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Fairbanks Daily News Miner (Newspaper) - May 17, 1915, Fairbanks, Alaska NEWSMINER Barthel Brewing per for Two for Three Per Barrel Six Dozen 17 FREE DELIVERY Keg Let those who live upon the sparks support the forge that gives them Support the Industries of FairbanksBuy Barthels Beer Big Mining Boat on Fair banks Creek Goes to the Prom some unknown but presumably on account of a leak in its the dredge of the Fair banks Gold Mining located on the lower half of 7 above Fair banks sunk in water estimat ed at about a dozen feet in depth at 3 oclock Sunday The machine was apparently in good order when last seen on Saturday night by the man in and he is at a loss to ac count for the A ditch is now being dug to vert the water of the creek around the pit in which the big boat is 1 lying and later the water will have to be pumped from the It is not likely that any serious damage will have been Attorney John the local of the re tfports a wire received from Manager Aarons today states that the latter leaves Seattle on May 24th and is coming by way of Daw He will probably reach here on the first through WINDSTORM DOES DAMAGE ON CREEKS Yesterdays windstorm played some small amount of havoc on the creeks according to who re turned from a visit to the Newsboy Bad Roads Prevent Runto Cleary and Fairbanks Because the roads to Cleary and Fairbanks creek from the summit are not yet in condition fit for auto Reports River Too Narrow for FAST TIME IS MADE Tolovana River Is Sluggish for Greater Part of Its According to statements made by Sutherland yesterday on his return from the log jam on the Tolo vana it will be practically impossible to haul freight to the new camp by the water route other than by The averag ing less than 60 feet in width for the upper 50 and is quite im practicable for steamboats of even the smaller The lower 80 miles average in width from one to two hundred with a current of about half a mile an The upper twenty miles has a current of about 3 miles an Returning with Sutherland were Luther Schooling and Fred George mana ger of the the fourth member of the went over jvengood creek to inspect the new The trip was made in fast and without The doctor estimates the distance from the mouth of the Tolovana to the og jam to be 140 miles and it is relieved that it by 60 miles Alaskan Tells What He UNlTtO DEPOSITORY THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK of RESOURCES OVER Under Government camp time mobile travel the auto mobile will not attempt the trip to these points for a few In the meantime he will make a round trip daily to the Summit road leaving the Nordale hotel every morning at 10 Ross made a trip over the roads yesterday and reports that on some parts of the road to Fair banks creek there is still snow re while the road down to Cleary creek is badly cut and will need some fixing before he can run his cars over Dances Saturday Night at Chatanika and Fair banks The members of the Chatanika irom a of the Loyal Order of Moose Along Pedro and Gilmore a were hosts at a most enjoyable party number of flumes and boxes were at the creek town on Saturday blown down and forest fires in theU large number were present from neighborhood of Big Eldorado were j the neighboring creeks and the dance i f j x Vioan AT ulG from the log jam to the mouth of The Rutherford which left two days before the Sutherland aunch got was met at the og an accident to the Loew Victor having caused The Pauli launch was not although word was received at the month of the Tolovana that it had passed up the It is entirely probable that Al Pauli has taken the wrong going np the Chatanika J or the Tatalina A tramway is being constructed by John Wigger and Chris Stadlemait across a portage on the Tolovana which will eliminate the log The ties are being cut andrails will soon be It is hoped that by this means freight can easily be handled as far as the mouth of Wigger is operating a launch on the Tolovana above the log Sees Through a Glass ALL SEEING THINGS The Future of Alaska Is Always Bright to SEATTLE of the Alaska railroad will stimu late mining and other not only along the line of the pro ected bat in many other parts of This is the opinion of Captain William a brother of Paul the play Captain Armstrong has liv ed in Alaska and Siberia for 19 He is a guest at the Arctic He has just closed a deal for j a 20year lease of the Cameron Johnson quartz property at Valdez and is arranging to drive a tunnel feet long through a mountain in order to get the ore to the There are two things that Alas ka said Captain transportation for supplies and money for development That Alas ka has abundant resources is so well known that it is almost use less to discuss But it takes capital to develop and the construction of the railroad is going to attract capitalists to the terri great deal of interest in the terri tory is manifested in the fact that every stranger in Seattle is talking about I have seen a number of people from the East and they are all interested in Many parts of Alaska that laid undeveloped for years wfiT be opened up this sum mer and next Prospectors will move ahead of the As the road progresses so also will through which of the members to have the banonet at All acceptances of the notices are to be In the flianda of the committee not later than Febru ary and the banquet itactt Wffl be held February The meeting place has not been At the present time there are aosaa 499 sourdoughs scattered thTongfctaw Yakima and at the time of banquet the officers for the year wlil be The executive com mittee consists of president secretary treasurer George Thomsa and Arthur I believe that many of the streams of the Alaska Peninsula ulti mately will be dredged or hudrau he Along the valley of the Susitna and the Yent na and other rivers traversed by the railroads there are dozens of creeks where there is sufficient gold for dredging and there are lowgrade quartz veins and commer cial ore deposits without not only of the route ETA LEWIES Lot of Water Now for All Kinds of Steamboats in Consequent on the hot weather of I the past few days which has brought j about the melting of glaciers the Chena river is rapidly rising and now affords plenty of water The gauge at the yesterday the at White Pass dock this morning showj the AmericanYukon Navigation ed a depth of 3 feet 10 a j companyf casting off her moorings raise of more than a foot since Sun Few Passengers Get Away On the First Boat of the earlier than usual the first of the year for Dawson 230 veasei earned followed by the railroad but of many parts of Alaska to which spurs from the main trunk line ultimately will be Broad The Broad SECOND CLASS MAIL IN THIS MORNING A second mail the coast was received at the local post office this morning shortly after 9 It is probable that the next mail to arrive will reach here on Friday It in all probability will contain first class fanned to a degree of great in is said to have been one of the most enjoyable that has been held on the creeks this Conrad Olson had a narrow escape At the Mizpah on Fairbanks from serious injury on Saturday a dance was held on Satur ernoon when a bridge at 14 Goldday night at which there was a stream collapsed as he was driving good attendance and the best kind over it with a large a time is Best Job Printine at Best Job Printtag at THE DESTRUCTION OF THE RHEIMS CATHEDRAL DEAR LADIES Our SPRING CLEANUP SALE IS We might let you have some of those Bargains We are now selling a fine line of White and Colored House Dress and Coat We must make room for our PRIZES which our Pirates have captured and which wffl no doubt ar rive oin one of the first No but good goods at low prices on PIP ATE SHIP Section Pass section which will be traversed by the railroad is one of the richest in the terri but it is now absolutely in accessible for the man with a Wg plant The properties are not as lend themselves to development on a small The tonnages are enormous and ft will take many big plants to operate Frank Wat son and several others went into this country in 1903 and located a number of likelylooking They figured that the Alaska Uorth ern Railroad would be extended through that and it would have been had the coal land not been withdrawn from That the railroad nas created a ay bnt a f most The river was at its lowest down river At Friday when the gauge picked up the steamer showed but ten inches of to be towed to Saturday morning a gain of four her picked inches had been made and yesterday te Fairbanks morning the gauge stood at 2 feet g j Tanana the Delta will connect with the steamer now enroute from Dawson to Ruby and Any passengers on the Washburn for Fairbanks brought here on the which should arrive before the end of the Captain McCann took the Delta out but at Dawson he will be transferred to the exchanging with Captain The following is the Deltas pass enger list For NenanaJbhn Gus Peter For Hot Joe For Ellis For For John Fred Fred Wealthy Want No Dollar Banquets but Fruit growers THEN A COMPROMISE Fruitgrowers from Alaska Have No Money to Throw NORTH YAKIMA Alaska banquet atl a plate No nothing doing no real sourdough ever took part in a banquet for Tshrch e paid such jt low 700 cant think at Alaska banquet at any such it cant be done tion of as the vtaper price to fee lor the annual dinner the transients Ifrom the drew forth a low moan of rangnish and a forcible reminder that the quet was to be staged in North Yakima and that all tthe soar doughs had that much anoney once itwasbefore they struck acre orchard land Half the exAlaskans refused to come a cheap banquet at the the other half decided that wonld have to stay away A plate banquet they hadrft the Because of the illness of secretary to the dis trict Walter Rowson wffl make the trip to the lower river with the court party in her Safe Ieposit Boxes by the or George CALLING CARDS INVITATIONS Promptly and correctly execcterf at Interior view of the famous Cathedral at France partially de stroyed by the terrific shell fire of the showing the battered condition of the And so the a finesse worthy of a htghimance decided that should be cost of this years In several minor respects Jules re garding the banquet haveibeen ichang In the past the Alaska banquet has been so guarded ihat no however closely related to a could H yon had missedseeing the ice the Yukon come Jn and go you au tomaticaUy banquet This j year the will be no i lanvitafionaiare to the effect that1 families are the Phone 63 Third and Cwhman urged ttorbe This par rtially explain the reluctance ofsome Wire Screen Sprinkling Cans Screen Doors Window Screens Garden Hose Mosquito Head Nets Mosquito Beds GreylingNets Winchester Shot Gun 12 28 Grain Loads are the SMITHS GUN STORE ;