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THE DAILY ALASKAN
CITY QFP1C1WL PAPER So. 78 VOL. VIII. ^KAOWAY. ALASKA, WKI>NKSl?AY. APRIL 26 I90? -PRICK 10 CRKTH LABOR WILL FIND MARKET 41 DAWSON Railroad Building and Mining Activities Will Make Much Work In the Klondike May Be Scarcity of Men There rTjtfe adrW* from Pawsoo indicate I hat there will be work in the Kloo (like for all who seek it this summer. The building or the railroad, the in stallation of new hydraulic plants ami increased activities in other lines, it is beli ve t, will make a demand for labor t bat will exhaust a greater supply than is now in sight at Dawson. S. H. Weeks, chief clerk to the gen eral manager of the Klondike Mines railway ami the construction compai.v that is putting it in, writing to J. S. IWenier. ticket agent for the W. P. Jt Y. R., sa\s while they are able now to get all the labor the\ want on the con struction wor * of the Klondike Mines railway, which is in full swing, ther are fearful that it will be scarce in the summer. "There will he lots of work here," Mr. Weeks writes, "as soon as the river opens and labor might be short. On account of the extra heavy c'eanop. the railroad building, the putting up and operating of eight new dredging plants in addition to the old ones, and other undertakings that are propose*!, there will be a great demand for work ing men. We are paving $o.7"i penday to labor ing men and charge thrm #1.75 per day for board, leaving <4 per day net to the man." t Railroad RMtairmBt IWt meals in town served from ? a. m. to 10 p. in. Traj orders a specialty, | 10c. extra. John Williams, Prop. "A Nijjht in Hoheraia." Fw R at House on Seventh avenu?' and Main street, |irtlv furnished. Kief ant 10x10 bathroom. Inquire of Lee Outhrie Big line of fresh candies at Muir's. I ?HARRISONS'?l Our Spring Stock of^? . Shirt Waists and Skirts Arrived on Jefferson ^Phone 55. Store Open Evenings Keep Your Feet Dry AND SAVE DOCTOR'S BILLS We Can Fit Your Pocket As Well As Your Feet We have them from $2 to $8 f . B. 0ay$on if Co. The Od? Price Clothier m\ wftk Britt and White Will Figlif fS)x>ci?l l>ispatch to Daily Alaskan 1 , San hVancisco. April 36 Jimmy Brill ?rd JaNv White, the English cham pion, will fight at this place Friday evening, May .V A license ma* iaiued for th<- tight this morning giving that as the date at which it will take place. KILLS DEER rresideuf* P. rty Will N-t Gu Hungry [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan,] Glenwood Spring*. Oo!o , April 36 President lioosevelt and hi* parly will not go hungry for meat. They killed tive deer Minday ami Tuesdaj. Presi ' dent Roosevelt killed two of theim. The president Is having great ?l*>rt and is enjoying himself immensely st!i NnFxoFnciAN COMING fO SkAOHAV On or about April ? > Skag* ay will hav,? a scientific optician, a graduate from the Chicago Optical College He is a nephew of H. D. Kirmse. the pio neer jeweler, in connection with whose business he will follow his avocation. There is no need to hurry in buying your ticket to Seattle in order to gt t your eyes fixed. The best of chocolate* and bon bons at Mui>\s. ? A Night iu Bohemia." 1 Cor. 5th A Broadway. 'Phone 00 Cigars and Tobacco Stationery and Fishing Tackle ?NEWS DEPOT* New Books lust Rec'd EGOS ! rtiGS ! EGGS ! arred PI) mouth Rods ult Plymouth Rocks ark langshans The Best General l'urpofce fowls on Garth. Splendid Winter Lay ers. Kjrpt. $1.50 per 13. Phone 137. Mrs. W. C. McKenrie T Bank Restaurant Chas. Peterson. Prop. MEALS. 26c, and UP Broadway, near Third Avenue. AfffR WIVES Agent Kor Raglan 'I To G-t Women (Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan ) Wapolls, N. \V- T.. A |*ll ? l^mja niino Htpcr, a real estate s^ent of I hi* place, left here (or England yesterday to fret 50 women for wire* for settlers in this section. Ca 1< rtlia Pall T?kM J. U. Hart, the new city marshal, is winding up the collection of the poll and dog taxes Most of each varie'.y had been gathered in by his predeces sor, but there are few person* who have not contributed the regulation *2 poll tax and a few dogs hare not been provided with licenses to run at large These are now receiving the aj let. lion of the city marshal. Gall to Hold AnnnnlMr ili| The annua! meeting of the lilies' Guild of St, Saviour's church will be held at the clergy bouse toni rrow af ter. -oon at 2:30 o'okick. There will I* election of officers ami other important business. There shou'd he a full at tends -oe. SKAGWAY WtAIHEK The result of the obaervat ion taken at Moore wharf at midnight, Ap-il 2.f>. 1M6 ia as follows: ^ Temperature time of observation . 41 Ma* temp, preceding 24 hours .... 48 r, Mean * " " " ?3 Itarometer, 2H.4.V South wind, cloudy. Elks' There will be a regular meeting of Skagway Lodge >>'o 431, Henevolent and lYotective (>rder of Klks, at their hall, Thursday, April 27. at S p. m. There will be initiation. All visiting Klks are invited to at tend. J- E. Itarragar. Sec'y Spring Goods at American tailors The American tailor* hare received their ipr n; goods toil arv prepared U) fill orders forsuit*. par ts. anil overcoats' The latest pattern* ami fashion* Ira Americ%o Tailors, liroadwaj. "A Xifiht in llohemia." Go to Muir's for candy New hair eomhs, belt* ana stock* at, Barrisons' We would call our customers attention to a few items in ^ Preferred Slock Canned Goods ? ? CORN ON COB. BRUEBERRIES SPIN AC H MUSCAT GRAPES GOOSEBERRIES PUMPKIN SQUASH. ETC. t Kilts nwi Sole Agent? Rose o f Ellensburg Butter The Best That Money Can Buy SOME ADVERTISEMENTS should be taken with a grain of salt, GALT'S CEYLON TEA needs only cream and sugar. THE ROSS HIGG-INS CO. Sole Agents, Skflgwav and Juneau. AID FOR CZAR'S FLEET Another Baltic squadron crowding to front to help Russians in battle with Japanese. Nothing- from Admirals Rojestvensky or Togo. (Special Dispatch** to Daily Alankan. ) I/>ndon. April 26? The Unman fleet of Vice Admiral Xehngtnff in Iwing crowded o the front to reinforce Admiral Roj?*tv?nsky. It i* expected to ent#?r th?? strait of Mai icca today. Nothing ha* l>een heard from Koje*tven*ky or To^o ninre y^tfrday. RUSSIA TRIES TO PREVENT TROUBLE St. lVtenhurg. April The Uiieeian government i* taking precaution* to pre. rent any May day and Utitvian holy t(*k dirturl*nce?. Trouble i* ex|?ted in Poland ON AGAIN ('apt Ufflu Kt-sumef Com m and <*f Hnrn?it!?? (,'apuiD A. H. who ?? ?ua landed indefinitely from the comminil of l hp nhlfsbip Itiirwid'. ?flw ilw ?**' cldrat to that ahtp *x? month* aince when Midfoot hole was p? Bill* In !?? txiilom. bu been rfdlorfd to eommtix) by order of President Rooaere^t, The rapiaiti will lake command on May 1, nn which date be will Hkil with tbeahip ! for Alaaka SHE COMES .lefierson Sails From Sc*tt|o for Nlugw*j (Special r>i?p?ich to noily Alwfcafi] 8rau>. April 8# Th* Alaska ?t??? ?hip l oirpuii'i ,llMr Jrfbrton Miferl I for &kaff?ay ihi? morwin*. The it will ha do* to arri?? in Ska??kT Snodar ?itfi tlirra day*' mail on hoard. I r?rr Mil tknU W??r A> ?. p. e. ?&. SUSPENSORY For safety, health and comfort So. 2 Medium ?! <*> No. 3 " 1 ? No ? " 2 <W No. 2 Small 1 no No. 3 " ... I at No ? " 2 rt? No. 2 L?r*e 1 <*' No. 3 - 1 .*i N<> 4 t m Mail oitieri rewire oar prom?*, at Mitkn. Kelly A Go Hath* 2ft emta Fin* porcelain tuh. at the I'ortl nd Ijod ring Houae. Kooim SSo. Mo, 75c mi 9' . FiM i*enue, o? poaite lanartian Rank of CotntnefO#. "A Nicht In Ilob? I te-" la la^mln A Port To?n?end ImiW|hi at haad *?ti < rrore* < } Miller, of the Rkagway cti?lom? force, it in that c<t* rMt ng hi* hrolkfr who t? In lb* Pot?l itmmd diatom fore*. and ikil hm *kM hare been treated by ? Seat'le tfeeia li??.. hare greatly I m inn* ni IT LEADS ? lOMiint reial H<??rl of Wliife horw Bed I ? X ?rth The C<wmi>l hotel.of Whitehorae. I>W I lichen . profwietor. ha* taken the lend among the hoatelrie* of ike north. It haa been recently enlarged and rrfumlnhni through at There are 90 large. fr*t claaa rarxM. emtreli <ietacb?d fr.-tn the bar They ar? * ? uated ao aa to he quin ?r-i *r? e?iwi? ly deairable for famiHea. The office la eoiafortah'e and nicely located. There are One larre aampte roonta ?or commercial Men. I A apleodid dining rorm it connected with the hotel There it no better place in the north The Cow anuria! Motel, ilMhW^ Y. T Far Sale Hotel Summit for aale on account cf hmtneaa intereata on the ?ntaWe. In <l?lre of M IV Welch. Summit, B. Kreah candie* at Mulr'a "A Night la llohetnia." NO GO ? ? ?- * * ? Orerrnlfl H(> rial r>.p?Wh to Ifollf Aiaakan.) Portland Arrt' 2T. TV oettntoi o?i;rrtlon < of W^na'or Jnlm H Ml ckfil to'M tl?a? T* tsrnwi fit*' him in eoon?etii? with III# land fr? <1 cam? ??r? o*orr ilorl rrrnln*. TV <l?i? for him to plrad to tlw nriiciamti Hm not hm Iml Hill 1ISI Tltf OX MEI ORF H D Kiraaaa, R. K Aimpaoo and of h*r? will taat ih? a -a in tha Of Mai rronp of cla.ua on th? ? ac ? *y riaar. Th*y alt* Rohart !*haVfcl*i and C. J. tVSirct? tWwd Ik* property yaaMr d*?. ??at ?n a Vaa? awl aa?nrad ? quao tity of rork 7ki? will ba ?nK aouili and intH TV ?-?*}? will h? on all th'ao li#* of ora yirViad hy ?b? elaiaa. *od for fold, ?ilr?T. mrv*r and rKhar mat ai? and fcw alnan Ei Ifliw* At I ?? toward J*rr*a??t John A. Krickaon. ia eharf* of th? 1'altad Sta'aa rahta oAe* ai tkl? piar*. ?ant to Fort Wi'llam H. S?w*rd toda- ttr tha p-.-pnaa of raealrln# ??'a .iiarharrr from th?> army and U? ra-anllai in tba aarrw II# will ra*alr? hta diarharfa tow r oa and will i a-anliat Saturday. aft?r ?h ?h ka will rat urn to Skac?ay ( hor >iat?. an 1 hm> bona at Muir'a - Al?ar? frauh. ? A N??kl in Bohrmi*." "A Nifht I Robaa^*." FOR SALE I CfNIRAl R. SIOCK^* Look at Our Stationery * and wrm If j? ?n't find ? nlr*f nod hot ter i?Mnn*ni h r* h?o ?< ujr gth?r plf* Hi I0?n . lipok *o<n w*' 7? ?"! Am) exactly ?hM ftm tMt la lnTiuikm p?p?r. >'o*? paper. T?N?ii and mH VoMUii IV m and arerythinr to mlUtj your ?l%Morwy tutu m lk? tttj pr<?n Wm. Britt Or. Hro*fi*iT Md Slith At*.