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A LETTER ABOUT KLONDIKE.
fS Tacuma, Wash.,
WW1" uffStoitnislilp company's lines from Tn
$k nut to Clilnn and Japan on Ills lian
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botiud for the Klondike utixt
hi ai living, and one of the
men who 1ms done mole than any
other hiku in toe country to lighten
tho liaidshlps of the journey overland
to I ho gold fields, has just left for the
other side of tho world. His name Is
George I). Doilwell, and ho makes
nliout ns much fuss almut establishing
a new steamship or railroad line as
the average man do-s about infesting
iu a new suit of clothes.
Mr. Dotlvvull makes his home at
Yokohama, London and Tacoma. lie
was leturulng from Loudon when the
Klondike excitement broke out in a
jlrulent foi in. He had the chief man
agement of the Noitheru Pacific
pan on Ins lianas,
but thlj did not deter him fiom pitch-
lllir lilt, jkllt.ii. iLitlaiitn A itt,tiinlt.w
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..7iun gicaii'si gniununiing rusu sinre
t,tlie days of '49, Mr. Doilwell at once
.put tliieo laige surveying patties iu
llie Held to locate a railroad toute
over the nioiiutalo passes to tho head
waters of tho Yukon. They agreed
upon the Chllkoot pass, and while
other projector were building Klou
dike rail toads on palter, Mr. Dodwell
assisted by Hugh C. Wallace, late
national democratic committeeman for
Washington, and n son-in-law of Chief
Justice Fuller of the United Stales
supteme couit bench, quietly tiled
maps of locations and right-of-way
with our government at Washington
city and at Sitka, tho capital of
Thus the Urss Alaska and Klondike
railroad was started by Tacoma gen
tlemen, who hold contracts for the
complellou of tho same beforo next
February. A largo pai t of the mate-
"tial has all eady gone to Alaska. The
rallioad will be from Dyea, eight
miles to the head of the Chllkoot pass
canyon. It will be stawUrd broad
gagtie and capable of carrying all the
freight that is offered- Fiom the
head of the canyon an aeiial tramway
will tiauspoit the mincis' supplies
over the summit, 3,200 feet high, to
the headtvatrts of the tiibutaiies of
the Yukon liver. The tramway will
be operated by a forty horse-power
engiue, which will bo located at Sheep
Camp." This tramway will have a
capacity for earning 120 tons of
f' ' ' freight dally.
'- ' During the past season tho estate
tablished freight rate for carrying
j,v. jliilueiV supplies from Dyea to Lake
A' Llnderman was front 25 to 60 cents
per pound. By making the average
from 30 to 40 cents per pound tho
rate per ton would be liomfoOOto
f800. At that rate the aerial tram
way vyould havo a daily earning capac
ity of from $75,000 to (100,000. But
the freight rates over the passes will
take a gieat tumble once the tramway
is in opeiatlon. At present it Is esti
mated the prevailing tates next spring
wuwill not be over 10 or 16 cents per
pound, and, perhaps, even less. The
owners and operators of tho new rail
"and tramway own and operate exten
sive steamship and railroad lines, and
are particularly interested iu the lat
ter, and can, therefore, afford to ad
vance their rail and water business to
cut prices of tho Klondike and Alaska
ttaulc to the minimum.
With the Chllkoot para railroad and
tramway In operation the difficulties
and hardships that have beeu a vetti-
tlable nightmare to those desiring to
enlcr the mines ovuilaud will be re
moved. There will bo no more pull
ing and hauling and drudgery in get
ting supplies to the headwaters of ilm
Yukon, and, in fact, the pos.siln.i.j of
a food famine in the new district in
the futuie will be averted. Once sup
plies are landed at the headwaters of
tho Yukon they can be floated down
ti cam with comparative ease, and the
time requited heretofore, iu making
the journey, will bo reduced at least a
Following tho opening of the rail
road and ttannvay over the mouuUlns,
" an organized effort will bo made to
clear the rivers and lakes of all and
any obsttuctions to quite and safe
The opening of the new railroad and
tiamway routo over tho passes was In
contemplation and was being fostered
" by the practical Klondike and Alaska
miners located at Tacoma at the time
when they warned all piospeclors not
to atteniDl tn en t... .i... v..i
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'country late in the fall. Thv knnw
that witli the facilities at hand the
attempt to get it would bo a fallnm
L mid time has sliowu that tholi advl..
PI"" worl heeding and their judg-
B 4 HUUUb OUIIUU
But there aro always exceptions,
and in the facti nf hiin,l,,i. ..
jfjpectois .returning from the impassa-
bio parses1' two young Nntwoigians
left last weok for Dawson City,'' carry
ing an outfit that weighs 1,600
'You will certainly froezo to death"
they wero told by llielr ft lends hero.
"Oh, no wo won't," they would ro
ply, "we think nothing of a flip of
this kind at homo in Norway. It will
l)o merely a pleasure tilp for us.
"We will travel on tho Norwelgan
ski, and draw our slpds after us.
W)iere It is too steep to draw the sled
we will pack our supplies on our
backs. Wo can go anywhete with 60
pounds on our harks. With such a
pack wo can coast down tho mountain
sldo on tho ski at tho rate of a vnllo a
Tim names of llipso two daring sons
of tbn North aro Adoipli Mosheim and
Adolph Shilling. Tim latter is a
practicing dentist fresh from Norway
and tho former Ins nin service In the
Norwegian army and has travolod ex
tensively. At ono timn ho resuen" 60
Chilian soldiers tun starvation in a
blinding snow stoim In Mm Ai'des
mountains In South AnnMira. For
this deed of bravery ho will picsentcd
with a medal by his native govern
ment. Both of these gentlemen are
athletic, in peifoct health, and are
used to a cold and mountainous
country. They will, however, -find
the snow on tho psssn, at this anas on
of the yoar, very dry and light and it
Is very doubtful if the ski wllf Dear
Ihera up. I have talked with Mipiii for
a long time during tho past ten days,
and, whilo I am convinced thoy will
encounter gieat hardships, and have
little opportunity for coasting down
the mountain sides at tho rate of, a
mile a minute, thnv will. I believe.
each Dawson City before the new
year. It will bo the first timn that
suchatiip has been accomplished at
this soason of the year with an outfit
Weighing neatly a ton.
Some idea of tho dieailful obstacles
lhatatoin stoie for tlioso young men
(they are in tho uciglibnihnod of 30
years of age) may bo imagined when
it is slated that the piercing cold
winds that now whistle and bowl
through the jagged ikh1s of the
mountains at tho edgo of tho head
waters of tho Yukon bain the velocity
of a liuriic.mo ami would blow a
Chicago gill off her feet. Men who
Headquarters for everythmg-in the
Drug, Uotioe ahd Toilet Lihe-.
Call and be convinced that my stock is a fine one.
D. J. BRANNEN.
are clad for the tiip inland hare found
it impossiblo to stand up and f ico tho
hnrricauo coming fiom tho snow fields
of tho snow mantled Yukon basin,
whole the thermometers uigisteiod
60S and 703 below z-to. Even
horses and burros refuse to fcn thes.t
deadly winds. They turn nbnit and
run away if an attempt is "Tim' Jo to
force them on.
Tho ieo In tho Yukon ami llHiiiLn-
tai ies fi eees up louli, so lou'b, in
deed, that travel oveiiit impossible.
United States null cinieis mkvoimI in
gutting Into tho Interior, it Is line
but thuy travel with dog slid, and
without supplies other Mhtn those
needed for a small pait of the tiip. J
Tho Scandinavians of l lie country In
particular, ami all the people in gen
cial, will watch witli inteiust tho
progiess ofMoshulm and Shilling.
The ski which they wear when unvot
ing over deep snow cotiespnud to our
Btiowslioe and is pioiiounced "skeo."
It is inorely along stick, oi i miner,
with the cud turned up l'eisous
accustomed to using the ski can tiavol
veiy fast and with greater easo than
when usiug tbn sunwslioe.
Many miueis fiom tlio Kocky moun
tain states ate alie.uly hem for tho
winter, and most of ihem, 1 fin. I, ale
acquainted with tlio ski. By "block
ing" them thoy sty, a pel son can
readily travel up a mountain eldc,
eveu though the snow is deep.
"Blocking" consist in putting a
block at '.lie end of the ski to pievcut
Soutk Side of
Everybody Bays So.
Cascnrets Canilv Cathartic, tbc most won
derful medical clihcovtrv of tho ape, p'eas
ant and refreslnni; to tho taale, nu gently
and positively ou kliliieji, liver nnd bowels,
cleansing the entire trm, dlsl colds,
cure hcailaolie, fever, habitual constipation
and bltlousness. Please buy ami try a box
of a C. C. to-day; 10. sv, Ml cent. Holdand
guaranteed to cure 13 all driiKinst.
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Santa Fe. Prescott I Phoenix
WITH THE SANTA FE SYSTEM. "
Is the Slioilc,t and Quickest Route to
Deliver, Kansas City, St. LouU,
Chicago and All Points East.
Tlmo Table No. 2! effective May 3Ut.
It. .Mountain time Is standard u.ed.
; LYMAN H. TOLFREE 'J' "
- PROPRIETOR -
Most Naridsimel) Ippainted and: Most ;Lihrillyuieei
Hotel in Arizona.
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This "elegant hotel has had $5000 expended on its renova .
tion, rearrangement and decoration. Completely ""
equipped with all modern improvements.
Electric lights in every room.
CUISINE AND SERVICE UNEXCELLED"" 1
HEADQUARTERS FOR TOURISTS AND TRAVELERS.
TlirouRh Tltno Curd
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in the Mint.... But
IF Ytf WANT T
Buy a Bill of
Material of Us.
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BUILD YOURSELF A HOUSEf
AND STOP PAYING RENT.
riieRcenlcllnoof Arliona. Tlio lot route
Jo California. Tho only North and South Una
tn Arizona to lha Grand C&nnn of tho Colora
do. Petrified forest. Great IMno rdrt-st, UllrT
Dwellings. Ureat fcalt Hirer Vulley and
ot her points of Interest.
Through tickets to nil points tn the United
states. Canada and Mexico.
Not. 1 and 2 connect nt .Itromo Junction
with trains u( U. V. & I1. K'y for Jerome.
vonueciliiB nt t'rescott with htngo lines for
all prlnrlpil mining camps: at ('ontresa
Junction with Congress Gold Co. It. It. for
longrevs anu singe lines ror llarmia llala.
Stanton und Yarnell; at I'henlz with the M.
v. .. it. v. kj for points on tlio 8. l K'y,
Trains for California le ivo Ash Fork at 1'3S
p. in . arriving In J.os AnRele next
morning at HiJOanaat Han Kranelsoo same
urenln? at 0:15. Train for the east leaves
Ash Fork at 7:40 a. ni.
.,..,. , GEO. M. BAKOENT,
F.M.MURI'IIY. General K. & 1'. Alb.
1'rcs't. Gen. Mp'r. I'rcscott. Arliona.
B. E. WELLS.
Asn. Gen. Mn'r.
RAILROAD AV EN VE.
FOUNDRY and BLA0KSMITH1NG
All Kinds of Repairing and Rebuilding
Promptly Attended to.
All Kinds of Cast Iron Work Done.
GpiicihI l)lnckniitliing mid M.icliino Wotk. Horseshoeing n Specialty'
riouipt Attt-nliou Given to All Work.
J. B. POUTHIE, Proprietor .
SHOP, - SOUTH - SIDE - OF - RAILROAD.
MOHLENPAH & MUDERSBACH
U.1UI20. Clark's Val
ley. MoKotlon Mis.
llrand as per cut.
All younB Block
branded on both
hides, with swa low
fork and underblt In
each ear. Also own
the following: Hoot
T.CII, iinywh.rt on tlio nldo of the animal;
Hoot cattle, road brand W on right hide; T
cattlo oncon right side: horso brand. O. O.
J. A. VAIL.
OUR PRICES ARE RIHT.
Raniro eight miles
southeast ot llair
Ntatr. Coconino coun
ty. Cattle branded J V
on left ribs; eat marks
Hquare cut on right
ear orerslopeon left
A Bare Thins; for Too.
A transaction lu vv tilth y ouutunot losoU
sure thiiiit. Biliousness, sick headache, fur
red tongue, fever, piles und u thousund otber
Ills are caused by wustlpaliou aud sluggish
liver. Cascarete Cundy fJutharltc, the won
derful oavv liver stimulant and Intestinal
touio aro by all druggists gu.truuteed to cura
or money refunded. U. (J C. are a sure
thing. Try a bir todav 10c. !5 kOc,
Bamplaaud boon el free, dfo nm- niit ad.
THE ARIZONA LUMBER & TIMBER CO..
Anyone sending a sketch sad description may
quickly ascertain, f i ee, whetlier an Inrontlon Is
probAbly patentable. ( onimunlcatlons strictly
eonnilentltL OldcM nreucy for securing psttnts
In America. Vv u ii ive a Wssblncton uIBce.
Pstents takr-n tbtougbUunn SCO reonlrs
special notice In tii
bee-tlfutir lltuwrited, Isrgest clrenlstlnn of
hut euiuiiunojiiurn.u, TrecKTy.ierrosvuiayesri
SlJOstx months, ppoclmrn copies and UAMO
Book on 1'atcsts sent free. Address
MUNN A CO.,
3B1 Uroudwny. Mew Vork.
For Fresh, Juicy Steaks, Pork, Veal,
Mutton and Lamb Chops, and
Everything in the line of
Fresh and SfLT MEfnrs
GO TO THE NEW MEAT MARKET.
FISH AND GAME IN SEASON 1
TELEPHONE) NO. 12.
Will sell, for
a few days, GLASS
WARE at Cost.
ly our rou or sji nfw
ik l1UnslntheRwlc.8emli.sl mWoM. Kerrons DeUh
runfltrns to Marry, ExhsosUsrSralna, Varieeeel and
tlon ot a tsmous irrencn puysiciu, wm qoiekly cur you
Tons or dlsrwes i of the generative ornus, sueti m lost
Constlnatlon. Jtstops.all losses byda;
sms oi aiscnsrre. wnicn u not em
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