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THE ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE
VOL II.. NO 160. JUNEAU. ALASKA. TUESDAY, MAY 13. 1913. PRICE TEN CENTS PRESIDENT WILSON TO COME NORTH Nome Man Victim of Wife's Former Husband SEATTLE. May 13.?Isaac L. Os good. a Nome miner, was shot and killed here this morning, and his wife fatally wounded by Bert lngalls. In galls was the woman's former hus band. lngalls took his own life after shooting Osgood and his wife. Osgood came to Nome in 1899. the summer before the great rush and became interested In several mining claims besides acquiring considerable town property. He at one time held a putative interest in the famous bench claim No. 5. Anvil creek, from which the celebrated $3,360 nugget was taken during the summer of 1903. lie became quite a character about the camp, but was never known as a miner among mining men. HIGH SCHOOL ENJOYS OUTING The students of the Juneau High School enjoyed a picnic to Auk cove. Young's bay, yesterday. With Miss I'arr. superintendent, and the other high school teachers, the members of the various high school classes and their friends to the number of 50. all told, took the new ferry boat "Amy." chartered by the Senior class for the occasion, at 9:30 a. m. The excur sion stopped at Douglas for the Ju neau High School students that reside there. The trip was made to Auk cove in two and a half hours. Luncheon was served immediately upon arrival. Four hours were spent in baseball and other games and in general all-around enjoyment. Miss I'arr and the young ladies of the high school were utilized in baking up the baseball teams. The return trip was begun at 4:30 o'clock. From Douglas to Juneau the Amy tried out her speed with the J.one Fisherman on the ferry run and came in more than half a mile ahead. Many kodiaks were taken along, and all of them made to work full time. The outiug was thoroughly enjoyed. MISS SEXTON HAS SOME BEAUTIFUL PICTURES Miss Sylvia Sexton, who conducts a post card business in the town of Seward, has during her recent trip through the Fast secured many beau tiful views, some of which have been enlarged to wall pictures. A beautiful landscape scene taken in California can hardly be distinguished from the tinest engraving. Another beautiful art specimen is the enlarged picture of the first dog team to cross over the Seward trail from the interior. The team belongs to Walter Goodwin, su perintendent of construction on that trail. NEW MAN ARMV ES FOR BIG GOLDSTEIN STORES P. E. Nickelson arrived on the Hum boldt last night to take a position in the grocery department of the Gold stein stores. Mr. Nickelson hails from Tacoma where he has liv.nl for the past twenty-live years. He has been manager for the large grocery of Aar on & Larson which was established after .Mr. (.arson returned from the North. Mr. Larson came to Juneau many years ago and joined the great stampede to Dawson. Mr. Nickelson is very favorably impressed with Ju neau and thinks he will become a fix ture. but this is his first trip to the great empire of the North. Bothwell's Cleaning and Pressing Shop I am now located in my new shop on Second street between Seward and Franklin in the building formerly oc cupied by the Mayflower saloon. Will be ready for business Wednesday morning. May 14th. Will be pleased to see all my old cus tomers as well as new ones. Free delivery. Phone 3-0-4. Suits pressed. $1.00; suits cleaned and pressed. $1.00 and up. 5-12-2t. MILT. BOTH WELL. Prop. COMMERCIAL CLUB MEETING TONIGHT President John Reck of the Commer cial Club has isued a call for a meet ing of the Juneau Commercial Club tonight. There is some very import ant busines to come before the meet ing and a full attendance is urged. CLERK OF COURT PETTIT . RETURNS FROM KETCHIKAN E. W.. Pettit. clerk of the district court returned from Ketchikan on the Humboldt last night. At the time Mr. Pettit left there eleven more cases were left yet to be tried. Most of the cases are against prsons charged with selling liquor to Indians. LOCAL DEMOCRATS j PLAN RECEPTION Juneau Democrats are planning to give Governor and Mrs. Strong a re-j ception on the arrival of the City of Seattle which will probably be Tues day afternoon or evening of next week. Some of the leading Demo crats held an impromptu meeting last night as sou as it was definitely known j that the Governor and Mrs. Strong! were coming on the City of Seattle.' I'lans were talked over and decided upon and committee appointed on ar rangements. consisting of W. \V Casey. Dave Epsteyn, 11. A. Bishop. J. H. Cobb. The details will be an nounced later, much depending on weather conditions and the hour of the arrival. This Democratic reception is so planned as not to interfere with, nor clash with the inaugural plans of Gov ernor Clark. MRS. WILLIAM HEFFNER WANTS SON'S ADDRESS Chief of Police Martin has receded a letter from Mrs. William Heffner. whose address is 3455 Second X. E.. Minneapolis, Minn., asking for the whereabouts of her son Elmer C. He?T tier. The leter states that he was uu heard of five years and then a card was mailed from Ketchikan recently the next day another card dated at Ju neau was received, but no word since that time. PROMINENT VALDEZ LAWYER VISITOR IN JUNEAU Fred M. Brown, one of the leading lawyers of Yaldez and former Mayor of that city, is a visitor in Juneau to day. He is a passenger on the Ala meda to the Westward. Mr. Brown's friends, and their name is legion, are urging him for appointment as United i States District Judge for the Third Judicial Division to succeed Judge Peter D. Overfield. | GROSS PICTURE SHOW HAS CHANGE TONIGHT "Tom Butler." a three-reel produc tion was presented last night at the Gross Picture Theatre. The theatre ' was packed to the doors the entire eve ning and the pictures shown were certainly all that had been claimed for them. Today Coulter's Feature Film Co. promises a still beter show. A double program will feature "The Gyp sy's Vendetta." or "The Queen of the French Bad Lands." This is another three-reel production, with many in tense scenes and climaxes, actually produced in the bad lands of France. It is a tale of the wild life and wild er instincts of the Gypsies. Many oth er pictures will also be shown. To ac commodate the crowds, the theatre will be open at seven and the perform ance will start at 7:30. Tomorrow I Mr. Coulter announces the great mo tion picture "Redemption," a $100, 000 production in three magnificent parts, fifty scenes and 500 people in the cast. This is a picture with a ' moral that will specialy appeal to the i women. j WEL-FARGO HEAD IS ON WAY INSIDE James W. Hill, assistant superin tendent of Wells-Fargo Express Com pany in charge of the company's bus iness in Alaska, is a northbound pas senger on the Alameda. After spend ing a day or so at Skagway, he will leave for Lower LaBarge where he will take one of the first steamers to sail for lower river points. Mr. Hill will spend the summer season in the Alaska interior. George J. Busch. route agent for the company and Mr. Hill's chief assistant in the North, will follow his superior into Alaska in a , short time, and will spend a few days at Juneau. Work Starts On Sheep Creek Road Superintendent Jack Mayes of the Alaska Road Commission has every thing in readines for one section of the work in the immediate vicinity of Ju neau and operations begau this morn | ing. Construction work is now under way on the Sheep creek divisiou. A crew of thirty men is being employed. Four horses arrived 011 the Alameda I this morning to be used in the oper ations about here. it is expected to get the two other divisions?Salmon creek and Douglas Islands roads under way very son. In all there will be employed upwards of 100 men during the greater part of the summer. There is urgent demand for the construction of all these roads and work will be prosecuted as far as pos sible. W. H. WHITTLESEY IS OPTIMISTIC \V. H. Whittlesey, the well known attorney of Seward, is a passenger on the Alameda enroute to his home town. .Mr. Whittlesey was called East as a witness in the Frost trials at Chi cago. After the close of the trials he went to Washington and remained there until Major Strong's appoint ment to be (lovernor of Alaska had been confirmed. Mr. Whittlesey returns to the North very much impressed with the change for the better that has befallen to the lot of Alaska and Alaskans. The de termination of the present administra tion to adopt a progressive construc tive policy looking toward the devel opment and settling up of the terri tory has inspired confidence among investors and an era of prosperity is sure to set in. The need of opening- up the coal mines and the building of a govern ment road to the mines is recognized as the foremost necessity along this line and Mr. Whittlesey is assured that it will be carried out immediately or as soon as is consistent with sound business sense. SUMMERS CASE COMES UP OCT. 14 Telegraphic advices received by W. S. Bavless today state that the su preme court has granted the govern ment motion to argue the Summers case now up on appeal, on October 14. The rehearing was denied by the cir cuit court of appeals, but the case was -re-opened on writ of certiorari a few weeks ago and the appeal will now be argued before the supreme court. Shackleford & Bayless are attorneys for Mr. Summers. Judge Jennings Coming West Judge Kobert W. Jennings is on his way West and will arrive at Seattle Thursday. He will probably leave I that city for Juneau with Major J. F. A. Strong, on Friday. After his con ' Urination by the United States Senate Judge Jennings left Washington for his old home at Nashville, Tenn., where he visited with relatives for a few days. Mrs. Jenings received a tel egram from him Saturday in which he said that he would arrive at Seattle, May 15th. WELL KNOWN MINING MAN GOING TO SEWARD C. E. Hubbard, former head of the Hubbard-Elliott Mining Company, of Valdez. is aboard the Alameda en route to Seward. Mr. Hubbard as sociated with some German capitalists last year purchased some gold prop erties back of Seward, and he is go ing out now begin operations toward opening the property up. "LADY OF THE LAKE" AT ORPHEUM TONIGHT Sir Walter Scott's beautiful poem the "Lady of the Lake," dramatized an dadapted to the photo play art is now being presented in Juneau. The story is told in three long reels and is said to be one of the best produc tions that have been presented to patrons of moving picture shows. Mr. Spickett will exhibit this classic pro duction at the Orpheum tonight and tomorrow night. Wilson's Measures Win I In Jersey Legislature TRENTON, N. J., May 13?The New Jersey House of Representatives yes terday passed the jury reform bill in behalf of which President Woodrow Wilson recently canvassed th* State. It is believed that it will pass the Sen ate, and that the legislature will pro vide for a constitutional convention aa urged by the President. WASHINGTON. May 13. ? Presi dent Woodrow Wllaon expressed great satisfaction last night when he learned that the Jury reform bill had passed the New Jersey House of Rep resentatives. I I I I I 1 ! 1 1 I 1 H I I M 1 I I I I I I 1-1 :: League Base Ball :: ?i i; 11111111 in 1111111111 it NORTHWESTERN LEAGUE. Standing of Clubs. Won Lost Pet. Vancouver 13 6 .684 Seattle 16 8 .667 Tacoma 11 13 .458 Spokane 10 * 14 .445 Victoria 9 14 .391 Portland .' 8 14 .381 Yesterday's Scores. At Seattle?Seattle, 4; Vancouver, 1. At Tacoma?Spokane, 3; Tacmoa, 2. At Portland?Victoria, 3; Portland, 1. PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE. Standing of Clubs Won IiOSt Pet. Lost Angeles .... 21 14 .600 Venice 19 18 .514 San Francisco ... 19 19 .500 Oakland 17 18 .486 Sacramento 15 18 .455 Portland 14 ?? 18 .438 # No games were played Monday in the Pacific Coast League The teams were changing towns. AMERICAN LEAGUE Standing of Clubs Won Ix>st Pet. Philadelphia .... 15 4 .789 Cleveland 15 7 .682 Washington 12 6 .667 Chicago 15 10 .600 St. Louis 10 14 .467 Boston ....._. 8 13 .381 Detroit '7 16 .304 New York 4 16 .200 Yesterday's Scores. At St. Louis ? Washington, 2; St. Louis, 0. At Cleevland?New York, 4; Cleve land, 3. At Chicago?Philadelphia, 3; Chicago, 0. At Detroit?Detroit, 8; Boston, 7. NATIONAL LEAGUE. Standing of Clubs Won Ix>st Pet Philadelphia .... 11 6 .647 Brooklyn 13 8 .619 Chicago 14 10 .583 St. Louis 13 10 .565 New York 10 10 .500 Pitsburgh 11 13 .445 Boston 8 12 .400 Cincinnati 6 16 ,273 Yesterday's Scores. At Broklyn?Brooklyn, 4; Cincinnati, 3. At New York?New York, 5; Chica go, 1. At Philadelphia?Philadelphia,8; Pitts burgh. 6. Game called at end of 11th inning on account of darkness. At Boston?Boston, 6; St. Louis, 4. ALMOST UNANIMOUS VOTE PROMISED TARIFF BILL WASHINGTON, May 13. ? Presi dent Wood row Wilson has been as sured and has accepted the assur ances of his friends in the Senate that there will not to be exceed two ad verse Democratic votes against the Underwood tariff bill in the Senate and that it will go through the up per house in substantially the same form that it passed the House. OVERFIELD DELAYS TRIP TO JUNEAU Jndge Peter D. Overfleld, of the Third Division, has postponed his pro posed trip to Juneau to hear another application that Joseph MacDonald be admitted to bail on acount of the ab sence from Juneau of District Attor ney John Rustgard. Instead of com ing to Juneau from Cordova, he went to Valdez where an adjourned term ol the District Court was begun yester day. It is Juge Overfield's intention tc come to Juneau as soon as notified that the Ketchikan term of the court hat terminated, and before he must start on his trip to the Westward as tht Judge of the floating court. He wil begin that trip on the Thetis Julj 15 th. SULZER'S ENEMY IS INDICTED ? NEW YORK. May 13?State Sena tor Stephen J. Stlllwell, who was . asked to resign by Gov. William Sul zer, but who was permitted by the Stale Senate to retain his seat by a vote of 28 to 21, was yesterday in dicted by a grand jury for bribery in I connection with the Stock Exchange , legislation which he opposed. The 1 charges against him were preferred by President Kimball, of the New York Bank Note Company. PRINCETON WINS GREAT BOAT RACE CAMBRIDGE. Mass., May 13.?The Princeton team won the great 8-oar boat race yesterday by a quarter of a boat length. Harvard was second and the University of Pennsylvania third. ALL READY EOR PROCLAMATION WASHINGTON, May 13.?Notice of the ratification of the constitutional amendment providing for the direct election of Senators was received at the capital yesterday, making the 36th State to file Its notice. It now be comes the duty of the President to is- , sue a proclamation announcing the ] adoption of the amendment. It will be known as the 17th amendment. ( A sufficient number of States had taken action upon the 17th amend- ( ment some time ago, but some of the States were slow in sending the no tice required to the Secretary of State. OPEN LANDS OR NO DEVELOPMENT WASHINGTON, May 13.?F. G. Jem met, treasurer of the Alaska North ern aRilway, testifying before the Senate committee on territories yes terday said that there can be no de velopment of Alaska transportation fa cilities until the coal fields are opened. He said that his company is prepared to build to the Kuskokwim and the Yukon, but that they could not do it until the Matanuska coal fields are opened for development. BOARD WILL ASK FOR SUPER-DREADNAUGHT WASHINGTON, May 13.?The nav board announced yesterday that Con gress will be asked at the regular ses sion next winter to provide for a su per-Dreadnaught battleship of 40,000 tons displacement to cost $20,000,000. GRANDSON OF COLONIAL HERO PASSES AWAY OAKLAND, Calif., May 13.?Martin V. Taylor, grandson of John Taylor, signer of the Declaration of Independ ence, died here yesterday. BOTH WELL HAS EXCELLENT QUARTERS! Milt. Bothwell's cleaning and press-! ing establishment has been moved from the old location on Seward street to Second street between Sew ard and Franklin streetB. His new lo , cation is that formerly occupied by . the Mayflower bar. It is new, large, well-lighted and splendidly suited for ? the purposes for which it is intended. NEW CANCER SERUM > DOING GOOD WORK i BOSTON, May 13. ? Marked im t provement has been discerned in the ? 50 patients suffering of cancer that I were inocculated with rabbit serum r by Dr. Howard W. Howell, of Boston University. Chief Executive Promises Strong An Alaska Visit SEATTLE. May 13? President Wil son promised Gov. J. P. A. Strong that he will visit Alaska. This most im portant piece of news in connection with Northern affairs was made pub lic by Gov. Strong this morning. He said that before he left Washington the President said that he would make a j trip to Alaska at the earliest possible date, possibly immediately after the opening of the Panama Canal. The President will attend the opening cer emonies of the canal, and might ex tend his trip to Alaska. If not, he will go North as son after that as possible. "THE COLONEL" GETS IN GAME NEW YORK, May 13.?Col. Roose velt has written an open letter to the Progressives' county committee of New York County. He urges the com-j mittee and all Progressives to aid in every way possible the fight for Gov. Sulzer's direct primary law. Roosevelt attacked the National Re publican and Democratic parties in his letter. He said that they are en gaged in a "mock battle." MEN OE PEACE SEE OFFICIALS WASHINGTON, May 13?The dele gates to the peace conference of An glo-Saxon peoples that was held in New York to arrange a celebration at Ghent of the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Ghent treaty are in Washington. They called on Presi- j dent Woodrow Wilson, Secretary of i State William J. Bryan, Vice-Presi dent Thomas R. Marshall and Speak er Champ Clark yesterday and today.! ALAMEDA HRINGS MANY NORTH The Alameda arrived from the South j about six o'clock this morning enroute to the Westward. Passengers for Ju neau were : D. H. Lassen, Dr. H. i Vance, R. Patriok, Mrs. J. A. Wehr, A.; Olson, L. Werneke, W. Clarberg, J. Anderson, J. A. Harris, J. J. John son, Irene Bacon, Olive Bacon, Geo.! Wood. Ror Skagway?H. H. Porter, Henry McDermott, J. J. Johnson, Otto John son, J. W. Hill, F. B. Mull, E. B. fish erman, John Hooper. C. B. McDowell, E. W MCDowell and wife, Sam Warick, A. Bylund, J. H. Gidlund, Albert Jones, and Henry Kaeder. For Cordova?C, D. Colwell, Mrs. H. G. Steel and son, Frank Thompson and wife, W.aD. Boyer, C. Hupp, Frank J. O'Neill, W. N. Brawn and wife. Grant Iloppe, W. C. Hoppe, Mrs. Hop pe, Mrs. J. C. Lewis, J. C. Lewis, W. Clark, J. S. Blank, B. L. Brarick, J. \V. Jones, W. McCollough. For Valdez?F. M. Brown, W. B. Barker, James Narey, Charles Guye, W. D. Sims. For Seward?G. O. Twiss and wife, C. E. Hubbard, Mrs. Armstrong, Mrs. W. Pedrick, George G. Reis, P. H. Hal se, C. H. Burhain, Captain O. Larson, W. A. Barrows, C. Little, J. C. Dunwa ter, Mrs. W. E. Reynolds, Miss Ruth Dean, Miss Sylvia Sexton, \V. H. Whit ltesey, George Sexton, R. B. Marline, J. O. Malinquist, Peter Aftedahl, Alex Wise, C. H. Dillingham, Mrs. E. W. DeHoflf, L. Carstens, Miss R. Brown, E. J. Carter and J. R. Brown. REHEARSAL IS POSTPONED There will be no rehearsal tonight for the Orpheus Club and the Juneau Ladies' Musical Club on account or the reception to Governor Walter E. Clark at Elks' hall. ALASKA ATMOSPHERE MAKES THINGS GROW An example of the vegetable grow ing properties of Alaska atmosphere and soil is on exhibition in the window of Thomas Radonich's Alaska Grill. A turnip is displayed at that place that has grown a seed top to the heighth of more than six feet in less than three weeks. Most of the growth has taken place in the last week. It made headway to the extent of three and* a half inches in the 24 hours pre ceding six o'clock yesterday evening. LEGISLATURE HAS BENEFITTED ALASKA The members of the legislature have undoubtedly enacted some legislation that will be to the benefit of Alaska. Criticism will be heard from those in dividuals or companies on whom a tax or undeslred restrictions are placed.? Cordova Alaskan. FEDERAL DEAD BEING BURNED ' NOG ALES, Ariz., May 13. ? Word has been received here that more than 1 600 dead were left by the Federalists on the battle field at Guaymas, Mex ico. The bodies are being burned to day with fire-wood and oil. ! NAVY IS GETTING UNUSUALLY ACTIVE WASHINGTON, May 13.?The mem bers of torpedo boat crews on Pa cific Coast points and in the Philip pines have ben ordered to report for active duty on board their vessels. All the torpedo boats and destroyers are being placed in commission for the summer service. Cruisers To Test Alaska Coal. VALLEJO, Calif., May 13.?The ar mored cruiser-Maryland sailed yester day for Santa Barbara preparatory to sailing for Alaska to make a thorough test of Alaska coal. COLLISSION KILLS MANY BULGARIANS SALONIKA, May 12.?One hundred are dead and 300 injured in a collls slon between Bulgarian military trains today. / STUCK EXPEDITION READY FOR LAST DASH FAIRBANKS, April 28.?Word re ceived here from Eureka today says the Stuck Mt. McKinley expedition were encamped at the base of Mount McKinley and were preparing to make a dash for the top after their sup plies had been freighted to the camps at the altitudes of 12,000 and 17,000 feet, respectively. Archdeacon Stuck expected to be on top of the moun tain by May 10, and if the trails per mitted, the party was planning to make the trip to the Tanana overland, not waiting for the breakup. They i planned to be back at Nenana on May 15, at the latest. Seward Future Is Very Bright George Sexton, the well known hotel man of Seward, is a passenger on the Alameda enroute to his home. Mr. Sexton has been traveling for the past four month having been called to Chicago to attend the Frost coal land trials. After the trial was over accompanied by his daughter, Sylvia, he visited in Washington, St. Louis and other cities, taking in Calofrn'a on the way home. They stopped In Seattle only a few days From the lat ter place Miss Ruth Dean accompanied them on the journey North. Miss Dean will be their guest during the coming summer. tUr. ot'ALun t'uiiico iiuiuc wan optimistic reports about the country in general. He says that there Is plen ty of money available now for legiti mate investment in Alaska owing to the fact that the Wilson administra tion has inspired the confidence in that a constructive policy will be adopted toward Alaska. Alaska and the country around Seward especially can look forward with renewed hope is the firm belief of Mr. Sexon. MR. AND MRS. CHAMBERLAIN RETURNING FROM HONEYMOON Mr. and Mrs. Allen M. Chamberlln will return to Juneau on the Princess May tonight. They wore married re cently in Seattle and are but returning from their wedding Journey to South ern California. They will soon take up their residence at Perseverance. ~T~ Por home-made pastry and best coffee go to "U and I" Lunch Room.