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THE ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE
VOL. IV., NO. 491. JUNEAU, ALASKA, THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 1914 PRICE, TEN CENTS ? ? ? ?+ A?? 4 Fairbanks Suggests Wm. T. Burns For Delegate FAIRBANKS. June 11.?At a meet ing of the Tanana Valley Democratic club last night the name of Represen tative William T. Burns was suggest ed as the party candidate for Delegate to Congress. The suggestion was greeted with cheers on the part of those present. It is believed here likely that Rep resentative Burns will be a candidate for Delegate. It is said that he ex pressed himself as willing to make the race if selected by his party to lead it. The name of E. W. Griflln was also suggested as a possible candidate. L. C. SMITH & BROTHERS MACHINIST COMES HERE ?? ? C. B. Brandon, machinist for the L. C. Smith and Brothers Typewriter Co.. arrived on the City of Seattle and will hereafter be connected with the Ju neau branch of that company. The; company has oRices in the Seward building, with E. S. Hewitt as mana ger. + * + MARINE NOTES + + * The Alameda arrived from the West, and sailed South yesterday afternoon. i The Northwestern arrived from the [ South and Sailed West at noon yester day. The Princess Sophia arrived from , Victoria and sailed to Skagway at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon. The Georgia arrived from Skagway and sailed to Sitka yesterday after- ^ noon. The Admiral Sampson arrived from the South and sailed West yesterday , afternoon. The Jefferson is due to arrive in Ju neau from the South Saturday morn ing. The Mariposa is scheduled to sail for the North on the 12th. The City of Seattle arrived from the South at 2:20 this morning, proceed ing to Skagway at 8:30. She will sail for Seattle at 2 p. m. tomorrow. The Princess Sophia will arrive from Skagway early tomorrow morn ing and sail South at 7 a. m. The Humboldt sails from Seattle for the North tonight. The Al-Kl is due to arrive hero some time Saturday and will immediately , sail for Sitka with the excursion party. , CAPT. "ZIM" MOORE PROUD OF HIS BINOCULARS Capt. "Zim" S. Moore, the big and ' popular skipper of the Admiral Samp son. exhibited to his friends yester day the magnificent pair of binoculars presented to him by President H. F. Alexander's guests at the banquet ten dered the tourists at the conclusion of the "Billionaire Excursion" on the ' Sampson in Seattle harbor. Capt.| "Zim" is mighty proud of his gift, and declares that by using the new glasses he is able to see around the corners and over the mountain tops, giving a clear field of vision from Seat tle to Juneau. "Some whopper, but then it's just Zim's size." said one of his admirers. Aor-rir aoftTucRHfinn MEETING ON TONIGHT ? There will be a meeting of Juneau Arctic Brothers tonight at eight o' clock in the parlors of the Alaskan , Hotel. The first meeting was held last Saturday evening in the same place and a committee on membership was appointed by Chairman Franklin John ston. The committee will make Its report tonight. JUNEAU PUBLIC LIBRARY TO OPEN IN THREE WEEKS ? ? The Juneau public library and free reading room will be opened for the use of the public in about three weeks in the rooms formerly occupied by the law offices of Malony and Cobb. Third street, between Seward and Franklin. This will give the library comodious quarters on the ground floor of a central location. A TRIP TO SI I rwn so.ww. ?+? Steamship Al-KI will make the Sit ka run. leaving Juneau Saturday. June 13. returning Monday, June 15. A good chance to see Sitka and spend Sunday out of town; ample time will be given to see all points of interest. Fare, including berth and best of meals, only $15.00 for the round trip.?Allen Shattuck. Cheney Bldg.. Agent. John Henson & Co.. Douglas Agents. 6-9-it Trade with JUNEAU DRUG CO. at 107 Front St You may win a free trip to San Francisco. THE WEATHER TODAY. Twenty-four hours ending at 3 p.m.: Maximum?62. Minimum?45. Part Cloudy. FOX BRINGS RUMOR OF TRIPLE MURDER A possible triple tragedy at Forres try Island, disclosed by the finding ol three bodies of white men, apparently Swedish, with bullet holes in theli bodies is the meagre story that reach ed Kake shortly before the departure of the mail boat Fox from that place Capt, A. A. Gabbs. of the Fox, arriv el in Juneau yesterday afternoon dl rect from Kake, bringing the newt that the fishing smack Wave had ar rived there and its crew reported thai three bodies were found floating in kelp off the shore of Forrestry Island Later a man named Tay Beyers reach ed Kake from another point with the same news. Capt. Gabbs said that he was unable ed in Juneau yestcrduy afternoon dl to get any other information regarding the tragedy, except that it was the opinion of the people living at Kake that the three men had been mur dered. "Forrestry Island is a very lonely place," said Capt. Gabbs, "there being only one white man on the Island, a forest ranger." Forrestry Island is west of Prince of Wales Island, the nearest post office being at Wrangell ST. ELIAS LIGHTHOUSE IS PRINCIPAL ONE ?+? General Lighthouse Inspector E. M. Trott, who arrived on the lighthouse tender Columbine Monday evening, speaking of the work of the lighthouse service to take place in Alaska this summer, yesterday, said: "The principal work of lighthouse construction in Alaska this year will be the building of a large lighthouse and fog signal at Cape St. Ellas, for which an appropriation of 5115,000 was made at this session of Congres. When the Columbine leaves here the latter part of the week, she will proceed tc that point and make a survey for the St. Elias light." The Columbine is in charge of Capt, Gregory, with Milo Hoadley superim tendent on board. INVITATIONS TO DANCE ARE AT ELKS' CLUB Invitations for the Elks' dance that will take place next Monday evening, ire at the Elks' club where each mem ber of the lodge who has not receiv ed them may secure two invitations for distribution among his friends. The arrangements have been complete ed that will provide a delightful eve< nlng. Prof. J. Sumpf's orchestra will furnish the music. The dance is a continuation of the Flag Day cere mony. Cecorating Hall. The big Elks' hall is being specially decorated for the Flag Day ceremon les that will take place Sunday eve ning. beginning at S o'clock sharp There will be an elaborate program, including a speech by Gov. J. F. A, Strong, musical numbers and other features in addition to the lodge's rlt ualistic ceremony. The decorations for Flag Day will remain up until after the dance Mon day night. M rntiiwu^ nrjto uniuti CHANGES IN JUNEAL ?+? "Juneau has improved wonderfullj since I was here last summer with tht Seattle Chamber of Commerce excur Blon," said J. L. McPherson, Secretarj of the Alaska Bureau of the Seattle Chamber of Commerce and engineei in charge of one of the survey parties under the engineering board, yester day. "The growth of Juneau's immed late past, and her prospect for the fu ture has attracted the attention of the whole country. Within three years s similar development will be witnessce in all parts of the Territory." DR. MAHONE IN MARINE HOSPITAL SERVICE ?+? Dr. P. J. Mahone, of this city, has been appointed assistant surgeon ii the United States marine hospital ser vice, succeeding Dr. C. F. Kuhn, o Douglas, resigned. Dr. Mahone will re main here and continue his privati practice. ROOMS FOR RENT ? Newly fur nished room, reasonable, in privati family. Gentleman preferred. Inquiri 532 Seward St., or Raymond's store.? 6-ll-2t. Men. do you want a furnished roon where you can do your own cooking City water, electric lights, good Iocs tion. Apply ot 202 Seward building or at The Empire office. 6-ll-3t. UNTIL THE 4th OF JULY, at Charles Goldstein's, a pair of Nel tleton shoes or a Stetson hat free wltl every Bult. 6-11-t RODEN'S FRIENDS NOT FEARFUL ?4? . I Friends of Senator Henry Roden In t Juneau do not fear for his-safety. Ac cording to letters received from him he started overland from llllamna for the Kuskokwim and Idltarod, and got caught In the breakup of the Ice, and 1 encountered swollen streams. It Is ^ regarded as likely that he had to wait for more settled conditions, and that ? he will show up at Idltarod before r long. r The letter received In Juneau : from Senator Roden, referred to In - The Empire yesterday, was dated at > Lako Clark, "April 27 or <58," and post . ed at llllamna May 18. Senator Rod ? en said he was stuck there by the bad - condition of the roads and trails and i could neither "gee or haw." "I am making my way ovorlandl," : ho said. Again, in tho letter, ho said: i "I am leaving footprints with hobnails. . | not In tho sands of time, but in tho ? muck and slush from near the Nusha >1 gak to the Kuskokwim." Again, "I am feeling fine and proud t that I can still pack 70 pounds day af ? ter day over the mountains, wade ; streams, eat fish and sloop under the i canopy of heaven." ,1 STAMP MILL FOR WOEWODSKY ISLAND ?+? I E. E. Harvey, managing owner of a 1 free milling gold property that is be 1 ing operated by him on Woowodsky ' Island near Petersburg, who is In Ju neau. says he will erect a five-stamp mill on the property this year. Mr. Harvey has been shipping ore from the ; | property to the Tacoma smelter, but, :hc says. Its free milling character [ makes It so that it can bo worked i more economically by using stamps on the ground than by transporting the 1 ore. j "We have been working the proper 1 j ty for a year," said Mr. Harvey, yes ! terday, "and have 235 feet of tunnel, developing a 5-foot vein of valuable quartz, all of which could be milled profitably. We have been shipping ore from a rich 18-inch vein within 1 the 5-foot ore body, but want a mill so that we can handle all of It." Mr. Harvey Is interested in the ' Olympic mining property near Wran 1 gell, the big Porcupine hydraulic com pany and other mining concerns In ' the North. He is at the Alaskan hotel and will be here a few days on busi I ness. CHANGE AT THE ORPHEUM i Patho Weekly?always Interesting. "Mercy Merrick," is a strong Edi son drama, with Mary Fuller In the ' part of Mercy, having been rescued by a London refugee. Mercy goes to South Africa as a nurse, a stray shell gives her the opportunity to masquer ade as the daughter of Gen. Roscbury, but she is discovered and her new friends desert her?all but the pastor 1 of the refugee. "Bill," is a splendid comedy by the Essany company. "A Change of Administration," is a two-reel feature, and one of Seligs' most timely masterpiece on the politi cal patronage evil. CITY OF SEATTLE COMES WITH PASSENGERS The steamer City of Seattle arrived In port this morning at 2:20 porceed Ing to Skagway at 8:30. She will re ' turn from the Gateway City and sail ? South at 2 o'clock tomorrow after noon. She had the following passen igers for Juneau: S. Hollenthal, Mrs. j Hollenthal, C. B. Brandon, Mrs. T. P. Sheldon. F. \V. Bingell', Mrs. F. W. ; Bingell, Fe.rdlnand Bingell, W. W. jWaidron, Mrs. W. W. Waldron, An ! drew Steel. Mrs. A. Steel, Mrs. C. P. . Millikan, Chas Lee, Mrs. A. Lee, Ce ! celia Lobrel, Lou Rosenburg, Aline Ro 18enberg, Clarisse Rosenberg, H. E. Mathers and six second class; for Douglaes ? Mrs. M. Fergrove; for 5 j Treadwell ? Berganlo Lugio, Henry "Ivoigt and three second class. - . - ? ? ? ? GOOD FEATURE TONIGHT ' AT THE GRAND THEATRE 1 "The Golden Wedding"?A very in teresting 2-reel feature. This feature will please you all. "The Golden Wed ding" won first prize of 25,000 francs at the Turin Cinematograph compe I tition of 1913. "The Indian Outcast"?A good ex citing "101-Bison"?drama?the kind 3 that always makes a hit. 1 "Life's Supreme Treasure Powers," very good election day drama. ^ "On the Firing Line," Gnumont com h edy. ? Remember the big three-reel fea ture for tomorrow, with the world's greatest actress. Miss Marion Leon '? ard, in he thrilling State's right fea 8 ture, "As in a Looking Glass." 8 | t | JUST RECEIVED a few select ladies' tailored suits, in latest shades, also silk petticoats, kl 8 monas and silk underwear. Up-to-date ? dress making. MRS. GAGE, 201 Main ?- street; phone 379. 6-ll-3t. FIRE DESTROYS CHEMICAL WORK ST. LOUIS, Juno 11. ? Fire this :- morning destroyed the million dollar h plant of the Malllncrodt Chemical t Works. POLITICAL RUMOR WITHOUT BASIS Notwithstanding a rumor to the con trary, there has been no ultimatum de livered to the Democratic party of Alaska by the administration as to tho nomination of a Dolegato to Con gress or any other matter, according to members of tho organization and others who are In position to know. Those who attended the meeting of the Juneau club Tuesday night are unanimous In saying that there was not an intimation or hint in anything that was said or dono that could bo construed into tho suggestion of an ultimatum, or request, or that an ulti matum or request of any kind was contemplated. i Territorial Committee for Demo cratic Principles. Skagway was selected as the con vention city, according to the mem bers of the central committee, because it was regarded as nearly a central point from a transportation standpoint I as there is in the Territory. It was rec ognized that there is no place in tho ! Territory that a convention could be hold that would be equally accessible to all pnrts of tho Territory. Two months' notice of the conven tion was given, for the purpose as ex pressed by committee members, of giving the Democrats of tho Territory every opportunity to discuss all phases of the campaign that is approaching. The provision was made that within the incorporated towns of tho Terri tory delegates to the convention should bo selected at primary elec tions where tho majority of the Demo cratic voters can control. HERRESHOEF YACHT TO DEFEND CUP NEW YORK. June 11.?Tho Horre shofT yacht Resolute, built for the New York Yacht Club's Flag Officers' Syn dicate, has won out in the trial for the honor of defending the America's cup against Upton's challenger. Tho mem bers of the New York Yacht club com mittee believe that she is the best sail ing yacht ever constructed. She cost $150,000. . , , ?!? + ?!? ?? + t tt t t t T T T T T ]? ? * UNITED STATES CABLE + * IS WORKING AGAIN. + * + + The United States cable line + f+ was working again ohis morn- + + ing when the Juneau office op- + ? ened. The rush of business *? ? has been so great that no par- + + ticulars concerning the break + ? have been secured. It is + ; * known, however, that the 4? ? break was between Sitka and * + Seattle, and believed to be near + ? the latter named place. * (? ? *:? ?> <? * 4- + ? + STANDARD OIL BEGINS BUILDING STORAGE TANKS Carl Elrich, constructing engineer for the Standard Oil company, and Dale Cunningham, sales representa tive, are in Juneau in the interests, of the company. During his stay hero for the past few days Mr. Eirich has succeeded in securing a location on the beach about a mile out of the city as a site for the erection of four steel storage tanks, together with a dock and warehouse. For the purpose of beginning imme diate work Mr. Elrich took a gang of men with him this forenoon to break ground for the new structures. The tanks and the plant will be practically a duplicate of the one at Ketchikan which was finished a year ago. It is probable that others will be built in , in various parts of Alaska. I ; _ ,.. ? A GUIN UULB nMO M PRELIMINARY SHOOT ! The gun club held its second prelim J inary clay pigeon shoot last evening , on the grounds at Recreation park. There was a largo turnout of the mem bers and some pretty fair shooting. Al i though it was intended to organize and elect ofllcors last evening, this part of the program was postponed un : til tonight, because some of the mem bers were absent. A meeting will be held at the C. W. Young store tonight. JUNEAU THEATRE. Tonight's bill, as follows: "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. After tonight there will be no more picture shows till Tuesday the 16th, ns the Royal Players will occupy the house in the meantime. BRUNSWICK CAFE TO OPEN. Ben Hersey and Peter Olson, form i erly of the Pioneer restaurant, will ? open the Brunswick cafe In Goldstein's I Brunswick building tomorrow morn ing. TOLLS REPtAL BILL j TO PASS TODAY WASHINGTON, Juno 11.?Tho vote on tho free tolls repeal bll 1 will take [ place late today. The Indications are | that It will pass by a majority of ten. Senators John W. Kearn, P. M. Sim mons and R. L. Owen, leaders for the administration forces, claim that counting all doubtful votes against the administration tho bill will receive the support of 52 Senators. MORE COAL PATENTS MAY NOW ISSUE WASHINGTON, June 11.?Assistant Secretary of the Interior A. A. Jones yesterday rendered a decision direct ing that a patent bo Issued to Charles C. Ltghtfoot to a claim in the Glaclor fields. Seattle Says Ooclsion Broad. SEATTLE, June 11. ? Seattle law yers who have specialized on the Alas ka coal land cases say that the decis ion of Assistant Secretary Jones is so broad that it means that nearly every coal claimant in the Bering and Mnt anuska coal fields, with the exception of the Cunningham group, will be or dered patent. MRS. SAMUELS BELIEVES HUSBAND WAS MURDERED ?+? SEATTLE, Jiwc 11? Mrs. M. D. Samuels, continuing her testimony be fore tho Coroner's Jury yesterday af ternoon, said: "I have an intuitive feeling that my husband was murdered." Samuels inquest uonunucu. SEATTLE, June 11?The Samuels inquest has been continued until Sat urday to Becure additional witnesses. Nome People Think It Murder. Former Nome friends of M. D. Sam uels, who arrived from the South on the Northwestern and the Admiral Sampson, are convinced that he was killed. "Samuels never committed sui cide," said Major French yesterday. 'While they may never be able to prove it, I am convinced that he was murdered. He was not a man who would commit suicide." Charles E. Herron agreed with Ma jor French's declaration. Both said that the murder theory is generally hold by those who knew Samuels in his lifetime. SENATE PLUTOCRACY'S LAST STRONGHOLD WASHINGTON, Juno 11?In an in terview given out last night Secre tary of State William J. Bryan de scribed the rules of the United States Senate providing for unlimited debate on all matters coming before that body to be "plutocracy's last strong hold." HEAT KILLS THREE PEOPLE IN CHICAGO ?+? CHICAGO, June 11.?Chicago is suf fering from an oppressive heat wave. There were three deaths yesterday di rectly attributed to prostration from Intense heat JEFFERSON SAILS FOR NORTH TUESDAY NIGHT ?*? SEATTLE, June 11.?The Jefferson sailed North Tuesday night with the I following named passongers: For Juneau?G. R. Noble and wife, D. C. Slatter, R. McKenie, Harold K. Allen G. B. Turner, E. R. Wilcox, E. E. Johnson, Harry Hambcrger, J. S. Sterling, Mrs. M. E. Reidmnn, Mrs. George Blabon, Edward Hurlbut and wife; for Douglas?one steerage. BLUE BERRY KID SAID TO BE IN THE NORTH ?+?? FAIRBANKS, June 11.?Mrs. Smart, arriving on the steamer Alaska, said that while she was at Whitehorse on the way down the river, the "Blue Berry Kid," wanted in connection with the alleged Koyukuk murder, accost ed her for $25 with which to pay his fare from that place to Fairbanks. Ho said that he Intended to return to Al nska. ? ?? NEW YORK CUSTOMS RECEIPTS DECLINE WASHINGTON. Juno 11?Under tho new tariff, receipts from customs du ties at the Port of New York decreas ed $8,653,000 for the first seven months of operation. Tho decrease was antic ipated by the framers of the tariff bill who provided the income tax to cov er the shortage of customs duties. RIGGS PARTY IS NEARING FAIRBANKS FAIRBANKS, June 11?The Thom as Riggs survey party and 100 other passengers arc on the steamers Tan ana and Yukon on their way from Dawson to Fairbanks, nearing this city. UNTIL THE 4th OF JULY, at Charles Goldstein's, a pair of Net tleton shoes or a Stetson hat free with every suit 6-11-tl House Majority wants Leasing Bill To Pass HUERTA SAYS VERA CRUZ SHOULD STARVE + PEACE CONFERENCE NEAR BREAKING POINT Niagara Falls, Canada, June 11,?The American delegates and mediators are almost at the breaking point over the kind of a man to select for provisional President of Mexico. 4 4 VERA CRUZ, Mex., Juno 11.?Gen. Hncrta declined to permit the closing of the gap in the railroad inado by Gen. Maas when he evacuated Vera Cruz. The request for the opening of the road was made through the Brit ish legation. Gen. Huerta said, in re fusing the request, "If the Mexicans yet in Vera Cruz are so unpatriotic as to remain there they ought to starve." - 1 " ? ? DSIImuiI KCDCI5 iticnawc mhim WMW, WASHINGTON. Juno 11.?Con. Fun ston reported this morning that the railroad communication between Vera Cruz and Mexico City is menaced by Constitutionalists who Beck to cut off the possible retreat of Gen. Huerta from the capital. Federals May Evacuate Guaymas. ON BOARD U. S. ARMORED CRUI SER CALIFORNIA. Guaymas. Mex., June 11.?All the available steam ships of the Naviera lino are being concentrated at Guaymas by the Fed eral government, indicating that the Federal garrison is preparing to evac uate Guaymas and retreat by way of the sea. Administration Likes Villa. SEATTLE, June 11.?Representative Rainoy, here on his way to Japan, said "the administration would put Gen. Villa at the head of the government In Mexico If it thought public senti ment would stand for it." It Is the conviction of the President and Sec retary of State that Gen. Villa pre vented a general war in Mexico. Huerta Gives Property Back. MEXICO CITY. June 11.?The Hu erta government has returned to the Waters-Pierce Oil Company properties that were confiscated at the beginning of hostilities. , BRYAN PRAISES GOVERNMENT EARM ??? PENNINGTON, N. J., Juno 11. ? Secretary of State William J. Bryan, In an address ao the students here ye? torday, declared the American govern ment to be the best form of goven mqnt ever conceived by the mind ot man. It is one, he said, that is fast spreading throughout the civilized world. FEDERAL OFFICIAL PREFERS AXE TO HARIKARI ?+? HONOLULU, T. II., June 11?Col lector of the Port E. It. Stacsoblc yes terday received a telegram from Sec retary of the Treasury William G. Mc-! Adoo asking for his immediate resig nation. He says he will not send the resignation. Stacsoble Removed. WASHINGTON. Juno 11?The Pres ident removed Collector Stacoble, of Honolulu, this afternoon. Deputy Col lector Raymer Sharp was appointed to succeed him. PINCHOT'S BROTHER IS AFTER PERKINS NEW YORK, June 11.?Amos Pin chot yesterday made public a letter ad dressed to Col. Theodore Roosevelt in which he demands the withdrawal of George W. Perkins from active con nection with the Progressive party for the good of the organization. Perkins Will Stick. NEW YORK. June 11.?"What Pin chot says cannot drive mo from the party," said George W. Perkins, "I will continue as chairman of the ex ecutive committee." WORLD'S BANTAM WEIGHT CHAMPION IS DEFEATED ?41? VERNON, Calif., June 11?Johnnie Coulon, bantam weight champion of the world, was knocked out in the third round of a scheduled 20-round bout last night by "Kid" Williams, of Baltimore. NEVADA DOCTOR AND THREE OTHERS KILLED 4? GOLDFIELD, Nev., June 11?Dr. E. A. Wheeler and three others were killed here yesterday when an auta ' mobile upset. WASHINGTON, Juno 11?The rules committee of the House, If it acts up on a petition signed by more than a majority of the membership of the House of Representatives, will report a special rule for the consideration of the Alaska coal lands leasing bill. The petition was circulated yesterday ask ing that five bills be considered at the presont session. Among the bills in cluded in the petition was tho leasing bill. Tho signatures of a majority of the members was secured without dif ficulty. Plttman Says Bill Will Pass. WASHINGTON, Juno 11?Senator Key Plttman, of Nevada, chairman of tho Senate committee on Territories, said today that he believed that tho Alaska coal land leasing bill and the bill repealing the $100 a mile tax on Alaska railroads will pass both houses and become laws before the adjourn ment of Congress. Development Board Bill Not Pressed. The Alaska Development Board bill is being held in abeyance pending the action o fthe House committee on Ter ritories which is holding hearings on the measure. ROOSEVELT-WILLARD WEDDING TAKES PLACE MADRID, June 11.?The civil cere mony that made Kermlt Roosevelt, son of former President Theodore Roosevelt, and Miss Belle Wyatt Wil lard, daughter of American Ambassa dor and Mrs. Joseph E. Wlllard, man and wife was performed yesterday. The religious ceremony will be per formed today. The ceremony Is being made a not able social function. Religious Ceremony Celebrated. MADRID, Juno 11.?The Roosevelt Willard religious marriage ceremony was performed this afternoon in the chapel of the British embassy. ** + * ** + + ** + * + + * + ? + * + STORM KILLS 100 FISHER- ? + MEN. + ? , + + ST. JOHN, N. B., Juno 11.? + + Moro than 100 fishermen per- * Ishcd in a storm that swept tho + * + Bay of Chalcur yesterday. ? ? + + ?f + * + * + ?f + + + + + + + *? ? - T r?/i A rpiAV AKlfttlNTirmv LiEAjt/I i ivrii BECOMES AN EMBASSY WASHINGTON, June 11.?The Ar gentine Republic yesterday raised its legation to Washington making its representative, formerly an envoy ex traordinary and minister plenipoten tiary, an ambassador. This will re quire that the United States raise its legation at Buenos Ayres likewise, and make twelve American embassies. TILLMAN DEPLORES FREE TOLLS FIGHT WASHINGTON. Juno 11?Senator Benjamin R. Tillman, Democrat of South Carolina, speaking yesterday in the United States Senate, said: "This debate over the free tolls question staggers by common sense. I am unable to understand why the Pres ident projected the tolls fight into the Democratic party at this time." NEW TIN MILLS FOR PITTSBURGH PITTSBURGH, June 11. ? The Jones & Laughiln Steel Co. will erect eight tin mills, in addition to 24 now in operation. It is expected that the new mills will be in operation by the middle of the present summer. ON WAY TO COUNT PRIBILOFF SEALS SEATTLE, Juno 11.?The U. S. cut ter McCollough with the American and Canadian commissioners on board sailed this afternoon to take the cen sus of the Pribiloff island seals. J. M. Macgowan and B. F. Harmon are the Canadian commissioners. WORK ON JACKLING'5 YAGM I COMPLETED; OWNER EXPECTED SEATTLE, Juno 11.?The work of remodeling the Cyprus, Col. D. C. Jackling's yacht, has been completed. The yacht is now being provlslonel. Col. Jackling is expected to arrive here in a few days. SON OF SEATTLE THEATRICAL MAGNATE MARRIES IN CHICAGO CHICAGO, June 11. ? Harry Cort, Bon of John Cort, the Seattle theatri cal magnate, was married here yester day to Miss Margaretta Jones, of Los Angeles MURDERER OF AMERICAN - IS HANGED IN KOREA SEOUL, Korea, June 11.?Tomltaro i Watanabe, murdered of Dr. Edgar De ? Mott Strker, an American surgeon, was hanged yesterday.