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THE DAILY ALASKAN CITV QFP1CI7^*L P7VPER No. Ill VOL VII. SKAUWAY, ALASKA. WEDNESDAY JDNE 8. 1904 FK1CE 10 CENTS Japanese Make Land and Naval Attack on Port Arthur RUSSIANS LOSE ENGAGEMENT Loudon. June 8. ? The Daily News telegraphs from Tientsin that 4000 Russians of Gen. Sathel>erg's force, on May 31* attacked 1500 Japanese four miles south of Fafang-j tien. The Russians were repulsed, losing 200 kille<i and 400 wounded. The Japanese lost more than 100 killed. Continued on Last Page. Harrisons] to Itnsaar and Skaaway >'ew* Co. Delineators for July * Fine Stationery and the Latest Copyright Books Always on Hand I Make yoar toilet with BUMiUSIS M ANfW Lint' of Brushes. Combs, Hair Tonics and i Other Servicable I Toilet Articles The prices f>n these goods while iaour window should bring you our way Kcily a 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 AH Work Guiranteed Residence at Dew. J Uotel JOHN WILLIAMS ? expressman Hauls Coal for 75 cents per ton. Wood, Baggage and every thing, cheaper ihan others. Call up Phone 51 Fire and Li.e insurance! Real Estate Financial Agent Notary Public Phil Abrahams 524 FOURTH AVE., SKAGWAY I HAINES, ALASKA Spring Chicken and Fresh Egfjs Al ways on Band. All the Delicacies of the Season To Bui ion Creek Miners WE PAY NO DUTY If vou 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 -1 Dement & Gearhartl UU\ OPEN I?*e ill L ke at Last Gives Way Atlin, June 8? The ice of Atlin lake j has at last given away and the Scotia arrived here at 10 o'clock last night, j having successfully crossed the lake. , There will be nothing to delay traffic between Atlin and Caribou now. j Stock Boat Arrive* The Canadian Pacific stock steamer, Venture, arrived from Vancouver at j 7 o'clock this evening with S2 head of cattle, 200 sheep, <50 hogs and six horses, besides 75 tons of general merchandise, including 20 tons of dynamite. The Venture has 200 tons of coal for Ketchikan. Cl'jr of Seattle Coming The Pacifc Coast flyer _ City of S ittle will be due to arrive in Skag way ton orrow. She should arrive by , r""n' . Vioiin i fc.'h ry Our ice cream is made of l'ure Cow's Cr? ain aud I here is none better north of Puget sound Phone 35. two our Dawsoii and S-lkirk Sail from Whitehorse Whitehorse, June 8? Tho Dawson sailed from Whitehorse (or Dawson at 3:30 p. in. yesterday, and the Selkirk sailed out at midnight. The Victorian will sail some time tomorrow night. The Whitehorse is making good time down stream, having passed Selkirk at t>:30 a. m. today. No word has been received from the Casca since yesterday Columbian Daa Fridty The Columbian should arrive here some time Friday, She passed Liig Salmon at 3:30 a. m. today. Gleaner Returns The Gleaner returned to Caribou from Atlln this morring at MO o'clock. Entertainment to B* Pleasant One of the most pleasant entertain ments of the season will be that at the Methodist church this evening. The ladies have planned and prepared for a function with soiue original features. The trees and festoons give the place a grove like appearance, and the excell ent program will make one think of a Chautauqua ass* mbly, in a small way, or a picnic. Tbo program will be as follows: Song, Quartette, Mrs. Kirmse, Mrs. J. Thompson, Prof. J. T. Lee and Mr. W. Hopklu*. Recitation, Mrs Ouilbault Recitation, Virginia Stivers Solo, Gladys Kirmse Recitation Dorothy Hall Solo,, Olire Springstead The program will be rendered when the committee calls for it, but not tho first part o the evening. After the program the lunch baskets will be distributed to ticket holders, and each will find his guest. Mrs. Jones, Mrs. J.T.Lee, and Mrs, H. H. 1 loyal constitute thi: committee, from whom tickets nu$ be secured. Lunch baskets ca.! !>e sent to tho church this evening. The Rail road Restaurant will put up your lunch tor cents. It will cost you *1 at Bennett. CHINESE IN TROUBLE American newspaper man shot by sold ier of the Celestial Empire?United States Consul Miller is investigating1 the matter (Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.) Newchwang, July 8. ? A telegram from Shanhai-kwan says Lewis Etzal, an Amer ican correspondent of the London Daily Telegraph, has been killed by Chinese soldiers. Etzel and Ernest Brindle, correspondent of the London Daily Mail, were fired up ou by the Chinese soldiers while in a junk. Etzel was killed but Brindle is safe. Etzel was a natve of Butler, Penn. Consul Miller, of the United States left at once on a special train for the scene of the killing to make a personal investigation. The successive Russian reverses have had the effect of ridding the Russians of all authority overjhe Chinese, who, seeing a period of rapine and plunder ahead are anxious I to hasten the day. They are little inclined to wait Russion the convenience for evacua I tion. ARE AT IT Djiih miter* Blow Up Jewelry Storj [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.]! Golden, B. C., June 8? W. A. Alex* a Oder's jewelry store was blown up with dynamite yesterday morning-. i The contents were blown to atoms. Special World'* Fair Rata ? Persons leaving on the Princess May, June 13, will arrive at Vancouver in Mine to take advantage of the special World's Fair rates in effect June 16, 17 and 18. Tickets on sale at Canadian Pacific Ilailway ofllce, Skagway. 3t The leading barbershop and baths The Principal, opposite Board of Trade CHANGE IT Bnrford Will Bring Soldirrs to Alaska The war department has decided to ' send the transport Burford to Alaska with the Third infantry instead of the Crook, as it was first announced. The Burford is a larger and better vespel than the crook. j The sailing date from San Francisco has not been changed. The entire reg iment will leave San Francisco, July 1, and the Burford is expected to reach Skagway with it July 9, where it is thought three days will be consumed in exch^n&ioK troops. Three compan ies will be left at Skagway for this post J and one company for Fort Egbert. Oyster cocktails, Olympiaor Eastern, < at the Pack Train restaurant. NEARLY SUNK Cutter Bear Damaged iu Collision [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] San Francisco, June 8? In hazy water, off Point Reyes, the United States Revenue cutter Bear, was nearly sunk by the bi# four master, Spokane. The latter was heavily laden and collided with the bear. A fine lunch and a large class of Rainier beer, at, the Seattle Saloon for 10 cents. Ice cream, water ices and sherbets of any kind and quantity, delivered to any part of the city, by the Boss Bakery. ? Hotel Spencer*" Haioe*, Alaska Hill Be Raffled July 15 Tickets, f2.50 E?ch Address W. H. Spencer, Haines Attention Klondikers! The Finest fo La Africana and Bock Y Ca Cigars There Is No Butter on the Market Equal to the Rose of flUnsbarfl We express it every 5 dsys to Seattle dircct from the fact<uy in El lensburg and in lhat 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 k KsiBi in Sole Agents for Rose of Ellensburg Butter. /ru> -bdj~ ^ oal a^t-c?e, -Smarts Jurfudci^dti _ jJ^Ar y,0n/f- ^t?^ixi4 zv^aJ' ftey fff $>e/>^crrl' <y?#^. THE ROSS-HIG-G-INS CO. Sole Agents, Skagway and Juneau we sent post haste order For a fourth shipment of Ladies' Summer Hats. Also Tourists and Outing hats and caps. Chil dren's and babies' hats and caps. The new stock expected here in a day or two. Chealanders, nm Avenue, j WILL LIGIIL Yonnghusband's Expedition Will Now Advance [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Gyangste, Thibet, June 8. Thibet ans have again refused the British offers to negotiate. Nothing now re mains but for the British expepition to advance. For Sal* Cheap Sewing machine, nearly new. In quire of Mrs. Pope, Sylyester block. All the delicactes of the season at the Pack Train R urant. Pine porcela tubs at Principal bar bershop, opposite Board of Trade. BARGAIN is SOAPS Of all kinds for bath, toilet and kitchen. Domestic and imported Wm. Britt, The Drugjrist NO! TO COME Lauiior aud Siftou Will Stay Home [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Ottawa, June 8.? There is probably no truth in the report that Laurier and Sifton will accompany James Hamilton Ross on a visit to the Yukon this sum mer. The probability is that the elec tions coming on in October makes such a trip extremely doubtful if not actual ly impossible. Cutter shoes at CI ay son's Vienna Bakery We use only the best of material for the making of our bread, pastry etc. Give us a trial. Phone 3u. Talking Machines For Sala The undersigned has all kinds of talk 1 ing machines and records for sale. Or ders taken for anything in the line not carried in stock. Jeanotte de Gruyter, At Case & Draper's, Broadway. Summer goods now in at the Ameri can Tailors. The ladies find the latest arid best at Harrisons'. Stetson hats at Clayson's.