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   Fairbanks Daily News (Newspaper) - July 13, 1908, Fairbanks, Alaska                                Delegates From Lodges of Every Quarter Are TCXAS TOWN IS OVERRUN City Unable to Provide Tre mendous Crowd With Ac Unlted July grand lodge of the Beneficent Protective Order of Elks being held here has brought to Dallas the greatest num ber of visitors ever The crowd has brought about a serious as the city was hardly prepared to accommodate such a The lodge will be called to order Delegates are here from every quarter they hail from all quarters of the United not excepting the Alaska and other distant ill IS HELD UP AT Postmaster for That District Warns Against Sending NOME CLERKS QUEER ACT Forwards Registers From Sew ard but Stops That From Notwithstanding Great Inter national Contests Formal ly KING ED LEADS CEREMONIES American Athletes Confident They Will Carry Off Chief United Press July drenching rain marred the success of the first day of the Olympic games when they were formally opened by King Edward this The hundreds of ath each delegation representing the pick of a whole passed in re view before the royal The king bowed to each as they saluted in pass The Americans now have a pretty good line on the They claim they will easily lead for high percent age and that they are certain to get first place in pretty nearly every event HONOLULU NOW HEARING FLEET American Squadron Gets With in Range of Islands United Press July Atlantic en route to Hono lulu on the roundtheworld is making excellent time and the voyage is progressing under the most favor able weather Wireless signals were picked up oy the station here and com munication between the ships and this point has been Steamship 40 12 Days From Was About to Turn Back When Picked tip Revenue Cutter Nome Saturday Special to NOME July about whksfi there has been so ar rived at Nome Saturday followed by the revenue cutter She had been 4012 days on the way from N When the Ohio was picked up at sea by the Thetis Captain Conradi had about given up hope of making Nome and was seriously considering turning back to As reported the Ohio almost made Nome two weeks She was driven back to run back to Dutch After a persistent battle against the ice shortage of fuel compelled her to run bacg to Dutch The passengers spent the Fourth of July at that When found by the Thetis the steamship was in good having suffered no seri ous damage in her battle with the The only threatening accident of any kind was a collision with an unusually heavy piece of in Which a hole was punched through the plates on the President Announced Decision as to Course in the ROOT VISITS OYSTER BAY Long Deliberation at Home of Executive Conference Is United OYSTER July Roosevelt will not take stump In behalf of Tafts had considered a tour of the East for the purpose of helping in the cam but did not make known his definite intentions until when he declared that he had decided to take no active part In the Secretary Elihu Root is and has been in close conference with the What the deliberations concerned was not made Postmaster of baa asked that people here wishing to communicate with people in that country warned against the rot ten pretense of a service supplied or rather not supplied by the post office lie declares are stopped at Nulato this summer just the same as and even ne himself was unable to get a registered letter addressed w him that had been stopped at Nu lato with other registers In accord ance with a most unaccountable or der of Chief Clerk of the railway mail stationed at the only way to get a let ter to anyone in the Innoko that I can figure said the is to send It by someprlvite car The department provides ab solutely no service for that coun the mail being given to anyone willing to take it Very few are willing to pack it over such a hard route without and the result is a very deplorable state of affairs as regards mail for peo ple in the Although 1 am a regularly ap pointed official of the department 1 iaye hesitancy la saying that the neglect ta tne mail service there is an and that it Is a disgrace to the of did nothing save block the mails from this What was his Justification I cannot for he THINKS UP MEAN TH TEN DIE FROM HEAT TOUAV New Yorks Appalling List Still Continues to Grow at Heavy United Press NEW July more victims were claimed by the intense heat of with the usual great number of The summers list of fatalities for this city is growing at an appalling and so far there is little indi cation of Bill Getting Ready Hot Speech of Ac Red NO VISITORS ARE RECEIVED let the Nome registers come WHITE SEAL SAILS FOR RICHARDSON TUESDAY Steamer White Seal Will Leave Tomorrow Night at The steamer White Seal which was to sail tor Btchardson tonight has postponed toe date until tomorrow Takes WeekOff to Prepare Reply to Notification United Press HOT July Taft has gone into temporary re leaving orders that no visit ors are to be permitted to see His friends have been given to under stand that he cannot take up anything with them until after this Taft has shut himself up to prepare his speech of with which he will reply to the address formally notifying him of the Chicago nomina One thing is known of the speech to come that a big part of it will be devoted to democracy in general and Bryan in Taft ex pects to give Bryan the grilling of his at 8 She will carry passengers freight for Richardson and The White Seal and way recently Janafle a trip to McCartys and took a of freight for that On return in dust from the Tenderfoot coun WITH 45 TONS Steamer Has Passed Kaltag for Fair HAS BIG LOAD OF FREIGHT Most of Companys Crews Ar rive on the Ohio From The steamer Healy passed Kaltag yesterday on her way to She is bring ing the big barge Omaha from St Michael and 450 tons of freight con signed to the Fairbanks district The steamer Barr has passed the Birches on her way to Michael She has a number of passengers from the Tanana and other The J Light will be leaving St Michael in a few with a heavy load or freight for this The different crews of the companys steamboats have arrived on the and will take their respective The Healy will leave Chena at the be ginning of next week to connect with the Isom at Fort f I United Press July ern Federation of Miners vention opened here ed Mine Workers delegates are sent to try and affect an Moyer announces he not seek and wood is a prospective candidate for the presidency of the Vanity ruins more women than IS TAKINC Withdrawal of Wickersham and Report of Gale Quit ting Helps DANCE SATURDAY NIGHT BIG SUCCESS Social Hall Is Well deary and Dome People A large crowd attended the dance given by Jack Connelly In the Social hall on Vault creek Saturday night The music was first class and every body enjoyed themselves There were many couples from Dome and Cleary creeks and the large hall was well Plenty of ladies were present and the boys say it was the best dance of the Do not trust a even when ENTHUSIASTIC RALLY HELD Friends Here Receiving Very Encouraging Reports From Telegrams pouring into fair banks from Nome at the jate of a half dozen a day indicate that John Clum is making a strong run on Seward peninsu Wires received here dur ing the past several days tell of his winning heavy support in all and that he leads all candidates by a big The withdrawal of Judge Wickersham and the report of Cale having quit the race has helped the other Fairbanks man The received by The News shows how enthusiastic Clum workers have become July and enthusiastic Clum rally last Gales friends are now supporting Clum and he will sweep Seward Car son is a dead Sam Hall and other of Clums friends here have also received wires from other sources telling the same PROHIBS NAME MEN WEDNESDAY Temperance Candidates for National Ticket Will Be United Press July Pro hibition the last of the whole election to oe will be selected at the big meeting to be held The meeting opens Wednesday fore and will probably continue for several God created woman only to tame Sore About Machine Process at TO FIGHT HARD FORBRYAN Declares Himself Strongly in Favor of Democratic United Freas July taw1 son declares himself well pleased with I the platform adopted by the democrats J at saying he believes that I with it and Bryans popularity there I is the best chance of 12 years to taj stall a democratic I Lawson sttll is bitter against the republicans for the highhanded work at and denounces the Taft I machine at every HeI says he is ready to or more to help Bryan and will I also take a big personal interest in the campaign Newlands and Partners Have Good sized Plant at GROUND IS VERY DEEP THAW TO STAY IN THE ASYLUM Will Be Kept at Matte wan Un til Case Is Up Again Next United Press Y July Harry Thaw has lost his last chance of getting out of the asylum this sum His attorneys have given up all efforts toward getting him out at pres ent and will not take up the case again OBALDIA WINS WITHOUT WAR Conflict So Greatly Feared in Panama Fails to De United Priii July Obaldia was made president in the general election the day being brought to a without serious trouble from the It was feared that bloodshed would surely result from the heated political controversy and extra forces were called into service as a precautionary The presence of so many it is saved the Others Start Work Near Mouth of Little Eldorado Very encouraging reports have been received of late from the dif ferent outfits working on the Chata nika Several plants have been moved and fair pay has been found in several Newlands and partners have a gooddied plant aout one mile above the mouth of Dome They will clean up in a few days and the results will be watched with much interest Their ground lies between the railroad track and the and Five Below Bench on Dome Creek Is in Dis SIX PARTIES IN THE CASE Attempt to Oust Holmgren Present Ten is very Above this point and near the mouth of Little Eldorado there are a number of men working at the pres ent some fair pay has been Billy Burns has built quite a long flume and intends to work his ground on an extensive The boys think this is a continuation of the Little Eldorado and have every faith in the Below near the mouth of considerable prospecting was done last and some good pans were The ground there is very deep to and it costs much money to open it and drift any A suit was filed in the district court todixy by Cnarles and Mc Gowan for damages against John Holmgren and Louis The plaintiffs claim that the de fendants wrongfully took possession of the lower end of placer mining claim known as 5 below second tier on the right of Dome opposite 5 below creek The defendants have had posses sion of the ground since the first day of and have been workingthe The plaintiffs ask the court for re covery of the property and the sum of TO SPARE before With this case undecided Thaw must remain in confinement until the September term of court Quick Fer 2 said the boy with the dirty Id knock you down Heres de 2 said the boy with the ragged tossing the coins at his feet and squaring off Now come on and try dura ye Wots de use rejoined the other picking them up and backing sense in knockin a feller down wen ye kin git de mun ontn im without doin it See Tributary of Innoko Looks Good to Placer Pros HAS A SCHIST FORMATION Many of Stampeders Will There in the Fu Returning Innoko stampeders report I that Mud river and its tributaries have quite a number of prospecting outfits this Many parties were making preparations to go there when the Florence The oldf1 timers of the district say it looks bet ter to for a placer than the creeks around Simel The Mud river is a tributary of the Innoko river emptying into the same about 50 miles below the Diskaket The formation is schist with gravel which makes it look like a good country to prospect for TheJ creeks have a good and the coun try in general is much more rolling I and of better formation than any of I the other parts of the The formation around Ophir and Gaines creeks is slate and The bedrock is very uneven in The other district is entirely different and is much preferred oy the miners for The Mud river is a good sized and the men who have been i in those parts think it would be navi gable for steamers about100 miles i from the Poling boats have I gone a long distance above and prospectors say the country has as I good indications as any part of Al United Press July a ference here today it was decided that no attack will be made upon 4 Roosevelt in the democratic Kern and many ft leaders are in ing campaign plans and getting ready for the opening battles of the big fight Our standing timber is estimated to be somewhere between fourteen and two thousand billion LEAVES soon FOR iS Will Sail Sometime Ttiis Week With Freight and Pas The steamer Florence will sail for the Koyukuk points some I time this The boat Is now unl dergoing inspection by the government I Inspectors of hulls and which I will take a day or so I This will be the first trip of the I Florence up the Koyukuk I There has been no independent boat I up there for long The steamers are the only ones that been on that runof L The little steamer will take freight I and passengers and will go as far as I The river is navil gable for about 700 miles from the I Women have no worse enemies I than   

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