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OlftloHUAl XO. 45. TWENTY-FIFTH YEAR SKAGWAY, ALASKA, TUESDAY. MAY 16, 1»22. PRICE TEX CENTS MONEY FOUND nun Seattle. May 15—E. Prior of Port Angeles, who has a business in that city, was found murdered on a Seattle boulevard yesterday. On Saturday Prior had drawn out a large sum of money from the bank. It is supposed that know ledge of his having the money is the explanation for his murder. SIPRKMK COCRT RENDERS DECISION Washington. May 16.—The su preme court passed upon the child labor law and held that it was un constitutional aud uot valid. The court also held that the law which was passed and which levies a tax of 20 cents on each bushel of grain where grain was dealt in as gambl ing and was unenforcible. SCHOONER TEDDY LOST WITH CREW Nome. May 15.—Joe Barnard and ■ three companions who sailed from I Nome for Anadyr. Siberia, in the | trading schooner. Teddy, are lost ac cording to report which has reach ed men in Seattle. The Teddy sail-1 ed from Nome In October and | searching parties which were sen: out from Anadyr have been unable j tu find either the men or any trace! of the schooner. The schooner was loaded with sugar for the old Hi'> bard Swenson trading companies of ] Anadyr trading posts. These posts i are now owned by Olaf Swenson and j company of Seattle. SEAMAN HAS A PA1NFIL ACCIDENT Mr. George Hughes, a seaman on j the S. S. Skagwav, met with a pain- | ful accident while helping unload f the cargo brought in on the last trip. While a sling of hay was being taken out ot the hold one of the bales slip ped and fell on Hughes, striking him in such a way as to break his leg. He was taken to the White Pass hospital, where Dr. Valens set | the Injured member and the patient! is getting every care and Is resting | easily. STRAINED RELATIONS AT GENOA CONFERENCE Genoa, Saturday.—The result of the meeting of the sub-commission I of the economic conference which has in its charge the Russian atTairs brought iu a report today. The sit uation on account of this question became so critical that it seemed doubtful whether the British and French positions could be reconcil ed. FLAPPERS NOT HEADED F<)H DEITHS, SAYS JUDGE Ottawa. Kan.—Flapper fashions and Jazz music are not dragging the country to sinful depths nor leading it to tile "bowwows," Magistrate Judson N. West, o' Toeka. declared Saturday in an address which today was receiving wido publicity. "Conditions have changed:" Jus tice West said. "But they are not worse than in the time when mixed groups would not talk of trees be cause they have limbs and young women would not change their miryds without retiring to another room. "Wonderful women have raised the girls of today and I think these girls will he a credit to both gener ations." WANT I". S. TO JOIN INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION Genoa. May 15.—France hns ap pealed to the United Slates to par ] ticipuce in the propesed internation al commission, which is to investi gate the Russian position? This an nouncement came from American Ambassador Richard Washburn Child. TO INCREASE PARCEL POST RATES Washington. May 16.—The post master indicated that an increase in the parcel post rate is near at hand The business itas grown so large and is costing the department so muc'i for handling that the rate .nun be raised to meet expenses. NOT TO EXTEND AREA FOK FAILURE London. May 10.—Ti e question as to whether Frai ie and Belgium would extend the a.ea of occupation of Germany in case the latter failed to meet the reparations payment oi. May 31. was answered in the House of Commons by Chamberlain, fie government leader. He sta'"d that no preparation had •')een m ule either by France or Belgium for the ex tension of the area :f Germany fails I S. S. QUEEN S \ 11 s TONItiHT; KM) PASSENGERS^ Seattle, May lfi.—The steamer Queen of of the Admiral Line will leave Seattle for the Southeastern Alaska run tonight. She will have one hundred passengers, including the crews of ChonJy and Yes Bay M. A. Smith. L. S. Loveridge and wife, and W. S. Loveridge are bound for Skagwav. while John T. Wer llon is booked for Haines. ESTEBETH The good ship Estebeth arrived from Juneau early today, reaching port about noon, with local mail and freighe. Mr. Martin Itjen and Mr. Lee Hudson, who had been iii Ju neau on the jury but did not come back with the rest of the men, are home again, ready for business. SPECIAL AT1ENTI0N If, In the handling of your business, anything should occur that Is not entirely satisfactory, we shoulil consider it a favor if you would call this to our attention, or if there is any serv ice this bank could render you, individually, or to the com munity, that It doe» not now render, we should be glad to en tertain any suggestion, consistent with sound banking. I VSBEo YOCRS FOR SERVICE - Baiimlk ®ff Mask® SXAQWAY, ALASKA Chicago.. May 16.—Two confes sions have been obtained In the case of the policemen who ivore murder ed in the labor war. One of the con fessions is by one of the actual slay-' ers of the policemen. The confes sions are now in the hands of the police. BRITISH PREMIER SOON TO RETURN' London. May 15.—It 1* semi-offl- i cially stated that Lloyd George and ! the British delegation at Genoa will j return home at the end of this week ' TO RESTORE EUROPE Ml*ST RECOGNIZE SOVIET Washington, May 16.—Senator) Borah gave his opinion as to the j method by which Europe could be j restored. He said that the first step in the economic restoration of Eu-t rope was the recognition of the Sov- j el government of Russia. POLES GROW HOSTILE TO GOVERNMENT j Washington. May 16.—The Pols' in the I'nited States have grown hos-' tile to the preseut Poli3h govern ment, on the alleged ground of the cruelties of the government. A let ter received today by Senator Willis alleges' that the Polish consulates thruout the I*. S. and Canada will. be blown up unless a change of, front is manifest in the government al attitude. HAINES NOTES Haines, May 15.—Mrs. H 0. Baa-J ta mid little son Warren are leaving I tonight on the steamer Jefferson for .luneau, where they will stay for a few days. Mr. Robert W. Wiley returned to his home here on the steamer For nance, having come up from Seattle i on the Princess Mary. Mr. Wiley I 'ias been away from here for some | time, and has made an extended trip thru the Status as far as New York) City. Tim Vogel is up from the Haines j Packing company's cannery, and re ports getting ready for the tlshlng ] season, and that they are getting | along very nicely. Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Banta, Mr. and | Mrs. N. G. Hanson, MiBs Zema Coch rane. Miss Omie Cochrane, Mr. C. D. Cray and Corporal Whipple were | dinner guests at Mr. and Mra. Oeo. A. Romberg la9t Friday evening. The primary department of the j public school, under the supervision! of the teacher. Miss Omie Cochrane, gave an out-door entertainment last | Thursday afternoon, which was well | attended, and was well rendered, and showed that the teachers had | taken great pains with her scholars. Miss Cochrane is an exceptionally! good teacher. The following is the | program rendered: 1. Song, "Spring Song," by the school. 2. Concert recitation, filrst grade 3. Dialogue, "Doctor Wise,"— William Peterson, Mildred Gestner. Lucy Chisel. Andrew Johnson, Mar jorie Ambler. 4. Solo, "Little Children." Min nie Morris. 5. Pageant, "The Return of the Flowers," by the school. Phone 126 and Kellers will de liver ice cream Sunday In time for dinner. Order either a three flavor brick of neapolitan or plain. We will pack It to ketp for hours. Subscribe for the Dally tlsskin MARGOT ASQITTH GODD BIT Vl'LGAR Chicago, May 16. Dr. Charles Brown, dean of the Divinity School of Yale University. in an address in this city, passed his opinion on Mar got Asquith. He said in the ad dress that she was a good but vul gar woman. MARINE NEWS The Princess Mary reached port Sunday morning with a capacity cargo of freight and a big load of passengers. The town was a busy place on Sunday, this but a fore taste of what we can expect from now on until September. i Mr. R. W. Wiley, the manager of I the Rainy Hollow mines, returned J from an extended trip to the States on the Mary. Mr. Lee Green of I Haines and Mrs. C. A. Hoss. with her j daughter returned from the States, where they have been visiting for some months. These people all took I the Fornance for Haines. Mr. G I Herman Miller and Mrs. Miller, who | have been visiting friends in Van-I couver and Seattle during their va-| cation, returned on the Princess Mr : and Mrs Miller went East as faras ! Klk Point, near Edmonton, where i they visited a brother of Mr Miller, j who is a prominent physician In I that section. Mr. Miller reports a delightful va-j cation, having had the not unusual experience of being hauled in a fine new automobile about ten miles with | a husky team of farm horses, after! a breakdown. He thinks that times In the states > and Canada are Improving: that j there are plenty of men out of work j in the cities but at the same time | plenty of work for the men in the' country. It's a very common ex perience for one to be struck for the price of a meal on the streets of Se attle. Among other passengers were Mr] C. M Lovsted of the manufacturing j Arm of Lovsted & Co of Seattle: j Rev. John Unsworth of Toronto, a j student of the established church. | who is on hi* way to Whltehorse. I where he will have charge of the | church for the summer months: Mr I A. 11. Brown of Vancouver, a broth-, er of Mr. Hal Johnston, who is eom-j lng north for service with the Whitej Pass for the summer months Mr. I Brown spent four years in the war! and has two m^Hals for service. He was fortunate in not being serioue-! ljr wounded, tho he received a num-j ber of minor wounds. Captain J. D. McDonald of the I steamer Tutshl is returning to take; charge of his new boat on the Car cross-Atlin run. Captain E Gray, with the Torahne. will ply the waters of Atlin lake this summer with guests for the Atlic Inn. R. L. Pelton, puser of the Tutshi. with his crew, came up on the Mary Captain J D. Murray, the veteran pilot of the Alaska, will be at his old stand during the summer months With him was "Pop" E. P. Bemls. the genial purser of the Alaska, and a number of White Pass employees! for the river and lake points. Howard Warne. telegraph operat or at Tagish. returned on the Mary form a two months' visit with his parents in B. C. The Mary left tor the south on this, her last trip of the spring, at 11:30 The next boat on the C P R. Line will be the Princess Louise, May 24 The Alaska Steamship company's freighter Skagway reached port this morning about five o'clock on her trip to the westward. She had twen ty-two tons of freight for Skagway j and 2S8 tons of rails for Seward i The Jefferson of the same line] reached Skagway last night with fif teen tons of loc^l freight and eight tons of freight for over the line. She left for the south after discharging her cargo. i ne arrivals on ine jmnwu were: W. E. Hilton, H. L. Skartle, Robert warner, M. Rund. K. Mc Innig, J. Cumpy, J. M. Sullivan, Charles Pllsscy, L. Kelly. G. A. Landgren from Seattle ar rived at Haines on the Jefferson. The following: passengers were southbound: J. Carey, who came up north to take work in the bridge gang of the White Pass, but has been offered a position in Seattle and left on the Jefferson, and C. M. Lov sted and D. Leevan, who left for Ju neau. The Jefferson left for the aouth at S a. m. BiiiEs mmmrn I! GFNOfl G0IFE8EIGE Genoa May 15.—The conference which wa* heralded to be the meet ing of the mtnds out of which would arise a rejuvenated Europe and a new order of international concord and peace i» today one of the bit terest disappointment* of any con ference held since the war. Out of the meeks of negotiations there has •omf nothiry: aside from the treat* ■f Rapailn between Germany and Russia This treaty virtually re (•stal.Iiahes tte old order of the bal ance of power in Europe Th# de ciaion of the conference w»i to con tinue the discussion of the question of Russian rehabilitation at the Hague, at which time Kuaata will not be represented GENERAL KV PLANS ATTACK ON LIN Pelting. May 15 —General Wu Pei Fu has ordered hla troops con centrated at Tangshan north of Tientsin The assumption is that General Chang T»o Lin plans to es tablish an Independent etiipire In Manchuria and Mongolia, and r'u will be in position to attack Lin in case such action is taken by the lat ter. Rl'SSlANS ACCEPT FOR NEW ni\KKl!KNCi: Genoa. May 16.—The Russian del egation announced last night that they would accept the plan for an ajl nation commission at the Hague to meet on June 15 for the purpose of studying the Russian problem.* with the aim of trying to find son e ground for the recognition of tie Soviet government. ALASKA 8. 8. Oi. GETS MAIL OON'TR \< "T Washington. May 15—The post office department awarded three mail contracts to the Alaska Steam ship company One Is for carrying mall to Nome. St Michael and Nor ton sound points at the rate of a trip The second is from Seattle to Skagway and other Southeastern Alaskan towns for J460 a trip The third is from Seattle to Seward * a the Southeastern Alaskan ports. a>id to include Cordova and Valdez for JI.000 a round trip This contract is subject to revocation at any time. "If the Shipping Hoard or any other bureau or department of the gov ernment shall establish a regular steamship service on a line between Seattle and Seward, this contract may be terminated " MimiNsHJM party KVDS l\ DKATH Seattle, May 15 -A moonshln* party on a hoii ^boat at which drinking ai d > arousing ended when an upaet oil >tovf exploded Mra. Clara Thomas. t> rty-two y^ara of aKe, and mot.-f four children, reoe.ved burna »huh raat«d fcer death. | . s. KKH T<i PARTICIPATE Washing on. May 1« —The date department made public this after noon a message sent to Amh&saador Child al the Genoa conference The statement had (o da with the ques tion of America s participation In the Hague conference. which I* an adjournment of the Genoa confer ence with the Russian* left out The government declined to partcipate in the Hague conference on the ground I :it the new conference I* mereh a rontinoonee of the Genoa conference und"r a different nomen clature Thai the <ame reaaon* for the 1 5 not p-. ticipating in the flrnt hold* for the se«-ond and the added fart tl at t>ie new conference is destined to meet the same d.tB culuee in the new as in the old con ference This, of courso on the sup position that the at! tude of KuHi* remains the tamt ST. PAl'1. TIM "«T M J J. Illl.l AHMIMSTRATOR St Paul. May 13— Georire B Tlannef*. president of the North western TrnW Co . of this dt>. w*t named as adT.t iwrator of the fif teen million dollars estate of Mary, the widow of lie late Jamea J Hill, the railroad magnate IHE HE PA35 & THE GATEWAY ROUTE TO Yukon Territory, Atlin and Interior Alaska Serai-Weekly Train Service between Skaguav and Whitehorse during the \X inter Season. Foe information regarding passenger and freight rates apply to H- Wheeler- General Manager Skaguay- Alaska or 510 Alaska Building Seattle Wash.