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THEALASKA DAILY EMPIRE VOL. IV. NO. 507. JuNEAC. ALASK ratjRSDAY, JULY 2, 1914. PRICE. TEN CENTS Only One Democratic Convention For Alaska The people of Alaska?particularly *.he Democrats of the Territory?niust not permit the persistent repltltlou of a few self-proclaimed "Progressives" or "progressive" Democrats and the two or three papers which represents them to confuse the political situation In this Territory. There will be only one regular Democratic convention. The regular Democratic organization in Alaska?the organization that is entitled to the use of the party name ?Is the organization which called the Skagway convention and not the so-called organization of the Frame alleged Democrats. The regular or ganization holds its title from the progressive Democratic party of the Nation at the head of which Is Presi dent Wood row Wilson, Chairman William F. McCombs and the others, and high in the councils of which stands William J. Bryan. The oft repeated charge that this title to regularity came through a "deal" with Murphy or with any one else Is with out the slightest shadow of foundation in fact, and those responsible for ut terances or publications to the con trary know it. The delegation to the Baltimore convention of which Gov. J. F. A. Strong, an original Woodrow Wilson man and one who supported Wilson throughout the course of the long and turbulent gathering at the Monument al city, was chairman and the recog nized head, was officially recognized and seated In that convention by the UNANIMOUS vote of the credentials committee and by the unanimous vote of the convention when the report of that committee was adopted. This action of the credentials committee was taken after a full and fair hear Ing. in which nearly all of the time allotted to the Alaska contest was given to the contestants by Mr. J. H. Cobb, who represented the regular delegation. A prominent United States Senator, a SUPPORTER OF WOODROW WILSON, who was a member of the credentials committee, in making the motion to seat the dele gation headed by Gov. Strong, stated that Falcon. Joslin, representing the Frame-O'Connor crowd, (whom, bv the way. Delegate Wlckersham has often accused of being a Guggenheim lobby ist) had "made the very best of a very bad case." Story of Baltimore Contest. The following statement of the pro ceedings at Baltimore was given The EmplPe by a progressive Democrat, a personal friend of Delegate Wicker sham, one who was at Baltimore and possesses first hand information on his subject: "When the Alaska Delegation reach ed Baltimore, they found that Wm. O'Connor and Falcon Joslin had al ready filed with the National Commit tee. the credentials of the delegates from the Frame-O'Connor-Harrais con vention. These credentials purported to give seats in the National Conven tion to Wm. O'Connor and Falcon Jos lin as delegates at large, and those two only were in attendance, but they were holding proxies for other per sons. "It is well enough to remember the personnel of this delegation ? Wm. O'Connor, who in 1910 ran for Con gress on the I-abor Ticket, it has been charged and is generally believed, at the expense of the Guggenheim syndi cate in the hope of defeating Wlcker sham; Falcon Joslin who for years has been accused by Delegate Wick ersham of being the representative of the same syndicate in the Tanana Val ley. "The sub-committee of the National committee gave Messrs. O'Connor and Joslin a very full and careful hearing and unanimously decided against them. The contest was taken before thfe committee on credentials of the National convention. This Committee was composed of fifty (Continued on page four.) * + ? MARINE NOTES + ? + The Spokane arriving from Sitka will sail for the South at 9 o'clock. The Princess Alice will return from Skagway and sail South at 7 o'clock tomorrow morning. The Maripoea sailing from Seattle Tuesday night should arrive in Juneau tomorrow night. The Dolphin returning from Sitka is expected to,sail South from Jun eau tomorrow night. The Northwestern will be due from the Westward July 6. The Jefferson will be due to arrive from the South July 7. The Admiral Evans will be due to arrive from the South July 8. The Admiral Sampson will be due to arrive from the Westward July 8. The Georgia is In Sitka. COMANS IN SHARICK HOUSE. Mrs. Coman. wife of Ralph Coraan, foreman of the Empire, and their daughter, arrived on the Dolphin last night Today they are moving into the Sharick house on Gastineau Are. JUNEAU WOMAN ENTERTAINED. A party, embracing some of the most prominent society women of Juneau, went over to Douglas this afternoon to be the guests of the day at the home of Mrs. R. A. Kinzie, at Tread well. THE .WEATHER TODAY. Twenty-four hours ending at 3 p. m.: Maximum?58. Minimum?46. Precipitation?.40. Cloudy. CITY GIVES $150 TOR FIRE LADDIES The city council today appropriated $150 (or prizes (or the hose racing and wet tests that are to take place be tween three teams of the Juneau de partment on July Fourth. The prizes are hung up to stimulate interest In the department. The hose racing and wet tests prom ise to be among the most interesting of the sporting events. Already the Are laddies have taken up the matter enthusiastically and have their teams fully organized for the races. Last night Capt. John McNeil had his team out for practice and Is well satisfied with results. CITY COUNCIL HOLDS SPECIAL SESSION The city council met In special ses I slon last night and transacted much of the routine business that would hare been due to come before the next | regular meeting on Friday night. It is not expected that the council will meet Friday night oa account of the ( press of business matters preceding the holiday. ( A communication was read frqm the ( Department of Commerce concerning | the mooring buoy in Juneau, ^harbor. j The clerk was directed to \rrite and ] get more definite information from the , Department in relation to tie subject. , Former contracts with property ( owners whose buildings extended into the street on lower Front street were ] renewed, with the provision that ten- ( ants would vacate on request of city. , The bill for extra piling on Willough- ] by avenue or Indian street extension | was referred back to the finance com- ] mltteo. | Current bills amounting to several j thousands of dollars were allowed. Up- | on motion of Willis they are to be ] paid in order of priority, the labor bills ( being first. , James A. McKanna, city assessor , for the year 1914, was allowed $100 above contract for extra work, making . a total of $400. The labor of making the assessment this past year is esti mated to have been much larger than any previous year. Mr. McKanna al so served on the board of equaliza- ' tion. City Clerk E. W. Pettit was allowed * $150 per month for the months of ' June and Jgly on account of the ex tra work imposed on the office. Residents petitioned for an exten- ' slon of the sewer from the. Rasin road ' between 8th and 9th streeet. It was ( referred. Chief of Police William McBrlde was granted a leave of absence for 15 days beginning with July 5. It was brought out during the meet- \ Ing that about $300 daily is now flow ing Into the city treasury. Councilmen Britt and Fries were ab- ] sent. ROCK DRILLING ^PRIZE IS $150 The rock drilling prize on the Fourth of July will be $150. with en trance fees added. The executive committee appropriated $200 for the contest. It required $50 to secure the rocks and prepare for the contest, hence the prize was made $150. No Second Prize Unless Three Entries. All athletic events will take place as scheduled In the official program I if there are two or more entries, but there will be no second prizes allow ed unless there are three or more entries. I ERROR IN GODDESS I OF LIBERTY RETURNS i ?+? , The vote for the Goddess of Llbberty i that appeared in The Empire yester- ] day was not the total vote as It pur- i ported to be, but the vote for 24 hours ' preceding the termination of the col- 1 test i The total vote cast was 3349. divided as follows: Dorothy Haley. 1493; Grace Webster. 974; Lydia Krohonen, 806; scattering. 76. - I, ~ - I I CITY WARRANTS NOT GOOD FOR TAXES 1 ?+? A resolution was passed by the city 1 council last night that city warrants 1 be rot accepted for taxes. Most of i the councilnien considered it an Im practicable policy to accept the war rants as it would increase the burden to the cltv clerk and tend to compli cate the city accounts. FOURTH OF JULY SPECIALS. Are you getting ready for an outing on the Glorious Fourth? Have you everything you may-need? Wo have many little things that make outings a comfort and a pleasure. Come in and look them over at the Juneau Drug Co.. opposite Alaskan hotel. Phone 250, immediate delivery. 7-1-tf. PRESBYTERIAN LADIES TO MEET. The regular monthly business and social meeting of the Ladles' Aid So ciety of tho Presbyterian church will meet tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the home of Mrs. Peter Madsen. RAYMOND'S STORE CLOSES SATURDAY Saturday, July 4th, being a legal holiday our stores will be closed all day. It will be open Friday evening until 10 o'clock. \ H. J. RAYMOND CO. JUNEAU-DOUGLAS DIRECTORY TUESDAY The new Juneau-Douglas city direc tory is Just about completed and the first delivery will be mado about Tues day, July 7. The last of the printing wsj done yesterday and the work is now in the hands of the binder. The book contains 340 pagoe and covers the communities of Juneau, Douglas, Treadwell, Perseverance, Thane, and Salmon Creek. Besides the name lists of these communities there is much other material embrac ing a classified business directory, pro fessional and official directory, a direc tory of the different churches, accom panied by photographic illustrations of same, a directory of clubs, fratern al orders, and public buildings. It al so contains several pages of descrip tive matter relating to Juneau and the surrounding country, and several ad vertising sections. Photographs of many public buildings In Juneau and short skotches on the different mining camps and communities adjacent to Juneau are also given a place in the book. This first issue of the Juneau-Doug las city directory contains exclusive of business firms, corporations, church es. schools, etc., 2447 names of per sons 16 years of age and over resid ing in Juneau; and 1279 residing in Doug.'as. A careful census shows 674 children under the age of 16 residing in Juneau, and 436 residing in Doug las, making a total population of 3121 tor Juneau, and 1714 for Douglas. The total population for the cities 9f Juneau and Douglas and the adja cent communities within a radius of five miles is, according to the census lakers of the directory. 7,638. It is jrobaulc that some have been missed ind that there has been some increase lince the taking of the census. The Igurea given are very conservative. The directory Is being published by Li. E. Van Winkle and Walter O. Fox >f Juneau and is strictly a home prod id. The printing was done by the Empire Printing Co., and the binding s being done by the George Simpklns Bindery of Juneau. It is understood :hnt the greator portion of the edition las already been subscribed for. The aook will sell at $5. Many business louses in Coast cities of the States :ook advantage of the advertising fa jllitles offered and took space in the .olume. DRAPER CLUB IN FOURTH OF JULY PARADE Tho Draper Club will bo in the fourth of July parade Friday. Dr. L. [). Sloane has donated the use of his Dverland automobile for the use of the club, and it will be appropriately lecorated in patriotic colors, together vith mottos and dosigns suggesting ;be Draper Club. Among the features if the decorations will be the motto >f the organization conspicuously dis played?"Come, Let Us Live with Our Children." If the club should win the prize for ;he best float, the proceeds will be levoted to the public library and read ng room. VIRS. E. H. KASER'S BROTHER IS WED * Mrs. E. H. Kaser received word yes terday of the marriage at Seattle of ler brother, Paul C. Land, to Miss Catherine Wall. Mr. Land, who Is a ion of former State Senator Paul [.and, of Seattle, spent sometime in Juneau Inst summer and made a num >er of friends here at that time who tvlll be pleased to learn of his wed ilng. Mr. Land is associated with his father in the sand and gravel and con tracting business at Seattle. HEIDELBERG DECORATIONS ARE VERY PLEASING The interior Fourth of July decora tions for the Heidelberg took form to lay and the place has been converted into a bower of beauty. Draped rib bons in the National colors are used hroughout and the effect Is very pleas ing. The Heidelberg captured first prize last year and from indications in attempt Is being made to get away with first money again. Henry Gold enhar Is giving th' work his personal attention. WOLLAND SUGGESTS. e ? Councilman Wollnnd at last night's meeting, suggested the building of a trestle for teams on Kennedy street between Fifth and Sixth, also a side walk. Mr. Wolland also suggested that It would be a good plan to sluice that sand on Front street that Is not fit for concrete work off and under the Front street buildings. No action was taken on any of these matters. NOTICE TO PUBLIC. Owners of livestock are hereby noti fied that horses and cattle caught run ning at largo 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. DR. L. O. EGGINTON'S BILL IS ALLOWED The bill of Dr. L. 0. Egginton for care of smallpox patients at the de tention hospital amounting to $690 was allowed at last night's special session of the city council. FREE TRIP? To San Francisco Panama Exposi tion If you buy your drugs from the Juneau Drug Co., 107 Front st, phone 260. 6-22-tf For a good Spanish lunch, see Ta male Joe. 7-1-6L TREASURY SURPLUS REACHES $34,000,000 WASHINGTON. July 2.?Figures of the Dspartmont of the Treasury given out today discloses that the govern ment Income for the first fiscal year to be wholly completed withip the present administration has been near ly $34,000,000 In excess of the expen ses of the government. ENGLISH CREWS BARRED ER0M RACE HENLY-ON-THAMES, Eng., July 2. ?All the English crews have been shut out of the contest for the chal lenge cup which Is to be the chief event of the Koyal Regatta owing to the stringent rules. Thore will bo four heats in the rowing for the cup. Those remaining In the contest are the Union Boat Club, of Boston, crew; the Harvard second crew; the Wlnne peg, Canada, crew; and the Mayscene Rowing Club, of Germany, crew. In tomorrow's races Harvard will be pitted against Wlnnepeg and the Boston crew against the German. BASEBALL ORGANIZATION AT PERSEVERANCE An athletic park and baseball grounds hns been laid out In the Per severance basin of Gold creek and a baseball team Is now In process of organizing.' Hqward Malone was in town yesterday and purchased, all sorts of baseball togB for the new con tenders. Sid Terry will bo manager of the Perseverance team and Howard Malone is captain. It is reported that there is some excellent baseball ma terial at Perseverance. BU8H MUST SIGN BONO. At last night's special session of the Council a motion prevailed dlrect nig Chief of Police William McBrlde to notify Thomas Bush of the Bush Soles company who entered into a contract with the City of Juneau to operate the city rock crusher, that he must sign the $$.000 bond before Mon day night or in event of failure so to do, the city would seize the same and hold control of it YOUNG PEOPLE WILL MAKE HOMES IN NORTH John A. Davis, W. J. Taggart, and Charles V. Henry, three newly wed dod husbands who brought their wIvoh to Juneau last week have already de cided to remain and grow up with the country. As evidence of thoir intent they yesterday tiled notice of home stead locations in the Icy straits sec tions. Each claims 320 acres of land. The laud is locatod on Salmon river, in the wild strawberry district nenr Excursion Inlet. BIG INTEREST IN BASE BALL GAMES A great deal of Interest is being manifested in tho coming baseball games. Douglas gets the Fourth of July game while Juneau will have the Sunday gamo the following day. Man ager R. W. Wulzen stated this morn ing that in all probability Jack Mullen and Len Hurlbut would both be back in the game. Walter Ford will be on the firing line for both events. The Sunday game will be called at 3:15. AT ORPHEUM TONIGHT. The Prince Rupert News, speaking of MIbs Swepstone and Mr. Tweedale, the dancers who appear at the Orph eum tonight and tomorrow says: "It Is a pleasure to chronicle an event which has satisfied the most ar tistic tastes of the citizens, and given great pleasure to two overflowing aud iences at. the Westho'.me Theatre that witnessed the exhibition dancing of Eileen Swepstone and Bernard Tweed ale. "From the moment of the entrance of the charming and graceful couple the audience was never in doubt. The first presentation of the Argentine Tango evoked hearty applause. "They .presented the Flirtation Waltz, and responded to the demands for an encore. "Miss Swepstone delighted her au diences In one of her most success ful creative dances ? an emontional study entitled "The Gipsy." "The management of the Westholme achieved a triumph in the engagement and Introduction of these talented ar tists to Prince Rupert." MOVING PICTURES AND THE EYES Optical science has been studying the effect of moving pictures on the eyes nnd a certain lens Is recommend ed. People who are subject to this strain should have a pair to slip on at the show. You can get them com plete for one dollar a pair?a sure preventative of future trouble. ROBT. SIMPSON, Optometrist and Optician ?6-24-tf. Barber Shop for Sale for $250. A three-chair shop with bath and hot and cold water, lights, carpet, sit ting chairs and table In Day building, Douglas. This Is the best location In Douglas; can be Inspected at the premises, or Inquire of Pete Schrnmen, 223 Waterfront, back of Pacific Coast dock, Juneau. 6-30,tf. 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-tf FOR RENT ? house; Inquire Mrs. Montgomery Davis, 202 E. 6th St. tf ROOSEVELT CONSIDERS THE GOVERNORSHIP NEW YORK, July 2.?Col. Theodore Roosevelt has promised to give ser ious consideration to the request that ho bocome the Progressive party nom inee for Governor of New York. He gave this assurance to a delegation that called upon him this morning to urge him to accept the nomination. The Progressive leaders believe that ho is the only man who can hold their party In this Stato together, and they count upon Sulzer to divide the Demo cratic vote In such a way that they believe ho can win the election. Delighted Over Health Outlook. The receipt of a report from a spec ialist who Informed him that If he would take absolute rest for six weeks, and If the recurrent attacks of fever could be controlled In that time that ho would be in as good health and voice as ever In his life delighted Col. Roosevelt last night, and he has been In high glee ever since. I BANKING CONDITIONS NORMAL IN CHICAGO ? CHICAGO, July 2.?George M. Rey nolds, president of Continental & Commercial National Bank of Chi cago, doclrtrps that banking condi tions In Chicago are again normal and that all weak spots hnve been elimin ated. Southwestern Crop Big. NEW YORK. July 2. ? Assistant General Manager Campbell, of the Southern Pacific, declares that a train 7,000 miles long will bo needed for the great 1914 crop In Southern Paci fic territory. California Crop Worth $500,000,000. WASHINGTON, July 2.?California crops this year are valued at over $500,000,000. GERMANS MAY ENTER AMERICAN TRADE NEW YORK. July 2.?The Kosmos Line of Hamburg may establish a line of steamers between Now York and tho western ports of South America via the Panama Canal. NEW CABLE REGULATIONS ARE NOW EFFECTIVE SEATTLE, July 2.?An order was received from Washington today dir ecting that messages accepted for transmission over the Alaska cable and telegragraph lines for the gov ernment, save those for the War De partment, must pay half uf the com mercial rates. The order also re scind* .the privilege formerly^ extend ed to soldiers to send messages to relatives free of charge. RAILWAY MEN FEAR CUT IN MAIL CONTRACTS 1 NEW YORK, July 2.?A conference was held Monday In New York by a committee of railrond officials on the 1 railway mall pay. They estimate that the railway mail pay bill now before the House, if enacted, would produce loss to railroads of not less than $11, 000,000 a year in the mail pay. BROOKLYN WOMAN SHOT < IN PHYSICIAN'S OFFICE FREEPORT, N. Y., July 2.~Whlle 1 seated In a chair in the office of Dr. Edward Carman, Mrs. Louise, wife of William D. Bally, the Brooklyn hat I manufacturer, was shot and killed by an unknown assassin yesterday. NATIVE ALASKAN DIES IN CITY OF SEATTLE SEATTLE, July 2. ? John Farrell, aged 50 years, who was born in Alaska while that Territory belonged to Rus sia, died here yesterday. NEW YORK TO HAVE NEW $5,000,000 BUILDING NEW YORK, July 2.?Tho Herald Square Theatre of New Yojrk will bo torn down and a $5,000,000 12-story mercantile building erected In Its place. McCarthys return. ?+? George J. McCarthy, Juneau agent for the Pacoflc Alaska Navigation com pany, returned from Petersburg on the Dolphin last night. Mrs. McCarthy ac companied him on the trip. "Peters burg Is a lively and prosperous little town," said Mr. McCarthy this morn ing, "and we enjoyed the day there very pnuch." automobile ordinance coming up later The automobile ordinance was car ried over until a later meeting Many of the councilmen are in favor of in rerting a clause fixing a penalty for automobile owners and drivers who nian'pulate their machines on the city dock. dolphin arrivals. The Dolphin arriving from the South brought the following passengers for Juneau: J. P. Meeker, W. F. Elliott and wife, Mrs. Ralph Coman, Miss Co man, A. A. Komp and wife, George Mason, Mae Sterling, J. E. Parsons, George J. McCarthy and wife. There were many round trip tourists on board. lampich buried. Jacob Lampich who died Sunday at St. Ann's hospital was burled yester day afternoon from the Catholic church. Interment was In Evergreen cemetery. GEN. CARRANZA CHANGES CAPITALS SALTILLO, Mex., July 2.?Gen. Car ranza Is preparing to remove tho capi tal of tho Constitutionalist government from Chihuahua to Monterey. Peace Conferees Agree. NIAGARA FALLS, Canada, July 2. ?Ambassador Dagnma, of Brazil, said last night that a practical settle ment of the conflict between the Unit ed States and Mexico has been reach ed by the American and Mexican dele gates to tho peace conference with the assistance of the mediators. The mediation board has adjourned, and will tako an Indefinite recess pending the settlement of Internal troubles by the Mexican factious. > LONDON HAILS FRENCH LOAN WITH PLEASURE LONDON, July 2.?Rumors are cur rent In London of a hitch in the Brazil loan negotiations. There Is profound relief at the news of an early offering of a French loan, as this will help French banks materially and thus In turn aid London. Cut Income Tax. LONDON, July 2.?The British in- ( come tax has been reduced one penny 1 temporarily owing to postponement of budget in the interest of those in- I Jured by the money stringency. France After Foreign Investors. PARIS, July 2.?The French gov ernment regulations became effective I yesterday, under which a tax of 6% > will be collected on incomes received In Franco from foreign stocks, bonds, and securietles. Including government bonds, it Is believed the tax will cause heavy sales of American secur ietles. Avoiding Taxes on Securieties PAltlS, July 2.?The vaults of Swiss Danks are said to bo literally crammed with securities sent from France and Germany In order to avoid heavy surtaxes laid on capital In those countries. IDAHO DEMOCRATS FAVOR VOTING ON PROHIBITION BOISE, Ida., July 2.?The Democrat ic State convention in session hero yesterday adopted a resolution favor ing the submission to the people of | the question of State wide prohibition of the liquor traffic as a constitutional amendment. The Republicans and Progressives ( had declared for the submission of . such an amendment. . i FORMER PROFESSIONAL I BALL PLAYER GETS JOB | ?+? SOMERSWc iRTH, N. H., July 2.? i F. H. Brown, the Democratic Mayor I of this city, resigned yesterday to be come United States district attorney | for New Hampshire to which position he was appointed by President Wilson June 20. Mr. Brown was formerly an infielder for the Boston National lea- t Bue baseball team. , WEYMSS AND MARCH ONE 1 OF OLDEST EARLDOMS i LONDON, July 2.?The Earldom of Weym8B and March, which has been | transferred to Lord Elcho, on account of the death of the Right Hon. Francis Weymss-Charterls-Douglas yesterday, Is one of the old Scottish titles, creat- ( ed In 1633, with an Imperial patent In ( 1697. The new Earl, by courtesy Lord ( Elcho, is 67 years of ago. ( ( MARCONI HAS TWO I IMPORTANT IMPROVEMENTS | LONDON, July 2.?Gugltelmo Mar coni has added two now Important improvements to his wireless inven tion. Theso are gun-flring by wire less and his new Marconi system of fog-signalling. Official announcements of these two Important discoveries will shortly be made. FRANCIS JOSEPH CANNOT ATTEND ROYAL FUNERAL POTSDAM, July 2.?Emperor Fran cis Joseph has abandoned his purpose to attend the funeral of Archduke Franz Ferdinand on account of his health. SOUTH AMERICAN CITY SHOWS GREAT INCREASE BUENOS AYRES, July 2?The pop ulation of Buenos Ayres Is 1.560,163, compared with 821,291 In 1900. WARRANTS OUT FOR ALLEGED BUTTE RIOTERS BUTTE, Mont., July 2.?Warrants have been Issued for those implicated In blowing up the miners' union hall. Among those arrested are "Kid" Davis and "Red" Foley, charged with rob bing the safe of the miners' union. An "Elk knlfo" for an "Elk." A knife for everybody. Juneau Drug Co. The Btore that has what you want when you want It. Opposite Al askan hotel. Phone 250. 7-1-tf A gold discovery made on Wild riv er, a tributary of the Koyukuk, is at-1 tracting Interest Id the Interior. It la said that the discoverer panned out | $200 In one day. Train Robbers Battle To Death With Deputy PENDLETON, Ore., July 2. ? An Oregon-Washington railway passenger train was held up by four masked men here this morning. One desperado was killed, and Deputy Sheriff Duffey, was wounded. The battle between the deputy sheriff and the bandits oc cured In the chair car. Duffey was a passenger on the train, and riding in the chair car. democrats to stay with the president ?*? WASHINGTON, July 2.?By prac tically unanimous vote the Democrat ic members of the United States Sen ate in caucus yesterday voted to re main In session until the administra tion's anti-trust program shall have been put through the United States Senate. The President was quoted di rectly as wishing this and that "fail ure to pass these bills Immediately would be to prolong the period of un certainty." Tho President urged that the anti-trust bills, completing the im portant legislation affecting business, should be out of the way as soon as possible. House to Stand by Union Labor. WASHINGTON, July 2.?A partial canvass of the Democratic members of the House showed that they still favor, by 106 to 6, the exemption of labor and farmers' organizations from the operation of the trust bills. PRESIDENT WILSON CONFERS WITH MORGAN ? WASHINGTON, July 2.?President Woodrow Wi'.son and J. Plerpont Mor gan had a conference today, arranged at tho request of the latter, and dis cussed business conditions. Talk Was Cordial. WASHINGTON, July 2. ? J. Pler pont Morgan said that he had a cor dial'visit with the President. He told inquirers that they would have to ask the President what they talked about. Ho said that it was tl*e first of a ser ies of talks the President will have with big business men. nava:, plucking board retires^ 15 officers WASHINGTON. July 2.?Fifteen of ficers of the navy, several of them cap tains with distinguished records, have been retired by the naval plucking board. LABOR LOBBY USES DIFFERENT METHODS WASHINGTON, July 2.?Answering he criticism of President Bush, of :he Ohio Manufacturers' Association, :hat while "President Wilson opposed 1 business men's lobby at Washington tie has not acted on the labor lobby that Is there," the President said: "If the labor lobby used big business methods, I would be as critical of tho former an of the latter." IMMIGRATION DECREASES; EMIGRATION INCREASES ??? WASHINGTON, July 2. ?So far this year the number of third class and steerage passengers arriving at United States and Canndlan ports has been 183,172 less than during the same period of 1913, wliile emigrants bave been 70,036 more. INDIAN AFFAIRS TURNED OVER TO SWEENEY WASHINGTON, July 2? Bo Swecn sy, who took the oath of ofllce yester lay as assistant Secretary of the In terior, will have the duties of the In dian affairs bureau as well as other duties that have heretofore attached to his ofllce. the added work was put Into his department today. > ? + + POPE RECEIVES AMERICAN MIDSHIPMEN AND SAILOR8 Rib.ME. July 2. ? Pope Pius this morning received 600 Annapolis mid shipmen, oUlcers and seamen of the battleships Missouri, Idaho and Illi nois. +*++*+++++++++?? + ? + PERSONAL MENTION + + ? ?> + + + + + ? + + + + + + *? + ? J. F. Meeker, of the Customs ser vice returned to Juneau on the Dol phin from a vacation spent In the States. Councilman C. W. Fries has a badly lacerated hand from an accident while making some repairs to his motor boat. Wallis George has engaged passage on the Spokano for Ketchikan sailing South tonight. Mr, George expects to return in a few days. A. Van Mavern of the West Coast Grocery company returned on the Dol phin from a trip to Petersburg. M. S. Perkins is iu from Salmon Creek and is a guest of the Alaskan hotel. A. A. Kemp and Mrs. Kemp of Los Angeles are late arrivals staying at the Ainskan. Mr. Kemp was formerly clerk at the Alaskan and has return ed on n visit. John Corbin, an uncle of Mrs. E. H. Kaser, Mrs. Corbin, Dr. Brubaker, a famous Pennsylvania physician, and Mrs. Brubaker, all of Altoona, Pa., made up a party of tourists who left early this week for the Interior. They will make a trip down the Yukon .?river.