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telegraph news
Dawson, V. T., Aug. 7—The water
supply in the Klondike is extremely
low and as a result the summer output
seems likely to fall lower than in any
year since the discovery of gold. Min
ing operations are practically at a stand
still. The snowfall last winter-was un
usually light and the^e h,as ty.'ea little
rain this summer.
The scarcity of water interfered
t tly with the spring cleanups, and
FtH^camp now fapee the yroape^t of an
indefinite and almost total suspension
of mining work. As a consequence
there is a steady egress of men to the
Tanana and other locality and to the
outside.
Seattle, Aug. 7 I»uis W. HilU first
vice-president of the Great Norther?
Railroad Company, and a party of offic
ials of the road arrived in Seattle last
night in a special cax\ which was,some
what delaye l because of the telegraph
operators strike. The strike hashadlv
crippled all train service on both the
Great Northern and; the Northern Pad
tic and all trains. a,re steadily falling
behind scheduled uu*eN Railroad, of
ficials declare that the backbone of the
strike is broken and that the. strikers
places will soon all be filled.. The
strikers say that the strike is spreading
and that the railroads will be unable to
operate suecessfull until a settlement
is made.
New Orleans, Aug. 7- The yellow
fever epidemic is still spreading in this
city and other towns along tin* Miss
issippi. Because of the threatening
nature of the situation the federal
marine hospital service at the request
of Gov. Blanchard took charge of the
situation in the entire state of Louisi
ana, Saturday.
Washington, D. C., Aug,. 8—The in
terior department has begun an inves
tigation of the charge that native girls
in the Aleutian islands are kept in illi- i
cit servitude. Letters have been sent
to Governor Brady and Rev. Sheldon
Jackson directing them to probe the
charges and make reports.
Albany, N. V., Aug. S —The big de
partment store building of John G.
Meyers collapsed this morning with
3*H) employes, of whom sixty were killed '
and more then 100 injured. Very few
persons unconnected with the store
were in the building at the time, j
Many bodies were buried in the ruins
and until the debris can be cleared
away the exact list of casualties cannot
be given. Many of the injured are ex
pected to die.
Seattle. Aug.. 8 It L annouced by
authority that Lous \V. Hill will suc
ceed J. D. Farrell as president of the
(Jr at Northern Steamship Co. How
ard Janie- w ill become first vice-presi- I
dent and L. C. Gilmam, general west-1
ern attorney for the road will become (
ranking official on the Pacific coast,
of the Great Northern interests.
Fairbanks. Alaska, Aug. 8 1 he
Cliena river has been Hooded by melt
ing snow and has overflowed a large
part of the town. At least ltxx) people
ire homeless. Many houses were car
ried down the stream and others are
still submerged or untinedforr.se. The
property loss is very heavy and cannot
be estimated yet.
Indianapolis, Aug. 8—The excursion
steamer Sunshine sunk yesterday after
noon- in a broad riffle of the river ten
m les from this city with 100 persons
ou boat'd. Most of the excursionists
were drowned and many bodies have
n>ii yet • a recovered.
Caneu. Crete. Aug. 0 -The Russian
gunboat Khurabcy has bombarded and
tU-troved the town, of Castelli, on the
northern coast of this island, with
some loss of life.
( astolli has been n hot lied of the
C 1 tar. insurgents, who have been de
nial.ding independence and attempting
to organize an insui'recf.ion.
FOR SALE BY
BAbBAOu. i'l.v
ifot'kbini Laff. Reward, A list a \ -
Ijos Angelos, Aug*'$*
brother of the TtitMfif
champion, Jim
his intention of going WftW t^** 'WjWW’h ;
championship. .Tim SHyrt'JWfc’k oilUHvin1,
it. Jack proposes first to light MJ^vin |
Hast, who recently boat Jack Hoot, and !
a short time previously won a decision
OXOJ; .Jack Jolinspn thp colored heavy I
weight.
Jack Jeffries was for a long time
sparring portner and trainer for Jim.
He is a clever boxer but made rather .
a poor showing in one or two attempts |
in the ring several years ago. It is,
chimed that he has greatly improved..
Si. Petersburg, Aug. b--The czar |
! will issue a formal decree next Satur
j (Ut\ calling a national assembly to
1 meet. The exact date has not yet
: been fixed but it w.ijtl probably be in
j October.
Little information has been given
out concerning I he terras of the call
and it cannot bo learned what t he com
pos it iou of the assembly will bes
Sitka. Aug. 10—Gov. Brady denies
the statement that lie recommended
Reynolds to .Jfudge Wickersham fora
U. S.. commissioner., (Question has
been raised as t,Q. Reynolds' fitness for
the place. Gavs Brady shows some
feeling in the matter and says that
Judge Wickersham is untit for the po
sition he holds*.
Honnigsvug, Norway, Aug., 10 -An
thony Fiala and thirty-seven members
of the Fiala-Ziegler polar expedition,
were brought into this port today by
the Arctic steamer Torranva, sent out
to rescue the part.
The Fiala party was sent out two
years ago in the sit ip American by
Ziegler, who has equipped several ves
sels to search for the north pole, and
the vessel has been cruising in the ice
of Neplitz hay since the winter of 1003-04.
St Paul, Aug. 10—Striking telegraph
operators have cut tho wires in several
places along the lines of the Great
Northern and Northern Pacific rail
roads. Officers and detect ivesare mak •
ing strenuous efforts to catch the per
petrators. It is believed that further
attempts at cutting will he made and a
close watch will be kept.
The railroad officials assert that practi
cally normal conditions have been re
stored by the employment of new oper
ators to take the places of the strikers.
Trains are running on better time now.
The strikers still claim to beconlidentof
winning ultimately.
New Orleans. Aug. 10—Archbishop j
PJL Ghapelle died this morning of,
yellow fever, after a persistent and at
times, hopeful struggle of several days j
for his life. He was archbishop of the !
Roman Catholic jurisdiction in the
state of Louisiana.
Twelve new cases of fever were re
ported today and live deaths. This
brings the total cases to date to 001;1
total deaths 124.
Santa Fe, N. M., Aug. 10- Kidnapers
yesterday afternoon attempted to carry j
away the 10-year old son of Gov. Otero.
The hoy was alone at the edge of town
at the time. His outcries attracted at
tention and tin* kidnapers were com
pelled to flee without him.
Washington, I). Aug. 10—The
salarv of the postmaster at Nome* Alas-1
ka has been reduced from $2,000 to $1,
800 a year on account of decrease in
the business of the otlice.
Washington. 1). Aug. 10 To set
tle a question which has been raised
the interior department lias decided
that federal officials in Alaska may lo
cate and bold mining claims. Objec
tion had been made to their doing so.
The question was principally raised
at Nome and it was claimed that feder
al officials there were taking advan
tage of their positions to obtain prece
dence in the acquisition of valuable
property. As no formal charges have
been made the government will take
no official notice of alleged conditions
there.
ENDS LIVELY
CONTROVERSY
(Continued from page two)
Seward did not make a donation of one
or any number of lots for the cable
office.
The cable office occupies lots 10 and j
11, block 8. on a lease made by the
owners of the townsite. The lots have j
I not been conveyed to the government j
and are not the property of the govern
ment. The government simply has1
the right to buy them at the market
value any time within the life of the
lease. AH this notwithstanding Major
G’.assford’s numerous announce mehts
that the cable' station would and wottkl
Lot bo located ut Seward becaus#»<ftfc
■ had and had’uot heed donated
RIDLEY’S BEST
MAPLE SYRUP
This Syrup is warranted not to sutrur
or sour In any oUmute. For sole ut
SQUARE DEAL RESTAURANT
GEORGE RIDLEY, Proprietor
Lakeside Dairy |
Fresh Milk delivered
Daily
J, D. JOHNSTON. Prop.
Fifth Avenue Seward, Alaska
Chas. Crawford
General Blacksmithi ng
and Horse Shoeing
Sixth and Washington Sts., Reward, Ala
froy Laundry
First class work done on
short notice. N° Chi
nese labor employed...
A, J. CARLSON. Proprietor
Fourth avi*. Seward, Aka.
NOTICE OF FORFEITURE
Seattle, Wash.. June 15, 1905
To N. W. ARMSTRONG. K. P. McGETTI
GAN. W. H. HUSH. H. C. SMYTH and C. H.
LIUHUARD. each and all of you are hereby
notitled that wc have expended duriua the year
i f P.itH six hundred dollars (#000.00) in labor
upon the following Sulphur Mining Claims:
' Idaho" No. I : "Washington" No. 2: "Alas
kan " No. 8: "California" No. I and "Oreiron"
No. 5. the property of the Dutch Harbor Sul
phur Mniulu Association and the Sulphur
Mountain Mining Association, and a twenty
acre claim k rownas the "New York" claim,
all situated on Mt.Makushin, Unaiaska Re
cording District, District of Alaska.
In order to hold said claims under the pro
visions of Section 2821 of the Revised Statutes
of the United States and the amendments
thereto, approved January 22nd. ixso, ooncern
inir annual labor upon mining claims, beintr
the amount required to hold such claims for
the in*riod endinir December 81st. 1905. And if
within ninety days from the personal service
of this notice, or ninety days after the publica
tion thereof. you fail or refuse to contribute
your portion of such expenditure as a co-own
er. your interest in said dims will become the
pro|**rty of the subscribers your co-owners
who have made the required expenditure by
the terms of said section.
GEORGE B. LAZIER
T. W. HOARJ)A'AN
A. E. MURPHY
W1L LI AM G A P NT LETT
A. T. WALDKCK
K. McGETTIGAN
VICTOR ST. C. PAINE
RICHARD TIERNEY
MRS. A. DUMON
V H. LAZIER
DANIEL BUCK
By A. T. WALDECK. Trustee.
eminent that could and could not ac
cept the donation.
As a plain matter of fact, there nev
er was the slightest danger that the
cable station would be located outside
of Seward. The bill appropriating the
money for the extention of the govern
ment cable to Seward was passed at
the request of Secretary of War Taft
in a letter addressed to the Senate com
mittee on military affairs. In that
letter Secretary Taft announced it to
be the policy of the government to con
nect the cable at Seward with the Alas
ka Central wires and discontinue the
government Wire.fron Fort Liscum to
ike interior* — — - • • >
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A large line of Clothing; Gents’ and Ladies* Furnishings; Men’s and
Ladies’ Foot wear In Rubber and Leather... . ■
groceries, crockery hardware
paints, oils, wall paper, etc.
We self Goods at prices that Defy Competiti
BROWN sTHAWKINi
Phone 13 Seward, Ala*
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F. G. HALE. President C. E. DICKERMAN Vic
BANK OF SEWARD';
Transacts a General Banking Business p
We reoeive deposits, buy and sell excbunue. forefun and domestic: t.
dust and bullion: make collections. All business committed to our c;, ■. ’j
receive prompt and careful attention....
Your business is solicited j{
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I WAGNER’S PLACE
FRED WAGNER, Proprietor
WINES, LIQUORS, CIGARS
A good time and right treatment for everyone l
Fourth avenue * Seward. A la 4 ,,
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CHAS. A. TECKLENBURG J. M. CUM*f
THE SEATTLE BAR^
-ONLY THE BEST- e
Wines, Liquors and Ciga^
Bohemian and Olympia Beer
Furnished Rooms . . Seward, Alaska, ^
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SEWARD COMMERCIAL
Agents.
I SELDOVIA :o Hope, Sunrise, Tionic, Knik. ^
All Cook Inlet points.
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Connecting with A. C. Co.’s und N. W. S. S. Co.’s St«;
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Northwestern Steamship Corns
CARRYING LL S. MAIL AND EXPRESS
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STEAMSHIPS OPERATED:—Victoria, Tacoma, Santa Clara. " K
Excelsior, Dora, Barbara Hemsler.
STEAMERS FOR—Seattle, Kayak, Valdez, Seward, Cookln!* :. ja
Nome—intermediate jtoints—and San Francisco. Exclusive i
Siberian i>orts.
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Express Steamer “SANTA CLARA” Sails from Seattle for Sew, r
dez, outside route, May 4th and every 20 days thereafter. 3
Str. EXCELSIOR Leaves Seattle 1st of each month. Same t 0j
Ana, connecting at Seldovia with S. S. Neptune, etc. ret is: aj
Seward 15th of each month.
Steamship “SANTA ANA” Leaves Seattle 16th of each month fu <
Kayak, Yakutat, Elleraar, Valdez, Seward, Seldovia -connect ii:3
dovia with H. S. Neptune for all Cook Inlet points— return.
Seward 1st of each month.
S.tr "DORA” Leaves Valdez 28th of each month for Sewar. g
Dutch Harbor, and all way points, returning, leaves Seward ; 1
<m
of each month.
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For trah* portrtion, berth reservations, freight rates etc. 1
call on E. R. GRAY, Agt., Pier No. 1, Seward, Alaska ^
d. F. TROWBRIDGE, Gen*. Mgr. E. G. McMICKEN, Gen*l P*3S. ano T b
SEATTLE. WASH. n
GENERAL OFFICES. 008 FIRST AVE.. SEATTLE.
STEAMERS P I - J
a 8 11 illoi til
Sails frota Seattle via. .Tuneau, 10th and 25th of each nv •' I
Sails frop Seward via. .Tummu* JSth and 22nd of eaeii month- ■
Connecting vitb Steamers at StHtovia Itr all points on Cook I
Passenger Service uncxcsiij
For Rapid Delivery of Freight and for Passenger Rate ' a
Apply to
i john j. McManus, Agt.
-ft Brown and HdWkin’s Store. tj,
Seward .... * ...alaska ,
San Francisco (JPlce. Seattle Agency, 101 1* I
310 SansoiL St, O. J. HUMPHREY. I
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