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GERTRUDE LAUGHLIN. Sec'y. PROFESSIONAL. / | Harry C DeVighne, M. D. GENERAL PRACTICE OFFICE 3rd and D Street Office Hour# I to 3 and 7 to 9 p. m. 'Phone 401 DR. GJVI. HARRISON DENTIST Hunter Block, between Front and 2nd Sta. Douglas City "Phone, Douglas 3-8. - ICE Crcflm I AND ICE cms SODAS EVERY DAY AT The CITY BAKERY The Northland The Latest News, from Reliable I Sources, Concerning the Qreat North, Condensed. Information for Everybody.; i The Guggenheims will send 500 men in to Dawaon before July 1st. The day of the big dog raco at Nome, 1 the mayor declared a holiday. Beach diggings on Afognak island 1 ar? proving profitable this year. No lfquor will be sold in the grading camps of the Grand Trunk in Canada. | Mrs. Mary iVlartin, of Whitehorse, celebrated her 96th birthday last Wed nesday. Judge Sila9 fl. Reid, of the Third division, has goue to the States for a vacation. A lodge of Yukon pioneers baa beeu organized at Seattle. Nothiug eacapea the "spirit." The gunboat Yorktowu is to leave Seattle tomorrow to spend the sum mer cruising off Pribyloff island. The Whitehorse Star saya that Perry Mack ia a false alarm in the pugilistic field. They all are, brother White. Practioally a million dollars' worth of shipments to Alaska went out of Seattle during the month of May. The Pacitto Coast S. S. Co. advertiseB the fare for the Southeastern Alaska excursions to Sitka and return, $06.00. 1 John Kirkland and Thomaa Fox. who attempted to croaa Lake Atlin in a oanoe, found graves in its ioy waters. . All the campa of the Copper River & Northwestern railroad ? building out of Cordova ? will be in full 'awing by July. The first olean-ups of the winter dumps on Banner and Tenderfoot creeks in the Tanana districts yielded 1 1200,000. A large part of the travel to Nome this year will go by the way of Skag way, beoaaae of the greater comfort of that route. The ioe pack at Nome refa9es to start for the Bering sea, and it ia feared that it will beJnly before the big ships can get in. The Katalla Herald makes the state ment t hat artificial street sprinkling has become necessary in that town to lay the dust. Old Man Kinney and Claude B. Kin ney have retired from the ownerahip of the Cordova Alaakan. B. C. Allen has taken the wheel . The flood of people in the spring rush for the Klondike and points further down the Yukon got stalled at Skagway and Whitehorse, waiting for the water to rise in the river. The Ice is gone, but the river is still very low. [ Millard Freeman, editor of the j Pacific Fisherman, will have charge of i the fishery exhibit at the Alaska-iu kon-Paclflc exposition. The Katalla Ilerald says that the re publican convention held at Ketohikun engaged in three days of disgraceful, but characteristic wrangling. Samuel Hott, second class steward on the Princess May fell off the ( approach to the Skagway wharf, land- 1 ing on some piles and fracturing his hip. The Beateon mine on Latouche is- 1 laud now furnishes employment for ; seven meu. The work is closed down, , presumably because of the low price of copper. Travellers going down the Yukon river in small boats are said to be re sponsible for timber fires that are de- j Mtroying thousands of acres of good j timber. t The Whitehorse Star says that the trouble# of Tom Marquam, recently j indicted by a Fairbanks graud jury, are attributable to his Europeau mode of living. John P. Clum is out with supple- j ment No. 1 of the Clum Record, iu j which he announces he will be an iu- i dependent candidate for delegate to congreos. Earthquake shocks were felt at Katalla on May 14, and aleo at Yakat aga where the vibration was so severe that the mountains crumbled and huge rocks rolled down their sides. Capt. Francis A. Pope will succeed Capt. Geo. Pilsbury as disbursing agent of the Alaska road commission, with i headquarters at Skagway. Capt. Pils bury has been ordered to West Point. From Dawson comes the news that ground which was imide the old Quart* creek concessions, and whic h wae thrown opeu last year, is proving to carry the best pay aver found on the creek. W. H. Bard, District Deputy Grand President of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, ia making a tour of the North and will visit all the aeries in Alaska on official business as representative of the grand aerie. It is supposed that Ned Elfols who left Whitehorse on May 16, in boat No. 113, in company with Emil Anderson and David Bergman, murdered his two partners when near Selkirk. He reach ed Dawson alone. A gas explosion in the McDonald coal mine at Bering lake instantly kill ed George Gurrell and Steve Steff, and seriously injured Foreman James Gurrell, who was badly burned about the hands, faoe and head. Congressman Humphrey, of Wash ington has made a discovery. He now states that Congress is perfectly will ing to give Alaska any legislation that it really wants and needs, excepting, possibly, such legislation as Congress may think Alaska should not have, among whioh he mentions home rule. He also states that the members of Congress are generally very ignorant ot conditions in Alaska. Members of the A. 0. U. W. in Fair banks, and some others, have asked Judge Keid to run for Congress? and the ink on his carpet bag appointment hardly dry. Of course Judge Reid will not be a candidate.? Ex. George Shea, of Nome, and L. P* Shackleford, of Juneau, were given seat1? in the republican national con vention aB delegates from Ala?ka. The seating of these men means the recognition of the so-called Hoggutt faotion as the regular organization and convention. i Sur veyors of the Canadian govern- j ment have left Vancouver, B. C., to be gin the survey of the boundary line be- , tween Alabka and the Yukon. Follow ing the lead of the American surveyors j now in the field they will run the line ; from the nnmmit of White P?ss to the 141st meridian. * Iq a Seattle court, Matthew Boline | was granted a divorce from Amaoada j Boline because she sold all the house- 1 hold furniture and skipped to Juneau j with the money. The husband further ( Blleged that Amanada was a member ; of the Freo Lovers Churoh, and had ! told him that one man was just as good i as another. When the Umatilla was ready to sail from Seattle for Nome a passenger im plored the captaiu to wait a minute for his wife. The captain ngreed, aud tho ship with its pas sengers waited exactly 31 minute6 : when the missing woman was 9een coming leisurely down the dock. Only two vessels are outfitting at Victoria for pelagio sealing, In oontrast to the large fleet whioh formerly en gaged in that industry. The entire Canadian fleet for the year wtll con sist of but oight vessels. At the same! time thirty-eight schooners are going ' out under the Japanese flag, thirty-five j of which will go to Bering sea. At one' time there was a fleet of sixty vessels j annually outfitting at Viotoria. So far as reports conoerning the Innoko are concerned the men who are coming out of the coontry bring suoh contradictory reports that litlle reliability can be placed in them. Some of the men declare the country is good, but too hard to work. While others, as is the usual custom, con demn it. The only thing that "can be ( said which Indicates that the country is good, is that very few men are com ing out, while there are several hun dred going in. It is safe to say that between 300 and 500 people have al ready gone into the diggings this spring. There w ere perhaps that many in there already so that the few strag glers coming out cannot seriously In jure the aountry, no matter what they say. The moat reliable news is to the effect that the creeks are spotted, some of the men striking big pay, while oth ers next to them get nothing. The diggings are some distance from the river so that It will b# some tima be fore an aooarate resume of the dis trict can be given. The Whitehorflfl Star aayn: The most Miotio. childlike, ?illy, pathoti cally senile, damfool circulars ever j perpetrated, perpetuated, printed and : sent oat to afflict newspaper men j are now being "uttered" from the post office department regarding the mail ing of newspapers for foreign coun j tries, particularly the United States by publishers. For sheer stupidity these -'dnpartmental circulars" have never been excelled outside of a bug bouse. j "I bHve been selling tiokets for a long time," paid E. B. Clark, of the I Alaska Steamship Company, "but I j never saw a better class of working | men going North. As a rule most of the laborers or men who are going North to mine take a steerage tickot. This spring hundreds of men who were going to the copper regions of South eastern Alaska or the placer fields of the Tanana or Klondike have gone up first olass, and I had a good opportun ity of knowing that most of them had considerable money. They were as a whole the most independent lot of men who have gone North in several sea sons." Tho Katalla Herald savs: J, W. Mo Cord, well known as "LUjhtfoot Mao," chief of Copper river scouts and the hero of the battle of Bru tier's orossing, came near ending hi? long line of ad ventures last week, wheu in company with J. F. Forester he attempted to cross the Copper river flats enroute to Cordova and was caught in the break up. Forester and McCord had show shoed about tweaty miles when sud denly they found themselves floating towards the ocean, with an eight-mile current, on a large cake of ice. The boys were sighted by a transit man at Flag point, and were picked up by a brave boat crew from JSngineer Preble's camp. The present year promises to be a prosperous one for Alaska as a whole. In times of general depression the new country attracts increased attention, for it is not so severely affected by the financial and Industrial distur bances of the older sections. In indi vidual instances enterprise may re ceive a temporary eel- back, but not generally, and this is particularly true of Alaska. The oatlook for an aetive season in the placer mining regions is excellent Operations will be on a larger scale than over before, and this spring and next fall Alaska will pour millions of virgin gold Into the ohannels of trade and commerce throughout the United States. What a rloh blessing Alaska is to ourUoole Samuel's folks and how little they appreciate the fact. Quartz mining on the coast section will be vigorously pushed from the southern boundary to the Aleutian Islands. And much more prospecting will be done thao in former years, when labor was in suoh demand and wages were considered high. Many men are going into the mountains and valleys to discover fortunes for themselves. Some will succeed; new discoveries will be made, and thus will other regions now nnknown add theic quota to the mineral production and greatness of Alaska.? Katalla Herald.