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No. ii>7 VOL VI.
PRICE 10 CENTO THE DAILY -SBr ALASKAN CITY OPFICIHL PHPER ,v ; ?,?i , 9KAGWAY, ALASKA, WEDNESDAY MORNING, 8EPTEMHER 9. 1903 f ALL RUSK Of PASSENGFRS COMING OL r Many People Will Come From Dawson To Spend the Winter? Movement of the Throng Has Begun? Will Increase It may now bo ?aid (hat the (all rush of lawi .'m frvm the interior h*t twKiin. There were an even 100 pa? Meu^t r* oa the traiu frvm White home laat iii_ht, the |?uen|in of the Yu? kotur, l>.i? ion ami laitca, ant) from thi- time on the u|> ->tream steamer* will hat# ever iiM.-rva.ting lints. Such, ;U leant. - the judgment of many who Came <> it la?t nlxht, Saul a well In f.uv , lli.v :iite 1.1*1 night; "Tlieiv .1 u-t humlrciU and hun dred of | i>|>le to come out from Daw son ami the - irroiindiiig country this fall. ki ? tli. 'in by the dozens and <-\i ? , ?i:li ?hoiu I hare talked h> frit ml* who iutend to iv i Some of these are coming i for good, bat the great majority simply mean to <pend the winter outakle and will return in the spring. There are many more coming out who will go back over the Ice, Thia theory of the passenger situ ation it borne out by the fact that the travel from the inside ban been very light all summer, while the travel to Dawaoo has been fairly good. All the ?eawn the preponderance of the pan aengera bound inakle haa been great over thoae coming out. It la fair to preaume that there will be ax many Daw ?oa I ten winter outalile next winter as haa been the case heretofore. All thing* considered, there la a gen eral conviction that every steamer from the inaide from thia on will be loaded. Dolphin D?< Tomorrow Tomorrow the IVilplun will be In , l?rt. Sh? I* looked for early In tb? forvnooo ami will -?ui 1 out In the eten* int. The lV>!|>hin ?houl?l have a (food l*ws? njjor list up ami a full eaofo of perishable* for Dawson. W i?t?d S<eoixl hand Mow: chfU' for cash; iiiu'it In1 hi .'ootl order. Adtlre? Alas* kaii. letter U >HHqnn ill SNfl Mi fancy but- 1 ton>, ,?r il? slroiik'bold. Ladies' lla/.uv. phone ?*>. Stetson hat> at Olajaon"*. Make Brilliant OlavUr Those on the eut side of Broadway between Fourth and Fifth avenues hare Illumined their part of the town with a string of electric lights hung orer the outer aide of the sidewalk. Incandescent lights of ltt-candle power each are placed about two feet apart for the full length of the block. The effect la one aa brilliant aa could be de aired. la your washing aauiactory f Are your clothes torn? If no or yea, try the "and Laundry, and you will '3 20 Fresh taffy at the Bo*4lakery *The Ladies' Bazaar* L. A. HMUIISON, Manage Children's Knit Leggins and Drawers, Ladies' Opera length and ''out" size Hose Equestrian Tights, Children's School Hose a Specialty We Lead In Imported Yarns, German Knitting Yarn, Germ an town Wool, Spanish. Saxony and Angora Yarn, Shetland Floss and Ice Wool. Our Prices Are the Lowest, PHONE 65 Von May Have Money! To Burn ! and in that cast- you will not be Interested In this advertisement but the average man Is not ad vene to saving a few dollars when he Can do so without loos ing any advantage In his pur- 1 chase. You can save 50 Per Cent oo your clothing by buying those make by H.S.&M. OR DAVID ADLER & SONS' those names are a sufficient guar antee You can never be disappointed if you buy one of these make* from a single breasted sack to a full dress suit. Prices from $12.50 TO $25.00 and your money .back for the asking if goods are not satisfac tory. f H CIayson & Co W. Broadway and Fourth A?. JK THREE IN Casca, Ynkoner and Daw sod Arrive [Special Dispatch to Dally Alaskan.] Whttehorse, Sept. 8.? The Cues ar rived last night from Dawson with a good list of passengers and the Dawson got in this morning with 22 and the Yukoner with 26 The Dawson will ?all on the return trip thin evening. The Zealandlan will sail down stream with several ?cows thli evening. The Victorian and Selkirk are both coming up stream. The Canadian and the Whitehorae have arrived at Dawaon. GOLD COMES Hull' Million Added to World's Circulation "Gold, gold, gold, bright and yellow, hard and cold," In an unJInilnlshtng stream Is pouring out from the Interior through Skagway and Into the great arteries of trade In the states at the south of us. Last night more than a half million dollars In rich and shining bars of the yellow metal were received from the Interior by-the Alaska Pacific Kxpresa Company. K will be shipped on the Dolphin to the states, soon after which it will enter the channels of trade and begin a work In the financial affairs of the world which will not cease as long as gold shall be money. DUE TODAY Priucess May Should Arrive This Morning The Canadian Pacific liner Princess May, should arrive from the South to day. She sailed from Vancouver, Sat urday evening at 11 o'clock, and should reach this place early today unieaa de layed by fogs or tides. The Princess May will have three days' mall for Skagway and the interior. For Rent Furnished cottage, corner Fourth and Alaska. Five rooms, pump and wood shed. Good warm place. ? o 3^ Phil Abrahams. Our school books have been here nearly a week and are going fast, at regular retail prices. Skagway News Co. phone 55. ICC FOR SALE At the Monogram Liquor House in large or small quantities. 5-lMf. Fur Collarettes, at Winters'. tf Brushes and Combs The Hair I* the Growing Beauty of the Head. Keep It So, by using (food brushes and combe. We havo a large new assortment of all styles and size!*. Our Goods are the Best Prices are the Lowest. Kelly S Co. DRUGISTS skagway dawson Nome i Why bake your own i bread when you can | get it hot from the ! oven on every after noon 7 ?j "Bess Bakery* | ? remick I mm ? General Blacksmiths Dealer In Boraeo^Harnes* and All Ktndi of Sleds Give U?a Call CITY TREASURY FILLING IIP WITH MONTY *L Skagway Has a Good Balance on Right Side of Public Ledger? Still More Money Is Expected From License Taxes There was $4,581.77 In cash in tbo hands of the city treasurer belonging to the several funds of the city of Skagway on the first of July. This sum did not inolude more than 12,000 belonging to the school funds. Since that time, the treasurer has receivod from the clerk of the court the sum of ?3,610 one-half of which went to the olty funds and the other half to the school funds. It is estimated that several thousands yet will come into the hands of the city in addition to the taxes against city I property. City Clerk McKean's statement for September 1, Is as follows: CITY FUNDS. July 31, balance on haud. 11,592 29 RECEIPTS UITRINIS APOrsT. 1900 taxes collected.. .9 3 00 ]*<01 taxes collected... 2 25 1902 taxes collected... 7? 40 Sale of logs on State street 15 00 Fines and costs muni cipal magistrate... 405 40 50 per cant, license money 3863 12-W155 17 Total 15747 40 ? DISBURSEMENTS DUIUN'O AUOU8T. General fund war- t rants paid I 613 44 Street fund warrants paid 462 33 Flro fund warrants paid W 92 ? 11165 69 Total MM1 77 BALANCE ON HAND AUOUST 31. General fund ..12120 70 Street fund 1038 82 Klre fund 919 98 Unpaid warrants 502 29 $4581 77 SCHOOL FUND. July 31 balance on hand $ 64 43 RECEIPTS DURING AUGUST. 50 per cent.llcenso money 3653 12 Total 13717 55 Dl SBU RS EM F.NTS. School warrants paid.'lMHH 05 Interest on warrants paid 24 42?11706 47 !| Total 12009 08 Tampion Gets Away The Tampioo sailed South at noon yesterday. She discharged her cargo of 1(100 tons In less than throe days, and of that time fully 24 hours were lost on account of not having enough long shoremen to handlo the cargo on straight shifts. Dssski Past D?? The Canadian Pacific steamer Dan ube sailed for Skagway last Friday, and is now past duo. She 's looked for any mlnuto by the agent at this place. She had a full cargo of freight, amount ing to "00 or 800 tons. Has N?w Mayor Peter Couttt Is the new mayor of Grand Forks, Yukon Territory. He was elected September 2. The vote was as follows. Coutts, 32; Dalgleish, 27; Duncan, 10. M?n'? KlBcabarjr Hats New fall blocks just rocelved per City of Seattle. I tegular price, M; closing out sale price, 13. t( B. M. Behrends Co. Bargains In Bhoas For Shoes go to W. H. Robertsons. Great clearance sale starts July fl, at the Seattle saloon. We carry only the latest and newest fall dress goods." Ladies' Ba/.aar. Mur Pokaa of Gold Many of the passengers who are oora Ing out from Dawson these day* bring with them substantial pokes of gold dust. There were many poke* In the crowd that cume In last night, and the same was true with that which cfcme up the river on the last bunch of steam ers. The pokes range all the way from large grips and boxes full down to the familiar buckskin bag built on a con venient pattern for the pocket. Will OIt* Ploalo The Catholic Sunday school will give a picnic at SchafTer's park next Satur day. Those attending will meet at the residence of Mrs. A. W. Reed, at Ninth avenue and State street, at 10 o'clock Saturday morning. Rmtltr Sails The Rustier tailed for Juneau and way ports at 8 o'clock. She took sev eral tons of freight for canal ports. Far Rant Two story house, Fourth avenue, near State street. Seven rooms partly furnished. Possession given Oct. 1st. ?0 3t Phil Abrahams. Patterns new In Matting. . Peoples. Passe- Partout Binding Outfits, all colors, at Case & Draper's. 5 Great clearance sale starts July 6, at t he Seattle saloon. If You Want the Right Goods at the Right Prices all the time and the Best Assortment of Fancy Groceries in Alaska Also a Flno Assortment of Crockery, call on THE Ross- Higgi lis Co. Phono Wholesale and Retail Are You Going to Drive a Well ? We Have What You Want In .WELL PIPE, FORCE PUMPS, ETC. Tin and Granltoware? Kverythlng You Need for the Kitchen? At Right Prices j See Us for PainU and Oils i Dement & Gearhartl Pianos on the Installment We aro the pioneers in this line of business with such terms, and are justly proud of our success. In the last four months we have sold to homes here lire splendid instruments at a total sale price of 11750.00. This speaks well for the stability of Skogway as well. We are agents for fourteen dlflerent make, high ?rade, pianos. We carry no pianos In stock? our "Rookery" is too small yet but by permission wo will 1)6 pleased to take you to any of our customer* and allow vou to investigate for yourself. Let us figure with you. Chealanders, mm Avenue, ^REDUCED BY OVER^ One-Half ! The successful sale of tho "Alaska Grocery Stock", during the put two weeks, bringing so many new faces to ray storo, has induced me to continue the sale at the tamo ruinous prices until they are all disposed of. i Look Out For Circular No. 2 and when you have seen it, fligure up how much you can save by laying in a supply for the winter. Remember ! You will never have another such opportuuily, and this one wili be of short duration. jotat Kaltm, (Ik Grocer Phone 85. Free Deliverv to Any Part of the City. RICH ORE :Jkagwayan8' SampI s of Splendid Hock Some o f the very richest ore that was ivor brought Into Skagway wax that brought back from Toochi by A. H. MacKay, Dr. II. B. HunnalU and Henry Uoshart. The ore in rich in gold and ither minerals, there being iron, lead ind silver in It as well as the more irecioua metal. The ore will no doubt ihow a value of several hundreds of lollars to the ton. , The voin from which tho ore was found could bo traced for more than >,000 feet from the out croppings, and >n tho surface tho cropping showed a irldth of vein exceeding two feet. The ire in theso cropping is so rich that he prospectors had no difficulty in pan ilng out the pure gold from pulver zed rock. The Skagwayans who have just re urned from the mines each located a i quartz claim, rnnnlng 1500 feet along he vein, which is on a mountain near roochi creek. Thoy are highly olated ivor the And. Hound and mortar tarns, at Ladles' lazaar. AT WORK Tniinel Being; Poshed Into Le Roy William Flaherty and Tom Pasco, to whotn was let the contract to drive a 100-foot tunnel Into the Le Roy mine, belonging to the Skagway Mining, Milling Hi Realty Company, a few days ago, are at work on the contract and making good headway. The owners of -tho Le Roy expect good results from the work that is being done. If the indications shall prove to be as expected, mote work will follow that upon which Messrs. Flaherty and Pasco are now engaged. Off for Rampart W. C. Baker left last night on the 9 o'clock freight train for Rampart. He took the large stock of groceries from his Skagway store with him. Tho Royal Laundry cannot be ex celled. They suit your taste and con venience and lit you in prices. Phone 97, next to electric plant. The finest porcelain bath tut* at the Principal barbershop. Opposite the Board of Trade. - (SXsXSXSXisXiXasXSCsXSISXiXSXitfOSKSXSXSJSXSXsXSXSJSXSX^SXyXsXiXsXsXsXfiXsXsXsJiSJeXafeXSCSOtXSJ????^ jj arrived last eve ning and docked in ? Steamer St. Paul the window 'of Britt's Pharmacy. Ilor immense cargo of Drugs, Toilet Articles andGunther's Candies is being rapidly unloosed, and when flnished the St. Paul will go on the drug scales to be thorough ly dibinfocted with - "Wynkoop's Smallpox Lotion For her failure to bring the Merck's Sugar of Milk to the Skagwav Babies, the I. N. Co. have decided to raflle the steamer away. Prom this date on every purchaser will receive a chance and October 3d, at 3 p. m., the child holding the lucky number will be entitled to pilot the St, Paul home. N. B. ? Wo want the Children's trade. Wm.Britt The Druggist Just a Few Doors from the Postottlct-. . Alaska Pacific Express 0o. Operating on All Steamers and Trains, Writes Marine Insurance O. H. McLEOD, Agt., Skagway