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VOL. III.,"NO. 402. , JUNEAU, ALASKA,; TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 1914. PRICE, TEN CENTS SENATE FINALLY ADOPTS THE CONFERENCE REPORT Asquith Proposes His Ulster Compromise Plan LONDON. March 10.?Prime Mini ster Herbert Henry Asquith laid be fore the Commons last night the gov ernment's proposed concessions to Ul ster in regard to its position under the j proposed home rule for Ireland the announcement of which has been wait ed for long and anxiously. Asquith's plan is that before the bill shall become effective a poll shall be taken of each county in Ulster so that the people of the county may decide as ! to whether or not they desire to be excluded from the provisions of the bill for six years from and after the 1 meeting of the first Irish parliament. In every county where a majority of the people so decided that county shall automatically be excluded for the per iod mentioned. ALASKA GASTINEAU COMPANY PAYS OUT LARGE SUMS , I Today is payday for the employees:, of the Alaska Gastineau Mining com-,, pany for the month of February. All , told $80,000 will be paid out. For the!, first time in many months the pay roll dropped below the one hundred i thousand dollar mark. February was a short month and besides owing to the lack of water, power to supply energy for the compressors was slack and many men were temporarily laid off during a part of the month. March promises to be much more active and a larger force of men Is already at work. MAKING MODERN PLAYHOUSE HERE Contractor A. C. Craig, who designed the remodeling of the old Opera House, yesterday began the active work of making the changes. The place is be ing converted into a modern play I house for legitimate stage productions.? Max Kndleman and Thomas Ashby are! owners of the lease on the property and the work is being done under their direction. 1 Under the new design the place will have more than double the seating capacity that it had in former days and it will be so changed as to be un- 1 recognizable. The main entrance will be on Seward near the corner of Sec ond. A neat box office will be provid ed in the main hallway. The auditor ium will have a seating capacity for 300. Easy stairs will lead to the bal cony which will seat another 300. A row of loge boxes is planned to form the inner circle of the balcony. The gallery will extend toward Second street from the balcony and will seat 200. There will be four exits from the main floor and auditorium and two or three from the balcony, independent of others. The stage is to be entirely remod eled and made modern. The arch will be raised and modern appliances for stage setting introduced. Comfortable dressing rooms will be provided and: every necessary adjunct for stage peo-i pie will be at hand. The entire house is to be furnished, and flnished substantially, comfortably and In good taste. The owners have as yet announced no definite plans for the management of the new place of amusement. ? ? ? PRINCESS MAY GOES O N RUN LAST OF MONTH Agent John T. Spickett for the C. P. R. announces that the Princess May will return to the Southeastern Alas ka run beginning the last of this month, arriving here March 31 and sailing on return trip April 2. and will be ob a ten-day schedule afterward. The Princess Maquinna, leaving Van couver, will make her last trip of the season on this trip. MICHAEL DONAHER WAS BURIED THIS AFTERNOON ? The funeral of the late Michael Don aher. occurred at 1:30 this afternoon from the Catholic church. It was very largely attended. The pioneer organ izations turning out many members. Rev. Father A. R. Drathman officiated. The pall bearer were Judge Henry States. A1 James. M. E. Russell, Aug ust Brown, James Jone3 and Oscar Ohman. Interment was in Evergreen cemetery. J Coffee, better than your mother ever made, at the Sampede Restaurant.? ?2-19-tf. REDUCE THE COST OF LIVING Our eggs and butter are the best in town?guaranteed fresh. Remember we are the leaders in making low prices. ROYAL FRUIT CO.. Phone 280. FRESH SEALSHIPT oysters at GOLDSTEIN'S 10-9-tf. WANTED?Capable woman desires housework. Phone 3433 3-9-2L THE WEATHER TODAY. Twenty-four hours ending at 3 p. m.: Maximum?12. Minimum?31. Cloudy. NEW APARTMENT HOUSE FOR JUNEAU The contract tor tho erection of a two-story apartment building to be built on Lot 3, Gold Belt Addition to Juneau, on the corner of Ninth street and Calhoun avenue, for John Reck, was let Saturday, to Geo. R. Dull and G. Halverson, wellknown Juneau con tractors. Entrance will be from Cai houn avenue, through a vestibule, from which private halls lead into each apartment, consisting of front rooms, bed room, dining room, kitchen and bathroom. Besides there will be two large closets and a back porch with service stairway. The rooms are all to be of comfortable size. The fea tures of the building are somewhat different from the present flat build ings in Juneau, and will be in keeping with the nice homes in this residen tial district. The plumbing will be modern, and the contract for the same was accorded to the well known Arm of Marshall and Newman. Mr. Reck stated that the apartments were al ready spoken for and should be ready by May 15th. The plans were drawn by Architect C. \Y. Wlnstedt. who will also super vise the construction. DEMOCRATS WILL MEET IN GROSS HALL TONIGHT The Juneau Democratic Club will meet in Gross hall tonight at 8 o'clock. There pill be many interesting topics brought forward for discussion and ac tion. This is the regular monthly meeting and a full attendance is de sired. Owing to the phenominal growth of the organization the offices of the club have grown too small for the club to hold its meetings in hence the necessity for hiring a hall. DONAHER WILL NAMES AUGUST BROWN EXECUTER Michael Donaher, who died Saturday night, left a will naming August Brown as executor. The will was deposited with the B. M. Behrends banking house and was not discovered uutil this morning. One hundred dollars of his estate is left to the Catholic church, and the remainder is bequeath ed to the relatives of testator's de ceased wife, who are native Alaska Indians, living at or near Juneau. The executor has not yet offered the will for probate. WEIDELEICH CASE UP AGAIN NEXT MONDAY In the case of Weidcleich against Townsend ct al. In which the jury failed to bring a verdict, Judge R. W. Jennings this morning denied the mo tion of defendants to continue the case over to the next term and the case will go to trial again next Monday. WIESE FISH COMPANIES FILES ARTICLES HERE The Engelbr Wiese Inc., and the Wiese Packing Co., both of which are Seattle corporations, filed articles with Charles E. Davidson. Secretary of the Territory, today. Engelbr Wiese, William Semar and G. E. Wright form the directorate of both companies which engage in the fish and packing business. The capital stock of the first named is placed at $50,000 and of the latter at $125,000. Charles H. Cos grove of Ketchikan Is named as Alas ka agent for each of the companies. WHEN LEE SURRENDERED ? , Grand theatre presents the best Civ il War feature ever seen In Alaska, "When Lee Surrendered," an educa tional and an historical production: every citizen of the United States should see this wonderful production. This two-reel feature Is full of excite ment and interest. Bring the children. It will do them good to see it. Remember we show it tonight and tomorrow only. Besides three extra reels will bo shown: "The Woman Behind the Man," a | good, strong Solax drama. "The Queen of the Season," concludes a very good show. BABY GRAY PASSES AWAY. j The Infant child of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Gray died this morning about five o'clock from an attack of acute intes | tinal indigestion. CIVIL CALENDAR CALLED. ?*? The civil calendar was called In the district court today and many cases put over to the next term. GET READY. The first strawberries of the season will be in on the Northwestern next Saturday morning, also another large supply of eggs, butter, vegetables and fruits, to be sold at reduce-the-cost-of living prices. ROYAL FRUIT CO.. Phone 280. You'll find the cosmopolitan crowd at the Stampede. 2-19-tf TOO MANY IDLE MEN IN JUNEAU Juneau is menaced by an over-sup ply of labor, according to large em ployers of labor and to men who nro giving some attention to the situation that now exists hero. "The labor problem," said B. L. Thano, general manager of the Alaska Gastlueau Min ing company, "1b more serious than would appear on the surface. In my opinion Juneau has all the labor that will be needed here for some time and a great deal more than can be used now." "We are employing at tho present time upwards of 700 men," continued Mr. Thane, "and even after the sea son fully opens up this forco will not be increased more than 250. Many of our old men are off on vacation, and those will, of course, be given prefer ence over all others. Something should be done to get the news abroad that Juneau has all the labor than can pos sibly be used. It is unfair to the com munity and unfair to the men who come up hero expecting to get work to allow the real conditions to remain unexplained. Many of these men com ing here, expecting to get work nro enduring hardships now and if the immigration continues the conditions will get worse. "Juneau is destined to grow into a large placo and there will bo work for many, but the growth should be nat ural?it cannot be forced without bringing disasterous results to the community. The steamship compan ies are unconsciously encouraging the immigration of laboring men here and some means must be adopted to coun teract it." It has been variously estimated that there arc from 500 to 800 idle men in Juneau willing and anxious to work, but for whom there are no Jobs, and every boat is bringing more. ^ a TWO SHOWS FOR ONE AT OR- j PHEUM TONIGHT. ?+? "Love Token," n strong drama, by the Lubin company. "The Pink Opera Cloak." Is a pret ty story of a model's reward and is cleverly portrayed by the Selig Co. "Here's Your Hat," and "The Mani curist and the Mutt," are two clover comedies by the Essana.v and Kalom companies, and shows Ruth Roland and John Brennan in their usual fun ny roles. "Owing to the numeorus requests for the repetition of the "Great Steep le Chase," it will be run Tuesday and Wednesday at 8:45 in addition to the regular show. Save your coupons. BISHOP P. T. ROWE HELPS CELEBRATE The Right Rev. Peter Trimble Rowe, Episcopal bishop of Alaska, was one of the speakers at a celebration of the completion of the first year of the Wilson administration that took place on the evening of March 4th at Seat tle. He discussed what the administra tion has done for Alaska. CHADWICK ALMOST WENT TO SKAGWAY! R. H. Chadwlck, popular commercial man traveling out of Juneau, almost went to Skagway on the Jefferson yes terday afternoon?his grips and choico samples did go. Mr. Chadwick care fully placed his grips aboard the ship in good season and noticing that the sailing hour was marked 5:30 hastened up town to do an errand, thinking he had plenty of time, but ho failed to notice that the warning said "ship's time." JOHN T. SPICKETT A NEAR LABOR AGENT ?+? John T. Spickett, genial proprietor and manager of the Orpheum theatre put over a good one this morning. He was ppsting a bill, showing scenes in a labor photo comedy, with a poster, announcing "Wanted?Laborers. $1.75 per day." Mr. Spickett thought that this was a little too low for Juneau so he took his pencil and proceeded to change the lithograph sign to read "$4.75" per day. A son of the North came along, and catching Mr. Spick ett in the act said: "Vat, you vant some and give four-six-bits ? and board?" ALASKAN HOTEL ARRIVALS. The following are registered at the Alaskan Hotel: Thad R. Perry, N. P. Clarberg and wife, Fred Perner. G. A. McMullen, H. E. Shook, A. M. Good man, Chas. A. Ball, H. M. Smith, J. W. Fraser, Seattle; Mrs. E. Sherman, C. D. Knapp, Juneau; F. B. Strnven, San Francisco; A. L. Mitchell. B. Flemming, Portland; B. F. Watson. Alaska; Tony Freenon, Douglas; Dan Sky, Juneau. PATENTS FOR PLACERS. i ? i The local land office has received patents for 18 placer claims for the Dan Creek Mining company in the Chi tatu recording district. Harry Gabriel, who has been in the States for several weeks, returned on , the Admiral Evans after doing some I successful scouting for the Alaska . Gastineau baseball team for 1914. Mrs. John Reagan will take passage on the Admiral Sampson for the I South to visit a few weeks in Puget . Sound cities. SULZER LOSES SUIT POR GOVERNORSHIP ALBANY. N. Y., March 10.? Judge Alden Chester, of the Albany County Supreme Court, yesterday denied the application of former Gov. William' Sulzer for a writ oit'mandnmus to com pel tho State comptroller to pay him 1 the snlnry attaching to the office of' Governor of New York. The decision [ holds that Sulzer Is no longer Qover-i nor, having been legally removed from tho office. LISTER OPPOSES FREE TOLLS REPEAL TACOMA, March 10.?Gov. Ernest Lister yesterday telegraphed to Pres ident Woodrow Wilson protesting against the repeal of the provision of the Panama canal act which permits tho passage of American ships en gaged In the coastwise trade through the canal free. He represented that it will do Incalculable harm to the shipping interests of Washington. GEORGE HARKRADER REPORTED LOST SITKA, March 10.?G. H. Kinney J boat pilot, reports here that George Harkrader hns been lost on Kruzoff island for the past flve days. Hnrk rader attempted to cross overland from Mud bay to Shellkoff bay. He had no food but had matches and car ried an axe. It is a very bad country to travel in. It Is possible that hcj may have been picked up by Indians or by trappers or fishermen. A relief expedition will leave here immediate ly to search for him. 4? V A MARINE NOTES I 4 4 Advices received at the offices of the Admiral Line state that the Ad miral Sampson is duo to arrive here from the Westward at 4:30 nnd will sail South at six. Advices from the Alaska Steamship company offices state that the Alame da will arrive from the Westward. Southbound at five o'clock tomorrow morning. The Jefferson is scheduled to ar rive from Lynn canal ports and sail South at six o'clock tonight The Delhi left Seattle Sunday night with approximately 500 tons of gener al merchandise for Juneau. The Northwestern sails from Seat tle tonight and should arrive here Fri day night. The Portland lino freighter Thomas D. Ward was duo to arrive in Juneau today. The Spokane will bo due to arrive March 16. The Humboldt will be due to ar rive March 18. The-Al-Ki will be due to arrive Mar. 18th. The Georgia leaves for Skagway to night at 5 o'clock. + . + PERSONAL MENTION 4>? + O. K. LangvlUe, a commercial man hailing from Eugene. Oregon, arrived in Juneau on a recent boat and Is stay ing at the Occidental hotel. Col. Sol Rlpinskl, who was sojourn ing in Juneau for a few days, left for his homo In Haines yesterday. 0. L. Coward, popular representa tive of the General Electric company, expects to come to Juneau about the middle of March. He will bring Mrs. Coward with him. E. A. Webster, of the Albers Milling company, is making a business visit in southeastern Alaska points. Mrs. Webster is visiting in Douglas, the guest of Mrs. Robert Coughlin while Mr. Webster makes side trips about the country. J. J. Daly, of the Erye-Bruhn com pany, and the Ketchiknn sawmill mag nate, arrived on the Jefferson and will spend a few days in Juneau. Milton Weil, traveling for a Senttle house took passage on the Admiral Ev ans for the Westward. G. Herman Miller, auditor of the White Pass, was a Southbound passen ger on the Humboldt from Skagway. He goes to Seattle in response to a request from President O. Li Dicke son of his company. He will remain in the South for several weeks. TRADE CONDITIONS GOOD NEW YORK. March 10? Buyers In New York from St. Louis and Chicago say trade is excellent in the middle West The jelly crowd, the good smokes, the pleasant piny will make you happy day by day. Play .pool at Burford's and take the kinks out of your liver. 2-lG-tf. SPRING AND SUMMER, 1914. 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 home town made by competent workmen; clothes not made in Eastern sweatshops. Cordially, ?3-4-tf. P. WOLLAND. HUERTA ORDERS ACTIVE WAREARE | MEXICO CITY. March 10. ? Gen. I Huerta, provisional President of Mex ico, yesterday wired the Governors of all the States and commanders In tho, field as follows: "Today the Federal government begins Its active campaign against j the rebels of the North. See thAt | the troops of your commnnd ac- I tlvely assume offensive warfare." It is said that Huerta has determined i to make an effort to crush tho rebel lion that has met with many successes in the last few months. Senator Fall Favors Intervention. WASHINGTON, March 10.?Senator A. B. Fall, of New Mexico, In a strong j speech In the Senate yesterday after-! noon urged that tho time has come for armed intervention In Mexico by the United States. Ho said that In no other way could the lives of Amer icans and Europeans be protected. He said that to wait longer would be crim inal negligence. Seek Information As to Vergara. WASHINGTON, March 10. ? Both tho Departments of State and War' have started investigations to discov er how and by whom Vcrgara's body was brought across the Rio Grand into tho United States. Sun Speaks for Huerta. NEW YORK. March 10.?The New York Sun this morning addressed a J formal appeal to President Woodrow Wilson to reverse his former Mexican policy and recognize Huerta's defacto government. Chile Would Help. NEW YORK. March 10? A Valpa raiso cable to the New York Herald Bays Chile would co-operate with the United States In the pacification of Mexico, In case It was asked for by Mexicans and action was in full ac cord with the Argentine and Brazilian governments. United States May Send Force to Mexico City. WASHINGTON. March 10.?The Ad ministration Is considering sending suf ficiently large military force to the American embassy In Mexico City- to dominate the situation there so far as the protection of the foreign legations Is concerned. Friends Return Vergara's Body. WASHINGTON. March 10.?After a i Cabinet meeting todny it became ap parent that there would bo no conflct between the Federal government and the State of Texas over the recovery of Vergara's body. The body was re covered by Vergara's friends and not by the rangers. DAMAGE SUIT AGAINST PORTLAND BUSINESS MAN ?+? PORTLAND, Ore.. March 10. ? A suit for $200,000 was begun yester day by Edward Erlinger against Lloyd I Frank, of the firm of Meyer and Frank. | for the alienation of the affoctions of | the former's wife from her husband. FAMOUS KENTUCKY FEUDIST DIES OF PNEUMONiA GIDDLESBORO. Ky.. March 10. ? Gen. Souders, lender of the Souders clan in the Soudcrs-Turner feud, and slayer of eleven men, died here yester day of pneumonia. STEEL FACTORIES STILL GETTING BIG CONTRACTS PITTSBURGH. Pa. March 10?With in the last 10 days contracts have been let for 200 000 tons of steel. ?-?-? BANDITS HOLD UP A BRITISH COLUMBIA BANK ?+? SUMAS, Wash., March 10?Bandits held up the bank at Abbotsford, B. C? today and obtained $2,000 in cash. THE DOUGLAS SCHOOL CHALLENGES JUNEAU DOUGLAS, March 10.?We, the grades of the Douglas public school, challenge the grades of the Juneau public school to a. series of roller skat ing contests. First contest to be held at the Douglas rink, March 28, 1914. If accepted would be pleased to meet committee of students and prin ciple to arrange number of races for each meet, at their earliest conven ience. ALEX. SEY, FRANK BACH, LOUIS HUBBARD, ELMER JACKSON. CARL ANDERSON. Committee. A. MURRAY WILL BUILD TWO-STORY BUILDING DOUGLAS, March 10, ? A. Murray announces that ho will orect a two story building on his lot bnck of the Island hotel building, the work to be started as soon as the lumber can be I obtained. The new structure is to be , two stories and arranged for living i purposes. WANTED?By two colored girls, chamber work or day work at house ' work in small family; can give good 1 reference. Arctic- Hotel. Phone 229. ?3-10-2L The Empire $1.00 a month delivered SACRAMENTO DRIVES UNEMPLOYED OUTi SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 10, - The "Army of the Unemployed" was literally driven out of Sacrumento. It was clubbed by the police and drench ed with the fire hose as it was forced across .the Sacramento river. First, however,, "Gen." Kelly and his "ofll cers" were arersted on charges of va grancy and thrown into Jail. STOCK EXCHANGE HILL MAY BE DELAYED ?+? WASHINGTON, March 10?Work on the Stock Exchange bill will not be begun by the Senate banking and cur rency committee until late next month, to allow counsel for the New York Stock Exchange additional time in which to prepare u brief. OHIO CONGRESSMAN MAY HE AMBASSADOR WASHINGTON, March 10. ? Pres ident Woodrow Wilson Is understood to have decided on Representative William G. Sharp, of Elyrla, Ohio, as ambassador to Russia. RAILROAD TO BE SOLD FOR MORTGAGE NEW YORK. March 10.?The Feder al Court has ordered the sale of the Mlanta, Birmingham & Atlantic Rail way on April 22-to satisfy a mortgage h Id by the Old Colony Trust Co. It Is rumored in Atlanta that the Louis ville & Nashville may buy the prop erty. NEARLY ALL BANKS IN NEW SYSTEM WASHINGTON, March 10.?To date 1465 national batiks have applied for membership in the Federal reserve system. 18 banks have notified the or ganization committee that they will not apply, and 10 havo not been heard from. The capital of banks applying amounts to $1,954,5.13.554, which is 99.75'/' of the capital of all national banks in the country. The capital of tanks not accepting is placed at $1, 990,000. and that of the 10 not heard from at $570,000. New Banking System in Few Months. WASHINGTON, March 10.?It will probably be midsummer and may be early autumn before the new banking system provided for in the currency law is put generally into effect and op eration. Secretary of the Treasury McAdo, Secretary of Agricultural Hou son, and J. S. Williams, comptroller of the currency, are now giving their time wholly to studying the informa tion which Messrs. Houston nnd Mc Adoo acquired on their trip around the country. CURLEY'S "BOOM BOSTON" PROJECT IS WORKING BOSTON, March 10.?Mayor James M. Curley says his "Boom Boston" project has already assured the city of new business plants worth $4,000, 000. All of the 22,000 business con corns in Boston are to be convassed for contributions to the $1,000,000 fund for aiding in locating new indus tries in Boston. GOVERNMENT MAY HELP STATE ROADS ?3* ? WASHINGTON, March 10.?A new plr.n for good road development in public-land States, which will do away | with the proposed tax upon either Fed ieral or States treasuries, is the sale of 10f/< of the surveyed public lands in each State, the money to be used for building trunk highways. | SUPREME COURT RULES AGAINST DYNAMITERS WASHINGTON, March 10. ? The United States Supreme court refused yesterday to review the conviction of the Indianapolis dynamiters. BUFFALO NEWSPAPERMAN DIES AT HIS HOME BUFFALO, N. Y., March 10.?Ed ward H. Butler, proprietor of the Buf falo News newspaper, died at his home here last night. EVERMAN RESIGNS FROM FISHERIES SERVICE WASHINGTON. Mnrch 10. ? Dr. Barton W. Everman has resigned as chief of the Alaska fisheries service and accepted the directorship of the museum of the California Academy of Science at San Francisco. DON'T FORGET that we arc Belling large sacks of the best Yakima' potatoes for $1.45: also choice Sunkist oranges and lemons for 20 cents per dozen. Phone 101. ?3-9-tf CHAS. GOLDSTEIN. Have some fun! Ticklo the Ivories at Burford's 2-16-tf. Alaska Railroad Bill Sent to The President WASHINGTON, March 10. ? The Senate today adopted the report of lite conference committee and passed the Alaska railroad bill as It came from Hie House. i he bill has been transmitted to the President. There was no roll call on the measure, and the vote In favor of the agreement was practically unani mous. Cummins Denounces Bill. Two speeches were made on the re port before it was agreed to. Sena tor A. B. Cummins, of Iowa, de nounced the bill. Senator Key Pitt man, of Nevada, answered him. Senator Cummins said: "As the bill now stands the government could only build Inland from the present termin als of privately owned lines, and its lines are certain to be at the mercy of the private lines for tidewater ter minals. The bill is a mighty flne thing for the private lines, becauso they will Insist on an enormous pro tit if the government desires to take them over." "I am opposed," Senator Cummins concluded, "to the government's entry into the Alaskan railroad situation un less It owns a railroad from the sea to the interior." Pittman Says No Point Made. Senator Pittman, answering, said that "Senator Cummins' point Is not well taken." The conference report," he continued, "provides that the gov ernment must build or acquire a con tinuous road from the coast to the interior." DAWSONITES DIE IN CHISANA SLIDE ?+? DAWSON, March 10.?Word was re ceived here yesterday that Kenneth White horn and Charley Anderson, both former Klondikers, had been killed in a cnowslide near Chisana City. TACOMA MAN GETS SENATE CONFIRMATION WASHINGTON, March 10. ? The United States Senate last night con firmed the appointment of John D. Uovle to be United States marshal for the district of Western Washing ton. COURT MAKES PURE FOOD DECISION WASHINGTON, March 10.?The su preme Court has decided in' the "bleached flour" case that adultera tion of food products, to be punishable under food and drugs act, must be car ried to a point where the adulterations actually disguised defects in the food or where use of poisons made the prod duct actually deleterious to the con sumer. LONDON BANKERS TO FINANCE BRAZIL 'i* ' LONDON, March 10.?London bank ers, headed by the Rothchilds, are un derstood to have agreed to provide the Brazilian government with what ever financial assistance is neces sary, provided retrenchment is insti tuted. Advances will be on Treasury bills. [constable welch 1)11) not get "big injun" LEWISTOWN, Ida., March 10. ? Constable Welch, of Arrow, started out yesterday to arrest Chief Thomas Moxmox of the Nez Perce tribe of In dians for beating his aged mother. This morning lie walked back to town minus his hat and revolver. He had spent the night as a prisoner in the big Indian's house. roime dark on account of strike ROME, March 10. ? Rome was in darkness last night owing to a gen oral strike of all electrical workers. One hundred thousand men have been called out. The government is mobil izing troops to maintain order. lieut. dan pullen wounds physician WASHINGTON, March 10. ? Lieut. Dan Pullen, engineering corps United States Army, of Skagway, Alaska, in a friendly fencing bout, accidentally struck Dr. Scott D. Breckinridge, broth er of the assistant Secretary of War, wounding him slightly. w. w. m'naughton dies at san francisco SAN FRANCISCO. March 10.? W. W. McNaughton, sporting editor of the San Francisco Examiner, died here this morning. just received telegram to sell fancy Burbanks potatoes at $1.45 per sack. The best In the mar ket. Best oranges, any size at $3.25 per box Good oranges at 20 cents per dozen. Shipment arrived this morning on the Amiral Evans. ROYAL FRUIT CO.. Phone 280.