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LUCAS ELECTED
PRESIDENT OF
LOCALCHAMBER
New Board of Directors
Holds Organization Meet
ing—Drive in January.
By a unanimous vote, the recently
elected Directors of the Chamber
of Commerce yesterday elected II
I Lucas, Chairman of the Hoard and
President of the Chamber. He
served during the past year as
Vice-President of the Chamber and
received the highest vote at the
annual election last week of Hi
rer tills.
Other officers elected were: Wal
lis s C.eorge, Vice-President, and
F. A Hoyle for Secretary. This is
.Mr. Hoyle's second term in that
position. Those present at yester
day's meiting were: II. 1. Lucas,
W S Whittier. Pi. F. Frecliurger,
W. S C.eorge, ;.l It. Williams and
H. !,. Bernard. The seventh mem
ber of tip Hoard, C. T. Gardner, is
now ,n th ■ States and will assume
his ditties on his return in January.
Tlie annual drive for funds, il
was announced, will he held some
lime during the month of January.j
instead of in December as hereto
fore. Secretary Hoyle. In his final
lepnrt of last year's business, said
despite the fact that the Chamber
had carried on a number of activities
not contemplated in its original
program at the beginning of the
year, it completed the year with a
comfort able balance in its treasury.
Funds are available, ho said, to
carry on the work until after the
January drive.
| WHO'S WHO
I AM) WHERE
u-•!
J. F. Malony returned on the Ala
meda from a short business trip in
the Slates. |
W. R. Garster, Deputy 1'. S. Mar .
shal, returned from Seattle on the
Alameda last night
Capt. J. H. Cann arrived from 111"
Apex El Nido mine last night on the
Virginia IV.
G. W. Skinner and A. N. Minard,
prominent eannerymen in Alaska, ar
rived on the Alameda from Ketchi
kan on a short business trip in .1 ti
neau.
eery Company, and other firms, pr
H. F. Preston of the National Gru
rived on the Admiral Evans last
night from the triangular route
towns where lie has been calling on
the trade.
M. A. Pinska, Fairbanks merchant,
Is a passenger on the Yukon enroute
to Seattle, on a business trip.
Miss E. Townsend, of the Deputy
Marshal's office in Fairbanks, is en
route south on the Yukon to spend
the holidays in Seattle.
Dr. W. W. Council, of Cordova, is
a passenger on the Yukon for Se-1
attic. Dr. Council will remain <n
Seattle about 30 days, returning to,
Cordova with Mrs. Council, at pres-,
ont In Seattle.
Dr. H. A. Haverstock, Anchorage i
is accompanying the soldiers on the
Yukon to the states. He will return |
Immediately to Anchorage, to the
Governmcnt hospital.
Charles Goodall, Superintendent of
the Cordova Sawmill, is tt passenger
on the Yukon enroute to Seattle.
S. O. Breedman, Chitina merchant.
Is enroute to Seattle on the A uknn
on business.
Abe Stein, pioneer trader of Daw-,
son and Fairbanks, is a passenger
on the Yukon for the states.
John A. Davis is leaving on tli"
A'likun for Seattle, enroute to Min
neapolis on a business trip. He ex
peels to return before Christmas.
Charles Otteson, President of til"
Alaska Dane Mines Co . is leaving on
the Yukon for Seattle on business.
He will return for Christmas.
Willis E. Nowell is leaving on th->
Yukon for Seattle. He will return
on the Northwestern.
Mr. and Mrs. C. V. Kay are pas
sengers on the A'ukon for Seattle
Mr. and Mrs. Kay will spend the
holidays in Portland, returning to
Juneau about January 15.
M. S. Wilson, local broker, left on
the Admiral Evans for Ketchikan.
Mrs. George M. Bidwell, who has
been visiting with her daughter, Mrs.
Tip Oueel for a few days, is return
ing to her home in Wrangell on (lie
Yukon.
Lester O. Gore, Ketchikan attorney.
A'ukon tonight.
is returning to his home on the
GOING
STRONGER
ALL THE TIME
WHY?
’Cause We Feature
TWO OR MORE
NEW DANCE NUMBERS
Each Week
6The Alaskans9
a-—-1
Wm. J. Reach is making a short
trip to the states before Christmas,
' ami is leaving on the Yukon tonight.
Hartley Proposes to
Give People Tax Facts
, OLYMPIA, Wash., Dee. S. In the
; fit st of four articles in favored state
I newspapers. Oov. It. II Hartley said
I that it is "my purpose to present
to the people of the State some re
Jcord of facts regarding taxation ami
[collection. The tax levy has reach
.od $67,500,1)00 and this should im
press every citizen of the seriousness
lot the tax situation."
JUNIOR ORCHESTRA
MAKES A BIG HIT

| A large crowd attended the P.-T.
A session last night in the auditor
[ iuin of the Juneau Public School.
[ The feature of the program was
[the selections rendered by the Junior
'orchestra of the Public School, under,
(the direction of Mrs. J. \V. Woods. I
[The appreciative audience encored
the little folks time after time, show-]
tiny rendered and the wonderful
[ iug their appreciation for the music
1 work of their director, Mrs. Woods.
| The students showed clever musical
■ability due to splendid instructive
. work and eagerness of the members
I to learn.
Helen Torkelson, of the fifth grade, j
pianist for the orchestra, gave a |
niano solo which was appreciated by
the audience and encored.
Alt interesting talk was made by.
It C. Mize who described his trip
down the Yukon river to St. Michael,
thence to Point Harrow and re
turn via t'nimak Pass and Seward.
Mr. W. W. Keller, superintendent
of the Public Schools, gave a talk on
the achievement tests which are
given to tile school children, and of
their benefit to the student. Mr
Keller passed a set of tests to those
in the audience and let the older
folks answer tlf questions and com
pared their answers with those of
thi' students.
Refreshments were served after
the meeting in the Domestic Science
rooms. The refreshments committee
consisted of Mrs. R. D Stewart,
chairman, Mesdames Mize. Pickett,
Coates, Taylor and Judson.
SOLDIERS ARE HERE
ENROUTE TO STATES
The soldiers of the Anchorage Post i
are aboard the steamer Yukon en
route to Vancouver Barracks. Wash.
Many left the Yukon at Chilkoot
Barracks, where they will remain
this winter.
The soldiers had planned to play !
the local Firemen's basketball team
tonight while the Yukon is in port
but arrangements could not he made
for the hall. The soldiers plan to
attend the musical comedy. “Pickles,”
given by the American Legion, in the
Coliseum Theatre tonight at 8:00
o'clock.
LANE IN TOWN
B J. Lane, rormer Navy radioist
in Seward, who has been out of the
service for some time, arrived on
the Alameda last night taking an
other “hitch” and will he stationed
at the radio station in Sitka. Mrs.
Lane will come north within a
few months.
NOTICE
After December 10 no telephone
rentals for the month of December
will be accepted at a discount. All
remittances by mail must bear post
mark of not later than last dis
count date. Please be prompt.
JUNEAU AND DOUGLAS
adv. TELEPHONE C0.__
FI-—-li
CHARTER
DAY
DANCE
Under Auspices of
PIONEER
AUXILIARY
Moose Hall, Friday Night
December HI
Music by Alaskans
(ientlemen 75 cents, Ladles Flee
Luncheon -5 cents a plate
The Public Is Invited
I
■ — —- a
■ -a
RESERVED SEATS
I ON SALE FOR /
“PICKLES”
at the
BUTLER-MAURO
DRUG CO.
Substation Post Office No. 1
I
■ -a
NEW STORE WILL
OPEN NOT LATER
THAN FEBRUARY 1
Thomas Hardware Co., An-,
| nounces Opening Date—
! Manager Here from Sitka
The Thomas Hardware Co., will
|open its doors here for business not
ilater than February 1. according to
.1. (’. Thomas, manager and one of
! the principal stockholders in the
I new company, who arrived here fist
night from Sitka. “Our stocks will
begin to arrive shortly after the
I first of the year and we will he
fully ready to open for business by
| the end of January,” lie said.
Mr. Thomas will remain here
j until December 15, looking after
: preparatory arrangements. going
| over tile building, the old Juneau |
I Hardware Co., location, etc. Hel
| will then proceed to the States to
i buy stock for the new business.!
I This will be shipped north as rap
| idly as it is bought and complete!
lines-will lie assembled during thej
I month of January.
I “The company is well pleased
with the public reception of it
announcement that it was going
to open a local store. And we
have the utmost confidence in the
success of the venture. That wc
have confidence in the future of
this community is evidenced by
the investment we are mak:-iy,”
said Mr. Thomas.
WEDDING PARTY HELD
LAST NIGHT; OVER 300
SIT DOWN TO SPREAD
What is declared to he one t'f the
largest attended wedding parties
ever held by tfie Indians of Juneau
was last night in the A. N. 1!
II,ill. given by Sinclair Johnson in
honor of the marriage of his son
William Johnson, of Juneau, and
Miss K. James, of Hoonah, which
took place Saturday. 1'. S. Com
missiniUT Frank Moyle officiating.
Over 300 persons sat down to
the big banquet given in the A. N. i
11. Hall which was in charge id' thej
Sisterhood of the A. X. M. The'
tables were well decorat'd with1
food and flowers. A special table
was provided for the ministers of
Juneau. Rev. f). A. Stillman and
Rev. Personous made brief addresses.
The dinner started at 0 o'clock
and last d until : :.10 o'clock. Music
was furnished by the A. X. M Band.
Following the banquet, the floor
was cleared and the Douglas A. \.
M. orchestra furnished music for
the dance which lasted until 1
o’clock this morning.
The bride and groom were the |
center of attraction. Moth arc mem-j
bers of the Christian ICndeavor i
Sociel y.
/ —'A
A Purchase Made j
N O W
Will Save Worry
on Christmas
Eve
Phone 25 Free Delivery
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HEAD OF SUNNY POINT
CO. HERE AS WITNESS
Gilbert W. Skinner, President of
the Sunny Point Packing Company,
arrived last night on the Alameda
from Ketchikan and will be here
several days. He was accompanied
by Supt. AP Minard. of the Kake
cannery, and several members of the
crew of Mr. Skinner's yacht, Wini
fred II.
The entire party were called here
as witnesses in a so-called lish
piracy case which was scheduled
to start in the l'. S. District Court
today.
SPECIAL VENIRE FOR
ALLEGED FISH PIRACY
CASE ISSUED BY REED
Little headway was made today
in the U. S. District Court in the
trial of John Jorgensen, Andrew
Malborsen, Dial' Olsen and Haakon
Thompson, charged with larceny for
alleged fish trap robbery. Efforts to
secure a jury exhausted the regular
panel of Ihe pi tit jury this morn
ing and ,i special venire was issued!
for 10 additional talesmen, w 11i• ■ h ]
is returnable at 10 a. m to
morrow.
The defendant are charged with
robbing a iisli trap in Seymour
Canal owned by the Sunny Point
Packing Company. Their boat was
picked up by Hilbert W. Skinner
in his yacht. Winifred 11, and con
voyed to Kake From there it was
brought here by Supt. Al’ Millard.
794 Persons Convicted
Starting Forest Fires
VICTORIA, n. Dec. S.—It. H. j
Kapler, of Portland, told the dele
gates of tlie Western Forestry Con
servation Association*that 71»4 per
sons were convicted of starting
forest fires on the Paclllc Coast this
year.
Schooner Driven Ashore;
Eight Persons Killed
ST. JOHN, X. F., Dec. S — Eight
persons were killed when the
sohooner i^la M. Rudolph was
driven ashore in IIrook Cove in a
storm last nigTit.
BABY BOY FOR MURPHY S
A seven and one-half pound baby
boy was horn to Mr. and Mrs. Rob
ert Murpny this morning tut 10
I'ciock in the St. Ann’s Hospital.
Dr. Dawes announces that both
mother and soli. Robert, are doing
nicely.

H. S, GRAVES
The Clothing Man
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SPECIAL SALE OF SHOES
From December 6 to December 20
Closing out old stock at popular prices, to make room for new stock
FLORSHEIM, Regular $12.00, Now $7.00
We also have a full line of CHRISTMAS GOODS. Come,
give us the once over before you buy. We will save you money.
MIKE AVIAON
LOWER FRONT STREET
v.___ •
CHRISTMAS SALE
From now until Christmas, evrything in stock
will be sold at
V 20 PER CENT DISCOUNT
| F. WOLLAND
MERCHANT TAILOR
I r *
WATCH FOR OCR
PRE-INVENTORY
SHOE SALE
GEORGE BROTHERS
PHONES 92 AND 95 OPEN EVENINGS
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1
GOULD BRIBERY
INVESTIGATION
HEAD IS NAMED
WASHINGTON, Dec. 8. — United
States Senator Guy I). Goff, Repub
lican of West Virginia, is to head
the subcommittee of the Senate El
ections Committee to investigate
l he bribery charges against Sen
ator-elect Gould, of Maine.
4f_
AT THE HOTELS j
Gastineau
A. S. Thompson, Hoonah; J. C.
Thomas. Sitka. H. F. Preston; A.
N. Minard. Seattle: G. W. Skinner,
Seattle: C. T. Bunker; Harvey
Kyllorseer; E. A. Hause; .1. F. Ma
lony, city; Mrs. C. C. Malony, city;
B. .1. Lane, Seattle; J. Olsen; A.
Wallin: J. H. Cann; .1. II. Brokaw;
JU 0)
Gruen Wristlets
set with
finest diamonds
The name Gruen on the
dial not only guarantees
the quality of the move
ment, but it also guar
antees the quality of the
case, the diamonds and
other gem» with which
the case may be set.
THE NUGGET SHOP
C. F. Lottsfeldt; Martin Erstad and
wife, city.
Alaskan
F. Kletza, Haines; Peter Layton,
city; W. H. Merritt,' city; Charlie
Sing, Hawk Inlet; Miss it. Clark,
Wrangell; A. C. Tibbets. city; Chas.
Christiansen, Petersburg; Abi Gam
mal, Haines; Frank Herrmann, city;
Martin Lien, Seward; Caroline Iler
ry, Cordova; Lena Pearless, Cor-i
dova; and Oscar Olsen, Cordova.
Zynda
D. Crowe and wife; Harry G. Mc
Cain; Myrtle Smith.
REPORT EARTHQUAKE
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa,
Dec. 8.—Violent quakes shook the
Rand, South Africa gold region late
yesterday and huge rocks were torn
loose and many persons are reported
to have been killed.
NOTICE
The Border Queen is making a
special trip Dec. 8th with my tur
keys and your freight. Have you
placed your order yet?
adv. D. 11. FEMMEIl, Phone 111
PHONOGRAPH
GO. IS SOLD
NEW YORK, Dec. 8.— It is learn
ed that the Victor Talking Machine
Company has been sold to a Wall
Street banking syndicate headed by
J. and W. Seligmau Company and
Speyer Company. The price is
reported to be $ 10,000,000.
P;
Tides Tomorrow
Low tide—9:30 a. m.4.2 feet
Low tide—10:14 p. m. 0.6 feet
llighl tide—8:51 a. m.14.8 feet
High tide—3:23 p. in. 16.3 feet
“Lady of title is willing to intro
duce Americans or others wishing
lo enter London society; remunera
tion required and references.—E. M.
R.”
Christmas Good ac Lewis'*. adv.
THE CAKE WILL BE
A SURE SUCCESS
if made with materials obtained at
this grocery. Good bakers know the
line results obtained from our flour,
flavoring extracts, lard, butter, bak
ing powder, etc. To use them is to
Insure success with just ordinary
care. Get the best and you will
succeed the best. It will cost no
more if you trade here.
SANITARY GROCERY
THE STORE THAT PLEASES
Phones 83 and 83
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Gift ties hell wear for
11 their color and style "•
OUR STORE IS
i> FULL OF THEM
; i THE old joke about the gift * *
ties isn’t much good any t,
' * more. At least you couldn’t
j«, find any but the smartest 1!
here. They’re the richest t,
1' silk—have right colors for
;, young men, softer blendings 1;
of color for conservative .
i
tastes. 1
\» Wonderful values from 1'
$1 to $3.50 ">
ij, • 1’
i;. Goldstein’s Emporium >
j (, JUNEAU’S STYLE CENTER ;,
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