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THE ALASKA DA EMPIRE
VOL. IV., NO. 467. _ JUNEAU, ALASKA, THyRSDAY, MAY 14, 1914. ; PE1CE, TEN CENTS Business Men Raise $1,000,000 Portland Line Portland. Ore.. May 14.?Businesa men at a quiet luncheon yesterday subscribed $1,000,000 to Increas.e the capital of the Portland Steam ship Company which Is now oper- > ating two steyi schooners on the Alaska route. The company pro posed to place three modern pas senger and freight steamers on the J run In addition to the present ser vice. and extend the operations of the line to Southwestern Alaska as well as Southeastern Alaska as at present. MATANUSKA COAL : WILL BE STORED! i i SEATTLE. May 14.?Owing to the , fact that the Maryland Is engaged in f war activities the Department has or- | dered that the Matanuska coal mined , last winter by the government be < shipped out on the Admiral Sampson | and stored at Bremerton until con venient to make a test of it "MAN FROM HOME**" < DRAWS BIG HOUSE J 'The Man from Home." Booth Tar- ^ kington's fine little comedy was pre- v sented last night by local talent in the ^ handsome new Juneau theatre. It was really Juneau's first introduction to " the new playhouse although the "mov ies" have been entertaining the public for sime time. I.ast night's perform ance brought out a large crowd. Every ; seat was taken on the main floor and ( the balcony and gallery were each ( comfortably filled. The play Is founded on the dlsposi- j tion of some American girl9. daughters v of wealthy parents, to seek* titled hus- v bands in Europe and of some impov- g erished holders of patented names to v sell their titles in the highest market. ( It is a very clever bit of work, and as presented by local talent was a great f success. Every member of the cast gave evidence of painstaking study on ( the parts assigned. !( The proceeds were for the benefit of | ( the Ladies' Guild of Trinity church. < FOR SALE ? A new Tatest model j t Singer sewing machine, cost $64.00; t cash one month ago, will sell for $45.00 i cash; elavtng city. 141 Pacific Coast I Waterfront, phone 231. 5-14-3L ? (s Whether you like Havana or domes- j tic cigars, you can get the bind you,ij; like at Burford's. - ' 2-16-tf. Bump the balls ? BURFORDS. t ??? ; The Jcily crowd, the good smokes. s the pleasant play will, make you happy c day by day. Play pool at Burford's < and take the kinks out of your liver, s 2-16-tf. i ? *11 CLASSIFIED ADV. i ?< ( WANTED?First class baker. Ap- ? ply Labor Department. Alaska-Gaatln- : eau Co. 11-4-tf WANTED?Young woman wants ; cooking or hotel work. Anna P. Rob- ! ertson, Gen'l delivery, Juneau. 5-10-2t J FOR RENT?Furnished rooms and apartments, either single or ensuta,! (or housekeeping. Apply at office. NF.> 1. Hogan's Flats, phone 209. 11-lftf j FOR RENT?Newly furnished rooms.: t close in. by day.week or months Quiet. I clean, all outside rooms. Ralfc. rates reasonable, at 212 Ferry wajv^- 5-S-tf, I ? ' ? ] FOR RENT ? Four-room furnished Hat. Enquire at St. George House?1; phone 604. 5-6-tf. ] FOR RENT.?House suitable for a store or boarding house with rooms in ( connection. Phone Douglas 54. 4-l5-tf < : -h FOR RENT?Signs caa be had at " The Empire office. ~ I FOR SALE?At Bargain?Building | site between 9th and 10th sts., in Cas-I ey-Shattuck addition. Add. Carl Chris-' tianson on premises. 5-11-3L J FOR SALE ? Small restaurant, cheap; doing a good business; owner ?, going inside. E.' Moore. Gen. Del.. Ju neau. 5-12-3t. FOR RENT ? New unfurished flve room apartments. Pettit and Harvey, Agta. Ceney Bit 5-124t. ?FOR SALE ? Furniture in 5-room. modern flat; lease* reasonable rent. .Cheney flat, over Al-Kl ticket office.? 5-12-31. WANTED?Situation as cook by a thoroughly competent man. city or in camp?the latter preferred; reliable vtrictly temperate and always sober, address F. H. Hall. Circle City Hotel. Juneau. 5-14-Gt. Young woman, stranger in city, would like work in hotel, chamber work preferred. Room 17 Occidental Annex. 5-12 3t. Buy a meerschaum pipe at Burford's and treat yourself to a satisfying smoke after dinner. 2-16-tf Don't work yourself to death. Spend a pleasant evening with the boys at Burford's 2-16-tf. THE WEATHER TODAY. Twenty-four hours ending at 3 p. m,: i Maximum?61. Minimum?38. Precipitation?.31. Clondy: rafn. BEHRENDS BUILDINGS TO START MONDAY Next Monday excavation will begin 'or the new palatial home of the B. M. Behrends bunk, and also for the lew postofflce building. The bank lulldlng will occupy a space of 50 x >0 at the Southwest corner of Third ind Seward streets and the postofflce building will occupy a space 50 x 50 >a Third streets. Immediately adjoin ng the bank building. There will be 10 contract work on either building. \rchitect C. W. Wlndstedt, whose ilans were accepted In competition with other architects both in Jhneau ind Seattle, will superintend the con traction. Mr. Wlndstedt has been :ommissioned by Mr. Behrends to be ;ln construction at once, and it is to w pushed with all speed compatible vlth good workmanship. It is expect ;d to have the postofflce building fln shed by September 1. Bank Building. The bank building Is designed on the Jreok temple order. The front Is idorned with four beautiful Ionic col imns. The mala entrance will be in he center of the building facing Sew ird street. At Third street also there rill be a side entrance. The entire luilding Is one undivided room with a earned ceiling 20 feet high and sup wrted by four Interior columns. There vill be a large depositors' vault bo lide a money and book vault. The working space Inside the flx ures proper will be 24 x 12. A large jrivate office^for the president, toilet ooras. cloak rooms with individual iteel lockers will be created. From he rear of the working space stairs rill lead to a large basement where rill be placed a concrete vault for itorage purposes. The heating and acuum cleaning plants will also be lo ?ated in the basement. The lobby for customers will have a loor space of 600 square feet. The entire building will be construct ?d with re-inforced concrete through >ut. All window and door frames, and loors, will be of steel bronze. The exterior will be finished in light ;reamy white color. The interior flx ures and furnishings will be of beau iful and rich design and of bronze, narble and mahoginay. Postotfice Building. The poatoffice building will be built [I the same time as the bank bulbi ng. It will also occupy a space%50 x 0 feet facing on Third street. It will mve a basement 8 feet in the clear. ,'he ceiling of the main floor will be! 6 teet high. The building will be ab olutely fireproof. The style of ar chitecture will be of the modern mer cantile type. A special feature in the ? .tructure will be the* abundance of latural light, making it ideal for com nercial purposes after being released >y the government. The basement will be directly light ?d by sidewalk lights and by top win lows at the side. There is a six-foot pace between the postotfice and the tdjoining property. The building is designed and is be ng constructed at this time with the dea of providing for the adding of several stories on top of the walls now :eing constructed. GEORGIA BRINGS MANY. ? The following arrived in Juneau on he Georgia yesterday: From Sitka? Helmer Larson. Halvor Ove. Bessie IValters. F. Boynton, Ed. Dillon. H. ? L. Leckner. Jiin Boyd. Dr. T. H. White, Ralph Young. Mrs. Young and Ralph Young, Jr., Mrs. A. F. McLean. Mrs. M. J. Rellly; from Tenakee?Ole Kiev, F, Mada: from Gypsum?Joe Abrams, Pete Bosich. John Perlain. W. W. Pow ?ll: from Funter?P. E. Harris, Will lam Carlson, L. Kelly: from Hoonah? P: .J. Alexander, Wallace Bywaler; Kfcm Excursion Inlet Mrs. George rimes. Alice James, and J. C. Harring ton. ARRIVALS ON DOLPHIN. The Dolphin,arriving from the South this morning brought the following passengers for Juneau: Ora Raine, Mrs. Henttoner. Mrs. H. E. Prior, E. M. Morley. J. G. Smith. J. W. Keane, R. White. E. J. Bartels. W. C. White. C. Manmor, J. Donohue, O. E. Collins. L. E. Collins. Mrs. L. P. Larsen, C. Buyer. C, A. Dunn, J. Z. Bayless, S. H. Denham. M. G. Batterse. M. Corolma, J. P. Momb. WHAT! AGAIN! Yes, again we want to share our 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 other new things, which may inter est you, at "the store that has what you want?when you want iL" n Juneau Drug Co., opposite Alaskan Hotel. We greet you with a smile. Phono 250. 5-12-tf. WANTED?position by first clnss cook and baker in boarding house, camp or restaurant, in or out of the city. Address Cook, care of Empire, City. , 5-13-tf NOTICE TO PUBLIC. ? ? A. L. Mitchell, formerly a solicitor for the Empire. Is not connected with the paper nor the Empire Printing Company, and Is not authorized to act for it in any manner whatever. Empire Publishing Co. H.L.FAULKNER TO ENTER BUSINESS Former U. S. Marshal H. L. Faulk uer stated this morning that he has no positively definite plans for the future beyond the fact that he will engage In business In Juneau. He said that he had been seriously considering the proposition of establishing a Republl up his official position, but that ho can newspaper in Juneau on giving was now undecided on the propolstton. Nothing dellnlte will be decided upon immediately according to Mr. Faulk ner. ?"The first thing 1 shall do," he said, "is to take a rest. I've been fn office now for seven years and need a va cation. I will probably be detained hero until June 1, waiting for my books and accounts to be checked up. As soon as thlaJs done I will take a short trip South, but will return and engage Mr. and Mrs. Faulkner contemplate in business in Juneau." ? going to Eastern Washington whero they will visit with friends in Cash mere for two or three weeks before re turning to Alaska. COAL LEASING BILL - MAY BECOME LAW WASHINGTON, May 14.?Represen tative Scott Ferris, of Oklahoma, chair man of the House committee on public lands, said yesterday evening that he is hopeful of getting the Alaska coal land leasing bill through the House at this session notwithstanding the ac tion of the Democratic caucus in lim iting legislation for the remainder of the session to the appropriation bills and the anti-trust legislation aBked for by the administration. Will Humphrey Criticizes. WASHINGTON, May 14.?Comment ing upon the action of the Democratic caucus in limiting legislation. Con gressman Will E. Humphrey said: "The Democrats have sidetracked all hills for the development of Alaska that were intended to go hand in hand with the railroad-bill." GOV. WEST MAY HEAD COMMISSION PORTLAND. Ore.. May 14?The lat est wild rumor from Washington is that Gov. Oswald West, of this State, at the Instance of Senator George E. Chamberlain, will bo-appointed chair man of the Alaska railroad commission. Clerk* Nsrrttftf fSr "Engineers. WASHINGTON, May 14.?Benjamin Tillman. Jr.. son or Senator Benjamin R. Tillman, of South Carolina, and Ralph M. Moyer, of this city, have been appointed to clerkships In the Alaska railway engineers organization. RICHARDSON I SNOW FULL RA-NK COLONEL Col. Wilds P. Richardson, who has been identified with Alaska ever since he was a q^ptain. was promoted four days before his departure from Wash ington, to the full rank of a Colonel from that of Lieutenant-Colonel. Col. Richardson lb a northbound pas senger on tho Alameda, going to Valdez. MERCHANT LEAVING FOR ? AUTOMOBILE SUPPLIES ?+? W. F. Merchant, of the W. F. Merch ant Motors Co., will leave on the Dol phin for Seattle, to lay in stock for tho new garage and motor depot that 1s to be established in Juneau. The Ford and Garford motor cars will be carried and also all manner of auto mobile supplies. Tho institution will also carry gas engines and motor boat accessories. The garage to be run in connection with the supply house will bo 48 x 100 feet A free air tank will be kept convenient for the pub lic. AT THE ORPHEUM. "The Vengeance of Kabyle," is a col ored Egyptian picture by the Pathe Co. "The Understudy," a# story of the stage by the Selig Co. "Dr. Maxwell's Experiment," Is clever Lubin drama, with Arthur John son In th^rol eof the thief. "The Press Gang," is a farce com edy by the Biograph Co. ^ ^ ^ * J*' JAY W. BELL RETURNS. Jay W. Bell, clerk of the district court .returned to Juneau from Ket chikan on the Dolphin this morning. He was accompanied by John T. Reed and Mrs. Z. C. Denny, deputies in the clerk's office, and H. F. Benson, court stenographer. WINNERS DINED. ! A complimentary dinner was served to the Juneau baseball team last night in the Alaskan Cafe by A. T. Spatz, proprietor. The dlnne.r came as n recognition for winning the first game of the season. METHODIST WOMEN TO MEET. The Women's Social Unoin of the i M. E. Church will meet Friday 2 p. m at the home of Mrs. Clnrk Smith, 521 Harris street. Visitors are welcome, DR. SIMPSON ON THE SPOKANE. Dr. Robert. Simpson was detained longer than expected lb Ketchikan and will return on the Spikanc. He was to have come on the Mariposa. The Spo kane will arrive In Juneau tomorrow, ?<? G. O. Hallock of Sheep creek was | In Juneau last evening. JUNEAU WINS OPENING GAME 4 - ? R H E Gactlneau-Juneau 8 9 2 ^ Douglas-Treadwell 1 1 3 +? ? Two thousand Gastlneau channel baseball enthusiasts saw the local baseball season opened gresterday un der the most propitious circumstances. The home team won handily; tho weather was Ideal; the new grounds at Recreation Park In Last Chance bas in stood up under the teat admirably, and the pcruita to the Juneau playing staff met the highest expectations of everybody?and everybody (Including The Empire carriers) was there. As for the game, 'IttfeU, It wus a good exhibition of the Rational sport ?particularly good for the opening game of the season and the christening of a new diamond. . The home team outplay the visitors every . point, but the particularly shining sspot In the whole thing was the fine work of Walter Ford, who struck out 17 Island batsmen, and al lowed only two bases on balls. The home players wore able to' hit the ball when hits were needed, and ulti mate victory was never in doubt after the third Inning. Douglas annoxed its sole tally and only hit in the second Inning when Kertis drove the, ball Into the creek over deep center for four bases. Juneau put a cancelling mark through tho visitors lead, however. In her half of the second?duo to the sprinting ability of Callan and a com bination of bad throwing and errors by the Douglas aggregation. Callan walked, stole second and came the balance of the way on errors. Juneau won the game In the'third. Ford walked; Rold singled. Ford go ing to third;- Duggan singled^scoring Ford and Reld, and took second whllo the opponents were trying to guard home plate. Hester doubKd, scoring Dmrican. Hester and Callan, who was next up, were out on a double play, Kertis to Wood. The muffling of a long drive and oth er hard luck experiences permitted Wurth to score in the fifth; and Ju neau added two more In the sixth when Hester singled and Callan fol lowed with a three base hit, and Bcored himself a little later. Juuau's last run came in the seventh when Wurth made a home run. ThSe following is the official sum mary : > Juneau AB -PO A E Held, ef . > 4 1 1 0 0 0 Duggan, c 4 1 1 20 0 0 Hester, lb 4 1 2 7 0 1 Callan, ss 4 2 1 0 0 0 Mullen. 2b 4 0 1 0 0 0 McNovins, If 4 0 0 0 0 0 Hurlbut. 3b 3 0 0 0 1 1 Wurth, rf 3 2 2 0 0 0 Ford, p 3 1 0 0 4 0 Total 33 8 9 27 5 2 Douglas AB R H PO A E Meosor, 2b 4 0 0 1 0 0 Dahl, If 4 0 0 1 0 0 Mauseth, 3b 4 0 0 0 2 0 Kalal, cf 4 0 0 1 1 1 IVfoOd. ss 4 0 0 3 1 0 Kertis. lb 4 1 1 9 0 1 Coblentz, c 3 0 0 7 0 1 Carpenter, rf 3 0 0 1 0 0 Pitman, p 2 0 0 1 2 0 Johnson, p 1 0 0 0 1 0 Total 33 1 1 24 7 3 Score by Innings: Douglas 01000000 0?1 Juneau 01301210 *?8 Summary?Home runs,' Kertis, and Wurth: 3-base hits, Callan, Wurth; 2 basehits, Hestor, Wurth; first base on balls, off Pitman, 2, off Ford. 2; struck out, by Ford 17, by Pitman, 3, by John son. 3; left on bases, Juneau, 1, Tread well 5; double plays, Kertis to Wood; stolen bases, Juneau,' 6; Douglas, 2; first base on orrors, Juneau 2; hit by pitcher, Hurlbutt by Johnson; time of game, two hours; umpire Jan. K. Barragar; scorer R. E. Wilson. PERS'.v. ... M John G. Smith, well known mining man, returned to Juneau on the Dol '?? phln this morning. C. J. Aloxander, the Hoonah cannery . man, arrived in Juneau yesterday on the Georgia.and Is staying at the Alas kan. . . J. Z. BaylcsR returned , on the Dol phin from a brief visit in the States. PANAMA CANAL OPEN FOR IJtAffIC WASHINGTON/ May 14. ? Water traffic is passing through the Panama canal, according to reports received at the Panama railroad offices at New York. The service began Saturday, and there has been a string of barges in tow passing through ever since. Goethals Says Army Can Use Canal. WASHINGTON, May 14.?Col. G. W. Goethals, Governor of the Panama Zone, has notified Secretary of War Lindley M. Garrison that troops may i be transported through the canal at any time. Work is still progressing on ' slides In the canal but the channel Ib now wide enough to pass small craft. ALTAR SOCIETY MEETS. | The Catholic Ladies' Altar Society meets Friday afternoon at Mrs. J. Cha pados, Kennedy and Fifth streets. fi f- ? , Galvanizing done by G. Roene, Sans Soucl BIdg., Douglas. tf END OF COLORADO'S TROUBLES IS NEAR TRINIDAD, Col., May 14.?The dls-' armament and .confiscation of the ac coutrement of war that has served in the troubles of thlB section is being prosecuted by the United States troops under orders of Col. Lockett. The course of procedure is, first, the disarmament of the guards and strike breakers; second, the disarmament of the strikers; third, the disarmament of the National Guard, and, fourth, the disarmament of the sheriffs, con stables and non-combatant private cit izens. i The strikers began surrendering * thoir arms yesterday and'continued it all day. As soon as they realized that the mine owners were complying in good faith with the orders of the mil itary ofiicers, they offered no further objection to the plans of the govern- ] ment. The army will not permit the open ing of the mines until the country Is1 completely disarmed -and peace is ab-: solutely established. All strikebreak ers who have come into the country lately have been deported, and others are leaving. The mine owners are dls- . charging the guards who have become useless to them, and are giving them transportation to their homes. , Legislature to Support Governor. DENVER, Col., May 14.?The com mlttees of the two houses of the Leg islature have reported favorably and It Is believed the Legislature will pass ( the measures urged by Gov. AmmonB for the prevention of strike wars. The plan requires permits to purchase or Import fire arms; authorizes the Gov- ' ernor to1'stop sales or Importation of flrearau or to disarm citizens, minor ( officials, and makes it unlawful to em- , ploy prlvato armed guards. MELLON EXPOSES NEW 1 ^YORK'S GRAfTERS WASHINGTON ( May 14.?Testify ing today Charles S. Mellen told the In teratat Commerce Commissioners an amazing story In which the New Ha ven was sandbagged by Now York politfclans through the lat Thomas By rnes. Ho admitted that as president of the New Haven he paid vast' sums of money out, as personal due bills, to politicians. MUSICAL REHEARSAL TOMORROW NIGHT The Fourth Annual public rehearsal of the Juneau Ladies' Musical Club in the Juneau theatre tomorrow night for ] the benefit ot the Juneau public library fund is attracting unuHuol interest and from present indications the splendid lltle play houso will be taxed to its ( full capacity to accommodate those f who will wish to attend. The program of the evening has been | arranged with rare judgment and its , excellence promises a very enjoyable evening to all who attend. Aside ^ from the two beautiful cantatas, there are some solos of unusual worth, one of which will be the violin solo of Mr. W. E. Nowell GRAND THEATRE TONIGHT. A repetition of last night s. pro- , gram of excellent pictures tonight: "Mid-Winter Carnival" ? a picture ( that will interest you all. "Finer Things" ? a society drama, American production?always good. "When Dreams Comes True"? a beautiful Thanhouser drama-comedy, i The kind that every young man 1 should see. 1 "The Wrong Miss Wright"?a laugh- < able Majestic comedy. Remember the big exciting 3-reel State right feature. "The Ship Wreck In Ice Bergs"?a story produced and ' featured'from the Titanic wreck, Fri dny and Saturday. I ? ? ? ' \ ZEIGLER ADVANCED BY BISHOP'S APPOINTMENT George Zelgler has been placed in charge of the operating department of the Juneau Water company by General Manager H. A. Bishop on account of the latter having accepted the position of United States marshal for the First Judicial Division of Alaska. Mr. Zeigler hao been connected with the water company for several years. TACOMA BUSINESS MAN HERE. Mr. Mort Howe and wife arrived In Juncuu on the Dolphin this morning for a visit of several days. Mr. Howe represents the Pioneer Bdok & Bind ery Company, of Tacoma, one of tho largest concerns of its kind on tho Pa cific Coast. He is well known through out Alaska having made the trip for the past several years. LEAVING ON 80PHIA. The following took passage for the South on the Princess Sophia this morning: Miss Adrian Hensel, E. J. Margrie, John E. Moody, William Quick and wife, A1 Carlson and wife, I. Larson, W. E. Bynoter, and eighteen second class. PRESBYTERIAN LADIES TO MEET. The Ladies' Society of the Presby terian church will meet with Mrs. W. H. CaBe tomorrow afternoon at 2:30. FOR SALE?Gasoline launch, 5%h.p. complete. Douglas Blacksmith shop. 5-14-3L ST. GEORGE HOUSE. Everything new. Good light and well ventilated rooms. Baths, electric light. Good board. Reasonable rates by the day, week or month. 4-18-tf rAMPICO EALLS INTO HANDS Of REBELS WASHINGTON, May 14.?Admiral. Sadger reported this morning that the Con8titutlonaliHta captured Tamplco /efiterday evening. The Foderal gar ?ison, numbering 3,000 men, retreated ;o San Luis Potoal. The lighting Immediately preceding he retreat was furious, although the lnal outcome was forecasted early restcrday morning by Admiral Mayo. The Constitutionalist troops were with n the city before noon, and shortly hereafter the battle on the part of he Federals became one to protect he retreating troops and prevent the lurrender of the garrison. It Is believed to be the purpose of he Federal commahder to reach Mex co City If possible with the remnant >f his army. Villa Congratulates Gonzalles. JUAREZ, Mex., May 14.?Gen Villa oday congratulated Gonzalles on his Mctory at Tamplco, adding: "We will meet soon at Mexico City." Mexicans Get Protection from Admiral Mayo. Vera Cruz, May 14.?Three Mexican tunboats, crowded with Federal ofll :ers and soldiers, escaped from Tampl :o and the Inner harbor, and anchored inder tbe protection of the guns of Ad nlral Mayo off Tamplco. Among the >ftlccrs Is the man who refused to sa ute the flag that is now protecting llm when Mayo made the demand. BRYAN'S CLERK AND DISMISSED CONSUL FIGHT WASHINGTON, May l^Frank N. Bansket, Secretary of State William J. Bryan's confidential clerk, and Jacob 5. Connor, former consul (o St. Pet arsburg, came to blows yesterday nf :ernoon In the office of the Secretary >f State. Connor objected In an em phatic manner of being delayed in se :urlng an interview with Secretary Bryan while others were being admit ted. He desired*to ask the Secretary vhy he had been dismissed, and blamed Bnnskctt for his failure to be idmlttcd to Mr. Bryan's private of fice. EARTHQUAKE SHAKE CAUSES CONSTERNATION OGtiEN, Utah, May 14.?An earth luake yesterday caused consternation imong the tenants of tho tall bulld ogs In this city. Mnny windows were broken, and other minor damage re sulted. HOLDUP MEN HAVE A BU8Y NIGHT AT SEATTLE SEATTLE, May 10.?Seattle had a busy night with hold-ups last night. There were ten victims of personal bold-ups, among them'Representative frank P. Goss, city editor of the Post* Intelligencer, nnd CapL John Tobln. SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING TONIGHT Owing to tho entertainment being given by the Juneau Ladies' Musical Club Friday night for the benefit of tho Juneau public library fund, the city council will hold a special session tonight for the purpose of transacting such business as demands Immediate attention. Among the things coming up yill be a roport from the street com mittee to be acted upon, action on Borne matter connected with the cem etery, and current claims. FOREST S RVICE MEN ON INSPECTION TRIP N "fr C. P. Gardner and George L. Drake, of tho U. S. Forest service with head quarters in Ketchikan, arrived in Ju ninu last night on the government cruising boat Tahn. They are on a trip of Inspection and leave tonight for Berncr's Bay and other Lynn canal points. JUNEAU THEATRE. ?4?: Owing to th<^fact that thoro will be a local production given at this houso on Friday there will be no moving picture shown on that night. Tonight and Saturday the following 'The PoiBoned Chop"?a laughable excellent program will be ofTered: comedy. "The Spirit of Envy." 'The Lie That Failed." "Mutual Weekly." Two shows nightly at 7:30 and 9 o'clock. Admission 25c. Children 10c. NOTED MINING MEN HERE. In a concversatlon the other day be tweent Mr. Zenog Jemudyseng of Pa tagonia and Mr. James E. Barragar of the Postofflce Store, A. Ferte of the American Paint Co. said: "Authough Mr. Ruhe and myself never actively engaged In either gold or silver min ing, we do understand Kalsomlnlnglis well as painting and paperhanglng, and that that wall paper sale with Pot latch prices 1b still on. 'We hurry.'" 5-14-3t. FOR SKAGWAY. The following took passage on the polphln for Skagway: A. J. Young, C. J. Holm, P. G. Duvall. W. F. Greger son, Frances Olson, Olaf Lacosta, A. Olson, O. C. Wagner and E. Kelley. Military Developments'to Solve Mexican Situation WASHINGTON, May 14.?The out come of the Mexican situation depends more upon the military fortunes of the Constitutionalists than upon the out come of the peace mediation. This is the administration view of tho situa tion, according to men who stand high in the government. The President be lieves that the military developments in Mexico will solve the riddle there before the mediators shall have for mutated their plans. A man so close to the administra tion that his word is entitled to great weight said today that, far as prac tical results are concerned, mediation talk had been chiefly useful in that it enabled Americans to get out of Mex ico. Owen Says Huerta Must Go. WASHINGTON, May 14.? Senator Robert L. Owen, of Oklahoma, who has probably Bpokcn oftcnr for the adminis tration in the last year than any mem ber of the Senate, discussed the Mex ican situation at length yesterday af ternoon. He urged the elimination of Huerta from the Mexican situation, and in support of the proposition, said: "Huerta sought tq involve the. Unit ed States in complications with Japan which might have resulted in forcing our Nation into one of the bloodiest wars of history. The President was not only justified in refusing to recog nize him and his government and in. seizing Vera Cruz, but would have been Justified in deposing him by mil itary force as a bloody despot aud trea sonable ursurper." ? Murders Governors. Continuing, Senator Owen said, "of 28 Governors of States in Mexico at the time Huerta seized the govern ment, but two remained at the end of the first year, and one had been mur dered by a Major-Gcnerai of Huerta, who tied the Governor of Chihuahua to a railroad track and backed a yard engine over him 'to teach him bet ter manners.'" ? Concluding, the Oklahoma Senator said: "If we must use force In that coun try we must pledge the United States at the outset against retaining one foot of Mexican territory in order to assure the world of our unselfish pur poses to promote civilization and pro tect human life and happiness." Wounded Arrive at New York. NEW YORK. May 14.?The hospital ship Solace arrive here yesterday with ? those who were wounded in battle at ? Vera Cruz on board. GOV. FOLK BREAKS WITH M'REYNOLDS WASHINGTON. May 14.?An open '. reak occurred today between Attor -iey-Gencral James C. McRoyaolds and ?'ormer Gov. Joseph W. Folk, solicitor for the Interstate Commerce Commis sion. Gov Folk and Mr. McReynold\ had been discussing thelnveatfg&ioo of the New Haven by the Interstate Commerce Commission. Discussing the differences, after leaving McRey- ' lold's office. Gov. Folk said: "Attortioy-General McReynold's con duct waa such that I didn't care to re main. We want the whole truth In this New Haven affair, regardless of whom it hits." SEATTLE GETS NEXT CONCLAVE OF SHRINERS ATLANTA, Ga., May 14.?Late yes- n terday evening the imperial council of the Shriners chose Seattle as the lo cation of the 1916 annual conclave. The committee previously appointed by the council to pass upon locations tor the next conclave recommended Seattle in a report adopted earlier in the day. COAL CARRIER SINK8. LONDON. May 14. ? The collier Turret Hill turned turtle In the North sea yesterday and went down. Twolve were drowned. A big steamer sunk a pilot cutter in the Bristol channel, and five were lost YOUNG BEOMES SOUTHERN RAILROAD PRESIDENT NORFOLK, Va., May 14.?Joseph H. Young, formerly president of tho Cop per River and Northwestern railroad, was today elected president of the Nor folk and Southern railroad at a meet ing of the directors of that road. ? ; + MARINE NOTE 8 j * + The Spokane arrived at Ketchikan at 9 o'clock this morning and will be due to arrivo In Juneau tomorrow. The Alameda should arrive from the South tomorrow night Tho Mariposa will be due to arrive frofa the Westward Saturday. The Admiral Evans is scheduled to sail from Seattle tomorrow night. The Humboldt will be due to arrive from the South May 19. The Princess Sophia sailed for the South about 8 o'clock this morning. The Dolphin returning from Skag way will Ball South tomorrow. The Georgia leaves for Skagway to night at midnight. ?, MRS. A. E. HOULIHAN FOR SALE, CHEAP?Slot machine, cigar caeeuijd license. Call at Stam pede. fc . 5-14-3L .. V-' ? : - '