Newspaper Page Text
THE ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE
VOL. IV., NO. 528. JUNEAU, ALASKA, TUESDAY, JULY 28, 1914. PRICE, TEN CENTS MAYORS CALL NON PARTISAN CONVENTION A call was Issued today by Mayor M. J. O'Connor, of Dour las; Mayor John Reck, o fJuneau. and Mayor Dr. Johnosn, of Sitka, for a nonpartisan convention to be held at Juneau Thurs day. September 3d. to uomlnate candi dates for 'the Territorial Legislature for the First Judicial Division of Alas ka. The call follows: Call for Non-Partisan Primaries and Convention. We. the undersigned, believing that the people of this division < will receive the most intilllgent and impartial consideration by the election i of non partisan candidates to the Ter j ritorlal Legislature, respectfully re i quest that each and every town ir < this division hold non-partisan primar- i ies on August 15th. to elect delegates i to a non-partisan convention to be held j to nominate one Senator and four Rep- ? resentatives to the Territorial I.egls- i lature. i Each town will be allowed one del egate for every three hundred popula- t tion or fraction thereof, taking the < government census of 1910. This will t give ample notice of the primaries. ; thereby insuring the full and free ex- 1 pression of the people's wishes. JOHN* RECK. , Mayor of Juneau. M. J. O'CONNOR. Mayor of Juneau. DR. JOHNSON. Mayor of Sitka. ( I Mayor O'Connor Starts Movement. \ Mayor M. J. O'Connor, of Douglas, started the movement for the non- <j partisan Legislative ticket. A few a days ago he received the consent of s Mayor John Reck, of Juneau, to Join in such a movement, and wired to all c the Mayors of Southeastern Alaska re- ^ questing their co-operation. The May- n or of Sitka responded favorably: the b Mayor of Skagway opposed the move- f] ment. Mayor D. Smith Harris, of Ket- u chikan. wrote that he favors the prop- c osition. but. having announced his can- s didacy for Representative, he said n that he could not be active in the movement. Mayor Harris* Letter. C Writing from Ketchikan under date p of July 23. Mayor D. Smith Harris, of c Ketchikan, said: "Hon. M. J. O'Connor. May Of, Doug- d las. Alaska. 1. , fi "Dear Sir and Friend. Yoqt' <tis- t patch regarding "Non-Partisan conven- a tlon at Juneau Sept. 3rd came to hand a last evening. 1 will say that I am Ii heartily In favor of non-partisan Ideas for Alaska for the next election. There- r fore I would not object to a nonpar- 1 tisan convention anywhere in Alaska, but as I have already announced my self as an independent candidate for the legislature from the First district. -v f could not see my way clear to par- a tfcipate in any convention; but the Sl friends of the measure you suggest. "u may get together here and elect dele- r gates. n "I am formulating my platform and jr will present it to my friends and vot- ,j ers within the next few weeks. I en- g close my card to you with best wishes s| for non-partisanship in Alaska and f( hope the people may express them- 0 selves at the polls in no uncertain way in its favor. "Wishing you good luck and with regards to our friends of Douglas and Treadwell. respectfuly yours. "D. SMITH HARRIS." >?? S * + + + + + + + ? + + + * + *+ w + + t( * MARINE NOTES + '^ * + le +++++++++?++++++G s? The Admiral Evans will arrive from p the Southtonight at midnight. M The Princess Alice will be due to J< arrive from the South tonight. M The Humboid will arrive from the ,\| South at 7 o'clock tonight. She will g be due at Douglas at 5:30 p. m. today, r The City of Seattle will arrive at si Treadwell at 5 o'clock tomorrow y morning. ia The Dolphin will arrive from Sitka Southbound and sail at 7 o'clock to night. The Alameda arrived from the South last night and sailed for the Westward. . The Al-Kl arrived from Sitka and ? sailed South this morning. P, The Georgia leaves for Sitka at p 12:01 tomorrow morning. ~ The Edith arrived in port this morning and is discharging at the city 91 dock. The Jefferson sailed from Seattle '? last night. * * * p IT SAYS HERE a 6 e That a drug store can never reach a higher standing than the quality of v drugs it carries, which means that n eventually particular people who want the best, will trade at Britt's Pharma- a cy. The home of reliable drugs. ? 7-25-2t. The Bergmann Dining room offers ^ home cooked table board at $1 per c day. Special rates to permanent a guests. Sunday night special dinners 0 at 50 cents per plate. Breakfast served from 6 to 9; luncheon. 12 to 1:30: din ners, 5 to 7. . 7-27-tf * c THE WEATHER TODAY. Twenty-four hours ending at 3 p. m.: Maximum?62. Minimum?50. t Precipitation?.11. t TO SURVEY INDIAN LAND ALLOTMENTS ?+? A number of Indian land allotments i are to be surveyed according to ad- ] vices received by Surveyor General Charles E. Davidson. The surveyor 1 general's office has been notified to | get out special Instructions and order i surveys made by U. S. land surveyors, I who are paid directly by the depart- i meat, of certain Indian lands that have ilready been granted but which have 1 sot been surveyed and of certain oth- t >r Indian lands for which applications < ?re now pending. The Surveyor Gen- < ?ral's clerical force Is now busily en- t ^aged on the work of getting out the t special instructions and the surveys I will begin as soon as the surveys are 1 ivailable. t Indians are allowed to acquire title I o 160 acres of land by occupation and c cultivation and many have embraced j he opportunity and are now prepared 1 o offer proof and acquire title to their tomesteads. a ? ? ? r LADIES EXPECT "COUNTY ? FAIR" TO SUCCEED t As the rehearsals of the Juneau a 'ounty Fair continue the ladles of the c draper club feel confident that this vill prove a very enjoyable afTalr. t The real interest is centered in the t lialoguc of the visitors at the fair o ind In the musical numbers to be pre- li ented. $ One of the big features Is the Moon horus by a large number of little f :lrls. This is said to be one of the irettiest and cutest ever. There will >e two other children's choruses, and I ive young men and young ladles' chor- I ses. All of these are the latest, atchiest song productions and pre ented in a beautiful, attractive man ler. Reserved Seats on Sale.. The reserved seats for the Juneau 'ounty Fair for the benefit of the ublic library, given under the auspl- r es of the Draper Club, will be on sale 8 t the C. W. Young store on Wednes- c ay. Thursday. Friday and Saturday p rom 12:30 to 3 o'clock p. m. All $1.00 b Ickets must be exchanged for reserv- a d seats without charge. A committee 0 ppointed by the club will have this; S i charge. ? ? ? ? 111 5ERGMANN DINING jj ROOM NOW OPEN The dining room of the Bergmann as opened yesterday for the first time t luncheon and It proved eintlrely a access. The Bergmann dining room, bile being run in connection with a le hotel is under the direct manage- r! lent of Mrs. T. L. Stone who Is mak- c ig a special effort to serve homelike !! Inners to the homeless. A special ^ undav dinner at moderate cost Is de- , Igned to attract strangers in town >r the day. Special rates are also ffered permanent guests. * * * ir LAM EDA BRINGS BIG a LIST OF PASSENGERS w ?4? F The Alameda, arriving from the outh last night enroute to the West ard, carries an interesting crowd of jurists and good lists for Westward nd interior points. The following assengers were for Juneau: J. Z. Bay ss and wife. B. B. Crowninshleld. J' eorge Banner and wife. G. L. Erick >n. F. E. Earnest. Miss Rose Gold. '? rof. C. C. Georgeson. Miss M. Gates. v lyron S. Hlbbard. Miss Idodell Jones, ihn G. Johnson S. H. Johnson. Miss ^ [iss King. Miss Anna Keating iss Marguerite McCammon, Miss v race Price. Miss Rosamond Parsons. N udd Parsons, W. H. Quick. Miss Ray tern. Thomas Stevenson. Miss Lillian hompson. A. R. Wilson. Robert Will- V ,ms, F. E. Parsons. sl ARNUM IN "SQUAWMAN" p AT JUNEAU THIS WEEK ? Dustln Farnum. the great actor In is masterpiece, the "Squawman," will e presented at the Juneau theatre e riday. Saturday of this week and next n unday. This is one of the "Famous tl layers" productions which are being a tiown at Juneau under the direction o f Jack Hepburn. The "Squawman" g s one of the greatest plays of modern a imes, and in it Dustln Farnum dem- ? .strated his mastery of the motion s ictures as a vehicle for his superb o bltitles. Those who have seen this e reat actor on the stage will gain an ? nlarged Idea of his great abilities by witnessing this- production. Those . .ho have not seen him should not ilss the opportunity to do so. (*??) *. T. SPATZ BACK FROM FORAGING EXPEDITION P h A. T. Spatz returned on the Geor- " ia from a foraging expedition to Lynn anal points. He made arrangements t Haines to secure regular shipments 1 f strawberries and garden Vegetables ? or his Alaskan Cafe. jj Mr. Spatz is so enthusiastic over the iain?s farms and gardens that he is onteniplating starting a farm there limself. c McCarthys moving. Mr. and Mrs. George McCarthy will xiove into one of the new Cobb cot- - ages on Dixon street tomorrow. r \ l ATTENTION, KNIGHTS Of COLIMAUS i i All insurance applicants to be initiated in the Knights of J Columbus as charter members must go before Dr. L. 0. Eggin ton for medical examination on or before Thursday evening, July 30th. Dr. Egginton will receive Douglas and Treadwell applicants at the office of Rev. Father Bruckert, Thursday from 1:30 o' ^ clock p. m. until 8 p. m. PETTYGROVE SELLS CALIFORNIA LANDS Frank W. Pettygrovo, who is in Ju neau, spending his summer vacation. Is now a California farmer and laud owner, with the most of his oxtenslve holdings In the vicinity of Palermo, in that State. Mr. Pettygrove until four years ago was actively engaged in commercial life, and was for many years Northwest manager for ono of the largest San Francisco houses. Dur ing that time ho mado the Alaska ter ritory at least once a year, and made hundreds of friends In the North. After deciding to spend his vacation In Alaska this summer. Mr. Petty grove platted a portion of ono of his best Palermo farms Into 10-acre tracts, and he will offer them at whole sale prices to his friends In Alaska. Palmero Is in the famous Sacra- 1 mento valley country, near the sec- 1 Ions made famous by the placer gold ' >peratlons of the middle of the last ' :entury. but now the center of one of ' he world's greatest fruit and agrlcul- ' ural regions. It was there that the 1 Irst orange tree ever planted In Cal- ! fornia is growing and bearing fruit ' oday and every grade of agricultural >roducts from delicate citrus fruits >f tho semi-tropics to the hardy grains ind grasses of the North are raised [ n the country In abundance. Palermo's specialties, however, on ' iccount of the greater returns they 1 iffer, are oranges and olives, nnd its v ?ranges are beating the crops of iouthern California into the markets > ly from six weeks to two months, ["here has never been a frost to dam ige the trees, nor a failure of the rop. j "The tracts which I will ofTer to he people of Juneau," said Mr. Pet- 0 ygrove, "are located within a quarter r f a mile of a railroad, and adjoin ng It are olive groves that are worth 1,000 an acre." .1 Mr. Pettygrove will be In Juneau or about two weeks. 'RIBILOF ISLAND f OFFICERS IN TOILS 1 F WASHINGTON. July 28.?Attorney- b leneral James C. McReynolds has dl- C ected the United States Deputy Mar- I hal Schammell. of Unalaska, to pro- E eed to Pribilof islands and make ar- L osts of officials and others who have F een charged of crime there. 'The v ction is taken on the recommendation s f Dr. E. Lester Jones, deputy United tates commissioner of fisheries. A It is probable that the arrests may tclude Hatton, Tongue and McClen- , y, all of them representing the Unit d States on St. Paul's island. VELL KNOWN MINING MAN ENROUTE TO FUNTER C John G. Johnson, former" Nomeite c nd one of the laymen that made the '' ich strike on the Portland bench ' laim at Nome, and who is now Inter- , sted with Juneau people in Funter ' ay mining properties, arrived on the .lumeda last night enroute to Funter 11 >r a look at the propery. He is accompanied by G. L. Erick- J on, son of C. J. Erlckson the well nown Seattle contractor, who is mak- j lg the trip while off on vacation. They '' re staying at the Hotel Cain while ' ?aiting for the Georgia to leave for . unter. "I ? ? * a LEAVING ON AI-KI. d The Al-Ki, leaving for the South I< lis morning, took the following from uneau: Mary Brown, C. J. Lee, Mrs. Joe. eopald, W. J. Rothfus, Mrs. F. Kellog, E. Hamilton. Leopold Granltz, Jos. S aisz, C. C. Miller, W. N. Monsou, C. f leldner, Mrs. J. B. Robberson, Hans * ohnson, Sam Ncwsander, J. Stanton, Irs. C. Meisenzahl, A. J. McKee, J. j I. Palmer, O. Olson, Mrs. D. DaCas- J' i, Mr. D. DaCasta, and C. Ebers. all v >r Seattle: F. Gillis, C. D. Plush and p f. S. Taylor for Ketchikan; nineteen 11 Peerage. e ? ? ? f' ROF. C. C. GEORGESON _ RETURNS ON ALAMEDA ^ ?+? Prof. C. C. Georgeson, superintend nt of the U. S. agricultural experi- R lental stations in Alaska, arrived on ' tie Alameda last night and Is staying :i t the Hotel Cain until the departure 1 f the Georgia for Sitka. Prof. Geor- 0 eson has been in the States looking u fter the government herd of Gallo- P ray cattle that belong to the Alaska tatlons. Prof. Georgeson will start n his annual trip of inspection to the ( xperimental stations of the interior d ?ithin the next few days. 0 0 0 n .GEO PIONEER BROUGHT FROM SITKA TO ST. ANN'S t ?+? Ii Nicholas Haley, one of the oldest loneers of Alaska, who Is said to h ave made the first discovery of gold ear Sitka, is in St. Ann's hospital suf ering from embolism. Mr. Haley is bout 80 years of age and has been j II about a month and was brought t ver from Sitka under the care of ^ )r. L. 0. Egglnton on the Al-KI this j aorning. Miss Julia Haley accom- t anted her father to Juneau. * ^ ^ #? 1ITY MAGISTRATE HAS BUSY HOUR THIS MORNING City Magistrate E. W. Pettit of the , Municipal court, had a busy time this | norning dealing with recalitrants who , vent to often to the flowing bowl. ' A'hen the mists were cleared away ?ete Peterson, was assessed $10, Hen ?y Gilbertson and Eli Solun each half j hat sum for being drunk and dls arderly. John Olson was fined $5 for being Intoxicated and an additional $25 for offering resistance to an offi cer. PROTEST ON HAINES LICENSE. Deputy Marshal W. S. Harding ar rived from Haines yesterday with sev eral witnesses to appear at the hear ing on the protest to the granting of a liquor license to Tim Vogel at Haines. Thomas Stevens, well known sub marine wireless engnieer, arrived in Juneau on the Alameda last night. SENATE AGREES TO ADJOURN AUG. 28 ?t 1 WASHINGTON. July 28.? Senator Reed Smoot, of Utah. Republican whip, announced in the Senate today that the Republican caucus had voted against a further blockade of proceed ings, and assented to nn unanimous consent agreement that all pending matters should be voted upon In time for Congress to adjourn not later than August 28. "MASSACRE" STIRS PEOPLE OF IRELAND DUBLIN. July 28.?The killing of threo persons yesterday by a batal llon of Scottish Borderers regiment Ijas stirred the Irish people to the aulck. There was rioting in many of the town council meetings that were hastily called yesterday throughout the country. "Tho Massacre," as the iffalr is referred to everywhere, is ;enerally and universally denounced. Government Works for Peace. LONDON, July 28.?All phases of he Irish home rule question have been aid aside pending an adjustment of ho Dublin incident yesterday in which hree persons lost their lives and 60 vero wounded. \SQUITH INSPECTING MILITARY ESTABLISHMENT LONDON, July 28.?Prlfne Minister Vsquith arrived here yesterday eve ling and immediately began looking , ?ver the affairs of the War Depart nent. il fEFFERSON SAILS FOR NORTH WITH BIG LIST ; SEATTLE, July 28.?With 30 round , rippers and a good regular passon or list the Jefferson sailed for Alaska Ut night. She has the following nnmed pas engers: For Juneau?Nora Miller, K. Gunby, tobert Buxton. Mrs. T. W. Anderson, Irs. M. E. Bronnan, Mrs. Chas. Pierce, ' leo. A. McMullen, D. Greenborg, H. : '. Arenberg, Mrs. W. Blakeley, Dr. 1 >. M. Marvlng, Dr. C. G. Coakloy, R. .andsburg, Mrs. O. F. Hill, Mrs. John ' '. Lund, Art Trometta, Sll Tronasso- - ich, wife and four children, and one ( teerage. For Douglas?Mrs. L. W. Farcman, I i. J. Meyer and two steerage. JOLD QUARTZ STRIKE < MADE NEAR HAINES ' 1 S. J. Weltzman, the Haines mer hant, and Steve Rngan, the lawyer f that place, who are in Juneau In onncctlon with matters nthat are ending in court, bring the news of free-milling godl quartz discovery f ear Pleasant camp about three miles ( cross the Canadlnn boundary, and not r :ir from the recent placer strike < tade, there. f The strike was made by Charles ? ioddnrd and Frank Socler," said Mr. > Yeitzman. "and the assays of the ? amples which they took from the < roperty showed values averaging $.10 I ton." Mr. Weltzman says the strike will [ \ad to further prospecting. Mr. Weltzman is at the Occidental nd will remain in Juneau several ays. , ? ? ? I ? ANS ENTHUSIASTIC > OVER BASEBALL TEAM | Juneau fans who saw the great | ame at Treadwell Sunday are still t xhibltlng their enthusiasm over the i uneau baseball team. Frye's wonder- i jl pitching without previous practice; luggan's persistency In staying on the . 3b: Hester's great throw to the plate .?hich retired Redmond on a double lay, and Denny Molloy's?our Den y, who never fails when a hit is need- J d?work with the stick, all came In sr much comment and praise. iASTINEAU-JUNEAU WILL I TRY AND CINCH SERIES ? "Gastlneau-Juneau will go into the ] amo tomorrow night," said Manager i W. Wulzen today, "and will make < n effort to cinch the selres by taking he game. Either Ford or Frye will be n the firing line and the other line p will be as strong as usual with , robably little if any change." With Juneau only one game in the E>ad and two more yet to be played, he situation- Is becoming tense. Un er the circumstances If the weather ?t fine there will-undoubtedly be a ban er crowd of local people out to wit ess the game. It is expected that a irge crowd of rooters will accompany he Douglas-Treadwell team from the sland. MINES BUSINESS MEN ARE JUNEAU VISITORS ?? T. R. Sewell. S. J. Weitzman, Steve :agan, James McQuInn, B. E. McQuinn, J. E. Benpon,'John Fairfield. Walter ,Vatt nrffr Deputy Marshal Warren larding are Haines men In the city ittendlng tho United States district :ourt. Z. J. LOUSSAC ON COURTESY. True courtesy In business involves more thnn mere surface politeness. It :akes form in its highest expression is an unfailing willingness to servo the pleasure of its patrons. Courtesy in this broader sense actuates the polite ness of the Juneau Drug Co. When ever consistent we seek to advance the interest and convenience of our customers. That Is why everybody points to us the Leading Druggists in Juneau. (???) WHO IS THE SAVAGE? Go to the Orpheum tonight to find out "Who Is The Savage" and laugh while you are finding out. This is one of those good Lubin comedies. Also find out about "The Misappropriated Turkey," presented by the Biograph company, and get n pointer about tho "Wrong Road to Happiness," present ed in two parts by the Pathe Co. Watch for "The Web." ??? MME CAILLAUX IS ACQUITTED PARIS, July 2#. ? Mrae. Henriette' Cailaux was ac quitted of the charge of murder today for killing Gaston Calmette, editor of Figaro newspaper, whom she shot to death last March in his office. The jury was out only a short time. Calmette's Character Destroyed. PARIS, July 28. ? Count Mlchae Karolyi, leader of the Hungarian radl cals through whom Caillaux obtained papers explaining the relationship he iween the Hungarian radicals and the Figaro under the editorial manage ment of M. Calmette which he present ed In court yesterday, commenting up on the papers, said: "These letters and the suddenly ac quired fortune of Calmotte furnish am pie proof that Calmette was in the pay of the Hungarian government." The defense in the Caillaux trial feel that they made great headway yesterday. The attack against Cal mette was made cautiously and In the beginning there was grave misgivings about bringing him Into the light at all except in connection with the pas sion he stirred In the breast of Mme. Caillaux. However, after testing the ground. It was decided to proceel further into his record. Yesterday ail barriers were thrown down, and the dead editor was thoroughly grlllod. PARIS, July 28.?M. Caillaux con cluded his testimony yesterday after noon by reading documents disclosing conditions under which Gaston Cal mette had the Figaro support the Hungarian government and by which lie was able to leave an estate of $2, >00,000 when he died. WHITMAN HITS BACK AT TEDDY NEW YORK. July 28.?District At orney Charles S. Whitman gave out i formal statement containing notice hat he Intends to file his declaration is a candidate for the Republican nom natlon for Governor of New York. Tho statement contains a strong attack on :ol. Theodoro Roosevelt. Whitman says ho could have secured the sup >ort of Col. Roosevelt had he con sented to submit to dictation from Oy ster Bay. Whitman declares that he will be foe and Independent of nil sinister in luences if ho becomes Governor of *Jew York. ?MILWAUKEE" MAN GOING TO GREAT INTERIOR O. E. HnrriB, nsslfltant traveling relght and pnssenger agent for the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul rail oad, will leave Juneau shortly for nn ixtended trip to the interior of Alaska tnd Yukon. He will go via Skagway ind the White Pass and Yukon route, rlsiting Whltehorse, Dawson, Tannna ind Fairbanks. It Is his plan to re urn via Cordova and he expects to be jack in Juneau by September 5. ROBERT FORBES BRINGS COPPER FROM INLET Robert Forbes, the well known can lcry man of Excursion Inlet, arrived n town on the cannery tender Red 3oy esterday bringing with him some ?amples of copper from the mine that le has been developing on thoTnlet. The samples brought out are almost lure copper slag and indicate a very ich mine if the deposit is consistent nd holds out. The vein is said to be ibout four feet In width. -RED PARSONS SHOWING ALASKA TO RELATIVES Fred E. Parsons, the well known Maska representative of the Seattle Dry Goods comapny, arrived last night in the Alameda from Seattle accom lanied by a party of young people vhom he has undertaken to chaperone 'or a trip to the coast cities of Alaska. The party consist of Master Budd Par ions, nephew; and Miss Rosamond Parsons and Miss Muurice Gates, lieces. They are staying at the Oc cidental hotel while In Juneau. OF LOCAL INTEREST. At last we are able to say "yes" to many request Is for initial stationary. This morning we received a complete ?6sortment of box paper and corres pondence cards with Initial in gold. Good value at 75c. a bargain at our price of 50c per box. Juneau Drug Co., 107 Front street. "The store that hns what you want when you want it." We have 3 men who can deliver any thing you want immediately. Just call 250. (???) WHEN YOU BUY WRITING PAPER remember that Symphony Lawn is to stationery what Sterling is to silver. It is in evidence wherever the best writing paper Is sold. It is the hall mark of quality and the guarantee of perfect style. Mr. Britt, of Britt's Pharmacy, Is showing an elegant line of this paper and it will pay you to go and look It over. 7-28-tf. FAGAN GOES TO EBNER. Charles Fagan has resigned his po sition with the Alaska Gastineau Min ing company at Salmon creek and is now with the Ebner Mining company. Mr. Fagan and family have moved in to one of the new Jaeger cottages on West Ninth street.' WALLIS GEORGE HOME.' Wallls George, of the Juneau Furni ture company, returned on the Dol phin from a visit to Ketchikan cover ing a period of several weeks. Mr. George says thnt he had a good time and that Ketchikan is a good place to ViBlt. OUTING PARTY RETURNS. P. E. Jackson and family, Mr. and Mrs Milton Winn, and Dr. and Mrs, L. O. Egginton. who have lieen on Joying an outing at Sltkn Hot Springs returned to Juneau on the Al-Ki thii morning. All report having had a de lightful time. + f ? GREY TRIES TO + + KEEP OTHERS OUT 4 ? 4 ? LONDON, July 28.?Sir Ed- * ? ward Grey, Secretary of State 4 4- for Foreign Affairs, la bending 4 4- every energy to secure an 4 + agreement among the European 4 4- powers to permit Austria-Hun- 4 I 4- gary and Servia to light out 4 - 4- their differences without inter- 4 I 4> ference. He has assurances of 4? ? 4? the active co-operation of 4 * 4- Franco. 4 ? 4- 4 ? + 44t'>4'4,'i'4 + + t4> + + 4' .j. -J- 4- -J- 4- 4- 4- 4- 4- 4- 4- 4- 4- 4- 4 4- 4? 4- WHEAT JUMPS SIX 4 4- CENTS A BUSHEL 4 4- 4 4- CHICAGO, July 28.?The an 4 4? nouncemcnt of the declnrtlon of 4 4- war by Austria-Hungary against 4- Servia caused wheat to Jump 6 4 4- cents in price. The scenes that 4 4- followed tho announcement 4 4- were the wildest ever witness- 4 4- ed In tho history of the Board 4 4- of Trade. 4 4? 4? ?*? ?'? ?*? ?*? ?*? ?|? ?J? 'I* ^ ?> 0B0ZC0 QUITS HIS REBELLION MEXICO CITY. July 28.?Messages received here say that Gen. Orozco ha3 abandoned his Independent rebel lion and that he will leave Mexico shortly for Canada. It is also learned that Zapata and Carranza are likely to reach an agree ment as to the termr, of the proposed peace and that there will be an agree ment reached in r short time by the Constitutionalists and the representa tives of the provisional government. At the present time there is compar ative peace In all parts of Mexico. Looks Like Peace in Mexico. WASHINGTON. July 28.?Secretary of State William J. Bryan last night announced thnt the negotiations be tween Carbajal and Carranza is pro gressing "satisfactorily and toward a peaceful settlement" of the difficul ties of Mexico. It also is reported that Zapata will confer with Carranza and other lead ers recently in rebellion against the government with the purpose in view of arranging an amicable adjustment of matters. LIMITING CHURCH INFLUENCE. ?+?? TAMPICO, July 28.?A decree wns Issued yesterday afternoon by Antonio I. Villa real, Governor nnd mllltarV eommnnder, limiting the scope of the Roman Catholic church in the State of Nuevo Leo. on the ground of the necessities of public health, morality and justice. RAILROAD TO BUILD BIG $5,000,000 BRIDGE CAIRO. III., July 28.?The Mobile & Ohio Railroad will construct a new bridge to cost $5,000,000 across the Ohio river at Cairo. The Mobile is to spend $1,122,000 for new equipment. Railroad Re-Opens Shops. PITTSBURGH. Pa.. July 28.?The Hocking Valley Railroad has re-open ?d its freight shops at Logan and Co lumbus, Ohio, employing 550 men. "SAFETY FIRST" CAMPAIGN CUTS DOWN ACCIDENTS BOSTON, July 28. ? Ninety-six street accidents occurred In Boston during the first two weeks of the "safety first" campaign compared with 124 in the same period last year; 7 were fatal, compared with 26. Acci dents on the Boston elevated have o heen reduced 24 per cent. e< ? ? ? n SALMON RUN IS GOOD: NAVIGATION DIFFICULT * Robert Bell, head of the Astoria c' and Puget Sound Packing compnnv's 11 cannery at Excursion Inlet, is in Ju- cj neau and is registered at the Occlden- to tal. Mr. Bell says that the run of sal- n mon Is good, the reds being much more plentiful than last season, and that he has two-thirds of his pack finished e now. Mr. Bell started from Excursion In- t let in the cannery tender Unity, but I walked the last lap of the distance, n leaving the craft quietly standing in t Knudson's pasture where she was tied t up on account of Insufficient water to e navigate further successfully. t ^ ^ I! BUREAU OF EDUCATION GETS THREE RESERVATIONS 1 The surveyor generals' office has been notified of the setting aside by executive order of three land reser- j vatlons for the use of the bureau of 1 education and the natives of Alaska. ' Those reservations are all situated on the north shore of Prince William sound and consists of several thous ands of acres of land, the Gravina res eravtion holding approximately 11.000 acres, the Fish Bay reservation, 5,500, and the Long bay reservation, about 3,000. _ TOWNSITE SURVEY APPROVED FOR ADDITION TO JUNEAU The Surveyor General's office has received notice of the approval of th'* townsltc survey for the parcel of land adjoining Juneau on the South and applied for as an addition to the town of Juneau. A portion of the land In question is claimed by the Alaska Ju neau Gold Mining company for mill site purposes. BIG GOLD CREEK WATER CASE PROGRESSING The case of the Alaska Juneau Gold Mining company against the Ebncr Rflnirg company and ethers is progres sing before the district court. The ev idence in chief for plaintiff has all been , submitted and the defense is putting . in testimony. H. T. Tripp, the first witness, was called yesterday. , AUSRTRIA DECLARES WAR ON SERVIA J. A ... * . J. J. t .?. ? J. A A A .t. I A. + + + + + 4, + 4?<? + 4, + 4,* + + + * + + AUSTRIA WINS THE + + FIRST ENGAGEMENT + .;. .j. * NISH, July 28. ? AustrianB + + won the first engagement In the + * war with Sorvla when they cap- * * tured the Sorvlan Danube river + * steamer Dellgrad after slight + f resistance. + * + *+*+*+*+?+++++++ VIENNA, July 28?Aus tria-Hungary this morning formally declared war against Servia, and official notification of the fact was conveyed to Servia. ARMY IN MOTION. The declaration of war was immediately followed by a general movement of troops toward the Servian border. The Eighth and Ninth army corps from Bo hemia are moving toward the Servian frontier. No traffic of any kind is per mitted on the Bohemian railroads except the moving troop trains and the trains carrying the accoutrement of war. The Eight and Ninth army corps consist of 32 batallions. TOO LATE FOR PEACE NOW. VIENNA, July 28. ?The Austrian foreign office de clared today that even should Servia comply with the demands of Austria's note it would not now be satisfactory nor cause the war that has been declared to end. GERMANY'S FLEET CON CENTRATING. BERLIN, July 28. ? The Admiralty has ordered the concentrating of the Ger man fleet in home waters. ENGLAND MOBILIZES BATTLESHIP SQUAD RONS. LONDON, July 28. ? Great Britain's battleship squadrons are being mobil ized where they will be held in readiness for action. The publication of the news of the British war ships has ceased. ITALY RECALLS FLEET. GLASGOW, July 28. ? Two Italian battleships that were visiting the Clyde have been ordered to return to Italian waters at once. They are preparing to sail before midnight. All Europe Prepares for War. LONDON. July 28.?The declaration f war by Austria against Servla dash d to earth the shred of hope that re tained this morning that armed con Ict would be averted. Today all ires bring naught but messages con erning prepartions for war. While le hope is strong at all the foroign ipitals that the war may be confined i Austria and Servia. practically every ation in Europe is preparing for war. Austria May Attack Today. d today from Vienna say that Aus PARIS, July 28.?Dispatches recelv rla will attack Servia in force today, t Is believed here this morning that lothing can avert war, but it Is hought it may be confined to Aus rla and Servia. The Minister of For iign Affairs upon reaching his office his morning, one hour earlier than isually, with a handbag full of telc ;rams that had been delivered at his 'esidcnce, said: "It appears now that it has ceased 0 be a case of peace in Europe, but 1 problem to confine the war to as small area as possible. The influence ;f France will be in the interest of peace first, and, failing there, to re strict the war operations as far as pos sible." French People Against War. PARIS, July 28.?There were violent pease demonstrations in all the cafes of Paris and on the streets of the city yesterday afternoon and last night Impromptu speeches against war were made in several of the theatres be tween acts. Germany Not to Co-Operate. BERLIN, July 28.?The British Am bassador yesterday evening communi cated Britain's proposals for mediation in the dispute between Austria-Hun gary and Servia to the German govern ment. The latter country expressed an unwillingness to offer suggestions to Austria in the matter of her policy toward Servia. Russia Mining Baltic Harbors. LONDON, July 28.?Dispatches from Copenhagen say that Russia is mining her harbors on the Baltic sea. The work begun early yesterday evening, and mines were being laid all night by a fleet of war vessels and auxllliary craft.