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ALASKAN CITV OPPIOIRLPAPER No. ItfO VOL. VII. SKAGWAY, ALASKA. FRII>AY ? AUGUST 5. 1904 PRICE 10 CENTS FOR REVENGE Assaviiu of You Plehve Re seuted Friend's Treat meut [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] St. Petersburg, Aug. 5.? The assas siu of Minister von I'lehve is said to have n ...ie a partial confession before his death. Ue declared at one time he was a school teacher in a rural district He was ,-reatl) interested in Zemstov, for the curtailment of whose powers he blamed me dead minister, lie abso lutely refused to disclose his name. Watch w as kept over the assassin day aud night in the belief he would betray himselfin h;> sleep, but it is thought he did not ituj.l cate anyone other than himse'.f. W 111 Suyprtu The Bad Bo> ? A irantr of bovs ha\e made it a practice to congregate at the open air band concerts and annoy the perform er- and th?' auditors. The disturbance wa> specially marked last night. Deputy I'ti ed States Marshal John son and t hief of Police Burns have annot. c d that they will permit uo re pit it ion> of the disturbance. Knox EntartainmcHt Tom! (kt The Knox entertainment at the at the Methodist church will take place tonight. The will probably be a full house, as s<-at are going rapidly. K r i ih'Ueat The Krye-Bruhn Co. keep all kiud? of fresh mt a: constantly on hand, tf GOOD Slim Packers ConfiJent TVy Will Wiii Strike [Special Dispatches to Baily Alaskan.] ! Chicago, August 5? The packers whose employees are on a strike claim to be in better position tonight than they hare since the sti ike began. The vast sympathetic strike it was attempt ed to organize has failed to materialize. The packers are confident of a complete Tictory. ^ _ G?orKi ? Do* T< morrow The Georgia will be due to arrive in port from Juneau, Sitka and way ports , tomorrow at about noon. She will sail out on the return trip to Juneau one ( hour after her arrival. Money Found Found? A sum of money. Apply with particulars to 11. M. Lay. 8 ."> 2t Reward For Lnat D o Lost, strayed or stolen, a fox terrier, * , a black head with straight white run ning down the center, two la'ge black ' spots on back, long tail. answ>r~ to the , name of Fannie, collar with two bells on. lie ward paid for return. Notify Alaskan office. GOOD IIIIVGS TO [AT j There will be an entire change in the ' menu at the To'eiu saloon tonight. I The lunch will begin at !> o'clock, and ! will be the best ever offered in the city. ? HARRISONS to lU/jur and ftkasrway New* Co. School Books AND School Supplies Old Books Taken On Exchange. 'PHONE 55 ? School Supplies * A Full Line of PENCILS- TABLETS- CRAYONS INK PENS, MUCILEG-E &c. Our Stock Is the Largest Our Prices the Lowest Kelly S Co., Druggists SKAGWAY, DAWSON NOME We Have All the Latest FIREARMS And a Full Line of Fishing Tackle I Dement & Gearhart! If Your Hou- ? Needs Papering, Call Up Phone 4 or 8 H. STEWART, Painter & Paperhanger Estimates Given Free of C barge All Work Guaranteed Residence at Dewey Hotel AT NIGHT OR DAY If You Want a NEW CARRIAGE Call up Call up Phone 107 JOHN WILLIAMS JAPS CONTINUE TO WIN Kuroki defeats Kuropatkin at battle of Simoncheng and captures Haicheng-. Russian army almost completely sur rounded. [Special Dispatches to the Daily Alaskan.] Tokio, August 5 ? The Japanese are the complete victors in the battle of Simon ?lieng, which waged with terrible fury several days ago on the outskirts of Haicheng. The battle is over at that point and the victorious Japanese has occupied Haicheng, which -erved as one of the bases for Russian operations for so long. The Japanese are now ?rowding troops to the front to reinforce those who are surrounding Gen. Kuropatkin 's positions. At the war office today the following statement was made: ' All the outlying Russian positions have been taken and the great day for which the Japanese for so long a time have hoped is here, when Kuropatkin is compelled to ac ?ept battle, to surrender his army or to be annihilated. Even a retreat from his present position would have to be between two powerful Japanese armies, which could strike him it will. LINES CLOSING- AROUND KUROPATKIN Newchwang, August J ? The Japanese are closing in on the army of Gen. Kuropat <in with relentless force. Gen. Kuroki is behind him with 1(5,000 men, Gen. Oku with iO,0(M? men in his front, and Gen. Nodfu with 50,000 more is flanking the Russians on he left. All these forces are under the supreme command of Gen Kuroki, who will bend ill his energies to crush the Russian forces. Still another army is on the way to join the forces that confront Kuropatkin and with it are the military attaches :mtl the newspaper correspondents who are going to the front to witness the battle that it is believed will be the most awful of modern times. CIVILIANS MUST GO St. Petersburg, August 5 ? Gen. Kuropatkin has ordered the removal of all useless i\i .an.- fro.ii Harbin in ordef to provide the iMv/est possible winter quarters for the army JAPANESE LOSE A CRUISER Rome, August 5? Dispatches received here from Tokio state that the Japanese ?miser Kasaga has been sunk. Concert At Totem SmIoc n There will he a grand concert of ?irking anil instrumental music at the rotem saloon tonight. There will l!-o be given the finest lunch ever .erved in Alaska. Remember the ?liico Totem saloon. finely Furnished Rooms ilectric Lighted Throughout THE IMPERIAL HOTEL GEO, W. CURTIS, PROP. AMERICAN PLAN ?Yont St. South P.O., Whitehorse.Y.T Mien You ComeLp iVorth Don't Fail to Step In and Treat Yourself to a Dish of the Most Deli -ious Ice Cream ? In Town Ice Creara, per dish, 15c. Ice Cream and Cake. 25c. IMORf H END PARLORS, ISth and State Street. i We Carry a Full Line of BLUE AND WHITE fnameled Granitcware This Line Consists of Tea and Coffee Pols, Stew Pans, Dish Pans, Bread Raisers, Water Pails. Tea Kettles, Pie and Cake Plates, Cups, Dip pers, Cuspidors, etc. Wo invite you to call an<l inspect these (footls, also our stock dishes and fancy china. BISK iff Sole Agents for Hose of Ellensburp Butter. A Slj/nts drvnJt/ c/flj&d ^0 cjjp/Xs ^ (Jj? /ij,<rus cC<rri// /lj<n*s d/At^ //tuAA^tl^ p?Us jJust l?irtl> -f/uJi^A _ Jfajl y<Mvr -fb^rutt oJhici i? THE ROSS-HIGG-INS CO. Scle Agents, Skagwav and Juneau A Large Shipment of I lumbers' famous ? Candies * i Just Received Direct ?ora Manufacturer. Guaranteed Fresh | Wm. Britt, the Druggist. | IIAYIIAN CAPITAL SCENE OE WILD DISORDER Troops Prevent Merchants From Opening Stores and Americans are Stoned By Angered Populace- -Warships Sail [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] i Port au Prince, Aug. 5 ?This city is I in a state of great disorder. Hands of soldiers are throwing stones to prevent the Svrians from reopening their stores. The Americans have hoisted the Stars and Stripes over their residences and] have sought refuge at the American legation in carriages, flying American flags, persued by the populace throwing stones. The city authorities are help less. The American goverument will send warships from the South Atlantic squadron lo protect American interest?. DEEP PLOT Porte S ij'8 Macedonians Seek Foreign Ai(! [Special Dispatches to Daily Alaskan.] Constantinople, Aug. 5.? The porte has just warned all legations to instruct ^ their respective consuls in Macedonia not to leave town without ample es corts as the Macedonian revolutionary cimmitteesof Bulgaria are planning to kidDap or murder such consult with the view of enlisting foreign intervention in their behalf. WILL MEET Fire Department Will Con vene Tomorrow The regular monthly meeting of the Skagway department will take place at the city hall tomorrow night. A full attendance has been requested by the chief of the department. Among the other matters that will some up at the meeting will be the distribution to the members of the department the payment for attendance it the last fire. foe Cream Tte Beat The Vienna Bakery serve;; the best ;e cream north of Seattle. Try it i'hoge 35, Stetson hats at Clayson's. $2 buys a $3 shirtwaist at Harrisons' this week. BIO WRECK Collision Kills Thirty and Injures Many [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Louisville, Ky.. Aug. 5.? The south bound train of the Louisville & Nash ville railway, collided with a north bound passenger train yesterday and 32 passengers and four trainmen were killed, and i"> people Svere seriously hurt. HKiHTIMt Mascot S:iloo<i To Gi?e Grand Opening There will be a grand opening at the Mascot saloon tomorrow night in honor of the completion of the work of mak ing the place of business of that |K>pular resort over asrain. A. Keinert has hud the Mascot doubled in sue, remodelled and renova ted throughout. Private wine and card rooms iiave been added to the place, and it has been made in every respect second to no saloon in its appointments in thf north. Tomorrow night there will be a fine lunch served and good music, the best obtainable will be provided for the guests. Everybody is invited to take in the fun. Come. Frac ConoertlDaily A free "concert is given'at the Mascot saloon every afternoon and evening. All the latest songs and airs. It is worth hearing. / - Drink Pox's Healthful Carbonated Drinks Halt Pints, Pints and Quarts HII Flavors Chealanders, Fifth Avenue, Notice to Miners You can outfit with us cheaper than you can by buying Amer ican goods and paying duty Our goods are the best on the market. Whitney & Pedlar WHITEHORSE, Y.T.