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THE ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE
VOL. ML NO. 424. JUNEAU, ALASKA, SATURDAY, APRIL -1, 1914. PRICE, TEN CENTS Gen. Villa is Sole Hero of Torreon TORREON, April 4.?Gen. Villa Is the single hero of the battle at this place. Had he not been In absolute command, the Constitutionalist at tacking force would have fled at the first repulse. He fairly forced his men back to the fight and kept them at it almost day and night until the end. Hero la Modest When the newspaper correspondents today asked Gen. Villa for a statement ; he said: "Tell the public that after eleven days' fighting, the Federals evacuated Torreon, leaving their dead and wound ed behind. That is all." Villa Takes Command. JUAREZ. Mex., April 4.?It is an nounced officially today that Gen. Vil la has left Torreon to take charge of troops at San Pedro which has been attacked by Federalists who have fled j from Torreon. SEWARD SOCIETY ELECTS ANOTHER SET OF OFFICERS! The Seward Society, the Juneau High School organization yesterday afternoon elected the following offi cers for the ensuing term: Walno Headrickson, president; Cy ril Kashaveroff. vice-president; Miss Gladys Tripp. Secretary; Burdette Winn, treasurer: William Peterson, attorney-general, aud Harry' Sabin, marshal. The meeting was short, and only business matters transacted. ANOTHER LAWYER THINKS VERY WELL OF JUNEAU Harry Smith, formerly a practicing lawyer of Tacorna. who has been in Juneau for some time since returning from the Chisana via Whitehorse. will locate in this city. He thinks the out look in Juneau superior to that of any city in the West Mr. Smith is at the Occidental Hotel. NEW PICTURES TONIGHT AT ORPHEUM THEATRE "The Maoris of New Zealand" is a picture of life in New Zealand as lived by the original natives of the Island. ?The Maoris. "Belinda"?The story, or plot and counterplot is a comedy by the Vita graph Co.. with Norma Talmage as "Belinda" and is the first of the "Bel inda" series. "The Broken Idyll" is a pretty story story of ranch life. "Unprofitable Boarders" is a good comedy by the Edison Co. Sunday and Monday. The following strong bill will be presented: "Pathe Weekly." "Ann." A strong drama featuring Mable Trummelle with the Edison Co. "Innocence" and a roaring comedy making a strong show. START SKAGWAY WAGON ROAD MAY THIS YEAR According to advices just received, the preliminary survey for the propos ed government wagon road from Skag wcy to the Canadian boundary line at the summit of White Pass will be made in May of this year. District Attorney John Rustgard has just re ceived a letter from the office of the Attorney-General, stating that a con ference had been held between Dele gate Wlckersham. and Col. W. P. Rich ardson. of the road commission, and the Attorney General's office in which it was planned to go ahead with the work. As soon as the survey is made the White Pass people will be called upon to relinquish their title to the old wagon road franchise and right of way. The Skagway road is planned to con nect with a wagon road on the Canad ian side of the line, leading to Lake Bennett and to Whltehorse. The Can adians are also discussing the plan of building an automobile road, reaching all the way to Dawson. JEFFERSON TAKES MANY SOUTHWARD ??? The Jefferson, leaving for the south yesterday evening, took the following from Juneau: For Seattle?Mrs. L. DeGroff. Miss A. Vanderbilt, E. Davel er and wife. H. D. Manning. Felix John son. J. R. McKay. Miss Nina Jorgen sen. A. Carroll. Miss Hall. Fred Les ter. Helen Lester, J. E. McDermott. W. E. Greer and wife. William Glen denning: For Ketchikan?F. H. Han son. H. Elster, T. Mancaran. J. F. Pugh Marian D. Ridley, Mrs. A. Olson. Mrs. Murray. R. L. Schmidt. S. J. Ball: For Wrangell?O. L. Peterson. NOTICE TO CUSTOMERS. Having no lease on the premises I occupy, the landlord raised my rent to a prohibitive figure and I was com pelled to vacate. By calling Phone 2-4-2 all my customers will have their clothes taken care of. D. M. BOTHWELL. 4-3-2t. Every nation welcome, except Carrie, at the Stampede. 2-19-tf Augustine & Kyer chocolates. 75 cents and $1 a pound; always fresh; weekly shipments from Seattle. Ju neau Drug Co. Phone 250. Imme diate delivery. 4-3-tf. THE WEATHER TODAY. Twenty-four hours ending at 3 p. m.: Maximum?59. Minimum?36. Clear. McBRIDE PROMISES GOOD STRONG TEAM Chairman J. C. McBride, of the Ju [ nettu Baseball Board of Managers, announced this morning that the board had decided nt a meeting last night that there would be one good strong team maintained throughout the season of 1914. He also stated that several good players are now j being negotiated for, and that the | board had other good players in mind which if secured, would placo Juneau! in good condition to contend for base ball honors during the coming season. | It is expected that further announce-! ments as to the personnel of the team will be made soon. The Board of Man agers is very well satisfied with the present outlook according to Mr. Mc Bride. and everything is running along smoothly. Thirty-two men are working on the J new base ball grounds in Thane park,! l^ast Chance basin, under the direc tion of H. T. Tripp, and good progress! is being made. BUSY WEEK AHEAD FOR PRESBYTERIANS The annua! meeting of the Presby tery of Alaska will convene Monday morning at nine o'clock in the Pres-: byterlan church. The Presbytery will open with de votional excises, to which the public' is invited. At 9:30 the Presbytery will be formally constituted, a new moderator and other temporary and permanent officers elected. Monday evening there will be a popular service in the Native church presided over by Rev. Edward Mars-; den, of Saxmnn. The address will be given by Rev. George J. Beck, of Kake. | Subject of the address: "The Spirit-1 ual Life." Tuesday evening there will be a popular service in the Presbyterian church at eight o'clock. Rev. Mars den will speak at this service on the subject "Evidences of Christianity among the Native Peoples." Rev. Waggoner, of Klawock, will also ad dress the meeting from the theme: "Phases and Problems of the Native Work." There will be a reception at the Manse this evening to which both the members of the Presbytery and the congregation are invited. THE PORTAL CAMP AT SHEEP CREEK ABANDONED The Portal Camp at Sheep Creek has been abandoned since the com pletion of the tunnel, and Paddy O'Xell, who had complete charge of the tunnel crews and many of his men. will take a well earned vacation. Mr. O'Neil will travel for two months at the expense of the Alaska Gastineau Mining company. Those of the crew who desire to continue work will be absorbed in other crews and be es tablished at some of the other camps of the company near at hand. PORTLAND BUSINESS MEN COMING NORTH A letter received by one of Juneau's business men, from the Portland Chamber of Commerce states that some of the prominent business inen of Portland, accompanied by tho chair man of the Chamber of Commerce's Alaskan committee. W. G. McPhersou, I will come up to Juneau on one of the I boats leaving there soon. MRS. STEVENS WITHDRAWS FROM SCHOOL CONTEST At the request of the trustees of the Presbyterian church, Mrs. John B. Stevens, wife of the pastor of the Presbyterian church this morning I withdrew from the contest for mem I bership of the school board. Mrs. Stevens, when interviewed con cerning her withdrawal, stated that she would have been pleased to ac cept the position if elected, and re grets the loss of a possible opportun ity of public trust and service?but that the trustees of the church deemed It Inadvisable. Mrs. Stevens had been endorsed for the school board by the Draper Club, and a campaign In her behalf was well underway when the trustees of the church requested that she with draw. She deferred to their judgment and retired. DR. KEM.PTHORNE AT TRINITY Rev. Mr. Kempthorne will preach In Trinity Episcopal church tomorrow ev ening at 8 p. m. Everyone is cordially welcome. There will be special music, including Offertory solo by Miss Crys tal Snow. MASONS ATTENTION. Called communication of Mt. Juneau lodge. No. 147, F. & A. M., will be held Monday evening. April 6th, eight o'clock, at Odd Fellows' Hall. Work in the M. M. degree. By order W. M. Sojourning brethren cordially invit ed. E. D. BEATTIE, Secy. Mothers. We carry in stock a complete line of baby foods, toilet and nursery nec essities. Telephone us your smallest wants. Phone 3. 3-21-tf. DORAN'S DRUG STORE. FOR RENT. Three room cabin. Part ly furnished. Call phone 3483. 4-3-3t PIONEER CROSSES THE GREAT DIVIDE Col. William Winn Is dead. Tho end canto suddenly at 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon at the family home and has caused a distinct shock throughout the community. Col. Winn was 60 years of age and apparently In the best of health. Those who saw him on the street earllor In the day remarked that he was looking better than usu al. Heart disease Is assigned as the immediate cause of death. For tho , past two years he was not considered strong and the winters have been spent In the milder climate of Cali fornia. Recently Col. Winn, Mrs. Winn and their son Burdetto returned to Juneau from spending the winter I there. Besides his devoted wife, deceased leaves four sons, John, Milton. Grav er C.. and Burdctte, the latter of whom was born In Juneau, and a brother James, also a resident of Ju neau and a brother and . sister in Wis consin. Col. Winn was one of the earliest settlers of Juneau, arriving here In 1889, with Mrs. Winn and their three small boys, John, Milton, and Grover C., all of whom grew to manhood in Juneau and became identified with the community's interests. Coming from Wiota, Wisconsin, when Juneau was but a straggling vil lage, Col. Winn with the prescient oye of a prophet, looked to the future and determined to make the place his home. He engaged in business for, a number of years and acquired i erable property in what is <n the best part of the business section of town as well as mining interests. He has always been active in the com munity's affairs and his sons were trained with the idea of seeking their own good through the good of others. Col. Winn's funeral will be held to morrow at 2:30 o'clock from the Pres byterian church. Interment will be In Evergreen cemetery. BURGLARY WAS NOT COMMITTED INTENTIONALLY ~ - U. S. Commissioner J. B. Marshall dismissed the complaint of burglary against John Christenson and dis charged the prisoner from custody on his promise to pay and repair the dam age dono to property by his unlawful acts. The evidence submitted, tended to show that the prisoner, who broke into the office of the Surveyor Gener al and wrecked a typewriter, besides doing other damage, and walked off with a box of cigars and other arti cles, had no criminal intent and did not realize what he was doing. JAPANESE RESIDENTS ARE REGISTERED FOR ELECTION ?+? George Hoshizaki and E. Ishhoon, Japancso tenants of E. Valentine, and connected with a local laundry, have registered for the forthcoming muni cipal election. They each had first citizenship papers issued several years ago. It is said that their votes will be challenged If offered on election day. The first named registered March 14 and the other March 24. During the past 48 hours, there has been a heavy registration, up to last night. 890 names being recorded by the registration office. This number has been materially increased during the business hours of today and it is probable that when the books are | closed at 5 o'clock this afternoon the 1300 mark will have been comfortably | passed. COURT HOUSE BRIEFS. ?+? D. A. Epstoyn, assignee has filed suit against T. \V. and Alfred Eggen. of Douglas to recover $228.90 alleged to be balance due for goods furnished to John B. Stevens & Co., of Tacoma. Manuel Sonano was this morning bound over by U. S. Commissioner J. B. Marshall on tho charge of selling liquor to Indians. In default of bail he is in jail. Fastest service on earth?Lightning. Stampede. ROOM SET ASIDE EOR PUBLIC LIBRARY The large auditorium on the Soutl or East Bide of 'he second floor o the City Hall building, which at th< present time Is divided by a tempor ary partition wall into two schoo rooms, will become the home gf th( new city library, If the action takei at last night's meeting prevails. Coun oilman W. H. Case spoke of the ef forts of tho Draper Society of Juueat to establish a public library In the cltj and Introduced a resolution commit ting the City Council to tho plan o turning this portion of the bulldlm over to the library as soon us It cai be relieved from its preBont use. Ir llko manner the other half of tho sec oud floor Ib to become the dormltorj and club room Tor members of tin Juneau fire department. The rcsolu tions making this disposition of thai portion of tho building received th< unanimous support of nil the mem hers present. The greater part of last night's ses sion was taken up with the auditing of accounts and small routine mattori that wore left over from prevlouf meetings. Just DOIore adjournment, .MUvur v \V. Carter reviewed in brief the wort of tho present Council and paid glow ing tributes to the heads of each ol the standing committees for tho ex eel lent manner In which they had con ducted the burdens lnid upon their and commended them warmly for tht patriotic sacrifice of personal Inter cats for the general good. Councilman J. B. Marshall addressed tho body at the close of Mayor Car ter's remarks, speaking particular!) of the injustice that was being done the C. W. Young Co., and Mayor Car ter through the circulation of erron eous reports with especial reference | to the meeting of the Council at whicli , bids were opened for the plumbing land heating plant of the city hal building. He read from the recordt the names of those present; the bldt that were received and told in dotal: how the specifications were made more ! clear and definite at the request ol certain bidders cm the work. Tho C ; W. Young Co. bid was shown to b< I ?1692 less than the highest bid and (?975 less than tho next lowest bid There were five members present land each of them.voted to award the i contract to the C. W. Young Co. The Council will not meet again un I til after the election whldh occurs . next Tuesday. CASEY IS TO RUN EOR SCHOOL BOARD ?* <*** -|- * Friends of W. W. Casey induced hirr to become a candidate for member ol the school board today, after the an nouncement of the withdrawal of Mrs John B. Stevens was made public. Mr. Casey was a member of the first school board In Juneau and served a: such for several years. He was t member of the board at the time th< old school house was built, and is re garded by the old-time residents o Juneau as one of the best school di rectors that ever served in the city ALASKAN HOTEL ARRIVALS i The following arrivals are reg 1 istered at the Alaskan Hotel: C. E | Merritt and wife, Ketchikan: B. A Russell, P. E. Jackson. J. E. George City: C. K. Dye, Portland; R. E. Chas tain, Tacoma; B. F. Watson, Alaska The Tavern will serve Ice crean [Saturdays and Sundays from 12 nooi | to S p. m. Family trade will recoivi attention on phone orders to the Hotc j Cain. 4-3-2t. B. M. Bohrends Co. announce the ar rival of their complete line of Wool tex coats and suits. 4-3-2t ? ? ? Good cook, strons woman, want: , position In mlnlnR camp. Waitress al | so want3 position in camp. S. Sumi, F ?O. Box 101. 3-30-6t. TAX DODGERS Extract from the Minutes of the Council sitting as a Board of Equalization on June 9,1913: "E. Valentine appeared in person and as the agent of Mrs. Lillian Irwin and asks that a reduction be made on Mrs. Irwin's property as part of same was outside the incorporate limits of Juneau." "Also asks reduction on valuation of $2,000 on Lot 3, in Block-3." The taxes mentioned in the last paragraph amount to $40.00. In addition to this Mr. Val entine owes $730.00 in taxes on other properly. He made no objection to the assessment except on one piece of property as above shown, and can not now complain. But he does refuse to pay his taxes and has not paid them. In most of the States men who refuse to pay their taxes ARE DENIED BY LAW THE RIGHT TO HOLD OFFICE. (Advertisement.) CHINA BOY KILLS ' VANCOUVER WOMAN i VANCOUVER. B. G\, April 4.?Mrs. f Millard, wife of Charles J., chief tick i ct agent for the Canadian Pacific here. ? was murdered and her body was burn 1 ed in the furnace of her home. Jack 3 King, a Chinese servant, aged 17 years i confessed that ho committed the crime ? during the absence of the dead wo ? man's husband. He had been out of i the city for two dnys. - WICKERSHAM ADVOCATES f FISHERIES LEGISLATION > ?t? ' WASHINGTON, April 4.?Delegate 1 James Wickorsham, of Alaska, told the ' House Committeo on Territories that ' the world's supply of salmon would be - ruined if the fishing methods that prc ' vail in Alaska were extended to tho 1 other Pacific coast districts. He advo-, ' cated the passage of a bill regulating; "fthe fisheries. -?? ? T * fct?*^*1 r- > i ? LONDON CITIZENS PROTEST ? AGAINST ULSTER COERCION ' LONDON, April 4.? One hundredj thousand people assembled in Hydej ' park today to protest against the co-j ' arclon of Ulster. Fourteen meetings ' were held. They were addressed by Peers and members of Parliament. . . . WELL KNOWN FAIRBANKS LAWYER PASSES AWAY FAIRBANKS, April 4.?J. C. Kellutn. I a well known lawyer, mining operator; and citizen of this city, died here yes , terday. . GRANDDAUGHTER GETS HIGH HONORS i JACKSONVILLE, Fia., April 4. ; Gen. Bennett H. Young, commander I In-chief of the United Confederate Vet i erans Association, has selected Miss i ('urine Hampton, of Columbia, S. C.. I granddaughter of the late Senator t Wade Hampton, of South Carolina, a f Lieutenant-General of the Army of the . Confederacy, to be chief sponsor for ? the Confederacy at the coming meet-1 I ing of the old soldiers of the south at . this city. ? FARM WAGES MOVED UPWARD DURING YEAR 1 WASHINGTON. April 4?The up ward tendency of farm wages has been noticeable in many sections of the country during the last year. The average increase, taking the country j as a whole, has been two and one-half J | per cent. GERMANY DISTRIMINATES ! AGAINST STANDARD OIL BERLIN. April 1.?It Is frankly ad-l mitted by the German War Minister; t that the German government is dis- j criminating against American petrol eum if it Is the product of t^ie Stand-1 ard Oil company, or Its affiliated con cerns. This admission was made to. f the American Chamber of Commerce: at Berlin, which had protested against the discrimination against American! oil to the Chancellor. I INSURANCE HEAD GETS MUCH COMPANY MONEY * - SAN FRANCISCO, April 4.?Charg-| . <'s that E. F. Green, former president; . of the Pacific Coast Casualty company' - embezzled $30,000 from the company . were made to the district attorney's! office last night by the State insur i ancc commissioner. B TWO TICKETS IN 1 FIELD AT SKAGWAY Two municipal tlckctB arc In the field at Skagway. The Taxpayers' !? party, which has controlled municipal affairs for the last four years, nom inated Senator J. M. Tanner, Henry b Friedenthal, Oscar Sclmcr, James Ken I- uedy, A. 0. Blanchard, William Bat ?. son and George Ma pee. The Nonpartisan Union convention, " composed largely of women, last even ? Ing endorsed Kennedy, Blanchard, ! natsou and Magce and nominated Wll ; lard R. Hlllery, Howard Ashley and ! J. Hardy to oppose Tanner, Frieden | thai and Selmar. Dan McKay is the nominee for j school clerk. .% ! * ! MARINE NOTES : [ jj j The City of Seattle is expected In ? Juneau about 6 o'clock. ] The Humboldt, should arrive from ? the south Monday night or Tuesday ] morning. The Admiral Sampson Is scheduled to sail from Seattle tomorrow. The Admiral Evans sailed for the ! Westward this morning. ; The Jefferson sailed for Seattle yes . terday evening. ; The Georgia returned from Skag ' way today. Marcus Stroud has accepted the po \ sitlon as messenger at the cable of ? fice formerly held by W. S. Martin. ] Our good name on the label; our ? good quality in the package. Juneau ] j Drug Co., Opposite Alaskan Hotel. .J Phone 260. Immediate delivery. 4-3-tf. RUTH PRESTON, Teacher of piano. :: 138 Franklin. 3-19-tf Royal typewriters. See W. H. Case. ;; ?3-17-tf. ;; LADIES HAIR GOODS, remodeling " of switches, puffs, etc., In modish || styles at "The Vogue Shop". Opp. ? Orpheum Theatre. Mrs. Albert Berry. [ 3-20-Tues. Thu, Sat CREDIT IS DUE TO PRESIDENT SEATTLE, April 4?Will H. Parry! who had chnrgc of the Alaska bureau'8' exhibit at Washington during the Al aska railroad fight, said, in the course of a report on the work of the com mittee: Our chief dependence nnd strength throughout the fight was the friend ship of President Wodrow Wilson and j Secretary of Interior Franklin K. Lane. J And, Charles (5. Helfner, be Is said to'( his credit, is the man who, above all! others, enlisted the support of the | President. He brought his attention to I the proposition before the Baltimore 11 convention. f 1!! NOME SWEEPSTAKES RACE POSTPONED UNTIL 13TH _____ ' NOME, April 4.?The Nome sweepstakes race was postponed today until April 13th, on oc- ; count of the melting of the snow. I ? MILLIONAIRE LUMBERMAN DIES IN CALIFORNIA 1 PASSADENA, April 4.?Frederick : Weyerhnuser, the millionaire Wlscon in and Washington and Oregon lum- ' b( rinan died here this morning. MURPHY HOES NOT MEET * COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN NEW YORK, April 4.?Charles F. J Murphy admitted today that he did | iot meet Chairman William Church , .(shorn, of the Democratic State Cen- , tral Committee, or Gov. Martin H. , Glynn at the recent meeting of the committee at Albany. He entered the! committee room and took a seat in tlio |, second row from the rear, and hurried ] away as soon as the meeting was over.' ( His sole participation in the meeting! was to clap his hands with the others after Gov. Glynn completed his speech and again after Chairman Osborn spoke. Explaining his failure to participate in the proceedings of the committee Mr. Murphey said:. "I am merely a; member of the committee." , | RAILROAD RATES TO BE RAISED JUNE 11 | NEW YORK, April 4.?The New ? York American, after a canvass of the Interstate Commerce commissioners, says the freight rate decision will be handed down not later than June 1, and that it will be favorable to the railroads. PANAMA WANTS TO BORROW $10,000,000 BERLIN, April 4.?A delegate from the Panama government has arrived in Berlin to endeavor to float a loan of ^10,000,000 secured by mineral and township grants. It is said financiers of Paris and London refused to enter into the project, on the ground that the United States might interpose a veto. HELEN CUD AH Y IS MODERN, NOT NEW NEW YORK, April 4.?Miss Helen Cudahy, daughter of Patrick Cudaliy, the Chicago and Milwaukee million aire, who entered a training school ? or nurses at Boston, says: "1 believe any girl, regardless of her family's wealth or position, should be able to earn her own living. Nursing appeals to mo, and though I may nev r work for pay, I do propose to know how. 1 am not a suffragette, I merely! renlizo that the world today requires more of us girls than it did of our mothers. 1 am not a new woman, on ly a modern one, that's all." Miss Cudahy's father, who rose to a multl-mlllionalie packer from a poor boyhood, is proud of her independ ence. TWO OLD PEOPLE DIE OF EXCESSIVE FRIGHT: WORCESTER, Mass., April 4.?Pat rick Engleton, aged 80, and Mrs. Den is Arseneult, aged 60, both dropped dead yesterday from excessive fright as they witnessed a fight between a chauffeur and two clerks. FOR SALE OR LEASE. Will SELL or LJ3ASE lot In PACIF | IC COAST ADDITION on very reason able terms. 50 x 100 feet. A fine lo cation for APARTMENT or BOARD ; INC. HOUSE. Address "R" Empire. 3-28-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. I It Is an offer to furnish you withj j clothes made in your own home town, made by competent workmen; clothes : not made in Eastern sweatshops. Cordially, I -3-4-tf. F. WOLLAND. When hungry, hit tho trail for the I Stampede, cor. Front and Franklin. I 2-12-tf. j Senator Millard's Mine Richer Than The Cliff VALDEZ, April 4.?The result of the first clean-up of the Granite Gold .Mining company demonstrates that mine to be richer than the famous Cliff. Superintendent Ray Millard brought the returns from 12 days' run Into town last night. There was more than 34 pounds of gold. Sixty tons of ore are on the dump and it Is worth $1,000 a ton. Senator B. F. Millard, of Valdez, Jaf et Llndebcrg, of Nome, and J. E. Chll berg, of Seattle, are the principle own ers of the property. GOETHALS WOULD NOT RUN FOR PRESIDENT NEW YORK, April 4.?It is learned here through reliable authority that Col. George W. Goethals said before leaving for Panama that he pos itively would not under any circum stance accept the Progressive nomin ation either for President or for Gov ernor of New York. WESTERN UNION CUTS OUT BUCKET SHOPS NEW YORK, April 4.?Vlce-PresI Jent Brooks, of the Western Union, referring to the negotiations for a new wire contract with the New York Stock Exchange, says, "We will cancel my contract for a leased wire if the Stock Exchange will show us that it Is being used for a bucket shop or other Illegal purposes." PUBLICITY FOR RAILWAY FINANCING NEW YORK, April 4.?The House Commerce committee has drafted a bill, to be incorporated in the anti trust program, providing that all mon >y borrowed, earned, paid and spent, sha.ll be accounted for to the Inter state Commerce Commission by rail roads, and that the commission may regularly make public facts so se cured. GUGGENHEIMS OPENING CHILEAN COPPER MINE NEW YORK, April 4.?Daniel Gug genheim. president of the Chile Cop per Co., says American capital is trans forming a Chilean desert into a great mining camp. The plant will cost in,500.000. The mine Is estimated to contain 20,000,000 tons of ore. The plant is expected to be in operation In March, 7915. WESTINGHOUSE LEFT ESTATE WORTH $35,000,000 NEW YORK, April 4.?The value of the estate of the late George Westing house Is said to be about $35,000,000. BUSCH'S PERSONAL PROPERTY VALUED AT $17,000,000 ?+? ST. LOUIS. Mo., April 4.?The in ventory of the estate of Adolphus Busch lists personal property aggre gating $17,000,000. The real estate is not yet listed. REFINED SUGAR REACHES LOWEST PRICE IN HISTORY BOSTON, April 4.?Refined sugar is now at the lowest price in the his tory of the country. The consumer can buy it at an average price of 3V6 pounds for 15 cents, which is about one cent a pound less than under nor mal conditions. The tariff is given responsibility for the cut. TOBACCO MEN MAY STORE TOBACCO CROP ?+? NEW YORK, April 4?James B. Duke is proposing that a great ware house company be organized, with cap ital and storage room sufficient to properly handle the entire tobacco crop of the South, and keep it from being dumped on the market each fall. NEW JERSEY WANTS BRIDGE TO NEW YORK TRENTON. N. J.. April 4.?The New Jersey assembly passed a resolution asking the Federal government to erect the proposed $40,000,000 bridge between New York and New Jersey. INDICTED PARTNERS ARE QUARRELLING ?+? NEW YORK. April 4?The New York American says: A serious disa greement has arisen betweon Henry Siegel nnd Frank E. Vogel, due to the fact that Siegel, in his examination in equity proceedings, has placed respon sibility for the handling of financial affairs of their corporations on his partner, and Vogcl's attorneys fear that Siegel is laying plans by which he may be able to escape conviction. The Eagle Brewery Is now deliver ing Bock Beer to Its customers, both in kegs and bottles. The brewery has always been noted for the excellent Bock Beer it brews, but this year it excels that of previous years, and sur passes any Bock Beer on the Pacific coast. It is made from the choicest malt and imported Bohemian hops. 4-4-2t. B. M. Behrends Co. announce the arrival of their usual strong Wooltex line of coats and suits. 4-3-2t. You'll find the cosmopolitan crowd at the Stampede. 2-19-tf.