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THE ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE
VOL. IV. NO. 472. JUNEAU, ALASKA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 1914. . * PRICE, TEN CENTS POPULAR UPRISING AND MUTINY THREATEN HUERTA Coast Terminus Tor Road Uncertain; Fairbanks Sure SEATTLE. May 20. ? "Fairbanks probably be the Northern terminal und Portage Bay or Seward may be decided upon as the Southern or Coast i.ermlnal of the government railroad in .Vlatka. though Cordova and Valdez tiro also possible Coast terminal cit ies," said Thomas R. Rlggs, jr, mem ber of the Alaska railroad engineering commission, who arrived here yester day. Mr. Rlggs was appropriately wel comed to Seattle upon his arrival and was the guest at an informal recep tion at the Arctic Clnb yesterday eve ning. Lieut. Frederick Mears. of the com mission. veered off at Portland, and will arrive in Seattle tomorrow. William C. Edes. the third commis sioner. will arrive at Seattle June 14th. Rlggs will leave Seattle June 3, go ing direct to Fairbanks. Edes and .Mears will remain In Seattle, going North later. Offices will be estab lished in this city for a while. Present Survey for Information. SEATTLE. May 20. ? Thomas R. Rlggs said today: "Our surveys will be location sur rv?y* merely, and our selections will wot necessarily mean that the propos ed road will be built on the line to be selected by us. The line which we are to survey is the one about which there is the least information. "There will be eleven locating par ties in the field, and our work will take until the middle of October, when the locating engineers will probably meet some pla<% on Prince William sound, and gather what information we can about other routes. This will keep us until December 1, when we will begin the ork owf making esti mates of cost. We expect to have our report ready to submit to Presi dent Wilson about April 1st. eH will then make the selection of the route." ANOTHER CIGAR FACTORY FOR JUNEAU Mrs. Kate A. Kabler will establish a cigar factory in Juneau in a very , short time. Recently a lease was ta- , ken on the store rooms Immediately north of Geddes & McKanna store as ( the first home of the institution. Or- . ders hare already been sent below for stock, materials and supplies neces- , sary and a working force is now be ing sent for. It is expected to have the new factory going by the middle of June. HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS i CELEBRATE CLASS DAY 1 The Senior class of the Juneau high 1 school celebrated class djy yesterday, i The following program was rendered: Class History?Charles Sabln. (Mass Prophecy?Nora Museth. (Mass Statistics?George Nelson. (Mass Poem?Alma Sowerby. (Mass Will?Edward Beattie. i The Commencement exercises will i be held tomorrow evening at eight o' clock. The hour of beginning has i been idvaneed 30 minutes. There will i be no dancing on account of the Ju- i nior Prom Friday. i SEATTLE WOMAN VISITS FATHER'S DEATH PLACE ? - Mrs. T. J. Dillon, wife of the man aging editor of the Seattle Post-Intel ligence r, who was In Juneau yester- 1 day, is a daughter of former Gov. Lou- 1 Is K. Church, for many years a law yer of Everett. Wash., who died in 1 Juneau nearly 20 years ago. Mrs. Dil- ! Ion visited St. Ann's hospital where 1 her father last saw earth, while she 1 wan here. It was her first visit to Ju neau. HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO 00 TO DOUGLAS The students and teachers of the Juneau high school will be guests at the home of Rev. Owen Umstead at i Douglas tonight. Miss Ruth Umstead. i of Douglas, a student of the Juneau I high, and Prof. R. R. Bell, a teacher < of the high school, who resides at the I Umstead home, have invited their \ schoolmates and co-workers to be | their guests for the evening. 1 0. W. BRANCH MAKING TRIP. 1 D. W. Branch. Mrs. Branch and their son are passengers aboard the Admiral Sampson enroute to Yakuta. Mr. 1 Branch Is manager for the Llbby. Mc- 1 Neil and Libby packing interests in 1 Alat ka and is making a business trip. W. C. T. U. MEETING. W. C. T. U. meeting will be held in ! the Presbyterian church Thursday af- \ ternoon. May 21, at 2:30 o'clock. Vis- ] itortt welcome. MRS. HYDE. Rec. Secy. WANTED?Two girls for second | work. Apply Mrs. Hellerch. Douglas. ( ?j?5-19-tf. THE WEATHER TODAY. Twenty-four hours ending at 3 p. m.: i Maximum?66. 1 Minimum?II. 1 Clear. j R. W. WULZEN1S OUR NEW MANAGER R W. Wolzen has succeeded P. E. Jackson as manager -ot the Juneau baseball club. This occurred at the very close of the meeting of the Jun eau board of baseball managers hold In the offices of B. L. Thane last night. Mr. Jackson resigned pleading a press of private bualness that precluded giv ing the necessray attention to baseball matters. At the same meeting Juneau Re creation Park was the official name given to the ball grounds donated to the City of Juneau by the Alaska Gas tineas Mining company in Last Chance basin. The Juneau baseball tea m "will be known hereafter as the Gastineau baseball team of Juneau. NEW EERRY BOAT ALMA LAUNCHED SEATTLE. May 20. ? The Juneau Kerry & Navigation Company's ferry boat. "Alma," was launched here this afternoon. Mrs. Anna L. Seigley christened the craft. The vessel will sail for Juneau under command of Capt. Waldo States within a week or ten days. FORMER TANANA MINING MAN RETURNS NORTH N. G. Hanson, formerly a business man and mining operator at Fox, In the Fairbanks district, was an arrival on the Admiral Sampson, and left this morning for Haines. Mr. Hanson is inspecting the Alaska coast, and, after stopping over at Haines a few days, will probably proceed as far to the West as Knik. Mr. Hanson was a business partner of J. J. Mulally, who was elected a member of the Alaska Legislature, but who refused to attend the session. They sold their business and other in terests last year, and spent the win ter at Los Angeles. Mr. Hanson continued to bear the tall of the North, however, and Is back again, probably to remain. TIGERS WILL PLAY SKAGWAY MAY 31 The C. W. Young company's Tigers have received an invitation to stop at Skagway on the return from White horse celebration and play a game of baseball with the Skagway Athletic L'lub team, on Sunday, May31. Man ager C. W. Carter this morning stated that they would accept the invitation. JUNEAU THEATRE. For Wednesday and Thursday nights the following program will bo offer ed: "Told in the Future." Because of a dream, a rich young man chooses the right girl in spite of his father's opposition and threats of disinherit ance. "Brethren of the Sacred Fish." An amusing and unique method adopted by a rejected suitor to win a roman tic girl. "An Orphan of War," in two parts. For expressing sentiments favorable to the Union, a Southerner Is pursued by the Conefederate troops and killed. The son, sharing his father's senti ments, is adopted into a wealthy Southern family and has to choose be ^een love and his convictions, in the great struggle. Four changes of program weekly. Two shows nightly?7:30 and 9:00. ! Admission. 25c; children, 10c?5-20-2t ' t , , i CUTTING THIRD VEIN ON NOBLE PROPERTY The third vein or footwall lead on the Salmon creek property now under development by the George R. Noble Interests, has been struck according to Superintendent John Perelle who was In town this morning. The lead is be- 1 Ing crosscut by the vertical shaft that Is now down to a depth of 220 feet Al ready the vein has been penetrated to i depth of 30 feet. Mr. Perelle said that he expected to cut through within another 20 feet. "The ore is looking good," said Mr. Perelle. "and is getting better all the time. We are making good progress it the mine and everything 1b moving along fine." ARRIVALS ON JEFFER80N. The Jefferson, arriving from the South, brought the following passen ?ers for Juneau: Lulu Duffy, Mrs. F. Klein. J. J. Wlttmer. H. L. Goetz, M. E. Merrill. R. McCormlck. M. Lekich, T. O'Connor. L. F. Hill, L. Ashley. W. A. Oliver, A. L. Langullle, G. S. Mill er and wife, F. W. Cloudy, Nell Ward and wife. A. Mooney, H. Morrell, E. Oldman, H. Sarwalla. ENGAGE PASSAGE ON AL-KI The following have engaged pass ige from Juneau for the South on the lienmer Al-Ki sailing today: W. Mc Donald and wife, Mrs. G. Studebaker, < I. S. Anderson, Mrs. Dennis Carara. SMALLPOX DEVELOPS | AT HOONAH CANNERY According to official reports received by Acting Gov. Charles E. Davidson this morning thercr are tour cases of smallpox and two suspects at Hoonah or the Hoonah Packing company's place nearby. The cases are under the care of Dr. Wilberforce, who has tak en the precaution of quarantining all who have developed tho disease and thoBe suspected of having it. This morning Acting Gov. Davidson sent a cablegram to Surgeon General Rupert Blue, Washington, D. C., telling him of the conditions at Hoonah and asking that a public health and marine sur geon be sent to Juneau with authority and jurisdiction to maintain a quar antine of Hoonah and other outlying towns. Acting Gov. Davidson states that the Territory is without funds to maintain a quarantine of any kind. Dr. Wilber force sent to Juneau for vaccine points and other necessities to be used in Hoonah. . President Willis E. Nowell of the Juneau Steamship company this morn ing assured Acting Gov. Davidson that the Georgia would refuse to take pas sengers either to or from Hoonah until the health department believed it was safe. President Nowell today stated that the Georgia was being thoroughly fu migated today before sailing for Skag way. Hereafter the company operat ing the Georgia will voluntarily main tain a quarantine on Hoonah until all danger is past. The Al-Kl Is expected in from Hoo nah this afternoon. Southbound. It is possible that more news may be re ceived about the smallpox situation at Hnonah when she arrives. Government Nurse to Hoonah. Supt. W. G. Beattle of the native Indian schools has made arrange ments to send Miss Esther Gibson, the government nurse to Hoonah on the next boat in the interest of the In dian population. ARRANGING EXCURSION TO WHITEHORSE MAY 29 President W. E. Nowell of the Jun eau Steamship company is trying to arrange with the postal authorities for a one day delay in the mail service for one day and if successful an ex cursion will be given by the company from, Juneau to Whitehorse and re turn for the celebration of the anni versary of tho King of England's birth day at that place on May 30. If the plans succeed the Georgia will leave Juneau with the excursionists on Fri day, May 29. The excursionists will return from Skagway on the Jefferson June 1. If the excursion is arranged the round trip fare from Juneau to White horse and return will be $11. VISITORS IN LARGE NUMBERS VIEW BIG WORK Through the courtesy of General Manager B. L. Thane of the Alaska Gastlneau Mining company and the personal attention of Assistant Man ager J. R. Whipple the excursionists aboard the Admiral Sampson who were the guests of Juneau yesterday received a comprehensive idea of the development work now under way in the immediate vicinity of Juneau. About fifty of Presidont Alexander's guests were taken to Salmon creek and shown over the construction work now underway on the big lmpodndlng dam. From Salmon creek they were tak en to Sheep Creek and the ride over the traffic line through the Sheep creek tunnel and up the vertical shaft to the Perseverance boarding house where they had dinner. After dinner they again entered - Persevoranco mine and inspected the workings af ter which they made the journey again through the 10,000 foot tunnel to Sheep creek where they boarded the Bhip which had dropped down from Junesu to discharge cargo destined for the company at that place. The launches Iowa and Grubstake wore both in commission in handling the large party. CAREFUL ATTENTION is given all prescriptions, If taken to Doran's Prescription Pharmacy. Here all prescriptions are invariably com pounded with absolute accuracy. Only pure drugs are used; no substitution is ever allowed. Physicians know this. Regular patrons appreciate It. Phone 3?Doran's Prescription Phar macy. 5-20-tI. ASCENSION DAY SERVICES. Tomorrow being Ascension Day in the church calendar there will be Holy Communion Service in Trinity Epis copal church at 10:20 a. m. Every one is cordially welcome. 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. Mo-We-FY. LOVERAS?now made In'bond, un der supervision of a government in spector, are as fine as can be sold for 12% cents. Ask for the Monarch size. ?5-14-2*. FOR SALE?House and part of lot; ipply afternoons to 950 Basin Road.? 5-20-81. BALL TEAMS PLAY AT DOUGLAS DOUGLAS, May 20.?'With tho base ball ground in perfect condition, tho grandstand newly enclosed, tho weath er Ideal for outdoor sports, tho see but Douglas Island haii oho just as to bo played between'the Island boys and Juneau, opened thlH afternoon at 4 o'oAjt. . The grandstand Is flllod with rtkf&ers for elthor side of the con test while along the First and ffecond street side of the ball ground hundreds of enthusiasts are making tho after noon resonant with shouts for the players. Douglas mj^cbants have closed their stores am! turned their clerks loose to witness the victory or downfall of the home team. Nobody Is working. Nothing can be done un til this contest is settled. The line-up and batting order for the Gastlneaus of Juneau will be as follows: Hester, lb; Duggan, o; Mul len, 2b; Callan.. w; Wurth, cf; Mol loy, rf; McNivefi;' If; Hurlbutt, 3b; and Ford, p^.. Manager ferrls and Captain Woods of the Island team showed up prompt ly with their colts, and people are gath ered around the egdes of the ground discussing the probable outcome of the day's sport. Who will win? Juneau has a splendid organization, ond of the scries of games scheduled good. We are weak in Bpots; Juneau is weak in other spots, so it is evi dent this is not a spbtless community today. Of course the Juneau manager with his players and cohorts of Capital City fans are in evidence. They are toll ing bow it happened last week and the bookmaknig is based on the score of tho.' /SVt game. jc Who will win? >'v JEAN VAUOPHEM COMING JUNE 15 Vice-President and Managing Direc tor Jean Vanophen- of tho Jnalin Mines company will leave Paris to morrow accompanied by n party of stockholders for Juneau, according to General Manager A. Nadeau who is In Juneau today. The party should ar rive in Juneau about June 15. "Things are humming down our way," said Mr. Nadcou, who came to Juneau to get an additional crew of 20 men for some->&ibh work. "We are rushing construction," said Mr. Na deau. "on some new buildings and that is why I came for more men." The new structures includo bunk house, boarding house, power house and other buildingd necessary to pro vide for extensive development work. The new semi-Deisel engine ordered from Ovil, England, is expected to ar rlv in July, when the mine will be more fully equipped for operations. GREAT NORTHERN INVADES ALASKA Tho Great Northern railway com pany will invade the great Northland, according to M. J. ? Oostello, assistant general traffic manager, who arrived In Juneau on the Admiral Sampson. "This Is my first visit to Alaska," said Mr. Costello, "and the country looks good to me. There is a great field for future business hero and tho Groat Northern is going after its share.-We shall establish headquarters in Ju neau." Mr. Costello is accompanied by A. S. Dautrlck, formerly a resident of Juneau, and connected with the trans portation business, jvho is to become Alaska agent for tho Great Northern. Mr. Dautrick will travel about Alaska a great deal in tho interest of the com pany but Juneau will be his home town and headquarters for tho company's Alaska business. Mr. Costello said some very compli mentary things about Juneau. Said that he expected to find a rought min ing village and found, instead, a metro politan city. It is his opinion that some of our stores are without an equal in most of tho towns in the States of the same population. Tho hotel accommodations, he thinks, are fine. Tho "most impressive things Is the number of concrete buildings now under way in town and the immense development nearby. They arc stay ing at the Hotel Cain. MRS. GILMOUR SAYS HUSBAND IS IMPROVING W., F. Gllmour, of the firm of Ep glvon what has been claimed to be ray road to recovery-" according to ad vices received yesterday by Mrs. W. F. Brandenburg from Mrs. Gllmour, who is at her husband's bedside. The physician says that his condition is good and that he will recover. Mr. Gllmour was operated upon for can cer in a Seattle hospital not long ago. COOK wants position either as cook, waiter or dishwasher. Willing to start with small wageet. Trained at cooking school, Norway. Good ref erence. Inquire Scandinavian Groc ery. 5-18-6t i Hello! We have Just received a shipment of Panama straw, and are now ready to take orders for making ladles and gents Panama hats. Alas ka Cleaners and Dyers. Phone 299. tf Before throwing away your old hats please phono 299 and get tho hat doc tor's advice. Alaska Cleaners and Dy ers. 5-18-tf TEDDY HAS BEEN SILENT ON MEXICO NEW YORK, May 20.?Col. Thco dooro Roosevelt, who arrived on the steamship Adrian yesterday after noon. Bald "any papers which have given what has been calimed to be my views on the Mexican situation have misquoted me. I have not made a single declaration about that matter or any other political question since leaving the United States." CoL Roosevelt has been quoted as opposing the President's Mexican pol icy. Spoaking of the local situation. Col. Roosevelt said: "I -haven't even been ask to run for Governor of New York. If I wero asked to run I would say that I would not do so." Roosevelt Verifies River 8tory. NEW YORK, May 20.Col. Roosevelt verified the claim that he had discov ered the River of Doubt, a new stream, and said: "It is an extraordinary thing to have put on the map a river as long as the Rhino but there is no more doubt of its existence than there 1b of the Rhine." uoi. uoosevoit nas lost a lot or "weight and walks with a cane. Ho shows the effects of the fever. Ho Icnves in 10 days for Spain to attend the wedding of his son to MIbb Wiilard, daughter of the American am bassador. Others Ridicule River Theory. LONDON. May 20.?Dr. Hnmllton Rico and Savage Landor agree with Sir Clement Markham that It is im possible that Col. Roosevelt tins dis covered a new river in South America. I^indor calls him a "charlatan." Dr Rice, in addition to disputing the new rlvor theory, says the loss of five of seven canoes "shows most unskilful rivermanship." REPORTER TELLS STORY EOR BECKER NEW YORK, May 20.?Former Po lice Lieutenant Charles Becker's strongest witness, Frodorlck Hawley, a reporter for the New York Evening Sun, yesterday contradicted flatly the testimony, of Webber and Rose, wit nesses for the prosecution, that they met Becker just after the murder. Hawley swore that he telephoned the neiws-'of the murder of Rosenthal to Becker, and added, "I remained with Becker until 8 o'clock the noxt morn ing." exciting feature tonight at the grand theatre 'The Hero of the Mountains"?a 3 reel States' right feature. A play pro duced and acted In the Alps of Switzer land. A very exciting drama ? you will see some sensational climbing and many other stunts that will take your breath away. Rcmombcr we show this picture tonight only. "Diary of a Bad Hoy"?a good com edy closes a very good show. ?"Intrigue In the Reign of Henry VIII"?a very boautiful hand-colored film In three parts for Friday and Sat urday. Don't miss this! georgia arrivals. Tho Georgia, arriving from Sitka and wayports brought the following to Juneau: From Sitka?Stephen Beach, George J. Busch; from Chatham?Geo. Mawkawa; from Tenakee?Jolln Gus tafson; from Hawk Inlet?Olaf Koit an; from Hoonah?G. A. Danworth and wife, Mrs. Joe Edwards, Miss Ger trude Storer, J. KK. Dawson, and W. Johnson. McCarthy busy. Genial George J. McCarthy, Juneau agent of the Pacific Alaska Naviga tion company, was tho busy little man yesterday. His ofllce was crowded a good part of the afternoon and eve ning with anxious Inquiries on account of the many excursionists who were seeking information. HEIDELBERG IMPROVEMENTS. ??? Extensive alterations and improve ments arc being made in the Heidel berg- A part of the north sido is be ing converted into an oyster and chop house. NOTICE TO ELKS. Juneau Lodge, No. 420, B. P. O. E., meets In regular session tonight. There will be business of importance, and all members should make a spe cial effort to be on hand. G. F. FORREST, E.R. E. C. JAMESON, Secy. - FOR SALE ? Small restaurant, cheap; doing a good business; owner goining inside. 306 Front street. 5-20-3L We have Just discovered a new pro cess for taking away tho shiny gloss of your suits. Call 299 and bo con vinced. Alaska Cleaners and Dy ers. 5-18-tf The Jelly crowd, the good smokes, the pleasant play will make you happy day by day. Play pool at Burford's and take the kinks out of your liver. 2-16-tf. WORK WANTED?Capable woman de sires respectable work. Inquire Cir cle City Hotel. 5-lHt ONE CLOSE RACE IN KEYSTONE STATE PHILADELPHIA, May 20?The race for the Democratic nomination be tween Vance C. McCormlck, of Har risburg, and Michael J. Ryan, of Phil adelphia, is so close that it will re quire. more returns to determine who has been successful. Martin G. Brungbauglrls the Repub lican nominee for Governor, and Wm. Draper Lewis, the Progressive. Representative A. Mitchell Palmer, Senator Boise Penrose and Gfford Pin chot received the Democratic, Repub lican and Progressive nominations for Senator. BIRD TO RUN FOR GOVERNOR AGAIN BOSTON, May 20.?Charles Sumner Bird has practically decided to run again as the Progressive party's can didate for Governor of Massachusetts. Ho lins run twice. VICTORIA BASEBALL CLUB FORFEITS LITS FRANCHISE ??? SEATTLE, May 20?The Victoria baseball club's franchise was declared forfeited yesterday. The players re fused to appear again until paid, and other creditors pressed for payment that was not forthcoming. Victoria business men will attempt to save the franchise for their city. Another plan Is for the franchise to go to a Seattle suburb and give this city continuous baseball. JAXON'S RINK WILL BECOME BALL ROOM Jaxon's rink will soon be converted into the largest ball room of the North. The new grinding machine arrived on one of the latest boats nnd it is now busily engnged in smoothing the floor. It is Mr. Jackson's idea to fit up the large auditorium for danc ing and to inaugurate a series of Wed nesday night dances. The fine large orchcstrlan is also being tuned and putln good repaid Tcf fffhilsh music for the weekly dances. The hnll will be ava'lablo for parties and fraternities who desire to give balls and parties. ? ? V . WELL KNOWN SEATTLE MAN COMMITS SUICIDE ?*? SEATTLE, May 20?The body ci E. E. Hawkins, well known :n this city and n member of the Ser.ttle lodge of Elks, was found yesterday sus pended from a signboard. He com mitted suicide by both hanging and shooting himself. There was $1500 in cash and bank paper on his per son when discovered. ROOSEVELT OPPOSES FREE TOLLS REPEAL ?? OYSTER BAY, May 20.?Col. Theo dore Roosevelt declares that he oppos es the repeal of free tolls. liegnrdlng the Colombia controversy ho said he opposes paying "black mall." CONDITIONS STILL BAD IN OLD GERMANY BERLIN, May 20.?Financiers say the business situation In Germany has hardly grown better within the past two months, though there are indica tions In a few lines of production that conditions arc Improving. ?"? + ? + ALLEGED ALASKA CROOK ARRESTED IN CHICAGO ?+? CHICAGO, May 20.?James Guren baum, accused of embezzling $25,000 at Nome, Alaska, from a St. Louis brewery, was arrested here yesterday. PHILADELPHIA BANK TO PAY IN FULL PHILADELPHIA, May 20? Credit ors of Cramp, Mltchel & Co., bank ers, who failed with liabilities of more than $3,000,000 on Monday, will re ceive ono hundred cents on the dol lar. CONGRESS IS RUSHING ANTI-TRUST MEASURE WASHINGTON, ( May 20. ? The House adopted a special rule yester day limiting the debate on the anti trust bill to 32 hours. MISSOURI RAILROAD TO EMPLOY 2000 MORE MEN ST. LOUIS, Mo.. Mny 20?The San Francisco railroad will employ 2000 additional men Immediately in making roadbed improvements in Missouri. * * V 97 SOCIALISTS IN NEW FRENCH CHAMBER OF DEPUTIES PARIS, May 20.?There are 97 So cialists in the now House of Deputies as a ro^ult of the recent elections. This is a gain of 40 seats. For Sale?The property at 403 Frank lin street. Inquire on tlje promises.? -5-5-1 m? J Situation At Mexico More Serious Than Is Realized MEXICO CITY, May 20?The situa tion at this city is more serious than It is possible for those not here to un derstand. An uprising of the people and mutiny in tho army are two of the contingencies that are staring the people in tho face. Both are momen tarily expected. It is believed that it will be impossible to prevent an up rising more than a few days more at the most. Cabinet Minister Quits. Jose Maria Losnno, Minister of Com munications, is the last Cabinet officer to resign. Ho quit the Cabinet yes terday evening. It is believed here that Huorta will be relieved of office before the media tors get fairly started on their work, and that he will not serve to compli cate the work that is being pressed for settlement at Niagra Falls. Mexicans Return Horses. VERA CRUZ, May 20.?Two horses taken into tho Mexican lines by Pri vate Parks were returned to tho Amer ican military authorities yesterday by order of the Mexican commander. Villa Continues to Win. EL PASO, Tex., May 20.?Reports of the continued success of Gon. Vil la's army at Saltillo are being re ceived. It is believed that if the town ?? has not been captured completely by this time that it will be so soon. Gen. Villa has been driving the Federals from one position to another for sev eral days, and yesterday he was fight ing the Huertalst8 In the streets of the city. Canadians Welcome Mediators. NIAGRA FALLS, Ontario, May 20.? The mediators and delegates to the peace ^conference were welcomed by the Canadian government officials and representatives of the Imperial gov ernment today. It Is not likely that the permanent organization will be perfected before tomorrow. Mexican Securities Suffer. NEW YORK. May 20.?Mexican gov ernment securities, since September, 1912, have suffered an average depre ciation of more than 40% ? + + + + + + + + + + ?? s >?> + + * ? VILLA WINS VICTORY. ? + + ? Saticlon Amerisco. Mex., + + May 20.?Gen. Villa, loading + + 4000 men, in the city, won the + + first important engagement In ? 4* the Saltillo campaign, defeat- + + ing 4500 Federal?. He captured + <- 900 prisoners. Many Federals + + wore killed. + 4? * +?+++++*+++++++++ confirmation'of warburg assured _ WASHINGTON. May 20.? Senator James A. O'Gorman, who has beeen sounding the Senate on the Paul M. Warburg nomination for the reserve board, says he has heard nowhere a word of protest against Mr. Warburg's selection and he believes he will be confirmed without objection. WATSON WILL WAIT TILL COAL IS SHIPPED OUT ?+? B. F. Watson, Alaska agent for the Pacific Alaska Navigation company, is making the trip on the Admiral Samp son to Knlk Anchorage where he will remain until the government coal that was mined In the Matnnuska fields for naval tests has been shipped to Brem erton. It is planned to ship all or near ly all of the coal on the next trip of the Admiral Evans. In case the Evans does not get it all the remainder will follow on the next trip of the Admiral Sampson. BOOKBINDER FOR SIMPKINS. A. F. Langullle, who for many yearn was with the Denny-Corryell company of Seattle and later with Nell & Co. of Tncoma, arrived In Juneau on a re cent boat to take a position In tho bindery and blankbook factory of George M. Simpklns. HOTEL STEDMAN INCORPORATES. Articles of Incorporation for the Stedman Hotel Co., of Ketchikan, were filed with Charles E. Davidson, Sec retary of the Territory, today. The In corporators are Martin J. Bugge, Chas. H. Cosgrove and Alfred Larsen. Tho capital stock is named as $50,000. LA TOUCHE BRINGING STEEL AND CEMENT The steamer LaToucho Is on the way to Juneau loaded with cement for the Alaska Gastlneau Mining com pany's big dam at Salmon creek and with structural steel for tho company's great ere reduction mills at Thane. Fairbanks people have been asked to bid on furnishing 50 horses for work on the Alaska railroad survey. Tho dispatch also auks for detailed infor mation about securing packers in that 1 section. FOR RENT?Dining room doing good business. Apply by letter Box F, Ju neau. 5-19-tf.