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A LETTER ABOUT KLONDIKE.
A Telephone 'Line From Haines
Mission to Dawson Oity.
Our Correspondent, Mr. Summons,
Says Those Who Go Into the
Klondike Before February
Tacoma, Wash., Nov. 14, '97.
And now tho transportation poople
are saying 200,000 people will go to
the now Alaska gold diggings next
spilng. That would moau 60,000 por
month for Fobiunry, March, April and
Mat'. Therefore about 200 steamers
carrying 250 pooplo each would bo re
quired, provided each nindo a round
trip monthly. Already thoro ate fully
tifty steamers in the service and dining
tho past week fifteen new ones, in
cluding several of tho largest Atlantic
Ocean lluers, have beeu engaged for
uso during the Klondiko rush. Sov
oral of the new companies that will
go mto tho water transportation busi
ness huvo been organized iu New
Yoik, Philadelphia and Chicago. Hut
other cities aro repiescntcd, including
some Nebraska, Missouri and New
Yoikstato points. The demand for
lumbor to build steamers for ocean
and river travel has already becomo a
fen tu le of local trado ami tho ship
yaids aio as busy as a bee-hive when
tho bees aio nbout to swnrm.
Consldciiiiglhe Inunuuso shipping
business alrvady dono on Pugut Sound
tho sight dm fug tho next few mouths
when scores of new steamships and
sailing vessels aio being loaded, will
bo n sight to behold. Already steam
ers and tailing crafts como to Pugot
Sound, from all jmrts of.llio wot Id and
carry away "hmrbor, shingles, btlek,
lath, snsh and doors, flour, paper,
wheat, coal and salmon to tho four
comets of the woild. The leading
newspapers in tho cities of tho Sound
print a weekly table each Monday
morning showing whero these vessels
ate, what (hoy aro loadiug, and for
what poit they aro bouud. Yesterday
morning tho Seattle Post-Intelligencer,
in iU tabic, leported twenty ships and
steamers at Tacoma ond live at Seattle
loading and discharging caigoes. At
Tacoma, whcio tho tcssels aro thick
est, tho scono Is already one of lutenso
iuterest. At times it is possible to see
vessels loading simultaneously for
China, Japan, Alaska, South America,
California and Uregnu, Atlantic States,
England, Franco, Central America
Austtalia nnd tho Hawaiian Islands.
With tbor addition of tho many mag
nlilcent steamships that- aro to join
tho Puget Sound fleet from .tho, Atlan
tic sea board, tho pIctuto'pTesonlcd tp
tho Klondlkers as they como aud ,go
will bo ouo of a veil table water car
Whllo ftjs IrWthat mauy Klondtkm
companies aio being orguuiied for the
promotion of Impracticablo schemes,
devoid of capital or backing, it is
nevertheless' Into thai tho legitimate
compaules already in the field through
out tho country for tho ono purposo of
transporting pooplo to, tho Klondiko
region by water represent nn actual
interested capital of $15,000,000. In
live of the largest of the steamers tho
Cramp shipbuilder will bo Interested
and the headquarters for these vessels
will bo at Tacoma whllo plying on thj
Pacific coasts. - -. -.
Transportation is ono of tho gioat
problems connected with, Uio rush to
Klondike. Many of the best minds
iu tho country aro at work on Its solu
tion. Ono day last week no less than
Uve of tho geneal passonger ngonts
of railioads In tho Uulted States
called at the KI6ndiko Uuruab at Taco
ma. Among tho number wcto John
Sebastian, of the Chicago, Itock Isl
and & Pacllio railway,. K. Hooper,
of the Denver.&cHlov Grande, F. A.
WatHejgh, ot tho ttto Gr.tndo & W'ost
oriirt, v'Voknow alPabutit lailriMiHng'
and taking euro of thiv ciowd.'t sitfd
Mr. Sebastian, the spokesfn in ot oiib
of tho panics, "but wo do not kuo'w
everything about jour steambos.
Wo ato just now gotllng out hew fold
ers aud maps for Jbe Klqndlkebusl-
uess, and we must have tho latest and
But the railroad and steamship men
are uot the only hustlers in sustaining
communication with the Klondike.
The electricians are at work and a
telephone lino from Haines Mission to
Dawson City is tho latest. A. C.
Sands, of this city, is ready to build a
telephone line from Dyea to Lako
Bennett over tho Chllkoot Pass aud
for the moro serious work of reaching
Dawson City on the phono" all of
next summer will bo gien up by the
telephone companies. Tho long dis
tance lino will traverso the Daltou
trail, striking tho Yukou at Fort Sol
kit k. For over 200 miles the poles
for this line will have to bo set in
gror.ud that never thaws. Some peo
ple bavo curious ideas about how the
holes should bo dug. Some experi
enced contractors contend that tho
holo for each polo will have to bo
burned down" tho samo as the Klon
diko miner burns tho frozen earth to
reach bed-rock by burainir wood on
top of the frozen ground, thus .thaw
ing four to six inches of earth by
each fitc. Supeiintendent Sands
states, however, that a number ot fltio
steel ei ow bars will bo used and a small
portablo forgo will be taken along
with tho construction gang to sharpen
tho bars. Thoholes wlllhavetobesunk
botween three and four feot, and thede-
mands for positions on tho construction
gang ate very numerous, Inasmuch as
tlio.?o who thus seek employment hope
to uso tho telephone pole hole for
prospecting purposes. Each holo will,
in a measure, bo a prospect holo. and
may lesult In the discovery of mauy
now gold llelds.
At any rato by next summer we
may cxpoct to bo able to introduce
tho "hello girl" at Dawson City. The
telephone people will not introduce
tho telegraph businessoverJheir Hbv
Thoy aro iu the olephono business,
and, theiefore, opponents of the tele
ginph companies. ,
Jelegraph Creek, at tho head of
navigation on the Stickeen trail route,
is a constant reminder of the attempt
to roach Europe via a telegraph line
backed by American capital. Those
who aro thinking about the Klondike
and examining the maps of that coun
try have, no doubt, noted that there is
a place on the mnp named Telegraph
Creek. There is nothing up there to
Indicate that the place should bo so
named, but by delving into tho history
of telegraphy in this country tho fact
Is brought out that when Cyrus Field
was being called a lunatic for boom
ing the Atlautio cabfo project, arrange
ments wero made .o build an overland
lino via Alaska to Sibeiia and Europe
Gangs of man had tho work well
uuder way when tho Atlantic cablo
proved a success and Cyrus Field was
heralded a genius. Ono of tho points
visited by the construction gangs was
a point on thdSllkeon river now known
as Telojrraph Creek.
Somo of tho miners who aro going
luto tho Klondiko country in advance
of tho rush aro to go by way of tho
Stickeen river and Telegraph Creek.
Those who go before February 1 will
meet with disappointment. I havo
eat of ul ly investigated nil of tho routes,
and while it Is truo that tha Stickeen
liver frcccs over above a point whoro
tho tido does not dislodgo tho ico, it is
also true that it is impossible to make
headway until tho heavy fall of snow
Is melted sufficiently dining the day
.clause a "crust" to form at night.
On' tills crust good headway can be
made. It is also truo that whllo, as a
rulo, only from 18 inches to three feot
of snow falls in tho Interior of Alaska
dining tho winter, a six to eight foot
fall is frequeutlyyoxpotlcuced near tho
About 200 mincis who believed they
could proceed as soon as tho snow fell
at Telegraph Ciqok went theio a
mouth ago, but thoy will havo to re
main tliuro until Fcbitinry 1 unless
.uststed over the trail by men who nie
to wmk all wluitr p.tcking in supplies
and matoiiui for a saw mill and steitm-
bnals for"lho headwaters of the Yukon.
Pur tho bulalit of panics now or
ganizing Iu I ho east to go to Klondike
iu the up) lug, let uio suggest that It
would bo wisu to either seud a" repre
is personal examina
tiou of tb
at the outfitting
. here, or, If the
party if i
iairant that ex-
matter of se
ction referred to
a f i leud i
fiber of tho party
hero or to
or to the Citi-
llttoo. Too much
word to tli
This is, a
gar on tuo spots,
i boots, cut a raw
ith which rub the
'wik lace, soak it In
f$Md souse in warm
stand In soapsuds
) of the sun.
ji, boots, there is no
than molted bees-
clean cloth and
!jjrnituro polish is
pontine and bees-
tency of a thick
be removed from
by clamping the
ii nicoiioi nwt ruu-
tno trace ot tho green
lcred things from run-
tarter of a pound of
soap till n
dissolved, thou add a
iium, and boll with it;
,Jn this lather, but do
It tlicy lequiro a sec
alum In that also as
using blue water.
Well us toN
heaven,- as tbt smallest planets aro
nearest tbfliitiii1. '
A set of mortals has risen who be
llero that truth is not a printed specu
lation but a praotical fact.
We should ponder tho particular
characteristics which ?re needed to
encounter manfully all failures in life,
and securo fiom them whatever benefit
thoy are capable of bestowing, for
these aro vciy different from the qual
ities which enabo a man to lido trium
phantly on tho tido of success.
The Hicks 1H)8 Almanac and Paper.
Wo are informed that tho 1898 Al
manac of Prof. Irl- R. Hicks is now
ready, and judging from its past his
tory, it will not be many weeks in
finding its way into homes and offices
all over Amotlca. It Is much larger
and finer tliau any previous issue. It
contains 116 pages, Is splendidly
printed and Illustrated on fino book
paper, having the finest pot trait ever
given nf Prof.IIoks. It can no longer
bo denied that the publications of
Prof. Hicks havo become a necessity
to tho family and commercial, life of
this country. His journal, l,Woiu
and Woiiks,u aside from its storm,
weather and astronomical features,
has taken rank with tho host literary,
scientific am family magazines of tho
nge. Do not believe hearsay and re
ports. See tfio Hicks Almanac and
paper foi' 3ourolf. You will then
know why thjy are so popular. Thoy
ate cdiicatois of tho millions, and un
it valed saTegMrifs tu property and
human life Hi is matter of simple
lecord that Prof. Hicks has foretold
for many years all great storms, floods,
drouths and tornadoes, even tho recent
toniblo drouth overall tho country.
The Almanac alone Is 25 cents a copy.
Tho paper is $1 a year with tho
Almanac as ajiremlum. Send to
WOIID AND WORKS PUB. CO.
2201 Locust St.. St. Louis, Mo.
LEVI STRAUSS & CO.
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OVIRAUS AND SPRING BOTTOM PANTS.
- EVIKY 5ArtrANT OUAfTANTCEO.
, EMPLOY OVeil 390,GlltLJft. ,
BAD D0LLABS DESTROYED.
Women Experts Who Can Detect the
"Every working day in tho year Un
cle Sam destroys a million dollars; de
liberately tears up and grinds to pulp
one million dollars1 worth of paper
money genuine bank notes and green
backs," writes Clifford Howard in the
Ladies' Homo Journal. "A million
dollars in one, two, five, ten, twenty
fifty, ono hundred, and ouo thousand
dollar notes, are .daily punched full of
holes, cut into halves and thrown into
a machine that rapidly reduces them
to a mass of mushy substance. When
ever a piece of paper money becomes
soiled, or torn it may bo presented to
the United States treasury and re
deemed. Sooner or later every note
that circulates among the people be
comes unfit for further service, for it
is bound to become dirty or mutilated
by constant handling, and tho United
States government stands ready to
give tho holdor of such a note a new
note in exchango for it; or, in other
words, tho government will redeem it.
Tho majnilty of the clerks employed
in this important department of the
government aro women, many of
whom ate the most expert money
counters aud counterfeit detectors in
the wot Id. In fact, only experts can
properly perform tho work that is re
quired; for uot only must the soiled
and mutulatcd money bo accurately
aud tapjdly counted but all counter
felt notes must bo detected and thrown
out. When wo consider that some
countctfeits can so cleveily imitate
genuine money that their spurious
notes will circulato through the
coutitry without detection, and are
uot discovered until they are finally
tuincd-lnto the treasury, somo Idea of
tho piolicicucy of those experts can bo
gained, especially when we bear in
mind that these notes are oftcu so
worn" thauUnT-niipiint on them 'can
scarcely bo deciphered. It uot Infre
quently happens that those bad notes
are detected simply by the feel of
them, which in somo cases is really
tho only way of discovering the fraud;
for while a counterfeiter may occa
sionally succeed in so perfectly imitat
ing the design of a note as to mislead
even an expert, it is next to impossible
for him to counterfeit the paper used
by the government."
The Ananias Club.
It was at ono of tho regular weekly
meetings of tho Ananias club, and
there was a candidate for admission.
According to tho invariable custom
of tho club tho officers told stories and
at their conclusion the initiate was re
quired to make an effort. Immediate
ly thereafter the balloting took place.
If tho members were satisfied that his
story showed him to bo a worthy com
panion they elected him one of their
number; but if thoy wore dissatisli ed
with it he was blackballed without
On this occasion the grand exalted
chief liar, tho highest officer of the
club, said, "I was fishing in Buckskin
crook a few weeks ago, and for nearly
two hours I had no luck at all. I was
beginning to think I bad better return
homo when I felt a tug at my line,
and I hooked what at first I thought
was an eel. As I hauled the creature
in howovor, I found that It was a big
watcrsnake. The reptile was ten feet
long aud swollen iu the middlo to
enormous dimensions. I promptly
killed him, and found inside no fewer
than two hundred and fifty-three trout
which I emptied into a little pool.
They soon recovered from tho comatosn
state in which they had been thrown
by the process of swallowing, and
when I took' them homo thoy wero as
fctyl islrsi the 1 4 sf, tS"
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and healthfulness. Assures the food agauus
alum and all forms of adulteration commoa
to the cheap , brands. BOYAL BAKING
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fine eating as any trout I ever ate.'-'-.
"Is that a fish-story or a snake
story?" asked the vice-grand exalted,
liar, who then proceeded to say, "U.y
story is a very short one. I borrowed
an umbrella of Jones yesterday, when
it was raining hard, but I returned it
to bim this morning before he was up."
"Well, it seems to be my turn,"
said the grand mendacious scribe.
"As most of you know, I was married
something like six mouths ago. When
my wife and I went to housekeeping
we had the fortune to obtain an ex
cellent cook; and, gentlemen, al
though we live fifteen miles in tbp
country, that cook is with us'still."
It is now your turn," said the
picsidiug officer as ho turned to the
applicant for membership, who stood
up and began, r
"Well gentlemen, the incident I ara
about to nairate took place last week.
I tt as going to tho park on a bicycle.
It was the very first time I had ever
been on a wheel, aud I was riding
with the eaTand--grace'o-ttejerr
Tho candidate was interrupted by
wild shouts from the members. "That's '
enough!" they cried. "Proceed to
balloting." He was elected unani
mously. Her Pocket.
Apropos of the difficulty even theiij
fair owners experience iu locating
ladies' pockets, an English paper tells;
a story of a lady who, arrayed in By
new frock, took a hansom the othetj
day, and, ou alighting, hunted Vainly,
for the entrance to a pocknt whero
she had confidingly placed her purse. J
Tho quest was so unduly prolonged;
that at last her charioteer, who was
nat a man of refinement, remarked
from bis pprch: "Now, then marm,;
when you've qulto done a-scratchia' of j
your back will you pay me my fare?"
A Camel's Vengeance.
Camels havo a great share of Intel-?
ligence, and tho Arabs assert that they'
are so extremely sensible of injustice"
aud ill-treatment that, when this is
carried too far, the mfiicter will not
find it easy to escape their vengeance,
and that thoy will retain the remom-'
branco of an injury till an opportunity
offers for gratifying their revenge.
Eager, however, to express their re-
soutment, they no longer retain any
rancor when once they are satisfied;
and it is even sufficient for them to
believe that they satisfied their vea- '
geanco. Accordingly when an Arab
has excited the rago of a camel, he r
throws down his garments tn some''
place near which the animal is to pass
and disposes them in such a manner
that they appear to cover a maa
sleeping under them. The aaiBaal -recognizes
the clothes, seizes them' la J
his teeth, shakes them in violence-"
and tramples on them in a rage'"
Whcu his anger Is appeased he leaves
them, and then the owner ot tke u&
monts may make hi, appearaaee, aad
without any fear may loadaadVdde
him as ho pleases. ,t
At ono' time a case of (very trlftia
Impoitauce , which had weH-Wgh ran
tho gauntlet legai adjudication,
canie before .the sapremo eourtof Ver
mont. The couBsL,for 'tbe plaintiff '
was opening with W'usSapoloriS
for a frivolous sultwh-el iKbjfc"
matter "to-wit, one turkey, of great
value." caught the ear of Judge
Chase "Mr. Clerk," he called out. ff
S-7 iU?e,"rtrik8 thU ease from
the docket. The sum- ,,. r ti.A
state of Venaoat .does not sit here to
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