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THE ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE
VOL. IV., NO. 490. - JUNEAU, ALASKA, WEDNSSDAY, JUNE 10, 1914. PRICE, TEN CENTS ALASKA RAILROAD BUILDERS PAY JUNEAU VISIT . Mears Says Construction Work Begins Next Year The article published in Seattle newspapers and telegraphed through out the country quoting William C. Edes. of the Alaska railroad engineer ing commission, as saying in a speech at the Engineers' Club thatxactual con struction work on the Alaska govern ment railroad will not begin until 1916 was a misquotation, according to ; Lieut. Frederick Mears, member of the commission, who was in Juneau today. "The question of the selection of the routes and the setting of the time and manner of the commencement of ac tual construction work on the railroad will be in the hands of the President," said Lieut. Mears, "but the work of the engineers will be so far advanced that the President will be able to se lect the routes and begin actual con struction on parts of the road, at least, early next year." Have all Men Required. ! There are 82 members of the Alas- \ ka engineering board and assistants 1 on the Northwestern, and all manner of supplies. Lieut. Mears says they < have about all the men they will re- < quire in their work. i McPherson and Blakeslee With Party. : J. L. McPherson, secretary of the Alaska Bureau of the Seattle Chamber of Commerce, who managed last year's Alaska excursion for that or- 1 ganization, and B. D. Blakeslee are i among the members of the party. The latter is connected with the general 1 board as an assistant engineer. Mc- i Pherson will head a party that will < survey the route from Cook inlet into the Kuskokwim and to Iditarod. ST. NICHOLAS BRINGS INJURED MAN HERE FROM GYPSUM ?4?? The St. Nicholas, arriving last night, brought Chris Zuibos, a Greek, who was injured by an explosion at Gyp- i sum last .Monday. Six shots had been put in l?y the j night shift, and Zuibos had tired four of them. Evidently missing the count, he went back into the tunnel just as the fifth shot exploded. The whole front part of his body, with the ex ception of his leg and left arm. are badly torn, it has been feared that be ( will lose his left eye. ' The injured man was taken to St. Ann's hospital and Dr. L. O. Sloane 1 was called. He dressed the mans i wounds. ( ? ? ? 1 NORTHWESTERN IN WITH MANY PASSENGERS ?+? I The steamer Northwestern arrived " from Seattle this morning at seven I o'clock with a total passenger list of i 203. Twenty-one first class and five ? steerage passengers were for Juneau. Eighty-five of the passengers are in ?cluded in the government railroad en gineering party for Knik Anchorage. Northwestern passengers for Juneau . were: J. W. Green, Mrs. J. W. Green, Geo. W. Kirby, Chas. Eirich, Edwin Pond. Mrs. M. S. Rice. Mrs. E. Walk er, R. W. Bull. C. L. Stambaugh, M. J. Aubert, Jno. Pamamhoff, F. R. Noble, A. Anderson, B. Bacalish, Fred Fish er, L. F. Paddison, J. Hubert, C. B. 1 Taylor. R. W. Raymond, B. Hirsch, Mrs. J. E. Dougherty, and five steer age. The Northwestern left again for the Westward at noon. ADD NORTHWESTERN ^ Passengers sailing on the steamer ^Northwestern today were: F. A. Hol j^augh for Cordova, and E. O. Gobel, imas. Nye, E. F. Babson and Willam Rodigkeit for Skagway. NOTICE OF CHANGE OF NAME. Notice is hereby given by L. B. Ad sit that the Commissioner of Navi gation has granted authority for a change in the name of the Ga.s. UNION, official number 201244. to LILLIAN. 6-10-4t SKATING TONIGHT AT JAXON'S RINK ?4*? The weather being cool today there will be skating tonight instead of dancing at Jaxon s Rink. Open 7:30 | DOLPHIN SAILS. The steamer* Dolphin sailed for the South at one o'clock- this morning. Passengers from here for Seattle were Theo. Kunze and T. J. MortelL A. "W. Coyle went to Petersburg. FOR PEOPLE WHO KNOW * Stationery that shows individuality i at JUNEAU DRUG CO 107 Front St. A package of initials repousse free with each box. Phone 250. ARE YOU SUFFERING? The Veedee Vibrator will cure you Only two left. Special price $15.00 each at JUNEAU DRUG CO., 107 Front St Phone 250. BEST GOODS?best service at the Juneau Drug Co., 107 Front St. Im mediate delivery day or night. Phone 250. THE WEATHER TODAY. Twenty-four hours ending at 3 p. m.: Maximum, 54. Minimum, 45. Precipitation, 11. Cloudy. GOV. STRONG TO ADDRESS DEMOCRATS Gov. J. F. A. Strong will address an open meeting of the Juneau Democrat ic Club at Elks' Hall Saturday night at which the public, and particularly the ladies, are invited to be present. Gov. Strong will speak of the adminis tration's policies with particular ref erence to their application to Alaska. While in Washington recently Gov.: Strong had a personal interview with I President Woodrow Wilson, and con ferred often with the members of the Cabinet, the men who are directing legislation in Congress, and the var ious departments. He returned with impressions formed at first hand, and he will tell about them all. In addition to the address of Gov. Strong, J. A. Hellenthal will speak at the meeting, and the J.H.S. band will furnish music. The meeting will be open to the gen sral public, and the newly enfranchis ed women of the city are especially invited to be present. Special Invitation to Douglas Island People. A special invitation will bo for-i warded to the people of Douglas Is land, through the Douglas Democratic Club. Arrangements for the meeting are being made by a committee consist ing of J. H. Cobb, J. H. McDonald and Ceorge Ziegler. 4 # 4 DEMOCRATS ISSUE CONVENTION CALL The Democratic Territorial conven tion for the nomination of a candidate for Delegate to Congress will be held at Skagway, August 3. This was de termined at a meeting of the Terri torial central committee of that party held yesterday afternoon, at which all the members of the committee were present in person or by proxy. Skagway won the convention by a close vote in competition with Fair banks. Each of the four judicial divisions tiave been allowed 50 delegates to be ipportioned among the various pre cincts by the divisional committee men. Primaries in Cities. The authorized call provides that the delegates selected from incorporat ed towns be through primary elect ions. The manner of the selection in other precincts will be fixed by the divisional committeemen. The following is the call for the convention authorized by the commit tee: ? ? ? ELKS TO HAVE GOOD TIME TONIGHT ?$? Geo. F. Forrest, Exalted Ruler of Juneau Lodge of Elks, has prepared a fine treat for the lodge after the meeting tonight, and one that should bring out a very large attendance. King Cotton, Geo. A. Greenlee and Max Peyser, comprising the trio of cabaret entertainers in the city for the past few days, have tendered their services to the local lodge and will be on hand tonight to render the lat est "stuff" in the way of songs and ragtime melodies. The three boys are all first-class musicians, singers and dancers, and Mr. Forrest eagerly ac cepted their offer to entertain the lodge members this evening. There will be a short but important business session and then the even ing will be given over to enjoying the "stuff" offered by the boys. The meet ing will begin promptly at 8 o'clock. WELL KNOWN ALASKANS ON WAY TO WESTWARD ?4*? Major Lee H. French, who organized several of the big ditch companies of Nome, and Charles E. Herron, also formerly of Nome, are Westward bound passengers on the Northwest ern. They are going to Seward in the interest of the Norris-French Con struction company, a recently organiz ed corporation, the members of which are Clyde L. Morris, the well known Nome and Seattle general contractor and capitalist, and Major French and Mr. Herron. They have mining properties which they will examine while in the West ward country. Mr. Herron is well known in Jun eau, where he has made many friends through his association in Alaska poli tics. He is chairman ,f the Republi can Territorial committee. Mr. Her ron has recently promoted several large sales of Western properties in the States through which he has ac quired a fortune. ELKS MEET TONIGHT. * There will be a regular meeting of Juneau Lodge No. 420, B. P. O. Elks, tonight (Wednesday) at 8 o'clolck. Business of importance to be consid ered, and special attractions. Visiting members requested to attend.?GEO. F. FORREST, Exalted Rular. DEMOCRATS FAVOR A PARTY TICKET ?4*? The Juneau Democratic Club last night decided in favor of nominating a Democratic Territorial and Legis lative ticket at the coming election; it also decided to hold semi-monthly meetings hereafter until after the election, and to charge the members 50 cents a month in dues. United States aMrshal Harry A. Bishop re signed treasurer of the club, and Judge John B. Marshall was elected to suc ceed him. The motion declaring it to be the sense of the Club that the Democrats of the First Division should nominate a party Legislative ticket as well as a candidate for Delegate to Congress, and requesting the Divisional commit tee to issue a call for a convention for that purpose was carried unanimous ly. The motion also provided for the notification of other Democartic clubs ' in Alaska as to the action taken here. A committee consisting of J. H. Cobb, J. H. McDonald and George Zeigler was appointed to arrange for a meeting of the club at which Gov. J. F. A. Strong will be invited to ad dress the members. It was also pro vided that the public shbuld be invit ed to attend the meeting, the invita tion being particularly directed to the ladies. The club meetings hereafter will take place on the first and third Tues days of each month. To Discuss Issues. IViore frequent meetings v*er3 pro vided to permit the club members to discuss issues that present themselves, for sollution, and thus to arrive at the attitude of the members of the party on Alaska problems. One of the ques tions that was suggested for discus sion last night was the direct pri mary. C. F. Cheek fovored it, and ask ed that it be discussed by the mem bers. Notwithstanding that the Commer cial club and citizens convened in a mass meeting to consider the Fourth of July celebration, there was a repre sentative attendance at the club meet ing. FOURTH OF JULY FOR TWO DAYS Juneau will celebrate the Fourth of July for two whole days, Saturday and old, including baseball games, there will be something doing every minute of the two days. There will le all kinds of sports for the young and old. including base ball fames, rock dialing contests and the ofher things t:ut go to make the Fourth of July the big day of the year. At an enthusiastic meeting, held at the City hall last night by the City Council, Commercial Club and citi zens, it was decided to appoint com mittees and go ahead with the cele bration. Mayor John Reck presided and Ike Sowerby was secretary. The following executive committees was named: II. Hirsch, Tom Rodonich, Arthur Ficken, Jas. McKanna, H. J. Fisher, Sim Freiman, V. A. Paine. It will have general charge of the celebration. After the meeting adjourned the executive committee appointed the following sub-committees: Reception?Gov. J. F. A. Strong, Ma yor John Reck, B. L. Thane, B. M. Behrends, Charles E. Davidson, H. J. Raymond, Charles Goldstein, P. J. Kennedy, J. C. McBride, Henry Shat tuck. John Olds, James McKanna, P. L. Gemmett, Harry F. Cain and J. H. King. * Finance?Harry F. Fisher, Guy Mc Naugliton, Robert C. Hurley, and H. J. Raymond. Sports ? James E. Barragar, Sim Freiman. Tom Radonich, Charles W. Carter, Harley Turner and J. L. Gray. Entertainment?Milt Winn, A. Fick en, V. A. Paine, Geo. McCarthy, Geo. Kohlepp. Decoration?P. E. Jackson, Arthur Ferte, O. I-eafgreen, J. E. Kendrick and E. J. Marjorie. Transportation?Willis E. Nowell, J. W. Runimel, Frank Harvey, S. H. Ew ing, I. Sowerby, Allen Shattuck and John T. Spickett. After meeting of the executive com mittee, together with the chairmans of the other committees, will be held Monday evening at 8 o'clock at the City hall. ? ? ? AT THE ORPHEUM. ?<i? The rendition of "Shylock" as adapt ed from Shakespeare's "The -Merchant of Venice," at the Orpheum last night was unusually good and all lovers of Shakespeare should not fail to see this 2-reel feature tonight. "Seed6 of Silver" is a clever story shown by the Selig Co. "Angel Cake and Axle Grease" and "The Magic Shoes" are two laughable comedies. Thursday and Friday the two-reel feature "Change of Administration." ARRIVING ON GEORGIA. ?? The following named passengers ar rived on the Georgia at noon yester day from Skagway and way ports; From Skagway?D. W. Terwilliger, O. Segell. From Comet?Royal Shep ard. From Jualin?Mike Sheehan, E. Hendrichson, John Kane, Nick Nick ich, O. N. Nelson, Nels P. Adamson, Chas. Swanson, R. E. Murphy. GOV. STRONG TO MAKE FLAG SPEECH ?4*? Gov. J. F. A. Strong will deliver the patriotic address at the annual obser vation of Flag Day to take place at the Elks Hall next Sunday evening under the auspices of the officers of the local Lodge of Elks. Fresh from the national capital, and thoroughly conversatant with all the measures President Wodrow Wilson is taking for the protection of American citi ens in Mexico, and for the exaltation of the flag of the country Gov. Strong will have a fertile field upon which to base his subject. Under the direction of Exalted Rul er Geo. F. Forrest, the ritual for Flag Day wil be followed by the Lodge of ficers and members. Mrs. Falkstein, Juneau's popular soloist, will appear on the program with selected num bers. U. S. Commissioner John B. Mar shall will read "The History of the Flag," while H. L. Faulkner will give the stirring and patriotic "Elk's Trib ute to the Flag." An orchestra will render selections of the old familiar patriotic airs, and the service generally will be well worth attending, in this day when our coun try's honor is menaced on the south ern border. The services will begin promptly at 8 o'clock Sunday evening. Dance Monday Night. All arrangements have been made for the dance to be given next Mon day night by the Elks, at their club rooms, ar.d invitations for distribu tion to friends will ge given out at the lodge meeting tonight. Geo. J. McCarthy, agent of the Ad miral line, who originally had charge of the Flag Day ceremonies and the dance to follow on Monday night, but who has been called Westward on business, has turned the leadership of his committee to William Garster, who together with the rest of the commit tees, Messrs. R. P. Carmien, H. H. Post, Fred Hamburg, of Juneau, and Messrs. Monte Snow, and Ben Learn ing, of Treadwell, have completed all arrangements for what promises to be one of the biggest successes ever giv en by the local lodge. Each member of the lodge will be allowed two invitations for distribut ion to friends outside of the lodge, and already a brisk demand for these invitations has been noticed. Prof. Sumpf's orchestra will furn ish the music for the occasion. CANADA TO GIVE SUFFERERS $50,000 ?? OTTAWA, June 10.?Premier Rob ert L. Borden, speaking for the. gov ernment, announced in Parliament that the government will appropriate $50,000 for the relief of the sufferers from the Empress of Ireland wreck. BEAR TO RFLIEVE KARLUKS CREW ? WASHINGTON, June 10?The Unit ed States revenue cutter Bear has been ordered to St. Michaels to get Capt. Bartlett, of the Karluk, and pro ceed to rescue the crew of the ves sel which is on Wrangell island. .j. .j. .j. ?j? .j. 4. .j. 4. ? 4? ? MME. SCHUMANN-HEINK * ? GETS DIVORCE. * ?J? ___ ?$? ?> Chicago, June 10.?Mme. Sell- * ? umann-Heink was gratned a di- * ? virce yesterday from her hus ? band, William Rapp, jr. ? * ? + ?J* *4* *** *t4 *"t4 *** *i4 **4 *t4 4t4 CALIFORNIA VOLCANO ATTRACTS SIGHTSEERS ??SH REDDING, Cal., June 10.?Mt. Das sen is continuing in eruption. Flames and smoke arc being emitted 700 feet high. At night the mountain presents an awesome and spectacular sight. People are coming from all sections of the State to view it. JUNEAU THEATRE. ?*? There is an entire change of pro gram for tonight, consisting cf: "The Winning Loser," a Majestic comedy. "A Spartan Father," by the Thann houser company. "Joe Hibbard's Claim," the tale of a Western prospector. "The Mystery of Tusa," a thrilling detective story. Two shows nightly. First show at 8 o'clock. Four changes of program weekly. Admission, 25c; Children 10c. ? ? ? ADSIT CHANGES UNION'S NAME. ?? L. B. Adsit has changed the name of his motor boat from Union to Lil lian. Permission to make the change was received from the Commissioner of Navigation. The boat was re-regist ered as the Lillian. FRANCE AT LAST GETS NEW CABINET ?<t>? PARIS, June 10.?A. F. Ribot yes terday accepted the offer of the Prem iership from President Raymond Roin care and immediately formed a new Cabinet. FAIRBANKS LOSES SENATOR RODEN ?4.? FAIRBANKS, June 10. ? Senator Henry Roden, reported at Seward dur ing the latter part of March, enroute to Iditarod, is missing. T. L. Thurs ton, arriving here today, says Roden never reached Iditarod. H. J. Atwcll, agent of the general land office, re ports that while at Tacoma April 2, he was informed by mushers that Sen ator Roden was on the trail. Nothing has been heard from him since that time. Many people have been lost on the same trail within the last few years. Friends of Senator Roden here fear for his safety. Roden at Lake Clark. A letter received in Juneau from Senator Henry Roden in the last mail from the Westward was dated at Lake Clark, inland from Illiama. He was stalled by the high water, but was well, and said he had developed a fine set of whiskers. He intended to go over the trail to the Kuskokwim and up that stream to Iditarod as soon as J he was able to do so. 4* 4? * WICKERSHAM TO BE * * INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE * J 4? 4? Fairbanks, June 10. ? Dele * gate James Wickersham has * * wired his supporters in this + * city that he will be an inde- * pendent candidate for Delegate * 4? to Congress. He says he ex- * * pects to reach Fairbanks about * 4? the middle of July. * 4? 4. GOV. STRONG PICKS DEMOCRATS TO WIN "There is no question but that the elections throughout the country next fall will sustain the administration policies in the Nation," said Gov. J. P. A. Strong yesterday. "That is gen erally conceded at Washington, and elsewhere in the East and middle West," he continued. Gov. Strong says even Republican leaders admit that the Democrats will control both the Senate and the House of Representatives in the next Con gress. "The Democratic majority in the House is likely to be reduced," said Gov. Strong, "but that is natural. The present House if more than two to one Democratic over the combined Republican and Progressive opposi tion. The majority is so large that it is unveildly. The Democrats will, of course, lose some seats, but so will the Republicans." Gov. Strong says the hold the Presi dent has on the people of the United States is too firm to be shaken by every breeze that blows. He thinks that the masses everywhere have con fidence in him, in his capacity and singleness of purpose, and that they will indicate it by their votes not only for United States Senators and" Repre sentatives but for the principal of fices in most of the States?Northern as well ap Southern. ANOTHERCHANCE fOR COAL CLAIMANTS ? WASHINGTON, June 10? Assistant Secretary of the Interior A. A. Jones ruled today that W. W. McAlpine and 70 others, locators of the McAlpine group in the Cook inlet country, be given an opportunity to make a furth er showing of the development work performed on their properties. NEW ENGLAND MAY NOT BE ON BOARD BOSTON, June 10.?A Herald Wash ington despatch says President Wood row Wilson is disposed to pass over New England in making up the mem bership of the Federal reserve board. Assistant Secretary Hamlin is said to be the only New England man the President is considering at all in that connection. SEATTLE GROCER KILLS HIMSELF AFTER SEPARATION SEATTLE, June 10. ? Separated from his wife, without funds and re fused permission to see their child ren, S. L. Douglas, a Seattle grocer, committed suicide yesterday. ? ? ? THE DUKES MOTTO. In the little town of Bouges, Bel gium, is an old fashioned inn, which was frequented in the eighteenth cen tury by the nobility of that day. In one of the little rooms is still to be seen the motto "More Is In You," prominently lettered on each of the four walls. It was the favorite motto of the reigning duke. It was the first, thing the duke saw when he arose in the morning, no matter in which di rection he looked. It served as his daily inspiration to bigger and better accomplishments?a spur to ambiiton and a message of confidence. I can not help thinking how true It is. The confidence of the public?the steadily increasing patronage of my drug store is a daily inspiration to give better service and better values. "There is more in all of us" and it only needs a little sunshine to bring it out.?Z. J. LOUSSAC, proprietor of the Juneau Drug Co, Marconi Uses Wireless Telephone 700 Miles HUERTA ASKS fOR PROTECTION WASHINGTON, June 10.?The point that Is now being considered most seriously by the mediators and the Constitutionalists is the insistance of Hucrta that the official acts that he hi s performed as Provisional Presi dent must be ratified before he will rcs'gn. The Constitutionalists seek to ascertain what will be included in this ratification if it is made. It is alleged that Huerta desires to make sure, among other things, of the ratification of certain concessions that he has made to companies' in which he or his friends have stock. Huerta's personal interest is denied by his friends. Government by Commission NEW YORK, June 10.?The New York Times says that the plan for the pacification of Mexico will pro vide for a provisional governing com mission of five members. All ques tions will be decided by a majority vote of the commission, provisional president having one vote only. Carranza Requested Invitation. WASHINGTON, June 10.?It is said here that the announcement a few days ago that the success of mediation was almost assured was due to the receipt of a request from Gen. Car ranza that the Constitutionalists be again invited to participate in the conference. SMITH WOMAN ThREATENEDSAMUELS .SEATTLE, June 10.?Mrs. M. D. Samuels made a strong witness again st Mrs. Blanche Smith before the cor oner's jury that is conducting an in quest in the case of the mysterious death of M. D. Samuels. She testi fied that her husband had taken a gun from Mrs. Smith, at Spokane when leaving that city for Seattle, but that the woman said that she would get him yet. REPUBLICAN CONGRESSMAN HITS AT W. J. BRYAN WASHINGTON, June 1U.?Represen tative Fred A. Britten, Republican, of Illinois, yesterday introduced a bill in the United States House of Repres entatives making it a penal offense for a Cabinet officer to lecture for pay. The bill is aimed at Secretary of State William J. Bryan. ? ? ? SUFFRAGETTES INVADE CATHOLIC CHURCHES LONDON, June 10. ? Suffragettes yesterday for the first time in the mil itant crusade invaded Catholic church es. Little damage was done. ? SWINBURNE'S CLOSEST FRIEND PASSES AWAY j ?? LONDON, June 10. ? The English poet, Walter Therode Watts Dunton, , Swinburne's closest friend, died here (' yesterday. , ? ? ? MRS. STEVENSON TO REST , BESIDE FAMOUS HUSBAND , * LOS ANGELES, June 10.?Mrs. Isa- . bel Strong, daughter of Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson, announced yester day that the ashes of her mother will be sent to Samoa to rest beside the '' body of her distinguished husband, 1 the famous novelist who is buried ' there. mm* I * 4* + 4* 4* * PERSONAL MENTION * * * Rev. J. H. Condit left today on the Sampson for Nushagak and other points to the Westward In connection with the churches and missions of < which he has charge in Alaska. Mr. Condit will be away from Juneau for two months. J. E. Chovin, the electrical merchant left today on the Sampson for Seward where he will look over the field with a view of going into business there. R. R. Pierson, Superintendent of the Alaska S. S. Co., was a Juneau visit or today, having arrived on the North western. Mr. Pierson is making the round trip of the different Alaskan coast towns, and will stop over in Juneau for a short visit upon the re turn of the Northwestern from the Westward. Mrs. "J. C. Orchard is a passenger on the Admiral Sampson from Ket chikan to Valdez. Judge John Goodell, United States deputy marshal at Sitka, returned to his home on the Georgia, sailing this morning. D. W. Terwilliger returned on the Georgia yesterday from a business trip to Skagway. E. E. Harvey, a mining man from Petersburg, is a Juneau visitor. He is a guest at the Alaskan hotel. D. E. Rice, from Petersburg, is reg istered at the Alaskan. LONDON, June 10.?William Mar coni yesterday talked with wireless telephone instruments between this city and Berlin?a distance of 700 miles. He announced that the conver sation test was completely satisfact ory. ALASKA BRFAKS YUKON RECORDS FAIRBANKS, June 10.?The White Pass steamer Alaska arrived here making the trip from Whitehorse in tons of freightaoinaoiaoinaointaolnain tons of accumulated mail. It was the earliest arrival of a delayed mail on record. Passengers from Seattle also made a new record, arriving here in 12 days from the time of their depart ure from that city. MADRID NEWSPAPERS ATTACK ROOSEVELT ?4.? MADRID, June 10?Madrid newspa pers continue attacks on former Presi dent Roosevelt. They insist that his coming is very bad taste, and give free expression to their resentment, notwithstandig his presence in the city. King Entertains Roosevelt. MADRID, June 10.?King Alfonso and Queen Victoria entertained Col. Roosevelt at their summer place yes terday afternoon. STATE RATES MAY BE REGULATED ?4)? WASHINGTON, June 10.?The Unit ed States Supreme Court yesterday held, in a Texas case, that the Inter state Commerce Commission has a right to strike down State railroad rates where they discriminate against interstate commerce. The court rea soned that railroads must have one ? master Instead of many. NO DECISION ON COLOMBIAN TREATY ?*? WASHINGTON, June 10. ? Presi dent Wodrow Wilson has arrived at no decision as to what action he will take on the Colombian and Nicarar guan treaties as yet. He said yester day that he had not made up his mind when the treaties wil be sub mitted to the United States Senate for its action. U. S. STEEL TO OPERATE IN CANADA ?? NEW YORK, June 10.?The United States Steel corporation has set aside a $10,000,000 reserve to build a Cana dian plant as soon as a site can be determined upon. This is because of recent prohibitory tariff legislation in Canada, affecting duties on iron rods. Tho new plant may be located at Montreal. SENATOR MARTINE FAVORS FREE TOLLS WASHINGTON, June 10. ? United States Senator James E. Martine, Dem Dcrat of New Jersey, yesterday urged the exemption of tolls both on coast wise and ocean going vessels. Sen ltor Martine is a strong supporter of the administration. ? ? ? 7,000 WOMEN MEET IN CLUB CONVENTION. CHICAGO, June 10?Seven thous and delegates are assembled here in attendance on the National meeting Df the Federation of Women Clubs, which convened in this city yester 3ay. FUSION DEPENDS UPON ELIMINATION OF BARNE8 NEW YORK, June 10? It is only possible that the Progressive party In New York will not put a candidate in the field for Governor this fall, but will support republican nominee. There will be no fusion unless the Re publicans eliminate William Barnes, Jr., the present party leader. ?F ? * MARINE NOTES ? * ? The Jefferson sailed from Seattle for the North last night. The Mariposa ^ ill sail for the North on the 12th. The Northwestern arrived from the South at seven o'clock this morning and sailed to the Westward at noon. The Alameda arrived at one o'clock today and sailed South one hour later. The City of Seattle sailed from Se attle Sunday night and should reach hefre tomorrow morning. The Al-Ki Is due in port Friday morning from the south. She will sail for Sitka with the excursion party on the 13th. The Georgia sailed for Sitka and way ports at one o'clock today. The Princess Sophia arrived this af ternoon at 3:30 from the south thence going to Skagway. She will sail south | on the return voyage Friday morning.