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THE ALASKA DAILl EMPIRE
VOL. III.. NO. 897. JUNEAU, ALASKA, WEDNESDAY, MAftCH 4, 1914 PRICE, TEN CENTS Conference Committee To Report Today WASHINGTON. March 4.-The Sen ate and House of Representatives will receive the report of the conference committee on the Alaska railroad bill today. It will be considered by the House Thursday. ARRANGEMENTS COMPLETE FOR DEMOCRAT SMOKER Local Democrats are looking for ward to the smoker and jollification to be held in the Grand theatre tonight. Great preparations are being made for the eveut and a splendid program has been arranged as printed yesterday. This morning arrangements were made for the serving of refreshments by Mr. Sputz of the Alaskan Cafe. Reservations will be mudc for the members of the Democratic Club, but the general public is invited to attend. Mr. Gross announces that there will be only one run of films at the show tonight and no tickets will be sold ex cept for that show, so that the thea tre will be turned over to the Demo cratic club promptly at 9 o'clock. The wrestling bout at the big Dem ocratic smoker tonight will be be tween Fisher, of Juneau and Wiley of Douglas. These men have met be fore and the contest resulted in a draw. Fisher will make a desperate effort tonight to win from his stub born antagonist. MT. VERNON ATTORNEY ADMITTED TO BAR On motion of Judge J. R. Winn of the Juneau bar. M. P. Hurd, formerly of M t. Vernon. Wash., was yesterday admitted to practice in the district court of Alaska. Attorney Hnrd was: practicing in the Superior Court of Skagit County. Washington, at the time that Judge Winn presided in that court MULLIGAN GOING INTO BUSINESS FOR HIMSELF ?? L. D. Mulligan, who is employed in the grocery department of the H. J. Raymond Co., has tendered his resig nation to take effect Saturday next. Mr. Mulligan has bought into the Scan dinavian Grocery and will devote his nttention to that business. The new, tirra will branch out in business, add ing other lines of merchandise, in cluding tailoring and clothing depart ments. MARSHALL ERWIN ON WAY TO FAIRBANKS Marshal L. T. Erwin. of Fairbanks passed through Juneau on the Ala meda this morning enroute to his home from an official visit to Washington. D. C. HOUSEL BUYS PARTNER'S BUSINESS INTEREST ?*? Dave Housel has bought out L. L. Clay's interest in the Arctic Billiard Parlor. cigar store and Arctic Hotel, and will conduct the entire business himself hereafter. Mr. Clay who is retiring has not as yet announced any plans for the future. THE WEATHER TODAY. Twenty-four hours ending at 3 p. m.: Maximum?10. Minimum?33. Precipitation?.20. Cloudy; rain. SKA6WAY BOWLERS ARRIVE AT JUNEAU An interesting party of Skagwayites arrived in Juneau on the Mariposa this ' morning, consisting of the famous Skagwav bowling team and some of their consistent and persistent ad mirers. Senator J. M. Tanner came along to chaperone the party. Other members of the party are Ray Mulve hlll. G. H. Miller. A. C. Blanchard, V. A. Peterson. W. C. Blanchard, James Kennedy, W. B. Betson. T. T. Flaher ty. Perry M. Hern, Hugo Ungefroren, and E. J. Barry. The party will return to Skagway on the Spokane about six o'clock tonight. Juneau Wins First Game. Juneau's bowlers won the first game i at the Elks' alleys this afternoon, do j feating Skagway by a score of 802 to : 736. Juneau won the second game by a score of $30 to 812. The line up of the teams follows: I Juneau?J. E. Barragar. Earle Hun ter. Dr. E. H. Kaser, Milton Winn and William Dickinson. Skagway?W. C. Blanchard, A. C. Blanchard, Victor A. Peterson, James Kennedy. Ed. J. Barry. JUNEAU GAINS IN THE BOWLING TOURNAMENT i Juneau is within 33 pins of Skag wav's score in the international bowl ! ing contest as a result of last night's playing, having gained 104 pins. Ju neau made the biggest score of the series, 2552. The scores last night were as fol lows: Juneau 2552 Dawson 2491 Skagway 2448 Whltehorse 2319 Treadwell 2278 ! The standing of the teams now is las follows: Skagway 7373 Juneau 7340 Dawson 7249 Whitehorse 7042 Treadwell C685 Juneau's record last night was as follows ? Barragar, 553; Winn. 524: Hunter. 507; Dickinson, 496; Dr. Kas er. 492. High average, Barrager, 178: high score, Dickinson, 215. Dickinson substituted for Frieman. HUNGRY MAN FINDS MONEY BUT SEEKS THE OWNER Ray Newman, son of a former sheriff of Los Angeles County, Calif., last night found on the floor of a lo cal barroom a cloth bag containing money. Although he was without funds and has been existing on one j meal each day for several days he handed the money to the proprietor of the place In the hope that the own er of the money might be found. WAHBY HAS SOME QUEER HALUCI NATIONS ! William Wahby was taken into cus tody by Marsh H. L. Faulkner at an early hour this morning and is being held pending an inquiry into his men tal state. He is thought to be insane. Wahby called at the Faulkner home announcing that "he was Jesus Christ and that he had come to see Mr. Faulk ner, President of the United States." WEATHER REPORT FOR FEB., 1914 U. S. Department of Agriculture, Weather Bureau, Co-Operative Observer's Record, Month of February, 1914. Station, Juneau, Alaska. Maximum Minimum February 1 31 17 February 2 33 23 February 3 32 20 February 4 *21 11 February 5 24 19 February 6 29 23 February 7 34 26 February 8 35 32 February 9 36 33 February 10 36 32 February 11 47 33 February 12 41 31 February 13 33 28 February 14 36 February 15 40 35 February 16 40 34 February 17 47 30 February 18 50 28 February 19 47 27 February 20 46 24 February 21 43 24 February 22 40 31 February 23 42 33 February 24 42 35 February 25 41 35 February 26 41 31 February 27 37 28 February 28 46 32 Sum 1070. 787. Mean 38.2 28.1 Daily Mean. ... 33.2 Cloudy, Partly Cloudy, Rainfall Temp. Clear, Rain or Snow inches 5 p.m. Cloudy?Snow .05 23. Cloudy?Snow .40 32. Partly Cloudy?Snow .16 20. Partly Cloudy 21. Cloudy?Snow (Trace) 23. Cloudy?Snow .13 2T. Cloudy?Snow .24 32. Cloudy?Rain .47 35. Cloudy?Rain .33 36. Cloudy?Rain .06 35. Clear 41. Cloudy?Snow .06 32. Cloudy?Snow .10 32. Cloudy?Rain 1.72 36. Cloudy?Rain 2.40 35. Cloudy?Rain .65 37. Clear 41. Clear _ 46. Clear 43. Clear 38. Clear 40. Cloudy?Rain and Snow " .10 34. Cloudy?Rain .03 41. Cloudy 38. Cloudy?Rain .34 39. Cloudy?Rain .33 37. Cloudy?Rain and Snow .06 35. Partly Cloudy?Rain .20 44. 7.83 973. .28 34.7 Maximum temperature 50*. Febru ary 18. 1914. Minimum temperature 11*. Febru ary 4. 1914. Total rainfall. 7.83 inches. Greatest! in 24 hours, 2.40 inches, February 15. 1914. There were 19 cloudy days. 3 partly cloudy days, 6 clear days, and 20 rainy and snowy days. C. R. REID, Observer Juneau, Alaska. MECHANISM HERE EOR ALARM SYSTEM The balance of the apparatus lor the Gamewell tiro altfrm system pur chased by the city has arrived and tho expert who Is to install the same will arrive in a few days. The lines are now all stretched and the stations set for receiving the system' and It will not require much time to get It in working order. MRS. HART GATHERING MATERIAL FOR FAIR Mrs. Mary E. Hart arrived on the Spokane. She comes North to make arrangements to secure specimens of the fast disappearing art of the Alas ka Indians and other Alaska products for use in decorating tho club rooms that will be maintained in San Fran cisco by the Cruise Club of which shej is organizer. She will also arrange for several Alaska Indians, basket- j weavers, metal workers and moccasin j makers to go to San Franbisco to re main throughout the exposition; and; j she will do some exposition work for I j the Pacific Coast Steamship company ! with which she Is attached. [ Mrs. Hart expects to have Charles i Joe Tagcook, a Juneau Indian, who Is a metal worker, and his wife, a basket weaver, at San Francisco during the exposition. Mrs. Wiggs, of Wrangell, a mocassin maker, will also be there. She arranged, also, for Rev. H. P. Cor ser, of Wrangell, to make a collection, principally of curios and photographs of that section of Alaska. Mrs. Hart goes on through to Skag way where she will be the guest of Mrs. H. S. Pullen, of the Pullen House, for ten days. Then she will visit Whitehorse aud Atlln. Mrs. Hart comes directly from Ta coma where she was the guest at the home of her brother-in-law. Lleut.-Gov. Louis F. Hart, for two weeks. At least, she was nominally the guest of Lleut.-Gov. and Mrs. Hart, but the so ciety columns of the Tacoma papers, would Indicate that she was really the guest of the women of Taconia. She, was honored by several receptions and j banquets during her stay In the City of Destiny. GOVERNMENT MAY PRESERVE HYDAH ?+? A recent letter received by Mrs. Mary E. Hart from Speaker Champ Clark of the National House of Rep resentatives. says that he will take personal interest in the passage of the bill providing for the creation of a National Monument of the village of Hydah, Old Kasaan. The Interior De partment has promised to aid in secur ing the legislation for that purpose and numerous other members of Congress, both Senators and Representatives, have promised support. The movement to preserve the re mainder of the totems and other works of Indian art at Hydah was started by I the Cruise Club, an organization con sisting of more than 1,000 members* and made up of those who have made | the Alaska trip on the excursion steam er Spokane. DR. J. K. SIMPSON TO LEAVE JUNEAU Dr. J. K. Simpson, tho pioneer physl ! sician of this city, will leave tomor ! row for Victoria, B. C., on the Prin | cess Maquinna. where he will reside in the future. Dr. Simpson has resided i I in Juneau for 27 years and no man in the community would be missed more than the people of this city will miss I him. He has been thoroughly identl I fled with the viscitudes and triumphs of the community. That he has been appreciated is testified to by the fact that he has always enjoyed a large i professional practice. The best wish j es of everybody will follow Dr. Simp ! son to his new home. ALAMEDA BRINGS BIG LIST OF PASSENGERS The Alameda arrived at 12:30 Inst last bringing mall, freight and the fol I lowing passengers for Juneau: T. Mudford, R. P. Mills, Miss Moore, Miss Schneider, C. Hooker, Sam Hlrsch,* Henry Lempklns, W. P. Mills and wife, Mrs. D. J. McLellnn. Mrs. D. B. Goldenhar, Mrs. Rose Huson, Mrs. Viola Smith, G. E. James, T. Men zies, E. Mann and wife, P. J. Kostro metinoff and wife, P. Kostrometlnoff. jr., Miss K. Kostrometlnoff, R. Brown, L. Baslch, L. CaDdell. R. Glard, F. W. Williamson, J. Sperling, J. F. Warner, Frank Buck, J. Booth, E. N. Haines, F. Bay ton, L. D. Percy, B. Bush, W. R. Glover, F. Miller, H. Ahrdy, C. H. Hall, Mrs. Kattanin, Miss Sonnonsen, D. J. Giard and wife, and the Misses Gl ard, and 20 steerage. ROYAL FRUIT CO. has another lnige shipment of fruit and vegetables taht arrived on the Admiral Sampson. We are selling, spe cial for this week, Washington Cream ery and Seattle Queen butter,at 35c a pound! Over 2,000 dozen eggs sold 1 at three dozen for a dollar. Fresh ranch eggs. No cold storage, at any price. This shipment will bo closed out at this pdice. We make largo sales and small profits. Prices per ? manently low. i ? ? ? Wether you like Havana or domes tic cigars, you can get the kind you llko at Burford's. 2-16-tf GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY HONORS GOETHALS ! WASHINGTON. March 4. ? Col. George W. Goethals was the guest of honor at the annual banquet of the Na- j tlonal Goographle Socloty last night, and was presented by the soqjety with j its medal for achievement. Secretary Wlllium J. Bryan was the toustmastor j at the banquet which wns attended by President Woodrow Wilson and by many members of tho foreign diplo matic corps and prominent govern ment officials and others. President Makes Presentation. President Wilson made thfe presen tation to Col. Goethals of the Roman ' gold medal. He said "a society of this sort generally confers its honors on i those who have disclosed geography rather than those who have altered it.'"- Continuing, the President said, "It seems to mo to be natural that the greatest engineer should come from the United States. Tho United States has made the world uncomfortable but it has at least done so by the exer cise of extraordinary dynamic quail tics. I esteem it a real privllego, act ing In behalf of this society, to pre sent you, Col. Goethals, this beautiful medal. In itself It is mere gold and gold 1^ ot no consequence In this con nection, but it speaks the most prec ious metal we know, the gratitude and 1 admiration of tho world." PAUL D'HEIRRY WAS PROMINENT CITIZEN Paul d'Helrry, who died suddenly yesterday at Chitina, was a prominent citizen of Alaska for a dozen years. Prior to coming to Alaska he was prominent In Seattle and the State of Washington for many eyars as a law yer and in politics, both as a Republi can and a Democrat. D'Helrry was one of the managers of the various campaigns of former Sen- i ator Watson C. Squire JuAt after Wash- -t ington was admitted to Sjtatehood. In, 1896, like Senator Squire, he support- j ed William J. Bryan for the Preslden- j cy as a Silver Republican. He was Attorney-General of Washlnton Terri tory during the Miles CT Moore admin istration In 1889. The rush to Nome took Mr. d'HoIrry to that place whero he dovoted consid erable time to journalism. Later he went to Vladez, and ho remained In that seclon of Alaska until his death. KNIK MERCHANT SAY8 JACK DALTON WILL DELIVER COAL George Palmer, well known mer-; chant of Knik, who Is a Southbound - passenger on the Mariposa, reports that they had a beautiful winter in that section. Never in the history of the country have the conditions been so ideal for the work that the gov ernment has undertaken in the mat ter of getting out the Matanuska coal for testing purposes. Under the able management of Jack Dalton tho un-j dertaking has reached that stage which assures that the coal will all be at tide water and ready for delivery tO; the naval vessels by the opening of i navigation, which will be about May 15th. . Mr. Palmer says that reports from the Nclchina continue favorable and that there Is strong hope that It will turn out to be a good placer country. EXTRA GOOD PROGRAM AT THE GRAND TONIGHT ?T? The show tonight at the Grand Is a good program a8 follows: "A Guilty Conscience," a strong so ciety drama by the Thanhouser Co. "Gaumont Weekly," with the very latest events from the world. This is a good Interesting weekly. "Silver Plated Gun." a Western play, full of mirth nnd vigor, by the famous American Film Co., always good. "Bringing a Husband to Time," com edy that will send you home well pleased. Come to the Grand tonight and en joy our good pictures. B. F. WATSON RETURNS FROM THE WESTWARD ?+-T B. F. Watson, agent of Alaska for the Pacific Alaska Navigation com pany, with headquarters in Juneau, ar rived from the Westward on the Mar iposa this morning. Mr. Watson says that everyone to the Westward is elat ed over the passage of the railroad bill and the prospect of railroad construc tion in the near future. Business conditions out to the Wcst j ward, he sqys, are tending toward an ; Improvement and everyone is hopeful. The mail contract from Seward to the Iditarod has helped quite a bit and stimulated travel to the interior over the Seward-Idltarod trail. The Idlt aroders are beginning to go in for the season's work. There is some travel to the Chisnna from Cordova. Mr. Watson expects to bo here several | days. FONZO BRINGS PRISONER. Deputy Marshal Fred Fonza this morning brought Mike Talty to Ju neau to be held on the charge of Bell j ing liquor to Indians. j Coffee and doughnuts, 10c, at the i Bull Moose lunch room, 396 Front I street 2-26-tf. REBELS INVESTIGATE BENTON'S DEATH NOGALES, Mex., . March 4. ? Gen. Carrauzu today appointed a commis sion to investigate the death of W. S. Benton. Colquitt Demands Extradition. DALLAS, Tex., March 4.?Gov. O. B. Colquitt today wired the Federal authorities of the Mexican State of Loon demanding the extradition of the kidnapers and murderers of Vergnra. WILSON'S PANAMA MESSAGE TOMORROW WASHINGTON, March 4. ? Tho House of Representatives today adopt ed a Joint resolution to hear the Pres ident's message on the Panama canal .tolls in a joint session with the Sen ate tomorrow. BOY SCOUT8 ARE 8COUTING FOR MONEY Members of the Juneau branch of the Boy Scouts will descend on the inhabitants of Juneau during tho com ing week In a campaign to sell tickets to a special matinee at the Orphcum theatre next Saturday afternoon for their benefit. The tickets are selling at 10 cents each. Tho money realized goes into a fund for uniforms for tho Scouts. FORMER JUNEAU VI8ITOR MARRIED AT MANILA Miss Idona Nonette Slade, whom many Juneau people will remomber visited here for several weeks laBt summer, was married January 3 to Eugene Arthur Perkins, at Manila, P. I. She Is a friend of the W. W. Casey family and n member of a wealthy family of Spokane, where she was known as an accomplished musician and a charming Bocloty girl. She and her husband met In China, while on a pleasure tour of the far East OUTBOUND PASSENGERS Leaving on Mariposa. The following have taken passage on the Mariposa for the South: R. D. Plnneo, Mrs. J. F. Anderson, A. W. Smith, F. E. Parsons, M. 0. Edmun seu, J. M. Cannon, R. Gravonelll, E. Buschman, E. O. Walstrom, Con Sul livan, N. J. Dooley, Bertha Davis, C. J. Pearco, Miss L. Oilman, F. 0. Dor man, Mrs. E. H. Gowran and daughter, Mrs. Sumner S. Smith, Otto Wuoren pua and wife, J. J. Meherln. I Leaving on Alameda. The Alameda leaving for the Wcst Iward, carried the following from Ju neau: For Cordova?Charles Byrne, j M. P. Hurd, Mrs. A. Krebs, Joe Vita, [Sumner S. Smith, B. M. Stone and |wife; for Valder?E. O. Gutisha; for [Skagway ? Dan Woods, Mrs. Emma ;Wolf, Peter Radonlch. JOHN BUNNY AT ORPHEUM "Throe Friends," a good Blograph drama, opened the program at the Orpheum last evening. | "A Chase Across the Continent," is n splendid Edison photoplay, present ling a detective's pursuit through sev leral large American cities. I "Freckles," a laughable Vitagraph i comedy with our old friend John Bun ! ny. "A Pair of Boots," and "How the Duke of Leisure Reached Home," two i Sells farco comedies, complete a good program, repeated tonight. Save your coupons. Watch for the "Great Steeplechase." ... ? SPRING AND SUMMER, 1914. I This Is an Invitation for you to call and Inspect the season's new designs, the spring suitings and other fabrics in the tailoring line. It is an offer to furnish you with clothes made in your own homo town, made by competent workmen; clothes not made In Eastern sweatshops. Cordially, ?3-3-tf F. WOLLAND. HOWARD MALONE HOME. Howard Malone arrived home on the | Mariposa this morning. He wns one i of the first to Join the big rush to the j Chlsana. SPOKANE BRINGS MANY. The Spokane arriving from the South brought the following passem gers for "Juneau: C. H. Gallagher, Phillip Gallagher, Wm. Murphy, J. N. Morgan, F. J. Gran by, James McDonough, Robert Ben Bon, Andrew Ness, Jnck Annesser, Ma rion Davis, H. O. Hanson, O. Hanson, P. G. Cain, Milton F. Well, John Mar tin, Nick Rocovich and wlfo, W. H, Cchrlctmas, Thomas E. Connor, Chas. A. Hanson, William Holliday, R. Lock ie, J. D. Mooney, and 8 second class. JOHN BASSETT MOORE SESIGNS FROM OFFICE WASHINGTON. March 4. ? John Bassett Moore today resigned as coun sellor of the State Department. COAL LAND BILL REPORTED TO HOUSE 1P ? WASHINGTON, March 4. ? Tho House public lands committee, after amending It so as to provide that alt leases shall be for tho mining rights only; favorably reported tho adminis tration Alaska coal land development bill Inst night JAS. K. HACKETT INHERITS FORTUNE NEW YORK, March 4.?Mrs. Minnie Hackett Trobrldge died here last night Her fortune, amounting to $2,500,000. was left to her uncle, James K. Hack ett, the famous actor. TRAINMEN'S WAGES ARE ADVANCED NEW YORK, March 4.?Wage in creases amounting to $100,000 a year have been granted to 5000 trainmen on the Chicago, Burlington & Qulncy by a board of arbitration. GRAY'S RESIGNATION DUE TO FRICTION ST. PAUL, Minn., March 4.?It is stated on good nuthorlnty that the resignation of Carl R. Gray as presi dent of the Great Northern was due to friction between him and Louis W. Hill, son of James Jr Hill, who suc ceeded to the presidency. GERMANY PREPARING FOR OLYMPIC MEET BERLIN, March 4.?Despite the ac tion of the budget committee on Jan. 15, In rejecting the proposed appropri ation for the Olympic games to be held here in 1916, the imperial parlla* ment has voted that $50,000 be spent on the forthcoming athletic meeting. REDFIELD TO ANSWER CALAMITY HOWLERS WASHINGTON, March 4?Secretary of Commerce William C. Rcdfleld, who, with President Wilson's hearty co-op eration, has been investigating busi ness conditions throughout the coun try, will present results to the peo ple within a few weeks in a series of I Important speeches. Calamity howl-j ' ing by politicians in Congress Is not to go unanswered by the Adminlstra-1 tion. The success from the Adminls-i tration standpoint of Secretary Red-1 field's speech at Wheeling, W. Va., I lead to this decision. RESERVE BANKS TO BE LOCATED SOON ?4? WASHINGTON, March 4.?A decis ion on the number and location of the regional reserve banks is expected 1 about March 15. NEW RULING TO AID RAILROADS NEW YORK, March 4.?Tho New | York Sun says Eastern railroads will | got their first relief from the Inter state Commerce Commission on April 2 through the cancellation of allow ances in industrial lines. The com mission estimates cancellation of al lowances in tho iron and steel Industry alone will amount to a yearly rovenuo of $15,000,000. The industrial lines are thoso owned j by manufacturing and other concerns i to transport their own products to tho | main lines. CONGRESS TO REPEAL FREE TOLLS LAW WASHINGTON, March 4. ? Presi dent Woodrow Wilson has been as sured that the present Congress will repeal the free tolls provision of the Panama canal act, which the Presi dent regards as direct violation of the treaty with Great Britain, and Incon sistent with the new low tariff law's purpose. NO INVESTIGATION OF CALUMET XMAS FIRE * ? CHICAGO. March 4.?The Western Federation of Miners as withdrawn Its request for an Inquiry Into the Calu met hall fire disaster, In the Congres sional Investigation into tho Michigan copper miners' strike, provided both sides can ngree on a statement of facts to be inserted In the record. This is expected greatly to shorton the In vestigation. Notice to Contractors. Bids will be received up to March 7, at 10 a. m., at my office for tho erec tion of a two-story apartment building on Lot 3, Gold Belt add., for Mr. John Reck; plans and specifications may be , obtained. Juneau, March 4, 1914. C. W. WIN8TEDT. Architect. Valdoz Hand Laundry. Flannels a specialty. Goldstein Cabin, No. 2. Mrs. Sharts. 1-19-tf Gill is Elected by Tremendous Majority SEATTLE. March 4 ?Hiram C. Gill, who was recalled from the office of Mayor of Seattle three years ago when he was defeated by more than 6,000 majority by George W. DUling, and defeated two years ago by Mayor Geo. P. Cotterlll after a hard campaign by less than 1,000 majority, was elected yesterday In bis fourth contest for that office defeating J. D. Tronholmo by a majority that may reach 14,000. The returns are not complete, but It Is bo Uovcd that Gill has carried every ward but the tenth. C. Allen Dale Is tho only candidate for council that Is not now a member to win out yesterday. He Is a promi nent member of tho Progressive party. Commission Government Wins. The Indications are that the com mission form of government has car ried by a safo majority. This propo sition authorizes the charter commis sioners who woro elected to formu late a charter for Seattle Immediately providing a commission form of gov ernment to be submitted to the peo ple. Light Vote Was Cast. SEATTLE. March 4.?Tho vote polled at yesterday's election was not so large as that at tho primaries, the total being only 60,000. Gill Sweeps Lodging House District. SEATTLE. March 3.?The returns are coming In fast from the down town lodging house precincts and Olll Is making a clean sweep. His ma jority In the First, Fourth, Fifth and Sixth wards will exceed ten to one. In thiB section of the town GUI Is run ning 60 per cent stronger than he ran In the primaries while Trenholme Is little mora than holding the vote that he received In the primaries. Tho same condition prevails in the Ballard lodging house district. Precinct 262, a Clancy First ward precinct, complete, gives Olll 126, Trenholme. 8. The same precinct at tho primary ga7e Olll 79, Trenholmo 8. Wlnsor i.in next to Gill at the pri mary. Precinct 47, a Ballard lodging house precinct, Thirteenth ward, complete, gives Olll 123; Trenholme, 23. The same precinct at the primary gave Gill, 83; Trenholmo, 23. Wlnsor ran second at tho primary. Eighty-two precincts, complete, from practically all the wards but mostly from down town precincts, gave Gill 10,600; Trenholme, 6.400. Old Officers Re-Elected. 8 eat tie, March 4?This morning It Is apparent that the following have been elected to offices under tho May orlllty: James E. Bradford, corporation counsel, re-elected. Ed. L. Terry, treasurer, re-elected. Harry W. Carroll, comptroller, re elected. Councilmen, three years?Oliver T. Erlckson and Robert B. Hesklth, re elected, and C. Allen Dale, who defeat ed Harry Buskevelth, present council man. Councilman, two years to fill vacan cies?Norman B. Abrams and C. B. Fitzgerald. HUMBOLDT IS ON THE WAY NORTH SEATTLE, March 4.?Tho Humboldt sailed for Alaska at 10:30 o'clock last night on her first trip this year. Sho has the following passengers; For Juneau?Mrs. F. Stuart, Luth er Skaggs, Alfred Borg, N. Berdon, H. P. Hcwrock. R. Miller, William Za Ion, John P. Fonma, Sam Miller, L. Wolfe, S. Poppas, E. M. Perry, L. F. Brody, H. H. Jones, Mrs. C. W. Footo, Chas. J. Bell, Miss Freda Gilbert, T. R. Jones, J. A. Cody, Pedro Remington, N. W. Bower, F. C. Bradley and 21 steerage. For Douglas?Mayor M. J. O'Connor, E. A. Ruede, Herman Elkburg, W. J. Linscott and wife, E. Loomls, Mrs. J. Loomls, J. Hall, Joseph Chrlstoferson, Oscar Freeburg, Gus Llndstrom, O. Johnson, Iver Llndstrom and two steerage. GEORGE TURNER WILL RUN FOR SENATOR SPOKANE, March 4.?Former Sena tor George Turner announced his can didacy for United Statea Senator last night and It appears this morning In tho morning newspapers. Ho will make a campaign for the Democratic nomination. BRITAIN READY TO CURTAIL NAVIES (By Marconi WlreleBa Telegraph.) LONDON, March 3?The British gov ernment would bo glad to enter Into any agreement over tho limitation of dimensions of warships, which could bo easily arranged and done at once, according to Winston Spencer Chruch 1 111, First Lord of the British Admiralty. James B. Close, nephew to tho well known capitalist W. B. Close, arrived 1 in Juneau on tho Mariposa this morn ing. Mr. Close is froth the Interior.