Speed, Safety, Service
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You will realize all these by
riding on the Ferries of the
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I Our 15-cent passenger rate between Channel
Points has become effective.
WHAT BECOMES OF
SHIPS THAT SINK
PUNTER. Sept. 4.?To the Editor:
?What becomes of the ship that sinks
in mid-ocean? If it is of wood, it
takes, in the first place, considerable
time for it to reach the bottom. In
a hundred fathoms or more of water
a quarter of an hour will elapse be
fore it reaches bottom. It sinks very
slowly, and when the bottom is reach
ed it falls gently into the soft oozy
bed with no crash or breaking.
Of course if it is laden with pig Iron
or copper or iron ore. or if it is an
iron ship, it sinks rapidly and some
times strikes the bottom with such
force as to smash in pieces. Once
sunken a ship becomes the prey of
the countless inhabitants of the ocean.
They swarm over and through the
boat and make it their home. Be
sides this, they cover every inch of
the boat with a thick layer of lime.
This takes time of course, and when
one generation dies another continues
the work, untiy finally the ship is
so laden with heavy incruitations,
corals, sponges and barnacles that, if
wood, the creaking timbers fall apart
and slowly but surely are absorbed
in the waste of the sea bottom.
Iron vessels are demolished more
quickly than those of wood, which
may last for centuries. The only met
als that withstand the chemical action
of the sea aro gold and platinum,
and glass also seems unaffected. No
matter how long gold may be hidden
in the ocean it will always look the
same when recovered, and this fact
explains that many romantic and ad
venturous searches after hidden sub
marine treasures lost in shipwrecks,
and alas, seldom, if ever recovered.
CAPT. JAMES DOYLE.
If you want to know, "ask BartletL"
? (9-1-tf.) _
at The HUB
DON'T forget the Names?
OLTS & GILPATRICK.
Concrete or frame construction.
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The rule of three in full
measure ? Fit, Style and
Comfort School Shoes. tf
B. M. BEHRENDS
PEOPLE ARE WED
HAINES, Sept. 6.?On Friday. Sept.
3, at their fture residence, in Haines,
R. J. Shepard. a graduate of the Ore
gon Law School, and Miss Grace T.
Webster,' a trained nurso formerly
employed at the Mission hospital
I here In Haines, but lately engaged at
Klukwan in a similar capacity, were
united in marriage. Rev. F. R. Fal
coner. of Klukwan performing the
The many friends in Haines of the
contracting parties extend to them
their hearty congratulations and
wished them all the happiness this
life can afford.
The Mission hospital, under the
management of Dr. H. M. Craig is
doing fine work and giving satisfac
tion to all who have been unfortunate
in having to enter it for treatment.
Miss Lareene Tipton, late of Port
land. Oregon, has accept the position
of Matron in the hospital, and baa
entered upon her duties.
Miss Florence Garsldc and Miss
Hilga Carlson, both of Portland Ore
gon. have entered the Mission Hos
pital school as pupil nurses.
Henry Jones, who has been in the
hospital for some time receiving
treatment for his eyes, has so war re
covered as to be out again.
Haines and Fort William H. Seward
are having a water famine, owing to
the breaking of the water main in the
Chilkat river, and it will be several
days before the main can be mended.
FATHER ORATHMAN HAS
POST WITH UNIVERSITY
The annual bulletin of the St. Ig
natius University of San Francisco,
Cal., which opened Its 1915-16 year on
the first of the present month, con
tains the name of Rev. Anthony R.
Drathman, S. J., formerly pastor of
the Catholic church at this place, as
one of the officers of the institution.
His name appears third on the list as i
"moderator of discipline and registrar i
of the university."
St. Ignatius University is one of the i
famous educational institutions of '
the Pacific coast. It was established J
in 1855, and chartered by the State i
of Califbrnia in 1859. Among its 1
graduates are many of the leading ci- 1
tizens of California and other Paclf- l
ic coast points. Father Drathman was I
graduated from the university.
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If you want to know, "ask Bartlett."} J
AT THE WAR ARE
ALIVE AND WELL
Sam Mandlch, a well known Ser
bian resident of Juneau, who headed
a contingent which left here for the
front shortly after the war was de
clared, writes under date of July 19,
from Skoplje, Serbia, to Emery Val
entine, as follows:
"Just a few lines to let you know
that I'm alive and well, and 1 hope
that you and yours are the same. I
have written to Juneau several times
but have had no replies, and I fear
my mall has miscarried.
"Soldier's life Is a tough one and
still tougher when we can get no
money. Of course fighting is the
greatest sport in the world, but un
less we have the coin we have few
luxuries. I want you to see
and tell him to send me some money.
t'l have suffered a great deal since
I came here, although I am now per
perfectly satisfied. There is no use of
me writing any war news as you are
getting the news there as fast as we
can get it here. I expect that you
will soon hear some news from our
front, and hope it will be better than
what you get from the other fronts.
Of course, we are just a handful, but
it is a 'hot fire.' Just think, no ene
my is on our soil, and we hold sever
al spots of the enemy's ground. We
have lost several of the boys from
the United States, but all the boys
from Juneau and Douglas arc alive
Mandlch gives his address as 1 Do
brovolj Battalion. Company 6, Gde
bude, Serbia. The "gde bude," has
reference to forwarding his mail to
where he is stationed on the battle
Because of a plan to have Juneau
clubwomen affiliate with the Feder
ated Women's Clubs of America, the
luneau Draper Club, at a business
meeting Saturday, voted to disband,
rhe meeting was held at the home of
Mrs. E. H. Kaser, president, and was
ittended by Mrs. H. P. Crowther, Mrs.
rl. J. Fisher, Mrs. Willis E. Nowell,
Mrs. W. H. Case, Mrs H L. Faulkner,
Mrs E. W. Pettit and Mrs. A. P.
The Draper Club was instrumental
n securing the public library for
luneau, and has been a public bene
actor in many other ways.
The Fruit Canning Season is Here
Fancy Elberta Peaches 60c Box
I We will have Damson Plams,
Silveran Crab Apples and
Extra Fancy Gravensteen
Apples $1.50 Per Box.
GIVE US YOUR ORDER EARLY |
| H. J. Raymond Co. * Phone 28 j
A letter received several days ago
in Juneau and written by a member
ot the British army from the trench
es in France under date of August 4,
reads in part as' follows:
"I am writing this whilst both sides
are sending shells over, they have
been at It since two o'clock. They
usually have two or three turns a day,
?gave us a pretty heavy one yester
day morning, and we had to get in
the dugouts and await events. For
tunately no damago was done. About
75 per cent of the shells never do any
damage at all. Yesterday some fell
only a few yards off. One we heard
on top of the parapet. I found shrap
nel lying on the sand bags in the op
ening of the dugout?but wo are used
to it all now. We have been now sev
en weeks right off in tho firing line,
and expect another three weeks be
fore we are relieved for a rest which
will be well earned.
"The second day we got in wo had
nasty nerve-shaking shock by a part
of our trench being blown up by a
mine. We do the same to them. At
first one always thinks of it as being
on top of these things, as one never
does know where they really are. We
can hear them sapping underneath,
very often, and our engineers find
them and blow them out before they
have time to do their work.
"I wont out one night grass cut
ting about 40 yards from the Hun
nish trenches, and could hear the men
talking. Some of them were out too.
We had to lie flat when their ma
chine guns played over us. They send
up flares which light up all over the
place. I could hear the bullets hit
ting the ground. Another time some
of us went for rations four days run
ning. We got shelled every day at
that Job. To the Germans we call
out sometimes, and they to us. Once
they put up a notice on board to the
effect that they had captured 27,000
Russians?a Hindenburg victory. I
think myself, and the general opinion
is that the Russians have done magni
ficently considering the great disad
vantages they suffer from the huge
front and the heaviest share of the
fighting, which is theirs. But we
shall win in the end, anyway.
?With a record cargo of freight for
local and Southwestern Alaska points
the steamship Alameda, of tho Alaska
Steamship Company, reached port
early Monday morning. Captain Fred
Warner reports delay at Wrangoll
Narrows, the liner having missed the
high tide by two hours. The Alameda
continued Westward at 12 o'clock last
night from Thane, where she was dis
charging since early yesterday even
Among tho Alameda's passengers
for Juneau were E. Davis, W. Has
ans, Miss Bertha Schmidt, Mrs. Ber
nard Kirch, W. H. Aiken and wife,
Joe Weimer, J. Wood. Howard Brown,
H. L. Morris, John Richmond, D. Hal
lett, K. Anderson, A. R. Purdy, E. Wag
ner, J. Conklin, E. Johnstone, E. Arn
son, Frances Olson, Martin Olson, Mrs
Otto Kcwancn and family, Frank
Hcaly, "Baby" Rusk," Frank Goggln,
Miss Peggy Wood, Miss Anita Ames,
Mrs. W. Kerr, Miss Pouline Bennett,
W. S. Barqulst, A. Ferte, S. J. Ball,
A. Van Mavorn, Mrs. W. Bennett, Miss
Belle Klnyon, Miss Frances Kinyon,
L. D. Henderson, W. F. Filer, F. E.
Rogers and wife, W. E. Rogers and
wlfo. Miss M. J. Molloy, Miss Edith
Lass, MIbs C. Moloney, Mrs, Barrett,
F. G. Baunn, A. Flngen, F. J. Cox, H.
D. Poore, D. D. Muir, jr. H F Frost,
Wilma Bozant, Miss Pauline Bozant,
S W. Kengcl, Mrs. S. D. Charles and
family, and Miss Elsie DeClark.
The Alameda had a dredge con
signed to Idltarod, and it Is believed
that It will be operated on Flat
Creek. The machinery consisted of
four heavy pieces, and 28 tons of
parts .and fittings, which were boxed.
The liner also had seven automobiles
for the interior, which will be trans
shipped at Skagway.
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* MARINE NOTE8 +
The Jefferson Is duo from Seattle
at 9 o'clock tonight
The Mariposa la due tonight at 10
o'clock, on her way South.
Tho Princess Sophia Is due from
Vancouver thla evening.
The Alameda arrived early yester
day morning and sailed last evening
The Spokane arrived last night
from Seattle. She will sail South to
Tho Northwestern Is duo to leave
Scattlo tomorrow night.
Tho Georgia leaves tonight for Sit
The Alliance sailed South at six
o'clock Monday morning. She arriv
ed at 5 a. m. from the Westward.
Tho Admiral Farragut Is due Thurs
day from Seattle.
The St. Nicholas sailed for Tcna
kee this morning.
The Dolphin Is due Friday from Se
The Admiral Evans is due south
bound Wednesday night.
"BLACK SHEEP" DANCE
AT THANE SEPTEMBER 11
Invitations have been issued by the
employees of the Alaska Gastineau
Mining Company at Thane, to the
fourth "Black Sheep" dance, which
will be given In the boarding house
at Thane on Saturday evening, Sep
A special ferry will leave Juneau
at 8:30 p. m., and will return to Ju
neau immediately after the ball.
Walk Over to The Hub
I + AMONG THE THEATRES. *
EXCELLENT SHOW AT THE
i "Oh! You Scotch Lassie!"?ra clev
, er Pearl White picture opens tho
show, followed by a two-recler?"Ono
of the Rable," a strong society dra
"Unjustly Accused," another two
reeler, educational play, by tho Imp.
"Mid Night Alarm" is a real funny
comedy by the Joker people.
"Trey o' Hearts" tomorrow?"Have
AT THE ORPHEUM TONIGHT
One of the latest dailies seen In
Juneau will be Bhown tonight at the
House of Good Shows. President Wil
son opens the Pan-American Finan
cial Congress. Knight Templars pa
rade in Philadelphia; Col. Hecza Liar
has an advonturo with a motor car.
Pacflc Coast Happenings show events
at Portland, Oregon, Redding Calif.;
Los Angeles, Calif., and along the
coast. See this and keep abreast
with the times.
The Selig Company present the
pretty drama, "For Love of Him,"
One of thoso Olograph comedies,
"Wlfey's Visit Home," will send you
Tho second of the series of "The I
Exploits of Elaine" entitled "Tho Twi
light Sleep" will bo seen tonight and
tomorrow. This is one of the most
scientific scries seen in moving pic
tures. Every night at tho Orpheum
Is feature night, both in Juneau and
Thursday and Friday at Douglas, a
late Hearst-Selig and the two-part
feature "Tho Mad Mountaineer" will
be seen. Also two comedies.
First show starts at 7:30; second at
HUNTERS AND FISHERS
BUSY ON HOLIDAYS <
Scores of hunters went to the Bar
and to other nearby points Sunday
and Monday, to hunt ducks. Some of
the parties came back with limit bags
while other got whitewashed.
The fishing fraternity also had del
egations away from town for the holi
day angling, and some good baskets
of trout were brought In yesterday.
Willoughby Avenue business lot,
close in, price $900.
View lot, 50x50 ft., excellent view.
Price $425, easy terms.
Tideland lot 30x50 ft., piled and
capped, price $175, $25 cash balance
$10 per month. I
For rent?1-room cabin, furnished,
Two room cabin, unfurnished, $8.00.
Completely furnished house, 7 rooms
ED. M. KANE. Ill Seward St.
Phono 229. 9-7-tf
Rough Dry?55c per doz.
Flat Work?50c per doz.
THANE STEAM LAUNDRY
Phone 175 7-28-tf
T1" Independent Meat Market I
takes pleasure in Informing
its patrons and friends that on
and after August 16tH they can
be supplied witk Live Poultry of
all kinds dressed to your order.
TOUR'S FOR SBRVICB
INDEPENDENT MEAT MARKET
Julius Relnbertcer -I- Proprietor
fifi Motto fifi
JJONEAB DBPOT FOR
We Carry Stamps Open lentil 12 p. m.
a. p. Bx., Photos, c-c^,:rA<:K
Wholesale 8 Retail. Ask to tee dVSaaplea
2 for 6 cents. 25 cents per dosgn
10 cents each. 4 for 2ft cents. 30 for 11.00
ENLARGEMENT MADE FROM ALL VIEWS
ALASKA POSTAL BXCHANGB, 227 Seward
Auto For Hire
seven passenger cars
trips to glacier
Day Phone 200 Night Phono 1.106
J. M. QUSBY.
Teacher of Dunning Special Attention given to
Mrs. Sigurd J. E. Wallstedt
Teacher of Piano
Pupil oI Rubrnetien't School 315 Cold Street
of T fdinique Juneau
Nu Bone Corset
? Miss and Mrs s. Zenger ?
Fitting in your own home. A perfect flt
Is guaranteed. For appointments Phone
136. Address 288 Main Street.
made in juneau
Concrete Dry and Watertight Floors end Cel
lars. Concrete plain and ornamental Walla
and Fences. Concrete ribbed or trr.vel finish
ed Sidewalks and Steps. All wock guaranteed.
ESTIMATES AND PLANS FREE.
h. d. bourcy,
Box 344 Contractor
SADDLE HORSES FOR RENT
Light and Heavy Hauling of all Kinds R
Office 127-129 Front St., phone 55 g
arc troubled with heartburn, gases and
a distressed feeling after eating take a
before and after each meal and'you will
obtain prompt relief. Sold only by us,25c
Wm. Britt, Juneau.
Elmer E. Smith, Douglai.
MIbb Paulino Bennett,
dainty cabaret maid,
whose clever work was
one of the features of
tho Midsummer Carni
val's program last eve
ning. MIsb Bennett
will appear nightly at
tho Carnival until tho
festival is ovor. She is
lately of Tate's Cafe,
Seattle, and prior to
that engagement she
sang in one of tho
leading music halls of
Honolulu. Miss Ben
nett not only' sings
well; she is exceeding
ly graceful and dances
superbly. She says sho
is delighted to bo in
[ TREADWELL FOUNDRY
Our plant is VERY COMPLETE in
its equipment, and with melts every
few days, is able to turn out custom
0 work promptly. P P P
1 Hardware, Iron and Steel
ij Our stock of necessity is very com
plete, ranging from heavy mining
and Milling supplies to Shelf Hard
ware in our General Store, including
large Supply Tools for machine shop,
carpenter, electrical and mining work. i
Same applies to our Electrical Sup.
:: ply Department. fi fi fl \
Q ^ I 17 Q Will ke made from any of the above <
> departments through store. 4 4 I
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