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The Alaska Prospector.
Published at Valdez, Alaska, every Thursday morning by the Prospector Pchi.isiiinu Co. H.H. HILDRETH. Qrn.i. Pisher. W. H. CHARY. Ink Slinoer. JOS. A. ROL’RKE, Wai.kino Dei. eoate. StRSCRIITION RATES. One Year..$3.00 Six Mouths. 2.00 Three Months.1.00 Single Copy. . .10 advertisi.no rates. Single column, $1.00 per inch per month. Larger ads in pro|H>rtion. Professional cards $2.00 per month. Local ads 10c per line for first insertion and 5c per line for each subsequent insertion. Entered at the Valdez postoHice ns second class matter, City Government. Mayor, J. L. Steele COUNCILMEN. James M< Hie. J). S. Osooon. A. 1*. Olson. Ki>. Wood. C. X. Chary. H- H. Hildreth. Clerk. J. G. Snyder, Treasurer, j Hon. .1. \V. I.eedy, City Attorney. j Dm. A. VonGi NTIIER. Health Officer. Adam Swan. Phes. School Hoard. OOVEHNMENT OFFK KHS. John Lyons, l'. S. Commissioner. E.C. Hasky, Deitty I'.S. Marshal. John Goodei.i., Deitty Collector Customs. V. X. Chary, Postmaster. VALDEZ, MAY 15, 100*2. Valdez receives 1 $'20 school mon ey last month, and the citizens are wondering how it happened. * • • Juixse Xoyes’ wife claims that the prosecution handling the ease against her husband,spent $550,000 to gain their end. If so, it was spent in a good cause. • * • There arc many arguments against territorial government at present, and a great many who have looked into the mutter have, changed their minds—Skugway I Guide. * • * * The Chamber of Commerce at Xome has sent an agent to Wash ington to urge that the District of Alaska l«* given a delegate in Con gress. May he have all kinds of success. * * *. . | TUB Valdez and Prince William Sound ferry will l»o a Is-netit to! Valdez in many ways, ami also to miners and prospectors. It will! ington. in a s|>eoch on tin* Alaska Gann* Law, savs: "As is well known to all of you, I live in tin state of Washington, the state that is elosest to Alaska.ami when I say elosest, I mean it not only in a geographical sense, but commercial ly, industrially and finaneinlly. and in every other sense, there ex ists a 1m>nd of sympathy In-tween Alaska and the state of Washing ton. They h uve no representative on this Hinir and they expect tin representatives of the state of Washington to speak for them and demand protection for their inter ests. This I am lioth proud and happv to do.” Alaska Bills. Among the Alaskan hills intro duced in Congress are the ones to “Prohibit locations of mining claims by power of attorney.” hy Cushman; "To amend the home-1 stead laws of Alaska.” hy Laeev; 1 "Kxtcnding homestead laws to Alaska.” hv Jones; “Providingfor " * l a delegate to Congress.” hy Cush man; "Lighthouses and for stations for Alaska.” "Three recording and judicial districts.” by Hoar; "Rail road land grant.” by Teller; "Land grant to Womens’ Home Missionary Society of Methodist Kpiseopal Church.” by Meller; "Protection of game,” by Perkins; "Timber land title,” by Lacey; “Homestead law ami right of way for railroad.” by Lacey; "Capitol building construc tion and site.” by Brick; "Railroad land grant.” by Cannon; "(irant title to school lands in Juneau.” hy Warren; "To pay all license money to municipal incorporations.” by Brick; "To encourage salmon cul ture in Alaska.”hvSul/.cr; "Provid ing for election of delegate,” hy Lloyd; "Delegate to Congress.” by Cushman; "Lease of lands for fox farms.” by Oijcn; "Organization of private corporations in Alaska,” Wireless Telegraphy. No bidders rcs|ntmhil to the war department’s advertisement for eonstrnetion of two lines of wireless telegraphy to Alaska, so the time has Inim extended to May ti. lii'ii. (treely. ehief of the signal eorps and \V. I.. Moore, ehief of the weatherhtirean. have been mak ing some independent investiga tions into the subject. and if pri vate eompanies fail to submit satis* factory proposals, the government may undertake to install the lines on their own account. I To Protect the Salmon. The secretary of the treasury is! considering the advisability of ex ercising the authority vested in him by law to close certain streams in Alaska to salmon fishing. It has I teen represented to him that the salmon are ill danger of liccomillg seriously depleted. It is | almost certain that some of the streams will he closed for one year or more. It is Jimposed also, to postpone the lieginniug of the open season to July 1 of each year, although this has not yet liecii definitely de cided ii|hiu. While we are always pleased to received and publish correspond ence from any one. on any matter of general or local interest, still as a matter of protection to ourselves and as a guarantee of good faith' on the part of the writer, the name must he attached. We will pub lish the article over any nom-dc plurne desired, hut the name of the author must accompany the article. Hammond will carry a full line I of groceries at his Slate Creek Store. Parties going in light can depend : on get! mg pit nty. TIIE Wish MEN OK Jl NEAT si K. IN 'I HE N< l.'IHJ-J N LM ins, HIE NAME OK THE COMIMi 1 OUT1CAL l'OWEH OK ALASKA. 1 Ting n large amount of travel and business 10 Valdez, and should be liberally supported. * • • Portland is just awakening to the fact that there is such a coun try as Alaska, and is now talking of putting on a line of steamers from that city to southern Alaska points. Portland is a beautiful city and has many good and reliable business houses. If they Want to get a portion of Alaska’s immense trade, they will have to Wake up. * • * C'oMiUUMiAX Cushing, of Wash by Warren; ditto by Cusbman; "Re-dis.rioting »t' Alaska.” by Mc Lachlun. The man who calls himself an old timer Iteoause he came to Alas ka in ’it? or ’!tX. should make the acquaintance of George Kostroniet inoff,of Sitka, who was horn in that place in lSol. Infore the change of flags was made. 1 e has bet-n in government employ nearly all the time since lx7n. Juneau people want to get a slice of Mr. Carnegie’s wealth, with which to start a public library. Notice of Forfeiture. Valdes. Alaska. March lilh, lfttt. j To K RUN: N "U in - hereby nofitich tin t I have cx|**nded , I'm in li'lmr and ini|*r-Yemenis on vour one twenty-second interest in the Dawson Company (Taint, located ab«\c the canyon, on Chisna river, in Chisna Minium District, Alaska, ini order to hold said claim under tin* provisions of m ctioi. *J32I. Revised Matittcs of the (Tilted states. b* ing the tiinount required to hold said »la'iu for the year ending Dec. HI. V.ml. If at. the end «»f ninety duys (:■ ni dale you refu se to contribute your proportion t»f such expendi-1 lure, as co-«\vncr, y-nr inter-st in -aid prop-i » rf v will become the prop**! tv ol the subscriber , under said section St:\. IIANS TOROEffSOX. Notice of Marshal’s Sale. I'nitfd StMt'-Huf Anv'iicH l 3rd Div., District of Alaska. \ * * Public notice is her by given, tliat .by virtu of a writ of Fieri Facia* (or execution), dated April 9th. A. D. 19"rJ. is* i *d out of tl- d^'ii -t Court, of til-* I'ufted st.,t<f r the'!*!;in. l-\ ion, District of Alaska. • n a judgment rc *di r -d in said Court, on F:. st day • i At.gu » A. I in favor of F. W. Taylor, and against (i. U. Bcir, I have, on this lltli day of April, a. D. 19tK!, levied upon the following described real estate, situated iu the 3rd Division of the I»i trict of Alaska. t>-wit: An undivided t>n> third interest in and to placer mining claims N<»s. Eight and Sine above lower discovery on Jack Wade creek; an undivided one-tliird in ' terest in placer min ng claim known and de j scribed as -Fraction 1” of placer mining claim ■ Numbered Eleven above lower discovery on Jack Wade creek; and an undivided oiic-thlrd interest hi placer mining claim inimher-d One on Taylor creek, all in Jack Wad * Creek Min ing District of Alaska, and that 1 will accord ingly, offer said real ‘ state for sale, at public vendue to the highest and best bidder, foreash, ! on the‘Jot h day of June liatf. A. D.. at two, ' o’clock p. ui., at the front door of the Court House in the town of Eagle, in the Third Di vision of the District < f Alaska. Dated this pith day of April. lUdj, A. I». NATHAN V. HA ULAN, LEO. O PERRY, Plaintiff's Attorney. (\ a. Marshal. 3rd Div.. District of Alaska. Bv E. K. Keyuoldsou, Depntv. First puli. May M; Last put*. May'JU. It is rumoml at I’nga, that rich gold diggings have Ikh-ii found on Negui island, near that i>la»-t-. Professional Cards. L. K. RILEY, W. D. Physician and Surgeon VALDEZ. Ollicc ami Ko'ulrm-e ALASKA -M”» KpvMiiih* Avrmm. i GOODELL & EDWARDS Lawyers. VALDEZ, ALASKA FRED M. BROWN, Lawyer. Mining and Land Laws, Specialties. 12 Years Ex jK-rience in Mining and Land Laws. VALDEZ, ALASKA LEEDY & KELSEY, Attorneys and Counselors. Kkystoxk Avk. Vai.dk/. A. JUDSON ADAMS, Civil Engineer and Surveyor. C. S. DEPUTY MINERAL AND LAND SURVEYOR. Next dcor to Merchants Cafe. 3. F. Hillard Is Prepared to Ex amine, Take Options on and Purchase Mining Properties. /AIDES MW I HUE (0. Complete abstracts of title to all mineral and other claims in the Valdez Min ing district, including the Prince William Sound, Copper River, Chistliehi na and the Chisnu dis t ricts. Abstracts Furnished to Valdez Town Lots. Valdez, Alaska Thos J. Coles Carriage Making, Blacksmithing, Geiera! Jibb'ng GLACIER Sr. am. M. KIXLEYAa Miners Hotel. Furnished Rooms with Board if Desired. Com fortable Quarters, Light Airy Rooms. MRS. JOHNSON, The Keystone WINES, LIQUOR AND CIGARS. BEST QUALITY. Hall Adjoining. * Music. Cor.McKinley St. and Keystone Ave. The Steamship Santa Ana New Modern Wooden Steam Ship. Electric Lighted and Steam Heated. Sails from ARLINGTON STREET DOCK, SEATTLE, on the loth of eaeh month, for Sitka, Yakutat, Ellamar, Valdez AND llliamna* The Santa Ana is under Contract with the government to make regular monthly trips by a schedule not exceeding Seven Days lift ween Seattle and Valdez, thus affording Quick, Safe and Comfortable service. SAILING DATES; Leave Seattle on the loth of eaeh month northbound. Leave Valdes on the 2nd of eaeh month southbound. FOR FREIGHT AND PASSENGER RATES APPLY TO FISH BROS, Agents. \ VAIQE.T AUASwA \ V\t'NHoilo‘Att’rHE SIT uM luN CSfSP \ AhO.W'ITW SvpCCESS lit 6 LEST*" \ JoST AO‘JWT\ST *N THE, PROSP ArO M wttL OOTKE H t ST DGASSf £. MACKINTOSH. Blacksmith Shop. All Kinds of Iron or Steel Work Done in the Best Manner. HORSESHOEING SLEDS AND DEED SKINS McMillan fur wool co. EXPORTERS AND IMPORTERS. 200-212 First Ave. North, Minneapolis, Minh. M^Wrtto for Omt Orooior ond Aoo tho PHoos Wo Pay.^> J. J. Y/JKSHflW, Valdez Sheet Metal and Plumbing Shop. Metal Work of all Kinds. Camp Stores and Air 'Fi^rlit Heaters. Corner Glacier St. axi> McKinley Aye.