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DOUGLAS ISLAND NEWS?Supplement,
Vol. I. DOUGLAS CITY AND TKEADWELL, WEDNESDAY. MARCH 29, 1899. No. 19. .MR. BACH'S SAFIi ARRIVAL AT DAWSON. Angus Aluckay ?>l Tread well Received a Letter Announcing His Sale Arrival The Trip In Bach's Farm at Selkirk. During the mouth of January of t his year. Mr. Frank Haoh of this city loft for Dawson. He had a splendid dog I earn and in all other respects was out litter! in as good shape as he could pos sibly wish l'or. Ihit the trip into the Klondike in the dead of winter is a hard and dangerous one. His family and large circle of friends and acquain tances were much concerned as to his welfare and it was indeed a happy re lief when a few weeks ago word eame out from Dawson announcing Mr. Hack's safe arrival there. Mr. Angus Mackay. one of Mr. Hack's friends, received a letter from him a few days ago and he kindly consented to |?ermit us to take a few extracts, which we give to our readers. Mr. Haeli says: "I landed in Dawson on February J', and had a splendid trip in. "Dawson is very quiet at present, (ieneral complaint amongst the busi ness men. The creeks in general are turning out good, a good deal of work going on. Max Fndlemau is in the swim and will come out with a good many thousands. Dominion Creek is being well prospected with very good results. Hunker Creek is also looking well. "My farm at Fort Selkirk is in good -hape to harvest a good crop the com ing season. Milk i.? selling on my ranch for $1 per quart.'* REV. WALTERS COMING. The Distinguished Missionary to Be the Guest of M. E. Church. A large audience greeted Rev. Larson ai the M. K. services last evening and lieard a |x>werful sermon on "What Shall I Do to Be Saved?" During the announcements, prior to tie- sermon, lie said that Rev.J. J. Walters, who is at the head of the Alaska Missionary Board, would preach here next Tuesday evening. Mr. Walters will also conduct services at Juneau next Sunday. Both morning and evening, and for men only at J p. in. Appropriate Raster services will l>e enjoyed by those who attend. A recep tion is to be given in honor of t his dis tinguished personage on Wednesday evening at Juneau and it is expected that the ministry and people of Juneau and Douglas Island will try and show the good man what an Alaska reception is?a "hot time." Mr. W. J. Adams, J. J. Stick and Dr. Plant, of the Lituya Bay Gold Mining Co.. made us a pleasant call Tuesday. 1 L1TUYA BAY. - The Rich Ruby tiold-Bearing Sand at thut Place to Be Hined By a Secret Process. \V. .1. Adams and Dr. Carl Plant of San Francisco arrived in Juneau last week and are registered at the Occiden tal Hotel. These men are the advance guards of the Lituya Bay Cold Placer Mining Co., which is incorporated un der the laws of the State of California. They are waiting for the steamer Dora, which will bring men, provisions and machinery for the company. She is ex pected in Juneau about April 5. and from there Messrs. Adams and Plant will join the expedition and pro treed to Lituyn Bay, where tin* Ruby sand will be mined. Mr. Adams was seen by the News man last Monday and had quite an ex tended interview with him, which we cannot give in full, however, owing to our limited space, but from the conver sation we learn that from tests made at San Francisco. Mr. Adams has suc ceeded in saving OS (MO per cent of the gold by a process of his own invention and which is, of course, kept a secret. The corporation evidently means busi ness and has already spent between KX> and $f>0.(Krf)in furtherance of the enterprise. Mr. <). H. Savage is the general manager and vice-president; Mr. Adams is the general superintend ent and consulting engineer, and Dr. Plant will act as assistant to Mr. Adams and also perforin the duties of surgeon for t he company. We still have a few pictures of the herring catch at the Douglas Pharmacy. CATHOLIC CHURCH. What the Young Ladies Will do for the Building Fund. The eutertaiumcnt to Ik? given at. Oil man's Hall next Monday evening. April will be for the benefit of the Catholic Church Building Fund and should be well attended. The following program has been prepared for the occasion: 1?Instrumental Selections Miller's Brass Baud 2?Recitation Miss Katherine Spiers ! :i?Solo Mr. T. Williams 4?Tableau "The Fortune Teller" j 5?Guitar Solo Miss A. M. .Jordison < 0?Vocal Duet Misses Larsen 7?Recitation Miss A. MeConnick S?Song, with Full Chorus j Young Ladies I)?Tableau.... . "The Music Lesson" . 10?Cornet Duet . y Messrs. Miller and Fulmer . 11?Vocal Duet ... .Messrs. Flliott and Williams ( 12?Flower Drill. Admission. 50 cents. f A supper will be served after the en- 1 tertainment. t EASTER SERVICES. Appropriate Services to Be Held at the Con gregational Church Next Sunday. Special services appropriate to Eas ter will be hold in the new church next Sunday at the Sunday School hour,?30 p. m. A service of souk and recitation will be rendered exclusively by tin children. In the evening, beginning promptly at 7:30, a printed carol exercise, ex pressly prepared for the occasion, is to be used in which the whole congrega tion has a part. The music will be in charge of Mr. A. J. Coursen and Mrs. Minnie Ross, supported by an enlarged choir of home talent, assisted by a quartette from Juneau. The firm of Liudstrom Bros, has been dissolved, Mr. Gustave Liudstrom withdrawing. He will remove to Wash ington where he has business interests that demand his attention. We regret the loss of Mr. Liudstrom and his lam ily as citizens and wish them unbound ed prosperity and happiness in their new home. The Delmonico Hotel reports tin following arrivals this week: William Ourtner. Juneau: John Ash, City; E. A. McCrea, Seattle; E. L. Alstrom, Skag uay; Chas Magnor, Skaguay; Peter Simpson, Skaguay; Henry Schuack. Skaguay; J. 11. Xoonan. Seattle: Peter* Curlay. Juneau. Killed This Morning. An employee was accidentally killed at tlie Mexican mine this morning. He was a ^inlander by birth and was a common laborer. A rock fell onto tin man and crushed the life out of him. The dead man's brother was accident ally killed at Tread well two years ago. His name is Andrew Dronger. and was about 30 years old. He was married one year ago and his wife is now in Se attle. Mrs. .Jack McDonald and children started for Atlin Monday night on the Wolcott. She joins her husband at Skaguay. The excellent dinner at the Delmon ico last Sunday included ice cream that could not be excelled. Say! Have you tried those new ci gars at the Douglas Pharmacy. Those ripe olives put up in bottles at he Tread well store are the finest thing "orthe table ever brought to Alaska. At hat place you can always get the best >f everything. Thanks to Mrs. and Dr. Harrison for avors extended. To tin; former for a )eautiful cake, the latter, repairs on a out h to eat it with.