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Frc-- DAWSON DAILY Vol. V. , Yu1(on Horticultural and Indu.s-trial Exhibition SEC. ELGIN SOHOF1F, l FLOWtlDR BOO'l'IH. DAWSON. YUKON TERRITORY. FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 11. 1903. NEWS. No. 37. Mar-tJelou.s- ,/)i.s-piay of Varied 'Re.s-oarce.s­ of the 'Di.s'tr;ct VTOE.J''RES. E. F. BO'l'SFQHU. DA WSON DAILY NEWS. FRIDAY. SEP1'EMBER 11, 1903. rcii~t;·;t;;~··s~ii··;;J··t~)j~i(~~'·~~++1E~~sij;}1f5~·I *+++++.Jo-r.+++++++++++++++++ .. +++++++'~ Jo+·Io++++++++·;·+++ .. ++ .... ++++++++++++ 1 of 11+++++++++++++++++++* 10+++++++01 00 10+++++++1 of f +++of t+ .. 10++++ ....... +++++++++++++ 11· t t H":";":" :' -! '" I t I I I 1+++++ ++++++++++ .. +++++++++++++++++++++++++ + ' + .:- The fo llowing is a report read hefore a committ ee of the .:. .:. Dominion parliament by .Prof. Macoun , the Canadian government -t. .). botanist, who spen t severai months in tbe YUIWll last summer: ... + + +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ .. + plants. Up to this tim!) I had not seen any plant around Dawson indicating summer cold , an·d un the mountain summit found ' nope at an a,ltitude o· t 3,750 feet above t he sea. When 1 stood. on the top of the mountain and looked a way to tile north, and to t he east, I saw a range of mountains, t'Je Ogilvie range, about forty miles off, and in these mountains, they were T HE ,Select Standing ,committee on Agriculture an& Coloniza­ tion met here this day at 10 o'clock a. m. , Mr. Doug· las, chairman, presiding. year ;r found it with the first flower over 8,000 feet high, I could only see expanded at Aylm er, Qu e., nine miles a patch of snow here and there III :l from Ottawa. gully and the mountain tops had 1'0 Wl ond'ro us Shelter Belt. snow at all. In going down thJ monD' Prof. John 1vlacoun, assistant direc­ tor, naturalist and botanist of ·the geological survey of iC'anada, was present by request 0'[ the committee, and malle the following statement in regard to the agricnltura. 1 possibil'i. ties 0 fthe Yukon territory: ExploratIon of W'este·J'n Canada. ~r. Chairman and Gentl emen, iast year 1 was sent by the government to t he Yukon to conduct an inquiry there. I may say tha1 T am the governme l1t naturalist, and have been such fot many years. It was I who was chos· en to go with Sir I Sandford Fleming to th e Northwest when h e made his first trip aCrOSS the counrtry, t hirty· one years ago this year, and my re· port on the Northwest the following year had much to no in opening tne eyes of our eastern people. To the generation that has passed, away, I was a sort of a prophet, but it was Dot prophecy; it was' s·imply a deduc­ tion from other lmowledge t hat 'I had; I stood at Dawson and turned south ta in I went straight down the side; and I found by the map tlIat this mass 1 1 had gone up on the slant. 'Wh en of mountains towering 20,000 feet Ill- '501) feet belnw the summit., 1 p.Rlne to tne air covered with g. l'aciers and across stumps of spruce t rees over coustaut snow lay between iDawson t.wenty inches in diameter .. , R:i~h-t and the sea. Now. we know that L ,le back of -Dawson City, not a ml·le from Paci'fic ill that ]}art and northward is . th~ ce.nter of the P.lty, on the :11Onn­ almost constantly covered with fog, tam s~de, 1 found these sutm~s'l not and th e atmosphere is at the .point of one 01 two of them, but .hundl ec,g of p. recipitation, and as that moisture them running from a foo t to twenty co'mes into contact with these moun- inches. They formed a belt on ,he mountain; ( but when 1 1 came tl ow n tains , it comes down in snow, causing . through these the trees got smaller, the glaci ers. The air passing over and when I went down into the city, the mountains, relieved of its mo is- ture, descends on tlIe pl,ain in the in- terior, as a dry warm wind_ '1'his is the result of two caus es, the wan t of moisture and friction caused by ~he descent of the air to the plain. So th'at if you wish to call it so, the con­ ditions a t !Da:wson are those of a per· petual Ghinook in the summer time. So long as the ,land lies as it does wit h these big mountains, around the sea coast, so long wi:ll the climate at Dawson ill the summer time be as ·it is. So long as these mount ains have and the remarks tha t I ,am going to been heaped up, there never has betn make today are not a prophecy, they permanent ice in the K londike val­ are merely deductions from a.ctua,l leys. But someone says, is there not facts, and after I am dead, and' many ice all the time? Yes, lbut I w iJ.l: show of us are Qead, my words· will come you what it means. The mountains truer than they are today. After and the hillsides have never been "ov. thirty years we have now a wakened to the value of the iNorthwest, ,tnd ered with solid ice; there has alw:.tys been sun enough in the summer time now we all believe in it. As long ago to take it away. Mr. Stupart in his as 1877, I was asked. by Alex. Mac- report t hat I have here, shows that },enzie, who was then premier, to write a repo['~ un the ca,!l'abilities of the rainfall at Dawson for six months never averages more than sev· th e Northwest. 1)1 t hat report I stat- en or nine in.ches-now then, with that ed that the posslbHities of it W '3re . '. light rainfall, and eigh teen hours of unlimited, a· nd tlui:t ,they were only limited by the capacity ·of tlie )mltiva- suns'hlne on an average for over three .months, and no winQ, what do you get tors. You all say that today:. I hope before 'I am through to show YOU that by it? ,It -is phenomenal for that re- gion, but nDt 'for t hose conditions. You the Northwest is only the entrance to the stumps only indicated· s mall poles, the trees had not been more tha'l ten ·01' fifte en feet high. This was anoth(,r ·problem that took' me a long time to ,solve. But later in the season I {!.Iimbed a series of these mountains, I a.nd I invariably found one thing­ that when I left t he creek bottom. th e bottom of say Bonanza cree'k, or El· dorado creek, or Hunker creek, or IBear creek, or Gold Bottom creek, or ,Sulphur creek, [ found that in all these creeks in the bottom the trees 'were short, and when I went up they increased in size so tha t whe:l I got 1,500 or 2,000 feet above the ~reek bottom · 1 discovered this !Jell. of big t rees. I went to Gold. Run creek, for­ ty·eight miles 'from Dawson, in the sta:ge, in one day. The day dft9r I reached Gold Run creek, [ was walk- ing along the road with the gold cam- missioner, and we came upon. trees lying by the roadside from fift y to seventy feet long. They use trees for the purpose of hoisting bu c!,ets out of the mine; they put the t r E-C the wonderful cO ll,ntry we have ~ot. see at once what I mean . 1 mean to !From . E·dmonton right to the Klon- tell you that the cond,itions' at iDaw­ -dike the greater part of the cou ntry son are phenomenal, but that the Is suited for settlement, much for the growth at Dawson is not phenomenal growth of wheat, and an immense ex- 3;ccord'ing to the ;onditions. Now, ten t for the growth of cattle and h~vin~ fon nd all this 'and havin~ stu­ s, heej) and ho·rses.. These are strong d1ed It out there, r may mentl. on a t 't ' t lii t 'I wtll .' ohow ' yo'ii - DOrn that 1 did n", undel·s.tanu.. ,blit'\,- , S Ja em r .~f\ . SI' ttlh now - son stands in a swamp, in part,' 'and W1Y ma ,e em . Wben 1 was sent up there .Iast year what was peat bog, wll en thep].a~e 1 had very crude i.deas of the Yulmn was first settled. 'The tree,s grew ID conntry, and this was because very collifiicting reports had been made r e­ gardjng it. One gentleman would come from the Yulwn and tell us ,oat a bog. precisely 1Il,e I llIny peat bog In this country which is partially co v­ ered with tamarack, · on·!y it was cov· ered with spruce instead about twen· ty fee t in h eight. The ·bog was coated with peat moss, and not only that, it was solid ice, · and on it Dawson was easily thcse things are wiped away when the explanat ion is suggested. You remember that the statement of the peop le who went in there first was that the whole coun try wa3 cov­ ered with a thick coat of moss. loat DISPLAY O'F V·EGETABLES. the sun, and you very soon get out down to Da.wson, yon come to a point of this m0f's, and by and by you get where there is · a tamarack swamp, where there is no moss at all, and with small, stunted trees, and yet, as yon get up you find where the sun scarcely a mile from it you have pass­ sbines on it all the day what you ed ' one covered with trees running up wonld expect here, dry ground and an a 100 feet. How could any man see there was no timber, that there was arid or dry soil; and this is just what these trees an·d say the w'hole soil is solid ice und er the moss, and that ' YOU do find. I do not believe that in frozen solid 2 feet beneath. the sur­ noth ing would g row. Well, that was a generally level country there would face; yet this i's what we have been true and it was not. You know that be a great deal of frost up there' by told by many describers. How could a parti3i1 truth is worse tnan . a li e. and the time the au tumn would come, with anyone see the two things and make that was a part truth 'for this rea50n, the sun pouring Qown for three the one statement? You see how s· im­ and here is wh ere the lie came ID. mon ths in the year. Now let us' come pIe it is when you look at it properly. You wili understand that last year to the other side or the valley, and By Mr. Wilson: I wa.., there for eight weeks, ana 1 never saw a star. It was never dark enough to see a star. From the 10th here the sun, being quite low, WOUIU Q. 'Trees 100 feet tall? ce rtainly not come early in the morn- A. Trees .100 feet tal'land over, and ing to the part of the valley inc·lined wj].] tell you where they are at this away from the· slln the whole summer. time, in a big grove. There was a I During the winter, with t he thermom- man. at Daw'son 'named Boyle who got eter going to 40-60 degrees below the government IOUI' years' or so to zero, and a light snowfall, the pene- give him a c~ncesslon , as' they call it trating power of the frost is 'Certainly U 'p there, of the timber in the Klon­ enormous· . iNow the sun does not pour dike vall ey. I am telllng you what 1, down o n that side, therefore it does was· told . The then 'Commissioner, not thaw, and on this· side of the \'al- Mr. Ogilvie, said to Boyle that he was ley that is what you would call tue a fool to apply for such a thing. so uth side facing the nort h, you will Ogilvie said: 'There is n o timber find th e moss and small trees far there'-mind you this was not more ,lll.th e hjW~iM, anr1.yn~ go p r c;t.!y wpll !.b'!J1 ,J O'l1' : ,Ji '1 iltzicUL-o! up before you gl€t where the big trees Dawson, near Bear creek-'there is no grow. Now, I am coming to the point use asking for it as it is worth noth­ of the big trees . I dis{!overed the big ing,' and I was told at Dawson that trees were growing on the mountain so Ogilvie reported, and Boyle got the sides when you got up out or :h'3 concession. Now the people at Daw· vaJ.leys, and got high enough Ior the 'son are swearing at the 'government sun's rays to be quite unobstructed , for gi ving the concess· ion. to Boyle, to produce this big tree growth. You because they find he has' a good thing. WOllld see where the effect of the I stopped ·in the grove for a short time sunshine was lost, and when you came to look at the timber ,and there are the land was all covered with moss , and not only was It covered wiDh moss, but one or two feet 'from t he s urface it was solid ice. Another says to a place where the sun would not hundreds of beautiful spruce, running built. Well, Dawson is, as I have said, shine for more t han two or three up at least 100 feet high, wit h scarcely in latitude 64.15, it is ] 200 feet above there is no timber in the country. Somebody else says only t he h,ar ... ,est 'Vegetalbles can grow, as it is so far north . 'Last. year our acting director, by direct· ion of the minister of the in­ terior, snggesteil that I should go and examine the Yu]{ on count ry for the govern ment, and I went. I would not go from h e,re until late in June, for the reason that l "had been in· nonll- hours a day you passed from the hig a limb at 3,11 except a few at the top the sea and right bac l{ of t he city tree growth, and, down in the vall ey and as straight as an arrow ; not a rises Moos esk'in mountain. with an th ere is little growth to Ibe seen . bent tree in the lot; the most lbeaU'ti­ altitude of 2,500 feet above the city. Now you see j[ a man WOuld tulk ful 'sp ruce I ever saw. 'After I was there two or three days I . about the big trees on the tdp th's ,By Mr. Stephens: I decided that my view was circum- wou· ld be the explanation. of it, but of Q. How large would wey be? scrilbed, and that I would have to get I course many people will say, as people A. They run from 12 to 20 in'Ches up the mountain and get a wider out· said a t firs t, that there are no big thic k; but I put it down in 'my book look. I wen t up to th e top of we I . h f I trees in the country, bu t only little here a t a foot to 16 IDC es; beauti u mountain, and when 1 was going up I bits of scrub. There is nothing but white spruce; the cleanest and most mad. e a point of writing down every- litHe hits of scrub Qown in the bot- beautiful spruce I ever looked at. And thing I saw the whole way up. . ern countries, and 1 tuld our u.·irec- CABBAGE PATCH IN THE .KLON·DIKE. tom of the creeks, but when you get that is growing within six miles of tor, "T am o.nly going to waste my A PrQ blem Solved. - -.-- -- up where the sun can get at the soil -Dawson. Then north of that there are time by going so ~arly , for nothing When I got up about 2,000 feet down into the mine and hois t the of May till about the 7t h of Augnst then the whole condition.s are chang- immense groves of What we call DIlII· can be grow ing." 1 -d itl not leave un- above Dawson, well s'ay abou t 1,500 buckets up by means of this tree. I ·tliere are n o stars to be seen . ~_e ed. Now, what is the cause of this sam poplar; fine, beautiful trees. til the )aW:rr ' pa1tt of JUlle, and I feet above Dawson, or 1,000 feet said to the commissioner: day is from eighteen to twenty·two mi13conception. The miner digs in the Late in. August .I called on . Commis­ reached Dawson oil the 10th of ",uly above Dawson, I found · a plan t in f1ow- : Wh ere were these cut·! He t ll/'ll- hours long, and t.l]ere is no night creek where there is a great de3i1 of s ioner Wood and Mr. Smart in. their last year. -Dawsqn is oy.er twenty ,de- er. But when I went lip 500 feet mOI'e ed- roun d. and said: there. It is simply a twi light. You ice under the moss, and here t hey office at 'Dawson, and related, some of grees north of,',wh· ere ., we s-it, in .iati- · [ was· astonished to find it in seed. "You see that creel{ there. They will underl'tan d that thi s goes on a·1! I have passed through frozen gravels my discoveries. While talking W1"'-! tude 64 llegree '15 miJ,lutes.· . . When I Now, there was a phenomenon which were cut away up yonder at the head the time. Now. then, you will see Ito thirty, sixty, and even 100 feet Mr. 'Smart and Commissioner Wood 1 reached th ere I fou nd red ':Currants, might be simple to a person that was of that creek." how th 's work s out. Here in the city I below the surface. As the trees are made some statements regarding the b.lueberries and strawberri es pel;fect- not considering the thing. bu t that It was the same thing that 1 nad of Ottawa, jf you cover Ice eltber at cut off the h·lllsldes. and the sun IS 'growth of wheat in Manitoba, and ly ripe on the hillsides on the 10th of was to me a pro blem to investigate, 'been bo thering over all summer, and the present time, or rather two wecl,s let in, the frost in tlIe ground will :\1:1'. Smart entirely agreed with me. July. Well , of course, I was more and I k ept at that for two months, now T got the solutian . . and you eee ago, willI two fee t of peat moos . or gradually disapp~ar. This was well I then sai d that wheat growin.g would than astonished. There is a rose that and I could not fathom it. I wen t. on how s iml}le it was. two feet of sawdlist, which 'is just shown ·Iast year before 1 left Dawson yet be successful at 'Dawson,bu t I grows here that we know as Rosa to the top, and on the summit of the Let me go back now to make it as gooa for keeping (Jut the heal.; put on the 25th August. They have there did not know then that my know,ledge acicularis, and on the 3rd of June last I moun tain I was loo l\ing for Arctic plain if I can. and you will see ~ow two feet of moss on a piece ef ice I a system of mining called hydrauli'c was forestalled by Mr. :Stupart. Aiiow I \ here. and you will nDt be astonished to find it stil! there in the latter part of August. But if it was found in .. _e h.ondike it wo uld be regarded as quite a remarl,able thing. The moun­ tains are al! rounded, the valleys are all open; th ere are very few cliffs, except near the main river, the \ u­ kon. The creek bottoms are just li ke tamarack bogs or swamps. They are covered with little bits of ·spruce trees from five to twenty·five feet high, and bushes of dwarf birch. Now that ap­ plies to a· 1I the creek bottoms in the Klondike valley. Now, , begin to ascend out of the cr eel{ on the side facing KLONDIKE CAULIFLOWERS. mllllllg. At 44 Hun:ker, where t wo 'me to read a s hort extract from Mr. years Ibefore they had dug a ditch Stupart's report for 1901 in connection and only got down two and a half with it, and then I will t ake up my feet , last fall on thoe same slope they own stay again. went down after the 20th between ClimaticCond.)tions as to Temper'a· · twelve and fifteen feet before they reached th e frost, and the day wiU come when it will all di'sappea r in places that constantly receive the sun's rays. Some Tall Trees-A I Man Who Appre­ ciated Them. If y. ou wi ll bear with me, 1 wi],] ex­ plain another point that has caused a great deal of misconception. , In the Yukon valley, for instan'Ce, going ture. By Mr. Wil son: Q. What is the date of the docu­ ment? A. 'That is Mr. Stupart's report tor 1901. Here is what he says on _ -!e climate .of Dawson and the Yukon, made out from the meteorological readings. Mr. Stupart says : "A som ewhat broken series of ob­ s'ervations at Dawson and various j ~~" r , ( ! \ I , I I ~W80N DAILY NEWS, FRIDAY, SIDPTIDMBER 11, 1903. other places in the ~ ukon territory had the pleasure of cO'IIling down from But the trouble is that we do not 'between 1895 and 1898, and a continu- Dawson with thilf gemieman last fall. go deep enough; we dO not 1001, deep ous series' at Dawson during the past We talked practically tile whole way enough. A,ll these lands are deep , and three years , afford data for estimating up the Yukon, except ac m eal tImes, they hold out so well simply becau se with a fair degree of accuracy the and the burden . of our discourse was there is nothing tal{en off. I want to av erage climatic conditions of the the capabilities of our reEpeCtlve dis- a. pply tMs to the Yukon. The re has K.londike. The average annual mean tricts. On such subj 3cls Judge Wick- never been leaching in the Yu kon. temperature is albout 2'2 degrees; the ersham and myself kept up the dis- As I Eaid there has never 'be. en a me an of the three summer months cussion for four days. (He d elivered glaci er , and the rocks L JJe re are de- 1s about 57 degrees, July being 151 th e lecture that is in my hand, at composed and may be changed a ..• - d egrees; and of the three winter Sea t tl e on Novembe r 5, and a t Ta- t ie . but all the ' valuable ingred ients 'months 16 ·degrees below zero, with coma on November 11. oelonging to the so il are the re . .January 23 below zero." Frost an Importan. t Factor in Agri- By Mr. Wl'ight : By Mr. Wright : Q . Th e accum.ulation of ages ? Q. You say that is Centigrad, e? culture. A. Th e accumula tion of ages , Th e A. No, Fahrenheit. ';S'pring may Now notice that t he fro· st, aE I will gold in that countr y, a s an y Olle can be said to open towards t he ena of s how y{) U , in a moment, i s the great see wi th half a n eye. never went April, the last zero temp eratur e of factor in the Yukon for agri cultural fi ve miles. or e ve r wen t one mile, t he winter usually occurring a bout purposes. as th e re is no g.lacial action and no the 5t h. of this month. May, with an " Ow ing to the limite d, r ainfall north leachin g. But I am not speaking of average temperature of 44 degrees, is of theSt. Elias range t he inter io r gold ; t hat is an inadvertence, and I by no means an unpleasant month, woul d be a cold an d arid desert if toe have not s ai d a wor d. a.bom gOld. 'an d t he 23r d is the average date of ground was not constantly frozen to Q . How woul d YOU propose to the last fros t o f spring. That is th e a great depth. Dur ing th e long sum- make that a rid regi on fertile? 23rd of May. Dai ly obser vation s dur- mer days the h ea t of an almost tropi- A. By ir rigation. 'in g five summers indicate that on the cal S Ull thaws the s urface to a dep th The Chairman - The govern ment average the temp erature rises to 70 of a fe w inches, bel ow which a sub- s pent a large a mou nt of money iu that degrees or higher on 46 days, that is terranean cold storage furnishes _ ..l e way. very n early every second day over 90 n,ecess ary moisture t o th e plant roots." 'The ' Vitness-During the visit of days-and to 80 degrees or h igher on Thi s applies in 0 11J' country. '1'ha t t he British Associatio n to Canada 14 days; 90 d,egrees was r ecorded in is what I wa nt to uraw you r a tte ntion som e year s ago a rather interesting 'Dawson -i n June, 1899 , and 9'5 degrees t o la,ter. illustration of t heir fe rtility took place in Ju ly of the same year. These tem- " These vast ranges are then cloth ed in t hese ve ry arid lan ds. At that perat nrp .s , with much br ighter sun- in a summ e r suit of fiow er s and grass ; tim e t he conditions were yer y bad shin e 'and an a hsence of frost dur ing h erds of wild r eindeer migrate fro m n ear Medi cin e Hat. The r ail way had three monthE , together with th e , long pas tur e to pasture like t he buffalo of HAYING AT DAWSON. juso[ been bui·lt that year Or th e year days and a latitude wi thin a few !le- the ~Iissour i plaiDS. before , and near Me di cin e iHat , 1 ae- grees of the Arcti c circle, amp-ly ac- "H all other stock shall fail. b OT!l me n there that they had been neglect- th e frost not onl y gives ~on&tant Columbia west of th e coast range will scended from th e train and pulled a count for the success so fa r achieved the ,Siberian and native re·ind ee r will ing to sow th eir grain early enou gh. mois ture to the roots of the plant, not produce as good ero'ps now as it big tuft of oats. I I think t he roe we re by market gardens near lDawson in fiouri sh even 011 the mouDitaln sum- J mentioned this to the 'commis si on- but you can see t hat the want of _ --Le did thirty years ago, and wit hout rubout thirty stalks in the -tuft . ,gt'ow­ growing a large variety of garden mits without prepared. food or s helter, er, Mr. Wood. I said: "You Imow ve rt ical rays of the sun preven.t s manure the soil· produces very little_ ing alongside the track where grain produce, including lettuce, radish, cab. and will furn ish meat t o the f' iture that when the Manitoba farm ers much evaporaUon. 'Because, ,as you The r eason for this is very plain. Tile had fallen. I went to the en d of t h e bage, caulifiower,' and potatoes, and Alaskan." learned to sow their grain early t hey know, there is not nearly as much cons.tant rainfall takes everyt hing out car-t here were s even Pllllmans on warrant the belief that the hardier "Forests of good timb"r, a ll sufil- began to reap decent crops." Thes· e evaporation where the sun stri:kes of the soil. rioh land though JC is. the train- and went through the train cereals might possibly fbe a success- cient in size and quantity to supply people do not realize that as s'oon as d.iagonaJ ly as when it strikes perpen- The arid soil does not leach in ule and said: "Gentlemen behold the pro- , ful crop both in parts of the Yulwn local needs; fill the Yukon and 'c -ibu- they have three or four inches of diculal'ly, a£ It does here whe n the same manne r, and· therefore it is duct s of the desert: These oats were territory and in the far northern dis- tary valleys, the best lying around soi.] free from frost .they should sow summer comes. '80 that the condi- permanently good . Where the rain- 30 inches in height in all stages, and trids of the ,Mackenzie river ba·sin. Fort Yukon above the Ar~'i: circle. the grain_ Mr. Wood said: "I Do you tions Of frost, moisture and sunshi'ne fall is very heavy and ,leaching con- there were about forty professors on August 23rd would appear to be the The Gulf st!'ea'll of the Atlantic: tem- not know that frost comes after that ·!" are just suited to bring forth this sequently takes place it runs out. board, and I need not tell you I gave average date of the first autumnal pers the clima:e of Norway and Swe- I said: "The frost coming after that wonderful growth that I found con- By Mr. Thompson (Grey): them l,essons they never forgot. That frost, the temperature rapidlY declin- den, ,the Japan current that of Allas- may hurt the leaves, but it ,benedits 1 stantly at Dawson. Q. Does that apply to anywhere on was a revelation to t.hem. Two years ,jng towards the close of this month. ka. Nature's wringer, the great coast the roots. You see he did not realize Allow me to make another remark, the coast? before that the revelation had come Although night frosts are not infre- range of Alaska, extracts the mois- that faot. There is the point. ] f as I find that 'I am with gentlemen A..It applies to anywhere on the to me in the same way. :I found toat quent in September, the month as a ture, and permits the freed and warm these people sow early ·they will get who can correct me if I am wrong. I coast west ot the coast range. there was some cause for this 'Won­ whole iS ' mild , with a mean tempera- dry air to reach the interior, and better reEults. , I am going to show am a believer in the arid land of our Q . tOo they find the swme result in derful growth , and I could not make it ture of 42 degrees. October may be mitigates somewhat the rigors of ilts you in a moment why 1 impressed northwest, as a permanent land .01' Great Britain as in 'British Oolumbia? out, but I am satisfied that th, e state- fairly termed a winter month. (J'e Arctic climate. -Dutch Har·bor is on tobat upon them. settlement, and here is· my reason: A. They do, for this reason, yOU ment I made at the first is correct_ mean temperature being but 221-2 de- I the 5· 5th degree of latitude; iE'din- By Mr. W'ilson: Wherever the rainfall is light there uever heard an English farmer that 'By Mr, Cochrane: ,grees and the first zero of wlnter burgh, Newcastle, Glasgow, Copen- Q. Does early frost have the same is no leaching of the land. di l not tell you about feeding the Q. What would be the differences recorded on the average about the hagen and Moscow are on the same effect in Manitoba as in the Yukon? By Mr. Wrig,ht: land. Why, you h"llow, the IDng.Jish in leaching of the soil between the 18th. Lice usually begins to run In degree_ Valdes on the 601h degree is A. Yes. Q. Hear, hear. Is that a fact? farmer lays out more money to man- natural rainfall and irrigation? the Yukon about the second weel" but on the same line wilJ1 Christiania, Q . You .say that early fros.t helps ' A. Yes, that is an absolute fact. ure his, land by cost ly manures from A. That, perhaps, requires a man ,it is not until quite the end )f the Stockholm and St. i Petersburg. Nome, the roots while it hurts the .leaves? Now you see you get land that is one part of the world or the other of more ability than I hav.e to answer. month or early in 'November that the Rampart and \Eagle City are not A. That · is what I preached thirty arid or semi-arid and you get enough than we would give to 'buy it. 'That ~ut I can t ell you what I do not be- river is frozen fast. 'The tempera- farther north than the populous reg- years ago. water on it to make growth, and then is true, and that is the meanin. g of it. lieve in, that is what they are doing ture on the average dUTing a wint e r ions around the Gulf of Bothnia." By Mr. Wright: , you have a permanently rich land, By Mr. Robinson (lElgin): in British I Golumbia. !Here is a land tal,ls to 2~ below zero or lower on 72 Then he winds up by say.fng:rhe Q. That would not ap.ply to all because there is no,thing washed out Q- That is, these aria lands are unde r a temperature of 100 degrees, days, to 40 degrees below or lower on Yukon basin produces good crops of things, would it? of the soil. In Ontario where •• 1e fertile? and I I have seen them run water that 21 days, to 50 degrees below, or low e r potatoes, cabbage, carrots, bee-LE, A. No. You see that when you sow rainfall is great and the drainage is A. Certainly. came down off the monntains , ice In se ven day s and to 60 degre.')s 11810w turnips, lettuce, and other vegetables. wh~at the leaves may I be killed by large you have to keep th e land up Q. How do you propose to make cold , on 10 that land , a nd I do not , or lower on two days. In January , If congress will encourage settl e ment frost, but the root ' is not, and as, a by arti.ficial means or it will ru'n out. the m produce crops? 1896, 6'5 degrees below was reg t,.;te red by the passage of a law s'imilar in result the roots tal,-e more streng,t h I will give you an illustration. Brit 'ish A. By irrigation. (Continue d, on Page Six.) at Fort Constantine, and in January, s pirit to the OTegon Donation L and and are . ready for a bigger growth 1901, 68 degrees b elow was r eeor cl ed Law, a population of a million. farm ers afterwards. a t Dawson. Observations of rain aud will inhe bi t t he vall ey of t he Yu kon By Mr. r Stephens: snow have until the close 01' . la3t within a century." 'l'ha t is north of Q. Does it have that effect in On- Slimme r bee u very C rag men tll."}-; '-bllt ' Cir~le" Cit y. ~ So you -s tie, gentleme n, tUl' i01 t' it is probable that th e SumJ11fl: rain- that is what an 'Ameri can says of th eir A. Yes, sir. "Th'e fool farm er" fal l near Dawson is us ual ly bet wee lt country. that doesn't put in his grain in ,tHe MAMMOTH BONES FOUND IN KL ONDIKE GRAVELS_ ~~~B~~~~~B~mm~BmB~~~mmm~~~~~~~m~~~~~a~ 1 · '-'" ~- I m I m ~ m iI m ~ m • i'I m ~ m ~ m E!a m Wholesalers and Manufacturers' Agents E!a m E!a m REPRESENTING ~ m ~ e Borden's Condensed Milk Co., United States and Canada. ,~ ~ Eagle , Gold Seal , and Sunnyside Milk ; Peerless ~ I and Pioneer Cream. I mm T. A. Snider Preserve Co., C incinnati , Ohio . K e t chUp , E!a l Chili Sauce, Tomato Soup. - .. m Chase fA Sanborn, Montreal, Que_ Teas and Coffee . Si 11 Slade, Gorten rtt Co., Glouce ster, Mass_ Salt Fish. . E!a m m m Lever Bros., Ltd., Toronto_ Sunlight, Life Buoy, Monk- ~ m ey Brand, and Cheerful Soaps_ ~ m ~ le T\Jckett fA Son, Ltd., Hamilton, Onto T. & B. Tobaccos, ~ 1 1 Marguerite Cigars, Karnak Cigarettes. ~ m Golden Gate Packint Co., San Jose, Cal. LJanned Fruits. I m Castle Bros., San Francisco, Cal. Nuts, Raisins, Honey, m !i.llOI Dodson~Braun Company, St. Louis, Mo. Pickles and ' Ami Dried Fruits. II ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Condiments_ seve n and nine inch es, and that : he Summer in the Valleys of the Klo· n- cold weather when the ground is tit m iI total snowfall of autumn Jwi win t cr dike and the Yukon. wi·ll get caugh t. Should r8.'inscome ·m M. Goetjen, San Francisco, Cal. Canned Vegeta;bles. m Is between 50 and 60 inch es. Dflw!\Ou 0{ have shown you about the cli- and the ground be suaked he must I B05to" Wove'" W.'re Hose Co., Boston, Mas". m being s,ituated ne:l.l' th e river with mate, and, if you will al,l ow me ~ wlll wait for fair weath er, white h is neigh- !i.llOI n n " m high hilis or moumaius on all sides, now show you about the production. bor's crop is grow-ing. ~ is well protected fro:n the winds. and I have noted h ere in this I book every- By Mr. Chairman: I Goodwin Manufuacturing Co., St. Louis, Mo. Steric Wax = a feature of the t )wn , and indeed of thing that I did, so that you will un- Q. As a result of twen ty years' ex- 6 6 th e neigh boring 'COUIlll'Y , is t he long del's'tand , gcntleme n, il tried to do the perience in the nOl'thwest, I may say I Candles_ I periods of calm w~lther which oecur. " best 1 could in the interests of what that wheat 'is benefited by the , June 6 Nuw , wh e n I read tha l, gentl em en, I went for. 1 examined th e gardens frosts , while oats anll barle y are both I The Giant Powder Co., Consolidated, Victoria, B. C. Dy- I'.'i!Il m I said to mys elf, " you !lave not made in the valley of the Klond· il{e and I injured, more or less'namite, Powder, Caps and Fuse_ Ii:M! th e discovery you thinl, you have.;' t he Yulwn, early in ,Ju ly, and found A. I was satisfierl about wheat, and Bn t I have made l.hif; rll ,;covery. Wh'l f e veryt.hing g l'owing luxllriantly and now I know about oats and barley. 11 Sinclair Packin~ CO., Cedar Rallids, Mich. }V[eats, Ham, I Mr. Stupal't learn '~d from meteOl'ol cr!,;Y , wond erful· ly vigorous. .on the 5th of By ,Mr. 'Vright: m 11 r II:lIiI I learned from phe nohr:;i cal ObS8 /' V a- 1 Augus t I exa:mine d th e gard ens in L.e Q. Does not tha,t apply to pease as ~ Bacon and Lard. ~ tion, that Is examiu:lt io n of ;h e pl::..n, K lo nd ·i ke. and I ha ve I that not.ed JU we ll?!i.llOI 6 life; and it is jllst as eClsy fa r me my book [or fu t ure reference . .] f'ound A. 1 do no t Iwow anyt hing about m ~ to tell the climat.e of a eOllnt rr by cab bage cut th en, t hlLt on we· ighing pease. BeanE would lie thoroughly m m th e vege tation as it is for an y genil e· we re found to lie from 3 to 5 pounds kil·jed 1 am very glad to have rhe ~ OFFICE AND W AREHOUSES: ~ mfi n in this room to ,ak~ up a bool; weig ht ; theEe were bei ng so ld in the inform atio n which th e cha'l'ma n IIas !as/ a ri rl read common Eng li sh t ype. Du t ci ty. P otaloes had also grown; in given me a bou t oa t s an d ,barley. I ~ 223,224 and 225 First Avenue, and 124 Third Av. ill th is opinion of miae aiJou l til e Y l.tlun fac t e ve ry thing was gruwing beyon d am gl a d to be corrected, lI ecause IllY !as/ 6 is not mine alone. T hav~ in Ill)' han d anyt hing tbat ] had ever seen he re. main point is to ge t a,t the absolu te m m a lecture delivered by an Amer i ~an Th e reason was-I will give you the ~r\Jth . No w, the n. her e is the poin l ~ m judge. Hon . James Wi ·~!; et'sha!ll. r nit· basis of i,t. The poin t 1 want to maKe I want to make in t.his matter. Til e !i.llOI IIF.IPF.IPf.'I Pf.'IPf.'IPf.'IPf.'IPI'iII!'f3I~~~Pf.'IPf.'I ed Sta tes district jud g'? of Alas ka . I is this : T tri ed to impress upon t he light rainfall gives clear sun· shin e. and ~~m!m!_E9m!~999_m!~_91t2~~tI~~liSlAii1iJiiilIiIIIiii'IIliii7IIIIS7j_iiIIIiilii~~ DAWSON DAILY NEWS, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11,1903. DAWSON DAILY NEWS. Hence the general ans'Wer of Tread­ gold was not evidence. RICHARD ROEDIGER, Gen. Mgr. There were no generalities offered by tbe editor of the News; on the con· Published every evening except Sunday tion of vegetables; [1r80t prize best col­ lection. of greens; fir~t prize for (Ur­ nips , "White Bomerandum;" second prize for parsnips ; second prize rhu­ barb, and second prize for beets. Such a mer'itorious exhibit is' deserving of the hi ghest praise. MALT BRfAKfAST r fOOD by the trary he applied for and secured a DA WSON NEWS PUBLISHING CO. TE LE PH ONE No . 1' . TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION: status before t he commission, and in this reg·ard Judge Britton violated his pledge given on the 'bench li!'lthough faith on one side was kept to the Dally-Single COpy .,.,., . •. .,., ..... .,.,$ .25 letter. .. One month. by carrier ., .. .. ., .. 2.00 Weekly-Single copy ....... .,........... .25 .. Per month ., . ., .... ., . ., .... ., .. 1.00 REASON'S FOH FA ITH . HOW TO BE \ Cured of Piles W it hout Pain. Is Now Within the Reach of Every Yukon family Able foad critics in the Yulwn (l1S­ trict have pronounced Mal t !Breakfast Food to be the most delicious, tile Weekly carriers leave for every creek In the district FRIDAY MORNING­ EARLY. It has not been unnoticed that the First: Change from sedentary oc­ cupation to wisely chosen, more ac­ most nutritious and purest cereal food From indoor to outdoor ever introduced into the far north. tive work. Second: Ne'ws is gradually but surely enlar.g- Hfe. Address all communications DAWSON DAILY NEWS. Third' From wrong to right cloth- to the ing Its plant and increasing its stock. . ing. OFFICES. There are reasons for this. Fourth: From unhealthy, rich liv­ The News has faith in 'the future of ing, to a mild hygienic diet. New York, 153 World Building; Chicago. this territory and gives practical evi- 183 Dearborn Street; Eugene Van Zandt, dence of that faith by investing more Eastern Representative. Fifth, sixth and last, use Pyramid iPile 'Gure regularly, and according to' directions, for it is the right cure heavily in plant, and thus keeping up + + ++.++ +++ + ++++++++ • + + CITY OFF ICIAL PAPER. • + • + ••• +.+~++~+++++++++ A ll changes in diSPlay advertise· ments m ust be rece ived at this office not later t han 12 o'clock noon, to M)­ lure pub lication that day- CURSORY REVIEW. to its record of leading the van. for the trO'uble, and will cure you as it has hundreds of others. Whatever pessimi'stic views 'ble Don't wait until you a re a helpless News holds as to' the p·resent 'condi- invalid, for a seemingly simple case tion of affairs, it has a consciousness of hemorrhoids, or plies, may, if neg- lected, rapidly lead to worse. The that there must of neces'sity be a unnatural formations · becO'me tumor- change. With its enlarged facilities the News becomes a greater power and will thus be able to · aid more ma­ terially in bringin.g, about a better condition of affairs. The News has a double c'on· fid· ence. ous and permanent, and the inflamma­ tion grows until 'abscesses form; the uisease burrows into the tissues, form­ ing tubular growths which discharge pus; cancerous conditions, and gener­ al gangrenous degeneration appear. The official organ-;:- eviews the work First it has faith in' the future, and, of the royal commission from the secondly, it has faith that the ba,ttle The steaming hot and palate-tick­ ling dish of Malt Breakfast Food at the morning meal always adds to home comforts, and gives to young and GJd that true an~d natural digestive vigor so necessary for physical activity and good health. Grocers here, who handle Malt Breakfast Food have decided to ~ell it at a popular price, so as to place It within reach of the humblest familv. Ask your Grocer for a package, you'll like It . NEW DENTAL PARLORS DR. VARICLE Treatmel\t of the Cavities, Extraction Without Pain Q .. _n Bt,._t. DA WSON. All Dental Work waranteed f'ive Yearl. i"'OR SAL E_ l WE ARE SHOWING The New Fall Styles in SUITS AND OVERCOATS.! A glance through our goods w ill con­ vince you quickly where to buy your outfit. HERSHBERC & Co Clothiers and Furnishers, '35 First Avenue. standpoint of Yukoners, and puts for- ward for consideration the broad gen- waged agaill'st vicious policy will be won, and then, it will share in the greater measure of prosperity that What is needed at the start, or at any stage, is something to soothe this Jnflammatlon, reduce the swelling and distenSion; and at the same time re­ stores the diseased parts to normal condition. These three things are ac­ complished perfectly b~ the Pyramid Pile Cure. It checks all progress of the dis ease, and rapidly returns the affected parts to health, besides reliev­ ingat once the pain and fearful irri- FOR SALE-Roadhouse 56 B Bonanza. Apply _________ ' ________________________ • on preml es. 1 t :' eral issue, Are • ..le so-called conces- sions beneficial to the Yukon territory. will come to all the people. The Sun would have it appear that When the government does those this is the old 'issue of capital and things advocated for t he people by the lalbor. News the government will find tile tation. LOST. LOST- Large blaCK dog, white teet, white breast, bobtail, one bind leg crooked ; an­ swers to J umbo. Reward tor return to Dally News olllce. Jl·2dlw New Goods I Latest i n THE WHITE PASS ru YVKON ROVTE Operate TEN FirsC-Class Steamers. THE STEAMER ~~ DAWSON" WiIIle&ve for Whitehorse Saturday at 4- o'Clock P. H. THROUGH TICKETS ON SALE EAG L E A ND F ORTY- MILE ROUTE I[n Yukon this is not t he issue, "e- News· a t'Ower of strength, · but so long cause there are concess, ions held by as the people are oppressed and de· men of no finan cial standing, and wh'O frauded the News will throw it· s full hold them altO'gether fOT speculative weight against the oppressor, whether purposes, hoping at some time in the it be the present gov ernment or its dim future to attra'ct capital, and' then successor. We are for the people all "I began using Pyramid Pile Cure, and in order to make sure of a cure bought five packages; for the past six weeks I have not been troubled in the least, and I had been bothered for thir­ ty-five years, and had spent mO're than I fifty dollars for different remedies; this is the first permanent help I have Ladies' Furnishings NEW HATS at Steamer BAILEY will make two trips weekly between Dawson. Fortymil ... nd E"II'I~, Lea,~ ing Dawson Mondays and Thursdays at to A. M. For information apply to SUMMERS & ORRELL J. W_ YOUNG, City Ticket Agent. J. H. ROGERS, Gel\eral Menl. Phone 130. 112 Second Av" they reap their proiit. In the mean- the time. time the ground is lrept Idle, miner'S cannot find employment and there· fore concessions are not benefi'cial to t h e country. had, and no one CO'uld feel more grate- •••• • • •••• •••••••••••• KI, ond'ike , G'ardlen. ~:la~~,a~~iO~o." L. M. Williams, Con- ® I·-;:~'P" ";~:e" "H-o:." "/~" · r· S I~T~ E;n~R.·~~~~·;:;··~ .... .cz,.. .... ' I Fofchat & Son, proprietors of the Pyramid Pile Cure is sold 'by drug- &irl •• . .' f '-' ...::a.~'-' . .. the . fin e-s't and mos t complete c'Ollec- age, and we urge !l1l sufferers to 'Pp. an •• A. . Leaves Aurora. Dock For 'The argument produce 1 by the offi­ cial organ · in support of the conten­ ti on th at If the t erri tory is parceled out in conceSSions, so that the miner 'can no 10ngeT emplO'y himself, then he will bec'ome an employ· e, and his wages will tend to a mere suhSistence, 1s sound. Kion dike Gardens, displayed one of gists generally .fO'r fifty cents a pack- LOB k B N i tions o'f veg·etables and' greens ever write .Pyramid Drug Co., MarshalI, • .. _ . " .. """""""""" - ~::n ':~rl~~ e~~i:ii;iO:x~~~i~:'y :e~:t ~~ ::~:;;bif:~ t~~e~au:~l:~~l~u~!t~~ ::Z: WO OD THE BEST IN TOWN ii W HIT E HORS E i sUICh a high order th'at t hey cam e neal' carl'yi ng off all 'th e prizes 'in th'at Try the pure liquors and choice In LENGTHS FRIDAY, SEPT. 18, at 2 o' Clock P. M_ I line. 'They received the followIng :igars at the Sideboard. Better tha~ I 0,. SAWED. i =a'w=a=rd= 's=:==F=jr=s=t=p=r=i=z .e=f= o=r=b=~=Q= t=C = O=I~= ec=-=e=v=e= r=. =====:::':======== Blrc~;:;~~uce. Dominion Fuel Co. The implied deduction that when a miner works his own groqnd without capital and by ' primitive methods the scale of wages and price paid' for pro­ tesslomG serV1.ces wlll come dO'WIi Is erroneous and conbrary to th e experi­ ence in t h e Klondike. ! !III •••••••••••••••••• I ••••••• - Ii- .- .-. -. -. - .- Tel. 165-B. Phone 171. FRANK MORTIM ER , Agent, Aurora Dock O ffl ce. Yukon Stables. J. D. JACKSON, Ast. - Just the dish for supper .................................................. . Money has never been so plentHul or so freely circulated as when its source of supply was the working miner. Men wh'O control large arreas of ground payout little and, the bud;: of the surplus Of any) is remitted O'utside. , 'The prosperous days of the Klon­ dille were when the miners 'Were working and taking the gold from the ground placing it freely in circulation. The days of ad versity came when ~e s am e ground was tied up by' -conces­ sionaires who spend nothing and keep the ground idle. The Sun is quite wrong In attribut­ the un'Worthy motives t'O the opposi­ tion. There is no de-si·re to make .po· litical capital, but there is a desire to hp.lp the miner. If the Sun wiH 'carefully examin e every request made by an, y member of the oppos ition who engaged in the proceedings 'before the c'Ommission it will be found that the same was rea· sonable, although in some 'ca'se s the questions pu t might not strictly con­ form to the rules of evidence. This inquiry was to elicit informa­ tion , no't place upon record such points ·as might not be susceptible to a bill of exceptions. The lines drawn were too close, the rulings too narrow and arbitrary. The question put to Judge Britton by the editor of the News was, as. to whether general knowled'ge of the people would be accepted and the best OLARK"S ·, : PORK & BEANS PlaIn 0,. with Dhill 0,. Tomato Sauoe. **They are Delicious." w. O/ark, Mlr.~ Cigars, Tobaccos and Pipes . Montreal 4).. . ...... ........................... __ ...... .......................... ..... ___ ......... _ ......... _ ............ _~ Reasonable Rates Comfortable Beds I YUKON HOTEL i JOHN BORlAND, MANAGER. ~\. .... ~ ........................... ___. ...... ........... l a ' .......... ................ ~ ~ PRIZE BEEF AT THE FAIR On Sale Saturday B. Y. MEAT COMPANY, 208 Th /,.d Avenue. Tel e p hon e No. 44. . ........................ . ......... ~.~ .. +~~ .............. . i Steel Ranges and } COST:i : Globe Ooal Heaters AT . I i We will sell the balance of our consignment of i : Heate,.s and Ranges at Dost : , plan to secure the information. :. ~ _L • J . I. S EABROOK : was in response to this that Judge • • Britton intim&ted he did not 'want gen· eral Imowledge. Then.jf he d· id not want it, why was Treadgold a:sked lor • Phone 9-B. P. O. Box 802. A aT. AL810N I RON WORKS. 20 7 3RD A VE. : : ....... ~ .............. ................ ++ .... ++ ... ..... it? . . . . . . . . .. ......... . .. Tbe an&wer of Tread, gold that his • scheme might cost $3,000,000, $4,000,· : 000· or $5,000,000 was useless fnf the • purposes of the commission. What toe • commis·sion wanted was specific tig· • ures covering t.he s'cheme so that its • substantiality might be attacked. One man might laugh at an inves t- • men t of $5.000,000 in this ·country • while the same man might incline fa· • Gelatinized Hams and Bacon! (Swift's Winchester Brand) Packed In absolutely ai,.. tight cove,.. Retains the fJavo,. and ",.events a par ticle O'f mould coming in l'ontaet witll the meat. This is the newest and best s m oked meat ",.0- duct ever shippt'd to Dawsoll . le/. S S. PACIFIC COLD STORAGE CO. vora b 1 Y to one in VD 1 vin. g $ 3 ,0.00 ,vJO . • W'~'M'~'~ ' ~ '~ 'M '~'~' ~'~'M'~'~' ~ '~ 'M'~'~' ~'~'M'~'~' ® ' e'~ 'M'~ ' e: .~ 'M'~ ' ® '~'M 'M.~. o® . e . i ' i .~ ' e: . e .~ .• ~ l I • • • GROCERIES Cross & Blackwell's Jams, Jellies, Marmalades and Sauces HARDWARE General Assortment of Builders' and Miners' Hardware f FURNITURE Brass Bedsteads, Hair Mattresses, Chiffoniers, Etc. Gents' Furnishings Finest Imported Scotch Tweeds and Worsteds. and Scotch Underwear DRY GOODS English .. Over $20,000 worth of Imported Silks. Full Line of La- dies' Fur Garments and Tailor.made Suits MIN E R S' OUTFITS A S PECIAL TY ! AA J , . -f'" "' DAWSON DAILY NmWS, Frl:IDA'Y, SEPTEMBER 11, 1903. BUTTER . . HILLS BROS. Celebrated "Vacuum Packed" CALIFORNIA CREAMERY ::.:::::::::.:::::::::.:::::::= B VTTER ==~~= An ideal package for preserving the sweetness of but­ ter. Always opens fresh.. Packed in 2-lb. "Full Weight" cans, with latest and best key opening device. leaving a perfectly tight-fitting . cover after opening. THE VACVVM PROCESS has made it possible to pre­ serve the butter in a more perfect condition than has been possible by any other method. We are the Sole Agents for the Yukon Territory. and the great success of this butter is proven by the fact that Messrs. Hills Bros. have received orders from this district for ma.ny hundreds of cases; ALL OF WHICH HAVE BEEN REFERR.ED TO VS. Hills Bros . Butter may be kept for a year or more without deterioration of quality. OUR STOCK IS ALL 1903 PACK NORTHERN COMMERCIAL COMPANY THIS IS SERIOUS +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ + • .: . River has t:a II en, SIO Sjte'amers may not be able to ascend the + ,s'tewart a, g'ain this year. Camp may ha, ve tOo be abando'ned for the .,. + ,winter for want of su'ppl ies. P'rom is'ing new locality witl1 many + + new creeks .set back. Government's policy of deferl"ing ro'ad .,. . + 'buildling and thus d;iscouraging sh.ipments by mine·rs and' merchants + + early in the season reSponsible for t he crisis. Governor CO'ngdon + + left up the river in the trap he has made and will have to "::omp. + to back on a log or hibernate in t he wilderness. + + + +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ might have a much mOore serious time than the Prospector did on the roun.d trip just finished. [n aduition the Prospector .bas broken down, and may not be ilxE:d fot days if at all again this season. Such an aggravated condition leaves the Stewar t r iver run without a steamer for days and probably for all the rest elf the season. With, the di ffi· culty of no water and no steamer the outlook for the 'Duncan district get· ting the s up· plies it 'Wanted is ex· tremely serious. I S, ince early in the season and even before navigation opened the people of Duncan h ave been agitat ing, for a road from the S tew-art river to Dun· can creek T he petitions were laid before the governor t ime , and, agam. 'Time and again they were deferred with the promise or the Intimation 'The Duncan creek district is with· Mayo, was n ine days making th e trip that when money came from Ottawa out supplies tor the wimer and the up a nd two return this voyage. I She a road would be built. The sliding develOopments of the las· t f~w 'days in· had to lighter over one bar and drag pro mise scheme was worked all dicate th at it may · be unable to g.;t herself and a lighter she picked up through the summer. 'Miner's and any this season. Such being t~e case, over ten or twelve others with cable traders deferred heavy, shipments the cost of living and worl:ing there and capstan. Serious doubts are en· with hopes. of the road being built for the winter will be prohfbitive, and tertained if the vessel can mal{e the soon. In the middle of August tne the camp virtually will have· to be run up the stream again this. se "lo ·on hopes were still held out by announce· abandoned for another seaS(lIl. under the most favorable cir;)um· ment the Yukon council h, ad decided The steamer Prospector, whic::t re · · stances. The river is falling rapidly, to' 'build over the route from Mayo to turned this morning from Duncan and and should a steamer . start now it Duncan. A few weel{s later Governor Balllboo Furniture! Something New! This week we are showing a large line of BAMBOO FVRNITVRE comprising many NoveUies. standing 5 feet , with deep sh elves, ar- Book Shelves tistically designed, and large, heavy $12 50 posts. strong, durable and stylish ...... ... • Music' ' Racks with nicely arranged shelves, si:le pock· ets, backed with Japanese matting ......... . 10.00 What-Nots, Corner Sh.elves, Stands, Brackets, Chairs, Settees, Etc., Etc. Nothing equa.ls it for nicely Fur­ nish.ing your home. SPECIAL For Ten Days we are offering at GR.EATLY R.EDUCED PRICES INLAID LINOLEVMS, PRINTED LINOLEVMS OIL CLOTH IN BLACK PATTERNS AND STAIR. OIL CLOTH LOWE & SICKINGER THE HOVSEFVRNISHER.S Phone 119·B lrd Avenue, between Kinll and Queen Congdon said tha:t since the prbposed been discovered near 'Duncan, anu STUDYING EOONOMY YuiwllI 'approp riations hau not been promised to be worked extensiv0Jy . passed at .Ottawa the road could not this year. Minto and tr i'butaries were be built. P roposed meetings If • ...Le discovered early in the summer. Only Yukon council t o consider the maLLer a few weeks ago Ledge and Steep Important for the Home were 'Postponed every few days, and cree'ks were discovered · at the head finally fixed for October 1. Still no of Mayo lake, and are reported by In these hard times thousands of appropriation has been made, ship· the people arriving on the Prospector smart an'd b right women in Canada ments have been, u, eferred, the river this trip to be rich. bas fallen, navigation appears to have I On the way up the S~ewart the last fin d that the 'Diamond !Dyes are great come to a close on the upper .stEm' trip the P rospector cou ld not get over and important helps in , economizing art, at least beyond any extensive hm- a bar four miles this side of the Ogil· With their aid, the husband, the child it, and, now the demand for boats on vie dredge. She borrowed a scow ren and the mother herself can be the main Yukon and the mishap La from the dredge, transferred twenty handsomely dressed, although nearly the 'Prospector leaves the !Duncan tons of cargo to the scow, and puSlhed all the clothing may be old material district cut off from the world. it a ll the way to Du-ncan. With the dyed over. Governor Congdon went up the aid of the scow ten or twelve ·linings Diamond Dyes make such lasting river on the last tr ip of the Prospector had to be made over sha llOw places. and beautitul colors that gO cYds dyed and remained at Duncan, expecting In coming down the Prospector had with them cannot be told from new. the boat back soon. One of the men to turn side wise in order to flood the Anyone can use them, Il.'l the airec who came down on the Prospector stream an d get water to fioat over t he tions are so plai n and simple that no says it appears the governor, now bars. skill 'is needed. The colors· of Dia caught in the trap of delay, brought mond Dyes never grow dim; they never on ]'argely by his own policy, will Change of T ime. fade or wash out. In order to secure have to hi'bernate in the Duncan dis· 'Commencing Monday, : Sept. 14, the best advantages in dylug, every trict without an ouuce of grub, or Wel d' afternoon stage will leav e Daw· woman should see that her healer come down the Ste'Wart on a log and sun, 111 Queen street, at 3: 30 instead gives her the '1D~amond Dyes," a face the people as to why the road of 5 p. m. Morning stage at 10 a. m.* other 'Package dyes are only poor was not built in good season and· 'why imitations. one of the most promising camps in The Moute Oarlo sells Old Grow, the far north is threatened with aban· Hermitage, Seagmm', s Rye, Dewa-r's Hair Goods-Complete line recei .ed. donmenl for a winter. extm special licq,ueur. Bil'ly Baifld, Beauty Parlors, over Summers &. Many news streams have recently prop. • Orrell's, Second Avefiue. • Hardware Dept. I -inch, 5 and 6-ply Granite Steam Hose 50 Cents per Foot. AMES MERCANTILE COM PAN Y Hardware Dept. Nails B 3-4c. per Pound. l This year we have received the largest, finest and best selected stock of merchandise we have ever shown, and are better prepared in every way to give you the benefit of the lowest prices consistent with high=class new merchandise. It will mean a saving of dollars to you if we are given an opportunity to figure on your business. Our policy of refunding your Inoney if you are not satisfied is one of the principles our business is founded on. Particular attention is given this season to our (Jrocery~ ' Provision and Liquor Depts.~ which are replete w ith the choicest goods money can buy. Don~t forget the saving that attends all your purchases here. The closing out of our Dry Goods, S hoe, Hardware, Fur and Furniture Departments is making wonderful bargains in these Ifnes for you. Merely to give you a n idea: Shoes. Ladies' Fine Vici Kid, Ve­ lour and Patent Leather Shoes; former price $5, $6 and $7. Your choice $3.50 uu Linens. Fine Table Linen, bleached and half bleached, 56 to 66 in. wide; former price $1. 50, $1.75, $2.00. Your choice 75c yard - Dress Goods. Fine Black Dress Good~ in Crepons, Serges, Henri­ ettas, Armures, Vicunas; formerly $2.50, $3, $3.50. Your choice 7 Se yard Fur Coats. Ladies' and Men's; fermer prices $35 to $150; now $20 to $60. A fine assortment of Fur Mitts for everybody. - A H Furnitur~Carpets Men~s Furnishings. If we have what you want Fine Overcoats, Shirts, Col- we can Rave you at least lars and Cuffs, Under- one.half. Worth your wear, Footwear, Gloves, while to look over this etc., at 50 per ct. saving. depart~::~ ... Men's Rub ber Shoes at $2.50. J DAWS01l1 DAILY .NEWS, F'RJDAY, SFJPT'EMBERl1, 1903. Climate and Soil-cQntinue~ r consider that very wise. I dared not show was th· is, that it was not ripe tell them that. If 1 had done so I when I cut it. I do not pretend it would have had trouble, but 1 mark was ripe, /but it was ripe enough to down, "you don't know your business." bring. That was on the 23rd of Au· I beJieve that if the water is fai. r lY gust. I came home, and when I open­ warm it is just as good as if it came ed It out 'I was reminded of the time down from heaven. I when I was a boy, when we cut wheat MONARCH SHOE CO. 1 130 Second Avenue. I Q. You don't catch the idea. T with the shearin.g hook and the crad.le want to find what would be the dif- and started in early, and '(Hd no t wai t ference taking waters of the same until it was r· iope as w, e ,do now , and I temperatUI;e. You say the rainfall let it ripen in the stook . 'I'his had leaches. Why would not irrigation ripened in the packet. When I came have the samc effect in leaching? here and got Mr. Stupart's work I FELT SHOES--Dolge'. highagrade double felt, for men and women • • • • • • • • • Q. There is no l€aching on land was wriling my report to the govern­ if you do not saturate it. l'f you sat- ment. I .said'. the next t hing I will urate the land it is common sens e lo ' ·do will be to send some of this sUP'Pose that leaching wi ll tal,e place. wh, eat to the experimental farm, and Oh, 1 see the point you make, and ., is I tool, a cQ.lIple cif heads and sent just the crux or Lhe matter. The man them to t he eX'perimentaHst there who who irrigates his land too mll'oh is a has charge of the seed germinating fool. progess, and· he sent me the report Dolge'. Specia/--Strong and durable Dolye'. Ohildren's Shoe--Best quality FELT SLIPPERS--For ladies, Dolge manufacture, with felt • • • $6.00 4.50 2.50 Mr. Cochrane-IfI, e does not Imow that he had planted one hundred that until be is told. grains. The whol e hundred grains Specimens of Cerea,ls From the Yukon. grew and made a remarkably vigorons soles • • • • • • • • Special Felt Slippers for men and women. at 3.00 1.00 The Witness~Now, here is a speci- growth; in other words, there was not men of what I was saying in reference a weak seed in the lot, and there was to the vegetation in the Yulwn. I not a failur e, and' what was more lJhey went across from Da:wson up to wh er e vegetated v,ery quickly. Monaroh Shoe Co., laD 2nd Ave. a man named M.unro had aJbout 25 By Mr. Wright: acres or oats last year. 1 1 guL -LllIB specimen, whioh I now produce, grow­ ing in hi, s field on the 6th of August. You may notice it is colorecl and be­ ginning to ripen. Q . You don't know when that was grown? A. On the 5th June. That is ,th'is sample was got from one fi eld, where fall wheat, spring wheat, oats· and F. S. McFARLINE, Proprietor. By Mr. Robinson: Q. How near Dawson? A. I think two miles from Dawson, only across the river By ,Mr. Wil son: Q. 1 think you said it is used sim­ ply for feed and not for the grain? A_ Oh, yes, I 'wil, l me ntion that when 1 show the s'pecimen. Here is barley on the 6th of August. T have some wheat that I cut on the 6th ol barley were growing together for fod- Q . You t hin: k there would be del'. ! difficulty in ripening wheat in Q. They mixed them all together? I Yukon? A. Yes. Up tJhere they swear some. A. When I came home I said' t~ere This. man .swore when 1 pulled up this was nothing doubtful but wheat. Slllce (showing ,leaves and roots of fall I :ame home I say there is nothing wheat), and said, with an Innocent doubtful about wh€at. no and claim to know a little about it. the north and 'the northwest. If we mense quanti ty, and bhose blueber­ the My own impression is that t h e 'Pro- get 'Protection from the frost it is r ies covered th e hilis. They were a fessor is a litt1e astray. , I do not where you have the land lying exposed great crop. There is one thing I think bhe wh€at ripens earlier, but to t he curren t of air which keeps might mention now about the growth the farmers cut it ear.lier. They do it mov'ing and in that way there Is in t he creeks, but it is outside the not wait till it changes color. They less danger of frost, so 'that a SOU'tll- scope of my t alk. This, is just onti get wheat which is not so plump, but ern inclination may be dangerous and plant I brought to show you. It j'8 it contaIns the same amount of gluten, the north ern inclination is .safe. cal, led by the farmers on t,he prairie and is equally valual le to the mar; ket, A Revela.tion a, s to Available Area fOr the crocus_ That plant was gathered looking face: "W'hat in the world is !By Mr. Robinson (E: lgin): that?" He said: '''That is fall wheat. Q. What i· s the feeding quality of 1 wanted to get oats and .spring wh, eat, that grass? hut half of this grain has turned out. A. 1 do not Imow myself. but ge n- August, but in the meantime I will to be fall W1heat," and that is one of tlemen there said it kept their 'horses show you this mixed wheat and bar- the s·pecimens. Now, 'gentlemen, you fat and strong. Would you repea t ley and oats which 1 cut. I cut tMs see these stems. You are afraid the your question, Mr. Wright. in the same fi,eld on the 23rd of tAu- growth of the grain Is not much. You 'By Mr. Wright: gust. 'l\hl, s man just got the seed see how thick these stems are; that Q. You think there would be no from .Galifornja. , I will say ,California, i, s one of the native 'grasses ol the difficulty In ripening wheat In the it may have been S eattle or Victoria, country. 'There are about half a Yukon? or somewhere on the west coast. The d'ozen species of that genus; it Is A. Here is what has alway's been seed consisted of wheat ot t wo or called arctagrostis. a 'puzzle to me. 'I was at Edmonton three kinds, bar, ley and oats. IlIe cut Pasture GrasSles and Fore&tlll. 31 years ago. You could scarcely it lor fodder-they cut their fodder · One of our pasture grasses here is ripen wheat there; in fact, when I la st year from the 18th, and it was caBed agrostis. That Is the northern left on the 7th of , Septemiber the wheat all cut on the 23rd, from the l'8th to typ.e of It; see 'how th'ick it is. There was abou t three-quarters of it, one­ the 23rd. This was cnt on the 23rd, are half a ·dozen species of that, which half anyway, smut, and the farmers when they were cutting the oats for grow in the valleys and on the u __ '- said that t hey doubted whether it lodder. sides, and. as soon as the cou'ntry is would ripen or not. and 1 wrote in my. 'By Mr. McIDwen: opened and it gets scope this will note book that 'it would not ripen. Q . Is that the full length? spread itself and be a fine grass on That 'is 30 years ago last August. A. No, it would be consid,erably the hillsides. In fact it Is there now. Twenty years ago one used' to hear a but is not as fine a sample. Well, Cultivation. at Fort Yukon, at the junction of the that is on, e reason why we do not . Pelly and Lewes rivers , on the 2'4th h ear sot much about .frost. lJast year ,By 'Mr_ Wright: of April, 1899, and I may as well tell 1 went through a large section up in Q. If yon have a northe rn slope you that particular species fiowered my di'strict, and saw grain cut that you do not get bhe 'sun's scald on toe on the farm two \lays ago (Aprill'5 th) would not pay tor drawing. Ilt was bark of the trees, bul if yoU' p.lant it and we call this an early spring here. totally useless , utterly destroyed' by on the , south slope, where nearly Thi S' was gabhered in latitude &21-2 frost, and that w'as only last season, every,body does, you w:iIl ruIn your on the 24th of April, 1'899_ when we had' .such a wonderful crop; orchard. Mr. Wright-Almost a s early as but in the large distri'ct of country A. In planting orchard's in the here. ' reaching all the way from Qu'A'P.pelle west that is the way they must be By ,Mr. iRobinson (.Elgin.): vaHey down to near Moosomin the planted-on the north side and' not Q. Are most of the small fru1ts crop was totally useless. You cannot the south-but I do not want to go plentiful there? teJ.! where the frost may strike. i 'here into tJhat, :because if I do I will get A. I have w.ritten in my notes tn.at the frost passed throU'glh that country off my 'subject. What I want to dQ is all kinds of small fruits would grO'W in that way, and it is excedingly uif- to prove that 30 years ago 1 did not there, and I think, in leed, the Siber­ ficult for anyone to go in and settle believe wheat would ripen at Edmon- ian cra:b wi11 succeed tJhere. AS slIccessf.u'lIy. You have to know t'ne ton 'from what 1 s'aw there, and I regards vegetablesl, you have no COD­ country before you can make it a left there ill. September. Now this ception of tbem at all from seeing su·ccess. You do not know all about wheat (showing 'a sample) was grdwn them ,here. I saw a cabbage on the th e frosts In the north'wes't, gentle- in the Yellow Head PlIiSS , 150 mIles 23rd' of August weighing 'n ine pounas, men, and it does not alway, s get into northwest of Edmonton, four years and I took tQe leaves, great oblong th e papers' 'because the farmers do ago last fall. leaves, at the base, andl 'I measured not want to say too much ,about it. By Mr. Wright: them , and each one was t wo of my Four miles north of 'that district IS Q. 150 miles northwest · of Edmon- feet, 22 incIles, across, and you can my own. province, and a finer 'crop of ton? under.stand what a garden w'ould be grain than we ,had las t year I never A. Yes. This is from bhe Yell ow like with ca,bbage each covering an saw in my life. It was perfectly 'fia- Head Pa:ss. Now, the reason I brou'gIlt area of four feet. They told me that tured . I am here prepared to say, this up, gentlemen, is to show you turnillS' and t he late cabbage gro'w aftel' ,twenty YCB1 'S of experience', that ~biR ,that according to mY standpoint far bette r when it g·ets 'd'a~k . 'T,hey I never lost a dollar by frost in , .. at 31 years ago, that 'Edmonton was out- don 't do so well in the summer as country, s'imply because we are on side wher, e you could raise wheat wh en t he nights come and in the high rolling lane!, and on 'the nmlh with safety. Now, h er e is grain raised latter part of August and 'September ban lL I cannot say that OUI' wheat up in the mountains, 1-50 miles north- they do best. matured earlier. I cannot say that west. 'Now, bhe Peace river 'collll try By Mr. Sherritt: oU!' wh eat matured. earlier, but wher- has been spoken of as unfitted for Q. Did you say that al)ples grow ever people in that country experi- wheat-raising by some parties. I tell there? enced a difficulty wi.th fros t if they you, t he Peace river country is well A. I beJi.eve they will. wi ll sow earli er they will lose no fitted , in fact, I reported the same By Mr. Step,hens: wh eat; ce rtai nl y they will manage ye ar 1 was at Edmonton tbat the land Q. What about beans? perhaps to get their grain 011 without in t he Peace rivcr country was I bet- A. I have white oeans here. There frost. ter, and better suited fo r grain, than are some first-class bean s which , I got By Mr. Wrigh t : the Edmonton district.. If wrote that there. They can grow everythjn'g, Q. Do these cold waves follow the 31 years ago. and it is true yet. Now, pease, beans, potatoes. Potatoes are same route? y, ou will be cons'id er ing railway mat- th e poorest things that they grow up ters. l am the discoverer of t hat to bhe pres ent, bu t I tola t hem it was Th e ,Chairn:an~No one can tell what Pine Pass, away up 011 the Peace becaus'e they got misera: ble seed on I route t hey will roJl~w. , rive~·. I discovered it 31 years ag· o. t he west coast. The Wltness-I .I_now bhe ~ountl y Beyond that pass you begin to de- :By Ml". Thomson (oGre)-): that yQ.n are speaklllg of, and In 1879 scene! to bhe Paci fic ocean, and along Q. It will not be a ' suitable COlln- when I 'Passed through that COlInlry there t hrou gh that part of the in- try fo r the Irish? north of Qu'Appelle I lectured in W in- [terior of British Columbia, I tell you, A. 'Oh , there is whisl,)" t here, and nipeg to about a tbousand people, and ge'nLl eme n, the dl!Jy is coming when they are going to raise barley t here, T told I.hem that th ere w.er~ 8,000,,000 they will be growing any amount of and there may be some whisky that acres of land almost a t theIr door nt I grain up there, and away up into the would not pay any du ty, and tJhen it for seltlement, and no one seemed Yukon. In my report on th, e Yukon, wou ld be Scotch whisl,y. to Imow It. , r can see th~ tract of that is just now being printed, I have Q. About frost. T,h ere must be country you speal, of as beIng frosty , added 100,000,000 acres more t o our something in the oulti\'ation of the and it is a springy country; it is a aV'ailable land for se.tt1ement than I soil that would preven t that. Per­ country with cold subsoil, and you cou ld have 25 years rugo, because our haps forty 01' fifty years ago there can depend upon it that any country people are prepared now to believe were two or three seasons when the with ' a cold subsoil is lialble t.o fros t. it. 1 migh t talk about a great many settlers n ear the Georgian bay tJhought ).Iow we will leave that. I am glad other things, but I am tiri ng you. they would have to leave the country DISPLAY OF YUKON FURS. that the northwest farmers are not Now, if you have an. y particular ques- on account of June frosts, but of .Jate - --- - --------- as bad as I thought. 1 did not be- tl 'ons to asl' me, I wou1d be \ . glad to years we never hear of such a thing. longer. Yuu nee d no( \l'ony a ilou t So Ihe matrer of na Livc gra ss es is great de a. 1 of tal k from the people Jieve lhey were; E only wanted to reply to t h em . ' Vould that not be the cultivation'! the length. It depend s altoget her on sure. I got more thall fif ey s'peC'ics ar Q.u 'ld 'Winnipe v . and t,,· e sections of strenvth en m y own opiniun and I . '" '" " A. Yes , the clearing of t h e land the condition of the fie ld. It might 01' gra~s around Dawson. An()ther (,he west then settled IhaL llie re was have done so. There is not a wheat Growth of Small Fruits and Vegeta- bles_ and the letting in of th e winus' into not be more than uhi rty inches and it thin g that struck me as more remark- so 'much frost, but yo u r emark there fi cld in the nor thw,est wl he re grain the country to mal;e a ue tter circul a- mi'ght be foUl' feet. I found where t/l, e able than anything .else : [did not see is nu l a ny talk about frosL now. Here does not ripen , some of it alHtle By Mr. Wright : tion of the air. ' J r emember that 30 sDil was hroken t he second year a a weed a t Dawson that did nOI grow is a Question I wanl. lo asl; farmers earlier , where some heads would not Q. I understand that blueberries in miles back of Lake On(ario they did little bit of it had been ,broken the with the utmost vigo r. It. was won- lherc. Does the wh ea t no~ ri'pen ear- ripen a little earlie r than some others. the Yukon are sour and not sweet. Is notcons'ider that wheat was even year before, and it might be called a derl'u!. I'e r thai! it did wh en you went tnere'! How easy it would be to tak, e these that so? fair crop, and it 1S nothing extra· By Mr. Richard EOn: By t he Chairman: heads thrut ripen a little earlier and' A. There are iblueberries and blue- ordinary as regards t h'e size of the Q. You say wh en it gets .scope; Q. No. use them for seed, and so extend their berries. You have currants that are stock or anything; bu t you may no- 'v hat do you mea n by that ? A. 1 say it does. growth farther north by means of , t,his. of two varieties. One would he sweet tice ther e is no want of vigor in it. A. Wh en bhe forest is off. When By Mr. Wri gh t: That is what I wan t to get at. Now and; th, e other sour. ''1'he Yulwn blue- Y ou will see the firmness and strengfh t he white man first wenL there there Q. Becomes acclimatiil.ed. We have ' Ed mon.ton is t he center of a whoeat bel:ry is not the blueberry we have of this (producing sl)ecimen). l did wa s only a littl e blea k place h ere and growll ea rly pease for the Am erican gl'O w'in g district, and 31 years ago here. The blueherry we hav e here is not tal,e it for the purpose of show- th ere. Now the fo rests are beginning market. You take a bag of seed down from my stan dpoint it was un'fit for it. vruccinium canadense, and vaccinlum ing 'much otit. but '1 believe it is a to come off. owi ng to beIng cut down to M,aryland and sow it. and tl he other By Mr. Cochrane: Penns, ylvanicum, but what they have fail' specimen. NO w this barley had for t imher for mining and building half tal;e up. say. to !lJ'inois. Th e Q. Before you leave thwt subject, ther· e is the vaccinium ulig.inosum. Of been sown at the same lime. That purposes, and also through the occur- pease I sow this year will become does not the condition of t he soil af- Course it is a very good berry, but not barl ey I 'pul,led out of the field just rence of fires. acclimatized'. and th e next year I I rect the wheat growth? so sweet. Now, at Dawson 1 'S!liW when they were cutting it. That wa" Q. Th e country is lar. gely covel'ed will tal e i.h. em down to Maryland and A. His tl he aeration of the soil and acres of wild· red· currants . H any sown on the 5th of Jun e. ~'rolIl my with fOrE'.~t ? t hey will r;pen t wo weel,s earlier thau the inclination of the land to the gentlemen are here who have been in standpoint ·it should have been sown A. Large ly cov,ererl with forest theirs. We can get $5 a bushel more south that gives you fre'edDm from Dawson they will perhaps remembel' a great deal earli e r. It s'hould have s uch as it is. than t hei rs for that rea son. the frost . 'The reverse is the case if where it WB'S. I J·ust sneaked ther e. certain. Now I am spealdng. o.r !Sey­ mour townShip, one of your townships, Mr. Cochrane. That is where I had the honor of holding forth in the early part of my life. By Mr. S'tephens: Q. Have you any expel"ience with und·er·draining-tiIe draining? A. No. By Mr. Wright: Q. Judge Craig of the Yukon to.Jd me the finest tomatoes he ever ate were in the Yulwn ; t.hat they had a better flavor ther'e than here. A. He had been eating canned .0- matoes for a year before he got Dhem. been sown as soon as th, e s now went By Mr.Wrigiht: A. iNow you give me the w,hol e you hav e it on the ot'her s ide of the It was in lowe r town, rucross the That .is probably the reason t,he flavor off the gr ·ouncl. You see that is Q . Wh en a fir e hurn s over a forest question I was coming at. That was valley; where you have an inclina- bridge. a rather naughty place for an was so good . right. t he re it wi·ll no t burn off the virgi n the ",ondel' to me. why ollr people tion to the north there is chHliness . old gentleman. Now , •. le red currants. !Having read the auove t l'anscri'pt of By Mr. McEwen: soil? won't ~ee these things, especially lhe You were wise in your day and gen- were on a hillsid, e wh.iClb was com- evidence, I find it. correct. Q. That is the full length? . , A. No, hecallse there is no tim e ,o r nort hwest men. 1N0w. he re they hav, e e ration, Mr. Chairman . . in taJ,ing land pletely covered, and the currants were .rOHN M.A OOUN, A. That is the full ·Iength: that is s tllff lo rot. There is time for st uff been growi ng Wheat in the nort h'west with a southern aspect. sweeter than ours. Assistant Director and Naturali'st of ripe. to decompcse. but rolling is not in it. for 2· 5 years. W,hat I wan ted La SHOW The Chairman-From my experience By Mr. Cochrane: the Geological Survey of Canada. Now , that is some of the wheat I Q. Here in easter'n 'Canada fire was that lhis red fife we are so w'ing in the nort hwest and in Manitoiba I Q. Was it forbidden fruit? p. ull ed out ot the fieln. Ir t'here is would burn the vegetation? now har! got acclimatized and was rip- would say that what you regard as L,le A. That. is the meaning of the any ge ntleman here from ,British Co- A. Yes. But there is not anything ening ea rl ie r than it dirl in the early most favorable condition for good I berri es not being s,weet. This year w. Cl ark, Mont.real . lumbia he will recognize the hea d, li ke rotting th ere, as we under's, tallel I tim es. farming is lan d wi'th a southern rus- there were a great many more rasp- because I have seen it in the oat lfields it, because it rushes into summer, By the Cha'rman: pecL As a gen.eral thing we lOOK for berries than before, quite a number or Pork and Beans stamps tbe con­ around Vancouver. ,Jt belongs to the and when t he ni ght lengthens the cold I Q. We have been growing wheat the nort.h and t he northwest; we of them , but the blueberries and the crop. At any rate wbat I wante,l to strikes it. for twen ty ye?!", in the norlhwest , would ratber have an inc.lination to black and red currents were an im- tents as excellent. W. Clarl" Montreal, on tinned meats • , " 1/' I ' , tr l '. , . I', • j f I . \ DAWSON DAILY .NEWS. ffi1DAY. HEP'DEMBER 11. 1903. s.econd'Dayofthe Fair The second day of the .oawson hor· Mackay. Lena Kraus. Et hel We'bbe r, dealers. is one of t he most striking ticultural and industrial exposition Elsie Craig. exhibits of the kind ever presented in ;was t he banner day of gaieties in llle Canada. "The 'Maple Leaf Forever" the North. All kind· s of first Class Klond.jke. Be'~ween two and three -Lillian Meyes. Goodrun Anderson. wheels and wheel equipment from thousand people were present yester· Winifred Congdon, Viola Kel'ton. Mar· the factories of the United 'States and day afternoon and evening. garet ,McCarter. Margaret Faw'cett, Canada are on, display: The children's entertainment yester· Florence Smith. Ferne uriffith. The booth is one of the most bri!· day a· fternoon was one of the pretti· United States. " The Star Span'gled liant in the building. !Numerous est features of the fair. and is· 'I eing Banner'-iAnnie Biffi, Hazel -R()bert· lights make the place r esplendent. repeated this afternoon, . son. Laura Sawyer. J enni e Anderson. Over the roof and sides are hund'reds The minstrels last night were the Cecelia Barry. Theos Rossman, Roda of bicyde tires and rims. most am using feature thus far pre· Griffith. The company does repair work as sented aside from the various exhib· New Exhibits. well as deals in, wheeJos of all k'inds. its. The show opened at ~ , o"clock and A number of notewort hy n~w ' ex· and a representative is present a t the lasted until midnight. hibits, were placed in t he fair yester· booth ready to talk "'bike" and give Today',s Program. day. William I Swinehart. of Selk irk. information to any who may desire. The big special feature on for ._is en tered oats five feet tall and heavy Palmer & Peterson. afternoon is the baby show. It opens with grain. and wheat six feet tal l. A striking feature of Palmer & Pet· in the fin e arts hall at 3 p. m .• and The speci mens are among the hnest erson's exhibit is the orilliancy of the continues an hour. Many thought the of the kind ever prod'ueed in the Yu· ligh t afforded by the 700·candle power show was to be held yesterday, and a kon. gasoline lamps by whi ch the booth is g rea't array of youngsters were p,res· Native products that are new to tne illuminated , 'These lamps, give out a ent. E. W ell s. , Mrs. G. A. 10. Roches. North and something which attracted steady. mell aw light. 'before which te r and 'Colonel Charles Reichenbaeb much attention among those acquaint· even the large electric arc lights look are jud'ges of the baby ,s. lIo,w. ed with the fad were two horses 'born lil(e ordinary coal oil lamps. The repetition of the minstrels this on Gold Run. 'They were born of Mon'arch Shoe Company. even ing and of the. Chl'l'll'en'" e -utel" importerl animalS , but are the nrst A ., , " uyoue uesiring lo hUOW wha l kinu tainlnent this afternoon are the s'pe· matured horses known, to havc been of an assortment of first class shoes cial feature!' of the day. born and raised he re. 'They are be· - and other wearing material there is to The ma:king of awards, 'was nearly tween two and three years old each, be had in the Klondike should visit lfi nl 'shed yes·terday, The last wOl'k of ,Many dogs 'wh ich had not been en· the Monarch Shoe eompany's boot 'l. ma ki ng awards will be done today. tered the day berore were entered Yes, I . A sp endid display of felts. for meIl. M instrel Show. terday. A second judging 0If dogs was women and bahes. is one od' t he fea. held, and diplomas awarded several tu res. ,Several' l,ines of the best leath. In t.he minstrel show last ni gh t the entered yesterday. Several head of bes t work came at the last. 'The cake cattle also were entered. er shoes for m en and women carried 'W'aJikand. the dancing of the Highland The main pavi1i"on is more brilliant in the city and other footwear of all , ffing and the hornpipe to the mUSI'C and animated than any other scene im'aginable we ights and makes are of the ba o-pl 'pe by D A F E d ds there ready for inspection a nd con \'11). '" r., . . war ever presented before indoors in tll e were t he two mo ot I'nterestl'ng and tion that the Monarch 'Shoe company ~ Klondil,e. Not a s'quare inch of avai F amusing features of the evening, able s'Pace is un'taken. The booths is des·erving of a call. (fhe miner will Edwards gave a side splitting ,bur· are crowd.ed as close together a s pos. find rub'ber boots and winter shoes les'que of the manne' h' h the' to please him. At the store is a stock , r III w l'C' I sible around ail s·ides, The gay pen· ' ''Scotties'' trip the light fantastic'. He nants and streamers hang everywhere to supply all through the coming win· , was dressed as a dllapldated yet plC· and fiowers electric lio-hts fountains te l'. turesqu e Scotchman. buntin g and the staCk: of 'vegetahles: Ames Too ·Late. In, 'the cake walk. lOur couples en· grain s and other unique and more plC. The A'mes people were too late to tered: T~e cake was won bY' Mrs .. J. turesque exhibits maktl the whole get space to make a display in a L. Tlmmms and Alex .. Mc'Lachlm. seem from a swe eping; blrd'seye VIew booth in the fair, but are among t he They were gorgeously 'attlred III black a vision of some fantastic fairy land . heavy dealcrs. who have a big; in, ter· and red , and carried, a we'alth of gay N C DI I est in the aff,airs of the territory and ribbons of the same colors . . sp ay. have given material aid to the fair . The Northern Commercial compauy The others partiC'ipatin'g in the and are represented in oth'er laudaole cake walk were ri[rs. , C . . F . Rhind and has one of the most enterpris· in-g dis· ways than t brough the display metllod plays under t he bi'g roof. In the ma· at the fair. Fred Salis'bury; ,Miss Freda Nel'son and Henry Ehlen; Mademoiselle l~h.1· hel'mina Ask and Count Hughey Mc· : Diarmid . At the openi ng of the minst rels a session of Singing' · and joke crack ing was t he order. Fred At-wood' was interlocutor. withWilliam Ask. W. A. Bed,doe. H . A. , Weld, and· :Alex. Mc· Lachlin as end men. Numerous good jokes were gotten off by all the end men (Mr. Beddoe engaged in a catch· as·catch·can wit!! one joke). and 'songs were sung ill duets, quartets. solos and choru~es as to!lo, ws: Opl'ln.ing chorus, "Hiawatha;" solo. "Just to Remind Me of Y()U ," iMrs. P. R. Ritchie; 'song, "Ain't It a 'Shame." A. MeLach!in; solo, "The Moon and CTescent," Mrs. P . Mullen; song, "Ki'ss Yourself Goodbye." W. Ask ; quin'tet. "Lullaby ... · ;Mesdames, MuJl en, Maltby and Ritchie. Messrs. Finnie and Bozart ; teno r solo, "Little Black Me." George H. MdLeod. [ n t he second part Corporal Winters gave an euphoneum solo. Mr. Flor· rest. of the N. C .• gave a splendid ru· ral re~ i'tation from one of R eilly's worl{s. R e was dressed in hayseed · costume and .came fro'm among t he ap· di ence with a pumpkin under his . arm. and mounted the steps in t rue 'IR eub en" style amid tne cheers od' the admiring multitude of horticul· tural exhibitors and friends. , The Squabbtown Hussars, compris' ing Messrs. Timmins, God.frey. Ask. 'McCormick. McDiarmid. McLachlin, 'Becker and Salisbury led by Batontis't H enry Ehlen. gave a 'splendid drul , and were re~alled. lJ3en Trenneman appeared in fancy chrb s'Wingin, g. and Messrs. I Cowan and Rh ind were the bagpipers for Dr. E'dwards. the Scotch dancer. Children's Drills. : More than 200 schOOl children par· ti cipated in the drill and songs· yes· terday afternoon, and will reappear in them this afternoon. Great appJause g reeted the efforts of "the child ren in each event. Miss Wilson drilled the kindergar· ten youngsters and the other children in marching. and Miss Hogge, lh ,ss Burnett and Mrs. !Jouglas in singing. The 'children sang in full chor us and then were grouped in eigiIls, and sang different national airs. Colonel Donald J\'rcGregor, who has taken, a prominent part in arranging the ex· ercises, was conspicuou s in their midst. Li ttle Bess ie Miller acted as queen, and sat on a thron, e in the middle of the stage, The songs and the names of the singers and the countries represented i'n the songs were as follaws: E· ngland. "Life on 'the iRolling Deep"-i])on McKee, Joe Farr, Arthur Lutro. Harry Lobley. · Bar'tley Craig, Alfred 'l'ownsend .oavid Waxs tock, Roy Fish. Irela.nd , "Dear Little Shamrock"- Margu erite Cunningham, Mary Ren­ dall. Louise Forrest. lEdith Waite, Dorothy White. Hazel 'Henry. Mocy McLaren. Louis Porter, I Scotland. "S'cot Wha' I Hea .. .....,Will Watt. Floyd Sawyer, Raymond Schaef· fer. Harry W elsh. John lI3rown. At hol Mc'Farland Charles Sutherland, Roy Porter. Wal es. "Men, of Harlech"--'Olive McLennan. Norma Macfarlane, Made· line Schuman. Lily Thompson. Lucilie " chinery hall it has several tons of Awa rds Given. pumping. steam thawing and other 'The awards made thus far are as maChinery of great in.terest to min· foHows: ecs. The practical operators who are Lad, les' Fa ncy Wo rk. visiting the fair find this one 0If the I Poin't lace-Mrs. J. I S. McKay. :first ; most valuable places in which to Mrs. 'M!cMil\:an. second. spend their time. tAn engineer is lBattenbeI1g- Mrs. J. A. Sutherland, there to explain the workings of tue first ; Mrs. J . 'C. Zimpel. second. machinery. aud to teH of the relal1Y9 Collection fancy n~edlework-Mrs. merits of equipment. J. H. Hoolmes. first; Miss J. K~a:tiug. In t he main pavilio~ the N. C, has second. a dis'Play of fancy goods, and articles C.rachet work-':Mrs. William Keitn. from its big d, e. partment store. first; Mrs, J. Albert. s~cond . N. A. T. & T. Exhibits. Embroidered li nen-Mrs. E. C. Hea· The display' of the N. A. T. & '1' .• COCk'. -firs t ; Mrs. iHarry Langdon • . s·ec· occupying a position near the en· ond; Mrs. Robinson. diploma; Mrs. trance to the ma, in pavilion. covers E'itbec k. diploma; Mrs. A. M. 'Thorn· more , space than any other in that burg, diploma. part of the building. The booth is Dra wn work-Mrs. l!'. E. Cleveland. beautifully arranged wiLh a canopy of first. gay bunting c'augllt in a graceful knot Dainty handkerchief-Mrs. A. li.. over the top. The displays in the Cu thbert, firs't; Mrs· . Ma:caulay. sec· booth represent t he excellen t lines ond. of clothing. shoes and fancy 'groceries Sof,a cushions-Mrs. Clazy, ttrst; carried in t he wholesale and retail Mrs . W, H, B. Lyon. second ; J. O. dep'artm ents of the company's giant Nu tte r. diploma. Dawson stores. The canned fruits Tea cozy-Mrs. Hagel, first; lMiss are plied .in pyramids. and the shoe~ Graig. second. and other garments made to staud ' Cra'chet bed slippers - Mrs. Craig. out prominently against a background firs t. of furs and rich tape::,tries. Netti ng disp1ay (special)-Mrs. E il· Sa rg en t & P;ns ka. beck, first. S argent & Pinska, the energetic Jars and plates (speci"al)-Mrs, R. second avenue clothiers and men's M. Brown. furnishers , have one of the best ex. Bed s,pread-Mrs. R. Gillespie. lfirs,t; hiblts in the main hall. Their place Mrs. C. I MunJ'oe. second; Mrs. Joseph is lavishly decorated on the interior AI,bert, di,ploma. wi,th furs. RO'bes. overcoats. and 1C1'{)chet afgan-Mrs. J . Albert. Hest, gauntlets of tropical suggestion in Embro'idered 1inen frame-lMiss their great warm th appear on all I Belle Craig. , firs t. sides. Felt shoes. lea ther shoes. hats, Baby's wardrobe-Mrs. Cuthbert, clothing. everything needful in mas· first. culine wearing apparel is represent· 'Smoking j3!cket-Mrs. Tay10r. first. ed. and as displayed in the big booth Flowers and P lan/tjs. 'well deserves the attention of the vis· Collection flowers. outside grown- itor to the fair. 'The booth is beau· Turne r 'Townsend. first; Mrs. Harry tiful\y ornamented with draperies and Cribbs. secon, d. Ilags. Sa!'lgent & Pinska will have a Bouquet cut flow ers-Mrs. I Crilbbs, big stock of new goods for win, t er first ; Mrs . George Layfield. second. wear and ask their ,fri ends and the Bouquet wild flowers-M'iss : S. MH· public to examine the samples a t the ler, firs't. fair. and he convinced of their ex· Pansies-'Mrs, Harry Cribbs. first; cellence. Mrs. Broc'k;ouiller. second. Ladu e Co mpany. 8'wet peas-A. E.. Lee. first; Miss The Ladue company has the first G. Hagel, second . booth at the right of 'che en trance to Geraniums- Mrs, F. T. Congdon. the main pavilion. It is maldng a spe· first ; 'A. E. Lee. second. cialty of the display of creams and Po·ppies-Mrs. John 'Brown. first; milks. These valuable staples which Mrs. Harry Crib-bs . second. cut such a promin ent figur e in the Roses-Mrs, ID. W. Mutch, first; Klondil(e at all times of the year at. Mrs . Harry Cribbs. second, tra'ct th e serious attention of those 'Asters-Mrs. Harry 'Cribbs, first ; wbo deal in big commodities in the Turner Tow llsend. second. cam p. Other fancy can ned goods Stocks-Turner T ownsend. firs t ; also are dis.played by the company. Mrs. J oh'n Brown. second. The Ladue people carry a heavy line PinkS-Turner 'Townsend. first; W . in the wholesale department. and are Du Bell, second . receiving an d stor in, g a splendid fresh Nasturtians-Turner Townsend. stock. The booth is open on th ree L i1y (special)-!Mrs. Brown. slrles. and is so arranged it cannot 'To blrcCO plant (special)-'Mr. Hage!. be passed without attrac ti ng allen. \Helio trop e (special)-Mrs. Cribbs . tion. 'Caster bean (special )--iMrs', Brown. Elmer F. Botsford. general \ mana· Hanging basket-Mrs. M. J . Bl'O'wn. gel' of the Ladue company. has been first ; Mrs. W. F. Thomp, son, second. one of the most active workers in pro· FOlSsils. moting the fai r. H e is vice'p,resident Best co llection-William Priedo. of t he organization, and has been ue' l firs t and diploma. voting nearly all hi s time t o the wel· Mammoth tusl~s--C. H . Croyden. fare of the fair the las t we.ek. first. Mr., Bot-sford has done a g reat deal Thighbone and rib of mammoth- to ad ve rtise Yukon resou rces outside Louis BlondeI', diploma. in the way of lecturing. 'He has per· Musk ox head~E. F . Bot~ford. di· haps done more to advertise the Yu· ploma. kon in this way than any othe'r Yu· Vegetables. [{oner. The bicycle display by Palmer & Petersol1, the , Second avenue wheel Eagle exhibit~Special prize to 'Catholic mission for best assortment; ReY'nold'sonand Robinson. second. ·!Early cabbage-Jules Ja~uemin. firs t; P . Ritsma. second. Late ca:bbage-E. H . ,Suskey. first; Jules Jacquemin. second. R ed cabbage-Jules Jacquemin • . first and se· cond. I Cauliflower-P. Ritsma. ifirst; W. K. Du Bell .second. ,Carrots . long rde-Klondil,e . Garden, fi rstj E . H. Suskey, second. I Carrot short horn (spedal) .....,C, B. Sweney. firs t; Jules Jacquemin. sec· ond. , Cucumbers. grenhouse-;W. 'K. Du Bell. first. 'Cucumbers. gro'wn in open--'Henry Dawn. first. 'Tomatoes. greenhouse - iHenry Da wn, first; W. K , Du Bell. second. Tomatoes. 'grown in open-;W, 1(. Du Bell. second. Lettuce-KI ·ondike Gardens, first; Mrs. E. Warren, . se· cond. Onions-Klondike Gardens. ,first. Radish-iW. K. Du Bell, first; E. H. Buskey. second. RhubaI"b-P. Ritsma. firs t ; Klondih:e Gardens, second. rparsnips- J. G. Mc'Laughlin. !first; lGoondil,e Gardens, second. White carrots (spec'ial)-John MC· Laughlin. Beets-Jules, Jacquemin. first; K Lon· dike Gardens, second. Celery-Wo K. Du Bell, ifirst; E . H . Suskey, second: 'Turnips. yellow-C. 'B. Sweeney, first; P. Ritsma. second. 'Turn.ips. white-Kl ondike Gardens. fi rst; Mrs. J, E. Deslauri er, second. Twnips. ! Swedish-Jules Jacquemin. fi rst, Turnips'. purpJe top-J. McLaughnn. first; J . Jacquemin, second. Rutabaga-C. B. Sweeney. , first. Potatoes. early !1OS e-J , G, Mc· Laughlin, first ; J. Jacquemin, . second. Potatoes. Burbank--- E. H. I Sllskey. first; Sixty MiI€ Lime Co .• second. P e.p.pers. greenhouse (special)--,W. K. Du Bell. 'Collection of vegetables-Klondike Gardens, first; John Oonsident. sec· ond. It·B·O 7JEERS Guaranteed Pure. None So Good. SOLD EVLRYWHERE. Alfalfa (specia;I)-George Osborn. ,Maple tree (special $5)~Master Wallace Mutch. Ind,ian Cu ni os. Collection-E. F. Botsford. Mrs. C. D. Macaulay, second. lOollection by Indians-Chief first. l first; Isaac. 1C01lection I askets-Miss Roediger. firs t. Collection imported curios-Miss Cuthber t. diploma; the judg€s reco m· mend this collection as bei ng the best in' the exhifbition and therefore should be a warded a ·prize. Carving. Han, d work-Mrs. J . L. S. Fall, first ; Mrs. C. D. Macaulay. dipl· oma. Ivory-Miss {':uthber t. nrs t; 'lViI' S. Joseph Albert, second. I Sltip model-J. E. Clark, diploma. I Inla:id, casket-1R.. A. Fox. diploma. , Birch box~Segfrid Miller, ravorable mention. Li ve Stoc k. Team colts-J. A. Chute. diploma, Ass'Ortment p i'gs-G. W. Os born. di· Mackenzie river malamu te-G. Os­ born, first ; J. A. Davison, second. lHuskie---'Cautley, ifirst ; F . Minart y, se·cond. :Setter-F. S. Long. 'first ; E. F. CHne. second. Terrier--- 1\'Irs. N, F. Hagel. first. :Collie--'Chwrles Roed, iger, !fil'st; Thaggard Buchholz. second. Bird dog-F, Minarty. first. ICats~rs. F. E . Cleveland, first; Mrs. George Craig, second. Taxid'ermy. Moose-J. L. Sale. first. 'Ca'l'iboo-J. L. Sale. first. :Stuffed birds an.d animals-lMrs. Eil· beck, ifirst on owl and ptarmigan. P ressed Flowers. Largset collection-E. Shoff. dipla. ma. Flowers poloma. in frame-Mr. J!1ox, dj· Art. albllm-M'!'S. M. H. 'Craig. di­ ploma. I Systematic collection-miSs Olive MciLennan, first ; Pel'cy Snyder. sec· ond. ploma. Breads, P ies, 'Cakes, Fruits, Butte r. Herd cattle-Klondil,e Dairy. di· Home·made bread---1Mrs. R. J. Eil· ,pioma. beck, , first; Mrs. W. N. Couch. second , Assortment chi'Ci{ens-G. W, Osborn, Miscellaneous display-M'l's. A. M, dip loma. 'Thorn'burg, first; Mrs. ''J. E . Deslaul"' Jersey cow'-'G: W . os~orn , ,?iP lom~ ; I ier. second. , Horse breti In Yukon- Paddy, Jellies-;Mrs. E . W. ,Mutch, first; 13'20 pounds • . J , A. Chute. firs t; Mrs. W , D. , McKay. second. "'Prince." 1220 pounds. J. 'A . Chute. Jams~Mrs. E . W. Mutch. , firs t ; M'rs. second. W. N. Couch. second. Yearling-"Nellie. ,Sam Henry. .pastry exhibi t-Mrs, E. W. Mutch. Durham bull-Klondike Dairy, first. first. Mileh cow-Klondike !Dairy. first. Herd of stock (21 head)-Klondll{e Dairy. diploma. Durham cow-Klondike -Dairy, first. Holstein cow-James 'Conta, first. 'Cakes-Mr: s. W. D. ,McKay. firs t. P i'ckles-Mrs. W. .D. MaKay. di· ploma. Butter and cheese-Klondike Dairy. diploma. 'Collection greens-Klondike dens. flrst; Mr. F isher. second. Gar· J ewelry, Bu rn, t Leathoe r an d Ja ptanese Wo rk. Beer-C. B. Sweney. diploma. SY'rup-Mrs. E. Warren. dip loma. !EggS and milk-G. W. Osborn. di· Mushrooms . cultivated-Wo 'K. .JU Bell. Mushrooms, native-Mrs. C. E. Gil· ber t. 'Squash- George Hatch. Vegetable marrow--IC. C. 'Chataway. Outs'ide tomato plants (special)- J. Jacquemin. Hay and Grain. Oats, sheaf-C . R. MocLood. ,first; E. H, ·Suskey. se'cond. Wheat. sheaf-,E. H. Suskey. first and second. Barley. sheaf-E, H. 'Suskey, fi rst and, second. Timotby. sheaf- E. H. Suskey. first ; G. W . Osborn, second. Japanese work-Mrs. J. Kawaltami, first. ,Collection native jewelry-J. L. Sale. first. Burnt leather work-lMax W. Koll'm. first ; Miss Belle Craig, s· econd. Canines. Best bred litter collie pups---'Cap· taln Graves. · first and diploma. ploma. Mineral water-Z, Lindahl, diploma. Pastry (special prize)-!Mrs. E, W . Mutch, -Rose preserveS- Mrs. E, , Warren" di· ploma. 'Collection native fruit.s (special)­ Mrs. E. Warren. 'Best bred little retriever IHLpS-;E. -Shoff, first; G. Osborn, second. Lifebuoy Soap-diainf' ectant-is st rongly first. recommended by t he medical profe8/lion as firs t a safeguard against infectious diseases. •• Dog team (6)--C. B. ,sweney. ,Sky terrier-;Martin Trdbitz, and diploma. Cacker spaniel-Mrs. J. T. Nutter. first. 'The man who thinks his wife is blind to his Laults is entitJIed to an· Porcupine huskie-G. Os born. first. qther think. PALMER & PETERSON 2 3 SOLE 222 Second Avenue. AGENTS FOR AMERICAN A RC * GASOLINE LAMPS FOR OPEN CUT WORK c:; ~ 700 candle power ; cost per hour for bUfL.ing, 3c; c} Complete, $25.00. 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 ~ 2 § ~ 2{ Full line 0' Mantles, Globes and all kinds 0' Repair Parts 'or Gasoline Lamps always in stock. -- ~ , , , , -u c., c c., i i , i ~ --. All Kinds 0' AMERICAN WHEELS 'or Sale or Rent. Tires, Rims and all Othfll" Bicycle parts for sale. 1 iVe make a specialty of all kinds of Bicycle repair work. Satisfaction guaranteed. 2~ ~ GUN AND LOCKSMITHS Guns repaired, Keys fitted, Safes opel'l.ed and repaired. Jt When you come to town, leave your wheel in our care. § Don't forget ;~ech;:eb:;' a;O;;g;econd Avenoe. § ~~~ww~wwtiw~w~~w~www • C'OiMIMISSIONER BEL.L. DE'SI'R'E'S COR'RECTION. BU'R,WEV AiN· D BATES .. -- , ' Was Not QuotedCo~reetly , Willh Re. Nick Burley and !BIlly Bates wi ll gard to .. Th,j 'becteau. meet in a ten-roun· d go at the D. A. A. CommislSioner Bell called at the A. September 28. All the arran· ge- News office last evening .an· d 'desired ments for the contest are completed. us to correct a statement publiS'hed 'The men have signed the articles In the procedlngs ot the royal com­ and put up their appearance money mission on Tuesday. with the boxing committee of the Mr. Ben was reported as stating club. T· he bout will be with no hlt- that Mr. Thlbedeau', s figures for a ting In cl. inches and clean 'break- water supply were inaccurate. Mr. aways. Bell stated to t he (News that at Mr. The committee is working to make Thibedeau's request he was not called J / DAW:SON ,DAILY, NEWS, FlRLDAIY. 9EPTimMBER 11. 1903. . : .•• ++++~++++++++++: CITY' NEWS IN BRIEF ... SHOW TOMO'RIROW. ... + + Get shaved at Comet, 250. • ... The fair will continue tomor- '" Baths, 50c, Pioneer Barber Shop. • ... row and the full military band, '" Porcelain baths, 50c. Comet. • '*' will be in attendance. ... Baths, 50c, Ploneer Barber Shop. • Ne"" . Rifles All 0.'''''". + + Go to the Hotel tCecil for winter rates. • + ++++++++++,+++++++ + Wanted- A city salesman acquaint- You won't harden' or shrink Am""ltl"", ·'FII".," Go to the iHotel Cecil for winter rates. • ed with the local retail grocery tr~de. ,-voolens with Sun I i g h t So a p. 1903 •• R. b" r" Wh i Go to the Hotel Cecil for wlnterratl*l. "' A permanent POSl~lon for the nght ','he purity of the oils and fats am fI sas. Go to the Hotel,Cecil for winter rates. • man. Address, With references, stat- . , Go to the Hotel eecil for winter rates. * ing qualification. s, "Salesman," this :md the absence of free alkah Shindler, r:.::'.,.dw_- Go to the Hotel eecil for winter rates. "I office. " i,revent that 2B the afl'alr the biggest and best of the as a witness .because he had, informed •• - .c;::::J. c:;;?c;::::J . c:;;?c;::::J . c;:? • • ~.~. ~. • ~. s;;;:,. ~. s;;;:,. "=;::.. s;;;:,. ~. s;;;:,. "=;::.. s;;;:,p. C:;::/ •• season. Inquiries for tickets are al- the commiSSIOners that whatever fig- .x~~g;§S;g;g;g;~~~c:::::c c:::::~~+~~~~~~ . ::)~~~~~~:c= c::::~~~(\ ready being receiv d. What is prom- ures he had in his possession were in- ~'?' C' P ::S'~' ::S'~' ::S'~ I:S ::S ::S ::S ::S ::S ' :S; C' PC' C' C' C' C"C:=; 0 0 0 0 0 P ::S ' :S; ~.@I • . :7{,,!," i:'n!~'''~'~!lr;::~;;:'ih:~:; ::S~:'fO:Ot~:~u:~:,:~:I:':'",:: ~~ 110 T r 11 R D -~ T 1111 T , ~ ;a.vUt.lt~Ut.lt:vu~:vu~.~~~uu.U.UUtUtuU.UUtU.t qO~ r~ -~ -~ • qO~ ~ . ~ Just Arrived! ~O~ ~& OOtJ. The time for warmer Olothing and Footwear is 'DO MRS. ROBT.S. HUTCHfON Direct from London, Paris and Berlin with a large and personally selected importations of LADIES' WEAR. Also every LATEST THING in EVENING WEAR ~O~ not far off. When deciding to make your pur chases, ~ 1\' I ort bear in mind tliat we have the best s8lected stock of ~X~ ~VO~ O/othing, Overcoat., Underwear, and ~Yf. 00t Felt Shoes j;hat has ever been imported for the • ~X~ ,V. Yukon trade. \:lUO ~ ~ ~Q~ Oohn, Wampold & 00. Warranted Clothing. ~Do fJiO~ .~ · . Stilenfit 00. Hand Tal/o,.ed Trousers and Suits. \:luO ~Q~ '~ . . \:l~ Second Avenue, 0pp. Sargent & Pinska • D' Britannia, uTwo Steep/es" and Wo/sey Pure OOtJ. :l""~~~~ ' ~~""""t".iI ' ~~",",,..,...,...,~.,..,.., ".it"lI:"""""""""C" nr""""~~ ~f. Underwear .... will not shrink. iliO~ \:lUfJ • . • J\' r1/)tJ. ====================== D,uO Dolge Felt Shoes and Slippe,.s, for Men, Ladies V.V. '/\ . and Bays. t1()T'\ .........•................ ~««.~~ . ~uO ~V~ :~~ ~ Klondike ""arketl Fresh Meats and Groceries. First-Class Goods. Bottom Prices. Miners' Orders a Specialty. Quick Delivery. wfJ Fur Ooats, Caps ' and Robes, from the best .V. · ~OO manufacturers in · Canada. . qO~ '0' OQ~ • ~,,~ In Miners' Outfits, a Oamplete Stook of the f!.·OIl1.· IJ.UV Most Desirable Goods. VIIJ. · D' OQD. • ~/\~ Gh,,'8eneca' Fall Shape In the Oe/ebrated Dun/ap Hats. :fI,.. .. IC ... tlo~- iliO~ D,uv .. • ' 1\' . fJiO~ D,ufJ •• ~Oo SARGENT & PINSKA, The One Price Clothiers ~Q~ :~ . ~ : ~.u "~ SEOOND AVENUE, DAWSON. . lo.u . Oor.5th Av. and Dugas St., So. Dawson ~~r-.. ~/] /) • ~~:25.~~~:25.~:25.~8~8~·~~·~..:t...Q·C;:?·Q·c;;:J·Q·c;;:J·Q·C:;::/·Q·Q·c=J·C:;;?·Q·Q·Q·Q·~v~. '~A' •• ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• ·C=·~·P·C'· r:1·C?·p·~·p·o·p·C?·o~·p::2~h·'€?:8~8~8€?:8€?:8~8€?:8~~·~ · ~~~~ I ?-_ .......... __ ............ _ .. _ .............. ! I 0~e1~n~t . GRANQ E~HIBITION cJ~~~r j I CA L IF 0 RN I A M A R Kl T! i I A V [R Y' S CR 0 C [R Y !II REHM ~ MeMILLAN, Proprietors. I ~ .. * Fifth Ave., Bet. Craig and Dusias. + t 5th Ave., Cor. Dugas Street ~ .,. Cl! ,. ! i i " " : i t SOM( Of TH( 8(ST (JOODS 08TAINA8L( = i i ~ / ! I:; WHOLESALE MEATS AND i:!:~. ; Whltehouse Coffee OURKU'S srlCfS ; * : ,. Most Delicious Absolutely Pure -: AND RETAIL PRODUCE * " r76:.. " + :t t • ~ A Complete Assortment ~ i I t Cents per Pound .. :!: o}o ~ + + .. + o}o ~ ~ + " " .I. :t : i l Heinz's Pickles Griffin's Preserves I i We are shipping in our own Meats and our own i " '11 l: Poultry for the winter. Miners wishing to con= or· a - \ . -. .. " 5 0C per Quart in Glass, $1.00 each " , * tract for their winter supply of Meats will do i " ! " + ... " " f. well to call and examine our stock. : " - " ± i E Largest variety of Breakfast Ce,.ea's in Dawson~Fa"lna. Ge,.- !, t We will carry a quantity of Celery, Cabbage, j " mea, Grape Nuts, Vim,· Force, Malt BreakFast Food,Oaro- ! :1: and other Vegetables in WarlTI storage to supply ~ " lina Rice Flakes, Ralston Breakfast Food, Cero-Fruto, Wheatine, Shredded ~ .;. ::: " Whole Wheat Biscnits, Cream of Wheat, Cracked Wheat, Quaker Rolleil Oats_ " :t our winter trade. Call and see our stock. :i: a " .:. + " B. & K. Oatmeal. "1 :!: ; " " :~ :t ,. Home in the Yukon -I * fifth Ave., Bet. Craig and Dugas Streets. : t Every Should' 11 f i " H 0 f 0 "1 :~ i • ave ne 0 ur 1904 " ~; 0 A A KT" E Calendars! : ' I CALIF RNI M R ·E I " " : . : ........................ _"".............. +++o1o+++++o1o+o1o++++o}o+++++++ .. ~+++++++++++++++++++++++ ... +++++++++++++++++++++++++t I " \