Thursday- Friday and Saturday
King Morse Tomatoes per can, 10c
String Beans- ? - " 10c
Californnia Bartlett Pears- galls. " 25c
California Table Fruit Sale Price
Crawford Peaches- - per can 15c
Apricots, - - ?? " 15c
Bartlet Pears, * ? " 15c
These Fruits Are Good 20c Values
Blue Lable Catsup, - 20c per bottle
liegular l*rice 30c [>er bottle
The thrifty wives of Skagway are our
best customers? WATCH OUR ADD.
John Kalem, the Grocer
Committee Is Arr ngiiur for
shakers at Hanqnet
Several toasts have been provided for
the banquet thai will he given at the
Fifth Avenue hotel next Wednesday
evening by the pioneers of *97 anil some
interesting speeches will be made.
Among the toasts and those who will
make responds, are the following:
"Skagwav in Primeval Times," J.
Bernard Moore; "The Making of the
Town." Dr. L S. Keller: "The Ladies,-'
J. J. Burns: "Eternal Rest," I>r. 1. U.
Moore: "What of the Future," H. B.
The club is having printed badges
which will be in white and gold, (and
these have been suggested as the colors
of the organization) bearing the in
scription, "Association of Skagway Pio
neers," under which will be the signifi
cant figures. "18H7-191M."
Prepaiv for the Social Kv^nt
The dedication ball to be given by
the Elks' club in their own home,
which will take place in the Dear fu
ture. We are prepared to make full even
ing dress suits at a modest figure if I
can get sufficient orders to interest the
Eastern tailors. For further particu
ars apply to the American Tailors.
There will be a meeting of Skagway
Lodge No. 431, Benevolent and Protec
tive Order of Elks, at their hall, Thurs
day, July 2*. at *:30 p. m.
All visiting Elks are invited to at
tend. E. A. Ml RPHY, Sec'y.
Why send away for your clothing
when you can do fully as well at home.
Compare our prices and goods with
those of any first-class house on the
coast and you will be convinced that we
can save you money, A large stock of
summer goods just in.
F. Wollaod, The Tailor.
Not Yat la
Is your washing saiitactory ? \re
your clothes torn? If no or yes, try the
Skagway Hand Laundry, and you will
be satisfied. 3 20
Fr?? Cnnoor iDatly
A free'concert is given'at the Mascot
saloon every afternoon and evening.
All the latest songs and airs. It is
At tha Pantheon
You will always find the best of wines,
liquors and cigars at the Pantheon Sa
fiaou Oy lUr Cocktail*
The Pack Train saloon is now serv
ing Elmer Chamberlain's famous oyster
Japanese Matting? All l^ strands
and good patterns, direct from the
Orient. Regular price 30c, 35c, 4?"c
and 45c goods. Now 25c per yard, at E
1 cannot tell a re, we must make a
little profit. C'lavson & Co.
Go to C'healauder's for Remington
t) pewriter supplies. " IS 3t
Harrisons' give you a square deal on
your old school books.
Mrs. Cassie G. Pugh left for the south
oo the Dolphin. She will visit with
her son at Ketchikan and from there
she will go to Port Townsend, Wash.,
her old home. Little Miss Cordelia Jen
nings accompanied her grandmother.
H. B. Berdoe. fuel agent for the
water division of the W. P. Jk Y. II.
was in the city last night from Whiti
K. W. Sutcliffe, the mining engineer,
and Or. Gatewood, both interested in
Atlin hydraulic propositions, went
south on the Dolphin last night.
Les'ie Butler, formerly of this city,
but now a hanker of Hood Kiver, Ore
gon, is expected to arrive in Skagway
for a visit on the Jefferson or Humboldt,
\V. C. Baker, of Uampart, formerly
of this city and who was the successor
of C. F. Frank, the Skagway grocer,
arrived on the train last night.
L. M. West, of the Pacific Coast
Steamship Company, is expected to re
turn from Juneau on the City of Seat
A. L. Beljea. the Victoria barrister,
arrived on the Amur on his way to
Atlin. Ue is at the Fifth Avenue
B. M. Behrends returned to Juneau
on the Itolphin.
Mrs. T. Sowerby is in the city from
Broiler* and EkH*
Broilers and fresh eggs for sale daily
at Captain Lauridsen's hennery. tf
: GOOD THINGS TO EAT
There will be an entire change in the
menu at the Totem saloon tonight.
The lunch will begin at 9 o'clock, and
will be the best ever offered in the city.
Propoul^for W?t?r STatcm
Sealed proposals will be received by
I J. R. VanCleve until 12 o'clock nooD,
| Monday, august 1, 1!*>4. for the laying
or water pine in the Town of Skagway.
Alaska, extending from about Twenty
fourth Avenue to the tide water* on
State Street with laterals other
street;, and avenues, about (14,000) four
I te>> n thousand lineal feet.
! Plans and specifications mav be ex
; indued at the place of business of F.
Wolland, corner of Fifth Avenue and
Stite Street, Skagway. Knvelopes con
taining prop sals shoulj be endorsed,
"1'roposils for layintr water pipe," and
addressed to J. R. Vant leve, Skagway,
j Rights are reserved lo reject any and
all proposals or parts thereof.
J. R. Van Cleve, I
F. Wolland, Committee
W. W. Houghton
Skagway, Alaska July 22, l'.HM.
Heavyweight ulsters at Caysoo &
Cutter shoes at Clayson's
A fine lunch and a large glass of
Rainier beer, at the Seattle Saloon for
10 cecta. tf
$2 buys a 13 shirtwaist at Harrisons'
Ask for Rlmington typewriter sup
plies. Best made. tf
Shirtwaists worth $2 to $7 for $1.30 to
*4 at Harrisons'.
Japanese Matting? All 180 strands
and good patterns, direct from the
Orient. Regular price 30c, 35c, 40c
and 45c goods. Now 25c per yard, at
E. R. Peoples'.
Stetson hats at Ciayson's
Rest of wines liquors and cigars at
Mr. Winierion s
Clarence Wlnterton was one of those
?clous of un excellent fuuill}' wLo, hav
ing speut what patrimony had come
down to him, still continued "In the
swim." He possessed a business suit,
us he called lt-though he never did
any business? and a dress suit, which
he invariably put on in the evening,
thus making up the sixteen of the
twenty-four hours he was out of bed.
This, with Ills club^iemlicrshlp, was
his capital, without u hlch he could not
otherwise have existed.
The truth Is Wlnterton had inherited
from a long line of gentlemen an In
ability to do ordinary work. Despite
this glurlng defect? a defect only iu a
man without the wealth to which he
bad been born? Wlnterton was much
beloved. It was natural to him to
uiuke friends. He couldn't help making
people love him, and they coultlu t help
loving him. When lie listened to their
concerns. It was through instinct, not
policy. When he sympathized with
tlicui, it was from the kindness of hi?
heart Eveu the tradesmen, who could
not collect their bills of him, admired
Wlntcrton was iu love with one of his
set? they were all rich except liini?
but, strange to say, his modesty that
Is, his poverty? prevented him from
proposing. The girl, Miss 1' ranees
West, adored him. He had shown her
what a woman Is tjuick to discern
that he was in love with her? and she
felt assured that his reason for not
usklug her to be his wife was that she
was rich and he was Impoverished. She
had gained his every eontideuee except
how he managed to live. "There Is
something left of our once large es
tates," he told her, theu immediately
turned the subject. What that soiue
tuiug was he only knew. Miss West
suspected that it was his grandfather s
watch, which he wore "because it was
One day .Miss West went i ?
of her father, who was an old n
un invalid, to a shirt maker, win
met Mr. Wintertou. lie was proun
the haberdasher to settle his ;>< iuu,
within a few days when Mi> West en
tered. Indeed she distil- the
words, "I shall be (Insli liv ' 'h i -day
and will certainly"? At t "is point He
saw the girl, turned, with a courtly
bow, stood for a moment i !i:itting. hat
In hand, then left the store.
A few days later Mr. Wlnterton re
celved a call from a lady wli > an
nounced herself as a friend <>f Miss
West's In behalf of a charity. .Mr.
Wlnterton excused himself for a few
minutes, went to a pawn shop around
the corner, left his grandfather's watch
and brought back a bill which he
handed the solicitor.
When Mr. Wlnterton called o.? Miss
West that evening, he asked lier how
she was getting on with her charity,
and learned that she had no especial
work of that kind then on hand. He
knew that something was wrong, but
managed to back out gracefully with
out letting the ladv know of his sub
scription. Then Miss West asked him
what o'clock it was, and he was
obliged to make lip a story about his
That night Miss West lay awake
thinking. The next morning she sent 11
messenger te, the haberdasher's where
she had met Wlnterton with a request
for his bill. The tradesman, supposing
the message came from \\ interton,
wrote a jiollte note. Inclo-Ing a receipt
ed bill with I11 currency, stating
that possibly Mr. Wlnterton did not
know when he su!^ Til >\1 to :l charity
he was paying a legitimate debt. The
amount returnc I was In excess. Then
the matter was plain t ? Miss West
that the tradesman, taking advantage
of Wintertou' s acquaintance with her.
had worked 11 plot to get the amount
of his bill.
The next time Wlnterton called on
Miss West, while making one of his
gallant declarations as to what lie
would sacrifice for her, she Interrupted
him with a request to give her that
lovely, old fashioned watch which had
belonged to his grandfather.
"I couldn't," stann iere.1 Wlnterton.
"It's an heirloom."
I "Just now you were protesting yotir
devotion for uie. It nppears that you
are more tlevote<l to your grandfather."
"But the wateh is loaned ton friend."
"If you think more of your friend
than me you may leave It with him."
"But the friend Is- great heavens, do
yon wish me to explain a matter In
volving a lady?"
Miss West laughed. "A 1 : ' < I y with
three beautiful golden bulls hanging
before his shop!"
I Wlnterton opened his eyes.
"I have solved another mystery,"
Miss West went on without explain
ing the first. And she produced the
haberdasher's letter, with receipted bill
and f'2. Wlnterton read it. Like a cor
nered stag, he sought an egress.
"This letter," he said, "involves a
number of singular coincidences." Miss
West thrust her hand into the f^Uls of
i some lace across her bosom and drew
I out his grandfather's watch.
I Mr. Wlnterton was staggered. This
was like getting ready to lead a for
lorn hope against an overwhelming en
emy and having another enemy come
down from another quarter.
"Clarenw," said Miss West, "please
don't tell me any more lies."
This is all of the story that ever got
out. Society heard it and laughed In
its sleeve. Not knowing of Miss West's
partiality for Mr. Winterton, it was
naturally supposed that she treated
him with the contempt to l>e expected.
But society discovered Itself to be
wrong when the announcement \va?
made of Mr. Wlnterton's and Miss
ANDREW H. BATON.
| ? ? midsummer Clearance Sale * ?
STARTING MONDAY, JULY 25
As this will be our first Clearance Sale in our new store, we are going to make it
a very interesting one. The original cost on most of these goods will not be consider
Ied by us. We're not going to make a wry face about it, but will pocket the loss, it you
take away the goods
For This Week We Offer
At $1.00 Your Choice of our entire stock of Ladies'
Summer Hats, selling formerly from $3.00 to
At 25c. All Ladies' Colored Shirt Waists formerly
75c. and $1.00 |
LADIES1 SHIRT WAISTS
50c All Ladies' Colored Shirt Waists, formery $1 25, f 1 50 and >2 0J
50c " White Shirt Waists, - - formerly, fl 00
75c " ?? " 1 50
1 00 " " ?' 2 00
1 50 " " " 3 00
All other better grades selling as high a* ?J0 at exactly one half original
50c a yard Figured Foulard Silks, - formerly $1 25 a yard
$1 10 a yard Black Pean de 8oie, 20 inch, - formerly 1 50 a yard
70e a yarj Black Taffeta, 27 inch. - - formerly 1 00 a yard
70c a yard Black Taffeta, 19 inch, - - formerly 1 00 a yard
SUMMER DRESS OOODS
5c a yi rd igured Lawns, ... formerly, 10c a yard
10c a yard rigured Lawns, ? - form sriji 20c and 25c a yard
15a a yard Figured Lawns, ... formerly 35c a yard
25c a yard Silk StripeJ Grenadines, - formerly 75c a yard
Pillow Cases, full size,
Ladies' Heavy Floeced Underwear,
Ladies' Sleeveless Vests,
Cube pins, -
Cube pins, -
Hair pins, ...
Lustre Cotton, -
ChilTon Foundation Collars,
a yard Corduroy or Brush Bra'd,
Shirt Waist Sets,
45c Men's Crash Hats,
50c Men's Heavy Ribbed Underwear,
20o Four-ln-Hand, Teck and Bow l ies,
12ic Black Cotton Sox,
50c Colored Stiff Bo om Shirts,
50c Golf Shirts.
formerly 15 and 20c
formerly 1 00 and 1 50
formerly 15c *
- formt rly lOe
formerly 25 to 75c
formerly 75c and 1 00
formerly 1 5n and 2 00
formerly 1 25 and 1 50
Remnants of Dress Goods, Silks. Etc. AT HA Lb vn iujl
B.m. Bcbmids mercantile Company
CrEO. BIjANOHABD, Mgr. J
? We have a Good Line of
\ Cigars & iobbaco
! Pipes, 5c and Up
'Till your pocketbook
j, , cannot reach
'Don't Forget the
t 423 BROADWAY, Phone 52
j ?Steam Laundry'
8 All Work Guaranteed Short
t Orders Promptly
? PHONE 'v
't Messenger Will Call ?n1 De)i?*i
\ Baths In Connection
1 Private Rooms for Ladie*.
Whltehorse, Y. T.
Refurnished Throughout. Flrst
Claas in Every Respect
! Finest Cafe In the Northwest
Standard of the World ? ^
More than 1700 Remington Typewriters are used in the
Government offices at Washington, D. C.
L ess than 700 of all other makes.
Better Get One Now!
Remington Typewriter Company, Seattle.
J. S. Har ding Dealer for Skagway.
ME I. S. M II: BOA!
Plying Daily Pet ween :Bka?.?ray and
Leaves Ska, *way at
9 a. m. S harp
Arriving at Haines at 1j 'ilO.tt.im.
Leaves Haines at 2 p in.
Single fare #1 50.
Layton r *cl'(iernoaLn
Offioe Hours: From 10 U.* 12.e. m.,_J t>">
4 and 7 to 9 p. m.
J. A. BAUGHM- \N. M. D,j
Office in Old Cii nr Hall
Three Doors East of Br iU*' Pharmacy |;
There is msre .strength?
rtand vig?r jn a single,
r$ RAINIER BEER.
than in a barrel
of ordinflrj' bccr.^w.-^-^
Once used* A Iways used.^
8c MALTING CO
SEATTLE, WASH. ^
PH?NE RAINIER 3o"
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