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lilt DAILY
CITV OFFICIAL PHPER
No. 254 VOL. VII.
3KAGWAY, ALASKA, TUESDAY DECEMBER 6, 1904 PRICE 10 CENTS
HARRISONS'"!
1905 Calenders- Xmas and New
Year Cards are ready
Many choice new style* and shapes to select from
From 25c. to $1 Each
Our Weathered Oak Framed
picture* sell on sight; also the newest "hits*' in
toasts
Prices From 25c to $1.76
Prettiest Ribbans This Year
A collection that is brimfull of suggestions for the
Xm*e'?ift seeker.
Beautiful Hemstitched Linen I
Lunch Cloths,
Satiu Dam l^k anil Mexican Drawn Work Center Pieces I
and Doylies. Very appropiiate as a remembrance ?
Prices From 35c to $3-50 Each |
REWARD!!
The following rewards are offered for [
the person who perpetrated the rob- 1
l>ery of the P. C. S. S. Co.'s office on |
the ni^'ht of November 19, 1901:
$500 Reward
for capture and conviction.
$500 Reward
for the recovery of the full amount |
stolen, or a proportionate amount for
any part thereof,
$250 Reward
for information that will lead to arrest
and conviction.
J. E. PHARO,
Gen'l Ajrent P. C\ S. S. Co.
Skajfwav, Not. 3?, 19(4.
Fire and Li?e
INSURANCE
Real Estate
Financial Agent
Phil Abrahams
524 FOURTH AVE.. SKAGWAY (
Buy Your Coal
OF
Shaw & Johnson
Importers of
Wellington, 'Ladysmith'
Double Screem ii and Sacked
Pennsylvania Anthracite
Egg ami Chestnut, Highes* Grade
Wellington, delivered. i>er ton, 513 00
Anthracite, " -2 00
Phono 11-123 Moores Wharf
NETTLES & FORD j
The Only Practical
Tinners and Plumbers
IN THE CITY
Hardware- Tin and |
G-raniteware
Steam Pipe & Fittings *
When In Haines
Stop at the
Hotel Northern
J. G. Morrison, Prop.
Restaurant In Building
Coles' Hot Blast
Best and Most Economical Heaters
-I Dement & Gearhartli
KELLY SCo.
The
Old Reliable Druggist
Christmas
Shopping^?.
Is a Delight at This
Store
We are showing on
every side a great var
iety of useful and or
namental articles.
Gifts Suitable Tor
6>ei\oiK
A visit cannot fail to offer many sug
gestions of value:
REMEMBER
It's the Karly Shopper Who Gets the
Pick
Kelly S Co.,
SKAGWAY, DAWSON,
NOME
cCdsrisivJl/-a, c /tfrt' uAvn^
_ Stfsr^snA&A ^uni,'/ /Le^i/es a^ud/
*7Ui^*AM/T^/r-iA?/ ? dtd-ris ?
Zf?y, c 9a?/$''&e4t&m/.
THE ROSS HIGQ-INS CO. Sole Agents, Skagway and Juneau.
NEW ONE
P. E. Kern Will Begiu New
Building
Construction work will begin tomor
row morning on a two-story store build
ing- on the Kern property east of and
next door to the postoftice. The resi
dence on that lot will bo moved back 10
the alley and the store building will
take its (>lace, The building will be
25x50 in size and will hare a plate glass
front. The building will be for rent
E Konaas has the contract to do the
work for P E Kern
com FOR
VATDfZ ROUTE
Seattle, Dec 6? The Steamer Corwin,
formerly a United States revenue
marine cutter, will go on the Seattle
V aider. route. She will leave this city
in two weeks with a cargo of dynamite
and other explosives.
NAN PATTERSON
AGAIN ON TRIAL
[Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.]
New York, Dec. ti ? The second trial
of Nan 1'atterson, the chorus ','ir!, for
the murder of Caesar Young, the book
maker and turfman, begun in the (
supreme court yesterday. Two hundrd
talesmen were summoned from whom
to secure a jury. Kven more interest
has l?een arouvd than was manifested
in the first trail.
TWO DIE
>
Dingo and Al-Ki Will He in
Tonight
The Pirigo anil the Al Ki loft Juneau
this morning for Skagw*y unci will be
here this evening.
The Pirigo is billed to arrive h.re at
5 o'clock. Sho will have ouo day's
mail, ^he will sail on lh? return (rip
at 8 or y o'clock this evening.
The Al-Ki is billed to arrive at 8
p. m.
Cot t nj;e CHy Sail*
Th? Cftuage City Mtfled forRkugway
at noon today according to a dispatch
received by L. M. West, a<;ent for the:
Pacific Coast Steamship Company. She '
will be due to arrive in |H>rt Saturday I
with five days' mail.
Georgln Das Tonight
The Georgia will be due to arrive j
from Juneau, Sitka and other Alaskan
points this evening. She is billed to
sail on the return trip at 8 o'c'ock to
morrow morning.
Auction Sale
Wednesdays and Saturdays at 2
o'clock p. ra. The balanco of the stock
of the Yukon Ilestaurant. Goods sold
also at private sale until closed out.
A. J. Cohen,
Broadway, between 3rd and 4th Aves.
Reward
I will give a reward of #5 0 for evi
dence that will load to tho discovery of
the person who put poison in my yard
front which my dog, Prince, was |>ois
ened.
J. Bernard Moqre.
Skatrway, Alaska, Nov. 26, 1904.
Chrlitmaa Prri?at< at Commissary
There is nothing that, will be appre
ciated as a Christmas present as well as
a box of good cigars. The Commissary
cigar store makes a specialty of selling
them by the box. The lowest prices on
the best domestic and imported goods.
Boxes contain 25, 50 ami 100. Come
and see for yourself. John Haley.
Dunlap hats at Ciayson'a.
You make no mistake by leaving
your orders at tho American Tailors.
Fine porcelain tubs at Principal bar
bershop, opposite Board of Trade.
NO CHANGE:
Contraction Committee to
'.MunHge Water System
The city council, which was in regu- ,
iur session last night, decided to permit ;
the select committee that has had )
charge of the construction of the muni- (
cipal water system to retain charge of :
the operat ion of the plant until the !
mayor shall appoint the regular water {
system committee that is provided for
in the water ordinance. The council
also manifested a determination to con
solidate the ottices of water supervisor,
lire warden and street commissioner.
Applications for the position of fire
warden and street commissioner from
W. M. Leslie, Joe Hoxley and Otto
Claw were referred to the select com
mittee. The applications of Hoxley and
Glaw were tiled last night and were ac
companied by petitions of endorsement
from citizens of the town. It was stated
there would be other applications. The
select committee, which has charge of
the water system, consists of J. R. Van
Cleve, W. W. l oughton and F. Wol
land.
The ordinance providing that prison
ers in the municipal jail may work out
tines on the streets or other public
works and those receiving a jail sen
tence must so work was passed.
The question of keeping snow from
sidewalks came up and the matter was
referred to the judiciary committee to
investigate as to whether or not the
matter is covered by any of the city or
dinances, and to report.
All councilmen were present except
Mayor Keller and Mr. Kalem. Mr.
Kiog presided.
The ways and means committee re
ported that $2577,90 of the deficiency
water works warrants have been paid,
leaving 96030 still outstanding.
] The city hydrant at the corner of
Sixth avenue and Broadway has been
placed on the city main and the one on
the old system will be removed.
The committee on public works and
public property reported favorably on a
light for the corner of Twelfth avenue
and Itroadway.
The clerk reported a balanceon hand
December 1 of 56.
The bond of J. M. Tanner, as muni
cipal magistrate in the sum of $1000
with C. H Haraden and P. E. Kern as
sureties, and the bond of J. J. Burns,
as city assessor, in the sum of $1000,
with J< D. Stir.ebangh and Lee Guthrie
as sureties, were approved.
The monthly salary accounts and
other bills were approved.
St< ??! Sell* Out
A. J. Stoel, formerly of Skagway,
who has been in the lumbering and
freighting business at Rampart for
several years as a member of|the firm of
McQuesten A Stoel, has so d his interest
in the business to his partner. The
Hampart News does not say what Mr.
Stoel will do.
Wood and Coil For Sale
We have for sale and will deliver to
any part of the oity pood dry wood.
Sawed in any length. Alaska Transfer
Co., l'hone 10. 8 20 tf
He who wants stationery will find
the very best at Britt's.
Two nicely furnished Cottages for
rent or sale cheap. Inquire at Skag
way laundry. 10-24 tf
lilm. Brill,
The Druggist
Oar
holiday
Goods
arc new and up-to-date articles
bought directly from the eastern
markets.
We Have Just Received Several Barrels
Of the Finest, \
Pure Apple Cider *
That Ever Came to Skagway
For a Few Days We Will Sell It At
50 Cents a Gallon
Regular Price 75c
Sole Agents for Preferred Stock Canned Goods
We want your trade and will treat you right.
Russians admit firing on
own SKIPS
[Special Dispatchesjto Daily Alaskan.]
St. Petersburg, Dec. ft? Admiral Ro
jestvensky admits now that the Hull
disaster was the result of aa engage
ment between the Russian ships. The
big battleships were firing at the
smaller boats of their own fleet. The
captain and one petty officer on the Au
rora were killed from the shots of the
Russian fleet.
Jtpi Objaot to Aid to Baltio Float
Tokyo, Dec. 6? Japan has made
strong objections to the aid citizens of
neutral powers are rendering the Rus
sian Baltic fleet in its efforts to reach
the Orient.
Mukden, Dec. 6? The Japanese at
tempted to raino the Shakhe river
bridges Saturday. They were discov
ered by the Russians, anil a sharp light
took place.
FIGHflNti AT MUKDEN
Mukden, Dec. 6 ? The armies are en
gaged in hand to hand fighting in sev
eral places along the extended front to
day. There have been numerous small
engagements for a week. The losses
to both armies have been heavy.
No Word From Port Arthur
London, Dec. 6 ? No word of Port
Arthur has been received at this place
from any source for the last 24 hours.
JAMES N. TYNER
PASSES AWAY
I
[Special Dispatch to Dally Alaskan.]
Washington, Dec. 6? James N. Tyner,
who was sixth assistant attorney gen
et al in charge of the legal branch of
the postoffice department, and who was
indicted last yoar in connection with the
postoftice frauds, died here this morn
ing. The indictments against Tyner
were dismissed, but the executive re
fused to permit the records in the de
partment to show that he had been ex
onerated. It was held that the indict
ments were dismissed through techni
calities.
Roanoko tor Vuldtz Rna
According to late Seattle papers the
Roanoke has been purchased by Cant.
O D. Humphrey from the N. A. T. & .
T. Co and will be operated next season
on the Valdez. route. The Roanoke has
been in the Nome business. The vessel
!s said to be one of the best on the
coast.
Do 1 Will Be Raffi d
One of the features of the bazaar to
be given by the Ladies' Guild of St.
Saviour's chu?ch, next Thursday in the |
Peterson building, will be the raflling i
of a beautifully dressed doll. The doll j
is on exhibition in the window of Britt's
drug store. Chances are 10 cents each
and they may be secured at Mr. Britt's
L^die. Aid Meeting
The Ladies Aid Society of the ftletho- 1
dist church will meet tomorrow at 2:30
p. m., with Mrs. J, A. Goding on Sixth
Avenue.
Chamber of C ommorci Tomorrow
The regular meeting of the Skagway j
chamber of commerce will take place
at the chamber rooms tomorrow eve
L O. T. M.
There will be the regular review of
the Ladies of the Maccabees, Skagway
Hive No. 2. at their hall oil Sixth Ave.
tonight at 8 o'clock.
Election of officers for ensuing term
will take place.
Rose F. Town, Record Keeper
To Uj Patrons
While I am absent from the city my
express business will be in charge of F.
M. Lucavish and Elmer Wheeler. All
orders will receive prompt attention by
calling phone 3. Ernest Lucavish.
Holiday Goods
All Kinds of Good Cheer 011
Hand
We have just received a shipment
of Imported liquors, also California
wines and Kentucky whiskeys which
we will offer at wholesale prices to the
families of Skagway. We are agents
for the A. B. C. Bohemian St. Louis and
Seattle bottled beers.
~|The Monogram, Bloom & Korach.
Free delivery. Telephone 34.
Fre?h Moat
The Frye-Bruhn Co. keep all kinds
of fresh meat constantly on hand, tf
Leopard velvets and Scotch flannel
waistings, at Harrisons'.
BANK LOOTERS
ARE IN (All
[Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan. ]
Cleveland, Dec. (i? President Iiac^
with and Cashiet Spear, of the de"
funct Citizens National Bank of <)ber"
lin, have been arrested for misuse of
the band's funds. It has been discover
ed that Mrs. Chadwick, a customer of
the bank and a friend of its officers, had
been loaned more than $500, UOO. The
name of Andrew Carnegie appeared as
an endorser on one of Mrs. Chad
wick's notes for 000. It is believed
the signature was forged.
Treafrare Fix** Ufficft Honr<
H. II. Draper, city treasurer, has
fixed office hours during which he will
transact official business. His hours
will be from 10 a. u. to 12 a m. and
ftorn 1 p. in. until 4 p. m., daily. Mr.
Draper has found it necessary to take
uis action because to protect himself.
He has geen, heretofore, kept at his
desk a great portion of the time from
early in the morning until late at night
by those calling on city business. That
he might have some time for his pri
ate business he has made the new rule.
Former SkRewnynn Die*
Nicholas Portman, formerly a resi
dent of Skagway and proprietor of the
St, Nicholas hotel on upper Main
street, died at San Francisco. October
4, of paralysis, tie was aged 6ti years
at the time of his death.
(iage & Co, Get Jndgment
John L. Gage &Co., were given judg
ment in Judge Rogers' court yesterday
for $20 and costs against Robert McKay,
Stage Leaves Tomorrow
A White Pass stage will leave White
horse for Dawson tomorrow. The
last stage left Sundav afternoon with
25 sacks of mail and 2)50 pounds of ex
press.
ABSENT ONES
Absence Makes the Heart
Grow Fonder
So the old saying goes; y et presents
endear absents.
Now is the time to select your pres
ents to send away. Our stock is beau
tiful, appropriate, desirable, complete,
and within your means. If you wish
to be careful and economical in your
purcha-es and at the same time select
from a well chosen line of the very
newest and best in Holiday goods,
Start for our store at once; and
both of these desirable advantages will
be yours.
Every lady visitor will receive a
handsome souvenir.
P. E. Kern,
Gold& Silver Smith.
Sherlock Holmes and Squire of Pep
percorn at Harrisons'
Gunthers delicious candy, fresh from
the factory at Britt's
Gift books and new books at Harri
sons'
Make your reservation of toys at Har
risons' at once, while stock is complete
Full dress suits at Clayson's.
Just Rtceiwd new SDipM of
"tommy flikins"
* * $birt$ * *
? ? In Trench flannel ? *
Also In the New Ceeihan Cloth
All Sizes and Colors
Chealanders, Fifth Avenue, I
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