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row* a JKX8KN, - ? rrBUsain:^ JOHJi W. TROT, K1HTOK * ? IVlepbone No. 19. *w ? I SUBSCRIPTION RATK& One w?t dfllnnd by oarrtar M.B im aoatfc. by mail It rhrw montba. by mall. IB (Is month*, ey man IM ' 'D? yaar. by mafl M* BIT. I A AND AMERICANISM. The Sitka Alaskan takes the l>aily Alaskan to task fur "<g so much at tention to Canadian Yukon affairs am! the actions ami policies of the uffioiaN acrom the border, and suggests tha' this paper should move to Canada. Of course. to the reader* of the I>aily Alaskan, a* the editor of the Sitka pa per admits himself to be. the American- 1 Imi of this (taper is well known. It alone of the Alaskan paper* has bat tled for the retention of the Northern I trade fOr the l*nite<t Stale*, and it has never ceased lo urge that American principles of government In- extended to Alaska. However, of all the papers in Alaska to question the Americanism of any thin.' or anyhudy. <iov. Brady's or nan down at Sitka should l?e the Ixst. It has oppos.nl everything that is American in principle ever since its establishment. It wan the Sitka Alas kan which said that John G. Price, who was elected by a convention com puted of the representative# from all Alaska, to represent it at Washington, should receive no recognition, because the people had not asked Crov. Brady's content to call a convention to express their views on matter* in which they were interested. It insisted that no convention could haw a standing that had *ot I wen called by Brady. and no delegate who did not carry credentials in his vest (locket beariug the signa ture of this >ame Bradt. should be al lowed to stand as the representative of this district -phe >?? ection of the Sit ka paper to < in ad a. is not because that country is British or a crown colony . but because the |>eople there have too many liberties. The people of the Canadian Yukon have self-government and representation in federal affairs. This does not suit the ideas of (>o\ Brad/* organ. It wants a system of government by which the people an ?ax??l without representation and gov erned without their consent. Talking of moving, this Sitka outrt' should move across the Behring sea into Siberia. That is tho only country where people have one man power and where they dare not object. BANKRUPTCY NOTICE. In the l"nited Slim District ? ourt (or tb?* District of Alaska. In Bankruptcy. In the matter of J. T. Hayne. Bankrupt. To tlit creditors of J. T H|}Uf. >t Sk?ii?u>. :ti 'he District ator- ? bankrupt. Notice n h- : ebv given that 011 th "JTth (lav of May. IMS. the >aul J. T Hayne wwduljr adjudicated bankrupt, and" that the first meeting of his credit ors will be held at nn <>*v. la ?!.. eit) of Skagway. on April .'t?. 1 !*>.;. at J o'clock :n th>' afternoon, at which tim> the said creditors ma> attend and prove their claims, appoint a trustee, examine the bankrupt and transact such other bunines- as may proper]; come before i ?aid meeting Dated this loth da* of April. I'JIIL Ls. KKU.KU. Referee. First publication, April II. 1 !*).;. Last publicatioh. April l'.??.i. |p*oi?l Notio* O.i Oar Prlo-i Summer raf> s over the ice to Dawson. Fart time, relay*. first-clas? -iirs, *ix horse teams. States leave White horse dally. Buy no tickets until >ou se? our| teams and rigs at Whitehorse. office. He/ina Hote'., Whitehorse. K. A. Cleveland, Prop. The IHkily Alaskan's faciljtie-. for | do in* job work are unexcelled. Best baths in the city at the Principal j Barbershop. Opposite Board of Trade BO YEARS' EXPERIENCE Tnadc Maftft* OtSMN* Co?KHMTt Ac. A a root MMtaf * n#fh end dwelptl^o ??* ? retry <?ur ? "ion frW ??? ?? peub?'?lf Cr?i?onlcn M.tiiilrtrtif con0<J#ut l?L HtfrffcootoariMt* ##Qt rr?* CM?I ???*:<*? for e#cunu? psieeu. Paunu ta*?a ibrx'U^Q Mua 4 Co. rwAll ^intf' tirttff. without charts lath# Sctetiiific American. i of tnr T?ri , for Bontb*. ?L ioM kyall ? - LAST ONE No Mure Stages Will Leave Whitehorse ou Kuouers. The last stage to leave Whitehorw on runner*. departed last night from that place. From this time on wagons will be used between Lower 1-a Barge aiui Yukon Crossing. Krotn the latter place sleighs will continue to be used to Dawson as long as the road continues in good condition. The northern ter minus of the wagon route will gradual ly get nearer Dawson as the season ad vances. MacplM Hat* IntarMtlag The Magpies their friends to the number of about 30 met at the Metho dist parsonage last night. Ilev. Wil root Whitfield addressed the club and its clients upon Kng land and the Kuglish. The tuklress was both learned and in tervsting. After the literary program hail In'en completed, delicious refresh ments were served. The next meeting of the club will be at the clergy house of the Kpiscopal church and Father cameron of that church will address the club. HERE TODAY Spokane Will Arrive From the Sonth. The Spokane is due to arrive from the South today. Agent West expect* that she will arrive early this morning. The Spokane will have only one day's mail, as the Princess May had the tuail up to the 13th. The Spokane will only make one more trip fx1 fore commencing on the excursion run. which she will begin In Ma> . xailing from Seattle, May 2H, on th>> first trip. This is nearly two weeks early than was the first trip last year. SKAGWAY WEATHER For the J4 hours proceeding ? o'clock p. ra.. April 1", 1SW3. Highest temperature 44 above. Lowest temperature. 31 above. H. D. Clark. V. S. Voluntary Observer. Nolle* of ItMkkfUtn' M MtUg Office of Engineer Mining Co. r > th? stockholder* of the Engineer Mln r>l Company: Hieise take notice that the annual nett ing of the stockholder* of th? hngmeer M ivng (?onp?nv will be h?l ! at the office f the company, in the city of Skagwav, District of Alaska, on Saturday th? a<th Jiy of A ril, tgjt. *t to o'clock a. m . for tne purpose of electing directors, and for the transaction of such ither busloass a* mav properly .om? before the meeting The stock trjnsfer beokj of the companv will he closed on Thur*div,the 2^ I d?v of April, igo), jt 6 p. in., and will remiln closed until Moidav. the 17th day of April, 1903. at 10 o'clock a. m. Bv order ?? the Board of Directors Oscar G .rd. ?Secretary. Ua'ed March 25th. 19 j. } j6 Want ?Employmtat la Alttk* Young attorney . now practicing law in Philadelphia, deslrw* legal business or otht-r work in Alanka. For information a)>pl> at the office of the Daily Alaskan The best )>eople in the city patronUe the Seattle Saloon. It serves only the | U-st of everything. If you want to gain entrance into the homes of the buying class, place your advertisineut in the Daily Aiukkan. Is your washing satifactory f Are your clothe* torn? If no or yes, try the Skagwav Hand Laundry, and you will !?? sstistitsl. ,'t Srt This is the seaton of the year when everybody should have their blankets washed. The I loyal I*atndry is doing thetn in great numbers. (let yourorder in early. From White Horse to| Lower LeBarge Cntil the opening of navigation. We will then contract for freight on the Tanana. We will have fifty horses and mules in transit at the opening of navigation for the Tanana country. rail and see u* before contracting. Office, White Horse Hotel, White | Horse. Y. T. TO SEE HIM Jauean Paper Advoeites Presidential Excursion. The president is billed to be in Se attle on May 22. Now the Record Miner U going t0 suggest that the transportation companies should give the president a chunce to see the Alaska people by running excursion boats at one price, ?2.1 for round trip. We believe that Southeastern Alaska alone would furnish a large crowd who are not only desirous of seeing the president but visiting the sound and seeing Seattle in all her raetro|x>lita? appearance that she is sure to put on during the presidential day. ? Juneau Kecord- Miner. PERSONAL MENTION aM>cciey<?Mir<fife<rf^/vi *4xx&e*A Jack Peck, who lias Itoen with the Commissary cigar store (or several months, will jo South on theS|>okane today. (.'apt. J. A. Sloan, an old time Great lakes captain, is visiting with .1. Burgeaa. General Manager A. U. Newell and Superintendent J. 1'. I Rogers, will leave for Whitehoree today. Rev. J. Bowen went South on the Princess May. He has gone to remain pvrmunently. A. B. Mersereau was a Southbouml passenger on tlie Princess May. -o? Mrs. John Wood will return on the Dolphin. C. L. Andrews, collector o( customs, made a trip to the summit yesterday. $10 REWARD A reward of $10 kill he paid for the arrest and conviction of any person caught maliciously breaking windows in any house represented by the under signed. Phil Abrahams. Troy Laundry You need no wife if you >etid your washing to the Troy laundry. We do mending and sewing on buttons. 4 1 lin The Seattle Saloon is a thoroughly re spectable gentleman's resort. Fine lunch served with every glass of beer. Tk? Northern Pulle R'ir? tl i i??t trains between Puge t Sound ,-?ii. Its famous "North Coast LI ts I te J affords every conventence a.s well ?s luxury known to the modern travel. Tickets to all points In the United State* and C?nada. If vou contemplate ? trip East, call on or write to A. I'lnllng, Genl. A Kent, Tacmna, or 1. A. Nadeau, Genl. Agent. Seattle. K?d Star bottl*} ami t> n?e<iu?led a a a labia drink u ,>?. <lot?'i. daltvarad r?i?i?hon? u SUMMONS FOR PUBLICATION. la the United States District Court for 'he DUtnct of Ai mik*, Division No. 1. At Ska*0*a>. Joseph A Mollneaux. plaintiff vs The Hum bert Yukon Kxpedition Syndicate. a copartner, lhio con*Uting of Priere Humbert, Jr.. s Walk ! tr lane* and Fred 0?ft>u , defendant*. To the Humbert Yukon Kxpedttlon Syndicate, a copartnership consisting if I'rlere Humbert, Jr , S Walker Jaues and Fred Coffin, defend IDU Creeling lu the name ?f the United Hiate o I America, you and each of you are hereby commanded to be and appear lu the abOVf en tilled court, bolden at Skagway In said DlvlNlon of Mid UUtrlct, and anawer t'ie complaint tllort against you In the above entitled uctlou within thirty daya from the dale uf the NTVlMof Ihlfl summon* aad a copy of said complaint upon you. which will be within thirty days from ihe iiof M?y. 1903 and It vou fall to so ai pear and ?oiwcr, (or waul thereof the ; lalutlif will take Judgment against vou aud each of you for the iud of eight thousand tivr hundred dollars (tl.30a.ooj and legal Interest fltm tbltll Of tbv commencement of tnls action, demanded in said ?>mplalot. a copy of which la served here with 1'he action U brought by the above name ! ; lalntiff against you and each of you to recover the above amount on two caunesof uc tion aet out In bit* complaint; the rust (gtm ??< actios beinj; lor the recovery of work, labor and aervice* perform* 1 by the pUintirt for the dc fendanta at three hundred dollars per month, between March 1st. i*ya and April joth. ignj be iog a balance d'te of flvo thousand live hundred iollara ($3,500.00). The aecond cause of action being for the BXMf Wpfdtd by plalntlfion behalf of and for the u?e of ifce defendant* as their agent and for the benefit of the property of the defendant*, between March 1st, \s?an 1 April JOtb. i9oj. and be.ng the sum of threr thousand dollars ($1,000 00). And >ou the United Hiatus Marshal (or said Division No 1 of (be District 01 Alaska or any deputy arv hereby required to make service of this summons upon the said defen lanta and each ol them as by law required, and you will make duo return thereof to the Clerk of the Court within forty day ? from the date of deliv ery to you with an en lorseuient herein of your dotnpi in the premise* The date of the order for service cf this sum mons by publication Is the 3th day of March, itoj. In wane** whereof 1 have hereunto set my tand and affixed the >eal of the above court this iota day of April, itoj w. I. HILLS. esal.j Clerk. 10. K win, Attorney for plaintiff, rel der ol publication April 10, i9o3 Dfcte ?< mm pablleattoa May u, iWj. E. FONAAS Contractorand Builder KvtlmaUM FuroUhod on All Clas&ee of Work Offlje ? Fonrth Avenue, opposite White I'ms Atbletlo Club Houae. THE LITTLE LACE SMUGGLER (Original J Llttfr Oretrben Latimer at Brnwiili. Belgium. wua coiulng to Aaicrlca. She waa adviacd by ? buainaaa aoqualut *iiif to put several huadrad dollars which she hail saved U-yuod bcr pu Mf money into the /beautiful live* Bind* tn her city and carry it with bar to New York. If ahe tioold (at it through the custom house free of duty, ahe would add coualderably to bar tit tle capital. She waa informed that nothing one wears U dutiable. Thera fore after purcliahltig aouie white aud black luc^ hIic k.-i about ilo-uratlug her clothing with It in ?u<-ii faahlun that it would not likely be noticed by the cus tom ImiiMc o'tli lulH. With the black lace ahe trimmed Iter uinntle. putting on, of courm'. ii profusion. while the white waa made luto tlouncea ou her draaa be ueatb. (?retcbeu citatatd the wctu Id the sweet summer tluie. wheu K waa de lightful to alt on dert and watch the green win*, the gulla and the blue heavens far uabore b) day and the stsr ry dome by night. lle?Ul<-a, the moon wuh at the full and. Ixytnalng with the twilight, loae later every evening. Oivtchen waa alone, but a young man, an Invalid, no the tlrat day out aat la hla steamer chali near her aud fartnrf her acquuintnu<-v. Though the weatbar waa warm, be was Invariably wrapped lu an ulater He told Oretchen that ha Bad arojinv (Jretcben. lonely heraeJf, understood more perfectly the feellnga of tbla young man. who wait not only unat tended. but III. She therefore davotvd heraelf to blui. fcivery morula* at 10 o'clock when the weather tin tine and It waa One throughout the voya**-- ahe would place the young man's chair for him In a aheltered nook, cover kin with ruff", talk to hlui. read to him aud In every way In her power contribute to hi* comfort. The InTalld aeemed pro foundly grateful for theae attention*. Whin ahe put a pillow under hla bead, he would look iuto her eye* wbat waa mure tbac; gratitude. Re regretted that be cuuld make no retum fur b?r atten tion except help to Improv* her Eng llah. which was very Imperfect. It la but natural that with the language of love paaalng Ixtwveii. for (lre<cheii waa bea-omlng attached to her charge, tbey abould get nn rapidly with mere commonplace ei|re?*lana. Thr youug run u had had a good education In the public acboola and aeeuied quite aiubl tloua to aucceed In life. Thla made Oretchen'a heart bleed for him. She would wrai> hla uhiter mare ctoaely about hliu. and he would look up with Unit grateful, languid atnlle ao toih-% tnf In an luvalld. When tlie.v approached New York. Gretchen began to tie worried about Iter laee. She craved aympathy and confided lier aeeret to her friend. lie n-uwMired her by telling her that if abe would go aahure with him be would look out for some of the official* whom be knew and each try to dlHtract their attention from her or. If tbey noticed her ?u|ierflnoua finery, persuade tbrni to let ber go unmolested. She flftdly accepted hla offer and wi.t *i the alilp waa docked ?-!;'porte-l liiui. nt :T1 wrap |hi| In iila ul<tet. dovrn the giniplauk. "Wall here a moment." be eahl, "and I will nee If I can find a friend among theae custom* office ra." The Inralld approached an viapcctor aud aald to him: "Whut la there In it f ir in.* if 1 put yo*i on to a wowi.n who la smuggling lace : The nflVei nrranged t tat t.e should ntulvr the vatu<' cf aucli lo(orin<ttk<D. and ill'- two uppruachtd Gretcbeii. "There she la." said tin- Invalid aud the ottWer forthwith turned |??>r Miet cheu over to a woman w li<> sea: chad her thoroughly aud cun&scatnl every ytud of bef precious lac*. Thla waa nothing to Gretcbeu compared with tbe shock the uian'a treachery caused ber. She left the dork wccpluf. Dot It vaa not for her little caring* It ma for the Image she had aet up In h?r beart. which had hern ao roughly broken. The next day Gretcben r?v?<T*d a card at har boarding hoiiae with tba name upon It of Vbarlea Turner Whit man.'' She bad never beard of auch a peraou aud thought than; must be autue mlatake Howaver, abe went down Into tbe parlor. aud who should be there but tbe Invalid, but au Invalid oo longer. HI* chalky coinpleiiuc bad become ruddy, hia atep waa quick aud atrong. bla whole appiarance cbeciry. Aa aooti as Greicbeu M w htm abe turu ed to leave the room, but he i-augfet her and brought her buck. "Walt, little sweetheart, till I eiplalu. When we went aabore veaterduy I had <4i me 11 .siutiJ! fortune III lace. My lega ImmI.v hiiiI urnis were wrapiied with It. If I aucvi-edod In ceitinu it lu without i-onflM-atloii. It would U- the last of icvernl -iiii h effort* and complete the it.iount I ili termlncd to make ln>(oir lis -untiiiuitu a prai t ice which I cor tii.ill.v tie tent. No surer way of pu*alu/ I lie iifti liil* utmiis|?ecfcd could t>e de \ l*.*l than directing their attention to nine nne H*e. fonr few yard* were nothing to the hundred* I bad on me. Yom were kind to me on tlx1 trip, and you have iieeu the uieaus of my com pleting my work undJucovereil. Share ui.v ClUg fortune with me. Be nay wife, i lid together we will enter upou a ca rwr lesit risky and dlacreih table than ?UlUKSIIng." It wn* wiiue time before Grotchen eouM recover from the ahock abe bad received. Then she amlllngly agra-d to take tlx- matter Into coiiaideratlau. Kv Idena; waa forthcoming tbat there vaa nothing ngiilnat her lorer bat tbe eer ??ml *niui;?lliiit t ri|is referred to. a Ml tbe at last oonaeuted to marry blm. With the proceed* of hla trlpa abroad they M-t up a small ahop and lived liapplly. OLAI?YS HARKINOTON. f Jim Dumps 13 back? our Sunny Jim. A sunnier world now welcomes him? A world brimful of snap and vim, Which formerly was sick and grim. Since proper food put life in him, " Force " changed the world for " Sunny Jim." i Sweet, crisp flaKei of ?he?t and malt. Force" Thre? Tlmen * Dny. "Thank* for 'Force.' I cat It throe time* a <lu)' Folks call me ' H u n uy Jim.' Took Home to the country with me, and the farmer* out there are eating ' Force' now. Will. Kerr." 'ATREMARKAISCE SHOT. * HrH la the Dark. II lujnrrd Thrre Maa Half a Klla \way. "One of the best nml m<mt remarka ble shots made during the war with Spain," Mid a gentleman who made ud effort to get Into t lie thick of tlx fight, "wan. In my Judgment. made at Miami, and the man who tired the shot was a Louisiana Ixiv and a member of my comiwny. lie wan doing duty as a provost guard at the time. It was late ?l night when the soldiers were roused 1 by the <|ulolc. clear crack of a Krag JorKenaeu on the outskirts of the camp. No particular attention wax paid to the matter at first, an only one shot wan fired. But with a couple of offi cer* we went out to where the guard wan stationed In order to tlnd out Just why It wax that he had tired at that time of night. lie explained that he bad aeen a man slipping through the bushes some distance away and had culled od him to halt, lie failed to obey the command, and the guard biased away at him, more to frighten him Into a stop than anything else. Of course, the fellow never baited. Me was probably too badly frightened to "While *f were talking to tin- guard Wf heard ? fearful noise at least half a mile from the guard's station, ami we mad* a break for the place to hoc what the matter was. We heard several people (creaming an If In great agony. I>o?n the road we went at full speed, and In a ahort while we en me upon a little cabin which stood on the rood ?Ide. The noise was in this cabin, aud I never heard such groaning and wall Ing In my life. We found three men In : the house. They were In great agony, and we asked them what was the mat ter. 'We have been shot." they said, and aure enough they had been shot. "One waa shot In the right arm, an other In the hack and the third In the hip. They had all been wounded by the Hiur bullet. The inan who wnc wounded In the arm was lying on bis I right aide. The ball passed through hit arm. Next to him one of his com- 1 panlona was sprawling out on his back, and the bullet split the hide on this part of his anatomy as smoothly as a kulfe Then It |iassed through the fieahy part of the third man's hip and ?ped on. ? "We could not tlnd the ball. It hail pasa?d through the side of tin* house, wounded the three men In the way In dicated, bored through the wall on the oppoalte aide and kept on going. Now. that cabin was fully half a mile from the point where the guard was ata tloued. and yet the shot he tired had wrought all the havoc we found."? New Orleans Timet*- Democrat. The Murine KlaiC. The revenue uiurlue service tins', nu tboriied by act of congress March 2. 1TW, wus originally prescribed to "con ?lit of sixteen perpendicular strip'", alternate red and white, the union of the ensign bearing the arms of the United States In dark blue on a white field. " The sixteen stripes represented the number of states which had Ik-cu admitted to the I'nlou at that time, and no change baa been made since. Prior to 1871 It bore an eagle In the union of the pennant, which was then substituted by thirteen blue stars In a white Held, but the eagle and the stars are still retained in the flag. Slope of Hirer*. Generally speaking, the slope of riv ers flowing Into the Mississippi from the east Is on an average about three Inches per mile. Those entering It from the west have an average descent of about six inches per mile. The aver age descent per mile of the Missouri after It leaves the mountains Is reck oned at about a foot; the l?es Moines from Its source to Its conjunction with the Mississippi. 7.3 Inches. The entire length of the Ohio shows a fall of even five Inches. The Mississippi from the mouth of the Ohio to the gulf has a fall of but 2Va Inches. Frlearf Wltk a Reservation. Mooney? Brace up, man! Troth, yea hlk aa If ycc didn't hov a fri'nd in th' whole wurrld. Hofan? Ol hovn't. Mooney? <J" wan! If It ain't money wan't t' borry, Ol'm as good a trfad as lver yex had.? Brooklyn I.ife. Salutatorv v Having purchased the business ana good will of the C. E. Frank Grocery, it will by my aim to maintain a strictly up-to-date establishment and a stock of new fresh goods suitable to the season and the wants of everybody. Drop in and see our stock or call up phone 129 and we will promptly deliver what you want. W. C. BAKBR Pioneer Jewelrv Store. BROADWAY "tjM rionocd VWclunakcr and M&aufa.':turiD? J> ? ? cr. ? lilfu tad |>rompt repairing in nil :>r#aci ? > t th<- 1 ade. Select o' jewelry Ami ?>, M' hI xoo i . l)c?!?ccr anil mbci'.'.taciurer i>? -witty o: nodhU ??.<] o.ttn*. Nugget Jewelry H. D. KIRMSE, Prop.