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THE ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE
VOL. II.. NO. 166 JUNEAU, ALASKA, TUESDAY, MAY 20, 1913. PRICE TEN CENTS ALASKA WELCOMES NEW GOVERNOR Inauguration Plans Tor Tomorrow Completed .Major J. F. A. Strong will bo inaug urated Governor of Alaska at noon to morrow. The oath of office will be administered on the south portico of the court house by l'nite.1 States Com missioner (Irover C. Winn. As soon as possible after eleven o'clock the members of the committee in charge of the inaugural ceremony will meet in the library of the court house, ad joining the Judge's chambers. Short ly after 11::it> Senator Tripp, chair man. and Representative Galfney. vice-chairman, of the committee will proceed to the Governor's House to escort Governor Walter K. Clark and Governor-elect J. F. A. Strong to the Judge's chambers, where they will be received by the other members of' the committee and by the otficer who is to administer the oath. Should the weather be unfavorable1 the ceremony will take place in the District court room instead of on the portico. Promptly at twelve o'clock Commis sioner Winn, followed by the members of the inaugural committee and by Governor Clark and Governor-elect j Strong, will proceed to the place ap pointed for the swearing-in ceremony. The oath will be administered immed ately. whereupon the retiring Gover nor will present his successor in of fice to the audience. The new Governor will make a brief inaugural address and ar its close the members of the committee or the chairman and vice-chairman of the committee will escort the Governor to the Governor's House. The retiring Governor will accompany them to the House, where he and Mrs. Clark will say their adieus to Governor and Mrs. Strong. TOMORROW WILL BE UNOFFICIAL HOLIDAY At the request of the Juneau City Council and by common consent to morrow will be observed as a holiday from 11 a. m. until 2 p. m. All the business houses of the city, includ ing banks, will be closed during those hours, as a further mark of the pleas ure the people of the city feel at the inauguration of Gov. J. F. A. Strong. This action is the result of the ac I t tion of the City Council taken at a special meeting held this afternoon I at which .Mayor C. \V. Carter presided. CITIZENS WILL HONOR GOV. AND MRS. STRONG Gov. and Mrs. J. F. A. Strong will be tendered a public reception under the auspices of the Juneau Democrat ic club at Elks' hall tomorrow night beginning at S o'clock. The public irrespective of party is invited and expected to be present. The people of Douglas and Treadwell are invited to join with Juneau in honoring Alaska's tirst choice as Governor. The reception is to be entirely in formal and will follow the address of Governor Strong. The following Dem ocratic ladies have been appointed a committee to wait on Mrs. Strong: Mrs. Z. It. Cheney, Mrs. Allen Shat tuck, Mrs. B. M. Behrends. Mrs. D. A. Epsteyn. Mrs. Kobt. W. Jennings, Mrs. John A. Hellenthal, Mrs. J. H. Cobb. Mrs. H. A. Bishop. Mrs. C. F. Cheek, Mrs. E. 1). Yaut. Mrs. J. B. Marshall.! Mrs. John F. l'ugh and Mrs. W. M. Geddes. The ladies of the committee are ex-' peeted to join the members of the j Democratic club at the Governor's House at 7:30 from which place the Governor and Mrs. Strong will be es corted to the hall where the address and reception will take place. ?o-o? GOV. AND MRS. CLARK LEAVE ON CITY OF SEATTLE ?o-o? Gov. and Mrs. Walter E. Clark will leave Juneau on the City of Seattle to ' morrow evening for the South. They will remain in Seattle a few days, and | from there they will go directly to Washington City. After a few days at the national capital, they will leave i for Gov. Clark's old home at Chaplin, Conn., where they will visit with Gov. Clark's parents and other friends. Speaking of his departure. Gov. Clark says he leaves Alaska with re gret. He has formed an attachment for the North and its people that will last always. Gov. Clark has formed no plans for the future, and will not do so until after he shall have taken a long reBL WESTINGHOUSE MAN LIKES OLD SITKA S. E. Hodge, representing the West inghouse people in Alaska, returned on the Georgia from Sitka where he has been for the past several days looking over the water power avail-1 able for an electric power plant and the site on which the plant is to bei erected. .Mr. Hodge is very favorably im pressed with the possibilities in this line for Sitka. There is an abund ance of water power within five mile's of the town and the 300 horse power plant which it is contemplated to er ect at once can be built and put in running condition for under $20,000. It will have a head of only 00 feet but the volume of water is very large. j It is estimated that on the start; the plant will not be called upon to supply in excess of 40 to 50 horse pow er. Even with an expansion of bus iness and industry greater than that , which is expected it will be some time before more power is needed. When this time arrives there is more water power available. Sitka according toi .Mr. Hodge's views is in line for rap-' id and stable advancement. O?O?0 MRS. KIRMSE SELLS THE KETCHIKAN STORE .Mrs. H. D. Kirinse has sold the Kina se jewelry store at Ketchikan to Gus Rr*icell and her present manager of that store. The new owners took possession .Monday. The sale involves I a transfer of approximately $15,000, to $20,000. It is Mrs. Kirmse's inten tion to devote all her attention to the roriginal store at Skagway to which place she will return after her pres ent voyage to Seattle. o?o?o LOS ANGELES DOES NOT WANT MISS GOLDMAN LOS ANGELES. May 20. ? Emma Goldman and Dr. Reitman were ar rested today upon their arrival In this city and escorted to the city limits. They were requested not to return. PIONEER RETURNS AETER NINE YEARS ?o-o? G. \V. Hewitt, formerly foreman of the Three Hundred mill at Treadwell and later of the Mexican mill at the same place, returned to Juneau on the Jefferson last night after an absence of over nine years. This morning .Mr. Hewitt was out early looking over the town seeking old familiar faces and the old familiar places. "Juneau", said .Mr. Hewitt this morning, "is four times as large as it was when I left." He was greatly im pressed with the developments un der way and has made up his mind to remain here. Of late years Mr. Hewitt has been in the Baker. City, Oregon mining section. That country is now practically at a standstill Mr Hewitt says, and Alaska looks good to him. Two of Mr. Hewitt's sons have been in Juneau for the past few months and they are employed at Salmon creek. o?o?o COURT NOTES Alex Nelson as administrator de bon is non of the estate of O. H. Adsit deceased has filed suit against the West Coast Grocery Company to re cover $1,418, alleged to have been drawn and paid to itself from the First National bank by mistake which should have been paid to the adminis trator of the estate. Cable advices reeclved today state that Ralph E. Robertson, court report er at Ketchikan, will take the Mari posa for Juneau, would seem to In dicate that the term in Ketchikan is near its end. o?o?o THE ORPHEUM PUTS ON GOOD SHOW TONIGHT o-o "Arrah-Na-Pogue" a delightful Irish drama goes on at the Orpheum play house tonight and will be repeated again Thusday night. This is a real drama. It takes three reels to tell ' the story. There will be others tc complete the evening's entertainment o?o?o Job Printing at The Empire Office JUDGE LYONS SIGNS RESTRAINING ORDER Judge Thomas It. Lyons, sitting at Ketchikan on May 17 granted a tem porary restraining order in the case of 11. C. Strong vs. Alaska-Juneau ('.old Mining Company and R. A. Kin zie, and the case was set for May 28 and transferred from Ketchikan to Juneau and will be tried by Judge Robert NY. Jennings. The papers ar rived from Ketchikan on the Jefferson last night. The case involves title to the right of possession or certain wa terfront lots near the Worthen mills and the mill site location of the Al aska-Juneau Company. Strong claims title through purchase from Frank Boot, the grandson of Amatina, an Indian, and from Charles Kavander; the defendants claim title through pur chase from Auk Bay Jim, a brother of Amatina, deceased and through their location'? for a mill site. The case came up for a hearing on the application for a restraining order and injunction before Judge Overfield January 29 and 30. The injunction at that time was denied. In the mean time the defendants are building a dock out from the Auk Bay Jim prop erty over which there was no contest and it is alleged that they intend to spread from such extension at right angles over and in front of the prop erty claimed by plaintiff. At one time a tentative agreement had been reached so it is said between Mr. Bradley, of the Alaska-Juneau Co.. Mr. Kinzle and Mr. Strong, whereby Strong was to have access at the Shat tuck dock but it is said that this has now fallen through. r> n n W. R. WILLS ALMOST SENTAN ORDER \\\ It. Wills a few days ago received a letter from a Chicago firm stating that now navigation having opened so that communication with Juneau was practicable, the firm would be pleased to have him send in an order for goods. Mr. Wills wrote across the face of the letter: "I want you to understand that navigation is never closed in this port and that Juneau has a better climate than Chicago." This firm sends a man to Alaska ev every year. Willis says: "What For?" L. A. Moore, another Juneau resi dent go a letter from a St. Paul firm stating that they would have to send j the article ordered by express. They I would have sent it by parcels post only Juneau was in a foreign terri tory. o?o?o BERT HOWDESHELL ON CITY OF SEATTLE ?o-o? Bert Howdeshell, the well known i Alaska newspaper man and recent ed itor of the Skagway Alaskan, is a pas senger on the City of Seattle enroute to Skagway. He has been hunting bear and having a good time down around Ketchikan. Mr. Howdeshell contemplates a trip to the interior during the coming summer. o?o?o FINAL CERTIFICATES ISSUED IN LOCAL OFFICE ?o-o? The local land office today issued final certificates on the following claims: To Louise Kane of Hoonah. a trade and manufacturing site near Hoonah containing 9 acres; to the Alaska-lioughton Gold Mining Com pany, 11 lode mining claims in the Yaldez section. o?o?o BISHOP ROWE RETURNS FROM THE WESTWARD The Right Rev. P. T. Rowe, Episco palian Bishop of Alaska, arrived from the Westward on the Alameda, and left for the South on the same ship. He will return to Juneau in about ten days, when the confirmation of Geo. E. Howard, of Sitka, as a deacon, will take place. He will remain here sev eral days before departing for the in terior. Bishop Rowe, accompanied by Rev. H. P. Corser. of Wrangell, and Rev. R. E. Roe, of Ketchikan, has juat completed visits to the Episcopal par ishes at Cordova, Valdez and Seward. They also visited Knik. When at Val dez, Rev. W. Zeigler, in charge of the ' church at that place, was ordained a priest. Rev. Mr. Corser and Rev. M. Roe ? arrived on the Sampson this morn ing. They will leave on the Jefferson I for their homes. 1 o?o?o i Marshall Harvey Sullivan passed , through Juneau on the Alameda en route to Morningside with an insane person from Valdez. Bryan Delivers Reply To Japan's Protest WASHINGTON, May 20.?Secretary of State William J. Bryan handed the reply of the United States to the pro tests of Japan against the California anti-alien land hill to Japanese Ambas sador Chinda. No intimation of the nature of the reply was given out by the Secretary of State. Chinda will make no statement until the Tokyo government has been advised of the contents of Bryan's note. Japan Has Men of Peace. TOKYO, .May 20.?A joint celebra tion of the Japanese and American peace societies was held in this city last night. The affair was largely at tended and much enthusiasm was de veloped. ?o-o? Looks Blue to London Paper. LONDON, May 20. ? The London Dally Telegraph this morning said that "when Bryan loudly proclaimed that there should be no war during his tenure of oillce he forgot California and forgot Japan." TO MAKE FINAL TEST OE COAL; ?o-o? WASHINGTON, May 20.?The final Wats to determine th- value of Alaska coal for naval purposes will be made during the summer by the United States armored cruiser Maryland. She will give it a thorough cruising test. Incomplete tests made of the Ber ing river coal indicate that it may prove valuable. 1'aymustcr Higgins, of the United States navy, testified yesterday before the Senate committee on territories that it would require the whole Amer ican commercial fleet to carry coal from the Atlantic to the Pacific in case ot war on those waters. This, he said, would paralyze the industries the other military arm of the govern ment. o?o?o BRYAN DENOUNCES SUBSIDIZED PATRIOTISM ?o-o? WASHINGTON, May 20. ? Secre tary of State William J. Bryan, in an address delivered Saturday on the anniversary of the first meeting of The Hague tribunal, denounced sub sidized patriotism which seeks to cre ate war because of profits in armor plate sales for battleships. O?O?0 NO AUTOMOBILES FOR GERMAN PRIESTS ?o-o? BERLIN, May 20?The Roman Catholic Bishop of Treves in Rhine land has issued a decree forbidding J the priests under his jurisdiction from j owning or riding in motor cars. He says "such practices don't cor respond with the humility which ought to distinguish the priestly profession." FAMOUS BALL PLAYER TO BECOME BENEDICT ?o-o? BOSTON", May 20.- Walter Johnson, the premier pitcher of the Washing ton Senators, is soon to marry Miss Anna B. Scully, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Patrick J. Scully, of Cambridge, according to an announcement made here. Miss Scully is 19 years of age, and pretty. o?o?o CATHOLICS HAVE LARGE CONFIRMATION CLASS ?o-o? A large confirmation class is being arranged for the Catholic church for Sunday. The sacrament of the con firmation will be conducted by the Rev. Father Donnelly at High Mass at 10:30 a. m. Father Donnelly preached to a large congregation at the church last night. It was the second sermon in the mis sion that he is conducting for Rev. Father E. H. Brown. o?o?o JEFFERSON BRINGS MANY TO JUNEAU The Jefferson arrived last night at 11:30 o'clock bringing the following passengers for Gastineau channel towns: For Juneau?Violet Lovejoy, F. Mo rean, N. J. Smith, H. M. Johnson, L. Dyrdahl, N. Wahl, it. T. Harris, P. Del piano, A. Carlson, Nan Bloomquist, Mrs. A. Eickland, Mrs. M. L. Burch, It. Dalalan, A. Hoff, W. E. Mulhollan, Otto Bernard, It. J. Biddis, H Benson, H. Fahlman, Fred Fahlman, Mr. and Mrs. James Marks, G. W. Hewitt, G. Clarberg. Mrs. J. B. Alguire, W. D. Thomas, Lewis Thomas, A. Horton, J. B. Benson, Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Roden berg. For Douglas?Miss P. B. Holloway, Mrs. O. Philen, T. Westerdahl, C. S. Moore, and H. Dolin. o?o?o HAVE YOU a contract to let? If so. be sure to see S. A. Kelly. New house, Gov. road. Casey & Shattuck Addi tion. 5-15-lm. WILSON NAMES JORDAN MARSHAL WASHINGTON, May 20.?President Woodrow Wilson yesterday evening sent the name of Emmet H. Jordan, of Nome, to the United States Senate to he United States marshal for the Second Judicial Division of Alaska. O?O?0 MOTHER JONES PROPOSES TO ORGANIZE ANYHOW ?o-o? PITTSBURGH, May 20.?"We are going to organize West Virginia if every one of us dies in the battle," said Mother Jones, the labor lead er, in an address delivered in this city last night. o-o?o SEATTLE TO BUILD I TORPEDO TENDER ?o-o? SEATTLE, May 20. ? The Seuttle Construction and Drydock Company submitted the lowest bid for the build inn of a 3,250-ton naval submarine tender for the construction of which the Department had asked for bids. The contract has not yet. been award ed. but it is expected that the Seattle house will get it. o?o?o THRONE PROVIDED FOR DAUGTER OF KAISER ?o-o? POTSDAM, May 19.?Prince Henry of Iteuss and PrincesH Victoria Mar garetta of Prussia were married Sat urday. ?o-o? BERLIN, May 19.?The Tageblatt says that arrangements have been completed for Prince Ernest August, of Cumberland, and Princess 'Louise, daughter of Emperor William, to as cend the throne of the Dutchy of Brunswick, now vacant, after their marriage. ?o-o? English Rulers to Attend. LONDON, May 20. ? King George and Queen Mary left yesterday for Berlin to be present at the wedding of Princess Victoria Louise, daughter of the German Emperor, and Prince I Ernest August of Cumberland. o?o?o ROAD COMMISSION MAY BUILI) STICKINE ROAD ?o-o? Leo McCormick, president of the Chamber of Commerce, is in receipt of a letter from the Alaska Road Com mission advising the Chamber to the effect that the Commission has favor ably considered their petition for the construction of a trail from Point Rot soy to the Stikine river, a distance of ten miles. Owing to the scarcity of funds available for this purpose the board states that they will be unable to build the trail this year, but believ ing it a worthy project and one requir ing immediate attention, they prom ise their earnest support. The Stikine trail is much needed and when constructed will eliminate untold hardships heretofore encoun tered by belated travelers to and from interior points.?Wrangell Sentinel. 0?0?o C. W. EXUM REPORTED NAMED MARSHAL SEATTLE, May 20. ? The United Press contained a dispatch yesterday evening saying that C. W. Exum, of Chitina, had been nominated for United States marshal for the Third Division of Alaska. The Associated Press papers did not have the dis patch. o?o?o John Lyons brother to Judge Thom as R. Lyons, arrived in Juneau on the Alameda this afternoon. Judge Frazer is a passenger on the Alameda from the Westward. Major And Mrs. Strong Welcomed by Twin Cities .Major and Mrs. J. F. A. Strong ar rived about twelve o'clock. The heart iness of the welcome accorded them could not have been exceeded in any city in any country in tin; world. Ju neau for the nonce declared a holi day. Everywhere the national colors waved in the bright sunshine. The city dock was jammed with happy peo ple and loud cheers welcomed Alas ka's choice for Governor as the good ship Seattle tied up at the dock. The Juneau High School Hand turned out in full, and played stirring airs in the interim before the party debarked. J. H. Cobb, \V. W. Casey and David Ep steyn, of the Juneau reception com mittee, went over to Douglas and met Major and Mrs. Strong on the ship, returning with them to Juneau, as did also members of the Douglas-Tread well reception committee. W. W. Short hill, secretary to Governor Wal ter E. Clark, met Major and Mrs. Strong at Juneau and on behalf of Governor and Mrs. Clark invited them to the Governor's House, and escorted them to the place where they will be the guests of Alaska's chief executive until after the inauguration tomorrow. I The City of Seattle was about two hours ahead of time and caught the people of Douglas aud Treadwell uua j wares. However, as soon aH she waB sighted the reception committee hur I ried to the dock which was black with i people before the steamer, gaily dressed in Hags and bunting, had land ed. An informal welcome was In pro gress until it was time to sail for Ju neau. The Douglas and Treadwell re ception committee consisted of Mrs. It. A. Kinzie, Mrs. P. H. Fox, Mrs. Hen ry Brie, Mrs. K. P. Kennedy, Mrs. Fred Hebert, Mrs. Robert Coughlin, Miss Fox, Frank Bach, M. J. O'Connor, Chas. A. Ilopp, It. A. Kinzie, Charles John son, and Andrew Murphy. Major Strong has not been well since leaving Juneau March 5, but is getting better. Major Strong said that he and Mrs. ; Strong were grateful for the reception accorded them by the people of Doug las, Treadwell and Juneau and that he hoped to meet them all soon. He said that both he and Mrs. Strong were indeed glad to get home again and en joyed to the full the glorious weather that prevailed in contrast with the In ! tense heat of the Fast. 1 CHILE TO LAUNCH |i BOATS AT SEATTLE ?o-o? SEATTLE, May 20. ? Two Chilian submarines will be launched in Seat tle soon. One of the launchings will lake place in .lime and the other in | August. They will be christened "Iquique" and "Autofogastu." | WICKERSHAM IS AETER SYNDICATE! ?o-o? WASHINGTON. May 20.?Delegate James Wickershain told the Senate | committee on territories today that I the opposition to government railroads in Alaska came from (lie Alaska Syn dicate. o?o?o Taft To Become Yankee Voter ?o-o? NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 20.For-1 mer Prfesident William 11. Taft is! making arrangements to transfer his voting residence from Ohio to Con necticut. o?o?o RAILROAD RATES MAY ENTER TARIFF DEBATE ?o?o? WASHINGTON, May 19.?'The ques-j tion of railroad rates is going to be in-! jected into the Senate discussion of the tariff bill. This has been made plain by the introduction by Senator: A. B. Cummins of Iowa of an amend- \ ment to the tariff bill which provides I that no carrier shall charge any higher | rate for transportation in the same di rection over its line of a domestic product than it charges for an im ported product of the same kind. The purpose of this amendment isj to prevent the railroads from giving lower import rates to articles produced : in other countries than they would give to similar articles produced in this country. The question thus raised is one of the utmost importance to American j manufacturers. It is probable that there will be a protracted debate in the Senate over it. It is one of the phases of the tariff question, or rath er the importation question that will tend to draw out the tariff debate in the upper house. o?o?o JUNEAU MAN DRIVES ALASKA-RAISED TEAM Every day Joe Smith, who recently received a patent for his homestead at Haines drives a four horse team through the streets of Juneau. They are beutiful grays. Joe is hauling supplies up Silver Bow Basin to the Perseverance mine. These horses Joe raised on his ranch. He has con ducted a stock farm in a small way for several years. The principal feat ure has been fancy hogs, but he has raised lots of dairy stock also, besides the horses mentioned. Mr. Smith re cently sent for some fancy percheron stock and will In future give more attention to raising good horses for the Alaska market. GEIN. ELAGER PASSES AWAY ?o-o? WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., May 20. Gen. Henry M. Flagler, builder of Hie Florida Keys railroad, is dead. COLORADO LEGISLATOR HELD COR MURDER ?o-o? Cripple Creek, Col., May 20.?James L. Bacon, member ol' the Lower House of the Colorado Legislature arrived home today to answer the charge of murder against him in connection with the death of his wife and Jose phine Davidson, a step-daughter. They were killed by an explosion In the Bacon home that was claimed to have been accidental. SEATTLE BOY COMMITS SUICIDE ?o-o? SEATTLE, May 20.?Harry Butter worth, aged 23 years, son of E. K. Butterworth, one of Seattle's leading undertakers, committed suicide last night. He had become deranged as the result of an injury caused by an automobile accident. The Butter worth family is one of the wealthy families of Seattle, and owns much valuable real estate in that city. o?o?o??? Juneau Papers To Observe holiday ?o-o? With the other busines institutions of Juneau the newspapers will ob serve tomorrow as a holiday. There fore there will be no issue of The Em pire tomorrow. It will appear Thurs day at the usual hour. o?o?o FAMOUS ENGLISH HUNTER IN JUNEAU James Morris, a famous English big game hunter, and Mrs. Morris arrived on the Jefferson and will leave within a few days on the gas boat Santa Rita for a hunting trip among the islands of the Alexander archipeligo. They go in search of bear and goats. Al ter a six weeks' hunting trip in this section they will leave for the Inter ior and hunt for big game in the Pelly river country. After a time there they will return to the coast and make a trip to Kenai peninsula after Alaska moose. o?o?o Essad Pasha Is Assassinated PARIS, May 20. ? Dispatches re ceived from Vienna today say that Essad Pasha, former Turkish com mander at Scutari, has been assas sinated.