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? he Statltj JUashan
Wickersham Warns Hoggatt Against Interference
(Unit-i Press Telegraph-Cable Service.)
NEW YORK. Feb. 18. ? Joseph Pul
itzer. proprietor of the New York
World, who was indicted yesterday
for criminal libel by a federal grand
jury for the publication of articles ac
cusing President Roosevelt. President
elect Taft. Charles P. Taft. Henry
Robinson and William Xv1s<mi Crom
well of graft in connection with the
Pauama purchase, has not yet de
cided what course of action he will
tnkf. He may waive preliminary ex
The World this morning in its ed
itorial column bitterly assails Presi
dent Roosevelt and sarcastically refei
to him as "an episode in the history
of the United States." The World
asserts that "no flourishing of the big
stick can stifle free speech" and adds
that Roosevelt's action was due to
personal animosity alone.
evan Smith, owner and proprietor of
the Indianapolis News, which was in
with the New York World, for print
ing charges of graft against President
Roosevelt, president-fleet Taft and
other government officials, says in
will fight extradition. His attorneys
claim li>* cannot be extradited, as the
offense was committed in Indiana
and not in New York, where the
Indictment was returned.
(By United Prees)
WASHINGTON. Feb. 16.? Jt is froe
lv rumored about In diplomatic cirrlrs
today that President Roosevelt and
President-elect Taft have had a quar
rel and that now they hardly speak.
The report states that Roosevelt is
angry because Taft did not consult
him in regard to several of the ap
pointments for the new cabinet.
Roosevelt felt that Taft should confer
with him about the personal of the
new cabinet.
The Eagles will give their semi
monthly dance tomorrow night at
their aerie. The affair promises to
be a big success.
Mrs. Howard Ashley, who is suffer
ing from a severe attack of heart
trouble, was much worse last night
and her condition today Is most pre
(By United Press.)
WASHINGTON. Feb. IS.? It is the
consensus of opinion that the special
session of congress which raft will
call to convene on March l.r> will be
able to finish its deliberations by
June 15. The party leaders are al
ready maping out the program to be
F. B. Wurzbaeher, general agent
of the White Pass & Yukon railroad,
went to Whitehorse this morning on
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S. W. Taggart, a travelling man
representing the Swift Packing com
pany. t* in Skagway stopping at th?
Dewey Hotel.
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Home cooking at popular prices at
the Dominion Hotel, Whltehorse.
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Good Buying t
Good Selling
? We pride ourselves on our buying ability. Our ex
perience and business associations, and our ability lo
T nse large quantities enable us to secure absolute
^ ''Kock Bottom" prices on high quality merchandise.
? With a fair profit we can offer you highest grade goods
2 at prices as low as other stores make on inferior
X grades, .lower than most stores can make on the same
T quality.
We have our standard of quality at the highest.
Every line ?hown must come up to the standard.
We sell and recommend the Ladies Home Journal 4
Patterns because they have proved by actual service ^
that they are superior to any other pattern made, but
they cost no more, 10c and 15c.
Cyitcb and Kennedy
t Th? Up-to-DateHaberdashers and Ladies' Furnishings
I I 1 1 M-M" -I"!"!'
(United Press Telegraph-Cattle Service.)
VALDEZ. Feb. IS. ? Charles Bona
pnrto, attorney general of the United
States, today sent a wire to Judge
Silas I told notifying him to resume
the bench of the Third Judicial dis
trict of Alaska as soon as his health
would permit. It is known here that
Special Investigator Wilmcr. who was
hearing the charges against Reid.
wired a favorable report to the de
partment of Justice at Washington,
D. C.
II, S. Marshals Love and Crossley |
have also been ordered to Fairbanks
Judge Reid has accepted the reals
antlon of O. A. Wells, his clerk of
(Special to The Daily Alaskan.)
JUNEAU, Feb. 18. ? The Revenue
cutter Perry left for Cape Spencer
this morning at full speed to rescue
the schooner Ederia of St. Petersburg
which is reported to be water logged
and helpless and drifting toward the
breakers. There are supposed to be
18 men on the helpless schooner.
(United Press Teleqraph-Cable Service.)
TOKIO. Feb. 18.? The Jnpanow
first olass battleships Fuji and Taki
wa were driven on a reef off the
northern part of Aniaka island last
night in a terrific gale. Hoth battle,
ships are still hard and fast on the
reef and are badly damaged. It is
impossible to ascertain the extent of
the damage. No lives were lost.
The battleships were making for
Yokohama and could not set'1 'he Am
nkn light In the thick weather. Yo
kohama was at once communicated
with and government tugs are being
sent to pull the ships off
(By United Press.)
CHICAGO, Fob. 17.? After an ??x
haustlve Investigation the coroner of
Cook county made his report on the
fire which killed 60 workmen who
were working on the municipal crib
in Lake Michigan on Jan. 20. The re
port exonerated the contractors from
al- blame and said that no negligence
had been shown.
The Georgia of the Juneau Steam
ship company arrived in Skagway at
3 o'clock yesterday afternoon from
Juneau and left at 4:1-"' o'clock for
Sitka. She brought up a fair sized
mail but no passengers came in or
went out. Capt. Thornton slated that
the Georgia had encountered extreme
ly rough weather in her last trip from
Sitka to Juneau. This put her one
day behind her schedule.
(By United Press.)
WASHINGTON. Feb. 17? Tin
United States battleship fleet enroutv
to Hampton roads from Glbralter en
countered n terrific pale last night
and reports by wireless state that the
superstructures of the battleships lilt- ]
nois. Kentucky and Virginia wcr<
da matted by being swept by high s<-as
The second trial of Ed C Hasey
has commenced before Judge Gunni
son at Juneau. The choosing of a
jury started Saturday. Hasey's at
torneys wanted a continuance unti
February 23. but on the objection of
District Attorney Bovce the motion
was overruled.
F. T. Hamshaw and wife of Seattle,
were passengers on the Jefferson.
They joined their son. Earl Hamshaw.
and go to McKce creek where they
have mining Interests.
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Order a box of Fancy Hood River 1
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In Public Speech at Juneau
Our Delegate-Elect Out
lines Position Amid A
Storm of Cheers.
(Special Dispatch to The Daily Alaskan.)
JUNEAU, Fob. IS ? Judge Jam>s
Wlckersham, Alaska's delegate-elect
to congress. arrived in Juneau Tues
day night on the steamer Northwest
em from VaKW anil was tendered
one of the warmest public welcome*
ever given In Alaska. Scores of p?>oplr
niet him when he alighted from the
boat and more than 700 men were
present when he delivered an address
in Elks' hall Tuesday evoning. In
which he outlined his position In a
decisive manner
"I am in favor of self-government."
said Judge Wlckersham, "and I will
work for self-government. The peo
pie of Alaska have shown in no half
hearted manner that they want homo
rule and when 1 am in congress I
shall exert myself to the utmost to
obtain a territorial legislature for
Alaska." This statement was greeted
with cheers.
Hoggatt Must Not Interfere.
Judge Wlckersham paid hla re
spools to Governor Hoggatt as fol
low* :
"I go to Washington with .a desire
for hnrmony and peace. Hut It must
be an honorable peac-*. I will brook
no interference with my work In con
gress I have been elected by the V(S
ers of Alaska to represent them and
I and 1 alone will represent them 1
shall always be willing to work with
any other representative or official
from Alaska If by so doing we can ac
compllah what I think in for th? rood
of Alaska Hut If any official from
Alaska tri"* to hamper my work or
doatroy my Influonc- thon thoro will
bo war to ho knift- No mattor who
la victor that person who Intorforo*
will carry tho near* of ?f>mbat to hi*
Thoao romarka w?>ro followed by
tromondom choerinn
Lien Law For Mmer?.
?fudge Wirk< r?ham stated ho would
do all in his powor to aoeuro an
amondmont siring minora firat lion on
all product* of tho mine* Ho aald
ho would inaiat upon tho cannory In
toroata paylnK a fair taxation lit
coniludod hv -Uiinc that Alaaka
ahould rocoiro a roturn for all that
was takon from hor resource* and
aald ho wnntod ill rltlzona of Alaaka
to wrlto him whllo ho waa in Waah
melon and Klvo him tholr riowa on
what Alaaka needed Mo would (flvo
all aiich letters personal attontlon.
Mr. Wlckoraham wont aonth on tb*
Jofforson and will proi-ood dlroctly to
Washington, l> <" V harwjuot fol
io wod tho speoch
F. K W l,ow|c of tho Canadian
Pacific lino, *<-nt to Whltohorao thla
morning on a buainoaa trip
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Mra (?. l> Sinclair of Atlln. ratno
up from tho aouth on tho Jofforaon
She la a jtuoat of tho I)owoy Hotel
We have just received
a new line of suits for
Winter trade, that are
excellent in quality and
very moderately priced,
$15.00 to $22.50, come
in and look them over.
See window display, j

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