ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE
J. F. A. STRONG
JOHN W. TROY, Editor.
Telephone No. 3-7-4
Entered a* second-class matter November 7. lai-' at the postotlice at Ju
ueau, Alaska, under the Act of March 3, 1S79.
U^e year, by uuui $10.00
Six mouths, by mail 6.00 1
1'er mouth, delivered l.Oo
ONE ALAKA PAPER IS SATISFIED
THK Iditarod Pioneer is pretty well satisfied with political con
ditions in Alaska and the Nation generally. Events have
demonstrated that it is thoroughly in tune with the public
sentiment ol the Alaska people and the American people. In
July last it placed at the head of its editorial colmun the names of
Wilson and .Marshall for President and Vice President; James
Wickersham for Delegate to Congress, and J. F. A. Strong for
Governor. In August the people of Alaska re-elected Judge Wick
ersham Delegate to Congress, so his name was taken down. A
little later it placed the name of Henry Roden for Territorial
Senator with those of Wilson, Marshall and Strong. Vet some
what later the name of D. A. Sutherland was added as its other
candidate for Senator, and the names of W. T. Burns, E. if. Col
lins. Pan Driscoll and J. J. M daily were placed with the others as;
its candidates ;\>r membership in the House of Representatives.
At the election in November the people of the Nation elected
Wilson and .Marshall, and the people of the Fourth Division elect
ed Roden. Sutherland, Burns, Collins, Driscoll and Mulally, leav
onl) the name of J. F. A. Strong at the Pioneer masthead. In
April, the President appointed Major Strong Governor, and the
Pioneer's victory was comple e. Its straight ticket was success
ful. though i; took three elect ons to clean up the slate, and neces
sitated the election of Democrats, Republicans, Progressives and
Independents in political divisions of three different classifica
Commenting upon this remarkable chain of circumstances,;
tin- Pioneer modestly says;
"The Iditarod Pioneer does not claim any credit for
election of any of the gentlemen mentioned above. Their
own worth is responsible. But it is gratifying to learn
what the Iditarod Pioneer thought on July G all Alaska
thought August 13 and November 5, and President Wil
son approved April 18, 1913."
Those Senator- that are further reducing the tariff sched
ules from the rates fixed by the Underwood bill may desire to
prevent the House from getting all of the popularity.
ONE WOULD EXPECT BETTER THINGS OF LESLIE'S
THE revenue cutter Thetis has been converted into
a floating court and is about to proceed to the
Alaskan coast carrying a cargo of judges and court
officials. It will stop first at Sitka and from that point
go up all the navigable rivers. All cases that have
arisen since the close of navigation will be tried on board,
with juries called from the vicinity.?Leslie's Weekly.
At least Leslie's did not attempt to particularize just which
"navigable rivers" about Sitka will be ascended, nor did it ven
ture t-? >ay when "the close i f navigation" occurred at that place.
Really, >?ne would expect better things than this from Leslie's,
for which J. J. Underwood is a writer on Alaska topics and whose
own Robert I). Heinl has visited this Territory.
With two good pitchers, everybody hitting, and all on their
toes all the time that Douglas team is well calculated to develop
baseball enthusiasts. It is no wonder that all the people on the
other side of the channel are becoming fans.
Juneau Tide Lands
Bill Before Congress
(Continued from Page 1.)
in reference to the matter referred to'
in my l*-tt?-r and bill 1 a ill notify you
Delegate to Secretary of the Interior
Delegate Wickers.hum. in writiig to
the Secretary of the Interior, said:
"Herewith I inclose tour your infor
mation a copy ot 11. K. 307'i. introduced
by me on June in, 1M3. and being
a bill to empower the tlovernc-r of
Alaska to survey the tide flats and
harbor area in frout of the town of
Juneau and also to survey a tract of
about seventy-seven acres north of
and udjoiuing the towu of Juneau; the
purpose beiug to reserve the h irbor
area and to sell the lots on the high ?
ground adjoining the town so tb'it the
town itself may be extended acd al
lowed to grow.
"Herewith I inclose a statement in!
relation to the redemption of the Ju
neau tide flats which was prepared by
the Juneau Commercial Club which
gives the reason why this should be
done. The town is very limited it. area
and unless it is permitted to extend
to this tide land must inevitably be
crippled for want of room.
"There is another item of In'erest
to your I>epartment which is nor. cov
ered by -he bill but which it may be
necessary to cover by some amend
ment The Auk Indians have a num
ber of houses situated on the shore
back of a part of the seventy-seven
acres of t de lands which is mentioned
in the bil . Some arrangement ought
to be made by which their village
could be surveyed and title conveyed
to them. Their property is not. on
t ie tide land proper but is immediate
ly adjoining and practically berween
the tide Und and Juneau.
"I wish this matter could he re
ferred to some one in your Depart
ment to whom I could make full ex
planation and if you will advl*e me
whom I can consult with as a repre
sentative of your Department I will
cull us suuu us may be and go over
ilie mailer fully, ll is a mailer of very
great importance to Juucuu, which lias
now reached its maximum or habitable j
area aud tuust have more ground."
Text of the Bill.
Follow mg 13 the text ol' Delegate
Section 1. The Governor of Alaska
io hereby outhorized and directed to
cause the tidelauds betweeut the line
of ordinary high tide and the line of
ordinary low tide aud lying in trout
of the town of Juneau, Alaska, and al
so lying immediately north of and ad
joining the incorporated area of said
town, and across which the waters of
Hold creek run into Gastiueau channel,
and containing an area of about seven
ty-seven acres, to be surveyed into
lots, blocks, streets, alleys, and pub
lic reservationsf or parks or public
buildings, and so as to conform as
uearly as practicable with the streets
and allayes of the said town of Ju
neau; the said Governor is authorized
to include in the said survey as much
of said adjoiuing tidelands as in his
judgment is necessary to the exten
sion of the towu of Juneau; trie sum
(Governor is also hereby authorized aud
directed to cause a harbor area to
be located in front of the town of Ju
neau and the extension thereof, which
area shall include the lands beginning
at the line of ordinary low tide, or
above that liue if necessary to enable
proper wharfage to be provided, and
extending into the waters of Gastineau
channel to such reasonable depth as
may be necessary to provide for the
erection thereon of wharves to reach
the navigable waters thereof; the said
Governor is also hereby authorized and
directed to cause the said harbor to
. t>e surveyed and subdivided Into slips
and wharf sites and to extend the
streets from the town or adjoining
tidelands so surveyed and platted over
aud across the said harbor area to the
front thereof, and to provide areas
on said harbor area for the building
of wharves, docks, warehouses, mills,
and other similar structures; to
provide for areas for public wharves
to be owned and constructed by the
Territory of Alaska or the town of
Jiiiu'iui, aud tor private wharves to1 a
he built under lease by persons or I |
corporations; upon the completion otjs
the surveys of tiie said tidelands, and'
harbor area the said Governor shall, o
cause a plut or map thereof to he t
made exhibiting the lots, blocks, r
streets, alleys, public grounds, and the v
said harbor area, and the wharf and ] v
dock sites, and when it has received t
tits approval it shall be tiled aud re- t
corded in the ollice of the recorder in j c
the Juneau precinct aud in the Con- r
rial Laud Olhce in Washiugtoii, Dis-jp
trict of Columbia. Upon the approval' i
and tiling of the said map the streets, t
alleys, and any ground reserved for i
public purposes shall thereby bo dedi- I
cated to public use; but it is hereby t
expressly declared and provided that t
no part ot the harbor urea 111 trout t
of said town of Juneau, nor 111 front v
of the extended area aforesaid, shall P
ever be sold or otherwise conveyed, 11
but shall forever remain the property
of the Territory and State wherein it ?
lies, subject to the right ol the United
States, while the area is within a Ter
mor, and tile State, when created, to v
lease such portions thereof as the Gov - /
cruor may designate, for periods of \
not to exceed ten years, for wharves, t
docks, warehouses, mills, aud other t
similar uses, under the provisions of Id
this Act. i
S^c. 2. That the town of Juneau i? i
hereby authorized to erect, own, and t
maintain wharves, docks, warehouses, i
and other aids to navigation and trade <
on any tract provided in the harbor;
area lor that purpose; the Governor'
of Alaska is hereby authorized to lease [
for not more than ten years to any
person or corporation such portions of
the said harbor area as are reserved
for wharves, docks, or warehouses, by J
giving public notice for teu days call- t
mg for bids; and he is authorized'!
to lease any such part for not more ?
than ten years to the highest and best (
bidder who will pay the highest reut- j
al and who will biuld and maintain I
thereon the kind of wharf, dock, or 5
warehouse designated by the said Gov
ernor by the town of Juneau for the (
der this section shall be forfeited or 1
expire, a subsequent lease for not; ?'
more than ten years may be made by j,
the Governor upon the terms pre- ;
scribed herein; and all moneys re-il
ceived by the Governor from any suclij;
lease shall, subject to the repayment '
of the amount advanced to the gov- |
eronr by the town of Juneau for the 1
expense of surveying, be paid into the 1
Territorial treasury of Alaska for the
use of the said Territory. ,
See. 1 That the Governor of Alas
ka is hereby authorized to gixe sixty
Jays' notice that he will, on a certain'
?lay and hour, to be named in the
I notice, offer for sale at public auction
the tidelaud lots lying within the area
of tldelands so divided into lots and
blocks; and. beginning on the day
and hour named, and adjourning from
day to day. he shall sell the said lots
at said public auction for the highest
price obtainable; he shall announce in
the notice that he will give terms, if
desired, as follows: One-quarter cash,
and the balance to be paid in one. two.
and three years in equal annual in
stallments, with interest on deferred
payments at six per centum per an
num, deed to be delivered only when
paymeut is made, or for cash; not
more than two of said lots shall be
sold to any one person, and the gov
ernor shall take care that no one per
son shall directly or indirectly be per
mitted to purchase more than two lots
at any such public sale; the Governor
is authorized to postpone the said sale
for a period of not more than six
months if he deems the market is sup
plied. and proceed, upon thirty days'
similar notice, with said auction sale
at any subsequent time until the
whole of the lots is sold.
Sec. 4. That when any purchase/
or his heirs shall have paid for said
lots, the uovernor is nwcu;
ized to make, sign, acknowledge, and
deliver to the said purchaser or to his
heirs a good and valid deed convey
ing the title thereto to the said pur
chaser or his heirs; and all moneys
received by the Governor from the
sale of any such lot or lots shall sub
ject to the repayment aforesaid. b<>
paid into the Territorial treasury or
Alaska for the use of the said Terri
Sec. 5. That the town of Juneau,
Alaska, is hereby authorized to ad
vance to the Governor of Alaska not
to exceed $10,000 to pay the expenses
of making the surveys mentioned in
this Act, and the Governor is author
ized to accept and use the said moneys,
or so much thereof as is necessary,
to do the work Of surveying, platting,
and recording herein required to be
done. The Governor is hereby author
ized and directed to repay to the town
of Juneau, Alaska, the sum so received
by him for said purposes out of the
sum received by him for the sale of
said lots, without interest, and he shall
o repay it promptly and before any I
tuition thereof shall be paid into the
aid Territorial treasury.
Sec. d. That the common council
if the town of Juneau shall have an
hority to fix and collect reasonable
ates of wharfage on and over the
vharves and docks aforesaid, all of ?
illicit shall be paid into the town
reasury for the use of the town, and
o build, own, and control public docks
tr wharves on the area set apart or
esorved by the Governor for that
turpose, and the boundaries of the
ncorporated town of Juneau shall |
te, and are hereby, so extended as to
nclude all the said tidelands and bar
tor area so surveyed and platted by
he Governor under the provisions of
his Act. and the whole thereof shall
hereupon be and become a part of and
vithin the boundaries of the incor
torated town of Juneau, subject to j
ho jurisdiction thereof.
FIRM OPENS OFFICE
H. Ainlerson, an old-time Juneauite,'
rho recently returned to the city and j
Ufred Wick, recently of Seattle and
,'aneouver, have formed a partnership
o do general carpentering and con
ract work in Juneau. Both .Mr. An
lerson and .Mr. Wick have been en
iagod at work at Juneau for several
nonths. and have decided that it a
:ood town in which to establish busi
less for themselves. They have an!
illice at Omer Patten's cigar store.
MINING APPLICATION NO. 01602
Jnited States Land Office, Juneau,'
Alaska, May 15, 1913.
Notice is hereby given that the Alas
ca-Gastincau Mining Company, a cor '
>oration organized and existing under'
he laws of the State of New York, ?
ind qualified to do and doing business!
is a corporation in Juneau, Alaska,
ins made application for patent to the j
iastineau Millsite, Survey No. 990, j
n the Harris Mining District. Juneau
-and District, District of Alaska, de
scribed as follows, to-wit:
Beginning at Corner No. 1 identi
cal with location corner and with Cor
ners Nos. 2, 4 and 3 of Perseverance
No. 4 lode, Perseverance No. 3 lode
xnd Perseverance Placer, all of Sur
rey No. 605 respectively, whence U.
3. L. M. No. 2 bears N. 59* 10' 51" W.
1S92.08 feet distant, thence N. 24? 30
E. (Yar. 34 E.) 761 feet to Corner No
2; thence S. 39? 30' E. (Yar. 31? 30'E.)
.'13.47 feet to Corner No. 3; thence S
10? 28' W. (Yar. 31? 30' E.) 694.07
feet to Corner No. 1, the place of be
ginning. Containing an area of 1.67
The names of the adjoining claims
are Perseverance No. 3 lode (pat
ented), Perseverance Placer (patent j
ed), Martin lode( unpatented.), all be
longing to the Alaska-Gastincau Min
ing Company, and the Solo lode claim
(unpatented) belonging to Jesse;
The location notice of the Gastineau
mill site is recorded in Book 11 of
Placers, at page 106 of the records of
the Recorder for the Juneau Record
ing Precinct, District of Alaska.
This notice was posted on the ground !
the 15th day of May, 1913.
First publication, May 16, 1913.
Last publication, July 18, 1913.
C. B. WALKER.
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I I CHARICK I:
:: JL* JEWELER & OPTICIAN
Is open for business in new store
on corner ;; -
i FRANKLIN & FERRY STREETS jj
, 1111 111111 | '?' i
J. B. MARSHALL
114 Decker Building, Juneau
Z. R. CHENEY
Lewis Building, Juneau
Gunnison & Robertson
Juneau .... Alaska
H. P. CROWTHER
U. S. Deputy Surveyor
U. S. Mineral Surveyor
Office ? Lewis Block ? Juneau
B. D. STEWART
U. S. MINERAL SURVEYOR
P. 0. Box 168 ? ? ? Juneau
JOHN B. DENNY
Mining and Corporation Law
Offices: Juneau, Alaska
j Seattle, Wash.
Dr. J. S. Harrison
Rooms 106-107 Decker Elldg.
'Phono 2-0-5 Juneau, Alaska
W. H. Cleveland P. J. Cleveland
Estimates Furnished Free Upon
Good Mechanics, Good Material,
?PHONE 6-0-3 JUNEAU
H. W. AVERILL
Case Bldg. Front and Main Sts.
Office Hrs: 9 a. m. to 12 m.
1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
JUNEAU STEAMSHIP CO.
United States Mail Steamer
S. S. GEORGIA
Leaves Juneau for Funter, Ex
cursion Inlet, Hoonah, Gypsum,
Tennkee, Killisnoo, Chatham and
Sitka 8:00 a. m. April 4, 10, 16,
22, 28; May 4. 10, 16, 22, 28;
June 3, 9, 15, 21, 27; July 3, 9,
15, 21. 27; August 2, 8, 14, 20,
26; September 1, 7, 13, 19,
Leaves Juneau for Tyee and
Baranoff Warm Springs 8:00 a.
m. April 28th, May 28th, June
27th, July 27th, August 26th,
and September 25th.
Leaves Juneau for Pearl Har
bor, Eagle River, Yankee Cove,
Sentinel Light Sta., Eldred Light
Sta., Comet, Haines, Skagway, 8
a. m. April 2, 8, 14, 20, 26; May
2. 8, 14, 20, 26; June 1. 7. 13, 19,
25; July 1, 7. 13. 19, 25, 31; Au
gust 6, 12, 18, 24, 30; September
5, 11. 17, 23, und 29.
Returning Leaves Skagway the
Following Day at 8 a. m.
WILLIS K. NOWKLL. MANAGER
CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY CO.-B.C.CoastService
Sailing from Juncnu for Port Simpson, Prince Rupert, Swnnson, Alert Bay, Vancouver
Victoria and Seattle
PRINCESS MAY P. C. DOCK JUNE 19
Orphcum Building C. P. R. TICKET OFFICE J. t. spickett. abl
HUMBOLDT STEAMSHIP CO.
The Alu*ka Flyer HUMBOLDT ' 'he Aliuika Flyer
NORTHBOUND JUNE 24
SOUTHBOUND JUNE 25
DOCKS AT JUNEAU CITY WHARF
Seattle Qlllce, 716 Second Ave. GEO. BURFORD, Agent
-H ! I 1 I I 1 I 1 I 1-M I 11 1 I I I 1 I I 11 i i i i i i i
Safety, Service, Speed Tickctn to S?nttl<\ Troomu. Victoria rtnd Vancouver. Through ?*
[.. tiskets to San Franciaco
JEFFERSON Northbound ....MAY 31 Southbound... .JUNE 1
!! JEFFERSON Northbound ....JUNE 13 Southbound ..JUNE 14
MARIPOSA Northbound JUNE 9 Southbound ..JUNE 18 ..
;; NORTHWESTERN Southbound .' JUNE 3
?? NORTHWESTERN Northb'd... JUNE 15 Southbound . .JUNE 22 ;*
!! Elmer E. Smith Douglas Agt. WILLIS E NOWELL, Juneau Agt. +
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f WL I /\ |\TI g I A &irv Allen Shattuck, Agent, Office <>
I llC/ll I IlL./llNL/ Wlth June;,u Tran8fer Co
!\ r>, * ? John Henson, Douglas Agent 0
Steamship Company ::
<? REGULAR FAST SERVICE BETWEEN SEATTLE AND JUNEAU <!
0 Southbound Sailings S.S. ALKI, - - June 26 <1
1 frk Qmh-U Firstc,ass $19-00 i:
? rare 10 oeaiiie secondciass $12.00 <>
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!! For Yakutat, Katalla, Cordova. Ellamar, Valdez, Latouche, Seward,
!! Seldovia?SAILS FROM JUNEAU !!
?j S. S .ADMIRAL SAMPSON JULY 8 ?;
'? SAILS FROM JUNEAU FOR SEATTLE AND TACOMA !!
?' S. S. ADMIRAL SAMPSON JUNE 29 !!
| | Right Is reserved to change steamers or sailing dates without notice. J |
S. H. Ewing, Juneau Agent. ALASKA COAST COMPANY, Seattle ||
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| PACIFIC COAST STEAMSHIP CO. t
ii SEATTLE, TACOMA, ii
o Victoria Vancouver, Bellingham, Everett, Olympia, Port Townsend, o
South Bellingham, Eureka, Santa Barbara, Mexico, San Francisco, L
<> Anacortes, Los Angeles and San Diego. 'J
jo C. D. DUNANN, P. T. M. G. W. ANDREWS, G. A. P. D. o
112 Market Street, San Francisco. 113 James 8treet, Seattle o
II S. S. SPOKANE North July 12-24 South July15-27
o CITY OF SEATTLE North June 24 South June 27 i
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Right Reserved to Change Schedule. S. HOWARD EWING, Local Agt. ^
SUMMER FERRY TIME SCHEDULE STARTING MAY 26, 1913.
Boat Leaves Juneau I
For DoukIas and
Tread we 11
6:30 a. ra.
3:00 a. m.
9:00 a. m.
11:00 a. m.
1:00 p. m.
2:00 p. m.
3:00 p. m.
5:00 p. in.
6:30 p. m.
8:00 p. in.
9:30 p. m.
11?nn n m
^eavcs Trcadwell For 1
7:10 a. m.
8:25 a. m.
9:40 a. in.
11:25 a. in.
1:25 p. m.
2:25 p. m.
3:25 p. in.
5:40 p. in.
G:55 p. m.
8:25 p. m.
9:55 p. m.
11:25 I), m.
7:15 u. m.
8:30 a. 111.
0:45 a. m.
11:30 a. in.
1:30 p. in.
2:30 p. ui.
3:30 p. m.
5:45 p. m.
7:00 p. in.
8:30 p. m.
10:00 p. m.
11:30 p. m.
Leave* Sheep Creek
For Tread well Dougla*
7:00 u. in.
i>:30 a. m.
6:30 p. m.
SHEEP CREEK TRIPS 1
Leaves Juneau for
6:30 a. in.
9:00 a. m.
5:00 p. m.
Loaves Douglas for
6:46 a. m.
9:15 a. m.
5:15 p. ra.
Leaves Tread well
for Sheep Creek
6:50 a. in.
9:20 a. m.
5:20 p. m.
I - .
On Saturday and Wednesday nights 11 p. 111. trip will go to Sheep Creek.l
Leaving Tread well for Juneau at 11:40 p. m.; leaving Douglas for Juneaul
at 11:45 p. m.
We Are Headquarters for
DRY GOODS, CLOTHING
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BOOTS AND SHOES, FURNISHINGS
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STAPLE AND FANCY GROCERIES
ALASKA-TREADWELL GOLD MINING CO.
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