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THE DAILY ALASKAN
CITV QFP1CIHL PAPER No. 182 VOL. VII. "kAGWAY. ALASKA. MONDAY SEPTEMBER 12, 1904 fKh'K 10 CKXT S BOTH ARMIES RESTING [Special Dispatches to the Daily Alaskan.] St. Petersburg. Sept. 12 ? According to the best information received from the front both armies are tired and resting after hard days of fighting and marching. It is the gen eral opinion, however, that the Japanese will again push 011 as soon as the roads become dry. In the meantime, Kuropatkin is enjoying the advantages of a railroad in the retreat. He has sent north all the baggage and the wounded and a i>ortion of his troops. The prevailing idea is that Kuropatkin will not make a stand at Mukden, but that he will re tire to Tie pass if the Japanese come again. JAPANESE HAD 300,000 MEN Mukden. Sept. 12 ? Chinese reports which have been confirmed say that the Japan ese had a grand total to 300,000 men with 700 guns at Liaoyang. The rear guard con sisted of 40,000 Koreans and 30,000 Chinese. MORE JAPANESE GOING- TO THE FRONT Liaoyang, Sept. 7. via Tientsien. Sept 11. ? Jajwinese reinforcements are enroute north by all routes. Prince Kaiyen, brother of the emperor of Japan and commander of the second brigade of cavalry passed Haicheug today. OYAMA MAKES REPORT London. Sept. 12 ? A dispatch received at the Japanese legation from Tokio says:' "Field Marshal Oyama reports that after the fighting on September 3d and 5th our right occupied the Ventai colliery and Yumentse hill. The enemy's main force is believed to have retired north of the Hin river. "Before evacuating Liaoyang. the enemy burned the magazines, cars and station, but we recaptured immense quantities of provisions and ammunition. RUSSIAN LOSS WAS IMMENSE Tokio. Sept. 12 ? General Kuroki reports that Monday Sept. 5, after the battle, the Russians moved 10,1KK) wounded men to Mukden and that they left 3,000 wounded on the fields iu the vicinity of Liaoyang. Council wtll Meat The city council will meet this eve ning at the council chamber oo Fifth avenue. It will be the hrst meeting for two weeks ami the tirst in the month, so theie will probably l>e an important session. V< iCViy Liandrr For first -class worn try Skagway Laundry. Twentv-two yeras' experi enc ?. i'elephoue SU. tf. Fi v> 'res !u u i at the Tolem all day and i N'h.. Dolphin Sails for Skagway A telegram received by U. A. (.'arroll, of the Alaska Steamship Company says the Dolphin sailed from Vancouver for Skagway at 4 p. ui. Sundav. She should arrive in Ska^,' way Wednesday. For Sale Cheap for cash, the Iloairland resi dence on 3rd and Main St. I nquiri' at Mrs. M, A. Kverst on 4th Ave. -?? I Beat of wines liquors afid cigars at ; Lbe Totem. HARRlSONSl ? sn(*eeMiori? to IjhII*-- ltaznjtr uatl dkagw?r New* Co. The "Delineator" and 1 Butterick Patterns tor October Now on Sale ^Stor^OpenEvemngSu^^^^PHON^^i^ Diluted Drugs ARE WORSE THAN NONE OVER lO, 400 Prescriptions has been filled at our store. The doctor's prescription is filled by us absolutely and ex actly the way it is written and in the shortest possible time. We hare the confidence of the people and the doctors. Let Us Fill Your Home Recepie and Prescrip tion Kelly S Co., The Old Reliable DRUGGISTS SKAGWAY, DAWSON NOME Elks Have a Ladle*' Day The Klks have mode Wednesday of each week ladies' day at their cluk On that day every department of the club, including the bowling alley, tho I billiard room aDd the library and read ing room will be placed at. the disposal of the wives, sisters, mothers, daugh | ters sweethearts, etc., of th9 Klks. This has met with instantaneous favor with the ladies of Skagway, and already there is talk of worn *n's bowl ing teams and cam clubs for the purpose of making use of the oppor tunity afforded them. Wl'l Daaoa Tonight The Ladies of the Maccabees' dance will take place at the Arctic Brother hood hall this evening. Great prepar at ions have been made for this event i and their is no doubt but that it will be a complete success. The salts of tic kets that have taken place guarantee it i good attendance. For Picnic Pal tiae Telephone to Klatt, at Dvea, and he will come after you with his gasoliue launch Good trout fishing in Dyea ri\er. One dollar round trip. No par ty of less than three taken. 8 29 Imo Alvajri In the la-ad The Seatile saloon is always in the I lead. It serves the finest free lunch, ; hot or cold night or day, to be had in ; the city, with the very best lager beer n t he world. Seattle tialoon, corner of Sixth avenue and State street. New Mailc at Pack Train The Tack Train sal?on has just re ceived 50 new records for its excellent phonograph and the largest horn that ever came to Alaska. There will be a grand cncert at that place tonight. The latest songs and the latest instru mental selections will be given. Fine porcelain tubs at Principal bar bershop, opposite Board of Trade. G. Chealander, the well known mer chant. will carry in stock Kemington tvpewriter ribbons, paper, oil, carbon paper and other supplies. 7 18 3t Leopard velvets and Scotch flannel waistings, at Harrisons'. The Totem serves the best free lunch in town. Ask for Remington typewriter sup plies. Best made. if Hotel de France T. Valeur, Prop. American and European Plan Newly Furnished. Haines, Alaska A FEW OF BRITTS SPECIALTIES^^ Britt's Cough Cure \ All the latest toilet luxuries and Corn Cure- I sundries. New and guaran Cold Cream / teed. Toilet Lotion I Benzo Witch Hazel Cream; Given Careful Attention. Beef Iron and Wine \ a ?ESSKJSr" )Wm. Brltt, tn mm*. HELD UP Canadian Pacfic Train Robbed at Vancouver [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.]! Vancouver, Sept. 12? The westbound I transcontinental Canadian Pacific Rail way express train was held up 35 miles from Vancouver by six masked men. j ?7,000 were secured. The train was flagged and some men men got on the tender with armed rifles and at the point of guns the engineer and tire man were compelled to take the bag gage and express cars two miles down the track where they were rifled. The train aarived here at m'dnight and a special train and a largy posse of policemen left for the scene of the robbery at once. This is the first train hold up that ever took place in Canada. Otmoomti Can Slen A roll of members has been placed in the drug store of Kelly & Co., where those desiring to become members of the Skagway Democratic Club nay sign it. There 's no fee attached to membership in the club. The fuuis of the club are all provided by volunteer contributions. Any person can become I a member upon signing the roll. Cottage City Expected Tomorrow The Co'tage City sailed from Seattle at midnight Friday and should arrive in Skagway tomorrow evening. She should have a good list of passengers and 2} days' mail. Dirlgo Dna to Ai rive The Dirigo, which aailed from Seat lle last Tuesday with a full cargo of freight, is due to arrive in |X>rt at any time. She should get in before morn ing. J. ff mou Sailed With BIcLtat The Jefferson sailed for the south Saturday evenit.g with about 70 passen gers for Seattle. Tanner Is*a?*s Challenge J. M. Tanner has organized ii bowl ing team acd has issued a challenge to any other team that might be organ ized from the Elks of Skagway to meet his aggregation The members of Tanner's team are as follows: J. M. Tanner, B. Thomas, F. C. Flaherty, George Slmonsted and George S. Town. Hnmboldt Ccmei and Goe? The Humboldt arrived in port Saturday afternoor at 4 o'clock and sailed out Sunday morning at 1. She had a big freight cargo consisting of more than .TOO tons. Three Specialties. All Perl, ot The Ross Bakery makes a specialty of three things ice cream, fresh bak ery goods and Flow's candies, all guar anteed to be porfect. The ice cream and bakery products of the Boss Bakery are unexcelled anywhere, and Plow's candies speak for themselves wherever found. Oyster cocKtai Is, Olympiaor Eastern at the l'ack Train restaurant. TOPEKA SINKS AT PIER Alaskan liner with big cargo goes to the bottom in Seattle harbor. Loss, $50,000. (Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan) Seattle, Sept. 12. ? The Pacific Coast Steamship Company's Alaska liner City of Topeka sunk at <? o'clock last evening at her moorings at the Pacific Coast pier A. The entire cargo af the ship, consisting of 500 tons, mostly perishables, was lost, but the t-hip will be raised. The ship was to have sailed for Alaska this morning and had .'JO passen gers booked, but no lives were lost. The loss is estimated at $50,000. It is suspected that some member of the crew scuttled the shsp. Divers are inves tigating the wreck today. No arrests have been made. Good Word* for Shoup The Ketchikan Journal refers to James M. Shoup in this complimentary manner: I "United States Marshal Shoup came down from Juneau last Monday for the I purpose of closing up the contract for the new court house. The hearty wel come which the marshal receives on his altogether too infrequent visits to Ketchikan should serve to give the lie to the impression that ha* none abroad to the effect that a federal official in Alaska cannot impartially and effec tively discharge the duties of his office without incurring the ill will of her people. Than Marshal Shoup there is no more popular official in Alaska, nor anywhere else, for that matter." "PcKloe" Goes to Jail W. H. Goebel, better known as "Peg leg" is serving a 30 days' sentence in the fedeaal jail. He was arrested Saturdap upon the complaint of some indians who had offered wares for sale at the corner near his place of business. "Pegleg" did not desire the Indians for neighlwrs and kicked them and their curios into the street. He plead guilty to assault and battery. Id Llna V itli 1905 Calendar! The Daily Alaskan has received the largest and best line of samples for l'.iOij calendars that is in the market, and is in position to supply the de mand in that line better than any other house dealing in Alaska. The calenders are from -the J. W. Butler l'aper, Co. the largest wholesale paper house in the world, and the Daily Alaskan has an exclusive agencv for them. Call at this office and make your selections, or "phone the ofliice and the samples will be taken to your place of business. Wnnttd Wanted to buy black sand from gold washings Send 5-pound sample by ex press. or write Alfred 'lhurtell, 420 Milwaukee avenue. Chicago, 111. 4t Wanted Painters, at Fort Seward, Haines Alaska, lionnell & Cornell, contrac Stetson hats at Claysoa's. Pennsylvania anthracite (83 per cent. carbon)."finest coal in the world, $2.25 per sack of 200 pounds, delivered. Sbaw & Johnson, Moore wharf, lmo We have some very fine PEACHES, PLUMS. GRAPES. APPLES, BAN ANAS, WATER MELONS and BLUEBERRIES For Saturday i bibs in Sole Agents for Rose of Ellensburg Butter. The Place Where You Save Money By Spending It ON RIVER Movement of Ynkon River Steamers Whitehorse, Sept. 12.? The Victor ian, which was at Tantulus at 4 a. m yesterday, has not been heard from since that time, but she should arrive today. The Bonanza King was at Big Salmon at 10:30 p. m. yesterday, and 1 should arrive today. The Selkirk, the next fast passenger , boat to be due, was at Yukon Crossing at 2:30 a. m. today and might catch the train tomorrow. The Whitehorse, coming up stream, was at Ogil vie at 1 1 :30 last night. I The Thistle was at HootaliDqua at 6 a. m and should arrive today. Going down stream, the Dawson was at Yukon Crossing at 5 a m , the Co lumbian at Yukon Crossing at 5:30 a., m. and Canadian in Dawson. There will be no boat to sail tonight. The river is 50 inches above low water, SKAGWAY WEATtlfR The result of the observation taken at Moore wharf at midnight, September j 11, 1N04, is as follows: Temperature time of observation 51 Max. temp, preceding 24 hours 55 , Min. " " " " j Mean " " " " 51 ( Barometer, 30.13. Calm, cloudy.; GOOD THINGS TO EAT There will be an entire change in the menu at the Totem Saloon tonight. The lunch will begin at 9 o'clock, and will be the best ever offered in the city Piano fir R??nt First clafis piano for r<>nt. Inquire at this office. full and Winter Good* Are Here The fall and winter goods which we have been advertising have arrived and are now ready for the trade. Those who desire the opportunity from the entire stock should not delay in leaving their orders. F. Wolland. Genuine Pennsylvania anthracite coal, nut size, delivered, $22 per ton. Shaw <!fc Johnson, Moore wharf, lmo Maj. Green-: in Charge Maj. Frank Greene will arrive on the next boat from the south to take charge of the Alaskan end of the United States cable. He will be located at Juneau. Maj. Greene was formerly stationed at ! Nome. He will be remember in south eastern Alaska as a witness for the prosecution in the lieasely case which was tried at Juneau last fall. Beasly, it will be remembered, was charged with forging government orders at Nome. Gambling AH Off in Portland Sheriff Tom Word, of Multnomah county, Oregon, formerly of Skagway, and John Manning, the prosecuting at torney of thai county, have determined that gambling must stop in Portland. The Oregon law makes it the duty of those officers to do that, and the penalty for non-performance of the duty is re moval from office. They were threat ened by a law and order league with proceedings against them if they did not a<\J. in the matter, and they have ac ceeded to the demands made. Help Wanted Roy wanted at Kelly's drug store at once. tf Mavoot baiUNewl Anaio The Mascot saloon has just received a large consignment of new music for its jjopular Victor talking machine. It includes all the latest popular airs. Wo Meet All Cats The Vienna Bakery wants your bus iness. It gives the very best at the cheapest price. Phone 35. APPEARING OLD Art* n* a II a r to Profitable Employ ment. Tou cannot afford to grow old. In these days of strenuous competition It Is necessary to maintain, as Ions' as possible ones youthful appearance. It is impossible to do this without re taining a luxurious growth of hair. The presence of Dandruff indicates the presence of a burrowing: (Term which lives and thrives on the roots of the hair until It causes total baldness. N'ewbro's Herolclde is the only known e'estroyer of this pest, and It is as effec tive as it Is delightful to use Herpicldc makes an elegant hair dress ing as well as Dandruff cure. Accept no substitute? there Is none. Sold by leading druggists. Send 10c. In stumps for sample to The Herplclde Co., Detroit, Mich. Wm. Britt, Special Agent. $1.50 books for 50c at Harrison's this week. Harrisons' take your old school books on exchange for new ones. full line of School Books Tablets, Spelling Blanks, Pencils, Etc. Chealanders, ntth Avenue, FISHING TACKLE We Have the Right Kind for Catching Anything irom Mountain Trout to Halibut -! Dement & Gearhartl When In Haines-^^ Stop at the Hotel Northern \ J. G. Morrison, Prop. Restaurant In Building dim)/ ?r7L^, Aj ^ am/ 4srJtxJ!L' _ -^d^' yjwr ^L&risdd >u/Ju^i/?e^, ?^unjls <$l?fa ^?/l^C7fy THE ROSSHIG-G-INS CO. Sole Agents, Skagway and Juneau.