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The reports of the <■ ity clerk and city treasurer for the month of
September were turned in to tin i ity council on Friday night and by
that body ppproved The report* follow
Cash on hand September 1 1910
General fund .. 47
Salary fund . . . . K7 60
Cemetery fund . .. ISO.oo
Special improvement fund 47. 00 $x .<.46.07
Fines t 47.. on
Taxes. 1907 9.31
Taxes. 19oS . 13.07
Taxes. 19»9 . 612.14
City Dock . 7.0.00
Street department sidewalk. 3rd aye.. 17176
General expense . . 1.7a
Special waterfront tax . 37..7.0
Pire department . ... . $2.049.2.'.
Police department . 041.00
Street department . 459.35
General expense . 423.13
Po»r account . 131.75
Scnools ... S75.00
City Mess . 192.45
Hospitals . . . 120.00
Waterfront improvement . 11.25 $9,504.35
Cash on hand September 30. 1910—
General fund. $4,289.32
Salary fund . 130.0e
Cemeter.' fund 180.00
Special improvement fund . 09.25
Total . $4,075.17
High teen persons were before the above court during the month, 12
of whom were found guilty of the various offenses charged, and six were
dismissed, of which latter three were dismissed on motion of the city at
General Salary Cemetery, ment.
Balance September 1. 191". . .$8,775.97 f 1x79," $is<i.iiu $ 293.no
Receipts during September. 191n
Prom Clerk .. . 770.2'' 45 " > . 35.50
Transfer of funds . $2.2on.no . .
Total .$9.'52 20 $2,432.0" $lx"."u $ 328.5"
Raid during September. 191"
Warrants ..$2,921 2x $2,290."" ... .. 259.25
Transfer of funds . 2.2""."" . .
Total .$5.121.2x $2,290."" . $ 259.25
Balance September 3". 191". .. .$4,43" 9x $ 12,1:,fix"."" $ 09.25
TANGIER. Sept. 3. The beauti
ful Spanish girl whose adventures
since she fled from the house of
her father, the doctor at the Span
;sh legation here, threatened to give
rise to an international incident. is
at Gibralta. The story of her roman
tic flight from Tangier is now told
by an officer of a Spanish steamer
plying between Tangier and Gibral
The girl ran away from her par
ents and took refuge with some
English friends, Mr. and Mrs. Lev
ison. The doctor had disapproved of
his daughter's friendship with Mrs.
Levison, and threatened to place her
in a convent. When the Spanish
police went to take the girl back
Mr. Levison threatened them with
firearms ’f they dared to enter his
estate. Then the girl mysteriously
It seems that a stalwart Moor
went on board the Gibraltar steam
er with a large cane box, which he
was very careful to keep upright.
He handled it with peculiar atten
tion, placed it in a quiet spot and
sat on it.
Then, when the vessel was half
way across, it was noticed that there
was an extra passenger on board—
a pretty girl When asked for her
ticket she said she had none, but
offered to pay the fare. This was
accepted. The captain had heard
nothing of the romance, and she
landed without hindrance.
The girl had been brought in the
box on a donkey’s back from the
Levison’s house, three miles from
the port, and she remained in it
for two hours on board the steamer.
Her father went to Gibraltar to find
her and bring her back, but today
he returned alone. Mrs. I,evison
went to Gibraltar yesterday.
Valuable Signature.
Whistler’s professional as well as
legal signature was a butterfly. It
appeared on his painting and was
the only signature recognized at his
bank. Autograph fiends schemed in
vain and would have paid handsome
ly for Whistler’s autograph in script.
One day the painter was visited
in his studio by a dealer who ap
peared to be very angry. He had
received Whistler’s check for £1 5s.
and wrathfully demanded a proper
signature that would draw the mon
ey at the bank.
Whistler, genuinely enraged at the
thought that there could be any one
so ignorant as not to know about
'be fa a; nous butterfly, wrote his
name on the cheek, knowing that
the bank would refuse it and pic
turing to himself with joy the deal
er's punishment in forfeiting the El
as. owing him.
The next day the painter was
so furious he nearly had a fit on
learning that within an hour the
dealer had sold the rare signature
for £02.
An Easy Winner.
George Ham of the Canadian Paci
fic railroad is the greatest Canadian
mixer. He usually entertains all
the visiting English journalists and
statesmen who come to look over
Once a party of dignified Eng
lish journalists came over, and Ham
met them at the dock at Quebec.
One was a particularly dignified rep
resentative of the London Times,
much impressed with his import
"George,” said a friend who was
with him. “you’ll never be able to
make a dent on that man."
Ham looked hint over. "I’ll bet
you a dinner.” he said, “that he’ll
be calling me ‘George’ before mid
At 9:30 that night Ham called up
his friend. “You lose," Ham said.
“He has not only called me
‘George,’ but he now has his arm
around my neck and is calling me
Georgie’ "- Philadelphia Saturday
Evening Post.
MILAN, Sept. 3. The Sicilian
Mafia by its daring outbreak of
activity is again causing public con
sternation. Large landowners and
well-to-do merchants in the Alcamo
territory, who have not either paid
tribute or else have disbursed a
smaller sum than was demanded as
a guarantee of good treatment by
the secret societies, are now, after
unheeded threatening letters, fearing
the vengeance of the banditti sent
against them.
Signor Vesco, a local town coun
cilor has had several thousand vines
destroyed at night. The next even
ing he was himself shot down by
masked men with revolvers in the
main street. Four of the principal
wine merchants, named Casale, Ras
so, Amodeo and Massana, have had
their warehouses burned to the
ground by incendiaries. The last
named, who had replied in a de
flam letter to the demands of the
Mafia, was indeed out of his bed
room to the balcony at midnight and
fired at by an armed band
Signor Ma-sana luckily saved his
| life by throwing himself flat on the
floor, but the lattice work and bed
room were found to lie riddled with
| shot.
Signor Montana, n farmer, was
clubbed to death on the highway in
broad daylight and the assassins got
dear away with trs horse and cart
Those hirelings of the Mafia ap
' pear to be maneuvering in three- j
| bands under the leadership of (iris
! alfi, Galiofo and Hallo, a trio ot !
desperate c hiefs, whom septads of car
I abinleri. starting out at toe same
tin. e from Palermo. Ttapani and t’al
| tanisetta have failed to hunt down
although they have managed to kill
i some of their camp followers. The
1 pe lic e attribute tile ir non-success to
i the many safe retreats which a itimm
tainems country affords, as well as to
th- fact that the- inhabitants of the
region rather obstruct than uiei their
endeavors through fear of bloody re
i prlsals.
Meantime- an internecine strife has
broken out among the brigands over
I the distribution of the booty. Thre<
inf them were treacherously stabbed
to the heart while overcome with
wine at a supper of the band tte-ar
Pork-one Their bodies were flung
into a te'rreun and shortly after the
i corpses floated ashore. The rivals,
after culting off their heads, buried
their trunks so as to leave- the feet
sticking out of the ground, in which
! position they were discovered by
roaming herdsmen. One of the party
I thus murdered was c brigand's
nephew, a mere lad of it
Now. blessings light tin him that |
I first invented this same sleep! It j
S rovers a man all over, thoughts
and all. like a cloak. It is meat for |
| the hungry, drink for the thirsty, j
I heat for the cold and cold for the j
j hot. It is the current coin that pur
chases all the pleasures of the
world cheap find the balance that j
sets the king and the shepherd, the |
fool and the wise man even. C'er I
j vantes.
Up-to-date type for calling cardc j
at The Citizen Office.
GKNKVA, Sept. 3 Three Knglish
tourists and tliree Berlin physicians
have had a terrible experlep.ee while
attempting tc ascend the Jungfrau,
fie y lost their wa>. and wete forced
to remain for a night under some
ro ks daring a heavy storm. Tliej
were foyy hours on the mountain.
The Englishmen were Messrs. S.
Scott Tucker and A. Beachcroft, of
Flymouth, and the Ilev. II. K. New
! ton of rxbridge, till members of the
Alpine club. They left here on Wed
nesuav night without guides, intend
ing to esetnd tlie Jungfrau bv the
Guggi glacier, the most hazardous ot
all routes.
They were joined at Guggihuet by
Drs. Tlieel, Sander and Sackelmann.
none of whom had much experience
in mountaineering.
The snow had been in a very
treacherous condition lately, and no
guide would have undertaken such
a perilous ascent. The climbers soon
lost their way, and they were seen
from Seheidegg at 8 o'clock on Fri
day night crouching under some roc-ks !
on ihe Schneehom during a terrible
Tlie climbers remained there
throughout Friday night, at a height
of 11,000 feet, and it was feared that
they would die from exposure. For
tunately, tlie weather was mild and
only one member of the party suffer
ed from cold.
Many avalanches were seen from
Seheidegg crashing down the slopes
mar the refuge of the climbers and
the watchers believed that they would
lie killed.
1 hey were seen again through a
telescope at 8 o'clock Thursday
morning evidently in great distress.
The English climbers arrived here
early yesterday morning in a state
of exhaustion, having been delayed
in order to help the Germans, who
were badly equipped, and who suf
fered to a greater extent than their
New Grounds for Divorce.
“Did you hear that Post is going
to separate from his wife because
be objects to hooking her dresses?”
"Yes. but on what grounds will
he get the divorce?”
“Back grounds, of course.”
Raiher Suggestive.
"Every room in my house has a
name—Marie Antoinette, Louis XIV..
Pompeiian, etc."
“What do you call the nursery?”
“The Roosevelt.”
NEW YORK. Sept. 3. The views
that .1 1 Hill brought back to New
York from the Northwest were not
quite a-, striking itt their optimism
bis last set of ytbllshed opinions,
but they looked on the bright side
just the same. He ridiculed the sug
gestion that men up in his part of
tlte country were blue about the out
look, lint lie did think that a tend
cm > of extravagance throughout the
'.'Oi'.ntry might to lie urlied and can
tioi: was tiie keynote of what lie had
to say.
There is not a single element in
tiie situation necessary to bring on
a panic, said lie. Hut at this time
caution is necessary in business un
dertakings and it is being observ t
ed Quiet business conditions may j
continue for some months, but if (
next season brings a good crop year
you wilt see activity quickly return
"Think who. a harvest of $900,000,
oot) in crops means." he continued. 1
"It is not like that amount of mer
chandise manufactured from ore and
timber but it is net wealth taken I
tut of the earth and added to the
country's cash balance.
in a way the unfausraetory crop
yield has been a great benefit to
farmers. in the places where the
ground was carefully cultivated and
everything wasn't left to nature, a
surprisingly goo 1 i cop yield was
secured. And this, in spite of ban
weather. And the man on adjoining
property who tried to let nature do
it all, saw his neighbor getting a
good average crop per acre. \ les
son like this is not soon forgotten."
I he wheat that lias been saved,
said Mr Hill, is a fine grade and it
ought to bring farmers good returns |
If you want to send all the Alas- \
kan news to your friends Outside |
send them the Citizen every week.
The Tattered Flag.
A general on his return from the!
wars showed his family a regimental
flag tattered, torn and riddled with
bullets which he had personally cap
tured from the eiv my. On the fol
lowing morning tlie trophy was to
he presented to the commander in
chief. When lie called for the flag
his industrious wife brought it to him
smilingly, and. presenting it to him
with a look of proud satisfaction,
".lames, 1 sat up all night mend
ing that flag, and now—see. it
looks as good as new!"
Napoleon's Gift.
A former viceroy of India was
once a guest at an official banquet
in London and found himself plac
ed next to a portly London aider
"Mv grandfather knew Napoleon."
said tlie latter to the distinguished
guest. "The emperor gave hint a
lovely snuffbox. There is a hen
on the lid."
"Dear me!" replied the viceroy.
"L is probably an eagle, not a
hen! ”
"No. it is a lit n," persisted the al
derman. producing the box from his
pocket and proudly displaying the
initial "X” of the emperor’s name
in brilliants on the lid.
Typhoon in the Philippines.
MAXILLA. Oct. 1.—A terrific ty
phoon struck the coast today and
four towns were almost completely
destroyed. Considerable damage was
also done the coastwise shipping.
PARIS, Sept. 3.—The mystery of
the missing Austrian Archduke Jo
hann Salvator, otherwise “Johann
Orth,” who was believed to have
been lost at sea 20 years ago, is
given fresh interest, by the state
ment of still another witness, who
asserts that "Johann Orth” is not
only alive, but that he was in Eu
rope a few months ago.
The European Courier publishes an
article from an Austrian correspon
dent. who declares that “Johann
Orth” was in Paris in February for
the purpose of consulting M. de
Douhet, his lawyer; Signor Cassor
etti, another lawyer, and other peo
ple. He stayed at the Grand hotel.
According to this correspondent,
the missing man traveled in the name
of Baron Otto. After concluding his
business in Paris he went to London
and afterward to the United States.
Signor Cassoretti, states the corre
sponded of the European Courier,
had instructions to inform the Aus
trian government that the archduke
would make no protest against the
official declaration of his “death.”
M. de Douhet, the Paris lawyer,
has made a statement which admits
the existence of the Baron Otto.
—_ —
"I will not contradict any of the
statements made by the European
Courier." he added "I know Itaron
Otto very well, and 1 know that he
wishes nothing io he said Therefore.
I will say nothing "
What He "Saved.”
I’eter Clay was a coachman. His
nisster found him one winter morn
ing lying on top of a snowdrift in
the front garden quite drunk.
Why. Pete, you scoundrel," the
master cried, "what do you mean
by getting drunk at this time of
day? ionr breakfast lias hardly
settled, and you're drunk'"
“Well, sir." Pete answered, rising
carefully "my excuse is that. sir.
on ttie way home with a demijohn
of whiskey for my wife's rheuma
tism I fell on a cake of ice, sir
and (he demijohn busted, and the
good liquor all ran out It lay in
little pools and puddles between the
frozen ruts. I got down and lapped
up all I could, sir. That's how I
got overcome."
You swinish scoundrel." said the
master, "how much did you drink?"
"Well, sir," said Pete. "I guess
I must have saved close on to a
quart and a pint."
They Had Him.
A London guide was showing an
American tourist the famous tombs
at St. Paul's. "This, sir." said lie
“is the tomb of the greatest naval
'ero the world ever seen—Lord Nel
son. This marble sarcophagus
weighs forty-two tons. Hinside that
is a steel receptacle that weighs
twelve tons, an h'nside that is a
lead casket weighing two tons. Hin
side that is a mahogany coffin that
old the hashes of the great ’ero"
"Well.” said the tourist, after a
moment'!- deep thought; "I guess
you've got him. If he ever gets out
of all that telegraph me at my ex
More Truth Than Jest.
A group of men had been talking
ahjut what they intended to do
wl.cn they were rich, and finally it
oarne the turn of the quiet man in
the corner to speak. “When I am
rich." he said, "I'm going to have
a pair of suspenders for my other
trousers “
Eat at the Model Cafe at Chatanika.
PAKIS. Sept. 3.—In an article pub
lisped in the .Matin M. Gervais. a
hp tuber of the senate, states that
Kina Victor Kmanuel lias conceived
a plan for the elimination of the de
structive powers of warships.
His majesty s idea, M. Gervais
says, is that general regulations
should he drawn up fixing the ton
nage, speed and armament of each
class of warships, and the powers
should agree not to exceed the limits
thus laid down.
Each country according to its
national resources, would he allowed
to build as many ships of each type
as would he considered useful, but
ihe race to secure the biggest, swift
est and most powerful ships would
her stopped.
Speaking of this plan, King Vic
tor Emmanuel is reported to have
said: “I have submitted it to him
who, on account of the position
he occupies, should, in my opinion,
give it his whole effective support,
but I was not understood,"
"If the king was not understood
in London or Berlin,” remarks M.
Gervais, "he may be certain of find
ing his idea in harmony with the
opinions of a democracy."
Right Kind of Friends.
In the school of life many branches
of knowledge are taught. But the
only philosophy that amounts to any
thing, after all, is just the secret of
making friends with our luck.
Still Has the Avoirdupois.
"My wife sent two dollars in an
swer to an advertisement of a sure
method of getting rid of superfluous
"And did she get the information
she wanted?"
"Sure; she got a reply telling her
to sell it to the soapman.”
A Wizard at Diplomacy.
She was waiting for him. and when
he entered the room she began:
“This is a nice time of the
"I—er—know I’m late.” he hasti
ly interrupted; "but I couldn’t help
it, my dear. Club had—er—big dis
cussion on female beauty."
"And what had you to do with
that?” demanded the ireful wife.
"More’n anyone there. I was the
one—er—who had the most beau
tiful wile an’—er—course, the best
authority on female beauty an’-”
"Why don’t you take off your
overcoat, Henry? Ijet me get your
slippers for you. It’s awful cold out
side; I think you must be half
Half a minute later Henry was
safely ensconced in his easy chair
with his wife at his feet putting his
slippers on.
Wedding invites and announce
ments at The Citizen Office.
ROSIK. Sept. 3 — The little Cor
-ican village of Zonza has been the
i scene of a tragic comedy of love and
I gr< ed
(llttlio Mnzzi, a wealthy land own
or was the guardian of his two
nieces. Resina and I’rilomena. who
were both possessed of means. Muzzi
was determined that on oe of the for
| tunes should remain in the family,
so he compelled ltosina to become en
gaged to his son. who was deeply
in love with her.
ltosina. however. ha.< made other
plans for her future, and disappear
ed on the wedding morning, saying
that she had gone to marry the
man of her choice.
Muzzi. disappointed but not dls
heartened, promptly informed his
son that he would have to marry
Hhilomena. who also had a lover.
The cousins feigned acquiescence,
hut on the morning he was to be
married the younger Muzzi commit
ted suicide.
I’hilomena was married on the
same day to Antonio (luilicelli. who
immediately after tlie ceremony call
etl his friends together, raided Muz
zi’s property and carried off a uiim
her of cattle.
Antonio, his bride and his friends
were tried at Bastla. but all were
aequ'tted with the exception of An
tonio, who was sentenced to eight
months' Imprisonment.
Another Tubbing Avoided.
Those whose mission In life is to
teach the young idea how to shoot
are very often caused inconvenience,
and even suffering, by the fact tiiat
*he> an placet! in schools where the
phj sical conditions cannot he home
with equanimity. One of these young
educators, a college girl, teaching
in tlie poorer quarters of Roston.
sent a i hild home with the instruc
tions that lie should be thoroughly
washed before returning to school,
as a te-ror of the bath tub had
made him decidedly offensive In a
poorly ventilated room.
The next day the boy returned to
school unwashed, but hearing a note
from his mother, which read as fol
lows :
Willie ain’t a flower—he is n
boy. Learn him—don’t smell him."
Woman’s Wit.
As an illustration of a woman’s
wit, Mr I)epew. who Is still Sen
ator from New York, cites the fol
A man once found that ills wife
hitd bought a few puffs of false hair.
I his d is plea -ed him. So one day
ie hid in the hall outside her room
and just as the lady was adjusting
the talse puffs lie darted in upon
"Mary," he said reproachfully,
"why do you put the hair of another
woman on your head?"
“John.” retorted Mary, with a
glance at her husband’s shoes, “why
do you put the skin of another ani
mal upon vour feet?"
A Brotherly Request.
Stories at the expense of the wo
men suffragists are innumerable.
One man has noticed that his sister
is making Inroads upon his haber
dasht-ry. He complains that she
might at least give him a testi
"What do you mean?” asked the
“Well, you might say something
like thi.~ 'Dear Jack, since using
vour shirts and collars I am a new
woman.’ "
No One Eise.
.Mistress Jane, I saw the milk
man kiss you this morning. In the
future I will take the milk in.
Jane—’Twouldn’t be no use, mum,
lies promised never to kiss any
body but me
Up to the Minute.
Mrs. Style—I want a hat, but it
must be in the latest style.
Shopman—Kindly take a chair,
madam, and wait a few minutes, the
fashion is just changing.
Not the Same.
Mr. Junes' costume at a masquer
, Rail was that of a Roman war
rior whit metal helmet, breastplate,
greaves, etc., which, as the evening
, wore on. occasioned him great dis
comfort When the time came for
. unmasking, Jones raised his visor,
and a friend Inquired whom he was
supposed to represent.
Are you Appius Claudius?” asked
j he
N'o." replied Jones, wiping his
streaming brow "I'm not I'm un‘
appy as the dlvll!”
He Needed a Rest.
Wife—Must you go to the club
tonight, dear?
Husband It Isn't absolutely neces
sary, but I need the rest.
If you like this paper tell your
friends about it.
royal arch masons.
Regular Convocation on the sec
ond Monday of each month at 8 p.
m.. at Masonic Temple.
High Priest.
I'rhORdE W OATES. Secretary.
Tanana Lodge No. 102 F. & A. M
Regular communications first and
third Wednesdays of each month.
1{ W. TAYLOR. Secretary.
Fairbanks Lodge No. 3, 1. O. O. F,
meets every Thursday at 8 p. ui.,
in Odd Fellows* Hall. Masonic Tern
H M BADGER, Secretary.
Fairbanks Aerie No. 1037 meets
tirst and third Saturday nights of
each month at Eagle Hall, at 8:30
H B PARKIN. Secretary.
Camp Fairbanks No. 16, A. B.—
Meets lir.-t and third Tuesdays of
each in tuth at Eagle hall at 8:30
p. in.
HENRY T. RAY, Recorder.
Camp Cleary No. 22. A I).—Meets
every lir.-t and third Monday in thu
month at A B. hall, Cleary City
O P GACSTAI), Recorder.
Fairbanks Igloo No 4 meets tirst
Monday night of every month at
Eagle Hall.
GEORGE MARKl'S, Secretary.
Mi cts ever.. Sunday evening at 8
o'clock at Harmonie hall, corner
Third and Lacy.
W M REAGAN, Treas.
Camp l.iscutn Xo. 1, Spanish War
Veterans. Meets in the commission
er's court room every second and
fourth Sunday of each month, at 3
o’clock p in.
Meets every Sunday in each month.
I. L5AY1.ES, President,
it. Lil.OOM, Secretary.
St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church.—
Rev. I.ouis il Buiscli. Services: 11
a. tn. and 8 p. m. Sunday Bchool,
12: if. p. m
Catholic Church Rev. Father
.Monroe, Services: 8 a. in., 10:30 a.
in. and 8 p. m Sunday school, 2
p. in.
Presbyterian Church -Rev. James
li. Condit Services: 11 a. m. and 8
p. m. Bible school, 12:15 p. ni.
Methodist Church. — Rev. A. W.
Bean. Services: 11 a. m. and 7:45
p. m. Sunday school, 12 m.
Christian Science Church.—Mrs. A.
R. Heilig, First Reader, Mr. J. W.
Thomas. Second Reader. Services: 2
p. m. Sunday school. 1 p. m.
Now roady for dallvory-64 pagos. by mall, postpaid
Trustee Printing Co., Box 1908, Seattle, Wn.

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