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' ' ? ' ' " &j Iv, jg 'p!'-\ gjg -p . yxl-l-ik) ' i MUbtUi.1 ___ THE ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE V?L- IV-> NO- 50(3. JUNEAU, ALASKA, WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 1914. PRICE, TEN CENTS Search For Alaska's Uncharted Rocks Begins V , SEATTLE. July 1.?A compleH wire dras expedition. composed of 20 m*? and equipment, headed by J. A. Daa^ iels. of the United States coast and geodetic survey, sailed this morning on the tug Chehalis for Alaska. The expedition will drag the channels and harbors of Alaska for pinnacle rocks and other menaces to navigation. The Chehalis will be Joined at Ket chikan by the launch Arnold, which will assist in the work. MOTOR BOAT CLUB TO PARTICIPATE A temporary organization was ef fected for the Gastineau Motor Boat Club, and it was decided to have motor boat races in Juneau on July Fourth, at a meeting held in Grover C. Winn's office last night Messrs. Cleveland, Pulver and Ka ser were appointed a committee to confer with the- executive committee of the Fourth of July celebration. It was decided to hold the races Sunday morning for which the celebration committee has appropriated $100. There will be five classes of races, as follows: Dory race?Two men with two or -H?a. prize $10. 1 motorboat race?Prize $75. oats, 30 feetaud under, prize * class, 40 feet and under. it and work boats. 65 feet and . prize $25. ^^K^trance fee of $2 will be charg ed for all' entries except the dory which is free. Speed boats will be barred from all other than the speed boat race. The starting point will be from the Pacific Coast dock but the course has not yet beet decided upon. The Organization. A committe on permanent organi zation. to secure mooring quarters, and submit constitution and by-laws was appointed and consists of Grover C. Winn. Ed Evans and S. L. Burton. A , white field with a blue star was adopt ed for a pennant. BOWLING FANS GETTING THE TOURNEY BUG 1 ? ? Rowling fans, who make the Rruns- ' wick headquarters for entertainment ^ and who have taken a great fancy to Mr. I .cam tug's alleys, are now discus- ' sing the formation of teams and the j beginning of bowling tourneys. It is j stated that the employees of Tom Ra donich's Alaska Grill will organize at v?ast one team, that the Alaskan Hotel will furnish another, and that the Elec tric Light & Power company boys will make a third. Others are also discus sing the plan of organizing. GOLDSTEIN'S STORE TO RE OPEN EVENINGS The Charles Goldstein store will re main open evenings every day this i week until and including Friday night ?the evening before the Fourth of July?for the benefit of Its patrons. ' j<. A 4. + 4. .> 4. 4. + I * ? '] * marine notes + ? +, ? ? The Spokane, arriving from Sitka will sail South tomorrow night at 10 o'clock. ! The Princess Alice returning from 1 Skagway will sail South from Juneau i at 7 o'clock Friday morning. The Dolphin was expected at the Isl- 1 and this afternoon at 3 o'clock. ( The Georgia left at 12:01 this morn- * ing for Sitka. The Mariposa jailed from Seattle 1 last night. ' The Northwestern s* I for the West- ' ward last night. ! The Alameda arrived from the West- 1 ward. Southbound, at midnight last ? night. 1 The J. B. Stetson arrived from Skag way Southbound this morning. GEORGIA ARRIVALS. ?+? The Georgia arriving from Sitka and wayports brought the following , passengers for Juneau: From Chat- , am?John Hinstad. Bert Haaheln. J. , S. Harrta; from Hoonah?Dr. P. J. Mahone: bum Gypsum?Charles Zu rich: from Hawk Inlet?Dave Allen; j from Excursion Inlet?W. J. Taggart. , John Davis. Charles V. Henry: from ] Sitka?F. P. Turner: from Funter? . Ed Nooney. ] LEAVING ON ALAMEDA. ? The Alameda arrived from the West- j ward about midnight last ir?;ht en route to the South. The fohowing ' took passage from Juneau: Otto A^en, ! C. G. Craig and wife. W. C. Leak. "V. A. Irwin, James Mensor, G. 0. Bradley,' Albert Lacost. Miss Brown. Miss Hy der. ARCTIC BROTHERS MEET. Juneau Camp, No. 31. held an inter esting meeting at Odd Fellows" hall last night. The next meeting will be at the same place July 14th. THE WEATHER TODAY. Twenty-four hours ending at 3 p. m.: Maximum?54. Minimum?48. Precipitation?.19. Cloudy; rain. DOROTHY HALEY 1 WINS CONTEST Mllss Dorothy Huley won the God ?s of Liberty contest which termin alrl at noon today, leading Mifcs Grace ^?bter, who ran second, by 436 votes. njwMIss Lydia Krohonen, third, by j/The vote of the three highest candi dates was: Dorothy Haley 1132 Grace Webster 696 Lydia Krohonen 622 Miss Haley Is Native Daughter. Hiss Dorothy Haley is one of the beautiful young misses of this city; a native of Juneau, where she has spent her entire lifetime; 14 years of age; she has just finished the eighth grade of the Juneau public school, and is one of its most popular students. Sho will make a charming Impersonator of the Goddess of Liberty. Committee Urges Decorating. The decorating committee of the 4th of-July committee is urging the busi ness people and householders of Ju neau to decorate their places of busi ness and residences and their win dows. To encourage appropriate dec oration, they have offered a prize of 620 for the best decorated exterior; 610 for the second best and $15 for the best window. FIRE DEPARTMENT TO CELEBRATE At last night's meeting of the Ju neau Are department Chief Milton Winn's braves decided to enter three contesting hose teams for the lndo puudance Day sports, and also to take part in the parade. Chief Winn ap pointed George Dull, John McNeil, and Sim Kreiman, captains of the respec tive teams and authorized them to se cure teams from the department at large which has been done and the teams will be seen iu action tonight on Front street for their first practice runs and wet tests. Chief Winn also appointed John Clarke, John Harris and Al. Zenger a committee to prepare % float representing the department for the big parade. The hook and ladder truck will be used for this. It was al to decided at tbt) meeting that the de partment would turn out Its full strength for the parade, all of the men marching in line. The Hose Teams. The hose teams selected are as fol lows: No. 1.?Sim Freiman (captain), Mar tin Lynch, Milt Berry. Max Humfrie, Len Hurlbutt, Lou Derry. Royal Shep ard. Frank Harvey, Alvin Goldstein, Grover C. Winn, Cash Cole, Harry Brun. No. 2.?George Dull (captain), C. W.J Carter, John Museth. J. W. Bell. John; Harris. Dolly Gray, William Albert son, Chas. Naghel, Marion Goldstein, R. J. Harris, Tome Cole. H. I. Lucas. No. 3.?John McNeil (captain), J. J. Clarke. John Winn, Z. Bradford. Tom Krigbaum, A. Zenger. H. McKanna, George Simpklns, Bert Huehn. R. Mc Kanna, Wallis George, Victor Epsteyn. rHE PRINCESS ALICE ARRIVES FIRST TIME - - * ? ?: . ?' 'B The Princess Alice arrived from the South last night making the first of four voyages that are to be made dur ing the present summer season. Capt. J. A. McLeod is in command and very proud of his splendid ship. The Prin cess Alice is one of the largest vessels of the C. P. R. fleet operating on the North Pacific coaat and is certainly one of the most commodious and lux uriously finished. She has been op ?rating on the triangle run of Puget Sound and adjacent waters for nearly two years and is a great favorite. She can carry 1200 passengers and las 222 state rooms. Capt. J. A. McLeod, who is in com mand of the Princess Alice, is the ad miral of the Cauadian Pacific fleet, md the regular master of the Princess May which he commanded for years. A large crowd was on the dock to ?reet the vessel and hundreds of peo ple took occasion to Inspect the beau tiful craft under the guidance of J. T. SpicKett. agent of the company for Juneau. There were many round trip tour ists aboard, some of whom will make the trip over the White Pass and Yu kon. ^to Whitehorse. Tho following wetW for Juneau: L. McMullen, C. Wharton, C. J. Opperman, Mrs. Irene Lindsay, W. Price. W. Raymond and wife. Mrs. Rascovich. William Rugg. J. Fishman, Mrs. Had, Mrs. Peoples und two children. Mrs. I. Brustkern and two children. J. Martin, G. John son, Mrs. Wharton and two children, and two second Class. GRAND THEATRE TONIGHT E*tiro change of program tonight, as follows: "Re9?xnation," is a very touching society trama. "The Rights of a Savage," a great "101 Bison" Indian feature. fThv Loggtng Industry," education al production: logging camps in the Northwest "A Friend to Children," a good com edy production. For Friday and Saturday?"Carmen" Marion Leonard In a Vreel feature. WATERFRONT RIGHT OF WAY EXPECTED .-It Is believed that with the propci showing the Interior Department will consent to the building of n water front thoroughfare In front of Auk In dlan village for the purposo of con nectlng WHIoughby avenue or Indian street extension, with E street In the Casey-Shattuck addition, thus closing the only gap exlutlng between Juneau's business section and the Gold creeh estuary and the government road lead Ing to the north. The city council has secured the cooperation of Gov, J. F. A. Strong In bringing the necessi ty of this Improvement to the atten tion of Secretary Lane and data is now being forwarded to back up the application for the right of way de sired. The Indian street extension Is now completed as far as Sixth street, or to the beginning of Auk village. Under instructions from tho city council, Wet trick & Wllhelm, tho well known engineers, have Just completed a specially drawn plat showing a por tion of tho Juneau business section and waterfront, the Auk village, and the Casey-Shattuck addition. The completed portion of Wllloughby ave nue Is also shown and with It the pro posed thoroughfare In front of Auk village. A comprehensive idea of the proposed improvement can therefore bo grasped in a moment. This plat is to be sent to the Department of the Interior along w<tb other data relat I ing to the application for permission i to build in front of the native village. I FORREST BUILDING PRACTICALLY DONE The new Forrest building on lower Front street Is now practically com pleted and a goodly portion of it al ready in use. It occupies a space facing 125 feet on Front street by 100 feet deep extending toward the Pacific Coast company's dock site. The building contains three store rooms facing on Front street, one store room facing on a passage way to the south of tho building and two large shops at the rear and reaching tho full length of the building. It .Is oue of the most substantial frame | buildings erected in Juneau. Two of the store rooms facing on Front street are for rent. The store room facing on the passage way has been rented to Dave Talbot for a plumbing shop. The third storeroom facing on Front street will bo used for the stock and store of the supply do pot of the Juneau Iron Works. Mr. Forrest stated this morning that it was his intention to carry a complete line of Standard and Regal gas en gines and all the parts together with a complete and varied stock of water wheels and equipment. The offices of the concern are in the rear portion of the store room. Tho waterfront side of the building Is already occupied' by the machine and blacksmith shops of the Juneau Iron Works. Garage Started. Immediately south of tho Forrest! building and separated from It by anj eight-foot passageway tho now gar rage for the W. F. Merchant Motors! company is being built. Active work: on the construction was begun yester day and tho frame for the walls was raised yesterday. This building; stands prtcinpally on the site former ly occupied by the Juneau Iron Works. This building is to be rushed to com pletion with the same spirit that mark ed the erection of the Forrest build ing. It also stands on ground owned by Forrest and is being erected by day labor under the personal supervision of Mr. Forrest. DORTERO CASE SHOULD REACH JURY TODAY The case of Sabina Dortero against the. Home Power Co of Skagway which has occupied the attention of the dis trict court ever since the opening of the Skagway term was expected to reach the Jury today. The action was brought to recover for personal injur ies alleged to have been sustained through electric shock occasioned by defective lnsullatlon. There are two other Jury cases to come before the court and many are beginning to specvlate as to whether or not the court will adjourn in season for the officials to get homo for the Fourth of July celebration. GEORGE WELSH ALARMS THE EARLY LARKS ??? Simon Hlrsch today received a let ter from George Welsh who is start ling the larks on the French ranch near Stockton, California, by his early ris ing. George says th'at he gets up at 4 a. m. each day and gets up steam in the engine after which all he has to do is attach the milkers to the patient kine and ivatch the pails fill. Taken altogether he is fond of his ranching experience and is feeling fine. NOTICE TO PUBLIC. Owners of livestock arc hereby noti fied that horses and cattle caught run ning at large on the streets of Juneau will be taken up and placed in the city pound. Owners will save expens es by keeping their stock off the streets. Dated at Juneau, June 29. 1914. W. H. McBRIDE, (???6-29-tf) Chief of Police. FREE TRIP? To San Francisco Panama Exposl | tion if you buy your drugs from the Juneau Drug Co.. 107 Front St., phone 250. 6-22-tf For a good Spanish lunch, see Ta male Joe. 7-l-6t. PRESIDENT SELLS ' TWO BATTLESHIPS ? WASHINGTON, July 1.?Secretury I of the Navy Josephus Daniels announc ? ed this morning that the battelshlps ? Mississippi and Idaho had been sold - to private parties for the amount of i the cost of their actual construction i and .mprovcments, the exact figure ; to be determined. It is understood i that the private purchasers will trans :j fer them to Greece almost immedlate ? iy I The original cost of tho Mississippi . was $6,629,183; and of the Idaho, |5, - 558,731. The displacement of each 1b ? 13,000 tons. i Bills Signed Last Night WASHINGTON. July 1.?President i Woodrow Wilson lasc night signed the naval appropriation bill, authorizing tho construction of two superdroad naughts, and the bill authorizing the sale of tho Mississippi and Idaho and the construction of a third superdread naught with tho proceeds of the sale. CHEROKEE NATION IS DISSOLVED WASHINGTON, July 1.?Tho Che rokee Nation, one of the five civilized Nations of old Indian Territory, was dissolved at midnight last night, and the members of it became simple citizens of the United States. Tho former officers of tho Nation and the tribal organization gave way to tho regular civil authorities of the muni cipalities and couiitios in which they reside and of the State and National governments. SEATTLE DEFEATS PROPOSED CHARTER ?? SEATTLE, July 1.?Returns aro ,not yet all in from yesterday's voting on the charter submitted by the 16 freeholders who were elected at the last municipal election, but they are sufficient to determine that it was badly defeated. The majority may reach two to one. The proposal au thorizing the granting of franchises without the 'Vmmon user" clause likewise is defeated. It is thought that several if not all the bonding propositions may have carried. The new charter was defeated by the progressive votors, who favor a common commission government. The freeholders turned down the commis sion form of government for the managerial systom with a large legis lative council elected from districts Instcnd of from .'.be cltv at large. The voters have defoated their plan. Light Vote Cast SEATTLE, July 1?Out of nearly 75,000 votes registered only 20,000 were cast at the charter election yes terday. THINGS LOOK BETTER FOR FRENCH FINANCES ? ? PARIS, July 1.?The new cabinet is very generally welcomed. Bank ers now agree that the political crin sis, temporarily at least, has ended. New Loan Coming. The new French loan will issue prob ably on July 6. in 3 Vfe per cents around 92, intended to produco $161,000,000 not. It Is expected the loan will be oversubscribed thirty times. WILLIAM IS ONLY ONE AT FUNERAL VIENNA, July 1.?Emperor William, of Germany, is the only foreign mon arch who is here to ationd the funeral of Archduke Franz Ferdinand. The failure of other monarchs to come to Vienna is due to the fact that Emperor Francis Joseph is physically unequal to the tasK of entertaining them. FORMER MAYOR COPLY IS JUNEAU VISITOR John S. Coply, former Mayor of Nome, is a Juneau visitor, staying at the Alaskan hotel. This is Mr. Cop ly's first visit to tho Pacific coast of Alaska, though ho was in business for years at Nome. Ho will leave on the Mariposa for the Westward. While in Juneau he has spent considerable time visiting old Nomeltes. NOTICE TO ODD FELLOWS. Silver Bow Lodge No. 2 I. 0. 0. P. will hold Installation of officers Thurs day ovenlng, July 2nd. All members are reuqested to attend, and visiting brothers cordially invited. (6-30-2t) CHAS. NELSON, Acting Noble Grand. GRUBSTAKE COMING FROM ANCIENT CAPITAL - The Grubstake, Capt. E. D. Beattle, left Sitka this morning and will ar rive in Juneau tomorrow morning. The Grubstake has been out with a cruising party for the past several days. t i t ELKS MEET TONIGHT. There will be a regular meeting of Juneau Lodge No. 420, B. P. O. E., at 8 p. m. tonight, (Wednesday). Vis iting members requosted to attend. G. F. FORREST,, Exalted Ruler. H. I. LUCAS, Secretary. W. H. Raymond, a Portland insur ance man, arrived in Juneau last night on the Princess Alice. He is accom panied by ' Mrs. Raymond and they are staying at the Hotel Cain, ROOSEVELT ROASTS TWO OLD PARTIES ? PITTSBURGH, Pa.. July 1.?Former President Theodore Roosevelt de nounced the Democratic administra tion in unmeasured terms in a speech here last night opening the Progress ive party campaign in this State. He declared that the new tariff law is a "collossal failure," the anti-trust pro gram an "economic absurdity," and the foreign policy "wretched." Continuing, Roosevelt charged the Republican bosses with responsibility for putting Woodrow Wilson In the Presidential chair by thwarting the rank and (lie of the Republican party in the last National convention. The passing of government back and forth between the Republican and Democratic parties was characterized by the Colonel as "government by con vulsion." Senator Boies Penrose, of this State, wns denounce^ and Qifford Pinchot praised. At the close of his speech, Col. Roosevelt was "all in" physicially, and he had not fully recovered from the effects of his effort when he left for New York about midnight. Penrose Hits Back. PITTSBURGH, Pa., July 1.?Sen ator Bois Penrose this morning gave out a letter for publication which he received from then President Theo dore Roosevelt just after the election of 1904, In which the President thank ed him for the support he had given him in the campaign and congratulat ed him upon the election returns from Pennsylvania which had given Roose velt 505,519 plurality, C. P. R. ATTORNEY BLAMES STORSTADTS 3rd MATE QUEBEC. Juno 30.?The arguments In the official inquiry into the Empress of Ireland disaster, begun Saturday, were continued yesterday and today. The first attempt to fix direct respon- ? sibility was when Butler Aspinwall, attorney for the Canadian Pacific, snld that Third Officer Saxo was unauthor ized to take the wheel of the Stor stadt from the helmsman and put is hnrd a-port when it had already been put a-port with the vessel having steerage way and pointed to avoid a collision. He said to find that the Em press bad starboarded her helm would be to find Capt. Kendall of the ship guilty of perjury. He said Saxo was ] clearly responible for the accident. FORMER SENATOR TURNER FIGHT IN SEATTLE , SEATTLE, July 1.?Former Senator j George Turner opened hla campaign i for the Democratic nomination for t United States Senator in., this city ' last night at the Seattle Press Club ? auditorium. He declared that he i stands fairly and squarely behind'the i policies of President Woodrow Wilson, i SAM WALL ABANDONS ' CENTRAL AMERICAN TRIP ' ?+? SEATTLE, June 24.?That the Seat tle yacht Iola, with Capt. J. H. Sy berg, of this city, and George Wood of San Francisco, on board, has been wrecked off the coast of Lower Cali fornia or sunk in a heavy storm which raged of the coast May 29, is the fear of S. W. Wall, a former Seattle, Ta coma and Alaska newspaper man who returned today from San Francisco after waiting 20 days for the yacht to appear. Wall, in company with two moving picture men and an experienced crew, had planned to spend a year in Lower California waters taking pictures of the natives and the country. The orig inal expedition for this purpose was disrupted two months ago, when hos tilities broke out on the West Coast between Mexicans and Americans. Wall and the camera men waited for the Iola to arrive, first in San Diego, then in San Pedro and finally in San Francisco. MARIPOSA SAILS WITH MANY FOR JUNEAU ^?? SEATTLE. July 1.?The Mariposa sailed at 1 o'clock this morning with * tho following named pasongers for Ju- 1 neau: Mrs. F. F. Graff, M. A. Miller and wife, Sumnor S. Smith, R. H. Dod- 1 son, Mary Cevey, Blon Tracy, Miss Lena Trulson, Miss F. G. Jordan, Iora I Krasel, Mrs. M. J. Aubrey, Mrs. R. T. Lynch, Mrs. Amelia Anderson, Mrs. W. Pearson, Mrs. S. FonloneBle, Robert Sparger and wife, Ed. M. Kane, J. B. Milzarek, Mrs. T. L. Stone. V. L. Payne, W. H. Seeley, A1 Page, James C. Snemmond, R. A. Gleason, A. Bro dertck, E. B. Jackson, J. H. Guffoy, J. R. C. Connor, Will Nesbit and six steer age. CATHOLIC CHURCHMEN GATHERING IN JUNEAU Father William Shcpard arrived on tho Alameda from Valdez to attond the meeting hero with Rev. Father Richard Gleeson, provincial for the province of California, which includes Ave Western States and Alaska. Fa ther Vanderpol, also of Valdez, and Father Mahoney of Ketchikan are at present visiting with Father Bruck ert of Douglas. Father Turaell of Skagway will come to Juneau on the next trip of the Georgia completing the party that will be in Juneau when Gather1 Gleeson arrives. They will all be entertained by Father A. R. Drath man of Juneau. INCREASING CAPITAL. The Hoonah Packing company has filed amended articles with Charles E. Davidson, Secretary of Alaoka, show ing an increase of the capital stock from $75,000 to $100,000. HUERTA DELEGATES LOOK EOR PEACE ??? NIAGARA FALLS, Canada, July 1? Tho Hucrta delegates to the peace conference regard the latest note re ceived from Gen. Carranza last night as vory satisfactory. They regard it as indicating a desire on the part of the Constitutionalists to enter tho conference, and to participate In ar ranging tho final settlement of Mexi can matters. FRENCH PRINCE SAYS SUFFRAGE TO BLAME NEW YORK, July 1.?Prince Andre PonlatowskI, the Paris banker and friend and financial associate in many deals of E. H. JIarriman, who Is here. Bays: "Europe docs not think over highly of the way the United States has been run of late. The trouble here Is the same as it Is In all countries where they have universal suffrage. We have hundreds of people like President Wil son In Europe?brainy, scholarly, cul tured, charming, but theorists and im practicable believers in the capacity of the mass of non-property holders to govern themselves. The franchise should be restricted in the United j States. Then the Wilsons would give place to men closer in touch with bus iness." rEDDY THINKS COUNTRY WANTS HIM TO CURE IT NEW YORK, July 1?The Now York American contains an interview with former President Theodore Roosevelt In which the latter is quoted as say ing that he will accept the Progres sive party nomination for President. Roosevelt said that ho would accept the nomination "because I am con vinced that the country is in the most unhealthy state and that the majority jf the men of the Nation want me to :ure it" HEINZE NOT IN DANGER OF IMMEDIATE DEATH NEW.YORK, July 1?The commit tee of physicians which visited F. Aug. ieinze, upon appointment by the Su premo Court reported, nfter an exam nation, that the report that he is at the point of death was not justified, rhcy say that?hw Is" Suffering from itomach and heart troubles, and is very ill, but that death is not immi lcnt and that the prospect of recovery s good. IAPAN WILL NOT PRINT CORRESPONDENCE ?+? TOKYO, July 1.?'The foreign min ster announced yesterday that the treaty negotiations that have been conducted between that country and the United States over the subject of California's alien law legislation will lot be announced in this country out if deference to a request from the United States. 3T. LOUIS UNIVERSITY TO BUILD HOSPITAL NOW ?+? ST. LOUIS. July 1.?SL Louis Uni versity will not wait until death of lames Campbell's Immediate heirs to Jegln building the medical college and liospltal, to which his fortune of $30, )00,000 or more, now held in trust, is ultimately to go. Arrangements for borrowing money to Ve repaid from the principal of the bequest are being jonsidered by those in charge of the university's medical department. TEXAS GETS $30,000,000 GULF COAST STEEL PLANT GALVESTON, Tex., July 1. ? The construction of the steel plant at Tex ?s City by the Southwestern Steel De velopment Co., capital $30,000,000, is now assured, as financial arrange ments have been made In Europe, principally In Belgium. MT. LASSEN EXPERIENCES ITS FOURTEENTH ERUPTION RED BLUFF. Calif.. July 1. ? Mt. Lassen experienced its fourteenth eruption this morning. Smoke Is as cending one mile in helghth above the mountain, and ashes are falling for a distance of 13 miles from It. Lake Manzanlla, near tho mountain, has fallen three feet since yesterday. SEATTLE PIONEER IS CRUSHED TO DEATH SEATTLE, July 1.?John Graham, a pioneer of this city and long an em ployee of the Carman Manufacturing company, was crushed to death last night in an elevator of the company's plant. GREEK LETTER FRATERNITY TO MEET AT SEATTLE ?*? CHICAGO, July 1.?The seventh an nual convention of the Sign Gamma Phi' fraternity closed today. It select ed Seattle as the meeting place for 1916 convention. Dr. Earl Bemis, returned from Skagway on the J. B. Stetson this morning and Is staying at the Cain. Huerta Preparing To Depart Trom Mexico WASHINGTON, July 1. ? Privata advices received today through un official sources but credited, neverthe less, from Mexico City state that Gen. Huerta had sent his son and daughter to Puerto Mexico and that he is mak ing preparations for his own depar ture. The Information was conveyed to the Htato Department where It is said that it caused no apparent sur prise It is said'that Huerta has $8,000,000 standing to his personal crredit in Paris banks to provide against the danger of spending his last days in exile. SENATE MAY INVESTIGATE COLOMBIAN PANAMA MATTER WASHINGTON, July 1.?The Sen ate will investigate the acquisition of the Panama canal zone and the Pan ama rebellion and the part that the United States took in the rebellion before it acts upon the Colombian treaty, according to the statement of a member of the Senate foreign rela tions commlttco. It is said that the suggestion that this action be taken was made by Secretary of State Will iam J. Bryan. If the Senate takes this action testimony and statements will be made by those familiar with the circumstances, and an opportunity will be given former President Theo dore Roosevelt to testify. M'ADOO ASKS CONGRESS FOR MORE AUTHORITY ?+? WASHINGTON, July 1.?Secretary of the Treasury William Q. McAdoo hno sent a communication to Congreus recommending an amendment to the Income tax law, aimed chiefly at check ing up in matters of stock dividends. Under the present law the Individu al In paying Income tax is permitted to deduct such dividends because of the tax of one per cent. Imposed on corporations. The Internal revenue men now purpose to open stock lists of all corporations subject to the tax and also to give the collectors other pow ers which will enable them to trace a tax-payer's securities even into a safe deposit vault. CONGRESS MAY REMAIN IN SESSION FOR MONTH ??? WASHINGTON. July 1.?It Is now thought that Congress may remain In session for n month. The report of the Clayton nnti-trust bill, amending the Sherman act will be reported by the Senate committee this week, prob ably, and it is thought that it might be August 1 before It and the other anti-trust bills will bo passed by the Senate. PRESIDENT QUOTES Hn,L AS OPTIMISTIC PROPHET t ' WASHINGTON, July 1.?In support of his conclusion that the country is on the eve of a period of prosperity and that evidence abundantly Justi fies It, President Woodrow Wilson quoted assurances of the fact that Jas. J. Hill, whom, he said, he regards as one of the greatest authorities on bus iness conditions In the world. HAITIEN REVOLUTIONIST AND FOLLOWERS KILLED WASHINGTON, July 1.?Capt. Eb erle, of the United States armored cruiser Washington, today reported to the Secretary of the Navy that Sena tor Davilmar Theodore, ,he Haltien revolutionst, and 60 of his followers were killed In a battle on the Domin ican frontier today, SECRETARY DANIELS' DHY ORDER GOES IN'.O EFFECT WASHINGTON, July 1.?Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels' order banishing liquor from the United States navy becomes effective today. SENATOR ROOT WILL NOT RUN FOR SENATE AGAIN ALBANY, N. Y., July 1?Senator Elihu Root, writing to William Barnes, jr., the Republican leader of New York, snys he will positively not be a candi date for re-election to the United States Senate. OLOEST ENGLISH EARL DIES AT LONDON TODAY LONDON, July 1. ? Earl Wcymss and March, aged 96 years, the eldest member of the House of Lords, died hero today. He will be succeed ed by Lord Elcho. 'FRISCO MAN IS NAMED AMBASSADOR TO RU8SIA ?+? WASHINGTON, July 1.?President Woodrow Wilson today nominated George T. Mayre, of San Francisco, to bo ambassador to Russia. WEST VIRGINIA BECOMES PROHIBITION STATE TODAY CHARLESTON. W. Va.. July 1. ? West Virginia's 3tato wide prohibition law went Into effect today. .. An "Elk knife" for an "Elk" A knife for everybody. Juneau Drug Co., The store that has what you i want when you want it. Opposite Al , nskan hotel. Phone 260. 7-1-tf.