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THE ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE
vol ~ N0'18() jxjnEAU, ALASKA, SATURDAY, JUNE 7, 1913. PRICE TEN CENTS EXUM S APPOINTMENT ATTACKED American And Ja panese U Ambassadors at love Feast PITTSBURGH. June 7. George \V. Guthrie, newly appointed ambassador to Japan, and Uoun t'hinda. Japanese ambassador to the United States, were given a testimonial dinner here last night. Count Chinda. in a happy speech, said that the two nations should be brought closer together, and that the President selected the right man in the right place when he named Mr. Guthrie to be ambassador to Japan. Ambassador Guthrie said that the America! people as a whole desire to keep tith with and live in peace with the Japanese. Secret;. / of State William J. Bry an arriv. too late to be formally in troduced .o those at the dinner as planned, lie said that he would nt>t advocate 'he increasing of the salar ies of ambassadors, but that he does favor en ting homes for them. By that raeai.s, he said, we could fix their standard f living and make them live more like Americans. CITY DADS HAVE BUSY SESSION ?o-o? The city fathers held a very inter esting session last night. A new or dinance was passed making it unlaw ful to obstruct the streets with build ing materials or through the erection of buildings without tirst getting a permit from the city; also making it! unlawful to hold meetings of any kind I, in the public streets. Another ordi-' nance was introduced providing for certain regulations in the matter of sewerage and plumbing. The of lice of city attorney was created on mo tion of Councilman 11. J. Raymond, and Councilman J. B. Marshall elected to the position at a salary of $100 per month. The action was retroactive in that the new official's salary was made to begin at the time that the present council took office. The city decided that it would be poor business to settle the pending law suit with , .Mrs. James Fitzgerald over the right to certain waterfront possession of | which the city is now in physical con trol. A large number of bills were: audited and ordered paid. John G., < Heid was allowed a year's rental at ten dollars per month for the use of land on which the fire house stands. This allowance is for the twelve- j mouth period preceding the first day ] of May last. Routine Matters. The City Engineer submitted a re- j port covering the expense account for labor on city work for the mouth of May. Councilman Hurlbutt recommended the purchase of two or three more hy drants and reported that the new tire : pump for salt water action would be installed on the Lone Fisherman with in the next ten days. Dave Robinson, proprietor of the Central House addressed the the coun cil. protesting against the use of the | gasoline engiue in the carpenter shop! of the Juneau Construction Company ! in the same building. Mayor Carter j authorized the tire and water com mittee to take the matter up and ad-1 just it if possible. The matter of providing a roadway for the people living on the hillside above the Governor's House was dis cussed at some length. The City En gineer was instructed to make a sur-; vey and devise some way of getting j a road up the hill. Councilman Hurlbutt brought up the subject of the Sheep creek govern ment road construction and discussed the verbal contract that had been.' made with Col. Richardson before the j road was started. Mayor Carter was authorized to communicate with Col.: Richardson and a committee consist ing of Councilmen Hurlbutt. Marshall: and Raymond to consult with Gov. Strong with a view of getting his co operation. GAS ENGINE CAUSES PROTEST TO CITY Dave Robinson, proprietor of the Central House hotel, appeared before the council at last night's meeting and protested against the operation of a gasoline engine on the lower tioor of the building In the shops of the Ju neau Construction Company. He said that if the engine was permitted to remain it would result in his insur ance being cancelled. Councilman Hurlbutt declared it wus his opinion that the engine would cause an ad vance in insurance rates. Charles Quackenbush, who repre sents the Juneau Construction Com pany, was also present, said that the engine was installed as a temporary means of getting power because there was no other method. The water com pany. he said, refused to put in any more power wheels and the Alaska Electric Light and Power Company refused to Install any more motors. The fire and water committee was in structed to take the matter up and ad just things if possible. 0?0?0 Try a I^overa, "Sure to Please." tf OPEN NG DIXON STREET PUZZLING The matter of getting a roadway up the hill ii'oui some point on Dixon street mar the intersection of Cal houn rou.: is causing many wrinkles in the bro.vs of the city solons. Peter Hanson, me of the principal holders of property on the hill is very anxious about the matter and has appeared on diverse ti.nes to urge the claim of his tenants t > the right of ingress and egress front their habitations. It was brought i at through discussion of the subject tl.at the city has from time to | time mar.- sundry appropriations fori construct.:ig roadways to the emi- i uence m? atioued, but that the sums i were always so meager that make shifts wt re resorted to in that the work wat seldom pertortnea on cuy property. The roadways usually fol lowed the lines of least physical re sistance and in careless disregard wound around and over private prop erty. Now and again the roadway would he blocked by parties who had gone upon the property uutil at pres ent there was uo place on which to build a road unless the city adopted the plan of improving Dixon street Dixon ktreet. it seems, has been ap propriated by private parties who have erected dwellings along the side hill where the city has been loth to build a street. The problem now is to expend money on some sort of a road way that will not be wasted. It is claimed that the city is too poor to make a thoroughfare up Dixon street and beside what will happen to the houses in the street. City Engineer Blakeslee was instructed to run some levels and make an estimate on the probable cost of getting a narrow roadway to the point desired. o?o?o COUNCIL TAKES ACTION ON ROAD Councilman Ed. C. Hurlbutt at last night's session of the city council brought up the report that there was grave danger of the Sheep creek road construction being discontinued in a very few days if some action was not taken to provide means of having the work continue. Mr. Hurlbutt went in to the history of the verbal contract which resulted in the work being com menced last year. The City of Juneau, and James R. Whipple, representing the Alaska-Gastineau Company in an informal way entered into a verbal contract with Col. Richardson by which the city would build the con necting link from the lower end of Franklin street to the embankment where the road begins and the Alas ka-Gastineau Company would expend a thousand dollars on the Sheep cret^t I end coming this way and the Road commission would do the balance fin ishing the entire work during the seas on of 1913. The City of Juneau complied with I its share of the contract and finished j the connecting link last year. The \ Alaska-Gastineau Company expended i not only the thousand dollars agreed upon but another two thousand with | it in work performed on the Sheep creek end of the road. Now it was learned that the appropriation in the hands of Superintendent Hayes, of the road commission, for this season's work would be exhausted within the next ten days, and that if more money was not made available work would cease at the end of that time. Super intendent Hayes is said to be making excellent progress and the weather was now ideal for doing the work ad vantageously. The subject was discussed at some length and .Mayor Carter was author ized to communicate with Col. Rich ardson by cable and lay the entire matter before him for his earnest con sideration. A committee was also ap pointed to wait upon Gov. Strong with a view of securing his good offices in securing favorable action. GREAT GAME IS I CERTAIN TOMORROW ?o-o? The baseball game on the Juneau park grounds tomorrow promises to be a hum-dinger. Interest is getting warmer all the time. Tom Itndouich's minions went out yesterday and so.'d 140 odd season tickets. There will undoubtedly be a record crowd out to witness the game. The Island Wild cats are coming over primed tomake the gore How and the Juneau Pirates will have to go some if they get away with the goods. Tom Kadonich said this morning that there may be some Change iu his line-up and he refused to say what it will be. There is a rumor that a new man will show up? a mysterious Mr. Smith or somebody formerly with a big league aggrega tion. Lawrence Reedy Says "Take it from me," said Lawrence Reedy last night, "there'll be no Nile greens worn back iu the stopes. Char ley Carter had better save what ener gy he has and devote it to getting some good baseball material rather than throw it away in foolish remarks. | Why, do you k-n-o-w, we have only been trilling along? Now, next time we come together we'll give them a j small thrashing?not too bad, you know?but. if they make any noise about it we won't let 'em have another during the season." Diamond Dust Tom Kndonich says his talent don't like to be referred to as red men, therefore they are to be known as "Pirates" since they brought the plun der from across the water. Reedy says when Charley Root part ed with his Vandyke facial adornment a hoodoo fel Ion the team for that game at least. A lemon plant in the window of Tom Radonich's window is in full bloom and will soon be bearing fruit. The uuestiou is asked why does Tom want lentous? There is said to be a big league scout in Juneau looking for talent and that he has had his eye on the Tiger second baseman. Early Naud, the naudy, noisy root er of the C. W. Young's Tigers is try ing to land a position with the Bos tonians?but it will be nix for Naudy. Zott has been nursing a case of rheumatism ever since lifting that last one over in right field near the power station. Reedy has secured a new ball play er. Ray Day went to work at Salmon creek and will probably be back stop at the next game. ??u u?u CITY REFUSES TO SETTLE LITIGATION ?o-o? Attorney John G. Heid, as attorney for Mrs. James Fitzgerald, appeared before the city council last night and after stating the case and reviewing in brief the litigation now pending be tween Mrs. James Fitzgerald and the city in relation to the right of pos session of certain waterfront proper ty in which the city is defendant in one instance alone and in the other as the successor of one Bodey, offered to settle the matter out of court and give title for the sum of $300. Councilman Case moved that the city accept the offer and close the matter up. After considerable discus sion in which Councilman Raymond declared that possession was nine points in law and that the city al ready has possession. The matter was put to a vote with the result that the motion was lost. o?o?o Well-known old-timer returns to juneau T. C. Hallum the original locator of the Hallum property on Mount Juneau which was recently sold to George K. Noble for Eastern capitalists, ar rived in Juneau on the Spokane yes terday. This is the llrst visit of Mr. Hallum to Juneau for a long time and he expressed himself as surprised at the great improvement in the town since his absence. His stay is indefi nite but he intimated that he would probably be here two or three weeks. Mr. Hallum said that he was well satisfied with the deal made with Mr. Noble and that he was pleased at the way the latter was taking hold of things. The Hallum group of mines was located in 1905 and Mr. Hallum put in lots of hard work in his efforts to develop a mine there. He Is grati fied that capital is now doing the work. a?o?o Andrew Young, carpenter and joiner. Jobbing work a specialty. Phone 371, Central House. 6-6-6t. o?o?o The Daily Empire delivered in Ju neau, Douglas and Treadwell for $1.00 a month. o?o?o Every thing that will please a smok er may be found at BURFORD'S. o?o?o Typewriters for rent.?W. H. CASE Republican Senator Attacks The President WASHINGTON. June 7. ? Senator Charles E. Townsend. of Michigan, Re publican. testifying before the com mittee investigating the tariff lobby at Washington, said that the influence wielded by President Woodrow Wil son and the Democratic secret cau cuses upon the making of the tariff constituted the nearest approach to undue influence upon members of Con gress that the committee would he able to find. Tobacco Dealers Ask Tor New Suit Against Trust NEW YORK, June 7.?Sixteen hun-,' dred New York independent dealers in cigars and tobaccos have joined in J petitioning Attorney General James C. .McReynolds to reopen the suit for the j dissolution of the Tobacco Trust. They ; allege that it is still in existence and < practicing the same methods that were < in force before the courts ordered i that it dissolve. j i Wilson Non-Committal on Tobacco Tax WASHINGTON, June 7.?It was an 1 ouneed at the White House this af ternoou that President Wilson neither ipproves or disapproves of the sug jestion of the Attorney General that i graduated tax he placed upon the output of tobacco manufactures in this country. The Attorney General's sug gestion was made as one method of preventing combinations. , SHIPBUILDER CRAMP DIES AT HIS HOME PHILADELPHIA, June 7?William Cramp, head of the big ship building I concern that bears his name, died here j this morning, lie lias been the most i extensive builder of American war | vessels in the Nation. o?O?0 THE SPOKANE BRINGS MANY PASSENGERS The steamer Spokane arrived trom the South yesterday with the follow ing passengers for Gastineau channel: For Juneau?G. P. Gordon, T. C. Hallum, H. A. Gabriel, C. A. Eraser, Bishop R. J. Cook and wife, It. H. Hughes, J. W. MacDougall, Mrs. Laurai Tabor. .Mrs. Bertha Nansen, S. Hel lenthal, Dale Cunningham, A. Fleming and wife, Jesse Busser and wife, Dan L. Granger, W. Butkins W. P. Buttem, Miss Ella Doer, J. Powell, Mrs. Neil Ward. J. B. Smedley. H. A. Buckwell, Miss Florence Dunlap, Mrs. Elizabeth Deks, J. Klopner, O. A. Caruthers, J. S. Danford, and live second class. For Douglas?Ernest Simpson, Dr. D. P. Hector. William Iteid, Alex. Bannerman, Mrs. Jessie Marshall. W. C. Boyd, and three second class. For Tread well?Mr. Frank Burg and wife, John Jurivich, and two second class. MRS. WESTMAN CHARGED WITH j MURDERING HER HUSBAND SEATTLE, June 7.?Mrs. Westman was arrested today charged with the murder of her husband, Carl Axel Westman at Winslow about a month ago. The murder has been a mystery and has been the cause of a great deal of publicity in the Seattle papers. o?o?o COURT SEATS NEW DENVER COMMISSIONERS DENVER, June 7.?The court today ousted the old city officers and seat ed the commissioneres of the new com mission form of government in this city. o?o?o BUFFALO BILL DANGEROUSLY ILL IN TENNESSEE KNOXVILLE, Tenn., June 7.?Buf falo Bill (William F. Cody) is danger ously ill here. O?0?o MISS DAVISSON WILL DIE EPSOM, England, June 7.?There is no hope for the survival of Miss Da visson who grabbed the king's horse at the Derby race the other day. . o?o?o WATERFRONT CASE STILL IN COURT In the case of H. C. Strong against Alaska-Juneau Company testimony is still being offered by the defense to day. This morning Paddy Brady, Jen ny Symons, Mrs. Ana-Ka-Thash, and Mrs. Isaac Cropley, all Indians testi fied. They were followed by Simon Hellenthal, counsel for defense, and Clrover C. Winn. Sally Johnson, wid ow of the late Chief Johnson, was then called and testified through the inter preter Mrs. Orson. Franch Bach was called at 3 o'clock. It is not known if the evidence will all be in tonight or not. o?o?o Clam chowder every day at "U and I" Lunch Room. 4-14-lm. Three Battleships Are Proposed ?o-o? WAS 11 INC TON, June 7. ? Repre sentative George S. Graham, of Penn sylvania, yesterday introduced in the Mouse a hill appropriating immediate ly $15,000,000 each for three first class battleships. The bill provides for rapid construction. u?u?u f-I I I ! 1 I I 1 1 1 I M 1 I M 1"M- M -1-H " League Base Ball - ?l-H-H I I I 1 I I I 1 1 I I I I-1 I !? 1 I I T NORTHWESTERN LEAGUE. Standing of Clubs Won Lost Pet. Seattle 31 19 .620 Vancouver 28 21 .571 Portland 25 21 .543 Victoria 25 25 .500 Taconia 22 29 .431 Spokane 18 34 .346 Yesterday's Games. At Seattle?Spokane, 3; Seattle, 2. At Vancouver -Vancouver, 9; Taco nia, 8. At Victoria?Portland, 4; Victoria, 2. PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE. Standing of Clubs. Won Lost Pet. Los Angeles ... 39 24 .619 Oakland 32 29 .525 San Francisco ... 31 33 .484 Portland 28 31 .475 Venice 29 34 .460 Sacramento 24 31 .436 ?o?o? AMERICAN LEAGUE. Standing of the Clubs. Won Lost Pet. Philadelphia 33 10 .767 Cleveland 33 13 .717 Chicago 26 21 .553 Washington 24 20 .545 Boston 19 23 .452 St Louis 20 31 .392 Detroit 19 30 .388 New York 9 33 .214 Yesterday's Scores. At New York ? Cleveland, 2; New York, 1. At Washington?Washington, 1; St. Louis, 0. At Philadelphia?Philadelphia, 8; De troit, 7. At Boston?Boston, 4; Chicago, 3. Twelve innings NATIONAL LEAGUE. Standing of the Clubs. Won Lost Pet. Philadelphia .... 24 12 .667 New York 22 17 .564 Brooklyn 22 18 .550 Chicago 22 21 .512 Pittsburgh 22 21 .512 j St. Louis 20 24 .4551 Boston 15 23 .395 Cincinnati 16 29 .356 Yesterday's Scores. At Pittsburgh?Philadelphia, 3; Pitts burgh, 1. At Chicago?Boston, 5; Chicago, 1. o?o?o SMALL BLAZE CALLS OUT THE DEPARTMENT An incipient blaze in the shed of the brewery building caused an alarm to be sounded and the calling out of the department about 11 o'clock this morning. No damage resulted. The fie was caused by throwing the heat ed pitching iron in some rubbish near I the wall. o?o?o A lodge of Eagles is to be organ ized at Ruby in the nean future. Cordova Court Records are Before Judiciary Committee j WASHINGTON, June 7?Court rec ords were laid before the judiciary committee of the United States Senate today which show that K. W. Exum offered as a defense to an action brought against him to collect a note that it was given in payment of debt contracted in connection with an un I savory resort. The Cordova court rec ord discloses an admission by Exum (that he was a dive-keeper. i -o-o Wickersham Attacks Cheney. WASHINGTON, June 7.?In a let ter to President Woodrow Wilson, today, Delegate James Wickeraham, of Alaska, said that Democratic Nation al Committeeman Z. Ft. Cheney hi now in the employ of the (luggenheims, and that the latter, through Cheney, are trying to dictate appointments to ollice in Alaska. WASHINGTON, June 7.?The ap pointment of E. W. Exum, of Cordova, has been held up on accouut of dam aging evidence submitted to the Ju diciary committee concerning hiB rec ord. "OLIVETTE" WILL GOON TONIGHT "Olivette," will be the offering at the Orpheum tonight with Doris Can Held in the title role. Patsy Henry plays the part of the old sea captain while Thom Hellen is of course the hero Valentine, captain of the guards. Ina Mitchell is the Countess of Rous i 1 Ion and Billy O'Neil is the Seneschal. Dixie White plays Henri and Vera Lockhart becomes the Duke Des Iffs, j Daisy Henry will be Velotine and lit-; tie Stubby Myling has the comedy part of Cohiuecot. "Tips," will be the offering tomorrow night. Tomorrow afternoon the special; moving picture matinee arranged in i honor of the Juvenile Bostonians will be held at one o'clock in order to al low the guests an opportunity of wit nessing the ball game which starts at L'DiO. it is also planned to admit the general public to this matinee perform ance at the small charge of 5 and 10 cents. Extra seats have been pro vided for and will be supplied at to night's performance. Reservations for the opera engagements can be made at the box oftice of the theatre. o?o?o BISHOP ROWE IS ON WAY NORTH ?o-o? Rt Rev. P. T. Rowe, Bishop of Alas- j ka, will arrive on the Mariposa Mon day and will remain over in Juneau for a few days on his way to the In- \ terior. During his stay the Bishop! will ordain George E. Howard, of Sit ka, to the Diaconate. Mrs. and Mrs. Howard arrived from Sitka yesterday on the Georgia and ahe the guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Ptigh. o?o?o LABOR EXPENSE ON CITY WORK FOR MAY City Engineer Blakeslee's report for the month of May on the cost of la bor for city work performed in his department is as follows: Seward street pavement $300.25 Franklin street sewer and pave ment 109.90 Removing earth, school block.. 152.95 Fourth and Harris sewer 77.00 Front street extension 30.10 Farnum street stairs 40.25 General work 207.90 Total $925.35 o?o?o AMERICANS WIN IN TENNIS PRELIMINARIES ?o-o? NEW YORK, June 7. ? National Champion McLaughlin, of California, and R. N. Williams, of Harvard, yes terday defeated Horace Rice and S. N. Doust, representing Australia, in the Davis cup preliminaries for the world's tennis championship. The Davis cup is offered for competition among teams representing all the na tions of the world. o?0?0 NO QUESTION ABOUT WESTWARD SMALLPOX Gov. J. F. A. Strong yesterday eve ning received the following telegram from Dr. Schaleben, physician for the bureau of education at Seward, in re ply to his inquiry relative to the case of smallpox reported at Uyak can nery, Kodiak island: "Just returned from Uyak. Diagno sis smallpox, case positive. Case iso lated in cannery pest house. All at cannery vaccinated, no other exposed. Uyak port practically quarantined by cannery superintendent. Mail to be fumigated. Dr. Schaffner competent physician in charge. Additional vac cine on hand and more ordered to go on next Dora sufficient to vaccinate all inhabitants of south half of Kodiak Isl and, Including natives." o?o?o HUNTERS AND TRAPPERS:? Highest cash price paid for all kinds of raw fura at Will's store. 4-7-tf. FAMOUS CHURCHMAN PREACHES TOMORROW The public of the city of Juneau will have the pleasure of hearing Bishop | It. J. Cooke, a distinguished church man of the Methodist Episcopal church, who will preach Sunday morn ing and evening. Bishop Cooke, who was for many years book editor of the Methodist church, was elevated to the episcopa cy in May, 1912, at the last session of the General Conference. He to gether with his wife and a party con sisting of the Kev. J. W. McDougal, superintendent of the Portland dis trict, and It. 11. Hughes, editor of the Pacific Christian Advocate, are tour ing the missions of the church in Alaska. They will take passage on the Northwestern for Seward. From there will return to Skagway, pro ceeding thence to Dawson, Fairbanks and Nome. After completing the Yu kon trip and inspecting the missions of the Woman's Home Missionary So ciety at Sinuk and Unalaska, the par ty will return to Seattle. The regu lar services of the church will be fol lowed on Sunday. The itev. Mr. Mc Dougal will address the Sunday Schoo' and Mr. Hughes will lead the Young People's meeting. n?n?n SAN FRANCISCO JURY CONVICTS A DETECTIVE ?O-O? SAN FRANCISCO, Juno 7.?A jury in the Superior Court today found Frank Esola guilty of grand larceny in connection with bunko men. o?0?o WEALTHY IOWA MAN COMMITS SUICIDE DES MOINES, la.. June 7? C. M. Isham, a wealthy real estate dealer and owner of this city, committed sui cide last night. Ill health is believed to be cause for the act. o?o?o LIST OF PASSENGERS COMING ON MARIPOSA SEATTLE, June 7.?The Mariposa sailed for the North at 9 o'clock yes terday evening with the following pas sengers for Juneau: S. J. Cooper, Chas. H. Goodman, H. Oldson, Billy Frye, W. H. Gorham, S. Fisher. A. B. Hamilton, William Mat lock, F. It. Dase, C. B. Hilts, C. U. Sparlup, C. It. Corey, W. E. Wood, Mrs. M. A. Stelley, T. M. Montgomery, W. S. Weigand, and thirty-six steer age. A?A?A PRINCETON MAN FOR PHILIPPINE HEAD WASHINGTON, June 7. ? The ap pointment of Prof. Henry Jones, of Princeton University, to be Governor of the Philippines, is considered as practicaiy settled. o?o?o CHANCE FOR GOOD ALASKA INVESTMENT H. R. Andrews has purchased the Mitchell-McPherson quartz properties at Eagle River. Forty-nine assays of ore taken from the vein by fferent per sons show values of 134.50 per ton in gold and silver. The assays ranged $1.03 to $242.80. Mr. Andrews is organizing a small company to operate this property, and offers a small block of stock at the same price as the cost to many others now in the company, 5 cents on the dollar. Believing there is ample idle money in Southeastern Alaska to fi nance this property, and also believ ing that profit should be distributed at home, he invites your investigation. Address H. R. Andrews, Juneau P. O. o?o?o SCANDINAVIAN GROCERY?Opp. City dock; just opened; fresh stock. o?o?o The Daily Empire delivered In Ju neau, Douglas and Treadwell for $1.00 a month.