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THE ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE
VOL. III., NOT-Wk JUNEAU, ALASKA, FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 1914. PRICE, TEN CENTS
Unknown Man Murderously
Attacks New York's Mayor
NEW YORK, April 17.?An attempt
to assassinate Mayor John Purroy Mit
chel was made this afternoon as he
was leaving the city hall. A shot was
fired at him point blank by an elderlj
man. The shot missed the Mayor and
struck Corporation Counsel Pond ic
the chin. Mayor Mltchel grappled
with the would-be assassin and over
powered him.
The Mayor's assailant refused tc
give his name.
Pond's wound is serious.
Pond May Die.
NEW 1ORK, April 17.?Corporation
( ounsel Pond may die as a result of
the gunshot wound In his chin.
Assailant Gives Two Names.
NEW \ORK, April 17.?The assail
ant of Mayor Mitchel told the police
that his name is "David Rose." Later,
he said it is "David Soloshein." He
is 70 years of age.
COMING AND GOING
ON THE ALAMEDA
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The Alameda arrived from the
Westward at 10:30 last night bringing
the following passengers for Juneau:
C. Brandenstein and wife. W. T. Mc
leod. F. H. Doollttle. C. S. Rutherford,
H. Van. Jerry Murphy. H. Lambert.
Departing for the South the follow
ing took passage from Juneau: For
Seattle?O. Hoff. A. J. McDonald. L
R. Chadwick. B. B. Williams. J. R
Washburn. E. J. Molloy; for Wrangell
?Willie Jones: for Ketchikan?E.
Stewart.
SEATTLE LAWYER BUYS
SEWARD TOWNSITE LOTS
M. D. Leehey, the Seattle mining
lawyer, who has large interests in Al
aska and who has represented the or
iginal stakers of claims in the Chlsana
district, has purchased 15 town lots in
Seward. He believes that city will be
the terminus of the government rail
road to the Alaskan interior.
EPISCOPAL CHOIR PRACTICE
IN CHURCH THIS EVENING
There will be choir practice In Trin
ity Episcopal church this evening at
":30 o'clock. A full attendance is re
quested.
ALASKAN HOTEL ARRIVALS.
The following arrivals are registered
at the Alaskan Hotel: E. B. Housel
man. Perseverance: F. H. Doollttle. W.
J. McLeod. H. Van. J. L. Murphy. Sew
ard; C. S. Rutherford. Seattle: H. R.
Plate. New York: J. s. Hamilton!
Portland.
"BRIDGE OF SORROW" - Exciting
Feature, at Grand Theatre.
The extra big attraction tonight at
the Gross Picture Show Is an excit
ing and sensational railroad disaster
feature?"The Bridge of Sorrow." If
he ordered traffic to cease over the
bridge, stocks would go down and his
visions of wealth would vanish into
thin air; If he did not. how many lives
would pay the penalty? Every mo
ment that he hesitated might be cost
ing the souls of many. You will see
the railroad bridge break in two while
the passenger train is crossing it?full
of excitement. Come tonight, you are
sure to enjoy the pictures at the Grand.
Gaumont Weekly?all the interest
ing events, always in the lead.
"Red Hot Romance." and "A Doc
tored AfTatr." very laughable Keystone
comedies.
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MARINE NOTES
I
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The Admiral Sampson is expected
to arrive from the Westward South
bound at 4:30 this afternoon.
The City of Seattle is expected to
arrive from Skagway Southbound at
9 o'clock tonight.
The Humboldt is expected to arrive
from the South tomorrow night at 6
o'clock.
The Dolphin should arrive from the
South Sunday.
The Princess May is scheduled to
sail from Vancouver tomorrow.
The Admiral Evans sails from Seat
tle tonight.
The Georgia sails for Sitka tonight.
LEAVING ON SAMPSON.
The Admiral Sampson, sailing for
Seattle this evening will take the fol
lowing passengers from Juneau: For
Seattle?Mrs. Sarah Vrooman, Mrs. F
A. Boyle. Mrs. Enoch Perkins. Mrs. J
H. Long and daughter Miss Alma Cron;
for Ketchikan ? Miss Ina Llebhardt,
Mrs. L. J. Llebhardt. Mrs. Z. C. Den
ny. J. W. Bell. J. T. Reed, John Rust
gard and H. H. Folsom.
CHANGE NIGHT.
Tonight Is change night at Jaxon's
rink. Four good reels: two shows a
night. 10 and 15 cents, any seat.
FOR RENT?Steam heated rooms,
bath, good view. $15 and $25. Phone
3805. 4-17-5t
Royal typewriters. See W. H. Case
?3-17-tt.
THE WEATHER TODAY.
Twenty-four hours ending at 3 p. m.:
Maximum?<4.
Minimum?32.
Precipitation?.02.
Cloudy; rain.
i council will have
; busy session
: i ?=,
! 'tonSiT Will b. the ot cer
?sftsss
?
Urate and city clerk and that he will
j be allowed to employ a "tonography
It Is also practically agreed that the
! ml of city engineer wUl be abolish
od and the office of street com?lB8'?P:
fr created and such officer to be held
responsible for street and sewer-work
and be allowed to choose the help up
to a certain limit ot expenditure. It
is almost a certainty, too. that the
i nrC8ent city wharfinger. Tom Band
it ntiu be offered reappointment.
1 One of the s.gnflcant things about the
appointments to be made Is that they
STSly to be for thirty day terms.
Contest for Position.
The speculation as to who will b
chief of police is creating conslderab
I interest about town, and there Is a
lively contest on for the appointment.
The avowed candidates luclud?the
present chief. William McBrlde. and T.
? Dargan. formerly of the Nome po
lice force. J. F. McDonald, also a mem
ber of the present Juneau police force
fs being urged by his friends for the
P?Chlef McBrlde has been on the force
in Juneau for some time, and has been
connected with police work for many
years He was made chief In Juneau
following the resignation of Capt. J.
T. Martin a few weeks ago.
| j F McDonald, who is now doing
night duty on the force and 'omerly
served Douglas as town marshal, has
had long years of experience in the
work in Seattle where he was connect
ed with the police department, the
sheriff's office and the fire <Jep
nient. He was the first chief in Seat
tie after the paid department was in
.uiMiran d^gan connected with
the Nome police department for five
vears and was city assessor of that
place For several years before
? Norno ho ?? I?
of LaFayette County. "W l8C?"fhKnj
mer Nomeltes speak very highly
him.
May Take Up Assessment
It is possible that tonight the mat
ter of making the assessment and tax
levy for the year 1914 may be taken
Up.' it will be necessary in this com
nection to appoint an assessor .but as
yet no candidate for the place has been
mentioned. _ _
TO ST ART POURING
CONCRETE MONDAY
Concrete pouring on the big Im
pounding dam of the Alaska Castneau
Mining company in the upper basin o
Salmon creek will be resumed the first
of next week. Already the first 400
ton shipment ot cement is being trans
ported to the place and two well or
ganized night and day shifts are at
work preparing sand and S?*?* f?
the mixers and another large force o
I men is busy getting the machinery in
I working order.
It is not expected that the full
will be employed for several days yet.
only a day shift will be used at first
in the concrete pouring but alter
things get warmed up the force wll
be increased by the addition of a night
crew. From present indications there
will be no lack of men. Nearly all the
old force is back and the office? is
Hooded with applications from strang
ers seeking work.
SPECTATORS TO WITNESS
TANGO DANCING PARTY
Miss Louise Anderson has consented
to admit spectators to her tango danc
ing party that will take place at Elks'
hall Monday night. They will be
charged only 50 cents.
The dances will include one step,
two step, three step, tango, hesitation
waltz, flirtation waltz, Spannish waltz
and other modern dances.
The invitations have been sent out
and acceptances insure a large attend
1 ance and a good time.
Chase and Baker Player Pianos for
Sale, Very Cheap.
See Anderson, piano tuner and ex
pert, at Barragar's P. O. Store. The
original home of the Victor. Phone 54.
?4-17-3t.
SOMETHING NEW AGAIN FOR THE
PERSON WITH INDIVIDUALITY.
Individual correspondence cards
with your initial In gold on the card
and envelope?50 cents. This is our
special price. If you wish to see It
we will send it to you on approval.
Phone 250. Juneau Drug Co. 4-14-tf.
FOR SALE OR LEASE.
Will SELL or LEASE lot In PACIF
IC COAST ADDITION on very reason
able terms. 50 x 100 feet A fine lo
cation for APARTMENT or BOARD
ING HOUSE. Address "R" Empire.
3-28-tf.
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.
Watch for the big special Friday at
GOLDSTEIN'S. 4-15-2L
{JUNEAU MINE SHARES
ARE IN DEMAND
Ever since the completion of the
Sheep creek tunnel, there has, accord
ing to the Boston News Bureau, been
n strong bull movement In Btocks of
the Alaska Gold Mines company which
Is the holding compnny of tho Alaska
Gastineau Mining company. On Mon
day, April 6, It reached tho high point
of $25.25 per share and noxt to tho
stocks of U. S. Steel, was the most
active on tho New York market, the
sales for the day reaching 7,900 shares.
On tho samo day In tho Boston mar
ket 7,470 shares of Alaska Gold were
sold and It was the feature In the trad
ing leading all others In activity. The
next nearest competitor for place in
sales was Great Northern Rights of
which 6,633 shares were sold.
Tho par value of Alaska Gold Is $10
per share.
SALOON MEN LIKE
SUNDAY CLOSING
Marshal H. L. Faulkner said this
morning that the saloon men and li
quor dealers of Douglas and Tread
well were being notified today that
the Sunday closing law as applied to
saloons and bars would be In force
hereafter. The saloons and bars of J
Sitka anticipated the order that has
come from the Department if Justice
and have been observing t) > Sunday
closing regulations for som time.
Here in Juneau the edict ) received
very favorably by tho liqu r dealers
and saloon keepers, accord ag to ex
pressions given today.
Cassio SocreBt, of tho i !ccca?"It
suits us. And it's all right."
Simou Hirsch, of Juneau .lquor Co.
?"Personally I am plcasee. It will
also give the help a chanc to rest."
W. L. Scrlbner, of the Louvre.?
"We have anticipated the >rder and
it is all right. We are ar.anging to
shut off the bar and run the pictures
for the benefit of the patrons."
Harry Goldenhar. of the Heidelberg
?"It's a good Idea. We all like to
have a day of rest."
James McCloskey. of the Germania
?"It's a good thing and it's all right
too."
G. Studebaker, of the Old Stand?
"I like the idea."
FORMER SKAGWAY AGENT
LEAVES FOR THE STATES
Charles T. Lyons, former agent of
the Alaska Steamship company at
Skagway who was recently succeeded
by Edward J. Shaw, Is a passenger
aboard the Southbound Alameda en
route to the States. Mrs. Lyons has
been very 111 In an Eastern hospital
and this is the reason that Mr. Lyons
asked to be relieved from his position
in Skagway.
FINEST SHIPS ON OCEAN
TO BE ON ALASKA RUN
The Canadian Pacific has announced
that the Princess Charlotte and the
Princess Victoria, claimed to be tho
two finest ships on tho Pacific ocean,
will be operated on the Alaska run
next year. They are now being oper
ated on the "Triangle run" from Van
couver to Seattle, calling at Victoria,
Two new steamers, the Princess Mar
garet and the Princess Irene, are be
ing built for the Puget Sound run.
It has not been announced what will
be done with tho Princess May and the
Princess Sophia when the larger and
finer vessels are placed on the North
ern route.
METZGER & CO. INC.
FILES ARTICLES
?? ?
Metzger & Co., Inc., have filed ar
ticles of incorporation with Charles E.
Davidson, Secretary of the Territory.
The incorporators are J. D. Reagh,
John Metzger and Otllla Reagh. The
capital stock is named as $10,000. Fair
banks is the principal place of busi
ness. The company will engage in tho
mercantile business.
TRESPASS SUIT SETTLED.
Another of the Pacific Coast tres
pass suits has been disposed of
through the voluntary confession of
judgment in the commissioner's court,
by James Duffy the defendant. A stay
of execution was granted for ten days
in order to allow the defendant to re
move the house from the property.
The land involved is a portion of lots
1 and 2 in Block T, of the Pacific Coast
addition. The "Ocean View Cottage"
was built on the property by defend
ant.
TRAVELING AUDITOR LEAVES
O. M. Parks, traveling auditor of the
Alaska Steamship company who has
been checking up the offices of the
company in Alaska went South on the
Alameda last night aftor spending sev
eral days in Juneau.
"FEDERAL SPY"
At the Orpheum Tonight.
"Pauline Cushman, tho Federal Spy"
i is an exceptionally strong war drama,
in two reels. It is an exciting play
from start to finish, and full of thrill
| ing war Incidents.
I "The Right Road" is an entertain
ing drama by the Lubln Co.
"The Early Bird," is a clever come
dy of an actor's impersonation, by the
popular Selig Co.
Change of program tomorrow night,
which will be a big program.
Save your coupons.
...
BIG CUT IN PRICES
Spring sale of wall paper?OVER
STOCKED. American Paint Co., op
posite Doran'a Drug Store. 4-16-3L
REPUBLICAN DEFENDS
PRESIDENT WILSON
PHILADELPHIA. April 17. ? An
awe ring criticisms on President Wood
row Wilsin for talfl posit! )n of the Pa
nama canal tolls question and the Mex
ican situation, Representative S. P.
Prouty, Republican of Iown, said at
this place:
"Although I am a Republican and
have fought all my life to defeat Dem
ocrats, I will uphold with all my pow
er the President of my country in his
Mexican policy and in IiIb efforts to
avert war." He also resentod, ho said,
the "dragging of the President down to
the level of Huerta."
j Progressive Congressman Hits back
at Hearst.
SAN FRANCISCO. April 17?Hitting
back at William R. Hearst, who Is con
ducting a bitter attack on the Presi
dent and all those Senators and Rep
resentatives who are supporting his
Panama canal and other policies, Rep
resentative William Ken, Progressive,
of this State, through the Evening Bul
letin, called attention to the follow
ing editorial in the Hearst papers of
December 21, 1900:
"It is posslblo that before tho canal
shall bo opened very long we may de
cido to pay tho cost of oporatlon out
of our National Treasury, and let our
vessels go through free of tolls as the
Stato of Now York does for the Erie
Canal. In UiIb case wo shall be bound
to let England's ships go through free
as well."
Goethals for Repeal.
WASHINGTON1. April 17.?A state
ment of Col. George W. ' Goethals,
claiming that the United States is In
honor bound to deny tho use of tho
canal free of cost to American as well
as other ships, was presented to the
Senate committee on interoceanic can
als.
Goethals to Testify.
WASHINGTON. April 17.?Col. Geo.
W. Goethals huo been summoned be
fore the Senate committee on Inter
oceanic canals to testify regarding the
cenomlc features of the tolls exemp
tion.
supply motor boat
to hail from juneau
W A. Nickerson, of Tacoma. will
make Juneau headquarters for his new
Bupply motor boat, now building,
craft is to be finished and on her way
to Juneau early In May. The boat is
dcsiKned to ply the wators of South
Alaska radiating from Juneau
and carrying a full lino of motor boat
supplies, fishermen's accessories fish
Ing gear and tackle, marine hardware,
etc
The boat Is a very line type of sea
going cruiser of 16 tons capacity and
is 58 feet In length with a 11-foot .
beam. She Is equipped with a 4o-65
heavy duty Sterling engine of the self
Zi. of '??>r,r
pilot house. The vessel is also fully
equipped with modern fire fighting ap
Pt Mr Nickerson was lately of the firm
of Nickerson - McFarlane Machinery
Co and says that If business war
rants It a branch store will be opened
In Juneau.
cather turnell guest
father tu drathman
Rev. Father P. H. Turnell. pastor of
the Catholic church at Skagway. is In
Juneau, the guest of Rev. Father A. , I
R. Drathman.
picture trip through the
scandinavian countries
to be given at the
opera house.
On account of the Insurance regula
tions or the Elks' hall the trips thr0^
the Scandinavian countries in moving
pictures will be given at the Opera
On Saturday. April 18. Norway, the
land of the midnight sun. will be shown
in 5000 feet of partly colored
Sunday, April 19th. 6000 feet of film
from Sweden and Denmark will be cx
^The pictures will be explained by |
??. Janaen-Fuhr, Iron, CUrtetUM.
Norway. Admission. 50 cents, chil
dren, 25 cents.
"everybody's doing it"
Doing what? Letting George tune
their pianos, twenty years exper
ience, all work guaranteed, at Barra
I gar's P. O. Store. Phono 54. 4-17 3t.
court officials leaving.
All of the court officials except Judge
r. W. Jennings. Court Stenographer H
F. Benson. Marshal H. L. Faulknerand
deputies William Fels and J. F. MUl
ion, will leave for Ketchikan on the
Admiral Sampson this evening. Those
remaining will take passage on the
Humboldt Sunday.
leaving on georgia.
The following have taken passage
on the Georgia, sailing from J?ne^u
tonight: For Sttka-Frank Parlsb. Ar
thur Jones and wife. M. Campbell. Mrs.
J M Coleman, W. A. Alcorn, Ch? .
Brandenstoin and wife; for Cypsuin
E. Peterson. G. Dahl; for Hoonah?Ed.
Mooney. ,
first ship to knik.
The Admiral Evans, sailing from Se
attle tonight will be the first ship en
tering Knik Anchorage this season.
she will also call at Kodlak on this
voyage.
FOR SALE?One horizontal brick
yard boiler (10 x 43). 25 h. p. capacity
with full flush front and all fittings.
Good as new. Cheap for cash^ Ataata
Steam Laundry. Juneau Alaska.-4-161 j
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JOHNSON'S DOGS
WIN RACE EASILY
NOME, April 17.?Johnson's team of
18 dogs won the great Nome all-Alas
ka sweepstakes crossing the tape at
three minutes past six o'clock last
night, making bis time 81 hours and
three minutes.
Fifteen hundred persons saw the fin
ish. Moving picture men were lined
up for the pupose of securing views of
the incoming dogs. They were caught
up in the maelstrom of humanity and
hud a lively time extracting them
selves and preventing the wrecking of
their machines.
John Lead by Fifty Miles.
NOME, April 16.?Johnson's team is
leading Allan and Myers by nearly 50
miles this afternoon. He passed Sol
omon, 32 miles from Nome, at 12:30
o'clock this afternoon. A half-hun
dred miles behind him Allan and Ay
res were running a neck and neck race
for second place. Snow has been fall
ing practically all day.
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FOURTEEN PERISH IN
NEW YORK FIFiE
New York, April 17.?Fourtoen
persons perished last night when
an Eighth avenue tenement took
I fire and burned to the ground.
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WONDERFUL STORY IN
SONG AT DOUGLAS I
DOUGLAS. April 17?The cantata at
the Congregational church will bei
given this evening at 8:30. It will
be a wonderful story In song. Every i
lover of music should hear it. Admis
sion 25 and 50 cents. <
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NATIVE MAIDENS PAY FINE
AND SECURE JAIL RELEASE
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DOUGLAS, April 17.?Alice James
and Daisy Howard, the two Indian
women who were sentenced yesterday
to ten days in jail, or a fine of twenty
dollars each, have paid their fines and
have been released from the custody
of the police.
FAMOUS ACTOR DIES
AT SAN FRANCISCO
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 17.?McKee
Rankin, the famous actor, died here
today.
BRYAN'S BROTHER MAY
RUN FOR GOVERNOR
LINCOLN, Neb., April 17.?It is said
that Charles W. Bryan, brother of Sec
retary of State William J. Bryan, will
announce his candidacy for the Dem
ocratic nomination for Governor with
in a few days. The report is that pro
gressive members of the Oemocratic
party in Nebraska feel that he would
undoubtedly win the nomination in a
consent with the Hitchcock faction
and that it is not certain that any oth
er available progressive could do so.
BALKAN WAR COST
BULGARIA HEAVILY
VIENNA, April 17.?The Balknn war
is estimated to have cost Bulgaria
$548,000,000 in war expenses and ter
ritory ceded to Roumania. Between
55,000 and 58,000 Bulgarians were
killed.
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PERSONAL MENTION
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James McCloskey will leave for At
lin on the arrival of the Dolphin from
the South.
Mrs. Sarah Vrooman, mother of Mrs.
H. A. Bishop, will be a passenger on
the Southbound Admiral Sampson to
night.
John McLaughlin, manager of Elks'
Club, will leave for Seattle tonight on
the steamer City of Seattle for a visit
in the Puget Sound metropolis. Mrs.
Mclaughlin will accompany him.
Mrs. P. A. Boyle, wife of the receiver
of the Juneau land office will be a pas
senger on the Southbound Admiral
Sampson tonight.
Mrs. J. H. Long will be a passenger
on the Admiral Sampson tonight en
route to Seattle.
Alien Chamberlain, of the Alaska
Gnstineau engineering staff, came in
from Perseverance last night.
C. Brandcnstein and wife, who have
been touring Alaska to the Westward,
arrived in Juneau last night. Mr.
Brandensteln is the son of a large
coffee dealer. b
R. L. Patton, who has been station
ed at the U. S. cable office at Cordova,
Ir a passenger aboard the Alameda en
route to Seattle. He is accompanied
by Mrs. Patton.
W. E. Woods, who was an active
candidate for the U. S. marshalBhip of
the Third Division of Alaska and af
terwards accepted a deputyship under
Marshal Brennerman, passed out on
the Alameda.
R. D. Scott and wife of Unalaska are
passengers aboard the Alameda en
route to the States.
L. R. Chadwick, well known com
mercial man who has been spending
the past several days in Juneau, left
fo rSeattle on the Alameda last night.
H. Van returned to Juneau from the
Westward on the Alameda.
Mrs. Enoch Perkins, wife of Prof.
Perkins, recently of the Juneau high
school, will be a passenger on the
Southbound Admiral Sampson enroute
to Seattle.
Pine embroidery materials, silks and
imported linens; designing and stamp
ing to order at "The Vogue Shop".
i Opp. Orpheum Hotel. Mrs. Albert Ber
ry. 3-20?Mon. Wed., FrL
TANANA DEMOCRATS |
AfTER CROSSLEY
FAIRBANKS, April 17.?Tho Tan-1
ana Valley Democratic Club last night
adopted resolutions asking for the re
moval of United States District Attor
ney J. J. Crosslcy forthwith.
LUMBERMAN AND CLERK
MURDERED AND BURNED
? ?
GEDDES, So. D? April 17.?Tho bod
ies of W. H. Mcnzle, manager of the
Farmers' Lumber Yard, and his book
keeper, Miss Blanche Signal, In the
debris of their burned office. The
hands of each were tied with wire and
their skulls crushed.
SUFFRAGETTE BURNS AN
ENGLISH THEATRE
GREAT YARMOUTH, Eng., April
17.?A theatre that cost $100,000 to
build and equip was destroyed by fire
last night. The fire was caused by
the explosion of a bomb that was left
under a seat by a suffragette.
OREGON'S OLDEST WOMAN
DIES AT PORTLAND
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PORTLAND, Ore., April 17. ? Mrs.
Mary Do Lore, Oregon's oldest wom
an, died here last night at the age of
117 years. She was born In the site
the present city of Vancouver, Wash
ington.
HILL INTERESTS START
NEW OREGON TOWN
ST. PAUL, Minn., April 17. ? The !
'ames J. Hill interests are reported
to have completed their plans for the
establishment of the new city and sea
oort at Tillamook, Oregon, 40 miles
west of Portland on the Pacific ocean.
The plan Is to get the government to
mprovc the harbor at an expense esti-!
mated to be between $1,BOO,000 and $2,
000,000 and the Hill people to connect
their railroad lines with the port, rev- '
olutionizing North Pacific transporta
tion lines. John F. Stevens, the civil
engineer, laid out the plans.
WANAMAKERS MAY BE
PROSECUTED FOR FRAUD
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., April 16. ?
The Federal grand jury has recom
mended that the government proceed
against the Wanamakers for customs
frauds.
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ARTHUR WOODS NEW YORK
POLICE COMMISSIONER
NEW YORK, April 8. ? Arthur
Woods, private secretary to Mayor
John Purroy Mitchell and former
fourth deputy police commissioner un
der Gen. Bingham, has been appointed
police commissioner of this city, a
position that was offered to Col. G. W.
Goethals and to which it has been as
sorted that George W. Perkins was to
have.
WILSON-M'ADOO WEDDING
IS SET FOR MAY 7th
WASHINGTON, April 17?President
and Mrs. Woodrow Wilson have an
nounced that the marriage of their
daughter, Miss Eleanor Wilson, to
William Glbbs McAdoo will occur on
May 7th.
WASHINGTON. April 17.?Only the
Vice-President and wife, members of
the Cabinet and their families, the
contracting parties and members of
the President's family will be present
at the wedding of Miss Wilson and Sec
retary McAdoo. *
ASTOR-HUNTINGTON
NUPTIALS POSTPONED
NEW YORK, April 17.?Mr. and Mrs.
Robert P. Huntington have announced
the postponement of the wedding of
Miss Helen Huntington and Vincent
Astor indefinitely, owing to the illness
of the latter.
MRS. YERKES CHICAGO
SUITS COMPROMISE
CHICAGO. April 17.?The suits
brought by Mary Adelaide Yerkes,
widow of Charles T. Yerkes, involving
nearly $4,000,000 and growing out of
the reorganizing of the Chicago Rail
ways Co., have been compromised at
30 cents on the dollar.
SON OF LATE MAYOR
GAYNOR IS MARRIED
FAIRFAX COURT HOUSE, Va.,
April 17.?Norman J. Gaynor, son of
the late Mayor William J. Gaynor, of
New York, was married here yester
day to Miss Betsy Page, niece of Am
erican Ambassador Thomas Nelson
Page at Rome.
UNION PACIFIC MAY
USE WIRELESS SYSTEM
NEW YORK, April 17.?Union Pa
cific railway officials have about de
cided to introduce wireless telegraphy
and telephony in their train operations
instead of the present telegraph sys
tem. They have been experimenting
for some time.
Get your fresh vegetables at The
1 Royal Fruit Co., Phone 280.
Huerta Quibbling Over
Mexico's Tottering Pride
WASHINGTON, April 17.?Gen Hu
erta Is parleying again. He Is now
adding a new condition to the salut
ing of the American flag. He asks
that the salute be returned simultane
ously, gun for gun. The hitch waB dis
closed in a dispatch received today
from O'Shaughnessy. A Cabinet meet
ing is discussing the matter.
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PRESIDENT REFUSES TO
ASSENT TO HUERTA
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Washington, April 17.?Presi
dent Wilson this afternoon, fol
lowing the Cabinet meeting,
sent word to Hucrta that his sa
lue to the American flag must
consist of 21 guns, and that it
would be returned in accordance
with international custom.
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WASHINGTON, April 17.?The Unit
ed States last night officially accepted
Huerta's offer to salute the American
flag which will be answered by the
American fleet saluting the tri-color
of Mexico. No time for the function
has been set.
Fleet Proceeds Southward.
WASHINGTON, April 17.?The ac
ceptance of the offer of Huerta to sa
lute the American flag has not caused
any changes in the movement of the
American ships of war. The Atlantic
fleet is still moving Southward.
San Pedro Battle Was Complete.
TORREON, Mex.. April 17?As the
details of the battle a t San Pedro,
which continued for ten days, are re
ceived the intensity of the conflict is
being realized more clearly. Before
the end practically the full field forces
of the Constitutionalists and the Fed
erals were engaged. Both sides drew
for reinforcements from every possi
ble source, and the Federals did not
give up the battle until they were com
pletely exhausted. At San Pedro as
at Torreon, Gen. Villa was the inspir
ation and the dominating fighting man
of the contest. He kept his artillery
and infantry in action practically the
whole time add during the last three
days, Saturday, Sunday and Monday,
one assault followed another. The de
feat of the Federals was complete.
Badger Adds to Navy "Slogans."
NEW YORK. April 17.?Secretary
of the Navy Josephus Daniels, address
ing the Navy League last night, quot
ed Rear-Admiral Charles J. Badger as
saying as the ships steame- out of
Hampton Roads: "We do not know
what we will be called upon to do but
we are ready."
Daniels said the statement deserved
to rank with that of Admiral Dewey
at Manila: "You may Are, Gridley,
when you are ready," and that of Paul
Jones at the fight between the Bon
homme Richard and Serapis, who said,
when aoked to surrender: "We have
just begun to fight."
MISSIONARY BENEFACTOR
DIES IN PENNSYLVANIA
NEBRASKA, Pa., April 17.?T. D.
Collins, a millionaire lumberman,
founder of many Methodist mission
schools in India, China, and South
America, is dead.
WHITE WOLF BRIGANDS
LOSE 2000 IN BATTLE
PEKING, April 17. ? The White
Wolf brigands lost 2000 men In a bat
tle at Llchuan Haien yesterday after
they had looted the town of Sanyuan
Haien.
OKLAHOMA MAY SUPPLY
NAVY WITH OIL
WASHINGTON, April 17.?Commis
sioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells and
Lieut.-Commander Boyd, of the United
States Navy, left yesterday for Ok
lahoma where they will examine the
oil fields and investigate the feasibil
ity of a government pipe line to the
Gulf of Mexico for the purpose of con
veying a fuel supply for the navy.
FORAKER WILL TRY TO
RETURN TO SENATE
CINCINNATI. O.. April 17.?Senator
J. B. Foraker has decided to enter the
race for the Republican nomination
for Senator from Ohio to succeed Sen
ator Theodore E. Burton, of this State.
INSOLVENT CHICAGO
BANKER PASSES AWAY
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CHICAGO. April 17.?Dr. William F.
Klrby, head of the defunct Kirby Sav
ings Bnnk, died here last night, a men
tal and financial wreck.
WHITE STAR LINE TO
HAVE ANOTHER BIG SHIP
NEW YORK. April 16.?The White
Star line has ordered another levia
than passenger steamer for service
between Liverpool and New York. The
new vessel is to displace 33,000 tons.
The colored embroidery cottons have
just arrived, also some new lingerie
material. "THE VOGUE," opposite
Orpheum theatre, Mr. Albert Berry.?
4-17-tf.
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