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PLANS MORE ROAD MONEY CoL \V. P. Itlchardaon, in addition to urging that the time has arrived v hen the Territory of Alaska should provide itself with tile machinery for road construction and repair work and funds to build and work with, calls attention to the need for a gon of which wilt run into millions of dol lars. and says that he will endeavor to secure appropriations for such pur pose. He suggests that the Alaska Legislature act with him in the ef fort to secure the adoption of a road building policy by the National gov ernment. and the appropriations to carry it out. Col. Rlchardeon's recommendations are contained in a letter to Gov. J. F. A. Strong, who yesterday transmit ted it to the Legislature. The letter is as foiiows: Washington D. C.. March 13. 1915. To Gov. J. F. A. Strong. Juneau, Alaska: Sir:? The Legislature now in session will no doubt give consideration to the road problem in the Territory, and I wish to make a few suggestions which I would be glad to have you offer If you think pertinent. It setfms to me that the time has arrived when the offices of '"Highway Commissioner" of the Territory should be created, to handle, among other things, such funds as may become available for road work from Terri torial forces other than the Alaska fund, and co-operate with our board. It is hoped that the Legislature will take the necessary steps to restore the per capita poll tax for road work in the Territory, aud make suitable provisions for its expenditure. The Board has no desire to handle funds accruing from direct taxation of the people. rea?izlng that there would be in many quarters a strong sentiment against such procedure. It is my op inion that perhaps better results could be obtained by our board hav ing charge of all funds for road and trail work; but tho sentiment of the poopic in this matter should bo re spected. and. looking to the future, it Is propor that tho beginnings of a Territorial organization tor road, bridge and trail work should now be made, to the end that all of this work may in due time bo transferred to Territorial control. increasing demands are coming in all the time to our board for road, bridge and trail work?far in excess, an you know, of our ability to meet them with the hinds now available, or likely to become so in the near future. I enclose the reports of the Board for 1913 and 1914 stating more fully this condition. Please see pages 13-14 iu the report for 1913 and the first page of the 1914 roport A general plan was submitted in 1913 and an estimate of appropriation for $750,000 for tho grat year's work, but this never got further than the! executive oOlcos. It passed from the War Department to tho Interior De partment. thence to tho Agricultural Department, thence to the War De partment. without action. Tho Dete gatc during tho last session of tho J 53rd Congress introduced a bill for] \n appropriation of $750,000. for road brldgo and trail work In Alaska, and this bill received favorable action and support by the Socretary of War but nothing was accomplished. it scoaiH likely now that the only money our board will be able to get In the near future will be through the military committees of Congress, and it Is my Intention to try to have this appropriation increased somewhat next year. With the developments of railroads, doubtless there will be some appropriations for the construction of roads, bridges and trails as feeders, but this will leave a large portion of 4 1?uUWl oUnntlnn lintattfl the \UV3tVU HiUIWUV ??*. vv.?.??v. Legislature makes some provision? to help out. To date the moneys de rived trom various Territorial sources have very nearly equalled the amount appropriated directly by Congress, and it would bo a good argument be fore the committees In asking for an Increased appropriation for "Military! and post roads, bridges and traifs in i Alaska," to point out that the Terri torial Legislature was doing its share.; As you know, I have bebn engaged j now for ten years upon this work! and have given careful study to the; needs of the different districts of the j Territory, and used every effort per-; sonally and officially to advance the; work, but It is Impossible to build I roads, bridges and trails without suf-j ficlent money. Our Board is com pelled to answer petition after peti-: tion with the statement that funds are not available in tho sum required for the desired improvement, and wo are unable to give any promise for1 the near future in many cases. Thoro is one other matter that 1 would like to have called to the at tention of the Legislature?the lack cf proper protection for roads, bridges and trails through the Territory. Con-j stress has enacted some provisions looking to the protection of macadam and plank roads, but the law is not sufficiently comprehensive to meet the situation in Alaska, and our board has on several occasions found itself unable to take measures against per sons who have wantonly destroyed or intcrferrcd with roads and trails. It seems to me that some provision should be enacted by the Legislature in this respect, and a penalty pre scribed for such offenses. Yours Sincerely, (Signed) W. P. RICHARDSON ALAB&A DAli> i r JUNEAU LIBBABT GETSJTEW BOOKS ? The following list of books glvcnj out by the Librarian, Mrs. "Dell Z.I I McClelland, are among tho latest con-j > brary': Fiction "Gentlemen of Franco," by Stanley' J. Wolmnn; "Judith Shakespeare," William Black; ^'The Octupus." Frank Norrls; "Testing of Diana Meirory," Mrr. Humphrey Ward; "Torchy," Se well Ford; "Virgin Soil," Ivan Tur genev (2 vols.) Non-Flctlon "A-Huntlng of the Deer," Charles Dudloy Warnor; "Living on a Little," ; C. F. Benton; "Masters of Fate," S. P. Shaler; "New England Girlhood," Lucy Larcom; "Religion and Immor tality," G. L. Dickinson; "Sea Fight ers from Drake to Farragut," J. D. Frothinghnm. Young People , "Bear Stories," M. H. Carter, ed; "Brown Fairy Book," Andrew Lang, ed.;, "Dick Among tho Lumberjacks." A. W. Dimock: "An Old Story Book," E. M. Tappan, ed.; "Peter Poodle. Toy Maker to tho King," Will Bradley; "Pled Piper of Hamelin" Robort L. Browning; "Rab and His Friends," John Brown; "Rebocca Mary," A. H. Donnoll. LAWYER BARNES IS WINNER IN POETRY E. M. Barnes, former Juneau lawyer who was debarred from practice for writing the famous "Peachos and Cream'Metter, which a jury declared was obscene literature, has broken Into the poetry column again In Los Angeles. This time tho occontrlc bar rister won'out.. The clipping about Burns la taken from the Los Angeles Horald. Is says; Verse today, (March 1) won over prose In tho legal fight that followed a battle between a bulldog and a Pomeranian. The dog-fight was a regular battle but it had nothing on tho contest i that wa3 staged In justtco court when j Attorney E. M. Barnes of poetry di vorce fame, hurled his epic Into the camp of the opposition. Attorney Barnes enjoys the dis tinction of being the only mnn who over filed a divorce actton In poetic I language. ? ^ V I Ltlll wnen ne was ruuuueu u.? v/ijut Winton. owner of 'tho bulldog that I battled with C. B. Shoulcs' Pomeran ian pup. Attorney Barnes hurled dac tylic iambic and several other kinds j of poetic dynamic. Today Justlc Brown ruled in favor of the bulldog and the pootry and against the poor Pomeranian. Here's the Plaint As Attorney Barnes sets forth in his brief: "Two dags one day mot on the groen. One was a bun and one Pomorlnn." Winton. who owned the bulldog, was sued by Shoutes for $35, value of the "Pom" and 7 per cent, interest and costs. Shoules claimed his dog was peace able, a regular country dog with no bad habits. Ho said Winton's bull", a vicious city dog. attacked and kill ed the Pomeranian. Winton denied this. He set up the theory of solf-dofenBe. He attacked tho character of tho Pomeranian and declared it a vicious brute. ? But here is Attorney Barnes' poetic brief for Winton and the bulldog. It tells the story. Poetry That Won. "Two dogs ono day met on the green One was a bull and one Pomerlan? The bull was trotting down the street. The othor thought tho bull he would oat. Now the bull had notions of his own. Evon though a pup and not half grown, And when the other commenced to chew. Then tho bullpup this Pomerian srow. That's all there is about this fight. Now, sure, sir. that's not an awful sight. And why take up the precious time Of this Honorable Court and also mine? Tho fee I've got has long been spent; I'm not Quite broke, but badly bent. In justice's court I'm not often soen, In the practice there I may be green. In the Supreme Court in 1880 I got my sheepskin, it's old and dlrtay. And 3lnce that time I've not heard or read Of getting damages for a dog that's dead. What market price has a dead dog? The papers tell of a fat hog. Or of a beef or of a chicken, But not of a dog that's got a licking. The markot price Is the guagj of stuff, And In this case It's not enough To carry costs to tho plaintiff hero, Or buy his1 lawyer a stein of beer. Ob, Ho, I see the nigger in the fence. Since the lawyers mention It, thence from thence, Now the feos of lawyers only hit high places; Times- are so hard, only a few play tho races? Some scent a fee with the aid of their nose, Then when he smelt this dead dog's toes, "A fee I seo. suing this soda fountain man; I'll haste to Court as fast as I can? To raise the costs I may have to soak my watch. / I'm a Attic afraid of this caso I" make a botch." And that's tho starter of this great big suit; What is the Best Remedy For Constipation? This is & question asked us many times each day. The answer is <ttexag&(9ideftfoe&. We guarantee them to bo satisfactory to you. Sold only by us, 10 cents. Wm. Britt, Juneau. Elmsr E. Smith, Douglas. ( Of lots of evil, nome lawyers are the root, When a summons Is served, then .to! Court we must come, And the Board of Supervisors won't lot us chow of gum? And thou the trials and facts we hnvo And then tho argumont, and I'm try ing to do well? And then the judgment to toil some one whnt's to pay, And the whole trial together took up part of a day Because a lawyer rustled and ho found Now with that dog ho didn't play the hoar. For In trying to got himself n pretty fee. He sued some folks who thon em ployed mo; And now I'm trying the Court to in terest I'm trying to do it with Just my very v host. Chief Justico Beattle onco said to mo. If a Court uoe9 not enjoy a littlo poetry, To hold the Court ho isn't fit, He had mine filed and Bald I'm glad you wrote It. Now I thank this Court for listening patiently. And I'm mightly glad to bo earning of a fee. And the costs for sulug for a dog that's cold and stiff, 1 ask to be assessed to this suing plaintiff. PRINCESS MAQUINNA ARRIVED ' FROM VICTORIA YESTERDAY The Princess Maqulnna docked ut the Pacific Steamship Company's wharf Inst night at 10 o'clock after an uneventful trip from Victoria. Sho had 80 passengers aboard, 50 of them for Skagway. The Maqulnna brought considerable mail and the following passengers for Juneau: Benjamin E. Erb, Jacob Cole, Loroy Hnrtey, E. J. Duggnn, Fred Coyno, Wm. Mcl.ollan. William Blbby, E. Knowlton, Miss M. McCormlck, Al exander Russof, Frank McCoy, Hugh Murphy, Gustof Ericksou, Ed. Maine, Elnar Hansson, HJalmar Johnson, Pet er Nelson, Ansker Wick, Mr. and Mrs. Evert Poiing, George Bowman, Del. R. Elliff, Konstantine Vallsasaco, Charles Sigl, Nich Nichich, Wm. Ray, Charles Ray, Marco" Vukmanovich, Al bert Anderson and HJarlmar Oslund. The Priuceas Maqulnna will' arrive southbound tomorrow morning at 7 o'clock. HOME BEING BEAUTIFIED Tho largo lot surrounding the resi dence of William Bush on Court House Hill is in preparation of being made into a terraced garden of. con siderable beauty. Flvo or six men are working on it, making a concrete fouudatlon fenco, covering tho bar ren rocks with soil and otherwise giv ing it the effect of an Italian garden. JUNEAU STEAM8HIP CO. _ United States Mall STEAMER GEORGIA Juneau-Sitka Route Leaves Juneau lor Douglas. Fun ter, Iloonah, Gypsum, Tenakee, Kllllsnoo, Chatham and Sitka every Wednesday at 12:01 a. m. Junenu-Skagway Route Leavoa Junoau tor DouglaB, Eagle River, Sentinel Light Station. El drld Rock Light Station, Comet, Haines, Sk&gway every Sunday at 12:01 a. m. Returning, leaves Skagway the following day at 12:02 a. in. | WILLIS E. NOWELL, MANAGER j | William Pallister, M, D., Spcckliat In the t-eatment of diseases and deformities of tho cyo nnd car. now and throat Offlcoi; fourth Floor. Goldstein Building Office Phono 150. Roitdcnco Phone IB1. ?N ' P(ion? 388 Strictly Pint CIus Juneau Construction Co. Contractors fis e and ofllco fix- ! I , ^urca. Mission furni tnrv. Wood turning. Band sawing. JUNEAU. ALASKA ? ? ? ?'> G. K. GILBERT PLUMBINO and 9HEET METAL WORKS 125 Front 8L Phono S58 <??>??> + 4* ? ^ <??>'> *> ? ARCTIC BROTHERHOOD < ? Junneau Camp. No. 31, meets v * every Tuesday night at eight ? * o'clock, at Moose Hall. <> *+??>?? V * * ?> V V * * * * :XX\1\JXX 4JTXy JL&XV. Snldor Wins Bowling Contest The bowling contest at the Bruno- " ry Loronzen and Claude Snider, the r lrat Ave games of which were played " Monday night, ended in the defeat of ? Loronzen by 20 pins. Claudo Snyder, ' the winner says that it wus the hard est contest game ho over bowled. g Ton games were played on the two nights, Loronzen making 173B pins, and Snydor 1755. The highest- score mudo by Snyder was 200 in the third ;:umc, and by Loronzen. 214 in the olghth gamo. Tho box -scoro la as follows: First Series Snyder 163 171 200 170 156? 860 g !x>renzen.. 149 15-1 193 156 183? 835 Second Series ! Snyder 160 171 199 176 189? 895 h Lorenzon.. 160 200 214 154 JL72? 900 1 Tito Tread well Club smoker which a wifl bo given early in April promises . to bo tho biggest Indoor athletic tour- ; : namont before summer. Diroctor ! Tom MacDonald is arranging to pre- [ yent a classy boxing card, in addition ? ! to other evonts. I Del Howard, former manger of the Seals, claims that there never was ? such a hard-hitting team as Joo Can- ! tilllon had with Mlnneapolins sovorar ; years ago. "It was risking n pitcher's life to ; j send him in against thnt club," said . : Howard, | "Dusty Roads, the old American ' pitcher, used to insure his life every ^ time he faced CantilHon's squad, coni ' posed of Cravath, RoBsman, and Wil liams and others." "For about fifty cents he could get $2500 worth of Insurance for that one dayNind ho never neglocted taking It j out. Ho figured that one of the line j drives might kill him." The Pacific Coast League, if it has j a good season financially this year, ? is expected to take the Seattle club ? into the circuit. It Is not known what / the eighth club will bo, but many j persons believe Sacramento will be < given another chance. ^ Ping Bodio staged one of his fa- 5 i inous homo runs at Paso Robtes a < j few days ago when the bases were ^ j loaded with Seal players. That put < : the Seals in the lead and caused his / i former White Sox team mates pangs ^ j of regret over the fact that he Is not < i with them. J Nine days of thrills are promised < 1 when the 1915 Lob AngeloR rodeo be gins -its program In the stadium at v East Thirty-fifth street and Hooper 1 Avenue. May 1. J. R. Raloy of Pen- :i dleton, Oregon will have charge of 1 the details of the round-up. The Bind- 1 ium will, after being improvod seat ;1 Charlie Dooin who has coached "Shorty" Sayre, says tho Reds have c picked up a coming pitcher In that 1 University of Pennsylvania boy. Portland, of tho Coast League has secured Inflolder George Stumpf, who was with the crovoland Association ^ team last year, and before that a member of tho Yankees under Chase and Wolverton. .> Pitcher Bill Malarkey, one time with 1 the Giants, balked on the salary of- 0 fored him by Salt Lake and was giv- r cn his release outright. Then Oak land, also in tho Pacific Coast league, signed him. Phil Bloom, Brooklyn's contender J for the lightweight championship of 1 the world, is training faithfully in the 1 preparation for a busy campaign that , his managed, Jack Asher, has mapped l out for him. Fordham, University's thick team lost Its surost point winner In the i weight events when It was announc- c ed that Bob Collins, the Maroon's t shot-putter, hail given up his specialty e to try for a pitcher's position on the i baseball team. s John H. Hcndrlckson, a former Na tional champion won the trap-shoot ing championship for resident gun ners of Long Island over the traps of a i the Neponset Gun Club at Neponsct j L. I? recently. Ho took the event . with a total of only 85 out of a possl- j bte 100 blue rocks. j That Princeton football . players must learn to think ror themselves, and master a fow fundamentals so that these becoming Intuitive wero . the principles laid down by Head I Coach Rush In a recent talk beforev ? the members of tbo Tiger football squad. Spring practlco will begin at Princeton Immediately after tho Eas tor vacation. It sounds almost like old timos when tho betting 'ring ,was crowded every day of tho rnco meets over east to hear Belmont Park, Shcepshead, Bay and Saratoga mentioned once moro. 4 Thcro is expected to b<\ some great < running racos at these' tracks this \ mason. About all tho difference from < the old way will bcNn the manner of < betting. You will bo able to loso j your coin Just the same as of yore. i Ritchie Has a Punch. Although Packoy McFarlnnd claims the distinction of being tho only whito man to knock Freddie Wolsh off his feet, the latter gives Will'io Ritchie tho credit of reaching him with moro staggering blows than any other box <jd. Welsh ran into a right uppercut while fighting McFnrland at Los An geles, sending him off his feet, but Welch wan up in an Instant and was fighting strong again before tho round , vas over. Iu his bout with Ritchie n tho same town, whllo Ritchie was ? till a novico, Welsh was the reelp- 1 cnt of a solid right cross to tho jaw hat shook him from head to foot, md It was two rounds before he re- " ovcred from the effects of the blow, "Coming from a boy practically im mown to the game," said Welsh re ently, "made me all the more cau ious. It happened In the twelfth ound, and from then on I was forced o extend myself," "MeFarland knocked mo down, but " would rather take two of his punch- ? s on tho Jaw than one of Ritchie's.1 j le hit me on tho head twlco In our ?! mndon fight either ono of which vould have dropped me and probably or the count had they been an Inch j ower. At that I had to stall to tho nd of the round In eacli case before ay head cleared." Ritchlo figures that ho Is just as :ood touay as at auy time of his ca ccr, with a heavier punch If any hlng, whllo Welsh has lost much of lis speed on account of his active icss In the ring since ho won the ltle. (ETCHIKAN NOMINATES SEVENTY-THREE CANDIDATES The mass meeting called at Kotchi ;an to nominate candidates to bo vot- | d for at tho coming municipal clec- [ Ion named 57 candidates for coun- . ;Shnen aiitl 16 for school director, mak ng a totaT of 73 nominations It is aid many of them will withdraw. O . ALLEGED BOOTLEGGER HELD j Jack Scbalo, the Austrian arrested ! ;t Douglas a couplo of days ago by j Jeputy Marshal Prank Bach, was) tound over to tho grand jury yc3- !j orday by Commissloucr John B. ^ .larshall on tho charge of giving II- J [uor to Mary Smith, an Indian girl, j j Frank W. Young , former Juneau J mslnessman, Is at present In Los An- -j ;eios. Rates Reasonable Fred Marburg, manager of the Gold iteln slioc department, left today for 'ortland, to buy stock. Empire want ads. get results THE NOBBtEST LINE OF SUITINGS I have ever purchased for spring and summer wear have just ar i rived. Come in and look them over. F. WOLLAND. Tailor. PIANO TUNER GEORGE ANDERSON ?The only expert piano tunor in Alaska, Fac tory representative for high grade pianos.?Phone 143. Ar: ire ;; P.O. Box 931. Juneau tVc Continue to Bcv anj Sell sCt FDRMTDRB at tboOUl Stand of !h? Universal Repair r: raggog .-n'.ket. phone r.'i 1 Concrete Chimney Blocks I Doable-Lock- Fire-Proof- OinVc.-- C m-rete Chlmney. (NOT CtNOEROItOOKB.) or... 12x11 in. FtuoSxSln. 14x14 in. " 8x8 in. Concre'e Produces Mfg. Co. N?t to Colo's ExprtM, 1 ?? ?1 ? 1 11 I ? J | Second Hand Furniture that looks like new % | at second hand prices. : : : : ? ?? | WE BUY SELL OR EXCHANGE i: S GENERAL REPAIR WORK ? J ALASKA FURNITURE COMPANI || '?> Second 8 Seward Sts. J. H. CANN Telephone 152 <?? v4 fOne Thousand Barrels of High Patent Fiour | Carloads best brands of Milfc?Prices Right--Low expenses make | FINE POULTRY Full line froah and curat meats?Government Imputed. Try our Wild Rom Lt;1 Frye-Bruhn Market Groceries and Men's Goods Alaska-Gas tineau Mining Co. THANE, / > / t ALASKA r n ;: t: i n ; 111: i n 1111 m m n ;; r m m 111 m 11 m i n i i-i - J Bay the BEST Lamps at tfie RIGHT Trice j| X We are now able to sell "Mazda" Lamps at the following prices: ?t 40 WATT LAMPS 25c ;; r 60 WATT LAMPS 40c ;; I 100 WATT LAMPS 65c I! - = X I Alaska Electric Light and Power Co. f 111: i n n 111 n 111 n 1111 n n !? 111 n 11111 n 111 m m i i" ALNXJOJ-AtV X , -1>XJ Weather Doc? roar roof re quire repairing? We carry the bot equip ni?it and matenah for all Lindiof toofins. MARSHALL >: NBWHAN Roofers, Clurr.bcr; and Sheet Metal Workers PHONU 37J ?. ?.; ?-? :????'1 ",? ivurnif" ,? iiiiiiiiiiiiiinnininiiiimiHiiiiiiinitHMii ? : 11 f 9 ? f,, :: We ve Got Iti , i? i Everything in the iine of Wines, Liquors, Cigars ;? | JUNEAU LIQUOR CO.,Inc. jj ! "The Family Liquor Store"-Phone 94?Free Delivery !! i-M-I'M-frW-M-l 1 1 111 H M M I 111 111111 When ordering BEER insist on RAINIER PALE I -H'M.'l-14 H I I ?! 1 I -III I-1-I I I-! i-H I ! 1 111 t I I I M 1 t M 1 1 1 I- !? 1-H-H j 1, H M-M-H-H I IIS M 1 M'M-M 111 III M III H-r 11 The Grotto Biii: :: U VELLE & BROPHY Distributors of Higb Class, Double Stamp Wbiskcy, Wines and Cordials Olympia and Rainier Beer ::J ; 95 FRONT STREET TELEPHONE NO. 210 i I 1 M M I I'l 1 M t -11-I?:: ??iHH-H-H-H1 ?! W1MI H I'l I I MM H* Beer 10c I a Glass - 11 ? ? ? ?|| 'I ? i in ?i ? ii 11 mi * '' jQiivre Bar ee Moving Picture Show# Every Afternoon and Evening WILLIAM SCRIBNER. Mngr. | r-Heidclberg Liquor Co.-J > | ===IN'CORPORATF.D= - j ; Largest Stock Best Brands ot J \ Imported and Domestic Liquors ,? and H'ines for Family Use. '' Free Concert Every Evening 7 Till 12 ;; Free Delivery. Mail Orders a Specialty. Telephone 386 3! HALL bargain 6jg ncw ItrtLL At$0000.00 271-2 ncrea v?,tRM , . ranch. 250 bcarinir fruit IorKDkl- ? allU trees, farm building*, ni i/.ir v:' K""^1 *?;l- """? Settle. PAY!'. u P' '''.ircMnnd IB mile* j/y h by luphwny or Iron le va r Jo from Seattle. R.D. PICKETT U. s. Mineral Surveyor ? U. s. Deputy Surveyor JUNEAU ? ? alaska Juneau Transfer Go. | ;j; PHONE 48 $ f] WE ALWAYS HAVE | GOOD COAL I Moving Carefully Done ] STORAGE :: To and From AD Boat) tt V! 37 FRONT STREET (i| A. EIKLAND CARPENTER and CABINET MAKER fiFlrst class work at reasonable rates ? General repairing ? special furniture.. Estimates Free. ? ? ? 'Phone 254 rH-H'l Mil Hll I M M-M-M-l-H j. .. I A ' Transfer :: A. Benson & Express:: Stand st Wills' Grocery Store * j C Phones <*0 or 3-8-5 ,. ORDERS PROMPTLY EXECUTED J I?I?I-I-I-T l-I-l-lIuH"M?)??!? lit Third nnd Harris Street. Junes | The 6ERGMANN Newly built and newly fu rnlshed, modern In all respects, steam heated, electric lighted, hot and cold water In every room; bath on every floor, Including a shower bath. Sanitary conditions perfect Dining room In connection. t' PHONE 112 167 FRONT ST. $ THE FAIRBANKS j Rooms new and modern, licnt, lights and hot and cold running water x > in every room.?Free Baths. ? > RATES REASONABLE. MRS. H. H. WARREN, Prop. $ COMFORTABLE WINTER QUARTERS AT THE OCCIDENTAL HOTEL Prepare for cold weather by getting a steam heated room. Best possible rates for permanent room er during the winter months.