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THE ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE
VOL. III.. NO. 40& JUNEAU, ALASKA, WEDNESDAY, MAR. 11, 1914. ? PRICE, TEN CENTS PRESIDENT WILSON TO SIGN RAILROAD BILL TOMORROW Splendid New Home For Behrends Bank Immediately following the closing of the deal for the iloggatt property, the announcement was made by U. M.I Behrends today that he would erect I a modern bank building at the corner i of Seward and Third streets on the purchased property to be the perma nent home of the B. M. Behrends bank. The work of tearing down the old buildings will begin us soon us the tenants can move out. within a month, j It is expected to start construction on the new building May 1 and to have it completed and ready for occupancy this fall. The building is to be 50 x 50 and one story with high ceilings, and it will i be constructed with as much perma nency as concrete and steel can make it. The style will be on the same or der as most of the prominent bank buildings io San Francisco, rich, or nate and substantial. The front will be dunked with a row of pillars. The interior will probably be finished in oak or mahogany. The new bank building will have more than three ti nes the door space the the present building affords, and additional vault room will be furnished in the basement. "I could have con structed a building that would bring in revenue by building aditional stor ies." said Mr. Behrends. "but 1 want ed to make it exclusively the home for the bank." The remainder of the property is also to be improved but not Just yet. Some of the tenants hold leases that run for some time and nothing will be done until the present buildings are released. WELLKNOWN HOTEL MAN BUYS CIRCLE CITY HOTEL ? William Short has bought the Cir cle City Hotel property from George F. Miller. The tract of ground in cluded in the purchase is 50 x 100 feet and situated on Third street near the corner of Franklin. It Is entirely covered by the 3-story building which is used for hotel purposes. The price paid for the property is $30,000 and Mr. Short will take possession May 1. He plans to remodel the place to some extent. jj The Circel City Hotel occupies one of the most advantageous locations in Juneau, and has for years been a favorite rendezvous for prospectors and miners, and has enjoyed a very prosperous career. Mr. Short is one of the best known of hotel men in Alaska having been manager of several hotels in thej country. For more than ten years he I was located in Ketchikan where he! was engaged in the hotel business.' Recently he came to Juneau and has been with the Occidental hotel. He has a large acquaintance throughout Alaska and there is little doubt but that the Circle City will, under his J management, continue to be headquar ters for the men of the hills .who are the advance gurad of Alaska develop ment ? ? ? JUNEAU MAKES SUBSTANTIAL GAIN Juneau gained 141 points on Skat; way in the international bowling con test by making 2573 pins to Skagway's 2432 last night. This leaves Juneau only 14 pins to the bad. The record of last night's playing follows: Juneau 2573 Dawson 2455 Skagway 2432 Whitehorse 2431 Treadwell 2236 The standing of the teams now, with one more series to play is as follows: Skagway 12.399 Juneau 12.385 Dawson 12,078 Whitehorse 11,800 Treadwell 11,190 Juneau's record in the games last night follows: Dr. Kaser 187 165 172?524 Winn 197 151 158?506 Hunter 175 175 175?525 Barragar 166 172 155?193 Dickinson 184 215 126?525 Totals 909 878 786 2573 High average?Hunter. 175, and W. Dickinson. 175. High Score?Dickin son. 215. The tournament will close Friday night when the last series of games will be played. JURY EXCUSED FOR TERM. All of the regular panel except R. M. Keeney were excused for the remaind er of the term by Judge R. W. Jen I nings this morning. 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. ROYAI. FRUIT CO.. Phone 280. THE WEATHER TODAY. Twenty-four hours ending at 3 p. m.: Maximum?12. Minimum?32. Precipitation?.57. Cloady; rain. BEHRENDS BUYS HOGGATT PROPERTY R. M. Behrends, head of the R. M. Behrends banking and mercantile con cerns of Juneau, today closed the deal for the purchase of the H. E. Hoggatt property, lying along Third street from Main to Seward. Negotiations have been pending for some time. The price paid is $20,000. The property is contiguous and consists of 75 x 100 feet at the corner of Main and 50 x 100 feet at the corner of Third and Seward, giving a froutage of fifty feet on Seward, seventy-five feet on Main and two hundred feet on Third. There are some building on the prop erty. one of which contains the offices of the surveyor-general of Alaska. It is Mr. Rehrends intention to improve the property. PASSENGERS LEAVING FOR THE SOUTH ? On the Sampson. The Admiral Sampson, leaving for the South last night, took the follow ing passengers: Miss Clo Mallahan, Mrs. R. Frieman. Miss M. M. Fox, E. (Rebel and wife. Mrs. D. McClellan. J. F. Warner. E. B. Wilson. John Pet erson. D. Rechen. J. A. Murphy. Mrs. J. H. Reagan, J. Mclntyre. John Thom as, and three second class. On the Jefferson. The Jefferson took the following from Juneau: Mrs. L. XI. Mills, Miss Inez Sllveries. Philipp Shields. O. XV. Spear. J. E. Hendricks. A. Greenbnuin, XV. C. Miller. Miss Annie Lassen. C. H. Bishop. Mrs. C. H. Bishop, Mrs. J. G. Howe, C. XX*. Stockwell. C. S. Bell, Miss Francess Dean, L. B. Adslt, R. | L. Schi<lmt, Miss J. Smith. On the Alameda. The Alameda, sailing South this morning took the following from Ju neau: Carl Heggstran. Gust Lundelhj E. Kajander. Lang Cobb, John H. Cobb. Mrs. John H. Cobb. ? ? ? TEMPERANCE SOCIETY FILES ARTICLES The Douglas Island Finnish Temper ance Society today filed articles of In corporation with Charles E. Davidson, secretary of the Territory. The in-1 corporators are XX*. Rante, Kalle Ki viniemi, and Kalle Kitti. , , , COBBS LEAVE ON THE ALAMEDA FOR STATES Attorney J. H. Cobb, Mrs. Cobb and their son K. 1-ang Cobb were passen gers for the States on the Alameda this morning. Mr. Cobb will go to XX'ashington to appear before the Su preme Court in the Itow-Fushiml case before returning to Juneau. They will be gone several weeks. FLOATING C01RT AGAIN THIS YEAR District Attorney John Rustgard re ceived cablegram instructions from At-1 torney-General McReynolds to confer with Judge R. XX". Jennings as to the advisability of holding a session of the floating court during the coming summer and to name the date when the session should begin, if thought advisable. The report as agreed upon by Judge] Jennings and Mr. Rustgard will ad vise that the court session be held; about the same time as last year. DO YOU KNOW? you must go early so you can get a seat at the Orpheum. The "Great. Steeplechase" was shown after the reg ular show by request last night. "Love Token" is a fine Western min ing story. "Model for the Pink Cloak." dis played feminine beauty, also adorn ment for the fair sex. which was fine. Talk about duck shooting, some of our experts should see this film, it would give them a tip how to get ducks. "The Manicure and the Mutt," com edy. Oh. boys, if our local barbers had a nice looking manucurist. same as was in the barbershop seen last night, the batchelor would have a cor ner on wedding, rings. To close a good show was the funny comedy. "Mere's Your Hat," or "1 Stole Your Girl." Tomorrow night?Pathe's Weekly. For Sale. Dining room set, mission oak. Table 54 inches square, extends to 102 inch es. Six side and two end chairs up holstered In leather. All in first class condition. Original cost $90.00, will sell for $50.00. Address, Col. McCoy. Haines, Alaska. 3-ll-2t. 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 rcduce-the-cost-of living prices. ROYAL FRUIT CO.. Phone 280. You'll find the cosmopolitan crowd at tho Stampede. 2-i3-tf. DEMOCRATS WANT A PURE CANDIDATE ?+? The Juneau Democratic club at last night's meeting took uction to the end that the candidate of the party for delegate to Congress must be a tried and true Democrat. A committee wns appointed to confer with other Demo cratic clubs throughout the Territory for the purpose of llndlng out If they have preferential choices for candi dates for delegate to Congress. Fol lowing upon the heels of this action the club passed a resolution, declar ing: "That the Juneau Democratic club is unalterably opposed to any person! being the Democratic candidate for, delegate to Congress who is not at this j time a tried and true Democrat." The charter has arrived which givesj the Juneau Democratic Club stand-1 lng in the membership of the National Association of Democratic Clubs of America, and several individual certi-! ficates us members in the natloual as sociation were Issued to those prcs-1 ent. but the supply was soon exhausted leaving many who were present with out any. The secretary was instruct-1 si to send for more. Holders of these certitlcates will have their names en graved on the charter which will be kept open until more of the certificates | arrive. The matter of celebrating the birth-! day of Thomas Jefferson was brought! up and a committee consisting of J. B. j Marshall. J. W. Bell and J. A. Holl-i 1 cnthal appointed to make arrange ? ments for its proper observance by the Democrats of Juneau. Jefferson's' j birthday occurring on April 13, it was; j thought best that the committee get to work ut once and be prepared to re | port at a special meeting. President II. C. DeVlghne reported that the committee appointed to pre-! pare resolutions recommending that (the insane of Alaska be cared for In institutions in the Territory that the 'matter had been attended to and cop-, ies forwadred to the Secretary of the Interior. I WILL PRESENT MUSICAL COMEDY IN ELKS' HALL The Alaska Dramatic Club will pre-! sent Its first show in Ktks' hall to-1 morrow night. The organization, com, P:>o ;eti of home talent, has been re hearsing for some time and is present ing a catchy musicnl comedy. CHARTER WILL SOON ARRIVE EOR K. OE C. At the meeting in DouglaB last night j held in the home of Rev. Father Burk-j ert for the purpose of discussing the I progress that had been made in or-1 ganizing a council in Juneau of the | Knights of Columbus, a letter waB read i from Mr. Ward of Now York, stating, that the matter of granting Juneau | a charter would be taken up with the | Supreme Council April 5, next. The temporary secretary who was instructed to get the names of those who desired to become members, who were not present at the meeting held in Juneau, February 4, and reported the |, following: R. J. Adams, .Martin E. Don-', noly, P. J. Lynch, D. J. Blackburn, J. I'. A. Fischer, George Kuvich, Hector McLean, Angus Gillis, all of Juneau; L. J. Till, Jerry Cashen, Frank Cassi dy, E. M. Mclntyre, Tom Mugford, Dr. C. F. Kuhn, John B. Kerkes, Sam Ju rich, Douglas; Joe Poloza, Michael Ma/zee, Treadwell; Leo Kennedy, Ju alin. Several present who are at present members of different councils In the [ States, signified their desire to affiliate with the Juneau Council as soon as the organization is perfected. There were several interesting com munications from differeut sections of the country felicitating the people of Juneau in their efforts to establish a council in Juneau and tendering what assistance that is available. i r ~ ~ BUSINESS MEN TO TALK BASEBALL THIS EVENING There will be a meeting of Ju neau business men in the of | flees of B. L. Thane at eight o'clock tonight for the purpose of discussing plans and organ ization for the coming 1914 sea son of baseball in Juneau. All interested are invited to attend. \f J WHEN I.EE SURRENDERED At the Grand. This great civil war feature was a great success last night. It is the best military play ever -made for the mov ing pictures. There are some groat battles, and a side play that contains much pathos. Remember, this is your last night to see It. We never repeal our fea tures, not even by special requests. This two reel feature is an histor ical and an education production. Ev ery citizen should see this wonderful play taken from the history of the United States. Besides it, we show three extra good reels. "Woman Behind the' Man," a good 1 Solax play, and a comedy to send you home well pleased. Another good 2-reel feature tomor row. "Aurora Floyd," taken from the famous writings of Miss M. E. Brad don. ? ?* fIRE DESTROYS DAWSON BUILDING DAWSON, March 11. ? Fire today destroyed tho head office building of the Northwest Mounted police. The loss Is estimated at $25,000. LOWER INSURANCE RATES IN SIGHT J. A. Murphy, chief special agent for the Aetna Insurance company, who hns been in-Juneau In conference with H. R. Shepard & Sou in reference to the situation here and to look the coun try over, Is very much pleased that the city government Is installing the Gumcwell lire alarm system. He thinks it wilt make it possible to se cure n very material reduction in the rates of insurance. He says that he will take ?*p the matter of reduced rates with the board of underwriters immediately upon reaching the States and he Is certain that action will fol low. It Is'.his belief that a special | agent will be sent up here to ro-dis- , trict the town at once. i , t , NEBRASKA LAWYERS IN TOILS OF LAWi 4? - OMAHA, Neb., March 11. ? Six i prominent attorneys Including former i United States District Attorney Irving , H. Baxter were included in indict- < ments for blackmail, extortion and em bezzlement in connection with the suit i of Mrs. Nellie Rifley Paul against Ar-j thur G. Brandies, a millionaire mcr-i chant. The attorneys were counsel i ( for Mrs. Paul. The woman also was| indicted. SEATTLE PAINTER SHOOTS A HEALTH INSPECTOR \ SEATTLE, March 11.?T. H. Low, ! health inspector, was shot and dang- \ erously wounded by G. J. Butterworth, a painter, whose home and premises Low was examining. PRESIDENT NAMES MINISTER TO REPUBLIC OF URAGUAY j WASHINGTON, March 11. ? The i President ;.<Jay nominated John L. I Desuulles, or Pennsylvania, to be min- I ister to Uruguay. I t ~ T MARINE NOTES I I ? + Tlie Northwestern, sailing from Se attcl this morning, should arrive in Juneau Saturday. The Spokane, sailing from Seattle tomorrow night, should arrive in Ju neau Monday night. ' The Princess Maqulnna. sailing from Vancouver Saturday night, should ar- 1 rive in Juneau Tuesday night or Wed- 1 nesday morning. ' The Humboldt will be due to arrive from the South March 18. < The AI-Ki is due to arrive from Se attle March 18th. The Admiral Evans Is scheduled to arrive from the Westward March 18. ( The Admiral Sampson arrived from j the Westward, Southbound, yesterday i evening. The Alameda arrived from the Westward this morning and sailed 1 South. The Jefferson arrived from Lynn canal and sailed South last night. The Georgia left for Skagway last i night. I The Thomas D. Ward, arriving from i Portland last night, sailed again. < - ?? ? ? ( PERSONAL MENTION S. R. Hedges, agent of the Copper River & Northwestern railroad at Cor dova, passed through Juneau on the ] Alameda this morning enroute to Se- i attle. I Jack Curley, wellknown restaurant man, arrived from the Westward on , the Admiral Sampson Inst night. W .F, Gilmour, of Eysteyn, Gilmour & Co., arrived from the Westward on the Alameda this morning. John M. Sexton, a prominent Sew ard business man. passed through Ju neau on the Admiral Sampson last night, enroute to the States. A. Shyman, wellknown commercial man, returned to Juneau from the Westward on the Alameda this morn ing. T. J. Devinney, well known Vnldcz mining man, passed through Juneau last night as a passenger on the Ad miral Sampson enroute to Seattle. William Aiken, well known commer cial man, traveling out of Juneau, ar rived from the Westward on the Ala- 1 nieda this morning. F. I). Fisher, representative of the Wells Fargo Express company, passed through Juneau on the Alameda this morning enroute to Seattle. Tony Dortero, one of Skagway's pio neer merchants, was a Southbound passenger on the JefTerson. He will visit Seattle, Portland, Astorin and oth er points before returning. 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. F. WOLLAND. POOR BRAZIL CAN'T HELP IN MEXICO WASHINGTON, March 10.?The fi nancial embarrassment of the Bra zilian government, the prevalence of revolution In that country and the se rious commercial and banking depres sion there, it Is believed will make It Impossible for it to participate in an American Intervention in Mexico if one should be decided upon. It Is said that President Woodrow Wilson and Secretary of State William J. Bry an will, however, invite that country, Argentine and Chile, at least, and per haps other South American republics and Cuba to join the United States in nn invasion if one shall ever be de cided upon. May Be Two Republics. MEXICO CITY, March 11. ? It Is! said here that Gen. Carranza has had Gen. Huerta approached on the propo sition of dividing Mexico Into two Re publics, with the Constitutionalists to be recognized in that portion of the country over which they have control j and the Huerta government to be rec-j Dgnized in the South where his forces j are In control. Carranza Planning Peace. NEW YORK, March 11?A Mexico1 City special says that a represcnta-} tive of Gen. Carranza is on the wayj to Vera Cruz for the purpose of pre-l senting to President Huerta peace, overtures. I Creelman Says Lind Favors Carranza.j BOSTON, March 11.?James Creel-; man, special Mexican correspondent of the Boston Post and New York Mall, wires from Vera Cruz that John Lind. i President Woodrow Wilson's personal representative in Mexico, is wholly In j sympathy with the constitutionalists, j md practically advised the manager of, the American-owned Tez'utlan Copper j Co to submit to the extortion by the rebels of $50,000 Mexican. Huerta Making Plans. NEW YORK, March 11. ? Special correspondent in Mexico City of the | New York Tribune says President Hu-j crta hopes to hold elections in July ind show the United States that Mox-j Ico Is well able to run itself, and that i tie Intends in due course to effect a dis- j tributlon of govemme nt lands. About' 10,000,000 acres would be disposed of. ? ? ? M0YER TESTIFIES BEFORE COMMITTEE ?+? CHICAGO. March 11?Charles H. Moyer today told the story of his de portation from the strike district of Michigan to the Congressional com mittee that is investigating the Michi gan strike situation. It tallied with previously published interviews. 3YCLONE SWEEPS MAOAGASCAR ?KILLING MANY PEOPLE PARIS, March 11.?A cyclone swept the Island of Madagascar this morning killing hundreds of people. Great datn ige to property was sustained. GOULD FAMILY TO DIG UP CASH NEW YORK, March 11?George J. Gould has authorized the statement | that whatever money the Missouri Pa- j ciflc might need to pay an assessment j m its $13,000,000 Wabash Railroad Co. common and preferred shares would be I furnished by the Gould family. JAMES PROTOPAPAS IS RETURNING TO JUNEAU ? James Protopapas, of the Royal Pruit Company, Is a returning pas *enger on the Alameda which sailed Trom Seattle this morning. ? ? ? * +| SEARCHERS DISCOVER HARKRADER SAFE SITKA, March 11?Geo. Hark rader was found today. He had been in the woods for five dnys without food. He was very weak when discovered, but Is re cuperating. He will rest a few days at the Pioneers' home. His partner, G. H. Kinney, who, with two Indians made a search for Harkrader, is exhausted from the effects of his search. * + CORNELIUS VANDERBILT GETS GEORGE'S ESTATE NEW YORK. March 11.?The death of George W. Vanderbllt without male heirs causes the Vanderbllt mansion on Fifth avenue and the art works col lected by the late William H. Vander bllt and inherited by him, millions in cash and other property to descend to Cornelius Vanderbllt under the will I of his grandfather, William H., the father of George W. DR. WILEY SAYS COURT KILLS PURE FOOD LAW ?+? NEW YORK, March 11.?Dr. Har vey Wiley, pure food expert and for merly head of the bureau of chemistry, declares that the decision of United States Supreme Court In the bleached flour the case has killed the pure food law. JUDGE MOORE TO HEAD COMMISSION j 8EATTLE, March 11?The Seattle Charter Revision. Commission, which will prepare the commission form of government charter for Seattle, or | ganized yesterday by the election of Judge William Hickman Moore to be j president. There are 15 members of [the commission. ?~~ Judge Moore is a former Superior Court judge, former State Senator and former Mayor of Seattle. He was en dorsed by the Democratic organization for appointment as United States Dis trict Judge for Western Washington. He is an able lawyer and a recognized authority on municipal, county and State governments. He was employed by the last Washington Legislature as a special deputy Attorney-General to assist the committees of the two houses ? particularly the judiciary committees?to prepare laws. DR. ELIOT SAYS WE NEED MORE LABOR ?i BOSTON, March 11.?Dr. Charles W. Eliot, president emeritus of Harvard, believes a great scarcity of labor ex ists In the United StatcB and that such a condition will persist for many years "because of sparseness of our popula- 1 tion and enormous unused resources 1 of the country which require for their development both new capital and ad- i ditlonal labor." NEW YORK TO HAVE AN AERIAL FERRY J NEW YORK, March 11. ? It is | planned to establish an aerial ferry between the Battery, New York and Coney Island, next summer, the flying time to be 20 minutes. SOUTHERN RAILROAD PREPARES FOR TRAFFIC ?+? NEW YORK, .March 11.?The South ern Railway has authorized the expen diture of $500,000 for 27 large loco motives and $250,000 for the construc tion of new freight terminals, FOREIGN ORDERS HELP AMERICAN FACTORY ; NEW YORK, March 11. ? Forst mann-H liftman Co., one of the larg est woolen dress goods manufactur ing concerns in the United States, will erect a $1,000,000 addition to their plants, due, it is said, to the heavy orders received from foreign markets. PARIS EXPERIENCES IMPORTANT CRISIS PARIS, March 11. ? An important crisis has developed in Paris banking. The position is one like that of the Baring crisis of 1S90 in London. But it Is hoped that a collapse will be pre vented by strong international bank- ' ing support. An old and influential private bank and one important stock 1 bank are the weak features. I CHARGES AGAINST JUDGE ' WRIGHT ARE DISMISSED 1 WASHINGTON, March 10. ? The House Judiciary committee yesterday : dismissed the charges that have been filed against Judge Daniel T. Wright, of the District of Columbia Supreme , Court. The committee holds that the ' charges were uncorroborated. SUNDAY CLOSING NOW IN FAIRBANKS FAIRBANKS, March 7.?Every sa loon in Fairbanks will close on Sun days hereafter. Each proprietor was notified early in the week by the mar . hal's office that, acting under instruc tions from the Attorney-General at Washington, the marshal must enforce ( the Sunday law against saloons. Opin ion on the matter Is divided, and al though the edict will be obeyed, It Is believed that some legal steps may be taken to test the validity of the law. Third Division Saloons Close. CORDOVA, March 9.?The saloons of Cordova. Valdez and other Third Judicial Division towns closed yester day for the first time in their history. The closing was ordered by the Feder al officers. ACTORS ARRESTED FOR MURDERING FARMER SEATTLE, March 11?William Link, aged 17, and Edward Lamontagle, aged 19, barn-storming actors, have been arrested charged with holding up and murdering Harry Meghran, a Pierce County farmer, and also wounding T. Little at the same time. DON'T FORGET that we are selling large sacks of the best Yakima potatoes for $1.45; also choice Sunktst oranges and lemons for 20 cents per dozen. Phone 101. ?3-9-tf CHAS. GOLDSTEIN. Have some fun! Ticklo tho ivories at Burford'8 2-16-tf. Friends of Alaska Have No More fears WASHINGTON, March 11.?Presi dent Woodrow Wilson will probably sign the Alaska railroad bill tomorrow. It is now in his hands. Speaker Champ Clark and Vice-President The mas R. Marshall having already signed it. Supporters of the measure bave no doubt aH to the action of the Pres ident. Clark Used Alaska-Made Pen. The pen used by Speaker Clark In signing the Alaska railroad bill was made of Alaska gold, and the holder was of Alaska mastodon ivory. Both were presented by John E. Ballalne, who will present the pen and holder to the Territory of Alaska. Bebate Was Vigorous. WASHINGTON, March 11.?The fin al debate in the Senate over the re port of the conference committee was vigorous and centered about the prop osition of giving the President the right to operate the road "after fail ure to lease it." Several Senators, including Senator George Sutherland, of Utah, maintained that the Presi dent might not attempt to lease the railroad and could report a "failure" to Congress as an excuse for the gov ernment operation. Other Senators, including Sen ator George W. Norris, of Nebraska, favored the elimination of permission ot lease the road under any circum stance and desired the bill to provide that the President should operate it for the government. Senator Norris was for straight government owner ship and operation. The provision Riving me rrvmwui permission to begin construction of a railroad in his discretion in advance ot deciding whether or not existing lines were finally to be purchased was attacked vigorously by Senator A. B. Cummins, of Iowa. Senator Cummins Insisted that the President should ac quire any railroads that It was Intend rd to purchase before the begir.ning the construction of new road. Senator Miles Polndexter, of Wash ington, urged the necessity of haste In disposing of the Alaska railroad prob lem. He said that the conference re port should be disposed of immed iately. He said, however, that he does not want the government to pay an enormous sum for existing lines. The conference report was approved without a roll call, and the bill passed again by a vote of 42 to 27. It will be come a law as soon as the President attaches his signature to it. Portland Man for Commission. PORTLAND. Ore., March 11.?Capt. Ellicott, retired inspector of the Seven teenth Lighthouse district, Is being boomed for membership on the Alas ka railroad commission. FORMER SKAGWAYAN WEDS AT FAIRBANKS FAIRBANKS, March 7.?A pretty ro mance reached its culmination here last week in the marriage of Dr. M. F. Hall of this city to Miss Celin Stroup. The bride is a sourdough Al askan, having been a teacher in the public school at Ruby for a number of years. Miss Stroup had left Alas ka, but returned at the call of Cupid, and was married without delay on her arrival here. The wedding was a pretty one, as both the bride and groom have many friends in Fairbanks, where they will make their home, and they were the recipients of many beautiful presents. Dr. Hall was a pioneer of Skagway, and is well known in Juneau. He was among the first to go to Fairbanks and there, as at Skagway, he soon took liigh rank in his profession. He Is a Territorial health officer at Fairbanks. He has many friends in all parts of the Territory. NORTH WESTERN COMING WITH MANY PASSENGERS SEATTLE, March 11?The North western sailed for Alaska at two o' clock this morning with 63 passengers for Juneau, as follows: R. T. Lewis, W. W. Powell. James Protopapas. D. Iluttle, R. A. Day, Henry Bowen, Miss L. Hurst, P. Kodman, C. H. Passells, Henry Roden, R. C. McCormlck, R. E. Lund vail. Miss Hazel Jacobson, So phia Hcndrickson, Mina Hill, W. M. Hoagland, John Novick, U. Rettlg, E. S. Jalund, W. A. Hoagland and wife, L. Broder, J. W. Jackson, F. H. Han son, Harry Keel, James P. McNutt, W. B. Faschik, Emma Walters, Anna Jones, G. Plere, J. B. Robertson, F. D. Carter. Peter Martinson, Thomas Curry and 29 steerage. CHARGE THAT INDIANA MAN TRIED TO KILL JUDGES TERRE HAUTE, Ind., March 11.? Bert Dickens, a carpenter, was indict ed for conspiracy to kill Judga Charles M. Fortune, Circuit Court judge, and Felix Blankenbaker, spcial Judge, who arc hearing election fraud cases here, and Special Prosecutor Joseph Roach. 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., Phono 280.