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THE DAILY ~2WT ALASKAN
OITV 0FF1O1HL PHPER No. 148 VOL VII. 3KAGWAY, ALASKA. WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 14, 1904 PRICE 10 CENTS BAUSON VOIfS r# OlVf IIP MUNICIPAL ICIMRTER [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Daw sod, Sept. 14 The city yesterday at the plebiscite on that question, voted to surrender its rannicipal charter and to p?rniit the city to be governed by the Yukon territorial council. The interest taken in the election was not great as is evidenced by the small vote cast. It was: For surrendering charter, 281). Against surrendering charter, 92. CATCH THIEF Monnted I'olice Take I>o miuioD Kobbr-r [Special Dispatch to nail; Alaskan.] Uawson. Sepi 14. Tony F'ranz, own- j er of a claim on Item nion, was robbed of 0 The police caught the thief and situml the money the next day. j N v P?p?r App ail The first issue of John W. Frame's J much vaunted weekly newspaper has made its appearance. It has been christened the "Alaska Transcript,'" and its proclaimed mission is to regu late things io general It starts its career with its teeth on edge. appar ently seeking to rend those whom it dislikes. The Alaska press is its pet antipathy, and lonesome Bralv its avowed lodes tone. GOOD TtilVGS TO EAT There will l>e an entire change in the menu at the TotPm Saloon tonight. The lunch will >>etrin at 9 o'clock, and will be the In st ever oiTered in the ciiy Baths i'lcen-v Fine porcelain tubs at the IVrt'and I xxl ;ing House, llooms 25e, SOc. "3c and Fifth avenue, oi> posite v.'aua?Uan Hank of Commerce. Fin-* fr-v luich at the Totej) all clay am! night FLOODS RAGE Rio Graude Valley Sub 111^1 ?je?l iu Vfaler [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Laredo, Tex , Sept. 14. Floods from the llio Grande river are sweeping down this valley carrying death and destruction in their path. Great dam age has already been done. Thousand* of acres of farming lands have been tlooded covering a distance of 2lH) miles. Wanttd Wanted to buy black sand from gold washings Send 5-pound sample by ex press. or write Alfred Ihurtoll, 420 Milwaukee avenue. Chicago, 111. 4t Wanted Painters, at Kort Seward. Haines Alaska. Bonnell & Cornell, contrac tors. ' w Frao toncerl Daily A free'concert is given'at the Mascot saloon every afternoon and evening. All the 1m test songs and airs. It is worth hearing. For Salt* t heap for cash, the Hoatrlaiul resi lience on 3rd and Main St. Inquire at Mrs. M, A Kverst on 4th Ave. -w Rest of wines liquors and cigars at the To em. HARRISONS Mi? i-* -? *orn to Ladl#*' liuzaar and &ka?wajr News Co. Furs NOW ON DISPLAY Our Prices are the Lowest We Invite Your Inspection Eastern Prices Not In It With Us ^ Store Open Evenings. 'PHONEJS^j Diluted Drugs are worse than none OVER 10,400 prescriptions has been filled at our s ore. The doctor's prescription is tilled by us absolutely and ex actly the way it is written and in the shortest possible time. We have the confidence of the people and the doctors. Let Is fill Vour Home Recipe and Prescrip tion Lo|| % it f ft The 0ld Reliable M/ll J II t?U.f DRUGGISTS SKAGWAY, DAWSON NOME THREE DEAD New York Train Collision Results Fatally [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Caledonia, N. Y., Sept. 14? Two freight trains of the Buffalo, Rochester & Pittsburg railway collided near Mul ford today when running at full speed. Three were killed and four injured. CUT RATES Ouly Ten Dollars to Cross | Atlautic [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Liverpool, Sept. 14. ? The Allan, Do minion and Canadian Pacific railway steamship lines have reduced the steer at'O rates from London and Liverpool to Quebec to $10. The rate is regarded as an indication of the probable failure of peace negotiations between the Cunard and Continental lines. Tomorrow's B * u i Conoart Program The program for the open air concert o be given by the Third Infantry band tomorrow afternoon, at 4 o'clock, ar ranged by E Harvey, chief musician, is as follows: 1. March, "Navajo".. Alstyne 2. Overture, ''Around the Metroi>o lis" Brady 3. Song, "Grand Old Ocean". Grersinger 4. Grand Selection, "La Traviata" Verdi 5. Song and Dance, "The Cow Bells" Grin I 6 Intermezzo, "Anona" Gray In Liu With 1905 Calendar. The Daily Alaskan has received the largest and best line of samples for 1905 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 Paper, Co. the largest wholesale paper house in the world, and the Daily Alaskan has an exclusive agency for them. Call at this office and make your selections, or 'phone the oftlice and the samples will be taken to your place of business. Help Wanted Boy wanted at Kelly's drug store at j ouce. Haioot ha* RewlMnalo The Mascot saloon has just received a large consignment of new music for its popular Victor talking machine. It includes all the latest populaf airs. We Meet All Cull The Vienna Bakery wants your bus iness. It gives the very best at the | cheapest price. Phone 35. For Pionio Partlee Telephone to Klait, at Dvea, and he will come after you with his gasoline launch Good trout fishing in Dyea river. One dollar round trip. No par ty of less than three taken. 8 29 lmo | Alu-ftyi In the L-ad The Seatile saloon is always in the lead. It serves the finest free lunch, hot or cold night or day, to be hail in the city, with the very best lager beer in the world. Seattle Saloon, corner of Sixth avenue and State street. Leopard velvets and Scotch flannel waistings, at Harrisons'. The Totem serves the best free lunch tn town. Ask for Remington typewriter sup plies. Best made. tf Hotel de France T. Valeur, Prop. American and European Plan Newly Furnished. Haines, Alaska A FEW OF BRITT'S SPECIALTIES^^ Britt's Cough Cure Corn Cure Cold Cream Toilet Lotion Benzo Witch Hazel Cream( Beef Iron and Wine Rheumatic Linam^nt Tooth Acv a Drops All the latest toilet luxuries and s-undries. teed. New and guaran ty Given Careful Attention. JVm. Britt, the Druggist. NOT MEW England Only Asks Fulfill ment of Old Treaty [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Lhassa, Sept. 14? In bis speech after signing tho Thibet-Urltish treaty, Gen. Younghusband pointed out thit the British had no intention of interfering in the small Thibetan affairs. Britain had not annexed any territory and fully recognized the the Su/.eranty of China. Great Britain mearly saught to Insure the observation of the treaty | of 1890 which provided that trade re lations between India and Thibet should be established and that Thibet should not depart from the traditional policy in regard to the political re lations with other countries. BREAKS IT Flauig^n AdJs Two F< et to Record [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] ? New York, Sept. 14? J. J. Flanigan j broke his worlds record of 3i> feet 9 J 1 inces by throwing .">(> pound weight from seven foot circle a distance of 38 feet "38 inches. Kiimte Offers Cup to the Ladle* H. D. Kirmse, tho pioneer jeweler has offered a silver cup as a prize lo to the ladies of Skagway for the best bowling score made at the Klks' club by a woman between the present and January 1. The competion is free for all those who attend on lady's days at , that club, and there will be no charge for the privelege of contesting. Mr. Kirmse has ordered the cup, and it will be plac.'d on exhibition at his store as soon as it shall havo been received. Dolphin Dae To light. , The Dolphin had not been reported at 3.30 o'clock this afternoon, though ghe is expected to arrive some time this evening ani to sail tomorrow. f Full and Winter Good? Are Here The fall and winter goods which we have been advertising have arrived and are now re dy for the trade. , Those who desire the opportunity from the entire stock should not delay in leaving their orders. F. Wolland. Three Specialties All Perfect | , The Boss Bakery makes a specialty , of three things ice cream, fresh bak ery goods and Flow's candies, all guar anteed to be perfect. The ice cream 1 and bakery products of the Boss Bakery are unexcelled anywhere, and Plow's candies speak for themselves wherever found. Harrisons' take your old school books on exchange for new ones. Oyster uocKtails, Olympia or Eastern at the Pack Train restaurant. Japs Move Backward Kuroki withdraws most of the Japanese army to Yentai and quits pursuit of Kuropatkin. [Special Dispatches to the Daily Alaskan.] St. Petersburg, Sept. 14 ? Kuroki has practically abandoned the pursuit of the Rus sian army. He has fallen back upon Yentai where the main body of the Japanese army is bivouacking. Only small detachments of the Japanese are now reported on the flanks of the Russian army. NO FIGHTING- AT THE FRONT Liaoyang, Sept. 14 ? There has been no renewal of the fighting on a large scale in the far east. There are almost hourly skirmishes at different points, but they are getting less severe as the Russian army is drawing away toward the north. RUSSIANS CONTINUE NORTHERN MOVEMENT St. Petersburg, Sept. 14 ? No special news has been received from the front but it continues to be reported that the Russian army is moving northward from Mukden. Gen. Kuropatkin is said to be at Tie pass. The evacuation of Mukden is not officially admit ted. PORT ARTHUR CANNOT LAST St. Petersburg, Sept. 14 ? The Russian war office, realizing the discouraging effect the disaster to the Russian arms at Liaoyang must have had on the heroic garrison at Port Arthur and with all the prospect of immediate relief from Kuropatkin gone, does not ex pect the siege of Port Arthur to be much longer continued. ALARMING RUMORS AT ST. PETERSBURG St. Petersburg, Sept. 14 ? The people are harrassed by rumors of impending dis aster to Kuropatkin which find ready credence on account of the absolute lask of official information. Ludl Guild to Meat The Ladies' Guild of St. Saviour's Episcopal church will meet tomorrow afternoon at the home of Mrs. Howard Ashley at the corner of Eighth avenue and State street, at, 2 o'clock, A large meeting ha- been requested as the bazaar to be given early in December will be considered. Indies WillGIvn B?j?r The 1 adits of the Episcopal church have decided to give a bazaar early in the month of December, The particu lars of the event have not been de termined upon yet, but they will l>e made known to the public from time to time as they shatl be developed. G. C'healander, the well known mer chant, will carry in stock Remington tvpe writer ribbons, paper, oil, carbon paper and other supplies. 7 18 3t Pennsylvania anthracite (83 per cent, carbon), finest coal in the world, $2. Jo per sack of 200 pounds, delivered. Shaw & Johnson, Moore wharf, lmo Stetson hats at Clayson's. We have some very fine PEACHES- PLUMS. GRAPES, APPLES- BANANAS, WATER MELONS and BLUEBERRIES For Saturday IBM Sole Agents (or Rose of Kllensburg Butter. The Place Where You Save Money By Spending It i Ruatian* Profe?? Iicnorano* St. Petersburg, Sept. 14.- The au thorities profess ignorance as to the circumstances surrounding the case of the Russian transport Lena, which went to San Francisco for coal and re ; pairs. If the Lena needs repairs and coal it is said Russia will expect the United States to ignore the reported Japanese demand that the ship forced to put to sea, and to permit the repairs to be made and the Lena aKowad sufficient coal to enable her to reach the nearest Russian port Natives Rita Against Rniila Chicago, Sept. 14? A Chefoo cor respondent reports a concerted move ment against the Russians by 15,000 mounted Manchurians under Gen. Dhzin with seven Japanese advisers. Elks' Meeting There will be a meeting of Skagway Lodge No. 431, Benevolent and Protec tive Order of Elks, at their hall, Thurs day, September 15, at 8:30 p. m. There will be initiation. All visiting Elks are invited to at tend. E. A. Murphy, Sec'y. Frath Meat The Frye-Bruhn Co. keep ail kinds of fresh meat constantly on hand, tf | Fine porcelain tubs at Principal bar bershop, opposite Board of Trade. Arctic Brothers Have Meeting There was an interesting meeting of the Arctic Brotherhood last night it the hall of that order. Rev. Charles E. Rice, of St Saviour's church, was initiated to membership. ill (? Macc ?bo s Will Meet Tonight It I There will be a regular meeting of the Knights of the Maccabees at the ball of that order tonight. Big Train Ln.id The train due at 4:30 p. m. has 85 passengers on board for Skagwuy. SKAGWAY WEATHER The result of the observation taken at Moore wharf at midnight, September 13, 1904, is as follows: Temperature time of observation ? 50 Max. temp, preceding 24 hours 63 Min. " " " " Mean " " " " 50 Barometer, 30.11. Calm, cloudy. Piano for Rent first class piano for rent. Inquire at this office. tf You can get any book published from Harrison's Just Received a Shipment 01. Gage Hats [ Chealanders, ram ????, J FISHING TACKLE We Have the Right Kind for Catching Anything trom Mountain Trout to Halibut Dement & Gearhartl When In Haines*^ Stop at the Hotel Northern J. G. Morrison, Prop. Restaurant In Building /</-asnyf f P^/Le^d /ti^c-es ^P7v6iJr&' ^LL*0^db /r y, 4v OsIML- do Ao / ' Hi&ri/ ?/-Ly Ly cW &Mj?trrt/ (Jag/ THE ROSS-HIG-G-INS CO. Sole Agents, Skagwav and Juneau.