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JUNEAU LIQUOR COMPANY, Inc.
We have for the table the CRESTA BLANCA AND EL DORADO WINES FINE OLD BRANDY AND SCOTCH Tel. 9-1 RYE AND BOURBON Front St. ? OPERA LIQUOR CO., i.e. I Thos. H. Ashby, Pres. A. G. Bays, Sec.-Treas. J < COR. SEWARD AND SECOND STREETS < i < finest Straight Whiskies Cigars That Everybody Likes to Smoke J i A RESORT FOR GENTLEMEN < < ALASKA MEAT COMPANY John Reck, Mgr. \\ hoiosale and Retail Butchers Manufacturers of all Kinds of Sausages Our Hams and Hacon Are Home-Smoked OLYMPIA BEER '?IT'S THE WATER" j FOR SALE AT ALL FIRST-CLASS BARS AND CAFES ? Juneau Transfer Co.: COAL WOOD ? STORAGE J ? Moving Carefully Done ? Baggage Our Long Suit ? 1 FRONT STREET ? Nov" i-? r !? Riym ?! C J ] Watkins 8 Gerdon ? : EXPERT BLACKSMITHS ? and IRON WORKERS J : <. ) General Blacksmithing. Horse- ? Shoeing. Iron and Marine Work ^ ' Estimates Furnish' 1 and ? ? Work Guaranteed ? FRANKLIN STREET ? ? Near Alaska Steam Laundry J ? < ? 4 4 ii : : McCjoskeys j | t ? ? A A A A A AAA A AAAAA A A A A AAA AAA 11 i i::; i;; 111:11111 v The Louvre Bar :: Ai CarLson. Prvp. Imported and Domestic - ? I LIQUORS AND CIGARS ?? RAINIER BEER ON DRAUGHT !! Phone 3-3-5 Juneau ?? [ I I II I I ! I ; I I I I 1 I'! 'i H I I U J. W. DORAN | DRUGS PHONE 3 104 Second St. Juneau, Alaska R. P. NELSON Wholesale and Retail Dealer in All Kinds STATIONERY Typewriting Supplies, Blank Books, Office Supplies. Sporting Goods, Huyler's Candies, Gun ther's Candies, Toys, Notions, Books, Magazines. Waterman's Fountain Pens, Conklin Pens, Etc. Cor. 2nd. and Seward Sts. Juneau, Alaska Berry's Store LADIES' GOODS Arriving on Every Boat for Every Occasion IIIII1111 11111111 11111 1111 | The Alaska Grill j ThelBcit Appointed 1 Place in Town j ; Best ;of Everything Served ! i at Moderate Prices I I I I II M I I I I I I I 1 I I I >-K THE BEST LOAF OF | BREAD j ? ? < a Is Sold At 4 ? i ? San Francisco Bakery < | G. MESSERSCHMIDT. Prop. j First National Bank OF JUNEAU CAPITAL $50,000 SURPLUS $10,000 UNDIVIDED PROFITS $15,000 DEPOSITS OVER $400,000 Complete facilities for the transaction of any banking business. OFFICERS T. F. KENNEDY, Pres. JOHN RECK. Vice-Pres. A. A. GABBS, Cashier DIRECTORS F. W. BRADLEY E. P. KENNEDY GEO. F. MILLER T. F. KENNEDY JOHN RECK P. H. FOX A. A. GABBS M. J. O'CONNOR Latest Novelties in Tobacco Jars and Pipe Racks at Burford's [Commerce and Customs ! Business of Alaska, 1912 i ^ | According to the report of Collcc ? torof Customs J. It. Willis, for the calendar year ending Dec. 31, 1913, which has just been made public, the ^ commerce and customs business of ? the Territory for the year, broke all ? former records in almost overy par ' : ticular. * The total trade, valued at $72,741, ? 000, is 27 percent higher than that I for any previous year. The balance * of trade in favor of Alaska !s also ? the largest of record, amounting to ? nearly $20,000,000. The report says: | Merchandise Shipments. ? "Gold, which until recent years has ? ; constituted the bulk of the Territory's v exports, though greater than for the ? two previous years, was SO per cent less in value than the total of the other Alaska products shipped to the United States, and was exceeded by the single item of salmon?canned and otherwise preserved. "For the first time both the ship ments of merchandise from the United States, and from Alaska to the United States, passed the twenty million mark. The shipments to Southeast ern Alaska show an enormous in crease and are more than double those of any one of the other three divis-1 ions. This increase was principally due to the establishment of twenty new salmon canneries throughout the division and the extensive develop ment of mining properties in the Ju neau district." Exports of Merchandise. The imports of merchandise from the United States were $21,992,761, as compared with $15,169,149 for the year 1911; the merchandise from for i eign ports was valued at $925,034 as compared with $519,221 in 1911; gold and silver received from foreign ports were 3.S40.546 for the year, and com pared with $3,520,170 for the previous year, a total of $26,758,341 in 1912, and $19,208,540 for 1911. The exports of merchandise to the United Suites were valued at $24,793, SS6 as compared with $19,31S,859 in 1911; merchandise exports 10 for eign countries were valued at $1, 452,953. as compared with $1,174,393 j. and silver exports to the United States t were $16,031,705 last year and $14, [ 699,694 the previous year: the exports [ of foreign gold and silver to the P United States were valued at $3,704. [ 173 in 1912. as against $3,353,361 in ? 1911. the total being $45,982,719 for P 1912, as against $38,546,307 for the r previous year. [ Fur Shipments, t The value of furs shipped during the C year includes the products of the I'rib [ ilof islands and shipments by mail? C, a total of $300.003?not shown in the L Bureaus reports for the same period, r The value of domestic merchandise, r and gold, silver and copper shipped . during the year follows: Copper ore and copper matte $4,904,715; salmon, ? 1 canned, $15,551,794; salmon, all other, ? 8907.242; all other fish and fish I fish products, $589,529; fish fertiliz *ers, $41,662; fish and whale oil, $283, ? 339; furs, $728,554; gypsum. $129, ? ! 375; marble, $77,159; tin ore and con P | cent rate, $90,831; whalebone, $18,012; ? I other merchandise, $1,000,261: gold ? and silver, $16,031,705. Total $40,354, P 17S. ? Gold and silver shipments to the I United States were, by judicial divis ions: First, 4,040,S58; Second. $3, 138,881; Third. 20,734,507; Fourth $8,117,459, a total of $16,031, 705. Arrivals and Departures. The total number of persons arriv-1 ing in 1912 from the United States and British Columbia in Southeast ern, Southern and Western Alaska, was 20,045, as compared with 19,924 in 1911; the arrivals at Nome, St. Michael and Bering sea were 2,367 ass compared with 2,203 in 1911. The departures from Southeastern, Southern and Western Alaska in 1912 were 18,502, as compared with 17, 525 the previous year; the departures from Nome, St. Michael and Bering sea were 3,375 as against 3,741 in 1911. The arrivals at Eagle from Dawson last year were 594 as compared with 1,107 in 1911. The departures from Eagle in 1912 were 935; in 1911, 808. The report adds. Increase in Shipments. "All of the four divisions of Alaska show an increase over 1911 in the val ues of shipments received from the United States. Most of the unprece dented increase, however, was due to the unusual industrial activities in Southeastern Alaska, resulting in that division receiving 44 per cent of the entire amount shipped to the district, an advance of 75 per cent of the pre ceding year. The value of shipments of merchan dise from the United States to the different sections of Alaska in 1912 was Southeastern Alaska, $9,709,224, as compared with $5,492,410 in 1911. Southern Alaska $4,321,689 as com pared with $3,246,404 in 1911. Bering sea. etc., $4,168,934 as com pared with $2,919,450 in 1911. St. Michael and Yukon river, $3. 732,914 as against $3,510,813, in 1911; total for last year $21,992,761 as com pared with $15,169,149 for 1911. Value of Merchandise. The total value of merchandise shipped from the United States to Southeastern Alaska was $9,769,224, the shipments to the different towns being as follows: Douglas, $484,798, as against $357,467 in 1911; Haines, ! $343,205, as compared with $248,700 in 1911; Juneau $1,417,910, as com pared with $655,182 in 1911; Ketchl-| kan, $1,454,783, as compared with J $711,114 in 1911; Loring $353,379; Pet ) ersburg $353,379, as compared with, $238,075. in 1911: Sitka, $143,654, as compared with $171,138 in 1911; Skagway, $709,529, as compared with $225,785 in 1911; Treadwell, $890. 453, as compared with $1,061,545 in 1911; Wrangell, $526,727, as com pared with $248,627 in 1911. All other places $3,323,479, as compared with $1, 115,29 in 1911. Total for 1912, $9, 769,224; total for 1911, $5,492,416. The value of merchandise shipped from the States to Southern Alaska, (Yakutat to Unalaska and Dutch Har bor), iu 1912, was $4,321,689. The val ue of merchandise shipped from the United States to Bering sea and Arc tic Ocean points except St. Michael was $3,732,914; In the tounage of vessels entering and clearing at Alaska ports in 1912, Ketchikan leads with 359,042 tons and 315,189 tons, respectively; Nome is next with 38,259 tons and 41,508 tons respectively. Cordova, 29,916 tons and 52,676 tons; Juneau, 22,524 and 1S.947 tons respectively: St. Michael 16,736 tons entered and 8,598 tons cleared; Skagway 2,674 and 16,199. Total tonnage entered, 487,379, cleared 481,399. Ketchikan also leads in foreign trade with 162,303 tons entered and 112,890 cleared; Eagle is next with 16,648 and 16,586, respectively. Ju neau's foreign tonnage was 1,406, and 2,777 respectively; total, entered, 199,221; cleared, 158,565. ADVERTISED LETTERS ?? List of letters remaining unclaimed in the Postoflice at Juneau, Alaska, on Jan. 25, 1913. Parties calliug for them should call for "Advertised Let ters," and give date of list Cale, Miss E. Collins, L. H. Crocer, John. Cryslo, Miss Alice. DeCorreos, Admor. Dudley, Val (four) Johnson. Edd. Hanson, Hans Hansen, Chas. Y. Keefe, Tom. Pratt, M. S. Smith, Geo. Strom, Fred. Wain, A. F. Ytterli, Peter. Yorke, J. H. E. L. HUNTER. P.M. FEMMER & RITTER _ See this firm for all kinds of dray ? ing and hauling. We guarantee sat isfaction and reasonable prices. Coai delivered promptly. Femmer & Rlt ler's Express. Stand Burford's Cor ner. Phone 314. Residence phones 402 or 403. ??? ?1 I ill 1 1 111 1 111 1 1 H'l 1 1 1 1 I'M ; The Unique Millinery ;; " LADIES' j; i J FURNISHINGS | _ T-I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I 1 I 1 THE FISHING FLEET. Rolfe?Sailed Jan. 19. Kennebec?Sailed Jan. 21. Aloha?Ar. Jan. 29. . Dora H.?Sailed Jan. 25. Pacific?Arrived Jan. 22. Active.?Out. Olga?Sailed Jan. 21. Belle?Sailed Dec. 11. Highland Queen?Laid up. Louise?Sailed Dec 27. Norman Sunde?Sailed Jan. 12. Volunteer.?Out. Valkyrie?Out. Vesta?Sailed Jan. 27. Xhanthus?Sailed Dec. 19. Waife?Laid up. White Star?In port. Lister?Sailed Jan. 25. Olympic?Sailed Dec. 10. Dick?At Sitka Dolphin?Sailed Jan. 15. Halley's?Out. Alameda?Out Annie?Sailed Jan. 28. Uranus?Out Pollux?In port Cedrlc?Out. Thelma?Sailed Jan. 9. Alvida?Sailed Dec. 14. Comet?Sailed Dec. 21. Solkol?Sailed Dec. 30. Anita Phillips?Sailed Jan. 10. Standard?Ar. Jan. 3. Gjoa?Sailed Jan.. 8. Thekle?Sailed Jan. 21. WANTED?To rent furnished hous^ in good locality. Address X.Y.Z. Em pire office. NORTHWESTERN HAS BIG PASSENGER LIST The Northwestern arrived from the Westward yesterday afternoon with the following passengers aboard most of whom were enroute to the States: From Seward?Lee Van Slyke, A. M. McHenry, A. Weldburg, N. P. White, J. W. Hamilton, W. P. Heath, T. H. Jeter, Mrs. W. McMuilen, A. Christo pher and wife, E. G. Rowden, B. Cock erill, Sidney Anderson, J. J. Finnegan, A. H. Gould. From Valdez?A. H. Garritt, W. P. Murphy, H. K. Love, L. T. Erwin, Nellie Comer, Mary Patton, A. A. Crow, Louie, DeJonghe, F. Watson, J. M. Neagle, F. M. Rhodes, J. W. Foul kes, M. McAllister, W. H. Mullen, A. Darling, Mrs. Morton, W. 11. Mend ham, H. B. Wynn and wife, Ross Pa den and wife, H. F. Suessdorf, R. " P. R. Ferguson, R. C. Vining, Miss M. Volin, Mrs. M. Anderson, W. A. Lord, G. Green, A. Aarons, Mrs. J. Dougherty, R. Simpson, Miss Bay, J. Martindale, and F. Vogeler. From LaTouche?James Wallace. From Cordova?W. L. Fursman and wife, Mrs. H. G. Steel, Mrs. W. W. Park, Mrs. J. V. Lydick, Mrs. E. Schultz, and S. J. Brightwell. For Juneau?H. C. Felch, J. Had ock, C. J. Stewart, Joe Carson, C. Eng strom, W. J. Lewis, J. H. Cann and wife Peerle Allan, and Nick Largus. - SPIT ON THE BIBLE ! IS FINED $25 : MILWAUKEE, Wis., Jan. 31. ? ' Judge Neelen, in the District Court, I! fined Martin Premak $25 because he spat on a Bible. Premak was brought before the * court by Masse Maszika, who charged assault and battery. Mazika said that Premak pushed him, and that he did not mind that, but that he was angered over another insult. He produced a Bible before the court. "Your Honor," said Maszika, "he spat upon this book. 1 brought it with me from the old country."' "You are fined $25 and costs." said Judge Neelen to Premak. "I wish 1 could send you to jail for about nine ty days. It would serve you right. C. F. CHEEK THE TAXIDERMIST THAT KNOWS Game Heads, Fish and Birds Mounted. SKINS AND FURS TANNED Rug Work a Specialty Prices Reasonable f. Wolland I ? ! Tailor J| t ? I ? 1 Phone 60 SECOND ST. % | X t C. W. YOUNG COMPANY Dealers in Mining, Fishing, Plumbing and Building Supplies Front Street Juneau _J PETERSBURG FISH CO. All Kinds of FRESH AND SALT FISH CLAMS AND CRABS All Orders Promptly Filled PETERSBURG ALASKA I I 1 ?! ?M-H-M-I-M-H I T -l-M-H-H-H THE CIRCLE CITY HOTEL f MRS. M. E. BERGMANN, Prop. * f HEADQUARTERS for PROSPECTORS AND MINING MEN + ELECTRIC LIGHTED STEAM HEATED + THIRD STREET JUNEAU. ALASKA ; I "America's Finest Flouring Mills" /dy Plant and Product / jr one and i?iseparable / Pronounced by experts "America's Finest Flouring f Mills," the plant of the Fisher Flouring Mills Company, was designed and constructed to produce America's Most Efficient Breadstuff, Fisher s Blend Flour Separate machinery is provided for grinding hard and soft wheat. Every grain is washed in the famously pure Cedar River water and thoroughly dried before being ground. It is no idle boast to say that tins product is the cleanest, most scien tifically blended, most economical flour offered for sale today. Combin ing as it docs Eastern Hard Wheat and Western Soft Wheat, it gives to public and private bakeries a ma terial which has all the advantages of both hard and soft wheat flours, is hotter than either, and decidedly superior to any other blend hereto f?rc produced. One price nt nil dcalcra Fisher's BLEND DO YOU TAKE IT? 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