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HE DAILY ALASKAN No. 9 ) VOL VII. CITV OFFICIAL PH PER TkAGWAyT^LASEA, SATURDAY MAY 14, 1904 PK1CE 10 Cl^NTS HARRISONS to Bazaar am! Mcnirwajr News Co. - Delineators for June - LATE B00KS Sir Mortimer, by .Mary Johnstone. Pigs In Clover, by Frank Dauby. My Friend Prosper, by Henry Harland. Mississippi Hubble, by Kmerson Hough. John Burt, by Fred U. Adams. Tomorrow's Tangle, by (ieraldine Bonner. The Torch, by Herbert M. Hopkins. The Little Shephard of Kingdom Come, by John Fox. Hesper. by Hamlin (iarland. Kppygrams of Dinkelspiel. by (ieo. Hobart. The Call of the Wild, by Jack London. The Boss. by A if red Henry Lewis. The Fortunes of Fifi, by Mollie Sewall. Da veil of the Ble>sed Isles, by Irving Bacheilor The Lions of the I. >rd. by Harry Leon Wilson, Slenders. by Harry Leon Wilson. Lady Kose.'s Daughter, by Mrs. Ward. Wolfville Days and Wolfville Nights*, by Alfred Henry Lewis. Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, by Kate Wiggin The Sub-titue. by Will N. Harbin. The < >ne Woman, by Thomas Dixon. The Captain of the Grev Horse Troop, by Ham lin (iarland. Mariella of < >:it West, by Ella Higginson. A Choice Line of (iift Books Always on Hand. THONE 55 Sweeter than tove Piow's Candies Fresh From the Factory ' N'ev.- s'v!( > and souvenirs of St. Louis Fair This shipment of Candies is the tinest ever received in Alaska. Chocolates, Bon-bons and > ? Fruit Tablets 11 Sizes and Prices. See Our Window Kelly i Co., Druggists SKAGWAY, DAWSON NOME If Your Hou-j^ Needs Papering, Tall U p Phone 4 or 8 H. STEWART, Painier & Paperhanger Estimates Given Free of Charjjo A'l Work Guaranteed llesidence at Dewt-y Hotel JOHN WILLIAMS EX PI I KSSM A N 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 Whitehorse, Y. T. New Management, Restaurant in Connection Johnson & Johnston MMUfL LOPfZ, PRIVtlPE OE G.EES ? VAN DYKE Cigars AT THIS We Have All the Latest FIREARMS And a Full Lins of Fishing Tackle. -I Dement & Gearhart! JAPAN'S SECOND ARMY GOES 10 THE FRONT Seventy Thousand Men Depart from Chen ampo in 83 Ships to Make War Upon the Legions of the Czar [Special Dispatch to the Dally Alaskan.] Seoil, May 14.? The second Japanese army, consisting of "0,000 men, left Chenamjtt on 83 transits yesterday. The soldiers were crowded into the ves sels In the closest manner possible. One ship had .3800 aboard. In spite of the discomforts there was no grumbling by the men. Japmaaa Lni Torptdo Buut Tokio, May 14 ? The Japanese tor pedo boat No. 4it was destroyed while removing Russian mice's at Kerr bay, near l'oit Dalney, yesterday. Seven wire killed and seven wounded. This is the first warship to be lost by the Ja panese since the beginning of the war. Port Arthur Agatu Shut Off St Pitersburg, May 14.? Both tele graphic and railway communican with Port Arthur has been cutoff. No further particulars have been re ceived of the blowing up of the docks at Port Dalney. American Warthlp to the Front Shanghai, May 14.? The United States cruiser New Orleans has left for Ch foo. The Chinese in the vicinity of Newchwang are restless, and it is con sidered advisable to have a warship ship Dear when the Russians withdraw from Newchwang. Now* to Tham ^ London, May 14. The American line officers in London know nothing of the [rumor originating in' Paris that the Russians are seeking to purchase the American liners St. Louisand St. Paul. Information Source St. Petersburg, May 14.-? Much un cei 'ainty exists as to what has occurred at the seat of war Kuroki's plans are carefully guarded by the Japan: se. ! The general opinion here is that , heavy lighting will occur within a fort night. ? ? Advices indicate the Japanese are pushing the campaign in Southern Manchuria with great energy. The rainy season, which always renders the roads impassable, begins within six weeks, and Japan likely hopes to make her position and to secure a decisive engagement before tb? rains set in. C *?r to Bid Armj Goodbye St. Petersburg. May, 14.? The emper or is arranging to go to KharkofT, May 23, to bid farewell to the Tenth army i corps upon its departure for the east. TURKS KILLING ARMENIANS; [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan ] l'aris, May 14. -The news has rcachfd here that the Turks are again butcher ? iug the Armenians. A Constantinople 'dispatch reports that Turkish troops hare burned Tillages in the Sissaun district of Armenia, ami hare killed all the inhabitants. The French embassa dor is sending a consul to Erzeroum in the hope of limiting the destruction and bloodshed. BIS FIRE AT PORTLAND The Willamette city's sawmill district burns to the ground causing a loss of $300,000. (Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.) Portland, Ore., May 14 ? The sawmill district in the southern portion of Portland's waterfront 011 the west side of the Willamette was visited by one of the worst conflagra tions in the history of this city last night. Tne fire destroyed the mills of the Day Lumber Co., Ira Powers ?fc Co's mill, the Multnomah trunk and box factory and the Jones Lumber Company's mill. The loss is about $300,000. SELLS SHIPS Chili Disposiue; of Nnval Vessels [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Santiago, Chili, May 14.? The Chilian cruisers Esmeralda and Charabuco have been sold to Charles R. Flint, of New York. The price paid was *5, 250, 000. Doth are very fast vessels. Flint is probably acting for l'eru or Brazil. GHorgla Arrlye? und Dop?rt? The Georgia arrived at 11 o'clock this morning and sailed out two hours later. She had seven passengers and Juneau ma'.l for Skagway, Spring chicken and Eastern oysters at the Pack Train restaurant. Clayson & Co. carry the largest stock of overcoats in town. The leading barbershop and baths The Principal, opposite Board of Trade FIRST OUT LaFrfincc Starts Down From Whitehorse WbiteVorse, May 14.? The La France | will leave here this afternoon for the j head of Lake La Barge. She will prob ably try to ascend the Tahkini river. Thistle In (ioinjs Down The Thistle passed bi ; Salmon at 2:45 p. ra, yesterday with four cattle scows going down stream. No Late R port of Columbian No report from the Columbian, com ing up stream, since 10 a. m. yester day, when she passed Ogilvie. There ' was no operator at Stewart yesterday so she was not reported there. Canadian Going Dews The Canauiun left Selkirk going down stream at 8:45 o'clock last night. To loo Creum Lovor* Chocolate, Vanilla and Marasquen ice cream served Sunday at the Boss Bakery. SfND MORE Germany to Reinforce South African Strength [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Berlin, May 14.? Germany will send reinforcements to German Southwest Africa. It is announced that Prince Joachim Albrecht will accompany them. Mena at the Seattle Tonight Home roast chicken, home roast rump of an ox, salads and cheese, chipped caribou and the wetest booze with best of music in Skagway this evening. Yours, Poor Little Herman. Seasoned Lumber Good seasoned lumber for sale cheap. Inquire at Monogram Liquor House". Suits to order at fronk $18 up at the American Tailors. To Bullion Creek Miners WE PAY NO DUTY If vou find that Duty, Freight . anil Customs Papers, added to Skagway prices makes your supplies cost too much. Come on to Whitehorse and outfit at the Arctic Trading Co. We also carry|a full assortment of all kinds of TENTS Capt. P. Martin, Manager. Front Street, Whitehorse, Y. T. We buy our goods direct from Van ; couver, and pay no duty. | Finely Furnished Rooms Electric Lighted Throughput 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 ?llonsburg We express it every 5 dsys to Seattle direct from the factojy iD F.1 lensburg and 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 pood butter appreciate it. Our Sales 01 It Are Growing Every Year k BIBS ll Sole Agents for Rose of Rllensburg Butter. ^ /?U) a/ft THE ROSS-HIGG-INS CO. Sole Agents, Skagway and Juneau Strawberries We will receive ten crates of fine Straw berries on the Humboldt tomorrow. Place Your Orders Early. ! Chea^anders, Fifth Avenue, MUST PAY Cigarette Driers to Be Licensed [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Winnipeg, May 14. ? A license of $200 has been required by the city council of all cigarette sellers in this city for Rout Nicely furnished rooms. Inquire at ? the Home Bakery next the Golden j North Hotel. 4-30-3t. Fur Collarettes, at Winters'. tf You make no mistaken leaving your orders for suits at the American Tail ors. Barley's Views at your own price at the Skagway News Company. STATIONERY Come in and let us show you the very latest in this line.^c^> Wm. Britt, The Druggist BUY DITCH Nome's Big Company Gets More Property [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Victoria, May 14. ? Controlling inter est in the Miocene Ditch Company of Nome has been purchased by the Pio neer Mining Company of Nome, which latter company is composed of F. Au gustus Heinze and San Francisco capi talists. A Written Guarantr* That our ice cream and ice cream soda is the best and purest in Skagway. 5 14 tf Boss Bakery. Notioa/ At 10 a. m. Wednesday, the 18th. we will soil at auction in front of the F. C. S. S. Company office, Second and Broad way, all unclaimed baggage which has been on hand over one year. L. M. West, Agent. Skagway, Alaska, May 13, 1904. Vienna Bakery Special orders filled on short notice at the Vienna Bakery. 'Phone 35 tf. Ice cream, water ices and sherbets of any kind and quantity, delivered to any part of the city, by the Boss Bakery.