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THE ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE
VOL 1! NO IS;? JUNEAU. ALASKA. WEDNESDAY. JUNE 11. 1913. PRICE TEN CENTS ONE LOBBY BUNCH SPENDS $100,000 Valdez People Rejoice Over Brown's Appointment I I VAl.DKZ. June 11. The people of this city, irrespective of polities or political faction, receive* the an nouncement of the appointment of former Mayor Fred M. Brown to be Judge of the United States District Court for the Third Judicial Division with satisfaction. ? The rejoicing is general throughout the community. Mr. Brown has received many con gratulatory telegrams and cablegrams ; from other sections of Alaska and from the States. MINING EXPERT LOOKING EOR MINEj A. K. McDaniel. the well-known mining expert of Denver. Colorado, arrived in Juneau on the Princess So phia last night. It is th.dr intention to put in the summer or at least the greater part of it in this secion. Mr. McDaniel is the expert who represent ed the underwriters and examined the Perseverance properties at the time the deal was put through by B. L. Thane with the Jacklin^-Holden in terests. Mr. Mc Daniel is here now as the representative of Boston and New York capital and declares that he is looking for another mine. "Yes." he said, "if 1 can find another Persever ance I will be satistied. What they want is a developed property, that will stand investgation." Mr. McDan iel brought F. D. Hyder. a mining en-, gineer along with him. He thiuks that this is an excellent field for pros pecting and development work and that there are great possibilities. o?o?o HACKETT IN GRE.AT PLAY HERE THIS WEEK Charles Frohman's great film of Jauies K. Hackett. In Anthony Hope's "Prisoner of Zenda." will be present-! ed to the people of Juneau by Emmet Harris, at Cross' theatre Friday. Satur day and Sunday of this week. Tonight and tomorrow night it will be present ed at the Lyric theatre. Douglas. The him is of one of the world's greatest actors in his greatest play and it is preseuted to theatre-goers by one of the greatest American managers ? Charles Frohman. of New York. It Is said that when Sarah Bern hard saw herself, as produced by a mo tion picture in her play "Queen Eliza beth." she enthusiastica ly exclaimed: "I am immortal. I shall live forever." But not until the great artist saw how truthfully the camera had portrayed herself and her conception of one of her favorite productions did she re alize what can be accomplished by , a moving picture. Those that have seen Frohman'sj production of Hackett in the "Prison er of Zenda," say that he. too. could join in the sentiment expressed by the Divine Sarah, for he. too. has been made Immortal by th? moving pic ture; he. too. will live forever. The "Prisoner of Zenda" offers a perfect vehicle for the perpetuation of! the splendid abilities of James K. Hackett. Its profound appeal to the better qualities that are within us; its stimulating emphasis of the power of duty; its predominating note of sym pathy, and the thrilling battle it por-1 trays for love and honor cannot but; make better those w 10 witness its | production. The moving picture that brings! such plays as the "Prisoner of Zenda" ; and such players as James K. Hackett to the people of the smaller communi ties and those that live away from the main traveled roads, is a boon the value of which all are coming to re alize. and the people of Juneau and Douglas will be unde:* obligations to Mr. Harris for bringing the film to them. .Mr. Hackett is seldom seen in his proper person in the West, and then only for brief periods in the larger cities. He will be in Juneau for three nights. o?o?o DANIELS STARTS FOR THE WEST TOMORROW WASHINGTON. June 11. ? Secre tary of the Navy Josephus Daniels will leave for the West tomorrow. He will visit the navy yards and ships of the Pacific coast before returning East. He will be at Seattle during the Pot latch in that city, and will address the Commercial Club there July 17th. o?o?o The Right Rev. P. r. Howe held or dination services at the Episcopal church this morning. Rev George E. Howard, for several years secretary to the Bishop at Sitka, was ordained a deacon. Bishop Rows preached a ser mon after the services. Rev. and Mrs. George E. Howard will leave on the Georgia tomorrow for their home at Sitka. GOOD fUND FOR FOURTH RAISED ?o-o? Chairman B. L. Thane, of the finance committee of the Fourth of July cele bration committee reports that while the committee's work is not yet fin ished approximately about $2,600 has already been raised toward the Inde pendence Day celebration. There is more to come and the finance commit tee has not made its final report. Mr. Thane says that the committee was met with uniform courtesy everywhere and that everybody was liberal. As soon as the finance committee is ready to report Mayor Carter will call a meeting of the executive com mittee and the funds will be appor tioned to the use of the different com mittees having the celebration in hand. o?o?0 JUNEAU MAY SEE BIRDMAN IN ACTION The cities of Gastineau channel are likely to have the opportunity to wit ness a birdman in action early in Aug ust of this year. The first steps have been taken to have Capt. J. V. Mar tin, one of the leading promoters of (lights by heavier than air machines, appear here when on his way out from the iuterior. Captain Martin arrived on the City of Seattle and will proceed on that ves sel to Skagway, thence he will proceed over the White Pass and down the Yukon river to Fairbanks. He is un der contract to make flights in his aeroplane at Fairbanks July 3d, 4th, and 5th. Returning, he expects to make flights at Dawson about July lath, and at Whitehorse later. He will be at Juneau about August 1st. Capt. Martin is one of the pioneers in the aeroplane game, and holds many records. While he began the business in the United States, he was one of the first to follow it in Eng land. He carried the first passenger to fly over Lindon, and brought Gra ham White, one of the most success ful birdmen of the world, to this coun try. He appeared at Seattle at the last Potlatch and made several suc cessful flights there. This morning Capt. Martin called on Mayor C. W. Carter for the pur pose of making arrangements for a flight in Juneau, and Mayor Carter told him that he would take the mat ter up with the people of Douglas and this city, and they will consider the question and take it up later with Capt. .Martin. o?o?o TWENTY- TON LOCOMOTIVE ON TRAM ROAD NOW ?o?o? The 20-ton Shay locomotive has j been placed in operation on the upper 1 division of the Samlon creek tram; road and horses as motive power have! been entirely displaced. The change; was made two days ago and the new I engine gives good satisfaction. Sup-; plies are now being moved more rap-1 idly. The first shipment of cement ! will soon arrive and with the comple i tion of the tall pouring tower the, | great impounding concrete wall will j j commence to grow. o?o?o NO NEW TERM OF COURT WILL BE SET NOW This morning Judge R. W. Jen nings excused Frank Harvey the only trial juror of the original panel until i 10 a. m. July 8, which is the time set for the trial of Joseph MacDonald. Judge Jennings will call another grand jury probably late in July but there will be no new term of court set. The present term will be continued. o?o?o MISS OLDS TO BE MARRIED THIS MONTH Mrs. John Olds announces the en ' gagement of her daughter Lila Brill iant Olds to Clarence Edwin Carpen i ter. The wedding will occur late in | June. Miss Olds is a member of one of the prominent pioneer families of Ju | neau and is the first white girl born in Juneau, and has lived here nearly iaU her life. Base Ball Tonight on Home Grounds ?O?O? Everything looks propitious for u hunuer attendance at the hall park this evening to witness the postponed game from last Sunday between Ju neau and Douglas-Tread well. Rain checks are all right, but those having no season tickets are asked to come prepared to buy them or contribute the usual single game admission charged. Colored cards will be is sued to all who have the privilege of witnessing the game. Doth teams will enter the contest prepared to give a good account of themselves. The Isl and aggregation including a large bunch of rooters will come over on the six o'clock ferry and the game will be called promptly at 6:30. The next game of the series followiug this one is to be played Sunday according to agreement, on the Douglas grounds j The Juneau lineup for tonight's; game will be as follows: D. Harris, c; Molloy, p; Conway, lb: C. Harris, 2b; Aiidreason, 3b; llurlbutt, ss; Fair child, If; Dermody, cf; Zott, rf, and Gray, substitute. Off for Skagtown. Lawrence Reedy and Charley Car ter have made arrangements to give an excursion to Skagway, leaving Ju neau, June 21. Doth the C. W. Young and Alaska-Gastineau teams will be taken to the Gate City for the pur-1 pose of playing exhibition basebuli. i The C. W. Young Tigers will tuckle; the Skagway Desperadoes and the Gas-; tineau Terriers will light it out with the Fort Seward soldiers. The games are both scheduled to come off on the Skagway grounds on June 22. Sen ator Tanner, a member of the city council of Skagway, and former .May or of the place is now in Juneau and has already declared that he will guar antee that Skagway will come to the scratch aud furnish entertainment for the excursionists. The management have tentatively arranged for a good cruising launch in which to make the journey. Diamond Dust. The announcement the other day that Doug las-Tread well stood excellent chances of getting Johnson the phe nonenal with a disconcertiug wind-up and efficient delivery, has some of Kadonich's Pirates studying hard. Jack McBride, the kittenish Tiger that guards second base, says that there will be a small punt towed be hind the launch on the voyage to Skagway and that it is the intention to put lteedy in this craft where he can't do any harm, and can enjoy talking to himself on the way up. o?o?o MacDonald Bond is Over Signed The bail of Joseph .MacDonald was completed and he was given his lib erty at five o'clock yesterday after noon. The sureties were as an nounced in The Empire with the name of .M. S. Hudson added. The court asked that a bond of $50,000 be pro-i vided and the bondsmen qualified in ' the sum of a quarter of a million dol lars. .Mr. MacDonald is now at home with his family. o?o?o SATAN COMING ON TOMORROW NIGHT There was a well-filled house at the Orpheum last night to witness the very excellent offering. The most at tractive to many is the splendid re production of the great Shriner par ade in Los Angeles. "A Very Per sistent Lover," is one of those inim itable Bunny comedies. Beginning with tomorrow night and continuing throughout the week the great pro duction "Satan," a drama of humanity is scheduled to have the right of way. This is said to be the greatest feature in the photo-play world that has ever crossed the Atlantic. It is in four parts and takes up practicaly the en tire evening. The prices of admission will remain the same, 25 cents. o?o?o DIPLOMA WAS ONLY A MATTER OF DIPLOMACY The district attorney's office today filed a petition with the clerk of the district court asking for the cancel lation of the medical license of Otoji of Ketchikan, on the ground that it was fraudulently obtained. The li cense was granted on a diploma pur porting to be issued from a college in 1912. It now transpires that the aforesaid college went out of exist ance in 1908. When pressed on the subject Otoji is said to have ex plained that the diploma was obtained through the assistance of a friend. ??o?o?o G. H. Fickhardt, of Skagway. is (Spending a few days in Juneau. Desperate Bandit Killed in Battle at Seattle . SEATTLE, June 11.?Abe Turner, a youthful desperado, aged 18 years, while holding up a street car last night In this city, was surprised by Detectives Giles Humphrey and Ralph Jones, and a desperate battle ensued. The desperado was fatally wounded. Humphrey was shot In the hip. Though his wound is serious it is not believed that it will prove danger ous. j! Ill-] M I I I I I I I I I I I I I 1 I I 1 I League Base Ball ?l-l-I -1 ?! -I--1 -I -I-I I 1 UMII'M H M'I'T NORTHWESTERN LEAGUE. Standing of Clubs Won Lost Pet. Seattle 32 20 .615 Vancouver 30 22 .577 Portland 26 23 .531 Victoria 27 27 .500 Tacoiua 24 31 .436 Spokano 19 35 .352 Yesterday's Games. At Victoria?Seattle, 11; Victoria, 6. At Vancouver ? Vancouver, 3; Port land, 2. At Spokane?Tacoma, 4; Spokane, 3. PACIFIC COAST LEAGUE. Standing of Clubs. Won Lost Pet. Los Angeles.... 41 26 .612 Oakland 35 28 .556 San Fraicisco ... 33 35 .485 Venice 31 36 .463 Portland 27 34 .443 Sacramento .... 26 33 .441 Yesterday's Scores. At San Francisco?San Francisco, 15; Oakland, 5. At Los Angeles?Venice, 6; Sacramen to, 5. At Portland?Los AngeleB, 3; Port land, 0. AMERICAN LEAGUE. Standing of the Clubs. Won Lost Pet. Philadelphia ... 35 10 .778 Cleveland 34 14 .708 Washington 25 21 .543 Chicago 26 23 .531 Boston 21 24 .467 Detroit 19 31 .380 St. Louis 20 33 .377 New York 10 34 .227 Yesterday's Scores. At Philadelphia?Philadelphia, 10; St. Louis, 4. At Boston?Boston, 7; Cleveland, 3. At New York?Chicago, 5; New York, 1. At Washington?Washington, 3; De troit, 0. NATIONAL LEAGUE. Standing of the Clubs. Won Lost Pet. Philadelphia .... 28 11 .718 New York 2.1 18 .561 Brooklyn 22 18 .550 Chicago 24 22 .522 Pittsburgh 21 24 .467 St. Louis 20 26 .435 Boston 17 24 .415 Cincinnati 17 29 .370 Yesterday's Scores. At Cincinnati ? Philadelphia, 3; Cin cinnati, 2. At Chicago?Chicago, 3; New York, 2. Ten innings. At Pittsburgh?Pittsburgh, 5; Brook lyn, 4. At St. Louis?St. Louis, 8; Boston, 7. Eleven innings. o?o?o CIVIL WAR GENERALS BECOMING SCARCE WASHINGTON, June 11.?Maj-Gen. Lunsford L. Lomax, one of theoldest surviving generals of the Confederate cavalry, died a few (jays ago, 79 years old. He was an intimate friend of Gen. Robert E. Lee. The death of General Lomax leaves surviving only two Confederate ma jor-generals. They are William T. Martin of Natchez, Miss., now in his ninety-first year, and Count Camille Jules Polignac, who is 81. Polignac is a Frenchman, a soldier of fortune, very wealthy, and lives in Austria. The most distinguished Confederate officer surviving is Lieut.-Gen. Simon Bolivar Buckner, who was 91 years old last April, nnd who lives in retire ment, but in good health, .near Mun fordville, Ky. On the Union side, Gen. Grenville M. Dodge, of Council Bluffs, la., who built the Union Pacific railroad, is the most eminent officer surviving. He is the last army commander of the war. He was 82 years old April 12 last. There survive two major-generals who com manded army corps by assignment of the President. They are Daniel E. Sickles, 88 years old. and James Har rison Wilson, 76 years old. Lieut. Gen. Nelson A. Miles, 74 years old, and Brig.-Gen. Peter J. Osterhaus of Duis berg, Germany, 91 years old. were corps commanders by virtue of their presence in the field of operations. Roosevelt in Primary Fight BUFFALO, N. Y., June 11.?Former President Theodore Roosevelt spoke here last night in support of Gov. Sul zer's direct primary law. He de clared emphatically that he would ap prove the work of any man that was seeking to remove bi-partisan combin ations from politics. This, he said, would result from the passage of an adequate primary election law such as that proposed by Gov. Sulzer. o?o?o Publicity Law is Valid Act ?o-o? WASHINGTON, June 11. ? The United States Supreme Court this morning rendered a decision uphold ing the constitutionality of the news paper publicity law. The decision was the unanimous verdict of the court. O?o?o WASHINGTON NAVAL MILITIA COMING NORTH SEATTLE!! June 11.?Men and oili cers of the naval militia of Washing ton. a part of the national guard of the State, will tour the waters of Southeastern Alaska on this year's cruise, leaving Seattle June 21. The training trip will probably occupy two weeks' time, and the inside passage will be taken one way, the outside pas sage the other, depending on weather and tides. The navy department has not definitely decided what vessel will be used for the cruise, but it is be lieved the U. S. cruiser Galveston will be designated for the practice. The present strength of the Wash ington branch of the naval militia is 223 officers and men. o?o?o SEATTLE ATTORNEY IS SETTLING CARROLL ESTATE W. H. Gorham, the Seattle attorney and prominent proctor in admiralty, who arrived in Juneau on the Mari posa, is here for the purpose of set tling up the estate of the late Captain James Carroll. Capt. Carroll was the pioneer steamship master to operate in these waters and the pathfinder for the Pacific Coast Steamship Company, the pioneer line in Alaska waters. As representative of the Pacific Coast Steamship Company, Capt. Carroll built the first docks in Juneau. Some of the property along the waterfront was bought from Dave Martin, now in Juneau and who is at the present time the oldest inhabitant from point of residence in the Capital City. o?o?o C. L. ANDREWS COMES BACK TO ALASKA 0. L. Andrews, formerly United States deputy collector of customs, ar rived on the City of Seattle. He comes to spend several weeks in Southeast ern Alaska. He is after game pictures, and will seek pictures of grouse and such other wild game as he can catch in the Skagway valley, and Warm Pass. Later, he will return to Ju neau and try to get photograhps of live bear In the vicinity of Juneau. 0? O?0 ANOTHER FRIENDLY BEAR COMES NEAR TO TOWN Fred Cliff, purser of the Georgia, while out walking on the Salmon creek road yesterday evening, met a brown bear near Burridge's farm. While the appearance of the animal caused the transportation man to think of his berth aboard ship, it did not attempt to molest him, but got out of the way as quickly as possible. o?o?o BILL OF EXCEPTIONS IN THE ITOW CASE Attorney J. H. Cobb today served District Attorney Rustgard with a bill of exceptions in the Itow murder case. The document is very voluminous. It is expected that Judge Peter D. Over field will pass on the exceptions taken in this case and on those taken in the Alaska-Gastinaeu and Treadwell case before leaving Juneau. Hawaiians Spend Fortune to Defeat Tariff Bill WASHINGTON. June 11. ? Sidney | Bnllou, testifying before the United t States Senate investigating commit tee today, said that he received a sal-1 ary of $15,000 a year as agent for the Hawaiian sugar planters. Testifying further he said that the planters have already expended more than $100,000 in their efforts to defeat the free su gar provision of the Underwood tariff bill. Former (Jov. Carter, of Honolulu, was again on the stand this morn ing. lie said that he was paid noth ing for his services, as a lobbyist against free sugar, but admitted that his expenses in Washington are being paid by the planters of the Islands. Irish Home Rule Bill Passes Second Reading LONDON, June 11.?By the practi-i cally unanimous vote of the Liberal members in the House of Commons the Irish Home Rule bill was passed the second reading last night. The bill will go to the third reading now, and when it shall be reached on the calendar it will unquestionably be passed. Under the constitution as re cently amended the House of Lords will be compelled to acquiesce in its adoption. DYNAMITERS BUSY IN PORTUGAL LISBON, June 11. ? One man was killed and many were injured as the result of the explosion of a bomb i that was thrown into a procession yes terday afternoon in honor of the poet, Luis Do Cameons. JAPS CAN OWN LAND IN SPAIN MADRID, June 11. ? A treaty be-; tween Spain and Japan was ratified here yesterday. It Rives the citizens of each country the right to own land in territory under the jurisdiction of the other. o?o?a TURNOW'S SLAYER GETS $1,000 REWARD ?o-o? MONTESANOfl June 3. ? Giles j Quimby, slayer of John Turnow, mur derer of six men, was yesterday al lowed $4,000 by the commissioners of Chehalis county as a reward for kill ing the outlaw. The commissioners offered a re ward for the killing of Turnow, but af ter his death were advised they had j had no authority to do so. Quimby, immediately following the killing, turned down a $5,000 offer to appear on the vaudeville stage. Speaking of the matter today he said: "They could take their money if they could release me of the feeling that has followed the killing of this man." O?0?o alaska-gastineau company wins suit The decision of Judge Peter D. Ov erfield in the case of the Alaska-Gas tineau Mining Company against the Treadwell company over the enforce ment of a contract to furnish an elec tric current from the Sheep creek power station, has been (lied with the clerk of the district court. The decis ion is in favor of the Alaska-Gastin eau Company. Attorneys for the Treadwell company wil lprobably file a bill of exceptions. o?o?o JOE CHAMBERS AFTER EARLY CHICKEN MARKET Joe Chambers, known as the "Chick en King of Interior Alaska," will open the fight for control of the early spring trade of Fairbanks that has been in augurated between the White Pass & Yukon Railroad Company and the Northern Navigation Company, operat ing on the lower river. The Chicken King is pinning his faith to the Lower Yukon route, and will leave Sunday morning on the steamship Mackinaw for St. Michael in personal charge of a big shipments of live chickens, hogs and perishable fruit and vegetables. He expects to reach Fairbanks not later than June 30. The merchants selecting the other route expect to leave Whitehorse, on the Upper Yu kon, on June 12, traveling down stream and to reach Fairbanks the last week in June. If there is plenty of water in the upper river the merchants who have selected that route will win. If the water is shallow the Chicken King will reach Fairbanks first and make the big profit.?Seattle Times. o?0?0 The Dally Empire delivered In Ju neau. Douglas and Treadwell for $1.00 a month. LONG AIR VOYAGE MADE IN GERMANY ?o-o? BERLIN, June 11.?Marcel O. Brin defonc .Moulinais yesterday Hew in an areoplane 074 miles in seven hours and lour minutes, making a new rec ord for a continuous flight. AMERICANS WIN FIRST POLO GAME ?o-o? NEW YORK, June 11. -The Ameri cans won the opening game in the in ternational polo series yesterday af ternoon by making five and a half goals to the Englishmen's three goals. "PHILADELPHIA JACK" O'BRIEN BANKRUPT ?o-o? PHILADELPHIA, June 11.?"Phila delphia Jack" O'Brien, the pugilist, filed a petition in bankruptcy yester day. He placed the amount of his liabilities at *100,OOu. The assets are practically nothing. "Philadelphia Jack" O'Brien, regard ed at one time as one of the best middleweight boxers in ? the world, spent one summer in Alaska and Yu kon Territory a few years ago. He had several mutches at Dawson and Fairbanks where he met and van quished Nick Hurley and Billy Bates, heavyweights of local fame. o?o?o LOW YUKON RATES ARE HERE TO ST vY ?o-o? General Manager O. L. Dickeson, of the White Pass, says tho low rates on the Yukon have come to stay. His company, he says, has entered the lower river as a permanent proposi tion, and it will continue to operate there and to reduce freight rates as the volume of the business warrants. In an interview in the Seattle Sun. Mr. Dickeson is quoted: "Remarks have been spread with the idea of discouraging the purpose to divert this trade to the ports of Seattle and Vancouver, and in order that all who may lie interested may fully understand our unalterable po sition we say that the through service is not only a permanent one, but one which will be improved and added to as the business warrants, and if the volume of business is sufficiently large the tendency of rates will be down ward. This will bring the Puget Sound territory so closely fn contact with the Northern country in point of time, rates and service that outside murk* ts should not be able to com pete with the merchants here. Encourage Competition. "We believe that commercial busi ness and people travel along the lines of the least resistance where a su perior service le afforded, coupled with fair treatment, and we are backing up that belief not by attempting to discourage any new enterprise, but by assisting the territory we serve by spending large sums of money. So when the business interests here catch the significance as to what the open ing up of this new territory with a new additional transportation company means they can take advantage of a large increased trade. "By reason of the move we have made in obtaining a new connection between Dawson and Fairbanks, the freight rates on the ocean between Seattle and Skagway have been very materially reduced."