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THE ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE
V, - ' ? - ' 9 VOL. III., NO. 516. JUNEAU, ALASKA, FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 1914. PRICE, TEN CENTS Alaska May Get New United States Cable WASHINGTON. March 27.? The! Army appropriation bill as reported to the Senate contains au Item approp riating 11,350,000 for a new military. cable from the State of Washington to, Alaska. ? ? ? DISTRICT ATTORNEY RUSTGARD AFTER COMMISSIONER MARSHAL U. S. Commissioner J. B. Marshal j today says that charges have been! filed against him with the department at Washington charging him with In competency and temperamental unfit ness for the office, but refuses to dis cuss the matter. District Attorney John Rustgard this morning refused absolutely to say anything about the matter. Judge R. W. Jennings in chambers yesterday afternoon investigated the matter by having both Mr. Rusgard and Mr. Marshall appear and make statements and now has the matter un-. der advisement. The charges were I particularly applied to Mr. Marshall's conduct of the Evelyn Thompson case. JUNEAU WILL TRY TO LEAD THIS YEAR The Trinity Episcopal Church Sun day school will endeavor to take the lead this year In the contribution to the Lenten offering to the Alaska mis slon fund. lJist year Fairbanks lead,) but the Juneau Sunday school js much | larger this year, numbering almost 401 members, and an effort will be made to win the banner for'Alaska. The proceeds from the Goody sale and tea to be given Saturday afternoon will go to this fund as a contribution from the Trinity Episcopal church Sunday school. The sale will be in the room former ly occupied by the Arctic Barber shop along side of Britt's Pharmacy, from 3 to 5 p. m.. Saturday. March 2$. ORPHEUM? THE PICTURES OF QUALITY. ? Pathe Weekly, showing the follow ing event?Celebration at New York, of the 223rd anniversary of the Bat tle of Boyne; inspection of the var ious navy yards by the house com mittee; the defeat of the Republican congressmen baseball team by the Democratic team, and numerous oth- , ers. closing with Mutt and Jeff. , ( "Until We Three Meet Again." is i the title of a two-reel feature special ( that is going on at the Orpheum to- ] night It is the story of a lasting friendship between three college pals; filled with intense interest and strange denouments?a tale of the strange ca- i prices of fate. Closing with a good comedy. "The , Girl in the Case." MAJOR A. E. RANSOM IS SOUTHBOUND ON SAMPSON ? ? MaJ. A. E. Ransom, of the Northern Life Insurance company, of Seattle, passed through Juneau on the Admir al Sampson, enroute to Seattle. He was forced to leave a part of his trip through Alaska uncompleted and re turn to Seattle to undergo an opera tion occasioned by an ulcerated tooth. SUIT TO ESTABLISH THE PROPERTY LINES The case of Sophia Korhenen against August Smith is on in the Dis trict Court today. It is an action to establish the lines dividing adjacent properties. DEFECTIVE CHIMNtr CALLS OUT DEPARTMENT ??? A defective chimney in the Peerless saloon building on Front street was the cause of calling out the fire de partment about ten o'clock last night. The incipient blaze was extinguished before the apparatus reached the scene and no damage resisted. MISS KEMPTHORN'S MUSICAL WILL BE A TREAT ?? The musical to be given under the direction of Miss Edith Kempthorne at the Methodist church Wednesday night. April 1st, will be a treat for those who love music. In addition to the lecture on the life and work of l.istz. and the selections from his work by Miss Kempthorne. Mrs. H. P. Crow ther and Mr. Waldemar Engberg will render solos, and Miss Kempthorne and Miss Gladys Tripp will give one of Listz's beautiful symphonies for four hands. MRS. STRONG ENTERTAINS CLASSES IN HISTORY ?+? Mrs. J. F. A. Strong entertained the Juneau high school classes in ancient and modern and mederial history at the Governor's house last night. Ster reoptlican views of Greece. Egypt and the Holy Lands were shown. L ater Mrs. Strong, assisted by Miss Wlllson. served refreshments. The young folks had a delightful time. Mothers. We carry in stock a complete line of baby foods, toilet and nursery nec essities. Telephone ns your smallest wants. Phone 3. 3-21-tf." DOR AX'S DRUG STORE. THE WEATHER TODAY. Twenty-four hours ending at 3 p. m.: Maximum?34. Minimum?28. Clear. OPPOSITION CITY TICKET IN FIELD "The People's Party" Is the name adopted by those who oppose the elec tion of the Citizen's ticket at Juneau's municipal election that will take place April 7th. The ticket put forth con sists of Emery Valentine. R. M. Keen ey, F. Wolland, George F. Miller, H. Ruhe and G. K. Otibert. The platform, which appears in an other column, contains a bitter ar raignment of the present City Council and the administration of the Inst year. PLATFORM OF THE PEOPLE'S PARTY. ? ? Believing in the doctrine of our fore fathers that all men are creatod free and equal and should take part in pub lic affairs, as is their inalienable right, and further believing that we have the ability to correct the many abus es which have been inflicted upon the City of Juneau during the past year and that a public office is a public trust which should be administered for the benefit of the City and its people and with the sole view of work ing for the best interests of the peo ple, and for the people, aud not as their masters; believing in all the fore going. we hereby declare ourselves to be candidates for City Councilmen, to be voted for at the municipal elec tion to be held on the 7th day of Ap ril. 1914, and we hereby present the following as our platform upon which we agree to stand irrevocably in case we should be elected: First. We declare that all just debts owing by the City should be paid as speedily as possible but that in every instance labor claims should be preferred. Second. Wo declare that by using! harmony and business sense that wc| can and will pay every Ju3t debt now owing by the City. We will maintain our schools, (ire department, police department and all public utilities in | the highest state of efficiency and will, make extensions of streets and sew-j era as required, will improve the fire-i fighting apparatus, avail ourselves of1 the contract which we hold with the Alaska Juneau Gold Mining Company for a supply of water and can and will extend mains to the top of the ridge and throughout the business part of. the town, thereby reducing the insur-l ance rates and saving vast sums of! money for the people?and will have[ money left at the end of our term.: This we can do by close economy and j through the discharge of a host of salaried individuals. Third. We declare for a Just and; equitable tax. and we do not believe' that the favored few should escape and that those without the inner cir cle should be robbed through an ex-! cessive assessment, we believe in the j equality of man. Fourth. We declare for a single' tax. That is to say thnt all public work should be done at public ex pense: that plans and specifications should be furnished for all such work and that the same should be submit ! ter to public bid whenever possible,, and we further declare that all sup ! plies used by the City should be fur- J nished by competitive bids; and wo further declare that all street, sewer, j and sidewalk work should be done at the public expense. Since they are owned by the public the public should Fifth. Having made arrangements \ for an unlimited supply of Ladysmlth. bituminous and Pennsylvania anthra-i (tonuaura uu m&v NOTICE OF ELECTION. TO THE ELECTORS of tho City of Juneau, Division No. 1, Territory ofj Alaska. NOTICE is hereby given that i 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 Councllmen 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 saidj 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 saidj room is on the Fourth Street side of said building; That the qualifications of elcctoro 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 tho 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. PETTIT, Municipal Clerk of the City of Juneau 3 18-tf. Fresh chocolates Just received. Ju neau Drug Co., Opposite Alaskan Ho tel. Phone 250. Maggi, the surprise of tho 20th cen tury is due to arrive in Juneau in 6 days. SHIPWRECKED CREW ABOARD SAMPSON The shipwrecked crew of the Ameri can schooner W. H. Dimond, is aboard I the Admiral Sampson, cnrouto to Se attle. The Dimond was wrecked on Bird Island, 60 miles West of Unga, on February 3. They were brought to Seward from Unga on the steamor Do ra and picked up at that point by the Admiral Sampson. Charles W. Pern berg was master of the wrecked ves sel, and he, together with the six men making the crew, passed through Ju near aboard the Sampson. The mem bers of tho crew are Lars Rasmussen, G. Paulson, Peter Paulson. Peter Haf ke. The officers of the Admiral Samp son report an unusually pleasant pas sage both Westward and Eastward from Icy Straits. Remarkable weth er conditions prevailed for this time of year, they state, and the ship made good time. The Sampson called In at Port Wells, for the Granite Gold Min ing company, which is owned princi pally by Senator B. F. Millard. The plant there has been In operation for tho past month and tho stamps are crushing fifteen tons of ore each day. The Sampson had on board the fol lowing passengers for Juneau: A. C. Williams. A. C. Williams Jr.. B. F. WatBon, W. W. Elder and wife, B. H. Howard, Charles Black, Mrs. T. A Needham, G. Bruce, Charles Schutz man, A. G. Thompson, and one sec-J ond class. The Admiral Saihpson took on fifty boxes of halibut at the City dock and sailed south at 3:30 this morning with the following passengers from Junenu: For Seattle?A. N. Sutre.*J. Barry, C. W. Roberts, G. R. Sinweli lertha H. Winnard; For Ketchikan? E. Drake C. B. Allen, G. A. Howe, . For Pet ersburg?B. C. Delzelle. a five sec ond class. MONEY SECURED FOR BASE BALL GROUNDS ? - The executive committee for the rec-1 rcatioti park and base ball grounds! has bad great succcs in raising funds.: The amount secured up to today at j noon was $2400. There will be a pub Uc meeting in the Council Chambers \ tonight at which time a managing! committee will be appointed to organ-, ize the team for the 1914 season. GRAND THEATRE The pictures at the Gross picture' show are very good photo plays, as follows: "The Stolen Letter,"?A good touch ing drama. "A .Mother's Awakening."?Interest ing drama of family affairs; the ne glected child. "The <luilty Baby,"?A good Than hauser production, with The Than huuser Kid in the leading part. "One of the Bravest."?An Imp com edy that is Bure to please. Saturday matinee at 2 p. m. DEMOCRATIC CLUB MEETING The Juneau Democratic Club will meet lu Gross 'Hall tonight at eight o'clock. There is much important business to come before the meeting. The Jefferson Day celebration com mittee will make its report and there are important resolutions now in the hands of the secretary- to be acted upon. Every Democrat should be present. CHOIR REHEARSAL. ?+? There will be an Important choir practice in Trinity Episcopal church this evening at 8 p. m. sharp. A full attendance is requested. ALASKAN HOTEL ARRIVALS. The following arrivals are register ed at the Alaskan Hotel: A. L. Mitch ell, C. B. Hill. Seattle: F. G. Berin, Chisana: T. F. Larson, Chitlna; C. Schurzer, Tacoma; Ed Knudson, M. Van, Miller, City. WHERE IS ATWOOD HALL? The Governor's office is in receipt of a letter from Ellsworth L. Baker of Springfield, Ohio, seeking informa tion about Atwood Hail, thought to be employed by the United States government in Alaska. Hall's father recently died, leaving between $600 and $700 for his son If he can be lo cated. MORANE IN AGAIN N. Morane, an old offender, was ar rested this morning for selling liquor to Indians. ANDERSON WANTS DIVORCE John Anderson, of Douglas, has filed suit for divorce against his wife, Mary, alleging statuatory grounds. The parties intermarried at Vancouver, B. C., during the year 1910. They have a son aged about two and one i half years. ORPHEUM HOTEL ARRIVALS. The following arrivals are register ed at the Orpheum Hotel: A. C. Wil liams, A. C. Williams Jr., Arthur G. Thompson, W. W. Elder and wife, of Katalla, and H. A. Wagner, of Cor dova. ? ? ? i Several reasons why you should BRING YOUR PRESCRIPTIONS TO JUNEAU DRUG CO. We have fresh ! drugs. We do not substitute. The prescriptions are put up by a regis tered pharmacist of 14 years exper ience. Our prices are right. ASK YOUR DOCTOR. We deliver Imme diately. Phone 250. We want to be your family druggists. 3-26-tf. GAMEWELL ALARM SYSTEM TESTED 14?Corner Third and Franklin. IB?Franklin and Front. 1G?Front, Opposite Union Iron Works. x 17?Front, opposite City Wharf. 18?Front, below sawmill. 32?Gastlneau Avenue?Swede Hill. 34?Second and Gold. 36?Harris and Fourth. 36?Fifth and Gold. '..37?Fifth and East. 38?Seventh and Gold. 23?Waterfront, I.aughlln Corner. 24?Second and Front. 25?Main and Front. 26?Main and Seward. 27?Fourth and Main. 42?Calhoun and Fifth, opposite Ho gan Flats. 43?West and Distin Avohue. 45?Calhoun and Ninth. 46?Main and Seventh. 47?Fifth and Seward. All of the above stations In the new Gnmewoll fire alarm system that has just been Installed In Juneau were tested out this morning and all but two of them responded promptly and accurately, according to design. By ron A. Day. the expert for the Game well people who installed the appar atus says thnt he thinks that It is lino trouble that Interferred with the work ing of these two stations nnd that it can easily bo discovered and put right. The council committee, consisting of W. S. Pull-n, W. H. Case, William ? Geddos, accompanied by Mayor C. W. Carter and Fire Chief Milton Winn, made the rounds of the stations, pull ing each one In succession as they came to them. i ue ueu, wium wwt pureuiinuu u> the Town of Juneau many years ago, does not respond In a satisfactory inannre and It will have to be re placed with a new bell, according to Mr. Day, if the systom Is to be a suc cess. The local founders have agreed to turn out a bell nt cost of labor and material If the town of Juneau elects to hnvc them do so, and Mr. Day says he boob no reason why a good bell cannot be cast in the - foundry here. Chief Milton Winn, of the fire de partment says that be is very pleased with the new Gamcwcll automatic fire signal system but believes there should be a loud rapid action electric alarm arranged to preceed the signal toll of the bell. GAMEWELL SYSTEM IS IN USE TODAY The new Gamewell fire alarm sys tem was given Its first duty today when a call was sent in from box 26 at Mailt nffd Second, calling the de partment to take care of u blaze that was started on the roof of the Van I.ehn carpenter shop. The fire was extinguished in a few minutes. TOM SHEARER HAS NIFTY TAILOR SHOP Tpm Shearer, who recently pur chased the tailoring business of Stan ley J. Snow, has one of the niftiest tailor shops in Juneau. He is located on lower Front street, opposite the Chocolate Shop, and is prepared to give the custom first-class service. He makes a specialty of cleaning, press ing and repairing. Mr. Shearer was formerly connected with Harry Vnn in the same line of business in this city. CAME TO DEATH FROM DRINKING WOOD ALCOHOL The coroner's jury this afternoon brought in a verdict declaring that Jerry O'Neil came to his death from the effects of drinking wood alcohol. Nothing was brought out to show where he had obtained the poison or whether or not it was taken accident ally or otherwise. A chemical analysis of the contents of the stomach of Jerry O'Neil demon strated that he had drunk a sufficient quantity of wood alcohol to produce death. The analysis was made by Dr. L. O. Egginton, Milt Winn and O. F. Hill after the autopsy and examination of the vlcera by Dr. L. O. Egginton. Tho report of analysis of the con tents of the stomach states that a quantitative test had not been made, but that the test made indicated the presence of a large quantity of wood alcohol in the-stomach. The funeral was held this afternoon from the Undertaking Parlors of the C. W. Young company. REAL ESTATE BARGAINS. Lot 8, Block 119, beautiful view for residence. $800.00 Lot 4, Block 24; a fine corner for an apartment building. $4,500. ' Lot 2, Block 113 with house. A bar gain for $4,000.00. Lots 7 and 8, Block 9. This is one of the best double corners in the city One half of lot 2, block 9, Good lo cation for offices. Fair building. Lots 3 and 4, Block 6, with 3 good j buildings. Lot 5. Block 1, graded. Good busi ness location. One half interest in lot 5, Block 4, with good buildings. Lots 21 and 22. Block 1, Pacific Coast addition. Splendid business lo cation. I have some good bargains in water front property. You can arrange terms on all of the above. Call at Juneau Iron Works, Phone 3-4. Fine embroidery materials, silks and imported linens; designing and stamp ing to order at "The Vogue Shop". Opp. Orpheum Hotel. Mrs. Albert Ber ry. 3-20?Mon. Wed., Frl. TORREON BATTLE I ? IS STILL ON CHIHUAHUA, Mex., Murch 27.?Tho official reports say that Gen. Villa's forces have established headquarters within a mile of Gomez Palaceo, and that the relative positions of both ar mies in respect to Torreon have been practically unchanged since the be ginning of the engagement. Hucrta to Get the Money. MEXICO CITY, March 27.?Banks of Issue hnve agreed to advnnce 10, 000,000 pesos monthly to the Huerta government, the government to tax all Incomes of 1000 pesos or more and re pay tho banks from the tax. The agreement 1ft made In return for the government withdrawing the national bank of issqe scheme. Villa Says He Will Win. CONSTITUTIONALIST HEADQUAR TERS NEAR TORREON, March 27.? (Delayed by Censor)?Thero has been four days of almost Incessant fighting Tho victory seemed to be first with one side and then with the other. Gen. Villa occupied Gomez Palaceo this ev ening and says he will be In Torreon Saturday or Sunday. The losses on both sides have been heavy. FRENCH INSISTS ON QUITTING HIS JOB LONDON, March 27.?Field Marshal Sir John D. P. French, who resigned yesterday, today refused to comply with the request of Prime Minister H. 11. Asquith that he withdraw it. Gen. Seeley Might Withdraw Resig nation. LONDON, March 27.?Col. J. E. B. Secly,, Secretary of State for War, who tendered his resignation from the Asquith cabinet Wednesday, it is be lieved, will withdrnw his resignation. The government has demonstrated that Seely' specifically ordered army offic ; era going with troops to Ireland should do nothing that would in any wise in terfere with the free expression of po litlcal opinions or full and fair dis cussion. GOVERNMENT WILL LEASE ISLANDS TO FUR FARMERS ?*? The Secretary of Commerce will lease to the highest responsible bid ders the exclusive right to propogate foxes und other fur-bearing animals on any or all of the following listed is lands (which records show were leas ed prior to May 14, 1S98 and that they are not now under lease) for a term of five yearn, at the annual rental of not loss than two hundred dollars for each island. Every such lease shall be duly executed in triplicate and will not bo transferable. Chlrikof Island, Southwest of Ko dink Island. Long Island, near Kodiak Island. Marmot Island, East of Afognak Is land. Simenof Island, Shumagin group. Little Naked Island, one of Naked Islands, Prince William Sound. Middleton Island, Gulf of Alaska. Pearl Islaid, One of Chugach Is lands. Elizabeth Islands, one of Chugach J Islands. Aghiyuk Inland, one of Semidi Is- i lands. Chowiet Island, one of Semidi Is lands. The Secretary of Commerce will' terminate any lease given to any per-1 son, company, or corporation upon full I and satisfactory proof of the violation of any of the provisions of the lease j or of the law and regulations for the J protection of fur-bearing animals of I Alaska on the part of said person. I company, or corporation. The Secretary of Commerce will re-j celve sealed proposals until 12 o'clock i noon, on May 1. 1914. t t t HUMBOLDT BRINGS MANY Thea Humboldt, arriving about noon; today brought the following passen gers for Oastlneau channel towns: For Douglas?Raymond Carroll and ! wife. L. B. James. F. W. Leivcr. Miss Ruth Salmonson. Mrs. E. Mugford. H. \V. Irwin and wife; For Juneau?H. Shearn, L. Bovlck, H. L. Faulkner! and wife. C. C. Whipple and wife. Mrs, M. Fagen, Miss D. Belmont, B. F. Der byshire. L. E. Buell and wife, James McCloskey, R. Ritchie, Olaf Nelnedal, G. W. King, John Nolnnd, John Pier son. Sophie Suonilla. M. C. Butler and wife, Mrs. J. S. Anderson, Cash Cole, F. Andress and wjfe, W. G. Beattie, F. H. Fielder, S. W. Furetel, L. S. Craig In. W. G. Ben ly, A. C. Wilson and 24 second class. * + ! I ' MARNE NOTES I - i rr"? * ?'1 TPtio^o ahnnlH nrrivn ! from the souta tomorrow night. The Admira Sampson arrived from j the Westward southbound early this morning. The Humboidt arrived from the south at 1:30 this morning. She will sail south at 2 p. m. tomorrow. The Al-Ki sailed from Seattle this morning. There will he a late ferry for the Douglas and Sheep Creek people for the Bartenders' Smoker Saturday night. 3-25-3t. You'll find the cosmopolitan crowd at the Stampede. 2-19-tf RUTH PRESTON, Teacher of piano. 138 Franklin. 3-19-tf THEATRICAL CIRCUIT SELLS THEATRES ? ? ? Ir KANSAS CITY, March 27.?The Sul- r llvan and Considine vaudeville thea- tl tres throughout the country have been tl Mold to Marcus Loew, of New York for ? $6,000,000. L One of World's Greatest Theatrical (I Deals. | a SEATTLE, March 27.?The sale ofjc the Sullivan and Considine theatres j n constitutes one of the greatest com- j tl inercial transactions that ever Involv ed the theatrical business. The cir cuits have headquarters In Seattle and b New York and include theatres in|b practically all of the leading cities of j w the continent from the Atlantic to the! b Pacific. The business was founded by. c the late Congressman Timothy D. P ("Dig Tim") Sullivan, of New York, n and John W. Considine, of Seattle They own the Orpheum and Empress r theatres at Seattle. Itl ENGLAND SHIPPING GOLD TO ARGENTINE REPUBLIC a ??*8* ' LONDON, March 27.?The second large shipment of gold for Aregentlna was made yesterday. Within the last j( two weeks, $4,500,000 in gold has been t| forwarded to the South American Re- f; public. More shipments arc to fol ow. t( ? ? P TEXAS SUES "KATY" FOR ir VIOLATING SAFETY LAW tf + fl AUSTIN. Tex., March 27.? Texas has brought suit against the Missouri, ? Kansas and Texas railroad and the i Beaumont and Great Northern rail-j vay company for $8,400,000 for alleged lolations of the State safety appliance ict for two years. n: * * * n NEW YORK MAY REDUCE ei RAILROAD COMMISSIONS r< NEW YORK, March 27?The New h York American predicts the passage ?' by the New York legislature of a bill that will be introduced, abolishing the '' up-State and the Greater New York a Public Service Commissions and es- ? tablishing a single commission for the entire State, including the city. CINCINNATI'GETS MONEY FOR CENTRAL STATION!'1 CINCINNATI. March 27.?White & ? Co., New York, have arranged with! seven English bankers to finance the central state railroad terminals to cost $20,000,000. n WIDENER NOT TO * BUY ART COLLECTION ?+? PHILADELPHIA, March 27?Denialj is made here that P. A. B. WIdener, of; j, Philadelphia, is contemplating the pur- j, chase of the Wallace art collection in 0 Paris. c FEDERAL RESERVE CITIES TO BE NAMED AT ONCE -'1 WASHINGTON, March 27.? It Is expected here that the designation of the regional reserve boundaries and b the location of the reserve banks will y be announced today or tomorrow. It ti is believed that there will be eleven M regions and that the entire Pacific j ?' coast will be in one district with ai central bank in San Frnncisco. , . , , ? LONDON LOOKING FOR SPECULATIVE PERIOD ?*? LONDON, March 27.?In London ? banking circles there are expectations c of another speculative outburst in Ap- " ril, following in the train of easier 1 money that is becoming marked. AL-KI SAILS WITH C MANY PASSENGERS SEATTLE, March 27?The Al-Ki de parted at one o'clock this morning for ? the north with the following passen- ,, gers for Juneau:?F. G. Black. J. A. j Morris, Hoy Benton. William Wheeler, S. C. Vanattac, T. Baker, Mrs. Jensen, Miss Jensen, Esther Angel, S. Anton- * son, G. A. Rayle, A. B. Carr, C. Fow ler and wife, J. Sanderson, N. Hall, B. C. Decker, A. C. Hoodenbyle, Harry K'nney, M. Carlton, Fred Mattlas, Wil- I Ham Burchstaler, William Ziebel, W. b C. Fuhlman, Neil Whitner, B. N. Car- li roll, Mrs. Thomas Meagher, Dan Rad- ^ ice and twenty-six steerage. r EARTHQUAKE AND , STORM CAUSES PANIC 4* 1 Messina, March 27.?A severe earth quake at this place, accompanied by ( a heavy storm, caused a panic among j. the people. Many believed that the end of the world had come. ? SPRING AND SUMMER, 1914. f [ This Is an invitation for you to call land inspect the season's new designs, jthe spring suitings and other fabrics \ : in the tailoring lino. t I It is an offer to furnish you with ? ! clothes mnde in your own home town, made by competent workmen; clothes ' not mnde in Eastern sweatshops. Cordially, I ?3-4-tf. F. WOLLANt). , ? ? * i Spots and stains removed at the I Rennvotary. Phone 394. 3-23-tf. |< President Wins First Round in Tolls Fight WASHINGTON, -March 27.?By a otc of 200 to 172 the House of Repre entatives today adopted the special ule limiting debate on the free tolls epeal bill to 20 hours. The vote Is cgarded as Indicating the strength of lie administration measure, though here will be votes for the bill that a-re cast against the special rule, .eaders Vote Against Administration. Speaker Champ Clark, Democratic louse Leader Oscar W. Underwood, nd Representative John J. Fitzgerald, hairman of the appropriations com littee, voted against the adoption of lie special rule. WASHINGTON. March 27.? The attle over the repeal of the free tolls ill in the House of Representatives ?us inaugurated yesterday afternoon y a report of a special rule from the ommittce on rules limiting debate and rohibitlng the introduction of amend lents. Speaker Champ Clark opposed ushing the rule through. He said: surely there is nothing sacred about Ills repeal bill, and I see no occasion ur a mad rush in connection with it. will not be a party to ramming such rule down the throats of members." Wilson Says Situation Serious. WASHINGTON. March 27.? Pros lent Woodrow Wilson told callers at le White House this morning that ongressman are asked to exercise the ighest quality of patriotism in voting > repeal the free tolls provision of the anama canal act to correct a serious iternatlonal situation which threatens i embarrass the United States in all lture negotiations of treaties. CONFIDENCE MAN CHARGED WITH MURDER * ? SEATTLE, March 27.?Roy More end, who had advertised for men to lake a survey of a railroad that John . Rockefeller and associates intend il building to Alaska, has been ar ?sted on suspicion that he murdered verett C. West, who was conveying im in a low boat to a mythical ship l Mallard. Morchead was convicted of murder ig Mrs. Sadie Buchanan at Tacoma nd was paroled last year by the Gov rnor. Morehead Confesses. SEATTLE, March 27.? Morehead onfesscd this morning that he mur ered West for $50. JNGLAND INCREASES RIG NAVAL BUDGET ? ? LONDON, March 27.? The British aval estimates for 1914-15 amount to 257,750,000, an increase of $13,700,000 ver 1913-14. Russia's War Money Greater. ST. PETERSBURG, March 27? Ex raordinary military estimates submit ed to the Russian Duma amount to ver $00,000,000, an increase of 3094> ouipared with 1913. ARIZONA CAPITALISTS USE COLORADO RIVER DENVER, Col., March 27.? The uilding of a dam in the Grand Can on of the Colorado to generate clec ric power is being considered by rixona capitalists. The project would ivolve nearly $50,000,000. IASSACHUSETTS TO VOTE ON WOMAN SUFFRAGE ?+ BOSTON, March 27.?Both houses f the .Massachusetts Legislature have oncurred in a joint resolution sub littlng a woman suffrage constltu ional amendment to the people to be otcd upon at the next election. iREGON MAN ACCUSED OF MURDERING WIFE EUGENE, Ore., March 27.?A. H. (ossen was arrested here charged with aurdering his wife, whose life was nsured for $5,000. >ERU'S PROVISIONAL PRESIDENT RESIGNS LIMA, Peru, March 27.?Robert E. ,egui Vice-President and acting Pres dent since the exile of G. Billing lurst, resigned from office yesterday, t Presidential election is being ar anged. f. J. HILL'S OLD ROSS DIES AT MINNEAPOLIS MINNEAPOLIS. Minn., March 27.? 'apt. John W. Callendcr. aged 90 years or many years a steamboat master, md under whom James J. Hill served is freight clerk, died here yesterday. 1AINES NOMINATES MUNICIPAL CANDIDATES ?+? HAINES. March 27.?The following vere placed in nomination last night or municipal offices at a mass meet ng of the citizens. For school board?Mrs. I. H. King, 3. J. Wcitzman, C. McRea, W. Alexan ier. Dr. Craig and C. Lindholm. For City Councilmen: ?T. Tcredon, El. E. Benson, Jas. McQuinn, R. M. D'Dell, H. P. M. Birklnbine, C. V. Wol man. M. Madsen, W. B. Stout, H. Hig ?ins, J. McElravy, Jas. Fay, S. Brown I. S. Peterson and A. Dreher.