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THE DAILY ALASKAN
OITV QFFMCIHL- PHPER No. 201 VOL VII. SKAGWAY, ALASKA, FRIDAY OCTOBER 7, 1904 PRICE 10 CENT , PASSENGER STEAMER SINKS Af ALERT BAV [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.l Vancouver, B. O. Oct. 7 -The news has just been received here that the British steamer Bo?cowiU had struck a reef from Uarble Down Is land in Alert bay and sunk. Three children, passengers on the steamer, were drowned. The crew and 185 passengers were saved. AFTER IT Pacific Co <st Compiuy Will M et Cl ose Couaj e itiou ? Tde I 'ascitic Coast Steamship Company has ma le a schedule for the Alaskan route this month with the purpose in ?iew of getting the business in spite of the close Co npetiiion. It is operating thr?eofthe be-t passenger ships on the coast on a flyer schedule: and the tlag?hip City of >eartle is making the direct through run without stops on a schedule that has itever been maintain ed by any company iu the past. This ship, which will bj due tomorrow, is making record runs these d ?ys. On . the last trip she left Skagway Sept. 30 ' at $ p. m and she sailed on the return . trip in th-j evening ?( October 4. That will bring her due at Skagway tomor- ' row morning, making the round trip in seven and one half days. She will sail from here tomorrow evening on ( the run for Seattle and should make the trip in three days. * i * At Arotic Brotherhood Ha. 1 Tonight The New Century Club wi!l meet to night at Arctic Brotherhood hall. As usual, the program is dancing. Leopard velvets and Scotch flannel waistiugs, a". Jarrisons'. Watch Cheal ander's Bargain sale for two weeks. See ad on first page. 3t Fine free lunch at the Totem all day and night. HOT TIME Tnmorrow Night We Will Celebrate At the Pantheon saloon tomorrow night there will be a grand celebration in honor of the recent change in the management of the house and because of the repairs and general improvement that has been made in its place of business. The best lunch that has ever been served in the city will be provided for the guests of the place and the best music to be obtained in the city will be rendered. Everybody are invited to be present and have a good time. * * Furallon In and Oat The Faralloo arrived from the south last night at 11:30 o'clock with a small iargo of freight, a part of which was gasoline and powder. She left this morning at 2 o'clock with five passen gers. The Farallon took on a large consignment of tish at Pyramid harbor for Seattle yesterday. Amur Sails for South The * mur sailed for Vancouver last night 8 o'clock with more than 60 pas sengers* You make no mts'ake by leavirg jrour orde s at the American Tailors. All the latest winter styles iu act ings at the American Tailors. HARRISONS HnwsHOrs to Utile** Ikizaar und Sksuwi. y News Co. * Dress Goods * If voj nefil a new Dress. Coat, Skirt or Waist, we cao save you money. We make a specialty of fine Dress Goods, Voil es, i'anne l>: oadcloth and Heavy Cloak Materials at Reason able prices. A Butterick Pattern Given With Each Purchase -of Material THIS WEEK ONLY Store OpenJCvenings. 'PHONE 55 The Bridge From Sickness to Health j is of pure drujrs, stvl these are I obtainable here at all times and 1 auv hour. That onr stock of Prugs & Medicines should be fresh and pure is of more importance than its ?ize. All orders can be filled and in a way that will give health to the patient aod satisfaction to the doctor. Let Is fill your Home Recipe and Prescrip tion kpllv ? fn The 0ld Reliable nt/iij vx t>u.f druggists SKAGWAY, DAWSON NOME A FEW OF BRITT'S 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 Creamj H Given Careful Attention. Beef Iron and Wine \ n , Rheumy Linament Bf tt, the DrUflfliSt. Tooth Ache Drops / EVACUATE MUKDEN SITKA-VALDEZ CABLE IS NOW COMPLETED [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Sitka, Oot? 7.? The Siwa-Valdez ca ble was connected at 4:30 o'clock y<9 terday afternoon. All Sitka is cele brating; the event today on board the cable ship Burnside. Gen. W. L. Dis tin, the acting governor, is officiating. Saturday evening there will be a mag nitieent reception at the governor's big hall. The news of the completion of the Sitka-Valdtfz cable was received by 3ergt. Erickson this morning, when he was notified to accept messages for Val dez and all the other points that art connected with Valdez by the long land wire The completion of this cable brings aH the American telegraph lines in Alaska in communication with each other and connects them with the states. Messages will now be received at Skagway not only for Valdez, but for Nome, Fairbanks Eagle and all the other Important points on the Yukon for transmission over the cable via Val dez The connection will make a material reduction in the cost of telegraphing between Alaskan points. The rate from Skagway to Nome is now $3.50. It was $5.50. From Skagway lo Valdez it has been reduced from $?i.90 to $2. Un der the new arrangement it will ccst $2.50 to telegraph to St. Michael, Fair banks or Eagle, The rate from Skagway to Dawson over the Americen line is cheaper than over the Caradian. It costs $2.50 to telegraph via the cable to Houndary where the American and the Canadian lines meet and from there toDawMn the rate is 75 cents, making a ioi .=1 f $3,25. The rate over the W. P. a. Y. K. and the Dominion line via While horse, is $3.75, IN FEAR P, -01,1m of St. Viuoeut See l)ang?r Ali'Mid [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Kingston, Island of St. Vincent, ,V. I. Oct. 7? The people of this place are panic stricken bee .use of the feel ing of impending: danger. A cloudburst overhangs the city. The heat is In tense and Mount Pelee is again in eruption giving out threatening signs. T?' ' phone Company Nam** Offlo on At an adjourned meeting of the stock holders of the Alaska General Electric Co., which owns the Skagway tele phone system, Mrs. Elizabeth T. Cas well, James Rock, Phil Abrahams, H. B. Le Fevre and George Mowl were chosen directors for the ensuing term. The meeting was held last night at the ottice of Phil Abrahams. The board of directors organized by the election of Mrs Caswell, president; James Hock, vice president, and Phil Abrahams, secretary and treasurer. Lut of Army Depart* The remainder of the Third infantry to be stationed at Skagway departed fQr Fort William H Seward today on the Peterson. It consisted of a few men of Company A and Sergeant Bloebel and Clerk Crawford, of the quartermaster's department. Two privates are still in town guarding some government prop erty that will be moved tomorrow. Notic* to Property Owner* Notice is hereby given thit the as sessment roll of the town of Skagway for the year 1904 has been completed and is now in the hands of the clerk of the town,; open for inspection The common council will sit as a b'ardof equalization between the hours of 8 p. in and lip. m. each day from October .>.1 to October 8th, 19U4, inclusive, at 'h Icouncil chambers. O wners of real or personal property desiring their assessment ?hangfd must appear before said boaid before the ex piration of the date last above named. J. J. Burns, Assessor of the Town of Skagway. ? Skagway, Alaska, October 3, 1904 Cnr?* Chill* and Favor G. W. Nacogodohes, Texas, sa>?: "H's daughter had chills and fever for three year.-: he could not find anything that would Help her till he used Herb ; ine. His wife will not keep house with ; out it. and cannot sav too much for it." 1 50c. Sold by Kelly Drug Co. A fine lunch and a large glass ol ! Rainier beer, at the Seattle Saloo" for j 10 cents. ? Genuine Pennsylvania anthracite coal, nut size, delivered, $22 per ton. Shaw & Johnson, Moore wharf, lmo ALL READY "" I Bitilesliip Ntbruska Ttkfs Wnitr at Seat ile [Special Dispatch to Dally Alaskan.] Seattle, Oct. 7.? All is in readiness lor the launching of the battleship Ne 1) aska. The city is tilltd with thous ands of guests Gov. Mickey and his party from N. braska are the central features of the celebration livery thin? so far has gone otI4n good order and it is believed the launching will be a complete success. The big ship will slide into the water at 2:13 p. m. Seattle Dae Tonight The City of Seattle vi ill be due to ar rive by noon tomorrow. She left Seat tle, Tuesday evening at 10 o'clock and was to come straight through without stopping until she reaohed Ketchikan. She will have two days' mail. The Se attle will sail tomorrow evening at 8 o'clock. Thru* SpvoUltUf, All Parieo! The Boss Bakery makes a specialty of three things? ice cream, (resh bak ery goods and Plow's caDdies, all guar anteed to be perfect. The ice cream and bakery products of the Boss Bakery are unexcelled anywhere, and Plow's candies speak for themselves wherever found. The best that the market affords at the Pack Train Restaurant. Don't forget to attend the all star minstrel performsnce which will take place at Elks' hall, October 11. Full dress suits at Ctayson's [Russian forces fall back on Tie pass where they await the time when they must fight [Special Dispatches to the Daily Alaskan.] Headquarters of Gen. Kuroki in the field, via Fusan, Oct. 7? Last night and this morning the Russians evacuated Mukden. The uon -combatants were ordered to leave but they have been promised protection. The Japanese are preparing to move into th' city to occupy winter quarters. e Gen. Kuroki is attempting to cut off the Russian advance north. An engagement will be fought at Tie pass in the near future. St. Petersburg, Oct. 7 ? Gen. Kuropatkin's forces at Tie pass are ready for the bat tle that is iminent. The Japanese skirmish line is active and almost constantly firing. JAPANESE EXPECT LONG WAR Tokyo, Oct. 7 ? Count Okuma, leader of the progressive party, warned -the people last night to expect a long drawn out war with Russia. He predicted that the war would cost the people more than one billion dollars before it was over. RUSSIANS FEAR fOI( P0R1 ARTHUR fLEEf [Special Dispatches to Daily Alaskan.] St. Petersburg, Oct. 7 ? There is grave apprension here on account of Admiral Wi rens' Port Arthur squadron. No news of the result of the sortie has been received. A heavy gale was blowing at the time of the attempted escape. The feeling here is one of i fear that ill news will be received. NO NEWS FROM CHEFOO Chef oo, Oct. 7 ? There has been no news received here from Port Aathur of the re sult of the daring attempt of the fleet to escape for the last 24 hours. KOREA WILL NOT ARM MEN Poisette, Russian Manchuria, Oct. 7 ? It has been learned here that the Japanese minister at Seoul demands that every town in Korea raise 60 men for the army. The em peror of Korea has refused to comply with the demand. mi game l Rollers Lock Feir Cashier in Vault I (Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.) j Trenor, Iowa, Oct. 7 ? Robbers enter ed the Trenor savings bank this morning and at the point of a gun forced Miss Flood, the fair cashier of the institution into the vault. They then took $1500 and escaped. A half hour after the robbery, customers of the bank heard screams in the vault and Miss Flood was liberated. 500 PEOPLE WANTED To attend the great minstrel production at fclks' hall, October 11th. Harrisons' take your old school books on exchange for new ones. Now is the time to order your winter suits and overcoats at the Anuricsn Tailors. . WRONG ONE Body Funnel Was That of h Suicide (Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.) Seattle, Oct. ".?The body discovered on the tide flats in this city yesterday has been identified as that of William Oehler, and it has been determined that he committed suicide. He is not the missing Alaskan. The owner of the bloody poke is stili missing. The bloody trail from the resort of Li a Young is still believed to have some thing to do with the b'ood bespattered poke which was found the other day under a window of that house. Wn K?rt All Cnti The Vienna Bakery wants your bus iness. It gives the very best at the cheapest price. Phone 35. New goods at the American Tailors. Best of wines liquors and cigars at the Totem. The Railroad Restaurant will put up your lunch for 25 cents. It will cost you $1 at Bennett. III!: WISE Connecticut Was Not Chris tened Thioiigli Fear [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] New York, Oct. 7, ?The failure to christen the battleship Connecticut at the timi of the launching last week has attracted considerable attention. It is explained by Admiral Kodgers that he was afraid that the bottle of wine which was provided for the occa sion mightcontain an infernal machine. Freah Meat The Frye-Bruhn Co. keep all kinds of fresh meat constantly on hand, tf Just opened. The Railroad restau rant will now serve you with the best meal in town. Your patronage is sol icited -Williams & Peterson. Baths 25 cents. Fine porcelain tubs at the Portland Lod ring House. Rooms 25c, 50c, 75c and $1. Fifth avenue, op posite Canadian Bank of Commerce. When you can forget that iyou are wearing shoes at all then you are wear ing about the right kind of sho^s. If you want a pair of that kind call in and see us F. H. Clayson & Co. We Are Headquarters Fnr a CHICKEN FEED WHEAT. CRACKED CORN SCRATCH FOOD. HOLLY CHICK FOOD, CHICAGO BEEF SCRAPS, SHORTS AND BRAN Just Received Some Sprayers and Liquid to Kill Chicken Lice Sole Agents for ftose of Ellensburg Butter. The Place Where You Save Money By Spending It GENUINE BARGAINS* FOR 2 WEEKS ONLY In Ladies. Childrens and Infants Hats, Caps, Mittens. Gloves, Hoods- Jack ets, Laces, Etc. Come and See Our Bargain Counter I Chealanders, mtn Avenue, FISHING TACKLE We Have the Right Kind for Catching Anything irom Mountain Trout to Halibut When In Haines-5^ Stop at the Hotel Northern J. G. Morrison, Prop. Restaurant In Building; <%, stupf Jsriy ^TVfry-^tL Us -A) CtfTttsma/ri'ds /^wocpdd JhtdiAjnv Attyd , ^uJ- -/4 c^Lcde^u^ c^~ . cj'&slfy ^^/i^oiycf-My Juud d&7U/ THE ROSS-HIGGINS CO. Sole Agents, Skagway and June?"