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vol 6 ALASKA PROSPECTOR Valdez Alaska, October 17, 1907. VALDEZ NEWS No 35
Katalla Short of Food ^ Sea i t !t\ ()<t. 17 — i'lir failure of lhe ilea an to discharge Height at Katalla tun kes t he ua t ion there very so nous, as the food stij>pl\ is short owing to no steamer being able to unload for the oast mouth. Paris, Oct. 1/ — l he Sultan has applied to France to install a pro tectorate in Morocco. Lowell, Mass., Oct. 1^ — then , was a severe earthquake shock felt intv* last night, which damaged many buildings. l he shako was felt in New Hampshire. New York, Oct. 17—The tele graphers have asked tin* unionists of the f i ited States to subscribe ten cents per day per man to aid in eon; inning t he st rike. San Francisco, Ort. 17—-lack Johnson and Jim Flynn have signed to tight do rounds at Co! in a on Novembei 2d. _ _ i - - --- -t! - - - ..1 Seattle Woman Suicides1 I I Sratth, Oct. 17—Last night when Charles W eeks, a musician, returned home he found his wife hanging in a closet dead. She railed him up by phonf a short time before saying to hurry home, and when he reached the house he found that she had committed sui cide l>y hanging Jealously is be lieved to have been t he cause of the suicide. San Francisco, Oct. 17—Two Mission street cars collided this morning, seriously injuring four passengers. The police had great difficulty in preventing the mob from lynching the raotormen of the ears. San Francisco, Oct. 17—It is positively announced that Heney intends to make a strong fight to succeed Senator Perkins in the Senate in 1909. Many Lives Lost / Fontanel, Oct. 17—Seven large mills were destroyed I»v the ex* * ♦ plosion yesterday, and sixty peo pie were killed. Forty thousand kegs of powder and 50 tons of dy namite were stored in the maga zine which exploded, and the shock practically wrecked the town. The 1200 inhabitants are now living in tents. When tne shock occurred the s hool build ing collapsed entirely, seriously injuring forty of the scholars. All towns within a radius of 200 uiihs felt the shock. Washington. Oct. IT—Ins! ru m cuts in the observatory here recorded an earthquake this morn ing, hut the location of the shock is unknown. Decatur. Oct. 17—The court has refused the motion of the defense tn the Magill trial that the jurv he instructed to acquit Magill, PROMPT ATTENTION and QUALITY are the wort’s on which we rely—OWL LRUG CO. .• Tr*t.rv imphi _ ___ - . j We have just received I a large consignment of I Stein, Block j I & Co’s. I High-Grade | Clothing | 2 > .... r l r.. ijf_ » THIS LABEL STANDS fOM 3.T Yf.A.': 1 gf tir-n.-.or KNOWinu MOV, t~.? \T X* x -f • * j further comment is i i :! i necessary. Their name I 11. »«. ri*i» ' "' j * ■ J |_gWAWWAj/MW/WA n ^ S j 1-—1 j stands for qualityandstyle | I Gold Thief Suicides Dawson, Oct. 17—George Kin kaid, head earpenter on the steamer \ ukon, has hern arrested f«»r the theft of $40,000 of gold contained in a registered mail saek which was being shipped out from Fairbanks but Julv. He committed suicide bv taking poison in his hunk while being brought here by the officials. Richard Hall, a well known saloon man, has been arrested for coni piiehy in the stealing, and it. is reported that he has confessed. Several sensational arrests are predicted. 1 he stolen gold was melted up and sold in bars to Seat t ie ha nks. ' \\ ashington. Oct. 17—(ieneral (1 toe i e \' a n nounces through the ]ues> that unless it »s delinitelv settled that Kaialla is to he the t«*: ninus of the proposed railroad to the interior of Alaska instead of ^aldez, there will he no <*abie ex tension to that port l»v the govern* an* lit (diieago, Oct. I 4 — The court per j niits the meeting of the Illinois Central directors today, hut has eojoii ed Harriman from voting the 21)0,01)0 shares as requested in the injunction proceedings of Fish. Manila, Oct. 17—Secretary Taft arrived here this morning and was given a great ovation. Practically all the inhabitants of the town were parading the streets in his honor. beat tit*. Oct. 1<—Advices from Kutalia, via Valdez report that there is ha rely ten days provisions in the new railroad camp, and that serious trouble is anticipated if supplies cannot hi* landed immedi ately. Steamship owners of this citv speak of the Katalla harbor as a huge marine joke, and say that there is no possibility of ever put ting in an artificial harbor which will enable vessels to land during the winter. I hr Northwestern Railroad Co has lost thousands of dollars already this season on their charters, owing to the ina bility of the vessels to land freight. The ISerfha left for the South at midnight, She hud a full load of passenger*, including many of the laboring men of the Alaska Home Railway crew.