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ALASKAN CITY OFFICIAL- PWPER Nu. 102 VOL VII. SKAGWAY, ALASKA, SATO DAY MAY 28. 1904 PRICE 10 HARRISONS taeeMMM ?o I Kuaar and Hngiray News Co. Remnant Sale This Week Only 25 Per Cent. Off On Skirt Lengths, Coat Lengths and Rem nants for Waists and Children's Wool Dresses. In This Lot You Will Fiod Waterproot Serges, Granitis. Zibelines, Persian and Metal Velvets, Melton English Serge, Mohair and Kersey 25 PER CENT Off fOR CASH THIS WEfK We are showing FRENCH GINGHAMS 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 Cu All Our NEW ST TIONERY Including Iiox I'aper, I'en and Pencil Tablets and All Kinds of Writing Material Good Envelopes 5 Cents Per Bunch See Our Show Window Kelly $ Co., Druggists SKAGWAY, DAWSON NOME If Your House Need# Papering, Cmll Up Phone 4 or 9 H. STEWART, Painter & Paperhanger Eatimatea Given Free of Charge All Work Guiranteed 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 Frank N. Johnson ? J. O. Johnston Whitehorse, Y. T. New Management, Restaurant in Connection Johnson & Johnston To Bullion Creek Miners WE PAY NO DUTY If you find that Duty, Freight and Customs Papers, added to Skagway prices makes your supplies cost too much. Come on to Whit?horse and outfit at th? 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 Throughout THE IMPERIAL HOTEL AMERICAN PLAN oot St. South P.O., Whitehorse,Y.1 GEO. W. CURTIS, PROP. We Have All the Latest FIREARMS And a Full Line of Fishing Tackle Dement & Gearhart CITIES CONTROL GAMBLING m SOCIAL LVIL New Law Gives Municipalities Increased Police Powers? Magistrate To Be Ap pointed? Council May Hold Over [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Juneau, May 28.? An authorized co py of the amended Alaskan incorpora tion act, received on tho Dolphin, dis closes startling innovations in the low ers of municipalities. Under the new law full control of gambling, bawdy houses and other matters of local con cern come under the control of the city councils. The municipal magistrate will be appointed by the council instead of being elected by the people as here tofore. It is believed by lawyers here that in all probaillty there can bo no legal election until next April, in which case the present councils will hold over until that time. GLEANER SAILS WEDNESDAY Caribou, May 28. ? The Gleauer will sail for Atlin next Wednesday afternoon upon the arrival of the train from Skag way. This will mark the beginning of navigation on Taku arm. There is no doubt but that the fast breaking ice will be out of the way by that timti. Lake La Barge Breaking Up Whitehorse, May 28.? Lake La Barge is giving way, and should be open for navigation by Tuesday or Wednesday. The ice has been running out of the lower end of the lake at a rapid rate for two uays. The steamer Quick reached the Isl- ' and last night, nine miles from the south end of Luke La Harge, but had to turn back. She found the ice broken up and going oul in the lower part of the lake but firmer near the head. She is bucking the ice again today, and it is believed she will get through. Lata Them Oat It is believed that the breaking up of the ice on Lake La Barge has permit ted C. B. Haradeu and E. K. Peoples to get away and down the river with their scows. Sunday School G?ta Papers J. S. Wilson, claim agent of the W. P. & Y. R., has presented to ihe Pres byterian Sunday school, 30 copies of Pluck for a year. Pluck is a paper published at Chicago for boys and girls by the American Anti-Cigarette League, of which Mr. Wilson's son-in law. Willis Brown, Is director. Pluck takes for its motto the famous words of James A. Garfield, "a pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck. " Summer goods now in at the Ameri can Tailors. Farullon la ComiDR ? The Farallon will be due to arrive in [>ort at 4 o'clock this afternoon. A telegram received this morning by R. i A. Carroll, agent for the Alaska Steam ship Company, stated that she would be port at that hour. Vi> una Bak-ry i Our ice cream Is made of Pure Cow's Cream and there is none better north : of Puget sound. Phone 35. Suits to order at from $18 up at the American Tailors. If Yon Love Your Wlf? If you love your wife or your sweets heart, buy her candy at the Palace of Sweets, Fourth Avenue and Broadway. MANUEL LOPEZ, PRINCIPE DE GALES & VAN DYCK Cigars AT THK There Is No Butter on the Market Equal to the Rose of Gknsburg We express it every 5 dsys to Seattle direct from the factoJy in El lensburg and in that way we can depend on having it fresh and nice at all times. It C06ts a few cents more but people that like good butter appreciate it. Our Sales Of It Are Growing Every Year Sole Agents for Rose of Ellensburg Butter. dirnJ/' 'fi/rumf Jit-n/* d^?c^cc<^t6 -/(XL/ ca n > Jb <u>nJ!eA<d yxrt*/ -?<isv& $?</l^/uP7L/_ THE ROSS-HIG-G-INS CO. Sole Agents, Skagway and Juneau JAPS DRIVE mm OUT Russians are swept from all their de fences west of Dalny and cannot lont offer effective resistence north of Port Arthur. [Special Dispatches to Daily Alaskan, j Tokio, May 28. ? The Japanese have swept all the Russians from their defenc west of Dalney bay, and it is now improbable that the latter is capable of offering furtlie serious resistance in the territory north of Port Aathur. It is believed that D^liiey mi soon capitulate. f JAPANESE OCCUPY KINCHOU ^ " London, May 28. ? A Tokio dispatch says: "The fighting on Lioatung peninsula has culminated in the Japanese occupation of Kinchou. The fighting has now been practically confined to an artillery duel- The Kinchou castle was occupied by the Japanese at twenty minutes past five this morning. The Japanese are now in hot pursuit of the retreating Russians. " ? JAPANESE LOSS WAS SEVERE London, May 28. ? The Central News agency reporting from Harbin says the J anese losses already in the fighting at Kinchou are said to be 12000 killed. It is said \ sitively the figures are confirmed by the official dispatches. The fighting is still goingon in the vicinity of Kinchou. ARE AT IT Government and ftebels Fighting on Hayti [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Cape Haytian, May 28.? A serious battle was fought today between the Dominican troops and the revolutionists at Ksperanza. The revolutionists were victorious. Many were killed and wounded on both sides. Gen. Cabrera, minister of war, who commanded the government troops, was killed. An other battle is momentarily expected. GETS IN Canadian Arriyes at Hoota linqna Today ' Whitehorse, May 28.? The Canadian ' arrived at Hootalinqua at 4 o'clock this morning. The Columbian arrived at Yukon Crossing, going down stream, at 2:30 ' o'clock this morning. The river is slowly rising. It is 7i inches above low water this morning. OPPOSES I Hitchcock Shots Sen? Out of PiitronagSfT [Special Dispatch to Dally Alaskac Washington, May 28. ? Secretai Hitchcock insists that places in the fo estry service are not include-! in seni torial patronage. Senators are data ing the right to dictate the appoini ments. Stetson hats at Claysop's. FRESH FLOWERS We will receieve on the City of Seattle an assortment of beautiful potted flowers in full bloom, as well as cut flowers [ Also Strawberries Chealanders, fifth Avenue N I WILL MEET American and British Uni versity Athletes to Contest [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] New Haven, Conn., May 28.? Man ager Parker, of the Yale Athletic As sociation, announced that a challenge for the athletic meeting at London be tween Oxford and Cambridge on the one side and Yale and Harvard on the other has been received by the Amer ican universities and accepted. The meet will be held in July. Fine porcela tubs atJPrincipal bar bershop, opposite Board of Trade. LIKES IT Cardinal Gibbons P' With Good Feelir /; * [Special Dispatch to Daily A iaskt Ottawa, May, 28 ?Cardinal Gib) is a reception tonight says he acceptt*. the kindness of the Canadian people to aim during his visit as showing the ?ood feeling existing between CanaEtA'- ' rod the United States. He hoped that x if ever trouble arose between the two :ountries it would be settled by arbitral ' ;ion and not by war. A Written Guarantee * ? Fliat our ice cream and ice cream soda ? s the best and purest in Skagway. 5 14 tf Boss Bakery. L BARGAIN m SOAPS Of all kinds for bath, toilet and kitchen. Domestic and imported - Wm. Britt, The Drugjrist SeajonpJ Lumber Good seasoned lumber for sale cheap. Inquire at Monogram Liquor House. Price, $16 per thousand For Sale Cheap Sewing machine, nearly new. In quire of Mrs. Pope, Sylvester block. Hanan Shoea at B. M. Bthrentli Mercantile Company.