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THE ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE ; ?. ? . J ? ?-.'*? '>'."rT- ^vy.^ voir tv wn JUNEAU, ALASKA, TUESDAY, MAY 12. 1911. ' ? PRICE, TEN CENTS * VU. & V .) 4 w> .WW. Huerta Concentrating His j forces at Mexico City I WASHINGTON, May 12?Gen Hu orta is withdrawing practically all tho forces under his command from all sections of the country to Mexico City to participate in the defense of the capital, where it is said he has deter mined to make a last stand against either domestic or alien enemies. Troops from Coast at Mexico. ON BOARD THK U. S. CRUISER CALIFORNIA. May 12. ? Federal troops defending San Bias and other t'aciflc Coast ports have evacuated and are proceeding to Mexico City pursuant to order received from Hu erta^ The order says they are required to strengthen the forces of that-?city. Old Men and Boys Train for War. VERA CRUZ. May 12.?Aged men and boys are drilling in the streets of Mexico City preparing to tight for the defense of the city according to word received from the British em bassy. Huerta Strengthens Defenses. MEXICO CITY. May 13.?(Sen. Hu-J erta is strengthening the defenses of the capital preparatory to expected at tack from the Americans or Zapataists. Mexican Mob Stones Brazilian Lega tion. VERA CRUZ. May 12.?Word was re ceived here yesterday evening that Mexican students and citizens yester day stoned the Brazilian embassy when the minister of that country refused to deliver Louis Dantin. formerly of the American embassy, who had taken ref uge there. Villa Would Prefer that Wilton Act Alone. TORREON. Mex.. May 12.?Gen. Vil la said that he would prefer that Pres ident Wilson were left a free hand to settle the Mexican troubles, himself, rather than that he be hampered by the interference with other American countries, though he said that now that the mediators are getting to work, he hoped for the best from thein. He said: "While 1 atn hoping that these mediations will go through to suc cess. yet I do not wish to see the control of affairs go out of the hands of the United states. which is big enough, broad enough and powerful enough to be patient and tolerant of us in our troubles. "1 would hate to see those three powerful South American coun tries gain too strong a hold on my ?.ountry. for that would not be tor our good. I know them, and they are like some people in my country who do not always do as they say. "My flrst wish would be that F-osident Wilson handle this whole affair alone, for 1 believe he is honest and intelligent enough to know what is right and to do it" Mexican Peace Representatives Sail For New York. VERA CRUZ. May 12.?The German ship Kronprinzessin Cccilie sailed for New York last night with the Mexi can peace representatives. D. Emillo Kabassa and Austine Galindo, on board. They will proceed immediately to Nl agra Falls. Canada. Wilson and Bryan Inspired Mediation. WASHINGTON. May 12? Senators intimated in debate that President Wood row Wilson and Secretary of State William J. Bryan inspired the offer of Argentina. Brazil and Chile to mediate between the United States and Mexico. RETURN FROM CRUISE. Grover C. Winn, Oren F. Hill. Thom as E. Williams and Roy C. Wilson re turned last evening from a cruise to Pybus Bay, Admiralty island, where they inspected a large deposit of loyr grade ore. They also put in a part of the time stalking big brown bear, but brought no trophies home. Hill and Williams hunted bear with a lantern while Winn and Wilson stayed in camp and figured on the low grade. Hill says the bears must have shied at the lantern?anyway they did not get any although Williams hunted all night long. ?f 4 PERSONAL MENTION I 4 ? Robert Bell, the well known cannery man of Excursion Inlet, left for the cannery yesterday on one of the ten ders. .Mrs. Bell accompanied her hus band on the trip. John Dakin and Sid Terry were in town from Perseverance today. F. J. Cullen. of Tenakee, is in town and a guest of the Occidental. Rev. R. C. Blackwell. superintend ent of missions of the Methodisl church in Alaska, spent most of last week at Skagway and other Lynn can al ports, with his launch Boreas. He has returned to Juneau. Whether you like Havana or domes tic cigars, you can get the kind yoi like at Burford's. 2-16-tf Bump the balls ? BDRFORDS. The Jelly crowd, the good smokes the pleasant play will make you happj day by day. Play pool at Burford's and take the kinks out of your liver 2-16-tf THE WEATHER TODAY. Twenty-four hours ending at 3 p. m. Maximum?58. Minimum?35. Clear. INTEREST GROWING IN ANNUAL REHEARSAL ?+? Interest continues to grow in the Fourth Annual public rehearsal of the Juneau Ladies' Musical Club, which Is to be given in the Juneau theatre on Friday night of this week. May 16. One of the great drawing cards is the 1 violin solo promised by Mr. Willis E. Nowell, who is also director of the en tertainment. Other well known so loists who have given pleasure to Ju neau audiences are Mrs. H. P. Crow ther and Miss Crystal Snow, soprani, and Mr. Monte A. Snow, baritone. Mrs. G. M. Simpkins will preside at the' piano. f ' Two beautiful cautatas on which the club have been faithfully working for some time will be presented with a cshorus of thirty voices. The first of these is "A Legend of Granatin," by Hadley, and the other is "The Lady of Shaiott," by Bendnll. . I Following will be the violin solo by , Mr. Nowell. A double trio?Doris, by ] Nevin. will be rendered by Mesdames Crowther. Kaser, Malony, Nowell. Gar- | field and Faulkner; violin obligato by Mr. Nowell. The proceeds of the entertainment 1 will be devoted to the Juneau public library and the generous act of the or jganization is certain of meeting an enthusiastic response from the people of Juneau. The Juneau Ladies' Musical Club i was organized in 1910 and has contin ued to thrive and grow in importance. ' Mr. Nowell is director f<5T the club and takes a great interest in its work. The resent officers of the organization are: President?Mrs. J. F. Malony; vice- < president?Mrs. H. P. Crowther; treas urer?Mrs. H. L. Faulkner; secretary ?Mrs. E. H. Kaser; librarian?Miss Crowther. AUSTIN SUCCEEDS RODEN I WITH THE GUGGENHEIMS The Yukon Gold company, which is < the title of the Guggenheim corpora tion operating placer mines in Yu kon Territory and the Territory of Al aska. this morning filed with Charles < E. Davidson. Secretary of the Terri tory, papers revoking the appointment of Senator Henry Roden as Alaska agent for that corporation. At the same time a certificate of appointment designating Edwin A. Austin of Idit- . | arod as the company agent for Alas ka. was placed on record. JUNEAU TARGET SHOOTING AROUSES. MUCH INTEREST ?+? A good bit of interest centers around the shooting contests at Hardy's Front street shooting gallery. Every week a prize is hung up for the best exhibi tion of marksmanship. Martin Lynch, E. P. Kindall. T. G. Shearer, Turrell and P. S. Rowe tied for first honors this week and ten men are tied for second place. The c ontestants for first place, who had tied on a score of 2$ out of a possible 30, shot ofT the tie last night, and T. G. Shearer won. The contestants for the second prize, those who made a score of 27 out of a possible 30. are L. M. Norrls, E. Be leale. G. E. Lovegrove, A. Fransen, J. L. Museth. A. H. Joy, A. H. Ziegler, Dr. R. C. Mathus, Arthur Weston, and they will shoot off the tie some time today, most likely about 8 o'clock to night. OUTING PARTY CRUISE TO ADMIRALTY ISLAND ??? A very enjoyable outing party was given on the cruising launch Grub stake Sunday. The trip was made to Admiralty island and return. Those forming the party were: Mr. and Mrs. Charles G. Joy, Judge and Mrs. J. B. Marshall. Mr. and Mrs. George J. Mc Carthy. Mr. and Mrs. Walstcin G. Smith. Mr. and Mrs. E. Lindner, Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Metcalfe. Mrs. J. H. Cobb. Mrs. M. F. Wagner. Mrs. V. H. Wilhelm, Miss Wagner, Miss Kemp thornei Miss Willson. Miss Tripp. Miss Mallette, Miss Chapln, Miss Couture. Mr. W. J. Lewis, and Mr. F. N. Callo way. ORPHEUM. Pickwick Papers will be the big fea ture in two reels tonight. This is pro duced by the Vitagraph Co.. and John Bunny in the character of Pickwick, : made famous by Charles Dickens. "Her Mother's Ambition," Pathe play. "Aunt Elsa's Visit," is an Edison and those that visit the Orpheum tonight wlill have the pleasure of seeing El sa making things lovely for her friends. This will be a good show and you will certainly enjoy it. ; WHAT! AGAIN! Yes. again we want to share our J , good news with you. Just arrived, new Augustine & Kyer"s chocalates, new stationery, new drugs; new Water man's Ideal Fountain pens and a few i other new things, which may inter est you, at "the store that has what you want?when you want It" Juneau Drug Co., opposite Alaskan Hotel. We greet you with a smile. ; Phone 250. 5-12-tf. , ? ? ? I have some new designs for short waists and underwear; also all kinds of embroidery material and cottons. Stamping done to order. THE VOGUE ? SHOP, opposite the Orpheum. Mrs. Albert Berry, Phone Main 243. I Mo-Wp-Fr. \ r ENGLISHMEN ASKED TO LEAVE MEXICO VERA CRUZ, May 12.?The'British legation at Mexico City has notified all British subjects to leave the country at once. In that way only, he says, lies safety. The conditions at Mexico City are so Inflamed that it Is Impossible to know in advance whon or where violence might occur or what direction It might take. It Is said that Huerta is becom ing soured with the Idea that the whole world is against him. London Hears that Constitutionalists Take Tamplco. LONDON, May 12.?Telegrams re ceived here yesterday ovenlug say that Tamplco had been captured by the Mexican Rebels. DIRIGO IS PARTLY . DISABLED AT OMONEY SEATTLE, May 12.?The steamship Dirlgo, which sailed a week ago yes terday for Seward, was partly disabled when 100 miles off Cape Omaney, on account of trouble with her low pres sure shaft. Capt. Janscn thinks ho can make the necessary repairs. All passengers were discharged at the Klawack cannery. PLAYERS AND SCENES OF TOMORROW NIGHTS PLAY The cast of characters In the "Man from Home," Booth Tarklngton's popu lar, four-act play, which will be pro duced at the Juneau theatre tomorrow night for the benefit of the Ladies' Guild, of Trinity church, and the set ting are as follows: Daniel Voorhees Pike (attorney-at-law from Kokomo, Indiana) Mr. Mclvor Grand Duke Vasill Vasillvitch?Prof. Green. Hon. Almeric St. Aubyn (son of Earl of Hawcastle)?Mr. Lovegrove. The Earl of Hawcastle?Mr. Callaway, ivanoff?i\lr. Zleglcr. Horace Granger Simpson?Mr. Sperry. P.ibiere (Secy, to the Duke)?Mr. Kash evaroff. Mariano, Maltre-de-Hotel?Mr. Smith. Carabiniere?Mr. Blossom. Valet?Mr. Louzzac. Ethel Granger Simpson?Miss Will son. Countess de Champigny?Mrs. Kaser. Lady Creech (sister-in-law of Hawcaj tie)?Mrs. Davis. , Scenes: ACTI.?Terrace of Hotel Reginia Mar gerhlta on the cliff, Sorrento Italy. ACT II.?The entrance garden?after noon. ACT III.?An apartment in the hotel evening. ACT IV.?The Terrace?morning. Time?present. Place?Sorrento So Italy. CANNERY EMPLOYEE DIES AT ST. ANN'S George Clark, aged about 45 and single, died at St. Ann's hospital at 5 o'clock this morning from the effects of Intestinal obstructions due to can cer. He leaves a sister in the States and a brother in Vancouver, B. C. De ceased was employed at Robert Bell's cannery at Excursion Inlet and waB brought to Juneau for treatment, en tering St. Ann's last Saturday.' No arrangements have as yet been made for the funeral. JUNEAU THEATRE. The following program will be ren dered this evening: "Bashful Batchelor Blllle," an amus ing tale of the trials and tribulations of an eligible batchelor and a bevy of pretty girls. "The House of Bondage"?an excep tionally realistic and striking portray al of the Puritan days in Plymouth Colony; illustrating vividly how the zeal of the early fathers for their re ligion, blunted the finer feelings of their natures, especially towards their women. No one should miss this pic ture. Two shows nightly at 7:30 and 9 o' clock. Admission, 25c; children, 10c ?5-ll'-2t. FIRST AMATEUR NIGHT AT THE LYRIC THEATRE -DOUGLAS, May 12.?The Lyritf the atre has secured five big acts for the amateur show which goes on the boards at that popular place tomorrow evening. The amateurs are from the three channel cities?Douglas, Juneau and Treadwell?and the entertainment, aside from the picture reels, will con sist of a quartette in brass, a dancnig act, two ladies and a boy 8opn\no. The prices will remain the same as regu lar night, though the entertainment features will be unusually good. GOOD SHOW AT THE GRAND YHIS EVENING. ??*? Tonight's big show is another good one:? "The Curse of the Great Southwest" in three parts, a great story of the rangers in the West. - "Gaumont Weekly" ? Interesting events?always good. "Pretty Girls in Lower Flve,"Than houser comedy. Remember the big feature. "Shipwreck in Icebergs" Jor Fri day and Saturday, May 15 and 16. For Sale?The property at 403 Frank lin street Inquire on the premises.? ?5-5-1 m? m * ? AMATEURS WANTED ?Apply by mail to Lyrlo theatre, Douglas. 5-6-ti SUFFRAGETTE DENOUNCES KING LONDON. May 12. ? King George commandort'd the Royal Opera house for a gala performance last night in honor of the Klng and Queen or Den mark, who are vtsitlhg King George and Queen Marry. Political, diplomat ic and social London were present. The gay throng was jarred during an in terlude in the program whon a suf fragette shouted: "King George, wom en are being tortured in jroJr domin ion." The woman was choked and dragged out. HAINES MERCHANT IS EXPECTANT STILL "The people of,Haines are not dis couraged because it seems that the first railroad building iu Alaska by tho Federal government la to be from the Westward," said S. J. Weltzman, the Haines morchant, who Is a business visitor in Juneau. "They are confi dent that the final through-railroad from the coast to Bering sea, the road that will tap tho heart of the country and which will be the. trunk line fdr the accommodation of through traf fic. will be built from Haines. "A rule laid on a map from Haines to Seward will show that it is possible to build in almost a straight line from Southeast to Northwest Alaska, and that such a line would run through Rainy Hollow, the Chlsana. Fairbanks, the Hot Springs district,T nnana and all the good mining and arable lands between them. "Haines Is eventually to bo the out let for the great Yukon, Tanana, White and other valleys of the interior, and we can wait for the time when they will have to come to It If that is nec essary." + * I MARINE NOTE8 t * The Princess Sophia left Wrangell about noon and should arrive early this evening. The Dolphin, sailing from Seattle Saturday will be due to arrive tomor row. The Alameda, sailing from Seattle to night, should arrive in Juneau Friday. The Spokane, sailing from Seattle last night, will arrive In Juneau Fri day. The Admiral Sampson Is scheduled to arrive from the South May 19. The Humboldt will bo due from Se attle May 19. The Mariposa will be due from the Westward May 16. The Northwestern sailed ? - tat the South from Juneau last night. FERRY COMPANY BUYS PROPERTY FOR LANDING The Juneau Ferry and Navigation company today bought from B. M. Behrends the tract of ground facing on South Seward street and the water front immediately back of the float of the H. J. Raymond company. As soon as It is possible a new ferry landing will be made on this location. A wait ing room is to be built immediately at the outer end of the warehouse build ing now located on the property. For the present the ferry service will con tinue at the old landing. The property purchased is 43 x 140 and a flve-foot right of way leading the entire distance from the water front along Seward street to a Junc tion with Front street SKAGWAY COMING TO PLAY YOUNG'S TIGERS Manager C. W. Carter of the C. W. Young Company's Tigers this morning announced that the White Pass club of Skagway would probably be down here to play them on the Juneau grounds next Sunday. Mr. Carter also stated that the Tigers would go to Whltehorse on May 30 and help celebrate the King's birth day by cleaning up any baseball tal ent around the diggings. MOVING MACHINERY FOR NEW INDUSTRY IN JUNEAU Capt. J. T. Martin today commenced moving the machinery to Last Chance basin, Gold creek, for the now con crete. products manufacturing plant which he Is establishing there. It Is tho intention to manufacture concrete blocks and bricks for building purpos es, and other articles for which there will be a demand. This will be a new industry for Juneau and should have a successful careor. SPOKANE SAILS NORTH WITH JUNEAU AND DOUGLAS PEOPLE SEATTLE, May 12. ? The Spokane sailed last night with the following passengers: ? j For Juneau?H. C. Tapscott, Dora Korshner, W. Reid, John C. Lynch, D. C. McArthur, R. E. Hemlng, A. W. Brown, Mrs. D. J. Talbot, Laura, Tal boL Frank Toggen, F. W. Devanoy, Chas. Cook, L. McNaughton; for Doug las?N. J. Emory nnd three steerage. JOHN M'LAUGHLIN RECOVERING. A letter received in the last mail by Dr. L. O. Sloane from John McLaugh lin says that he is improving rapidly and that Mrs. McLaughlin Is well. Mr. and Mrs. McLaughlin are at Wallowa, Oregon, located at an eleva tion of 4,000 feet in the Blue moun tains, and enjoying themselves im mensely. FREE!! ? A pennant free with . each box of candy costing 35c or more, at Hubbard's, Douglas. 5125t, , Galvanizing done by G. Roene, Sane . Soucl Bldg.. Douglas. ~ tl ITOW CASE GOES TO CIRCUIT COURT WASHINGTON, May ll.--The ?u premc court has dismissed the appeal In the case of 0. Itqjv under sentence of deith and E, Pushlmi serving a sen tence of twenty years In McNeil's Isl and, for the killing of Frank Dunn at Dundus Bay cannory about two years ago. In dismissing the appeal the Su preme court held that It had no juris diction in the case. Attorney J. H. Cobb stated this morn ing that the-case will now go to the Appollat Court'for tho Ninth Circuit of California, he having already sued out 11 wr*t of error and perfected an appeal toward that end. The Supreme court made a ruling some time ago that capital cases taken on appeal would be reviewed by the Appellate cobrts, so as to relieve the overbur den work of tho Suprome court INTERIOR MAIL TO GO OVERLAND SEATTLE, May 12?Lieut-Col. W. P. Richardson, of the Alaska road com mission, will establish an Alaska auto mobile mall and stage from either Val dez or Chltina to Fairbanks, making the first trip about July 1st. It Is the purpose of the government to Bend most of the Interior mall overlnnd this summer Instead of by the long Yukon river route. Col. Richardson sails for Alaska to night on the Alameda. ? BALL SEASON OPENS TOMORROW NIGHT The regular baseball season Is to open In Juneau tomorrow evening at four o'clock, according to present plans. Mayor John Reck says that he will close shop and claim the honor of pitching-the first bait and It is like ly that many other business houses will follow suit and close early. DouglasiT/eadwoll Is coming over strong and will put up a brave fight for the first game. They will come over backed by an enthusiastic bunch of rooters. Juneau will go into the battle strongor than at any time with in the history of the town and the home fans will be there to make the big noise. The batting order for Juneau will be ns follows: Reid, cf; Duggan (Capt.), c; Hester, lb; Callen, ss; Mullen, 2b; McNlvenB, If; Hurlbutt, 3b; Wurth, rf; Ford, p. Brennan has qualified as utility man and may break In. ALASKA GASTINEAU MINING COMPANY'PAYROLL $100,OO'O Yesterday waif pay. day at the Alas ka- Q ns tin eau Mining company. One hundred thousand dollars was paid out to the employees of the three divis ions, for the month of April. There Were between 800 and 900 mon em ployed. The payroll for May will show a considerable Increase. ALASKA-GASTINEAU OFFICE CLOSE EARLY TOMORROW The ofllces of the Alaska-Gastineau Mining company will close at 3:30 to morrow afternoon In order to give all employees and others an opportunity to witness the opening of the baseball season at .Recreation park. WANO GOES ASHORE. 6UT FLOATED SOON AFTER The Tfiomiis L. Wand, of the Port land lino of steamers. Is said to have gone ashore in a fog five miles south of Ketchikan yesterday morning. She was floated again at 1 o'clock. LEAVING ON NORTHWESTERN. The Northwestern, arriving fron this Westward, sailed South at 10 o* clock last night The following tool passage from' Juneau:, For Seattle Mr. and .Mrs. B. W. Johnston. H: E Shook. \V. BL States. William Burns F.'<E. Warner. Joe Frances; for Ket chlkan?H. F. 8. Parker. Lieut. 0. C Edgcrton.: OPERA LIQUOR CO. DISSOLVES. The Opera Liquor Co., this mornini filed p certificate of dissolution wltl Charles E. Daildson, 8ocrotnry of th< Territory. . LADIES ASKED TO BRING MUSIC. Each member of the Ladles' Musi cal Club Is requested to bring all thi music to the rehearsal at the sclioo house this evening. LADIES' HAIR GOODS. We specialize in rare shade switchef etc., made to order. THE VOGUE Mrs. Albert Berry, opposite the Oi pheum, Phone Main 243. Tu-Th-Sa SPERRY MOVING. Bert Sporry is moving into his nc^ cottage-at the head of Main street t< day. He expects his mother to Joi: him here within the next two weoks. NEW NOTARY. Mrs L. B.^Cain has been appointe a notary public by Acting Governc ChiirTes E. Davidson. FOR- SALE ? Furniture in 5-roon modern flat: lease reasonable ren Cheney flat, over Al-KI ticket ofllce. B&str fiiVMAiii r; - i * * . Young woman, stranger in cit; would like work in hotel, chamtx work -preferred. Room 17 Occident! , Annex. 5-12 3t. FORiRKNT rU New unfurished flv i room apartments. Pottit and Harve ' Aids. Ceney Blk. 5-12-lt \l m* I - MEARS AND RIGGS START WEST SOON 1 WASHINGTON, May 12. ? Lieut. Frederick Mears and Thomas Rlggs, Jr., of the Alaska railroad commls- c sion, will leave Chicago Saturday night * for Seattle where they will open offl- ' ccs before one or both of them sail for Alaskn. Llout. Meant and Willian C. Edcs, c of the railroad commission, ure in New j York today. Rlggs Has Alaska Brother Thomas RiggB, Jr., one of the Alas ka railroad commission, in ndidtlon to bolng well known in Alaska through ^ his work on the boundary survey, has a half-brother, Francis Rotch, who has c spent a great deal of time In the ^ North. For many years, Mr. Rotch was the representative of the Chll- a berg interests in the Fairbanks dis trict, where he resided.. He has been ( connected with J. E. Chllberg's Seattle f companies for several years. O'SHAUGHNESSY IS SLATED FOR PROMOTION 1 WASHINGTON, May 12.?It Is said here that Nelson O'Shaugbnessy, charge d'affaires at Mexico City after T the resignation of Ambassador Henry n Lane Wilson and all through the try- * ing times prior to the delivery of pass- I ports to him by Gen. Huerta, is slated J for promotion. It is said that he has been assured that if he desires to con- t tinue a diplomatic career a place will t be found for him by the Secretary of t State and President. F ? % V Would Nominate Him for Congress t NEW YORK, May 12. ? New York t Democrats are considering the nomin- e . lion of Nelson O'Shaughnessy for s Congress from the Madison Square dis-" F trict. COLOMBIAN TREATY NOT ( TO BE PRESENTED ? - WASHINGTON, May 12?Tho treaty i between the United States and Colom- c bia, signed at Bogota by Thaddeus A. Thomson representing the United < States and the representatives of that ( country, wherein it Ib stipulated that t the United States is to pay Colombia r $25,000,000 for the Panama canal zone, T will probably not be presented to the | United States Senate for ratification t at tho present session of Congress. t BRITISH LORDS EXONERATE MURRAY'S MARCONI DEALS < ?*? LONDON, May 12.?The committee of the House of Lords appointed to in vestigate Lord Murray's dealings in i American Marconi Bbares, finds that < ho committed "errors of judgment." j There was, however, nothing in hiB j conduct "which reflects upon his per- | sonal honor." I m k. _ < FIRE DAMAGES LARGE SEATTLE BUSINESS HOUSE i SEATTLE, May 12.?Fire damaged i the Columbia building, in which the Gottsteln Furniture company is locat- ' cd. on Second avenue, this morning. ; The loss is estimated at $250,00. / . CHEAP POWER FOR THE I PEOPLE OF CLEVELAND ' CLEVELAND, 0., May 12.?Cleve- ' . land will furnish electric light at three t cents per kilowatt with the opening of , its new municipal lighting plant. , i Slam for "Handsome Tealy" Raymond. : Baseball has one advantage. A man " does not need to be a matinee hero in ? looks In order to make good at it. Wit ? nesB our own gaUnnt manager.?Seat ? tie Post-Intelligencer. ? +1 ' COMMERCIAL CLUB TONIGHT TO CONSIDER EXCURSION One of the most important maters > to come before the Juneau Commer 1 clal club meeting tonight will be dls - oussing plans for the entertainment of the excursionists who are leaving Se attle Thursday or Friday of this week and who will spend some time in Ju i- neau. This excursion party will be b composed of representatives of some 1 of the most Important financial and commercial interests of the country, and Mayor Beck says it is up to Ju neau to be prepared to ontertain and i, see that they len'vo here with a fa 1, zombie impression of Alaska's capi tal city. L ? ? ? JOHNSTONS ON HONEYMOON. Byron W. Johnston and Mrs. Johi\ v ston left on their wedding Journey last >- night, taking apssage on the North n western as far as Seattle. They will go East, returning to Juneau about the middle of July. d DEMOCRATS WILL MEET IN ,r GROSS HALL TONIGHT The Juneau Democratic Club will meet in regular session tonight in i, Gross, hall. This will be one of the t. most important meetings to be held ? since the organization of the club and a full attendance Is desired. y, AT ALASKAN HOTEL: >r S. T. Kelsey. Kensington; A. M. il Goodmnn, P. M. Goodman, W. S. Green and Mfe, Seattle; J. A. Rothmore, Kot chikan; T. Fisher, Denver; William e. Kruhn, Cordova; Thomas Bro3tro, y( Sheep creek; E. W. Smith, Jarvls Stewart, Perseverance. Harry A. Bishop Gets United States Marshalship WASHINGTON, May 12?Harry A. 3Ishop, of Juneau, won today nominat id to bo United States marshal for the ''Irst Judicial Division of Alaska, sue seeding H. L. Faulkner, resigned. ? Harry A. Bishop has been a resident ?f Juneau for many years, serving as luperlntendent of the Juneau Water '/orks. He was Mayor of Juneau, 1912 913, and has been prominent in polit cal matter. Ho served "hs Secretary if the Democratic Teritorial central iommlttee from 1910 to 1912, and has >een a leader In that party since com ng to the Territory. He is one of he most popular citizens of the Capi al City. Other candidates for appointment as Jnited States Marshal for the First Judicial Division were C. F. Cheek and franklin Johnston, of this city, and iennto^J. M. Tanner, of Skagway. Mr. lishop had the endorsement of the Al ska organization. Mr. Bishop ns a native of Iowa, and esided at Seattle before coming to tancau. He is married, and, with his amlly, lives at Fifth and Franklin treets. iENYON WOULD ABOLISH-" ROCKEFELLER INSTITUTE ?+? WASHINGTON, May 12. ?Senator V. P. Kenyon, of lown, has Introduced . bill in the United States Senate pro ldlng for the abolition of the General Education Board, founded In 1903 by ohn D. Rockefeller. "The brutal treatment of miners on f!e Rockefeller properties Jn Colorado, he character of the securities donated o the General Education Board by ^r. tockefeller, the unworthy purposes for vhich these funds arc being used, and he politics that has grown up around he fund," are some of the reasons glv n by the Senator why the partner hip between the Government and the "oundation should be dissolved. )HIO FARMERS ASKED TO KILL OLD ROOSTERS COLUMBUS, O., May 12.?The State mard of agriculture has Issued a pro :lamation requesting all the farmers * ind other chicken raisers within the Jtate of Ohio to kill every rooster iver one year old that they own on or icforc June 6th of the present year. The movement Is suggested as the best neans of Improving the Btock. It Is jelleved that a'greater percentage of he chickens under one year of age han of those over that ago are thor >ughbreds. 3HIO CITIES ARE ALL ADOPTING EASTERN TIME ??? CLEVELAND, O., May 12.?Follow ng the lead of Cleveland, which :hanged from Central to Eastern time day 1st, many Ohio towns are advanc ng their time one hour. All the thea* :res of Columbus, Toledo and other owns besides the railroads and other :ompanlcs have already changed, oth 3rs are doing so. The new arrange ment gives one more hour of daylight ifter 6 o'clock. rAX COLLECTORS HAVE JUST COUNTED MONEY ?+? NEW YORK, May 12.?It took until yesterday for the tax collection force to check up and list the tax payments made In this city May 1st to get the benefit of the one per cent, premium. The payments amounted to $6,000,000. The largest payment was made by thf Interborough Rapid Transit Company, $1,600,000. John D. Rockefeller's check was for $200,000. P SEATTLE VOTES ON NEW CHARTER JUNE 30th SEATTLE. May 12. ? Seattle will vote upon the new charter that has been ndopted by the freeholders' com mission June 30th. The charter pro vides for the general manager plan of government. A city council of 30 mem bers to be elected from various dis tricts Is the legislative body and choos es the mannger. A Mayor, who Is to preside nt Council meetings and head the police department, Is provided at a salary of $2500. The general man ager is the real executive officer of the city. CORWIN AND BEAR SAIL FOR BERING SEA TONIGHT SEATTLE, May'12?The Corwln and the Bear will sail from Seattle for Ber ing sea tonight. The Corwln la bound to Nome. AEROPLANE COLLISION KILLS TWO ENGLISH ARMY OFFICERS LONDON, May 12. ? Two biplanes collided high In the air this afternoon killing Capt. F. D. Anderson and Lieut. C. W. Wilson, of the English army. HALF-MILLION FOR PUGET SOUND NAVY YARDS WASHINGTON, May 12.?The naval appropriation bill reported to the Sen ate this afternoon carries $500,000 for the Puget Sound navy yard. and.$4, 500,000 to build eight submarines, three of which are to be built on the Pacific. FOR SALE ? Small restaurant, cheap; doing a good business; owner going Inside. E. Moore, Gen. Del., Ju neau. 5-12-3L 7* ' J L. /