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ALASKAN CITV OFFICIAL PHPER No. 83 VOL VII. 3KAGWAY, ALASKA, FRIDAY MAY 6, 1904 PKICE 10 CENT8 ["HARRISON'S gnwIMDf to IjuIIm' Uiuur and *k?gw?j News Co. IF YOU DON'T WEAK THE J. D. "Justrite" Corset You Don't Wear the Best In the Market In Prices from $1 to $10 'PHONE 55 Sweeter ttian Love Plow's Candies Fresh From the Factory New styles anil souvenirs of St. Louis Fair This shipment of Candies is the finest ever received in Alaska. Chocolates, Bon-bons and Fruit Tablets All Sizes and Prices. See Our Window Kelly S Co., Druggists SKAGWAY, DAWSON NOME [f Your House Needs Papering, Call Up Phone 4 or 9 H. STEWART, Painter & Paperhanger Estimates Given Free of Charge A'l Work Guirantoed Resilience at Dowry Hotel JOHN WILLIAMS EXPRESSMAN Hauls Coal for 75 cents per ton. Wood, Baggage and every thing, cheaper than others. Call up Phone 51 Frank N. Johnson ? J. O. Johnston II J Whitehorse, Y. T. New Management, Restaurant in Connection Johnson & Johnston the Best Cigar Ever Sold on the Pacific Coast is the Manuel Lopez AT THE We Have All the Latest FIREARMS And a Full Line of Fishing Tackle Dement & Gearhartl RUSSIAN jl?S WIN GREAT BATTLE YUKON ICf IS SLOWLY BUT SURELY GIVING WAY Whitehorse, May 6? The ice has moved out of the Yukon at Kagle, Stewart ami Selkirk. It still holds fast at IXiwson and is unchanged at Selwyn and Ogilvie. The ice moved out at Kagle last night at 6 o'clock. At Stewart the ice broke up and went out at " p. ru , but at 8 it was jammed agam. The river opened up with a crash at Selkirk last night and the ice went down stream only to form a jam a qu irter of a mile be!ow that place a few minutes later. The big jam that has hold .'or some time two miles below Yukon Crossing went down stream four miles at (i p. ra. yesterday. The river is open from Five Fingers to 15 miles below that place. The jam at Ogilvie still holds fast. [ The river fell three inches since last ! night there. LfeBargv Almost Impa<t ibla Lower LaBarue, May 6? Lake La is in very bad shape and almost im ? passible. Two teams crossed the lake '? yesterday with about two tons between them, and they were working all last night hauliug the freight off in hand sleds. The horses were hauled ofT the 1 ice in sleighs also. MORE PLAGUE Johannesburg Agaiu Visited By iHvail Disease [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan ] I Johannesburg May 0, ? Bubonic plague has reappeared in the heart of j 1 this city. Two cases have been detect ed in the public market, which has been urdered closed. Smioi d Lnmber Good seasoned lumber for sale cheap. Inquire at Monogram Liquor House. Stetson hats at Clayson's. GET MM 3 "" Mounted i'olic^men 0> p'nred After Hard Kattln [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan ] Winnipeg, May ti.-Il is reported at 1 Medicine Hat that two mounted police men, who deserted, were captured in Montana today after a hard tight, and that they will be tried at Ilegina. Vienna B iUery Take your cofee and hot rolls at the Vienna Bakery. tf. ^ I Good music at the Totem every day i COAL WELLINGTON $13.00 Per Ton Delivered Pacific Coast Company, L. M. West, Ajft. 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 i There Is No Butter on the Market Equal to the Rose of ?Hcnsburg We express it every- 5 dsys to Seattle direct from the factoJy in El lensburgand in that 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 Of It Are Growing Every Year BIIHH Sole Agents for Hose of Ellensburg Butter. cf id sJurt M/ Cvrwi and ,J wocsdd JhtcLc&irrv , -(ruyf -*4 eL&de/r v-e^ . ffafo ^O&y^eTV cJ&Os 4^6- d<nu/ h/Jl r THE ROSS-HIGG-INS CO. Sole Agents, Skagwav and Juneau. Rumors in circulation at St. Petersburg say the Japanese have been forced back from Kin Lien Cheng" after los ing 10,000 men [Special Dispatches to Daily Alaskan, j London, May 6 ? A dispatch from St. Petersburg says: Iiumor current there that a second battle has been fought at Kin Lien Cheng in which the Russians lost 9,000 men and the Japanese 10,000. It resulted in the Japanese being driven back in great disorder. The dispatch adds that there is no confirmation obtainable. RUSSIA SAID TO HAVE WON BATTLE St. Petersburg, May 6. ? Rumors here which cannot be traced to a responsible source, are to the effect that the Russian troops in northeastern Korea swooped down up on the Japanese below the Yalu river, wining a victory from them. NAVAL BATTLE OFF GEN SAN Ixmdon, May 6. ? A dispatch from Seoul says: "Heavy cannonading was heard off Gensan on the east coast of Korea Monday and this morning. It is supposed that Rear Admiral Urius' fleet has succeeded in engaging the Russian Vladivostock squadron. TOGO AGAIN AFTER PORT ARTHUR St. Petersburg, May 6. ? An unconfirmed report says Admiral Togo has again at tacked Port Arthur. The fighting began at daylight and is still in progress. SQUADRONS REPORTED FIGHTING OFF VLADIVOSTOCK Paris, M?y 0 ? A rumor to the efFect that the Japanese have succeeded in bringing the Russian Vladivostock squadron of four cruisers to battle off Vladivostock was circula ted in Paris yesterday. No confirmation has been received. REPORTS OF FIGHTING CONFIRMED Paris. May 0 ? A Dispatch from St. Petersburg confirms the previous reports to the effect that the Japanese fleet reappeared off Port Arthur yesterday and that an engage ment occurred off Gensan between the Japanese squadron and the Russian Vladivostock squadron. There has been no news of the results of the fighting. Continued on Last Page. Owing to the Unprecedented Demand for gage fiats our second large shipment was not sufficient and we have telegraphed our purchasing agent for a third order which will be here in 10 days. Chealanders, Filth Avenue, QUIT WORK New York Boiler Makers Oat on Strike I [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan] I New York, May 0.? All the ship yards in this vicinity are tied up today on account of a strike of the bailer ' makers. Five thousand men are in volved. A long struggle is expected. Vienna Bakery Ice cream and soda water at the Vienna Bakery. 'Phone 35 tf. Suits to order at from $18 up at the American Tailors. Is your washing saufactory V *.re your clothes torn? If no or yes, try the j Skagway Hand Laundry, and you will ' be satisfied. 5 20 Remedies for Coughs & Colds We Have Many Kinds. a]l Good Ones They Say- You Will Find Your Favorite Amongst Them. Wm. Britt, The Drupist FIRST ONE R cing Season Begins In New York [Special Dispatch to Daily -tla.sk an. 1 New York, May ti.-The firs'- bit? rac ing event of the season in the east came off yesterday with the running of the Metropolitan handicap at Morris park. It is estimated that 50,000 people were in the grand stands, Irish Lad, who won the Brooklyn handicap last year, was the victor in the Metropolitan. Oat After Baala??a The American tailors are out after the orders for spring suits. Thev have one of the largest and best selected lines of suitings that was ever exhibit ed Skagway. Cut Cat, Cut-Ut-Cot I have just laid a few to be served at the Seattle saloon tomorrow night. Hard or soft boiled? as you choose. 1 cannot teli a ue, we must make a little profit. ClavsoD & Co. You make no mistake in leaving your orders for suits at the American Tail ors. | Ice cream, water ices and sherbets of i any kind and quantity, delivered to any | part of the city, by the Boss Bakery.