ASKA DAILY EMPIRE
J. F. A. STRONG
Telephone No. 3-7-4
?red as second-class matter November 7. 19111 at the postottlce at Ju
aska. under the Act of March 3, 1S79.'
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THE APPOINTMENT OF MAJOR STRONG
E appointment of Major J. F. A. Strong to be Governor
.laska President Woodrow Wilson has gained the confi
? and the gratitude of the people of Alaska. He has
heir call and given to it sympathetic ear. He has pre
hem with a token of the good faith of his administration,
more appropriate selection at a more opportune time of
0 take command of the governmental machinery of a peo
is laying the beginnings of self-government could not'
?en made. There is not a man in the whole North so
pared to take leadership in Alaska affairs as Major
There was never a time in the history of this Territory
ly other when such leadership as that which will follow
mbency was demanded as it is now demanded in Alaska,
ior Strong is probably better acquainted with the people
Territory than any man in it. He has lived and actively:
in work in all four of its Judicial Divisions. He is an
g man of an investigative turn of mind who is inter
everything about him. and his long training as a news
an has given him the ability to discover the truth. He
ned to know all about the resources and capabilities of
?itory and to know the men and women that are develop
>* first-hand contact. And, as becomes an American and
with intellect and heart big enough to take leadership
men. he is more concerned about people, the average
1 women that make up the population of the country,,
is about anything else in it. He believes that the mak
lappy, prosperous, capable citizens is the greatest work
)eing carried on in any country.
writer has known the next Governor of Alaska for more
fth of a century, and he has had opportunity to know him
mdingly. Major Strong is a great, clean, up-standing
. open-minded man. free-t hough ted and clear-thinking;
t and generous, but possessing the courage of a Daniel
for what is right when fighting is necessary. He is
tolerant, keenly alive to the frailties that beset human
always ready to forgive, but he will not, under any cir
ce or condition, sacrifice principle or his conception of
< is the first time in the 21 years that the writer has
Iajor Strong that he has been a candidate for any office,
devoted his time and extraordinary abilities to serv
'ellowmen. He is modest and unselfish in a remarkable
3ut as becomes a man of big mind and big heart. He
wiping others, but self-aggrandizement is abhorrent to
is friends had great difficulty to induce him to consent
se of his name in connection with the Governorship of
and. after they had wrung an unwilling consent from
task of getting him to go to Washington to see the Presi
the Secretary of the Interior was all but unsurmount
id it not been that literally thousands of Alaskans, rep
: all sections of the Territory and practically every com
n it. had given such earnest expression of their de
he be their Governor, they would have failed in their
> persuade him to do anything at all in furtherance of
s to the office.
appointment of Major Strong means that the people of
re to be consulted in matters that concern them during
nistration of President Wilson, and that the so-called
Problem" will disappear from American politics.
?JOHN W. TROY.
ah for the Wilson administration! Mrs. Alfred P.
1, Robert W. Jennings. Major J. F. A. Strong?that is
"ight in a manner that makes Alaskans feel that Alas
t days are at hand.
THE APPOINTMENT OF JUDGE JENNINGS
)INTING Robert W. Jennings to be Judge of the United
District Court for the First Judicial Division of Alas
sident Wilson has done well by the people of the North,
ngs is a lawyer of great ability and the highest integ
is a man of scholarly attainments and unsullied char
progressive citizen, a man among men. He is qualified
rkable degree, measure him by what standard you will,
'he bench and serve his country with fidelity. His se
r the important post that he will fill will give the great
action to those of all sections of Alaska, and to thous
lis personal friends throughout the country. The.ap
is one that is worthy in every respect of the great man
: it. Judge Jennings will be a fitting successor to Judge
o has served Alaska so well for the last four years.
man Oscar W. Underwood seems to have that two-to-i
rity in the National House of Representatives well in
us far his tariff bill has been changed but in one partic-1
that was to make it more so. By the way, no one is
Mr. Underwood this year with partiality to the iron
industry in which all his money is invested.
it is the European investor that seeks to block the Cal
iti-alien legislation. Those European capitalists waitr
er, before registering their protest until the Japanese
nake good as chestnut pullers.
henticallv. it might be said that all the appointees
Wilson has thus far selected for Alaska were pioneers
/ement for self-government for the Territory.
ig to Eastern reports plum crop conditions are im
iriving a motor car now?"
lied Mrs. Chuggins. "I
>red that my car may be
"De man dat tries to please every
body." said Uncle Eben. "ain't glne to
get along nigh so well as de man who
squares up to de world an' gits ev
erybody tryin' to please him."
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HII I I II I I I I I I I I II
; Have Only
:: Ten Days
; Than Ever.
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Forced Out of Businessj ;
By owner of Building. Had no lease. Must
Move in Thirty days and have no house to \ J j
move into. Must sacrifice my stock of !!
Watches, Clocks, Jewelery, Silver- ;;
ware, Cut Glass, Hand Painted China ;
I I CHARICK !l
White & Hand I J ^ JEWELER
Painted China * and OPTICIAN
NEVER SO BRIGHT
Never have conditions in AluSka
looked brighter lor a banner year in
business than at present. From Nome
to Skagway, all cities are preparing
for added business and many of them
are enjoying the resumption of traf
fic which has already begun. That
there is to be an enormous increase
in'the Interior business is evidenced
by the way the transportation com
panies are starting out to capture it
One of the foremost to see the com
ing events is the White Pass Rail
way Company. With new boats on
the lower Yukon and new boats being
put into service connecting Seattle,
with Fairbanks in a through transpor
tation service, evidences the foreshad
owing of activities to come.
The government is sure to begin 1
the construction of railroads within
the next year, which means the de
velopment of the country along many
lines Coal mining has already be
gun, and gold and copper mining is'
increasing by leaps and bounds.
The increasing output of the Atlin
[mining district and the new strikes in
j the Teslin is even now adding to the
business that is being done in Skag
[ way. Juneau is enormously increas
ing her mining development: the
White river, and Kluane countries are
showing better than ever before, and
j there is a promise of a railroad being
constructed tapping the rich deposits
in the districts back of Haines.
Coming right down to home affairs
we hear it rumored, from good sourc
es, that the White Pass is to stand
ardise their system and begin laying
a broad guage track before the clos
ng of another season. It is with that
end in view, that no new equipment is
1 being ordered for the present sys
tem. Considering all things, there is
every reason to believe in a coming
era of prosperity that will satisfy the
most pessimistic. -Skagway Alaskan.
NOTICE OF JUDICIAL SALE
Whereas, on the 2nd day of April,
1913. an order of sale was issued out
of the District Court for Alaska. Di
vision No. 1, at Juueau. in the case
of British Columbia Development As
sociation, and Sir John George Craggs,
as Receiver of the assets of said asso
ciation. vs. The North Pacific Wharves
& Trading Company, and to me direct
ed and delivered as Referee appointed
in said cause, commanding me to sell
as under execution all the right title
and interest which the said defendant
had, on the 9th day of August. 1907.
or at any time thereafter, in and to
| the following described property to
That certain wharf property, and
other properties, situated, lying and
being at. and immediately southeast
of the town of Skagway, Alaska,
known and held as and called "Moore's
Wharf Property," together with the
wharf approaches to the same, and to
gether with the land beginning at the
north end of said approach to said
wharf and running and extending,
south from and along the said Moore's
Wharf (along the bluff on the east
shore of Skagway Bay), to the wharf
now constructed, claimed and owned
by the Pacific & Arctic Railway &
Navigation Company the southernmost
terminus of the said wharf property
having originally been marked and
fixed by the southernmost ringbolt
placed on a point or rock on said
shore by William Moore, and together
with all property rights and franchis
es. privileges, warehouses and other
buildings and improvements, approach
es to said wharf, extensions, and all
other property of any other kind or
nature whatsoever being in or about
said Moore's Wharf at the time of
the making of said mortgage, and also
together with all and singular the fix
tures, improvements, rights, privileges,
tenements, hereditaments, and appur
tenances, thereunto belonging or In
any wise appurtaining, and the rever
sion or reversions, remainder or re
mainders, rents issues and profits
And also commanding me to sell as
under execution, all the right, title and
interest which the said defendant had,
on the 24th day of December. 1907, or
at any time thereafter, in and to the
following described property, towlt:
Situated at or near Skagway, Alas
ka. and being all the right, title, and 1
interest of the defendant, the North
Pacific Wharves & Trading Company
in the lands, hereditaments, and prom
ises hereinafter specifically described,
together with all and singular the
buildings, improvements. fixtures,
rights of way and approach, and
all other rights, privileges, franchises,
easements, and appurtenances to the
same belonging or in any wise appur
taining. or held and enjoyed in con
nection therewith, or with any part i
thereof, towft: The Sylvester Wharf,
and the the Fourth or Seattle Wharf,
both situated on the shore and fore
shore of Skagway Bay. Alaska: and
also all the freehold tract, lot. or par
cel of land lying and being in the town
of Skagway, and bounded as follows:
on the east by the White Pass & Yu
kon Railway's right of way. on the
west by the east line of Spring street,
on the south by the meander line of
Skagway Bay. . .
Now therefore. Notice is herebv giv- j
en that I will, on Thursay. the ffth day
of May, 1913. at the Court House door
in Juneau. Alaska, between the hours
of nine o'clock in the morning and
four o'clock In the afternoon, offer the
above described property for sale at
public outcry, to the highest bidder
for cash, the said offer being of each
of said nrooertles as an entirety.
J. M. DAVIS, Referee.
Ideal Weather Forecaster.
Let us have a prophet wary,
Who to offer us will try.
Torrid waves In January
And' a blizzard in July.
Clam chowder every day at "U and
I" Lunch Room. 4-14-1 m.
Letters remaining unclaimed In the
, Postofflce at Juneau. Alaska, on April
li, 1913. Parties wishing same
should call for advertised letters and
give date of list.
Ed ward 8, B.
Grimm, Prof. Edgar.
Humboldt Mining Co.
Peterson. Nels G.
E. L. HUNTER, Postmaster.
In the United States Commissioner's
Court for the District of Alaska,
Div. No. 1, Yakutat Precinct.
In the matter of the estate of Gus
tav Tesch. deceased.
NOTICE Is hereby given that the
undersigned has bVen', by the United
| States Commissioner. Probate Judge
of the above entitled court, by an or
der duly made and entered, appoiut
j ed administrator 01* the estate of Gus
' tav Tesch. deceased. All persons hav
ing claims against said estate are
hereby notified to present them, with
the proper vouchers and in legal form,
within six (6) months from the date
of this notice, to the undersigned, at
his residence at Yakutat, Alaska.
Dated this 5th day of April. 1913.
FRANK R. BIGFORD
NOTICE OF FORFEITURE
TO L. A. Moore. Berta Jarmy aad
Fred Stevenson: You and each of you
are hereby notified that you co-owner,
the undersigned, have performed all
the necessary labor as required by Sec
tion 2324 United States Revised Stat
utes and the amendments thereto ap
proved January 22nd, 1880, concern
ing annual labor upon mining claims,
upon the Sura Dum group of placer
claims and upon the Duck creek group
of placer claims, for the year ending
December 31st, 1912, for the purpose
;of holding said claims:
And unless you, within ninety days
after the first publication of this no
tice, pay your proportion of the cost
of said annual labor as required by
law, and the cost of this notice, your
interest in said group or groups of
said claims will, in accordance with
law, become the property of the un
dersigned; the proportion to be paid
i by L. A. Moore, holding one eighth in
> terest in each group is $25.60, and the
cost of this notice: the proportion to
be paid by Berta Jarma is $12.70,
and the cost of this notice, holding
one-eighth interest in the Sum Dum
group: and the proportion to be paid
by Fred Stevenson, holding one-eighth
interest in the Sum Dum group is
$12.70, and the cost of this notice;
Said claims being located in the
Harris mining district, near Power's
creek, and about six miles from the
Postoffice at Sum Dum, Territory of
Alaska; and recorded in book eleven
(XI.) on pages 51 and 52 of Placer
records, on the 5th day of February,
A. D., 1912, in the the office of the Ju
neau Recording District.
First publication March 8, 1913, last
publication June 8, 1913.
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R. W. JENNINGS
Lewis Building, Juneau
Z. R. CHENEY
Lewis Building, Juneau
Gunnison & Marshall
H. P. CROWTHER
U. S. Deputy Surveyor '
U. S. Mineral Surveyor
Office ? Lewis Block ? Juneau
Office Over Purity Pharmacy
Juneau - ? Alaska
JOHN B. DENNY
Mining and Corporation Law
Offices: Juneau, Alaska
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Leaves Juneau for Funter, Ex
cursion Inlet, Hoonah, Gypsum,
Tenakee, Killisnoo, Chatham and
Sitka 8:00 a. in. April 4, 10, 16,
22. 28; May 4, 10. 16, 22, 28;
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in. April 28th, May 28th, June
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Following Day at 8 a. m.
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