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THE ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE
VOL IV, NO 471 JUNEAU, ALASKA, TUESDAY, MAY 19, 1914 PRICE, TEN CENTS President Alexander and Guests In Capital Gty The Admiral Sam peon arrived at noon today with the large party of ex cursionists, business men and their famlles. Tor the most part from Seattle and Tacoma, who are the guests of President H. F. Alexander, of the Pa aMe Alaska Navigation company. ^The ship spent some time at Douglas'and "many of the party visited the big Trei.dwell mills and mines. Mixyor John Reck went over to Doug las on an early ferry and welcomed the entire party to Juneau. B. L. Thane, D. D. Mulr and other well known min ing men of Juneau and many of the boat a ess men formed an Impromptu reception committee. The visitors wen- shown about town and to Sheep creek and other places where big work Is underway. Richard E. Hayes, of the Tacoma Ledger, speaking of the excursion con tributes the following: 'The party, which has been referred to by papers of the Sound as the 'bil lion-dollar tour" on account of the many millions of capital represented through Its members, steamed from Se attle last Friday night and every inch of tie voyage north bright sunshine and smooth seas have shown to fine advantage the magnificence of the coast scenery. On board are many who have toured through Europe and they declare with enthusiasm that Switzerland. Norway and Sweden, where the scenery of the Old Country groat, haven't a thing over the Alas ka tour. Here the scenic wonders stretch for hundreds of miles along the coast, while over in the European conn tries, it is obtained on the install ment. plan?'bits' here and there." President Alexander is unable to conceal the delight he takes In being host to the interesting party. It is evident that he feels that great good is to result from the excursion. Ac companying the party also is B. F. Wat* son. Alaska agent for the Pacific Al aska Navigation company. It Is planned for the Admiral Samp son with the excursion party on board to sail from Juneau for the West ward some time this evening. Among the ports of call for the excursion are the following: Ketchikan. Juneau. Douglas. Gypsum. Cordova. Valdez. Seward. Fort Liscum, Katalla. Knlk, Latouche. Seldovia and Petersburg. The excursionists include the follow ing: From Seattie: A. B. Stewart, president Stewart & Holmes Drug Co.; C. H. Clarke, presi dent, Kelley-Clarke Co.; E. C. Wagner, manager Bank of California; Albert Rhodes, president Rhodes Co.; J. T. Heffernan. president Heffcrnan Engine Works; G. V. Holt, manager Canadian Bank of Commerce; O. D. Fisher, vice president Fisher Flouring Mills Co.; C. H. Lilly, president C. H. Lilly Co.; CapL O. J. Humphrey, Alaska Com mercial Co.; John Dreher, The Times; M. J. Costello, assistant traffic mana ger Great Northern Railway; CapL J. S. Gibson, president Washington Stev edoring Co.; George J. Danz, vice-pres ident Hoflus Steel & Equipment Co.; T. J. Dillon. The P. I.; M. A. Arnold president First National Bank; Her vey Lindely, president Rainer Club; George Albers, president Albers Bros. Milling Co. From Tacoma. C. B. Hurley, president Hurley-Mas on Co.; P. J. Fransioll, president P. J. Fransioll Co.; Richard E. Hays, The Ledger; George Scofield. manager Sav age-Scofleld Co.; J. L. Carman, presi dent Carman Manufacturing Co.; L. F. Gault. Arrlss. Campbell & Gault; Dr. Grant S. Hicks; H. A. Rhodes, pres ident Rhodes Bros. Co.; W. H. Pringle, vice-president Scandinavian ? American Bank; A. F. Albertson, acting chair man National Bank of Commerce; W. R. Nichols, president Pacific Coast Gypsum Co.; J. W. Dempsey, Treas urer Dempsey Lumber Co.; John S. Baker, president Fidelity Trust Co.; Everett G. Griggs, president St. Paul & Tacoma Lumber Co.; A. V. Love president L<jve-Warren-Monroe Co.; Thomas Carstens, president Carstens Packing Co.; F. S. Harmon, president F. S. Harmon & Co.; C. H. Hyde, pres ident West Coast Grocery Co.; John B. Stevens, president J. B. Stevens & Co.; C. A. Pratt, treasurer Pacific Box Co.; From Other Cities: W. J. Patterson, manager Hayes & Hayes, Bangers. Aberdeen: George P. Griffiths, president Falrchild-Gilmore Wllton Co.. Los Angeles; J. T. McChes ney, capitalist. Everett. ? ? ? NEWSPAPER MEN AMONG EXCURSIONISTS ?*? T. J. Dillon, managing editor of the SeattlePost-Intelligencer; John Dreher. of the Seattle Times, and Richard Hayes, of the Tacoma Ledger, form a very interesting party of newspaper men who are among the excursionists aboard the Admiral Sampson. Mr. Dil lon in accompanied by Mrs. Dillon. MATT BUTTON LEASES THE HOGAN'S FLATS + Matt Button, the Alaska pioneer who operates Button's Rooming House at 120 lie ward street. Britt's Pharmacy Building, yesterday concluded a lease of Hogan's Plats. He will improve' the place and conduct it as a first class apartment house. THE WEATHER TODAY. Twenty-four hours ending at 3 p. m.: Maximum?54. Minimum?42. Precipitation?.03. Cloudy. TREADWELL WINS SUIT IN CIRCUIT COURT The United States Circuit Court of appeals, holding At San Francisco, has reversed the findings of Judgo Peter D. Overfleld of the district court for the First Judicial Division of Alaska In the great suit brought by the Al aska-Gasttneau Mining company agatnst the Tread well company over the Sheep creek power contract. This news was conveyed to J. A. Hellenthal of the Arm of Hellenthal & Hellenthal, attorneys for the Trcadwell company. In a cablegram received from San Francisco yesterday. Judge P. D. Overfleld decided the case in favor of the Alaska G&stlneau Mining company and the Tread well company took an appeal to tho Circuit court of appeals. The case was ar gued before that court In October of last year. Attorneys L. P. .Shackle ford and Albert Fink argued for the Alaska Gastlneau company and J. A. Hellenthal for Treadwell. SEATTLE ORGANIZATION HONORS ALASKA BUREAU I Now that the Alaska Bureau, in the final passage of the Alaska railroad bill, has .seen the fyrst substantial fruits of its efforts for the develop ment of Alaska, its executive commit tee deemed it only an act of justice to present its successive chairmen, who have so successfully piloted it during its existence of less than three year, with some token of their approcfllation of their devotion to the cause. The Bu reau has therefore had a suitable reso lution expressing these sentiments en grossed on vellum, with a soft leather backing, for Messrs. J. E. Chilberg. Col. Wm. T. Perkins and Scott C. Bene, respectively, and it is hoped that these will be associated wltb pleasant memories in the years to come of work well and faithfully done in the years that are gone. ? New Seattle Chamber of Commerce Record. SKAGWAY ROAD TO BE SURVEYED AT ONCE Supt. J. C. Hayes of the Alaska road commission will leave for Skagway on the Jefferson accompanied by L. T. Merry, the well known civil engineer for the purpose of surveying the gov ernment wagon road from Skagway to the summit of White Pass and the In ternational boundary line where It will connect with the British Columbia road to Atlln. It Is planned to event ually make it a good automobile road from Skagway to Dawson. ? ? ? CLASS "A" Tonight at the Orpheum the follow ing A-l bill will be-presented: "The Phantom Ship." a drama by the Edison company. "The Belle of North Wales," is a Kalem drama, actually produced In Wales. "Grogan's Foundling" is a comedy by the Vitagraph company, featuring Kate Price. Vandyke Brook and Helen Costellc, the child actress. "The Artist and the Brute," is an exceptionally good animal picture, showing Kathlyn Williams, the artist, in a hand to hand battle with a real live leopard. , t w FAULKNER NOW FREE OF CARE?WILL REST H. L. Faulkner, former United States marshal for the First Judicial Division of Alaska, completed his inventory, fin ished checking up and filed his last ac counts, covering the period from April 1 to May 13. 1914, with the clerk of the district court at 11 o'clock this morning. "I am now going in for a good time," said he. "for the next two months. I think Mrs. Faulkner and I will leave for the South very soon. We will visit a part of. the time with old friends at Cashmere, Eastern Washington." injunction suit over watrfront property This morning C. F. Sheldon filed an injunction suit against Mrs. Kate A. Kabler to restrain the latter from hold ing a tract of tide lands 150 feet in width adjoining and fronting the Shel don homestead tract. ~ asking divorce. Nellie Pederson has filed suit for di vorce from her husband. John Peder son. alleging cruelty for cause of ac tion. The couple were married in Ket chikan on Sept 21, of last year. 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 away your old hats please phone 299 and get the hat doc tor's advice. Alaska Cleaners and Dy ers. x 5-18-tf We have just discovered a new pro cess for taking away the shiny gloss of your suits. Call 299 and be con vinced. Alaska Cleaners and Dy ers. - 5-18-tf ladies' hair goods. We specialize in rare shade switches, etc., made to order. THE VOGUE, Mrs. Albert Berry, opposite the Or pheum. Phone Main 243. Tu-Th-Sa. MORE BUILDINGS FOR LOWER FRONT George F. Forrest, proprietor of the Juneau Iron Works will Immediately Improve his large tract of ground north of and adjoining the Juneau Iron Works, on lower Front street, with a handsome now buslnoss block. The building will be 72 x 100 feet with a frontage on Front street one of which will be used by Mr. Forrest as a supply storo and depot for machinery and fit tings. The rear of the building will, contain, a large space in which will be located the plumbing, blacksmith, and machine shops of the Juneau Iron Works. Mr. Forrest expected to lot the con tract for the erection of the new build ing, today and it calls for an early completion. The building occupied at present by the Juneau Iron Works will be moved back so as to allow for the widening of Front street which is now underway. Immediately south of the present lo cation of the Juneau Iron Works Mr. Forrest will erect at an early date the large new automobile garage for tho W. F. Merchant Motors company. This building will be 48 x 100 and will be built by day labor. ALASKA COMMISSION " IN SEATTLE TODAY SEATTLE, May 19.?Lieut Freder ick xMears and Thomas K. Riggs, mem bers of the Alaska railway commis sion, wjll arrive here this evening, and will be welcomed at the 'Arctic Club. They are to be the guests of the Com mercial Club at a luncheon Thursday. OVERLAND MAIL TO BE EXPERIMENT ONLY The telegraphic dispatches from'Se attle which said that the Alaska road commslslon will establish an overland mall service this summer from either Valdez or Chitlna by automobile was not wholly correct, according to Col. W. P. Richardson who was in Juneau Saturday. "I simply promised tho Postofllco De partment," said Col Richardson, "that the road commission would, _ln the prosecution of its regular work, make one or two experimental trips with mall from one or both of the points mentioned, and provide the Depart ment with detailed data from which it could determine the advantage of such a service and its probable cx I pense. We will be able to do that ; without expenso to the Department and with little or no expense or Incon venience to the road commission." DEFYING DEPARTMENT WATERFRONT RULINGS ?+?? This morning waterfront locators arc busily engaged in erecting struc tures on the tldelrfnds lmfnedlately In front of the Federal court house site, despite the fact they have been warn ed to desist by the United States mar shal's office under Instruction from the department of justice. Several months ago District Attor ney John Rustgard received Instruc tions not to molest those for the pres ent who already occupied portions of the waterfront in question but to make it plain to them that they would ac quire no rights by reason of being al lowed to remain. Recently another let ter was received by the district at torney's office in Juneau stating that the people already on the ground should not be removed at present but, that no new structures were to be per-| mitted on the premises. ? ? ? l PROTOPAPAS CALLED TO NOME FOR SPRING CLEANUP ? ? James Protopapas manager of the Royal Fruit company, has received ca blegrams from his Nome associates, urging him to come to Nome at once on account of the spring cleanup. He will therefore leave Juneau within the next few days for Seattle and take passage from that fclace for Nome. Mr. Protopapas is largely interested in some Jess creek property on which a large winter dump was taken out. His partner cables that the clean-up will be very good, on this property and that other operators have also had a good season; also that conditions in Nome have imporved generally. Mr. Proto papas will return to Juneau in about three months. FATHER TURNELL GUEST OF FATHER DRATHMAN Rev. Father P. H. Turnell, of Skag way, is the guest of Rev. Father A. R. Drathman of the Catholic church of this place. He will return to Skagway on tho Jefferson. The Very Rev. R. J. Crimont, pre fect apostolic of the Calholic church in Alaska, will return to Juneau on the Alameda. PIONEERS OF ALASKA, ATTENTION! The regular meeting of Igloo No. 6. will be held at Odd Fellows, hall on Tuesday evening. May 19, 1914, at 8 o'clock. All members are requested to attend. CEDRIC DAVIS, Secretary. COOK wants position either as cook, waiter or dlBhwasher. Willing to start with small wages. Trained at cooking school, Norway. Good ref erence. Inquire Scandinavian Groc ery. 6-18-6t FOR RENT?Dining room doing good business. Apply by letter Box F, Ju neau. 5-19-tf. For Sale?The property at 403 Frank ? lin street. Inquire on the premises.? ?5-5-1 m? ELEVEN RESERVE BANKSORGANIZED NEW YORK. May JO.?The Federal reaervo bank for the second roglonal roeervo division was formally launched yeeterday at tho Now York Clearing House when the Albany, Syracuse, Buf " and New York City National banks e sworn In as incorporators^! the ?rvo bank. Eleven Reserve Brinks Organize. WASHINGTON. Ma*' 19.?Eleven of the regional reserve banks wore Incor porated yesterday. This Includes aTl of thctn except the one at San Fran cisco for the twelfth regional resorvo district. The reserve banks for Bos ton, New York, Philadelphia, Rich mond, Cleveland, Atlanta, Chicago, 8t. Louis, Kansas City, Minneapolis and Dallas were organized. The central bank at San Francisco will be organ ized later. CUTTERS GO TO AID WRECKED SHIP WASHINGTON, May 19. ? A tele gram received from Capt. Reynolds slates that the cutter Tahoma ar rived at Unalaskn yesterday and that efforts would bo made by the Tahoma. Unalga and BuffqM to float the can nery ship Paramlta which had beon beached at Lost harbor. The Parmita is a bark of 1582 gross and 1444 net tons; 197.0 feet In length; 38.8 feet beam; 24 feet depth of hold, (and carrying a crew of 18 men. She was built at Freeport, Me., In 1879. Her home port is Son Francisco. AMERIGA HAS NO ENEMYjN WORLD TOKY?, May 19.?Premier Okuma, In an address delivered today, said: "America has no enemy among all the Nations of the world, so what Is the use of fortifying the Panama can al." IRISH NATIONALISTS TO CONCEDE NO MORE i- LONDON May ?Sixty-five Na tionalists have slgnett an ultimatum to be presented to Premier Asonlth, that no further concessions to Ulster be mado In the direction of. the home rule bill further than that of six years ex clusion already oftofed. Falling the acceptance of this by the Ulsterltes, the home rule bill to be parsed as it stands under the parliamentary act, at the latest, before the end of May. ? ? 0 -a ++++++++++ * + + + * + + * + -9- COAL MINERS ORDERED OUT + + + + Columbus, O., May 9. ? A + + strike of all the coal miners in + + Ohio was ordered yesterday. + ? + + + + + + + + + + + + + OREGON POLITICIAN COMMITS SUICIDE ?+? OREGON CITY, Ore., May 19. ? Crushed by the death' ofhls wife and his defeat for the nomination for coun ty treasurer in last -week's primary ?election* James K. Parbe, of this city, killed himself here yosterday. SIMPKINS NEW BINDERY NOW READY FOR BUSINESS ? The Alaska Bindery, recently estab lished in Juneau by George M. Simp kins, is now ready for business. It is located ovor the store of Epstcyn & Gllmour & Co. The bindery 1b fully equipped to do all kinds of binding and ruling. Heretofore work of this na ture was sent to the States. Mr. Simp kins has lived in Juneau a long time and was several years connected with the cuHtomB service. In establishing the new home industry he has shown an enterprise that will meet with the commendation of all hlB friends and business men generally. ONE MORE CHANCE TO SEE "THE MAN FROM HOME" Those who failed to see "The Man from Home!" the Booth Tarklngton clever little comedy produced at the Juneau theatre by local talent, will have another opportunity tonight at tho Lyric theatre in Douglao. The same cast that made such a glowing success in Juneau will appear in tho presentatio utonlght. The curtain will not raise until 8:15 so as to give those who catch the 8 o'clock ferry in Ju neau a chance to see it all. LEAVING FOR WESTWARD. The following have engaged passage on the Admiral Sampson for the West ward : 0., Hanson, 0. W. Billion, R. Povelick, J. B. Fltckcnsteln, Sharon Flickenstoln, A. Egveet, Frank Taschor C. Egveet, all for Knik; Mrs. James Major for Yakutat. AT THE ALASKAN. D. C. McArthur, Vancouver; A. Eg veet, C. Egveet, F. D. Standcr, D. W. Kellnr, Seattle; C. R. Kirk, Kensing ton; A. W. Wright, Mrs. D. Bona, A. Doherty, Juneau. DRAPER CLUB MEETS TONIGHT. The Draper Club will meet tomor row afternoon (Wednesday) at 2:30 with Mrs. Charles Goldstein. LOST?Gold mesh purse, Friday. Reward if returned to Surveyor-Gen eral's office . WORK WANTED?Capable woman de . sires respectable work. Inquire Cir cle City Hotel. 5-19-4L CIVIL WAR IF TROOPS REMOVED CHICAGO, May 19. ? Judge B. B. I.indsoy and five Colorado women passed this city today on their way to Washington to Implore the President not to withdraw troops from Colorado. Ho asserted that Civil War will result If the regulars aro replaced by militia men. Too Horrible to Print. Judgo Lindsay Bald the true story of what transpired at Ludlow Is too hor rible to print. The details of the af fair there, he said, are equalled only In the sacking of Rome, and the pil laging of Carthage. "Colorado is sit ting on tho edge of n volcano," he said. Rockefeller Employs Guards. NEW YORK, May 19.?Owing to the hovering of numerous people be lieved to be members of the I. W. W. and Socialists about his estate on the Pocantlco hills, John D. Rockefeller has doubled the number of gunrds em ployed, and installed additional light on tho grounds. ONLY RELIGION AND * PATRIOTISM IN WAY WASHINGTON, May 19.?Vice-Pres ident Thomas R. Marshall In an ad dress yesterday declared that one of the American ills Is that "there Is too much Bclence, so-called, in the educa tional system and too little God Al mighty." He said somo day he would forget all other political parties and join the Socialists, "but never until that party becomes the friend of tho church, and never while it flaunts the red flag onl the streets." PALMER, PENROSE AND PJNCHOT TO WIN WASHINGTON, May 19.?It appears to b<? a foregone conclusion that In the State-wide primaries that are in progress today in Pennsylvania that A. Mitchell Pnlmcr, Boles Penrose and Gilford Plnchot will receive the Demo cratic, Republican and Progressive nominations respectively for tho Unit ed States Senator. WINSTON CHURCHILL LOOPS LOOP IN AIR ?+? LONDON, May 19.?First Lord or the Admiralty Winston Churchill as a passenger of Aviator Hamel yesterday looped-the-locp six times. He said af terward that he enjoyed the exper ience. MORE WORK ON THE -SALMON CREEK ROAD ?t? Two teams will arrive soon, accord ing to Supt. J. C. Hayes of the Alaska roaj} commission, and will be employ ed In graveling the Salmon creek road where it crosses the Lemon creek flats. Another much needed improvement that Is to bo done soon will be putting in a new brige across the Herbert river near Herbert glacier. Two men will be sent out on this work on tho next trip of the Georgia. CASH REGISTER MADE TO ORDER FOR SPATZ ??? Hi A. T. Spatz, proprietor and manager of the Alaskan Cafe, has Just received a new cash register that Is perhaps the only one of its kind In Alaska. It was mado to order by the National Cash Register company for Mr. Spatz and is designed expressly for the res taurant business. It Is operated by electric motor and registers In tripli cate, keeping perfect account of every transaction with which it Is connect ed. It cost the tidy sum of $500. RECORD BREAKING WORK ON BIG CONCRETE DAM Record brenking time Is being mado on tho dam construction at Salmon creek. Sunday night tho night crew used an average of 240 sacks of cement per hour for the full shift of eight hours, breaking all previous records. Three sacks of cement make, with the sand and gravel added, two-thirds of a cubic yard of conorete.. The dam is now 96 feet high. GARDNER WINS PRIZE. G. A. Gardner won the first prize, a Savage rifle, In the shoot-off of the tie between himself and E. P. Ken dall nt Hardy's Indoor rifle range last night. F. H. Saunders won the auto matic revolver, second prize. W. EI lch Is leading In the shooting for third prize, with R. A. McGregor and Leo Goebel yet to shoot. BAND WILL ENTERTAIN. On Wednesday night May 27, the J. H.S. band will give a public entertain ment and concert In Juneau .theatre. The boys have been faithfully rehears ing for the past several months and have greatly Improved since their last public entertainment last summer. JUNEAU MAN ENGAGED. The engagement of Miss Edna Til ton, of Seattle, to Mrs. C. E. Cart wright, of the B. M. Behrcnds .Mercan tile company of this city, has been an nounced at Seattle. EDWARD KE?GAN WANTED. Notice from relatives at Father Drathman's, Catholic Rectory, Box 153, Juneau, Alaska. NOTED LECTURER HERE. B. B. Haugen, the noted public lec turer Is visiting in Juneau now and Is a guest of the Occidental Hotel. CASEY GETS WELLINGTON. W. W. Casey received 100 tons of . I Wellington coal on one of the late boats. REVOLT IS NEAR AT MEXICO CITY VERA CRUZ, Mex., May 19. ? Dr. Aurclalro Urrutfa, former minister of Che Interior at Moxico City, arrived here this morning, fleeing from the capital because he feared assassina tion. He believes that a revolt is cer tain to occur shortly at the capital. He asserted that the people and the army will soon rid themselves of Huerta. FORAKER TO RUN FOR SENATE ON TOLLS ISSUE CINCINNATI, O.. May 19.?Former Senator Joseph B. Foraker yesterday announced his candidacy for the Re publican nomination for the United States Senate to succeed Senator Theodore E. Burton. His announce ment contained the statement that he would mnke opposition to the repeal of free tolls his platform. v Senators Favor Arbitration. WASHINGTON. 'May 19?Sentiment Is growing among Senators in favor of tho passage of a resolution to submit the free tolls for American ships prop osition to arbitration. Such a resolu tion, It is conceded, could not be pass ed except with the consent of the administration. It Is said that the res olution would be satisfactory to ad ministration supporters if it contained a provision authorizing the President to suspend the operation of the free tolls law until the arbitrators could de cide tho matter. CONGRESS GIVES HALF MILLION TO THE FAIR ?? WASHINGTON, May 19?The House committee yesterday reported favora bly n bill appropriating $500,0000 for a building to house tho government ex hibit at the Panama-Pacific exposition at San Francisco. The building will be used later as an army barracks. INTERESTING NEWS ITEMS FROM HAINES MISSION HAINES, May 15?The route for a railroad between Haines and Fair banks is being extensively advertised by the publicity committee of the Haines Chamber of Commerce. H. P. M. Blrkinbine, civil engineer, went to Skagway Wednesday on busi ness with W. E. Lawson, Dominion surveyor, who will be enguged this summer in surveying between Dalton Post and the Alaska boundary line. H. A. Gibson and Tom Valeur have accepted positions with Mr./Lawson, Dominion surveyor, and have gone to Whltehorso to enter upon their duties. Mrs. A. F. McLenn, who has been holding a position in one of - the schools at Sitka, returned home to day on tho Georgia. ?f? ?|? ?j? ?j? ?/ *j? ?j? ?j* ?j? ?j? ?j? ?j? ?j? * + * ROOSEVELT IS BACK HOME. + + + *, New York, May 19. ? The * ? stenmHhip Adrian, with farmer + *> President Roosevelt and son, + ? Kcrmit, on botfrd, arrived in + * quarantine this afternoon. + + 4. t * .j. .;. ?> 4. + + 4. 4. 4. 4. 4. ?> + 4. 4 NORTHWESTERN SAILS FROM SEATTLE FOR THE NORTH SEATTLE, May 19. ? The North western sailed from this place last night with the following named pas sengers for Juneau: William Gllllland, H. E. Parker, Gro ver Clary, Miss Hazel Watson, Miss Hattie Mora, Geo. G. Hunter, K. D. Mcintosh, Mark Stringer, Ned Will iams, A. B. Converce, Miss Tercsea Lundqulst, Swnn Lundqufst, Hilda Lundquist, A. C. Stringer and wife, S. Smith, Chris Woods, Robert Sammis, Gus Rogers and eleven steorage. ARRIVALS ON SAMPSON. The Admiral Sampson, arriving tq day, brought the following named pas senger for Juneau: A. S. Dautrick, Adolph Randall, An na Randall, J. P. Randall, Milo Kelly, Mrs. Milo Kelly, Herbert Howard, M. P. Moser, E. C. Walgren, N. G. Han son, W. S. Bayless, R. A. Bakkc, Mrs. R. A. Bakke, J. D. Callaway, Mrs. J. D. Gnllaway, Miss Bertha Gallaway, and Ave steerage. FRIDAY 13 GOOD ROADS DAY IN WASHINGTON OLYMPIA, May 19.?Friday will be good roads day In Washington ,so des ignated by Gov. Ernest Lister. The day will be observed in various parts of the State. CITY OF SEATTLE COMING. SEATTLE. May 19.?The City of Se attle sailed Sunday nighf with the fol lowing passengers for Juneau: V. K1 Sheldon, M. L. NclBon, Dan Wharton. C. C. Putnam. L. W. Stovin, C. W. Bowman, C. A. Hauser and seven steer age. AMERICAN CONSUL GENERAL IS DEAD AT LONDON LONDON, May 19.?John Lewis Grif fiths, American consul-general at this place, died yesterday of disease of the heart. ? WANTED?Two girls for second , work. Apply Mrs. Hellerch, Douglas. 5-19-tf. Wilson Instructs Delegates That Huerta Must Go WASHINGTON. May 19.?American Peace Commissioners Justice Joseph R. Lamar and Frederick W. Lehmonn departed today for Nlagra Falls, Can ada, where they will meet the media tors and the representatives of Mexi co in the peace conference tomorrow. They were instructed by President Woodrow Wilson before their depart ure that: 1. The United States troops will be keiJt at Vera Cruz until a definite set tlement of the Mexican situation is reached. 2. That the President must insist upon the necessity of the elimination of Huerta. 3. That a strong provisional gov ernment, pledging itself to hold a fair election under the Constitution, must be provided. . ? 4. That account should be taken of the economic principles for which Car ranza and Zapata have been fighting. Conference Begins Tomorrow. NIAGRA FALLS, Canada, May 19.? The mediators in the American-Mexi can difficulties will meet here tomor row. Quarters have been provided, and Canadian officials will officially welcome the mediators and delegates tomorrow. Taft Criticises Administration. NK WYORK. May 19.?Former Pres ident William H. Taft in a "Peace" ad dress yesterday said: "If in our course toward Mexico in the past year we had not exerted such influence as we have in the aid of one of the contending parties there we should not now be so near interven tion and war as we are." ROOSEVELT EAVORED NEW HAVEN MERGER -+? WASHINGTON. May 19. ? Former President CharleB S. Mellon, testlfy inb before the InterHtatc Commerce Commission today, said that the amal gamation of the New Haven and Bos ton and .Maine roads was favored by former President Roosevelt. He al so told of his differences with J. Pler pont Morgan, saying: "I held Morgan more away than any other man." GEOGRAPHER SCOFFS AT ROOSEVELT'S NEW RIVER ?+? LONDON, May 18. ? Sir Cloments V Markham, the distinguished explorer and geographer, scoffs at Col. Roose velts Rio do Duvida (River of Doubt). "This new river, according to Col. Rooscvelts' particulars of latitude and longitude, apparently is made to rise on the other side of the great Cordil lera Del Norte range at a point in the valley of the Tapajos River. Then the river would, according to this ac count, take a northerly direction and would then apparently have to cross at least a dozen other rivers before flowing into the Madeira." Markham thinks Roosevelt was on the Canuma river, which has been known for many years, though 300 miles of which has not been traversed. SENATOR CULBERSON BACK IN HIS SEAT WASHINGTON, May ID.?Senator Charles A. Culberson, of Texas, after an nbsencc from the Senate chamber for 18 months on account of sickness, resumed his seat in the Senato cham bers yesterday. He was warmly greet ed by thcv other Senators. AMERICAN CONTESTANT OUT IN ONE ROUND ?+? SANDWICH, England, May 19.?Je rome D. Davis, representing the United States, was eliminated In the first round for the amnteur golf cham pionship of Great Britain. WHEELER DECLINES TO SERVE ON RESERVE BOARD WASHINGTON, May 19.?Harry A. Wheeler,' vice-president of the Union Trust company, Chicago, today de clined to serve on the regional reserve banking board to which he had been appointed. MISSING NORWEGIAN EXPLORER TURNS UP ?+? BERLIN, May 19.?Baron Von Nor denskjold. leader of the Norwegian South American exploring expedition, which was reported as having been killed by Indians, arrived at Trinidad, Bolivia, yesterday. SEATTLE STILL LEADS AS HEALTHFUL CITY WASHINGTON, May 19? A bulle tin issued today by the census bureau gives Seattle first plnce as the most healthful city In the United States. This record has been held by Seattle for the last four years. BANDITS ROB EASTERN WASHINGTON BANK SPOKANE, Wash., Mny 19?Band Its locked the cashier of the State Bank of Spangle, at Spangle, In a vault, took $4,000 and fled In an auto mobile this morning. Three women?Mrs. A. A. Jewell, Mrs. F. E. Johnson and Mrs. E. M. Kc.ve8?were elected to the newly or ganized school board at ChatAnika in the Fairbanks district. ?