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THE ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE
VOL u NO 1S1 JUNEAU, ALASKA. MONDAY, JUNE 9, 1913. PRICE TEN CENTS ALASKA VOLCANOES IN ERUPTION Madero's Widow Accused of Financing Rebellion NEW YORK. June i).?Mrs. Henry ijuie Wilson, wife of the American ambassador to .Mexico, arrived Satur day from Mexico City. In discussing the Mexican situation and particular ly Mrs. Madero, widow of the late President Francisco I. Madero. said ! that it is generally suspected in Mex ico that .Mrs. Madcro is supplying funds to the constitutionalist revolu tionists and Caranza to continue their war against Huerta. She says that Mrs. Madcro has no intention of re ? maining in exile. YESTERDAY'S GAME COMING WEDNESDAY There wasn't any ball game yester day much to the disappointment of Ju neau fans and visitors ia the city, es pecially the Juvenile Bostonians. But what is a baseball manager to do'.* He is usually a very dominating sort of person but the weather man makes him take water when the sign is right. That is why rain checks would have beeu given out yesterday it the crowd had cougregated. It was mutually agreed that the game sched uled for yesterday will be played Wed nesday evening after five o'clock on the Juneau grouuds. Things are get ting tense amoug the higher-ups in tiastineau channel baseball circles. l>ouglas-Treadwell baseball fans are determined to win theii money back and to keep on winning after they get it and for this reason they are making plans to strengthen their al ready steady playing team. On the other hand Tom ltadouich is gumshoe ing for more talent to help out in case of accidents to the Pira'.es. Diamond Dust. The game next Sunday between the C. W. Young Tigers and the Alaska Gastineau Terriers promises to call out a banner crowd. The Terriers will be materially strengthened according to the dope around .Mr. Reedy's desk. The Yannigans of Juneau will go over to the Island Tuesday night with the avowed intention of wringing back the scalps of the aggregation of the same name at Douglas. These same Yannigans are anxious to play the Pi rates, Tigers. Terriers or any other aggregation of ball players on Gas tiueau channel. Johnson, an old Northwestern league pitcher, has just decided to come up and take a coure in the cyanide plant at Treadwell and will join the Wild cats. This bit of information does not bring any joy to the Juucau club. SPOKANE TAKES SOME PASSENGERS SOUTH The Spokane left for the South yes terday with the following passengers: For Seatlle?Theresa Zinger. Annie Studebaeker. \V. J. King and wife. Hattie Baker, M. Barbarus, J. S. Nor man. \V. H. Norman, Mrn. Harry Sym/ moiLs. J. K. Tinsel. James McCloskey, J. P. Mantell. Sam Neumander. For Ketchikan?G. E. Spencer. F. H. Spencer. F. H. Tascher, H. W. Nel soji. and Mrs. R. M. Anderson. For Prince Rupert ?Robert Durrer. o?o?o HAINES LOGGING CAMP MAN IS IN JUNEAU George A. Baldwin, the Haines log ging camp man. arrived in Juneau yes terday. and is transacting business be . fore the United States land office to day. Mr. Baldwin was elected Grand Arctic Recorder of the Arctic Brother hood at the Douglas convention last March, and while in the city he is making arrangements for the conven tion that is to convene at Juneau July 8th. He will be here several days. MR. BRUIN COMING CLOSE TO TOWN A big brown bear wan encountered by Wireless Operator B. F. Miller only a few yards from his house to day. The animal loomed so hugely important and menacing that the op erator's finger's inadvertantly sought the key to tick off the signal "S. O. S." but as it could not be reached he awaited developments. The bear took himself off and .N r. Miller did not pursue him. It is reported that the same bear was seen in the cemetery inclosure * by a woman yesterday. The lady beat a hasty retreat This morning a large Hack bear was killed near the mouth of Sheep creek and not a great distance from the Alaska-Gastineau company's camp. II is reported that bear steaks can be had readily now. Bert l.ang. of the Juvenile Boston ians. wants a bear?so he says. 0?0?o A complete line of tobacco jars anc pipe racks at BURFORD'S. Cheney Does Not Support Exum The receipt of two press dispatches the same day. one telling of the tiling i of charges with the Senate Judiciary , committee against E. \V. Exum, of Chitina. who has been nominated for United States Marshal of the Third | Judicial Division, and the other con- < taining the news that Delegate James I Wickersham. of Alaska, has written a letter to the President in which he : attacked Democratic National Com- ] : mitteeinan Z. it. Cheney, whom he al I leged is in the employ of "the tlug- I genheiius," has caused some people to think that Mr. Cheney is a support er of Exum for the position to which . he aspires, and that the Delegate at tacked him for that. As a matter of I fact Mr. Cheney did not endorse Ex uin, has not been among his support ers. and l.e was one of the first men to protest his confirmation. Speaking of the matter this morning. ^ Mr. Cheney said: "At once when 1 heard through press reports of the appointment of Mr. Ex um to be United States marshal I ' wired to Senator Culberson, chairman j of the Senate judiciary committee ask j ing that the nomination be held up j I until charges against Exum could be | filed. f "I also wired .to Representative Hammond, of .Minnesota, and to the President. These telegrams were fol lowed up by letters, setting forth in full the case against Exum. Later, affidavits and court records were for I warded by myself to the judiciary [committee of the United States Sen- ( ate." > .Mr. Cheney's first telegrams of pro i test against the Exum appointment were dated .May 23, and he kept up an active tire by wire and mail under dates between that time and .May 27th. 0 0 0 JUNEAU YOUNG MEN TEST RADIO-TELEPHONE ' The first test of radio telephone to be made in Juneau took place Friday and it was made by I). 0. Chilson and K. E. Beattie. The former used the phone and the latter did the receiv I' ing. He used the ordinary wireless receiver. The test proved a success, j but it disclosed that they required a higher voltage of direct current elec tricity to get the best results. They j tried the alternating current, but were ' unable to make it work. The young < men changed places, and both report that the conversation was easily un derstood. Others witnessed the test, i and say it was successful. The test i was made between the residences of j Mr. Chilson and that of E. D. Beattie. ] They are separated by a distance of about a half-mile. The young men propose to make further tests In the j near future. They will provide them- i selves with a stronger storage bat tery than the one used the other night. o?o?o I CHANCE FOR GOOD ALASKA INVESTMENT H. K. 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 $34.50 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 SWITZERLAND HONORS THE NORTH' POLE DISCOVERER ' WASHINGTON, June 9.?Rear Ad [ miral Robert E. Peary, the discoverer of the North Pole has been presented with the gold medal of the Swiss Geo graphical Society. Those who attend ed the ceremony at Berne included I Mrs. Peary and Miss Peary and the American consul, Francis B. Keene. BRAND NEW PLAY GOES ON TONIGHT ?o-o? The Juvenile Bostoniaus present "The Daughter of the Regiment," at the Orpheum tonight. This is a new musical comedy that is said to be very entertaining. If the play has merit Mother Lang's "Kiddies" will bring it out. There is little doubt but that the house will be packed as usual. Dixie White as Gyp will be seen in a new role. Doris Caniield is cast for the part of a Quaker, and Pataie Henry who rarely discards her Irish accent when ofT the stage will be seen us a German. Little Stubby Myling, the babe of the troupe, becomes a ma tron for the nonce. Ina Mitchell and Thorn Helleu will play the parts usual ly asigned to them and Billy O'Neil becomes a priest again. The follow ing is the program: Cast of Characters. Captain Gerald Stanley. .Thorn Helleu John Simpson Doris Caniield father Dan Vera Lockhart Mrs. Clarke Stubby Myling Prudence Clarke Ina Mitchell 3yp Dixie White Hans von Smock ...... Patsie Henry I Synopsis ACT I.?Public Square in Hanton Place. ACT 11. ? Soldier's Quarters Near Hanton Place. o?o?o JUDGE JENNINGS DE NIESIN J UCTION Judge Jennings of the district court this morning rendered his de cision in the injunction proceedings jrought by H. C. Strong against the \laska-Juneau Gold Mining Company. The court denied the application for in injunction pendente lite and made m order that defendants should furn sh a bond satisfactory to the court pending a trial of the cause, and final tearing on the merits of the case. The decision in no way determines :he rights of either party to the con roversy, and attorneys on botli sides express themselves as satisfied with he ruling. The case will probably be ried out on its merits at the next term >f court. o?o?o Street Car Line Out of Jurisdiction WASHINGTON, June-9?The Unit ;d States Supreme Court held in a de cision rendered today that the Inter state Commerce Commission has no jurisdiction over street car lines. o?o?o Prize Fight Is Declared Off LOS ANGELES, June 9?The Wol ijast-Dundee prize fight scheduled for Tuesday was declared oft yesterday an account of injuries sustained by Wolgast in training. It was announced today definitely that Kitchie and Rivers will meet at San Francisco July 4th, and Kiuoss and Anderson will meet on that day here. o?o?o The Daily Empire delivered In Ju neau, Douglas and Treadwell for $1.00 a month. o?o?o Socialists Name New York Mayor NEW YORK, June 9.?The Social ists today nominated Charles Edward Russell, the writer, as their candidate for Mayor of New York City. o?o?o HEARINGS OVER The City Council finished its hear ings at four o'clock this afternoon sitting as a board of equalization on the tax rolls and will meet tonight for the purpose of checking up and making alterations that may be de cided upon. o?o?o James McCloskey took passage on the Spokane for Seattle yesterday af ternoon. He expects to return soon. o?o?o Rumblings from Ottawa indicate the near approach of a general elec tion. o?o?o The Daily Empire delivered in Ju neau, Douglas and Treadwell for $1.00 a month. o?o?o The Daily Empire delivered in Ju neau, Douglas and Treadwell for $1.00 La month. Pittman's Illness Delays Report on Railway Bill WASHINGTON, June 9.?Owing to the illness of Senator Key Plttman, chairman of the Senate committee on territories, the committee failed to consider the Alusku railroad bill at Saturday's meeting. It is hoped that a meeting of the committee can be secured this week at which the report of the sub-committee can be passed upon and an agreement reached to re-' port the bill to the Senate. WILSON AND TAFT MEET AT CAPITOL WASHINGTON, June 9. ? "Good morning, Mr. President." "How do you do, Professor." Such was the exchange of greetings here Saturday when former President William How- j ard Taft and President Woodrow Wil son met for the first time siuce the in auguration. Former President Taft came to Washington to utteud a meet ing of the Licoln memorial commit tee. o?o?o \ 11111111 ii i M 111111 IT^HH League Base Ball ?H"I"i"H"M 1 I 1 1 1 I H 1 I 1 I I 1 I I+T NORTHWESTERN LEAGUE. Standing of Clubs. Won Lost Pet. Seattle 31 20 .608 Vancouver 29 21 .586 Portland 26 21 .553 Victoria 25 27 .481 Tacoma 23 30 .434 Spokane 19 34 .358 Yesterday's Scores. At Seattle ? Seattle-Spokane game postponed; rain. At Tacoma?Vancouver, 7; Tacoma, 1. No Victoria-Portland game. Saturday's Scores. At Seattle?Seattle, 13; Spokane, 5. At Victoria?Morning game: Victoria, 9; Portland, 4. Afternoon game: Victoria, 10; Portland, S. At Vancouver?Tacoma, 6; Vancouv er, 0. PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE. Standing of Clubs. Wou Lost Pet. Los Angeles 40 24 .625 Oakland 32 28 .541 San Francisco ... 31 34 .477 Venice 30 34 .460 Portland 27 32 .458 Sacramento .... 24 32 .429 Yesterday's Scores. At Los Angeles?Morning game: Sac ramento, 1; Los Angeles, 0. After noon game: Los Angeles, 4; Sac ramento, 2. At San Francisco?Morning game: San Francisco, 7; Venice, 2. Afternoon game: Venice, 3; San Francisco, 2. At Portland?Dakland, 8; Portland, 4. Saturday's Scores. At San Francisco?San Francisco, 7: Venice. 2. At Los Angeles?Sacramento, 1; Los Angeles, 0. At Portland?Oaklaud, 6; Portland, 2. AMERICAN LEAGUE. Standing of Club6. Won Lost Pet. Philadelphia .... 34 10 .773 Cleveland 34 13 .723 Washington 25 20 .556 Chicago 26 22 .542 Boston 20 24 .455 St. Louis 20 32 .385 Detroit 18 31 .367 New York 9 34 .209 Saturday's Scores. At Detroit?Detroit, 11; Washington. 1. At St Louis?St. Louis, 5; Philadel phia, 10. At Chicago?New York. 3; Chicago, 2. At Boston?Boston, 1; Cleveland, 0. Yesterday's Scores. No American league games Sunday. NATIONAL LEAGUE. Standing of Clubs. Won Lost Pet. Philadelphia ... 26 11 .703 New York 22 17 .664 Brooklyn 22 18 .550 Chicago 22 22 .500 Pittsburgh 21 23 .477 St. Louis 20 24 .454 Boston 16 23 .410 Cincinnati 17 28 .375 Yesterday's Scores. At Chicago?Chicago, 2; New York, 1. At St. Louis?Boston, 5; St. Louis, 3. At Cincinnati?Philadelphia, 2; Cin cinnati, 1. Saturday's Scores. At St. Louis?New York, 9; St. Louis, 8. At Philadelphia ? Philadelphia, 6; Pittsburgh, 0. At Cincinnati?Cinnati-Brooklyn game postponed; rain. o?o?o i SCANDINAVIAN GROCERY?Opp. City dock; Just opened; fresh stock. ONE BROTHER SLAYS 1 ANOTHER POR REWARD ?o-o? SEARCHLIGHT, New, June 'J. ? Questo, a half-breed Indian, who killed six miners at Fort. Mohave, three years ago, was slain Saturday in Arizona by his brother and uncle. There was a reward outstanding for his capture,? alive or dead, of $5,000. o?o?o Tacoma School Boy Makes World's Record TACOMA, June 0.?Albert Crane, a high school student of this city, broke the world's record Saturday in a high jump. He cleared 6 feet 2% inches. o?o?o INDICTMENTS AGAINST LUMBERMEN DISMISSED CHICAGO, June 0. ? Criminal in dictments, returned in 1011, against 14 secretaries of lumber associations throughout the country were dis missed by the government Saturday. o?o?o EVELYN THAW IS ON STAGE AGAIN i ?o-o? LONDON, June 9. ? Mrs. Evelyn Xesbit Thaw is again on the staged Her first engagement is in London. Mrs. Thaw says that she desires to be judged as an actress 011 her merits as such and not on account of any no toriety that she hlght have attained on account of the sensational episodes that were connected with her life with Harry Thaw. She says she is trying to earn a ligitimate living for herself and her son. LOBBY TO BE ISSUE IN TARIEE EIGHT WASHINGTON, June 9.?It is said here that the result of the investiga tion of the anti-tariff bill lobby at Washington will be to make that a direct issue in connection with the tariff bill fight. 0?0?0 FREE-THINKING CLERGYMAN DIES IN NEW YORK CITY NEW YORK, June 9?Dr. Briggs, the clergyman who was expelled from the I'resbyterinn church about 20 years ago for heresy and then became and Episcopalian, died here yesterday. Dr. Briggs, while disclaiming that he did not believe in the divine inspira tion and infalibility of the scriptures, claimed that such belief was not es sential to the salvation of the soul. This was held to be heresy at a church trial. ? ~ GRAND JURY INDICTS UNION OFFICERS CHARLESTON, W. Va., June It. ? President White and eighteen other oflicials of the United Mine Workers of America, have been indicted by the federal court, for violating the anti trust laws. It is alleged that they have entered into a conspiracy with the coal workers and operators of Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana and Il linois to raise the wages in West Vir ginia and to prevent competition with other States. o?o?o WEATHER BUREAU MEN Ml ST ESCHEW PAi'JriCS WASHINGTON, June 7. ? Thirty one employees of the weather bureau have been reduced for policical activ ity in connection with the dismissal of Willis L. Moore, chief of the feath er bureau. o?o?o ENGLISH SUFFRAGETTES BURN CRICKET CLUB PAVILLION LONDON, June 9. ? Suffragettes burned the North Middlesex pavillion Saturday. O?0?0 i Typewriters for rent?W. H. CASE Alaska Peninsula Volcanoes in Violent Eruption SEWAItD, June 9.?All the volcan-i< oes on the Alaska peninsula and ad-1' jacent islands are in violent erup tion. The Dora-arriving here Satur- j day brings news that great volumes < jf ashes and smoke are issuing forth from many peaks. Mt. Katmal, front which a great volume of ashes cover ?d most of Kodiak island a year ago, is one of the most active of the vol ;anos. Governors of Public Lands States Organize SALT LAKE, June ft.?The confer ence of the Governors of five West ern States and officials of the federal government at the head of whom was l-'irst Assistant Secretary of the In terior Andrieus A. Jones, of New .Mex ico, came to an end Saturday. Thej Governors formed an organization and will hold another conference at Col orado Springs, Colo., in August. Gov. j Joseph M. Carey, of Wyoming, was chosen President of the Organization, and Gov. Klias M. Amnions, of Colo rado, secretary. The Coventors of Colorado, Utah, Idaho, Nevada and Wyoming were present at the confer j ence last week, and Governors of other States interested in the several phases of the public lands question will be invited to join in the next meeting. SENATOR LANE WANTS SOME EXPLANATIONS WASHINGTON, June 'J. ? Senator Harry Lane, of Oregon, lias demand ed a complete statement of how the Indian funds are administered before he will cast hi vsote on the appropria tion hill that is pending carrying $10. 1)00,000 for the Indians of the coun try. o?o?o ENGLISH RACE HORSE SOLI) FOR $150,000 LONDON, June 9.?Cragarour, the horse that came in first in the Derby but was disqualified for bumping, was sold to the Agentina government for breeding purposes. The price paid was $150,000. o?o?o No Charges for Assaying Gold SEATTLE, June 9.?The Director j of the Mint has abolished all the! charges for assaying gold at the Seat tle oliice. The order will he e(Tec-j tive June 15th. Heretofore the I charge has been one-eighth of one j per cent. Government Attacks the Kodak Trust ?o-o? BUFFALO, June 9.?Attorney Gen eral McReynolds has begun suit for the dissolution of the kodak trust. o?o?o CITY OF SEATTLE SAILS WITH JUNEAU PASSENGERS ?o-o? SEATTLE, June 9.?The City of Seattle sailed North Saturday night with the following passengers: For Juneau ? Mrs. Cora Bowman, Mrs. Mary E. Jones, Geo. M. White, W. D. Baney, P. C. Brown, Robert Mc Donald, J. Kittinger, G. McDonald. Geo. Etz. and ten steerage. For Douglas?Geo. E. James, Mrs. R. It. Hubbard, Teddy Hubbard, Will iam Fels. For Treadwell?Robt. B. Bell. o?o?o MORGANTHAU DECLINES AN AMBASSADORSHIP WASHINGTON, June 9?Henry Mor ganthau, treasurer of the Democratic national committee, has declined ap pointment as ambassador to Turkey. 0 0?0 STEFANSSONG SAILS FOR NORTH IN A FEW DAYS VICTORIA, B. C., June 9.?Stefans son arrived here Saturday and will sail for Nome in a few days. Ohio Boy Kills Brother and Mother l RONTON, O., June 9.?Berkeley Fleming, a farmer boy, aged 20 years, today confessed that he killed his brother, Culbertson Fleming, and, fearing that his mother would sus pect him of the murder, he killed her. FAMOUS CHARACTER PASSES AWAY PHILADELPHIA, June 9.?Mark H. Cobb, a contemporary of Horace (Jreel !y its a newspaper man, secretary of Secretary of the Treasury Simon Cam eron, when the latter was in the cab inet of Abraham Lincoln, and for 40 years ;m ollieial in the United States mint, died here this morning. o?o?o Laboring Men Stone I. W. W, Strike Leader WILSON CREEK, Wash., June 9 ? Italian laborers on the (Ireat North ern this morning stoned a leader of the striking Industrial Workers of the World to death. COLD WEATHER THROUGHOUT EAST NEW YORK, June 9.?The coldest weather ever experienced in June pre vails throughout the middle and North Atlantic States. It is particu larly cold in the New England States and northern New York and Canada. Ice and frost occurs in many sections of the country. The theremometer has dropped below the freezing point in many widely separated sections of the country. o?o?o CHICAGO NEWSPAPERMAN DIES AT CHICAGO CHICAGO, June 9. ? Charles M. Faye, managing editor of the Chicago Evening News newspaper, died here yesterday. o?o?o DERBY RACE INTERFERING SUFFRAGETTE IS DEAD LONDON, June 9.?Miss Davisson, who interfered with the King's horse in the Derby race at Epsom Downs, died yesterday. o?o?o Former Clergyman Can Wed Affinity NEW YORK, June 9.?Jerre Knode Cooke, the former New Haven cler gyman, who leaving his wife and fam ily eloped to the West with Florettu Whaley, a beautiful young woman, is now free to wed his affinity, and he says he will do so at once. His wife secured a divorce from him. n?r>?o Americans Beat Australian Players NEW YORK, June 9. ? American Champion McLaughlin won three match sets of tennis against the Au stralian champion today, giving the series to the Americans. The Austral ian did not win a game. The games are being played in competition for the Davis cup. The result of the games last week and today has been to eliminate Australia as a contender. o?o?o Every thing that will please a smok er may be found at BURFORD'S.