THE DAILY ~31*r ALASKAN
No. GO VOL. VIII.
CITY OFPICIRL PAPER
3KAGWAY, ALASKA. TUK80AY, APRIL II. OH PRICK 10 nWTC
JURY Of SIX IS NOT GOOD
Supreme Court Reverses Lower Court in
Rasmussen Bawdy House Case, Holding
Section of Code to be Unconstitutional
(Special Dispatch to IHily Alaskan.)
Washington, April U? The supwme
court of the United States has decided
that the section of the Alaska code pro
viding for a jury of si* men to try per
son* charged with misdemeanor inAlas
ka to be unconstitutional. The decision
holds that f Alaska is a part of t'niteu
Siatea territory anil as such Is subject
to the provisions of the constitution.
The decision was rendered in the case
of the I'nited States against Fred Rn*
mussen. The latter was chared with
keeping a bawdy house at J uneau.
~ Inf.rnal Daara Tomorrow Night
An informal dance will be given at
the club rooms of the While 1'asa Ath
letic Club tomorrow evening- All the
members of the cluK their ladie* and
friends will be welcomed at the dance.
At WfcolM*!* Prlo??
The Mascot saloon sells liquors,
either bu k or case go<xls at wholesale
I 'rices. All the okl brands always oo
For your express and hauling see
K. McC. We-ite. I 'hones 90-34. tf
Filial Bai? ball Ground*
The drain from Frye-Bruhn Com
pwf'i cold storage plant where it
passes over the baseball (J rounds is br
ing repaired today, and some other
work will be done. The grounds are
in very ?rood condition and will net re
quire as much work this spring as usu
For $300 I will sell my residence and
carpenter shop ami the ground on
which they are located at Third avenue
and Alaska street. K.J I.iddicoat.
Now on Display
Store Open Evenings
AND SAVE DOCTOR'S
We Can" Fit Your Pocket As Well As
We have them from $2
f . f>. Clayson $ Co.
The Oo? Price Clothier
KING IS IT
Former Conncilman Elected
Mayor of Skagway
William B. King in elected mayor
of Skagwjiy by the city council last
night, receiving every vot? but his
own, which was rcast for E. J. Shaw.
The election came after Mr. Shaw had
refused to stand for election. II ?
name was placed before the council by
Mr. King, but he declined, giving as a
revson for so doin;? that his employment
isolated him from the city, and he
thought the past servioes of Mr. King
gavo him title -to the honor. In declin
ing, Mr. Shaw placed Mr. King In nom
ination with the result sta ed
\V. S. McKean was elected city clerk
by a unanimous vote. His name was
placed before the council by Luke Mc
The election of a treasurer, munici
pal magistrate, attorney, marshal, as
sessor, health officer, street oommis
sioner. fire warden and supervisor of
the water system was postponed until
the next meeting.
The committees were appointed by
Mayor King for the ensuing year, as
Ways and Means Shaw, Britt and
Public Works and Public Property?
Houghton. Kemick and McGrath.
Eire and Water? Hemick. McGrath
Health and Police? Britt, Shaw and
Judiciary awl Election? Dunn, Britt
Water Works McGrath, Bough ton
>0 committee on commerce was
named, i" e mayor said the commit
tee hail proved a dead letter and he
suggested that it be dispensed with.
Every member of the newly elected
council, W. \V. Rough ton, William
Britl, H. B. Dunn, W. B. King. Luke
McGrath. \V A. Remick and E. J.
Shaw, were present when Mr. King
called the meeting to order and pro
posed former Mayor McGrath for tem
porary chairman. He was unanimous
ly elected. The oath of office was ad
ministered to each of the members of
the council by Phil Abrahams when
the work of organization began.
Mayor King and Clerk McKean each
thanked the council for hi* election and
promised his best service In return for
The report of the municipal magis
trate for February and March, showing
receipts amounting to 1167.30, was re
ceived and placed on file.
The matter of city printing waa re
ferred to the committee on judiciary
The official bond of W. C. Blanch an),
treasurer of the school district, in the
sum of 95,000 with I\ E. Kern, J. J.
Daly. I>e Guthrie and Martin Conway,
as surities, was approved.
The lease of the building being used
by thecitv as a house for Hose Company
No. 3 was approved.
An application from J. B. Hart for
appointment a* municipal marshal was
referred to the health and police com
The monthly report of the city clerk
was read, showing that the receipt* for
the last month and the disbursements
were about equal.
It was announced that the various
committees would receive applications
from those desiring apuointmect to
city positions during the ensuing week
The monthly bills were allowed.
Spring Goods at
The American tailors have received
their spring goods anil are prepared to
fill orders for suit*, pact* and overcoats.
The latest i?attjrns aod fashions
lm Americin Tailors, Broadway.
I If you are o?it of kindling see E. McC
; Wesle. I hare it by the sack or cord.
i Phones 90 tf
Spring dres- goods, tor street and
party wear, at Harrisons',
Ships of War All (Hit o(
[Sped*] Dispatch to Dally Alaskao.l
Singapore, April 11? Noshlps of war,
either Japanese or Kuasian. have been
?lfht?d tinoe yesterday morning. H i*
thought the opposing fleet* are not far
Qnirt At Frvat
St. Petersburg. April II. There ia
an absolute dearth of war news. The
armies in Manchuria are ioaetive.
The city of Sew and on l'eaurrect ion
bay has a good future it tke conviction
of Will Clay son. However, he say*,
the career of the place ia all before iu
He eni mates the ttopulaiioo of the
town now as only a few huadre J*. The
town depends almost entirely upon the
railroad for its support.
Mr. ("lay son returned from his west
ward trip Sunday on the Jefferson,
which vossel he caught at Juneau. He
erjoveJ the outing and ia pleased with
the future prospects of the country in '
the westward. He says be might st
some time in the future establish
branches of his store out there.
Ta the PaMIe
Havinc auccrededj to the proprietor
ship of the business and store formerly
com'uc'ed hy Godfrey C'healander I in
rite the patronage of the public.
All the old customers ol the place will
be welcomed and receive aa rood treat
ment aa that to which th?y have been
accuatonmi. It is my purpose to deserve
the trade of the people. I solicit a
trial. Frank H. Muir.
Skat: way Alaska. April 6, 1WT>,
0. P. <2.
Every Maw Stioald W?*r Aw
For safety, health and comfort.
No. I Medium ?' <*>
No. 3 " 1 80
No. 4 " 2 00
No. 2 Small 1 00
NaJ " 1
No 4 " 2 00
No. 2 Large 1 00
No. 3 " 1 SO
No. 4 " 2 00
Mail orders rcceive our prompt at
Kelly A Co.
New hair eomhs. belts and stocks at,
BRADY INDEEP WATER
Governor of Alaska fails to comply with
demand of Secretary Hitchcock for im
mediate action but wires that he has
[Special Dispatch** to the Daily Alaskan]
Washington, April 11 ? Secretary Hitchcock received a telegram yesterday after
noon from <iov. Brady, of Alaska. saying that the latter had mailerl a letter of eiplana
tion in connection witn hi* conduct in the Reynold* A la*ka Development f 'om|4iny.
Secretary Hitchcock wa* very much irritate by the conduct of <Jov. Rrady and
wan disposed to act summarily. but he ha* consented to await the etpla nation. Several
week* ago the secretary notified Gov. Brady that he would harp to sever hi* connection
with the Reynold*- Alaska Development Company or rewign the governorship. No atten -
tion was j?aid to thin. Then a week ago today a demand for an immediate resignation
from the governorship or the withdrawal from the eom|*ny wa* sent the Ala*ka official
by wire. Instead of replying at once a* commanded Gov. Itrady waited nearly a week
and then evaded the issue by saying that he had mailed a letter of explaitation.
The secretary of the interior *ay* that no matter what the explanation of (Jov.
Brady might be lie must either quit the mining com|*ny or resign the governorship.
11. D. Reynold*, president of the Reynold* A lask* Development .Company called
upon Secretary Hitchcock yesterday aftern??on. To him Hitchcock said that it did n<?t
matter whether the mining comjiany wa* sound or oot the conduct of Gov. Hrady wa* un
justifiable from any standpoint, and that the determination of the de|iartment tl?at he had
to get out of the mining comjiany or resign is final.
Steamship Knns Agronod
Near Port Towntrnd
[Special Dispatch to Pai'f Alaskan.)
)\>ri Tttawrii Waah.. April 11 Tbe
steamship Ontonial run *<rroond three
inilpi from thi* plaee laat niffbl- She
in resting easily.
The Frye-R nihn t>v keep all klwH
of freah meat con?t*nl W on hand, tf
Hatha SA cents. Fine porcelain tnU
at the Portlind I?d ring Houae. Hontns
25c, ftfc, :*c nnd II. Fifth areoue, or
posluCwlltn lUnk of < Vrnimert*.
We would call our customers attention to
a few items in ^
Canned 6ood$ * ?
CORN ON COB, BRUEBERRIES
SPINACH. MUSCAT GRAPES
Sole Agent- Rose ol Ellensburg Butter
The Best That Money Can Buy
AFTER ALL THERE IS no bettor test of
an article than popularity, ask your
friends what they think of G ALT'S
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