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THE: ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE
JUNEAU, ALASKA, THURSDAY, JULY 10, 1913. - PRICE TEN CENTS BALKAN WAR BLOODIEST IN HISTORY Another Wood Working Factory Planed for Juneau The Juneau Construction Company has leased the old Stevenson foundry and blacksmith shop situated on the Franklin street end of the People's wharf, and will convert the old build ings into a planing mill and cabinet shop. The machinery is nearly all here and is rapidly being installed and the construction company will soon be doing all of its own mill work right in Juneau. Tlu* company has also leased tlie big Stevenson grid iron at the rear of the property and will begin building launches and small boats during the winter. The construction company also pro pose driving a row of piles along both sides of the big gridiron and will then be able to dry-dock and repair boats as large as the steamer Georgia. Here tofore vessels of this size have had to be hauled up onto the beach when repairs were necessary. Wilson's Gettysburg Speech is Masterpiece President Woodrow Wilson's Get tysburg speech, deliver to the vet erans of tlie Union and Confederacy, last Friday, will take place among the classics of American speeches. The speech follows: Friends and Fellow-Citizens: I need not. tell you what the battle of Gettysburg meant. These gallant men in blue and gray sit all about us here. Many of them met here up on this ground iu grim and deadly struggle. Upon these famous fields and hillsides their comrades died about them. In their presence it were an impertinance to discourse upon how the battle went, how it ended, what it signified; but fifty years have gone by since then, and 1 crave the privilege of speaking to you for a few minutes of what those fifty years have meant. What have they meant? They have meant p*-ace and union and vigor, and the maturity and might of a great na tion. How wholesome and healing the peace has been! We have found one another attain as brothers and com rades in arms, enemies no longer, gen erous friends rather, our battles long past, the (inarrel forgotten ? except tlrat we shall not forget the splendid valor, the many devotion of the men arrayed against one another, now grasping hands and smiling into each others' eyes. How complete the Union has become, and how dear to all of lis, how unquestioned, how benign and ma jestic, as state after state has been added to this, our great family of free men. How handsome the vigor, the matur , ity, the might of the great nation we love with undying heart! How confi dent and full of promise that life will be wrought out that will crown its strength with gracious justice and with a happy welfare that will touch all alike with deep contentment? We are debtors to those fifty crowded years; they have made us heirs to a ' mighty heritage. Task Not Yet Finished. Hut do we deem the nation complete and finished? These venerable men crowding here to this famous field have set us a great example of devo tion and utter sacrifice. They were wil ling to die that the people might live. But their task is done. Their day is turned into evening. They look to us to perfect what they established. Their work is handed on to us. to be done in another way, but not in another spirit. Our day is not over: it is upon us in full tide. (Continued to Page Three.! A. B. DELEGATES EXPECT HARMONY The delegates to the Grand Camp of the Arctic Brotherhood that are in session in this city are confident l that order will result from chaos as a result of the present meeting. The meetings thus far have been largely devoted to conferences on the good of the order. The report of the Grand Arcitc Chief was presented hy Gov.! J. F. A. Strong, who holds that office, yesterday afternoon. The committees were all given more time in which to report, except the cdedentials commit tee the report of which was approved. Gov. J. F. A. Strong as Grand Arc tie Chief, addressed the delegates. The speech was enthusiastically ap plauded. and it encouraged the dele gates in the work they are trying to , accomplish. o ? o ? o M I N E R - N E WSP A PERM A N VISITS IN JUNE Al" G. F. Kilroy, newspaper man, who j has been mining for the last several years in the Iditarod, is a visitor in. Juneau. He is waiting here for Mrs. Kilroy, who has been visiting at Skag way. When she arrives they will leave for the South and visit with rel atives of Mr. Kilroy in Montana. Be for becoming an Alaska miner, Mr. Kilroy was a newspaper writer in Montana, where he was employed on the Butte Evening News, and later in Seattle on the Post-Intelligencer. He was employed as a newspaper man for many years in South Africa. Mr. Kilroy recently sold his min ing interests in the Iditarod country, o ? o ? o SEATTLE CAPI E ALIST VISITS IN JUNEAU Frank A. Black, a Seattle capital ist and former Mayor of that city, arrived 011 the Al-Ki yesterday eve ning accompanied by M. B. Stevens, who is his guest on the trip North. Mr. Black is one of the owners of the Northland Steamship Company than owns the Al-Ki and Northland. He al so is heavily interested in the Seat tle Hardware Company, of which he was one of the organizers and the first president. o ? o ? o D. W. Terwilliger, the well-known commercial agent, returned from Sit ka on the City of Seattle. ARCTIC BROTHERS GOVERNOR'S GUESTS The delegates to the Arctic Brother hood Grand Camp, that is in session at Jnneau, were guests of Gov. and Mrs. J. F. A. Strong last night. With the delegates were members of the order from various sections of Alaska. An impromptu program was rendered and refreshments served. Most of the eve ning was spent in telling "sourdough" stories .and relating reminiscences of Alaska pioneer days. Judge H. B. LeFevre, of Skagway, sang character songs in Chinook and read some of Sam Dunahm's poems; fl. F. Kilroy, of Iditarod, sang Irish character songs and told amusing an ecdotes. and Mrs. Strong entertained her guests with selections on the pi ano. There were about 2?> persons pres ent. o ? o ? o CASE AND ANDREWS TO ILLUSTRATE FISHERIES 'Ihe fishing industry of Alaska will be told in picture form. W. H. Case, the photographer and curio dealer of Juneau, and C. L. Andrews have formed a combination to make pic tures of all phases of that industry in Southeastern Alaska. Mr. Andrews will leave tomorrow on a gas launch, and will make a totir of the canner ies and fishing grounds. He will get views of the canneries, of men at work on the fishing boats, of the fish packs, and other interesting things about the business. Not only will he secure views, but he will take mo tion pictures of the iron chink at work, of men brailing the fish traps and nets and at the other lines of work. The purpose is to illustrate the fishing industry in Alaska so com pletely that the pictures will tell those that see them all that can be learned about it without actual ex perience among the fisheries. Mr. Case and Mr. Andrews will, al so, similarly illustrate the mining in dustry of Southeastern Alaska. o ? o ? o Mr. Jackson, president and general manager of I-owman & Hanford's, of Seattle, is a round trip passenger on the Jefferson, making his first visit to Alaska. Mr. Jackson is an old time friend of B. M. Behrends. of Juneau. JURORS NOW NUMBER TEN ? o-c At three o'clock this afternoon the following nine had been accepted as jurors in the MacDonlad case: Frank Harvey ? Grocery clerk. Peter Schrammen ? Laborer. E. V. Sherman ? Carpenter and con tractor. Fred Handy ? Teamster. J. S. Molloy? Civil engineer. Al. Ranier ? Hotel keeper. J. W. Rummell ? Steamship clerk. A. J. Ficken ? Manager, Frye Bruhn. H. L. Dott. A. H. Motte ? Laborer. A. J. Ficken, the twelfth venire man called and examined, revised Blackstone this morning. According to the provisions of the early Knglish law, as related by Mr. Ficken, butch ers could not serve on juries, because, since it was their daily duty to shed blood, they lacked those human sen timents that even a juror in a murder case should possess. So, although 11 jurors had been examined ahead of him, he was the first venireman whose views in opposition to capital punish ment threatened to exclude him from the jury box. But further examina tion by Senator Piles disclosed the | fact that he did believe that there I were cases so astrocious that hang ing might be all right, and the prose cution passed him. After considering the matter all last night, the defense announced its' readiness to acept venirman A. B. Ferguson, a placer operator from the interior, who stated yesterday after noon that he had interests on Flat cret'k. and that he intended to return there. He was just as promptly challenged premptorily by the prose cution, making three for the govern ment. out of its total of ten. H. A. Hurlbutt having been challenged by the prosecution late yesterday after noon. When the name of H. S. Sokoloff was drawn by the clerk, and Mr. Sok oloff had taken his place in the box. the attorneys for the prosecution an nounced that one of their number had very fully discussed the case with him. Simon Hellenthal said that he had received information that Soko loff had knowledge which would make his a witness in the case, and had talked the matter over very thorough ly with him at that time. This was long prior to his being drawn on the , jury. It was agreed by the attor , neys on both sides that this conver sation probably disqualified him, and lie may be said to be the first man so far excused by general consent. John Johnson is a fisherman, a min er, a prospector and a launchman. He stated that he had heard some con versation about the case and about the I defendant, and the conversation had made some impression on him. He believed that he could disregard this ! impression, and try the case fairly j according to the evidence, and there was a failure to lay ground for chal lenge for cause. The defense, how ever. very quickly challenged him pre emptorily. ]. j. st. i lair announced inai ne was under the sgurgeon's care for deafness, and was excused by the court. E. D. Beattie, a printer, ad mitted that he had a very pronounced opinion, and said that he knew he would not make a fair juror, and was excused for cause. L. A. Moore said that, he would not like to be tried by a juror in the same frame of a mind as he was, and the challenge by the defense was not resisted by the pros ecution. Milton Both well was the last jur or on the stand before noon. He con fessed a pronoun?ed prejudice. He said he had talked to Harry Sterling and to some other witnesses. When he was asked if he would be willing to be tried for murder by twelve men ; who look upon the juror and the jur or's case as the juror looked upon the defendant and the defandant's. case, and he answered emphatically, "I certainly would," thereby rather strongly indicating on which side his I prejudices lay. A1 Rainer was probably the most a stranger of any venirman who had been examined up to noon today. He had been in town but two weeks, com ing here from the vicinity of Ruby, he said, where he hay kept a hotel. Both defenses and the prosecution were satisfied with him. J. W. Rummell, chief clerk of the Alaska Steamship company, was eas ily satisfactory to both sides of the case, and was readily accepted. Nineteen of the fifty jurors who ap peared yesterday morning had been disposed of at noon today. Of these four were excused at their own re quest, four by the court on challenge for cause, one by the defense and three by the prosecution. After the noon recess today, the procedings began to show results morerapidly, and there is every indica Pittsburg Bankrupts had Spent Money in Idaho BOISE, July 9. ? The Pittsburgh capitalists, whose failure caused the collapse o? two Pittsburgh banks and a trust company yesterday, had in vested $16,000,000 in an irrigation and power plant enterprise in this State under the reclamation act. The pro jects of the enterprise in this State would mean the reclamation of 500, 000 acres of land when the work was completed. Bad Banking Caused Failures. WASHINGTON, July 10.? Secretary of the Treasury McAdoo says the fail- 1 ure of the First and Second National 1 Banks at Pittsburgh was caused by bad banking, and that other Pitts burgh banks are in good condition, ' and that the banking situation general ly is good. Jackling, Bradley and Janney Reach Juneau Col. D. C. Jackling, of San Fran cisco, vice-president and large stock holder in the Alaska-Gastineau Min ing Company, accompanied by G. O. Bradley, consulting engineer, F. G. Jnnney. manager of mills for the Utah Copper Company, and H. B. Tooker, j secretary to Col. Jackling, arrived on I the Alameda last night for the pur i pose of inspecting the properties at Juneau and vicinity of the Alaska- j Gastineau company, and assisting 1 President and General Manager B. L. Thane, of that company, to finally de termine the character of the ore re duction plants and the size of them j that shall be installed. This morning Col. Jackling, Mr. Bradley and Mr. Janney, accompanied by President B. L. Thane, Mill De- I signer Charles Bruff, Assistant Mana- 1 ger J. H. Whipple and Engineer H. L. J Wollenberg left for Sheep creek to inspect the works at that place. They \ will return this afternoon. Tomorrow the same officers of the Ala8ka-C.astinoau company will visit | Salmon creek, where the big dam and : power plant are being constructed, . and they will visit the Perseverance mine in Silver Bow basin Saturday. Saturday evening, the party will leave for Kensington where they will visit the company's properties that are lo cated at that place. Col. Jackling, Mr. Bradley and Mr. Janney will return to Seattle on the Alameda next week. Col. Jackling has promised to be a guest in the Queen City during the Potlatch there. RALDA WEI LS IS IN JUNEAU! ? o-o ? Jcolla Wells, treasurer or the Demo | cratic National Committee and form er .Mayor of St. Louis, accompanied | by Mrs. Wells and their daughters, Misses Jane and Isabella Wells, is a Juneau visitor today. He is one j of the leading business men and cap 1 italists of St. Louis, and has been prominent in its commercial, finan cial and political affairs for many j years. He said today that he is hav ing a very interesting trip to Alas ka. Mr. Wells was drafted to serve the ; ; Democratic National Committee last | year as treasurer, and it is admitted | i by all that was connected with the 1 caimpaign that he handled the funds in a manner that marked his admin istration as an unusual one. It was the first campaign ever conducted un- j der the corrupt policies act, and Mr. Wells' report has been highly com I mended as meeting all the require ments uf the law. The national committee expended $1,100,000 ? during the campaign last I year, and all of the money passed through the hands of Mr. Wells. Most of the money was distributed among i the various State committees, each of which were required to provide him with itemized statements of the manner of their expenditure. Mr. Wells called on Gov. J. F. A. | Strong today, and was a visitor at The Empire office. o ? o ? o AMERICAN FLAG RAISED AGAIN AT SUMMIT The American flag was raised again yesterday at the summit of White I Pass. It was discovered that the hal yards on the staff that stands at the | international boundary line, opposite I the Canadian flag pole, had rotted and had to be replaced before Old Glory could wave alongside the Ca f nadian ensign that has had the field all to itself this year. Thomas Tur tle, a sailor on the Spokane, was tak- ! en to the summit by the Spokane'n excursionists, and he climbed the staff and rigged the halyards that had been provided. Then the Stars and Stripes were flung to the breeze. The excursionists contributed a purse of $35 that was given to the sailor lad that had saved the day for the Star Spangled Banner. tion that the full panel may be secured by the time the adjournment hour Is reached. Between 1 o'clock and 3 o'clock this afternoon Jack Lindsay and Lock Mulligan were pre-emptor ily challenged by the prosecution; C. i W. Fries was challenged for con- ' sciencious scruples against capital | punishment, J. W. Bell and J. A. j McKanna confessed preconceived and fixed opinions, and H. L. Dott was ac ; cepted by both sides. SPOKANE HERE ON SECOND TRIP The Pacific Coast Steamship Com pany's excursion steamship Spokane arrived in port at noon today and will sail for the South at 9 o'clock this evening. She has 162 round trip pas sengers, among them many people of note. The Spokane has had good weather during most of the trip and for the first time this year called at Muir glacier, where most of the passengers landed and secured an excellent view ofa live glacier in action. Among the notable people on the Spokane, probably the most disting uished is former Mayor Rolla Wells, of St. Louis, treasurer of the Demo cratic national committee. Others are W. S. Jones, one of the editors of the Minneapolis Journal; Wilmer At kinson, a Philadelphia journalist, and his; W. J. Prout, formerly of the North, and Hrs. Prout, the latter a sister of Col. Goethals, who is at the head of the Panama canal work: Theo dore J. Richardson, the painter, and many others. Mrs. Mary E. Hart says the Alaska Cruise Club now numbers more than 800 persons among its numbers. o ? o ? o CHICAGO NEWSPAPER WOMAN IN NORTH Among the many passengers of note on board the steamship Alameda on her present trip is Miss Mary Elenier O'Donnell, who edits the Women's Page of the Chicago Tribune. "The World's Greatest Newspaper." Miss O'Donnell writes the "High Cost of Living" department for her page in the Tribune, telling how to reduce the cost of housekeeping. Accom panying Miss O'Donnell are three oth er young ladies on the staff of the Tri bune. They are Miss Mary King, Miss Erna and Miss Louise Gertz, all writ ers for the Sunday edition of the Tri bune. The ladies decided to make the Alaska trip because of the glowing ac counts given them by Mr. Kelly, the managing editor of the Tribune, who came North a year ago, and his in sistance that they make it. Miss O' Donnell is suffering from a nervous breakdown due to overwork, and Mr. Kelly urged hor to take a trip to Alas ka to recuperate. The other young la dies are accompanying her on a pleas ure trip. o ? o ? o JUDGE R. W. JENNINGS LEAVES FOR VALDEZ Judge R. W. Jennings left on the Alameda for Valdez from which port he will sail as presiding judge of the floating court July 15th. o ? o ? o GET YOUR GLASSES Dr. Robert Simpson, eye specialist, arrive on the Jefferson from Sitka, and will be at the office of Dr. Harrison ; for one week. Eyes fitted promptly ' with the right kind of glasses. 1 Servians Win After Losing 11000 Men VIENNA, July 8. ? The Servian forces at Katcpana won the bloodiest battle in modern times when they routed the Bulgarian forces early this morning after two days' fighting. The victory, while decisive, was won at a terrible cost. Out of 15,000 Servian troops that went into action. 11,000 were either killed or wounded, leav- 1 ing 4,000, or less than 30 per cent, to escape unscathed. Whole Companies Destroyed. LONDON, July 8. ? The fighting be tween the Servians and Bulgarians at Katcpana is represented by the news paper correspondents whose stories of it are coming in to the London pa pers as terrific. The Unitarian artil lery wrought awful have*- with charg ing Servian batalliana. In many in stances whole companies were com pletely destroyed. In their flight the Bulgarians lost their artillery and most of their accoutrement. NINE BATALLIONS OF BULGARIANS ANNIHILATED BEIXJRADK, July 9. ? Nine hatal lions of Bulgarians that invaded Ser via at Knikevaz, were entirely anni hilated in Seapetsar pass yesterday. Th?- news of the lighting has caused tremendous enthusiasm here. Preparations Under Way for Battle at Juarez EL PASO, July 9. ? Preparations are under way for the rebel attack on Ju arez that has been promised for so long. The rebel Gen. Pancho with 1, 200 men is at a villa near by and says that he is ready to march against Juarez. He is awaiting the arrival of several pieces of field artillery from Augua I'rieta. The Federals at Juarez are building fortifications and stringing Itarbed wire entanglements about the city. BUD ANDERSON I MAY BE VICTIM LOS ANGELES, July 9? Bud An derson, the prizefighter, is seriously , 4 ill and may die as the result of his fight with Leach Cross at Los Ange t les. v o ? o ? o SUEERAGETTES STILL BUSY LONDON, July 9. ? Suffragettes yes terday burned and plundered the home of Sir William P. Leor. The loss will amount to many thousands of dollars. Several arrests have been made. ' 1 NEXT MEETING TO BE AT MEMPHIS SEATTLE, July 9. ? The next meet ing of the National Convention of I Carities Convention will be held at I Memphis in 1914. That was decided at this place yesterday. o ? o ? o AL-KI ARRIVES WITH LARGE PASSENGER LIST ? o-o? 1 f The Al-Ki arrived last night at 7 o'clock and sailed again three hours ' later. She had the following passen- * gers for Juneau: M. B. Stevens, Frank D. Black, Mrs ' Sloan, L. Buckley, Mrs. Thos. 11. Ash ' by, Chas. T. Ashbv, Edw. L Ashbv, ( i c Miss Inez Ashby, H. L. Stockman. E. ! C. Ritzier, P. A. Anderson, Mrs. P. A ' Anderson, J. F. Chamberlain. F. L. ' Larson, Dr. J. L. Myers, and Geo. s Bayers, and six steerage. The Al-Ki took the following pas- ' sengers from Juneau: Mrs. J. S. Anderson, D. F. Leach.; Fred C.eiger, Mrs. Geiger, F. W. Lamb. ' Mrs. A. Olsen, J. F. Smith, P. Jacobs. Helen Grant, C. S. Sagger, W. J. Ryan. F. Muna, Mrs. M. J. Benedictsson, ( Miss Inez Benedictsson, John Schnell. J Frank Nessely, Robert Proctor, G. H. ' 1 Brown, Chas. Wood, John Anderson. s and 16 steerage. o ? o ? o The Alameda sailed for the West ward at 8 a. m. today with the fol lowing passengers: For Cordova ? Nathaniel Greene Miss Dorothy Greene and Mr. and Mrs W. E. Hendricks. For Skagway ? J. Frederick John son, Mrs. E. A. McKenna and Mrs K. A. McKenna. For Valdez ? Judge R. W. Jennings For Seward ? J. R. Guerin. For Ohignik ? H. R. Orowther. J Frank Warren and Earl P. Wilson. o ? o ? o i DO NOT SUFFER FROM HEAT Nineteen women were prostrated from the heat while ironing with the i old-fashioned flatiron. They could have done twice the work wtih an ' electric iron and not "got tired." We are selling electric flatirons that ar guaranteed for ten years, at $2.2f> each. I < Alaska Electric Light A. Power Co. i Third and Franklin sts. 6t. j I ELKS MEET IN ANNUAL CONVENTION ? o? o ? ROCHESTER, X. Y? July 8? The 9th annual convention of the Benev il^nt and Protective Order of Elks net at this place yesterday and were veleomed by Gov. William Sulzer. of <ew York. The Governor was warm y greeted. There is an immense rowd h?*re, and the session will be t great success. o ? o ? o P. H. ROSE IS NOW LOS ANGELES MAYOR ? o? o ? LOS ANGELES, July h. I*. H. Rose, ormerly police justice of this city, s now mayor of lx?s Angeles. He was naugurated today. The new council :oiu>ists of nine members, all of them ion-partisan except one. and he is a ocialist. Lauterbach Caught In Bad Game ? o-o ? WASHINGTON, July 8. ? Edward -auterbach, the New York lawyer, onfessed today before the Senate lob >y investigating commitee, that he tad at different times rt-presented to ^ewis Cass Ledyard. attorney for J. Morgan & Company, that he was he personal representative of Speak r Champ Clark. Senalot vV. J. Stone and other prominent members if the Senate and House of Repre letatives. unauthorized by them to iay that he could help New York bank ers and brokers in preventing invee igations that would do injury to bus ness. o ? o ? o ,A1)Y SACKVILLE WILL (JET THE FORTUNE LONDON. July 8.? The will of Sir fohn Murray Scott, leaving a fortune >f $5,000,000 to Lady Sackville. was iustained by the judge before whom he will was being contested by heirs it law of deceased. ['ENFIELD GETS AUSTRIAN POST WASHINGTON, July 8.? Frederic "oulter Penfield, of Pennsylvania, was oday appointed American ainbassa lor to Austria-Hungary. o ? o ? o SETERER'S NAME IS SENT TO SENATE WASHINGTON, July 8.? The nom nation of Jeremiah Neterer, of Bel ingham. Washington, was finally ransmitted to the Senate yesterday, le was named for the post of district udge for Western Washington. o ? o ? o ?ATRICIDE IS SENTENCED TO HANG FOR MURDER QUINCY, Til., July 9. ? Ray P. Fan "hmid was sentenced to hang yester lay on October 18th for the murder of his father, mother and sister.