No. ItfO VOL. VII.
SKAGWAY, ALASKA. FRII>AY ? AUGUST 5. 1904
PRICE 10 CENTS
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
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
Packers ConfiJent TVy Will
[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
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.
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
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. ?
to lU/jur and ftkasrway New* Co.
Old Books Taken On Exchange.
? 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
And a Full Line of Fishing Tackle
I Dement & Gearhart!
If Your Hou- ? Needs Papering, Call
Up Phone 4 or 8
Painter & Paperhanger
Estimates Given Free of C barge
All Work Guaranteed
Residence at Dewey Hotel
AT NIGHT OR DAY
If You Want a
Call up Phone 107
JAPS CONTINUE TO WIN
Kuroki defeats Kuropatkin at battle of
Simoncheng and captures Haicheng-.
Russian army almost completely sur
[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
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
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.
?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 ?
Ice Creara, per dish, 15c.
Ice Cream and Cake. 25c.
IMORf H END PARLORS,
ISth and State Street.
We Carry a Full Line of
BLUE AND WHITE
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.
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
? Candies * i
Just Received Direct ?ora Manufacturer. Guaranteed Fresh |
Wm. Britt, the Druggist. |
IIAYIIAN CAPITAL SCENE OE
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?.
Porte S ij'8 Macedonians Seek
[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.
Fire Department Will Con
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
Stetson hats at Clayson's.
$2 buys a $3 shirtwaist at Harrisons'
Collision Kills Thirty and
[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
Mascot S:iloo<i To Gi?e Grand
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.
A free "concert is given'at the Mascot
saloon every afternoon and evening.
All the latest songs and airs. It is
Drink Pox's Healthful
Halt Pints, Pints and Quarts
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
Whitney & Pedlar
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