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ALASKAN CITY OFPIOIKL PH PER So. 110 VOL VII. SKAGWAY, ALASKA, TUESDAY JUNE 7. 1904 PRICE 10 CENTS EXPLODING gin kills two AMERICAN SOLDIERS Accident At Fort Casey, Near Port Town send. Strikes Down Gun Crew While At Target Practice? Three Injured [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan,] Port Townsead, June 7 Two soldiers were killed a?.d three seriously injured by an accident during target practice at Fort Casey yesterday. An eight I inch gun blew out its breech block and the fragments cut down the gun crew. HARRISONS SwvMMin to Laille*' Haioar and M*ai?way N>w? Co. Delineators for July Fine Stationery and the tatest Copyright Books Always on Itand ?PHONE 55 * Make your BARGAINS l\ \ NfW Line of Brushes. Combs, Hair Tonics and Other Servicable Toilet Articles The prici's on tht-se gools while inour window should bring you our way Kelly & to., Druggists SKAGWAY, DAWSON NOME If Your Flou-e Needs l\iperios?. Call Up I'hone 4 or 8 H. STEWART, Painter & Paperhanger Estimates Given Free of Charge All Work Guaranteed Kesideaoe at Dewry Hotel JOHN WILLIAMS EXPRESSMAN Hauls Coal for 75 cents per ton. Wood, Baggage and every thing, cheaper ihan others. j Call up Phone 51 Fire and Li.e INSURANCE Real Estate Financial Agent Notary Public Phil Abrahams 624 FOURTH AVE., SKAGWAY HAINES, ALASKA Spring Chicken and Fresh Eggs Al ways on Band. All the Delicacies of the Season lo Bui ion Creek Miners WE PAY NO DUTY If you find that Duty, Freight and Customs Papers, added to Skagwav 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 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 . -I Dement & Gearhartl WILL QUIT Lord Minto Will.Vacate Goy ernment House [Special Dispatch to Daily AlaskaD.] Ottawa, June 7.? Lord and Lady Minto will vacate the government house the second week in October, the governor general having determined not to serve longer in Canada than the present summer and (all. Lord Onslow is named as Minto's probable successor. polTTwins Oaks Staks Were Knu for Yesterday [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.) London, June 7? Pretty Polly won the Oaks stakes of 5000 sovereigns yesterday. Aitters was secrnd and Fiancee, third. AtKl Arrive* The Al-Ki arrived in port today at noon with 125 tons of freight. In her c:\rgo w- re a number of shipments of lire works. She will sail out at 7 p. m. Roast Cbieken at the Seattle Fine roast chicken will be served to night and tomorrow night at the Seat tle saloon. Vienua Bak ry Our ice cream is made of Pure Cow's -Cream atid there is none_ better north of Puget sound. Phone 35. A fine lunch and a large glass of Rainier beer, at the Seattle Saloon for 10 cents. tf | Oyster cocktails, Olympiaor Eastern, at the 1'ack Train restaurant. KILL MANY Dynamiters At Woi-k In Colorado < [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] ' Colorado Springs. June T? An ex- j plosion at Independence Station on the Florence and Cripple creek railway in 1 the cripple creek district kilied lfi people and injured nine fatally. All were miners. A stick of dynamite was laid under the station platform and set off by the incoming train. Detectives1 are working on the case. The Militia has been ordered out andjtrouble is ex pected. COME NORM Clancys Will IMnrn Again to Alaska [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Seattle, June 7. ? Frank and John Clancy, saloon men and gamblers, have given Seattle up as a bail job and are preparing to leave for the Tanana. They will probably locate at Fairbanks. Fonith of Jalj Meeting A meeting of the general committee is hereby called to take place at the , council chamber, Wednesday evening, . June 8, 1904. W, W. Houghton, Chairman. Skagway, June 7, 1904 2t. A Written Ouaruotrb That our ice cream and ice cream soda is the best and purest in Skagway. 5 14 tf Doss Bakery. The ladies find the latest and best at Harrisons'. Cutter shoes at Clayson's THEY WIN British Carry Things Own Way In Thibet [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] London, June 7? Telegraphic advices from Smlla say the British expedition to Thibet has captured two four pound ers and a Lhassa general reported killed. The Thibetans refused to forward the letter of Col. Younghusband, fixing the latest date at which the British are prepared to meet and negotiate with the Thibetan delegation at Gyangtse before advancing on Lhassa. Ac ord ingly, Vounghusband has caused it to be made known the time limit which he has set, hoping this word would reach Lhassa indirectly. After that lime there will be no treating except by capitulation. WIH DELAY No Atlin Steamer Until Fri day Auyhow It is probable that no boat will sail for Atlin again until Friday. James Lipscombo, the W. P. & Y. R. agent at Atlin, who wen* over on the Gleaner last week, wires that Atlin lake is still solid, and the Gleaner is being held at Taku to accommodate the passengers. It is not believed in this city that she will return to Caribou in time to sail before Friday. Special World'* Fair Rata Persons leaving on the Princess May, Tune l.'t, will arrive at Vancouver in time to take advantage of the special World's Fair rates in effect June 16, 17 and IS. Tickets on sale at Canadian Pacific Railway office, Skagway. 3t The leading barbershop and baths The Principal, opposite Board of Trade FOUR JAP SHIPS SAID TO HAVE BEEN SUNK Rumored That Russian Port Arthur Squad ron Made Disasterous Attack Upon Enemy's Fleet Saturday Morning [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Liaoyang, juneyj.? It is persistently rumored that thfr Russian Port Arthur squadron had made a sortie shortly be fore dawn Saturday. The Russiui de stroyer Kendalg fouod the Japanese unsuspecting the presence of hostile warships and the result was the sink ing of four Japanese ships. Fighting Arms at Port Artbnr Liaotung, June 7.? Persistent rumors are current that another great battle is in progress near Port Arthur. A con tinuous cannonading is beard from the south. An additional 16,000 Japanese reports ed as landed at Takushan. [RAVIS WINS American Is Golf Champion of Britain [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] ' London, June? The American Golf Champion, Walter J. Travis, yesterday acquired the title of amatuer Golf Champion of Great Britain. Strawbarry Season At It* Hciicbt Strawberries are coming in freely now. Chealander's received 8 crates on the Dolphin this morning. They were a fine lot and sold easv at 25 cents per box. They were all sold by noon. Ballon, d Lnmber Good seasoned lumber for sale cheap. | Inquire at Monogram Liquor House, j Price, $16 per thousand The ladies find the latest and best at Harrisons' HORSEDICS Noted California Racer Is No More [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Sacramento, June 7 ? Sir Modred, the noted stallion is dead of old age. He was aged 27. During his life time he sired many winning races. Andrew Jaoknon Stone Coming ^Andrew Jackson Stone, the well known New York explorer who has made probably a more exhaustive study of zoological matters in Alaska and the Northwest than any other inan in the country, plans spending the summer on the Yukon He will arrive at Skagway about Augut 1. Ice cream, water ices and sherbets of any kind and quantity, delivered to any part of the city, by the I Joss Bakery. All the delicacies of the season at the Pack Train Restaurant. * hotel Spencer* Haines, Alaska Will Be Rattled July 15 Ticket*, ?$2.50 Each Address W. H. Spencer, Haines MANUEL LOPEZ, PRINCIPE DE GALES & VAN DYCK Cigars AT THE There Is No Butter on the Market Equal to the Rose of eilcnsburg We express it every 5 dsys to Seattle dircct from the factojy 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 Sole Agents for Rose of Ellensburg Butter. /?u) 0^ &rt Ost^ude, u^uyt- mJUJ THE ROSS HIGGINS CO. Sole Agents, Skagwav and Juneau New Music The Very Latest and Most Pop ular Piano Music Just Received Chealanders, nfthAvenue^ IN LINE Spokane's Mayor Refuses to Bolt Ticket [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Seattle, June 7. ? Major Poyd, of Spo- ; kane, has written to A. E. Mead, the republican nominee for governor of Washington, pledging the later his i support. Boyd is a republican and the < letter is notable only because of the Eastern Washington bolt from Mead. For Sale: Cheup Sewing machine, nearly new. In quire of Mrs. Pope, Sylyester block. Pine porcela tubs at Principal bar bershop, opposite Board of Trade. ( BARGAIN a SOAPS Of all kinds for bath, toilet and kitchen. Domestic and imported Wm. Britt, The Druggist NOT OVER Gleaner's Passengers Still on Steamer Atlin, June ".?The Gleaner arrived at Taku Thursday night and found At lin lake solid. J. H. Brooks, the packer, and one man, got across to Atlin by going up the lake 10 miles. Yesterday the south end of the lake was open but the Scotia is still icebound in winter quarters, rhe Gleaner is being held at Taku to iccommodate the passenger?, whom they started seeding over the lake in small boats yesterday. Vienna Bakery We use only the best of material for the making of our bread, pastry etc. Give us a trial. Phone 35. Tnlkine Machine* For Sale The undersigned has all kinds of talk ing machines and records for sale. Or iers taken for anything in the line not carried in stock. Jeanette de Gruyter, At Case & Draper's, Broadway. Summer goods now in at the Ameri can Tailors. The ladies find the latest and best at Harrisons'. Stetson hats at Clayson's.