ON PORTAGE ROAD
SULZER. Sept. 11.? A crew of a
dozen men under Superintendent L.
T. Merry of the Alaska Road Commis
sion, are making rapid progress on
overhauling the Portage Road. The
road is being straightened up and
generally repaired, an extension on
both sides will be made to deep wa
ter, and the curduroy will be covered
over with gravel. This will make a
vast improvement in the degree of
comfort derived by the public in us
ing this highway, for while the cordu
roy was solid enough, it was so rough
that it was next to impossible to ride
GO TO THE DREAM THEATRE (
Admission only 5c, 10c and 15c?Five v
reels of pictures. 9-i-tf f
KUPPENKEIMER Clothes )
at The HUB ;
ver it. The tide flats at either end
f the road have also caused much
uconvcnience. and with the road ex
ended beyond these there will be a
,Teat improvement. Williams and
iubbard contemplate the installation
if an auto at an early date, and this
vill doubtless make the Portage an
ren more popular route of travel,
or it is not only a beautiful trip
hrough the rough waters of Doxon's
Entrance around Cape Chacon.?
LINE FOR CHINA
TRADE IN SIGHT
SAN FRANCISCO. Sept. 3.? A
'hinese-owned steamship company
trill enter active competition on the
>acific and fight for the control of
he trade now falling into the hands
if the Japanese by the retirement of
he Pacific Mail Company. The first
hip of the new line?a vessel with
iuge freight and steerage accommo
dntions?will arrive in San Francisco
two months from now.
The new company will be incorpor
ated for 15,000,000, the money being
subscribed by Chinese both in San
Fsancisio and tne Orient. Later a
government subsidy will be asked, it
is said. On this side of the ocean,
the organization work is being ac
complished by the Chinese Six Com
panies and the Chinese Chamber of
Commerce, according to Attorney John
R. McNabe, of the former body.
At several preliminary meetings
the plan met with enthusiastic sup
port by local Chinese and resulted in
determining to Inrorporate when $1,
i >00,000 was in sight.
The pioneer ship in the new line
will fly the British flag, acordlng to
information reaching here from the.
Orient. It will be one of the vessels
now running between Hong Kong
ports and ports in India and the Strait
Settlements. It can accommodate
but a few f>rst-cla38 passengers, but
it will carry 10,000 tons of freight and
j 400 steerage passengers.
Later two or three similar boats
will be added. These, according to
present plans, will prevent a falling
off in trade between China and Amer
ica, until modern ships can be either
purchased orf built. z
SLINGSHOTS AND AIR GUNS
ARE BARRED AT WRANGELL
The Wrangell city council has de
cided to abolish slingshots and air
guns, according to the Wrangell Sen
tinel. The small boys had contract
ed a habit of shooting out the street
DR. S. HALL YOUNG
WRITING ANOTHER BOOK
Word is received that Dr. S. Hall
Young, formerly superintendent of
Prebypterian Missions in Alaska, is
writing another book on Alaskn, which
will appear with "The Mushing Par
son" as its title. Dr. Young's book,
"Alaska Days With John Muir," just
recently came from the press.
OUT AFTER A
The Petersburg Commercial Club
had a busy session Wednesday even
ing, a variety of matters coming up
for discussion and action.
The secretary was instructed to the
write to several steamship companies
an urgent request that space be re
served for fresh fish shipments by all
steamers making this port. This ac
tion was necessitated by the fact that
a couple of shipments had been pass
ed up by steamers lately, resulting
in heavy expense and much inconven
ience to the shippers, Tho matter
is also to be taken up with the com
mercial bodies of Tacoma and Seat
It was also decided to correspond
with Sitka business men in regard to
the establishment of boat service, for
passengers and freight between that
point and Petersburg, it being report
ed that the Sitka people have had
such an enterprise under considera
tions. If the reply is favorable it
is the intention of the club to send a
delegate to Sitka to arrange for co
operation in the undertaking by Pet
ersburgh business men.
Tho need of a customs office in Pet
ersburg was discussed, and Bteps ta
ken to ascertain if its establishment
cannot be brought about. It was
pointed out that an office at this point
would bo of greater convenience to
the fishing fleet than at any other
place in Southeastern Alaska, and also
to shippers, and that the growing
business will soon make it a neces
It was decided to again take up the
matter of getting cable service for
Petersburg in place of the present
wireless service. After consulting
with Sargent Stewart, the club will
correspond with the proper authori
i ul' unui suujeci ui uincussiuu wua
tho inauguration of a movement to
ward securing the establishment of a
marine hospital In Alaska. Tho sec
retary was instructed to correspond
regarding the matter with Delegate
James WIckersham; also to suggest
that there la no more favorable point
in the Territory than Petersburg for
such an institution, and that Peters
burg Is therefore a declared candidate
for It.?(Petersburg Roport.)
AT FAIRBANKS FAIR
FAIRBANKS, Sept. 9.?With tons
of vegetables, wheat and oats from
all over the Tanana Valley, tho Fair
banks annual fair opened yesterday
with the greatest list of exhibits in
the history of the North. Several cab
bages weighing more than fifteen
pounds each wero shown.
In the exhibit also wero a number
of gold quartz and antimony speci
mens from recently discovered veins.
It is probable that a largo part of the
exhibit will be shipped to Seattle af
ter the fair is over.
Alice M. Jordison. teacher of mandolin
guitar and banjo, studio 5-6 Garslde Bl.
PLANS FOR NEW
BOLL COMPLETED '
Charles E. Bruff, well known civil
engineer, will return from San Fran
cisco somo time next month with
the plans of tho Alaska-Juncau Gold
Mining Company's proposed mill, and
it is expected that the start of work
on tho mill will not bo delayed.
Tho plans of tho mill wore drawn
by the engineering firm with which ,
Mr. Bruff 1b associated and are not ,
unlike those of the Alaska Gastineau (
mill at Thane, which was built after
dosigns furnished by Mr. Bruff and
George O. Bradley, another member
of his firm.
JOIN A. B.'S
A clasB of thirty candidates was in
itiated into the Arctic Brotherhood
at its meeting Tuesday night. Arctic
Chief Marshall was assisted by Past
Arctic Chief A. E. Maltby in conduct
ing the 8tampedcrs over tho trail.
Tho A. B.'s are growing in num
bers, and when the building 1b com
pleted sometime in November, it like
ly will have the largest membership
of any order In Juneau, it is now in
JUNEAU MAN TAKES
TRIP WITH BIRD-MAN
A trip through tho clouds with Av
iator Silas Chrlstofferson was tho ex
perience of Bert Sperry of Juneau dur
ing his visit to tho San Francisco ex
position. Mr. Sperry paid five dol
lars for a ten-mlnuto ride with the
birdman, but ho says it was more
than worth it, even if the cost made
him "feel like a little millionaire," as
ho described it.
Chrlstofferson and Sperry started
from the exposition grounds, skimmed
out over tho Golden Gate, past the
Seal Rocks, went a mile down the
beach boulevard and back again to
tho exposition grounds. The aviator
is making a barrel of money taking
people for rides, according to Sperry.
News was received here to the ef
fect that tho Montaguo roadhouse
and stables had been burned, catch
ing from forest fires. .The property
was unoccupied at the time, the own
er, Mrs. M. Nlles being In White
horse. The loss will bo a heavy one
for her.?0 Thitehorse Star.)
PREACHER IS DEAD
PORTLAND, Sept. 11.?Rev. John
Flynn, famous as "Father Flynn" tho
well known old time Methodist mis
sionary on the coast. Is dead aged
H. E. BAKER
We guarantee satisfaction on all
our work. H. E. Baker, 402 North
ern Bk Bldg., Seattle, Wn. Refer
once given. If desired. In your
'T hereby certify that H. E. Ba
ker Is a first class, practical and
reliable furrier. H. MOSES."
State of Washington, County of
H. Moses, being first duly sworn,
on oath, deposes and says, that he
Is acquainted with H. E. Baker,
furrier, and that lie Is a first class
practical furrier and thoroughly re
(signed) H. MOSES.
Subscribed and sworn to before
me this 15th day of June, 1915.
RUSSELL R. FARRELL,
(Notary Public In and for the
State 'of Washington, residing
4 AMONQ THE THEATRES. 4
GRAND THEATRE tonight opens
with tho 10th installment of this great
serial; it is exciting and very inter
osting. "Steel" is tho headliner.
"Her Honor," 2-recl Pauline Bush
fcaturs, a sure good picture
"Why Rags Left Home," a dramatic
play, a great picture for both tho old
A funny Joker comedy closes the
"Havo a heart" and see the Trey
o' Hearts. ?"
"WHEN THE WEST WAS YOUNG"
At the Orphcum tonight "When the
West Was Young" will be shown.
This la a thrilling story of the West
with Bessie Eyton and Wheeler Oak
man, In tho leads and shows some
Tho Orphcum patrons will remem
ber Wheeler Dakman as the one who
did tho daring riding in tho two-part
A late Hearst-Selig Pictorial, a rol
licking Vitagraph comedy and the
11th happening of "Dolly of the Dail
ies," only one more of these interest
ing scries; so don't misB this one.
Mary Fuller will bo seen "At Tho
At the Douglas Orpheum Maurice
Costello will bo seen in the two-part
feature "Tho Acid Test." ????
"POPCORN QUEEN" WILL
OPEN NEW LUNCHROOM
Miss Bello Kinyon, popularly known
as tho Popcorn Queen , announced
yesterday that she and her sister, Miss
Frances Kinyon, will open a confec
tionery and light lunch parlor In the
building immediately adjoining the
Dream Theatre on Seward Street.
Miss Kinyon will operate in connec- '
tion with tho lunchroom the popcorn
machino which until recently was
one of the main attractions at the
fruit stand further up the street.
The room which tho new establish
ment will occupy is at present being
overhauled and fitted with tho nec
essary cabinets, cases and furniture. '
The lunchroom will be opened in
about a week.
GEORGE H. DONEGAN
SOUGHT BY MOTHER
Mrs. M. E. Donegan is making in
quiry throughout Alaska for her son, I
George H. Donegan, an engineer aged
about 22 years. Mrs. Dongan, who re
sides at 45 Buttonwood Avenue, Hav
erill, Massachusetts, will appreciate
any information concerning the pres
ent location of her son.
POORMAN CREEK ONE
OF RICHEST IN NORTH
RUBY, Aug. 21.?Peter Johnson, of
Johnson & Jcpson, arrived home from
a trip to Poorman and vicinity the
first of the week. Questioned about
conditions in that section, Mr. John
son said things looked good to him.
"While on Poorman I had a chance to I
visit the claim of Davis, Kickbush & 1
Olson and I never did see more gold
exposed in tho boxes anywhere," ho
said. "You could take a spoon and
pick up an ounce between tho rocks
at any one of the riffles in the sluice
boxes. Other outfits on Poorman are
also in good money, and this is also
true of Flat. Tamarack, and Spruce i
Walk Over to The Hub
Rough Dry?55c per doz.
Flat Work?50c per doz.
THANlE STEAM LAUNDRY
Phone 175 7-28-tf
| Safety First \Or[1J(jE! ^ety^irst
. COMMENCING ?
! Thursday, September 16, 15
THE FOLLOWING SCHEDOLE WILL BE IN EFFECT
FARE 15c S. "ALMA" FARE 15c
LEAVE JUNEAU FOE DOUGLAS, TREAD WELL
6:00 A. M. 1:00 P. M. 7:00 P. M.
7:15 A. M. 3:15 P. M. 8:00 P. M.
9:00 A. M. 4:45 P. M. 9:30 P. M.
11:00 A. M. 5:45 P. M. 11:15 P. M.
SATURDAY NIGHT ONLY?12:30 A. M.
LEAVE DOUGLAS FOR TREADWELL
6:10 A. M. 1:10 P. M. 7:10 P. M.
7:25 A. M. 3:25 P. M. 8:10 P. M.
9:10 A. M. 4:55 P. M. 9:40 P. M.
11:10 A. M. 5:55 P. M. 11:25 P. M.
SATURDAY NIGHT ONLY?12:40 A. M.
LEAVE TREADWELL FOR THANE:
6:15 A. M. 1:15 P. M. 7:15 P. M.
7:30 A. M. 3:30 P. M. 8:15 P. M.
9:15 A. M. 5:00 P. M. 9:45 P. M.
11:15 A. M. 6:00 P. M. 11:30 P. M.
SATURDAY NIGHT ONLY?12:45 A. M.
LEAVE THANE FOR TREADWELL, DOUGLAS
6:25 A. M. 1:25 P. M. 7:25 P. M.
8:10 A. M. 4:10 P. M. 8:25 P. M.
9:25 A. M. 5:10 P. M. 9:55 P. M.
11:25 A. M. 6:10 P. M. 12:10 A. M.
SATURDAY NIGHT ONLY?12:55 A. M.
LEAVE TREADWELL FOR DOUGLAS
6:35 A. M. 1:35 P. M. 7:35 P. M.
8:20 A. M. 4:20 P. M. 8:35 P. M.
9:35 A. M. 5:20 P. M. 10:05 P. M.
11:35 A. M. 6:20 P. M. 12:20 A. M.
SATURDAY NIGHT ONLY?1:05 A. M.
LEAVE DOUGLAS FOR JUNEAU:
6:40 A. M. 1:40 P. M. 7:40 P. M.
8:25 A.M. 4:25 P.M. 8:40 P.M.
9:40 A. M. 5:25 P. M. 10:10 P. M.
11:40 A. M. 6:25 P. M. 12:25 A. M.
SATURDAY NIGHT ONLY?1:10 A. M.
j JUNEAU FERRY & NAVIGATION CO.
? t I 5-M-v-t-h: H-+H- I i t i
Three stories high with Fifty rooms, \ \
*Tis fireproof too, they say. \ [
A lobby large, with "Comfy" chairs, J J
Wherein to spend the day. ?
And as to Boats! Why glory be!
The news you get is great,
i They tell you when they ieave Valdez,
X Or pass through Golden Gate. j)
?f The clerks are fine and dandy too, ;
?f They laugh at every joke,
And answer questions by the yard.
(Aside they hope you choke.)
I've stopped there and I know It's grand \ |
A place so near like home,
I surely hate to go away, ';
When business bids me roam.
I have not fame or medals gold,
For telling truth as yet,
But if you REALLY want It straight,
;: Call In and "ASK BARTLETT."
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OUITT iorgei me ixarnca?
OLTS .t GILPATRICK,
Concrete or frame construction.
The rule of three in full
measure ? Fit, Style and
Comfort School Shoes. tf
B. M. BEHRENDS
Our Fall Line of Overcoats and Cravenetts
are now in. Lots of new styles and patterns.
The cold weather is coming, you better make your choice now.
jj A BIG LINE OF SUIT CASES JUST RECEIVED
jj H. J. Eaymond Co. Phone 18 |
People Say To Us
"I cannot cat this or that food, it docs
not agree with me." Our advice to
all of them is to take a
before and after each. meal. 25c a box.'
Wm. Britt, Juneau.
Elmar E. Smith, Douglas.
Eastern, Corn Fed 3!
_______________==s < ?
Fresh Meat II
? 4 ?
Home Killed Chickens < I
Fresh Home Made SausajJc J [
Every Day ^
JULIUS RHEINBERGER. Prop. <?
PHONE 119 o
Pt Motto PP
JUNEAC DEPOT FOR
We Carry Stamps Open Ujrf.il 12 p. m.
A. P. Br., Photos, c ,-iK,A0E
Wholesale & Retail. AsIc toaeet&rSaoiplcs
2 for 6 conts. 25 cents per dozfn
10 cents each. 4 for 26 cents. 20 for $1.00
ENLARGEMENT MADE raOM ALL VIF.WS
ALASKA POSTAL BXCI1ANGE, 227 Senard '
Auto For Hire I
SEVEN PASSENGER CARS I
TRIPS TO GLACIER
D*y Phono 280 Night Phone 1306 H
J. M. OUSBY. I
Teacher of Dunning Special Attention given to
? System Technique
Mrs. Sigurd J. E. Wallstedt
Teacher of Piano
Pupil at Rubeoetien'i School 31ft Cold cttrri
oi Technique Junetu
Nu Bone Corset 1
? Miss and Mrs S. Zenger ? i
JONEAO CORSETIERES 1
Fitting In your own home. A perfect fit fj
la guaranteed. For appointmcnta 1'hono I
136. Addrcu 288 Main Street I
MADE IN JUNEAU
Concrete Dry and Watertight Floors and Cel
lars. Concrete plain and ornamental Walls
and Fences. Concrete ribbed or trcvol finish
ed Sidewalks and Steps. All work guaranteed.
ESTIMATES AND PLANS FREE.
H. D. BOURCY,
Box 344 Contractor
SADDLE DORSES FOR RENT (3
Light and Hcaty ilaallng of all R'-hIi H
Offlcq 127-129 Front St., phone 55 Q
Copyright Hart Schaffncr & Marx
A Man s a Man j
for 'A That,- J
BESIDES, if The Man happens
to be clothed in a IIART
SCHAEFNER & MARX suit,
he is more apt to be taken at his
How is it with you??even a
IIART SCHAEFNER & MARX
will not wear forever, and then
styles change you know, so don't
you think it about time to buy
that new suit?
Our new Winter stock now on
sale?ALL PRICED AT OUR
USUAL LOW RATE.
ALASKA TREADWEU GOLD ]
MINING COMPANY j
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