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THE DAILY -3S*T ALASKAN CITV QFF1CIHL PHPER . . 3KA8WAY, ALASKA. FRIDAY MORNING, DECEMhER 4. 1903 PBICE 10 fflBW I THE SkagwayNews C ompanv L A. HARRISON, Mgr. ANTA .AU HAS ARRIVED And Our Shelves Groan With <Z3)ri$tma$ Gifts FOR Mm and Old INCLUDING (I ll y ii ? is L/ULL Owing to the rush of business on ac count of this advertisement, we have not had an opportunity to prepare the fur ther announcement of interesting bar rain news. It will come later. tbe jSkapay Hews ?o VALDEZ PROMOTER IS IN NEW YORK JAIL [8pecial Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] New York, Dec. 3. ? Frank C. Helm, promoter of the Vald?z railroad to the Yukon, is in the hands of the authorities. He was arrested yesterday and arraigned today, charged with grand larceny. The warrant upon which Helm was arrested was issued in compliance with a complaint sworn to by John Laughlin, of Buffalo, who alleges that he l>ai(l Helm 11,000 for worthless stock in Helm's Valdez proposition. Helm Skipped Out of Valdez [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Seattle, Dec. 8. ? F. C. Helm, the Valilez railroad promoter, who was arrested at New York yesterday for grand larceny, recently skipped out of Valdez to escape the ser vice of process in several suits for moneys, at that plsce. He came to Seattle on the last trip of the Nome City. United States marshals searched that ship before she sailed, and they allege that Helm had hidden in some out of the way place, or they would have served papers on him. DOWIE M ZION CITY IV THE HANDS Of FEDERAL COURT RECEIVERS [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan. Chicago. Dec. 8. ? The courts have taken possession of all the property owned by Dowie and his Zion City society. Receivers were appointed this morning for that purpose by the federal courts, and they at once qualified and l>egan the work for which they were appointed. The receivers were appointed upon the application of judgment creditors. There have been many judgments rendered agftijust Dowie and his society during the last few weeks. Alexander Dowie has made a violent appeal to his followers throughout the United ; States and Canada for cash. He says he must have #500,000 at once. SIAGE IN ! Mail anil I'assengers Arrive at VVliitehorse [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Whitehorce, Dec. 3.? A White Pass stage arrived from Dawson this after noon at 4:30 o'clock with nine passen gers and 200 pounds of mail. The pas sengers were as follows: D. Emery Hughes, George Curry, B. D. New comb, George C. Turner, S. C. Lancas ter, R. T. Elliott, L. C. Branson, Mrs. . liranson anil George BaltufT. The trip was made in seven days and three hours. Driver Haddock manipu lated the lines. Ovste:; cocktails, Olympiaor Eastern, at the Pack Train restaurant n u They Are Fresh There are None Better | Chocolates, Bonbons and Caramels Put up in the most artistic packages I for the Holidays. 'See Our Window Kelly 4 Co. DRUGISTS ; SKAGWAY DAWSON NOME Fire and Life INSURANCE Real Estate Financial Agent Notary Public Phil Abrahams I 524 FOURTH AVE., SKlAGWAY LOOK AT IT Britrtiu Will Fortify Wales aud Pt-arse Islands [Special Dispatch to Daily Alatkan.] Vancouver, B. C.t Dec 3. ? Lord Dundonald, commanding the Canadian militia, arrived here today and will leave on the Dominion steamer (Juadrii at once for Portlaod,canal. He will in spect the Wales and Pearse islands, re cently given to Canada by the Alaskan boundary commission, with the idea of fortifying them in view. It is believed that they will be fortified immediately. Stet&n hats at Clayson's. BOTH AGREE Russia and Jtpan St tile Dif fer*- nces [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan ] Paris, Dec. 3 ?Russia and Japan have come to an amicable settlement of their troubles. The basis of the agreement is the recognition by Russia of the Japanese influence in Korea and the assenting by Jupan to the Russian ( hinese treaty regarding Manchuria. For Sals Lumber, sawdust and shingles for sale at the Monogram Liquor House. tf Fresh Kipperd Herring Just In THE Ross- Higgi ns Co. Phon 31 Wholesale and Retail A STRONG LINE Maiestic Ranqes Reliance Ranges Coles' Heaters . . Dement & Gearharti SIGN IT Panama Government Agrees to Treaty [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Panama, Dec. 3.? The members of the Panama junta signed the canal treaty heretofore agreed upon by the American state department and the representatives of Panama at Wash ington some time ago. The Panama government did not suggest a single change in the terms of the treaty. A public reception followed the signing of the treaty, at which Admiral Walk er was present. There was great en thusiasm among the people. Will Have Election A recent dispatch from Toronto says: The Mail and Empire says Sir Wil liam Mulock yesterday convened near ly all the prominent liberals of this city and urged them to prepare for an early general election. Good Neva Go to the Monogram Liquor House for the genuine Port, Sherry, Angelica, Toka, Riesling and Claret wines. They are certainly very fine and the prices will surely please you. Give th'jm a trial. The Monogram Liquor House. Suits $15 to *25 at Clayson's. GOES FREE Mike Bartlett Acquitted of Murder (Special Dispatch to Daily Maslcan.] Seattle, Dec. 3.? Mike Bartlett wag acquitted of the charge of murder by a jury today. The jury was out 50 min utes. The trial has been long ud te dious. Many prominent Alaskans and Klondike rs have testified In behalf of Bartlett, who formerly resided at Skag way and atterward at Dawson. The defet.jp was alcoholic insanity. Bartlett si'ot his wife to death at Se attle more than a year ago. Mrs. Bart lett before her marriage kept a road house on the Skagway trail and after ward In the Klondike. To tk? Trad* We have just received a choice lot of California wines. Come aud see our tfoods; the wineh and prices will speak for themselves. The Monogram Liquor House. Froth Meat The Frye-Bruhn Co. keep all kinds of fresh meat constantly on hand, tf Birch Bark Baskets, at Case & Dra per's. Fine porcelain tubs at Principal bar bershop, opposite Board of Trade. Owing to the F^ess of Busi ness? ?i- :\ and the fact of our large stock of me chanical toys requiring more time to prepare for exhibition purposes, we are compelled to postpone our Grand Opening until Saturday Afternoon For the delay we are truly sorry but hope you will bear with us and we promise to make the show so much the better. Chealanders, nun Avenue, SOLE AGENTS FOE STANDARD PAT I EPNS_ SKAGWAY WEATHER . For the 24 hours preceding 7 o'clock p .n., December 3, 1903: Highest temperature 41 aoove. Lowest temperature, 38 above. U. D. Clark, U. S. Voluntary Observer. Took Rollina George Lashbrook, one of the guards at the United States jail, took J. R. Rollins to Juneau on the Cottage City. Deputy Marshal W. H. McNairor Dep uty Marshal Heyburn was to accom pany him from that place. CHRISTMAS SUITS | The American Tailors have received a big shipment of new suitings and are prepared to get your ( hristmas suit or jvercoat out in time for that joyous oc casion. Belter order :it once. 12-ltf At the P?ii'U?oa The Pantheon has just received a j large consignment of Hermitage whis kies, rye and bourb.m. This is the fin est brand of whisky ever brought to Skagway. Try it. Fur Collarettes' at Winters'. tf INLAND WEATHER The condition of the weather in the interior yesterday, as indicated by the dispatches received at the Skagway offices of the W. P. & Y. R., was as follows: Dawson? Cloudy, calm, 0. Stewart ? Light snow, 1 below. Selkirk? Cloudy, calm, 5 above. Lower La I'arge? Strong south wind, 28 above. Whiteherse? Cloudy, strong south wind, 3o above. Cowley ? Cloudy, strong south wind, 33 above. Caribou? Cloudy, strong south wind, 30 above. Pennington? Cloudy, strong south witd, 30 above. Brnnett? Cloudy, strong south wind, 32 above. Log Cabin? Cloudy, calm, 28 above. Fraser? Cioudy, calm, 24 above. White Pass? Cloudy, south wind, 29 above. Glacier? Cloudy, south wind, 30 above. Got i>rices at Royal Laundry for 'amilj work, special rates in rough Jrv. next to new electric plant. Earl & Wilson's collars and cuffs at Conwa.\ 's H Busy Rouse The Busiest House In Town Is Brill's Pharmacy They are unpacking fancy Christmas | G-oods, Dandy Toilet Articles, the * Latest in Stationery and All Kinds of Drugs.