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THE ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE
VOL. in., NO. 508. ' ? ? JUNEAU, ALASKA, WED., MARCH 18, 1914. ' PRICE, TEN CENTS GEN. HUERTA SHOOTS DISLOYAL TROOPS BY THE SCORt Alaska Presents Greatest of Engineering Problems CHICAGO. March 18.?The develop ment of Alaska's resources Is the greatest engineering problem now con fronting America, said Edwin F. Wendt. president of the American Railway Engineering Association, in his annual address to the organization last night. It presents many prob lems that are new in this country, he said, not only in the actual railroad construction but as to how and where roads shall be built to best serve the purpose of development in a country purpose of development of a country that is unsettled but rich in poten tialities. Seattle Celebrates Saturday Night SKATTI.K. .March 18.?Seattle will formally celebrate the passage of the Alaska railroad bill Saturday night The affair will be under the direction of the Alaska Bureau of the Seattle Chamber of Commerce, but participa tion in it will be general Nothing has transpired In many years that has contributed so much to a prevailing sentiment of optimism as the passage of the railroad bill. COAST FISHERMAN FORM ORGANIZATION J. T. Barron, head of the big can neries at Funter Bay. passed through Juneau on the Spokane with quite a number of men that are to be -em ployed in the big establishment. Mr. Barron is very much enthused over the outlook for the fishing industry as a result of the great "get-together" meeting that took place in the New Washington Hotel, Seattle. Friday ev ening. March 13. "We have organized." said Mr. Bar ren. "all of the Pacific coast fisheing interests under the name of the Pacif ic Fisheries Association. This organi zation takes in everyone connected with the business, including the work ing fisherman. Our idea is to pro mote harmony between the employers and employees and between the differ ent operators to the end that a more systematic method of doing business can be brought about and everyone get his just dues. Under the lack of; system and co-operation that has ex isted there has been a continual loss both to the operators and the work ing fishermen who supply fish for the packers. The organization takes In the operators and workers engaged In taking every kind of food fish in the Pacific." After the formation of the big asso ciation. those engaged in the salmon packing industry of Alaska proceeded to organize. At this second meeting nearly every section of Southeastern Alaska was present. It is the Inten tion to take every packer in Alaska into the organization which is known as the Association of Salmon Packers of Alaska. J. T. Barron was elected president of this organization. BULLET CRASHES PLATE WINDOW OF NELSON'S STORE ?*? One of the heavy plate glass win dows in the entrance of Nelson's shoe store in the Shattuck building on low er Front street, is shattered as the re sult of being hit by a bullet fired early this morning from some point on the side hill. The bullet must have been fired at a considerable distance yet it came with force enough to break the extra heavy plate glass. It was only 22 calibre yet CapL Martin says it carried power to kill a human being. There is a strict ordinance against fir ing guns within the city limits and ('apt. Martin Is hunting for the per son who was reckl<v>s enough to fire the shot. IMPERIAL BILLIARD PARLORS OPEN TONIGHT ?+? The Imperial Billiard Parlors, will be formally opened to the public to nighL This Is the latest amusement place to open in Juneau and is ad vantageously located in the new Jae ger building on Front street almost di rectly opposite the Alaskan hotel. It is handsomely furnished aiid there are five of the most modern tables and equipment placed In the long hall, with plenty of room for each table and for spectators. A splendid ci^tr and to bacco store under the same manage ment occupies the front portion of the building. The proprietors of the "Imperial," J. Homer and A. N. Stocker are well known all over Alaska and are very popular. For several years they were engaged" in business and in mining In the Fairbanks section. The place starts out under favorable clrcumstan ces and should have a successful career. STRAWBERRIES?more of then coming on the Admiral Sampson make your reservations early. ROYAL FRUIT CO.. Phone 280. Typewriters for rent. See W. H Case. 3-17-tf. THE WEATHER TODAY. Twenty-four hours ending at 3 p. m. Maximum??6. Minimum?31. Precipitation?1:30 Cloudy, snow and rain. GOLDSTEIN BREAKS GROUND APRIL 1 I -+_ Charles Goldstein, who arrived home on the Spokane yesterday announced this morning that the Goldstein Im provement Company would break ground April 1, for the handsome new four story concrete building at the corner of Seward and Second streets. The new structure for the temporary ; home of the Goldstein stores, is now nearing completion and in another few I days the process of moving across the I street will be under way. Mr. Gold [stein is very much enthused over the progress that is being made toward the beginning of operations on the building and bdlleves that it can be i completed before summer is over and that he can be moved into it early in the fall. The rock crusher that is to furnish rock for the concrete entering into the structure is now being set up on the ^ municipal quarry in Gold creek. EXCELLENT PICTURES AT GRAND THEATRE TONIGHT JU " The Grand opens tonight with a very interesting program?always first class pictures. "Just Hard Luck,"?Strong society drama by the Majestic. "Great Events."?The clash of arms , in the Balkan war. The building of the prize-winning automobile; this is |a very interesting educational reel. "The Daughters of Senor l^opez."? A Spanish drama. Very beautiful. By | the American. ? "Preached For a Day."?A comedy that will make you laugh. At the Grand, where everybody goes. ? ? ? RUSSELL PARTY FINDS GOOD PAY AT LITUYA Russell and party, writing a letter to W. R. Wills, the Juneau merchant, state that they have good pay in sight and a fine prospect for a splendid summer's work. This party outfitted and left for Lituya Bay February 13 last for the purpose of engaging In placer mining in that section. The Mayor's Waterloo. ?+? Tonight at the Orpheum ! It will show you how to vote If you expect to win. "The Last Blockhouse" is an In tensely interesting Indian picture in two reels, showing the hardships en dured by the white settlers in the early days when blockhouses were their only refuge. The scenic effects and clever horsemanship adds greatly to the interest of the picture. "Love in an Apartment House" is a comedy by the Biograph company, i *The Mayor's Waterloo" is a laugh able comedy wherein the suffragettes icontrol the council and town. Save your coupons. NOTICE OF ELECTION. TO THE ELECTORS o fthe City of Juneau, Division No. 1, Territory of Alaska. NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to Ordinance No. 135, of the City of Juneau, passed and approved by the Common Council on February 20, 1914, a general election, for the purpose of electing seven Councilmen and one School Director, for the City of Juneau, as provided in said ordi nance. will be held on Tuesday. April seventh, nineteen hundred and four teen, between the hours of nine o'clock a. m.. and seven o'clock p. m. of said day; That the voting place for the above stated election will be in Fire Appara tus Room in the new City Hall build ing, located at the corner of Fourth and Main Streets, in the City of Ju neau, and that the entrance to said room is on the Fourth Street side of said building; That the qualifications of electors at said election are as follows:- Any citizen of the United States, whether male or female, and any person who has filed a declaration of intention to | become such, is entitled to exercise the elective franchise in the City of | Juneau; Provided, such person shall . be found of the full age of twenty-one years and shall have been a bona fide resident of the Territory of Alaska ' for one year and of the City of Ju neau for six months next preceding , the date of election. Dated at Juneau. Alaska, this 18th day of March, 1914. E. W. PETIT. Municipal Clerk of the City of Juneau 3?18-tf. , THIS WILL INTEREST YOU. *1* ' We carry the best, the most com j plete drug and sundry stock in Alas ka; our prices are right and we are giving you efficient service. We car ry complete lines of "Boutes" "Sweets" and "Lowney's" chocolates?always fresh. Immediate delivery of all or ders, and a night bell for the conven - ience of our patrons. PHONE "250". THE JUNEAU DRUG Co. : Z. T. Loussac, Prop. Opposite Alaskan Hotel 3-18-tf. The surprise of the 20th century Is due to arrive in Juneau in 13 days. BASE BALL PARK WILL BE MADE Tho members of the Juneau base ball Association, who met at tho of fice of B. L. Thune last night, decid ed to abandon the Casoy-Shattuck property and seek baseball grounds elsewhere. The price fixed on that property was regarded as too high. The committee was directed to secure other offers. Tho site at Last Chance is being, considered. It was decided however, that a baseball park will be provided. All the members of tho association were present except Mr. Thane, who was 111. Today the suggestion has been made that a lease might be ob tained on the Casey-Shattuck grounds or that the owners might take stock in the company for a large amount of the cost price. ST. PATRICK'S DANCE WAS BIG SUCCESS The "Hard Times" ball given by the young bachelors of Juneau last night celebrating St. Patrick's Day wns one grand success. Elks Hall was crowd ed to its capacity by the large atten dance and the galleries were over flowing with spectators attrncted by the novel success. Everyone obeyed the edict to "put on their old clothes" and come out for a good time." DEFENDANT WINS BAWDY HOUSE CASE QUICKLY ?+? Judge John B. Marshall, of tho com missioner's court yesterday dismissed the case against Evelyn Thompson, charged with conducting a bawdy house before it reached the jury, Mar tin T. O'Brien, her attorney, raised the point that the man who signed the complaint did not know anything about the case and could not become a witness as the statute requires The court ruled with him DEAD MINER'S BODY RECOVERED NEAR GIBBON Gov. J. F. A. Strong today received a cablegram from A. E. Light, special employee for the suppression of li quor traffic among Natives, dated at Fort Gibbon and conveying the infor mation of the death of Frank Vlby, an American Creek miner, last fall. The dispatch says: "Frank Viby, miner of American Creek while hunting ducks on I.ong lake, upset and drowned September first. His boat and hat wtftc found later by Indians where the Fairbanks trail crosses the lake. The body Was found by a mushei^ with a hand pro troduding through the ice. He noti fied the authorities. Commissioner Joseph Dehn, of Fort Gibbon, acting as coroner, summoned a jury and re covered the body in four feet of ice. An inquest was held. The burial was at Fort Gibbon. He is suposed to have a brother in California. G. F. FORREST RETURNS. George F. Forrest returned on the Spokane from an important business trip to Seattle. It is expected that he will have something of interest to say at the Commercial club meeting, Thursday night ? * MARINE NOTES* y _ I The Princess Maqulnna arriving from the South last night passed on to Skagway this morning and returning will sail south at S o'clock tomorrow morning. The Spokano is scheduled to sail south from Juneau tomorrow morning at 5 o'clock. The Al-Ki will be in Douglas at 9 o'clock tomorrow night and sail south Friday morning at 5 o'clock. The Admiral Sampson sailing from Seattle Monday night should arrive in Juneau tomorrow night. The Jefferson sailing from Seattle Monday night should arrive In Juneau Friday night or early Saturday. * + I PERSONAL MENTION I | ? ? William F. Pendergast foreman of the Alaska Road commission iu the Southeastern Alaska district arrived home on the Spokane and reports that Supt. J. C. Hayes will start from Se attle about March 25 for Juneau. Supt. H. C. Jackson, of the Perse verance mine was in town last even ing. W. H. Marritt, well known ojd-timcr of Lynn canal arrived in Juneau from his piling camp yesterday and is stay ing at the Occidental. Miss Catherine McKanna took pas sage for Seattle on the Humboldt lsal night Wm. Murphy, better known as "Dan ny" at the Perseverance, is in towr for a few days, having an infection or his hand attended to. Harry Benson came in from the Per severance yesterday. Mrs. W. W. Driscoll, mother of Mrs Dougherty, whose husband is Lieut Dougherty in charge of the Alaskr cable service, is a passenger aboarc the Admiral Evans enroutc to th< States. Steve Kane took passage on thi Georgia for Hoonah this morning. Sam Guoyt, popular commercial mai traveling out of Juneau left for Sltki , on the Georgia. i Bargains on typewriters. See W H. Case. 3-17-tf POLITICAL EXCITEMENT REIGNS AT PARIS PARIS, March 18.?Not since the climax of tbc famous Dreyfus caso has any event of French history so stirred the French as the murder of Gaston Cnlmette, editor of Figaro, by Mmc. Caillnux. Several cabinet changes have b"?en made, and it is believed there is likely to bo a complete reor ganization of government. RoyaliBts under the leadership of Leon Daudet have made use of the situation to engage in many demon strations. Mobs have thronged tho streets shouting against the Republic ' and demanding a King. ?H Prepares Against Uprising. PARIS, March 18,?That tho gov ? ernment fears an attempt by the Mon jarchlal party to capture the govern ment was Indicated today when tho troops were posted at all strategic po sitions in Paris. ? The government is prepared to take drastic action should its opponents resort to arms. ? JEFFERSON ^AILS WITH BIG PASSENGER LIST ?+? # j SEATTLE. March 18.?The Jeffer son sailed for Alaska last night with the following passengers: For Juneau?James Kingston, L. J. Coughlin, B. A. Dunham, B. 0. Isaac son, Mrs. A. D. Stermbeltz, 0. Shuck, Athens Zox, Henry Kimball, John Jen sen, Henry Cassler, Capt. J. Johnson, M. G. EdmunrsoiT, Alien HJclm, Elvin Johnson, D. J. Cc- holly, G. A. McCool, Florence Tanker, Mrs. A. Hanselinan, Mrs. G. L. Phillips. J. T. Lakin, Geo. Molcrup, Nick Sendrick, Frank Toreas so. Albert Gines, P. E. Swenson, and twelve steerage. For Douglas?Ben. Nichovich, 01c Lundell, and nine steerage. She has twenty-eight passengers for Taku Marbor. HAINES REAE4NG ROOM IS PROVING POPULAR HAINES. March,: 15.?The HaineB Democratic Club reading room is prov ing one of the most popular institu tions of this city. It is receiving reg ularly dally newspapers and a dozen or so weekly and monthly publica tions. The club is collecting an exhibit of ores and other interesting specimens I from the country back of Haines, in cluding American, British Columbia and Yukon Territory. A fine collec tion of pictures of the country tribu tary to the place Is being assembled also. -. . . * i ? BIG CROWD OF DANCERS AT ST. PATRICK'S BALL i ~*~" DOUGLAS. March 18?The Doug las Natatorlum Hall was filled to its decorations were almost as lovely as the women and the music excited the utmost capacity with dancers last ev ening who whirled and laughed and sparkled with adornments symbolic of Ireland and its beloved Saint. The j audience to merriment. BOILERS FIRED UP AT JAMES SAWMILL ?4? DOUGLAS, March 18?Smoke began Issuing from the funnels of the James sawmill yesterday, which promises an enrly starting of operations there Steam was turned into the dry kilns and some preliminary work is being done prior to the opening of the saw i ing season. MECKLEM AN ARTIST OF SPLENDID MERIT * TREADWELL, Alaska, March 18.? Mr. Mccklcm, the cartoonist, is gain ing a fine reputation by the merit of his sketches and cartoons. His pen cil sketches and water colors are pro nounced by those who have the artis tic instinct, to be of a superior qual ity. Mr. Mecklem Intends to take a course in an art school for the pur pose of developing his talent, his pres ent work being the result of his own efforts without instruction COMMERCIAL CLUB MEETING The Juneau Commercial Club will meet in the city council chambers to morrow night. There will be much interesting and important business to be disposed of and there should be a large attendance. Many new mem bers are expected to make their ap pearance. COL. SHOENBAR HERE. Col. John Shoenbar. one of the old timers of Ketchikan who is heavily interested in mining properties near the town arrived in Juneau on a late boat and is staying at the Occidental hotel. Al. Cnrlson took passage on the Humboldt last night for the States tc bo gone several weeks. E. H. Gowran left for Seattle on the Humboldt last nighL t SPRING AND SUMMER, 1914. 1 This Is an invitation for you to call 5 and inspect the season's new designs the spring suitings and other fabric! 5 in the tailoring line. It is an offer to furnish you witt 1 clothes made In your own home town made by competent workmen; clothei not made in Eastern sweatshops. Cordially, ' ?3-4-tf. P. WOLLAND. WOMAN SUFFRAGE IS STATE MATTER WASHINGTON, March 18.?Senator W. E. Borah, of Idaho, generally re garded as the leader of the element of the opposition that hopes to soli dify It into one compact party through a reorganization of "the Republican party along more progressive lines, In a speech yesterday in the Senate ad vised the supporters of woman suf-l fragc to abandon their efforts to se-; cure the right to vote by a constitution- j al amendment. He said that they could never secure It. He said the attempt to make a National issue of the ques tion was to load it down with the Japanese question, the Negro question and a dozen other propositions thnt involve the question of State rights. He said that the question of franchise was made a matter for State regula tion by the makers of the Constitution nnd that the States will be loath to part with the privilege. He advised the women to continue their battle within the States and be content with winning one State after another as they have been winning them in the ' past. I GOVERNMENT STILL AFTER SUGAR TRUST ?+? NEW YORK, March 18?Two addi tional suits under Sherman law have been filed against the American Su gar Refining Co., in New Orleans. These two suits aggregate $946,000. STORM EXPENSIVE TO TELEGRAPH COMPANIES NEW YORK, March 18.?The cost of permanent repairs to wires as result i of the storm will be more than $1,000,- 1 000. The New York Telephone Com- I puny, which suffered less than the ; telegraph carriers, estimates Its ex pense In New Jersey alone will be $200,000. The Western Union had 30,000 poles down between New Yprk and Phila delphia and Baltimore, i WORKMEN MUST BE SOBER AND CLEAN BOSTON, March 18.?Employees at the Charlestown navy yard are to be marked under a new point system, which provides demerits for use of li quor, unclcanliness, tardiness or ab- ? sconce from work. FREDDIE WELSH WINS FROM JOE RIVERS ?+? LOS ANGELES. Cal., MarcTi 18.? Freddie Welsh was given a decision over Joe Rivers in the lost round of a 20-round fight at Vernon yesterday af ternoon. SEAL HERD HEARINGS COME TO AN END WASHINGTON, March 18. ?The hearings .before the House committee on the expenditure and management of the Alaska seal herds came to an end. The hearings have been devoted to all phases of the seal question. MRS. ROBERT GOELET IS GRANTED A DIVORCE NEWPORT, R. I., March 18.?Mrs. Robert Goelet was granted a divorce In this city yesterday from her mil lionaire husband. She established her charge of cruelty. KIDNAP CHARGE AGAINST AGEI) GRANDMOTHER ?? PORTLAND. Ore., March IS?Mrs. Eva Hamilton, aged 68 years, was ar rested yesterday for a second time in two years charged of kidnaping her six-year-old grandson Gilbert Hamilton son of Mrs, William Jensen. Mrs. Ham-j ilton was arrested In 1912 for kidnap ing the boy, and was released when j she promised to let him remain with his mother. NEW YORK DRESSMAKERS j GO OUT ON STRIKE * - NEW YORK, March 18.?Two thou-; sand dressmakers went out yesterday J on a strike for increased wages. Thci walkout has been threatened for some | time. SENATOR JONES ATTACKS PRESIDENT WILSON WASHINGTON. March 18? Senator Wesley L. Jones, of Washington, in a speech in the Senate today charged that President Wodrow Wilson had formulated his policy on the Panama tolls question after and as a result of a conference with Sir Lionel Carden, British Minister to Mexico. , JAY GOULD IS THE , .. WORLD'S TENNIS CHAMPION ?+? i PHILADELPHIA, March 18.? Jay Gould won the world's tennis cham pionship from George F. Covey, of England today. EGGS, EGGS, EGGS. ' Get them for 25 cents a dozen at? 1 CHAS. GOLDSTEIN. 3-16-tf. 1 Get the big feed of good grub at the ? small price at the Stampede restau 5 rant. * 2-26-tf. Every nation welcome, except Carrie, at the Stampede. 2-19-tf CHURCHILL TALKS TOR BIG NAVYj ?+? LONDON, March 18.?First Ixjrd of the Admiralty Winston Churchill, ad dressing the Commons last night, said "our naval strength is the one great balancing force that we can contri bute to our own safety and the peace of the world. Causes which might load to a general war have not been entirely removed. The whole world is arming Itself as it never before was armed. It stands our country in hand to retain the prestige that so long has belongs to it on the ocean. By do ing that we will do more to maintain !ie pence of the world than by follow lg any other available course." England all ready for investment boom ?$? NEW YORK, March 16.?John Hays Hammond, cabling from London, says: "I think financial conditions in Eng land arc decidedly on the upgrade. There is an enormous quantity of money which has been hoarded in the past five years ready to let loose at a favorable moment. I do not think that momentarily there is any money ready for speculative purposes, but the manner in which a number of gilt-edge issues have lately been snapped up convinces me that when these are finally off the market cap italists will welcome them with sup port. The slightest evidence of a gen uine market will be followed up by great hosts of small investors." NO EUROPEAN MONEY UNLESS RATES INCREASE BERLIN, March 16.?The annual re port of the Deutsche Bank of Berlin contains a plain hint that American railway corporations must radically in crease freight rates if they expect to sell their bonds and stocks to Eu ropean Investors. The report says: "American railways need higher freight rates. The present rates arc the lowest in the world, and this in face of the fact that wages in the United States are twice as high as in Europe." WIRELESS TO BE USED BY RAILROAD NEW YORK, March 17.?Because of the remarkable success of wireless te legraphy on that portion of the Lack nwana Railroad already equipped with wireless apparatus President Trues dale has ordered the entire road to be so equipped. It is estimated that wire less saved the road and public 4S hours in recovery from the recent storm tie up. CANADIAN LOAN IS GOING VERY POORLY ?+? LONDON, March 17.?Subscriptions to the new $25,000,000 Canadian loan that is on the market here are com ing in very poorly. There is nothing approaching the old time eagerness for Dominion loans on the part of Eng lish investors. The feeling that there has been over borrowing in Canada seems to prevail. NO DANGER OF FLOODS THIS YEAR WASHINGTON, March 17.?Weath er Bureau ofllclals have checked the ft are of the residents of the Ohio and Mississippi valleys that a sudden melt ing of snow might result in a disas trous flood like that of last spring. They raid reports from stations throughout the valleys Indicated that the snow would pass away without unusual conditions. BRYAN MAY LEAVE FOR SOUTH IN AUGUST WASHINGTON, March 17?It is said that Secretary of State William i I. Bryan will leave for his South > American trip about August 1st and return to the United States about De cember 1st. These plans will not be | changed, it is believed, unless it shall I be decided that his services will be required in some of tlio doubtful states iu which the administration Is spec ially anxious to elect Democratic Sen ators. WORK FOR 10,000 MEN AT ST. PAUL ????? ST. PAUL March 18.?Work for 10, 000 men will be available within 30 days, principally in connection with railroads vand the Twin City Rapid Transit Co. YOU MUST REMEMBER that we don't palm off COLD STOR AGE OR CHINA EGGS for fresh. We sell strictly fresh ranch eggs. Our customers are our best adversers. Ask them. ROYAL FRUIT CO. Phone 280. The Jelly crowd. th6 good smokes, the pleasant play will make you happy day by day. Play pool at Burford's and take the kinks out of your liver. 2-16-tf. Huerta's Troops Execute 149 Mutineers Near Mexico ? T MEXICO CITY, March 18.?One hundred and forty-nine mutineers wore shot to death this morning by Fed eral troops at Jojutla barracks. The executioners did the bloody work In . just half an hour. The execution was upon the order of Gen. Huerta. Federals Win Battle. JUAREZ, .Mex., March 18.?A hard battle was fought yesterday afternoon by 2,000 of Gen. Villa's men against a strong force of Federals at Escalon. The Federals won the field, and Villa's men were driven back. Reinforcements are bolng sent to the front by Villa to meet the advanc ing Federal forces. Mexican Prisoners Get Habeas Corpus Writ. FORT WORTH, Tex., March 18.? United States District Judge Edward R. Meek, of Dallas, Texas, granted a writ of habeas corpus In behalf of 5,000 Mexican prisoners who are being held at Fort Bliss. ROOSEVELT E0R COL. G0ETHALS ? NEW YORK, March 18.?The New "Gocthals for President, Perkins the York Herald In an article headed Warwick" quotes an unuatncd army officer at Washington as saying, In effect that former President Theo dore RooBevelt has decided not to be come a candidate for President in 11)16 and that he favors the nomina tion of Co!. George W. Goethals for President by the Progressive party. BOARD ORDERS ALASKA TRAVELERS VACCINATED SEATTLE, March 18.?The Feder ?1 h( alth hoard has ordered the vac cination of all steerage passengers embarking for Alaska. It also has di rected that the officers and crews of all vessels plying Alaskan waters shall be vaccinated. MINERS TO TRY ONCE MORE THEN STRIKE NEW. YORK. .March 18.?Following failure of the first Joint Interstate con vention at Philadelphia to reach a wage agreement between employers and miners of bitimunous coal, Presi dent Van Blttner of the United Mine Workers stated that he hoped another joint meeting will be held before April 1 and if this proves futile there will be a strike, and not only will the un ion miners walk out, but also every, non-union miner. GOVERNMENA GUARDING AGAINST CHEATING ? - NEW YORK, March 18.?Federal secret service -agents at New York have begun an investigation to deter mine it persons subject to a tax on In comes under the new tariff law have filed fraudulent returns with collec tors of internal revenue or concealed amounts. For this purpose reports were classified and tabulated before being forwarded to the commissioner of internal revenue in Washington. The time limit for paying taxes is June 30. NEW YORK MAY HAVE HUDSON BRIDGE ALBANY, N. Y., March 18.?A bill has been introduced in the New York legislature authorizing construction of a Hudson river bridge at New York to cost over $125,000,000. Congress Authorizes Bridge. WASHINGTON, March 18.? The House of Representatives on Monday passed a bill authorizing the Hudson Rover Connecting railroad to bridge the Hudson between Castleton and Schodack Islandsctaoin shrdlu taoin Schodack Landing to conpect the Bosi ton & Albany with roads on the west shore of that river. HAINES DEMOCRATS WRITE TO LANE HAINES, March 15.?The committee on ways and means of the Haines Democratic Club, consisting of Steve Ragan, S. J. Weitzman and James Fay, has written a letter to Secretary of the Interior Franklin K. Lane, setting forth the advantage of Haines as the coast terminus of the proposed givern ment railroad system in Alaska. The claim Is made: (1) That the Haines harbor is the best of all the proposed termini; (2) that It is 800 miles nearer Seattle; (3) that the townslte is excellent; (4) that it Is situated in a rich agri cultural valley; (5) that the country back of Haines, including that which is in Canadian territory is rich in min eral and agricultural and other re sources, Including the famous Rainy Hollow copper district; (6) that it is the natural gateway to the interior, in cluding the Tanana, White river and other sections of the richest parts of Alaska. You'll find the cosmopolitan crowd at the Stampede. 2-19-tf.