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THE ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE
- ??:- vr ? VOL. IV.. NO. 473. __ JUNEAU, ALASKA. THURSDAY, MAY 21, 1914. , PRICE. TEN CENTS Riggs Outlines Railway Board's Work In Detail N. SEATTLE. May 21.?'Tt must $e borne In mind all the time." said Thomas R. Rlggs. Jr.. member of the Alaska ralroad commission who was a guest of the Commercial Clnb to day. "that we are not locating the Al aska railroad. We are making loca tion surveys. The route of the road will be selected by the President. We are directi-d first of all to survey the Susttna route. It Is generally and by common consent admitted Jhat the pur pose is to make Fairbanks the north ern terminus of the road, and opera tions will proceed from there Immed iately In tho location survey work. "The survey which we are directed to make will extend up the valley of the Shsitna. crossing to the Cholitna and up that river to its head, over in to Broad pass, and down the Nenana to the Tar.ana rivor. "The survey may then follow the Tanana to Fairbanks, or It may leave the Nenana river at Healy Crossing and go through the Nenana coal field and the Bonnifleld country into Fair banks. "If the road is extended to the Yu kon river, the main line would either cross the Tanana river at Nenana. or. If tho lino should leave the Nenana at Healy Crossing, it would cross the Tanana at or near Fairbanks. "If we can complete the field work, as we hope to, by tho middle of Oc tober. we will all gather at some place on Prince William Sound. Af ter visiting all the ports In that sec tion for the purpose of gathering data on the local conditions, possible har bor facilities and the probabilities of development along other railroad lines than the one we shall have surveyed In the Susttna and Nenana valleys, we shall begin work on our reports ana estimates of the cost of building via various lines. Wo believe we should be able to get at work on the data thus obtained about the first of December, and have our report ready to submit to the President about April 1st. "So far as the scope of our duties are concerned, our work will have been completed then. The President is authorized by the law to select the route. He will do that after he shall have received the results of our year's work. Then, or before then, the plans for the construction of the railroad will be made. Our report, of course, will contain many things that will be of use to the construction engineers." Lieut Frederick Mears arrived in Seattle this morning and was a lun cheon guest with Mr. Riggs at the Commercial Club luncheon. THE CITY OF SEATTLE BRINGS MANY TO JUNEAU The City of Seattle arrived from the South this morning, bringing freight mall and the following passengers for Juneau: From Seattle?J. M. Sadllrs, L. A. Strom. V. K. Sheldon. Dan Whar ton. C. C. Putnam. C. W. Bowman. C. A. Haason, and seven second class; from Prince Rupert?Robert O'Con nor. Carl Rodney. P. J. Smith. Mark Kolboff, Sam Karahoff. B. Sagoff. M. Biiikoff, Frank Ward. Miss Edith Ward. Patrick Ward. Kathlene Ward. Eva Ward. Nora Ward. L. B. Pun baugh. P. B. Walker, Angello Sallo. Pete Zazoi?; from Ketchikan?C. E. Kimbo, D. W. Shelton. I. Kark; from Wrangell?G. J. Grey; from Peters burg?T. K. Thomlison and one second class. NOTICE?Bidders for Concessions. Separate and sealed bids will be re ceived up to and Including June 1st by the Juneau Board of Baseball managers for the following park con cessions that are to be granted for the entire baseball season of 1914: First?The privilege of issuing and circulating the official and only score cards allowed. circulated on the grounds. Seconu?The privilege of vending peanuts, popcorn, soft drinks, eti. Each bid nust contain specific of fers. and tr.e board reserves the right to reject any and all bids. It Is esti mated that there will be an average of one game each week throughout the season on these grounds, including evening and Sunday games. Address bids to J. C. McBride. chairman of the board of managers.? 5-21-lt 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-tf. SOMETHING NEW!!? On Saturday, May 23rd, at 7 p. m., the Panama hat-maker, of the Alaska Cleaners and Dyers, will be demon strating the making of Panama hats in the window of Goldstein's furnish ing store. Second and Seward. 5-21-3L AT THE ALASKAN: M. K. Merrill, Hollywood. Calif.; H. R. Plate. New York; O. D. Van guskirk. Oakland: A. W. Wright. Ju neau: F.D. Stander, D. McKeller. So attle. J. T. McChesney. Everett WORK WANTED?Capable woman de sires respectable work. Inquire Cir cle City HoteL 5-19-tt. THE WEATHER TODAY. Twenty-four hours ending at 3 p. m. Maximum?68. Minimum?39. Clear. AL-KI CONFIRMS NEWS OF HOONAH SMALLPOX Capt. Charles McGregor, of the Al Ki, which arrived in Juneau from the Hoonah cannery last evening, brought a report on the smallpox conditions, verifying and confirming the state ments In yesterday's Issue of The Em pire that there were four cases al ready developed and two other sus pect cases. A practical quarantine, however, is already In force so far as these cases are concerned. Dr. Wll berforce served a written notice on tho officers of the Bhip that they were not to land any passengers or take any aboard and this ruling was strictly observed. Every precaution is being taken to I prevent a spread of the contagion. So I tar all of the afflicted patients are white people. The greatest danger of epidemic would be to have It break out among the native Indians. HIGH SCHOOL COMMENCEMENT AT ELKS' HALL TONIGHT The commencement exercises of the graduating class of the Juneau high school will be held in Elks' hall this evening. The following is the pro gram: Music. Song?Mrs. H. P. Crowther. Invocation?Rev. R. C. Blackwell. Commencement address?Judge R. iW. Jennings. Presentation of diplomas. Benediction?Rev. G. E. Henison. The graduating class consists of the Misses Thelma Nlnnis, Nora Museth and Alma Sowerby, Charles Sabln, George Nelson and Edward Beattle. The Misses Nlnnis and Museth are from Douglas. QUINALT COMING. The steamship "Quinalt" of the Portland Steamship company, will ar rive in Juneau at 6 a. m. tomorrow. She has a miscellaneous cargo in | eluding 151,000 feet of lumber for Ju neau, 21 tons general merchandise and 121.000 feet of lumber for Sheep creek. Hereafter the Quinalt will make regu lar runs to the West Coast?operating northbound Ketchikan to Juneau via Wrangell and going southbound via Sitka and making calls at Craig. Kla wack. Fish Egg. Waterfall and other points. The same rates will prevail as out of Seattle. DOUGLAS SCOUTS TODAY INVADE CAPITAL CITY Rev. Owen Uinstead accompanied by Douglas Boy Scouts in large num bers arrived in Juneau on the 2:30 ferry this afternoon and proceeded to Recreation park where the Douglas Scouts are battling with the Juneau Scouts for baseball honors; and the Infants of Douglas are fighting the Ju neau Infants for first place. SEVENTH GRADE PUPILS HAVING CLASS PICNIC The seventh grade pupils of the Ju neau public school are enjoying a class I picnic -today at Lemon creek. Mrs. Strouble, their teacher, took the young folks out at 9 o'clock this morning, and they will have a whole day of outdoor fun. The eighth grade pupils will have their picnic tomorrow. ? ? ? FOUNDATIONS FINISHED FOR NEW NELSON HOME The concrete foundations for the handsome new home being erected by R. W. Nelson on Fifth and Harris streets, is completed and work will be pushed on the erection of the build ing proper as rapidly as is consistent with good construction. MANVILLE OUT AGAIN, M. V. Manville, who has been under the care of Dr. L. O. Egginton for the past few days, is now around attend ing to his duties as usual, apparently none the worse from the severe elec tric shock he received by coming in contact with the Perseverance high tension line. His condition was con sidered quite serious for a time fol lowing the accident HAOLEY ON THE MAP. The old smelting town of Hadley Is getting on the map again, according to steamship men. The City of Seat tle on the present voyago called there leaving 35 passengers. The Foss lum ber mills have renewed activity and copper mining is given as the reason. LADIES' HAIR GOODS. We specialize in rare shade switches, etc, made to frder. THE VOGUE, Mrs. Albert Berry, opposite the Or pheum. Phone Main 243. Tu-Th-Sa. 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 Cletyiers and Dyers. Phone 299. ti Before throwing away your old hats please phone 299 and get the hat doc tor's advice. Alaska Cleaners and Dy ' em. ? 5-18-tf LOVERAS?now made in bond, un . der supervision of a government In spector, are as fine as can be sold foi . 12i? cents. Ask for the Monarch size ?5-lS-Ew. WANTED?Two girls for seconc work. Apply Mrs. Hellerch, Douglas 5-19-tf. ISLAND LADS TAKE SECOND BIG GAME The Gasttneaus wero taken Into' camp yesterday by Mr. Ferris' star performers on the Dou&Iqb grounds in one of the most exciting games ever witnessed on the Island?scoro, Tread well. 2; G&stlneau, 0. The day waB Ideal and it is estimated that a crowd of 2500 people? (includnig al lbut one of the route boys of The Empire)? were In attendance. Game was called at 4:15 with Bid die and Barragar holding the indica tors. Neither Bide scored until the third inning when with two men down and Kalal on first, Mauseth knocked a long fly to center, which Wurth missed. Kalal went to second and came home on Wood's safe drive to center shortly after. Another score was made by Tread well in the eighth by Woods who hit safe and scored on Jdhnson's long hit over third. The Juneau boys had chances but things didn't break right. Molloy got a dandy two-bagger in the ninth and all the Juneau girls in the grand stand began to clap their hands; Den ny went into a troqee and was nipped a mile away. Hurlontt followed, with another two-bagger and gdt to third, but died there. Ford pitched a magnificent game and the Gastineaus outplayed the Treadwells both in hitting and in point of errors, but the break was against the Juneau lads. Johnson for Tread well was cool and effective in the pinches. The score follows: ? " Juneau AB R H PO A E Hester, lb 4 0 0 6 1 0 Duggan, c 4 0 Oil 1 0 Mullen. 2b 4 0 1 1 2 1 Callan, ss 3 0 2 3 0 0 Wurth. cf 4 0 0 1 0 1 Molloy rf 4 0 1 1 0 0 McNevins. If 4 0 0 0 0 0 Hurlbutt, 3b 4 0 2 1 1 0 Ford, p 4 0 1 0 3 1 Totals ... 35 0 7 24 8 3 Douglas. AB R H PO A E Dahl, If 4 0 1 2 1 0 Kalal. cf 3 1 0 0 0 1 Mauseth, 3b 4 0 0 0 2 1 Woods, ss 3 1 2 5 1 1 Mensor, 2b 2 0 0 2 2 2 Kertls. lb 3 0 0 6 0 1 Johnson, p 2 0 1 1 4 0 Pitman, rf 4 0 0 1 0 0 Coblentz, c 2 0 0 10 1 0 Totals ... 27 2 4 27 11 6 Summary?Two base hits, Hurlbutt, Mullen and Wurth; base on balls, by Jobnsonl, Ford 4; struck out. by John sons, by Ford 11; left on bases, Ju neau 10. Douglas 9; double play, Dahl to Coblentz; hit by pitcher, Callan by Johnson. Coblentz by Ford; timo of game two bours and 25 minutes; um pires, Blddlc and Barragar. For Sale or Ront. Large, newly furnished rooming house, well filled and paying largo re turns; will be sold or leased for long term of years. An Ideal location; could be handled with $4,000 cash. P. O. Bex 103. 5-21-tf. MANY LEAVE ON AL-KI. The Al-Kl, arriving from Hoonah, sailed for the South last night with the following passengers from Juneau: For Wrangell?H. A. Anderson; for Ketchikan?A. Willintns, Victor Slg man, Leo. Sodorn; for Seattle?W. Mc Donald and wife, Mrs. Dennis Carara, J. T. Anderson, Mrs. George Stude baker, Petor Otness, Lee Irwin, O. Snail, Mrs. E. Ranstad, W. Rehmala, L. Horschbrach, Carl Rasmussen, W. Buschorz, F. Eckert. D. Nilo, W. P. Goldep, Amos Grafflns, C. Kemzura, G. Mosts and Jan Lest. I HOONAH TEACHERS TO ASSIST AT KLUKWAN Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Dansforth, who are teachers of the government schools at Hoonah, left on the Georgia for Haines, from which place they will go to the native Indian town of Kluk wan In the Chilcat river valley. They will spend the summer In Klukwan and vicinity assisting Mr. and Mrs. P. R. Shaver, who are teachers In the gov ernment schools of that place. In teach ing the Chilkats the art of farming and stock, raising. MALIN- PETERSON. Married, at the M. E. parsonage, Wednesday, May 20th, Miss Hllga Ma lln to Hugo Peterson. Both the con tracting parties are residents of Ju neau and the happy couple will re side at Mr. John Koskl's for the pres ent. Friends of the bride and groom were present at the ceremony which was performed by the Rev. R. C Blackwell. ARE YOU GAINING OR LOSING? The Juneau Drug Co., "the store . that has what you want when you want it," has a new Fairbanks scale, Bring your baby to be weighed: rree, It tells you your height and weight , Opposite Alaskan Hotel. Phone 250 5-21-tf. ALTAR SOCIETY TO MEET. The Ladles' Altar Society of the , Catholic church will meet at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the home ol Mrs. Emery Valentine, 526 East Flftt street. We have Just discovered a new pro cess for taking away the shiny glosi of your suits. Call 299 and be con " vinced. Alaska Cleaners and Dy ? ers. 5-18-tf Mrs. A. W. Rhodes has takei 1 charge of Mrs. Gage's dressmakini i. parlors. All work neatly done am guaranteed. 5-21-2 LOCAL ELKS ARRANGE fOR TWOBIG EVENTS Flag Day will be celebrated by the local Elks, Sunday afternoon May 24, and on the evening of the following day the lodge will give a big ball in Elka' hall. The commlttoo consists of George J. McCarthy, Dr. W. H. M'ulhollan and G. P. Forrest. Mr. McCarthy, although not a member of the local lodge, has been asked to take the lead in making this annual ball a success. He has al ready entered Into the spirit of the task with an enthusiast! and ardor that promises It will be well done. Invitations to tho ball will be out In a few days. MANAGERS ADVERTISING FOR BIOS ON PRIVILEGES The Juneau Board of Eyeball man agers has issued a col for,'bids for the two concessions that are to be grant ed for park privileges during tho en tiro baseball season of 1914. The con cessions consist of the steore card privilege and the peanut and lemon ado privileges. The bids will not be opened until after Juno 1. All bids should be submitted to J.'C. McBride, chairman of the board. PA8SENGERS LEAVING FOR LYNN CAKAL PORTS Tho following took passage on the Jefferson last night for Lynn Canal ports: For Haines?G. A. Danforth and Mrs. Danforth; for Skagway?J. F. Pugh, P. Popovlch, M. G. McDonald, William JohnBton, E. L. Anderson, Ed Martin, J. S. Houwalt, W. W. Powell, D. E. Rochester, D. C. Nelson, A. S. Dautrlch, M. V. Costello, Miss Jean Falconor, and J. T. McCbcsney. FREE TRIP TO 'FRISCO FAIR. The Juneau Drug company will give a free trip to the Panama-Pacific ex position at San Francisco and return to Juneau next year to some one of its customers. This means flrst-class fare both ways, two weeks at a first class hotel and sufficient funds for sight-seeing and other incidental ex penses?the equivalent of $260. Ev ery purchaser at the store will have an equal chance to secure this trip. The Juneau Drug company, "the store that has what you want when you want it," opposite the Alaskan Hotel; phone 250. * Tu-Th-S. JUNEAU THEATRE For Wednesday and Thursday nights the following program will be offer od: "Told In tho Future." Because of a dscara. n rich young man chooses the right girl in spite of his father's opposition and threats disinherit ance. "Brethren of the Sacred Fish." An amuBing 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 Conefcderate troops and killed. The son, sharing his father's senti ments, is adopted into a wealthy Southern family and has to choose be tween 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 JUNEAU STORE WILL SEND MAN TO 'FRISCO FAIR FREE ?+? L. J. Louzzac, of tho Juneau Drug company, announces that his store will send <600)0 fortunate customer of the store to the Panama-Pacific expo sition at San Francisco at its ex pense. Tho trip will include flrst class transportation both ways, good hotel accommodations for two weeks and sufficient cash for all necessary expenses. The prize is one of the most generous ever offered in the North. CAPT. R. E. DAVIS VISITED IN JUNEAU Capt R. E. Davis of the Tec Harbor cannery paid Juneau a brief visit yes terday, coming on the cannery tender H. B. Jones. He loft for home again last night. NEW MAN ARRIVES FOR THE BRITT PHARMACY ??fc? J. W. Reims, registered pharmacist, and lately with the Quaker Drug Co. , In Seattle, is now with Brltt's Pbar , mncy In Juneau, as chief assistant. . Mr. Kcarns likes Juneau and expects . to make this his home. METHODIST WOMEN TO MEET. 1 Tho Woman's Social Union of the ? Methodist Episcopal church willmeet Friday, at two p. m.. at tho home of the president, Mrs. M. Sabln. Visitors " are welcome. i > ? t 1 J UNEAU DRUG CO. GETS SCALE. The Juneau Drug company has se ' cured a set of scales for Its store ' whero people can got weighed or ' measured without trouble or expense. FINED FOR ASSAULT. s K. G. Karlson this morning pleaded . guilty to assaulting Peter Lawrence f and was fined ten dollars by Munlcl j pal Magistrate E. W. Pettlt. BASEBALL AT PARK TONIGHT. The C. W. Young company's Tigers 3 will play a "dark horse" team at Rec . reation park tonight COOK wants position either as cook, waiter or dishwasher. Willing to i start with small wages. Trained at ; cooking school, Norway. Good ref j erence. Inquire Scandinavian Groc t ery. 5-18-6t ROOSEVELT HITS AT VERA CRUZ CAPTURE OYSTER BAY, N. Y., May 21.?Col. Thoodore Roosevelt was most emphat ic yesterday in hlB opposition to the proposed treaty with Colombia which proposes to pay that country $25,000, 000 for Panama. Ho referred to the demand for money as "blackmail." He was particularly opposed,to the pro vision In the troaty which expresses tho regret of the United States that differences between that country and tho United States should have risen. Ho said, among othor things, if the "United States submits to this, some future President of tho United States should apologize to some future suc cessor -of Huorta for the sclzuro of Vera Cruz." Roosevelt to Oppve Administration. OYSTER BAY, May 21.?Col. Theo dore Roosevelt will begin an active campaign against the Democratic and Republican parties, and will attompt to Infuse new life In tho Progressive party, unless be changes his mind he fore returning from Europo. That much Is foreshadowed by the state ments he made yesterday and this morning. He has been in almost con stant conference with Progressive leaders since his return from Brazil. Among others, George W. Perkins, Gifford PInchot and Douglas Robin son have conferred with him. Bryan Forestalled Roosevelt. WASHINGTON, May 21.?Col. Theo dore Roosevolt's declaration against the Colombia treaty is causing no wor ry to Secretary of Stato William J. Bryan, according to those who have talked with him. Mr. Bryan announc ed two weeks ago that the Colombia treaty would not bo presented to tho Senate. NEW HAVEN LOANED BOSTON HERALD $300,000 WASHINGTON, May 21.?Charles S. Mellcn, resuming his testimony be fore the Interstate Commerce Commis sion yesterday, told of the New Ha ven's lending Haskellf of the Boston Hcrnld. the sum of $300,000. He said the fact that tho road owned the Her ald was not a bad inducement to make tho loan. Senator Aldrlch Negotiated Sale. WASHINGTON. May 21.?Charles S. Mcllen testified this morning In the Interstate Commerce Commission hearing that former Senator Aldrlch, of Rhode Island, personaly negotiated the sale of the Rhode Island trolley system to tho. New Haven. The price paid was $20,000,000. WASHINGTON ENTERTAINS ALASKA'S GOVERNOR ?+? Washington newspapers indicate that Gov. and Mrs. J. F. A. Strong hnd a rather strenuous social season while In Washington. The Washington Post, of May 12,> contains the following ac count of a dinner given, for them by Senator and Mrs. Key Pittman, of Nevada: "Senator and Mrs. Key Pittman, who are now established for the season at Alpha Hall, In Cherrydale Pike, Va., on the bluff of the Potomac facing George town, entertained at dinner last night in compliment to tho Governor of Alas ka and Mrs. Strong. The guesta to meet them were Senator and Mrs. Reed, of Missouri; Senator and "Mrs.) Ollie James, of Kertucky; Senator and Mrs. Shields, of Tennessee; the As sistant Attorney General and Mrs. Samuel J. Graham, and the attorney general of Nevada and Mrs. Thatch er." Mrs. Strong was the guest of hon or at a luncheon given by Mrs. Jones, wife of Senator Wesley L. Jones, of Washington. Delegate and Mrs. Jas. Wickersham gave an elaborate dinner for Gov. and Mrs. Strong, as did Mr. and Mrs Thomas Rlggs, Jr. KING HENRY VIII. ?+? HAND COLORED FEATURE?at the Grand Theatre. "Intrigue in the Reign of Henry VIII"?a very beautiful hand-colored film in three parts. A story of the nobility and all the terrible things that happened during the reign of Honry VII. This beautiful hand-colored fea hire is full of Interest from start to finish. You cannot help liking it "Fugitive"?An American Western drama, always a good hit. "Lobsters, All Styles," if good laugh able comedy, closses a good show. AT THE ORPHEUM. Pathe Weekly?showing all the cur rent events is the best weekly pro duced. * "The Prosecuting Attorney," Is a strong Kalem drama. "The Unwelcome Guest" features Christie Miller of the Blograph Co. "Bill's Birthday Presents," is a laughable comedy by tho Selig Co. Something new coming up tor the baseball fans. LADIES'-AID TO MEET. The LadleB' Aid Spciety will meet at the home of Mrs. W. De Long to morrow at 2:30 p. m. ~ Mrs. 2. C. Donny has moved into the Shackleford resldenco until Mr. and Mrs. Shackleford return. For Sale?The property at 403 Frank lin street. Inquire on tho premlsos.? i ?5-6-1 m? . FOR RENY*?Dining room doing good - business. Apply by letter Box F, Ju neau. 6-19-tf. ? ^ ? ? HUERTAIST ASKS FOR PERSONAL SACRIFICES NFAGRA FALLS, Canada, May 21.? Mexican Delcgato Dagarus, address ing tho mediutors last night, Bald that the tlmo was one for tho voice of rea son to control. He counselled the sac rifice of persons and personal inter ests of the people of Mexico. Huerta Ready to Resign. MEXICO CITY, May 21.?Gen. Hu erta gave out a statement this morning saying that the delegates to the peace conference at Nlagra Falls have been authorized to "Offer his resignation as Provisional President of Mcxicfai If that should become necessary to a solution of the Mexican situation. He made it plain, however, that he would not resign to satisfy any for eign demand. It would only be in case it should appear that ho could best servo Mexico by resigning that he would step down. Huerta Denies It First MEXICO CITY, May 21. ? Huerta last night denied that he had author ized the delegates to the peace con ference to tender his resignation which was first sent out from this city by tho Associated Press. This morn ing the first story was practically con firmed. M'CORMICK WINS RACE FOR GOVERNORSHIP PHILADELPHIA, May 21.? Vance C. McCormlck, of Harrisburg, who was affiliated with A. Mitchell Palmer's fuctlon of the Pennsylvania Democrat ic party In the primary race, was nom inated for Govcronr by the Democrats Tuesday, defeating Michael J. Ryan, of Philadelphia. JOHN SINGLETON DIES AT LOS ANGELES ??? LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 21. ? John Singleton, principal owner of the Yellow'Aster mlno from which he has taken millions, died here last inght. Singleton Is one of the best known mining men of the Pacific Coast. He became Interested in Alaska some time ago with John H. Hughes, of Al aska, Seattle and California. BO SWEENEY TO ASSUME DUTIES ON JUNE 15th ?4? SEATTLE, May 21.?Bo Sweeney, of this city, recently appointed to be assistant Secretary of the Interior at a salary of $5,000 a year, returned to Seattle last night from Washington. He will assume the duties'of his office June 15th. ^ I . - . *- ? ? ANOTHER COMMISSION FAVORS ABOLITION OF SING SING ALBANY, N. Y., May 21. ? New York's famous prison at Sing Sing will soon bo of the past If the com mission on prison reform recently appointed by Gov. Martin H. Glynn, of New York is permitted to have own way. The commission ? the seebnd one so to recommend?urges the abandonment of the old prison and the building of a new prison on an ample farm with forest lands on It. Tho commission also recommends that the women confined at the Auburn prison be removed to the Stato farm at Valatle or the reformatories at Albion or Bedford. PRESBYTERIAN GENERAL ASSEMLY IN SESSION ?+? ' CHICAGO, May 21.--The General Assembly of 4ho PreBbyterlan church met here today. Rcr. John B. Stevens, of Juneau, is a commissioner to the General As sembly. BECKER'S TRIAL COMING ? TO END QUICKLY NEW YORK, May 21.?The Becker defense rested today at noon. Tht summing up arguments will begin this evening. ANOTHER AMERICAN LOSES TO AN ENGLISH PLAYER ?+? LONDON, May 21. ? Francis Oui met, the youthful American who de fcated the English golf players last ycnr, was defeated yesterday for th< amateur golf championship by Youn? Tubbs, a boy player from Littlcstone On-Sea, England. BUTTE FIGHTERS DRAW. BUTTE, Mont., May 21.?Bob Mc Alltster, of San Francisco, and Tom my McCarty, of Butte, fought a 12 round draw last night hero, on the City of Seattle this mornini and is staying at the Occidental hotel M. L. Nelson.-Of Wiseman In th< Koyukuk country, arrived in Juneai WANTED ? Woman for geners house work, St. George House. phon< 60*. 5-21-t FOR SALE:?House and part of lot ? apply afternoons to 950 Basin Rcad. 5-20-61. L Furnished for housekeeping? thre rooms and bath. See Kendrick- 6*21 Villa Executes General and 32 Officers JUAREZ. Mex., May 21. ? Federal Gen. Ozorno and 32 officers captured at Saltlllo were executed there yes terday. Among the killed in the Federal army in tho engagement at Saltlllo was Gen. Munoz, nephew of former Proeldent Porflrio Diaz. m + ? ? FEDERALS ABANDON 8AL- ? ? TILLO. ? ? ? + Juarez, Mex., May 21. ? The ? * Constitutionalists received a ? * telegram today from Gen. VII- ? * la saying that he is entering ? + Saltillo. Twelve thousand ? * Federal troops evacuated the ? + place. ? Army Will Not Need Navy. WASHINGTON, May 21. ? The friendly attitude of all the foreign countries toward the administration's course In Mexico has caused the Navy Department to determine that the presence of so many battleships are not required on the coast of that coun try to support the army even should it become engaged In an active cam paign, and it 1b the present intention to bring several of the ships north to undergo the regular annual overhaul ing. NEW YORK SUN SAYS TIMES TO BE GOOD NEW YORK, Maq 21. ? The New York Sun says New York bankers, manufacturers and wholesales are op timistic over the business outlook for the coming year. While a few still show scepticism of certain prosperity, all of those interviewed by the Sun express confidence in a marked Im provement within a few months. BAER'S ESTATE IS VALUED AT $5,000,000 NEW YORK, May 21.?Tho will Geo. F. Baer, lato president' ot Read ing, disposes of estate valued at over 15,000,000, of which $1,000,000 Is In Reading railway stocks. The Read ing paper mill alone owned by his es tate Is worth $750,000. There are, no public bequests. JACOB RIIS DYING AT SUMMER HOME WORCESTER, Mass., May 21.?Ja cob RIls, journalist, soclaloglst and friend of the poor, whom Col. Roose velt once called the "best citizen of the United States," is believed to be dying at his summer home at Barre. He collapsed about ten dayB ago when riding In an automobile with his wife, and has not recovered. DUKE OF CONNAUGHT MAY BECOME IRISH VICEROY LONDON, May 21.?Tho Standard yesterday Bald that tho Duke of Con naught, brother of tho late King Ed ward VII, uncle of King George and now Governor-General of Canada, will be Invited by Prime Minister Herbert Henry Asqulth to be the first Viceroy of rrcland under tho new home rule government. MUNDAY AND SHIELS TO ASK FOR PATENTS SEATTLE, May 21. ? Charles F. Munday and Archie Shiels, who were recently acquitted of a criminal cbargo in connection with tbelr appli cations for patents to Alaska coal lands, and their associates will ask for patents to tho claims for which they have applied. 1 COPPER EXPORTS ARE GREATEST IN HISTORY WATHINGTON, May 21.?The ex , ports of copper for the first six months of the present year will total 495,000,000 pounds ecuallng the en tire output for 1906 and making a 1 new record. i t ( t ~ AUSTRALIA TO INVESTIGATE BEEF TRUST MELBOURNE, Australia, May 21.? The Australian government has an - nounced its Intention of appointing a * royal commission to Inquire Into the t operation of the so-called beef trust > In Australia. i ? ? ? Lesson in Statesmanship Wilson Is setting a lesson In states manship by going serenely on his way * seeking to regulate the important mat * ters affecting the American people at ' home, and not letting his mind be di verted through danger of war.?Cor ' dova Times. Jr F. Chamberlain, popular commer ) clal man, will leave for the Sonth on i the Jefferson. J M. Sheahan, who has been at the s Occidental for several weeks, has gone f out on a hunting trip. J. E. Warrens and Herman West 1 berg left for Kenpingtorr yesterday. FOR SALE ?? Small restaurant, cheap; doing a good business; owner e golnlng Inside. 306 Front street tf ? ? 5-20-3t.