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THE ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE
VOL. 7 NO. 8. JUNEAU, ALASKA, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1912. PRICE 10 CENT8. THE BULGARIANS REJECT MEDIATION GOV. AND MRS. CLARK ARRIVE ON JEFFERSON A goodly number of people. includ-1 ing Secretary Distin. Judge Lyons. Collector- of Customs Willis. Deputy .Marshal Mullen. Charles D. Garfield, and many others congregated on the dock today to welcome Governor and Mrs. Walter E. Clark. Mrs. Clark who was taken ill In Fairbanks last August, has fully re covered. Gov. and Mrs. Clark ar y rived in Seattle on September 6. where they remained until the sailing of the Jefferson. The greater part of the Governor's time has been occupied in official bus iness. Ho has compiled his anuual report and forwarded it to President Taft. In his report Gov. Clark laid particular stress on the needs of transportation to the interior, and asks for railroads and wagon roads. The fisheries question received con siderable attention. He asked for a more rigid enforcement of the present laws and some minor changes and asks for an increased force in the Fishery Department for Alaska. Gov. Clark says that he was op posed to home rule a year ago and that he has changed his mind on that subject. However, he Insists that since Alaska is to bear the burden and responsibility of self-government | it is too bad that the organic act has limited and restricted the legis lature so much. He says he hopes for a full measure of home rule. On being asked what he had to say about politics, the governor re- j marked: "What can I say?" UNKNOWN MAN FALLS FROM FERRY; DROWNS An unknown man was drowned from the ferry boat Teddy on the last trip from Douglas last night. There were twenty-eight passengers aboard. The cabin of the boat was filled and the entrance was jammed with passengers trying to get shelter from the wind. As the boat rolled in the light sea that was running, the man was seen to lurch backward and fall over the rail into the sea. Claude Snyder, who was stauding by the man's side at the time of the accident, hurried to the wheelhouse and told Captain States of the dis aster. , ,v . 'Fhe launch was turned quickly and headed for the unfortunate who could be seen struggling and heard calling loudly. Ed .McDougan, who was at the wheel, called encouraging words but just before the launch reached him he gave three short shrieks and disappeared. His hat still floated on the surface and an unsuccessful ef fort was made to get It. r - ?" '? ?? 1 Irvin Warren together with Claude Snyder, sat in the waiting room with the lost man a few minutes before the ferry arrived from Juneau. When the man came down the slip he stumbled and fell. Getting to his feet he remarked, "the second time ! today." The lost man was of Irish descent so Captain States thinks, and had traveled across with him several times. He came here about two months ago from Dawson or some point in the interior. He was medium dark complexioned and under 25; about five feet seven inches tall and neighed perhaps 145 pounds. He ./ore a dark hat. a gray suit and car ried a watch. The first time Captain States saw the man was two months ago when he gave him passago to Douglas where he expected to work i in the government read camp. For some time the man has been long shoring. O. E. Head, the longshore boss, was unable to identify the miss ing man but has his name undoubted jiy FRIENDS WON'T BOTHER WILSON PRINCETON. N. J.. Nov. 11.?Dis cussing his proposed vacation Presi dent-Elect Wilson said: "My friends have considerately agreed not to look me up. and I am going to be alone with my family." McMANIGAL TELLS Of DYNAMITE PLOTS INDIANAPOLIS. Nov. 11.?On the witness stanu in court here Ortie E. McManigal told in detail the opera tions of the alleged dynamiters. His story deeply involves President Frank M. Ryan and Secretary Hockin. Frank Webb, of New York, and ! Michael J. Young, of Boston, members of the executive board of the Interna tional Structural Ironworkers' Union, in the dynamite outrages of a few years ago. A Texes Sheriff Kills Two Mexicans FT. STOCKTON. Tex.. Nov. 11.?A band of marauding Mexicans near the international boundary last night dis armed and shot Countable Scott. SherifT Baker and a posse appeared on the scene and killed two Mexicans and wounded six more. MAKE APPOINTMENTS. Mrs. Marie Fox, the San Francisco portrait artist, will take charge of the Winter & Pond Co. studio tomorrow. Appointments can be made for sit tings between the hours of eleven and two. Those wishing portraits for Christmas should call at the studio and arrange for sittings. WINTER & POND. ??? W. HUNT KILLED AT SHEEP CREEK A fatal accident occurred at the Alaska-Gastineau Company's workings at Sheep creek yesterday afternoon. Wm. Hunt was falling a tree when the top broke off striking against another tree, came back and crushed him to the earth. Both legs and one arm were broken and his chest crushed. The iujured man was hurried to St. Ann's hospital and given every at tention but death ensued this morning. Deceased was an Englishman about 45 years of age. An effort is being made to locate his people. No ar rangements have been made about the dsiposal of the body. ? ?? ? ? n r iiiI I IiI IIH I I I I I i | Marine Notes j -r-! I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I II The fishing schooner Waif came in from the banks yesterday with six boxes of halibut. The Humboldt sails from Seattle tonight "for Junejiu. The Anita Phillips came in frotr the fishing grounds yesterday bring ing twenty-five boxes of halibui which were caught in three days This is probably a record catch foi ! that period of time. Many of the fishing fleet are no* out and due in at any time. The Alki, of the Northland Steam ship Company, arrived in Juneau a 7:40 this morning, bringing one hun ' dred tons of freight and one pas senger. The fishing boat Dora H., whicl came in Saturday, leaves for th< banks tonight. The Gjoa, Capt. Norman, has beei delayed waiting for bait, but expecte to leave this afternoon for the hall but banks. The fishing boat Belle expected t get away for the banks this aftei | noon. A GREAT BATTLE WITH THE TURKS STILL RAGES PARIS, Nov. 11.?A dispatch to the Petit Journal from London, says that all the European powers with the ex ception of Austria, have presented a joint note to the Bulgarian govern ment offering to mediate between Bul garia and the allies and Turkey, with a view of ending the war. The dispatch also states -that the Bulgarian government had refused to consider mediation until the great battle now raging at Tchatalaja has ended. LONDON, Nov. 11.-rThc Bulgar ian attack on Tchatalaja goes on re lentlessly. It Isr eported that Mon astir has been captured by the allies, and also that the Servians have taken Dlbra, an important town In Albania. VIENNA, Nov. 11.?The Austrian government is making desperate ef forts to learn the truth of rumors that the massacre of Christians had be gun In Constantinople. VIENNA, Nov. 11.?The European war situation seems to become darker and more complicated each day. The success of the Bulgarians and their j allies against their common enemy, Turkey, has caused a condition akin to consternation among* the European powers and no one known what new complications may arise dally. The danger all along has been the fear of a conflict which may embroil j practically the whole of Europe in a I general war, the like of which has not been known for a century. There is much excitement in Vien na and other European capitals over the possibility of a war between Aus tria and Russia growing out of the situation in the Balkan Btates. There is no doubt that the condition is crit ical. . SITUATION NOT HOPELESS. PARIS, Nov. 11.?"Dangerous, but not hopeless," Is the political plight of Europe, as summed up in French official circles. The efforts being made to effect meditation have been postponed be cause of the controversy which haB arisen between Austria and Servia over Servians having obtained access to the Adriatic. VICTORS ENTITLED TO FRUITS. LONDON. Nov. 11. ?Speaking at Guild Hall today Prime Minister As quith said that he believed that the general opinion of Europe was unan imous that the victors in the Balkan war should not be robbed of the fruits of their victory that had cost so dearly. England, Mr. Asqulth, added, has no direct interest in the territorial distribution Involved in the war. WARSHIPS AT CONSTANTINOPLE WASHINGTON, Nov. 11.?Ambas sador Rockhill has reported that there are now bIx war vessols in the Bos porus, and an additional six would be sent by the European powers to Constantinople. CRUISER STRIKES MINE. ' LA VALETTA,, Malta, Nov. 11.? An unconfirmed report has reached here to the effect that a British cruiser, the B&rhnn, has struck a Turkish mine in the Dardanelles. No particulars have been received. A. B. GRAND CAMP AT NORTH VANCOUVER SEATTLE, Nov. 11.?Arrangements have been completed for the holding of the annual session of the Grand Camp of the Arctic Brotherhood at North Vancouver, B. C., which opens tomorrow. Many delegates left last night at midnight, on the steamer Prince Rupert. James C. Gaffney is the present Grand Arctic Chief and J. F. A. Strong, of Juneau, is Vice Grand Arctic Chief, and J. M. Kel ler, of Skagway, Recorder. EXPLODES BOMB INJURES SIX PEOPLE. NEW YORK. Nov. 11.?Because he was denied free admittance to a moving picture show Nunzio Sputa faro exploded a bomb in an exit of the theatre and injured six persons. A panic resulted. COL. RICHARDSON GOES TO WASHINGTON Colonel W. P. Richardson, head of the Alaska road commission was a passenger yesterday on the Mariposa. Col. Richardson is en route to Wash ington, where he will spend the win ter. Speaking of the work of the road commission the past season Col. Richardson says that it was generally satisfactory. Of course there is al ways a scarcity of funds and the de mand for roads and trails are increas ing constantly Col. Richardson has given a number of the best years of | hiB life to this work. Hex knows Alas 1 ka like a book, and has been close ! ly identified with It since 1897, when I he did excellent work for the pros h pector and pilgrim at Circle City, and other points on the Yukon. GEORGIA ARRIVES. ( The steamer Georgia arrived at 9 o'clock last night with the following ! passengers: A. Rudpack, T. McKay, . from Skagway; J. J. Rath from I Haines; C. A. Dunbar, A. Boerushrin, . from Berner'8 Bay; Mike Tako, John c Morrella, from Eagle river; J. G. Shepard, Jas. Morgan, Frank Man f dich, Antone Augnolan, M. Tipola, Chas. Yoki, Nirtor Sandin, E. Louie, T. Angelia, M. Loon, Mick Jurtzen, " S. Antone, from Comet. h GOVERNMENT STENOGRAPHER RESIGNS. i 9 Harold M. Brown, stenographer tc the United States local inspector ol steam vessels, resigned his positior " to take effect December 31, 1912. Mr Brown will leavo Juneau about De comber 2nd, using his vacation ol thirty days In traveling homeward o The young man will assume the du ;? ties of a private stenographer at Cor nell University, Ithaca, N. Y. The Ebner Mine > to Resume Work Judge J- R- Winn, who returned a few days ago from a visit to Eastern cities on business connected with the Ebner mine, says that satisfactory arangements have been concluded for the reopeuinjr of the minenext spring- Thus another producer will be added to the list of mines of this section. Judge Winn also talked with a num ber of the Democratic leaders includ ing Congressman Sulzer, now Gover nor-Elect of New York, and the Judge predicts good results for Alaska under the incoming administration. BAILEY RESIGNS, JONHSON^SUCCEEDS AUSTIN, Tex., Nov. 11.?Governor O. B. Colquitt has announced that he has received the resignation of Jo seph W. Bailey, as the United States Senator from Texas, and that H. M; j Johnson, editor of the Houston Post, would be appointed to the vacancy. j AMBASSADOR BRYCE RESIGNS. WASHINGTON. Nov. 11. ? James Bryce, the British ambassador, has tendered his resignation to his gov-1 eminent. He will return to England and engage in literary work. WASHINGTON, Nov. 11. ? The | Post's London correspondent says that Sir Cecil Arthur Spring Rice will succeed Ambassador Bryce, at Wash ington. PRESIDENT YUAN TO RESIGN. PEKING, China, Nov. 11. ? Presi dent Yuan, of the Chinese republic, lias stated that he will resign as soon | as he has succeeded in bringing ; Mongolia into the Chinese fold. JEFFERSON ARRIVES. The Jefferson arrived at 2:20 and was scheduled to leave at 4:30 this ufternoon. j M. J. O'Conor accompanied' Gover nor and Mrs. Clark from Douglas to Juneau. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Foero, of Haines, were passengers on the Jef ferson. Prof. Georgeson and wife arrived on the Jefferson and took passage on the Georgia for Sitka. James F. Hogan, a well known Alaskan, was a passenger on the Jef ferson for Skagway. He was ac i companied by C. Cain, of Oakland, r j Cal. 1 I Judge Folsom received a wire from - District Attorney Rustgard stating f i that the latter would leave for Juneati . tonight on the Humboldt. -1 Joe Souzi, the federal prisoner ta ? ? ken to St. Ann's for a minor opera | tion is back in his cell. VALDEZ MEN BOND CLAIMS Valdcz business men have again demonstrated their faith in the fu ture of their hining district by bond ing the group of claims in the Teikel district known as "Terias"-Pontus property. The price paid was $5,000 cash and balance of $4,500 payable in three years. A. Y. Tuttle and Chas. Crawford were the promoter of the deal. This property Ib recognized as one of the richest In that section, and was brought to prominence last spring at the time of the famous Teikel ' stampede when Valdez business men subscribed $30,000 in two days to bond the Ross-Garwood property. Juneau Deal in Real Estate Jas. Fitzgerald today sold the lot adjoining W. R. Will's store on Frank lin street, to Judge Thos. R. Lyons, Ralph Robertson and John Mullen. The pirce paid is $5,500, which is an increase of over 100 per cent in the cost price to Mr. Fitzgerald. The purchasers regard their buy as an investment and it it their in tention to erect a building on the plot of ground early next spring. GEORGIA'S OUTGOING LIST. The Georgiawas scheduled to sail for Sitka at 4 p. ra. today, with the following passengers: Thos. Fisher, Mr. and Mrs. H. Van Erman, Jean Kenson, D. McLaud, Peter Martin, A. Kunkle, Henry Moses, for Tenakee; H. Scott, Mike McGuinn, P. Regan, VVm. Alkcns, for Sitka. A big lot of machinery for the Alaska-Gastineau Company, includ ing parts for the Salmon creek pow er station, arrived on the Alki this morning. Alfred LundBtrom has accepted the position of assistant to the new city wharfinger, L. C. Cherry. SPOKANE DEPARTURES. / The Spokane came in from the North at 9:30 yesterday morning and departed for the South at noon. The following is the passenger list from Juneau: A. Godman, Herb. Kittesley, Mrs. C. Clark and son, R. H. Pollard, J. A. Moore, Daisy Parker, Mae Wil liams, M. Mayer and wife, Neil Ward Alex and John Kaivealla, Ed Jacob son, Hector McLean and wife, Henrj States, John Nelson, V. A. Petersor and wife, J. Nelson, C. Brennan, B. M Davitt, B. H. McDonald, Albert Clin i kinbeard, Pat Sheohan, Tommy John : son, Sally and Ruby Waltor. I Mr. Kohlhepp, of B. M. Behrends ? who underwent an operation at SI ? Ann's hospital for appendicitis, is rc ported to be in a critical state. TEN MILLION DOLLARS AS A PENSION FUND CHICAGO, Nov. 11. ? Elaborate plana are In course of preparation by the Bell Telephone Company, the Western Union Telepraph Company, > and the Western Electric Company : whereby, it Is announced, that the Bum of $10,000,000 will bo appropriat ed by these corporations on Jan. 1 next as a permanent pension fund for their employes, numbering 175,000. TAFT WILL PUSH TRUST PROSECUTIONS WASHINGTON, Nov. 1L?It is an-; nounced by the Department of Jus- j I tico that the administration will at11 once push all pending trust prosecu- < tions to an immediate Ibsuo. President Taft is anxious that all :hese cases shall be disposed of or at least passed on to the courts to de cide, before he retires from office on March 4 noxt. N. Y. WOMEN SUFFRAGISTS HAVE BIG PARADE NI5W YORK, Nov. 10.?New York , was all agog today to witness the suf- ! fragc parade to celebrate the addition i of four states to the suffrage flag? the states of Kansas, Arizona. Michi gan and Oregon. A score of brass bands and 1G,000 women, with banners waving and flags flying, walked or rode in car riages, many prominent woman suf fragists being in the parade, includ ing Mrs. O. H. P. Belmont and Anna II. Shaw and Harlet Stanton Bl&tch. BANK BOOKKEEPER ARRESTED; SUICIDES SEATTLE, Nov. 10.?Arrested on a charge of embezzling $400 from the Dexter Horton National Bank, Allen I P. Eld red, a bookkeeper of the bank suicided today by taking poison. El dred was a young man and was un married. ' 1 WILSON'S DUTY TO STATE. PRINCETON, N. J., Nov. 11.? Governor Wilson considers that his attention to tne affairs of New Jersey is hiB immediate duty, and he has announced that he will devote all thiB week to the state's business. FRIENDLY RELATIONS ARE IMPROVING. LONDON, Nov. 10. ? Winston Churchill, first lord of the admiralty, speaking at Guild Hall, on the ques tion of German's naval preparations, said that the relations between that country and Great Britain were im proving with every evidence of this country's determination to maintain naval supremacy. He added that the best way to end rivalry was "to go right on and prove that we cannot be overtaken." MARIPOSA'S LAST TRIP. The Mariposa arrived in Juneau from the westward at 2:30 p. m. yes terday and departed at 3:30 south bound. This is the last trip of the season on the Inside run. The fol lowing took passage front Juneau: E. J. Jaeger, G. O. Bradley, G. A. Forsyth and S. G. Hamlin. JUNEAU PEOPLE SPEND EVENING IN DOUGLAS. A large crowd of Juneau young young people went to Douglas last night some taking in the perform ance at the new Orpheum and many went to Brown & Armstrong's rink and skated the evening away. HALIBUT SHIPMENTS. Longshore Boss 0. E. Head had a gangB towing fresh halibut on the Spokane yesterday, 75 cases In all. There were 25 cases on the City dock , to be sent on tu? Alkl today. Denny Orfanos, the hustling shoe ? maker of Douglas, was in Juneau ' this morning. ' Capt Guptill, a well known Alaska 1 mariner, now in command of the Al ? ki, was in town today and made a ? pleasant call at The Empire oflice. Jack McDonald, a well known Douglas business man was in town today. x Mr. Johnson, of the Johnson-Erick . son Mining Company, of Valdcz, was h a pascengcr on the Mariposa, bound for the East. 3LACK JACK JOHNSON GROWS LOQUACIOUS CHICAGO, Nov. 11.?Jack Johnson, rho is In Jail here In default of |30, 00 bail on an indictment charging .bite slavery, said at breakfast this uorning that he would marry the :araeron girl If he had to Berve forty ears first. After he had breakfast he end the Bible and later sent for a Life of Napoleon." OBJECTS TO JACK. CHICAGO, Nov. 10. ? The white >risoners in the Cook County Jail iave protested against the presence if Jack Johnson and ask that he be emoved to the negro section of the ail. Johnson has a murderer as a :ellmate. His attorneys will appeal othe United States Supreme court n an effort to secure Johnson's re ease on ball. fOUNG JUNEAU COUPLE MARRIED. SEATTLE, Nov. 11. ? Frederick fohn Wettrlck and Miss Mary Ma ony, both of Juneau, were married on Saturday evening at the New Wash ngton hotel, by Rev. H. H. Gowen, of rrinity Episcopal church. Bishop ilowe, who was to have performed he ceremony arrived too late. Mr. ind Mrs. Wettrlck will upend their loneymoon in California. WILSON MEMORIAL SERVICES. SEATTLE, Nov. 11.?Memorial ser vices were held in this city yester day in houor of the late Senator John L. Wilson, whose funeral took place at Crawfordsville, Ind., his old home. HAINES MILL BURNED. HAINES, Nov. 10.?The Combs Lumber Company's sawmill burned at 12 o'clock last night entailing a heavy loss. Oiliccrs aboard the Spokane arrived in Juneau Sunday morning reported seeing the blaze, but could not de termine the exact location of it. REVOLUTIONISTS STILL ACTIVE MEXICO CITY, Nov. 11.?A now revolutionary manifesto has been Is sued here suggesting the retirement of President Madero and the election of Gen. Gevonimo Trevino as presi dent. VICE PRESIDENT CORRAL DEAD. NOGALES, N. M., Nov. 11.?A telo gram has been received hero an nouncing the death of P.amon Cor ral, vice president of Meklco, under President Diaz. Senor Corral died in Paris.