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VOL. V.. NO. 574, ~===- ~ JUHEATT, jTFwKSKA. yigDAY^MAY 21,'1915. ? ^ PKIOE TEN CENTa_
DR. SLOANE UNDERGOES I OPERATION! SEATTLE, May 21.?Dr. L. O. Sloane of Juneau, and bride ar rived here this morning and are at the New Washington. The op eration on Dr. Sloane will be per formed Monday morning Dr. Ea gleson stated today. Dr. Leonard O. Sloane. prominent Juneau physician, who yesterday morning In Butte was married to Miss ? Alclnda MacMlllan the young and pret ty sister of Mrs. John B. Stevens of; Juneau, was operated on In Seattle: this morning by Dr. J. B. Eagleson, for cancer, according to plans ar ranged by Dr. Sloane and Dr. Eagle son before Dr. Sloane left Seattle for Butte last Sunday night. At that time Dr. Sloane underwent an examination j and Dr. Eagleson and other physicians called into conference said that while the operation was a delicate one. and wr.s absolutely imperative, no serious results were anticipated, owing to Dr. Sloane's good health. Cupid Asked First. The date of the Sloane-MacMlllan wedding was a question which the, bride-elect was asked to decide, for. in view of the approaching operation. Dr. Sloane felt it was his fiancee's prerogative. True to the ideals of ro- j mance. Miss MacMillan decided upon J an immediate marriage, and unless a change was made in Dr. Eagleson's plans, the operation was performed to day as scheduled. Absence of news ? from Dr. Sloane's bedside this after noon indicates that the operation has been successful. It was said by Dr. Eagleson that Dr. Sloane would be able to leave the Seattle General Hos pital in a week or ten days, after ! which he and his bride will go to Cal ifornia for a short honeymoon before returning to Juneau. 1 Illness Developed Within Year. 1 Unknown to an army of his friends 1 and admirers in Jnncau. Dr. Sloane 1 has suffered intensely at times, during ; < the past twelvemonth, his illness hav ing kept him to his rooms for hours ' at a time. Only the nurses and Sis ters in St. Ann hospital knew of his' condition but they "wouldn't tell." The doctor had feared that he was suffer ing from an incurable disorder, and, only after his friends had redoubled their persuasion was he induced to leave Juneau at this time for the op eration. The wedding was to have taken place late this summer if all went well, according to Dr. Sloane's: plans at that time. MATCH SHOOT SUNDAY MORNING ?+? ;."i J A match shoot will be held at the Juneau gun club's grounds Sunday I morning at 10 o'clock between Tread- I well and Juneau, if nothing happens I to interfere with the arangements. The match is to be held in the morn-! J ing in order that the members may be present at the first baseball game of the summer series to bo held in the af j1 ternoon in Last Chance basin. OLD PIONEER IS LAID TO REST The funeral of George Harkrader was held at two o'clock this afternoon at C. W. Young, company's chapel un der the auspices of the Order of Pio neers, of which Harkrader was a mem ber. The Rev. John R. Jones, pastor of Trinity Episcopal church during the' absence of Rev. Rennison. officiated. George Harkrader was born in Ohio] May 29th. 1847. and has been a res ident of Alaska for forty-one years, landing at Wrangel in 1847, and com-j ing to Juneau in 1S81. He has a bro-' ther living in Oklahoma, and has oth er brothers and sisters whose resi- j dence is not known to tho Pioneers. Ho followed the pursuit of mining in' Alaska, and has made and lost for tunes. He was buried in the Pio neers' plot in Evergreen cemetery. HIGH SCHOOL BOYS GET "B. B." LETTERS This morning at the last high school assembly for the year basketball "J's" i were awarded the following boys: Cyril Kashevaroff, Wilbur Burford, Al- j mond Richards. Carl Anderson. Will-, iam Taschek. Waino Hendrickson and Simpson MacKinnon. This year's bas ketball esason wasn't a howling suc cess, as the boys put it, but they are looking forward to a good live season next year and arc determined to wipe ] out this season's low score when the athletic season opens in the fall. ~ Empire want ads. get results ?.'4* ? + ?!' ?> + 4?! 4- WEATHER TODAY '*? -5- Maximum?6S. +1 Minimum?i2. + * CLE AR 1 1 * ALIENS ORDERED EXCLUDED Tietro Ciatti, a laborer, and Hector Longpre. a bartender, passengers from Prince Rupert. B. C., on the steamship Spokane, which arrived this morning, were refused admittance to the Unit ed States after a hearing before a board of Inquiry In the customs houso this morning. The board consisted of Special Customs Deputy C. D. Gar field. Assistant Immigration Commis sioner A. H. Joy of Skagway. and D. A. Meek, a clerk in tho customs of-! flee. Ciatti was turned back "as an alien likely to become a public charge." as he did not have sufficient! money, a violation of the regulations governing immigration. Longpre's disqualification was due to tho factf that he had signed a contract to work j for the Alaskan hotel, and by so do ing was violating the immigration laws. Ciattl and Longpre win no iukuu; back to Prince Rupert at tho expense of the steamship Spokane and inci dentally transportation men have ta ken the opportunity to attack the present immigration system in the North, by causing inconvenience to the public and to the steamship com panies. Shipping men say that Prince Rupert is the logical point for the of fice of U. S. immigration Inspector, and the deportation of Ciattf and Longpre is cited as evidence that thei present system is bad. Of the thirty five Prince Rupert passengers brought; North to American ports by the Spo they had been examined at Ketchi-j kane. five were ordered detained after] kan at Ketchikan by D, Maskeviczius. immigration inspector for Alaska. They were Longpre, Ciatti. James Far rell, Thomas Pcrpich and Mike Vik lan. The latter three were allowed to enter the country. All Ave passengers were taken in charge by officers of the Spokane af ter the Inspection at Ketchikan, and locked up owing to the likelihood of; Having to pay heavy lines if the men i jscapcd. MT. LASSEN IN ERUPTION AGAIN REDDING, Cal? May 21. ? Mount Lassen is again in violent eruption, and is sending forth veritable rivers of mud and lava, burying farms from four to sLx feet in depth. People living along Bat creek, where the damage is greatest, arc fleeing for their lives. GREAT INTEREST IN RIGGS CASE! WASHINGTON. May 21. ? Specta tors swarm the court room at the | trial of the case of tho Riggs Na tional Bank against the Secretary of the Treasury, Comptroller of the Cur rency and other government officials. Arguments for the dismissal of the suit for an Injunction were resumed j this morning. Before the noon recess.. former Senator Joseph W. Bailey, of Texas, chief counsel for the bank be gan his arguments ugainst dismissal, and resumed it this afternoon. 20,000 GET WORK CHICAGO, -May 21. ? Orders were placed here today with employment i bureaus, for 20,000 men to work inj the Oklahoma harvest. PUPILS AND TEACHER ENJOY OUTING YESTERDAY ?*? The seventh grade pupils, with their teacher, Mrs. M. K. Struble. and oth er invited guests, chartered the launch Paciflc yesterday and picnicked on the beach at Taku, near the glacier. Tho commodious launch in com cand of Capt. C. Tibbits, and the good natured crew, helped to make the day one long to be remembered. A larger number of school picnics have been enjoyed by students of the various grades and the high school this year than ever before in the his- i tory of school good times. The high' school picnic took place Wednesday at Sheep creek meadows; the eighth grade went to Marmion Island on the Cordelia D. for their outing; the sixth grade hiked to the Salmon creek dam and spent the day; the fourth grade spent a day up at the picnic grounds, and several groups have climbed ML Juneau within the past few days. Never has tho weather been moro fa vorable for tramps and- picnics and the entire student body has taken advan tage of tho graciousness of Jupitor Pluvius. ? All tho outings took place Tuesday, except the high school and the seventh! grade. The formet* had its picnic Wed nesday. and the seventh grade "yester day. A. D. Nash, engineer for the Alaska Gastlneau company, arrived in town from camp and is staying at tho Oc cidental. JURY HANGS BUT COLONEL HAS THE EDGE SYRACUSE, N. Y., May 21. ? The jury in the case of Wililam Barnes against Theodore Roosevelt in the $50,000 damago enso has found in fa vor of the former President in so far as the question of damages is concern ed, but it is divided on the question of assessments of costs, some of the jurors desiring to asscsB all tho costs, Including those of tho defense upon Barnes, while others desire that tho costs be equally divided between the parties to the suit. Tho New York law provides that the loser of a libel suit may be assessed with tho costs, including attorney's fees, of the victor. At 10:15 o'clock this morning the jury asked for a conference with Jus-, tico William S. Andrews, and its'di lema was explained to him. The jury was further Instructed and rotirod. At 12:30 o'clock it was stated that tjlie jury stood 11 to ono for returning a simplo verdict for the defendant. The 12th juror, Edward Barnes, continued to urge that tho costs be split equally between tho parties to the Buit. Lawyers Say Juror Wrong. Lawyers say that the law docs not give tho jury the right to divide tho costs, and that a verdict attempting to do so could not bo made effective. Tho costs go against tho losing side; except that the jury may add to tho costs tho legitimato expenses of tho defense, attorney's fees, etc., such as ordinarily could not be put into a cost bill. When the court convened after recess the jury was still out. The Colonel Happy. SYRACUSE. May 21. ? Col. Theo dore Roosevelt is jubilant over the outcome of the libel suit trial, and does not attempt to disguise his pleasure. The worried look that char acterized his appearance during the progress of the trial has disappeared, and he is wearing a broad smile. Jury May Be Out All Night. SYRACUSE, N. Y.. Hay 21.?It was announced this afternoon that if the Barnes-Roosevelt jury does not come to an agreement tonight it will be locked up again and kept until tomor row morning. GARRISON ASKS J COUNTRY TO LOOK FACTS IN FACE! ?*? LAKE MOHOXK, X. Y? May 21.? i Amplifying hi3 spcocli yesterday af-1 ternoon on tho need for a larger army j and more efficient defensive military' establishment for tho United States,; Secretary of War LInldey M. Garrison ? said that the greatest difficulty is to get the people to look the facts square ly in the face. "Turning aside," ho said, "will not do. It will not only fail to prevent calamity, but it will serve to make its cfTccts more disatsrous when thoy do come. Xo sound reason can be ad duced v.'hlch would justify a sane man in concluding that Isolation alone spells safety. Nor can sure reliance be placed In our lack of aggressive in tention, our freedom from covetous ness, or our tendency toward right eousness. That self-respect without which man is an invertebrate animal,1 requires that wo should bo prepared to protect that which we cherish, and j which includes not only our material possessions but also that intaglble something which makes us a distinc tive nation in the eyes of the world." "Sell-preservation is too urst nm "and a nation in order to deserve pres "and a nation in order to desrve pres ervation, must be sane as well as righteous, self-respecting and cour ageous. Since it obtained these vir tues only by conflict of ono sort or another, it can retain them, and thus insure its own preservation, only by being prepared in every possible to de fend them from the inevitable .assaults which will be made upon them." ANOTHER LABOR MAN IN CABINET LONDON', May 21.?Labor leader Arthur Henderson will be given a place in the new Cabinet as president of the local government board. BIRDMAN MEETS DEATH. PARIS, May 21.?Jacquos Morean, noted French aviator, was killed here today just as he was leaving Paris for the front. Morean's plane fell because of a broken wire stay. ??? *|? ?|? ??* ?*? ? ? ? VOTING HOURS MADE * ? KNOWN. * 4. * ? In a wire today from Ketchl- 4* ?> kan Judge Robert W. Jennings 4* ? announced that the voting 4* ? hours at the local option elec ?> tion Monday will be from 0 a. * 4* m. until 8 p. m. The polling ? ? place will be at the city hall, <? 4* Fourth and Main streets. ? ? V * ?> * * 4> 4* ? ITA VI: IN CONFLICT ROME, May 21.?The condition in Italy today lo virtually one of war. There could be no greater activity in military and diplomatic circles if war had already been declared. The Ger man and Austrian diplomatic relations have been turned over to Switzerland, and the blockade against contraband for Austria and Germany has already been 'set in motion. The movement of. troopc is being carefully guarded, but all railroads have been carrying practically nothing but troops and supplies. All the schools throughout the country were taken over by the ?'government today, and will be used by the military au thorities. CAPTURE AUSTRIAN VESSEL The Austrian steamer Cosllck was stopped by an Italian submarine as she was leaving Venice today, her cargo was confiscated, and her captain interned. Italiaifbuthorltles at Naples this morning seized Greelt steamers car rying cargoes consisting of 21,000 tons of rice for Austrian ports. REPLY TODAY; WAR TOMORROW. The reply of the ultimatum to Aug trla Is expected today, and it Is be lieved that It must be a refusal, and that war will be declared tomorrow. The people of the country feel that the die has already been cast, and that war Is virtually on. The govern ment shares this opinion, and its mili tary activities could not well be great er If war had already been declared. A royal decree was issued last night directing that ail aliens in Italy reg ister with the government authorities within three days. PEOPLE PLEASED. The people of Italy continue to cele brate the action of Parliament in de claring for war with Italy, and author izing the government to act in the mat ter without further proceedings. The celebration of this continued all night. ITALIAN FLEET A MYSTERY. ROME, May 21.?The whereabouts of the Italian fleet is a mystery. The government refuses to vouchsafe any information, and there has been no word received at the newspaper of fices for more than two weeks. AUSTRIA INTERNS ITALIANS. I VENICE, May 21.?Advices received from Austria say that the Austrians are arresting and interning all Ital ian males of military age who are in Austria. SWITZERLAND TO CARE FOR DIPLOMACY. WASHINGTON, May 21.?The Ger man ambassador was notified today that the German diplomatic interests in Rome have been taken over by Switzerland. He Immediately notl i tied the State Department. AUSTRIAN AVIATORS WATCH ITALIAN ARMY. PARIS, May 21.?Word from the Austro-ltanlal frontier today say that Austrian aviators hover over the Ital ian frontier, watching and reporting on the movements of the Italian army. ITALY TO TAKE OVER SOME TURK ISLANDS LONDON, May 21.?A Rome special says it is reported there unofficially that the government haR decided to proclaim the annexation of Turkish islands on tho Aegean Sea. This would amount to a declaration of war against Turkey. TO CRUSH CARRANZA AND THEN RULE GALVESTON, May 21.?Advices re ceived here yesterday aro that it is Gen. Carranza, intention to go to Mex ico City and take chargo of the gov ernment, but that ho has determined to crush Gen. Villa first. DOLPHIN SAILS TONIGHT. SEATTLE, May 21.?The Dolphin will sail for Alaska tonight with the fololwing named passengers for Ju neau': J. L. Corbson, T. M. Edmunds and William Mcllict. ENGLAND TRADES BACK AMERICAN SECURITIES BOSTON. May 21.?The Globe Fi nancial department says that, when tho steamship Philadelphia arrived Saturday sho [brought American stocks and bonds from London worth $7,500,000. SInco tho Stock Exchange reopened 20 weeks ago England has sold on this market $300,000,000 in stocks and bonds of Amorlcan rail roads and industrial companies. GERMANS ARE ! HOSTILE TO I AMERICANS; BERLIN, May 21.?Mass meeting; held horc last night by several orgnni-j zatlons protested vigorously against shipment by tho United States of war munitions to the AHIcb and resolutions were adopted asking that America be refused exports from Germany. German Note Nearly Ready. WASHINGTON, May 21. ?Advices received from Germany today say that the German reply to tho American note Is almost complete, and that it will probably be dispatched Monday, though it Is possible that it may be cabled tomorrow. Indications tiro that Germany will comply with all tho exactions of the United States as far as protection to American vessels and American lives aro concerned, but that she will deny the right of tho Unltod States to In- j torfero with her submarine warfare against British commerce. If. is again rumored that arbitration might be suggested as to damages that Germany must pay for American loss es. BREAK WOULD NOT SURELY MEAN WAR WASHINGTON, May 21. ? Any breaking off of diplomatic relations, government officials say, would not necessarily mean war with Germany. It has been done before ranny times in the history of diplomacy without war. It is further pointed out that while the President has no power to declaie war, ho has the immediate power to sever all diplomatic rela tions. BRITAIN TO PAY FOR COTTON WASHINGTON, May 21.?Washing ton has been notified that Great Brit alii will pay for all the American cot-1 ton that has been seized in neutral! vessolsNas fast as tho ownership of j the cotton can be established. SWITZERLAND WILL PROTEST WASHINGTON, May 21.?The Stato Department was notified today that Switzerland will send a strong pro test to Germany on account of the "unlawful" sinking of the Lusitania. It Is believed that Switzerland's pro test will bo followed by strong pro tests from Holland, Denmark, Swed en, Norway and Spain, and probably from Chile in South America. ALL LAWYERS BACK UP PRESIDENT WILSON ?C-? NEW YORK. May 21.?Lawyers versod in admiralty and international law ore unanimous in- declaring that existing books on international law do not discuss a situation such as the sinking of the steamship Lusitania, for the reason that such an event up to date has been unthinkable. Un til tho present war the destruction of a merchant vessel of the enemy, with out visit and search, and without re moving tho crow or giving them an j opportunity to leave the vessel, has been absolutely unknown. COKE CONCERN IS IMPROVING ITS PLANT; PITTSBURGH, Pa., May 21.?The Lehigh coke ovens at Didler. Pa., con structed three years ago by the Did lor-March Company at the expense of about $5,000,000, are being dismantled, and the Bethlehem Steel company will install an entirely new battery of ovens at the plant. They will cost about $6,500,000. | germany after the edison invention NEW YORK, May 21.?Tho German government has made efforts for four years to obtain the submarine storage batteries from Thomas A. tedlson, ac cording to Miller Rccso Hutchinson, chief engineer at the Edison works. Edison Ib giving his invctnton to the United States. ? ? ? BUTTE MINING EXPERT COMING I SEATTLE, May 21.?H. L. HoyerJ mining expert of Butte, will leave hero this evening enroute for the Ju neau Gold Quartz properties near Juneau. Mr. Hoyor goes north in. the interest of eastern investors. ijackling stocks continue recovery: NEW YORK, May 21.?Alaska-Gold ciosed today at 35^: Chlno. 43^: Utah Copper, 64*4; Ray 23. poindexter at seattle. ?? SEATTLE. May 21.?Senator Miles Poindoxter arrived here, and will make several speeches before leaving tho city in the interest of his cam paign for ro-olectton. FIGHTING BREAKS ON WESTFRONT LONDON, May 21.?The rain that; has been drenching Flanders and, North France for a week, ceased this afternoon, and the sun burst out, driv ing away the low hanging fogs. Al most Immediately, the Allies fiercely attacked the Germans along the whole length of the Ycer canal. The great British and French siege guns began playing along the German trenches, firing with remarkable precision, with in a few minutes after the sun made Its appearance. The cannonading was followed by bayonet attacks in the trenches. WEATHER HAS BEEN BAD. 1 PARIS, May 21.?It was announced this morning that wet and foggy weather continues to interfere with warfare in Northern France and Bel gium. Aeroplane scouting has been impossible, and movement of artillery and cavalry interfered with by the soft fields. There have been no im portant results for several days. *1* v v *1* *'* **? ?'? 4* ?*t ?J? 4* ?% 4 ? <? ? GERMANS LOSE ? 4 17 SUBMARINES 4 4- 4. ? COPENHAGEN, May 21.? ? ? The German naval authorities * 4 admit the loss of 17 submarines ! + since the beginning of the sub- ?> | ? marine blockade February 18, 4 It Is stated however that they 4! 4 have been replaced by new 4, 4 vessels which have been under 4 4 construction since the begin- 4 4 nlng of the war. 4 4. 4. 4. 4 4. 4. 4. 4. 4. 4. 4. 4. 4. 4. 4. 4. 4. FRENCH TRAWLER IS SUB MARINE VICTIM. LONDON, May 21--A French steam trawler was Idrpedocd and literally smashed to pieces near Dartmouth yesterday, thirteen of the crew drown ing, according to announcement by the admiralty today. It was iiald that two German submarines were sighted after the trawler had sank. ? t GERMANS MAY DESTROY LONDON WITH FIRE ?4,? BOSTON, May 21.? Sailors from German vessels In Boston say that within a month a desperate effort will bo made to destroy London by fire. Men who made this statement are tho same ones who said three weeks ago that the Lusitalnla would be tor pedoed. FOSS WANTS TO BE GOVERNOR AGAIN BOSTON. May 21. ?The Boston American says Eugene N. Foss lias definitely decided that ho will run again for Governor of Massachusetts on the Republican ticket, on a plat form of prohibition and reciprocity. ADDICKS LANDS IN JAIL FOR CONTEMPT OF COURT NEW YORK, May 21.?J. Edwards' Addicks, onetime financier and politi cal power, in Dolaware was put in jail today for contempt of court for failure to pay 515,000 recently adjudg ed due one of his creditors. CHAIRMAN WALSH BADGERS ROCKEFELLER ON STAND WASHINGTON, May 21.?Chairman Walsh of the industrial commission has continued cross examining John D. Rockefeller, Jr., today, and is forc ing him to admit much of the evidence upon which Walsh based his recent I charges. CHICAGO AFTER NEXT DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION ? CHICAGO, May 21. ? A movement among Democrats of this city, with the backing of commercial organiza tions, was started today to securo the i next Democratic National convention | for Chicago. ZEPPELINS AND SUBMARINES TO FIGHT ITALIANS GENEVA, May 21.?A great number 1 of German zcppclins and submarines have arrived at the Austrian naval ! base of Pola. HILL PREDICTS 400,000,000 POPULATION IN 100 YEARS I ST. PAUL, May 21.?In an address j before the Illinois Association of I Commerce at Peora. ill., yesterday, James J. HilL railroad magnate, pre dicted that the population of the United States at the close of the 20th century would bo 400,000,000. and used this prophecy as an argument in urg ing tho conservation of the country's resources. FIGHT FOR PRZEMSYL IS FIERCE LONDON, May 11.?The word from Petrograd and other sources concern ing the situation along the Russian front this evening is more cheerful. The Russian army ha3 been ablo to stop the forward advance on Przemy ol, and with 300,000 men engaged, It has the Germans locked in a life and death battle along the San river as far as Jaroslav. It Is practically ad mitted at Petrograd that the fate of Przemysl hangs on the result of tho battle, but It is contended that the longer the contest continues "the great er will be the chances of Russian vic tory, as troops arc being forwarded from Lemburg. DISCREDIT GERMAN SUCCESS. LONDON, May 21.?The reports re ceived here last night and early this morning via Copenhagen but through German sources that the German army had captured the Russian oca port of Riga, and contemplate an at tack on Petrograd from that place is not credited here. Riga Is a fortified city, and one of the important Russian naval basis. ? ? I M DA! TI CCA DM i I UCO 11* onu i iv wum That there was fighting yesterday, last night and again this morning be tween Russian and German ships in the Baltic sea is believed. However, no results have been reported from any direction. RIGA REPORTED CAPTURED. Th rcport3 received from Copen hagen said that the German advanco In the Baltic Provinces had carried Riga, at the head of the Gulf of Riga in the province of Livonia by assault, and that a great sea engagement was in progress in tho Baltic ocean oft the mouth of tho gulf. LONDON DEPRESSED. LONDON, May 21.?It is said in London that fear of an armed invas ion by Germany was one of the con tributing causes for the demand for a bi-partisan Cabinet. Tho extraor dinary recovery and resumption of the offensive warfare on the part of Ger many against Russia has caused a feeling of depression here such as has not existed since the German drive at Paris was stopped last September. It is feared that German submarines may bo able to successfully convoy a German fleet of transports with troops to some vantage point on the island of Great. Britain. ALLIES GAIN AT GALLIPOLI LONDON, May 21. ? Advices from Athens say that fierce fighting is in progress at tho neck of Gallipoii pen insula. ten to fifteen miles beyond Gallipoii, near the Sen of Marmora. ! Both sldos have been greatly reinforc ed, and the Turks are making a stub born stand at Ruiau. SUBMARINE F-4 WILL BE RAISED IF NO ACCIDENT HONOLULU, May 21.?The subma rine F-4 was lifted from the ocean bed today, and she will be raised to tho | surface soon if the cables withstand j the strain. y THAW CASE POSTPONED. NEW YORK. .May 21. ? Harry K. (Thaw agreed today to await the de cision of the New York court of ap peals on cases now pending affecting his liberty before pressing tho case as to his sanity to a jury trial. PORTER CHARLTON TO STAND TRIAL JULY 8 COMO, Italy, May 21.?The trial of Porter J. Charlton, accused of killing his wife here two years ago, today was set for July 8. Charlton is said to have slain Mrs. Charlton, who waB an American singer, and afterwards dis posed of her body in Lake Como. ? Charlton was arrested in America, af j tor he had fought against extradition, and taken back to Italy. WOMEN DELEGATES TO PEACE CONVENTION RETURN NEW YORK, May 21.?Miss Jane Addams, president of tho peaco con ference at The Hague, and other wo men delegates from the United States, returned today from Europe. TO START TRADING POST. j WRANGELL, May 21.?R. Hagland, Mrs. Hagland and Steele Hagland ar rived yesterday from Seattlo and will go up the Stikine river next week, to establish a new trading post near Tel egraph Creek. B. C. Mr. Hagland brought a complete stock of goods and expects to remain in the Stikine country for at Iea3t three years. Empire want ads 'get results.