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THE ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE
VOI II NO lti4 JUNEAU. ALASKA, SATURDAY. MAY 17. 1913. , PRICE TEN CENTS HUNT ASKS FOR TROOPS COX REFUSES Stranger In hospital Relative of The Kaiser The identity of the man stricken, with apoplexy and carried to St. Ann's hospital yesterday and referred to as "Dutch Henry." has been cleared up. According to his own statement his name is Henry Mala. He is a native of Prussia, (lermany. and a descend ant of the house of Hohenzollern. which has ruled tlermauy since the formation of the enipim and the king dom of Prussia long before that im portant event. He is also a pioneer of Alaska and the Yukon. Dr. Stoane1 says that he will recover. While very low Mr. Mala, who had regained consciousness yesterday.told very briefly in his native tongue, his story to Charles Gunlacht. He came to America many years ago and has a sister living in St. Louis. He ar rived here in the early days and went to the Yukon. While In the Yukon he accumulated enough money to pay off the indebtedness on his father's es tate and feels very proud over the ac complishment. He was too weak to go into the carrerr he followed immediately preced ing his advent in Juneau and the con versation was suspended. It is known however, that he only arrived in Ju neau about ten days ago. This morn ing Dr. Sloane reports that the pa tient is getting better and it is ex pected that he will get well. LOOKING TOWARD TIRE PROTECTION In reporting on the matter of tire protection last night Councilman Hurl butt said that the new pumps and the monitor were here for the salt water aids but that the Lone Fisherman could not very well be fitted up un til relieved by the Amy which was not yet on the ferry run. In touching on the ire alarm sys tem. Mr. Hurlbutt said hat he was de cidedly in favor of installing the game well system rather than becoming in volved with the city tel -phone system. Mr. Hurlbutt spoke of the central tire station which it was now desired to establish. He said that at one time ! he had succeeded in getting ?7.000 pleged toward this undertaking on a plan similar to that bting successful ly carried out by the school board at the present time, but he did not know whether he could revive the spirit and accomplish the purpose now or not.; He would take the matter up as soon as possible and report later. Mr. Hurl butt is in favor of having the depart ment strengthened by the employ-! ment of at least one competent man on salary to take charge of the de partment and give his entire atten tion to the business of fighting and pre venting fires. SOME BASEBALL TOMORROW SURE Baseball fans on both sides of the channel are getting enthused over the prospects of exciting games tomor row. The regular teams from the communities on each side of the chan nel ?.vill meet for the second game of the season on the Douglas grounds. Reports coming from acros sthe bay indicate that the team over there has been conscientiously drilling during the week and that th.'y will be pre pared to put up a good battle. Tom Kadonich has had his huskies out every evening dur tig the week and wears a confident smile. He ex pects to win. and that :s a good frame of mind to cultivate. Zott will not be in the Douglas game, but it is said that a new man has been secured that will perform wonders in the center garden. On the Home Grounds. The contest between the C. W. Young Tigers and the Alaska-Gastin eau Terriors will be resumed again tomorrow on the home grounds. Many fans are determined :o witness this game. It will certainly be interesting. Charley Carter shuts up like a clam when approached on the subject and his teeth come together with a click. Lawrence Reedy wears a smile that carries a suggestion of confidence but dogged determination as well. Car ter has made up his mind to take a lot of choice shelf hardware along such as automatics with plenty of car tridges and if the Tigers lose, every one of them will have to take to the water and swim the channel back to town. Reedy has already made out the time checks for every Terrior on the pay-roll with ntnetv-nine per cent withheld for hospital dues in case they fail to make gocd. Under such circumstances it is argued that the game will be rather interesting. The Juneau regulars will leave on the 1 o'clock ferry tomorrow after noon and game will be called at 2:3C promptly. The merchants and miners will cross bats at th>? same hour or the Juneau grounds. ? SOCIETY DANCING PARTY?Sat urday night. May 17. 8:30, Gross hall Admission 50c. (w.-s.l JUNIOR PROM WAS BRILLIANT AfPAIR The Junior Prom at Elks' hall last night was a brilliant affair and called out one hundred couples, many at tending from Douglas and Treadwell. The hall was beautifully decorated in the class colors, orange and black. Palms and American flags aided in the scheme of beautifying the place. A cozy corner arranged in one end of the room with a student lamp on the table looked nice and homey and be came a favorite spot for spoony cou ples. The seven-piece orchestra fur nished excellent music and the poetry of motion was heightened by grace ful forms and beautiful costumes. A new moon set near one end of the .stage lent charm to the scene when the moonlight waltz was played, the lights of the hall being turned low. Fruit punch was served. There was not a dull moment dur ing the entire evening. Great credit is due the commitees having the af fair in hand. The committe on decor ation consisted of Helen Blackwell, Gunnard Gustafson, Alma Sowerby, Alice Tibbits, Ed. Beattie; the com mittee on music and refreshments was ?omposed of George Nelson. Charles Sabin and Russell Casey. BACCALAUREATE SERVICES TAKE PLACE TOMORROW The baccalaureate services for the Juneau high school will take place at the methodist church tomorrow eve ning'at 8 o'clock. The Rev. R. G. Blackwell, pastor of the Methodist l church, will preach the baccalaureate sermon. The pastors aud members of j the congregations of the Episcopal and Presbyterian churches will Join those of the Methodist in a union ser vice in honor of the occasion. CITY ESTABLISHES CRUSHING PLANT A new era has set in for Juneau? the era of good roads, rock-paved j streets to supplant the expensive and disagreeable plank highways. This was practically decided upon at last , night's council meeting. It is said That there is a very fine deposit of , good rock on lower Gold creek which ! can be delivered in town at a minimum I cost. It is proposed to establish a | rock crushing plant at this location !at once or as soon as the necessary I engine for operating the crusher can | he shipped to Juneau. Last night the city council empower ed and authorized the street com mittee to buy an engine for the rock crusher recently donated to the city by B. L. Thane. Reports from several supply houses on the cost ol the engine were received and it if possible for the rock crushing plant to be established at a cost of undei $5,000. With this plant City Engin eer Blakeslee estimates that the cost of street paving can be reduced 3( per cent. Moreover it is proposed thai , an enormous saving can be made ir the construction of the new con i crete school building by the estab lishment of the plant. i AUTO FOR HIRE.?Phone 3-1-4. t.f Complaint has been made to the cit: i authorities that persons are dump . ing garbage along the approach to th< i government road near the Japanesi ? garden and between the garden an< i the government road. City Marsha Martin announces that in future al such offenders will be prosecuted. The Daily Empire delivered in Ju " neau. Douglas and Treadwell for $1.0 1 a month. Council Passes Two Ordinances Last night the city council met In regular session and finished up many of the matters that have been contin ued from adjouritf'd meetings during the past two weeks. There were pres ent Mayor Carter and Councilmen Case, Hurlbutt, Raymond, and Mar shall; Pullen and Geddes being ab sent. The taxation ordinance amend ed to make the city clerk tax collector was passed. The ordinance condemn ing the necessary property for the straightening of street lines at the in tersection of Front and Franklin streets also passed. Both ordinances were adapted unanimously. The building ordinance was put over until the next meeting. Z. R. Cheney appeared before the body and made an address on the con i dition of some Franklin street prop erty adjoining the plot where he is erecting a new structure. Mr. Chen ey said that the property in question in block "L" was encumbered with some old buildings that were consid ered unsafe and a fire menace. He was investing several thousands of dollars in a new building adjoining ! and asked that the council investigate | the buildings in question and if found ;is represented to condemn the same. The matter was referred to commit | tee. A communication was received from ! John G. Held stating that the City of Juneau had not paid him for legal ser vices rendered five years ago although he had presented his claim in due form nor had the city allowed any compen sation for the use of his property on which fire houses were maintained. He asked that his claim for services be paid and that he be allowed a ground rental of ten dollars per month for! the past and fifteen dollars per month j in future for the land used by the city. On motion the council ordered an al lowance of $90 for six months' rental in advance and an investigation into the matters relating to past claims. Routine Matters. A petition from Ed. C. Russell to have a building removed from the street was referred. A petition was received from Tom Stevens for permission to occupy a part of the street between the water front and Courthouse hill was read. On motion it was decided to lease the property at a nominal rental. A petition was received from Ed. C. Russell, et al, for the opening of Har ris street. Peter Hanson appeared before the council and asked that Dixon street be opened. He declared that the old : winding road which passed over pri-; vate property was being closed by the 1 owners and that people on the hill were deprived of ingress to their prop erty. This matter was referred. Councilman Hurlbutt reported on the fire alarm and central station sys tem but asked for more time. A preliminary report was made by Councilman Raymond and City En gineer Rlakeslee on the tide flats bridge. According to rough estimates it will cost from $10,000 to $1<j,000 to put in the improvement The street committee was author ized and empowered to buy an engine for the rock crusher. WILL CLOSE THE CHARTER ROLL TUESDAY At next Tuesday's meeting of Igloo' No. 6, Pioneers of Alaska, the char ter will be closed. All eligibles desir ing to have their names on the char ter membership roll should attend to the matter at once. The Lovera Monarch is the popu ; lar bit size. *** TODAY IS NORWAY'S r NATIONAL HOLIDAY I : Today, "17 de Mai," is Norway's na ? tional holiday. Ninety-nine years ago . today, Norway threw off the yoke of t Sweden and began an independent ex > istence in all internal matters with a t parliament of her own. It was not, ( however, until 1905 that it became a . separate nation. SLIGHTLY INJURED IN SAWMILL ACCIDENT A man named Poward was acciden f tally injured in the Worthen sawmill h. this afternoon. He was taken to St. ? Ann's hospital. The Injury is slight ? consisting of a light scalp wound. 1 1 "AMY" IS NOW ON 1 REGULAR FERRY RUN The new ferry boat "Amy" today commenced the regular ferry run and 0 is giving entire satisfaction to the crew operating the same. United States and Japan | Waiting on Gov. Johnson WASHINGTON, May 17.?Apparent ly both the United States government I und Japan are waiting for Gov. Hiram Johnson of California to sign the an ti-alien land bill before they take any further action. A tentative reply to Japan's protest has been prepared by Assistant Secretary of State John Bas sett Moore, acting upon the sugges tions and conclusions of Secretary of State William J. Bryan. Secretary Bryan refused to make public the na ture of the reply of the United States, and depricated any attempt on the part of the newspaper men to guess at what it would be. Naval Movements Kept Secret. WASHINGTON, May 17.?Much se crecy is bang maintained regarding the movements of the American navy. It is known that there is much activ-: ity in the navy everywhere, and that j men on shore are receiving orders to report for sea duty. The torpedo boats and the torpedo-boat destroyers are being put in commission, and the navy is being generally spruced up. The activity is more than normal. Editors Warned By Daniels. WASHINGTON, May 17.?Secretary of Navy Joscphus Daniels said today that editors publishing stories that the United States is on the verge of war with Japan should be criminally prosecuted. Arizona Has Anti-Alien Bill. PHOENIX, Ariz., May 17?Gov. Hunt today signed the hill making it impossible for aliens. Caucassians or Mongolians, to hold land in Arizona unless they shall have declared their intentions to become citizens in good faith. ?I' II11111111111II11 III 111II I- League Base Ball :: ?H I 1 I I I I 1 1 1 I I I 1 I I M 1 1 !? M 11 NORTHWESTERN LEAGUE. Standing of Ciubs. Wou Lost Pet. Seattle 19 9 .679 Vancouver ..... 16 9 .640 Tacotna 14 16 .450 Victoria 12 17 .414 Spokane 12 18 .400 Portland 10 15 .400 Yesterday's Scores. At Seattle?Seattle, 4; Vancouver, 3. At Tacoma?Tacorna, 7; Spokane, 3. At Portland?Portlund, 6; Victoria, 4. Pac Coast PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE. Standing of Clubs Won Lost Pet. Los Angeles 26 15 .633 Oakland 21 20 .512 Sau Francisco ... 20 23 .465 Venice 20 23 .465 Sacramento 17 21 .447 Portland 16 21 .432 Yesterday's Scores. At San Francisco?Oakland. 6; San Francisco, 5. At Los Angeles?Portland, 5; Los An geles. 2. At Sacramento?Venice, 6; Sacramen to, 2. AMERICAN LEAGUE Standing of Clubs Won Lost Pet. Philadelphia .... 17 6 .739 Cleveland T 18 9 .667 Washington 15 8 .652 Chicago 17 12 .586 St. Louis 12 18 .400 Boston 11 16 .407 Detroit 9 19 .321 New York 7 18 .280 Yesterday's Scores. At St. Louis?Boston, 3; St. Louis, 2. At Chicago?Chicago, 7; New York, 0. At Detroit?Detroit, 5; Washington, 2. At Cleveland?Philadelphia, 8; Cleve land, 5. NATIONAL LEAGUE. Standing of Clubs Won Lost Pet. Philadelphia .... 15 7 .682 Brooklyn 17 9 .654 New York 13 12 .520 Chicago 15 14 .517 St. Louis 14 13 .515 I Pittsburgh 12 16 .429 Boston 10 14 .417 Cincinnati 8 19 .295 Yesterday's Scores. At New York?-New York, 7; Pitts burgh. 4. At Brooklyn?Brooklyn, 6; St. Louis, 5. At Philadelphia ? Philadelphia, 10; Chicago, 4. At Boston ? Cincinnati-Boston, post poned; rain. CITY OF SEATTLE SAILS FOR NORTH SEATTLE, May 17.?The City of Se attle sailed last night for Juneau, Doug las and other Southeastern Alaska points with the following passengers: For Juneau?Major and Mrs. J. F. A. Strong, Amanda Lindsey, T. S. Mc Dougal, E. H. Couran, Walter Belle man, Mrs. Belleman, Dr. A. C. De Vigne, E. L. Evalley, Mrs. G. D. Hewitt. Jack Bogovich, L. E. Walalo, John Gotsch. Mrs. Kinnie Gorderer, J. D. Dawes, and five steerage. For Douglas?Miss Pearl Storer. For Treadwell?Mrs. Kinzle. On That We All Agree. There is one thing that we are not denied. This is fine summer weatlv er.?Douglas News. GETTING READY EORTHE BATTLE WASHINGTON, May 17.?At a meet ing of the executive committee of the Democratic National Central commit tee the following were selected as a campaign committee: A. Mitchell Palmer, of Penn.; Clark Howell, of Georgia: Cato Sells, of Tex as; Homer Cummings, of Connecticut; Fred Lynch, of Minnesota. Representative A. Mitchell Palmer was chosen chairman of the executive committee and Rolla Wells, of Mis souri, treasurer. JOHN MITCHELL TAKES OEFICE ALBANY, N. Y., May 17.?John Mit chell, the great labor leader, yester day accepted a recess appointment from Gov. William Sulzer to be labor commissioner for the State of New York. The State Senate twice reject ed the appointment of Mitchell. His name will again be sent to the Senate when the Legislature convenes in ex tra session. THEATRE MAN'S DAUGHTER WEDS SEATTLE, May 17.?Miss Ruth Con sidine, daughter of John W. Consi dine, one of the owners of the Sulli van and Considine circuit of vaude ville theatres was married in this city today to E. W. MacLean, jr., of Van couver. I BIG SHIP TAKES WATER EASILY CAMDEN, N. J., May 17?The Pa cific Coast Steamship Company's steamship Congress was successfully launched this afternoon. She took the water gracefully and without acci dent The Congress will be the largest coastwise steamship on the Pacific Coast. The Rev. Father Peter Donnelly be gins a series of sermons and lectures in the Catholic church Sunday morn ing at 10:30 o'clock. The object of these addresses is to arouse Catho lics to a better practice of their re ligion and to explain to all Christians the principles of Catholic belief. By this means many prejudices are brushed aside and truth prevails. Fa ther Donnelly has a world wide repu tation as a pulpit and platform speak er, so the people of Juneau are prom ised an intellectual treat during the week. All are cordialy welcome. Ser vice begins each evening at 8 p. m. Try a Lovera, "Sure to Please." tf KIDDIES ATTEND THE ORPHEUM MATINEE The young school children of Ju neau attended a matinee performance at the Orpheum show this afternoon, A splendid program goes on tonight for the first time. "Texan Twins,' with Crane Wilbur doing the twins and appearing double on the stage is a bit of irresistable comedy. Othei good pieces include "Making Good,' ? "Mistaken Identity," and the "Kat zles." Ohio's Governor Refuses To Call Out Militia CINCINNATI, May 17? Mayor Hea-( ry T. Hunt today appealed to Gov. JameH M. Cox for the aid of the milit ia to take charge of the carmen's strike. He says it has got beyond the I of the police. Governor Will Not Interfere. COLUMBUS, O., May 17?Gov. Jan. M. Cox lias refused to call out the mili tia to be used in the Cincinnati street carmen's strike. Major Strong To Become Governor Wednesday .Major J. F. A. Strong will take the, oath of office as Governor of Alaska [ at high noon next Wednesday. That was agreed upon by the committee' that has charge of the inauguration, j The ceremony will be simple. After | the oath of office shall have been ad ministered the retiring Governor, Wal ter K. (.'lark, will introduce the new Governor, J. F. A. Strong, to those assembled, who will make an address. It has not been determined who will administer the oath, but it probably will be Gen. W. L. Distin, Secretary of the Territory. The ceremony will be at the court house?-on the portico if the weather is fine, otherwise in the court room. Almost immediately after the inaugur tion Gov. and .Mrs. Walter E. Clark will leave on the City of Seattle for the South and East. SEATTLE, May 17? Major and Mrs. J. F. A. Strong, who have had a stren uous six days in Seattle, sailed yes terday on the City of Seattle for Ju neau. Major Strong has been almost constantly engaged since his arrival last Saturday in consultation with Alaskans and those interested in the Territory, receiving calls from Alas kans, residents of Seattle and others, and in attending dinners and meetings in his honor. NOTED EPISCOPAL I BISHOP IS DEAD NEW YORK, May 17. ? The Right Itev. William Croswell Doane, Episco palian Bishop of Albany, died yester day ill this city. Bishop Doane was the second oldest bishop in point of; service in the Episcopal church. He! constituted a bishop in 1869, and was second only to Bishop Sylvester Tut-1 tie, of St. Louis. He was one of the j most famous divines of the Nation. ALL BUT TWO PERISH IN ARCTIC CHKISTIAN1 A, Norway, May 17. ? All save two of the German Arctic ex ploration and scientific expedition that was commanded by Lieut. Schroeder Stanza have perished according to re-r ports received here. The Norwegian i government is sending out a search ing party to ascertain the truth of the report and to recover the remains of those that. died. DEMOCRATS TO INTRODUCE | CURRENCY LAW SOONj WASHINGTON, May 17?A Demo cratic administration bill to reform the banking and currency laws will J be introduced before the special ses sion of Congress adjourns. It will not be passed this summer, but will be j the star feature of the winter session.; This is President Wilson's currency legislative program, it was learned to day, following a conference of the cur rency experts of the Senate and the House. It was stated that a special message to Congress outlining this policy will soon be made by the Presi-1 dent this coming week. The administration currency bill is now being polished off by the leaders on the banking committees on both h.ouses. Time for its introduction will i be determined later, but it is said that I the plan of introducing a tentative! bill late in the present session has been definitely decided upon. The main features of the proposed bill, it is said, will be a modified clearing house scheme, with absolute control by the Government insured. ! This feature has been submitted to i Secretary of the Treasury McAdoo for his approval. President Wilson's idea in having a tentative bill considered this ses sion, but to await final action until winter, is to give the country several months in which to study and criticise the proposed enactment. Furthermore the President wants to avoid all chance of being nccuscd of hasty con sideration of a subject of such vital importance to the country, to permit business interests to become accus | tomed to the new tariff, and to show , that a reform which the Republicans ( have been considering for a score of ( years can be put through by a Demo cratic administration, with due delib , eration, and yet within the space of a few months. Job Printing at The Empire Office OAKLAND CITY CLERK KILLS SELP OAKLAND. Calif., May 17.?Harold Magill, city clerk, committed suicide today by jumping from the roof of the city hall. BIRD MAN WINS $10,000 PRIZE HAVANA, May 17.?Romingo Rossll lo, a Cuban, today flew from Key West to Havana winning a prize of $10,000 offered by the government for the first man to make the flight. PRESBYTERIANS HAVE REUNION ATLANTA, Ga.. May 17.?For the first time in their history the four grand divisions of the Presbyterian church in session in general assem blies in this city Joined in a commun ion service last night. I i i i i i I I I I l I l I I I I I I I I I I I I ? i; Marine Notes j j I I I I I I I I I I >1*11 I II I II I IM ? The Curacao arrived from the South at 8 a. m. today bringing coal, steel rails and cement. The Al-Ki will arrive in Juneau to morrow night and depart for the South Monday. The Admiral Sampson left Valdez at three o'clock this morning and should arrive in Juneau Monday morn ing. The Jefferson should arrive from Se attle Monday. The City of Seattle left Seattle latt night and will arrive Tuesday. The Alameda will be dut from the Westward Monday. HAPGOOD BUYS HARPER'S WEEKLY NEW YORK, May 17. ? Harper's Weekly was old yesterday to the Nor man Hapgood Company. Norman Hap good, head of the new owning com pany was formerly editor of Collier's. The Modern Self-Made Man. "So you claim to be a self-made man?" "Yes," replied Mr. Cassius Chex. "When my parents died they left me nothing but a paltry two million dol lars." Getting Into the Wilds. "Where are you going this sum i mer?" "Oh, somewhere close to the heart of nature, where the automobillng Is good, the hotel strictly modern and the train service perfectly reliable."