPERIAL HOTEL GEO. W. CURTIS, PROP. AMERICAN PLAN Front St. South P.O., Whitehorse.Y.T There Is No Butter on the Market Equal to the Rose of eiknsburg We express it every 5 dsys to Seattle direct from the factoay in El lensburg and in (hat way we can depend on having it fresh and nice at all times. It costs a few cents more but people that like good butter appreciate it. Our Sales 01 It Are Growing Every Year k bm ran Sole Agents for Rose of Ellensburg Butter. A cfjt /^o-us ci<nvf/ a/fits //tuAA^otl^- wu of _ Jfajls /^c-uyt ^M^ruU A&mtJ' i/~ THE ROSS HIGGINS CO. Sole Agents. Skagwav and Junean [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan] Washington, May 4.? The Japanese legation has received the following from Tokio: "Gen. Kuroti, commanding the first Japanese army, reports from Chin Lien Cheng that on May 1st the Second and Twelfth divisions of the Japanese army proceeded to advance notwithstanding a strong resistance on the part of ,the enemy. They proceeded by three roads, driving the Russians before thein, and at 8 o'clock in the evening, they occupied a line extending from Autung to Lin Shu Kow. The Imper ial guards surrounded the ?nemy on three sides, and after severe fighting, captured 20 guns with the horses and carriages and more than 20 officers and men. The enemy was composed of the whole Third division and the Twenty second and Twenty-fourth regiments and the Sixth infantry division of sharpshooters, and Gen. Mischenke's cavalry brigade, with 40 guns and eight machine guns. The enemy fled to wards Yuiig Hung Cheng. Our casual ties were about 700. Twenty-eight quick firing guns and a large quantity of small arms and ammunition were captured. "The wounded included the general in-chief, Gen. Sassulvitch and Gen. Kashtliuski. "The Japanese reached Autung, whence the Russians were eventually forced to retire after 20 minutes fierce fighting." BIG FIRE Stock Yards Bnrn at Indnn apilis [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Indianapolis, May 4.? Fire in stock yards today caused a loss of $300,000 to the Belt railway and the Union stock yards. Thirty-five head of cattle, 40 acres of cattle sheds, 500 tons of hay and 10,000 bushels of corn were burned. ON TRIAL Del ware Woman Must An swer fur Murder [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] I Dover, Dela., May 4. ? Mrs. Mary Ann Powell was today placed on trial for the murder of Kstella Albin, Feb ' ruary 9. The killing was the result of I jealousy. MICH WATER Cloudburst Causes Trouble In Colorado [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Florence, Colo. May -4? A cloudburst in the Greenhorn range of mountains eight miles south of here caused the Arkansas river to raise nine feet in lees than half hour. The railway tracks are un<ier water and business has suspended. Chamber of Commeroe Toalftht There will probably be a good attend ance at the meeting of the chamber of commerce rooms to night to greet the new president. -J. J. Daly will preside for the first time. Thei'c are several matters of impor tance that will probably be brought up for consideration. Get your ice cream for Sunday dinner at the Boss Bakery. 4 2 tf Suits to order at from $18 up at the American Tailors. Is your washing satltactory V Are your clothes torn? If no or yes, try the Skagway Hand Laundry, and you will be satisfied. 3 20 Remedies for Coughs $ Colds We Have Many Kinds, all Good Ones They Say. You Will Find Your Favorite Amongst Them. Wm. Britt, The Drugjrist MANY HliM Great Northern Train Runs Into Baruiug Bridge [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Crookston, Minn. May 4? A passen ger train on the Gre.it Northern Rail way ran into a burning bridge over the Clearwater river today resulting in serious injury to 65 persons. ACiORDIES Edg-tr Fawcett I'as.ses Aaway iu Loudon [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] New York, May 4. ? Edgar Fawcett, the actor, died in London today. W ill Oiva L-ap Yrar D?nca The W. P. A. C. baseball team has decided to give a leap year barn dance Wednesday night, May IS. Tickets will be placed on sale within a few days, and an effort will ba made to raise the funds necessary to pay for the uniforms which have been ordered. The fact that the dance will be the first big affair of the kind since Easter gives assurance of on enjoyab'e time .J Ice Gream Parlors open at Boss Bak ?y. 42 tf You make no mistake in leaving your orders for suits at the American Tail ors. Ice cream, water ices and sherbets of any kind and quantity, delivered to any part of the city, by the Boss Bakery.