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THE ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE
VOL. rv., NO. 470. I JUNEAU, ALASKA, MONDAY, MAY 18, 1914. PRICE, TEN CENTS Worst Flood in History Destroys Yukon Towns Fairbanks, May 18.?Circle City, j Eagle City, scores of woodchop- : para' camps and mining camps as well as many Indian villages along the Yukon river abovs Fort Yu kon have been completely destroy ed by the worst flood In the his tory of the North according to meager reports that were received here yesterday and Saturday. Fears are entertained that Fort Yukon, also, has been swept away. Wireless dispatches from Circle City and telegraphic news from Eagle carry the fragmentary story of the people abandoning the well known points along the Yukon river. The following brief wireless dispatch picked up at Fort Gibbon from Circle City graphically tells the story as It affects that place. "Ice jammed somewhere below hers. Water rising at the rate of more than a foot a minute. Every body taking to the foothills. Town abandoned some time ago." CONSTRUCTION STARTED ON ZYNDA BUILDING Today actual construction started on the handsome new four-story con crete building being erected by S. Zynda at Third and Main streets. The excavation was finished at the close of last week and today the pouring of concrete began on the basement story. The work is being done under the direction of Thomas Bush of the Bush Soles company who have the contract for erecting the building. EXCAVATING FOR NEW BEHRENDS BUILDINGS A force of men commenced excavat ing this morning on the sites for the new B. M. Behrends bank building and for the new postofflce building at Third and Seward streets. Both buildings are to be of class A con struction, concrete and steel, and absolutely Are proof. The construct ion will be done under the supervision of (5. W. Wlnstedt who drew the plans for the structures. MF!S. BERRY'S STORE IN NEW QUARTERS Si rs. M. D. Berry proprietor and manager of the only exclusive umbrel la store in Alaska, who was compelled to taore from the old location to make room for the new home of the B. M. Beb rends bank, has established her store in fine new quarters at Third and Franklin streets. A National Bank Says John Bon ny Is Worth a Millian Is? THE VERDICT of everyone attending tbe Orpheum sho* last night; was that it was an extra good show. Look at the follow ing and judge for yourself: "i'athe Weekly"?includes the lay ing of the corner stone of St. Peter's church at Belleville, N. J., and blessed by Bishop O'Connor. The Madi Gras at the closing of the season at Coney Island. A fine program of thrilling competitions Is arranged for the an nual Indian fair and Round Up at Toppenlsh, Wash., and numerous oth er interesting events. "Bunny in Society" ? Is an excep tional good picture of Bunny and as he is assisted by Earl Williams, Leo De lanoy, Ned Flnley and Leah Balrd of the Vitagraph players it cannot help be good. "The Skull"?with Florence Turner and Leo Lelaney is also a very strong dnuna. "Jim The Burglar" and "Jinks Buys a Dress"?will send Jt?u all home laughing as it is very comical and all good hearted husbands can get ideas from this. "The Affair at RaynorV'?is the 4th of the "What Happened to Mary" ser ies and as this Is like a continued story you can't afford to miss It. LADIES EXTEND THANKS. The ladles of Trinity church Guild desire to take this privilege of extend ing their sincere thanks to all those who took part In the play "The Maj> From Home." and to express^ their sense of deep appreciation not only 6t the enjoyment which the popular play Itself afforded, but also of the sub stantial sum of money raised towards the Ladies' Guild Fund. THREE DRUNKS PAY $20. The city treasury was made $20.00 richer this morning through the con tributions of three Sunday drunlgg. Two of them paid each $5 In fines to Municipal Magistrate E. W. Petit and the other forfeited $10 bail money. NEW NOTARY. ?+? Mort E. Stevens of Fairbanks has been appointed a notary public by Acting Gov. Charles E. Davidson. THE WEATHER TODAY. Twenty-four hours ending at 3 p. m.: Maximum?50. Minimum?41. Precipitation?.00. Cloudy?rain GOV. STRONG GETS SOME PROMISES WASHINGTON, May 18.?Gov. J. F. A. Strong left for the West yesterday. Before leaving he secured the promise of an additional $10,000 for an Alaska exhibit at the Panama-Pacific expo sition at San Francisco, and he is hope ful that this will be increased. Money for "Navigation Aids. Gov. Strong was also promised that there would be additional money ad lowed lor beacons and other aids to navigation along the Alaska coast. Urged Changes in Game Laws. WASHINGTON. May 18.?Gov. J. F. A. Strong asked the Department of Ag riculture for an amendment to the Al aska game regulations so that the open and closed seasons would fit the times when the game may be hunted and when it should be protected. He call ed attention to the fact that there should be a different closed season for game in the Southeastern part of the Territory and that for the Northern part He pointed out that, under the regulations as they are now, water fowl are protected for practically the whole season they are on the Yukon river and its tributaries and that the people in that section of Alaska have no opportunity to hunt them at all. M. S. HUDSON ARRIVES WITH FRED CLOSE M. S. Hudson, the well known min ing man of Douglas, returned on the Humboldt this morning. He was ac companied by Fred Close an English capitalist. Mr. Close is staying at the Hotel Cain. Mr. Hudson is associated with John C. Lynch of San Francisco j in the Nevada creek mining properties on Douglas Island. GOVERNOR'S OFFICE SEEKS MEN WHO ARE MISSING - The Governors' office has sent out a circular letter to all newspapers of Al aska for information concerning the persons described below, Information concerning whom should be forwarded to the Governor at Juneau: Harry Spence Cashell, formerly of Tacoma, Wahslngton. who is supposed to be somewhere In Alaska. Left Se attle for Vaklez two years ago. Wife is inquiring for bim. Dlederick Cato, who is supposed to have died in Alaska between 1890 and 1802. Frank LeBaron, miner and prospec tor, age 53 years, height 5 feet llin., dflrk complexion. Last heard of in 1905, when he left St. Michael with a friend on his way northwest prospect ing. Rumors that he froze to death in T?10A0 tirnMA. jauuai/i a?uo. m ci uct i/uvivoi, iuuw as Rawson and Henry Bratnobcr ought to know something about him. Gerard Heuveldop. who came to Al aska in 1896. Urban A. Burnette, alias "Harry Burnes." last heard of in February, 1913, when at Seattle, and is presumed to have signed on with some cannery in Alaska. Mother is very anxious to hear from him. ARRIVALS ON HUMBOLDT. The Humboldt arrived from the South at six o'clock this morning bring ing the following passengers for Ju neau: John Grickson, Henry Book, Jo seph Morris. W. H. Shlpman. Charles Tompkins, O. L. Small, William Fcls, Mrs. L. M. Bragg. Frank Roberts, Miss M. Sutton, E. G. Sutton and wife, Al onzo Edwards, and 15 second class. For Douglas?Leo Stadler, M. S. Hudson. F. Close, Mike Veltos, A. B. Callaham, ? G. Swanson, BenOiorman, and 10 second class. GEORGE C. TEAL IS ENROUTE TO WESTWARD George C. Teal of the Admiralty Trading company Is a passenger on the Alameda cnroute to the Westward. Mrs. Teal is accompanying her hus band but will return to Juneau in the Becond week of June. JUALIN MINER INJURED. Fred Carlson was brought to Jun eau ^rom Jualin on the Georgia suf fering from a broken leg sustained in a car accident at Jualin. It is reported not to be a serious case and a rapid recovery is expected. AT THE ALASKAN: G. C. Webber. H. W. Wright. Jualin; D. C. McArthur. Vancouver; S. T. Kol sey, Kensington; A. Egret, C. Egret, G. D. Studor, D. W. Keller. Seattle; C. R. Kirk, Kensington; J. Q. Blackmer, Sheep creek. LEAVING ON SPOKANE. The Spokane, sailing for the South yesterday morning took the following passengers from Juneau: L. M. Rey nolds. Mrs. Christine Johnson. Mrs. D. Abernathie, Miss Edith N. Garnvllle, Miss Ruth Preston, Mrs. L. A. Moran, M. J. O'Brien. E. C. Hurlbutt and wife. INSURANCE QUALIFICATION The Western Assurance company limited of Ontario filed qualification papers with Territorial Secretary Charles E. Davidson Saturday. FOR SALE?Gasoline launch. 5%h. p. complete. Douglas Blacksmith Shop. 5-18-6L C. S. Robinson, well known Seattle commercial man is a Juneau visitor. NORSEMEN OBSERVE EREDOM'S CENTENNIAL CHR1STIANIA. Norway, May 18.? The 100th anniversary of the independ ence of Norway from Denmark was ap propriately observed throughout the Kingdom of Norway yesterday. The day falling on a Sunday, many of the plea8ureable features of tho occasion have been reserved" for this week. Tho exhibition showing Norway's century of progress was openod by King Haakon Friday. Among the fea tures of this exhblit Is located in a pa vilion called "Norway Abroad." In this building Americans of Norwegian birth or ancestry have sought to show the folks at home how their country men live in their adopted country. It is estimated that there are 50,000 Nor wegian-Americans in Christiana. The Stars and Stripes are every where .yls Ible, displayed along side the red, wnlte and blue of Norway. Celebrate at Seattle. SEATTLE, May 18.?Norwegians of Puget Sound celebrated tho centennial of Norway's Independence in this city yesterday in appropriate manner. Alaska Norwegians Congratulate Haa kon. Acting as a committeeman in behalf of the Norwegians of Qastineau chan nel. William Brit of Juneau today Bent the following cablegram to King Haa kon, VII: "Alaska Norwegians- congratulate you and the Kingdom upon the cen tenlary anniversary of Norway's inde pendence." The Norwegians of Gostineau ehnn nel celebrated yesterday at Douglas. There were celebrations at Petersburg, Skagway, Ketchikan and other points. PATRIOTIC NORWEGIANS CELEBRATED LIBERTY DOUGLAS, May 18.?It waa one hundred years-ago yesterday that Nor way proclaimed her independence from Denmark, and on the anniver sary of that event the people of Nor way celebrate the day, cvon as Ameri cans celebrate the Fourth of July. Yesterday the Norwegians celebrated their national holiday in the Lyric theatre in Douglas with a splendid program which was listened to by a large audience, not only of Scandin avians but a mixed audience of all nationalities. Wm. Britt of Juneau made the intro ductory speech and his words were patriotic when ho spoke of the land of the midnight sun. Then followed hymns of the old country with splen did music by the Lyric orchestra. Acting-Governor Charles E. Davidson talked entertainingly, as did Mayor U. J. O'Connor. The principal speech was made by the lecturer, B. B. Haug an, who will speak again this evening at the dance. The clarinet solo by Paul Kegel was highly aplauded as was the solo by Mr. Vogdecn and the violin solo by S. Skjundskift. Mr. Iverson's recitation was likewise well received. In fact the entire program was carried out In perfect form. Tonight the grand hall wmcn the Sons of Norway will give lu tho Na tarlorium promises a lot of high class entertainment, not only to those who dance, but to the spectators, for there will be delicious refreshments served in the gallery and Mr. Hnugan will make speeches in Norweiglan and Eng lish. A late ferry has been arranged for to take home the visitors. from across the channel, which will leave the Douglas side about 1 a. m. This ball will be open to tho visitors of all nationalities. MISS COUTURE CALLED TO BEDSIDE OF DYING MOTHER Miss Couture, one of the grade teach ers in the Juneau public schools, has received the sad news that her moth er is dying, and will tako?passage on the Humboldt tomorrow morning. Her class finishes work for this term to night. ? * MARINE NOTE8 4 4> The Humboldt passed through to Skagway early this morning and re turning from that pluco will sail South from Juneau at 7 o'clock sharp to morrow morning. The Al-Ki was In Wrangell at 10 o'clock this morning and is expected in Juneau tomorrow. The Admiral Sampson left Ketchi kan at 8 o'clock this morning and will likely arrive in Juneau about 7 o'clock tomorrow morning. The Jefferson is expected from the South tomorrow evening. The City of Seattle sailed from Seat tle last night and will arrive in Juneau Thursday. The Northwestern is scheduled to sail from Seattle tonight. The Alameda Is expected back from the Westward next Saturday. The Georgia left for Sitka Saturday night. EAGLE RIVER RANCHER HAS PAINFUL ACCIDENT John Dotson, a rancher from Eagle River, met with a painful accident Sat urday afternoon. While making his boat fast to the piling down on the beach he stepped on a loose timber and fell a distance of eight foet sus taining a fractured rib and several bad lacerations about the head and face He was taken to the office of Dr. Eg ginton where his side was strapped and his other injuries received atten tion. Major A. E. Ranson returned to Ju neau from the Westward on the Mar iposa last evening. He Is at the Cain JUNEAUITES TO MEET EXCURSIONIOTS The S. S. Admiral Sampson, with Prosldont H. F. Alexander's party of Seattle, Tacoraa and Pacific Coast business men on board, will arrive in Juneau about 10 o'ljjock tomorrow morning and will remain about three hours. Public Reception at Company's Office. On bohalf of Mr. Alexander, an invi tation is extendod to all the business men of Juneau to meet the excursion party at the office of the Pacific Alaska Navigation Co., in the Valentine Bldg., between the hours of about 10:30 and 12:30. Arrangements havo been made to havo the party visit the Sheep croek tunnel and Perseverance mine, loarih'g Juneau about 1 o'clock as the guests of Manager B. b,,Thano. A cablegram from Ketchikan con tains the names iof the following as guests of President Alexander In ad dition to those, sofil to The Empiro^at urday from Soattle: From Seattle?M. J. Costello, tralfic manager Great Northern: Thomas J. Dillon, managing editor of the Post Intelligencer; George Albers, Albere Brothers Milling company; John E. Dreher, Seattle Times; CapL J. S. Gibson, president Washington Steve dore company; George J. Danz and J. W. Ilofius of Hoflus Steel and Equip ment company. ' V From Tacoma?L. r. Gault, or Ar ias, Campbell and Oault; J. L. Carman, Carman Manufacturing company; Dr. Grant S. Hicks; Henry A. Rhoades. of Rhoades Brothers; W. H. Pringlo, Scandinavian - American Bank; Rich ard E. Hayes, Tacoma Ledger, P. W. Dompsey, Demps^y Lumbor company; John 8. Baker, 'Fidelity Trust com pany; A. V. Lov4, Love-Warrcn-Mon roe company; Thomas 8. Carstens, Carstens Packing company; and L. W. Pratt, National Realty company. W. J. Patterson, Aberdeen banker; George P. Griffith, Los Angeles, and J. T. McChesney, Everett POPULAR COUPLE ARE UNITED IN MARRIAGE ?+?? Mr. Edmund Culter Hurlbutt and Miss Ann Enzy McCormick were unit ed in marriage Saturday evening, May 16, at six o'clock, in the vestibule of the Catholic church rectory, Douglas. The Rov. J. Brukert, pastor of St. Ann's Catholic church, offlcia.od. The rloK ceremony was used. The attend ants were Mr. Charles Brnfl, of Thane, a warm personal friend of Mr. Hurl butt, and Miss Mae "Elinor McCormick, sister of the bride. The bride was beautifully gowned in a white.cre.pe. meter, trimmed in white silk Bhadow lace and pearls, and artis tically designed. The bridal veil was of silk tulle with a wreath of lilies of the valley. The bride carried a bo quet of red and white American Beau ty roses. The bridesmaid wore a gowu ui uiu rose charmeuse. trimmed In point Ven ice lace, and carried a boquet of pink carnations. There were no guests present ex cept a few intimate friends and the immediate relatives of the bride. Im mediately after the corcmony the wed ding party repaired to the home of the bride's parents where the wedding dinner was served. Covers wore laid for fifteen. Besides the members of the family there were present Mr. Charles Bruff, of Thane, Mr. Herbert Schumnn, Mr. and Mrs. H. Costor, Uf. William Mooney. There were many beautiful wedding presents. The bride is the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard McCormick, one of the prominent and pioneer families of Douglas, nnd?on uccount of hor charming disposition and many excel lent qualities has always been a great social favorite. The groomds one of the best known and most popular ;ncn in Southeastern Alaska. Ho has lived in Juneau for many years and been identified with all its progress and development Ho was formerly manager of the C. W. Young' company, but has been asso ciated with the operations of the Al aska Gastlneau Mining company ever since the present development was be gun and (b now manager of the com pany's store at Thane. He has served the City of Juneau as chief of the fire department and as a member of the city council. Following tne wcauing uinuur m Douglas, Mr. and Mrs. Hurlbutt be came guests of tho Hotel Cain In Ju neau. Yesterday morning Mr. and Mrs. Hurlbutt took passage on tbe Spokane for Seattle. They will visit a few days with Mr. Hurlbutt'6 broth er In Oregon before returning to Ju neau. They will be at homo to tliclr friends at Thane, after June 1. MANY CONTESTANTS AT INDOOR RIFLE RANGE Ed. Kendall and J. A. Gardner are tied for tho first prize In last weeks' contest at Hardy's Indoor Rifle range. J. H. Saunders, L. N. Norrls, A. Fran zcn, G. Ginganaut and G. E. Love grove are tied for the second prize, and H. S. Goarns, Roy M. Dole, Leo Geobol. N. T. Eellck. A. Ziegler, Nick Slckner and R. A. MacGregor have equal scores In tha contest for the third prize. A 22-calibro high power Savage rifle t will be given as the first prize. The contestants will shoot off the , tie scores at about eight o'clock this evening. I ? ? ? We have Just discovered a new pro ? cess for taking away the shiny gloss I of yourjsuits. Call 299 and be con ? vinccd. Alaska Cleaners and Dy ers. 5-18-tf FOUND?Ladies gold watch. In - quire Geddcs & McKanna, and pay . charges. 5-16-tf. CLAIMANTS WANT ACCESS TO COURTS WASHINGTON, May 18.?A great effort Is being mado to Incorporate In the Alaska coal lands leasing bill a clause that would enable claimants to appeal to the courts from unsatis factory decisions of the Interior. De partment. X?ose advocating the amendments contend that many orig inal claimants who were denied pat ents by the Federal government would have received patents If they had had a day in court. ALASKA LAND DEALER CHARGED OF FRAUD SEATTLE, May 18.?Postal authori ties Saturday caused the arrest at this plnce of Mrs. Annette Louder, of Chi cago, charged with using the malls to defraud. She la president of the Kup reun Mining And Smelting company which she alleged, In selling stock, owned 80,000 acres of land on Kupre anoff Island, Alaska. UNVEIL STATUE OF REVOLUTIONARY HERO ??+? WASHINGTON, May 18. ?A statue of Comodore John Barry, hero of the revolution, was unveiled In Franklin Park Saturday; President Woodrow Wilson delivered the address of the occasion. He said that Washington and Barry were the first men who saw that America must live her own life without entangling alliances with the Nations of Europe. ? BOOTH AND HANLEY TO RUN AGAINST DEMOCRAT PORTLAND, Ore., May 18. ? R. A. Bootho received the Republican Sena torial nomination at Friday's primary election and William Hanley that of the Progressive party. They will op POho Senator George E. Chamberlain, tho Democratic nominee for re-election. The nominees for the Governorship are Dr. CL.J. Smith, Democrat, Dr. Jns. Withycombe, Republican, and L. H. McMahan. Progressive. Dr. Wlthcombe was once before nom inated for Governor and decfatcd by (jhnmberlain. PREPARING CYPRUS FOR JACKLING'S JUNEAU TRIP ??? SEATTLE, May 18.?Tho work of altering CoL D. C. Jackling's yacht Cyprus is being rushed at the Seattle Construction and Drydock company's plant for the purpose of enabling CoL Jackllng to tako a party to Juneau, sailing from Seattlo June 10th. The yacht Is being made longer so as to make more room. AT THE GRAND LAST NIGHT? AND TONIGHT "When Lincoln Paid," and also the Vision of Lincoln packpd the house to the doors last night. Remember to night is your last chance to see the two-reel feature. As the admission of 25 cents Is worth to see the face of Abe Lincoln. In addition we show a Gaumont Weekly?one of the latest We close with a very laughable comedy. We also guarantee from tonight on you will see absolutely unflickcrlng pictures?will not hurt your eyes?you will never again complain of tho light hurting your tired eyes. The manager, Mr. Gross, has gone to an enormous ex pense to install a single phase motor generator to satisfy his patronage, to make the pictures real plain and yet not have the light too severe for the eyes. Remember our business Is strictly motion pictures?we don't Interfere with any other business?only attend strictly to' the business In the motion picture line. Tho management also announces that ho will give an entire overhaul ing to the Grand theatre. Wo will al so Install a fifty-two chime set of bells, that will be a novelty In Juneau. Watch for a big State right feature every week. The highest salaried woman in the world?Marion Leonard, appears in "As in the Looking" and in "Carmen," these two big features are in three reels each. What we call features are not com mercial features?these are State right features only. JUNEAU THEATRE. For Monday and Tuesday night, the following bill: "The Little Pirate*'?his mind filled with stories of adventure, the boy prac tices buccaneering on grandfather. "The Broken Thread," a story of the brave struggle of a young couple against adverse circumstances. ""Heart Throbs," In two parts. De nied the right to marry the man she loves, a daughter of the Old South olopos with his and Joins him in he roic self-sacrifice during the war. Four changes of program weekly. Two shows nightly: 7:30 and 9. Admission, 2Gc; children, 10c. COOK wants position either as cook, waiter or dishwasher. Willing to start with small wages. Trained at cooking Bchooi, Norway. Good ref erence. Inquire Scandinavian Groc ery. 5-18-0t Hello! We have Just received a shipment of Panama straw, and are now ready to take orders for making ladies and gents Panama hats. Alas ka Cleaners and Dyers. Phone 299* tf Before throwing awnv your old hats please phone 299 and get the hat doc tor's advice. Alaska Cleaners and Dy ers. 5-18-tf GEN. VILLA TOASTS PRESIDENT WILSON HII'POLITO, Mex., May 18.?At a banquet Saturday evening given hore by American newspaper correspond ents in honor of Gen. Villa, the suc cessful commander proposed a toast to President Woodrow Wilson, and said that he tasted liquor for the flrst time in his life. He said, In proposing the toast: "I am nothing but a plain soldier, an uncultured man, but I am going to propose a toast to your President Wilson, and it will be the flrst time in my life that I ever let liquor pass my lips. Let's all drink to that great man." Aeroplanes Again Successful. DURANGO. Mex., May 18?Bombs dropped by the Constitutionalist aero pTanes bursting on the deck of the gunboat Morclos at Mozatlan silenced the guns of the craft and-compelled the vessel to put to sea. ThiB is.the second time the Morelos has been at tacked by aoroplaties. Tho flrst time she was disabled and ran ashore. Lat er she was placed in commission again, only to bo again disabled and forced to sea. ? ? ? I PRESIDENT LECTURES STATE OF COLORADO DENVER, Col., May 18.?Gov. Ellas Amnions Saturday evening gave out a letter to the press that he had re-J celved from President Woodrow Wil son, expressing the letter's distress at the indications that the special ses sion of the Colorado legislature which had been holding seemed to adjourn without doing anything to end the strike. "I cannot conceive," wrat the Pres ident, "that the State of Colorado is willing to forego its sovereignty, and throw herself entirely upon the gov ernment of the United States, and I am quite clear that she has not tho con stitutional right to do so when It is within tho power of the Legislature to take effective action." Gov. Amnions wired the President that the Legislature had appropriated $1,000,000 for the maintenance of the Stato National Guard, and that the Stato will be in position to control the situation as soon as the funds are' made available. ? ' j SECOND GAME WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT DOUGLAS ?+? P. E. Jackson, manager of the Ju neau-Gnstinenu baseball team today an nounced that the second fame of the series with Douglas-Tread well which was to have been played on the Doug las grounds yesterday and which was postponed on account of rain will be played Wednesday afternoon of this week. The exact hour of calling the game cannot yet be fixed. It will prob ably be about four o'clock. DYNAMITERS MUST GO BACK TO THE PEN CHICAGO, May 18. ? The Federal court of appeals has ordered 24 In dianapolis dynamiters who are at lib erty on bonds to surrender at the Leavenworth penitentiary Juno 6th. No Picture Privileges. Washington refuses to follow Villa's example. Word comes that no moving picture men will be permitted to ac companied by Fred Clflbo a mining engineer. Mr. Closo Is staying at the pense of engaging armies of their own in order to stage reproductions of the scenes of the war.?Seattle Post-In telligencer. ?? FORT WILLIAM rr. SEWARD SERGEANT DIES AT HIS P08T ?+? KORT SEWARD, May 16.?W. H. Conway, Regimental Quartermaster sergeant died at this place Thursday of rheumatism of the heart. His body was placed on board tho Spokane for shipment to the States with the usual military burinl honors. Sergeant Conway was for a number of years a member of tho Northwest mounted polico stationed at White horse. Y. T., and when his term of enlistment expired, he enlisted in tffe United States Army, where he has served our country until death has claimed him. He rose to the rank of Regimental Quartermaster sergeant, and was highly esteemed by all who knew him. HADLEY COMPANY FILES INCORPORATION ARTICLES The Alaska Lumber and Box com pany of Iladloy, Alaska, has (lied ar ticles of Incorporation with Territor ial Secretary Charles E. Davidson. The Incorporators aro C. W. Miller, of Se attle, and A. S. Coats and A. JC. Foss, of Hadley. The capital stock is named as $100,000. BISHOP MAKES APPOINTS FOR INDEFINITE TERMS ??? United States Marshal H. A. Bishoi has rc-appolntcd all deputies to hole their positions under his pleasure. Be yond this Mr. Bishop said that he ha< no announcements to make. The ol . flee is flooded with applications for pc sitions. Huerta Ready to Resign In Interest of Peace Washington, May 18.?It Is stat ed positively today from a thor oughly competent diplomatic source at Mexico City that Huerta has authorized his delegates to submit his resignation In case such a course may be found nec essary. PEACE FOR ALL OF MEXICO. Washington, May 18.?Huerta's delegates to the peace conference which will convene at Nlagra Falls Wednesday plan to seek the paci fication of all of Mexico. They are prepared, so they notified the mediators, to take up all phases of the Mexican situation. Mexicans Getting Active. WASHINGTON, May 18.?Gen. Fun atou reported to Washington this morning that the San Francisco bridge in tho Interoceanic railroad 16 miles from Vera Cru/. has been destroyed. Troops Gather Near Vera Cruz. Gen. Funston also reported that Gen. Navarette with 3,655 men has ar rived near Veru Cruz. Huerta Promises to Punish Parks' Slayers. WASHINGTON, May 18.?The Bra zilian minister at Moxlco City has no tified Secretary of State William J. Bryan that Huerta's foreign minister has promised to punish the Federals responsible for the death of Private Purks if it is found that the soldier was killed inside the Federal lines. ***************** + * ? HUERTA BELIEVED TO BE ILL + + + 4 . Vera Cruz, Mex., May 18.? + 4 Huerta Is believed to be ser- 4 + lously sick. He Is confined to ? 4 his home, and known to have 4 + suffered a serious attack while 4 i 4 riding in his carriage Thursday. 4 I* . * ?+?+??+??????+??? Huerta Provides Against Exile. SAN FRANCISCO. May 18.?Capt. S. J. Kdscn, head of a shipping con cern, arriving Saturday evening from Mexico City, says It is common knowl edge that Huerta has forwarded 8, 000,000 pesos to Paris to provide against the necessity of making a hasty departure from the country. LYNN CANAL MINES DE VELOPMENT PROGRESSING ? ??-. General Manager B. L. Thane of the Eagle River and Kensington Mining companies, returned on the Iowa from a visit to both Kensington and Eagle River. Everything is looking all right and good progress is being made, according to Mr. Thane. At Kensing ton a drill crew under Pat Lynch has commenced operations with a dia mond drill. At Eagle River prepara tions are underway for starting up the little 20-stamp mill again. I ? * ? GUESSING CONTEST OVER ? SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 5th The guessing contest at the Alaskan Cafe Is over. Over 2500 guesses have been placed on the time of departure of the first steamer of the White Pass and Yukon from Whltehorscnnd Its ar rival at Dawson. Supt. Wheeler of the river fleet at Whitehorse, writing to A. T. Spatz of the Alaskan Cafe about May 5, said that they expected at that time the first boat would leave near June 5. Since this there is evidence of an earlier break-up and many now be lieve that the first boat will leave In May. Walsh Says Bryan Changed. WASHINGTON. May 18.? Senator T. J. Walsh, of Montana, In a speech Snturday in the Senate said that Will lam J. Bryan approved the tolls ex emption plank In the Democratic plat form at Baltimore as a member of the sub-committee on resolutions which prepared the platform. COLD WAVE DELAYS NOME'S SLUICING NOME. May 18.?Sluicing operations have been delayed by continued cold weather on Seward peninsula. The ice of Bering sea Is still anchored to the shore as far as the eye can see up and down the coast. DOG POISONERS KILL VALUABLE NOME DOGS NOME. May 18.?The five of the Warren red bird dogs which won near ly every short dog race run at this place for the limt five years and which were recently purchased by Grant Jackson were found Saturday poisoned to death. A racing team of stag hounds owned by William Marx were killed In the same way. JUST A FEW WORDS? ?+? We want all who enter our store to 1 know that we are their friends; that their Interest Is our interest; that to please them Is our aim; that in their satisfaction lies our success. BE . CAUSE IN OUR FRIENDS IS OUR ' STRENGTH. Juneau Drug Co.. "the store that has what you want, when ) you want it." Phone 250?opposite Al I askan hotel. 6-18-tf 1 Willlnm Ferguson, popular traveling man. returned to Juneau from Skag it way on the Spokane yesterday morn ing.