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PreferredStockCannedGoods O TT TV i' | J O Mens Genuine Derby Ribbed Underwear Heinz’s Bottled Goods A I\ • I 11 T A Australian Lambs Wool Underwear Imported Goods Vj 11 1 1/ L . i, O • The Latest in Men’s and Ladies’ Shoes A Department of Select Ready Made Clothing Has Just Been Added. Chinaware_Rogers Silverware Glassware A FEW NEWS NUGGETS. W, C. Stull,Graduate Optician. Alaska Strawberries 4c per lb. at Richard's. A set of new lwrness cheap at Ricluirds. Cameras for rent or sale at Val dez Pharmacy. A few choice offices to rent in the Fish Building. Store your trunks at the Miners tiotel for safe keeping. Get your outfit for the interior at Copper Center from Blix. Houses and lots for rent or for sale. Call on Dr. Von Gunther. Mrs. J. L. Steele left on the Ex celsior for a short visit to Seattle. Billy Little has sold his store and stock at Ellamar to Meenacli. Call at the new store and get a sample package of Atlas Hulled outs. Don’t forget that there willlienn important meeting of the Moose tonight. Chase ami Sanliorn’s Celebrated Coffee is to lie hail at Hemple A Dougherty’s. W. A. Smith, a well known min ing man of Kenai was a passenger on the Excelsior. *' Joe Bell went south on the Ex celsior to visit the scene of the new strike at Yaktag. Staple foods from 30 to 35 cents pound at Blix’s. Copper Center Hav and feed cheap. Adam Swan has leased his hotel to Win. Workman, who came here recently from Skagway. The Bcrtlui is due here next Monday, and the Santa Ana on the following Saturday. Parker Bunk House, on Key stone Ave. Bunk, stove and wood All comforts, 25c per day. If you need shoes, look in the window of Jas. Fish A Co’s, store and you will sec just what you want Fred Cameron has just pajiered painted and renovated his liurbcr shop and it presents a neat clean appea ranee. Ripstciu is now alone in the saloon business at Ellamar. He has laiught out his partner and has started a liquor trust. Victor L. Marion left on the Ex celsior for his home in Seattle, where lie will visit for a few weeks wijth his parents ami friends. Mr. A. Burr returned last Sun day from a trip to Excelsior creek,j where he went to do assessment work on some property of his. C. E. Hooker, representing the commercial house of J. B. Carro of Juneau, left on the Excelsior after doing a very good business here. The C. R. M. T. &. 1). Co’s, store at Copjter Center can outfit you at reasonable prices. A full line of staple groceries lias just been received. Crawford «fe Rutherford are now prepared to supply shingles of fin est quality, also doors and windows of any required size. The next steamer will bring them a large supply of mouldings. There are five different sizes and .elevations of sidewalks on the ,south side of McKinley street, be tween Broadway and Keystone. It would lie a bright idea to make them all one height if possible. W. C. Stull Expert Watchmaker. HOLLY FLOUR is for sale at the new store. Exchange your old stove for a new range at Richards’. Mr. and Mrs. Wilson arrived from Slate creek today. O. J. Hosford and wife arrived from Slate creek today. Blix has a fine assortment of choice candies at his Copper Cen ter store. Bromide of Quinine Capsules cure a cold in one day at Valdez Pharmacy. Sam Lynch left Tonsina this morning for town and will be here in a few days. M. V. Edwards is in town again after several weeks prospecting trip down the Sound. About 25 men are now at Copper Center on their way otit from var ious points in the interior. (Seo. Esterly and party crossed the Kuskalina on their way to the copper projaTties on the 31st. Buy a nice comfortable rocker from Richards, and take life easy They are guaranteed to cure the blues, and remove wrinkles. W. P. Wilson, of Dry bay, in Cook inlet, wbo has a large num ber of oil claims there, was a pass enger on the Excelsior. He is going south fur supplies. The government authorities are advertising for some one to do scavenger work at Fort Liscum, also for carpenters at $5.00 a day for eight hours work. Mr. Harry Malone of Schilling’s Best fame, with his little daughter, left on the Excelsior for Juneau, after several days visit here, during which time he did a good business. Commencing on Monday morn ing the church bell will ring each school day at 8:30, so that the children can have 30 minutes to get to school. The school board will probably purchase a bell in the near future. Every preparation is being made at the Solomon Uulch mines to commence active operations as soon as the machinery arrives. Judge Williams with a survey party has been very busy the past week sur veying and platting the property. Mr. Tlios. H. Lyons and sister, Miss Nellie Lyons, left on the Ex celsior for Juneau, after several weeks visit here. They both ex pect to return to Valdez in the near future to reside permanently, and they will certainly receive a cordial welcome from their many friends here. The St. Elias Grill room will be open in a lew days under the man agement of C'has. Ross. This is not the Charlie Ross that was lost a few years ago for if that was the ease the grill room wouldn’t be under his management. Charlie proposes to give you a meal at any and all times, and it will be the very l>est. The schooner Ruby Cousins now owned by James Fish tfc Co., will la- immediately repaired sufficiently to allow of her l>eing towed to Seattle where she will be put in perfect shape as a sea-going vessel, and then put in charge of our old friend Captain Love, who from long exj>erience is competent to handle any vessel. The schooner will run 1»-tween here and Puget Sound points taking down ore from the Prince William Sound copjier mines to Tacoma and bringing back cargos of various kinds. J. B AQEN5. 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. fir W. Miller, Manager Haslop Acquitted. After a second trial, George Has lop. who made a reputation for himself here last year, has heen ac quitted by a jury in the federal court, at Seattle, of the charge of sending a scurrilous postal card to C. W. Boynton. When the ense was tried last march, the jury dis agreed. Considerable interest has Wen taken in the case, and it has cost the government a large amount of money. Haslop la-longed to a religious society, the memWrs of which came forward in his defense, and he was also given assistance by the men who had served with him in the Philippines. A hand-writing expert employed by the government was positive that the writing on the postal card was the same as that admitted to have Wen produced l»y the pen of the defendant. The jury disagreed on the first trial and a new one was ordered. At the second trial the jury concluded that in view ol the lack of direct evidence the de fendant should have the Wncfit of the doubt, and acquitted him. Blumauer Gets Notoriety. Pliil Blumauer, the most notor ious man of Alaska and the father of New Valdez was a passenger on the Excelsior today. Mr. Blu mauer has been in the Valdez country since ’98 and has never for a single moment lost faith in the country. His company lias lxinded the New Valdez townsite to the railroad company building into the interior and everything now indi cates that that place is to he “it.” Reeord Miner. Well, we didn’t know that Phil was so notorious as all that,or that his townsite was “it.” Phil must have been “settin cm up” to the Record-Miner man, while in Juneau. Recertified Government Script for sale by C. N. Crary. Men are now commencing to come in from the mines in small parties. This week Gus and Ralph Kyburg, C. F. Withnm, Chas. Os tenhard, and Billy Clinton arrived from Slate creek. They rei»ort that most of the claims are doing exceedingly well. The Tacoma claim is a big producer with plenty of water. The Miller gulch claims are big producers but the water was Wginning to slack up. On Slate all claims are working continuous ly with good returns. Sanhurgs claim is said to be the best producer. New Pack saddles complete for $5.00 at Richards. Last Saturday evening, while a dance was in progress at the Log Cabin, an argument arose between a couple of the men, who were slightly under the weather, and they went outside to jiound their opinions into each other. Deputy Marshal Hasey happened along and captured one of the performers and on Monday Judge Lyons found him guilty of breaking the peace, and imposed a tine of $32, which was promptly paid. Richards buys everything you have to sell, and sells everything you have to buy. Mr. Adam Swan will commence the erection of a two story building in a few days on his lot at the cor ner of Keystone and McKinley. The building will be on the rear of the lot facing McKinley street. The lower floor will lie divided into two rooms. One will be used by Mr. Stull, the jeweler, and the other by G. Sponlierg and Dr. Alexander, who will open a drug store. Lost A watch charm, horse head op one side, square and compass on reverse. Finder will lie rewarded on leaving same at this office. — Salt Water Baths Cun now be had at Cameron’s burlier shop every day in the week. C. A. Widniaier who recently ar rived here has leased the Swan building; on McKinley street and | will open a candy factory. ▲ Hot Time in Sunrise. On July 31 there was a ball given at Sunrise under the management of Mr. H. A. Smith. The time was almost too numerous to mention. The town was reserved for the oc casion and was highly decorated. There were about twenty-five couples present, including Mr. and Mrs. Shepard, who were going to the States, Capt. Shaw and wife, P. D. Blodgett and J. T. Wagner. The music was of various kinds, being from the piano, guitar, banjo, man dolin and fiddle. The operators were all mushers. Most of those present had just returned from the mines on Crow creek, and any old time was a g«wd time. It might have heen a dry time were it not for Mrs. Hill, who contributed two barrels of beer for the occasion. The boys who have spent the season on Crow creek report the prospects as being very good. They expect to do a big winter’s work there. Two hundred tons of outfits have already been landed on the creek for use during the coming winter, when it is expected that a good showing will be made. The Reception. The reception tendered to the Rev, F. S. Taylor, last Friday at the Moose hail, was a success in every way. There was a large at tendance, and everyone had a very pleasant time. A tine program was rendered and after the refreshments were served, darning was indulged in. The following is the program. IMano Duet, Op. 19 Scherzo BriUante, A. 11. Sponhaltz Misses Chapman. Mandolin Solo, Selected Miss 0*1 and. Vocal Solo, When the Heart in Young, Dudley Buck Urn. Miller. Piano Duet, Selection Mrs. and Mis* Lyons. Vocal Solo, Golden Love, Welling* Mrs. St rouse. Piano Solo, Ecstacv, Por Idl Callejo, F Miss Lyons. Vocal 8olo, Asleep in the Deep, A. J. Lamb Mrs. Date. Mandolin and Guitar, Forest Flowers Waltz, Howard Gould Misses Chapman. location Records. For the week ending Aug. 13. Furnished by the Valdez Abstract & Title Co. MINING LOCATIONS. Bench Mining Co, 6 20a claims, Crow creek, Cooks inlet. DEEDS F M Brown et al to R J Chase, U 8 surveys Xos 212, 213 $1 L Beattv et al to Isaac Banta, lot 5 blk 10, lot 5 blk 16, Valdez, Con 91000 OPTIONS. A L Barret et al to B F Millard, 10 qtz claims, Kotsina. 9500. Weather Record. i l S. I s Remarks. Aug & 51 32 6 49 55 7 47 57 8 44 56 9 48 56 10 48 59 11 50 56 T i x ) Windy, f Light Wind. * Cloudy. Above zero except where otherwise stated. % Rain. Figures show precipitation in inches. Observed and reported by Pr. L. 8. Camicia. For Sale A fine new upright Piano, excel lent make, ami perfect in tone, at a moderate price for cash. Schnei der sisters, Broadway, north of former schoolhouse. VALDEZ 8AKEDT Finest Bread Ever Baked. Try It r.R.jcnniDT,PROP, Cor. McKinley St. and Broadway IMI IDOUdtIEDTT GENERAL MERCHANTS. Groceries, Hardware. Clothing, Footwear, etc. We are Agents for Chase & Sanborn's Celebrated Roasted Coffee. Pioneer Outfitters This space is reserved for the BANK Or VALDEZ, That will open a General Banking Business about Sept 15th with $10,000 Paid Up Capital. S. A. H EMPLE, Pmmutm. Lumber and Timbers of all kinds Rough, Planed, Matched. Lathe and Band Saw Work Special Orders Promptly ^4 ^ Attended To CRAWFORD & RUTHERFORD,Managers. Gold Dust Exchange. Highest Price Paid For Gold Dust Treasury Notes, Drafts and Money Orders Cashed Free of Charge. AL WHITE RICHARD/ & CO, FURNITURE, STOVES, HOUSEHOLD SUPPLIES. Second-Hand Goods Bought and Sold. Jones Building, - - Keystone A vs J. V. HIELSCHER £' CO. WholesaleandRetailButchers Special Attention Given to FAMILY TRADE. Orders Taken and Delivered to Hotels and Restaurant*. RAILROAD CONTRACTORS SUPPLIED. European Plan Pates Reasonable HOTEL ST. ELIAS. Headquarters for Mining Men and Commercial Travelers. DEBNEy & POOT, Proprietors. Valdez, Alaska,