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Fairbanks Daily News Miner (Newspaper) - August 9, 1911, Fairbanks, Alaska FAIRBANKS DAILY NEWSMINER and Tanana Entered as secondclass matter March at the postoffice at under the Act ot Karen TANANA PUBLISHING CO SUBSCRIPTION RATES Single copies delivered in the per moith 200 ADVERTISING Rates for advertising space In the columns of Fairbanks Daily News Miner will be made known on appli Charges will be found rea sonable for the service DISRUPTION OF STANDARD There can be no doubt that the Standard Oil company of New Jer sey was organized to accomplish and did accomplish that which is forbidden by the law of the United Its was inevitable whenever final action the courts was There was also a general wish that the dissolution should 1e or dered in punishment for illegal and abominable acts of oppression com mitted so long ago that no crim inal prosecution of Individuals will And there are many who desirei tlie dissolution the corporation mainly because they and will harm if they all very rich It is now presumably with substantial that the great corporation is to be subdivided into many independent the stocks of which will Tie distribut ed pro rata among the present stockholders of the Standard Oi company of New There in no other way to deal with the For the there will be no change of tout in the course of time changes will naturally and it is not impossible that ultimately the own ership of the different corporations will pass into different groups hav ing no connection with each That is the not improbable result of but it will not come at and may never There are outstanding of Standard Oil stock Of these John Rockefeller or re cently did or approximately 25 per There are including those of clear majorify toy a group of thirteen in dividuals and which includes al Ithose best known in connection with Standard Oil The re maining shares are distribu ted among approximately share which would mean average holdings of about eighty shares if each of these small owners has to receive his propor tionate share of fifteen or twenty more or his in terest in any one of them will be and often represented toy a fraction of a This will be very inconvenient for It is also obvious that the cost of carrying this large number of independent corporations will be enormously greater than that of the present method of conducting the It is probable also that some of the Concerns will toe less ably managed than at The petroleum in all its ramifications an enormous which has come to be 61 the highest Importance to the pub In every business man ix a ptfbllc end every busi ness establishment Driblic The public Interest in the efficient j conduct of these services is in a j direct ratio their magnitude In the case of petroleum pibducts that interest is very The question then arises whether there is a public gain in compelling this very important public service to be managed less economically and efficiently than it has If there is any economic r gain it must ibe in the reduction of prices paid by consumers of petroleum If each of our reader who uses these products will write flown the prices which he now pays and compare them a year hence with the prices he pays he will know whether he has and how much he has by the dissolution of this particular In Eastern cities there are but such sales as have been made ble in Very little Standard Oil stock appears on the but such sales have as been made since the decision indicate the belief of some of the brightest men in the country to toe that the consumer will not gain There is a slight falling off in about what would represent the probable increased cost of business and the inconvenience to small holders re ceiving fractional shares in many Organization of Methodist La dies Resuscitated This OFFICERS ARE CHOSEN First Meeting of the Auxiliary Is Being Held This Afternoon having almost completely the Ladies Aid socity of the Methodist churci has been reorganized and will conti3e the work as of old in connection with the The which was effected this includes almost all of the old Officers of the Ladies Aid society are Roy vice president secretary and Har The first meeting of the society is being held this WATERFRONT NOTES Tonight at 8 oclock the Schwatka leaves to connect with the Susie for Michael and the Michael ifor Yesterday morning the Minneapolis left Gibbon for while the Julia started upriver from the same place the night The Davis and the launch Relief are at The Michael was still at Daw son this Both the Jacdbs and the launch Carrier were reported toound down from Circle on and should reach Tanana The Susie should be at Kaltag to Neither the Tanana and up the nor the Koyukuk from the have reported as Yestenday the Sarah and Monarch appeared at the mouth of the The Martha Clow appeared at Lou den this The Victoria is at Nome Steamers at Michael this morn ing were the Montara and The Weare has already gone into winter quarters at FAIRBANKS DAILY AUGUST returned nine true bills and five noU true the grand jury ceased its Tabors Thurs day afternoon turned in its re port to Judge Their most Important case was the Tlsdale murder and an In dictment was returned charging George Tisdale With murkier in the first degree for the killing of Joseph Plante at Kolmakovsky on March Charles Krutzlnger was indicted for the malicious destruction of the offense having been committed against the property of Herman Dietz last when Krutzinger Is said to have chopped down Dietz piling when two cwere disputing about a Stewart McDowell were indict ed for destruction to property In connection with the First street lot difficulty of last but Nels Per charged with selling liquor to and accused of assault a deadly weapon at were both George known as who was held in jail here five months tost charged with stealing a sack of was dis charged as Heninger and Eburn were indicted for receiving stolen Fairbanks Freighters tet Go of Their Tramway from THEY GET SUM OF ditarod Traction Will Be the Only Firm in the July nego Jations that lasted hardly more than a papers were signed last Wed nesday night toy Which tie Mutchler turned over their which had been built for a Uls tance of two and a half o the Iditarod Traction company for The track is now being torn up and the material used In he construction of the new tram way that runs out Otter The new represented by Kilson of Seattle and San is going ahead rapidly with the construction and it is expected that the line will be completed to Flat and reatiy for business in 25 Two shifts of 20 men each are working day and and there will be no cessa tion of labor until the line is com The line will follow the Robe sur running in almost a straight except to avoid steeper Heavy ties are helped out by slabs and surmounted by square wooden rails i3V4x4 The space between the rails is fill J in with The which are already will be drawn by single and the com pany having brought in 16 fine ani mals which look like the flower of Both freight and passenger senice will be and the camp will soon enjoy what it has always sorely quick and easy communication between Iditarod and t Having sold out their the Mutchler have gone out of the tramway business for gootf and will devote themselves to their old business of maintaining a stage service and They got back just about the amount they were in with a little bit and are apparently quite satisfied with their Work will soon at the Flat city and the Slippern mill both here and there will be imsy tor the next two or three weeks sawing the rails and Earl Slip pern has been up getting out a large bunch of logs which will soon be The construction work is under the general charge of with Charles Krutzingerforeman for the night gang and Baldwin foreman of the day The com pany apparently means business and good tramway will soon be an existing Cfce Sermah gabin0s anB loan Socfetg Savings The German Bank Commercial MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED BANKS OF SAN 526 CALIFORNIA SAN Guaranteed Capital actually paid up in Reserve and Contingent J Employees Pension Funkl Deposits June Total Remittance may be made by Post or Express Money or coin by Ohlandt First Daniel MeyerSecond Vicepresident and George Tourny third W Van Bergen Schmidt slstant William Herrmann Muller Alb sistant Folte and Newhonse Gooafel Eells General BOARD OF Daniel George Tour Van E Kruse and MISSION 2572 Mission between 21st and For receipt and payment of Deposits RICHMOND DISTRICT 432 Clement between 5th and 6th For receipt and payment of Deposits onlyi lie visited the Tanana he spent a year far in the interior of Siberia in charge of the operations of the mines owned by an English syndi The fields of the district are the English company alone I annually Gassoway declares that while in some ways the American methods of handling placer ground are su perior to the that in other ways theirs are much superior to they making uses of methods of which we know Louis formerly with the Chatanika Ditch who went Outside last has returned to Fairbanks from the for he did not find the opening there that he At Greul declares that the Iditarod will make a good camp when it finally eiijusts At present everything is badly over the camp not being adapted to supiort a population of more than or Only recently has the gold be gun to come and hence money has been lacking up to the most of the operators being in Unless they are the op erators next spring will find them selves in the same position as without any ground stripied ahead of and with the frost prevent ing them working until late in the OFFICERS HIE The Iditarod term of court has been completed somewhat earlier than was expected a week ago at the time of the McGinn and the officers are now reported u be on their way District Attorney Crossley is on the Martha that was at Lou den this while Judge and OverfieM and Clerk of the Court Page will be up on the This Accounts for the Abrupt Termination of the Iditarod i TISOALE NOW CONVICTED r Various Civil Suits on Appeal Are Dismissed by the WILL VETO BILL An explanation or why court is finishing its work at suchjan early I date in the Iditarod is found in the following from an pajper arriving on the last which shows howlittle was to occupy the grand jury and few criminal cases there were to come 1 before The same paper also tells of the dismissing ot a mim President Taft wilj veto tfoe senate bill providing for the acceptance foer of appeal cases carried from the the appeals not having toeen perfected uiw ui uvxumg lur uio of ite constitutions of Altoma and 1 July tour New i which they Nash and who have the contract for sinking a hundredfoot shaft on the Goessman will be ready in a few Judse Adams took a party of picnicers out yesterday in the Foley u one of the cylinders at Deadmans The askt blew out an the party returned up the railroad Footer and two old time prospectors of will leave a day or two for a field about 1UO miles to tbf wherv they have prospected in the Fuller 1 be luw have abandoned their workings because of Harry of Whitily is preparing to return from the Samj Ander 1 Robert John Phil Fred Xy Gus I Wilson j Frank j THIRD I j Mike Goldstream Samson At j Graviel Pete Tam j Pete Chatanika Mike Chali Cleary city j Fred city j Fox Van Iditarod Patter I t I Classified Advertisements i i 2 other j black kid gloves and several hand j Apply Dick ICALLING CARDS i Wedding Invitations Announcements i Promptly and correctly executed a the NewsMiner Commercial Application of The element which is closely Allied to has the strange property of being a fairly gooa conductor of electricity in the but practically a nonconductor in the This proiKJrty has been put to use for exploding torpedoes by means of a ray of Iiht in tele phoning along a ray of in trans mitting photographs by wire and for measuring Roentgen One want ad may Bring in ne a great change for the better in your renewal of personal trood times for Hotel Nordale I t FIRST CLASS ACCOMMODATION Your Patronage ROSS AUTO 3 Leaves for 7 I Leaves Fox 2 8 IS EFFECTED A temporary organization of this section of the American Mining con gress was effected yesterday at the rooms of the Commercial 12 of the members being present James Sherard of the Newsboy mine was elected temporary presi dent and Dan Jonas temporary sec ews and Driscoll were named as the membership A permanent organization will be effected next ARRIVALS AT HOTELS PIONEER AreUU Fairbanks creek Gunsen and city Clear Sa Fox Ester Breed Little Eldorado Wise News boy Tom John SHAW Chena August Oon Herb Cam Ester Joe creeks Iditarod els Ester Wempe and Lois PIONEER Miss Ida Fred Wil Peter Ben John PIONEER HOTEL A Complete Establishment with First Class Service i I Many persons here will remember the eminent min ing engineer who visited this camp three summers ago in the interests of the Chatanika Ditch inspecting the holdings of the com pany on Charity Homestake j Those who have seen Gasso way recently at his home in Berk where he is recovering from a severe report that since FAIR Mike George ELITE BATHS AND OSTEOPATHY PARLORS Plain Shower and Scrub Guaranteed Cure for all kinds of especial ly McPhee Second Lacy OPEN DAY AND SHAW HOUSE A First Class WHITE PASS and YUKON ROUTE Winter Route Stage During the winter when navigation is daily trains will continue running Skagway and A through Passenger and Freight Service will be maintained by a Thor oughly Equipped Stage Line between Whftehorse and For information relative to freight and telegraphic apply to any agent of the or to TRAFFIC Vancouver and ;