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A FEW NEWS NUGGETS.
W, C. Stull.Graduate Optician. Houses to Rent—See Staghonnd Bill. Alaska StrawWrries 4o i*er 11*. at Richard’s. Cameras for rcnbor sale at Val dez Pharmacy. • .w Store your trunks at the Miners hotel for safe keeping. Get your outfit for the interior at Copper Center from Blix. Houses and lots for rent or for sale. Cull on Dr. Von Gunther. A fine riding saddle and several paek saddles and aparahoes cheap at Richurd’s. Staple foods from 30 to 35 cent b pound at Blix’s, Copper Center Hay and feed cheap. We buy everything you have to sell and sell everything you have to buy. Richards A- Co., Keystone Ave. ’ If you are tired of using |*oor flour, leave your order for a saekof Holly. Money refunded if you are not pleased. Remember if you are going to the interior quickly, go by Copper Center and secure your outfit there. A. Holman for further information. John. G. Lqrch, Ed. Bomstedt jgnd T. Ascjornson arrived here on the bertha unit left yesterday for Slate Creek. The Str. Bertha arrived here last Monday evening, with 12passcngers 50 tons of freight and a large .amount of mail for this place. The Prosi'Kctok will Won sale at Hammond’s store on Slate creek .all summer. The Birkland stock of groceries is going like dew Indore the morn ing sun. If you wish to buy choice groceries at cost price, call ,on Richards & Co. The l*o\s are now catching a large numlier of crabs off the W'harf. They are large, sweet and plentiful and sell from a bit to 25 cents each. The Yukon mail was carried from the Tuzlina to Valdez in two days a distance of 111 miles. The trail is reported as^ Wing in tine condition. It seems that there will not W enough people in town to have any public celebration on the fourth. The new strike has taken nearly every tine out of town. Mr. Will A. Fitch of Louisville Ky. and Mr. E. Y. Taylor of Phila delphia arrived Monday on the Steamer Bertha, and will make Valdez their headquarters for some time. A new house is Wing erected by A1 White at the west end of the White row on McKinley Street, to lie used as a Custom House nv Judge UoodclL deputy collector of Customs. The structure will lie 20 X 40 feet and two stories high. Mr. Hardin Smith, formerly with Had Osgood, has commenced the erection of a new building on McKinley Street between Broad way and Keystone. The building when completed will be 20 x 50 feet, and will lie used as a refresh ment garden where the weary Jtaveler may quench his thirst. Toney Barret arrived here today from the Kotsina where, Dick Uclin eau, Joe Bell, Jack Carrol ,and him self have located a large ledge of very rich Copper glance. They have 4 claims on Rock creek aWut 20 miles up from mouth of Kotsina. The rock looks to lie almost pure mettal. W. C. Stull Exjiert Watchmaker Choice hams. 15c jcr pound at Richard’s. Recertified Government Script for salehy C. X. Crarv. Bromide of Quinine Capsules cure a cold in one day at Valdez Pharmacy. Chase and Sanl>orn’s Celebrated Coffee is to lie had at Hemplc A Dougherty’s. Parker Bunk House, on Key stone Ave. Bunk, stove and wood. All comforts, 25c jicr day. One third of vour life is s|u'nt in l*ed. Moral Buv a good one from Richards A Co., Kevstone Ave. * Mr. ('lias. C. Yager is in town from his road house at Tonsina. after supplies. The government steam launch Lillie isjjagain in commission. The Bertha should lie here on Sunday evening on her down trip. Fresh lettuce and radishes have Ix-eii large enough to eat for tin past week, and are quite plentiful. Mr. Ben Bennet, who came out from the Bremner a few days ago, started on his return trip to the dig ings Wednesday morning. Fish Bros, are sole agents in Valdez for Holly Hour and have just bought a thousand sacks. Xo hour on this market equal to Hol The many frienns of Dick Brown were glad to welcome him home last Monday, he having arrived Ion the Bcitlin from Portland . where he has lieen attending school. l)id you see liemple A Dougher ty’s store window. It has been dressed very neatly by Mr Dough erty and reminds one of a city store. Others should follow suit. One hundred new Woks arrived hereon the Bertha for the use of the Endeavor public library. Mr. Cram informs us that they will W catalogued and ready fordistribu tion on Friday. Judge Lyons has ap]>ointed Mr. James Fish special administrator of the estate of Thomas Kennedy who was drowned a few days ago in the Kotsina river. He had several copper claims in the inter ior and on the Sound. M r. Cluis. Johnson is painting | his building, in which the Pkospkc toh office is located and is greatly improving its appearance. Mr. tieo. B. McMullen has just finished painting his hotel and one or two others have done some paintin im proving the api<carnnce of the town. There are a large numWr of others who should do likewise. NEW BUSINESS BEOCK. The new building now Wing erected by Fish Bros., will lie com pleted in a few days and will be occupied by this enterprising firm on July 1st. This will be one of the Wst business blocks in Alaska It is 24 x 100 feet and two stories The lower floor will lie used for their large merchandise store and the uper floor fitted up for offices The bracket and scroll work for the I building are Wing made bv the ! Valdez Mill Co., and large sized j plate glass windows for the front i will arrive on the Santa Ana. 1 Jones Brothers will take orders to pack goods to Slate creek or way | |»oints. Man wanted to take charge of roadhouse at the (iokona river. Call athis Office J. B. flQENS CASH STORE If you want an outfit let me figure on it and you will save money. AGENS BUTTER has stood the test, take some with you when you go on the trail. It, T, MJIIer, Manager Sunday School Picnic. Tlie Sunday School of the Endeavor Church started from town on last Saturday morning at !• o’ dock on their first annual pic nic aboard the Steamer Perry, the objective |ioints living Kllamar and the Indain village of Tetitlik. There were almut .‘la passengers including children and babies and all had a delightful time. The weather was beautiful and the bay was as smooth as a mill |N>nd. The trip down the hay and through the Narrows on to Virgin Bay was greatly enjoyed as well it might lie for the scenery to say the least is grand. The towering snow capped mountains on all sides, down the face of which might Ih‘ seen many lieautiful water falls dashing down their sides in evident haste to readi the waters of the sound, were a grand sight. Several beautiful glaciers were seen, and taken all together it was a constantly vary ing scene, until the excursion party tinallv reached the tiladhough mine, anil the hotel where tiler art on exhibit three mummies. After a couple of hours visit at Ellumar, the party were taken to Tetitlik where the natives were seen living in their primitive manner. Their church was opened for inspection of the visitors by old Nicoli the chief of thetrita. While the houses of the natives were found to Ik grimy and smoky, the church was scrupulously clean. When they got to the beach a number of natives were found to have arrived from a hunting and tishing expedition their l*oat being loaded with seal blubber and gourds of oil, as well as U-ar anil other skins. Return ing to the Ferry the anchor* was weighed anil they were off for home where they arrived about 11 o' cluck F. M., and as at this season oi the year we have no darkness tin journey hack was just as enjoy able as in going. Those who arc living here do not fully realize tin the granduer of the scenery altout them. People travel to Switzerland and Norway and see nothing more In-autiful. Death of Thomas Kennelly. Special dispatch to the Prospector. Tonsena,—June, 13, 1902. Letter reeeivd here last night bv indian mail carrier from Bonanza mine from J. McCune stating that Tom Kennelly was drowned on the morning of the seventh at the cross ing of the Kotsena river. They had crossed their horses and Ken nelly had started back with small l»oat to bring over their outfits. Water la-ing very swift Umt was overturned by a rin k and he was not seen afterwards, although they looked for body three days. J. W. Davis. 'Flu* alxjve telegram was received here last Thursday evening and caused much sorrow to the many friends of Mr. Kennedy who are here and will he sail news to his many friends in the interior. Mr. Ken nelly has lieen in this part of Alaska for several years and made friends wherever he went. He was a member of Valdez Camp No, 10 of the Arctic Brotherhood. He leaves a wife and family in Idaho to mourn his loss* Sequal of Koons Escape. The jteople of Valdez were great ly surprised on last Sunday morn ing when they made their appear ance on the streets, to hear that \V. 1). Koons and Mrs. Barret were married early that morning. Coons had been arrested for assault and battery on Mrs. Barrett a few* days previous and had escaped from the jail as was reported in last issue of the Prospecter, and had been eager ly sought for by the Marshal but had kept out of the way. Early Sunday morning, taking advantage of the Marshals absence from town, he came boldly out of ‘ his hiding, went for Mrs. Barrettand the two of ttiem accompanied by witnesses, went to the residence of Kev. 1). \V. Cram of the Endeavor Congre gational Church, and after staling their ease they were united in the Holy bonds of wedlock, making them a loving (?) couple, anu thereby removing the only witness to the crime against Coons, as a wife can not be forced to give testimony against her husband. At the time of the ceremony the I bride was sightly “indisjiosed” ; from excessive heat or some other cause, hut this did not deter the minister in his duty.? After Wing made man and wife the couple re tired to the seclusion of their home, but were not left long in seclusion, as their |teaceful cooing was rudely disturlied by the entrance of the Marshal who again put Coons under arrest. On Monday morn ing la1 apjienred Wfore Judge Lyons anil a jury charged with defacing and injuring the jail building. On the evidence submitt id or rather on the lack of evidence submitted, the prisoner was found not guilty and set free. REAL ESTATE AND MINING RECORDS. Reported Each Week by the Valdes Abstract & Title Co. MINING LOCATIONS. L. L Williams et al 160 a. placer King Solomon gulch. Frank Kernan 12 a. Blei gulch. Jas. Kernan 20 a Chitftu creek, 20 a. Kernan gulch, 20 a. Rex gl. 20 a. on White gul. F. Kernan 20 a.daims on Golly, Rex, White, Sunday, Gaubstake, a Chititu. Rose L. Finch 20a. on Rex g. Chas. Koppus 16a. on Blei gl., 20a. on Chititu, 20a. on Dan gu G. A. Brown 20a. onWhite 20a on Chititu 20a. on isomer gl. M. (irilliih 20a. on Chititu. Chas Loppus 20a on Bad gl. 20a. on Grubstake 20a on White 12a on Kernan. M. S. Griffith 20a. on Rex. E. C. VanBrundt 12a on gruhstk. 20a. on Rex. R O Dimmitt 12a. on Kernan 12 on Jolly M T Rowland 12a. on Jolly, 20a on Hattie, 12a. on Grubstake. G. A. Lomer 12a. on Jolly, 20a. on Sunday, 12 on Lomer. Robt Blei 20a. on Chititu. R O Dimmit, 20a. on White gl. 12a. on Blei. 20a on Blei, 20 onRcx A E Rogland 20a. on White. I) D Kovingler 20a. on Chititu. M E Condon 20a. on Chititu, 20a on White gl. M T Rowland 20a. on Blei, 20a. on White 20a. on Rex. Chas White 20a. on White, 20a. on Chititu, 20a. on Sex. A C White 20a. on Rex. M T Rowland 20a. on Edna ck. 12a. on Kernan, 20a. on Gladys, gl. 20a. on Chititu. J C Custer 12a. on Jolly, 20a. on Jolly. M E Condon 20a. on Grubstake, 20a. on Rex. R O Dimmit 12 a. on Grubsoeak.,, G A Lomer 20a. on Chititu. 12a. on Grubstake. Robt. Blei 20 on Grubstake 20a. on White gl. 20a. on Rex gl. Mary Blei 20a. on Chititu. E C VanBrundt 12a. on Lomer gl. 20a. on WhiteJ 20a. on Chititu, 20a. on Blei. CONTRACT LRT. (Continued From Fir*t Page.) could be covered by rail in a day any season of the year. The Bonanza claims, thirty-five in monitor, are near the junction of the Chittyna with the Copper river. They were sold for $1,100,000, through the deal will not be closed until they are examined by experts. The buyers also have an option in the Nicoli group, owned by the Chittyna Exploration Company. A man named Perine, of San Fran cisco. claims a half enterest in this group, as he alleges the discoverers of the rich deposits were working on his grubstake. In prospecting their supply of food became ex hausted anil they were forced to i use Peri lie’s cache, which they thought themselves fortunate in locating. He has secured an in junction against the sale of the mines unless his alleged rights are acknowlcged. He will soon go North himself. Whether this deal is consummated has no effect on the plans of the intending pur-1 chasers. Mr. Heney is expected to return to this city (Seattle) in two weeks. IlfllE ? DOUQUFRTT General . [ erchants Groceries Hardware Clothing Footwea r etc. We are Agents for Chase & Sanborn's Celebrated Roasted Coffee. Pioneer Outfitters Lumber and Timbers of all kinds, Rough, Planed, Matched. Lathe and Band Saw Work. Vj\X'X SPecal Orders Promptly vl0^ ^ Attended To. CRAWFORD & RUTHERFORD, Managers. The Bohemian Saloon LIQUOR ANb CIGARS, NONE BETTER. McKinley St. Between Keystone and Glacier Ave. Gold Dust Exchange. Highest Price Paid For Gold Dust Treasury Notes, Drafts and Money Orders Cashed Free of Charge. AL WHITE THE - LOQ - CADIN OTTO KANITZ, PROPRIETOR. Liquid Refreshments of Best Quality. Clean and Comfortable Rooms to Let at Reasonable Rates. McKinley Street near Glacier Avenue. RICHARD/ & CO, FURNITURE, STOVES, HOUSEHOLD SUPPLIES. Second-Hand Hoods Bought and Sold. Jones Building, - - Keystone Ave The detailed plan* of the company will then be announced. Capt. Pe I^amar is one of the best known mining men in the United States and he is regariled as many times a milliona re. His holdings are scattered througi Montana, Idaho, Utah and Col orada. The captain first becaiiu known through his mining oj>era tiou* in Idaho, where he also wa engaged in politic*.—I*.—I. Mr. 11. P. Millard confirms the of Valdez above rejtort regarding the earlv commenement of work on the road, having received infcnnatoin on the last mail to that effect from les ding men of the company. DITEIITi PROMPTLY PROCURED r A I CN I o £,SSSte&u.ul mud pok soutemib list Inrentors, Manufacturers. Sellers and Users of patented articles defended acainstlnfrlurers. Policy Issued by oue of the lareest Trust Co’s. Secure Purther Particulars. OSCAR A. MICHEL REGISTERED ATTORNEY, MS SNOADWAV, NEW VORN. ■Senas IMS reeea is assess lie SM isneear