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EAGLES PLAN CARD PARTY
i. Oa iext ’ Thursday evening the
Douglas Order of Eagles will enter
tain! their friends with a card party.
These card events have proven very
popular with the Island folks who
doubtless will welcome the coming
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blanche sweet starring
at THE LIBERTY 8UNDAY
As a screen actress, Blanche Sweet
Is classed as one of the best. Her
chartning personality has always
tnndd .her a favorite and In "The Un
perdpnable Sin,” by Rupert Hughes,
whieb will be shown at the Liberty
■8unday, she. Is at her best.
WHO BLEW SCHUYLER?
-*yHPKY VAN?” MYSTERY 1
How a woman, wife of a wealthy
Ned Yorker, passed through a secret
dopr Into a different house and then
Assumed a different name, appear
ance- apd personality. Is partly the
Qtory of “Vicky Van,” a new Para
“inpunt- picture starring Ethel Clay
top which will be shown at the Lib
erty Theatre Saturday. . The big
problepi is the death of Randolph
■Schuyler, husband of the heroine, i
Who billed Schuyler? “Vicky Van?”
You will know .when you have seen
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» * DOUGLAS "CHURCH * *
» ' SERVICES *
n DOUGLAS CATHOLIC f
9:30 A. M.—Maes and Instruction.
.,, 10:30 A. M.—Sunday School.
jj CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH jj*
Announcement will be made for
future services in Douglas.
jj|| UNION SUNDAY SCHOOL ?
\ Douglas Union Sunday School at
the Congregation Church at 10:30
HUNTER HOTEL. (Douglas) I
Nicely furnished, 15 rooms |
tobaccos and soft drinks; pool, j
billiards, barber /shop in con- |
i nectlon. EMILIO UBERTI, Mgr. (
Phone Douglas 25.
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CREW OF MINERS GO
TO DRIVE A TUNNEL
AT LjSlANSKl CLAIM
A contract has been let for the
driving of the tunnel on Lislanskl
Peninsula, on the property owned by
the Chichagoff Mining Company and
four men who are -to do the work
left for that place in the Chichagoff
last night. The contractor is Andy
Holm, a well known mtner. His part
ner, a machine man, and two muck
ers comprise his crew.
The work will be done with mach
ine drills as a compressor was land
ed and installed a short time ago.
The tunnel is now in over one hund
red feet and work will be carried
on there oil winter in preparation
for larger operations next spring.
This property was purchased by
the Chichagoff Mining Company from
J. H. (tann ahd associates and is the
original location whose richness
caused the small-sized stampede to
the Lisianski district during the
NEW INSPECTOR OF
BOILERS TO ARRIVE
ON CITY OF SEATTLE
J. Newmarker, recently appointed
Inspector of Boilers for this district,
will arrive in Juneau late this after
noon on the steamer City of Seattle.
Mr. Newmarker Is a new man in
(he service. He will make his head
quarters in this city.
He succeeds William J. Howell,
who resigned as inspector of Boilers
in the District,-September 30, last.
Mr. Howell has been stationed here
about a year. He returned to his
home at Alameda, Cal., and will prob
ably reenter the steamship service
in the near future.
HARD TIMES DANCE TO BE
GIVEN WEDNESDAY BY MOOSE
The members of the local lodge
The members fo the local lodge
of Moose, now that they have a fine
dance hall and club room, are going
to keep right to the front in social
activity and anounce a Hard Times
dance to be given next Wednesday
night in their hall. Further par
ticulars wil be announced Monday
regarding the dance which will be
open to the public.
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15 PER CENT REDUCTION *1
I ON ALL MERCHANDISE
I THE PIONEER STORE
1 H. HEIDORN. 2d near Main | I
SUNDAY and MONDAY
FP6 A SIN TO LIE!
IT’S A SIN TO STEAL!
IT’S A SIN TO COVET!
YOUR NEIGHBOR’S WIFE—
BUT WHAT IS
'The Unpardonable Sin”
FROM RUPERT HUGHES’ BIG STORY
Thi» it an extra long production and comes under THE NAME OF
AN EXTRA SPECIAL—A Picture you can't afford to miss and
is the longest feature the Liberty has every shown—So Come Early
WEEKLY OPENS THE SHOW WITH LIBERTY ORCHESTRA
For Saturday Night
Weekly and Comedy
WE MAKE A SPECIALTY OF FOREIGN EXCHANGE
and are prepared to execute your orders on Europe at tne lowest
prevailing rates. Our New Tork facilities are second to none. If
you are contemplating sending money to Europe call Douglas 65
and we will be glad to give you our latest Quotations.
Alsace-Lorraine .-....~..-HPer Hundred Franca 6 28
Great Britain _ " ” Pounds 360.50
Germany .. ” " Marks 1.63
German Austria . " ’’ Kronen 4 5
Belgium __ .1, — ” ’’ Francs 6.61
Czeeho Slovakia __ ” Kronen 1 40
Finland ..._ ” ” Flnmarks 2.33
Greece _ ” ” Drachmae 8 83
Italy . ” ” Lire 3.78
Norway _■' ” Kronen 13 83
Sweden _«.*_ ” " Kroner 19.63
FIRST TERRITORIAL BANK OF ALASKA,
JUNEAU TRADE 1
Merchants Report Shopping
Has Started Indicating
People Are Prosperous.
Christmas trading is starting in
Juneau and ail merchants report
that the indications are that the
holiday business will equal that of
previous years and possibly exceed
the business of the past two years.
Merchants who do not engage at
special holiday business also report
excellent financial conditions in Ju
neau and that trading In general
\V. S. Pullen, manager of the
Alaska Electric Light & Power Co.,
stated today that the business of
that house has been good during
the fall and was fine at the present
I time with indications that the
Christmas trade will be excellent.
There are many new novelties in
household goods of an electrical na
ture being displayed this year.
A. J. Ficken, manager of the
Frye-Bruhn Market, who recently
returned from a business trip to Se
attle, stated today that he was sur
prised at the business done in Ju
neau on Thanksgiving day.
‘ Our business has been good this
year,” said Mr. Ficken today, "and
a trip around the Capital City will
show the why for. Few men are on
the streets# In the day time showing
that all who care to work are em
ployed. The women folks have been
busy with their Christmas sewing
at home and have used the tele
phone for their orders. Now that
the greater part of the home work
is over, the women folks will start
on their store shopping and the holi
day season will be a busy one, I
am sure. I was glad to get back to
Juneau, after visiting several cities
in the Pacific Northwest, for con
ditions here are so much better
than outside, that the comparison
is all in favor of Gastineau chan
Simpson & Wright, of the Nugget
Shop, report that the holiday busi
ness has started off briskly in tile!
M. Michael and George E. Courv,,
of the Boston Store, are both well
satisfied with the first spurt in the
Christmas goods in the drug
stores are moving rapidly and with
shipments expected on the next
steamers from the South, these will
he unpacked and the goods •will ho
Those handling the selling at
, B. M. Behronds Co., and at Gold
!stein’s Emporium are perfectly sat
! isfied with the lirst lap in Christmas
shopping and are sanguine that the
holiday shoppers are bestirring
themselves to ,rdo it early.”
From all other merchants come
most optimistic reports of a good
Toys are playing a large part in
the early Christmas shopping show-'
ing that happiness for the children
is as usual uppermost in the minds
At the C. W. Young Co., and Ju
neau Hardware Co., the big play
things, those of everyday use, sleds,
etc., are moving In a remarkable
' Few In Juneau realize that there
are now more people, especialiv
families, in Juneau than at. this
time last year. Optimism is depict
ed by all classes, of citizens, not only
on the assurance of the cold stor
age plant, which will mean so much
to Juneau, but because of the pu'p
ami paper prospdpts, numerous other
industries and general 100 per cent
business conditions In Juneau and
elsewhere in Alaska.
Better than ever—the Winter &
Pond line of ready-to-mail art
Ivorytypes are special, ready-to
mail art prints. For sale by Win
ter & Pond. —adv.
Alaska Transfer Co.
General Hauling, Baggage
Coal. Contract Hauling.
Main St. Phone 45
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THE RENOVATORY 1
! FIRST CLASS CLEANING
I 126 Front St. J. B. Moon I
IS HEIR TO BARONY
Maurice Burke Roche, who has
inherited the title of his late
father. Baron Fermuy, of Eng
land. There was some discussion
us to which of the Ramus sons
would fall nelr to tits estates, us
both of Ills hoys were twins It
lias been found that Maurice was
born one minute befere Uls broth
er. and ts ttierefore the right liclr
to tils father's estates and title.
| ALASKA NOTES I
L. A. Counts has been elected
municipal magistrate at Cordova suc
ceeding K. J. Robinson, resigned.
The Alaska Mines Corporation,
more commonly known as Wilson's
Camp on Fidalgo Bay, has closed
down for a few months oh account
of the high cost of material and
the low price of copper.
E H. Keist, of the Kelst Furni
ture Company ut Cordova, is now at
Anchorage and may open a branch
I store at the latter place.
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] Steohanetta Nelson, a native wo
man, was recently1 found Insane at
i Cordova and will be sent to Morning
The Cordova Fire Department
members are planning on the po.
sibillties of building a gymnasium
and swimming tank.
Hjalmar Nordale, son of A. .1. 5
Nordale, has been appointed bailiff j
in the court of Judge C. E. Bunnell!
The Cordova Fire Department
will hold the annual masquerade!
ball on New Year's Eve.
Seward will have a comunityj
Christmas Tree on Christmas Eve.
Itev. Duane It. ( alter who planned
r. similar tree last year, is chairman
of the committee having the arrange
ments in charge.
Calvin Boyd Bering and Miss
Stella Harringtan, bolli raised in
Fairbanks, and both attending school
at the present time, were recently
married and will reside with the
bride's mother at Fairbanks.
The Pioneers of Anchorage will
hold open house on December 18th
when their new hall is opened (o tin
William Baumhurde, in the mechan
ical department of the A. E ('. at
Anchorage, accompanied by his wife.
! has gone to Modesto, Cal., to reside!
: on their fruit ranch this winter. J
Both will return North next .May.
Mike Byrne, well known old-timer
of the Fairbanks district, wes re
! cently found dead in his cabin at No.!
18 Coldstream Natural causes was
TOO LATE TO CLASSIFY
FOUND- Two male trail dogs
Owner can have them by paying
for board. Inquire of Gleason. Cable
A. B. Hall
CHRISTMAS TREE [!
IS NOW ASSURED j
FOR OLD TIMERS
Committee Finishes Work
ous Response Is Made.
When the movement, started re
cently for raising funds and mer
chandise for insuring a Christmas
Tree for the Pioneers', Home at
Sitka, ended Thursday evening, it
wm announced by tbo Committee
that it had been a success and that
sufficient contributions had been re-;
ceivod to carry out its plans. Des-1
pite the fact that the time was
limited, the work of raising funds,'
etc., consuming but throe or four |
days, a generous response was re- j
ceived from Juneau and other,
The following statement was is
sued by the Committee this morn
•'Grateful acknowledgment is
made to all those who have con
tributed so liberally to the Pioneers'
Home Christmas tree celebration. A|
erne yulotide spirit of giving has;
been shown by the people of Ju
"The committee has already re
ported the receipt of $103 in cash
lo which is added $35, making a
total of $38. An almost equal
amount of merchandise has been
donated. It now extends thanks to
the following who were not on the
For both cash and candy, C. G.
Kenyon and Miss Ethel Thompson.
For cash: A Pioneer from Thane, L
I) Henderson. Vcrd Klien, Mrs. C.
Goldstein. John E. Long, Fred Faut,
A. H. Jacobson, Madeline Valentin",
J. T. Spiekett, Joe Garner, Jack
Hayes. W. Layton. Mrs. John Rust
gard, Henry Berry. For merchandise.
Nelson’s Shoe Store, J. M. Giovanet
ti, J. J. Stocker, Dave Housel, Sani
“The committee has been allow
ed to purchase at cost from Mr.
Robert Scott a pair of fine socks for
each inmate of the Home which;
will bo filled with apples, oranges,
candy, handkerchiefs, chewing gum
and tobacco. In the toe of each:
filled stocking will be a present of
"The ‘Pioneer of Thane’ who gen
erously donated $5.00 would give no
other name. Tills is typical of the
"Besides tlie money, and supplies
collected by the committee, from
Juneau and Douglas and doubtlessj
from other parts of the Territory,;
present's are being forwarded to
the Home, so there is every pros-,
pect of a real Christmas coming to
our old friends In Sitka.
"A Happy Christmas to you all.
"MRS. THOMAS RIGGS,
"MRS. R. E. RORERTSON,
"MILS. G. T. JACKSON,
Masquerade Suits for rent; Cos
tumes made to order, Mrs Swart*
<iiberg. Phone 452 Douglts. adv
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A choice selection of Christmas
cards at Guy’s Drug Store. adv.
Hall Bearing; Long Wearing
Model 8 “Silent Smith” is
the 100 per cent (Typewriter
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This standard machine for general use is equip
ped with conveniences for all kinds of work.
Among the features are these: - .
Single keyboard, 84 char- Two-color ribbon (key
Takes paper 10% inches Removable platen
wide Protected type
Writes lines 8V> Indies long Automatic ribbon reverse
Ball-bearing typebars, car- Flexible paper feed
riage and capital shift Typebar guide
Writing completely visible Lightning escapement
Silence of operation _ Equipped with any style
Decimal tabulator type
Variable line spacer Back spacer
liooklet free on request.
E. S. HEWITT & COMPANY,
,v .‘‘The "House That Gives You Service”
JUNEAU , ALA$CAis C',
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I lot point Radiant,- three and five-burners. Headltte Heaters.
Hotpoint Percolators,' with automatic safety switch thaV
protects element from, burnouts.
The I.aun-clry-ette Washing Machine—the best by test. NO'
wringer. Dries by centrifugal force, throwing water out. Three
minutes’ run is sufficient for ironing.
Electrical supplies of all kinds.
JUNEAU ELECTRIC COMPANY
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5—2:30 P. M.
Mandatory That All Elks Be Present
O-u r Gifts Should be
Our Dry Goods Department suggests for the MISSES and LADIES' selections to be made
from our line of Beautiful Waists, Boudoir Caps, Dainty Lingerie, Silk Hosiery, Handkerchiefs,
Sweaters, Gloves and Embroidered Articles. Also gifts from our assortment of Leather Goods.
To Him they suggest that He SAY IT" with PYRALIN IVORY what more could he say, we have
the assortment to select from.
The Shoe Dept.
A nn ounces
the arrival for CHRISTMAS TRADE of a complete 0f Comfort Slippers and Taupes in colors
and sizes from kiddies to the grown-up. These make excellent gifts.
We cannot forget that the CHILDREN'S HAPPINESS is made doubly sure by letting them
visit and make their own selection from our showing of Toys, Games, and Books, all near and
dear to child life and which were selected because of their Real Value to the Kiddies' Christmas.
This is a financial adjustment period when values obtained for the dollar must count.
This is especially true of the Holiday Season. At no store will the purchasing value of the dollar
go fajther than here. *
The Treadwell Store
ALASKA TREADWELL GOLD MINING COMPANY