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MORNING ALASKAN CITV OFFICIAL* PHPER 279 VOL VI. SKAGWAY, ALASKA. SUNDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 13. 1903 PRICE 10 CENTS THE Skagway News Company L A. HARRISON, Mgr. . ? oook Department i s never been so full of choice gift k , : )r little tots, young folks and for ers. And nover were the illustra and binding better, call and be con . Price?, from 5c. to $6.00 each. < List for Little Tots Tilt* I.i tie l!<K>stt*r '' inrii (ml Judy I >:*' >\v !: Y ar Book ??! tier Boys llnmpi y Pmupty ? >ne K? uf Cirrus Mi -ter ch:u*j?t.) ?th J1 Bahy Primer Jark and the Bean Stock Mother Goose The Three Bears Denslow's Night Before Xmas Old Mother Hu!>l>ard Topsy Turvy I^and. Guess Again Domestic Animals ?lit _ U -. and too many others to mention Young* Folks List Chatterbox for 1SH)3 (tinnt Story Book (iriiuiu's Fairy Tales I Mark IVanty Arabian Nights Family Robinson I.'?nl Fauutleroy . K- j>- Fables S*ottish Chiefs l'os\ Kin# Gulliver's Travels Our Darling's Picture Book Five Little Peppers Life and Adventures of ' Roninhood Uncle Tom's Cabin ;? Cast Up By the Sea Green Mountain B<>y Golden Numbers , All of Louisa M. Alcott's 1 Books Books for Elders That Old Sweeetheart of Little Minister Mine Three Women Poems of Passion An Krring Woman's Love Kipling's Indian Tales P > of Cabin and Field Candle Lighting Time Son if of Two Centuries The Man Without a i Trail of the Sandhill Country Stag What Men Live By 1' - You Ought to KnowBeoause I Love You Ma vim- of Roosevelt Lovely Mary Bil!\ Baxter's Letters Riley's Pot ms i, . -kin '> Works Will Carlt< n'a Poems Leather bound volumes of all the popular piets, very neat for gifts. Gibson's Drawings. New Books The Sherrod? TIi-' Little Shepard ol Kingdom Come Tii** Filigree Ball 1 lit* Leojwird's Spota Blue <ioose The < Krtopus The Log of a Cowboy A Prince of Sinners The Senders The Virginian I I ? lntni>ions of Peggy < il?-i ,'arry School Days I ider the Roae Lions of the Lord f The Substitute The One Women Pearl Maiden Anne Carmel Mettle of the Pasture The Main Chance The Master of ppleby The Pit If I Were Kin# The Crisis The Interference of Pa tricia Lady Rose's Daughter A choice selection of Xmas Cards, New Year Cal ;t!.<lt rs and Xmas New Year Cheque Books. the Skagway Hews ?o ROOSEVELT GIVES WARNING TO COLOMBIA President Sends Secret Official Message to Bogota That Panama Must Not Be Invaded? All Quiet on the Arato [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Washington, Dec. 12 -President Roose' elt has sent a secret, but official warning to Colombia to refrain from attempting to invade Panama lieneral Reyes, who came to Wash ington to offer the United States the right to build a canal across the Isth mus of Piinama free of all cost, has cab led to his government at Bogota that his mission has been acomplete failure. He advises his people against any hos tile demonstration. Th'e situation at the month of the Arato river remains the same, and Co lombian troops are still gathering at Cacucon. While the United States government does not look for open hostilities, every thing is being gotten in readiness to prevent an invasion of the isthmain re public. oils m\ Joutleirmed Murderer E - c.p 3 From .Tail Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Calgary, Alberta, Dec. 12. ? Ernest 'ashel, who was sentenced to bang at ,'iis place next Tuesday for murder, escaped from the prison last night. Se held up the guards with revolvers vhich had been smuggled to him by wine one who is unknown. He-locked he guards up in his own cell. The ; scape was not discov red (or several lours. The country is being scoured jv the police, but so far as is now cnown, no clew as to the fugitive ^ thereabouts or as to the direction he ook when he got away, has been dis :overed. State* Dun ?t Whit* bona [Special Dispatch to Dailr Maskan.) Whitehorse, Dec. 12.? No stage ?eached this place today, but one is due ; o get in tomorrow morning with a Ml oad of passengers and with mail and sx press. Who It M?na?I Lop?>T A box of Manuel Lopez cigars will *'in a.>y man's heart. The Manuel Lopez cigars are to be had in five dif 'erent sizes at tf The Commissary Cigar Store. THE Pack Train Restaurant Will Serve Today FrenchDinner From 12 noon to 8 p. m. EVERYTHING THE bESI IN THE MARKET Regular Dinner, 50c. TEA, COFFEE or WINE and ICS CKEAM mt WITH DINNER box of Plow's Finest Candies to every lady customer who pur chases "$1. 00 worth or more of Sundry (foods at pne purchwe. Come while they last as every box is valued at 3oc to 50c. Kelly S Co. DRUGISTS SKAGWAY DAWSON NOME Fire and Life INSURANCE Real Estate Financial Agent Notary Public Phil Abrahams 524 FOURTH AVE., SKAGWAY TAKES PLACf Yt-rkes Becomes Givat North eru's Geuer 1 Agent [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan ] Seattle, Dec. 12.? S G. Yerkes, for many years connected with the North ern Pacific Railway Company at Seat tle and other Puiret sound points, has been named general agent for the Great Northern at Seattle to succeed A. B. C. Denniston, resigned GOES DOWN Therinom?'for Indicates R-al Winter Again The weather reports from the inter ior yesterday evening, indicate that winter is about to put in an appearance again, aftd that after all Skagway will ( have real" Christmas weather during the holidays. The 24 hours preceding yesterday af ternoon, showed a decline of fro;a 15 to ; 25 degrees in the temperature, and it was still getting colder at all points. There was a drop yesterday of more than a dozen degrees at Skagway. Bat' Him a Pips A good pipe makes a very nice Christmas present. See the pipes on sale at The Commissary Cigar Store. To tkt General Public Our bijf stock of pure California wines has just rrri**ed and we will give you special rates on them. The Mono gram liquor House. | We have what the boys and girls I want,. Skigway News Co. Fur coats at C'layson's. SELL RELIC O^deunurg's B lloon Sold Under Hammer [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Seattle, Dec. 12.? Ogdenburg's big balloon was sold at the United States customs house yesterday for duty and storage lue. The balloon was brought from France during the early days of the great Klondike rush by a company formed to transport passengers through the air over 'hilkoot pass. The Og denfcurg balloon has had a varied his tory. It wai entered at New York for transport across the United States in bond From the metropolis it was for warded to Vancouver, but was never claimed at that point. From Vancou ver it was sent buck to Seattle, and laid here in the government storehouse to years. It was valued at $2400 and brought $19 under the hammer at to i day's sale. GOOD PRICE Pdck Train Corner St lis f.?r $5600 The Pack Train saloon property brought *5000 at auction sale yester day. Tony Stanich, of the Pack Train restaurant and one of the u-nants of the ' property, was the purchaser There wee several bidders, including; A. Reinert, U W. Jennings, J. l>loom, Phil Abrahams ai d J. B. Caro. These dropped out one after another, until only the first named and Tony Stanich were left. They ran the property up at $25 and 950 a bid, until the success ful bidder named the sum mentioned. Deputy Marshal Snook was the auc tioneer, and he proved himself a good salesman. There are judgments and attach ments againsi the property amounting to about $8000. Of this amount, little more than one-half lias been reduced to judgment. The first claim after the 1 judgments is an attachment made by Lee Guthrie, and he will take up all the surplus money after the judgments shall have been liquified. The purchaser of the property is one of the solid business nun of Skagwav, and he, with his partners, has been do ing business in the property of which he is now the owner, ever since Janu ary, 1898. Wanted A housekeeper. Apply to Capt. Lauridson, Tenth avenue and Alaska street. 12 11 tf Good News Go to the Monogram Liquor House for the genuine Port,Sherr>. Angelica, Toka, Riesling and Claret wines. They are certainly very fine anil the prices will surely please you. Give th :m a trial. The Monogram Liquor House. Fur Collarettes' at Winters'. tf Stetson hats at Clayson's. The leading barbershop and haths. The Principal, opposite Board of Trade We carry the largest stock of Fancy China Bric-a-Brac, Cut Glass, etc. of any store in the north and we have lots of new goods coming all the time. No trouble to show goods We are always pleased to see you whether you buy or not THE Ross-Higgins Co. Phon 31 V Wholesale and Retail ^ J A STRONG LINE Maiestic Ranqes Reliance Ranges Coles' Heaters . . I Dement & Gearhart! UNION PACIFIC WILL [NiFR ClfV Of StAITLE President Harriman S^.ys His System Must Get In Position to Compete For the Alaskan and Oriental Business [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] Seattle, Dec. 12 ? E. H. Harriman, president of the Union Pacific system, who is visiting at Seattle at the pres ent time, made the positive statement today that the Union Pacific will soon enter Seattle. It is stated that it is possible that it will get in through a trackage agreement with the Northern Pacific permitting it to use the line of the latter company between Portland and Seattle. However, it is more like* ly, according to Mr Harriman, that the Union Pacific trains will move over its own tracks. Mr. Harriman says the Union Pacific mnst get into posi tion to compete for the business of Alaska and the Orient, and to do that it is regarded as necessary that its linos should come to Puget sound. QIEEN NARROWLY ESCAPES [Special Dispatch to Daily Alaskan.] London, Dec. 12.? Fire broke out, early this morning in the queen's bed room at Sandringham, and Queen Alexandra and her secretary, Miss Knollis, barely escaped with their lives when the burning floor of the oedroom gave way. An alarm was given, and it brought aid, which quickly extin guished the flames. The fire was caused by crossed electric wires. The queen displayad complete com posure and is not suffering from the in cident. Got pi ices at Royal Laundry for DolN by the hundreds at Santa 'amily work, special ratos in rough Clause's supply house. Skagway News Jrv. next lo new electric plant. Co. 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