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ALASKAN CITV QFPIOIHL PAPER No. 101 VOL VII. SKAGWAY, ALASKA, FRIDAY MAY 27, 1904 PRICE 10 CENTS HARRISONS' Sucocmoni to L*dl?ft' bwaur and >k?gw?j 2C?w? Co. Remnant Sale (his Week Only 25 Per Cent. Off On Skirt Lengths, Coat Lengths and Rem nants for Waists and Children's Wool Dresses. la This Lu You Will Find Waterproof Serges, Granitis. Zibelines, Persian and Metal Velvets, Melton English Serge, Mohair and Kersey 25 PER CENT OEE fOR CASH THIS WEEK We are showing FRENCH G-ING-HAMS at 15. 20- 35 and 40 Cts. a Yard The Only Satisfactory Material For Tub Suits 'PHONE 55 , SPECIAL J , Price and Sale This Week On AH Our NEW STATIONERY Including Box Paper, Pen and Pencil Tablets and All Kinds of Writing Material Good Envelopes 5 Cents Per Bunch See Our Show Window Kelly S Co., Druggists SKAGWAY, DAWSON NOME If Your House Needs Papering, Call Up Phone 4 or 8 H. STEWART, Painter & Paperhanger Estimates Given Free of Charge All Work Guaranteed Residence at Dewey Hotel JOHN WILLIAMS EXPRESSMAN Hauls Coal for 75 cents per ton. Wood, Baggage and every thing, cheaper than others. Call up Phone 51 Prank N. Johnson ? J. O. Johnston Whitehorse, Y. T. New Management, Restaurant in Connection Johnson & Johnston To Bullion Creek Miners WE PAV NO DUTY If vou find that Duty, Freight and 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 > 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 Throughout THE IMPERIAL HOTEL GEO. W. CURTIS, PROP. AMERICAN PLAN Front St. South P.O., Whitehorse, Y.T We Have All the Latest FIREARMS And a Full Line of Fishing Tackle Dement & Gearharti | WILL OUT Mnrd.r Trial Develops Great Mystery [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] The Dalles, Oregon, May 27? The trial of Norman Williams at this place, charged with murdering Alma Nesbit, a young woman, near Hood Hiver, Ore gon, four years ago, shows the most pe culiar mystery ever developed in the northwest. March, 8, 1900, the girl and her mother from Cmaha were seen to get into a rig al*out nightfall with Williams. They were going to stake a homestead claim. The women were never seen again. October 3, 1903, Williams was indicted at the instance of the government, charged with forg- , ing the name ot Alma Nesbit to a homestead relinquishment. Since then new evidence of foul play has been dis covered. This includes the finding of the skeleton <-f ayoung woman who had been burried near a cabin in the Hood river wilderness, which has been iden tified by hair clothing, size, etc , to be that of the missing girl. BADLUCK Three Prominoot Sportsmen Prowu While Fishing [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] St. Johns, May 27? J. H. Thomp8on,R. P. Foster ami E. P. Stavert were drowned while out fishing yesterday. The victims are all prominent. The affair has caused a sensation. Vienna Bakery We use only the best of material for the making of our bread, pastry etc. Give us a trial. I 'hone 35. Cutter shoes at Clayson's If Yon Lov* Your Wife If you love your wife or your sweet-] heart, buy her candy at the I'alace of Sweets, Fourth Avenue and Broadway. fll MANUEL LOPEZ, PRINCIPE DE GALES & VAN DYCK Cigars d<mj? AnuMV de?u^nc6 Jb Ji^iJleAd y,<H4s <&<w& $? -?/l/?<rrty_ THE ROSS-HIG-G-INS CO. Sole Agents, Skagway and Juneau GOOD ONE Oregon Man Discovers New Process [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan ] j Eugene, Oregon, May 3p? Dr, W. H. Robinson has discovered) a vegetable solution which will dissolve gold or ' other precious metals and remove, them from the hardest quartz. It Is believed ' the discovery will prove of great value I to those engaged in mining. ONE LAW Divorce Regulations Shonld] Be Same Everywhere [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Cleveland, May 27? The Baptist con vention iD session here declared by res olution "that the United States should have uniform divorce laws from the At lantic to the Paciiic. TO FIGHT Eddie Hrtnlon and Terry Mc Goyeru to Meet [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] New York, May 27? Articles have been signed between Kddie Ilanlon of SanFrancisco and Terry McCovern to fight 26 rounds before July 15, before the club offering the best inducements. You make no mistake in leayintf your orders for suits at the American Tail ors. Suits to order at from $18 up at the American Tailors. There Is No Butter on the Market Equal to the Rose of eikitsburg We express it every 5 dsys to Seattle direct from the facto-iy in El 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 good butter appreciate it. Our Sales Of It Are Growing Every Year in in Sole Agents for Rose of Ellensburg Butter. JAPS WIN BIG BATTLE Russians are caught in a pass and slaughtered by a superior force of Jap anese. The loss will reach 5000. [Special Dispatches to Daily Alaskan. ] London, May 27. ? The Spanhaikwan correspondent of the Chronicle sends a report received from Newchwang that on May 23, thinking tliat the Japanese liad retreated from Fengwengchang, 15,000 Russians from Haicheng and Liaoyeng marched toward Feng wengchang. They were surprised by 30,000 Japanese in the Taling pass. The Russian casualties were 4000 and over 1000 surrendered. The report does not state the extent of the Japanese loss. JAPANE m ATTACKING- DALNY London, May 27 ? The Tokio correspondent of the Daily Express says it is reported unofficially that the Japaues have captured Kinchow and are now attacking Dalny. BELIEVE HEAVY FIGHTING- IN PROGRESS St. Petersburg, May 27. ? While no news has been received from Gen. Stoessel commander of the Russian force at Port Arthur, the war office is inclined to believe that severe fighting is in progress in the southern part of the Liaotung peninsula. NEWCHWANG NOT EVACUATED St. Petersburg, May 27. ? The general staff deny the rumor of the final evacuation of Newchwang. They say the heavy siege guns were not taken back when the town was reoccupied in force. FOREIGN POWERS MAY INTERFERE London, May 27. ? The loss of the Japanese battleship so far off shore, it is declared, is likely to induce international influence to end the war in the orient. The mining of large water areas is held to be productive of much general peril to shipping and to demand its prohibition. Sir John McDonald declared that the powers would hesitate to limit action in war not knowing how soon the limitations might affect themselves. Elk*' Lodes Booming There is a revival in Skagway Elk dom. Each meeting night is now the occasion (or the initiation of from one to a half dozen new members. Summer goods now in at the Ameri can Tailors. The leading barbershop and baths The Principal, opposite Board of Trade Thia la th? Night The Skagway ifchool ehildreu will hold forth at the Elks' hall tonight, and it is not necessary to add that all , the people of t,he city will be there. | The rehearsals have shown a high class of work on the part of the children, and those who attend are assured of an agreeable evening. Stetson hats at Clayson's. Amur Starts North The Amor sailed tbi9 moraine at 2 o'clock, according to a telegram re ceived today by H. B. Dunn, her agent at this place. Her delay was caused by the time required to take on the large cargo. The Amur will be due here early Monday morning. Hasan Shor e at B. M. Behrend Mercantile ComptBy. FRESHL^^ Cucumbers, Green Onions, Tomatoes, Cherries. Strawberries, Etc., Etc. Regularly on Every Fast Boat Leave your orders for Strawberries with us. Prompt delivery. Chealanders, fifth Avenue, MAKE START First Shipment of Chinese Laborers Get Off [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Hong Kong, May, 27? The British steamer Tweeddale sailed for Durbin, Natal, with 1065 coolies, the first batch going to South Africa to work in the Transvaal mines. Vienna Bakery Our ice cream is made of Pure Cow's Cream and there is none better north of Pujjet sound. Phone 35. Fine porcela tubs at|Principal bar bershop, opposite Board of Trade. ARE GOOD Japanese Are Skilled and Mo.lern Nurses ^Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Seattle, May 26 ? Dr. .Anita New sombe with the McGee party 'of Amer ican nurses in the Japanese army sends an enthusiastic account of the courti9ies showered upon her party by the Jap anese. She claims the Japanese are Ideally trained in all the modern arts 3f nursing. For Sale STATIONERY Come in and let us show you the very latest in this line. ? Wm. Britt, The Drugjrist Choice flower plants for beddirig out, Eit the Westside Greenhouse. Phone 141 4 13 tf Wm. H. Joy, Prop. A Written Guarantee rhat our ice cream and ice cream soda s the best and purest in Skagway. 5 14 tf Boss Bakery. Seasoned Lumber Good seasoned lumber for sale cheap. Inquire at Monogram Liquor House. Price, $16 per thousand Hanan Shoes at B. M. Behrendi Mercantile Company.