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THE DAILY ALASKAN
CITV QFF1CIHL PH PER No. 208 VOL VII. 9KA0WAY, ALASKA. WEPNE9HAY OCTOBER 12, 1904 PRICE 10 ' ) K S mmt is ii First Assistant Becomes Posmnsti r General [Speciai Dispatch to D.iily Alaskan.] Washington, Oct. li ? It. J. Wynne, first assistant postmaster genera), has been appointed to succeed Henry C. I'ay ne, deceased, as ;<ost master general 1 i the cabinet of ('resident Roosevelt. Cl)I RATI IICKfTS MM IHANSflRABLE ? . _ I The special rate tickets that will be i sued by the Ala>kaSteaiushipaml the Pacific i 'oast Steamship and the Can adian Pacific Railway Companies for those attending the grand lodge of the Arctic Brotherhood will not be trans ferable, and identification Will be re quired at Seattle A full fare will be charged going down, and upon the presentation of a receipt for the fare and a certificate from the secretary of the grand lodge showing attecda: ce there a return tic ket will be issue ! for $10. Tickets will be sold any time after 10 i days before theb- ginning of the sess on at Seattle and t. e r< turn trip must be purchased on or l> 'o e the second sail- I ing for the north after the lodge shall I have adjourned. Fr??k Meat The Frye-Bruhn Co. keep all kinds of fresh meat constantly on hand, tf T.eopard velvets and Scotch flannel waistiogs, at Harrisons'. BIG FIRE Wiuni|,eg Suffers Gnat CObfl ^ration [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Winnipeg, Oct. 12-Ooe of the worst fires in the history of this place took place last eight. The Ashdowu hard ware store, the Iiialto, the Woodbine hotel, the DutTerin block and a Free Fress building were destroyed. The losses aggregate >!<00,0U0. The (ire started from a powder explosion. No one was injured PttOIHBillONISIS AFTER MICKEY [Special Despatch to Daily Alaskan.] Omaha, Neb., Oct. 12? Gov. Mickey will be called upon to explain why he countenanced the use of champagne in the christening of the Nebraska. I'e will also be informed that the prohibi tionists frown upon dancing as an amusement. This was a feature of the reception to the governor's party at Seattle. Aa effort will be made to make the incidents a feature in the campaign for the purpose of effecting the defeat of the governor for re-elec tion. Filrliuki Br.inchl ok Out J. F Fairbanks '.he cigar man and stationer, has purchased the Steamboat cigar store, on lower Broadway, from Miss Nellie McGee. He took possession yesterday afternoon. New goods at the American Tailors. [HARRISONS] SiKfWtnis to IjuIIm' Bazaar and v kagway New* Co. YARNS GERMANTOWN, SHETLAND FLOSS SPANISH, ICE WOOL SAXONY. ANGORA IN ALL SHADES German Knitting Yarns. This Season's Supply Just Received Store Open Evenings. 'PHONE 55j The Bridge From Sickness to Health is of pure drujrs, and these are obtainable here at all times and any hour. That our stock of Drugs & Medicines should be fresh and pure is of more importance than its * i ze. All orders can be filled and in a I way that will give health to the I patient and satisfaction to the doctor. let Is Fill Your Home Recipe and Prescrip tion k pll V !L fft The 0ld Reliable nciij u t?u., druggists SK&GWAY, DAWSON NOME TAKES WATER Battleship Georgi-t In Lauuched ?t Bath [Special Dipatch to Daily Alaskan.] Hath, Me., Oct. 12? The battleship ! Georgia was successfully launched at . this place yesterday afternoon. There were many visitors from Georgia. The new battleship is one of the class in which the Nebraska, Virginia, Louisiana aud Rhode Island arc in cluded. I SEATTLE ICWfLFR KILLS HIMSELF [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan ] ' Seattle, Oct. 12- Francis M. Finch, ' a prominent Seattle jeweler was found at his home yesterday evening shot in the stomach It was given out that he was cleaning a revolver which wis accidently discharged He died short ly after the discovery. Finch was 56 years of age. Val no a and DirlgoDae The Valencia and the Dingo ate due to arrive form the south. The Valencia was billed to put in an appearanc9 yesterday but she has not yet been reported from Juneau. Shu j will sail via Sitka. The Dirigo is scheduled to arrive today, but she has not vet been reported from Juneau. Prinoass M?j Sail* The Princess May sailed for the south last night with one of the big passenger lists of the season. She hail 162 passengers on board. Next Malt Fi iday The next mail boats from |the south will be due to arrive Friday when the Cjttage City is billed to put in an appearance. Fraabytcrlm Bazaar Next The Presbyterian bazaar which is scheduled to lake place on the afternoon and evening of November 15 is the next church entertainment that is sche uled to take place in Skagway. There will be a sala of fancy work in the afternoon and a merchants lunch such as has become a feature withithe annual bazaars of this church will be served. The ladies of the church are busily engaged in preparing for the occasion and its success is assured. Watch Chealander's Bargain sale for two weeks. See ad. on first page. 3t You get. ijno'1 vmlues for your money at the American Tailors. A fine lunch ana a targe glass of Rat nil r boor, at the S>attle Saloon for | lOceLts. tf Genuine Pennsylvania anthracite | coal, nut size, delivered, $22 per ton. Shaw ,V Johnson, Moore wharf, lmo THE CIGAR STORE At a bargain if taken before Octo ber 15. Apply on premise?. SV %%\VA\WAVWWWW K. B. MrLMtutu Peter Kictaen Commercial Hotel^*?> Whitehorse.Y T. first Class in fvery European Plan *V?VVVVVWi?W | Comfortable Beds > Dining Ro. m In Connection * HOTEL PIONEER I Log Building 4 \ WHITEHORSE, Y. T. J I 1 Near Poxtofflce, Kroot Street < ' Pete McMillan, Proprietor J : Vancouver ? I Hotel? ^ \\ hiteborse, Y. T. New Management Refurnished Throughout. Flrst Class in Every Respect Finest Cafe In the Northwest A FEW OF B RUT'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 Cream; i> G-iven Careful Attention. Beef Iron and Wine i n B T^etnachCemornt / Br,tt the MAKE START Heury G. Da via Opens the Camp i^n | [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Washington, Oct. 12 ? Ex-Senator Henry G. Davis, democratic nominee (or vice president, opened his campaign in Maryland and West Virginia yester day. He is speaking to treraenduous h^itfos. Senator Gorman and Senator Rayner of Maryland, Senator Daniel of ; of Virginia, and William Pinkney j Whyte of Maryland, are assisting Davis. The are meeting with enthusiasm, i TERRY M'liOVERN BESTS IHMON [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan ] Philadelphia, Oct. 12- In a whirl wind tight last night that was -chedu'ed for six rounds between Terry McGov ern and Eddio Hanlon, MeGovern had H anion greggy when tbe police stopped the mill in the fourth round. Were it not for the fact that a dec is in is not allowable under the laws of Pennsyl vania, Terry would have been given the tight. . Tax- ? Due Soon The assessment rolls of the city for the year 1904 are nearing completion. 1 W. S McKean is engaged in computing the taxes due on each tract of property and extending the amounts on the rolls. I This work will be done soon and the rolls will be delivered to the city treaf urer next Saturday, after whieh date Mr. Draper will be prepared to accept taxes and issue re_oipts for the same. | Mining: Man Here J. O. Cooper, who with Joseph Allen and others have a bond on one of the Petty groups on Taku arm, arrived from Atiia last n'ght. Mr. ooper has recently let a co? truct for driving 350 feet of tunnel on his property, the Eagle's Nest, and next summer work will be vigo:ously prosecuted. The work that has been done this season is more than satisfactory to the bond holders. They had several mill tests made. Next year they expect to ship ore right along. Mr. Cooper is at tbe Golden North hotel and expects to leave fjr the south on the Humboldt, Elka' Meeting There will be a meeting of Skagway Lodge No. 431, Benevolent and Protec tive Order of Elks, at their hall, Thurs day, October 13, at 8:30 p. m. All visiting Elks are invited to at tend. E. A. Murphy, Sec'y. H rj Nugget From Bullion J. R McDonald, of Whitehorse, is the owner of ft gold nugget worth $l;>0 discovered on his claim, lt> above, on Bullion creek. Wood lor Sale We have for sale and will deliver to any part, of the city good dry wood. Sawed in any length. Alaska Transfer Co., Phone 10. 8 20tf Just opened. The Railroad restau rant will now serve you with the best meal in town. Your patronage is sol icited - Williams & Peterson. Don't forget to attend the all star minstrel performsnce which will take place at Elks' hall, October 1', Fine free lunch at tbe Totem all day and night. JAPS CHECK ADVANCE Reports from front conflict but indicate that forward movement of Kuropatkin has ceased [Special Dispatches to the Daily Alaskan.] St. Petersburg, Oct. 12 ? Dispatches received from the front at noon today say the Japanese cheched Kuropatkin's advance north of of the Yentien coal mines. Fierce en gagements are waging, but the battle has not become general. The whole Russian front is being brought up. Oyama's force at the present time is divided. Kuropatkin's super ior numbers may force the Japanese to fall back to the Liaoyang fortifications. Kuropat kin will attempt to capture the fortified triangle of the Japanese. Oyama will, of course, opiMjse the attempt, and the struggle for supremacy will be desperate. JAPS ADMIT SITUATION IS SERIOUS London, Oct. 12 ? The Japanese minister, Count Hayashi, says the advance of Ku ropatkin is a very serious matter and it is causing great anxiety to those in charge of the conduct of the war on the part of the Japanese. JAPANESE ASSUME OFFENSIVE Mukden, Oct. 12 ? The Japanese assumed the offensive yesterday morning and forced the Russians across the river but they returned to the attack and last night a des perate struggle was waging. RUSSIANS CROSS HUN RIVER Tokyo, Oct. 12 ? It was stated by the war office last night that the Russians have crossed the Hun river and are aggressively attacking Gen. Oyama, whose forces are moving northward to meet the attack. A general engagement is said to be progressing. The Japs are reported to have checked the advance. RUSSIANS IN CONTACT WITH JAPANESE St. Petersburg, Oct. 12 ? Kuropatkin reported yesterday that the Russian vanguard is now iu contact with the Japanese. Oyama's front is narrowing and does not now ex ceed 20 miles. There is intense anxiety at this place. OYAMA SAID TO BE RECALLED Shanghai, Oct. 12 ? It is rumored here that Gen. Oyama has been recalled to Japan and that Gen. Nodzu lias been given the supreme command of the Japanese armies in the field. The latter is given credit for the victory at Liaoyang. It is charged that Oyama ordered a retreat in the course of that battle after the repeated failure of the Japanese as soults and that Nodzu vigorously protested and begged for one more assault. The peti tion was granted and the assault was successful. This last assault of Nodzu, it is said, won the day for the Jepanese. OEIS WARM Yukon River Weather Sit u ation Improves | Whitehorse, Oct. 12.? The situation on the Yukon river is improving. | There has bjen a general modification ' of the weather since yesterday. The temperature at the various points is from 30 to 38 above, showing an im provement of from five to 15 degrees. There is no ice running in the river, and more important s ill, it is raining ait along the river. L?uvs Order* at Hcn*e I have discontinued my office on llroadway and hereafter all orders will receive prompt attention if left at my house. 1'hone 3. F. M. Lucavish. tf Oyster Cocktails Klmer Chamberlain's and Popcorn Jim's famous Olympia oys'er cocktails are now served at the Totem saloon. Now is the time to order your winter suits and overcoats at the American : Tailors. We Are Headquarters Fnr ^---\ 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 KB *1 Sole Agents for Rose of Ellensburg Butter. The Place Where You Save Money By Spending It NEW! RICK Foreign Spies Wreck Amer ican Train [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan. ] ' Minot, N. D, Oct. 12.? Two knock- ( down submarine boats, er route over the Great Northern to Seattle, are in a 1 wreck of a freight train that occurrtd at Townsr. yesterday afternoon. 1 he journal of the car was tampered with. It is believed that Russian or Japanese spies were responsible for the wreck. ' It is thought that tjie submarines were | to be transhipped from Seattle to the east for the use of either Russia or Ja pan. Epiiooptl Ladlt ? Tomorrow The Ladies' Ouild, of the Episcopal church, will meet tomorrow afternoon at the residence of Mrs. H. B. Dunn, on Third avenue. Best of wines liquors and cigars at the Totem. To attend the great minstrel production at Elks' hall, October 11th. All the latest winter styles in suit ings at the American Tailors. The Railroad|Restaurant will put up your lunch for 25 cents. It will cost you SI at Bennett. QEIS WAY List Boat Sills fur DawsOu Whitehorse, Cct. 12? The Dawson sailed at 5:20 p. m. yesterday with 11 passengers and pissed Ilootalinqua at 9 a. m. Coming up stream the Bonanza King was at Stewart at 2:30 p. m. yesterday, the La France at Tantulus at 5 p m. yesterday, the Canadian had not been seen at Yukon Crossing. Down strean, the Cases was at Hootalinqua at 0 p. m. yesteiday. The Thistle at Selw n at 3 p. m. yes'.erday. The Whitehorse and Sel kirk were at Selkirk at 2:30 p. m. yes terday. We M?et All Cats The Vienna Bakery wants your bus iness. It gives the very best at the cheapest price. Phone 35. Club bags, bureau and wardrobe trunks, telescopes and suit cases at Clayson's. Full dress suits at Clayson's. When you can forget that you are wearing shoes at all then you are wear ing about the right kind of shoes. If you want a pair of that kind call in and see us. F. H. Clay son & Co. 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 Cheaianders^ Fifth Avenue, Coles' Hot Blast Best and Most Economical Heaters i Dement & Gearhartl When In Haines*^ Stop at the Hotel Northern |J. G. Morrison, Prop. . Us umAA ^ JLlaM, ay CujL /teaMy, Jeju/ ^-ry.