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THE DAILY "WW ALASKAN
CITY OFFICIAL- PHPER I, ~ - " 1 111 ?' ? ill ? i _r~ __ SKAGWAY, ALASKA, SATURDAY DECEMBER 24, 1904 PRICE 10 CENTS ? ' HARRISONS' ? ? Are you in a deep brown study? IF SO HERE'S A SUGGESTION "Do your thinking at this store" And the Holiday Dreams of the little ones will >e fulfilled Santa Claus is distributing1 his gifts at a rapid rate, and they will p'ease both the old and the young. Remember you have only 1 day eft. Christmas Numbers of??. "HOLY LEAVES". "BLACK AND WHITE" and the " ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS" just received .?'Sherlock Holmes" Here i > We have a Good Line of ii Cigars & lobbaco ? I Pipes, 5c and Up ?Till your pocketbook ' | cannot reach I; Don't Forget the Number ! I 428 BROADWAY, Phone 52 < > Tony Dortero ? Vancouver Hotel ? Whltehorse, Y. 1 New Management Ref urnUhed Throughout. Flret Qih In E -ery Respect Finest Cafe In tbe Northwest Office Hoar*: From 10 to 12 a. m., 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m. J. A. BAUGHMAN, M. D. Offiwi in Old City Hall TbrM Doors Eaat of Britta' Pbarmae Buy Your Coal OF Shaw & Johnson Importers of Wellington, 'LadysmitlT Double Screened and Sacked Pennsylvania Anthracite Egg and Chestnut, Hi<,rhes? Grade Wellington, delivered, per ton. f!3 00 Anthracite, " 22 00 ' Phone 11-123 Moores Wharf NETTLES & FORD The Only Practical Tinners and Plumbers | IN THE CITY f 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 &Gearhartl snUsbAAsTij, g? ' -/Jbs^ijsrpCi ',\ Jftofi^ <? triifidHi ? wfc THE ROSS-HTOarNTH nn o~i~ * -- KELLY SO). THE Christmas Drug Ston i Come Here For You Xmas Novelties L The Choice Rests With You We offer everything that remains of our stock of % Taney Goods At prices that are the lowest of the low These cut prices will bring you our way We have a multitude of presents for both young a nd old. You are invited to oall Kelly 4 Co., BEGINS WORK North Sea Commission Con venes at Paris [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Paris, Dec. 23? The interi ational commission to investigate the North sea incident which has caused so much trouble between Kussia and Great Brit ain, convened at this city yesterday. Admiral Von Spain, of the Austro Hungarian navy, was selected as the fifth member of the tribunal. The French representative has been select ed as the presiding officer of the com mission. GO OVER Other Cases Againnf Keasley In May (Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.) ( Juneau, Dec. 24? The two remain ing cases against James Beasley, who , was acquitted by it jury on the charge of forgery, have been jiostponed unt.l the May" term of the district court. The exhibits in the case were missing, and the district used photographs of the originals in presenting the evidence to the jury. The loss of the exhibits is causing considerable friction between ? the court nnd J. J. Boyce, the United States district attorney. Kach lays the blame for the loss u|>on the other. Holiday Monday The Dally Alaskan received notice , this afternoon that there would be no [ press reports received Monday as the t papers at Juneau, in common with the other business houses of that city, Lad determined to observe the day as a holiday. That being the case and inasmuch as most of the (-tores and other business houses of Skagway, c including the W. l\ & Y. R. offices and f sho'is, will keep it as a holiday, there v will be no issue of the Daily Alaskan v until Tuesday. j Greeting of Sauaon We wish our friends and patrons the ! compliment}- of the season, A Merry] Christmas and A Happy New Year. The Monogram Bloom A Korach. REMEMBER This Is the Night tor The Drawing For the diamond ring at Kir use's. Everybody invited to ae present, especially those ivith tickets, which will be jiven with each SI purchase ip to the time of the drawing -11 p. m. li. D. KIRMSE, The Pioneer Jeweler. Cluyson Get* New Line Irnnd new line of smoking jackets ?! belt overcoats have been received bp. H. Clayson & Co. X your Christmas dinner at the P$ Train Restaurant. tlis 25 cents. Fine porcelain tubs at ii Portland Lod jing House, Booms 25c c, 75c and $1. Fifth avenue, op posfcanadian Bank of Commerce. Fifth and American Candies made dail.^ the Alasua Candy Co, Sixth Aven between State and Broad way. 12-7-tf - M SKAGWAY Cars For Dawson to Be Built Here The cars for the Klondike Mines' Railway which is being: constructed from Dawson to Grand Forks will be built at Skagway. A contract for that purpose was closed yesterday with the Dawson, Grand Forks & Stewart River Corporation, Limited, which has the contract for building the railroad for the Klondike Mines Railway, by the W. P. & Y. R. and the work will be done at the shops The contract calls for the sale by the W. 1*. & Y. R. to the Dawson company, one locomotive, 13 box cars, seven flat cars, three second-hand flat cars, one combination baggage car and coach, one couch and other material amount ing to $2">,000 in all. J. A Chute represented the contract ors and J. P Rogers the W. P. & Y. R. PATTERSON JURY CANNOT AGREE [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] New York, Dec. 24? The jury in the case of Nan Patterson failed to agree and it was discharged. The jury stood six for acquittal, one for muider in the second degree, two for manslaughter iod three for ruurder in the llrst de cree. Miss Patterson collapsed upon re-entering her cell at the tombs. She had her grips all packed, expecting aa acquittal. The prosecuting attorney is reticent as to what his future move ments will be. Nothing For Common People St. Petersburg, Dec. 24? The Czar i as issued a manifesto which is notice o the common people that they will be ;iven no voice in making the laws of he land, but that he will make some ninor reforms soon. Board of Trade Greets Friend* The Board of Trade, following the mstom it has long established, will lold open house Christmay day. There trill be a Merry Christmas awaiting all vho call, and Tom and Jerrv and cham lagne punch will be served free, hrotighout the day. Good Chiier a' Totem The friends and patrons of the Totem .re invited to call Christmas Eve and /hristmas Day. Good cheer will be irovided for all and lunch will be erved. Chri?tma> at the Pantheon The Pantheon extends the compli aents of the season to the patrons of be place and invites them to call and artake of Christmas cheer. Tom and erry, punch and an excellent lunch ill be served. IBappy Ho.)lig-ans will be presented to 11 visitors of the piace. We would be pleased if any cf our pa rons which we have overlooked will nil and receive one of those handsome ') souvenir purses. If the same are all one we will present them with a use il and appropriate sul stitute. F. H. Clayson & Co. I mm. Brilt, The Druggist Uli$b? Jill ? H merry Cbrisimas Ifrou Want Any. CUT QLA5S, FANCY CROCKERY, Brioa-Brac or Earthing in this line for Christmas It w^.pay you to see us belore purchasing. VJftrry the lareest stock in this lino of txoods this side of Se^e. Our goods are new and up to date, and our prices ara doto bedrock. No trouble to show goods. We are always pl<tl to see you and show you what we have whether |you buj\not. r Sole gent? Rose of Ellensburg Butter a A4.1 ?*"? WAR DOGS BREAK LOOSE IN PHILIPPINES [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Manila, Dec. 24 ? The news has jnst been received that [ in an ambush at Pulajanas on the island of Samar one lieu i tenant and 37 enlisted men of the United States wera ; killed early this week. Advices say that 2,000 natives threaten the town of Dolores. The situation is critical and ! it is requested that aid be sent. RUSSIANS ARE ADVANCING [Special Dispatches to Daily Alaskan.] Mukden, Deo. 34 ? ' The Russians are advancing upon the Japanese lines and they are meetiag with a heavy fire from the Japanese ruls. No news of definite results has been received here. BRADY SUNDERS ALASKA [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.l Washington, Dec. 24 ? In his annual report, Gov. Brady estimates the popu lation of Alaska to be 26,550 whites and 29,530 natives. It is believed that the egtiment is much too small. JUDOE MOORE WILL RESIGN (Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.) f Washington, Dec. 24? Judge Alfred S. Moore, of Nome, will resign in the spring. He announced that purpose ' some time ago. Applications to succeed him are pouring in to the president and the attorney general. MINNESOTA ARRIVES AT SLATTLE! [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] , Seattle. Dec. 24- The Minnesota ar rived in port at it o'clock last night and is anchored in the stream. She will receive a rousing welcome today as she ties up at the Oriental dock. All the ships in the harbor are in gala dress and many people are observing the day as a holiday. PRINCESS WANTS TO SEE BABY ? i [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan ] Dresden, Dec. 24 ? Former Crown . Princess Louise suddenly appeared at this place yesterday wnile the king was out hunting and asked to see her baby that was taken away from her 1 when the king divorced her. The re- J quest was refused and the king notified, j Louise returned to Leipsic when she was denied her request. j ' LAST CHANCE This Week Only Will this interest you. I have yet a I large 'stock of Diamonds which I bought three years ago, they are worth today 30 per cent more than when I bought them, do you want them at what I paid for them, I have sizes from J to a 3 karat stone. Rogers table spoons and forks at 1.25, regular price $2.50. Rogers tea spoons for 75 Bts, regular price $1.50. Eight-day calander clock for $6.50, worth 15 doll ars, beautiful bronze clock worth 12 iollars, this week five dollars, watches it factory prices, solid gold ladies and jent's chains at 40 per cent less than regular prices. Nugget riugs at just what the gold cost and making: nugget brooch worth 12 dollars, 7.50. Beauti ful diamond broaches from 15 to 25 Iollars worth today double the money. All Indian goods, baskets, etc.. to be slosed out at cost. Plain gold rings at lust what they weigh in gold. I do not ;are to make a cent profit. I do want o close out this stock of goods and get >ut of business. Come and look at the roods and get prices and 1 will convince ion I mean what I say. Keelar the Jeweler Wood and Coal For Sale We have for sale and will deliver to iny part of the city good dry wood. Sawed in anv length. Alaska Transfer 3o., Phone 10. 8 20 tf MITCHUI m HERMANN BACK [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan ] Portland, Ore., Deo. 24? Senator Mitchell ami Representative Hermann returned today to testify before the federal grand jury with "reference to the land fraud cases. Both again deny that they possess any knowledge of the matter at all. DR. CHADWICK JVOW IN CASE [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Cleveland, Dec. 24 ? The grand jury yesterday returned an indictment charging Dr. Leroy S. Chadwick, hus band of Mrs. C'assie L. Chadwick. with forging the name of Andrew Carnegie to the securities which were in the possession of his wife. The physician is en ronte home from Paris to defend himself and to assist in the defense of his wife who remains in prison. GIFTS Presents Are Here for Every body F you are in doubt what to give; P you want something that won't be likely to be duplicated: F you are hunting a gift that will be as creditable to your good taste as to your good nature: F you desire a gift that will be a thing of beauty and joy forever, call on us today. The finest goods by the best makers ,t lowest prices for standard quality. Every lady visitor will rinseive a landsome souvenir. P. E. Kern, Gold and Silversmith. Electric Mastaga Treatment The Principal Barber Shop has se] ured the great Carpenter Vibrator, nd is prepared to give the best elec ric massage treatment that ever has een devised. They are an absolute ure for headache, rheumatism and ther disorders, improve the circula ion and give nervous strength. We ave private rooms for ladies. Princi al Barber Shop. Now is the time to order your winter nits and overcoats at the American 'ailors. All Seasonable Goods at Very Reasonable Prices Fancy Candies in 1-2, 1, 2. 3 and 5 lb. Boxes Fancy Fruit- Nuts, Etc. Christmas Ornaments We Wish All a Merry Christmas f hPol'IflHafr .