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GOOD REPORTS FROM TOLOVANA FAIRBANKS. July 12.? Returning from the Tolovan district, where ho has beer, surveying for the proposed ditch from Mike Hess to Livengood Creek. Charles W. Joynt reached the city last evening. He Is even more optimistic over the outlook of the new camp than any of the new arriv als. He reports that pay has been lined up along Livengood Creek for a distance of fully three miles^along the third tier bench claims. In addi tion to this, some pay has been dis covered In the various small creeks and gulches that feed Livengood creek. In addition to this there is a large portion of the creek which has not been prospected yet. owing to the deep channel, which makes it impossible for men to stay in the shaft under present conditions.?(The Fairbanks News-Miner.) CORNERSTONE FOR COLLEGE IS LAID FAIRBANKS. July 12 ?On the hill side. near Ester siding, on the prop erty adjoining that of the govern ment experiment station, the corner stone for the Alaska Agricultural Col lege and School of Mines was laid Sunday afternoon. The ceremony was held under the auspices of Tanana Lodge No. 162. F. & A. M. and was most Impressive in every detail. Speeches made by L. K. Pratt. J. K. Neal.. superintendent of the agri cultural experiment station, and Dele gate James Wickersham were inter esting. instructive and to the point Mr. Pratt gave a short talk on the development of the Interior and pre dicted a great future for the Tanana valley. Mr. Neal's talk was interest ink in that it came from a practical and scientific agriculturalist, and he showed the various difficulties tha are to be overcome. Delegate Wick ersham confined (he greater part of his talk to the history of the bill, whereby the construction of the col lege is permitted. A special train, with about two hundred and fifty people *went out from town. The Fort Gibbon band furnished a few selections during the exercises.?! Fairbanks Times.) HOLIDAY BUSINESS WAS A BIG SURPRISE ?4? FAIRBANKS. July 12.?From all the merchants, it is learned that the holiday business this year is some what better than it was during the celebration of 1914. All of the busi ness people, especially the clothing and dry goods houses did remarkably well. ? There were more people in town than there were last year and a num ber of old timers who had not come here for years, declared that they came because they wanted to hear a big band: something that they had not had the opportunity of hearing in many years.?(Fairbanks Times.) "All of the news all trie time." -? McCarthy sells his holdings on liyengood creek FAIRBANKS, July 12.? Without: i doubt, the best sign that the Tolovana i district Is to develop Into a' good rich i camp is the fact that conservative! mining men are Investing in the prop erty on Llvengood and other creeks. By deals put through yesterday, twoii well-known mining men took over ' some extensive interests in the Tolo vana. Dan ftcCarthy sold out all his 1 Interests on Llvengood creek to Sam' Godfrey for 532.000. J. W. McCordi; sold out all the holdings that he had to Luther C. Hess for a price not! stated. Mr. Godfrey was in Fairbanks in the early days of the camp and later \ mined at Ruby and Iditarod. Hd made a careful investigation and examined with caution the property which he purchased before he signed a paper or paid a cent. As ho Is considered; a conservative mining man the fact that he bought at any price is en couraging. Mr. Hess has acquired mining prop erty in almost every mining camp in Interior Alaska, and the fact that he has invested in Tolovana ground encourages many prospectors and others who have holdings in the new camp. Both purchasers are well satisfied! with the reports they havo received from the Totovana within the last few days, and both hope to have their property working before the end of the summer. Although he has been in the inter ior but little more than four months Mr. McCarthy has made a small for tune in his activities in the Tolova na. Within the next week or ten ?lays he will leave for the States to visit relatives and friends In Califor nia.?(Fairbanks Times.) LIGHTNING HITS CLEARY OPERATOR ??? FAIRBANKS. July 12.? A stray flash of lightning entered the Sum mit roadhouse Sunday afternoon about half past two o'clock, smashed up a telephone box and leaped across the dining room into the body of Pat rick Driscoll the Cleary Creek oper ator with serious results. He was knocked from his chair at the table and rendered unconscious for twenty minutes. His brother, who was with him enroute to Fairbanks to attend the celebration, and Carl Douglas, the proprietor rushed to his aid and by artificial means finally restored respiration. The lightning's whim resulted in no damage to the building, utrange to say.?(Fairbanks Times.) How Hp Found It. "And how did you find the cutlet?" asked the cheery proprietor, rubbing iiis hands. "Sheer matter of luck," modestly replied, his old customer. "I happen ; ed to turn over a potato and looked hard and there was the cutlet." ? ! (Chicago Herald.* ? ? ? Everybody reads Empire "ads." Union Iron Works Agents for Southeastern Alaska JCNEACJ, ALASKA Tires, Ford Accessories Aato Sundries ^ FIRST TERRITORIAL BANK Doua|M OF ALASKA 26 Front It. Juneau INTEREST PAID ON SAVINGS a 0 ACCOUNTS, AND ON TIME DEPOSITS 4 0 ALASKA MEAT COMPANY John Reck. Mgr. Wholesale and Retail Butchers Manufacturers of all Kinds of Sausages Our Hams and Bacon -Are Home-Smoked , ????????????????????????_____ , m- v. ^-ryrrn v WIFE JOINS 8CION OF FAMOUS FAMILY AT FAIRBANKS FAIRBANKS. July 28. -r Henry Clarke Coe. Jr., and Mrs. Coe will make their home in this city. Mrs. Coe arrived here a few days ago and loined her husband, who disappeared from his home in Boston January 30 last and was later found here. The couple seems to be very happy and Coe is doing well In tfie employ of a mining machinery company. It is thought that Coe was a victim of aphasia at the time of his disappear ance and that he is rapidly repover ing his mental strength. WOODCHOPPER'S BODY IS FOUND IN CABIN FAIRBANKS. July 12.?In his lone ly cabin, about two miles from Chat anika, the decomposed body of James Robinson was discovered on last Wed nesday by Sandy Bubro. The body was buried near the house on the fol lowing day by Commissioner Weiss. As soon as he was informed of the discovery. Commissioner Weiss went to look after the body. He found the door locked and the windows fasten ed down, which proved that the death was a natural one. In order to get in, he broke open the door, but tho odor was so strong that he could not go inside. The man had evidently died n month or more previously. Returning to Chatanlka, Commis sioner Weiss secured a man to help him, and taking with tbem a coffin, they managed, after the room had been fumigated, to get the body into it. Then they buried it on the place. Tho body iudicated that death was due to natural causes, though it is possible that it was due to ptomaine poisoning. Robinson was a Canadian, aged about sixty years, and although quite well known about Chatanika, was sel dom seen far from his cabin. For that reason his long absence from town was unnoticed.? (Fairbanks Citizen.. GOVERNMENT PLANS NEW ALASKA COURT FAIRBANKS. July 12.? According to word that has reached Fairbanks recently, the government is consid ering the advisability of establishing a floating court for all of Alaska. In other words. It is planned to estab lish here a fifth Federal Court, which will travel about to the outlying plac es. The purpose of this Is to leave the regular court at home, so that legal business need not be halted while they travel about their respective Di visions.?(Fairbanks Citizen.) WAR CLAIMS VICTIM FROM THE CRADLE WINNIPEG, July 31.?Private Jack Simpkin of the Tenth Battalion, the youngest soldier In the Canadian troops. Is reported wounded in the casaualty lists of last night. Private Simpkin is only 15 years of age. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. George Simpkin at 145 Atlantic avenue. Win nipeg. When it first became known in Winnipeg that there would be Can adian contingents called for. Jack Simpkin w$is the first to offer his services for the front. He was physi cally fit. but was rejected on account of his extreme youth. Finally, when he thought there was not a chance in the world, he was ac cepted by one of the Winnipeg regi ments, only to be taken out by his parents. Nothing daunted, the boy made his way to Varcartler, where he passed the medical examination and was taken on the strength of the 10th Batallton. Last night he was report ed to have been wounded with gun shot in his head. t , , POLICE FIND THAT "BOMB" IS A PAIL HOLDING $2,000 CHICAGO, July 25.?Policeman J. O'Connor of the West North avenue station was walking in Hoyne avenue yesterday when he was accosted by an excited woman. "There's a man placed a bomb be tween the buildings at 1108 and 1110 North Hoyne avenue a few moments ig<\" she said. Policeman O'Connor went to the place described by the woman and found an oil cloth bag. It was heavy, and. believing it contained a bomb, he carried it to the station, about a mile away. "Sergeant," he said, "here's some thing I found under a sidewalk. I think it's a bomb." "Handle It carefuly, then," observ ed Sergeant John Reich. The oilcloth bag was opened. Inside was a lard pail and in the pail was found over $2,000. "It's a bomb, all right," Sergeant Reich said, counting the money. "I wish I could And one like it every day." The money was sent to the city cus todian.?(Chicago Herald.) Well Fed. "Was your garden a success last year?" "Very much so, my neighbor's chick ens took first prize at the poultry show.?(Philadelphia Record.-) I':??^ SPEniALS ? I I Vegetable ? | WATCH THIS STORE-We carry the largest line 1 of FRUITS and VEGETABLES in the city. | H. J. Raymond Co. * Phone 28 BEAM COUNTS FOR SAFETY IN BOATS SEATTLE. July 30.?Capt. John L. AndorBon, president of the Anderson Steamboat & Shipbuilding Company, believes that the terrible Eastland rtngedy on the Chicago River demon strates the need of more restrictive .measures governing shipbuilding. Fe measures governing the construction of ships. Federal steamboat Inspect ors, In the opinion of Capt. Anderson, should have the power to regulate the beam and draft of vesosls intended for Inland water excursion business. Such power If properly utilized would In his opinion, have averted such a catastrophe as tho Eastland disaster. The steamboat Inspectors today cannot stop a boat from operat ing despite their fears for passengers who might patronize tho boat They have no control over the essential safety points, bcura and draft, and the tondency of modem shipbuilding has been to sacrifice these features for speed and capacity says Capt. Ander son. As the builder of many of Seattle's Inland water passenger carriers, Capt. Anderson has made a doep study of this question of beam, draft and speed and capacity, and has been regarded us almost a "crank" on the subject of beam. Beam Better Than Ballast. "Beam 1b better than ballast," de clarea Capt. Anderson, "and absolute safety, as far as that Is possible, bet ter by far than speed and enormous carrying capacity, although the latter auallty'need not necessarily bo sacri ficed and It Is posslblo to strike a happy medium In tho matter of speed. In building the steamship Bainbrldge for the Eagle Harbor Transportation Co. I Insisted on tin extreme beam ind square stern, and I don't believe tho owners will over regret It. "Local Inspectors Blon B. Whitney and Robert A. Turner have always en couraged great beam, but their power extends only over tho passenger li cense. Thoy cannot forbid the oper ation of a boat because of a danger ously narrow beam or shallow draft. They should have that power. An 18-foot beam Is not too great for a 65-foot passenger carrier. Eighty live and 90-foot craft intended for ex cursion work should not have less than 18 or 19-foot beams. Twenty live feet Is about the right beam for a 120-footer. "The matter should be given study and a scale of proportionately safe beam and draft measurements be sub mitted for federal enactment as law for Inland water excursion craft. Such disasters as that of the Eastland would be averted If tho restriction of beam and draft be left to the judg ment of steamboat Inspectors." ? (Seattle Times.) HISTORICAL EXHIBIT FOR G. A. R. MEN WASHINGTON. D. Aug. 2?To add another Interesting feature to the events of the forthcoming 49th annual encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic In Washington, the Citi zens Committee which -has the mat ter in charge is endeavoring to ar range for an exhibition during the week of September 27 ?> Oct. 3, a wonderful collection of historic war relics. Washington is filled with re minders of the great struggle; many of there relics are owned and held by the government, but the average visitor sees fev of them. It is plann ed to extend a special courtesy to the old veterans and allow them an op portunity to view some of these high ly prized treasures. In a fire-proof vault of the Treas ury building, are the manuscript ar chives which set forth tho diplomatic efforts of the Confederacy to secure recognition as a member of the fam ily of nations and to obtain the means to establish a navy and maintain an army. When the most important of the Confederate Archives were removed from Richmond, the diplomatic cor respondence, consisting of the "State Department" records, except the sec ret service papers, which had been destroyed by Judah P. Benjamin, con federate secretary of state, wero hid den in a barn in Virginia. Later they wero packed in four yellow trunks, and brought from Richmond to Wash ington by their custodian, Col. John T. Pickett.. After endeavoring for years to dispose of them, Col Pickett, having indexed them, took them to Canada, where in April, 1872, these trunks and their contents were pur chased for the use of the United States. On July 3. 1872 they were de livered to the government. Pickett, in payment, received the stipulated, sum of $75,000, a large portion of which was distributed to needy wid ows and orphans of Confederate sol diers. The money for tlife "Pickett papers" had been appropriated by special act of Congress. Many persons insisted that no good could result from the resurrection of these long-buried doc ments, even if genuine, as some feared they wore not, However, time has demonstrated the wisdom of the pur chase. The names in tho indices of the Pickett papers have been of great value to the government in connec tion with war claims and otherwise. In a small dark room under the eaves of the South wing of the treas ury there stands seven large pack ing boxes with covers nailed down. Sightseers are never permitted to en ter this dingy attic room, and very few persons, even among tho oldest employees, could guess the contents of the boxes. They are filled with: Confederate money, a portion of it having been captured from Southern banks and from dead or living Con federate soldiers and forwarded to the treasury through the .War Depart ment. Tho larger share of tnis mon ey was collected by the Treasury agonta. who conducted the cotton business of the United States in 1864 and succeeding years. Watch Your Children Often children do not lot parent* know they are constipated. They fear some thing distasteful. They will like Rexall Orderlies?a mild laxative that tastes like sugar. Sold only by us, 10 cents, i Wm. Britt, Juneau. Elmer E. Smith, Douglas. These boxes contain not only tho bank notes of the Confederate gov ernment, but thousands of tho bills Issued by the States in Insurrection, to take the place of the "chips" thnt tradesman wore compelled to offer as change after the South suspended specie paymont In July 1861. Later tho Issuo of small bills by the various States rendered these "chips" unnec essary. WASHINGTON STATE TRADE GROWING SEATTLE, July 30.?Washington's exports for May of this year nearly twice what they were in May, 1914, while a gain of moro than 81,000.000 was made in the import trade, which was greater than that of San Fran cisco, according to tho monthly sum mary of tho foreign trade of the Unit ed States, which reached the customs officials at Seattle today. A gain of approximately 89,000,000 was mado in the imports of the cus toms districts of the state for the 11 months ending with May, as compared with the corresponding period last year. The increase In the exports for the same timo was about $7,000, 000. Washington's Imports for tho month of May of this year were $4,833,816, as against $2,789,834 for May of last year. The figures for the 11 months': period aro: Imports, 1915, $60,893, 0007: 1914. $51,111,938; exports, for 1915, $58,432,428; 1914, $51,447,169.? (Seattle Times.) GOVERNOR WOULD REWARD THE MAN WHO SHOT AT HIM ATLANTA,?Tho fact that ho shot at Nat E. Harris, of Georgia, six teen times--and missed?may win for I. C. Wade, of Cornelia, Ga., an ap pointment on the governor's staff, pro vlding the governor can prevail up on the state legislature, now in ses sion to abolish the age limit of sixty years. Harris is a Confederate vet eran. Mr. Wade served in the north ern army. When tho present governor was campaigning a year ago ho met Mr. Wade at Cornelia. Talk turned to the lighting at Moorefield, Va., in the six ties. "Where were you on tho morning of tho second day's battle when you fellows were making it hot for us?" asked the confederate veteran. "I was on outpost duty on the ex treme end of the upper right wing, and I thought every minuto would be my last." replied Mr. Ward. "You don't mean it! Well tell me, did you see a man saddle a roan horse and ride off at top speed?" "Did I see him. Why I shot at him sixteon times and missed every time." "It's a good thing you missed." the governor concluded, "or I wouldn't be here. I'm the man you shot at." (to? [J <$><& MECCA Quality and Service Our fit Motto fit JUNEAU DBPOT FOR MECCA FIZZ ? ? I ? AMONQ THE THEATRE8. * ? * ] ? ???? + 4?1? + * + + + + * OTRAND WAR SERIES. Tonight at the Grand theatre an other sorles of the European war pic tures In 1,000 feet will be shown. This issue is Bald to be the best ever taken from real action from the front, as the cameraman had a narrow es cape while taking some pares of this picture. "By Radium's Ray"?a two-reel Gold Seal Universal drama?a groat feature problem. i "Juvenile Kidnapers," another dra matic production that will keep you interested. "Cross Purposos," a Powers comedy, will closo the show. "Million Dollar Mystery." At the Lyric theatre tonight and to morrow night. Don't miss this issue, us the story 1b a very good one. See Kloror.co In one of her characteristic actions. "Into the Wilderness," a three-roel feature with Barbara Tennnnt. " 'Her,' the Butler"?Nestor com edy. Remember our Sunday's big feature show. LORD ALGY AT THE ORPHEUM ??? Th<> feature at tho "House of Good Showt" tonight will be a two-part Lu bin drama "Lord Algy." "The Girl at His Side," by the Sclig Co. i "Under Desperation's Spur," a fine | frontier drama by the Kalcm Co. A rollicking comedy by the Essany Company, "Making Him Over For Minnie" will send you home pleased. Romembcr, an entire change to nlghL MOUNT BAKER MINt YIELDS $4,001 IN 15 DAYSt CLEAN-UP CHILLIWACK, July 31. \ Some 30 miles from here, In the Motwt Baker district, considerable gold las been discovered, and Mine Superintendent Myers, who has been operating the Gold Basin Mine, was In the ?ity re cently on his way to Victoria, where ho expects to dispose of some (4,000 worth of gold taken from the diggings These mines are the propertj of Judge Scott and associates of Seattle, and at present about 25 men are em ployed, while modern machinery li^s beon installed. The gold brought nht by Mr. Myers is the result of a fir teen days cleanup. Among the gol< brought out are several large lumps, one weighing five pounds and woith about $1080.?(Vancouver World.) ? 9 t ? BRYAN'S RELATIVE GETS GOOD OFFICE WASHINGTON ? President Wood row Wilson has appointed Thomas S. Allen of Lincoln, Neb., to be United? States attorney for Nebraska and Thomas J. Flynn of Omaha to be United Statos marshal for thf same district. George L. Loomls of Fremont. Neb., was appointed collector of internal revenue for Nebraska and Clnrlcs W. McCune of Omaha was appr/nted col lector of customs for the Aame dis trict. I Mr. Allen is a brother in-law of Mr. Bryan, and Mr. Loonii/ is classed I by the White House as /Bryan sup- . porter. Mr. McCune ai<J Mr. Flynn are understood to be /ipporters of Senator Hitchcock. Tr Bryan and Hitchcock forcos heretofore have been unable to agrt.y over appoint ments in Nebraska. / QUARTZ MINERS/RE ACTIV^IN FAIRBANKS jj FAIRBANKS, /"'y 12.? Reports _ from that part / the quarz belt lo- T cated at the ho/ of Fairbanks creek ? indicate that :/ of the nuartz min- ^ era of that vi/>lty are busy taking k out rock. T\J Hellg stamp mill is Z being kept busy crushing ore. most < of It being that of Foss & Farvoan. It is stated that the Stonvens-Oil more mill will be ready for opera lion within tho next few days. It is poslblo that it will be kept busy most of the time crushing ore from tho Stevens lead.?(Fairbanks Citizen.) TO ASK FOR RECEIVER. J. H. Cobb loft on the Northwest ern for Skagway where he will file with Judge Robert W. Jennings an application for the appointment of a receiver for tho defunct Valdcz Bank. Mr. Cobb will return as soon as pos Bible. . JUNEAU 8TEAM8HIP CO. United 8Utes Mall STEAMER GEORGIA Juneau-Sitka Route Leaves Jnneau tor Douglas, Fun ter, Hoonah, Gypqum, Tenakee, Rllllsnoo, Chathnm nnd Sitka every Wednesday at 12:01 a. m. Juneau-Skagway Route Leaves Juneau for Douglas, Eagle River, Sentinel Light Station, El drld Rock Light Station, Comet. Hainos, Skagway every Sunday at 12:01 a. m. Returning, leaves Skagway the following day at 12:02 a. m. WILLIS E. NOWELL, MANAGER Nu Bone Corset ? Miss and Mrs S.'Zenger ? JUNEAU CORSETIER'ES Fitting In your own home. A perfect fit Is guaranteed. For appointment* Phone 130. Addret* 288 Main Street -> C. Petlcvlch J. R. McNeil Old Kentucky Bar Hotel In Connection Steam Heated Family Orders Delivered Free P. 0. Box 577, Phone 91 ' Front St. Juneau, Alaska GOOD EATS For Juneau Spring ducks, dressed... .40c lb Spring Chicks, dressed... .50c lb Fat Hens, dressed 40c lb Fresh Eggs 50c doz. BOYDSTUN & STODDARD PHONE 139 ~ MADE IN JUNEAU * Concrete Dry and Watertight Floor* and Ol. Iar<. Concrete plain and ornamental WaiU nnil Fence*. Concrete ribbed or travel finish ed Sidewalk* and Steps. All work guaranteed. ESTIMATES AND PLANS FREE. H. D. BOURCY, Box 344 Contractor I^McKannaTransfer I "FREIGHT?COAL?BAGGAGE I SADDLE HORSES FOR RENT Light and Hcarjr Hauling of all Klnda I OfHco 127-129 Front St.. phone 55 [ DELMONICO BEST PLACE IN TIIE CITY FOR GOOD Oysters, Crabs and Fish of all Kinds COOD STEAKS AND CHOPS ?X' Dinner at Reasonable Prices X' CAKE MAIL ROUTE ^ Schedule in FJTect April 1 to Nov. 30, 1915 he E. A. HEGG sail* every Monday at 8 o'Clock . m. from Young's Float, stoppidg at Douglas, aku Harbor, Limestone. Snettiaham, Sumdum. /indham Bay, Fivo-Flngcr Light, Fanahnw and ak CAPT. P. MADSEN. I Of Course - Hart, / ShaflWr 8 Marai I The remark and the clothes fit most well dressed men today. The very best tailors may be able to dress you as well, but, ? it will cost j you much more. ^ j ALASKA TRfADWEli GOLD MINING CO ? MERCANTILE DEPARTME> 1 Copyright Hart Sc'? '? tl Mnrc 1 ?