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THE ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE
VOL IV, NO 475 JUNEAU, ALASKA, SATURDAY; MAY 23, 1914 ~ PRICE, TEN CENTS 1 J ' I _ Railroad Commission Opens Headquarters In Seattle SEATTLE. May 23.?Lieut. Freder ick Meant and Thomas Riggs. jr.. will open official headquarters for the Al aska railroad commission on the elev enth floor of the Alaska building Mon day. Meant will then begin hiring men. No word has been received from William C. Edes that would indicate the time he expects to arrive here. MRS. ROWE TO BE BURIED AT SITKA Pursuant to her request. Mrs. Anna Rowe, wife of the Right Rev. Peter Trimble Rowe. Episcopal Bishop of Alaska, will be buried at Sitka, where she has resided so long. Bishop Rowe will leave Seattle with the body of his wife tomorrow night on the Mariposa. Mrs. Rowe is survived by two sons. Cyril and Leo. in adidtion to her hus band. Both of them were at Seattle with her at the end. JUNEAU ELKS WILL CELEBRATE FLAG OAY ?*? Flag Day, June 14. is to be appropri ately observed in Juneau, according to the plans of Juneau Lodge No. 420. B. P. O. E. The lodge will hold pa triotic exercises on the afternoon of Sunday. June 14. the ceremonies con sisting of music and speaking in ac cord with the day. On Monday evening following. June 15. the Elks will give their annual ball. The committee having this af fair in hand is headed by George Mc Carthy who has enthusistically taken up the preliminary work and will make it a success. DR. EMIL KRULISH IS COMING NORTH AT ONCE ?+? Dr. Emit Krulish leaves Seattle for Juneau and will immediately take con trol of the smallpox situation in Hoo nah. Miss Jean Rankin and Mis Ger trude Storer left for the Hoonah can nery this morning to help nurse the white cases now existing at that place j and Miss Esther Gibson, government nurse, went direct to Hoonah to care for any case which may possibly mani fest itself among the Indian popula tion. J. T. McCHESNEY WILL COME BACK TO JUNEAU ? J. T. McChesney. an Everett, Wash ington capitalist who was called back at Juneau from the excursion party being given by President H. F. Alex ander of the Pacific Alaska Navigation company, left for the South on the Alameda last night. "This Is my first visit to Alaska." he said, "but not my last. I have been so impressed with what 1 have seen in the short time al lowed that I will come again. Expect to be here with a party in July." + + + CHURCH NOTES + + ? + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + Catholic Church. Sunday services at Catholic church: communion mass. 8 a. m.: parish high mass. 10:30 a. m.; evening services, 7 p. m. Rev. A. R. Drathman, S.J.. pastor. + + + Trinity Episcopal Church. Morning prayer and sermon at 11 a. m.. subject. "Prayer"?special music by full vested choir. Including anthem by Sullivan. "Hearken Unto Me My People." Sunday School meets at 12 noon. Evening prayer and address at 8 o'clock, subject. "The School of Religious Experience. Offertory solo by Mr. W. Engberg. Everyone Is cor dially invited to these services. + + + Presbyterian Church John B. Stevens. Pastor. In the absence of the pastor there will be no morning service. Dr. Con dit will preach at 8 o'clock in the eve ning. subject. "A Bible Lost and Found." Sunday School at 12. Choir rehearsal Friday evening. * + + Methodist Eoltcopal. Cor. Fourth and Seward Sts. R. C. Blackwell, Pastor. Services morning and evening at 11 and 8 o'clock. Sermon themes. "What a Man Must Hate." Evening. "Four Great Human Loves." Sunday School at 12 m. Epworth League at 7 p. m. Prayer meeting and choir practice on Thursday evening. Woman's Social Union Friday afternoon. + + + Christian Science. Services are held in Christian Sci ence hall..' Third and Seward sts. at 1 a. m? subject of lesson sermon ."Soul and Body." All are welcome. Sun day school at 10 a. m. Wednesday night meetings at 8 o'clock. Free read ing room every Wednesday of each week from 2 to 5. 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 Two practical miners and prospec tors want positions. Will work by contract or by the day. Address J. E. Vcak, Gen. Delivery. Juneau. 5-22-41. THE WEATHER TODAY. Twenty-four hours ending at 3 p. m.: Maximum?56. Minifnum?38. Clear. THIRD BALL GAME OCCURS TOMORROW j From present Indications there will be good weather on tap tomorrow and a banner crowd out at Recreation park to witness the third game of the series between the Treadwell and Qas tineau baseball teams. Ralph Frary, ono of the best known umpires of the country, who recently resigned from the Northwestern League to accept a position with the Federal League, is in town, having ar rived on the Princess May this morn ing on a flying visit, and he may be induced to hold the indicator in to morrow's gamo. The game will begin at 3:15 p. m. ' MOTHER MEETS SON IN FEDERAL JAIL A dramatic scene was enacted In the Federal jail this morning when Mrs. Carrie Dawson, who is held for deportation to Vancouver, B. C.. was confronted with her son George Hop kins. who was arrested and taken from the steamship Alameda last night on telegraphic instructions from Cordova charged with larceny. The woman on seeing her son In Jail completely collapsed. Mrs. Dawson was arrested at the instance of the immigration officer some weeks ago and has been held pending an investigation. The commis sioner of Immigration has Just for warded a decision ordering her re turn to Vancouver, B. C.. at the ex pense of the transportation company that brought her here and she will ac cordingly be sent South on the Prin cess May tomorrow morning. Hopkins is a mere youth and claims to be only 1$ years of age. He says that he is innocent of the charge. He jhad $110 on his person when arrested. He will be sent to the Westward on the first boat. BUILDING INSPECTOR REMOVED FROM OFFICE ?f C. W. Winsted was removed from the office of building Inspector for the city of Juneau at last night's session of the city council after a brief season of dispute that was somewhat stren uous. Richard W. Wulzen was Im mediately elected to the position. Councilman George Miller started things by asking that the Mayor ap point some competent engineer to examine the Bower apartment house now under construction. Mr. Win stedt arose and stated that he had approved the plans of the building and that it was safe. After some more discussion Council man Britt moved that the office of building inspector be declared vacant. Willis seconded the motion stating that there was nothing against the competency of Mr. Winsted but ow ing to the fact that the latter was en gaged in constructnig buildings him self there had arisen complaint from other builders and he had asked Mr. Winsted to resign. On vote Willis, Britt, Miller and Mayor Reck voted for the removal; Woliand voted against it and Geddes and Fries re fused to vote. Richard Wulzen was then nominated for the position and all voted for him except Fries who de clined to vote. JAFET UNDERBERG LIKES THE OUTLOOK AT VALDEZ ?+? Jafet Linderberg, who is associated with Senator B. F. Millard in the Gran ite Mountain Mining company, is a Southbound passenger aboard the Al ameda. Mr. Linderberg states that the property is showing up better all the time and that the little mill is crushing ore steadily. While the val ues are getting lighter, the ore body is growing larger at an increasing ratio. COMPANIES ANNOUNCE SAILINGS FOR NOME ?+? The Pacific Coast Steamship com pany has announced the sailing of the Senator for Nome June 1st, and the Alaska Steamship company has billed the Victoria to sail for that place Juno 2. The Corwin is already on the way. Both vessels sail from Seattle. JUNIOR PROM CALLS OUT SOCIETY FOLK ?+? The Junior Prom, given in Elks' hall last night, was one of the most brilliant social afTairs in the history of the Juneau high school. Society folk were out in large numbers. Ev eryone had a splendid time. The first boat to arrive at Dawson j this season from up river was the VI jdette. which tied up at the Klondike | metropolis at 8:45 in the evening of May 17th. The Vidette sailed from l ower Labarge. Mrs. Robert Browning, wife of a Skagway farmer, killed a 93-pound wolf, that had been feasting on her Leghorn hens, Tuesday night, with a shotgun. LOVERAS?now made In bond, un der supervision of a government In spector, are as fine as can be sold for 1214 cents. Ask for the Monarch size. Ed Stevens, of Thane, was in town for a brief visit yesterday. WATERFRONT STREET IS UNDER WAY The first constructive action was ta ken by the city council at last night's session to commcnco the building of the proposed waterfront thoroughfare to be known as Wllloughby avonue. For the present It is to commence at the Pacific Coast dock at the foot of Main street and proceed along the shore line toward Auk Indian village as far as the property owners feel In clined to have It go. The plau of construction Is to divide the cost as follows: The property own ers will furnish and drive the piles and lay the timber and planking for the twenty-foot roadway and the city will furnish the lumber and nails. It is estimated that from 750 to 1000 lineal feet of the roadway will be built at once. Most of the piling has al ready been set Front 8treet Improvement All of that portion of Front street from the upper end to the Juneau Iron Works is to be done by day labor under the direction of the street com missioner. From the Juneau Iron Works to the city dock bids will be called for. Routine Matters. Willis E. Nowell. agent for the Alas ka Steamship company, appeared be fore the body and complained of the fleet of small craft moored near the city dock being a menace to the land ing of the company's largo vessels. It was a frequent occurrence, he stated, for small boats to be bumped and the company was constantly being called upon to pay resulting damages. Attorney J. H. Cobb asked the city to take up the matter of street Im provements In the Golden Belt addi tion; referred. The street committee was directed to call for bids for a sewer along Ninth street An order was passed that no city property would In future be loaned and permission must first bo obtained be fore fire hydrants can be used for pri vate enterprise. Wolland moved that a permit must first be obtained before private per sons be allowed to tear up any street or sidewalk. The motion prevailed. Mrs. Mary Bergmann was granted a pjermit to place a light in front of the Bergmann apartment house. Wolland offered a motion that all delinquent taxpayers be given ten days grace before the penalty would be added, but tho motion was lost. A sewer extension was ordered put In to take care of the overflow near the Louis ^.und stables. JUNEAU MOOSE HAD BIG TIME LAST NIGHT There was a big time In Juneau Moosedom last night It was a great gathering In Odd Fellows' hall. Be sides tho local membership there were many present from out of town. There was something doing all the time. Dur ing the meeting It was announced that Moose Hall would soon bo erected. New Officers. Deputy Supreme Dictator E. C. Rus sell was the Installing officer and the following officers were Inducted Into office: Dictator?Dr. P. J. Mahone; vice dictator, H. S. Graves; past dic tator, A. A. Humfrey; prelate, Alfred Lundstrom; secretary, T. J. McCaul; trustee, John Wagner; outer guard, Fred Purser; Inner guard, John Tor vlnen; scrgeant-at-arms, Arnot Hen drlckson; treasurer, W. C. Stokes. New Home. The building for the new home Is to be erected on the lodge property on Gold street. VanLehn and Raymoond have been given the contract to erect tho building at a cost of $10,000. GOOD FEATURES TONIGHT AND SUNDAY?Grand Theatre. "The Mcsasge In the Cocoanut," a very Interesting photo play In two parts; a story of a ship wricked sailor finding hlmsolf on a strange island, with a tribe of cannibals, etc. We say It Is good. "How New York Travels," showing the gay life In NeNw York City. "Servian Army in the Balkan War," thrilling evonts from tho Balkan- Tur kish war. "The Angling Widow," a ticklish comedy. FREE TRIP TO 'FRISCO FAIR. The Juneau Drug company will give a free trip to the Panama-Paclflc ex position at San Francisco and return to Juneau next year to some one of its customers. This means flrst-class faro both ways, two weeks at a flrst class hotel and sufficient funds for sight-seeing and other Incidental ex penses?the equivalent of $250. Ev ery purchaser at the store will have an equal chance to secure this trip. The Juneau Drug company, "the storo that has what you want when you want it," opposite the Alaskan Hotel; phone 260. Tu-Th-S. 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 drngs are used; no substitution is ever allowed. Physicians know this. Regular patrons appreciate it. Phone 3?Doran's Prescription Phar macy. 5-20-tf. CEMENT FOR CA8TINEAU. The Northwestern brought about 40 tons of general merchandise and 300 tons of cement for the Alaska Gastin eau Mining company to be used in the great mill foundations at Thane. LADIE8' HAIR OOOD8. 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. TOLLS REPEAL BILL TO PASS SOON WASHINGTON, May 23.?Democrat ic Icadors in tho Sonato Bay the free tolls repeal bill will bo disposed of next week, and that It will pass by a sub ? . majority. Senator John W. Ke-n < udlana, tho Democratic lead ei has ' >en trying to get unanimous consent for n vote noxt Wednesday. ? < ? YOUNG MAN HIT BY FALLING ROCK DIES John Hlgglns, who Was hit yester day by a small piece of rock dropping on the back of his head, died at St. Ann's hospital this morning from con cussion of the brain. He was employ ed at the Sheep creek mill site and had been working for the company for several weeks. No blamo si attached to anyono for the accldont. Deceased was a native of Ireland, 37 years of age, and single. Ho loaves (two brothers, William and Michael, who have been working for the Al aska Gastlneau Mining company sinco the big tunnel was started In 1912. Tho funeral will be held from tho Catholic church at 1 p. m. tomorrow Interment will be In tho Catholic plot of Kvorgroen cemetery. PARTY FOR MISS CRYSTAL SNOW AT KNUTSON'S The people of Mendenhall school dis trict congregated at Knutson'B last night fof tho purpose of giving Miss Crystal B. Snow a farewell party. Miss Snow has ben teaching the Men denhall public school but was recently chosen for a position in tho Juneau schools. There was a very largo at tendance, people coming from tho re motest corners of the district. Every one had a good time. A pleasant fea ture of tho evening was the presenta tion of a beautiful and serviceable sweater to Miss Snow as a testimon ial of tho warm appreciation in which she is held by tho peoplo of Menden hall. Miss Amelia Knutson made the presentation address which was very clever. JUNEAU THEATRE. An additional attraction will be of fered tonight In the shape of three vaudeville acts, by local talent, given between the reels. The same excel lent pictures will be shown as last night, consisting of: "The Doctor'8 Ruse," tells how an impecunious young doctor got enough to marry on. "The Social Secretary," the social adviser of a family of tt? newly-rich saves the daughter from a disastrous elopement. "When Chemistry Counted." a young girl Baves her lover from threatened imprisonment "Mutual Weekly"?Views of interest from all over the world. Sunday's Program. A special five-reel program will bo given Sunday, beginning with: "Hearts and Hoofs," in which an in telligent horse is used as a messen ger between two lovers. "Just Kids"?Ludicrous and true-to llfe presentation of the pranks of chil dren. "A War Time Mothers' Sacrifice." Of the many war stories written, this easily among the best. The mother of a young soldier sacrifices all her ma ternal feeling to the saving of her son's good name after he is found to have given information to the enemy. Also a wonderful exhibition of dare devil horseback riding. "Mutual Weekly"?Views of interest to everyone. Four changes of program weekly; one show tonight, beginning at 8 o' clock; admission, 25c; children 10c. GOING AND COMING ON THE ALAMEDA ?? The Alameda, arriving from the Westward last night, brought the fol lowing named passengers to Juneau: Mrs. D. Carara, John Kane, R. Crult, J. D. Mayfleld, Miss A. L. Baxter, Fa ther Crimont, George J. Busch and Mrs. R. E. Stayden. Leaving for the South, the follow ing took passage: Miss Mae Waggon er, M. J. Costello, Mrs. O. W. Leaf green, Miss Pearl Waggoner, L. Bet teker, Charles Carlson, E. B. Jones, J. H. Wilman, J. T. McChesney, A. Dic |ren and Mrs. Hensler. BEAUTIFUL FOLDER OUT. The Pacific Alaska Navigation com pany has just issued a beautiful fold er covering the entire course of their Admiral Line steamers from Knik An chorage, Alaska, to San Diego, Cali-I fornia. Splendid views on both the Puget Sound-Alaska and Puget Sound-1 California routes are shown. There is also much valuable marine informa tion given in the brochure. A view of Juneau is one of the fea tures of the folder. AT THE ALASKAN: P. Pundgulsh, M. Pundgulsh, F. D. Slandon, E. C. Putnam, J. M. Sadler, Seattle; W. Christensen, D. C. McAr thur, Mary F. Knight and child, Ste phen L. Anderson, Vancouver; C. W. Bowman, C. A. Hansen, Kamloops, B. C.; M. E. Morrill, Hollywood, Calif. IN SKAGWAY 14 YEARS. H. C. Bowman, who has lived in Skagway since the place was estab lished In 1897, passed through Ju neau on the Alameda last night, en route to the States. This is the first time Mr. Bowman has been south of Skagway in the past fourteen years. FOR SALE ? Small restaurant, cheap; doing a good business; owner going Inside. 306 Front street. 5-23-3L HOUSE AGREES TO EIRST TRUST BILL WASHINGTON, May 23.?The bill providing for an Interstate trade com mission, the first of the administra tion anti-trust measures, to bo con sidered by the House was agreed to yesterday afternoon by the committee of the whole houso. The Houso will take up the remainder of the adminis trator's trust program blllH immed iately. I NO CHANCE FOR AMENDMENTS NOW WASHINGTON, May 23?The pros pects for action on the proposed Na tion-wldo constitutional amendments for prohibition and woman suffrage at this session of Congress have gone glimmering. Representative Rich mond Pearson Hobson, of Allabama, said yesterday that many Southern members nre for prohibition but thoy have become frightened at the ten dency to invade State rights. SUFFRAGETTES HAVE ONE ACTIVE DAY ??? EDINBURGH. England, May 23. ? A picture of King George VII, in the Royal Scottish academy, was hacked to pieces this morning by a suffragette, using a hatchet. Suffragettes Attempt to Blow Up Wa ter Works.. GLASGOW, Scotland. May 23.?The failure to burn of a fuse in a suffra gette bomb saved the municipal water works from being destroyed this morn ing. Mummy Room Demolished. LONDON, May 23.?Suffragettes de molished the mummy room in the Brit ish museum today. GRAND JURY INDICTS LEO FRANK'S WITNESSES ATLANTA. Ga? May 23.?Five in dictments were returned last night by the grand jury against as many per sons charging them with bribery and perjury in connection with the attempt to secure a new trial or a pardon for Leo Frank, the wealthy young man who was convicted of murdering a young girl employed by him. ++*++**+++++++++ + 4> * MARINE NOTES + + 4. -I- -I- ? 4* ?> ?> 4* + -fr 4- -I- ? + 4? ?> + The Princess May, returning from Skagway, will sail South tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock. The Dolphin will arrive from the South Monday. The Spokane, sailing from Seattle last night, should arrive Tuesday. The Mariposa sails from Seattle to morrow night and should be here Wed nesday night. The Humboldt will be due from the South Wednesday. The Admiral 'Sampson will be due from the Westward May 29. The City of Seattle sailed for the South this morning. The Alameda arrived from the West ward Southbound last night. SHOW OF QUALITY. An extra good show at tho Orpheum tonight: Maurice Costello In "Mr. Minterie's AmventureB." Kate Price, Hughio Mack and Flora Finch in "A Trap to Catch Burglars." "Don't Let Mother Know"?drama by the Selig Co." "Polly at the Ranch" In a comedy by the Vitagraph Co. Sunday Night As usual a good show in the fol lowing program: Pathc Weekly. "The Princess and the Man" by the Edison Co., with Marc McDermott and Marian Nesbitt. "Senator's Dishonor," featuring Tom Moore and Alice Joyce in a powerful dramatic production. "The Sheriff's Baby" is a strong Biograph frontier drama, showing an encounter with Indians and cattle rus tlers, and the show will close with one of the best Alkali Ike comedies ever shown in Juneau. LEAVING ON GEORGIA. Tho Georgia, leaving for Sitka and wayports last night took the follow ing passengers from Juneau: For Hoonali ? Miss Esther Gibson, Miss Jean Rankin, Miss Gertrude Storer; for Sitka?G. M. Scott and wife, Mrs. L. J. West, W. H. Duerder and wife, H. Sarvela, G. D. Stadon. MASONIC MEETING. State Communication Mt. Juneau Lodge No. 147, F. & A. M., Monday evening, May 25, eight o'colck, Odd Follows" hall. Work In the F. C. de gree. Visiting brethren cordially in vited. E. D. BEATTIE, Secy. LEAVING ON SEATTLE. The City of Seattle, leaving for the South last night, took the following named passengers from Juneau: Mrs. G. H. Whitney. Miss Alice Bell, C. H. Wilbur, jr., A. O. Jones. CHOIR REHEARSAL. There will be a special choir prac tice In Trinity Episcopal church this evening at 8 p. m. sharp, a full attend ance Is earnestly requested. WANTED?Housekeeping rooms or cottage by man and wife, no children. "L," The Empire. 5-23-3t. M. J. Sullivan, of Cordova, passed through Juneau on the Alameda last night enroute to Seattle for a short visit REBELS PICKED TO WIN MEXICAN WAR ??? GALVESTON. May 23.? With the fall of Tamplco tho Constitutionalists came Into revenues estimated at $300, 000 a week. This revenue and tho opening of the port has made the po sition of the Constitutionalists prac tically irresistible, according to the Judgement of business men Interest ed in Mexico. Grey Thinks Wilson Should Handle Mexico. LONDON, Mny 23. ? Sir Edward Grey, British Secretary of State for Foreign Afrairs, according to the Lon don Standard, believes that no useful purpose will be served by South American mediation In the Mexican trouble. He thinks the whole matter should be left In the hands of Presi dent Wilson. RUSSIA WILLING TO HELP PROTECT WALRUS NEW YORK, May 23.The Russian government has notified the New York Zoological Society that It Is willing to enter Into any reasonable agree ment for the protection of walrusses In the Arctic ocean in order that they may continue to supply the Eskimos with food. JURY CONVICTS BECKER FOR SECOND TIME NEW YORK. May 23.?Former Po lice Lieutenant Charles Becker was convicted for the second time yester day evening for the murder of Herman Rosenthal, the gambler who was the go-between Becker and other gam-i biers. Four gunmen, hired by Jack Rose, at the solicitation of Becker, were electrocuted a short time ago for tho killing. "BOSS" FLINN CONFERS WITH THE COLONEL ??? OYSTER BAY, May 23.?William Flinn, Progressive leader In the State of Pennsylvania and member of the National committee of that party, held a long conference with Col. Roosevelt this morning. He admitted that they talked politics. Speaking, to newspaper men after the conference he said that the line up in Pennsylvania is satisfactory. FORMER SEATTLE COURT OFFICER IS ACCUSED ?*? SEATTLE, May 23.?Frederick A. Simpkins was arrested this morning charged with the embezzlement of thousands of dollars while a clerk un der former United St ates District Judge Cornelius H. Hanford. 0 m MARINE DISASTER OFF NOVA SCOTIA COAST ?*1* HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, May 23. ? The finding of three bodies of men known to be members of the crew of Lighthouseship No. 19, indicates that the ship and her crew of 25 have been lost. SEATTLS'S MUNICIPAL STREET CAR LINE OPENED SEATTLE. May 23.?Seattle's first municipnl street railway was opened here for trnfile today. The line is op erated on Fourth avenue and out to the southeast section of the city. LISTER ACCUSED OF BREAKING SPEED LAW SEATTLE, May 23.?A warrant was issued today charging Gov. Ernest Lis ter with violating the ordinance against automobile speeding. 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. For Sale or Rent. 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. 0. Box 103. 5-21-tf. REDUCTION IN HIGH COST OF LIVING. ?+? Two bunches of radishes, 5c; new potatoes, 5c lb.; 2 dozen oranges, 45c; strawberries for everybody. Just re ceived a fresh supply of vegetables on the Northwestern. Royal Fruit com pany. 6-22-tf. Hello! We have Just received a shipment of Panama straw, and are now ready to take orders for making ladleB and gents Panama hats. Alas ka Cleaners and Dyers. Phone 299. tf SOMETHING NEW!!? On Saturday, May 23rd, at 7 p. m.. the Panama hat-maker, of the Alaska Cleaners and Dyers, will bo demon strating the making of Panama hats in the window of Goldstein's furnish ing store, Second and Seward. 5-21-3t, FOR RENT?Furnished room with or without board. 136 6tU street. 5-23-61. Calhoun Charged With Stealing $1,000,000 SAN FRANCISCO. May 23. ? The State railroad commission in a report to the Governor on the Son Francisco street car system charges that Pat rick Calhoun, head of the lines, has appropriated $1,000,000 of the com pany's funds to his own use. Calhoun was the central figure of the prosecutions directed by Francis J. Heney several years ago. He was tried for bribing supervisors to grant franchises to his company. WASHINGTON WINS; TWO LOSE LIVES SEATTLE, May 23.?The University of Washington eight-oared crew won easily over the California varsity crew yesterday in a three mile race over the Lake Washington course, by 11 Beconds. Two Spectators Drown. Floyd Labatt and Leo Maxwell, each aged 17 years, were drowned by the capsizing of a row boat from which they were watching tho races yester day. SENATE CONFIRMS BO SWEENEY'S APPOINTMENT WASHINGTON, May 23.?Tho nom Inatlon of Bo Sweeney, of Seattle, to be assistant Secretary of the Interior to succeed Lewis C. Laylin, was con firmed by tho United States Senate yesterday afternoon. He expects to assume the duties of his office June 15th. THE SPOKANE COMING SEATTLE, May 23.?Tho Spokane sailed for Juneau laBt night with the following passengers: C. B. Glung, C. C. Cornwell, J. Brown, M. J. O'Brien, D. E. Pruitt, A. W. Brodgden, J. D. Grafiln, A. Isbell, D. C. Wortherspoon, Archer Pollard, Oscar Nordstrom, Melon Merino, wife and six children, H. W. Belcher and wife, J. C. Wallace, J. H. McKenzle, F. W. Bradley and two steerage. PASSENGERS ARRIVING ON PRINCE8S MAY The Princess May arrived from the South this morning with the following passengers for Juneau: S. Henderson, R. Pollock, W. Han son, Ray VanMcter, F. McCoy, S. Ba ker, E. Baker, Mary Knight, W. La breck, Dr. J. K. Simpson, Jewel Van Mcter, R. Frary, Constance Baker, 0. Baker, Doris Knight, Mrs. L. Regan, B. Nouim, Ed Lohrman, Alice Frary, Desmond Baker, and three second class. AMERICAN HEADS CANADIAN RAILWAY MONTREAL, May 23. ? Canadian Northern Railroad announces the ap pointment of an American?Louis Charlton Fritch?to take entire charge of its system. The salary is said to bo $75,000 a year. Mr. Fritch has been with the Baltimore & Ohio, Chi cago Great Western and Illinois Cen tral lines. GERMANY NOT AFTER HAYTIAN CONCESSIONS ?+? NEW YORK, May 23.?A dispatch to the New York Times from the Ger man government denies rumors that a German financial syndicate with the backing of the Kaiser offered to finance the Haitian government In ex change for the coaling station and oth er concessions. SENATOR BRADLEY OF KENTUCKY VERY ILL WASHINGTON, May 23.? Senator W. 0. Bradley, of Kentucky, Is danger ously ill in this city. It Is feared that he will not recover. PORTLAND CANCELS ALL N. W. LEAGUE GAMES PORTLAND, May 23.?Owing to the lack of patronage all the Northwest League games, heretofore scheduled to be played at this place, have been abandoned. They will be played at Seattle and Spokane. + + ? I DR. J. K. SIMPSON HERE. Dr. J. K. Simpson arrived from the South on the Princess May this morn ing. He will remain for some time. SKATING SUNDAY. Skating Sunday, Jaxon's rink. New floor, now music, new organ. Tell it to everybody. + t + + + + 4, + + 'l, + 4 + t + + + + + PERSONAL MENTION ? + ? 4 ?!??!? 4 4 + 4 4 4 4 4 4 + 4 + ? ?+? C. H. Wilbur, jr., manager of the Pacific Coast coal department in Al aska, took passage on the City of Se attle for Ketchikan for a brief visit. Mrs. George H. Whitney, wife of the U. S. inspector of hulls and boilers, took passage on the City of Seattle for Seattle. J. W. Hill, Alaska superintendent for the Wells-Fargo Express Co., pass ed through Juneau aboard the Alame da last night enroute to Seattle from Fairbanks. M. J. Costello assistant general traf 1 flc manager for the Great Northern ' railway with offices in Seattle took pas ' sage for the South on the Alameda last night. i Very Rev. Father R. J. Crlmont re ? turned to Juneau from the Westward on the Alameda last night.