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I There is no Butter on the Market that will keep fresh and nice unless it is properly taken care of. Many storekeepers are careless about such things and very few have a suit able place to keep butter. We keep ours always on ice in one of the latest improved refrigerators. Call and see for yourself and inspect the Nathez Valley Yakima Butter the finest made. Sole agent at Skatfway is John Kalem, the Grocer JAPAIMES ATTACK PORT ARTHUR [Continued from Pa ge I.J St. PetrnbnrK I< DB?oin*rl1y Alarm <1 St. Petersburg, June 8.? The Novo? J 1 remba newspaper yesterday discussed riously a sensational report that the ait- d States iutended tocede the Phil* j pine islands to Japan. Curt?r Picooal BrtuR Now* Xewcbwang, June 8? Carrier pig c jos have arrived from Gen. Stoessel at i'ort Arthur. The Russians will not ? vulge the contents of the messages, but declare they contained very (food iformatioa. > RuxUui Violate War Ui >(? Nagasaki, June 8.? Wounded Japa nese who have arrived from Liaotung ?nicsula attribute the heavy casual ties at Nanshan hill to the Russians' ?:;isuse of the white Hag. < ?am. Stoa-i-1 U* < Wlral*** System Tokio, June 8.? It is reported the Russians at Port Arthur are communi cating with points on the Chinese coast by wireless telegraphy. For N?xt Canaua A baby boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Case this morning. Dr. J. A. liaughman is the atterdintr physician. The mother and child are doing nicely. Gats Tan Day* William Williams was given 10 days, ^ on a conviction for being drunk and dis orderly last night, in Judge Roger's court this morning. Oilic0 la and Oat The Dirigo arrived last night at 10 j o'clock with 19 passenirers, 165 tons of freight and way port mail. She sailed out at six o'clock this morning CIIMP RAIES Special Fare Tickets B' iu? Sold to St. Louis The Canadian Pacific Railway Com pany Is advert ising special rates to the St. Louis world's fair. Tickets are sold at Skagway good if presented at Vancouver or Seattle, June 16, 17 or 18. The Princess May, sailing from Skag way next Monday will connect with tiu'st' dates. The special rates, effective on all the transcontinental lines, are as follows: Round trip to St. Louis, $67.30; to Chicago and return via St. Louis, or to St. Louis and return via Chicago, $70: to Chicago and return, $72 50: to Chi cago, returning via St. Louis, or to St. Louis, returning via Chicago, $7;?.75. The dates when these rates will be in effect from Puget. sound points are June, 16, 18, 17: July, 1, 2, 3; August, 8, 9, 10; September, 5, 6, 7; October, 3, 4, Ten days are allowed to make the trip from Puget sound to the eastern terminus and they are good for three months, giving the holder the oppor tunity to make an extended eastern visit. 11. B. Dunn is selling tickets at Skag way over the Canadian Pacific, giving the purchaser the option of the line on which he desires to return. A Written G Huron t ? That our ice cream and ica cream soda is the best and purest in Skagway. 5 14 tf Boss bakery. Sea*' n d Lumber Good seasoned lumber for sale cheap. Inquire at Monogram Liquor House. Pr ce, $16 per thousand PERSONAL MENTION rwiwtwawMwwr ? ftrawMuwity*** Sergeant Major P. W. Pennefather, of the Northwest mounted police, of Whitehorse is at the Fifth Avenue hotel. He is in the city to receive some horses and and other freight for the mounted police that is coming on the Amur. P. W. SDyder, Joe Smith, Jud Wil- j liainson, Klmer Chamberlain aud Lee ; Billings, returned last night from hunting trip in the Dyea valley. They | killed nothing but time and microbes. Horace Hiilery is at home spending | hisj vacation. He will return to | Everett iu the fall to resume his studies. -?? CJM. McGrath, the Juneau travel- 1 ing salesman arrived from Haines last J night on the Union. James McCloskey, of Juneau, left on! the train this morning for Atlin where j he will spend the summer. A. R. Graves and H. H. Sanford have returned from a hunting trip at Wrangell Narrows. They killed one bear. George S. Town, of the Daily Alas kan, left for Whitehorse on a business trip today. Mrs K. 1). Piuneo a:>d Mrs. W. M. Shenan n. mined from W'hiuliorse last night George Blaurhaid relumed from] Juneau on the Dirigo. M. Mayer, t!ie ''eatliu wholesale jeweler, is at ilie Fifth Avenue. Biu TRAVEL Many ExeursioDi>t8 Will Come North This Year Transportation people say the North- 1 ern excursion travel will be irrger | this year than ever, A letter received 1 at Ska^way in the last mail from a I well known transportation man of i Seattle says: "In spite of the St. Louis fair and it ' being presidental year when people ! want to take part in politics, it looks now as if the Alaskan excursion business would be as good as last year, if not better Inquires arecomtug from the east and coast people every day regarding excursion rates to the north. "The Spokane this year will be booked full on all trips with the exception of the first. Many will make the trip in to Dawson this year, who heretofore have gone only to Skagway." WELL FIXED Skagw?y Ticasnry In Good Condition Tlie Skagway city treasury still con tains more than $5000, notwithstanding a large donation in May to the school fund. The statement for June 1 pres ented by City Clerk and Auditor Mc Kean Monday night Is as follows: April 30, balance on hand *5429 10 Receipts? Rent hos? bouse $ 25 00 Dog license 2 00 Poll taxes 35 70 Fines and costs 5-1 00 Taxes 221 30 808 00 Total. $6237 10 Disbursed? Transferred to school fund $ 450 ?>l General fund warrants paid 458 58 Fire warrants paid... 15 10 Street warrants paid. 150 80 1075 00 Balance on hand.. $5162 01 IN SEPARATE Ft'NDS. General fund available $2687 06 Fire fund 935 88 Street fund 1119 79 Outstanding warrants 419 28 There Is f2;!4.70 in the school fund and the same amount in warrants out standing. Prubyti rlan* Drive Well The trustees of the Presbyterian church have had a well driven on the parsonage property. Water was se cured in 14 hours. AMIR IN Canmlian Liner Brings Big Load The Amur arrived at 1 o'clock this afternoon with 400 tons of freight be sides some livestock. She had 23 pas sengers and one day's mail. The Amur will sail at 9 o'clock to night. The ladies end the latest and best at Harrisons'. Wantrd Girl or" Jap wanted to do general housework. Inquire at this office. tf Just opened. The Railroad restau rant will now serve you with the bes tneal in town. Your patronage is sol icited -Williams & Peterson. Rattan $boc$ fianan Shoes Our Spring Stock of Men's Hanan Shoes are here. These are absolutely the finest mens shoes manufactured and once worn, you will wear no other. Patent Colt Vici Kid, Box Calf and Velour Calt. One price for all- $7.00 a pair. Notion to the Public Now that the streets and alleys have been properly cleaned, the attention of the public is called to Section 3. Arti cle 4 of Ordinance No. 32, which pro hibits the placing or leaving of refuse, litter, or rubbish of any kind on the streets or alleys, and provides for a fine of $50 for the violation of the same. P. Wolland. Chairman Committee on Health and Police. Skjgway, June 3, 1904. tf Clay son & Co. carry the largest stock of overcoats in town. Poaiiion Wonted A school teacher from Roseburg, Oregon, would like a position us copy ing clerk or governess, or any honor able work excepting cooking, dishwash ing and chamber work. Apply to Pe nial Mission. 5 24 3tO Baths 25 cents. Pine porcelain tubs at the Portland Lod ,'ing House. I looms 25c, 50c, 75c and $ . Pifth avenue, op posite postoflice. Free Concert Dully | A free concert is given at the Mascot , saloon every afternoon and evening. I All the latest songs and airs. It is worth hearing. Japanese Matting All 180 Strand and G-ood Patterns Direct from the Orient . ^ Regular 30- 35, 40 & 45c Goods Now 25 Cts. Per Yard \ I AT I . E.R. PEOPLES J Can you afford to miss the at our stcre ? Every line which we have not a full assortment of sizes in in will be sold at a 25 per ct. Discount For Next 15 Days Every Article is First Class in Every Respect F. K CLAYSON & CO. 'Phone 124. Fourth Avenue and State Street in Peterson Building 4 i'l 1